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When we met Olivia and Michael, they were working with Design Studio South to design a beautiful neutral-toned Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum wedding. The couple chose this Savannah wedding venue for its beautiful gardens and outdoor space. Design Studio South did a fantastic job designing an event that highlighted the gardens in a whimsical and romantic setting. 

Outdoor Ceremony At Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum Wedding

For this wedding at the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, the outdoor wedding ceremony took place in front of the historic Scarbrough House. Dark wood folding chairs were set out for guests while the aisle was lined with low-lying floral arrangements of blush pink, peach, and white-toned blooms. The bride and groom stood under a stunning floral wedding ceremony arch that went perfectly with the space. When designing the floral wedding ceremony arch, we chose to incorporate white dahlias, white roses, peach dahlias, peach ranunculus, and peach roses with lots of greenery. This floral wedding ceremony arch turned out to be one of our favorite design aspects!

Fall Wedding Reception With Neutral Tones

The incredible vendor team set up a combination of long and circle tables under the roofed pavilion for this Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum wedding reception. Each guest table was set with white textured linens, wood Helix chairs, and a mixture of tall and short floral arrangements. We used two different colored taper candles in “moss” and “seaside” to round out the design.

Neutral fall tones with pops of peach-colored blooms were the inspiration behind the wedding design. Our couple loved to incorporate blooms wherever possible, from the beautiful floral installation at the sweetheart table to the lush garden of flowers on the cake table. This elegant neutral fall color palette was thoughtfully incorporated in every aspect of the wedding reception. Elements such as the white anemone flower added a touch of modern elegance to the space.

It was an absolute joy working with Olivia, Micheal, and the Design Studio South team for this neutral-toned fall wedding! We loved how Olivia and Micheal embraced florals and had them featured everywhere at their event. Our team enjoys creating a custom floral design that is unique to you! We’d love to chat with you more about your wedding vision and help it come to life! 

Bridal party in matching pyjamas with champagne
Savannah bride and groom with floral wedding ceremony arch
Southern wedding bar decor
Wedding reception decor for Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum wedding
Peach and white buttercream wedding cake


Photography: Gracie Byrd Jones 
Videography: Gavin Sellers Creative 
Design + Panning: Design Studio South 
Hair + Makeup: Beyond Beautiful by Heather 
Venue + Bar: Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum 
Ceremony Music:  New Arts Ensembles 
Ceremony Sound + Cocktail Hour Music: All About You Entertainment 
Catering: J.Thomas Kitchen 
Cake + Desserts: Vanilla + The Bean 
Band:  Sam Hill Bands 
Rentals:  Snyder 
Rentals + Draping: Eventworks Rentals 
Rug Rentals: Savannah Vintage Rentals 
Linens: BBJ Linens 
Lighting: JLK Events 
Tree Rentals: Savannah Secret Gardens 
Transportation: Old Savannah Tours  & Royal Bike Taxi 
Invitations: Jen Simpson Design 
Day of Paper Goods + Signs: Lowcountry Paper Co.