Southern Pastels in the heart of Florida

This is Southern sophistication at it’s finest! Set amongst southern moss filled grandfather oaks in the heart of Florida, this pastel-hued inspirational shoot promised to take our breath away, and it certainly did! With winter melting away and dashes of spring starting to come to life, this stunning shoot makes for a beautiful transition. The combination of pale pastels, a bit of shimmer, and a modern touch from our Black Metallic Forest runners created an unforgettable fairytale-like atmosphere that is perfectly suited for the Starlit Supper. Laura, of Ashton Events, says:

“The Starlit Supper is an inspiration shoot-turned-dinner party, in which a team of the most talented Tampa Bay and Central Florida wedding professionals collaborate to create a wedding (or rehearsal dinner) inspiration shoot, and then host all involved plus a few more wedding pro friends too! It’s an evening filled with great conversation, celebration of the end of another year, fabulous food, and nurturing friendships- everything that a good dinner party should entail!”

Hosted by an incredible team of wedding professionals at the private estate, Rocking H Ranch, get lost in the unforgettable film images from Hunter Ryan Photo and the lovely florals and design by Ashton Events below.






The beautiful details of the Starlit Supper have us head over heels! From the stunning florals and design by Ashton Events, the delicately crafted stationery by Eleven Note, to the divine cake by Hands on Sweets and the perfect tables & settings from A Chair Affair, all of the elements came together to create a breathtaking scene at Rocking H Ranch…







From Ashton Events:

This year’s inspiration was rooted in the venue: Rocking H Ranch. We’ve loved working there in the past and for Starlit Supper we focused on bringing in elements of romance, sophistication, and history to one of our favorite charming Southern venues.

The color palette all started with a picture of a pitcher. The soft, pastel colors were offset with touches of rich greens. The very bottom of the pitcher has a thin black line. That brought in a hint of refinement to the outdoor space. We echoed the black accents in the marbled runners from Nuage Designs and the print materials. We loved that the pastels allowed the colors to be feminine without being overtly feminine.

We will soon share more about our inspiration + design process over on our blog, but we loved the idea of mixing textures, contrasting soft palettes and as always for our designs: interaction. We love for guests to feel involved + inspired by every aspect of the event, and truthfully the details of the evening executed just that.

This post originally appeared on Every Last Detail


Photographer: Hunter Ryan Photo || Planning, Design, & Florals: Ashton Events || Catering: Good Food Catering || Reception Venue: Rocking H Ranch || Invitations & Stationery: Eleven Note || Chairs & Lounge Furniture: Wish Vintage Rentals || Napkins: Kate Ryan Linens || Tables & Placesettings: A Chair Affair || Videography: Rad Red Creative || Cake Baker: Hands On Sweets || Table Runners: Nuage || Hair & Makeup: Lasting Luxe Hair & Makeup || Bride’s Attire & Accessories: Malindy Elene Bridal || Photo Booth: The Fancy Booth || Band: Brian Sutherland Band || Illustrations:Olivia Gray || Wholesale Flowers: || Candles: || Groom’s Attire: Generation Tux || Dried Flowers: Larkspurhill || Ice Cream Sandwiches: A Cow Named Moo || Film Lab: Photovision Prints

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