Hot Pink and Orange Summer Wedding Ideas

Looking for some inspiration for a modern summer wedding? Look no further then this bright and bold inspiration board. Beach side or on the yard, this hot pink and orange combination creates a lively and high energy celebratory mood. Here’s what I had in mind:

Hot Pink and Orange Summer Wedding Ideas

Hot Pink and Orange Summer Wedding Ideas

See where I found all of these inspirational images:

Wedding Aisle and Alter Decor in Orange and Pink Roses – shared by Celebrate Flowers and Invitations

Wedding Aisle and Alter Decor in Orange and Pink Roses – shared by Celebrate Flowers and Invitations

Wedding Aisle and Alter Decor in Orange and Pink Roses – shared by Celebrate Flowers and Invitations

Orange and White Lounge Area Tents – shared on Inspired by This

Orange and White Lounge Area Tents – shared on Inspired by This

Orange and White Lounge Area Tents – shared on Inspired by This

Pink and Orange Tiered Wedding Cake – shared by ModWedding

Pink and Orange Tiered Wedding Cake – shared by ModWedding

Pink and Orange Tiered Wedding Cake – shared by ModWedding

Floating Pink Flower Water Décor – featured on PopSugar

Floating Pink Flower Water Décor – featured on PopSugar

Floating Pink Flower Water Décor – featured on PopSugar

Luxurious Pink and Orange Lounge Tent – spotted on The Bridal Detective

Luxurious Pink and Orange Lounge Tent – spotted on The Bridal Detective

Luxurious Pink and Orange Lounge Tent – spotted on The Bridal Detective

Pink and Orange Lily Wedding Bouquet – shared by Simple Maui Weddings

Pink and Orange Lily Wedding Bouquet – shared by Simple Maui Weddings

Pink and Orange Lily Wedding Bouquet – shared by Simple Maui Weddings

 

Looking for more pink summer wedding ideas? Check out this HOT HOT HOT pink wedding inspiration board I shared last year.

What do you think about the combination of a bright pink and orange like this for a summer wedding?

Extravagant Summer Wedding in Green Florals

This luxurious summer wedding I’ve dreamed up is one that I consider to be the top of the modern wedding vibe, but still keeps elegance and wow factors at the peak of your mind throughout the event.

This wedding not only has a gorgeous outdoor ceremony, with linens dramatically draped over the alter, but it also has 3 other stops it takes the guests to. After the ceremony – the guests head indoors for a cocktail hour, welcomed as they walk through the doors by strands of hanging orchids. After cocktail hour, they move out to a garden in a complete oasis of green. Green florals and silks are cascading and covering every inch of your visual field. No area is left bare. After a scrumptious meal, the music of a local band in the background, and good conversation of tablemates, it’s time for guests to move into the tent for the party to continue into the night! This tent has been transformed into the ultimate custom party lounge, complete with bars, desserts, lounge areas, and of course the hottest music played over a dance floor complete with club lighting.

This is what I had in mind:

Extravagant Summer Wedding in Green Florals

Extravagant Summer Wedding in Green Florals

Here are some of the images I found online that, together, sparked this idea:

Cascading Green and Cream Floral Bouquet – shared on Wedluxe

Cascading Green and Cream Floral Bouquet – shared on Wedluxe

Cascading Green and Cream Floral Bouquet – shared on Wedluxe

Dreamy Draped Wedding Alter with Greenery Accents – shared on Style Me Pretty

Dreamy Draped Wedding Alter with Greenery Accents – shared on Style Me Pretty

 

Dreamy Draped Wedding Alter with Greenery Accents – shared on Style Me Pretty

Floral Decorations Hanging From Ceiling – spotted on Pinterest

Floral Decorations Hanging From Ceiling – spotted on Pinterest

Floral Decorations Hanging From Ceiling – spotted on Pinterest

Luxurious Green Tablescape – shared on Wildflower Linen

Luxurious Green Tablescape – shared on Wildflower Linen

Luxurious Green Tablescape – shared on Wildflower Linen

Green and White Lounge – spotted on Pinterest

Green and White Lounge – spotted on Pinterest

Green and White Lounge – spotted on Pinterest

 

What do you think of a green and white wedding like this?

 

Golden Summer Wedding

To me, no color combination is as timeless and elegant as dark green and rich gold. The two go effortlessly well together, and look chic and perfect for any celebration – any time of the year. In the summer, when the greens have those deep shades to their leaves, and they have grown in nice and full with all of the rain from summer showers- that is when an outdoor wedding with these colors would be PERFECT!

