Board #256 | Blueprints

Not many flowers come in blue, blue signature cocktails look like Windex (I’m sorry, but nothing you’re supposed to eat should be that color), but blue patterns – both on fabric and on paper – are some of my favorites. And, largely inspired by the darling blue church photo by Laura Dombrowski, I thought I’d play with blue in a more rustic setting.

Mood: rural sophistication
Palette: china blue, khaki

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Top row from left: photo by Punam Bean, photo by Paloma Images, photobooth favor bag via Little White Book, flowers from Matthew Mead Style
Row 2: china from Matthew Mead Style, blue church photo by Laura Dombrowski, bouquet by Saipua, cake from Martha Stewart Weddings
Row 3: hydrangeas and crate photo by Heather Forsythe, photo by Stacey Kane, blue checkered napkin via Once Wed’s flickr, dress by Joules
Row 4: blue Converse photo by Worthington Photography, Mast Brothers Chocolate via Hey Susy, invitation photo by Holland Photo Arts, lemonade photo by Cooper Carras


  • nibsblog says:

    Your board is as refreshing as a blue sky after a heavy summer storm. Beautiful, Kathryn!

    Martha B.

  • Stephanie says:

    i saw the mast brothers when i was shopping in brooklyn. very cool.

  • Bertie says:

    Your boards always touch me in such a way… I get teary and everything! This one is truly amazing! Thank you for adding a bit of joy to my day everyday!!!

  • bri says:

    LOOOOOVE it! Esp the blue Chucks!! The cake and flowers are gorgeous; ingenious board, Kathryn.

  • budgetsavvybride says:

    awww I love that sweet little blue church. It’s adorable!

  • momentsofyes says:

    I love this board! It feels so carefree. I really like the tree and birds on the invites in the bottom row.

  • Kylie says:

    Love it. My wedding is this Saturday and my color is antique blue. Beautiful, but difficult to match. I had no idea finding blue flowers was so difficult until this process. Blue hydrangea, tweedia, and muscari are good summer picks.
    Thank you for this blog. You’ve been my daily inspiration.

  • Rebecca says:

    I’m just loving this one, Kathyrn–so fresh! I can see all sorts of lovely possibilities for favors, flowers, food. Beautiful as always!

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