When I first sat down with Amanda and Trevor to discuss their vision for their wedding, I was thrilled to hear words like “Distressed Victoriana,” “high fashion,” “fantasy,” “eclectic,” “grunge” and “haunted.” They described the crumbling estate home of Miss Havisham from Dickin’s classic novel Great Expectations as their primary inspiration, and I was sold! I designed charmingly “overgrown” florals, added trailing greenery to chairs, tables, and the tent structure, brought in massive amounts of ferns, olive trees and other plants, added skeleton leaves to all the arrangements, wrapped the bouquets and boutonnieres in a luxurious French velvet, and draped the lounge furniture in cheesecloth “covers.” The event ended up being a little bit Miss Havisham, a little bit steampunk, a little bit high society, and a whole lot Amanda and Trevor!

CREDITS | Photography: True Photography Weddings | Coordinator: Carter & Cook Event Co. | Floral & Event Design: Lauryl Lane | Venue & Catering: Shady Canyon Country Club | Linens: La Tavola | Rentals: Signature Party Rentals & Found Vintage Rentals | Lighting: AK Johnston Productions Design | Cake/Desserts: Sweet & Saucy Shop | Wedding Dress: Justin Alexander | Hair & Makeup: Toni & Guy | Invitations/Program: Francis Orr

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1 Comment to Wedding at Shady Canyon Country Club

  1. This wedding is so elegant! I love everything about it, especially the dresses and the flowers! I have never seen a bouquet with fern added, just so pretty!

    March 14, 2013 at 9:27 am | Permalink

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Lauryl Lane is a Creative Director and Floral, Food and Prop Stylist designing for editorials, ads, commercials, film, weddings and events. Lauryl blogs about her daily life, her work, and her many interests; such as art, design, fashion, flowers, literature, theatre, tea, food and travel.

Above images by Bonnie Tsang.