One extremely hot and sunny day in July, Marry Me In Tuscany was the wedding planner for this beautiful outdoor wedding on the Tuscany/Umbria border for a beautiful outdoor wedding in this fantastic villa.
Alina & Bill had chosen this wonderful villa for a small intimate wedding, which was to take place in the gardens at 6pm with close friends and family coming from America and Italy to spend a week together.
July is so hot in Italy that it’s well worth considering a late wedding to avoid the full heat of the sun, nothing worse than melting guests or god forbid a fainting bride or groom!
However this does means that when setting up an outdoor wedding the florists and the wedding planner do have to brave the blazing heat and unforgiving sun in order to have everything perfect for when the guests arrive and the bride makes her entrance.
In choosing the flowers for the wedding ceremony we took our lead from this pretty bridesmaid dress with a blue hydrangea on the huge blue bow on the back of the dress which Alina had chosen for her cute daughter to wear. Alina wanted something elegant and beautiful and so we decided on white flowers with a touch of blue to compliment the dress.
They decided that they didn’t want a traditional arch (which aren’t actually traditional in Italy) so we came up with this wonderful idea of using silver galvanized buckets filled with white hydrangeas tied to the chairs with a blue ribbon.
And at the top of the aisle and the each side of the wedding table, which we’d borrowed from the villa, we placed shepherd hooks and hung balls of hydrangea and carnations, again tied with a blue bow.
And to finish off the whole look we put lots of rose petals down to give the aisle definition.
I’m sure you’ll agree that the overall effect was stunning, part of the fun of organizing weddings is coming up with ideas for the wedding flowers projects for couples who are thousands of miles away, working with creative florist makes this process both easy and fun and having worked with Carla & Silvia for years I know that they will always surpass the wildest dreams of the couples getting married, with a touch of Italian magic.
Whenever I look at these photos I still smile from ear to ear and remember the beautiful emotional wedding ceremony for this fabulous couple, which took place in this wonderful setting.