Archive for January 4th, 2011

Wedding Invitation Inspiration

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

It’s amazing what one little invitation can inspire!  Just think when you choose your wedding colors, you transform ordinary colors, (like aqua and chocolate, shown  here), into an entire wedding ensemble and scenery!  When I was planning my wedding, I had no idea what wedding colors would work for my fiance and I.  I started browsing the web and stumbled upon an invitation blog whose post truly inspired me and gave me some great ideas for my own wedding.  It’s amazing what can happen when you start with a splash of color.  This amazing invitation to the left is one of the newest wedding invitations on our website.  It’s called The Wave Invitation by Checkerboard. This unique invitation features a shimmering aqua jacket with swirling aqua and chocolate accents throughout the cover jacket, as well as following through to the inside ivory page(s) of the invitation.  A smooth satin ribbon ties the ensemble together for elegant presentation.  Your text prints on the inside ivory and aqua detailed pages and extra pages are available for additional information and reply card.  This modern invitation is class and contemporary style at it’s best!

Remember when you’re choosing your invitation ensemble that your wedding invitation sets the tone for your entire event.  It gives your guests a preview of what to expect ahead, as well as lets them know the formality of your event.  Your wedding invitation says something about you and your groom-to-be as a couple, whether you’re classic, reserved, sophisticated, chic, stylish and/or fun!  Below, you’ll see a little collage of wedding items I put together to show brides just how easy it is to take 2 colors and swirl themes and totally incorporate them into your wedding planning.  A simple aqua and chocolate invitation has inspired a four-tiered wedding cake with aqua ribbons and a vining chocolate pattern.  A bouquet of white and aqua dyed daisies makes for a beautiful floral arrangement along with a chocolate ribbon to tie both colors together.  You can even work your wedding colors into your wedding reception linens as a nice alternative to the traditional white or ivory.

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Remember that this is your big day!  The sky is the limit and any color can work for your wedding, as long as it’s about you and your groom!  Some of the most unique color combinations can really transform a traditional wedding into an event with a chic, stylish and contemporary edge. 

Remember, while the above collage is full of vibrant color, don’t feel intimidated if it’s a bit too much for you to work your wedding colors into every aspect of your wedding day.  If you’re a more traditional couple or prefer a design that is simple and classy, try choosing only one wedding accent color and subtly adding it into your wedding details, like a few spots in your bridal bouquet, a colored ribbon on the back of a reception chair or a splash of color on a table centerpiece.  Modern or classic, this is your day, let it be perfect for you!

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