This earthy + luxe elopement inspiration was born from my love for fall + creeks. I planned + organized this elopement inspiration styled shoot for weeks. I sourced décor, sought out vendors that could execute my vision, and styled the whole thing. I wanted to create something totally unique. The idea that spawned this whole shoot was putting the table into a body of water; something I had never seen done, until now.

I chose burgundy and slate blue as accent colors to accompany the natural tones of fall. Luxe details and textures like fur, brass, and crystals/geodes completed the look. I have always loved rocks and natural elements when used for wedding décor. It’s an understated elegance that let’s the beauty of nature around speak for itself.

I partnered with Leah Bayes of LB Floristry in the early stages of planning. On the day of, she worked her magic and created the most beautiful textural + wild fall bouquet, complete with burgundy proteas. Her table arrangement and the dripping greenery really brought my table to life. I could not have done this without her! Melissa Miller came through with her signature carrot cake, in a semi-naked caramel drip look. She also provided an assortment of yummy salted caramel desserts and her handmade caramels. The day could not have gone better, and I can’t thank my team of topnotch vendors enough. Please take the time to check each one out!

Photography: Emily Hary Photography
Floral Design: LB Floristry
Cake + Desserts: Sweet Melissa Desserts
Dress: Sally Eagle Bridal
Rings: Katie Carder Fine Jewelry
Invitations: Four Hats Press
Rentals: Maeve Vintage
Makeup Artist: Danielle Rzepka Beauty Services
Hair Styling: Bremen Thomas of Salon 301
Calligraphy: Stephanie Kinsey
Table Runner: Feathers & Stone
Table + Bench: Matt Bayes
Hair Piece: The Fawn and the Sparrow
Groom’s Apparel: The Tie Bar + Rockcow Leather Studio
Models: Mackenzie Hill + Dustin Bell

Emily Hary is an adventure elopement photographer based in Michigan. She serves Alaska, Oregon, our beautiful national parks, and beyond.