Okay, I know I used those darling paper rosettes in yesterday’s inspiration board, but when I started making this one, how could I leave it out? It was entirely too perfect for this look! Again, I tried to put a twist on a more traditional autumn wedding look, by pairing sweet pale blue with rich gold. This could easily translate to a winter wedding, too, or even spring or summer if done well.

Mood: whimsical harvest
Palette: icy powder blue, rich golden ochre, warm white

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Top row from left: gold leaf hair wreath by Ban.do, gold-foil pear place card via 100 Layer Cake, blue trailer photo by Elizabeth Messina, Edgardo Bonilla dress on gold sofa from D Magazine
Row 2: escort cards in gold ribbon and branches from Martha Stewart Weddings, pale blue strapless dress by Samuelle Couture, gold banded wedding cake from Rebecca Thuss, gold pear still life by Matthew Mead Style
Row 3: tissue rosettes by A.Hana Design, lily bouquet with gold and blue ribbons by Ariella Chezar, gold and pale blue invitation suite from Martha Stewart Weddings

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Mood: playful, vintage, whimsy
Palette: crisp white, pale powder blue, apple red, yellows and browns

Though I absolutely love rustic fall weddings, I’m trying to push myself by creating inspiration boards that aren’t what you might think of as typical autumn color schemes and ideas. Here, apples are an autumn-appropriate motif, with vintage school pieces adding a playful element. Though red and shades of brown are classic fall colors, pops of pale blue keep things unexpectedly fresh, and a bright white backdrop keeps things light. Bundles of customized pale blue pencils would be sweet favors for your guests, and apples should certainly be incorporated into centerpieces, whether in baskets or scattered among floral arrangements. And if you could find an old schoolhouse to host your wedding, well what could be more perfect?

Row 1:  buttercream cake with apples, pears, currants from Rebecca Thuss / vintage school furniture from Three Potato Four / centerpiece with cream roses and fruit photo by Anna Kuperberg  //  Row 2:  books with brown ribbon and rings from Chewing the Cud / blue and yellow tissue paper rosettes by A.Hana Design  //  Row 3:  red typewriter and flashcards via Oh Joy! / love buttons by Busy Beaver / apple tart with cherry photo by Lisa Lefkowitz / blue desk with red apple photo by Mandy Lynne  //  Row 4:  muscari boutonnieres photo by Jose Villa / white blouse and pale blue tulle skirt from Martha Stewart Weddings / envelope with birds and twine by Linea Carta via Brooklyn Bride / red dahlia bouquet with begonia leaves photo by Meg Smith
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With a day of rain, it’s even starting to feel like fall here in Austin! Not too much planned for this weekend, maybe a movie and some tacos (of course). Maybe a little day trip that involves antique stores and (fingers crossed) finding the perfect seating for our new table. What about you? Any plans for this first fall weekend? How about some fun links from around the web this week?

Un-wedding, via Ritzy Bee.

I want to throw a Mad Tea Party.

Crocheted pretties.

How about table letters instead of table numbers? Maybe with these? Or these?

I really love stamps. And more stamps.

Motel inspiration.

One short dress, two short dress.

Maybe change isn’t always a good thing…

Remember these awesome chalk bicycles? Now you can buy them on Etsy!

Lovey little finger people.

Pillow fight

Brilliant advice. I mean, just brilliant.

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