Spring and Summer


Easter Wedding Style Three Ways

by Azure

To help all our readers celebrating Easter kick off the holiday weekend inspired, here are three Easter wedding style boards, each with a different color palette and mood. Which do you like best? The board featuring soft and romantic pastels, bright fuchsia and teal, or bold purple and yellow mixed with elegant neutral tones? Let us know in the comment section below!

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5 Favorite Bridal Bouquet Ideas for Spring

by Azure

When you think about a dreamy Spring wedding, what does the perfect bridal bouquet look like? Is it light and airy or bold and bright? Monochromatic or multi-hued? Pastel, pink, peach? Just a few different types of blooms or a complete mix? Whatever your vision, I'm sure it's lovely! And today, I'll share my vision with you! Check out my five favorite bouquet ideas for romantic spring brides, then post a comment at the end of this post to share your thoughts! 1- Bright Roses,...

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Intimate, Romantic, Outdoor Wedding

by Azure

Real Wedding by Kate Ignatowski Photography Lauren and Igor’s romantic wedding in Australia was set at a friend's private residence, with an intimate guest list of just 60 of the couple's closest friends and family. Guests traveled from near and far, from Cairns to Brazil, to attend Lauren and Igor's heartwarming I Do's, and you could feel the love all around you! Rain drops started to come down just as the couple exchanged wedding rings during the ceremony, but you could tell...

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Would You Wear a Wool Wedding Dress?

by Bride Chic

We've been going over 2012 bridal trends the past few Fridays and here's another worth looking into. Have you heard some designers are using wool for wedding dresses? Not too long ago I fashioned the Harlowesque-style above out of wool crepe. Sleeveless with silk flowers on the shoulder and waist it definitely had all the earmarks of a spring bridal gown. The big question I asked brides was, "Would you wear a woolen dress on your wedding day? In spring?" I got back the...

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Delightful Dahlias: Handmade Summer Flower Wedding Inspiration

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Today we've put together a handmade tribute to some our favorite summer blooms: dahlias! If you've set your wedding date for July or August, you should definitely consider making your wedding bouquet dahlia-centric. But why stop there? We've found a basketful of gorgeous dahlia-themed stationery, hair accessories, and centerpiece ideas! Are you a fan of these hothouse hues? Will dahlias be making an appearance on your big day? Let us know which seasonal...

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Elegant Real Wedding on KU’s Campus

by Azure

Real wedding by One Tree Photo + Cinema Adam asked Kiley's Dad for permission for her hand just before a University of Kansas football game, so it was only fitting that the couple, both big KU fans, decided to tie the knot on the beautiful KU campus. The wedding ceremony was at the architecturally stunning St. Lawrence Campus Center, while the rockin' reception (featuring music from the Kansas City Michael Beers Band) took place nearby at the Oread Hotel (a brand-new venue)...

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Swoon-Worthy Spring Bridal Finds from Indie Designers

by Bride Chic

I knew the coming of spring would usher in some phenom finds from my fellow indies. What are we drawing inspiration from this 2012? For starters retro trends are going more niche. That means bridal designers are zoning in on a particular era and piece and embellishing it almost to authenticity. That touch of blush is still with us showing up under lightweight fabrics as well as added through accessories. Pleat and ruffle variations are everywhere and we're just beginning to see...

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Why Don’t You: Get married under a big tree!

by Oh Lovely Day

There are so many ways to get married and so many places to do it.  But when I see these photographs I can't think of a better place to exchange vows than under a big beautiful tree. Do you see what I mean?  The tree is so symbolic and it is almost as if the branches are giving the whole wedding a big hug.  I just love it. So tell me, did you or are you getting married under a tree? Would you want to?  Chime in!

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Mint Green Wedding Style

by Azure

Brooklyn Bride's guest post about the Coolhaus ice cream sandwich truck got me thinking about my favorite ice cream flavors. Daiquiri Ice was my favorite as a kid (ironic I know), and mint chocolate chip has always topped my list. Beyond satisfying my sweet tooth, I adore the minty green hues of my two favorite flavors. The color is cool, calming and can really add pop to your wedding color palette. How do you like mint green for your wedding? Is it so fresh and so clean, or way...

