Australian Glamping Wedding Inspiration

by | Bride, Inspiration Shoot, Wedding Inspiration

country wedding portrait

In a world full of external influences, it is beautiful to see an incredible inspiration shoot based on the stunning backdrop of Australian bushland. Today’s shoot was inspired by the concept of Australian glamping wedding inspiration. A concept for a modern couple with an adventurous side and an intimate guest list, the team of very talented wedding vendors created a shoot that didn’t just work with the Australian bushland backdrop, it captured it into a wedding that could be nature inspired and relaxed while being absolutely beautiful.

The shoot, taking place at the foot in the beautiful Darling Downs at Spicers Canopy brought together a team of  Studio Sixty Photography, Green and Bloom,Prop It Pretty, Rebecca Anthony Hair and Makeup, Floralovely, When Freddie Met Lily and models Kelly Mansfield and Broeden Moppas.

The concept of having your guests stay on site is completely possible at eco-friendly Spicers Canopy. The resort is far from your usual, with guests sleeping in tents, but the little luxuries are still there. Beautiful toiletries, comfy king beds with luxury linens, deck chairs and even electric lamps! Guests can stay together, explore together and roast marshmallows on the bonfire together before joining in the celebrations of a wedding.

wedding at spicers canopy
kangaroos at spicers canopy
bride in freddie met lily

Hair & makeup artist Rebecca Anthony Hair and Makeup created two looks for the shoot using  all Australian made, natural eco products.

wedding decor at spicers
floral heart
red pink and amarathus bouquet

Roberta of Green and Bloom  not only styled the shoot but also create the floral arrangements using Australian grown, locally sourced flowers, even including some from her own garden! Lush roses, amaranthus, berries, nuts and pods in shades of red, pink and plum were all combined with beautiful greenery to give a bit of glam to the Australian look.

romantic wedding tablescape
calligraphy menu on grey napkin
floral table garland with taper canldes

Oh that tablescape! Green and Bloom and Prop It Pretty pulled together a table of raw linen in a dark grey,with rusted charger plates to contrast against garlands of greenery, red, pink and white flowers and glass crystal candlesticks with white taper candles.

couple in front of mount tamborine
grey and red table setting
mount tamborine wedding
calligraphy wedding stationery by Floralovely

Floralovely created a gorgeous stationery suite in tones of gold and white. A recycled kraft paper enveloped addressed in beautifully calligraphy using white ink while the stationery itself was written in gold ink on handmade paper (laden with petals and seeds). The finishing touch to tie into the Australian setting was gum leaf place cards written on in gold ink.

marsala and grey wedding style
mountain wedding portrait
grey red and merlot wedding
wedding freddie met lily wedding

When Freddie Met Lily supplied the three gorgeous gowns and tuxedo for the shoot, with Studio Sixty Photography making the most of the incredible backdrops and shooting in a style that picked up the natural beauty of the surroundings.

When Freddie Met Lily gown and suit
mount tamborine bride
When Freddie Met Lily
kangaroo at spicers
spicers canopy accomodation
glaming at spicers canopy

Spicers Canopy is a little different to a traditional resort. Guests sleep in designer tents complete with polished floorboards, luxury linen, beside tables (complete with lamps!) and comfy armchairs (as well as private decks with deck chairs). Talk about taking your guests glamping in style!

glaming wedding venue
tent at spicers canopy
spicers canopy with fog
spicers canopy view
formal photo at spicers canopy
taper candle wedding decor
red and pink boutonniere
lamington wedding tower

When Freddie Met Lily also supplied a black tuxedo and bow tie for the “groom” who added a selection of mismatched buttonholes by Green and Bloom in deep, rich tones and finished off with velvet ribbons.

red roses hydranges and amaranthus
cupcakes with name tags
bride with dramatic flower crown

The last look took a stunning poppy red lace gown from When Freddie Met Lily  with a pink and red fresh floral crown by Green and Bloom using a mix of in-season beauties like Peonies, Roses, Lisianthus, Orchids, and Amaranthus.

bride in red dress with red lips
bride in red lace dress
red lace freddit met lily dress


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  • Kelly Mansfield
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  • Broeden Moppas


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