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February 28, 2011

The Perfect Palette Would Love Your Vote {The Lovelies 2011}

February 28, 2011


Today is the last day to vote! Did you hear? The Perfect Palette has been nominated for the 2011 Lovelies Award. And get this...we're in the running for 1st place! We would so LOVE & appreciate your vote!

You can vote for the Perfect Palette by clicking here ♡ ➳ {Click here to vote} If you have a second, please support us by casting your vote! It really only takes a second! We so appreciate your love and support! Voting closes tonight at midnight so be sure to vote today!




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February 25, 2011

{By Request}: Spring is in the Air! Coral, Fuchsia, Pink, Taupe & Ivory

February 25, 2011

{Coral, Fuchsia, Pink, Taupe & Ivory}

Although Spring might not be officially here, it's definitely in the air! I don't know about you, but I'm feeling all energized and ready for the season! Today's request comes from Julia who wrote to me with this pretty little palette in mind for her upcoming Spring wedding. A mix of coral, fuchsia and taupe! For her wedding I imagined all kinds of pretty ideas! There is no doubt that I'm a huge pink lover, especially when done right. Pink's femininity pairs so effortlessly with this shade of taupe, wouldn't you agree? I love how they compliment one another. {continued...}

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{top row}: groomsmen attire, bridal party attire, ring pillows, fun bridal hairband, {middle row}: fashion ring, blooms, pink bridesmaid clutch, earrings, dessert drink, {bottom row}: clutch by dessy, centerpiece & table decor, flower girl, lovely dresses.

Details We Love
Bridal Party Attire & Ring Pillows

Some of the ideas I had for this wedding was to have bridesmaids in differing shades of pink with different necklines. Oh, and why not let them wear their own shoes? Such a fun way to add personality to your wedding. With guys in taupe suits, this bridal party is sure to stand out in a good way! I'm also really loving the use of different fabric patterns as seen on those ring pillows! Adds a fun homespun element to it, don't you think?

February 22, 2011

A Dose of Spring Fever: Shades of Green & White

February 22, 2011

{Chartreuse, Light Green & White}

As the weather starts teasing us with warmer days & the sun starts to make a more regular appearance, I can't help but want it to be Spring already! I'll admit it, I definitely have a case of Spring fever! I've already even broken out my flips flops! And although the weather seems to flip flop {no pun intended} back to cooler temperatures at times, it doesn't bother me much because I know Spring is near! Spring brides have all sorts of fun palettes to play with! Light & pretty palettes like this one below catch my eye. {continued...}

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top row: bridal party attire idea, cake, kisses, laura hooper calligraphy,
middle row: invitation, green ring, ring bowls, hairband & flowers, clutch,
bottom row: mason jar with blooms, newlyweds in love, gown, hairstyle.

Details We Love
Spring Cake Design & Newlyweds in Love!

I'm so in love with this wedding cake! With it's almost messy presentation, although it may feel like an unsafe choice, I really appreciate the loose design & playfulness. What goes good with a cake like this? Well, mason jars, of course...filled with wild flowers, nothing too pretentious. Check out those bridesmaid dresses! Those are surely dresses your friends will want to wear again. Oh, & want to add a touch of class & sophistication to this laid back look--I suggest hiring a calligrapher like Laura Hooper to address your wedding invitations! Fun, laid back and sophisticated all at the same time! Your guests will leave saying "well, wasn't that a charming wedding!"

February 21, 2011

{Sponsored Post}: Introducing Blush Printables!

February 21, 2011


Today we just wanted to take the opportunity to introduce to you one of our newest sponsors, Blush Printables!
Blush Printables is full-service stationery studio offering a variety of customizable print-at-home options as well as luxe paperie and print services.

Blush Printables is truly a bride's dream come true! Where were they when we were planning our wedding? With customizable templates, including save the dates, wedding programs, bridal shower invitations, monograms & wedding invitation suites, you’ll find vintage designs, as well as modern, classic, elegant styles.



Oh, and did we mention the colors? We absolutely love that Blush Printables offers multiple colors and pattern schemes that can be customized to create a personalized look! In fact, all designs can be customized with fonts, colors and wording, and the end result is then provided to you in a digital file format so you can print them at home yourself or simply take them to a local printer.

Did we mention that we're in love with their wedding invitation designs? And what's best is that Blush Printables does not stop there! What makes us love this shop more than anything is the oh-so-cute accessories that they offer like address labels, cupcake toppers, menus & water bottle labels.

{Check out these wine bottle labels!}


Oh, and how could we not share these cupcake toppers! How cute are these? It's little details like these that guests will surely notice and appreciate. Love, love, love these!

{Check out these cupcake toppers!}

Blush Printables provides a unique approach towards designer stationery. Each piece is designed individually by their in-house graphic designer, Jen, and personalized with your unique information.

So what are you waiting for? Hop on over to Blush Printables and browse through Jen's creative collection of wedding must haves! *Oh, and as a special treat, Blush Printables is offering 10 % percent off on all orders when you use this code at checkout for the next week: BPP0210

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February 20, 2011

{Palette Love}: Gray & Yellow.

February 20, 2011

Gray & Yellow is definitely a palette that we've long adored. There is just something that is so fun about this dazzling duo. Perhaps it's because yellow is considered by most to be one of the most happy colors on the color wheel and gray is typically associated with being one of the most gloomy colors. When they come together, yellow really has a way of canceling out any kind of gloomy feel, that's for sure.


1. Bridal Party Attire 2. Heels 3. Groomsmen Florals 4. Table Setting 5. Invites

Modern, fun & laid back, this palette really is something special! It's one of those palettes I can imagine being used in many settings! Thinking of having your wedding in a modern city loft space or maybe you're looking for a palette to use for your vineyard wedding?

Both spaces will compliment this versatile palette! So what do you think about this palette? Is it a pair that you considering for your wedding? We feel like it's a great palette for any season really! But we mostly love it for Spring!


Love yellow weddings? Consider these yellow palettes!

Or maybe you're more of a gray lover? Try these gray palettes on for size!


February 18, 2011

{Giveaway Winner}: Dessy Group + Pantone

February 18, 2011
Thanks so much to everyone who entered the giveaway we hosted this week for The Dessy Group! It was definitely fun to see what your favorite Pantone Wedding colors were! Such a variety of favorites!

There truly are so many colors to love in the Dessy Group's Pantone Wedding Fan Guide! And that's why we're so excited to be giving away 10 of these to 10 lucky Perfect Palette readers! So without further ado, we would like to announce the winners!

And the winners are...


DORI who said she loves Pantone Midnight for a Winter wedding.
Nicole Brown who said that she cannot lie... she's kind of in love with Honeysuckle!!

Rachel who said she loves Orange Crush because her wedding colors are black, white and orange and she has a huge "crush" on her fiancee!

Sarah who said she's loving bordeaux!!

Casey May who said she loves primrose and thinks it's so feminine and soft...perfect for a Spring wedding!

Amy who said she's debating between the pinks and purples right now, but american beauty and persian plum are the front runners & that she would love samples of every color to help make her decision!!!


Lara who said that today her favorite color is Ginger!

Alisa who said she's all about Clementine!

Adgirl15 who said her favorite color is Pantone Turquoise!

Katrina who said she loves shades of green with sage green being her favorite.

Thanks again for everyone who participated!! And thanks Dessy Group, for these fab fans! To the winners, we will pass your email addresses over to the folks over at The Dessy Group and they will be contacting you soon to coordinate shipping.

*Have a product you'd like to give away on The Perfect Palette? Contact us at chrissy@theperfectpalette.com for information!

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