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Light Up Your Wedding with Lemon Yellow

by Azure

On Monday, we shared tons of inspiration for neutral wedding color palettes. But today we go bold with bright lemon yellow!! Canary, citrine, honey, and straw, there is nothing sweeter than a Spring or Summer wedding with sunny yellow pops. You can get super creative with the wedding flowers you choose (since LOTS of blooms come in a variety of yellow shades) , and sport sunshine-y statement accessories (check out the last photo for six fantastic ideas) down your white...

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Spice Up Your Wedding Color Palette with Tangerine Tango

by Azure

I'm loving Pantone's color of the year, Tangerine Tango. It's vibrant, whimsical, bright and bold, and pairs nicely with a variety of hues. It also looks fabulous against a golden Goddess glow! We adore tangerine tango alongside neutrals, gem tones and citrus hues, and think it's picture perfect for spring and summer weddings. It brings a cheerful, fun quality to the wedding day, and flatters a variety of skin tones and hair colors. What are your emotions on Tangerine Tango? Is...

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Dreamy Pastels Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

If you're planning a Spring or Summer wedding, you can't go wrong with a pretty palette of pastel hues.  After all, your wedding day should be all about romance, and a soft color palette of petal pinks, muted mint greens, light lavender and sky blue just oozes amour.  It's like painting your wedding with watercolors... Credits: In Full Bloom bridesmaid dress by BHLDN; Wedding cake photo by Kate Lewis Photography, Inc.; Pastel macaroons by White Room Events, photo by Melody...

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Celebrate MLK Day with a Colorful, Cultural Wedding

by Azure

Jennifer and Armand's wedding, photographed by Kristyn Hogan Photography, was charming, vibrant and overflowing with colors. So today we celebrate this Martin Luther King Day in a beautiful way with their swoon-worthy wedding photos! Enjoy!! Event Design: Rhonda Patton Designs + Amber Housely of Sweet Life Designs Wedding Planner : Amber Housley of Sweet Life Designs Florist: Rhonda Patton of Rhonda Patton Designs Cake: Maples Wedding Cakes Favors:...

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Five Table Number Ideas for Your Homespun Chic Wedding

by Oh Lovely Day

By Duet Weddings and Leigh Miller Photography via Style Me Pretty   I’ve been seeing some truly unique and creative table number ideas lately that I had to share. And what makes them even better is that they are totally homespun and DIY-able.   1.  Iron house numbers: Displayed alone or in a frame, iron house address numbers made for a vintage table number that stands out.   2.  Stitched numbers: Whether it's yarn stitched in burlap or thread...

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Lemon, Charcoal, Navy Rustic Real Wedding: Hannah and Marc

by Azure

  Featured Tennessee Wedding by Jamie Clayton Photography   This Spring wedding in Knoxville, TN was picture perfect! Hannah and Marc decided on a modern wedding color palette of navy, charcoal and yellow and infused tons of personalized details into their April I Do's!   The Tools Bend Farm was the wedding venue selected by the couple, a rustic chic locale featuring a giant distressed barn. The barn provided a gorgeous backdrop for romantic wedding...

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Elegant Winery Wedding with a Cool Color Palette

by Azure

  Real wedding by Katherine Birkbeck Photography   Dawn and Robbie tied the knot on May 7th, 2011 in Georgia.  They chose the gorgeous Chateau Elan for their wedding venue, a picturesque destination complete with a full-production winery and first-class golf course.   Their wedding color palette was beautifully unexpected, cool blues and shimmery silvers complimented with classic ivory.  

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Plan the Perfect Outdoor Wedding

by Azure

Tying the knot outdoors? When planning an outdoor wedding, there's a lot to consider and lots to plan for. But no need to worry... onewed is here to share the top 10 ways to ensure your outdoor wedding is out of this world! 1. Specify dress code: It’s a backyard… But it’s a wedding… So you can't blame wedding guests for being confused about what to wear. Let your loved ones know if you're planning a formal, semi-formal, or informal affair. 2. Plan for...

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