Shades of Purple and Succulents Wedding Inspiration | The Lodge at Raven Creek

Sometimes it's important to get together with other wedding vendors and creatives and come up with something completely your own!  We love collaborating with other creatives and teaming up to create dream day inspiration for our clients.  That's exactly what we did for this Spring Editorial at one of our favorite new wedding venues, The Lodge at Raven Creek.  This shades of purple and succulents wedding inspiration was crafted by a team of amazing vendors who we can't thank enough for making this 'dream' a reality! I teamed up with Brooke from the Lodge at Raven Creek to create a garden themed vision.  We are both big into succulents as well as saturated colors that we aren't seeing a ton of right now, but that make such a statement on your wedding day!  The living succulents are so great to utilize on your wedding day; think giving away your centerpieces or using them to start your own succulent garden as you embark on the rest of your lives together... what a great concept!  Our beautiful bouquets were put together by Monzie's Floral.  We also purchased succulents, moss and greens and created the table scape ourselves from our own vision!

We combined a pop of fuscia with a more subtle lavender and a deeper purple to create a gradient effect with the gorgeous gowns from Exclusively You in Bloomsburg.  The wedding gown, also from Exclusively You, is a gorgeous etherial look, with a beautiful lace bodice (which buttons up the whole back) and a tulle skirt.  Luke & Rachel from Venus Salon & Day Spa polished off our look with flawless hair and makeup, keeping with the tousled, Garden Party look.

Our look was pulled together with some gorgeous details featuring hand calligraphy by Flourish Grace (seriously, wait until you see those invitations), as well as the perfect little 'naked' cake, adorned with a few succulents to tie everything together.  Enjoy!

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The gorgeous film by Carden's Film:

https://vimeo.com/164788544

The Vendors

Venue: The Lodge at Raven Creek | Benton, PA

Gowns: Exclusively You | Bloomsburg, PA

Hair & Makeup: Venus Salon & Day Spa | Bloomsburg, PA

Bouquets: Monzie's Floral | Tunkhannock, PA

Invitations, Cake, Calligraphy: Flourish Grace | Mountain Top, PA

Farm Table/Chairs: Forget Me Not Vintage Rentals | Berwick, PA

Videographer: Carden's Film

Styling: Brooke Nickles & Nicole DuMond

Assistant: Megan Ikeler

Nicole DuMond is a wedding and portrait photographer based in the rolling hills of Stillwater, Pennsylvania and serving the surrounding areas of Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, including Bloomsburg, Benton, Berwick, Red Rock, Stillwater, Danville, Lewisburg, Hunlock Creek, Sweet Valley, and surrounding areas.  Nicole is also available for limited travel along the East Coast & Worldwide.

View more weddings by Nicole DuMond: http://www.nicoledumondphotography.com/category/weddings/

Follow Nicole DuMond Photography on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/nicolemichelledumond

Kelsey & Joe | Benton Backyard Wedding

Kelsey and Joe had a perfect day surrounded by close family and friends for their intimate Benton Backyard Wedding at a private residence in Northeastern Pennsylvania on a beautiful day in late September.  The leaves were just starting to turn at the Ol' Country Barn, an antique shop owned by a family friend, where the event took place.  The vintage chairs from Forget Me Not Vintage Rentals served as both ceremony seating as well as reception seating (the guests just picked up their seats and moved them to their tables prior to cocktail hour - genius!) which added a lot of personality to the outdoor event!  Lots of love was put into the rustic yet elegant details of the day, which were polished off with bits of babies breath. My favorite thing about this couple's day was how laid back, easygoing, and FUN it was.  It's so refreshing to work with a couple who is not afraid to have a stripped down day without the fuss and just let it flow... and that's exactly what Kelsey and Joe did.  In the midst of building a house together, they didn't want to get carried away with an over the top wedding and instead had an intimate gathering that seemed to suit them perfectly, and it was absolutely gorgeous.  In fact, they were so eager to head on out to their honeymoon, they didn't even care to cut the cake (they wanted to take it with them... perfect!).  Don't worry, all of the guests were able to hit up the adorable pie bar, where loads of beautiful pies were on display.

Congratulations Kelsey & Joe, I hope the past two months have been wonderful!

Gown: Exclusively You | Bloomsburg, PA

Chairs: Forget Me Not Vintage Rentals | Berwick, PA

Venue: Ol Country Barn | Benton, PA

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Second Shooter: Antiquity Photography | Williamsport, PA

Nicole DuMond is a wedding and portrait photographer based in the rolling hills of Stillwater, Pennsylvania and serving the surrounding areas of Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, including Bloomsburg, Benton, Berwick, Red Rock, Stillwater, Danville, Lewisburg, Hunlock Creek, Sweet Valley, and surrounding areas.  Nicole is also available for limited travel along the East Coast & Worldwide.

View more weddings by Nicole DuMond: http://www.nicoledumondphotography.com/category/weddings/

Follow Nicole DuMond Photography on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/nicolemichelledumond