Fall Fabulous

Oh how we love the warm colors of autumn. They couldn't have worked finer in this candle lit antique home in Litchfield. The bride wanted seasonal but also sophisticated. When she said she wanted to use gourds as vessels, I wasn't sure we'd be able to keep from looking too country, but by using the finest velvety petals in the brightest hues of orange and yellow, we managed to create luxurious arrangements with all the warmth but none of the country kitsch. photos by kyra hartnett, hartnettstudio.com.

We love the bride's idea to use guinea feathers in her white bouquet of orchid, freesia and roses - a small touch of autumnal creativity!