This is one of my favorite color combinations, and I think that it works in a number of ways. It can be sweet like today’s inspiration board, or modern like this one, sassy like this one, or dramatic like this one, but they’re all quite bold. I was further reminded of how much I love these colors together when I saw Brooklyn Bride’s post last week from Wedding Style Guide. Today’s inspiration board is mostly white, with black and yellow as accents that play off each other, and I kept a little cafe or French bistro in mind when putting this together. At least, if I were to start my own little place, it would be in this color scheme, and it would almost certainly have a black and white tiled floor…

Mood: sweet, sophisticated, bold
Palette: white, black and yellow accents

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Top row from left: tie and boutonniere photo by Eclectic Images, bouquet from Soiree, bicycle cards by Dandee Designs
Row 2: flowers in marmalade jar from Three Potato Four, photo by Cheri Pearl, yellow shoes photo by Jocelyn Filley, candy tray from Wedding Style Guide
Row 3: chocolate buffet from Martha Stewart Weddings, Andrew Gn skirt suit from Brides UK, invitation by Card Girl, cake photo by Roey Yohai
Row 4: milkglass vase arrangements photo by Punam Bean via Style Me Pretty, silverware styling by Phyllis Asher, tulip bouquet photo by Jonathan Canlas, crepe paper cracker photo by David Turner via The Bride’s Cafe

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Hello friends! I hope that you enjoyed the real weddings and guest posts as much as I did! There are so many wonderful bloggers out there who inspire me on a daily basis, and I’m so thrilled that five of them agreed to share their lovely vision with Snippet & Ink. And now, inspiration boards are back! It was nice to be away and have some time to recharge, and hopefully get back some of those creative juices (they get drained sometimes!), but it’s also nice to be back.

This board was inspired by the fabric sample in the top left corner, found via Absolutely Beautiful Things. I love the colors and the floral pattern, and thought they would make for a really unique wedding palette and style.

Mood: exotic, opulent
Palette: rust orange, sage green, periwinkle blue, ecru

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Top row from left: fabric via Absolutely Beautiful Things, tent from Raj Tents, flowers by Artfool
Row 2: still life from Brides, photo by Cheri Pearl for Junebug Weddings, cake by Lovin Sullivan
Row 3: invitation by Ceci NY, photo by Meg Smith, cocktails from Martha Stewart Weddings
Row 4: Jenny Packham dress via Little Winter Bride, bouquet by Saipua, tiny crown from Bell’occhio, blue bridesmaid dresses from In Style

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I love a rustic look, but I also love a garden look. Here, I’ve softened a rustic venue and its more rugged elements with pale pinks and blues, plenty of beautiful flowers, and pretty calligraphy. In lieu of a traditional guest book, let guests write their notes on address cards and then file them alphabetically in an old recipe box – or use this as a way to organize escort cards instead. Cover some favorite hardbound books with kraft paper. It’s a simple and cost-effective decorative element which can double as a favor for guests to take home.

Mood: feminine, rustic
Palette: pink, blue, tan

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Top row from left: photo by Jen Siska, bouquet and table both from Martha Stewart Weddings, custom dress via Kim Gray
Row 2: truck photo by Eleise Theuer, kraft paper covered books from Oh How Charming!, vintage style cake via Once Wed, musicians photo by Jose Villa, bouquet by The Green Vase
Row 3: mason jar centerpiece photo by Heather Forsythe, lavender lemonade from Martha Stewart, escort cards on twine photo by Karen Wise, ceremony seats photo by Lisa Lefkowitz
Row 4: envelope via Brooklyn Bride, pink pashminas from Jo Gartin, wood recipe box, pizzelle ice cream cups from Martha Stewart Weddings

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Apparently gray is the accent color of the year, but I’m not sick of it yet! I love the way it looks here – both charcoal and dove gray – paired with pale pale blue. Something so sophisticated about it…

Mood: sweetly refined
Palette: charcoal, cyan, dove gray

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Top row from left: cake photo by Jude Mooney, ring bearers from Martha Stewart Weddings, ballroom photo from Ashley Baber
Row 2: hand-written menu via Ruby Press, bouquet from Martha Stewart Weddings, Vera Wang dress from Brides UK, bridesmaids via {frolic!}
Row 3: favor photo by Boutwell Studio, dog photo from Kathryn Kenna, veil from Bride’s Head Revisited, invitation by Milkfed Press
Row 4: photo by Yvette Roman, photo by Thayer Allyson Gowdy via Style Me Pretty, bouquet from The Knot

Update! This photo that Chelsea shared with me is just perfect for this gray and blue palette.

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If there are any colors that summer really showcases, it’s green and yellow. Once the trees have lost their blossoms, but before the grass dries up, greens and yellows dominate summer landscapes – as they do this wedding inspiration board.

Mood: relaxed summer charm
Palette: shades of green, yellows

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Top row from left: tree ceremony photo by BB Photography, bouquet by Livia Cetti for In Style, bride and groom via Always a Blogsmaid
Row 2: cake from Martha Stewart Weddings, table photo by Liz Banfield via Style Court, invitation from The Lettered Olive, boutonniere from Brides
Row 3: bouquet from The Knot, photo by Heather Forsythe, ivy via {frolic!}, photo by Adi Nevo
Row 4: invitation by Alee & Press, limeade photo by Lisa Lefkowitz, cookie favors from Martha Stewart Weddings, arrangement by Ariella Chezar

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