Wedding

This art-inspired wedding ceremony decor introduced the Heilsberg to Santorini

Isn’t it wild how you can find inspiration everywhere? Maria, the talented force behind Tie the Knot Santorini, is a fan of combining art and printed textiles, so her inspiration for this abstract art-inspired wedding seems almost coincidental:

One day I was walking among the scenic trails of Santorini when I noticed the abstract, colorful prints on the dress I was wearing. The pattern complemented the warm Santorini colors so nicely and I thought it would look amazing as a wedding backdrop! So I shared the idea with my dear friend (and super talented photographer) Nisha Ravi and she loved it!

The colors and designs are reminiscent of Salvation Mountain – and the popular man-made travel destination influenced the design of the ceremonial course.

There’s a lot to love on the art-inspired wedding day, so let’s dive into the details!

First a pop of pink

Bougainvillea bouquetThe day began in the perfect spot on canvas – the beautiful, secluded villa of Akrorama. The perfect place for a touch of pink in the form of a beautiful bougainvillea bouquet!

Bougainvillea bouquet

An art inspired wedding backdrop

Abstract Santorini wedding inspirationAnd now to a total work of art! Kirsty + Daryl from Weddings & Whimsy Santorini are the amazing artists who created the beautiful backdrop of the ceremony. The aisle channeled the Salvation Mountain vibe with flowers and colorful abstract strokes. The huge painted leaves from Betty Flowers Santorini were the perfect end to the art-inspired wedding decoration!

Abstract Santorini wedding inspiration

Bridal beauty

Baby's Breath Flower Crown
A perfectly peach-colored corolla sat on loose waves by Marianna Nomikou and a bronzed bridal look by Renia Bledaki.

Abstract Santorini wedding inspiration

Rock the color block bouquet

Abstract Santorini wedding inspirationThe bride wore a two-piece wedding dress from Atelier Zolotas and you know we’re here for the macrame details. And can we take a closer look at this color block bouquet, please ?!

dried painted bouquet
OH OK. Betty Flowers Santorini is doing it again with these textures and colors!

Abstract Santorini wedding inspiration

Abstract Santorini wedding inspiration

Texture + light for an art-inspired wedding reception

Abstract Santorini wedding inspiration
Next, the totally dreamy reception filled with lights, flowers and textures.

Tulle and candlelight reception table
How romantic is the combination of tulle and candlelight?

Pink place setting

Abstract Santorini wedding inspiration

Abstract Santorini wedding inspiration

Yarn + fairy lights installation
Yarn and twinkling lights ?! OKAY. It’s like mixing your favorite wall weaving with mood lighting – brilliant!

Abstract Santorini wedding inspiration

Terrazzo wedding cakeUltimately, Alexandra’s Cakes created two cakes using a painter’s color and design palette.

Terrazzo wedding cake
Yes to terrazzo cake!

Macramé wedding dress

Nothing like a Santorini sunset to end the day!

Photography: Nisha Ravi // Name of the venue: Akrorama Villa, Santorini, Cyclades, Greece // Event design: Tie the Knot Santorini // Planning: Tie the Knot Santorini // Flowers: Betty Flowers Santorini // Wedding dress: Atelier Zolotas // Hairdresser : Marianna Nomikou // make-up artist: Renia Bledaki // handmade details: weddings & moody Santorini // cakes: Alexandra’s cakes // furniture rental: weddings & moody Santorini // models: Zarna // lighting: multimedia events

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