Board #241 | Love Triumphant

I am in love with the image of all the old canceled stamps from around the world, and that was the inspiration for this bold and bright wedding board. I see no problem in mixing red with fuchsia with pale pink, especially when set against a clean white backdrop. It’s a palette that could work in winter or spring, and done the right way it could even work in summer. Even though red is pretty dramatic, and the title of this board comes from a quote about red roses – that they are for “love triumphant” – I don’t think that it takes itself too seriously here, and that’s when I love it most.

Mood: romantic, bold
Palette: red, fuchsia, pale pink, white

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Top row from left: old stamps via Ruby Press, Mast Brothers Chocolate via Black Eiffel, Carolina Herrera gown from New York Magazine, ceremony chairs from Martha Stewart Weddings
Row 2: cake from Martha Stewart Weddings, floating peonies by Artfool, red rose statue photo by Heather Forsythe
Row 3: bouquet by Ariella Chezar, pink favor box and balloons both from Martha Stewart Weddings, bridesmaids dresses from In Style Weddings, grapefruit mojitos from Martha Stewart
Row 4: save-the-date by Alee & Press, strawberry ice cream and boutonniere both from Martha Stewart Weddings, bouquet by Artfool


  • Stephanie says:

    Red is my favorite color though somehow it is not our wedding color… I’m now tempted to changed everything!! Is 3 months enough time to make the switch!? :)

  • Meg says:

    I think that vacation did you good. Your boards this week are better then ever. Let’s hear it for regular vacations!

  • princessredz says:

    Beautiful!! I love this one!!
    really tempted to add in some splashes of colour to my all white do now…

  • Dynamite Weddings says:

    Beautiful is right! This looks fun and adds the right punch of color.

  • amorology says:

    Oh this is so gorgeous! simply gorgeous Kathryn! I am loving those stamps. I have been dying to be able to play with stamps in a wedding.

  • Fabulously Lizy says:

    Love the stamps and the burst of color the red gives the pink hues.

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