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August 29, 2013

Color Story | Orange, Blue, Yellow + Gray

August 29, 2013
Well, hello there friends of mine! And how are you on this colorful Thursday? Okay, so today I'm definitely excited to bring you this bright & cheery number. And I'm hoping you can see why? What happens when shades of orange get together with cornflower blue? All kinds of fun things! That's what! Throw in a cool neutral like this soft gray shade and you're sure to have a palette that's modern, fun and absolutely 'party ready.'


I'm personally loving the way these colors contrast with one another. Because they're the sort of colors that allow you to incorporate all kinds of fun and quirky details. Like this absolutely delightful herringbone backdrop! So absolutely creative! Looking for a fun and festive look for your groom and his guys? I invite you to consider something like this. They'll surely look dapper in gray, while the soft blues and peach tones really add color to the overall ensemble. Pin on a pretty boutonniere, and your guy will be all set to say 'I do'! So what do you think? Might you be as in love with this as I am?

August 28, 2013

Little Autumn Bride | Shades of Brown

August 28, 2013
Autumn is around the corner, y'all! And that means that it's time to start sharing some of my favorite kind of palettes. You know the kind! They're the sort of palettes that are full of the warmth, texture and all kinds of Autumn goodness.


Brown tones really are quite lovely. Wouldn't you agree? Especially the kind with reddish undertones like these. I'm so in love with this gorgeous bouquet. And what's not to love about that dainty little bow belt? Looking for a bridal accessory that's sure to wow? Why not try a sparkle halo like this one from our friends over at Sibo Designs? So lovely and ladylike! So what do you think? Oh, and is anyone else obsessing over the fact that Autumn is right around the corner? Or am I the only one? Seriously, guys. I really can't wait!

August 27, 2013

Bridesmaid Dresses | Pick Your Color!

August 27, 2013
Well, hello there, friends. And Happy Tuesday! Okay, so. Over the years, I've received countless emails from you guys. All asking the same question! Where would I recommend finding the perfect bridesmaid dress to match your colors? So many of you have found your 'perfect palette,' but now you're at a loss in terms of matching up dresses and accessories. Goodness, I too can remember being overwhelmed by all the choices too a few years back. And so today I thought I'd share one of my favorite spots to find lovely dresses. Modcloth!

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Okay, so maybe you've heard of Modcloth, but did you know that they offer an array of styles and colors that would be perfect for your bridesmaids? And accessories too? Yep, it's true! I personally love simple, romantic styles. And these lovely lace dresses are exactly that! 

Sweet, flattering, and absolutely pretty, these are the sort of dresses your friends could surely wear again well after your wedding day is over. And with a price tag under, $100.00, your friends will surely be thanking you in more ways than one! So what do you think? Can you imagine how pretty these dresses would be on the day you say, ''I do?'' So what are you waiting for? Hop on over to Modcloth and see what all the fuss is about!

SHOP THE COLOR!


August 26, 2013

Wedding Colors I Love | Shades of Red + Aqua!

August 26, 2013
Hello, color lovers! Today my love for the bright + bold continues with this pretty palette of shades of red and aqua. Fun, festive, and all kinds of pretty......these are the sort of colors that I love to see side by side. Because what's not to love? It's a color combo like no other. Plus you can incorporate all kinds of quirky and unique ideas! Like funky bow ties for the guys, and super fun accessories for the gals!


I don't know about you, but bunting has always had a soft spot in my heart. And so that's why I'm loving the idea of stringing some festive flags on the wall for a fun backdrop. Looking for a way to add character to your day? Why not consider paper pinwheels for decor? Because nothing says fun like pretty pops of color! So what do you think? Might you consider a fun and festive color palette like this? And if so... how might you make it yours?

August 22, 2013

Color Story | Pink Loves Green!

August 22, 2013
Shades of pink and green have long been a 'perfect palette' in my book. But have you ever considered adding a bit of antique gold into the mix? Elegant, sophisticated, and all kinds of pretty, these are the sort of colors that wedding dreams are made of!
 

I'm absolutely loving these two tone double drop earrings by our friends over at Rustic Gem! And what's not to love about this gorgeous invitation suite by Sandi Spells Design? I'm really loving the softness here and the natural beauty that these ideas seem to capture. And that dress? Can we all just take another look at this dress? Reem Acra has outdone herself again! Dreamy, fabulous, and all kinds of pretty, I'm hoping you too can see the pretty possibilities?

