Color Monday: A Sundry of Yellows

Categories Inspiration + Wedding Stationery

A cheerful color scheme of marigold, butter and gold.

Rooted in our spring wedding color trends report, “Kissed by the Sun” is a delightful inspiration board of warmth and opulence. Its sunny disposition shines with a modern look that’s clean, uncomplicated and crisp. Gold is still a popular wedding color and adding it here brings a touch of elegance to the overall palette. Heart cake topper sticks and groomsmen in argyle socks further add to the charm of our cheery mood board! So fun. And finally, setting the tone for this playful and approachable event is Making Waves, an invitation design that features a seaside motif and whimsical patterning.

Yellow wedding inspiration and wedding invitation from MagnetStreet

Rectangle Wedding Invitation from the Making Waves Design Suite

Stationery Suite Details
Making Waves is a modern suite–and a fun stationery design for a beach or tropical destination wedding. Hallmarking this design are bold, graphic stripes–in wavelike fashion. This playful modern suite also features the look of watercolor paint and starfish accents.

Click & Play! Visit the Color Boutique to:

  • discover & explore your dream color palette
  • browse stationery designs in your fave hues
  • request free color swatches

Summer wedding color palette of marigold, butter and gold

With permission to use their photography, much thanks to…

Cake, Table Setting by Shea Christine {via Wedding Chicks} | Bride by J Woodbery {via Glamour & Grace} | Ties via Etsy |Shoes & Tie by Sublett Studios {via Rustic Wedding Chic}

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Soft, Simple Kentucky Derby Wedding Inspiration

Categories Inspiration + Wedding Stationery

The 140th Kentucky Derby is tomorrow–the first Saturday in May. It’s always fun to watch this annual race deemed “the most exciting two minutes in sports” but really, it’s the hours of people-watching beforehand that’s really fun and exciting! Churchill Downs is an extravaganza of ornamental hats and souvenir glasses brimming with mint juleps. It’s also full of fashionable wedding ideas. Today’s wedding inspiration is in honor of the Kentucky Derby–featuring a soft and simple look, with a hint of vintage. How to marry your wedding stationery with Kentucky Derby style? We went for the iconic florals and chose Botanical Cascade Wedding Stationery Suite to represent the event and the whimsy that accompanies it.

Floral Motif
Run for the roses! Did you know that there are over 500 red roses in the winner’s blanket? Florals are a must in a Kentucky Derby-inspired event. And a southern wedding like this is sure to be hot–so a wedding program fan is another must have. Useful and pretty, the roomy rectangle size fan serves the dual purpose of offering plenty of space for your order of events and the functional shape and size keeps guests refreshed on warm days.

Other motifs: horseshoe, ribbons, stripes,
Tip: freeze heads of roses in ice cubes and put them in your wine or champagne bucket for your reception tables.

Kentucky Derby wedding inspiration with floral Wedding Program Fans from MagnetStreet


Lavish Accessories and Southern Style
Okay ya’ll, have fun with your wedding invitation and RSVP wording. Get your southern creative on to match the whimsy of your event. Scripted fonts and fun wording will help set the tone for a Kentucky Derby influence.

RSVP idea:
Will You Join Us?
__Yes, if the good Lord’s willing and the creek don’t rise.
__Shoot, busier than a moth in a mitten that day.

Tip: Use your wedding website to encourage guests to wear their most fanciful hat or hair adornment.

Kentucky Derby inspired wedding details with floral Wedding Stationery Suite from MagnetStreet
Kentucky Derby Hat by Amy Ward, Etsy designer, Award Design


Traditional Fare
You can really have a lot of fun with your Kentucky Derby-inspired reception tablescapes. Use your Menu Card to translate your traditional fare–be it family style country ham and biscuits to anything marinated in Kentucky Bourbon! Extravagant centerpieces brimming with fulsome florals and eucalyptus would be an iconic and aromatic touch. You could also name your tables after famous horses that won in the past: Orb, I’ll Have Another, Secretariat, etc. You’ll have a blast naming your tables, too!

Tip: Add a recipe/directions for concocting the *perfect* Mint Julep to your Menu Cards. Guests would love that!

4 fresh mint sprigs
2 1/2 oz bourbon whiskey
1 tsp powdered sugar
2 tsp water
Muddle mint leaves, powdered sugar, and water in a collins glass. Fill the glass with shaved or crushed ice and add bourbon. Top with more ice and garnish with a mint sprig. Serve with a straw. {}

Kentucky Derby inspired tablescape with floral Menu Card from MagnetStreet


Perhaps with hat on head and julep in hand, will you be cheering on the winner of the Kentucky Derby tomorrow?


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Color Monday: Branding Your Wedding With A Graphic Motif

Categories Inspiration + Wedding Stationery

Have a certain wedding look that you want your guests to recognize? Maybe you want to create anticipation for your beach destination wedding–or more simply, you have a monogram that you’d like to share. You can easily create a signature look with a special design motif that relates to your personality and wedding style! A few on-trend motifs include: stripes, dots, patterns, laurel wreaths, banner and chalkboard signs, and marquee-style monograms {read more in our 2014 wedding and stationery trends}.

What’s great about carrying a special design element throughout your wedding–from your attire and décor to your wedding invitation suite–is that it brands your look and keeps a nice, cohesive feel to it.

Summer or fall wedding color palette of navy, turquoise, pink, orange, silver

Invitation from the Graphic Bloom Stationery Suite

Stationery Suite Details

Graphic Bloom is a whimsical design with fanciful fonts and a large graphic floral. Non traditional and playful, Graphic Bloom Suite is ideal for casual, summer weddings. See the Square Wedding Invitation from the Graphic Bloom suite, personalized in this bright and colorful palette.

Click on the palette to visit MagnetStreet’s Color Boutique to:

  • save these colors as your own
  • browse stationery designs in them
  • request free color swatches

Summer or fall wedding color palette of: navy, turquoise, azalea, orange, silver

For allowing us to use their photography, much thanks to …

Bride & Groom Photos & Table Setting by Anne Robert Photography {via Style Me Pretty}
Vases of Flowers & Cake by Jasmine Star {via Style Me Pretty}



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Matching Soles with Save the Dates

Categories Inspiration + Wedding Stationery

Everybody has sole style–what’s yours?

We love our shoes, don’t we ladies? Mid heels, high heels, sneakers, flats, wedges, platforms, boots … our sole style flip-flops and we are perfectly ok with that! Today, we’re matching sole style with Save the Date style. Here are a few inspirations:

Lacy sole style + vintage save the date style = a classic look that always on trend!
Lace Country Save the Date Magnet

Sole style with lace wedding shoes and lace Save the Date


Glam sole style + Art Deco save the date style = a glitzy and glittery look that’s fashionable and fun!
Southern Grace Photo Booth Save the Date Magnet

Art Deco save the date and glam wedding shoes


Country sole style + western save the date style = a chic down-to-earth look that’s rustic and refined!
Wanted for Life Save the Date Postcard

Western boots and western save the date postcard

Have a fave? What’s your sole and save the date style?


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