Bringing you the DIY today in the form of a stunning Styled Shoot from A Sweet Affair, KD Creative & Blissful Muse Photography. These ladies, along with a handful of other fabulous vendors, used the vibrant colors of the peacock to create a DIY styled wedding, in a beautiful natural setting.
I’ll let the vendors tell the rest of the story – but we also have an awesome “How to Make the DIY Feather Backdrop” tutorial instructions to share too!
DIY Peacock Wedding Styled Shoot
Photography: Blissful Muse Photography | Make up Stylist: Primrose & Co | Florist: Floral & Bloom Designs | Desserts: Dudley’s Desserts | Graphic Design: KD Creative | Event Planner: A Sweet Affair Weddings and Events| Location: Seneca Creek Park | Submitted: Two Bright Lights
Our inspiration was a peacock, with it’s vibrant colors and feathers. We wanted to portray the use of these colors and a few DIY elements (our feather backdrop) in a natural setting.
Every detail that was used were items we already had, made or were purchased from thrift stores and remade for the look we wanted.
Our desire and hope is to inspire this years Spring and Summer brides with both whimsical and colorful details on a friendly budget.
As we planned, designed and styled this shoot, our inspiration became a peacock, with it’s vibrant colors and feathers. We wanted to portray the use of these colors and a few DIY elements (our feather backdrop) in a natural setting.
Click inside for the rest of the images from this beautiful, DIY Peacock Themed Wedding Styled Shoot!
The ideas started to flow. We designed a theme for a ceremony, table setting, and a desert table all centered around our vibrant bird.
An amazing DIY feather backdrop, beautiful gold chargers, teal napkins, lovely flowers, peacock inspired desserts, a lavish teal scarf, and natural inspired hair and make-up set the scene for our beautiful bride and groom.
With such a bright theme we knew that a natural, open setting was just what we needed and Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg, MD was the perfect location.
LOVE the tiny, yet beautiful additional detail added to the gold chairs – a pop of color with a peacock feather.
And now that amazing DIY feather backdrop we promised ~ a perfect DIY altar idea!
How to Make our DIY Feather Backdrop Tutorial:
Purchase 4 pieces of wood, (1” x 4”) each approximately 7 feet long.
Create a square frame using screws and wingnuts and paint the wood white. Stabilize the frame by screwing wood feet on the bottom of the frame.
Buy duck feathers (we used SmileyMe.com) and individually tape them onto 16 rows of fishing line. Loop the end of each line and on the other put a rubber band. Tack nails at the top and bottom of the back of the frame to attach the strings. The rubber bands on one side allow for flexibility. Decorate as desired!
Want to use what you saw here in your own wedding!? Check out our pricing below to see if it fits in your wedding budget!
Traditional Makeup by Primrose & Co.: Bridal make up: $100
Flowers by Floral and Bloom: Compote centerpiece- $120
Floral centerpiece filled with green and white kale, anemones, ranunculus, mini green hydrangeas, amaranthus, green roses, and thistle.
Brides Bouquet– $75 peacock cock feather purchased from Michaels, filled with purple carnations, eggplant calla lily, and burgundy ranunculus.
Desserts by Dudley’s Desserts: Cake to serve 50 people, a dozen cupcakes and 2 dozen truffles: $275
Rental charges: Chargers: $2-$6 each depending on style | Napkins: $.50- $2 each | Silverware: $.60 a piece
DIY Feather backdrop: $100 for all parts
Linens: Main table: Burlap- $30 and sewn together | Dessert table: $50