The table settings, styled & set up with the help of my talented mom, are an actuate reproduction of a time that is very different from today. Her own wedding china, Williamsburg shell pattern silver & Waterford crystal shine among the precious vintage styled stationary from the talented Julie Fisher of GoGo Snap Vintage Correspondence.
My darling photographer Yuna Leonard, took full advantage of ever little detail. From the juicy close ups of the fruit adorned table settings to shooting the whimsical vintage paper reindeer in the forest, so they seemed to be alive & calling each other.
Kristin is wearing an accurate reproduction of a handmade batiste cotton Armistice blouse. Her exquisite feminine bun drawn back with braids by Lindsey Burwell is adorned with a garland wound with buds of red clover.
Below she rest in gentle slumber covered in a torchon lace edged English silk tulle veil.
Yuna perfectly captures the elegant soft lines of Kristin’s profile in the afternoon sunlight as the lace cap is drawn down to her eyes.
Hand scrolled german glass glitter onto silk ribbon makes a charming romantic banner with bits of vintage metallic shavings.
Form fitting French Chantilly lace & English tulle cap with a handmade petals of Silk organza & soft Ostrich plums that gently sway in the breeze.
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! Peace & goodwill to all of mankind!
Styling & Accessories: Erica Elizabeth Designs / Amazing Photography Credit: Yuna Leonard Photography / Vintage Christmas Collections & styling: Patricia Koesler / Stationary: Special thanks to Julie Fisher of GoGo Snap Vintage Correspondence / Hair & Makeup (yey!): Lindsey A. Burwell / Many thanks to Leila & Ashley from Be Inspired for lending their special loving touch to make this happen!