Wedding ceremony – yarn accents

There’s a yarn boutique in Inglewood called Stash and every time I walk by, I admire the yarn-bombed cruiser they have parked out front. I always thought it would make the greatest getaway vehicle for a bride and groom and it got me thinking about other ways yarn could be used in wedding décor.  In addition to the bike, this shoot featured 3 ways yarn could be incorporated into a wedding ceremony. Real couple, Janie and Oscar, were happy to come along for the ride (so to speak).

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Idea 1
Turns out our bride was Janie from Flowers by Janie.  She wrapped the stems of the wedding bouquet and boutonnière in contrasting yarn from Stash.

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Idea 2
Ali from Modern Pulp created a whimsical program using a “string quote” from a well-known song.  The ceremony programs were yarn-stamped using a wooden block, wrapped in coarse-textured yarn.

I’ve got the world on a string, sittin’ on a rainbow,
Got the string around my finger,
What a world, what a life, I’m in love.

Lyrics by Ted Koehler


 Idea 3
I had a screen door partition in deep turquoise and decided to create a stylized leaf using yarn from Stash.  I love the pop of rich, fall colour on the wedding ceremony backdrop.

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Our handsome groom Oscar, was outfitted head-to-toe by Ed Williams Menswear.

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Janie made a beautiful bride in the Leanne Marshall’s Eloise gown and Clementine top from Frocks Modern.  She crafted her flower crown using fall blooms and her hair and make-up were styled by Lyana Gibert of The Art of Beauty.

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Thanks to everyone who brought these ideas to life.

Yarn products:  Stash

Florals:  Flowers by Janie

Wedding gown:  Leanne Marshall’s Eloise gown and Clementine top from Frocks Modern

Groom’s attire:  Ed Williams Menswear

Bride’s hair and make-up:  Lyana Gibert from The Art of Beauty

Stationery:  Modern Pulp

Bride’s shoes:  Nine West Canada

Wedding ceremony ideas styled & photographed by Tara Whittaker Photography


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