Board #203 | Vintage Pink & Green

One of the sweet comments on my giveaway post was a request for more pink and green. I guess I consider pink and green so classic for a wedding, that I’m always a little afraid that an inspiration board in those colors will seem cliche. But, it’s a classic color combination for a reason – because it’s lovely – so I challenged myself to create a board that used pink and green and still seemed fresh. Here, the green comes mostly from the outdoor venue, and pale pink is in the flowers and other details, such as ribbons tied around glass stems. Vintage elements, such as antique spoons for dessert or coffee, clear drinking glasses, Victorian floral labels, and of course the historic venue, add an extra something special.

Mood: vintage charm
Palette: pale pink, cream, green

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Top row from left: Oak Alley plantation house, photo via {frolic}, peony from Martha Stewart Weddings
Row 2: antique spoons, champagne from Brides, Carmela Sutera dress from Charleston Weddings
Row 3: parasols via Black Eiffel, peonies by Grandiflora, “photobooth” from Brides UK, cake by Lovin Sullivan
Row 4: drinking glasses, tables photo by Mallory Samson, Victorian garden labels from Martha Stewart Crafts, bouquet


  • Meg says:

    First of all, I clicked through to see that lovely (not strapless, yay!) dress, and discovered it has a detachable overskirt. How smart is that?
    And second of all, I just wanted to sigh over how lovely your boards always are and how inspiring I find your blog. You know. Since I haven’t done that for 5 days or so. :)

  • Coveiter says:

    awe, oak alley is where i took my bridal portraits! it’s such a beautiful place.

    { julie }

  • Wedding Inspirations says:

    I love, love, love that plantation house! It’s gorgeous. We just don’t have things like that in the northwest, where a 100-year-old building is considered really old.

    And of course, the entire board is beautiful and dream-worthy, as always!

  • PearlGirl says:

    i heart oak alley… i was married at oak alley and it really was like a dream. the pictures were breathe taking! And my colors were pink and brown and of course green… how can you be around all those beautiful trees and not consider one of your colors green?!

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