Loving this vintage style, Virginia-themed save the date that Ashley of Lemon and Lavender designed for her client, Sarah. Their entire wedding suite is inspired by Virginia — can’t wait to see more from this wedding!
…this genius use of canvas bags for floral containers. Pretty to decorate with and easy for guests to tote home as favors at the end of the evening. Photography by Kate Headley; logo design on bag by Simplsong Design; event design + planning by Ritzy Bee Events; floral design by Amaryllis. Featured on Snippet & Ink.
Oversize prints, roman stripes, lush florals, chintz, chessboard tiles, and exuberant color — all signature Dorothy Draper moves. Her sense of whimsy and playfulness is infectious; her passion for color + flowers is so inspiring, especially for fetes as joyful and full of fun as weddings.
images: 1 +7 originally featured in Elegant Bride Magazine; 2 invitation designed by Cheree Berry; 3 Hotel Saint Cecilia in Austin via Full House; 4 – via Heidi Claire; 5 + 6 Annette and Dan’s NY wedding via Martha Stewart
I’m so super addicted to pinterest. Several months ago, a client encouraged me to join, and I did, having absolutely zero idea what the hype was about, but it’s truly one of the most useful tools that’s been introduced online in a long time. It satiates my need for visual organization in a major kind of way. Gone are the days of organizing + cross referencing thousands of images on my desktop.
I believe my
obsession devotion has paid off since merriment has recently been recognized as a tastemaker in weddings + events! I’m pinning handfuls of boards thematically for weddings — from color stories, to paper details, to Richmond focused wedding inspiration. The classic board has to be one of my favorites though.
Do you pin? Would love to see you over at pinterest!
Some of my favorite posts from around the web…
Emily gives you a behind the scenes preview of the shoot we did for Southern Weddings in Williamsburg here.
Are you curious what a wedding planner does?
Love the recipes Tara Guerard shared on Design*Sponge last week.
What creative wedding invitations you have my dear!
Cantina lights, which are tiny globe-like bulbs that you might associate with European cafes, can be hung in most any pattern or configuration you can dream. Also called cafe lights or bistro lights, these pretty string lights, require more labor (and time) to install than more standard forms of wedding lighting, so be prepared for higher costs, but they really do make tents and outdoor spaces sparkle!
For today, a sea inspired palette ….
image via lonny magazine
Loving these classic blue and white inspired details! Perfect for a classic Richmond wedding.
For more blue + white inspiration visit my board on pinterest!
Gobo means “goes before optics,” which is a really technical definition for something that is very much like a stencil. A plate is cut with a design (your monogram, wedding logo, date) and is placed over a light. The image is projected on your dance floor or a large open space (a wall, ceiling, paved entranceway).