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Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (7)

Vibrant, energetic peacock wedding inspiration – inspired by the Stroke Society

If you’re looking to incorporate bright, vibrant colours into your wedding styling and need a theme to tie it all together, peacocks are the perfect inspiration. Wedding trends come and go, but peacock styling ideas are revisited and reinvented every season – this is one of my absolute favourites using fabulously colourful florals, coloured table decorations and glitter art for a whole new dimension of wedding make up art! Lovely Sarah Wayte shared her images with us, and Karen Luxford, the talented planner who coordinated this editorial photoshoot, tells us a little more. It all takes place at Moor Hall wedding venue, and there’s a full list of the brilliant Essex wedding suppliers involved at the end of the blog post!

Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (17)

“Given the fact that the model, Grace, and I have both recently overcome strokes (at a very young age, I may add!), I had the idea to incorporate the Stroke Society colour of purple with vibrant bursts of teals, blues and greens to give it life and energy. The peacock idea naturally developed from this colour palette which, in turn, led to the idea of drama, reflected in the make up and the use of the motorcycle!

Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (20)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (21)

All suppliers worked to a brief of “vibrant, energetic and wild but keeping class and elegance – in purples, teals, blues and greens”. I was so happy to see that every one of them saw my vision perfectly and what they produced just wowed me.

Two years ago I started my training with UKAWP and have newly launched as a Wedding Planner – www.karenluxford.co.uk.

Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (1)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (2)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (3)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (4)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (5)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (6)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (7)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (8)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (9)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (10)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (11)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (12)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (13)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (14)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (15)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (16)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (18)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (19)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (22)
Teal and purple peacock wedding ideas by planner Karen Luxford, image by Sarah Wayte Photography (23)

Photography: Sarah Wayte Photography – www.sarahwaytephotography.co.uk

Planning + Styling: Karen Luxford – www.karenluxford.co.uk

Planning Assistant: Jo Barnetson – Hummingbird Weddings and Events

Flowers: Forget Me Not Floral Design – www.fmnfloraldesign.co.uk

Hair: Emma at Shine Hair and Nails – www.shinehairandnails.co.uk

Make up: LKB Beauty – https://www.facebook.com/LKB-Beauty-MuaSpmu-505917259746645/

Cake: Crumbs to Creations – https://www.facebook.com/crumbstocreations/

Furniture Hire: Anthology Vintage Hire – www.anthologyvintagehire.com

Stationery: Quint London – https://www.facebook.com/QuintArtLondon/

Marshmallows: Mallow Magic – www.mallowmagic.org

Horseshoes: Lucky U Gifts – http://www.etsy.com/shop/LuckyUgiftsGB

Head pieces: PS With Love – www.pswithlove.co.uk

Jewellery and ring boxes: Laureline Designs – www.etsy.com/uk/shop/laurelinedesigns

Tableware: Vintage Flair – https://vintageflair.co.uk

Linen: Love Lavish – www.lovelavishweddings.co.uk

Venue: Moor Hall – www.moorhallvenue.co.uk

Dresses: from Serenity Brides – www.serenitybrides.com

Designer: by Justin Alexander – https://www.justinalexander.com/en/

Suit: Dapper Chaps – http://dapperchapsformalwear.co.uk

Crystals: Twin Flame Styling – www.twinflamestyling.com

Models: Grace & Mark

 

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at www.byMoonandTide.com. Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.

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