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Cape Cod Winter Wedding

Gabrielle and Thomas live on Cape Cod year-round, and while they certainly love summers on the Cape, they adore the quiet, cozy winters where bare trees, gray skies, and a slower pace provide a romantic backdrop for an intimate wedding. Sixty family members shared the day with the couple, witnessing their union at Falmouth Museums on the Green and then enjoying a family-style Italian meal at Osteria La Civetta. Julie Faria from Little Orphan Antiques and Sandra Cavallo from Old Silver Shed helped bring their vision of vintage romance and old world charm to life. Gabrielle and Tom are are lucky to have incredibly talented and artistic friends and family who helped them shape their wedding. Each piece of decor was handpicked from vintage markets, and Tom—a talented woodworker—worked with Gabrielle’s family to build the ceremony mantel and raised altar. Flowers were purchased at the Boston Flower Market pre-wedding and Sandra arranged into centerpieces on the restaurant table. Due to the intimate atmosphere, the couple eschewed a band or DJ and used phone playlists instead. Gabrielle shares: “While some of the nontraditional choices we made did in fact save us money, doing things our own way was more about minimizing the fuss and fostering a laid-back, authentic feel.” We simply love this couple, and the beauty and radiant love in each image from Lisa Rigby Photography!

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BHLDN Penelope

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Cape Cod Winter Wedding

Handmade Mantel

Cape Cod Winter Wedding

Osteria La Civetta

Pale Pink Rose DecorBrown Antique Wedding Reception

Glasses on Silver Tray

White Tulips at WeddingShabby Chic Wedding Decor

Vintage Shabby Chic Wedding Decor

Chandelier of PoemsCandles in Fireplace

Cape Cod Winter Wedding

Photography – Lisa Rigby Photography | Ceremony Venue – Falmouth Museums on the Green | Reception Venue – Osteria La Civetta | Floral and Stationery – Old Silver Shed | Event Design – Little Orphan Antiques and Old Silver Shed | Bakery – Mama Mary’s Cafe | Rentals – Taylor Rental Cape Cod | Hair Stylist – Erin Kennedy | Makeup Artist – Dani Wagener | Gown – Penelope Gown from BHLDN | Jewelry – Nasr Jewelers Buzzards Bay | Bride’s Shoes – Ivanka Trump Maggie 3 | Suit – Maurizio Baldassari | Tie – Maxwell and Co. | Groom’s Shoes – Paraboot Lorsen

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Romantic Mint + Peach Wedding

Jennifer and Daniel fell in love with the French-Vietnamese chapel and covered barn at Camp Lucy the moment they set eyes upon the venue just outside of Jennifer’s hometown of Austin, Texas. With a short engagement, the couple pulled together a dream team of vendors to create their rustic, elegant day. Beautiful florals from Posey Floral and Event Design brought the outside in, with eucalyptus and hydrangea trumpets flanked by low-lying peach and ivory blooms in wooden boxes. Personal details were peppered throughout, from the lace sachets handcrafted by Daniel’s grandmother, which were filled with French candies to honor Daniel’s French heritage, to the grapefruit fizz signature cocktail, the recipe crafted by the couple. We adore the fresh seafoam green bridesmaids dresses from J.Crew and Jennifer’s sleek Pronovias gown from Brickhouse Bridal,with a chic updo by Mandy Silver. Each image from Forever Photography is perfection!

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Bridesmaids in Seafoam Green

Camp Lucy Wedding Forever PhotographyPale Mint Bridesmaids Dresses

Seafoam Bridesmaids Dresses

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Camp Lucy Wedding Forever PhotographyCamp Lucy Wedding Forever Photography

Eucalyptus and Hydrangea CenterpiecePink Rose Centerpiece

Peach and Green Centerpiece

Seafoam and Peach CenterpieceTrumpet Centerpieces

Ivory Wedding CakeIvory Green and Peach Centerpiece

Photography – Forever Photography | Venue – Camp Lucy | Floral – Posey Floral and Event Design | Wedding Planning – Joyful Details | Stationery – Bella Figura via Silver Papery | Calligraphy – Jennifer Smiley | Favors – Mozart’s Coffee Roasters | Videography – Lizama Videography | Catering – Whim Catering (at Camp Lucy) | Bakery – Classic Cakes by Lori | Rentals and Linens – Whim Rentals | DJ – Joel at Greenbelt DJ | Transportation – Austin Classic Limo | Ceremony Musicians – The Arundel Ensemble | Hair Stylist – Mandy Silver | Makeup Artist – Maris Malone Calderon | Bridesmaids dresses – J.Crew | Gown – Pronovias from Brickhouse Bridal | Jewelry – BHLDN | Bride’s Shoes – Jimmy Choo | Suits – Jos. A. Bank | Photo Booth – On The Flipside | Save the Dates, Programs, Thank you Notes – Minted | Hotel – The Driskill | Rehearsal Dinner – Max’s Wine Dive

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Current Crush: Kumquats

There’s an itty bitty fruit taking my world by storm, and friends, it’s the kumquat. Both tasty and pretty, kumquats are beautiful in bouquets, centerpieces, and as little accents sprinkled throughout your decor. As a cake topper or on a place setting, this small but mighty fruit is perfect for weddings!

