Industrial Glam Party in Copper and White

You know what is delicious? A Moscow Mule!

I have been thoroughly enjoying this new trend. The drink itself – goes down so smooth, there is plenty of variation options out there so you never get tired of it, but you know what I love too? The mug! It’s got just enough shimmer to it, but could be held by men and women alike without fear of judgment. It’s easy to hold, and not a pain to walk around a busy room with. And bonus points: the copper mugs are not breakable.

My mind can’t help but wonder if the drink/mug combo became trendy because of its two winning elements, or if it caught on so well because the industrial themed slash steampunk inspired party and wedding is on the rise? Referencing industrial age design, event planners, decorators, and brides have been making their own twists on this theme for the last few years, with the concept gaining lots of momentum.

I have to suspect, that a huge part of the reason for this momentum gain is the sheer flexibility and scalability the steampunk and industrial theme allows for. It can be very vintage and grunge inspired, or it can be very modern and clean. It could be used for corporate decor, weddings, events for men or women, day or night, and really, any season. Check out some of the cool pins I’ve saved that are industrial themed or steampunk inspired.

For this week’s industrial glam party in copper and white idea board, I’ve chosen to go a more modern route, inspired by the Moscow Mule mug, with touches of nature brought in through small clusters of fresh foliage and greenery accents. In my head, this industrial glam themed event is for an evening corporate dinner, but I could just as easily see it transitioned over to a more social event, like a wedding reception.

The major elements to this party theme are:

  • Copper mugs and accents
  • Edison bulb lighting
  • Small clusters of fresh green foliage

Here’s what I had in mind:

Industrial Glam Party in Copper and White

Industrial Glam Party in Copper and White

Be sure to see where I found each element for this industrial glam themed party in copper and white:

Geometric Copper and White Modern Place Setting – spotted on Pinterest

Copper Industrial Modern Place Setting – shared on 100 Layer Cake

Copper Trellis with Greenery and Edison Bulbs Tablescape – shared on Inside Weddings

Industrial Centerpiece of Glass Tubes and Copper – also shared on Inside Weddings

Marble Vellum Invitation Wraps with Copper Wax Seal – created by Written Word Calligraphy

Copper Cups Display with Greenery Border – spotted on Pinterest

Industrial Edison Bulb Wall with Metallic Draping – shared by In The Event

Modern Industrial Metal Bar with Copper Bulb Lighting – shared on Contemporist

Moscow Mule Copper Bar Station – shared on Salve A Noiva

And if you are using this industrial glam party in copper and white for a wedding, might I suggest this as an altar idea:

Industrial Wedding Arbor in Copper with Green and White Floral Accents – featured on Flowers by Janie

 

Don’t forget to pin your favorites for future reference:

Are you more into a modern industrial themed event, or would you prefer a steampunk inspired set of decor?

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Glamorous Gothic Halloween Wedding in Black and Red

Get ready, we are doing a complete 180-degree this week!

Last week I shared a rustic, goth inspired wedding, perfect for a county area with lots of natural landscape to harness, with candles everywhere. This week I present to you a completely different wedding look, created for the glamorous gothic couple that love all things luxurious. Glossy black finishes with the deepest red roses you have ever seen will line every surface your eyes may lay. Black crystals with delicate black lace accentuate everything from the chairs, to the chandeliers in black above. This has the makings of an unforgettable Halloween wedding. All that’s missing is the perfect chamber music faintly heard in the background. Here’s what I had in mind:

Glamorous Gothic Halloween Wedding in Black and Red #thisisUPevents

Glamorous Gothic Halloween Wedding in Black and Red

Be sure to see where I found each of this week’s inspirational ideas for this glamourous gothic Halloween wedding in black and red:

Black and Red Wedding Aisle Runner – shared in a roundup post by Wedding Newsday

Candles on Black Candlestick Aisle Décor Or Centerpiece with Red Roses – shared on United with Love

Black Lace Wedding Invitations – sold by Elegant Wedding Invites

Black Crystal Chandelier – shared in a roundup post on Weddingomania

Red Roses and Black Lace Tiered Wedding Cake – shared in a roundup post on Cake Wrecks

