colorful mid-century modern poolside wedding

Mid-century modern styled weddings are all the rage right now, and it’s so easy to see why! With retro cuteness (note the bridesmaids dresses) and funky, color block design elements, I love this style of wedding for a summer, poolside soirée.

Mid Century Modern wedding inspiration board

Palm Springs is pretty much the mothership of mid-century modern themed weddings but no matter where you are you can pull off this hot look with the right details, even while mixing it with more traditional touches like hand-lettered wedding invitations.

A nod to the summer sun with bright yellows, black and white striped straws, design-minded chairs, and a color-blocked cake will do the trick!

Details to adore:

Wedding cake with pineapple print
Retro style bridesmaid dresses


photo credits: bride and groom with bouquet from SB Chic, photographed by Nancy Neil // invitation suite from Ruffled, photographed by Lauren Peele Photography, designed by Stationary Bakery // cake from Green Wedding Shoes, photographed by Amber Gress, designed by Lael Cakes // string art table number from 100 Layer Cake, photographed by Christa and Ivy // drinks from 100 Layer Cake, photographed by Delbarr Moradi // bridesmaids from Style Me Pretty, photographed by Heather Rowland Photography // reception table from Ruffled, photographed by Two Foxes Photography, styled by E Events Co.

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. Oh i absolutely adore this! The bridesmaid dresses are amazing and so memorable and the colourful and different bouquet says so much for personality and character. Love!

  2. I love the square tiered cake – so unique!

  3. The geometric string art is to die for. Love!