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othing says classic sophistication quite like modern natural nudes and vintage hues. Beautiful neutral tones bring the artful "milk bath'" theme of this shoot to life. From the oval milk bath cookies as guest favors to the hand-painted buttercream flowers on the three-layer cake that perfectly match the sleeves on the bride's wedding gown, the attention to detail is spot on. The florals, by Blooming Forward, bring soft pops of natural contrast to the nude palette and high ceilings of the modern indoor venue space.

of Ivy Wedding and Events, each detail softly illustrates the blending of modern and vintage worlds.

Shoot Location: Julep Hall, San Diego, California


Shoot Theme/Motif/Inspiration: Minimal Modern Milk Bath Inspired Elopement

Both Maggie Sottero gowns offer classic long sleeves and dreamy, textured tulle, which moves gracefully with each stride. A velvet vintage coat from Friar Tux defines the groom's ceremony look. Using the keen eye of fine art film photographer Ashley Kekuva of iamlatreuo photo and the creative direction of planner Tahnie Nollenberger

Hand-crafted, milk-bath-themed sugar cookies from The Cookie Bug. A handpainted, square and round, three-tiered cake from The Buttercream Parlor.


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Honey dupioni and shantung napkins and runner

PLACE SETTINGS Gold-beaded chargers and Wexford clear goblets, from Palladium Vintage Rentals, with white "Rose Marie" salad and canapé plates and Neiman matte gold cutlery from Prim and Preux.


STATIONERY Floral vellum dinner menus and lined envelopes with gold foil-pressed invitations, by Modern Paper.

Color Combinations: Nude tones of beige, cream, milky white, tan, taupe, gold. Favorite Detail: The floating ceremony arch, milk bath cookies and flat lay. Please share unique details from your photoshoot: The Michele chairs, Prescott wood table, and Ashley settee, by To Be Designed, went perfectly with our nude tones. The "Bella" pearshaped, sunburst raw diamond ring by Olivia Mar fit delicately into our overall theme.

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