I love the idea of a lush green outdoor wedding, with hints of crisp whites and bright golds. This sophisticated color scheme is a classic; you really can’t go wrong with it. Here’s what I had in mind:

Golden Summer Wedding

Golden Summer Wedding

See where I’ve found these beautiful images:

Printable Gold Wedding Program Fan Template – sold by WeddingPrintablesDiy on Etsy

Printable Gold Wedding Program Fan Template – sold by WeddingPrintablesDiy on Etsy

Printable Gold Wedding Program Fan Template – sold by WeddingPrintablesDiy on Etsy

White and Gold Wedding Cake – spotted on Pinterest

White and Gold Wedding Cake – spotted on Pinterest

White and Gold Wedding Cake – spotted on Pinterest

Green and Gold Tablescape – shared on 100 Layer Cake

Green and Gold Tablescape – shared on 100 Layer Cake

Green and Gold Tablescape – shared on 100 Layer Cake

Lush Green Wedding Alter – spotted on Pinterest

Lush Green Wedding Alter – spotted on Pinterest

Lush Green Wedding Alter – spotted on Pinterest

What’s your all-time favorite color combination?

Elegant Paper Crane Wedding Ideas

Welcome back!

Today’s inspiration channels classic wedding elements with a modern and elegant touch. I was inspired by the “1000 paper crane” traditions, and loved reading about them on Pinterest. As I was reading about it, I thought it would be such a fun theme for a summer wedding.

I see this wedding being outside, with paper cranes hanging everywhere- so when the breeze rolls in you see them flying in the wind. A neutral color palette is ideal, especially if in a lush green lawn. The bright crisp whites and nudes will really pop against the natural surroundings. Here’s what I had in mind:

Elegant Paper Crane Wedding Ideas

Elegant Paper Crane Wedding Ideas

 

See where these awesome ideas were found:

Ceramic Origami Cranes Cake Topper – shared by Tin MalbarosaCatoner on Pinterest

Ceramic Origami Cranes Cake Topper – shared by Tin MalbarosaCatoner on Pinterest

Ceramic Origami Cranes Cake Topper – shared by Tin MalbarosaCatoner on Pinterest

1000 Cranes under the Willow Tree (at night) – shared on Bridal Musings

1000 Cranes under the Willow Tree (at night) – shared on Bridal Musings

1000 Cranes under the Willow Tree (at night) – shared on Bridal Musings

Pink Crane Tablescape – shared on Glamour & Grace

Pink Crane Tablescape – shared on Glamour & Grace

Pink Crane Tablescape – shared on Glamour & Grace

Origami Paper Crane Place Cards – made by NANAZOOLAN on Etsy

Origami Paper Crane Place Cards – made by NANAZOOLAN on Etsy

Origami Paper Crane Place Cards – made by NANAZOOLAN on Etsy

Paper Crane Wedding Alter / Ceremony Décor – shared on Intimate Weddings

Paper Crane Wedding Alter / Ceremony Décor – shared on Intimate Weddings

Paper Crane Wedding Alter / Ceremony Décor – shared on Intimate Weddings

 

Do you think that this neutral color scheme is a good fit? Or do you think this theme would work better with a more colorful color set?

 

 

 

Outdoor Summer Wedding in Shades of Purple

If I see another “rustic burlap” wedding tutorial I may just give up going on Pinterest.

Hahaha, that’s a lie. I’m addicted to Pinterest. I can never give that up.

But in all seriousness, the “rustic burlap” wedding trend bores me. I don’t respond positively to brown (or tan, if that’s what it is) mesh-y material just to get that country vibe.

When I think country, I think fresh produce, beautiful wild flowers, good food, and comfortable with curtains blowing in the breeze. And I think that country can be done well. Beautifully even. It could look delicate and put together, and not look hodgepodge and craft time gone wrong. That’s the inspiration for this week’s wedding idea board. A simply beautiful country wedding.

