Bold Fall Colour at Graydon Hall Manor

Bride Christel knew from the start that she wanted a fall palette of firey oranges, reds and greens for her wedding at Graydon Hall Manor in October. Being a firey redhead herself, the choice seemed obvious (and we just knew those colours would set off her gorgeous red hair too). Working with planner Lisa Garofalo from Bliss Events we created a floral scheme that mixed fall abundance with classic elegance. The resulting design was absolutely breathtaking!

For her bridal bouquet Christel selected a more organic style, looser and more free form than your typical bouquet. We combined rich red paris roses and circus roses with red leucadendron, orange pin cushion protea, red and orange hypericum berry, burnt orange calla lilies and green belles of ireland and tied it loosely with gold cascading ribbons. This striking bouquet was even more beautiful against Christel’s Vera Wang dream gown.

Fall bouquet of roses, protea, calla lilies, belles of ireland and berries

Red, orange and green fall bridal bouquet

The bridesmaids carried more rounded bouquets of red paris and circus roses, leucadendron, pin cushion protea, hypericum berry and belles of ireland.  The rich colours set off their hunter green gowns beautifully.

Bouquet of protea, roses, belles of ireland and hypericum berry.

Fall toned bridesmaids bouquets

A very special boutonniere was crafted for the groom combining two orange calla lilies, orange mokara orchids and some seeded eucalyptus. Wrist corsages of green cymbidium orchids and seeded eucalyptus were lovingly made for the mothers of the bride and groom.

Orange calla lily and orchid boutonniere

Green cymbidium orchid corsage

Mother nature decided to make the day too cold for the planned outdoor ceremony, but luckily Graydon Hall boasts a quaint little chapel on site for such an occasion.  A pair of large, colourful arrangements flanked the altar overflowing with fall blooms. Hydrangeas, roses, mums, and calla lilies were combined with more unique flowers like flowering kale, mokara orchids, leucadendron and red hanging amaranthus for a spectacle of colour and texture. With pieces like these, you don’t need any other decoration!

Fall ceremony flowers - graydon hall manor

Altarpieces of fall flowers - mums, roses, calla lilies, orchids and amaranthus

Fall altarpiece - detail shot

The dinning room of the manor house features an old world warm and charm with buttercream walls and gold chandeliers. Low centerpieces graced each table and were full of fall blooms in warm shades of orange, red, green and copper. Lush creations of roses, mums, pin cushion protea, leucadendron, mokara orchids, snapdragons and hydrangea in bronze vases brought lots of warmth and texture. Tables were set with ornate vintage glass charger plates and mis-matched saucers for a charming, old- english elegance. Finally we dressed up the two mantlepieces in the dinning room with trailing greenery, clusters of floating candles and roses and mums for a little pop of colour.

Fall centerpiece - roses, mums, protea, leucadendron, snapdragons, mokara orchids and hydrangea

Fall low centerpiece - graydon hall manor

Fall inspired low centerpiece

Low centerpieces at graydon hall manor

Mantle treatment of greenery and roses with floating candles

We absolutely loved working on this stunning wedding, made even more amazing by such a fantastic couple. Happiest of wishes to Christel and David on a long and fun filled marriage!

~Ashley

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