Now that spring has sprung, I can’t stop dreaming of beautiful pastels. I love how these sweet, soft colors can combine to create a whimsical palette, and love the idea of interpreting them into a more rustic, shabby chic theme. Looking a little unfinished and homemade seems even more romantic in these soft shades. Happy spring!!
References In Order of Appearance, Top to Bottom, Left to Right: 1. Southern Weddings 2. Belle 3. Style Me Pretty 4. The Drifter and the Gypsy 5. b.loved 6. Style Me Pretty 7. Green Wedding Shoes 8. Claire Pettibone 9. Design By Dainty 10. Style Me Pretty
We’ve always been big fans of purple at Soirée! From deep plum to soft lavender, there are so many shades of purple that convey different moods and themes, and they’re all gorgeous! This week’s palette features the whole spectrum of shades to inspire you.
References in Order of Appearance, Top to Bottom, Left to Right: 1. Wedding Chicks 2. Brides Magazine 3. Swooned 4. Snippet & Ink 5 & 6. Green Wedding Shoes 7. Burnetts Boards 8. Magnolia Rouge 9. Swooned 10. Swooned
Carnival themed weddings have become very popular lately, and we’re loving the trend! From the bright colors to the fun entertainment to the yummy food, carnival weddings are create a joyful event filled with fun and nostalgia. Carnival themes can be accomplished by involving one or all of the elements of your favorite carnival memories, and are sure to create a wedding your guests will never forget!
References in Order of Appearance, Top to Bottom, Left to Right: 1 & 2. Green Wedding Shoes 3. Conversation Pieces 4. The Lovely Find 5. Borrowed and Bleu 6. b.loved 7. Ruffled Blog 8. Whimsical Wonderland Weddings 9 & 10. Green Wedding Shoes
For this inspiration shoot, we wanted to capture the beauty and romance of a woodsy wedding. Photos by Rebecca Hollis Photography perfectly expressed our vision and showcased the beautiful details and work of the talented vendors who were involved. We are also so excited that this shoot was featured on Elizabeth Anne Designs! Head over to their post to see more of the beautiful pictures.
Photography – Rebecca Hollis Photography
Rentals – the Attic | A Vintage Rental Company
Floral – Ashley Mitchell
Hair Stylist – Boom Swagger Salon
Gown – Claire La Faye
Stationery – Design by Katie
Linens –Design Events
Food – Le Petit Outre
This color palette was inspired by a rustic flower crown with lots of beautiful green leaves and white flowers. It was so simple, and the rich green really stood out to me. Lighter, more muted shades of green aren’t always considered for weddings, but when they are included, the bring a unique romance and softness to any palette.
References in Order of Appearance, Top to Bottom, Left to Right: 1. Wed Society 2. Floridian Weddings 3. Style Me Pretty 4. Green Wedding Shoes 5. Bridal Musings 6. Once Wed 7. Besotted Blog 8. Elizabeth Anne Designs 9. Snippet & Ink 10. One Wed
At the beginning of the year, our Color Trends for 2014 post featured some of our favorite colors for this year’s weddings, and this week, we felt inspired to combine two of them for a romantic rose gold and blush palette. This sweet combination can be the overall scheme for your wedding, or you can add pops of other fun hues for a funkier feel.
References in Order of Appearance, Top to Bottom, Left to Right: 1. Martha Stewart Weddings 2. Style Me Pretty 3 & 4. Wedding Chicks 5. Borrowed and Blue 6. Swooned 7. 100 Layer Cake 8. Snippet and Ink 9. The Lovely Find 10. Elizabeth Anne Designs
Until very recently, I had never been a big fan of the color orange. I never really understood how it could be paired with some of my favorite colors, so I mostly stayed away from it. Lately, though, I’ve been noticing lighter but still vibrant shades of orange mixed with bright coral and soft peach, and the combination is beautiful! Adding touches of bright blue rounds out this mix for a fun, fresh palette.
References in Order of Appearance, Top to Bottom, Left to Right: 1. Swooned 2. Green Wedding Shoes 3. Style Unveiled 4. The Pretty Blog 5. Grey Likes Weddings 6. SB Chic 7. Etsy 8. Green Wedding Shoes 9. Green Wedding Shoes 10. Style Me Pretty
In my time at Soirée, I have had the opportunity to be a part of so many special projects. One of my favorites was the Bridesmaid Style Inspiration Shoot that we did last year, featuring some of the Summer Event Interns of Soirée, including myself! Ashlee, Colleen, Katherine, Katy and I had so much fun on this shoot getting to know each other and working with Ali, Jessica, and Mica Sansaver, the talented photographer who took these beautiful pictures! Seeing the different ways to style one’s bridesmaids was so fun, and plays in to one of my favorite aspects of weddings, the incorporation of personal style and touches to create a unique day. This sweet inspiration shoot was also featured in a post on Apple Brides!
Photography: Mica Sansaver Life Photography
Venue: Trezzi Farm
Accessories: Stella’s Design
Dresses: Storybook Bridal
Flowers: Just Roses Plus and aNeMonE
Make Up: Make Up Studio
Hair: Hilary from Jaazz and team
Cobalt Glass: The attic
Balloons: Party Palace
We can’t believe that we’re posting our 100th color palette! In honor of the occasion, we reflected on some of the things that have inspired us most, and one of them was the opportunity we have had to work with amazing and talented vendors in Spokane for our inspiration shoots. We also realized that we have a color palette that we continue to draw from for inspiration: shades of blue with gold accents! To combine these, we created a Soirée blue and gold palette, featuring pictures from some of our favorite shoots. We would also love to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has been so loving and supportive of us for all of our milestones!
These photos are from inspiration shoots styled by Soirée, featuring the talents of Mica Sansaver Life Photography, Ariel Nay of Designer With A Camera, Amber Glanville Photography, and Matt Shumate Photography.
One thing that will never cease to amaze and inspire me is the night sky. I’ve always been a fan of astrology and love looking for constellations, so it’s no wonder that one of my favorite pieces of art is the classic, Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh. This week’s palette is a new take on the night sky, featuring dark blue and purple with touches of gold and sparkle. This color combination is glamourous and a little mysterious – perfect for a stylish, black tie wedding!
References in Order of Appearance, Top to Bottom, Left to Right 1 & 2. Green Wedding Shoes 3. B. Dunlap 4. Happy Wedd 5. BHLDN 6. Green Wedding Shoes 7. Etsy 8. Style Me Pretty 9. Style Serendipity 10. Wedding Chicks