pantone’s color of the year: serenity

From Karra Leigh Photography “When dreaming up this shoot I came across the “Mae” dress from Chantel Lauren and instantly fell in love knowing that it would be the perfect inspiration dress for creating a simplistic and chic style around the Serenity color of the year! The dress was hand-dyed and I LOVE the idea of brides rocking a colorful dress and keeping the overall style simple.”

Beautiful pear shaped ring in a blue velvet ring box #somethingblue | Karra Leigh Photography Blue wedding dress | Karra Leigh Photography Watercolor map for wedding location | Karra Leigh Photography Blue watercolor wedding invitations | Karra Leigh Photography Pantone color of the year: Serenity wedding dress | Karra Leigh Photography

From Karra Leigh Photography – “The Willamette Heritage Center is such a gem of a venue because it has the most beautiful white washed brick and oozes character. With a minimalistic approach to the table setting it really brought out the hand painted watercolor script for the table runner that added a more personal touch to the day.

Powder blue wedding dress | Karra Leigh Photography Mostly white wedding cake with painted flowers | Karra Leigh Photography Blue wedding invitations with white hand-lettering in watercolor | Karra Leigh Photography Serenity blue wedding dress | Karra Leigh Photography Calligraphy table runner | Karra Leigh Photography Pantone Serenity blue color of the year wedding dress | Karra Leigh Photography

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly without complexities or pride so I love you because I now no other way than this: where I does not exist, nor you, so close that your hand on my chest is my hand, so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep. – Sonnet XVII- Pablo Neruda

“This was the quote written across the table runner and it’s such a beautiful statement for the bride and groom on their wedding day!”

Bridal bouquet with thistle and anemone | Karra Leigh Photography Calligraphy table runner | Karra Leigh Photography Diamond earrings | Karra Leigh Photography Pantone Color of the Year Serenity wedding ideas | Karra Leigh Photography

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Photography: Karra Leigh Photography // Florals: Seventh Stem // Calligraphy & Invitation Suite: Hey Halle // Dress: The Mae Dress from Chantel Lauren Designs // Cake: Dream Cakes PDX // Rentals: Classic Vintage Rentals // Hair & Makeup: Beth Level Artistry // Jewelry: Susie Saltzman // Model: Marlie York // Venue: Willamette Heritage Center in Salem, Oregon.

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Comments

  1. Thanks so much for the feature!

  2. Love the blue! That gown is heavenly…
    xx,
    NST Pictures – Cinematic Weddings

  3. I just adore this shade of not-so-obvious blue, it’s romantic, ethereal and deep in my head it’s colour of mystery too

  4. Beautiful dress!

  5. These colors are absolutely GORGEOUS!! <3 My next styled shoot will HAVE TO HAVE at least a hint of this. You guys are always featuring the most amazing shoots. Thank you!!

  6. Gah! Soooo lovely!!