Mavises Kitchen - styled shoot

On a beautiful winter day in this divine Byron Shire, I drove our little babies - the blooms, up to the heart of the area, the foot of magical Mt Warning. We were lucky enough to be part of a fantastic team of vendors who put together this stunning styled photo shoot. Mavises Kitchen is a perfect venue for a country wedding! Their food is filled with love and fresh as can be. We enjoyed a very tasty spread while setting up the flowers! I used native flowers to create this rustic winter feel. Beautiful white proteas, pink ice proteas, king proteas, ivy berry, tobacco berry, red luecadendrons, lemon myrtle foliage, grevilleas, thryptomene, pink wax, gum, dusty miller, double jonquils, peach blossom, white garden roses, cream freesias, white chrysanthemums and silver argentum.

I will never forget this special day in the valley, the sun shining, the flowers smiling.. Doing this work makes me feel very lucky to be in this breathtakingly beautiful part of the world, with the things I love best- flowers!!

Flowers, flowers, flowers... plants, foliage and botanical wonder! Nothing makes my heart sing more.. They take so much care and love, require all my attention and energy. As if they were all my babies, I happily care for them, clean after them, feed them and revive them..

This shoot was a labour of love, and also, I was blessed to work with some wonderful women. The photographs capture this moment in time forever, our styled shoot, winter 2012.

Thanks to the very talented- photographer- Kristy from Figtree Pictures (wedding + lifestyle photography), stylist- Judi from Little Gray Station - Vintage Furniture and Props Hire, hair and make-up- Hair by Leah, stationer- Paper Dolls, cakes- Brown Betty's Bakery, venue & food- Mavis's Kitchen Mt Warning, model- Dani Bonnor, and wardrobe-Scarlett's Wardrobe