August 21, 2013

Party Palette | Shades of Blue + Mint!

August 21, 2013
I happen to think that shades of blue look absolutely lovely with shades of mint. Anyone else agree? I recently fell in love with this color palette and I'm hoping you can see why! It's such a fun and unexpected look and there really are so many great party planning possibilities. 


Looking for a color palette that's easy on the eyes? Well, have you considered colors like these before? If not, maybe you should! I love the attention to detail here with this place setting. And what's not to love about these double drop earrings? Perfect for weddings, parties and showers, these cool colors sure do have a way of making me smile! So what do you think? Might you use these colors to bring your next party or project to life?

August 20, 2013

Wedding Colors I Love | Navy Blue + Shades of Pink!

August 20, 2013
Well, hi there color lovers. Okay, so. Remember when I put together this pretty little palette? Well, today I thought I'd mix together some similar shades. Only this time, I've added a pretty pop of fuchsia. And guess what? The result is all kinds of fabulous! What happens when navy blue meets up with the prettiest shades of pink? Something beautiful, something preppy and something positively perfect!


Add to this color palette some creative ideas like this? And you'll find yourself surrounded by inspiration for days. I'm telling you, guys. These colors were just made to go hand in hand. I'm loving the mix of stripes and spots. And I have to say that there's a perfect balance of sophistication and fun going on here. It's really quite lovely and to tell you the truth... I just love it when I see these colors pop up in weddings, showers or even parties! So tell me, what ideas would you incorporate to make this color palettes yours?

August 19, 2013

Color Story | Sweet + Romantic Color!

August 19, 2013
Today my love for shades of peach continues with this sweet and romantic palette. Mix in a touch of coral and a sweet sprinkle of cool mint... And you're sure to have the perfect palette for your upcoming wedding, party or shower! Because seriously, guys. What's not to love?  


Because haven't you heard? Pretty pastels are all the rage nowadays. Perfect for Spring or Summer, this pretty little palette really does do a number on this heart of mine. It's soft, it's sweet and it's just the sort of elegance that's perfect for setting the mood for love and romance and all of the things that make weddings so special! So what do you think? Are you liking the way these colors mix?

August 13, 2013

Party Palette | Black + Gold!

August 13, 2013
Black and gold has always been such a classic pairing in my opinion. But did you know that there's much more to this classic than meets the eye? Underneath this lovely pairing, we discover an unexpected elegance, a touch of whimsy, a dash of darling and a whole lot of fun! Chic doesn't even begin to explain this pretty little palette. And I'm just loving all of the fun ways you can bring these colors to life! 


Jewelry and accessories make such a statement when done right. Oh, and take a look at those bow heels. Talk about fun and festive! And I seriously can't go without mentioning my love for these signature drinks! Oh my word. Those are just the cutest. Am I right? Or am I right? Kind of wish I could just have a few of those star straws lying around my house. I would totally break them out on a rainy day. Because what's not to love? Sparkly stars always make me smile! So what do you think? Are you liking this fun spin on a classic pairing?

August 12, 2013

Wedding Colors I Love | Shades of Orange + Aqua!

August 12, 2013
On the hunt for a color palette that easily exudes a fun + festive feel? Well, have you considered pairing shades of orange and aqua? Bright, bold and absolutely pretty, these festive colors always have me at hello. Because what's not to love?


When it comes to a palette like this one, I really love to see modern prints and patterns incorporated. Like this creative chevron design for the wedding cake! Oh, and check out these handmade ties for the groomsmen. Those floral prints really add interest and make for a unique look. Wouldn't you agree? So what do you think of this palette? And is it one you'd use for your upcoming wedding, party or project?

August 9, 2013

Color Story | Bloom Inspired Color!

August 9, 2013
Happy Friday, loves. Today you'll be happy to see that my obsession for big, beautiful blooms has continued with this bright + cheery palette. Shades of pink, peach and yellow really do look lovely together, wouldn't you agree? 


The perfect palette for a sweet Spring or Summer wedding, I also can't help but picture these colors looking lovely for a bridal shower as well. Fun & festive floral design takes center stage in this inspiration board. Because I don't know about you, but nothing has a way of making my day brighter than a big and happy bunch of blooms! So that brings me to the end of this post. But before you go, tell me what you have planned for this weekend? Any exciting plans?

