Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Mountain Views


My Inspiration:
These Gatlinburg, Tennessee views were beyond incredible, igniting dreams of a stunning outdoor wedding. The color palette nature offers is incredible with such a wide range of options and combinations there is no lack of color inspiration for your wedding in these photos.
 
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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Rustic Glamour

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My Inspiration:
I was inspired by my client's want for a rustic wedding with a touch of glam. My anticipation of a crisp fall day and the bridesmaids' raspberry dresses led me to incorporating vivid raspberry, deep red, warm orange, and white into the overall design. A barn filled with farm tables was the perfect venue to offer a rustic setting. The gold hints, crystal china, and chandeliers perfectly completed the glamorous ambience. 
 
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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Moongate Romance



My Inspiration:
Moongates can be found all over Bermuda, which is where I found this one. Many gardens also feature them all over the world. Legend says, if newlyweds step through a moongate hand-in-hand, happiness will endure. Imagine creating your own moongate or large round wreath as the backdrop for your wedding ceremony. They add such an extra romantic touch to an already special moment.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Eiffel Tower Dessert

My Inspiration:
These divine desserts served up from inside the Eiffel tower made for perfect inspiration. Guests would absolutely love a dessert themed midnight buffet with a selection of your favorite desserts. Even if you both as a couple don't have a sweet tooth you could personalize the experience by adding savory treats like pretzels and spicy peanuts as well.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Delightful Brunch

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My Inspiration:
This time my inspiration comes from an authentic Irish breakfast. While enjoying my breakfast in a sweet cafĂ© near Killarney I got to thinking about alternative options for feeding your wedding guests. Brunch! If you aren't too keen on the idea of having a huge reception with all the formalities but also prefer to have something a bit more hardy than a cocktail party reception a brunch would be the perfect happy medium. It's a perfect way to treat your guests to something a bit different and enjoy a less formal and relaxed celebration.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

St Maarten Favors

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My Inspiration:
The shores of St Maarten can inspire lots of exciting ideas and thoughts. Of course the rich colors are inspiration for so many things all on there own. This part of a horse back riding trail made me think of giving mini cactus plants and succulents to guests as favors. Both are low maintenance to care for and plants add life and cheer to a home, so why not continue the spread of happiness after your special day.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Cheerful Sunflowers

My Inspiration:
Can you just picture each of your bridesmaids carrying a single sunflower down the aisle and you with an entire bouquet of them? It would be such a sweet and rather inexpensive way to include these beauties in your ceremony. Adding them to the tops of lanterns and filling the lanterns with green or yellow tulle would sprinkle a bit more of these cheerful flowers into your ceremony. If you are interested in more of an elaborate design, consider covering an arch in them with fabric swagged between or stringing the flower heads on fishing line to create an entire sunflower curtain.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Bermuda Sunshine

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My Inspiration:
The calm beaches of Bermuda make me think of using pastel colors in all things wedding. Blush and watery blue tones for dresses and linens would give a nod to a beach lover's passion. A soft pink cake with light aqua or white design accents would be perfect for a summer wedding. Bermuda also sparks ideas for food. I'm thinking start with a beach style clam bake during cocktail hour. Follow that up with family style serving of a light salad, chicken chesapeake, lemon pepper haddock, and champagne marinated beef tips. End the night with an ice cream buffet.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Pure Water Lily



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My Inspiration:
Water lilies are such romantic flowers and project such a pure and simple beauty. It may be impossible to include them in a bouquet but think of them in a gorgeous low centerpiece on your guest tables or a tub of them greeting guests as they look for their names on a seating chart. If you aren't having your wedding at a garden you can bring the garden to your wedding.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Fancy Fireworks

 
My Inspiration:
Fireworks! If you have ever been to Walt Disney World (not sponsored) and stayed in the Magic Kingdom to see the spectacular fireworks display and show at night you know how moving and uplifting they can be. Fireworks or sparklers at the end of a wedding can add a magical finishing touch to a love and excitement filled day.
 
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