Monday, August 30, 2010

Orchids + Weddings

Sometimes all you need is a single orchid branch submerged in water to make a statement, a piece of art as your centrepiece. Orchids are beautiful. Their shape and color are visual candy. You can wear them in your hair, use them in your bouquet, incorporate them in your centrepieces or your jewelry.

Recently a friend from jr. high/high school was married in Hawaii and she chose to use white orchids throughout her wedding and it was absolutely stunning. The single orchid in her hair as she walked down the isle was the perfect compliment to the beach setting.

Making a statement with names!


Did someone say pink? Antique goes pink.
Architectural Centrepieces
Wedding Centerpiece - Orchids



Saturday, August 21, 2010

Wedding Blogs!!!


Wedding Blogs! Do you read them?

This whole blog started with my desire to find great inspirations from real life weddings for Lex' special day. Green Wedding Shoes is by far my favorite blog to visit over and over again for ideas. Jen Campbell the author of has an amazing eye for all things beautiful and honestly features the coolest, most creative and unique engagement shoots and real life weddings. She also has a plethora of suggestions for invitations, flowers, and photographer features. She inspires me!!!

Just check out one of  her most recent posts - Vintage Circus Engagement Photos. A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.

circus engagement photos

Exploring the Green Wedding Shoes site I came across My favorite aspect of the The Wedding Chicks  are their DIY ideas and online store for all things bride. Customized t-shirts for the bride and bridal party along with cute ideas for wedding party gifts


What are some of your favorite wedding blogs? What inspires you??


Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Going Back Home - Korcula Inspired Wedding

I went back home for three weeks in July. It felt amazing. It always feels good to be home, to be surrounded by lifelong friends and family members. It is such a wonderful feeling running into someone you are related to on the street; I don't get to experience that in Canada.

The island of Korcula is a magical place. White stone houses, red rooftops, cobble streets, and aqua blue seas. I always dreamed of getting married here. Everyone has their own place under the sun and this is mine. Below are a couple pictures from the island and some ideas on how to incorporate colors/textures that Korcula inspires in my imagination in your wedding decor (white, light blue/aqua, pinks, corals).

Eastern Walls of Korcula Old Town

Tri Sulara in KorculaWedding InspirationsPorcelain PearIf you've read my blog before you know that our family coat of arms consists of three pears. So I have to incorporate a pear here and there. I would use these as part of the table decor.

Porcelain Pear

White Beach Pebbles - set of 4 Custom Engraved name or word pebbles by sjEngraving

Scallop Bowl

Placing large pink and white peonies floating in water with floating candles.
Small Scallop Bowl
Set of 3 Nesting Scallop Bowls

Instant Collection Milk Glass Bud Vases

Laced Affairs - wedding invitation

Incorporating a little bit of an antique feel to draw on the feel of the island.

Laced Affairs

Wedding Invitation Peonies Design

Or you could incorporate peonies in your invitation designs.Wedding Invitation Sample, Peonies Design

Cast Coral Branch

Coral Necklaces for the bridemaids

SALE - Simone Necklace - 40 PERCENT OFF


CenterpieceReception table
Peony heaven.jpg