Wildly in Love!

Earlier this year we had the priviledge of working with a ton of great local wedding vendors to do a shoot at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

Photos from the shoot appeared recently on the Weddzilla blog:

“This zoo themed wedding is really one of a kind. It incorporates zaney animal prints, animal figurines and many DIY wedding extras that will have wildly inspired.


This wedding really celebrates all that nature has to offer with zebra and giraffe print decoration, zesty orange shades and earthy green and browns/ You really do have to see it to believe it, but it totally works!


This wild and in love Florida wedding photo shoot took place in Jacksonville, Florida and has been submitted by Christy at Christy Whitehead Photography along with the help of a huge team of wedding experts.”


This shoot was also featured on FAByouBliss

““Wildly in Love”…isn’t that the cutest title for this animal theme styled wedding shoot? And the shoot itself is absolutely adorable as well.


Christy of Christy Whitehead Photography and event designer Tanya Hendricks of Southern Charm Weddings & Events thought it was crazy that no real couple had put together an animal themed wedding at the Jacksonville Zoo. So they put one together to show how awesome the idea could be. And boy did they run with it!


To get the look she wanted, Christy covered suspenders in animal print and made the bow ties for the men which were SUPER easy. She also made the table runners, which again were so easy to make! And she made the giraffe and zebra cake topper. Many of the other elements were purchased via Etsy and since the bride and groom models had previously worked together, their chemistry was already through the roof!


Again…what a brilliant idea to combine and animal themed shoot with a zoo venue. I think a real wedding like this would be spectacular!”


We were also featured on Wedding Wire for this shoot!

Be sure to check out the blog links for MORE photos!

Christy Whitehead, Tanya Hendricks and Lauren Atwaters did an excellent job pulling this shoot together and creating one of a kind looks. We couldn’t be happier with how this turned out and always love working with local professionals.

And here’s a list of some of the awesome vendors that participated:

Hair Stylist:  Hairby Ashleigh,Renae Saf – Hair Stylist,Siera Bushor,Ashleigh Dean- Hair stylist
Event Designer:  Southern Charm Weddings & Events
Favors and Gifts:  Creative Custom Card Boxes
Floral Designer:  A Fantasy in Flowers,Blossoms & Accents, Inc.
Reception Venue:  Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Invitation Designer:  Alli’s Studio
Cinema and Video:  Visual Power Cinema
Dress Designer:  Bonny Bridal
Other:  Tailgate Sports,Ten23 Designs,Ten23 Designs,Nita’s All Washed Up Dry Cleaning
Cake Designer:  Metro Custom Cakes, Inc.
Linens and Coverings:  Customized Wedding Creations
Equipment Rentals:  Beachview rentals
Makeup Artist:  Lindsey Wirht Makeup Artist,Jill Stonier Professional Makeup Artist
Jewelry:  Shirlee Grund Jewelry,Anita Edwards – giraffe pendant,Nostalgic Links,Blue Rose Beadery,Silver Lotus Designs
Tuxedo and Mens Attire:  David’s Tuxedos
Bridesmaid Dresses:  Kohls
Veils and headpieces:  Lenna Bea,LennaBea
DIY or Handmade Goods Designer:  Black Bow Hangers,Amy Dwarika – custom painted art & wearables
Etsy Designer:  Rosey Dawn – buntings & banners,PInk Pop Polka Dot,Christy Whitehead,Clineff’s Confections,Alli’s Studio,PinkPopPolkaDot,Pinch My Cheeks – confetti,Sofisticata,aubabi78
Paper Props:  Put It On Canvas


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