Wedspiration: A Whimsical Forest Elopement in Seattle

“The inspiration for this shoot came from a deep love for the forests of the Pacific Northwest,” said event planner Julia Pavlovski of Wedding Wise. “We could argue that there’s not much that’s more romantic or more magical than a day wandering in the northwest woods with your significant other…it’s no wonder some couples choose to plan secret weddings in some of the forests’ most beautiful and secret places!” We agree, and we know you will too when you see this gorgeous wedspiration shoot!

Captured by Sarah Carpenter Photography and Design, this woodland elopement shoot at the stunning Washington Park Arboretum in Seattle would be the perfect inspiration for couples looking for an unforgettable moment just the two of them. More from Julia Pavlovski on the shoot, below:

“A neutral color palette, headlined by cream and taupe, were a stunning compliment to the dark greens and browns of the natural surroundings. Keeping the design contained and structured enough to be fitting of a real wedding, yet wild enough to coincide perfectly with the setting was an enjoyable challenge for all the wedding creatives involved.

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The bride was styled to look effortlessly chic amidst the easy serenity of the northwest woodlands, wearing a romantic flowing gown while barefoot, with unruly curls escaping her hairstyle. Fluid watercolor calligraphy on handmade paper and a nearly naked cake with vines seemingly growing around it added touches of natural elegance to coincide with the woodland theme. The wild floral design with pops of delicious peach and tan tones gave airy, soft texture and color that were unusual and really completed the look and theme.”

Beautiful! See some of our favorite photos from the beautiful shoot, below.

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Photographer:  Sarah Carpenter Photography and Design, LLC//Model:SMG Models//Other: Tono and Co//Calligrapher: Seniman Calligraphy//Jewelry: Susie Saltzman Fine Jewelry//Jewelry:La Belle Elaine’s Bridal Boutique//Veils and headpieces: Tessa Kim//Dress Designer: Saint Isabel Bridal//Makeup Artist: The Outer Edge//Bakery: Delicately Sweet Confections//Design and Decor: Northwest Vintage Rentals//Floral Designer: Wild Bloom Floral//Reception Venue: Washington Park Arboretum//Event Planner: Wedding Wise//

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