Claude Monet wedding inspirations


Claude Monet, the epitome of Impressionism, painted nature in expressive, atmospheric moods. His pearly water lilies and a Japanese wooden bridge were always motifs for the famous artist. Bright colors, reflections of the water and light and shadow reflections fascinate the viewer.

Inspired by his artwork, Jess McTaggart of Pink Champagne Events worked with photographer Sarah Porter and a dedicated team to create a concept for individual artistic interpretation & freedom.

Just as Monet saw and painted his lily pond from different perspectives at different times of the day, the team had the idea to create their own individual artistic vision of fine art.

The team tells: “We worked with a dreamy palette of cloud blue, sage green, cream, lavender and gold. Each of these colors ties in with Monet’s artwork, depicting sky, water, lily pads, clouds, flowers and pond reflections.

From the water (represented by the table) to the bridge (elaborate floral installations by Emily Rose Florals ), we tried to replicate impressionism by using multiple textiles, incorporating color in small spaces, and focusing on natural light and its movement throughout the space.

A nod to the old world charm and sophistication that France and its artists are known for, we paired a delicate lace gown with a floor length blush veil by Martina Liana with a graceful headpiece. To give it a modern flair and touch, our graceful model was adorned with a lace bomber jacket and glamorous lily-shaped earrings.

Such an incredible variety of inspirations can be found in this detail-oriented shoot, which are now to be discovered in Sarah Porter ‘s unique images.




Photography: Sarah Porter Photography
Shoot Planning + Design: Jess McTaggart with Pink Champagne Events
Cinematography: Cat Lemus with Lemus Studios
Floral Design: Emily Rose with Emily Rose Florals
Venue: Blanc Denver
Table Linens + Napkins: Kara Delay with Nuage Designs
Tables, Tabletop Rentals, Lounge Set, Chairs: Colorado Party Rentals Stationery: Cristy Fernandez with Lucky Onion
Cake: Jen Essex with Ruby Jean Patisserie
Hair + Makeup: Cassandra Garza with Candelaria Beauty
Gown: Martina Liana by The Bridal Collection
Monet Water Lilies Earrings: Anne with Hoof & Arrow Etsy Shop
Jewelry (Ring):Sarah O. Jewelry
Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Model: Christine Marchant



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