Hi all! Sorry for the late post – I’m moving a little slowly this morning. Today I wanted to share with you the inspiration board I made for Virginia, the winner of the Snippet & Ink Nie Nie Auction. She is planning a June wedding in her mother’s New England garden, using plum and other shades of purple that will be in bloom at that time. She is going for a look that is romantic and beautiful with vintage touches, but not fussy. Using her guidelines, along with some pieces that she has already decided on (such as her dress and shoes), here is what I came up with…

Mood: simple garden elegance
Palette: plum, violet, pink, green

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Top row from left: hair pins by Jennifer Behr, ice cream in tea cups, lilac mason jar centerpiece photo by Punam Bean via Style Me Pretty, copper mailbox from Smith & Hawken via {frolic!}
Row 2: bouquet by Ariella Chezar, dress by Morgane le Fay, table by Blomma Flicka, place setting by Fete NY
Row 3: vodka gimlet from Martha Stewart Weddings, purple shoes, seating chart photo by Red Photo Co., arrangement by Farmer Julie
Row 4: sparklers photo by One Love Photo, violet and pansy nosegay by Artfool, table number photo by Leigh Miller, ceremony photo by Elizabeth Messina

Please remember that you can still give to the Nielson family by making a donation to their PayPal fund. Read updates about Stephanie and Christian’s condition at C Jane, Stephanie’s sister’s blog. My heart goes out to this incredible family, who continues to inspired me.

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