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Styled Eco Wedding ~ Rose Garden Gown

Well, here is the final segment of the Eco Wedding shoot I did at the end of January. I apologize for the delay in posting this, but I have a few good excuses (prepping all week for the wedding fair and some family emergencies lately).

I am so excited about this part of the shoot! This is the part that comprises the culmination of everything I intended for this photoshoot ~ green wedding vendors that are local to Vancouver. I really wanted to focus on showing what fantastic resources we have in our own backyards in regards to recycled, sustainably-grown or sustainably-made items for your wedding. And there is lots out there! All you need to do is a little bit of legwork in researching some alternative options and you might start to find some surprising things out there! And this is a good place to start.

Since it was the middle of winter, I also wanted to focus on a West Coast wintry, rustic, woodland theme so I made sure to incorporate lots of natural textures with jute, bark, natural knits and Patty’s gorgeous gown fabrics. And being the dead of winter, I also needed a location that would have dual indoor/outdoor function and the Eighteen Pastures Golf Course in Mission provided just the right amount of rustic-ness that I needed. Of course, it rained pretty much the whole day, otherwise I would have taken more photos of this lovely dress outside!

If you missed the previous two postings on Pure Magnolia’s other gowns, please go here and here!

So without further ado, here is the exhaustive list of amazing people that were willing to partner with me on this project. Putting together this shoot was so much work, but so worth it in the end! I hope you enjoy it and please leave your comments below!

Location: Eighteen Pastures Golf Course
Models: Adam and Lyndsay Cotterall
Wedding Gowns: Pure Magnolia
Hair Fascinators: Carmen West Creative
Jewelry: Spark Jewelry
Hair: Jennifer Ault
Makeup: Dil Chhina (uses organic makeup)
Flowers and Arrangements: Olla Urban Flower Project
Knitted Items: Kove
Selected Tablescape props: Green Chair Events
Stylist: Simply Rose Photography
Sweet Treats: Sweet Naturally



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Emily Hoskins - Wow, I love how you captured so many details - you really get a good idea of what each person contributed and it really flows seamlessly. It’s so natural and beautiful. Great work!

damara - these are really sweet…your dessert table set up is gorgeous! i love all the little details with the plates and candles and such…so great!

anna - wonderful! have you considered submitting this to smp or gws?!

Kim Spears - These are so creative and inspiring. Love the concept and you executed it brilliantly :) Beautiful !!

Shona - You are absolutely amazing! I know how much work you put into this and it truly shows. How fantastic to combine so many eco-friendly businesses into one fantastic photo shoot. Kuddos Rose!

Simply Rose - Thanks Shona! I had a lot of fun working on it!

Simply Rose - Thanks, Kim!

Simply Rose - I actually have and am working on that!

lyndsay london - I just love it! Magnificent everything!!!!!

Caitlyn - Splendid! The “stuff” is beautiful and the models are gorgeous!

Mikaela - Rose! These are gorgeous…so many amazing details and SO beautifully documented..lovely, lovely!

Simply Rose - Thanks Mikaela! It was fun to put together!

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