Mid-Century Modern Wedding Inspiration

Posted in // Inspiration & Press, by Kate Wilkinson

There’s something so striking about the simplicity of early 60s style. It’s a look I’ve always loved, and it makes me very happy when I see our mid-century pieces being put to good use! The images below, shot by Danielle Poff, are some of my favorite ever. I hope you love them too!


The inspiration for this shoot came from my never ending love of vintage Eames furniture. I wanted to soften the look with an ornate Victorian setting and a pure, fresh color palette. The goal was to create something very feminine and very stylized.


The General’s Daughter, built in 1864, provided the perfect Victorian canvas for the shoot. The airy bay windows breathed life into our cocktail lounge, and the lush grounds widened our color palette with beautiful pastel yellows and greens. I just love how the simple lines of the dress, jewelry, and furniture complement the flowing beauty of the space and of our bride!


Inside we used our beautiful Jacamar sofa and Kish Eames armchair to define the space. Outside we wanted to create a contrasting sweetheart table, so our 19th century farm table, The Flores, made the perfect foil for the Eames chairs.


This incredible cake by Cake Bloom matched the simplicity that ran through the whole shoot. It tasted as good as it looks.


More mid-century details finished off our look. The bar-cart is from the early 60s, and I can only imagine the parties it has seen!


Every vendor on the shoot shared the vision of creating something unique. Especially Danielle Poff and Katie Nash who brought so many ideas! There are many more of these amazing images by Danielle Poff on the 100 Layer Cake feature. Thanks for looking!

Photography: Danielle Poff Photography / Venue: The General’s Daughter / Styling & Vintage Rentals: Kate of Pieces By Violet / Floral Design: Studio Mondine / Hair & Makeup: Katie Nash Beauty / Paper Products: Lilikoi Design + Letterpress / Cake: Cake Bloom / Dress: Olia Zavozina from Kinsley James Couture Bridal / Accessories: Spark & Pepper / Model: Jacqueline Hatch / Film Scans: Photovision

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