Board #489 | A Summer Picnic

Another relaxed summer wedding inspiration board for you, with a touch of red, white and blue to continue this week’s color motif. And what’s more summery and Fourth-of-July than a picnic? Print save-the-dates or invites on brown paper lunch bags to give guests the idea of what’s to come. Set up a swing and some lawn games, and maybe decorate with some paper lanterns hung in the trees. And again, if this idea seems too informal for a wedding, it would be perfect for a welcome party or rehearsal picnic luncheon.

Mood: breezy summer picnic
Palette: brown, green, red, pale blue

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Top row from left: picnic baskets and pies (via Dress Design Decor) both from Martha Stewart, “games” wooden sign photo by Jose Villa
Row 2: swing photo from Martha Stewart Weddings, photo of sandwiches wrapped in paper by France Ruffenach via Santa Barbara Chic
Row 3: brown paper bag picnic save-the-date by Sesame Letterpress, tea towel wrapped bottles from Martha Stewart, photo of basket of cherries by Kathryn Kleinman, tulip and daisy bouquet from Martha Stewart Weddings
Row 4: photo of blue convertible VW Bug by Duston Todd, red punch jar from Custom Event Group, vintage handkerchief ring pillow photo by Lisa Lefkowitz, bride with blue shawl photo by Meg Smith


  • A Bun Can Dance says:

    It is beautiful – if I was having a summer wedding, or indeed any summer celebration (!), this is exactly how I'd want it to be!
    Thank you for another beautiful mood board,
    Denise x

  • 2 by Design says:

    Loving this. I'm so drawn to simple and relaxed weddings and parties these days. Forget the five-course sit downs, gimme a bluegrass band and a bottle of beer and I'm happy as a clam! Oh and pie, one can NEVER go wrong with pie. Mmmmm.

  • says:

    Perfect Board for a long weekend we have coming! Love the soft country chic feel!

  • Michelle says:

    Beautiful as usual, I wish I didn't melt like a gross pudding in the heat, or I would make all sorts of picnics in the summah, just for the styling opportunities shizzle

  • chris.masson says:

    How perfect – lovely mood board. Idyllic country chic!

  • Luna and Chloe says:

    Just adore summer picnics…and this is beautiful!!


  • Kelly Oshiro says:

    I'm doing a wedding on the fourth with this exact theme!

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