Wednesday, June 10, 2009

IBW: Pink + Black

For this Inspiration Board Wednesday, I cheated a little bit. One of the other Solutions' girls gave me the idea to do an inspiration board around the color scheme for my upcoming August wedding. So I took a bunch of pictures off of my personal wedding blog and found a GORGEOUS Justina McCaffrey gown that fit the mood perfectly. And voila, this pink and black inspiration board came to life! I just love these colors together... it's the perfect fusion of femininity and masculinity {that's what made my fiance happy!}

Gown: Justina McCaffrey
Bouquet: McLellan Studio
Escort Card: Kee to your Heart blog
RSVP card: Unique Designs
Centerpiece: The Knot
Pink Cosmo Martini: The Nibbler
Shoes: Kate Spade
Candy Buffet: Budget Dream Weddings

1 comment:

Shelby O'Connell said...

Gorgeous! Well Done!

Top 10 Advice on finding the DRESS!

  • Number One Rule: Be open minded! What you think reminds you of your grandmother's dress on the hanger, may in fact be the dress of your dreams.
  • Bring someone that knows your style better than their own. I'm sure the groom doesn't want to see you in something that your bestfriend would wear on her wedding day
  • DON'T PURCHASE YOUR DRESS ONLINE! You miss out on the whole experience.
  • Don't worry what the groom will think. If he loves you, he will love what you pick.
  • Have fun! Remember that you have been dreaming of this day since you were five. Don't let the decision put a cloud over your head
  • If you hate the little bow on the dress, ask the consultant if you can order it Chances are you can. Keep in mind (contrary to what the magazines always say) there might be a charge for it. It won't lower the cost of the dress.
  • Price vs. Love: If you love the dress, GO FOR IT! Don't settle for less on what your wearing for your big day. You can always take some of the budget from the centerpieces and so on. No one will know and we won't tell.
  • Research designers online and make a scrap book of styles that you like. Do keep in mind, that it may all change when you start trying on.
  • Save the group shopping for the mall. This should be a personal experience that you should only share with one or two.
  • When you find it, you find it. Don't second guess yourself or you will pick your second favorite.