Katie isn’t your typical ‘white wedding’ kinda girl, so she knew she wanted her bridal shower to be totally unconventional. As the creative force behind event styling consultancy The Dreamer & Collector, of course the event was going to be completely lust-worthy.
The bride-to-be incited 14 of her closest gal pals she had grown up with to celebrate her impending nuptials in an intimate, relaxed atmosphere of a family home. Katie explains, ‘Majority of my girlfriends are married with young children—we are past the age of wanting to run around night clubs in high shoes and short dresses! Instead, I chose a boho-themed dinner party where everyone could take their shoes off, pull up a cushion and get comfy on the floor around a low table.’
Katie’s only request was that each guest would come wearing their fave flower crown, which added a fabulously vibrant and fun, feminine feel to the event.
‘Going with the laid back bohemian vibe I was inspired by low table dining, bright blooms and my obsession with all things brass. I wanted it to be cosy, comfy and completely unconventional. So lots of rugs, cushions, clear jars with candles and fairy lights overhead, brass vases and all things bright,’ says Katie.
And her fave moment? Katie says, ‘sitting around the table just before dinner was served and just looking around at the 14 girls that bring so much joy to my life. Everybody laughing and enjoying the evening. Taking that moment in felt pretty special.’
Photography Mad Love Nation | Event planning + styling + florals The Dreamer & Collector | Location Perth, Australia | Venue Private Residence | Guest list 15 guests | Decorations The Dreamer & Collector + Look Who’s Chalkin’ | Hire items The Dreamer & Collector, Owl & Bear + Hire Society | Catering + Drinks Caterer Eat No Evil | Stationery The Dreamer & Collector