Wallpaper your Wedding!

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A great way to DIY decorate is by using wallpaper to set the tone of your wedding. Starting with invitations and envelopes, moving on to the ceremony and reception venues, there are lots of creative ways to use wallpaper to create beautiful, whimsical designs and decorations. Martha Stewart Weddings and other wedding websites have some lovely ideas to get you started. Check out these photos and then let it flow from there! Invitations and Envelopes: via 100layercake Click here … [Read more...]

Decor for a Very Merry Wedding

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'Tis the season to celebrate, and a wedding at holiday time is double the joy! Plus, a holiday-time wedding may have the advantage of having family and friends already at home, ready to party! Keep the holiday cheer going by decorating your wedding venue in traditional holiday style. Here are some beautiful ideas! Photo: Sara Gray & Novia Events via Style Me Pretty via Storkie The Knot: Rose and berry bouquet. Martha Stewart weddings: In this holiday-time wedding, … [Read more...]

Metallic Wedding Palette

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For autumn, there's something special about sparkling metallics blended with deep colors, warm fabrics, and firelight! Incorporate these rich tones into your bridal wear (shoes, sash, dress, jewelry) or your bridal decor (centerpieces, flowers, food, wall hangings)... Here are some of our favorite finds to brighten your wedding decor! * * * * Gold table setting ideas: Elizabeth Ann Designs Gold Torrent Drops: Anthropologie $48 Golden vessels bearing silver number … [Read more...]

DIY Projects for Fall Weddings

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Crafty brides and brides on budgets will love these lovely yet surprisingly simple ways to dress up your wedding. Follow the instructions or just use the ideas as a springboard for your own creativity. Sometimes it's the small things that make a big impact! * * * All photos and ideas from Martha Stewart Weddings. * * * Escort-Card Posies: All you need are fabric flowers, map pins, and glue to bring your seating assignments into bloom. Would look great with little … [Read more...]

DIY Decor: The Wonders of Washi Tape

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Washi tape is basically pretty, patterned, semi-transparent masking tape that originated in Japan. It comes in all sorts of colors, designs, patterns, and widths so that you can decorate anything you want to your heart's content! For your wedding, you can use it to decorate your invitations, save-the-date cards, place cards, favor boxes, centerpieces, flower and candle holders, wreaths and flags... just about anything. It's a sweet and super-easy way to put your color scheme to good … [Read more...]

Black & White: Hot Color Combo

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In the quest for something new and different, brides and grooms may overlook the classic black-and-white color scheme in favor of something more exciting. But this dashing duo is back in the spotlight this season, and it's never been this fun or this dramatic before! * * * * * Here are some new ways of using this old classic. invitations from Brides.com decor ideas from the knot table settings from Brides.com Bride & Groom style from Brides.com cakes from the … [Read more...]

Beach-Inspired Wedding Decor

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Summer is not yet officially upon us, but it's getting hot here already! Thoughts of sand, beaches, water, and weddings are floating before my eyes, and let me tell you, I can hear the gulls crying and smell the sunscreen already! If you are planning a waterside wedding or just want to bring the magic of summer into your wedding scheme, decorating your tables and venue will be a ton of fun (in the sun)! Aside from seashells and starfish, there are lots of ideas for a gorgeous, classy, and … [Read more...]

Old Hollywood Glamour: Silver & Navy Blue Wedding

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I found the most extraordinary wedding designed by Colin Cowe that took place at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Iced blues and silvers, reminiscent of the Art Deco era, evoke the glamor of Old Hollywood starlets. I cannot remember the last time I was so taken with the look of a wedding reception, but I think it has everything to do with the romantic lighting and mirrored table tops. "The reception carried the theme of glamor way into the night. To start, we laid down a powder blue carpet to … [Read more...]

Autumn Weddings Part I: Color schemes and decorating inspiration

The days are getting chilly, but the glory of fall color is all around us... If you are going to an autumn bride, what a gorgeous color palate you have to work with! Fiery reds, rusty gold, pumpkin orange, coppers and browns will create an atmosphere of warmth and romance for your special day! Invitations: The first whiff of fall comes to your guests in the mail. Decorate Save-the-Date cards and invitations with vines, leaves, scroll work, and flourishes for ultimate autumn elegance. … [Read more...]

Parisian Floral Trends: Wedding Decor and Bridal Bouquets

Currently featured on Style Me Pretty is a series of posts and photos about Parisian floral arrangements and bouquets. They are exquisite in a way that blends rustic and romantic. Visit Style Me Pretty to learn how to create your own displays that are"lush, garden-style bouquets with tumbling vines and branches, adorable country-style bouquets..." The French approach blends the inherent beauty of flowers, gathered simply from the garden, with the personal vision and passion of the floral … [Read more...]