Misty blue grey mornings inspire this seasons Autumn Styling Report from ELK Prints. 
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Misty Autumn Mornings

There is a cool crispness to the air as Autumn rolls in. The skies go a little greyer, a pretty blue grey to be precise. Clouds and cool rains soften the days and signal a time to snuggle in close together. 

For this year's Autumn Styling Report I've taken my inspiration from days like this to share with you. The highlight event I am sharing is this beautiful bridal wedding shoot created by Silk and Cedar Events in Melbourne and photographed by Kas Richards.

This pretty wedding scene conjures up a romantic autumn morning with tones of white, grey and dusky grey blue. Wild and creeping greenery that tumbles finishes setting the romantic scene. 

I love weekends away in autumn, long drives in the countryside and collecting autumn produce from the roadside stalls. I love waking up on a Sunday morning and strolling through the mist as the dawn lingers slowly over each new day. Days like this are definitely romantic to me, admiring thistles growing beneath fence posts and spotting berries of all kinds on bushes and trees as I pass by. I would love to hear your favourite autumn memories too so your are most welcome to send me an email and share them with me - I may just find some future inspiration from them. 
My contribution to this bridal inspiration shoot was this magnificent backdrop artwork. David Austin Roses and Anemone Flowers are woven together to create a lush and dramatic design. The subtle colours of both flowers captures the spirit of the misty mornings and evoke a romantic bridal atmosphere. The quote "Together we're invincible" reflects the strength of love when bound together in marriage. A wash of watercolour textures completes the look and ties in with the colour palette of the table settings. 
An original commissioned artwork is a unique and very special feature for an event. Weddings in particular benefit from this bespoke touch - creating something that will become an ever-lasting momento of that union of love. Whether you choose an enlarged reprint of an original artwork to make a big backdrop statement or hang the original in an intimate setting as you spend time together between ceremony and reception, it will be a piece that you and your guests talk about. The original artwork can be kept after the event as the perfect reminder of your special day. 
Custom Illustrations by ELK Prints
Autumn Floral inspiration
Table Setting Inspiration
Autumn florals are dominated by a feeling of wildness. Trailing leaves and winding vines and prickly stems all conjure up a sense of autumnal hedgerows as the abundant overgrowth of summer begins to make way for the decay towards autumn. 

Grey marbled watercolours are a beautiful touch to add to the menus that really evokes those misty cloudy mornings and rainy days. 

To define this style as autumn (and not a bright crisp summer ocean style) make sure you choose blues that have a grey tinge to them or appear pale and washed out as these hues reflect the softer autumnal light.

Brass is also a softer choice that better reflects the season over gold, though a tarnished 'old gold' will also achieve this. 

Swathes of palest grey and eggshell white will also help to capture this mood. Natural fabrics and whitewashed walls all evoke the atmosphere also. 

Credits: Stylist and planner – Silk and Cedar Events  | Photographer – Kassi, Kas Richards Photography | Artwork print – Elizabeth, ELK prints  | Venue – Liz at Mont Du Soleil  | Flowers – Liz from Forget Me Not Floret  | Video – Suzie, Lovely Day Films | Cake – Sharen, Fantasy Cakes  | Strawberry Tower – Leanne, Chocobon  | Macarons – Kelly, Sweet Petite Creations  | Balloons – Georgia, Boutique Balloons Melbourne  | Stationery – Daniella, Eve&Co Stationery  | Tableware - Place settings  | Hair – Karla, hair by Karla   | Model – Sarah Rose Pike  | Bridal Dress – Jacqui, Gowns Glamorous 
For further inspiration for a Misty Autumn Morning Event check out my Pinterest Board to see how some other events evoke this style. 
Pinterest Board: Misty Autumn Mornings
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