Inspiration Boards

August 11, 2008

Rustic & Romantic Inspiration Board

I felt inspired today after getting an email debuting some of Pottery Barn’s new fall collection. I really love the colors in this pillow cover:

fall2008pantone.jpgI came up with a fun palate based on the color combo in the pillow’s design. The main colors featured are pesto, periwinkle gray, and irish coffee with a splash of “mandy.” My inspiration board turned out to be a little rustic with a lot of romance. My favorite elements are the super chic chandeliers hung from wooden beams, the antique wooden box used as table numbers, and the old medicine bottles used as vases (…you know me!). I was also inspired by the new Williams Sonoma home collection (I got the magazine in the mail the other day… to die for!), especially the Rosemary and Olive wreath featured on their website. Wreaths are such an intimate and unexpected touch to wedding décor, don’t you think? I love using wreaths on church or venue doors, on the back of chairs, or to dress up a drab table. The Rosemary and Olive wreath theme was carried over into the back of the chairs as garland. Beautiful! I hope you enjoy it.

The Inspiration Board

Credits: Chandelier from Trendir.com; Wooden box used as table numbers from Tree Potato Four original collection; Colored pencil wedding favors from EstiloWeddings.com; Pretty Paper Journal from Tree Potato Four; Wedding Gown the amazing Jenny Lee Bridal’s Spring 2009 Collection (Style #714); Green & Pink tablescape from TheKnot.com; Monogram Wedding Cake from Instyle Weddings; Rosemary and Olive Wreath from Williams Sonoma; Medicine Bottle and Orchid tablescape from Instyle Weddings; Rosemary and Olive swagged chair backs and outdoor tablescape from Instyle Weddings; Pillow cover from Pottery Barn; Invitations from Elum (Garden Aviary Collection).

  1. kristin@ the fairmount bride

    August 11th, 2008 at 10:11 pm

    What a beautiful board!

  2. michelle smith

    August 12th, 2008 at 8:54 am

    I love those colors!! The antique bottles give such a romantic theme to the table along with the wreaths. Who would have thought those colors pair so well. I love this board.

  3. Candice

    August 12th, 2008 at 8:58 pm

    Thanks Kristin & Michelle! I appreciate and love your comments.

  4. Carey@Lasso'd Moon Designs

    August 14th, 2008 at 2:20 pm

    Lovely board! Man, I’d be in trouble if I were getting married today!

  5. Robin Dini

    August 16th, 2008 at 12:14 pm

    i LOVE this! Your ideas make me want to get married all over again! Great creativity Candice.

  6. Candice

    August 17th, 2008 at 1:42 pm

    Thanks Carey & Robin. Be sure to call me when its time to renew your vows. :) :)

  7. Michelle

    January 23rd, 2009 at 11:15 am

    I love it!!! I am getting married in May 2010 and I really have this picture in my mind of a ROMANTIC/sorta Rustic feel to it.. and i love what you did here.. But my ceremony is indoors and in a mansion.. i just dont know what color schemes to use??? I like a burnt orange with champagne but i am not sure what else?

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