Hello lovelies! So we’re getting settled into our place in Austin, enjoying lots of good food, and doing some exploring. Thank you SO much to all of you for the great tips! If you have any others, I’m all ears. I’ve been without internet for most of the past week, so I’m way behind, but while I get caught up, here are some of my favorite things from around the web right now…

via The Cherry Blossom Girl

 

Snow globes in June.

Currently my most favorite wedding ever.

Don’t miss their engagement pics, either.

Lots of inspiration from The Sartorialist this week, here, here, here, here, here and here.

This retro soda bar is sure to make you smile.

Security envelopes at it again.

Clever, non-traditional invites and save-the-dates.

Have a happy weekend!

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I can’t tell you how fun it is when I get to feature a company whose work I’ve loved for such a long time. From way before I ever even knew what a blog was, I’ve loved the things that Chronicle Books publishes, from beautiful cookbooks to crafty kits to silly gifts. Here are just three of their lovely books…

In The Destination Wedding Planner, Alison Hotchkiss gives advice on everything from choosing the location and setting a budget to managing arrangements from afar. And with beautiful photos by Thayer Allyson Gowdy you can’t miss it!

Sweetie Stats, written by a husband and wife, are little journals that help you be the best spouse you can be by tracking hundreds of fun and important stats about your spouse.

A Bloom a Day Fortune Telling Birthday Book has 365 gorgeous flower photographs for every day of the year, each with a corresponding birthday fortune and the meaning of the flower.

And right now, Chronicle Books is offering Snippet & Ink readers 20% off any purchase! Just enter the code SNIPPET when you check out. Trust me, you’ll want to spend some time browsing around the site – Chronicle Books are hard to resist!

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I’ve got quite the weekend planned – we’re leaving Saturday to move from Wisconsin all the way to Austin! I’ll be taking a break from inspiration boards next week, but I’ve got some beautiful real weddings lined up for you. Until then, here are some of my favorite links from around the web this week…

Beautiful wedding film by A Bryan Photo. Love these guys!

DIY succulent favors and centerpieces, via 100 Layer Cake.

The beautiful brand new Once Wed makes me want a blog makeover!

How romantic is this dress?

Some great summer road trip ideas, via Style Court.

Ricotta doughnuts, yes please.

Loving the mismatched bridesmaid look.

Take some beauty inspiration from days gone by.

And if anyone has any tips for my honey and me about Austin, we’re all ears! Restaurants, shops, where to get my hair cut, anything we should know and check out!

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Have you guessed by now that I absolutely adore vintage elements in a wedding? And picnics? Oh gosh I love picnics! I love that they require simplicity, and that they can be super casual or gourmet and elegant – and everything in between! I really hope you’re not bored of vintage and picnics, because this is certainly not the last you’ll see of them on Snippet & Ink!

Mood: simple vintage picnic
Palette: field, sepia

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Top row from left: photo by Samuel Lippke, botanical sketches, photo by Jonathan Canlas, typewriter guest book via Brooklyn Bride
Row 2: vintage photo via EmilyStyle, photo by Lisa Lefkowitz, peony bud photo by Ericka McConnell, boutonniere from Amorology
Row 3: save-the-date by Linda & Harriett, picnic basket photo by Kathryn Kleinman, Modern Day Design bouquet photo by Jose Villa

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