Southern Style: Colorful Garden Wedding at The Cordelle

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colorful garden wedding at the cordelle

Team Southern recently had the opportunity to collaborate with local vendors on a whimsical styled shoot at The Cordelle. An event venue & garden situated in Downtown Nashville, it was a stunning backdrop for the colorful outdoor wedding. With a mix of historic and modern spaces, featuring grandeur and charm, there was no shortage of room to create a functional and on-trend wedding layout. Check out the details from this dreamy garden-inspired wedding, featuring our stylish event rentals.

Seating for a Whimsical Indoor Ceremony

The ceremony took place in The Victorian, featuring brick walls, hardwood floors, and beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows. Contrasting the urban event space, we opted for our elegant Harlin Dining Chairs. Featuring light wood and detailed backs, they were the perfect choice for the dreamy indoor ceremony. An equally gorgeous alternative would have been our Adeline Dining Chairs! While we decided to keep the aisle bare, featuring a mix of our vintage rugs would have also been a beautiful choice, lending a cozy vibe.

colorful indoor wedding ceremony
bride and groom indoor wedding ceremony

A Dreamy Outdoor Reception Set Up

Meanwhile, the 5,000-square-foot Garden Lawn created an ethereal garden reception. The manicured lawn and bistro lights overhead made for a charming outdoor setup – especially come nightfall. Our Fruitwood Farm Tables and Harlin Dining Chairs were the base for the guest tables. This banquet style is perfect if you want a more intimate feel! Set with Heirloom China, Hob Nob Glassware, and Sophia Flatware, the look was elegant and vintage-inspired. Fun fresh florals and Turqouise Poly Napkins provided a punch of color, fitting for the season! Our Davis Glass Cylinders filled in the table centerpieces.

outdoor wedding reception with colorful decor
wood banquet tables
heriloom china

Blue-Hued Wedding Lounge

Eventually, The Victorian was flipped into a cozy cocktail area. Contrasting the warm-toned space, we chose our always popular Saylor Navy Velvet Sofa and Chair. It paired beautifully with a bright Aqua Rug and modern Rhodes Coffee Table. To optimize the space were a handful of cocktail tables – dressed up with deep black linen. Combining with the whimsical florals, it was a perfect cocktail hour set up for the colorful garden wedding.

indoor cocktail hour
navy blue velvet wedding lounge

On-Theme Wedding Cocktails

To match the colorful event design, equally bold wedding cocktails were required! J Jackson Mobile Mixologist served up a variety of delicious colorful cocktails in our Davis and Coupe Glasses. We chose these pieces for their clean shape, contrasting the vintage-inspired Hob Nob Glassware used at each table. We also loved the fun colors of the beverages as well as edible florals!

wedding cocktails
floral wedding cocktails
wedding cocktails


Planning: Posh Occasions

Venue: The Cordelle

Florals: LL Floral

Photography: KT Sura Photography

Live Painter: Heather Wolfe Art

Bar: J Jackson Mobile Mixologist

Catering: South Fork Catering Co.

DJ & Sparkle Fountains: Request Premier

Lighting: Bright Event Productions

HMUA: Local Honey

Groom Attire: The Black TuxTransportation: Signature Nashville

Looking to recreate the style of this colorful garden wedding for your upcoming nuptials or an outdoor celebration? Send our team a message at info@southerneventsonline.com for help! For more colorful event design inspiration, take a look at our blog covering Colorful Summer Party Ideas.

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FEATURED RENTALS | Harlin Dining Chairs, Fruitwood Farm Tables, Hob Nob Glassware, Abby Flatware, Heirloom China, Davis Glass Cylinders, Saylor Navy Velvet Sofa, Rhodes Coffee Table, Aqua Rug, Davis Glassware, Coupe Glass,


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