• {Inspiration Board} Poetic Inspiration

    My husband and I watched the movie Bright Star over the weekend, and in addition to being a well told, acted, and directed film (it tells the true story of the three-year romance between poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne), it was a beautiful visual inspiration.  Every scene, whether shot in a field of wildflowers or set in an English kitchen, was shot so beautifully.  Everything was just so pretty.

    Images from the film Bright Star, written and directed by Jane Campion
    I thought that styling a wedding based on the film would make for a breathtaking day.  Here is the inspiration board interpretation I created based on Bright Star.
    Top Row:  Headband by Jennifer Behr, calligraphy letter by paperfinger, bouttonieres and lavender florals by Jose Villa
    Middle Row:  Bouquet photo by Jose Villa, gown by Amsale
    Bottom Row:  Table photo by Meg Perotti via Style Me Pretty, books and florals photo by Ken Kienow, Bride and Groom photo by Braedon Photography via Green Wedding Shoes, bride photo by Jose Villa
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    1. Posted Nov 30 at 4:05 pm | Permalink

      This is so lovely! I saw this movie a couple months ago and loved it, so beautiful! Your board is absolutely perfect!

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