August 8, 2013

Party Palette | Sangria + Orange

August 8, 2013
When it comes to finding a unique color palette for your upcoming wedding, you might feel like you've sort of seen it all. Believe me, I know the feeling. And so today I'm excited to share with you a color palette that I can genuinely say I haven't seen a lot of. It's the perfect palette for Spring or Summer and I think it's one that I'd like to see a lot more of in the future!


Today I'm calling this cross between fuchsia and purple, 'sangria.' I like this color so much. It's perfectly romantic and yet so elegant at the same time. And it looks amazing when paired with warm colors like oranges and yellows. So if you're looking for a fun color palette that really pops, why not consider something like this? I'd love to hear what you think!

August 7, 2013

Wedding Colors I Love | Shades of Purple + Blue!

August 7, 2013
When it comes to selecting the perfect palette, nothing makes me happier than seeing a color palette that you simply don't see every day. Shades of purple and blue might be pretty common by themselves, but I think when paired together something really special happens. 


I'm absolutely loving this gorgeous cake by Bobbette & Belle with it's stunning bands of handmade sugar jewels! And what's not to love about this floral print bridesmaid dress? So absolutely unique and definitely a look your friends can wear again way after your wedding day is over. Looking for a  fun way to incorporate your color palette into your big day? Painted mason jars like these ones are absolutely charming. Would be perfect packaging for favors. Or I can even imagine some beautiful blooms displayed inside for a smaller centerpiece. So what do you think? Are you picturing all the pretty possibilities?

August 6, 2013

Color Story | Sunshine Inspired Color!

August 6, 2013
So yesterday's palette was all about the girly and the glam. So I thought today I might dream up a color story perfect for more of an earthy look. What happens when shades of sunshine yellow are mixed with shades of earthy greens? All kinds of wedding day goodness. That's what! Golden yellow has always been a favorite of mine. And I'm hoping you can see why?


I'd love to see these sort of colors paired with one another for a late Summer or a Fall wedding. Warm, charming and and all kinds of pretty, shades of yellow and green exude a homespun elegance that I just can't get enough of! Looking for some sweet save the dates? I'm loving these from Shine Wedding Invitations. So what do you think? And how do these colors make you feel?

August 5, 2013

Party Palette | Shades of Pink + Glittery Gold

August 5, 2013
My obsession with sweet sparkles continues today with this lovely little palette of pink of gold. Because I can't think of a more fun and festive way to start the week off than with a dazzling dose of sparkle? I don't know about you, but glittery gold sequins really do have a way of inspiring this gal. Want to add a touch of pizzazz to your party? Invite glitter, sequins and a bit of golden goodness to your party, I say!


Because seriously, guys. It's details like this that make my heart go a flutter. Looking for other ways to add a bit of sparkle to your day? I am absolutely loving the contrast between those lush and lovely blooms and that sweet and sparkly gown. Oh, and when it comes to place settings why not use some gilded flatware? It's details like this that will surely add some sweet sophistication. And when it comes to presentation? Well, these pretty little packages had me at hello. So what do you think? Anyone else a bit smitten with sparkle?

August 1, 2013

Wedding Colors I Love | Shades of Pale Blue + Peach

August 1, 2013
Hi friends! And happy 1st day of August to you! Goodness, where on earth has this year gone? I seriously cannot believe that this Summer is almost over. I haven't even begun to share all of the sweet Summer color palettes I've been whipping up over here. So with that being said, let's get to it! Featuring soft blues and pretty peach tones, this pretty little palette has a way of taking me somewhere gorgeous! Effortlessly romantic... these colors were just made to go hand in hand. Wouldn't you agree?


{centerpiece idea | via blush wedding blog, gorgeous peach gown | photo by the lane event stylingvia style me pretty, bouquet with ribbons | floral design by haute horticultureevent planning by social graces eventsphoto by annabella charles photographyvia style me pretty, bridesmaid bouquets | carrie patterson via style me pretty, statement necklace | bhldn, save the date idea | happiest are the prettiest}

Soft, sweet, and oh-so chic, shades of peach and blue really are the perfect colors for warmer weather. I love the idea of soft blue bridesmaid dresses paired with big, beautiful bouquets. Perhaps with pretty pinches of peach throughout? Looking to make a bit of a fashion statement? Your bridesmaids would look amazing in statement necklaces like the one I've featured here. So what are your thoughts? Might you see the potential of these pretty colors? And if so, what ideas would you incorporate to make it yours?

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