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Creative Colour – Velvet Yellow

by | Bride, Creative Colour, Wedding Inspiration


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A soft yellow reminiscent of spring days, tea parties and elegance.

-    Combine with touches of Tiffany blue and sand and white

-    With soft tans, old gold and metallic brass finishes

-    With soft ‘old rose’ pink and white

-    With light smoke blue and rose pink

-    With soft lilac, and mist grey in leaves, soft green

-    With pale apricot and, celadon green and mist grey

-    With varying shades of darker to mid yellow, and white

-    Jonquils, white pansies, gardenias, daisies, frangipani, lilacs, pussy willow branches, dodder vine, orchids

-    High tea – a central table covered with white or yellow cloth, beautiful silver or china tea pots, creamers, cups and saucers, tiered cake stands filled to the brim with lemon tarts, macaroons, petit fours, fruit tarts, sandwiches and scones with jam and cream. A variety of teas and champagnes and fruity white wines

-    Vintage floral or plain coloured crockery, old silverware holding lots of white, apricot and creamy yellow roses spiked with soft grey and spring green foliage, grouped fat white candles, silver candelabra, velvet yellow table linen with apricot napkins, fastened with a celadon green silk tassel, soft green glassware

-    Seaside wedding – with blues, lilacs, soft teals, sand and white

-    Groups of old glass bottles, some filled with flowers and leaves, some filled with vintage yellow and white buttons, some left empty, as centrepieces, white crockery, yellow and white candles, yellow silk table runners edged in crystal beading, embroidered organza overlays in soft yellow

-    Baskets, raffia, and wood, darker yellow checks or stripes, lots of white in accessories, pussy willow branches with their soft furry grey buds, dodder vine, earthenware vases, plates in white and various shades of yellow, brushed stainless steel, wrought iron

-    Pretty vintage, designer or patterned fabric incorporating velvet yellow as cloths edged in braid, tassels or left plain, yellow or deep cream crockery, garlands of flowers around doorways, vintage silver mirrors, in a high central arrangement hanging from the mid point of the ceiling. Ribbons could be attached to this and taken in a swagged fashion to the extremities of the room – think a tented ceiling without the expense of the metres of fabric

-    Wedding cake iced in velvet yellow and picking up the pattern from your table linen, the lace in your dress, buttons  – whatever you see as the most special element of your reception décor, as the embellishment

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Bouquet from Brides, Lemon Drop Martini From Occasions Magazine, Dress from Melissa Sweet via Brides Cake from Martha Stewart Weddings

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Polka Dot Bride Annie

by | Bride, Polka Dots


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I was so excited yesterday to see my favourite polka dot wedding gown- the “Maya” by Michelle Roth make an appearance on Snippet & Ink! Check out the full wedding here

Stormy Apricot Social

by | Bride, Inspiration Boards


I’ve been dreaming of soft apricot for a little while now and wanted to get away from the 80′s silk taffeta numbers and something a little more modern.

Summer seems a long time away today, but today’s board is for a beautiful, casual grey and soft apricot celebration by the seaside.

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Photo from Brides, beads from The Bead Studio, flowers from Saipua, shells from Rebecca Thuss, photo by Jonathan Wherrett, skirt from Brides, shoe from Martha Stewart Weddings, cake from Martha Stewart Weddings, tie from Ties-Necktie, tent from Studio Five Bali, bridesmaid from J. Crew via Brides, invitation by Bella Figura, photo by Jenny Ebert via Snippet and Ink

The Sydney Ultimate Wedding Planning Party

by | Bride, Competitions


The Sydney Ultimate Wedding Planning Party is on again for it’s second year! This year, the event will be held under the sails of the Sydney Opera House and the event will have some of Sydney’s biggest wedding industry names showcasing what they do best!

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Sydney Ultimate Wedding Planning Party 2008

Held on the 9th of September from 6-9pm, guests will be spoiled with champagne and canapés from Opera Point Events while enjoying floral displays from Susan Avery, bridal couture from Steven Khalil, Vera Wang for Wedgewood table styling, glamorous fashion from Camilla and Santos Wish and much more.

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Anthony Del Col from Staging Connections shares his thoughts at the 2008 event

Industry professionals such as Planet Cake will be conducting “show and tell” sessions during a one hour seminar, Anthony Del Col from Staging Connections will share reception styling ideas, Planet Cake will conduct a live cake decorating demonstration, gm photographics will share how to look fantastic in your wedding photos and The Wedding List Company will share gift registry trends.

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Paris and Handi from Planet Cake show brides how they create their masterpieces at the 2008 event.

Also attending the event to chat with brides to be will be diamond expert Peter Michaelson, paper lovers Papier D’Amour, the editor of Bride to Be Magazine while Annalise Brackensiek will act as the MC for the evening.

Guests will receive a gift bag valued at over $500 and containing goodies from Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Jo Malone, Papier D’Amour, Bulgari and a chance to win some fantastic lucky door prizes.

Tickets are $80 each, to purchase you can visit the wedding planning party website here

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Polka Dot Bride has two double passes (each valued at $160 each) to The Sydney Ultimate Wedding Planning Party to give away!

To enter, simply leave a comment on this post and answer this: your groom suggests you marry at the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge- what do you say?

Get creative and have fun with your answer!

Competition closes 10th August 2009 5pm Australian EST Entrants must be residents of Australia and aged 18 or older.

This competition is now closed.

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