romantic peach and blush (reader request)

blush and peach romantic wedding

This peach and blush inspiration board for a romantic New Orleans wedding was created for Anna and Jaren who are having their spring destination wedding in the French Quarter! Anna wrote and said: “Our ceremony will be held in Jackson Square with the gorgeous St. Louis Cathedral as the backdrop and the reception will be at the Musee Conti Historical Wax Museum.

Right now I am trying to nail down a color palette and just can’t decide. I like blush, peach, ivory, gold, and lighter shades of blue with hints of green. I want to create an elegant and romantic feel, but I don’t know how to do that while also keeping the New Orleans vibe going. I’m also thinking of doing something New Orleans themed for the favors, but I am stuck on whether to just do traditional Praline candies or if there is some way I can tie in beads and masks while still maintaining the romance.”

For a romantic New Orleans wedding it’s all about the wow factor, an old European vibe, hints of glamour, and lots of fun. You don’t have to go literal with a Mardi Gras theme but use the old and quirky surroundings as your inspiration. Masks make great wedding favors, especially if you tie them in with your decor and glam them up like the one below!

New Orleans wedding maskA peach, blush, light blue, gold, and ivory (with bits of green!) color palette is perfect for spring – no matter where you have your wedding. Keep it elegant and glamorous with a square shape cake with gold detailing and an ‘all eyes on me’ Euro-chic style bridal fascinator. Your floral centerpieces should have some sort of fun and unexpected ‘omg that’s amazing’ element to them like how the one in this inspiration board has spring tulips shooting out from it. The reception venue has gorgeous exposed brick walls so play them up by adding hanging vintage window frames and bistro lights to bring out the warm colors. Gold glitter bridal heels are a cute outfit detail and decorate your chairs with crystal beads to catch the twinkle and glow from all the candlelight!

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Congratulations Jaren and Anna on your engagement!

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photo credits: picture frames and exposed brick wall via Style Me Pretty, photographed by Ashley Biess Photography // wedding invitation suite from The Pretty Blog, designed by Lazaro Press, photographed by Emme Wynn Photography // chairs from Style Me Pretty, photographed by John & Joseph Photography Inc. // Kate Spade shoes with sparkle heels via Southern Weddings, photographed by A Bryan Photo // peach colored cake from Inspired by This, created by Cupcake Couture, photographed by Allyson Magda // succulent place setting via Green Wedding Shoes, photographed by This Modern Romance // floral centerpiece via Ceremony Blog, designed by Krista Jon Floral Design, photographed by Trista Lerit Photography // bride in fascinator via Ruche, photographed by Elizabeth Messina, available here // mask via Style Me Pretty, photographed by Marisa Holmes Photography.

About Sara Burnett

Editor of Burnett's Boards, which she founded to showcase global creativity in the wedding industry. Sara currently lives out of a suitcase while island hopping the Caribbean and beyond. Learn More // Follow on Instagram.


  1. I love this color combo. I can’t think of a better place to get married than the French Quarter!

  2. I’ve always been partial to peach 🙂 It’s a great color!!

  3. Gorgeous as always! I, too, am partial to peach!

  4. You are so good at this Sara! Love the way you brought the whole theme together, and even managed to make the beads classy!

  5. Thanks so much, Sara! I love this! I’m definitely going to use the idea of the hanging window frames against the brick walls, that will look so lovely. The chair idea is really great too and I’m definitely going to try and find some heels like that! You really managed to incorporate the New Orleans theme while still keeping it elegant and glamourous. This is perfect!

    • Thanks Anna! So relieved/glad you love it! This one was a joy to make – I love the color palette and have such fond (albeit hazy…) memories of New Orleans!

  6. So gorgeous! I love peach, and you expertly worked in the bits of green, pale blue, and gold, too!