Sarah and Jason: Romance and Whimsy at Savannah’s Old Railroad Station
Flowers: Blush Garden Roses, White Ranunculus, White Lilac, Eriostemon, Blush/Muted Lavender Sweet Peas, Lysimachia, Feather Eucalyptus
Vibe: Whimsical, Playful, Industrial, Hip
The Georgia State Railroad Museum is host to some of Savannah’s chicest weddings. With its steel and wooden frame, the old station offers a charming industrial backdrop that is steeped in history and effortlessly current. In a location like this one, the task is to bring in soft, floral elements while maintaining the cool, industrial vibes of the space.
In turning this hard-edged structure into the scene of romance, we took cues from the wedding party’s personal style. The groom’s polka dot pocket square and the bridesmaids’ unique individual styling suggests a playful, carefree energy. Meanwhile, the bride’s traditional attire pulls back on this irreverence with a more tailored sophistication. Taking these themes and using them to transform the space, we arrived at a style that was equal parts playful and elegant.
The mixing of elegant and playful elements features most prominently in the large, whimsical hanging installation. Surrounded by industrial elements of wood and steal, the chandelier’s lush greenery and dreamy shades of lilac, blue and pink offer a delightfully soft and romantic focal point. On the table tops, loose, colorful bouquets mix with a variety of potted plants and dip-dyed linens to create a sense of casual refinement. The rounded, loose structure of the bridal party bouquets helps maintain this cool, laidback vibe. Meanwhile, the uniform use of roses, ranunculus, sweetpeas, and feathered eucalyptus brings a sophisticated cohesion to the wedding party. Finally, Sarah and Jason say “I do” in front a large lilac canopy draped in greenery and mixed flowers. It’s an additional soft structure that offers stunning contrast to the railroad’s rustic charm.
Floral Styling and Design: Harvey Designs
Photographer: Jade and Matthew Take Pictures
Wedding Coordinator:Design Studio South – Lacy McLaurin