Bright and Tropical Styled Shoot at Worsell Manor

We’re swooning over these spring blossom-filled photos.

We’ve never seen a King protea we didn’t love–and that holds true for the amazing tropical floral centerpiece in this styled shoot at Worsell Manor. All the pretty spring blooms were photographed by Laura of Laura’s Focus Photography, along with the gorgeous table setting put together by Katie Parks of White Oak Weddings & Events. Altogether, this styled shoot is perfect inspiration for a spring barn wedding reception.

The event coordinator decked out the rustic barn with bright floral chandeliers, adding some elegance to the setting. “The natural light was the true inspiration for this vintage, whimsical shoot,” says Laura. “The flowered chandeliers, and cathedral style window help to create the whimsical look, in this rustic space.”

The tables were set with gold chargers and vintage china plates–another contrast of high elegance with rustic glamour. The light blue tablecloth provided a pop of color in the otherwise neutral space, while the gold Chiavari chairs lent formality to the setup.

For the cake, the event planner relied on Caroline’s Cakes for the half-naked confection. Placed atop a vintage side table, the sweet treat is only made more beautiful by the waterfall of blossoms behind it.


Venue: Worsell Manor | Photographer: Laura’s Focus Photography | Wedding Coordinator: Katie Parks, White Oak Weddings & Events | Florist: Intrigue Design & Decor | Bridal Gown: Annapolis Formal & Tuxedos | Hair and Makeup Artist: Sara Elizabeth Artistry | Cake: Caroline’s Cakes | Rentals: Eastern Shore Tents & Events, Vintage Affairs | Stationary: Paper in the Park | Jewelry: Kyle Edward Fine Jewelry | Ribbon: Lancaster & Cornish

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.