Here’s what I had for this breezy outdoor wedding:

Outdoor Summer Wedding in Shades of Purple

Outdoor Summer Wedding in Shades of Purple

Find out where all these beautiful ideas came from:

Plum Lace Parasol – made by ChoCob on Etsy

Plum Lace Parasol – made by ChoCob on Etsy

Plum Lace Parasol – made by ChoCob on Etsy

Pallet Dance Floor – made and shared by Sarah Figg on Pinterest

Pallet Dance Floor – made and shared by Sarah Figg on Pinterest

Pallet Dance Floor – made and shared by Sarah Figg on Pinterest

Rustic Wedding Alter Arch – shared on Brides.com

Rustic Wedding Alter Arch – shared on Brides.com

Rustic Wedding Alter Arch – shared on Brides.com

Outdoor Buffet Stations – shared on Gloriosa Atlanta

Outdoor Buffet Stations – shared on Gloriosa Atlanta

Outdoor Buffet Stations – shared on Gloriosa Atlanta

Purple Wedding Bouquet – shared on Belle Online Magazine

Purple Wedding Bouquet – shared on Belle Online Magazine

Purple Wedding Bouquet – shared on Belle Online Magazine

Outdoor Purple Tablescape – shared on Ruffled

Outdoor Purple Tablescape – shared on Ruffled

Outdoor Purple Tablescape – shared on Ruffled

Dark Purple Vintage Antique Lace Invitations – made by MedleysInvitation on Etsy

Dark Purple Vintage Antique Lace Invitations – made by MedleysInvitation on Etsy

Dark Purple Vintage Antique Lace Invitations – made by MedleysInvitation on Etsy

 

How do you stay cool at a summer wedding?

Colorful Paper Based Wedding

I’m beginning to think I may be addicted to Pinterest.

Ok, I’m lying: I AM addicted to Pinterest.

There is just so much amazing inspiration on there; I doubt I’ll ever be able to see it all! If you enjoy pinning party and wedding inspiration as much as I do, you should come follow my boards.

This week’s wedding inspiration board was put into motion by this colorful paper based wedding arch I spotted on Pinterest. I love the use of untraditional materials and themes in weddings, don’t you?

Paper is one of those elements that can be super cheap to use, but unbelievably sensitive and time consuming to make look picture perfect.

That being said, it is SO easy to incorporate any color combination you want for a wedding or party. This week: I took on more of a colorful palette then I’d normally go with. I think it works, what do you think?

Colorful Paper Based Wedding

Colorful Paper Based Wedding

 

See where all of these images were found:

Colorful Paper Based Wedding Arch – spotted on Tumblr

Colorful Paper Based Wedding Arch – spotted on Tumblr

Colorful Paper Based Wedding Arch – spotted on Tumblr

Rainbow Striped Paper Straws – sold by sweetestelle on Etsy

Rainbow Striped Paper Straws – sold by sweetestelle on Etsy

Rainbow Striped Paper Straws – sold by sweetestelle on Etsy

Alternative Wood Guest Book – sold by FreestyleMom on Etsy

Alternative Wood Guest Book – sold by FreestyleMom on Etsy

Alternative Wood Guest Book – sold by FreestyleMom on Etsy

Giant Flower Bouquet – photographed by Tresal Photography

Giant Flower Bouquet – photographed by Tresal Photography

Giant Flower Bouquet – photographed by Tresal Photography

 

Tissue Paper Pom Pom Table Décor – shared on Lisa Storms

Tissue Paper Pom Pom Table Décor – shared on Lisa Storms

Tissue Paper Pom Pom Table Décor – shared on Lisa Storms

Colorful Wedding Invitation – made by RubyMayDesign on Etsy

Colorful Wedding Invitation – made by RubyMayDesign on Etsy

Colorful Wedding Invitation – made by RubyMayDesign on Etsy

Multi Layered Colorful Cake – spotted on The Knot

Multi Layered Colorful Cake – spotted on The Knot

Multi Layered Colorful Cake – spotted on The Knot

 

Colorful Ribbon Swag – made by elliebelladesigns on Etsy

Colorful Ribbon Swag – made by elliebelladesigns on Etsy

Colorful Ribbon Swag – made by elliebelladesigns on Etsy

 

How do you feel about having a paper based wedding?

Up for the challenge? Or heck no?

Sun in the Sky – A Bright Blue and Yellow Summer Wedding

Don’t you just love it when inspiration comes to you when you least expect it?

I was on Pinterest the other night, pinning away fantastic ideas for future events, and came by a great board that was full of gorgeous food that was plated absolutely picture perfect.

A particular dish caught my eye – one with blues, yellow and a hint of brown.

