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    {Color Crush} Mint + Yellow Wedding Inspiration

    mint + yellow wedding inspiration

    My color crush on mint is nothing new, but now I’m crushing hard on the mint + yellow combo for spring. Add some aqua into the mix, and you’ve got a palette that is crisp, refreshing, modern, and fun.  I’m thinking confetti, stripes, ruffles, and pops of color are the perfect mix of prep and femininity to add to this festive palette.

    What color combo are you currently crushing on?

    {credits} bridesmaids + bouquets by  Jenna Davis Photography via Style Me Pretty / balloon + tassel from tuckandbonte / mint dress + yellow bouquet by Johnny Miller from Martha Stewart Weddings / place setting photo by Sherry Heck from Hooray Baby shower by CAKE events

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    {Inspiration Board} Trend for Spring: Pretty Pastels

    spring trend: pastelsThis week I’m sharing some inspiration in lover.ly’s newsletter for ways to make your wedding YOU, and on their blog with a bundle of pretty pastel inspiration.  I was so inspired bundling pastels for my spring trend post that I decided to create an inspiration board to share with you all.

    The mint trend continues for spring, but gives way to a whole spectrum of pretty pale shades.  Pick a couple of your favorites or mix and match a whole bunch.  There’s lots of fab ways to do pastel.  Go over to lover.ly’s blog today to see my full post!  And while you’re there, check out their pretty new look!  LOVING it.

    Do you love these soft hues as much as I do?  Are they making you long for spring?  If so, check out this pretty pastel bridal shoot, this gorgeous mint + pink wedding,  and the links in the photo credits below for more original pastel features on Oh Lovely Day.

    {photo credits} cake & macarons | pastel bridesmaids | bouquet | place setting | paper lanterns | mint bridesmaids | stained glass window all via lover.ly

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    {Inspiration Board} Black + Gold Glam Wedding

    black and gold glam wedding inspiration from oh lovely day

    {palette} gold, black, and ivory paired with patterns and sparkles.
    {inspiration} glamorous, fashion-forward, modern with a hint romantic vintage, this wedding is for any season but best for a more formal evening wedding.

    so, do you love this color combo as much as I do?  The sparkly gold mixed with the graphic black and white patterns is pretty much perfection in my book.  I want a room in my home to match this board!

    {photo credits} invitation by aerialist press, photo by Danielle Capito via 100 Layer Cake; place setting by kristin spencer photography via Style Me Pretty; cake by my sweet and saucy; accessories via Martha Stewart Weddings; bridal gown from bhldn.

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    {Inspiration Board} Sparkle + Mink Winter Wedding

    {inspiration} for that winter wedding that’s not exactly a holiday wedding, not exactly a New Year’s wedding, but wants a little extra sparkle & pop

    {palette & details} winter white + silver sparkle, of course, but with pops of deep red in the bride’s lips and nails, and pops of red in the florals would be lovely.  I also love the idea of the bride wearing a vintage or faux fur mink wrap.

    don’t you think this is a chic, fun, and cozy winter wedding style?

    {photo credits} couple and bride in sequin gown by Scarlet O’Neil via Wedding Chicks / sparkle bow shoe from kate spade / cake by the caketress & photo from elizabeth in love / bridal wrap from aaron delesie via style me pretty / tablescape by hey gorgeous and jenna mckenzie photography via wedding chicks

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    {Inspiration Board} Inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year: A Wintergreen Wedding

    Happy Monday! Did you see my big announcement this morning?  I’m still in celebration mode over here.  But I didn’t want to forget to share today’s inspiration board, inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year and one of my personal favorite shades, Emerald.

    wintergreen wedding inspired by pantone's #coloroftheyear: emerald. by oh lovely day
    Emerald is one of those colors that truly looks great on everyone. As a blond, I’ve always loved it on me, but it is gorgeous on raven hair and redheads alike.  Don’t believe me? Keira Knightly, Mila Kunis, and Amy Adams have all rocked it and looked fab!  And if you watch Dexter, then you probably fell in love with the one his girlfriend Hannah wore in last night’s episode (I know I did!).  I can totally see why Emerald is the color of the year, can’t you?  
    So, do you love Emerald?  Are you planning to use it in your wedding color palette?
    {photo credits, clockwise} green shoes by kate headley / via kentson (source unknown) / table setting photo by Jessica Claire, styled by Jesi Haack via JL Designs / bride by Michelle Sullivan via Wedding Chicks / bouquet by jemma keech / floral arrangements by JL Designs, styled by Jesi Haack, photo by Jessica Claire / bracelet via boticca
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