As wedding planners, we love to showcase current trends in styled shoots with amazing vendors. So when Custom Love Gifts, Events, and Prints suggested a collaboration for a Tuscan inspired styled shoot, we immediately jumped at the opportunity! Featuring many local vendors in Knoxville, Tennessee, this collaboration features a striking ceremony site, a stunning reception, and a enchanting open field that left us breathless!
The Cardinal’s Nest is a stunning wedding venue that is tucked away in the mountains of East Tennessee. Less than a half hour away from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, The Cardinal’s nest features a stunning outdoor chapel and an open field where couples can truly allow their vision to come alive!
Custom Love Gift, Events, and Prints’s inspiration behind this styled shoot was a Tuscan feel while incorporating many elements that are currently trending in Tennessee weddings. We love how Custom Love integrated hues of oranges, reds, and yellows, which are one of the perfect color palettes, and gives The Cardinal’s Nest a Tuscan feel in the mountains! Leah Moyers Photography was able to capture the look and feel of this design shoot and we were blown away with these stunning results!
Melissa Timm Designs’s floral creations left us speechless! Every little detail was strategically placed to enhance each space! We are in love with the floral arch in the outdoor chapel that creates a dramatic altar filled with luscious greeneries and bursts of color! The reception space is filled with mesmerizing garland, a stunning greenery overhang, and overflowing centerpieces to fulfill this Tuscan vision of grandeur.
While we love talking about the landscape of this styled shoot, it is the models who truly transform the space from a gorgeous concept into a romantic wedding inspiration! The handsome groom wore a classic black tux from Regal Tuxedo. Each bride wore a stunning wedding gown from Lillian Ruth Bride by Wedding Wonderland. We are obsessed with the low v neck A-line gown while the flowy illusion champagne gown has left us dreaming of the last days of Summer!
This collaborative styled shoot embodies the Tuscan influence with stunning trends that are perfect for year-round weddings! It is our hope that you will find inspiration for your romantic wedding!
Shout out to our Amazing Vendors:
Photography: Leah Moyers Photography | Venue: Cardinals Nest Wedding and Events | Event Planning and Stationery: Custom Love Gifts, Events, and Prints | Coordination: The Bride Link | Floral: Melissa Timm Design | Wedding Gowns: Lillian Ruth Bride by Wedding Wonderland | Groom's Tux: Regal Tuxedo | Bakery: Bee's Knees Bakery | Rentals: Rothchild's Event Rentals | Hair and Makeup: Southern Sirens