I thought it would be such an interesting take on “wedding colors” to have food that matched your palette. So without further ado, here is what I had in mind:

Sun in the Sky – A Bright Blue and Yellow Summer Wedding

Sun in the Sky – A Bright Blue and Yellow Summer Wedding

Don’t forget to check out where I found all these incredible inspirational images:

Bright Blue Bridesmaids Dresses and Yellow Bouquets – shared on Bend the Light

Bright Blue Bridesmaids Dresses and Yellow Bouquets – shared on Bend the Light

Bright Blue Bridesmaids Dresses and Yellow Bouquets – shared on Bend the Light

Malibu Blue Boutonniere – made by MiaettiaCreations on Etsy

Malibu Blue Boutonniere – made by MiaettiaCreations on Etsy

Malibu Blue Boutonniere – made by MiaettiaCreations on Etsy

Blue and White Tablescapes - found on Pinterest

Blue and White Tablescapes – found on Pinterest

Blue and White Tablescapes – found on Pinterest

Chamomile Honey and Whiskey Cocktail – shared by A Cozy Kitchen

Chamomile Honey and Whiskey Cocktail – shared by A Cozy Kitchen

Chamomile Honey and Whiskey Cocktail – shared by A Cozy Kitchen

Daisy Cake – found on Pinterest

Daisy Cake – found on Pinterest

Daisy Cake – found on Pinterest

Whimsical Modern Invitation – made by designsbyXO on Etsy

Whimsical Modern Invitation – made by designsbyXO on Etsy

Whimsical Modern Invitation – made by designsbyXO on Etsy

Gorgeous Colorful Food Presentation – spotted on Pinterest

Gorgeous Colorful Food Presentation – spotted on Pinterest

Gorgeous Colorful Food Presentation – spotted on Pinterest

What do you think about incorporating your event colors into your food?

Up Themed Rainbow Wedding Ideas

99.9% of the time, I am not a fan of rainbow anything. No rainbow ice cream, no rainbow ribbons, shirts…. Anything except of course a nice rainbow after a storm.

What’s the .01% rainbow-ness I like? Anything “Up” related. If you missed it, (and seriously, if you have, stop reading this and go watch this movie. Right now.) Up is a Pixar movie that was released a few years ago. Yes it’s animated, and yea I know, cartoons are for kids, but this movie is worth the exception. It is by far one of my most favorite movies of all time.

I’ve had the inkling lately to go watch it again, and I’m waiting for that perfect lazy summer afternoon on the weekend to take advantage of it and watch it again. But it’s been on my mind a lot lately, and it got me thinking: how fun would this be as a summer wedding theme? It’s bright, colorful, and absolutely PERFECT for the couple that wants an outdoor wedding.

Bonus points: there are lots of DIY or cost effective options out there for this theme.

Here’s what I’m thinking:

Up Rainbow Wedding Inspiraton Ideas Pixar Movie Unique Pastiche Events

Up Rainbow Wedding Inspiraton Ideas Pixar Movie Unique Pastiche Events

Bright. Colorful. Perfect for a summer wedding, don’t you think?

See where I found all of these colorful images:

Up Themed Ellie Badge Favors – made by TheBirdsEye on Etsy

Up Themed Ellie Badge Favors – made by TheBirdsEye on Etsy

Up Themed Ellie Badge Favors – made by TheBirdsEye on Etsy

Wedding Dress and Balloons – spotted on Pinterest

Wedding Dress and Balloons – spotted on Pinterest

Wedding Dress and Balloons – spotted on Pinterest

Up Themed Balloon Cake – spotted on Pinterest

Up Themed Balloon Cake – spotted on Pinterest

Up Themed Balloon Cake – spotted on Pinterest

“You are the Carl to my Ellie” Wall Art –made by PixelPerfectGraphics on Etsy

“You are the Carl to my Ellie” Wall Art –made by PixelPerfectGraphics on Etsy

“You are the Carl to my Ellie” Wall Art –made by PixelPerfectGraphics on Etsy

Up Themed Wedding Mailbox – made by MarleyintheMiddle on Etsy

Up Themed Wedding Mailbox – made by MarleyintheMiddle on Etsy

Up Themed Wedding Mailbox – made by MarleyintheMiddle on Etsy

Rainbow Garden Balloon Decorations – spotted on Pinterest

Rainbow Garden Balloon Decorations – spotted on Pinterest

Rainbow Garden Balloon Decorations – spotted on Pinterest

What is your all-time favorite movie?

Green with Foliage – Summer Wedding Inspiration

Why do couples get married in the summer?

