I’ve noticed a trend that really seems to be taking off this year: incorporating fun, creative (and sometimes elaborate) objects into wedding decor. Art installations is the best term I can think of for these objects. We’ve been seeing lots of props, oversize paper art, walls of ribbon and hanging objects of all kinds. I think it’s such a fun idea… and a great way to show off your creativity!
row 1: Kyle Hale via Ashley Meaders
row 2: W. Scott Chester via 100 Layer Cake
row 3: Tec Petaja via Once Wed | Our Labor of Love via Design Sponge
row 4: Our Labor of Love via Once Wed
row 5: One Love Photo via Once Wed
row 6: Martha Stewart | Rebecca Thuss
row 7: Our Labor of Love | Our Labor of Love via Once Wed
row 8: Martha Stewart | Blonde Tulip Photography via Style Me Pretty
row 9: One Love Photo via Once Wed
I quite like the shabby chic vibe of this palette…
top row: Ole Dress via Anthropologie | K Holly via Snippet and Ink | Scott Clark via 100 Layer Cake
middle row: John Derian via Martha Stewart Weddings | Sarah Kate via Style Me Pretty
bottom row: Oisoioi via Decor8 | Carla Ten Eyck via Style Me Pretty
This wedding is a great follow-up to Laura’s rainy day inspiration posted last week. Here’s proof that a little rain need not put a damper on your big day!
WEDDING DATE: May 15, 2010
LOCATION: Dahlonega, Georgia
CEREMONY + RECEPTION: Wolf Mountain Vineyards
PHOTOGRAPHER: W. Scott Chester
FLOWERS BY: La Petite Fleur
GOWN: Harmony by Watters
BRIDESMAID DRESSES: Silk Chiffon Sophia Dresses in ‘Tropical Aqua’ by J. Crew
GROOM’S TUX OR MENSWEAR BY: Calvin Klein
STATIONERY: Liv invitation suite
WHY DID ASHLEY CHOOSE THIS INVITATION?: Since our wedding was in a vineyard, I wanted a really romantic, nature inspired invitation. I immediately fell in love with the Liv design!
ASHLEY’S FAVORITE WEDDING DETAIL: The vineyard and the thunderstorms! The storms made everything so dramatic, and it was really beautiful when the clouds lifted and the rain stopped for a few moments and there was mist everywhere. It reminded me of my favorite Jane Austen novel (Pride & Prejudice). I also loved my flowers, I couldn’t stop smelling them all night! (Peonies)!
ASHLEY’S MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT: The ceremony was really beautiful, and dramatic with all of the rain and thunder, but I would have to say dancing and laughing at the reception with my new husband and all of our friends. It was such a fun night!
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All wedding photos © W. Scott Chester
Invitation photos by betsywhite stationery
These tones remind me of a summer sunset…
row 1: Angela Kohler via .la douleur exquise.
row 2: cork heart via Lovely Morning | Moises Esquenazi via desire to inspire