Secret Garden: A Styled Shoot

Kelly from Found Collective and Lydia from Stemhaus wanted to create a romantic, elegant and Tuscan Wedding feel for this ‘Secret Garden’ Styled Shoot.

They engaged with Sebastian Paynter early on in building the concept as they knew his style of photography would be perfect for the shoot.

Seb really wanted the shoot to take on an editorial feel and was keen to get a gown that had movement to accentuate the romantic feel of the shoot, so they decided to collaborate with Couture Love Madness featuring their ‘Rose’ Gown with hundreds of laser cut organza petals.

Kelly was struggling to find a venue that would be the perfect backdrop for their shoot vision when she stumbled on Danielle Syme’s (Photographer and Influencer) Instagram page where she shares her recently (and exceptionally beautiful) renovated historic 150-year-old home in the Adelaide Hills.

She reached out and Danielle agreed for the shoot to take place there.

With a soft and romantic colour palette of white, neutrals, pops of pastel blue and lush greenery, Danielle’s home was the perfect backdrop to create this modern and elegant Tuscan Wedding vibe.

CONCEPT, STYLING, PLANNING & HIRE: Found Collective Events, @foundcollectiveevents / CONCEPT, FLORAL DESIGN & VASES: Stem Haus, @stemhaus_ / LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER: Sebastian Paynter, @sebastian_paynter_photo / SECOND PHOTOGRAPHER: Will and Co, @_willandco_ / GOWNS: Couture Love Madness, @couturelovemadness_ / SUIT: Peters Hearer Menswear, @petershearermenswear / TABLEWARE & PLINTHS: Found Collective Events, @foundcollectiveevents / CHAIRS: Festival Hire, @festivalhire / STATIONERY Class Ink Designs, @classink_designs / SINGAGE The Ivory Scribe@theivoryscribe / BUTLERS CART Sash Events, @sashevents / HAIR Amber Stephens Hair Artistry, @ashairartistry / MAKEUP @jessicasearle_makeup / CELEBANT Love From Laura@lovefromlaura___ / SCULPTURED CANDLES XRJ Celebrations, @xrjcelebrations / TWIST CANDLE STICKS Flört Designs@flortdesigns / COUPLE @jesskehoe@suddsy1919 / PRIVATE PROPERTY @danielle_symes

Ready to discover more Floral inspiration? To see more, check out Capturing Earthly Magic: A Styled Shoot or browse through our collection of Real Wedding Features!