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Jul 22, 2014

Summer Berries Inspired Wedding

The bulldog! Ok, and the donuts.. and the dress.. and the burgundy wine Ranunculus! This Summer wedding shoot was inspired by those yummy summer berries that decorate the table and add so much color! Fruit and wildflowers galore, who wouldn’t want to sit down at that table on a summer’s eve and watch the little ring bearer dive in to the blackberry pie! Save some for us! Those treats look almost too yummy to eat (almost ;))! I mean, we’re melting at that Devils Food cake with white chocolate cream and chocolate ganache! 

From Alex Meyer, the planner:

I’m a sucker for farms in the summertime, and I really wanted to create a comfortable, sophisticated setting for a farm wedding that incorporated the sweetest part of summer: fruit!  I love the way the dramatic colors of the blackberries play off of the brightness of the strawberries and the softness of the peaches. The depth of colors is so beautiful and the range of what you can do with summer fruit as inspiration…just look at all of the incredible pastries from BIJOUX Fine Cakes and the stunning floral arrangements from Sidra Forman!

I love the feeling of down-home comfort and fun this shoot brings. Everything from the historic farmhouse at Rocklands Farm to the cutest toddler and bulldog to the gorgeous furniture from Something Vintage creates the perfect setting for a relaxed and refined family farm wedding.

Lisa Marie, the talented photographer captured the amazing creativity beautifully, and shares a little more:

We had this idea of juxtaposing the dark blues in the blackberries and blueberries with some delicate peaches. We thought this would create a fun and delicious color palette. I had the vision of the little ring bearer eating blackberry pie underneath the tablescape fairly early on in the planning. I’ve been wanting a bulldog for so long, and thought that incorporating one into this shoot would add a playful touch. Brutus was such a doll and stole the show!

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Venue: Rockland Farms
Stylist: Alex Meyer Events
Photographer: Sweet Tea Photography
Hair & Make-up: Alison Harper & Co.
Florist: Sidra Forman
Rentals: Something Vintage
Wedding Cake & Table:  BIJOUX Fine Cakes
Doughnuts (Food Gift): GBD Fried Chicken and Doughnuts
Bridal Gown: Garnish Boutique
Placement cards & invitation: Meant to be CalligraphyMichele 
Photo Assistant: Brett Denfeld
Film Processing & scanning: Indie Film Lab 


  • Kylie

    Ah gorgeous!! Love the flowers and how the berries make it feel so fresh!

  • Sara

    This wedding shoot is darling!

  • Really inspired! Inspired by your concept, light colors, weather selection. Thanks for sharing such a great inspiration!


  • Paige

    Need. That. Pup.

  • Lindsey

    I just love everything about this shoot. The colors, the berries, the flowers, the bulldog…so good!

  • Matthew

    Just love these photos! What a fantastic job!

  • Martha

    What amazing Photographs and creative theme. Great job to all the creatives!

  • Lexi

    Gimme that pup!

  • Alison Harper

    Thank you for sharing this styled shoot! We loved helping the bride with her hair and makeup, who knew my sweet pup Brutus would be so popular! Sorry ladies, he’s my wrinkly snuggle bug!

    • SS

      Do you know the style of the chairs in the above photo? Id LOVE to hunt for them online!

    • She looks gorgeous!!

  • Claire Harvey

    I love this wedding!! That dessert table looks way too yummy and that boy is TOO CUTE!

  • Alex Meyer

    Thank you for the incredible feature and for all the kind words!! I loved putting this shoot together with a dream team of creatives and am SO glad it’s inspiring people! Now all I want is a big bowl of berries 🙂

    • Ss

      Do you happen to know the name of the style of chairs pictured above? I’d love to hunt for them online!

      • Alex Meyer

        They are bentwood chairs. Happy hunting!

    • Thanks so much for sharing it with us Alex!! We all loved it so much 🙂

  • The summer wedding’s colors are really beautiful and amazing!I fell in love with the colorful inspiration.

  • Lisa Marie

    Thank you so much for posting this IBT gals! I couldn’t have displayed it in a better fashion. Thank you to all the amazing vendors, who put so much hard work into this shoot. Especially Brutus 🙂

  • Belle Destination Weddings

    What a cute and colorful shoot! Brutus is such a good model too.

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