August 15, 2019

A Modern Anne | Styled Shoot

Anne is one of my all time favorite characters and to honor her timeless romance with her childhood love Gilbert Blythe, I wanted to embody all things Anne in a modern bridal shoot. I couldn’t have done this without the most wonderful team of specialized vendors to bring to life a whimsical Anne inspired theme utilizing summer colors, fresh fruits, wild blooms, and classic elements straight from the pages of the novel Anne of Green Gables (like the infamous raspberry cordial incident). Since the shoot is finally published over on Glamour and Grace blog, it’s time to share with you!

Bride and groom at the barn at the woods

The venue, The Barn at the Woods, was the absolute perfect setting between the farmhouse and a beautiful barn hidden away in the woods. The entire location reminded me of Anne’s beloved Green Gables, with its landscape that fit the novel perfectly.

The Barn at the Woods Wedding Venue in Edmond, OK

The Details

To bring focus to the beauty of the natural surroundings, my grandfather made our team a custom arch in the shape of an oval, innovating to create a window to the story we were capturing.

This arch was not the only personal aspect added to this shoot, my grandfather actually gave me all of my grandmother’s milk glass dishes to be used in our tablescape. Since my grandmother passed away last year, this really brought a deeply emotional connection to the shoot for me. My grandmother was always incredibly supportive of me and my work, and I miss her so much. It made me feel a little like she was still here, and brought me joy to see a piece of her influence in my life on the table.

Table on the lawn with wedding settings - The barn at the woods wedding venue
Floral wedding tablescape

I had the best time with friends, both new and old, as we created this whimsical setting. Combining classic elements with the modern, bringing Anne to life from the pages of her story. I’ll leave you here to see the rest of our April evening, and I hope you enjoy these images as much as I enjoyed creating them!

Modern Anne of Green Gables set at the Barn at the Woods in Edmond, OK
Modern Anne vintage wedding table setting
Modern Anne florals by Anthousai out of Tulsa, OK
Modern Anne farmhouse at the Barn at the woods venue in Edmond, OK
Modern Anne and Gilbert
Dancing in the barn at the woods
Modern Anne of Green Gables

Until next time,

-Lauren B.

Photographer: Lauren Beauregard Photography

Venue: The Barn at the Woods

Dress: Prescott Bridal

Jewelry: Kelley Jewelers

Florals: Anthousai

HMU: Kerri Unruh

Invitation Suite & Menu: The Letterbox Shop

Cakes: The Round House Bakery

Models: Emma Swanda & Chase Shadid

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