Board #540 | Gingerbread & Pear

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I find myself thinking of family and feasts, which I think would be an excellent theme for a wedding. For today’s inspiration board, using seasonal colors (flavors) of gingerbread and pear, I imagined an intimate wedding dinner at a favorite restaurant. Since my own reception was held at a restaurant, I’ve seen what a wonderful choice it can be for a wedding celebration, especially if it’s a chance to share one of your favorite places with your closest family and friends. Decorations would be simple here, just candles and fresh pears. And menus would be perfectly designed (Cynthia Warren comes to mind), with each guest’s name at the top of the menu at his or her seat.

Mood: rich, intimate
Palette: molasses and chocolate browns, pear and olive leaf greens, gold

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Top row from left: wreath chandelier from Camino via Food Gal, I Do Films business card with wreath by Two Paperdolls via Design Work Life, photo of Swedenborgian Church interior by Q Weddings
Row 2: bowl of quince (thought they were pears, but apparently they’re quince) from Coty Farquhar, bouquet by Ariella Chezar for Brides
Row 3: brown Burberry plaid, pear and napkin photo by Rikki Snyder, photo of chocolate silk dress by Rodney Smith, gingerbread bundt cake from Smitten Kitchen


If you like this inspiration board, you might also like:

Board #317: The Bride’s Cafe
Board #251: Perfect Pear
Board #447: Fantaisie de Noel


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