Wednesday, September 30, 2009

{diy} green apple printables

how great are these green apple printables from {creature comfort} . The set includes 2 note flats, 2 folded cards and 2 gift tags.

Monday, September 28, 2009

{#5} warm cider inspiration board

for today's inspiration i imagined a intimate outdoor wedding with special details like a comfy plaid blanket for lounging and warm apple cider to keep guests warm.

colors: cider brown, rustic orange

bouquet and door monograms {martha stewart weddings} plaid blanket {j. crew} bride & pickup truck {travis hoehne} mailbox guestbook {brides}
warm apple cider and boutonnieres {martha stewart weddings} sacks of apples {brides} chocolate topiary {rebecca thuss} dress {kate towers} couple {brides}

Friday, September 18, 2009

{#4} blueberry plaid inspiration board


so autumn is here and it's time to pull out the comfy sweaters. for today's inspiration i used warm blues and denim instead of the tradional autumn palette.  i love the bridesmaid's plaid dress and the groom's fabric boutonniere.

colors: indigo, denim and cream

from left to right:
dress {j. crew} sofa picture {frolic} plaid dress photo {jose villa} blueberry centerpiece {brides} house photo {tec petaja}
bouquet {instyle weddings} silhouette frames {country living} appetizers {brides} invitations {the knot}
boutonniere & cake {martha stewart weddings}

Thursday, September 17, 2009

{diy} jam tags

found these adorable strawberry jam tags and labels fro kristen at {domestifluff} . she also created jam labels and tags for peach, cherry, plum, raspberry, blueberry, mixed berry, blackberry jams and orange marmelade.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

{showers & parties} yellow birthday

wish i was invited to creed's yellow birthday party

stephanie from {simply radiant} created this yellow themed birthday party for her son creed. the guests were asked to wear yellow and the served yellow food like chicken curry, cornbread and jello filled lemon wedges. check out her site for all the great details

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

{#3} strawberry swing inspiration board

even though i love the autumn, I still can't quite get rid of summer. so this casual summery inspiration is full of charm and sweetness.
colors: strawberry, whipped cream
from left to right:

dresses from {martha stewart weddings} , bride on swing photo from {wedding magazine} , dress from {makool loves you}, white platters & cake from {martha stewart weddings}
bride photo from {oakstream photography}, jams from {the knot}, lunch boxes from {martha stewart weddings} red bicycle photo from {frolic}, flower arrangements from {coutry living}, strawberry dessert from {martha stewart weddings}, pink strapless dress with bouquet photo from {chiara bella}, couple photo from {amelia lyon}

Monday, September 14, 2009

{diy} ice-cream soda labels

amy at {eat drink chic} has created these vintage rainbow colored ice-cream soda labels for {free}.

Friday, September 11, 2009

{pretties} missoni-inspired dessert table

the remarkably talented {amy atlas} has created a missoni-inspired dessert table for {instyle weddings} to mark the first day of fashion week in nyc using fall 2009 color trends of burnt sienna, nomad and creme brulee. love it.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

{showers & parties} pretty in pink

abby from {style me pretty} used details and inspirations from past weddings to create this adorable first birthday party for her daughter, audrey. i love how this can be incorporated for baby & bridal shower too. my favorite is the pink rose cupcakes....yummy! what's yours?

{bubble tin party favors}

6” Tin Cans, found at specialty bottle
pink pipe cleaners, found at michaels
bubble solution, found at iparty
raffia, found at michaels
full sheet label paper, found at office depot
computer / color printer
paper cutter
Download and print out the template for the bubble labels and trim just under and above the pink lines (so that the lines show) and horizontally at the end of the pink lines.
2. adhere to the tins using as light of a tough as possible so you don’t leave fingerprints.
3. to create the pipe cleaner wands, shape the top of the wand into a circle, then twist the end around the handle.
4. measure your raffia to about 18.” holding the pipe cleaner in place, wrap the raffia around the wand and the tin, tying in a bow at the front.
5. fill the tins about ≤ full with the bubble solution (can be found at party stores).


Tuesday, September 8, 2009

{#2} L-O-V-Eyelets inspiration board

i love this soft and dreamy palatte of creams, brown and green for today's inspiration card. The eyelet touches add a casual feel for this outdoor wedding.

colors: brown bark, pistachio, oatmeal

from left to right:
eyelet wedding dress {one love photo}, centerpiece {brides}, queen anne's lace {frolic}, eyelet wedding cake {martha stewart weddings}, favors {instyle weddings}

reception table {instyle weddings}, eyelet ring pillows {martha stewart weddings}, mailbox guestbook {brides} cross stitch E {d*ish blog}, bridal party {j. crew}, notes {kiss the groom}

Monday, September 7, 2009

spearmint + yellow

i just adore this color combo of yellow and spearmint from {the knot}. it's modern, clean and comes with a {free} reception chair monogram template.

Friday, September 4, 2009

{diy} ice-cream parlour

how {yummy} is this ice cream parlour from {eat,drink,chic}. it's unbelievably cute and clever and loaded with {free} templates. so amazing!!!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

{diy} numbered table cards

the talented ez from {creature comforts} has created a free table card template.

{#1} country corn inspiration board

i'm so excited to share with you {postcards and pretties} first inspiration. it comes from my good friend sue, who is recently engaged and would love a late summer country wedding. i love the how the cake mimics a checkered look of gingham as used in the grooms tie and dinner napkins. the billy buttons add a pop of color to this soft and muted wedding.

colors: yellow corn, smokey gray and biscuit

from left to right:
child with banner {Martha Stewart Weddings}, license plate {Jose Villa}, gingham groom {Bella Grace Photography} cross stich booklet {Wedding Style}
cake and mac n cheese {Martha Stewart Weddings}
bouquet {Brides}, pomandor {The Knot}, dress {J. Crew} boutonniere {Dellables} vehicle {Jose Villa}, shoes {Jonathan Canalas}

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

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