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...]

Beautiful Bridal Bouquets for Fall

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Summer is on the wane, and everything shifts with the seasons in regard to wedding planning. From the foods to the colors to the fabrics, and of course the flowers a bride carries down the aisle. Celebrate the season with a deep, lush, majestic bouquet, like some of these pictured below! feature image: The bride at this California wedding, a floral designer by trade, composed her bouquet of plush 'Pieter B' and 'Evelyn' garden roses, bunny tails, and pink-edged variegated dogwood. Vintage … [Read more...]

5 Fall 2009 Wedding Ideas

Leaves are changing colors and there's a chill in the air. Everything changes with the season, from the foods to the fabrics, and even to the flowers that a bride will carry with her down the aisle. Autumn is a beautiful season for a wedding, and there are myriad ways to charm your guests. Keep things warm and cozy with these fun and festive fall wedding ideas! (image from eHow) 1. Hang amber-lit lanterns The warm-colored light perfectly coordinates with fall wedding colors.  With so much … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Weddings

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday! At the turn of the century, Thanksgiving week was one of society’s grandest periods of social functions, according to Creative Bride, and getting married just before or just after Thanksgiving was highly fashionable. Today, a holiday wedding has its challenges and bonuses. For example, Thanksgiving weekend is the busiest travel time of the year, so travel plans would have to be finalized well in advance. However, family members … [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...]

The Autumn Bride

Winter is upon us, but this WeddingBee blog is dreaming of fall. So is MakeCupcakesNot War:  And take a look at these gorgous fall wedding invitations: … [Read more...]