“Everybody was feeling happy now.
The sun was shining brightly out of a soft blue sky
and the day was calm”.
Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach

“I dreamt up the inspiration for this shoot whilst listening to my daughter Abby read and enjoy the book “James and the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl. The beautiful illustrations of this extraordinary book serve as the perfect reference source for our shoot. Whilst the story is quite dark, the inspiration from the illustrations are gorgeous and utterly unique.

The aim of this shoot is to teach Brides and Grooms to use personal experiences, likes and loves in they’re wedding styling. To choose something different and personal and adapt it into a wedding providing an insight into something they love. Serving to connect their guests to their special day, all too often it seems these days to be about being bigger and better rather than emotional connection.

Beautiful peach colouring and gentle soft green’s with a distinct powder affect to them organically style this elegant and beautiful rural traditional inn. From the fireplaces to the graceful bedroom, to the fantastic intimate Hound Room. Adorning the venue and garden, with stunning bridal feminine styling.

Chloe, our ethereal bride will wear a chic modern dress with a dreamy lightweight skirt with a fabulous sexy slit by the incredible Rosa Clara. We have Michelle and Frances creating elegant yet modern hair and makeup. Adapting the Chanel modern bun, and the latest Marchesa floral hair catwalk styling to complete the look.

My aim is to take cues from the whimsical and beautiful illustrations I have included below. Create modern and elegant floral and prop combinations, to inspire the more adventurous Hampshire couple”.

Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings
Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings

 

The location

The Greyhound on the Test
31 High Street, Stockbridge, Hampshire SO20 6EY

Style


Elegant, inspired by the bride’s favourite book
Beautiful feminine florals, chalky colours on trend and forward trend focussed for 2019
Showing that it is easy to incorporate personal inspiration into your wedding
Chic bridal meets stunning countryside pub

Setting

The Greyhound on the Test is an alluring retreat
Immerse yourself in sublime dining, resting and sleeping
All around there are country pursuits including shooting and fishing on the world’s most famous fly fishing river
You’ll find the pleasures in every season at The Greyhound on the Test, in the heart of Hampshire

Suppliers

Our Venue Greyhound on the Test
Wedding caterer Wilds Catering
Styling, Props and Cutouts Wild and Wonder Events
Co-ordination, and Styling Director The Hampshire Wedding Club
Rings Margaret Turner Fine Jewellery
Bridal gowns and shrug Hannah Elizabeth Bridal
Florals Beyond the Barn
Photography Natasha Jay Photography
Styling, props, stationery, table plan and signage Beyond Vintage
Cake Hayley Elizabeth Cake Design
MUA Frances Moore
Hair Bridal Hair in Hampshire
Model Chloe Lancaster
Ribbon Cfleursdesign
Shoes Freya Rose
Hair accessories Agnes Walker Jewellery

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Just Peachy Hampshire | a Chic countryside wedding editorial inspired by James and the Giant Peach | Outdoor wedding venue | riverside wedding venues Hampshire | small intimate wedding venues in Hampshire | Stockbridge wedding | Test Valley Weddings

You can visit our full planning board over on Pinterest to find out exactly how we created this beautiful shoot.
Simply click on the link above, Love Tasha xx

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