Kumquats Wedding

1 – tablescape with kumquats by Max Gill, image by Lisa Lefkowitz via Snippet & Ink | 2 – centerpiece of white ranunculus and kumquats by Sweet Marie Designs, image by Ashley Kelemen via Style Me Pretty | 3 – centerpiece with kumquats by McKenzie Powell Designs, image by Belathée via Snippet & Ink | 4 – fuchsia bouquet with kumquats by The Day’s Design, image by Heather Payne Photography via Style Me Pretty | 5 – kumquat centerpiece by Clare Day Flowers, image by Adrian Michael Photography via Wedding Sparrow | 6 – wedding cake with kumquats by Pippa Cakery, image by Michael Radford Photography via Grey Likes Weddings | 7 – chair decor with kumquats, image by Katie Vowels for Annie McElwain via Style Me Pretty | 8 -hand-drawn wedding menu from Fine Print Calligraphy, image by Sarah Becker Photo via Southern Weddings | 9 – fresh citrus centerpiece by The Floral Lab, image by Jessica Claire Photography via Wedding Chicks | 10 – elegant rustic orange centerpiece from Daisy Rose Floral Design, image by Scott Andrew Studio via Once Wed

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Welcome To The Weekend

Happy Friday! We are spending the morning with our favorite cup of coffee and the newest edition of Magnolia Rouge Magazine—isn’t it just dreamy?! We are also bursting at the seams with excitement to introduce you to Los Angeles-based cinematography vendor, ByDesign Films! The team behind the lens has an ability to consistenty create beautiful cinematic visuals with second to none storytelling and the end result is timeless and moving imagery. This week was beyond beautiful in every possible way and our link roundup is only the icing on this sweet and inspiring prettiness that we encountered. Enjoy our favorites and have an amazing weekend!

Magnolia Rouge Magazine Issue 9 Cover ShootPeach Bouquet by Kelly Kaufman Design for Magnolia Rouge Magazine Issue 9

{Images by Jose Villa via Magnolia Rouge}

A few of our favorites from the week:

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    Glittery Gold and Pink Resort Wedding

    Laurin and Cory’s Utah wedding at The St. Regis Deer Valley is classic and refined, with a feminine twist! Laurin’s love of metallics inspired the decor designed by Michelle Leo Events. Michelle weaved tones of pink and gray together with glitzy sparkles and floral by Urban Chateau Floral to create an event filled with classic glamour. The weather was not cooperating, and throughout the morning, it seemed that Laurin’s dream of an outdoor wedding had been dashed, as the ballroom was set up due to the inclement weather. But just before the ceremony, the skies cleared and Michelle was able to send the couple down the aisle with the spectacular backdrop of the mountains of Park City while her team raced to the ballroom and enlisted the help of every single vendor—right down to the catering staff!—to move the reception outdoors during the cocktail hour, all unbeknownst to Laurin. The moment her reception was revealed was pure magic! We love each and every moment of this beautiful wedding from Pepper Nix Photography!

    Ferragamo ShoesSt Regis Deer Valley Wedding

    Bride in Lian CarloLian Carlo Gown Bodice

    Pink and White Rose BouquetGold Bridesmaids Dresses

    Mountain Wedding Ceremony

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    St Regis Deer Valley WeddingSt Regis Deer Valley Wedding

    Bride Sees Reception for First Time

    Glitter Gold LinenGold Glitter Escort Cards

    Pink and White Wedding Reception

    Wedding with Gold Sequin TableclothsPink Chair Sashes

    Pink Outdoor ReceptionGold and Pink Outdoor Reception

    White Wedding Cake with Gold AccentsSt Regis Deer Valley Wedding

    Photography – Pepper Nix Photography | Venue and Catering – St. Regis Deer Valley | Wedding Planning and Event Design – Michelle Leo Events | Floral – Urban Chateau Floral | Stationery – MC Printing | Save the Dates – Beautiful Wedding Announcements | Videography – Ryan Hinman Films | Bakery – Snow Park Bakery | Gown – Lian Carlo from Stanley Korshak Bridal Salon | Shoes – Salvatore Ferragamo | Bridesmaids Dresses – Aidan Mattox from Rue La La | Hair – Kali Wengreen | Makeup – Kristen Packard | Rentals – Diamond Rental | Band – Joe Muscolino | Ceremony and Cocktail Music – Musical Heart Strings | Photo Booth – Smile Now Photo Booths | Tuxes – Tuxedo Junction | Officiant – Dennis Pfaff

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