A gorgeous hedgerow inspired wedding cake today made by the lovely Lizzie of Pass the Teapot – she can create one for you too if you ask. Each cake sat on a tree trunk cake stand, made by a friend of the couple getting married, and Lizzie raided the country lanes to gather ivy and blackberry brambles to decorate the table…
Having recently spent a weekend staying at a woodland wedding venue in a tipi I felt this would be a fitting wedding cake. I love that it is just shades of green and white, with those delicate tendrils of ivy wound round in a natural style.
It is of course, helped by the woodland background of ferns and lichen-covered rocks. Perhaps you could recreate this feel with either a tree trunk cake stand, or surrounding the cake with green moss and potted ferns wrapped in hessian.
For all those brides and grooms planning an autumn or winter wedding who are in need of some inspiration when it comes to decorating – look no further.
From red berries to dried ferns, maple leaves scattered on tables, abundant fir cones and gourds, ivy coiled around willow hearts, and beeswax candles – this wedding shows how beautiful natural decorations can be when you look to what nature can provide.
With the help of a few vintage pots and metal jugs and a little bit of imagination an autumn or winter wedding can be just as beautiful as any summer wedding with its pick of flowers.
Recently I have seen so many beautiful ideas for buttonholes that I have been inspired to design my own for this month’s *creative project*. Sometime soon I will pull all the images together and showcase them on the blog as they are well worth sharing.
I have created my buttonholes for a cosy Christmas wedding, choosing some of the vibrant red berries that there are in the hedgerows at the moment combined with dark glossy greens.
On Sunday I could be found stuck in hedgerows on the country lanes of Surrey searching for a selection of berries that I could use in this month’s project – with Mr Rigg sat in the car reading the newspaper wondering what on earth I was up to.
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