If rolling countrysides and lush vineyards are your thing, then this Castello di Velona Wedding in Tuscany is exactly what you need in your life!
Castello di Velona Wedding
Castello di Velona is a fully renovated historic fortress located on a hill overlooking the entire Val d’Orcia region of Tuscany. The lush landscape is made up of olive trees and vineyards which produce the some of the world’s most famous wines. All of this makes for the perfect location for this ultra-luxe Tuscan styled wedding!
With a color palette of grey, peach, and white worked into every detail, couples looking to plan their own Tuscan wedding can draw from this inspiration session and all it’s fabulous elements.
The bride’s bouquet was made up of peonies, English roses, scabiosas, carnations, and stunning peach-toned orchids. The soft colors worked together in harmony only added to the natural beauty of the day.
The bride’s gown by French designer Rime Arodaky featured a mesh floral bodice, an open back, and a breathtaking train and thoughtfully placed white flower appliques. Her hair was styled in a glamorous yet elegant up-do and complimented her soft and smokey eye makeup.
The handsome groom wore a tailored navy suite with a matching tie, a white undershirt and a peach boutonniere his dark contrasting suit paired wonderfully with the theme.
The grounds of Castello de Velona are perfectly landscaped and provide an amazing backdrop for photographers. Photos of the bride and groom as they stroll around the property can be taken among the iconic cypress trees lining the pathways. It truly is the perfect spot to capture Tuscany in all it’s glory!
The suspended cake was simply stunning! It was set atop a hanging glass plate. The bottom tier was made up of swarovski crystal strings, the next two tiers featured orchids cascading down the side. The next section was a rod covered by crystals to support the final tier which was topped with even more gorgeous orchids.
The reception area overlooked a beautiful valley at sunset on the side of the castle. A single, rectangular table with a grey and white floral patterned tablecloth held an abundance of delicate crystal details. A vertical gold frame was placed in the center of the table with hanging crystal accents and small glass candle globes that created a romantic atmosphere.
Tons of greenery and blush toned orchids were placed on the top shelf of the centerpieces, followed by a bedding of lush florals along the base. Candles were scattered throughout the table setting which included tall, glass candle holders. Grey napkins were held together with a delicate crystal napkin holder and were set atop luminous glass patterned plates and a single light peach peony was used as a finishing touch.
Photography: Greg Finck Photography | Ceremony Venue: Castello di Velona | Reception Venue: Castello di Velona | Event Planning: The Tuscan Wedding | Floral: Il Giardino delle Fate | Stationery: The Wedding Letters | Videography: Waterfall | Wedding Cake: Tuscan Wedding Cakes | Hair: Cherie Spisso | Makeup: Cherie Spisso | Wedding Dress: Rime Arodaky | Submitted via: Matchology
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