One of the very first inspiration boards I ever posted was inspired by The Secret Garden, and when I saw this post over on Dress Design Decor a couple of weeks ago, I immediately wanted to revisit the theme (and hopefully improve upon it). Faded blue, vintage keys, overgrown vines, and romantic stationery pull the look together, while a chandelier hung in a tree, a unique candelabra, and paisley printed linens add something unexpected.

Mood: romantic, storybook
Palette: faded powder blue, pale garden green, white

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Top row from left: secret garden door via Dress Design Decor, chandelier from Brides, faded blue door via Dress Design Decor, ring bearer ensemble by Marie-Chantal via Brides UK
Row 2: photo of weather vane candelabra by Elizabeth Messina, springerle cookie cake from Martha Stewart, botanical RSVP card by Austin Press
Row 3: white wine and vintage wine glasses via Style Me Pretty, vintage key via Dress Design Decor, vine save-the-date by Austin Press, The Secret Garden and vintage key via Dress Design Decor
Row 4: blue display box-frame from Cox & Cox, garden bridal hat from Martha Stewart Weddings, white garden chair with roses from Wedding Style Guide, blue paisley linen by Peter Dunham Textiles via Style Court

PS – I am so excited about being able to hang out at the Film Is Not Dead workshop while I’m here in San Diego. Thank you to Jonathan Canlas for inviting me to speak!

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  1. not a minx, a moron, or a parasite

    I love the mood…it's how I am all the time.

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  2. Ingrid Nelson

    One of my favorite books of ALL time. Lovely.

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  3. forget.me.knot.weddings

    So lovely and this was one of my fave books as well! I remember the first to NYC as a kid I went and I saw this play!! Love your board!

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  4. Beth

    I just recently discovered your blog and am so glad I did. What a sweet post! Iflorist.co.uk

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  5. Sarah

    One of the best books ever and GREAT inspiration!

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