color blocked

Color blocking is one of those trends that seems trendy just about all the time, especially in the fashion world. This bright and fun look is seeping its way into weddings and I’m so happy for it! The color blocked look is fresh, fun, young, and easy to love. Carry your color blocked wedding theme […]

the 1980s

A 1980s themed wedding is sort of the ultimate in wedding themes. I mean, who hasn’t been to an ’80s’ party before? There is so much to love (and miss) about the 80s. If you’re going to be a retro 80s bride, check out these fabulous bouquets from Floricultcha. They don’t come more retro than […]

vintage vegas (+ real engagement)

Rachel is one of those girls who you had a couple classes with in college, and you always got along with her great, but she was never really part of your inner circle, nor you of hers, and so you never hung out as much as you should have. Then life goes on, you graduate […]

which disney princess are you?

What are these Disney princesses doing here? Click them to find out!

vintage rainbow wedding

It’s no secret that I love a good rainbow wedding and the vintage look and feel – so why not combine the two? Several sources have claimed that rainbow weddings are going to be the hot trend for 2013 – it’s bold, it’s vibrant, and it looks like something a 9 year old would dream […]

colors of india

To wrap up our Global Weddings Week Series (wasn’t this fun!? I think we should do it again – yes? no? What countries would you like to see?) we have a vibrant and colorful Indian wedding! South Asian weddings are bright events overflowing with ritual and celebration that often last for several days. Indian wedding […]

fiesta wedding

Day 3 of the Global Weddings Week Series brings us a fun and colorful fiesta wedding! The great thing about a fiesta wedding is that you don’t have to travel all the way to Mexico – you can bring the celebratory vibe straight to your venue! Key things you’ll need: lots of colorful elements (color […]

bhldn

For those of you out there who are Anthropologie fans you’ve probably heard about their parent company’s bridal line BHLDN (pronounced ‘beholden’). The initial line premiered online on Valentines Day in 2011, and I’ve been a fan ever since. So frankly, it’s about time I dedicated a post to this lovely store. All of the […]

jewel tones for the young at heart (reader request)

Can you believe it? I’ve got another fan requested board for you today (and two more coming up tomorrow and the day after!) from the lovely Gail of OliverInk (who also wrote a fantastic guest post for us). Gail requested a jewel toned wedding inspiration board for her niece who is getting married and using emerald […]

rainbow love

With this rainbow loving inspiration board today…I think I feel a party coming on! My very dear friend Heather (who is also a new mother to a gorgeous baby boy) has a beautiful ring on her finger and it’s a lovely blue shade (it looks like #6 below), which is what got me thinking about […]

neon

Things that were popular in the eighties: popped collars on polo shits, shoulder pads, big hair, neon, rock candy, cassettes, Dr. Pepper bubble gum, high tops, leg warmers, TRON, Ted Danson, Inspector Gadget, Mr. T., Madonna, Sony Walkmans, roller rinks, birthday parties at Mc. Donald’s, Care Bears, Atari, hammer pants, geometric shapes, skateboards… add more […]

taste the rainbow

Anyone been to the Miami airport? If you have, have you seen the installation art called Harmonic Convergence by Christopher Janney? It’s so beautiful! “The work combines light, colour, and sound as it leads passengers from a rental car terminal to the airport proper. Speakers installed at regular intervals along the walkway create a continuously […]

over the rainbow

Rainbow weddings are fun, quirky, and definitely memorable. If you are going to have a rainbow wedding, you have to go all the way. Rainbow theme everything from your drinks to your bridesmaids dress and of course your flowers and decor. A budget friendly way to bring a lot of color to your rainbow wedding […]

define whimsical

whimsical (adjective) whimsy (noun) whimsicality (noun) whimsically (adverb) Playfully quaint or fanciful, espcially in an appealing and amusing way. Things that are whimsical: pinwheels, porcelain figurines, kites, gyroscopes, tulle, music boxes, root beer floats, puddle jumping, garden gnomes, snow globes, lightning bugs, and daisy chains. *** This whimsical real wedding was featured on Green Weddings […]

monkey see, monkey do

The precursor to the modern zoo was the ‘menagerie’, which dates back to the ancient world. The oldest known zoological collection was uncovered in Egypt and is believed to be from 3500 B.C. The animals included hippos, elephants, baboons, and wildcats. Zoos existed in ancient Greece and Rome, and Henry I of England kept lions, […]

rainbow brite revival

Starlight, starbright, someone hit me up with some Rainbow Brite! Rainbow Brite was a popular kids tv series (originally a hallmark card creation), that followed the journey of the show’s namesake as she is kidnapped and taken to Colorless World, where she befriends Twink, finds the Sphere of Light, and rescues the seven Color Kids. They then […]