Well, there are a few reasons: kids are out of school, so families can travel easier, there aren’t as many holidays, so time off isn’t as difficult to get, but from what I can tell, most people get married in the summer because it’s warm out. The weather is nice, there’s no worry of a snowstorm delaying flights and causing road closures. Short of some rain, the summer is logistically a great time to get married.

But the heat! The heat can sometimes be TOO hot. You don’t want to have your guests (or yourself!) covered in sweat before the ceremony even starts. So what to do? You could bring the lush foliage that grows in the summer, inside!

That was the inspiration for this week’s Green with Foliage idea board. Bringing lush, green plants indoors, creating a whole new world inside your standard ballroom, completely transforming it into an exotic garden.

Some key elements to what would really make this theme work:

  • Lots and lots of foliage. Mix and match to create texture and dimension.
  • Have background music playing while guests wait. Why not find a nature recording of a forest with a babbling brook?
  • Specialty green lighting will help amplify the effect. Use green up lighting on walls that can’t be covered otherwise.

Take a look at what I had in mind:

Green with Foliage - Summer Wedding Inspiration

Green with Foliage – Summer Wedding Inspiration

 

Make sure to see where all of this incredible inspiration was found:

Green Pillow Gift Boxes – made by PulpandTwine on Etsy

Green Pillow Gift Boxes – made by PulpandTwine on Etsy

Green Pillow Gift Boxes – made by PulpandTwine on Etsy

Green Accent Wedding Cake – shared by Colin Cowie Weddings

Green Accent Wedding Cake – shared by Colin Cowie Weddings

Green Accent Wedding Cake – shared by Colin Cowie Weddings

Wedding Bouquet in Green – Shared on Wedding Channel

Wedding Bouquet in Green – Shared on Wedding Channel

Wedding Bouquet in Green – Shared on Wedding Channel

Lush Green Wedding Alter and Aisle –spotted on Pinterest

Lush Green Wedding Alter and Aisle –spotted on Pinterest

Lush Green Wedding Alter and Aisle –spotted on Pinterest

Green Centerpiece – shared on Southern Weddings

Green Centerpiece – shared on Southern Weddings

Green Centerpiece – shared on Southern Weddings

Banana Leaf chair décor – spotted on Pinterest

Banana Leaf chair décor – spotted on Pinterest

Banana Leaf chair décor – spotted on Pinterest

Green Tablescape – shared by Prettyology

Green Tablescape – shared by Prettyology

Green Tablescape – shared by Prettyology

What do you think about bringing the outdoors in?

 

Modern & Bright Peacock Wedding Ideas

Modern & Bright Peacock Wedding Ideas

Modern & Bright Peacock Wedding Ideas

Do you love peacock feathers?  I do! They are one of my favorite color combinations. Not to mention they naturally have a shimmer and shine to them. This week’s idea board is for a modern and bright peacock wedding.

Why modern and bright? If you were to do a quick search for “peacock weddings”, you’d see tons of beautiful events shared, but so many of them are so dark! Not intentionally, but the colors that people tend to pick out of the feather usually combine into a rather dark and almost dated look.

For this idea board, I really wanted to focus on the bright and vibrant colors in a traditional peacock feather and have those be the front and center part of the design scheme.  I’d love to see this theme used for a young couple, in the middle of summer, looking for a bunch of color at their wedding, but still keeping it clean and modern looking.

Key details for this event:

  • Don’t over do the peacock feather itself – you don’t need to plaster them on everything!
  • Use pops of colors – pick your top two choices, for this event blue and green, and use the other colors as “pops” throughout the event design
  • Keep it clean – for this to work, you need to keep clean lines, keep thinking modern, and don’t get carried away with the peacock clutter that is so easy to get
Modern & Bright Peacock Wedding Ideas

Modern & Bright Peacock Wedding Ideas

I got all of these pretty pictures from….

Modern Peacock Cake – shared on Craftsy

Blue Napkin & Peacock Feather Place Setting – seen on this pin

Peacock & Blue Tablescape – shared by A Day to Remember

Peacock Candy Buffet – seen here on Wedding Bee

Peacock Cookies – seen on Arty McGoo

Blue & Peacock Place Setting – shared by Pier 1 on this pin

Green & White Reception Lounge – seen on this pin

Green & White Tablescape – seen on this pin

Peacock Wedding Cookie Favors – by Whimsical Originals DB on Etsy

Peacock Wedding Invitation Suite – by Allis Studio on Etsy

If you were having a peacock wedding, what two colors would you choose to be your main color scheme?