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Inspiration Board: Autumn Candlelight

The holidays are always a wonderful time to plan milestone events like weddings ... after all, the holidays are all about family anyway. And for the first time, I'm working with a couple planning a Black Friday wedding (the day after Thanksgiving). The bride and groom both have open-minded artistic visions, so their primary focus is that their wedding is received and remembered through emotion. While the color scheme is still evolving, the signature warm hue "Dahlia" has been locked in. So, here's my first inspiration board for this couple's nuptials.


AUTUMN CANDLELIGHT


Credits (top, left to right): Delicate Ceremony Programs tied with Dahlia satin ribbons (photo courtesy of TheKnot.com); Chandelier Draped Ballroom - Richfield Regency; Autumn Wedding Party park scene (photo courtesy of Brides.com); Autumn Hue Bouquet - by Avi Adler; Dupioni Silk Shantung Flowergirl Dress - Little Flowers; Tall Stems in Vases amidst Votive Candles (photo courtesy of TheKnot.com); Bridesmaid Gown in "Dahlia" - David's Bridal; Three-Tiered Embroidered Wedding Cake - Sylvia Weinstock Cakes; Caramel Apple Favors - Mrs. Prindables Handmade Confections; "Take A Wish" Jar (photo courtesy of Brides.com); Gobo Monogram Dance floor Lighting

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Anonymous said…
Have tried Mrs Prindables gourmet apples, they are amazing.

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