Entries in weddings (7)

Wednesday
24Feb2010

Killing Us With Cotton.

We loved this wedding so much when we came across it on Green Wedding Shoes that we just had to repost it. The use of natural cotton throughout is so well done.  Simple, beautiful, stunning, and super creative.  It knocks our socks off!  These images really speak for themselves...


{Jasmine Star}

Monday
22Feb2010

Color Me Pretty.

What are we loving right now? Colored wedding dresses.  Whether just a hint of tint or all out, we love seeing color in the spring 2010 collections.

Jenny Packham

Jenny Packham

Jenny Packham

Vera Wang

Vera Wang

Friday
22Jan2010

Romanced by Mexico.

If you dream of cobblestone streets, vibrant color, old world charm and mariachi's strumming by the water's edge then this is for you.  Miles of senorita ruffles and pretty tissue paper pinatas recall the romance of Mexico without ever having to cross the border. 

pinata {Aaron Delesie}, sombrero couple {Jose Villa}, red vignette {Evrim Icoz}, kissing couple {Sylvie Gil}, save the date, Puerto Vallarta {Aaron Delesie}, mexico bride {Evrim Icoz}, papel picados, reception room {Robert Sukrachand}, rings {Evrim Icoz}, sunlit couple {Evrim Icoz}, green dress {Q Weddings}, ruffle dress {Evrim Icoz}, hammock {Q Weddings}

Thursday
21Jan2010

Ribbons Everywhere.

We are loving the use of ribbons.  When used in abundance, they can really make a statement.  And making this kind of impact doesn't have to be super expensive.  You can search eBay, local craft stores, and even thrift stores, to find the best deals.

As you can see, a ribbon chandelier can just as easily work as decor at your next dinner party as it can at your child's birthday party.

yellow & white chandeliermulti-colored chandelier

We also love ribbons hanging from chairs.  When we saw this used at a wedding reception, it instantly caught our attention.  To us, it exudes a dramatic yet whimsical feeling.  

  ribbon on chairs {Jose Villa}

 We've also seen ribbon curtains used as a way to create a more intimate space.  You can start with a wide open venue, and give your guests the feeling of a small dinner party by drawing them in with strategically placed curtains.

ribbon curtains {Jose Villa}

And one of our all time favorite uses, is the Flower Tree.  We love the effect this creates, and it's so easy to achieve.  Simply string any flower of your choice onto a ribbon, hang from a tree....and a perfect bohemian wedding location is complete.

ribbon tree {One Love Photo}

Wednesday
20Jan2010

When an artist gets married II...

On Monday we shared with you the beautiful invitation suite designed by San Diego artist Kelli Murray for her own nuptials. We are so excited to share the rest of this charming wedding with you today.  Kelli & Sam were married in November in an El Cajon, CA backyard and filled their day with lots of creativity, a vintage palette and tons of handcrafted elements.  She started with this inspiration board and the end result was fabulous...

The lovely bride and her adorable groom, as photographed by Acres of Hope Photography...

Love, love, love these bridesmaids dresses from Anthropologie.  The tone of them is just neutral enough to stick with Kelli's vision while also providing a blank canvas for each girl to express some individuality with accessories.  Kelli worked with her cousin to design something different for each of her friends (see what she created here, on her blog).  

 

Not only are these two crazy cute, they are also super talented.  The self portrait bookmarks (above) were taken from a recent painting Kelli did and she added one to each of the programs.  She created mini "book" versions of programs for her guests with special notes about her parents and each one of their attendants.  We love the aged look of the pages and how she created a keepsake for her by doing this.  It's something above and beyond the normal programs that would normally just get tossed.

Adoring the way the photobooth fabric coordinates perfectly with the background in her invites and creates a retro feel. Kelli hand painted the masks herself and collected glasses, mustaches, gilded frames and fur coats for her guests to play with and snap polaroids of themselves.   

 

How happy do these two look spinning on the dance floor? 

When was the last time you saw an old fashion exit like this where the bride and groom didn't close down the party?  We love the sparklers, and more than that, we heart her getaway dress that we've both coveted for some time by Sarah Seven on Etsy.  

Be sure to check out more of these two lovebirds on film at Tulle & Feathers today.  Super 8's and a super cute wedding video, too!  

Images {Acres of Hope Photography}