Black Chantilly Lace Chair Corset with Havana Skirt – available through Wildflower Linen

Black on Black Goth Tablescape with Red Accents – shared in a roundup post by Digsdigs

Red and Black Flower Centerpiece with Gothic Flair – spotted on Pinterest

Grand Entrance with Black Drapery and Red Rose Arrangements on Mirror Pedestals – shared by Eventure

Gothic Wedding Bouquet with Red Roses and Black Feathers and Accents – shared on High Society Event Planning

Black and Red Centerpieces with Gold Accents – shared in a roundup post by Destination Wedding Mag

Black Glitter Charger with Red Rose and Napkin Accent Place Setting – spotted on Pinterest

Would you prefer this wedding, or my rustic take on a vintage gothic wedding?

 

 

Crystals and Pearls: Seaside – Lux Wedding Inspiration

Can beach wedding be luxurious?

Oh yes, yes they can.

This week’s wedding idea board is not your ordinary seaside wedding. Oh no. This is glam to the max! Dripping pearls, flowy white silk, and dazzling crystals are the critical components necessary for this seaside wedding inspiration.

I’m thinking a late afternoon wedding ceremony would be perfect for catching all of the available sunshine for optimal sparkles, plus making for some fantastic photos. You can never go wrong with wedding photos on the beach!

Here’s what I had in mind:

Crystals and Pearls: Seaside – Lux Wedding Inspiration

Crystals and Pearls: Seaside – Lux Wedding Inspiration

Be sure to check out where I found each of these amazingly stunning images:

Pin Tuck Silver Tablecloth with Crystal Accents – shared by CV Linens

White Pearls and Roses Wedding Cake – created by The Vagabond Baker

Berta Bridal Fall 2015 Wedding Dress – shared in a post on Deer Pearl Flowers

Sparkly Tulle and Pearl Chair Décor – shared in a roundup post on Want That Wedding

Silver & White Holiday Table Linens by Kim Seybert – sold on Horchow

DIY Rhinestone Wedding Brooch Bouquet – shared by A Sparkly Life for Me

Flowy Crystal Beach Wedding Alter – shared on The Frosted Petticoat

Cherries Dipped in White Chocolate – recipe shared by Simple Provisions

Silver and Pearl Frames for Escort Cards – sold by TeaAndBecky on Etsy

Vintage Style Hair Draping with Pearls and Rhinestones – sold by Jules Bridal Jewelry

Luxurious Crystal Chandelier – spotted on Pinterest

What do you think of this lux take on a seaside wedding?

Champagne, Metallic, and Pearl Wedding Ideas

One of the best sounds at a wedding is the sound of champagne glasses clinking. There’s always a light hearted laugh following and some sort of toasting happening in the background. Just thinking about that inspired today’s wedding inspiration board. I’ve envisioned lots of mixed metallic accents with just enough pearl decoration to bring a sense of sophistication to this wedding, without being too formal.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Champagne, Metallic, and Pearl Wedding Ideas

Be sure to stop by and explore where each of these images were found:

Champagne Bubbles Metallic Wedding Cake – created and shared by Sugarland

Embellished Rose Gold Letters for Wedding Décor Tutorial – shared on Fancy Pants Weddings

6 Inch Pearl and Rhinestone Monogram Cake Topper – created and sold by hotpinkhannah on Etsy

Blush, Gold, and White Place Settings – spotted on Pinterest

Pearl Wedding Gown – shared on Southern Weddings

Champagne Flowers and Pearl Gold Centerpieces – shared on Something Turquoise

Silk Pocket, Pearl and Crystal Rhinestone Glamorous Wedding Invitation – part of the Elizabeth Collection by EngagingPapers sold on Etsy

Pearl Table Number Frame – shared on Elizabeth Ann Designs

Pearl Brooch Wedding Bouquet – created and sold by RubyBloomsJewelry on Etsy

Silver Metallic Mesh and Champagne Sequin Wedding Ceremony Alter – shared as a styled shoot on WedLuxe

When do you think is the perfect time of year for this wedding?

Art Deco {Scalloped} Inspired Wedding

Happy Wednesday and welcome back!

