Published: Our Styled Botanical Wedding Inspiration Shoot on Green Wedding Shoes

Botany Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageAs a stylist, I am so inspired by nature. I think we, as women, have such a connection to the natural world–a longing to connect with it and experience it. That longing is what inspired this botanical shoot. I wanted to create a look that was lush, yet simple. I envisioned a shoot where nature was the star. And I’m so glad that Green Wedding Shoes published my Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration shoot, which was photographed by Alissa Saylor. Botany Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageWhen I started planning the shoot, I was inspired by the vision of a botanist’s vintage laboratory. I loved the idea of a well-worn lab table, which housed her old botany books and lab equipment as well as the plant specimens she’s collected, which she places in her beakers, test tubes and apothecary bottles. I teamed up with Jessica of SOULFlowers to create a mix of rich greenery, beloved curiosities and scientific elements—like the test tubes and vintage botanical prints—to evoke the contrast between a botanist’s bookish study and the wild romance of the untamed, natural world. 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It’s been amazing to see the Stockroom Vintage brand expanding!Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageOur botanical invitation suite was designed by the ladies at Southland Fox.Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageBotanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageI also did the wardrobe styling for this shoot, and when I pulled these two gowns from The Bride Room in Nashville, I was on a high for days. Aren’t they just so dreamy?! I absolutely adore doing wardrobe styling as well as prop styling–it gives me the opportunity to take a holistic view on the entire look and feel of a photoshoot.Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageBotanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageIn our tablescape, the wild mix of ferns, vines and greenery paired with our vintage china plates, goblets and gold flatware provided such a great contrast. I love the mix of hard and soft, wild and tame, indoors and out. I always find that striking difference to be so interesting and beautiful.Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageBotanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageThis second look was definitely my favorite of the two. When I wound that wandering jasmine vine through our model’s loose braid, I got chills. The look of this Chantilly lace top and frothy gown against the stone backdrop was magical. Complete beauty overload!Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageBotanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageBotanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageI have a thing for vintage botanical books and guide books–seriously, I buy stacks of them. So I couldn’t resist adding some of my favorite botanical book plates and vintage texts to the mix!Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageBotanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom Vintage Botanical Wedding Inspiration by Stockroom VintageThanks to all of the vendors–especially my lovely styling assistant, Jenna of Kitty Kat Stevens–for helping me bring this vision to life! – Elizabeth

Photography: Alissa Saylor Photography

Concept + Creative Direction + Styling: Elizabeth Ulrich, Stockroom Vintage

Vintage Rentals: Stockroom Vintage – Memphis

Floral Design: SOULFlowers

Invitation Suite: Southland Fox

Dress Designer: Augusta JonesMonique Lhuillier

Dress Store: The Bride Room

Jewelry: Anthropologie

Venue: The Lord’s Chapel at Elmwood in Memphis, Tennessee

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