Featured, Better Together at Harper Fowlkes House, Wedding Story Writer

Featured, Better Together at Harper Fowlkes House, Wedding Story Writer


The historic elements of Georgia's Harper Fowlkes House make for the perfect location for a dreamy affair, and when you add in a Wedding Story Writer vow book that's when you know things are about to be simply stunning. North Carolina's Michelle McMurray de Luces who is the creator of Wedding Story Writer has been writing love stories and designing custom-made vow books through out North America, Nepal, New Zealand and Europe since 2002. She knows a thing or two about fine art luxury wedding details. 

Wanting to honor the perfect appointment of these two worldly vendors I used the European aesthetic of the two elements to lay the foundation for the floral composition of Ecuadorian sustainably grown Rosaprima garden roses, certified American Grown Flowers protea and peonies, ranunculus, and foraged russian olive. I am head over heels for the images from The Happy Bloom that capture the earthy color palette of the florals and the luscious installation. Michelle artfully features all the Old World elegance on her blog in a way that far exceeds my ability as I'm sharing an excerpt cut/paste just as she composed it below. Thank you, Michelle! Please fill your heart with joy by viewing her feature of graceful images and words. 

Best to you, 




Better Together at Harper Fowlkes House

DECEMBER 28, 2016, Better Together Savannah Workshop requested two vow books to show their photographers some styling techniques using beautiful heirloom items found during a wedding day. We sent them a terra cotta velvet book for this particular shoot. The photos are amazing! I know of two features so far– one on Burnett’s Boards by photographer Stefanie Morris of SMM Photography, and another by Lyndi & Jason Photography on Low Country Weddings. You can tell by the photos how much thoughtful consideration was put into this shoot, and check out the gorgeous flat lay of our vow book below by The Happy Bloom, the sponsor of the workshop itself! We were blown away when we saw it and hope that our brides take inspiration from our shoots so that their wedding photos are just as fantastic! If you are getting married in Savannah, here’s your team!

Photographer: The Happy Bloom // Stylist: Tristan Needham // Wedding Dress: Pronovias via Bleubelle Bridal // Jewelry: Susie Saltzman // Models: Anna Heritage and Tim McCarthy // Flowers: Colonial House of Flowers // Calligraphy: Michaela McBride // Rentals: Savannah Vintage Rentals // Hair & Makeup: Lauren Kitchens of Royal Makeup & Hair // Ribbon: Tono & Co // Tux: The Black Tux // Tabletop Rentals: Ooh Events // Vow Book: Wedding Story Writer // Cake: Savannah’s Hall of Cakes // Ring Box: The Mrs. Box // Venue: Harper Fowlkes House in Savannah, Georgia.

Congratulations to SMM Photography and Lyndi & Jason Photography on your features!


If this has you in the mood to design flower arrangements try the Seasoned Stone Urn we used on the tables for an old world vessel that is easy to use. Take lots of pictures and share them with us by tagging us on Instagram and Facebook and using the hashtag #CHOFatHome



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