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Welcome To The Weekend

Happy May Day! Spring is in full-bloom and we are counting down the minutes until we can soak up the gorgeous weekend weather ahead.  This week’s prettiness far exceeded our expectations—especially with this elegant garden wedding inspiration which features the work of our talented EAD vendors: Wild Green Yonder and Jordan K Winn!

Centerpiece by Wild Green YonderBouquet by Wild Green Yonder

{Images by Sarah Bradshaw Photography via Style Me Pretty}

A few of our favorites from the week:

Have a beautiful weekend, friends! xo

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Jordan K Winn & Company and Wild Green Yonder are members of the EAD Vendor Guide. To find vendors in your area, click here, or to apply to become a member, click here.
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    Colorful Southwestern Wedding Inspiration

    Today’s inspiration board is bringing to life a vibrant, bohemian wedding! Southwestern touches such as succulents and beading pair with a glamorous color palette of copper, turquoise, coral, and peach to echo the colors of sunset and the desert. We love the idea of using exotic blooms, such as protea, and adding a bit of color to your dress, like the hint of orange in this bride’s floaty Marchesa gown. We’re swooning over this fun and colorful palette!

    Colorful Southwestern Wedding Inspiration

    Top row: stationery by Idieh Design and bouquet by Petal Pusher, images by Melissa Jill Photography via 100 Layer Cake; tablescape design by Jesi Haack Design, image by Jose Villa via 100 Layer Cake | Middle row: southwestern-inspired bridesmaids, image by Lisa O’Dwyer via Green Wedding ShoesMarchesa gown, image by Jose Villa Photography via Style Me Pretty | Bottom row: copper wedding cake, image by Hannah Lundberg Photography via Polka Dot Bride; succulent escort cards, image by Abi Q Photography via Ruffled

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    Lisa O'Dwyer Photography and Melissa Jill Photography are members of the EAD Vendor Guide. To find vendors in your area, click here, or to apply to become a member, click here.
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    Rustic + Chic St. Louis Wedding

    Jess and Bassey combined neutral tones with a botanical feel for their St. Louis wedding. Kristin Ashley Events curated the event, pulling together bohemian details, such as a feather at each place setting, with organic elements like the unique baby’s breath reception chandelier. Bloomin’ Buckets created centerpieces in accents of pink and green to bring color to the earthy palette of the Forest Park Visitors Center. Each place setting was dressed with a calligraphy quote from the couple’s favorite band, Mumford and Sons. Sadly, Bassey lost his brother, who was to be his best man, three weeks before their wedding. To honor Imoh, the couple had tie bands engraved in his memory for their groomsmen. These two are so radiant with joy and love, even in the face of their recent loss, as shown in their gorgeous trailer from Sweet Tea Media and in the beautiful images from Heather Roth Fine Art Photography.

    Jimmy Choo Lottie Sandal NeutralBride in Lace Trimmed Wedding Veil

    Pale Lavender Bridesmaids DressesRuins at the Piper Palm House

    Ivory Peony BouquetSt Louis Piper Palm House Wedding

    Babys Breath Wedding DecorGreenery Wedding Arbor

    Nigerian Wedding AttireSt Louis Piper Palm House Wedding

    St Louis Piper Palm House Wedding

    St Louis Piper Palm House WeddingSt Louis Piper Palm House Wedding

    St Louis Piper Palm House WeddingChalkboard and Greenery Wedding Sign

    St Louis Piper Palm House Wedding

    Paper Heart Guest BookPeach and Red Centerpiece

    Babys Breath Ceiling Installation

    Brown Wedding ReceptionFeather at Place Setting

    Rustic Cake TablePink Ruffle Wedding Cake

    Photography – Heather Roth Fine Art Photography | Ceremony Venue – The Ruins at the Piper Palm House | Reception Venue – Forest Park Visitors Center | Floral – Bloomin’ Buckets | Wedding Planning – Kristin Ashley Events | Stationery, Calligraphy, and Favors – Poppies Design Studio | Videography – Sweet Tea Media | Catering – Catering St. Louis | Bakery – Jilly’s | Rentals – Parties and Props | DJ – Millenium Productions | Hair and Makeup – Annie with Danielle Style | Veil/Headpiece – Town and Country Bridal | Bride’s Shoes – Jimmy Choo | Bridesmaids Dresses – Jim Hjelm

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    10 Unique Wedding Cakes

    Unique Wedding CakesNaturally, we adore a classic white cake, or a sweet confection with gorgeous fresh flowers. But there are some soirees where a more showstopping cake fits the bill. We’ve pulled together 10 of our favorite unique wedding cakes – these beauties are classic and sophisticated, but with a twist!

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    Lowcountry Garden Wedding Inspiration

    Be still our hearts! There may be no city quite as charming as Charleston, with its horse-drawn carriages, historic city center, and seaside romance. This gorgeous editorial for Cottage Hill Magazine‘s Homecoming Issue brings to life the quintessential Lowcountry coastal feel. Set at RiverOaks Charleston, where Charleston’s signature Spanish moss abounds, abundant floral from Fern Studio and gorgeous hand-lettering from A Lettered Life bring a classic Southern garden wedding to life. Kaitlin Holland designed the scene, selecting a neutral color palette of the palest of pastels, bold gray linen, and lush greenery. A lettered backdrop for the cake table and , and chic bar cart styling add whimsy, as do the adorable flower girls and ring bearers running happily about! Ethereal gowns from Bella Bridesmaids and White Dresses Boutique billow in the soft Atlantic breeze, reminding us of the beauty that is this seaside venue. We are utterly smitten with each and every image from the amazing Buffy Dekmar!

    RiverOaks CharlestonPastel Bridesmaids Dresses

    Elegant Ivory Bouquets

    Bridesmaid in Pale TaupeRiverOaks Charleston

    Flower Girls and Ring BearersBridesmaids in Blush Yellow

    Gold Wedding Calligraphy

    Calligraphy on Oyster ShellClassic Charleston Bride

    Calligraphy Wedding SignCalligraphy Wedding Backdrop

    Wedding Party in IvoryCharleston Wedding Inspiration

    Charleston Wedding Inspiration

    Charleston Wedding InspirationElegant Neutral Wedding Invitations

    Garland of Greenery CenterpieceCharleston Wedding Inspiration

    Gray and Green Wedding Decor

    Bar Cart Wedding StylingSimple White and Peach Wedding Cake

    Green and Gray Wedding DecorLittle Ones at Wedding

    Ribbon WandClassic Lowcountry Wedding Inspiration

    Peach and Ivory Wedding FlowersSeaside Wedding Inspiration

    Photography – Buffy Dekmar | Venue – RiverOaks Charleston | Styling – Kaitlin Holland | Floral – Fern Studio | Hair – Hair by Alise B. | Makeup – Dannon K. Collard | Calligraphy – A Lettered Life | Gown – White Dresses Boutique | Bridesmaids Dresses – Bella Bridesmaids | Rentals – Simply Put Vintage | As Seen In: Cottage Hill Magazine

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