Chic Earth Day Wedding Ideas

Apr 20 2015

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Inspiration for a Chic Earth Day Wedding

“Earth Day” every day, right?! Officially April 22, Earth Day has been a day set apart and honored all around the world since 1970. This day of awareness is all about how we {individually and collectively} can come together in doing all we can, to help protect our planet by way of repurposing, reusing, and recycling. Earth Day is important! And, for reducing the wedding carbon footprint, here are 5 ideas in minimizing the waste:

5 Earth Day Wedding Ideas

  1. Venue: Broaden environmental awareness by choosing a venue that proclaims the beauty of the great outdoors. Think arboretum or garden weddings and/or local & state park settings.
  2. Local Flowers & Organic Fare: Shop the farmers market and choose local vendors for your florals & food.
  3. Earth-friendly Wedding Stationery: Look for eco-friendly papers that are made i.e.: elemental chlorine free, acid free, windpower, recycled paper, etc.
  4. Charitable Wedding Favors: Instead of buying favor gifts, gift your fave charity in need!
  5. Repurposed Decor & Attire: Bring new life to used decor and attire. Consider repurposing a previously owned wedding dress that you can alter to make it your own.

What is your favorite Earth-friendly wedding idea?

Colors: Slate | Ivory | Grass | Sage

Earth Day Wedding Ideas & Inspiration + free wedding sample

Featured: Rectangle Wedding Invitation from the Bed of Roses design suite.

Deets on the suite …
The featured Rectangle Wedding Invitation in this inspiration is from the Bed of Roses design suite and showcases a graphic set of blooming roses. Set the tone of this suite in any colors you wish. This classic design with its bold graphic and fonts makes a lovely choice for a modern-traditional wedding.

Request a Free Custom Sample …
Get a free sample of this Rectangle Invite–personalized in slate, ivory and 2 shades of green. Keep the design customized in these Earthy-chic colors. Or, change to any colors you wish. It’s up to you!

Free Wedding Invitation Sample

Credits
For the beautiful photography in our inspiration, much thanks to …

Couple, Boutonniere, Centerpiece Hazelwood Photo {via Ruffled Blog} | Shoes Kelly Sweet Photography {via Ruffled Blog} | Braid and Wood Illustrations D’arcy Benincosa Weddings  {via Ruffled Blog}

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New! Shaped Wedding Invitations From MagnetStreet

Apr 17 2015

How can you set your suite apart? Try uniquely shaped wedding invitations to add even more personality and style to your design and theme. We’d like to introduce to you 6 new invite shapes from MagnetStreet. Set your invite suite apart–through shape, color, font style, and unique wording. Change a little or a lot on any design. Meet the …

6 New Shaped Wedding Invitations

  1. Sweetheart: Resembling the top half of a heart on each corner, the Sweetheart cut is the perfect nod for your fairytale event.
  2. Bracket: Classy and playful, the Bracket frame is a charming style that is both classic and contemporary at the same time.
  3. Rounded: Simply sweet, Rounded corners soften the rectangle shape for a modern romantic look and feel.
  4. Scalloped: With its fan-shaped edge, a Scalloped look is a timeless design form. Lovely for any wedding style-especially vintage.
  5. Ticket: As its namesake suggests, the notched corners echo the look of a ticket {for the hottest event in town!}. Super fun for a destination wedding or unique venue setting {theatre, zoo, etc}.
  6. Wavy: Whimsical and lighthearted, the Wavy shaped invite is an easy-going look for a laid-back style. Beach wedding anyone?

6 new Shaped Wedding Invitations from MagnetStreet

 Which shaped wedding invitation is your favorite?

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Elegant Rustic Wedding Ideas

Apr 15 2015

Rustic Wedding Ideas with Laid-Back Elegance

Looking for rustic wedding ideas? Look no further than Brianna and Brandon’s elegant rustic wedding at the Nashville Zoo. The zoo’s lush greens provided a nice backdrop for their easy-on-the-eyes pink and gray color scheme. Filled with wonderful textures and sweet, sentimental and handcrafted touches, we’ve picked out a few of our favorite rustic-elegant ideas. From the succulent boutonnieres and embroidered handkerchief favors to DIY signs and Brianna’s burlap bouquet stem wrap, be inspired by these beautiful rustic wedding ideas for your own wedding.

Rustic Wedding at the Nashville Zoo

pink and gray wedding colors

pink and gray wedding bouquet

pink bridesmaids dresses

embroidered handkerchief favors

Burlap bouquet wrap with photo charm

Nashville Zoo wedding venue

groom at outdoor wedding ceremony

Rustic outdoor wedding ceremony

Wedding party in pink and gray colors for rustic wedding

Sewn-in heart on brides's wedding dresses

Succulent boutonniere in rustic wedding

DIY chalkboard sign as rustic wedding decor

Monogram for rustic guestbook

DIY hand-sewn I Love You in groom's tie

rustic wedding photo

rustic wedding cake table

Simple 3-tier white wedding cake

Bride and Groom at Nashville Zoo

Rustic wedding reception table

Memorial photo at rustic wedding

Rustic wedding favors

Tent reception for elegant rustic wedding

Bride and Groom on carousel at Nashville zoo wedding venue

Credits

Photographer:  Frozen Exposure Photography and Cinematography | Cinema and Video:Frozen Exposure Photography { } Cinematography | Reception Venue: Nashville Zoo | Event Planner: Regalo Design | Cake Designer: The Sweetest Day | via Two Bright Lights

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Adorable Teal and Pink Wedding

Apr 13 2015

Teal and Pink Wedding Inspiration

Today’s teal and pink wedding inspiration is one of the most enduring color combos for spring and summer! So fresh and fun, teal paired with pink always feels modern, playful and youthful. Need ideas for incorporating this mid-tone blue and soft pink into your wedding look? What say you about teal and pink non-traditional attire, decor, and a pocket invite with a chalkboard look and feel?! Let’s get inspired by an adorable pink ombre wedding dress and teal-colored cake with cascading pink roses … pretty inspiring! Tell us, what do you think of this fresh take on teal and pink?

Colors: Custom Teal (50.0.25.0)| Custom Pink (9.66.20.0) | Carnation | Chalkboard texture {non-editable}

Teal and Pink Wedding Ideas and Inspiration {+ free wedding invitation sample}

Featured: Pocket Wedding Invitation from the Chalkboard Sweetheart design suite. New! Check out this design in the new & trendy Bracket shape.

Deets on the suite …
Personalized in teal and pink, this adorable Pocket design features a chalkboard look and feel. Entitled Chalkboard Sweetheart, this design suite also features a medley of hearts, stripes, and frames doodled in chalk.

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Get a free sample of this Pocket Invite–personalized in teal and pink. You can keep it in this trendy combo–or change the colors to match your style and wedding season. It’s up to you!

Free Wedding Pocket Invitation Sample

Credits
For the beautiful photography in our inspiration, much thanks to …

Chalkboard signs by Lily and Val | Bride and Groom by Julie Mikos | Sweets Table by Meagan Elliot Photography | Cake by Stacy Paul | Flower Girl by Alora Safari

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