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Boho Love at The Cookery Durham

The Cookery Durham Transformed into a Boho Garden of Love by The English Garden

Today we’re sharing an inspirational boho wedding The English Garden crafted at The Cookery Durham. This Raleigh wedding florist created a vintage den for the bride and groom to share a meal. The exposed brick walls and iron staircase of this warehouse venue were a fantastic backdrop. Vibrant summer wedding flowers and greenery were set on a sweetheart table. Lanterns and antique luggage served as decor, all nestled around the tabletop. The romantic scene was literally bursting with love, spelled out in industrial letters from local lighting superstar, Get Lit.

This editorial was featured in our 2019 Southern Bride & Groom print edition, and features a roster of our recommended vendors. The photos are by Katherine Miles Jones Photography. We’d like to give a big thanks to our models, Raleigh fitness blogger Claire Guentz and her hubby, Stephen Guentz.

Boho Wedding Sweetheart Table at The Cookery Durham with Love Signs
Bride and Groom at boho wedding by staircase at The Cookery Durham Katherine Miles Jones Photography
Pink and Yellow Summer Wedding Flowers and Fern by The English Garden Raleigh florist
Boho Wedding Ideas Vintage Lanterns and Fern on oriental rug by Katherine Miles Jones Photography
Vintage Boho Wedding Farm Table with vibrant flowers and lanterns on oriental rug

The English Garden Raleigh uses Boho Wedding Decor from All Angles of The Cookery Durham

The English Garden decorated this wedding scene from the ground up. They surrounded the sweetheart farm table with vintage lanterns and ferns sitting atop an Oriental rug. They also took advantage of the background. They lined the iron staircase with blooms, stacked vintage luggage around, and placed decorative rustic signage on a shelf. The decor gave dimension to the space, while also making it feel like a smaller nook within this large warehouse venue.

Other event details included beautiful drip candles, custom wedding menus by If It’s Paper, and mix and match china from Party Reflections.

Orange and Yellow Summer Boho Wedding Flowers with Ferns Katherine Miles Jones
Boho wedding details lavender drip candle by English Garden Raleigh
Sheer Blush Leanna Marshall Wedding Dress from Gilded Bridal Raleigh
Funky Font Placecard on a Farm Table Katherine Miles Jones
Funky Font Menu by If It's Paper Raleigh on Mix and Match Vintage China from Party Reflections
LOVE decorative letters from Get Lit with English Garden flowers at Cookery Durham by Katherine Miles Jones
Boho Wedding Flowers on Cookery Staircase by The English Garden Raleigh
LOVE light up letters with Edison bulbs by Get Lit Event Lighting at Durham Cookery
Vibrant Summer Wedding Flowers with Fern by English Garden Raleigh Katherine Miles Jones
Vintage Trunks with Boho Flowers in lanterns by The English Garden Raleigh
aerial view of The Cookery Durham boho wedding under market lights Katherine Miles Jones
Claire Guentz in Leanne Marshall wedding dress from Gilded Bridal Bella Trio English Garden Cookery Durham KMJ

Get The Look: Claire Guentz Dazzles in a Leanne Marshall Bridal Gown and Stephen Dons a Snazzy Navy Wedding Suit

Our bride and groom models happen to be real Raleigh newlyweds. In fact, they have their own podcast about marriage – The Husband and Wife podcast!

Claire’s wedding dress from Raleigh boutique Gilded Bridal was perfect for this boho wedding scene at The Cookery in Durham. She wore a sheer Leanne Marshall bridal gown in ivory with distinct blush undertones spilling out of the slitted skirt. A pendant necklace from Bailey’s Fine Jewelry worked well with the sweetheart neckline and spaghetti strap wedding dress. Her hair and makeup were styled by Bella Trio, a Durham salon and spa. To top off her boho wedding look, The English Garden made a delicate flower crown for the bride.

Stephen wore a navy wedding suit with a subtle check pattern, paired with a black bow tie from Belk. This classic look is popular for grooms and groomsmen who want to go casual-chic on the wedding day.

Claire Guentz in Gilded with Flower Crown Bouquet by English Garden at Cookery Durham KMJ
Bride in Leanne Marshall from Gilded Bridal holds summer bouquet English Garden
Stephen and Claire Guentz as boho bride and groom by LOVE signage at Cookery Durham
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