On September 7th, 2015 Helen and Will got married in a beautiful sea-side ceremony at Castle Hill. From their lush florals to the numerous personalized details like their favors, “boarding passes” and custom drinks, their travel themed wedding was simply perfect. They chose unique elements that added a personal flair to their wedding decor and it stands out. To top it off, their wedding was perfectly captured by Melissa Stimpson Photography. If you really want to swoon, scroll all the way to the bottom and see their gorgeous bridal portraits!! We promise, you won’t be able to look away.
Mini food is kid-proof and grown up approved. Plus, it’s just more fun. Now, take your favorite comfort foods and make them mini… mind blown! Weddings are all about fun and having all your favorite people in one place. What if you had your favorite people and your favorite foods? It can seem unweddingish to have a cheese burger. But what about a mini cheese burger as a passed o-dourves? Suddenly it’s glamorous and fun! Don’t be afraid to serve your favorite comforts foods. Try serving them in an unconventional way or making them o’dourve sized.
Mini Chicken Pot Pies from Food Gawker
Mashed Potato Martinis from Wedding Window
Mini Cheeseburgers and Beer Steins from The Berry
Mini Mac and Cheese Cups by The Curvy Carrot
Mini Deep-Dish Pizza Cupcakes by Plan Chicken
Shrimp and Cheese Grits by Pizzazzerie
Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Shots found on United With Love
Meatloaf on a Stick found on BuzzFeed
Bacon and Egg Cupcakes from Eat Good 4 Life
Mini Hot Dogs found on Jo and Sue
Tiny Chicken and Waffles found on Delish
Petite Baked Potato by The Comfort of Cooking
Lasagna Cupcakes byThe Girl Who Ate Everything
Tiny Tacos found on Brides
Spaghetti and Meatball Bites found on Delish
Mini Pancake Stacks from Offbeat Bride
Butternut Squash Soup Shot from Martha Stewart
Mini Cinnamon Rolls image found on BuzzFeed
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Many, maybe even most brides choose colored bouquets. The color pops against the white dress and allow the bride to pull her theme color. Sometimes white bouquets get overlooked as boring or plain. These bouquets prove that white is anything but boring. The beautiful texture and variety is simple and elegant. If you can’t decide which color is right for your bouquet, maybe the answer is no color at all!
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We’re totally in love with the trend of glittering bridesmaid dresses. The more sequins and beading the better! These bridesmaids dresses are making us swoon. Who needs jewelry when your whole dress is a gem?
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Everyone looks better in candlelight. It’s flattering at every angle, it makes everything sparkle, and it’s easy! Many brides use votives to enhance their table decor. Putting the sparkly power to work in other places only spreads the warmth. Candles are an elegant choice where ever they are from the ceremony to the reception. Don’t believe us? Take a look, we think these pictures might change your mind.
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Every bride needs something old new, borrowed and blue. These brides made their bouquets blue, and don’t we just love it! Many flowers come naturally in blue, like hydrangeas, orchids, morning glory, iris, butterfly bush, african lily, delphinium, the list goes on and on. Never fear, if your favorite flower comes in a different color, florists can make white flowers blue with a bit of die. Check out the stunning blue roses a few pictures down!
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Pearls are created from a tiny grain of sand that is carefully tended until it turns into a beautiful shining pearl. Seems like there’s a metaphor for love there… Anyway pearls are a classic choice for brides to wear, might as well make it the classy choice for decor!
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As soon as guests walk into the reception space, they’re looking for 3 things. First, the happy couple, second the bar, and third, the cake. Everyone wants to see the design, guess the flavors, maybe taste a bit… it’s an entertainment pieces and an edible one at that! Since the cake is a focal point, why not give it some attention with a beautifully set cake table.
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The literary classics tell tales of great romances. Elizabeth and Darcy, Romeo and Juliet, Rhett and Scarlet, Jane Eyre and Mr. Rochester, maybe Peeta and Katniss? If books are your passion, bring that love to your big day with some library-inspired decor.
Texture is for more than fabrics, it’s for food! These beautiful cakes are enough to make every dessert lover swoon. Which one do you like best?
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