12 days of christmas: a partridge in a pear tree

Welcome to day 1 of the 12 Days of Christmas series! For ‘a partridge in a pear tree’ I didn’t want to go too literal with the inspiration but you will find pears, pear shapes, and feathers in this board. The powder blue, gold, and white colors work really well for a luxurious winter wedding […]

pantone color of the year: linen

Next up in our Pantone Color of the Year for 2013 prediction series is linen. Linen is easy on the eyes, warm, effortless, classic, and a perfect color to go with for any season of wedding. Compliment linen tones with nudes, whites, and ivories. For some texture, linen lends itself well to burlap and lace […]

mountain mist

Inspiration can truly come from anywhere. For the creator of the stunning green dress in this wedding inspiration board, Leanne Marshall (Project Runway Season 5 Winner) the inspiration for it came form a garden in the French countryside: “I was inspired while on my vacation to France this summer. No, not on the typical things […]

pantone color of the year: african violet

This week we are calling on African Violet to be Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2013. This beautiful color is happy, soothing, and healing, which is why we typically think of it as lavender! It is perfect for a late winter or early spring wedding, and is sweet and feminine but not overly sugary […]


If pink is just too sweet for you, how about adding something a little tart to it? A grapefruit inspired wedding does the trick. It’s pink with attitude. As you probably are learning on your wedding planning journey, in order to maintain a polished look at your wedding it is important to color coordinate your […]

pantone color of the year: nectarine

Every year when Pantone comes out with it’s spring color reports it’s always a shot in the dark as to which one they are going to pick to be the color of the year. This year though one of my favorites is definitely nectarine. I’ve got my fingers crossed and I’m rooting for nectarine! It’s […]


Proteas have to be my favorite flower right now – I absolutely love the structure of them! So modern and mildly weird 😉 Proteas are native to South Africa and have been growing in popularity (some say that proteas are the new succulent) so you can find them pretty much anywhere now. Incorporate them into […]

something blue

I have to admit something – I first created this board back when I made three wedding inspiration boards for bachelorette Emily Maynard’s wedding, and this blue and white one was supposed to be for Jef. But, (and if you’re a huge fan of the show or a Jef Holmes stalker then you’ll know what […]

green green garden

There is a timeless and classic quality about a wedding in a well manicured and richly green garden. Include the following in your garden wedding to really make it something special: garden napkin rings… add an equestrian touch… use a green garden table runner… flower girls and bridesmaids in floral crowns… and include leafy greens […]

lavender and mint

Lavender and mint is a fresh, fun, and perfect for spring color combination for your wedding. Use lavender colors and flowers on your paper products with these lovely items from Wedding Girl: bridal shower invitations… pop the question to your bridesmaids with an adorable cupcake topper on a sweet treat… label your desserts in style […]

fern frenzy

Ferns are a natural and beautiful addition to any wedding. While searching for the lovely images above, I ran across an Etsy shop called Leaf Decor and couldn’t help but share of few of their treasures with you. Table numbers… Wedding party pressed leaves art gifts… And my favorite find, pressed heart leaves (which would […]


Peach and pink sorbet with hints of gold and ivory make a lovely spring or summer wedding palette. This fresh and fun color combination is sure to ‘wow.’ And that’s not the only reason this board is special – Elvira over at the lovely blog 3D Memoirs requested this board and has developed three amazing […]

s(teal) me

A cool teal combined with a warm ivory or gold is such a gorgeous combination. If you’re considering a teal toned wedding, check out Wedding Girl’s hand painted peony wedding invitation – the glitter paint gives it an extra wow factor that I love! photo credits: teal wedding cake, glitter nail polish color, save the […]

sweet pink

The darling wedding cake in this inspiration board is from Sweet and Saucy Shop and reminded me so much of Rifle Paper Co. stationary that I went and found some of their adorable paper products to match this sweet pink wedding (or bridal shower)! Will you be my maid of honor and thank you postcards…  Will […]

tangerine tango

By now most of you probably know that Pantone’s color of the year is tangerine tango. It’s bright, it’s fun, and a little edgy. Another thing that is hot this year is the new wedding planning tool, Wedding Lovely. They are taking on TheKnot.com and providing brides with an easy and stress-free way to plan […]


Seersucker is a thin, puckered, all cotton fabric that you will usually find in striped or checkered patterns. It is absolutely perfect for summer and spring weddings! Where to find seersucker: on people who sail, on people who golf, southern weddings and tea parties, preppy people at your local country club, and all over Martha […]