1. Bangles for a summer’s eve.
2. Blue mason jars. Begging for wildflowers.
3. Charcoal gray breeziness by Amsale.
4. Custom illustration detail for Hawkinson invitation suite.
5. Reception location: The Plantation at Yesterville.
1. Simple Silhouettes make for a simple silhouette.
2. Coral Kate. Hello, Summertime.
3. Freshen up an old drawer with this Dotted Zinnia Knob from Anthro.
4. Diving Bell Trinket Boxes from Anthro. I have plenty of trinkets to store in these beauties.
5. Fabric Wallet from Etsy. Coral and chocolate brown = a yummy combination.
1. Make like Alice at Vin de Syrah wine parlor. San Diego. Order the Mixed Board along with paired wines.
2. Offer a hint. A Hint Mint.
3. Pantone’s Spring 2011 color palette from NY’s Fashion Week. Peapod.
4. Merckens Rainbow Light Green Wafers from jomart chocolates. Because life tastes better with chocolate.
5. A pair of bird cages in painted white metal work. Perfect for a garden party.
6. Monique Lhuillier. Ready to Wear. Spring 2o11. Pale peapod whimsy. Yes, please.
1. CC Skye Town & Country bag via Stefani Bags. A must for those weekends in the Hamptons.
2. Guess Peep Toe Pumps via Macy’s. Yes, please.
3. Balenciaga Eau de Parfum.
4. Fabulous 1940s Dorothy Draper Dresser via 1stdibs.
5. The key inspirational color palette for the Larrabee Suite via Anthropologie.
1. Deep Yellow – Wouldn’t this fabric make for a sunny accent pillow?
2. Slate – Pale gray to balance the pops of yellow.
3. Graphite – The sheen in this photo inspired the shimmery bellyband holding the LBDR Programs shut. Mmm, printed on a pretty Petallics pearlescent paper. Can’t wait to show you!
4. Pale Yellow – A sugary, soft yellow. Color palette and images 1-4 provided by Music City Events.
5. LBDR logo – My logo design developed out of key words provided by Sarah at Music City Events: clean, modern, Paris, Madrid… What began forming in my mind was a new take on Art Deco style of the 1920s. That, and a little playful nod to “the bubbly.”
6. Art Deco patterns – This is a classic repetitive pattern seen across Art Deco prints. Very graphic and bold. photo Google Images
7. Dress by Oscar de la Renta – don’t you just love this dress?! I fell in love with the graphic lines and patterns. So crisp and playful! These inspired some of the accent patterns in my LBDR printed pieces. photo Google Images
I’ve been seeing grays & yellows all week. Only 1 day to go until the swankiest bridal event of the season: The Little Black Dress Revue! The last file has gone to the printer, a few more finishing details today, and then I just need to decide which little black dress to wear. I am excited to mix and mingle with some of Nashville’s best vendors, as well as Nashville’s lovely brides! Check back later this week to see photos of Tuesday’s event and my custom paper goods designed for LBDR.