Today’s inspiration board is so much fun. It’s a wedding idea board for the couple that wants timeless classic, with a hint of the fabulous Gatsby flair. Inspired by the Art Deco era, I’ve put together this wedding idea board focusing on bright gold and white, with scallop accents. Naturally, I’m drawn to black as a bold accent color, but a mint green, rich cobalt blue or any other color you’d want to incorporate for a pop of color would work too.

The whole idea of this Art Deco inspired wedding actually came to me because I found out that today is World Architecture Day. Now, I’m no architecture buff or anything, but one of my absolute favorite styles of design is Art Deco. I just couldn’t resist all of the beautiful inspiration!

Here’s what I had in mind for this Art Deco inspired wedding:

Art Deco {Scalloped} Inspired Wedding

Art Deco {Scalloped} Inspired Wedding

See where all of these fabulous images were found:

Printable Deco Wedding Invitation and RSVP – made by DanaMarinoDesign on Etsy

Printable Deco Wedding Invitation and RSVP – made by DanaMarinoDesign on Etsy

Printable Deco Wedding Invitation and RSVP – made by DanaMarinoDesign on Etsy

Deco Inspired Cake – shared on Cakes Décor by Sarah from Barney’s Bakery

Deco Inspired Cake – shared on Cakes Décor by Sarah from Barney’s Bakery

Deco Inspired Cake – shared on Cakes Décor by Sarah from Barney’s Bakery

Champagne Tower – shared on Love Luxe Blog

Champagne Tower – shared on Love Luxe Blog

Champagne Tower – shared on Love Luxe Blog

DIY Art Deco Favor Boxes – tutorial shared by Maker Crate

DIY Art Deco Favor Boxes – tutorial shared by Maker Crate

DIY Art Deco Favor Boxes – tutorial shared by Maker Crate

Sequined Gold Scallop Background – shared on Jasmine Star Blog

Sequined Gold Scallop Background – shared on Jasmine Star Blog

Sequined Gold Scallop Background – shared on Jasmine Star Blog

Gilded Magnolias – shared by Martha Stewart Weddings

Gilded Magnolias – shared by Martha Stewart Weddings

Gilded Magnolias – shared by Martha Stewart Weddings

White, Crystals, and Gold Glamorous Centerpieces – shared on Storyboard Wedding

White, Crystals, and Gold Glamorous Centerpieces – shared on Storyboard Wedding

White, Crystals, and Gold Glamorous Centerpieces – shared on Storyboard Wedding

What’s your favorite era?

Mirrors and Chandeliers {Glamorous Evening Wedding Inspiration}

Mirrors and Chandeliers {Glamorous Evening Wedding Inspiration}

Mirrors and Chandeliers {Glamorous Evening Wedding Inspiration}

This week’s event inspiration is all about the glam! Mirrors and chandeliers, silver and black create this amazing event design. What I love most about this idea is that while it has a very lux feel to it, it COULD be done on a smaller scale.

Think about it, not all of the mirrors and chandeliers used are exactly the same. With a little planning, and a lot of time at flea markets and thrift shops, this event could be achieved by any DIYer out there patient enough to keep on hunting.

Key elements to this event:

  • Black and silver accents -these compliment the mirrors and chandeliers without taking the focus off of them
  • Lighting – this is a no brainer. You are going to need quite the team to hang all of these chandeliers and get them working. And mirrors are just no good without some light to reflect.
  • Evening – the later in the day, the better. To really make the glam feel of this event come to life, you are going to want the chandeliers to be the light of the night, and that just won’t happen in the afternoon lighting.

Check out where these lovely images come from….

Images originally seen on:

Mirror Display Boxes – found on Shop Ten 25

Disco Ball & Chandelier Room – seen on this pin (no original source)

Mirror Collage Wall – seen on Style Me Pretty

Raised Crystal and Black Candle Centerpieces – seen on The Knot

Chandelier Wedding Ballroom – shared by Swank Productions on Pinterest

Custom Chandelier Wedding Invitation – by Suite Paper on Etsy

Mirror Charger Plate & Napkin – seen on Have A Seat – Luxury Linens and Decor

Chandelier Cake – seen on this pin (no original source working)

What is your favorite part of this inspiration board?