Board #231 | Turquoise Opulence

The initial inspiration for this board was the incredible turquoise chandelier – how amazing would it be to have several of those adorning your reception space? It is opulent, yet still somewhat modern, which is what I tried to do with this board. The combinations of turquoise and black, orchids and damask, I think make for an interesting look that is dramatic and elegant.

Mood: opulent, modern
Palette: turquoise, black, white

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Top row from left: wrap by Megan Park via Something Old Something New, draped room via A Beautiful Living, bouquet from Martha Stewart Weddings, chandelier via A Little Sussy
Row 2: cake from Martha Stewart Weddings, cattleya orchids from Mindy Rice, photo by Denise Chastain via Peonies & Polaroids, invitation by Gryphon Stationers
Row 3: orchids photo by Mi Belle, archway by Michelle Rago, cake from The Knot, Prada suit from Details
Row 4: place card from Whitney English, shoes from J.Crew via Brooklyn Bride, photo by Thayer Allyson Gowdy via Style Me Pretty, orchid photo by Christine Farah


  • Tara says:

    Oh good grief!!! AMAZING!!! How do you keep up with the demands??? I am just in awe of what you create each day!

  • Kate says:

    The only thing I love more than your beautiful inspiration boards is the fact that you post them first thing in the morning. :) I love being able to read a new post when I first sit down with my coffee! Thanks, Snippet!

  • budgetsavvybride says:

    love love love…

    You are amazing. Your boards are always breathtaking…

  • Kirs10LA says:

    I love Turquoise! My main wedding color is turquoise and although its hard color to work with, I enjoy the challenge and I think it’s gonna look great.

  • Riley says:

    I know you love green and white – and they’re lovely! ;-)
    But I LOVE IT when you feature other colors like turquoise that don’t get their due as often!!
    This is a great board.

  • Clayton and Danielle says:

    I absolutely love your site! It really helped me get my wedding started and organized. How do you choose weddings to feature on your site? Where did you find your logo font? I love it!

  • Kathryn says:

    Clayton and Danielle,

    So glad you like Snippet & Ink! The real wedding features are usually submitted to me. The calligraphy on my header is the Massy script by the fabulously talented Laura Hooper:

  • M.A. says:

    Since I love damask…and those are my absolute favorite J.Crew shoes…it’s no surprise that I LOVE LOVE LOVE this board! Thanks for the inspiration as always!

  • Lizy says:

    I love Damask and the color palette on this inspiration board is fabulous, modern, and chic.

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