Wedding Day | Flat Lays

Flat-lays are a beautiful way to bring together your style, tell your unique wedding story and give a glimpse into who you are as a couple!

I know how carefully you two have chosen these special items – the flat lays captured provide you with artistically styled imagery as a keepsake that lasts well beyond your wedding day.

Below you will find a packing list for both the bride and groom. Along with helpful tips, suggestions and additional information!

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The below is a list of suggested details to include for your flat lays – feel free to add other items not on this list as well! Anything that is special to you that you want documented 🙂

Brides Flat Lay Packing List:

  • Invitation Suite (including save the dates, envelope(s), stamps, etc.)
  • Menu and Escort Cards
  • Rings (all three)
  • Ring box (if you don’t have one – I have many in different colors!)
  • Shoes
  • Jewelry (other rings, earrings, bracelet, necklace)
  • Veil
  • Vow Books
  • Perfume
  • Purse/Clutch
  • Welcome bags and welcome gifts
  • Heirloom pieces
  • Gifts/letters (to groom, parents, etc.)
  • Bouquet

*I encourage you to have most of your details packed up a week before your wedding – this way you don’t have to worry or stress last minute about getting them all together

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Bonus:

Any other fun details – special glasses, champagne, custom snacks/desserts

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Grooms Flat Lay Packing List:

  • Ring
  • Shoes
  • Cuff links
  • Tie/bow tie
  • Cologne
  • Socks
  • Boutonniere(s)
  • Watch
  • Gifts

Image via Amanda K

Image Via Kaleb Norman James

Flat Lay tips and suggestions:

Communicate with your florist to have loose florals and greenery available (early in the day) specifically for styling your wedding day details. This will help your flat lay imagery coordinate with your overall wedding day colors and vibe. Not to mention add in beautiful texture and dimension!

Have all your details together in a box or bag ready for when I arrive. This ensures I have all the time scheduled to style and photograph your special flat lays!

Additional Information:

On the wedding day, I typically arrive to the bridal suite first thing (say hi & give hugs!) grab all the details and either photograph in the suite or if needed, find a bright, white area to do so.

I try and keep my flat lays simple and timeless – and true to you and your style 🙂 I have a collection of styling boards in various textures and colors that provide a clean, solid space for me to style and photograph. I choose the board color based on your wedding colors and which will compliment all the details best!

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