I am in love with these soft and calm naturally elegant photos, with artistic details and winter sunlight. This gorgeous styled shoot is filled with Dutch details and pastel colors, including Serenity blue and grey, blush, and champagne. A traditional 18th century Dutch windmill in the middle of the old city center of Utrecht provided the perfect setting for the tulips, Dutch porcelain, Dutch braids, and rustic wooden pieces. The simple Delft Blue porcelain is a fine example of the handcraft of the 17th century and balances the rustic look of the table, while cakes propped on wood slices give an air of whimsy. Such lovely spring inspiration! CHYMO & MORE Photography is behind the lens.
From the Stylist:
Tulips have been grown in the Netherlands since the Renaissance and stand just next to roses in their beauty. These flowers are an integrated part of this shoot in color and the meaning. The tiny silver tea-strainer gives the picture a touch of shine and more authentic look.
The Cake designer Alma from Alma’s Bakery worked together with Natalia to decorate the cake with the real flowers. She baked the cookies and meringues that would compliment the styling and color palette. They choose a serenity blue base for the cake and added some light pink flowers and eucalyptus leaves.
Daniella from Naturae Design created 5 headpieces for this shoot. A piece with fresh water pearls dipped in gold inspired by the painting The girl with the pearl earring by Vermeer. A comb with golden maple leaves together with a belt made with maple leaves. She choose the gold tones that would go well with the serenity blue color of the dress and the golden blond hair of the model Caroline and one headpiece made from little dusty blue Labradorite crystals attached to the hair with the bobby pins. Our calligrapher went along with the romantic color scheme by using a delicate ripped cotton paper, matte blue envelopes and a matte copper addressing.
Photography: CHYMO & MORE Photography / Film Lab: Carmencita Film Lab / Venue: Molen-de-Ster / Concept: CHYMO & MORE Photography and Naturae Design / Event + Floral Design & Styling: bloemenmeisjes.com / Tableware: Wim Pollmann / Accessories: Naturae Design / Hair & Makeup: Floor Bergshoeff / Cake Designer: Almie’s Bakery / Stationery & Calligraphy: KIJKkalligrafie / Model: Caroline De Booij / Ribbons: pompomblossom