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The Look: Tropical Destination Glam

4 May

To go along with today’s destination inspiration board, here is a little fashion/style inspiration. The bride to be wanted a flowy white gown and loved this bouquet of mixed pinks. Borrowing the pale pink shades from the bouquet would be perfect for nails and makeup. I love a chunky pair of bold turquoise earrings to add a pop of color to the look. If it’s a beach ceremony, a pair of turquoise jeweled sandals would be fab and then maybe a pair of heels for dancing the night away on resort the pool deck (at least until you just give up and go barefoot).

Destination Bridal Style

{Dress} Ivy & Aster {Earrings} Jewelry Revelations {Clutch} Elan Image Management {Bouquet} The Knot {Sandals} Kaboodle {OPI Panda Monium Pink Nail Polish} Star Violet Beauty {Vincent Longo Lipstick in Baby Pink} Make Her Up {Jeweled Heels} Sandals and Flip Flops


Inspiration: Tropical Destination Glam

4 May

I am a big fan of today’s board, mostly because it’s for a real bride. This friend of mine knew what she wanted, but just needed a little help putting it into a cohesive board. She is having a destination in Puerto Rico with the ceremony on the beach and reception on the pool deck of the resort. She loves turquoise and pink and had an image in her head of a pink orchid against a turquoise ocean. She wanted it to be modern with a little bit of glam. She provided some great centerpiece pics – I love the blue plexi glass with the coral and candles! I thought that square chargers and bold graphic print napkins were a great way to keep the table settings modern. And how cute is the message in a bottle seating card idea? I know this wedding is going to be beautiful and I can’t wait to see pics!

Sarah's Destination Wedding

{Bench} Style Me Pretty {Message in a Bottle Seating Cards} DC Ladies {Bracelet} Unkown {Simon Baker} InStyle {Bouquet and Centerpieces} The Knot {Alice & Olivia Dress} Everything Turquoise {Square Silver Charger} Amazon {Pink Chevron Fabric} Premier Fabrics {Silverware} Design Sponge

Inspiration to Reality Shoot on Style Me Pretty: My Modern Clementine

2 May

Good morning and happy Monday! In case you missed it a couple days ago, Style Me Pretty featured an inspiration shoot based on our “My Modern Clementine” inspiration board. Contributors included Bliss Wedding and Event Design and Merriment Design. It has a super cool mod 1960s vibe – so chic I love it! Here are some sneak peak pics but  be sure to check out the whole gallery.




Spring Bouquet Inspiration (Part II): Blushing Blooms

26 Apr

Continuing my week of spring bouquet inspiration with beautiful pale pink hues. Arguably one of the most popular floral shades – I guess there are just a lot of girly girls out there. There are so many pink flowers out there. If you want to be a little different maybe steer clear of the go-tos like peonies, roses and ranunculus. Challenge you florist to come up with some alternate blooms like sweet peas, dahlias, astilbe or tulips.

Spring Bouquet Inspiration: Blushing Bride

{Images Top to Bottom, Left to Right}
Budget Bride, Elizabeth Anne Designs, Southern Living, Floral Design Events

Inspiration: Summer Brights Bridal Shower

30 Mar

When I came across this bridal shower invitation on Invitation Crush I was instantly drawn to the beautiful color combo of orange, teal and chartreuse. It is such a perfect palette for a summer bridal shower.

Since bright on bright has been one of my favorite recent trends, I was inspired to do a little board to show how these colors can come together and create an amazingly cheery mood!

Summer Brights Bridal Shower

{Image Credits}
{Centerpiece} Studio Choo {Twine Spool} Olive Manna {Orange Drinks} Project Wedding {Chair} Wicked Mint {Pinwheel} Twirlie Whirlie {JCrew Dress} Instant Inspiration {Clutch} Poppy Punch {Place Setting} Seedline Design

“A Walk on the Wild Side” Brought to Life!

28 Mar

Hey folks. The day has arrived. Hop on over to Style Me Pretty and check out the Inspiration to Reality Shoot based on an I Do Love inspiration board. It’s safari glam at its finest and all the vendors did an amazing job!!! I’m drooling over the stationary from Paper Moss, the florals are amazing and the place settings are so perfect. It’s always so much fun to see an inspiration come to life so thanks a billion to all of the talented vendors!

On the Wild Side

SHOOT SNEAK PEAK (See the rest of the amazing photos HERE):

Inspiration to Reality Bonanza!

16 Mar

Hi friends. Some very exciting news was brought to my attention yesterday. As you might know, I am a SMP Style Circle member and that’s where I create my inspiration boards. Well, it looks like two I Do Love It boards are serving as the inspiration for upcoming “Inspiration to Reality” shoots on Style Me Pretty!! I am so excited to see these inspirations come to life. And as an added plus, the brilliant Paper Moss is doing the concept and invitation design for “Take a Walk on the Wild Side” so its pretty much guaranteed to be amazing!

“My Modern Clementine”
My Modern Clementine

“Take a Walk on the Wild Side”
On the Wild Side

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