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Mood Board #86: Wuthering Heights
By Lauren Kathryn on Jan 2, 2013 at 11:07 am in Vintage and Classic
Though Emily Brontë’s bleak and solitary novel may seem like an unusual source for wedding inspiration, there is something wildly romantic about the intensity of Heathcliff and Catherine’s flawed, all-consuming love—despite its ill-fatedness—and the desolate, mist-laden moors of North Yorkshire. A moody palette of dark burgundy, marshy brown, foggy white, and deep purple-pink, the color of the wild heather that blankets the moorlands, sets a striking tone. Incorporate Gothic details, such as dark velvet ribbons, and dramatic floral arrangements full of wistful flowers. Designed by Saipua, the one we included in this board boasts dinner-plate dahlias, sedum, snowberry, chocolate cosmos, tuberose, astrantia, dusty miller, heirloom roses, and hydrangeas.
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Catherine on the moors > Movie still from Andrea Arnold’s 2011 Wuthering Heights / Book > Photo by I Am Not Ana / Place setting > Photo by Jennifer Rose Smith via Camille Styles / Quote > Photo via Pinterest / Branches against a white sky > Photo by JoyHey / Chocolate bundt cake > Photo by John Cullen, styling by Nikole Herriott and Martine Blackhurst / Boutonniere > Saipua / Bouquet > Saipua
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What’s Being Said
Sara, Jun 4, 2013 at 2:28 pm
YES! This is so amazing! Love it!
Erin (Elizabeth Anne Designs), Jun 4, 2013 at 2:28 pm
you continue to inspire me with your beautiful boards! thank you!
Katie @ Lovebird Productions, Jun 4, 2013 at 2:28 pm
Stunning! It is darky and brooding but so pretty at the same time. I seriously love it!
Samantha, Jun 4, 2013 at 2:28 pm
This is absolutely the theme for my wedding. Now, just need to find the groom.
Lauren, Jun 4, 2013 at 2:28 pm
Thanks for the sweet comment, Erin! XO
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