Anna Utkina Photography

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These beautiful macro flower photos are the work of photographer Anna Utkina.  She captures the essence of each bloom’s beauty with an artful simplicity, tiny slices of focus combined with sumptuous hues.  Her photo gallery is a joy to browse, full of rich colour, light and delicacy.  I’ve included some of my favourites in this post, but there are many more to see if you follow the links below.

Flickr // Website // Blurb Book // Instagram

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Robin’s Egg Soaps

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I love these pretty pale blue soaps from online shop Terrain. They’re just as charming as a real robin’s egg and are infused with chamomile and meadowsweet, so I imagine they smell as gorgeous as they look. It’s also lovely that the packaging makes them look as if they’re sitting in a little brown nest, almost too sweet to touch!

Robin’s Egg Soaps

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Lilac Prints by Georgianna Lane

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A couple of days after my last post these beautiful lilac prints appeared in my inbox along with Georgianna Lane’s newsletter, and I thought they would be a perfect follow up to the lilac inspiration of the previous post!  Now that these flowers are fading you can still keep a memory of their loveliness in your home with these fine art prints.

Georgianna is a talented photographer, writer and designer living in Seattle.  With a great eye for beauty she produces wonderful botanical photos as well as capturing the essence of the places she visits all over the world.  Her blog is a treasure trove of gorgeous images, it’s an inspiring space to say the least.

You’ll find Georgianna’s Etsy shop here where you can purchase prints of her work, including these two sets of lilac prints.

Lilac Prints Set 1 // Lilac Prints Set 2 // Blog // Facebook // Paris Blog // Portfolio

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Lush Lilac

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It’s that beautiful time of year when the lilac trees are beginning to bloom.  Where they flower their lush scent floats on the May air, carrying with it dreamy thoughts of a summer about to begin.  The blossoms make bright bouquets that will fill a room with their fragrance and bring a hint of luxury into your home.

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To The Wildwood

To The Wildwood Blog

Hi there, welcome To The Wildwood!

This site originally started as a wedding blog called Sparkle & Swish, but over time I lost my desire to blog solely about weddings and wanted to expand this space into a broader topic, something closer to my heart.  So I’ve spent the last couple of weeks reshaping the design and giving the blog a new identity.

You’ll still find wedding inspiration here at times, but this blog will now be dedicated to showcasing a life inspired by nature.  With posts on all kinds of topics from artists, craftspeople, writers and others who are influenced by nature, to design, products, events and homes with a love or element of the countryside at their core.

I’m excited to start this journey and hope you’ll enjoy the new topic.  If you’d like to get in touch you’ll find social media information in the sidebar, or simply shoot an email to hello@tothewildwood.com

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