Archive for March, 2013

Fashion Friday: Our Favorite Bold Florals
Posted by Sarah Zlotnick. Filed under Bridesmaids, Color Palettes

Spring weather can’t get here soon enough in chilly DC! Today we’re warming up with bold florals—a fun, colorful motif for any spring or summer wedding. Add a little on your bridesmaids with a necklace or some earrings, or go full tilt in a faux wrap dress. Either way it’s a winning look! 
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Tessa + Dan: A Lush Forest Wedding by Tin Sparrow Studio
Posted by Sarah Zlotnick. Filed under Real Weddings

Wow. We’ve looked at the photos a few times now, but the feeling doesn’t change. Tessa and Dan’s wedding transports us to a modern fairy tale forest each and every time, and we are absolutely in awe of all that lush greenery.  Set amid the breathtaking views of the Onteora Mountain House in Boiceville, NY, their September nuptials put a 21st century spin on classic rustic romance. We are delighted that Tin Sparrow Studio is sharing the images with us today.

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DIY Wednesday: Italian Soda Bar
Posted by Kate. Filed under DIY Wednesday, Do It Yourself

By Caroline Drake

Italian sodas are such a fun interactive addition to any event!  It isn’t hard to put together a nice spread, and it easily becomes the highlight of the party!

You will need a few items to put together your Italian Soda Bar:

Flavored Syrups (It is fun to have several so your guests can make endless combinations) • Sparkling water (Pellegrino) • Whipped Cream Spray  • Maraschino cherries • Striped Straws • Glasses • Ice  • Half and half (optional if you want to add a few tablespoons for the Cremosa version of Italian Sodas)

Step One • Fill a 16 ounce glass with ice.

Step Two • Fill the glass with about 8 ounces of Sparkling Water

Step Three • Add 2-4 tablespoons (about 5-6 pumps) of the flavored syrup.

Step Four • Top with lots of whipped cream!

Step Five • Don’t forget the cherry on top and a fun striped straw

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Reveling in Teal, Pink + Sweet Peach
Posted by Kate. Filed under Color Palettes, Wedding Inspiration

There’s nothing like ringing in spring than with a teal, pink and sweet peach palette.  This dose of charming translates so beautifully, with a designer’s dream collaboration of  warm and cool hues.  Our friends over at REVEL put together this pretty concept, and needless to say we’re swooning.  Love it?  See more teal, peach and pink inspiration at REVEL, including matching (and shop-able) items for this color palette!

Cake: French Kiss Pastries and Paige Reaux Photography via 100LayerCake • Bouquet: Krista Jon and  Luna Photo via Style me Pretty • Drawer of Flowers: Kelly Oshiro Design and  Caroline Tran Photography  via Style me Pretty • Tabletop: Petal Floral Design and White Loft Studio • Tray of Drinks: Joy de Vivre and Kurt Boomer via Santa Barbara Chic • Boutonnieres: Lovely little details and Volatile Photography via Style me Pretty

Find more teal, pink and peach inspiration here!

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