We’re happy to share that these two beautiful humans, Emma + Brian’s fall wedding at the Woodstock Club in Indianapolis is up on Snippet & Ink! October weddings in the midwest are exactly what so many brides dream of. Cool, crisp, and bursting with rich color. Emma and Brian were looking for a classic and sophisticated celebration that incorporated their love for all things Austin but brought it to the bride’s hometown of Indianapolis.
We began by creating a classic invitation suite with a custom crest, deep, red silk ribbon, and a gold wax seal featuring a classic calligraphy style from the talented hands of Samantha Martin at Curlicue Calligraphy. The burgundy color was carried throughout the wedding in the bridesmaid dresses, florals, and table settings. We then created depth and dimension in the florals by combining shades of blush pink and cream, along with touches of greenery that came out through the bridal bouquet, and personal flowers.
Finding a space to fit this elegant palette was easy for couple – Second Presbyterian Church, which was the bride’s childhood church and place of many family memories, also created the perfect wedding ceremony venue. With high vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows lining the walls and rows of dark wood church pews covered in a deep red velvet, it is a stately space that was truly stunning on it’s own.
How does one go about working with such a grand, stately wedding ceremony venue? Scale is key here, and our design perspective at The Nouveau Romantics is to compliment the natural beauty of this gorgeous ceremony venue than to compete with it.
Textural details such vines tenderly cascading from the aisle pews added a touch of nature inside, while allowing us to be strategic in the our floral budget — as Second Presbyterian Church’s sanctuary has two aisles, meaning the bride would arrive through one, and depart down the second. A singular “main aisle” design wouldn’t work, and it seemed like overkill to accessorize both. The couple and the bride’s parents decided to keep some of the bigger design moments for the wedding reception at the Woodstock Club!
Stay tuned for Part II where we’ll share photos of the reception. Thanks to the team of amazing vendors that helped us to make everything possible!
More photos after the jump!