Monthly Archives: July 2009

Color Palettes

Navy, Orange, Putty and Pink

July 22, 2009

I love unexpected palettes. Navy and orange always work well together but I think adding pink and putty give the combination a cool, modern twist. The inspiration for this palette came from the gorgeous bride and groom image below by Mark Brooke

wedding color palette: navy, orange and pink

Stationery Options:
Sloan wedding invitation (in Navy ink on White paper)
Love Logo #2 wedding invitation (in Rose ink on Pink paper)
Lulu save the date (in Navy)

Photo Credits:
row 1: Mark Brooke Photographers via Rock n’ Roll Bride, Martha Stewart
row 2: Martha Stewart, Stephanie Williams Photography
row 3: Martha Stewart

Tips and Tidbits

Wedding Soirée Tip No.1

July 21, 2009

Wedding tips by Wedding Soiree

Gail Johnson with Wedding Soirée will be joining us every Tuesday for the next few weeks to share a few tips and tidbits from a planner’s perspective…

wedding planning tips: the budget

When planning your wedding, there should always be a budget – or at the very least, a number which will serve as a starting point. There is an old saying: “if you don’t know where you are going – no road will take you there.” The same holds true for the wedding budget.

The budget should be the first item on your to-do list before you book the venue or any vendors.  It is the roadmap to guide you to the best vendors in your price range. The rule of thumb should always be to set your sights on coming in under budget.

One thing to be aware of: a spiraling guest count can easily drain your wedding budget. It’s really important to keep your guest list under control!

Thanks Gail!