Here is a pretty little color palette that is perfect for a spring or summer wedding. It also has a vintage vibe to it and reminds me a bit of the 50s era. When I was originally searching for photos for today’s inspiration board, I was shooting for lavender, plum, & teal… and it ended up morphing in to this instead. I love the bright pops of pink/fuchsia against the light aqua backdrop. Yum!

Aqua, Fuschia, Lavender

{sources: aqua chair with flowers | invitation suite | bridesmaid bouquet | handpainted masons | centerpieces | wedding cake | lavender | boutonnires}

Have a lovely, Thursday, friends!

xoxo

 

I fell for this wedding the second I saw a glimpse of those big, bright pink peonies. And then I saw the darling hand-painted wooden signs, and the chandelier handing in the tent, and the adorable candy buffet… *Sigh.*

After Katie and Joe’s sweet church ceremony, they headed over to Brutocao Cellars for the reception, which her family owns! What a perfect place to celebrate with their family and friends. The lovely images were captured by the husband and wife duo behind Larsen’s Photography.

Read on to hear all about the details of the day from the bride herself!

From the Bride: Joe & I enjoy the simple things in life, but we also appreciate the finer things – so my goal was to embrace the beauty of the rustic vineyard setting, while trying to insert classy elements. I love pink and yellow, but didn’t want the harshness of too bright of colors. After much thought (and paint swatch musical chairs), I decided to go for dusty versions of cerise pink, mustard yellow, and slate gray. Not only did this allow me to incorporate my favorite colors, but I felt the more muted, dusty colors would fit well with the rustic setting. Originally, my plan was to have more pink, but as we were selecting table clothes, bridesmaids’ dresses, etc. I liked the look of the yellow and gray together so much that I focused more on that and used the pinks as accents.

Wedding Shoes

Bouquet Wrap

Wedding Ceremony

Bridesmaids

Wedding Sign

Yellow Guestbook

I adore these fun guest book pages from the Guestbook Store.

Guestbook Store

I Do Sign

Wedding Ring Kiss

Tent Chandelier

Peony Centerpieces

Colorful Cake

Because wine is such a big part of my life and our setting, I wanted to incorporate wine corks somehow. I had the idea to use them as part of our centerpieces. We had our florist put corks at the bottom of square glass vases and they turned out very pretty!

Wine Cork Centerpiece

Wine

I also love crafts and so I wanted to incorporate DIY elements so that it felt more personal. I created a candy buffet with different size glass jars. The containers had yellow ribbons wrapped around their middles with gray name tags identifying the types of candies. To add a bit of whimsy, I stuck large pink lollypops in several of the jars.

Pink Yellow Candy Buffet

Candy Buffet Sign

Candy and Cake

Candy Buffet

Wedding Chairs

Thank You Wedding Sign

Vineyard Wedding

As far as the day itself, I don’t think that it could have been any better than it was. We were surrounded by so many people who love us as individuals and as a couple, that there was an incredible sense of happiness and love. The wedding, itself, was a blur. But Joe’s expression as I walked down the aisle was priceless. He’s a guy who prides himself on never crying, but as my eyes met his I noticed a single tear falling down his cheek.

Aww! How sweet is that? Congratulations, Katie and Joe!! Many thanks to Larsen’s Photography for sharing this gorgeous wedding with us.

Enjoy your Wednesday!

Photographer: Larsen's Photography / Reception Venue: http://www.brutocaoschoolhouseplaza.com/contento-vineyard-site.html / Flowers & Decor: Dandelion Floral / Invitations & Stationery: Wedding Paper Divas / Bride’s Dress: Maggie Sottero / Dress Store: David's Bridal / Hairstylist: Studio West / DJ: Perfect Day Events / Bride’s Jewelry: Shane Co. / Groom’s Attire: Men's Wearhouse

It turns out that I am incapable of making an inspiration board without using coral. Not sure what the deal is, but I guess I am just so smitten with this color that I can’t fathom creating a color palette without it…

So, today we have another lovely and BRIGHT color palette to add to the coral collection. Last week I shared this coral + navy palette, and this week’s features another shade of blue–turquoise!

These colors are SO cheery. I can’t see how looking at these photos wouldn’t instantly brighten your day. ;)

Enjoy, friends! I am off to Seattle for the next 3 days, wahooo!

Coral and Turquoise Wedding Inspiration

{sources: rose necklace | chevron clutch | turquoise necklace + coral dress | coral + turquoise bridesmaids | cakes | coral flowers | invitation suite}

Floral Print Wedding Fashion

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Hello dear readers! I hope you are enjoying this beautiful spring morning wherever you may be. It feels more like summer here, and I certainly can’t complain about all this lovely weather we’ve been having. :)

I wanted to apologize for missing a couple of days last week. Last week was a crazy work week for me so unfortunately the blog had to be put on the backburner more than I would have liked. This week I am heading to Seattle for 3 days to help my mom with a big fundraising event that she’s hosting at her store, but I am going to try extra hard to have all posts pre-scheduled and ready to go!

Now, on to the floral print prettiness…I may be slightly obsessed. This is a detail I wish I saw more of! It’s the perfect way to bring in a fun, colorful, vintage-y vibe to your big day. And, few things scream “summer!” quite like floral prints do!

Floral Wedding Dress

I have seen a fair share of gorgeous floral print bridesmaid dresses (like these lovely ones)… but what about a floral print wedding gown!? I am so in love with the bride’s dress in the photo above! I don’t know that I have ever seen someone rock floral print so well.

Floral Bridesmaid Dresses

Floral print bridesmaids via Elizabeth Anne Designs

Floral Wedding Gown

What do you think about this sassy floral print gown by Atelier Aimee Bridal Couture? If you don’t want to go all out with a floral print gown, consider a floral print hairpiece (like this one!)

Floral Bow Ties

For the groom, a floral print bow tie or neck tie would be the perfect way to tie in a floral theme. Aren’t these all just so much fun? I have (sadly) never seen Andrew in a bow tie but I keep meaning to buy one for him because I know he would look soo handsome. :)

Top bow tie via One Wed, bottom left via General Knot & Co, bottom right via Emmaline Bride.

Floral Print Heels

Another more subtle approach to rocking floral print is to dress up your feet with some pretty patterns… aren’t these gorgeous!? The ones on the right from Farfetch are seriously amazzzzing. The slingbacks on the left can be found on Shoedazzle.

Floral Bridesmaid Dress

There are so many ways to tie in floral print throughout your wedding fashion. If you are looking for some super fun & colorful prints, check out The Happy Couple, who made the bow tie above… they have lots of bow ties & ties, ring bearer pillows, banners, and more! A floral print clutch is a great way to add in a “pop” of floral if you don’t want your bridesmaids to be completely decked out. But, if you do like this look, I highly recommend this Peach Rose Dress from Ruche! So pretty!

So, have I got you hooked or what?? Isn’t floral print just the prettiest? I am hoping to see lots of these looks throughout this summer’s weddings!

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