Mint + Turquoise Nautical Wedding Inspiration

chalkboard anchor

The idea for today’s super fun styled shoot, designed by Confetti & Co. and photographed by George Weiss III, was to create a fresh take on nautical by using it as inspiration for a rad, nautical-themed bridesmaid party! The team wanted to update the expected color palette, veering away from the traditional nautical navies + blues, and instead incorporating brighter, punchier shades of mint + turquoise. They were sure to infuse the setting with lots of great maritime textures – like wood, slate + rope. And how cute is their cheeky catch phrase “whale you be my bridesmaid”?! Just love it! This shoot is sure to inspire you lovelies who are thinking of throwing a party to ask your bridesmaids to be by your side for your big day!

whale you be my bridesmaid

nautical bridesmaids

nautical bridesmaids


So many playful whale details!

nautical invitation set

knotted paper table runner

blueberry place settting

hanging paper lanterns

blueberry place settting

knotted paper table runner

anchor globe

nautical place setting


The gorgeous vintage furniture was provided by Maggpie Vintage Rentals, and the shoot actually took place at their incredible new studio space!

nautical inspiraiton

whale pillow

greens

nautical bride and groom

cocktail bar

jones sodas

tattoo bar


Majorly loving these portraits taken at the Philadelphia Navy Yard…

nautical bride and groom

nautical bride and groom

nautical bride and groom

nautical chalkboard dessert table

ice cream sandwiches


The nautical-inspired cake, by Whipped Bakeshop, is so lovely! I’m crazy about the gold rope detailing + anchor topper.

gold and blue nautical cake

nautical anchor cookies

cake cutting


And a fun behind the scenes film from Squareware Studios

Big thanks to the following creatives for sharing their talents with us today!  And if you love this palette + theme, check back later today for a fun Get the Look inspired from this shoot!

photography: George Weiss III // planning + design: Confetti & Co. // studio + vintage rentals: Maggpie Vintage Rentals // apparel, accessories + select decor: BHLDN // videography: Squareware Studios // flowers: Sullivan Owen // cake: Whipped Bakeshop // paper goods: Be Done Creative // hair + make-up: Beautiful Brides Philly

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Modern Fall Nature Center Wedding: Molly + Zack

ampersand sign

Molly + Zack’s modern fall wedding was filled with a fun mix of rustic + geometric design elements and a pretty autumn color palette – layered neutrals with mustard + green accents. They were really able to capture the feeling of fall with fun details like white + green pumpkins scattered throughout the ceremony + reception areas, and wait until you see the super cute bridesmaid’s bouquets, created by Morning Sun. Each gal carried a different bunch of seasonal blooms + foliage – so perfect for a fall wedding! Here’s more from Molly about their wedding’s inspiration + design:

Our inspiration was the outdoor surroundings of our venue. We wanted the decor to be modern with soft accents of our natural color scheme. My mom helped with the majority of the décor because she and I are both really into design + art. I am a fine arts major, so creating stuff for the wedding was important to me. Zack + I met at a coffee shop and are coffee fanatics, so we added personal touches by incorporating coffee into the decor. I dyed coffee filters for the hanging garlands and we gave out coffee that Zack roasted as favors.

Big thanks to Jenny Haas for the beautiful photography and congrats to Molly + Zack!

fall invitation

fall bride

white bridal jacket

fall bouquet

bridesmaids wearing tights


Are any of you lovelies planning on having your ladies carry seasonal, mismatched bouquets? Love this idea!

bridesmaids wearing tights

bride

fall green bouquet

green boutonniere

groomsmen

groom

welcome sign

coffee filter ceremony deocr

welcome bags

fall ceremony


The tent + the deck had hanging sculptures which were made of coffee filters that I dyed and strung with fishing line. I got three different sizes of filters and various shades of fabric dye to match our overall color scheme…

coffee filter ceremony deocr

When we first saw each other at the beginning of the ceremony! We decided not to see each other beforehand, so that moment was great.

ceremony

ceremony

ceremony

ceremony

ceremony

wedding party

wedding party

bride and groom


Loving these portraits of Molly + Zack amongst the beautiful fall foliage!

bride and groom

top hat groom

bride and groom

bride and groom

reception

groom playing in band

dotted garland

macroons

garland dessert decor

first dance

My advice for those planning now is to get as much done as you can early on. We didn't have to rush too much and it was a lot less stressful. Also, I picked a florist whose taste matched mine and I just let her do her thing. It turned out amazing.

photography: Jenny Haas // venue: Krippendorf Lodge at Cincinnati Nature Center Cincinnati, Ohio // florals: Morning Sun Florist // day-of coordinator: I-Do Weddings // invitations + table signage: PaperPlace // catering: Elegant Fare // tent: Kim Fitzsimmons, Fitz the Occasion // music: Backbeat (band); Greg Lee (DJ) // wedding cake: Spoon Fulla Sugar // hair: Identity Salon // make-up: Karina Ludwig // transportation: ABeeLimo/A Savannah Night // macaroons: Taste of Belgium // wedding gown: Bridal & Formal // officiant: Rev. Garrett Taylor

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Find Your Wedding Venue with The Venue Report

bridal party

In case you missed our earlier introduction to The Venue Report, check out the first part of this feature. The Venue Report is the perfect tool for finding your wedding venue. Whether you dream of getting married in a forrest, an estate, a castle, a villa or a ranch, they have you covered! This lovely styled wedding shoot takes place at The Grand Del Mar and is captured gorgeously by the one and only Jose Villa. With amazing styling by Cortnie of Canvas and Canopy and Summer of Grey Likes Weddings, you’ll want to pin every photo from this feature!

So, where will you say “I do”?

cermeony

lemon garland arbor

peony flower hair piece

bride and groom

bridal party

yellow and pink peony bouquet

flower parisol

bridesmaids with flower parisol

velvet bow

lemon cocktail bar

croquet

wine bottle rack with flowers

drink bar

bike filled with flowers

bike filled with flowers

teal and pink tablescape

big pink floral centerpiece

cheers

well-styled grooms

stack of gift wrapped packages

macroons

yellow tiered cake

yellow tulips

wedding party and cake


Where will you celebrate?

Head over to The Venue Report to learn more about this amazing new resource for your wedding, next party – or whatever you will create your next memories!

photography: Jose Villa // styling + wardrobe: Canvas and Canopy for The Venue Report // videography: Elysium Video Productions // venue + cocktails: The Grand Del Mar // pyramid beach tent: Ginger & Giligan // wardrobe styling: Summer of Grey Likes Weddings // hair: Franco Chavarria, Jessica Healy of Koda Salon // makeup: Gustavo Rodriguez Salon Posh // benches + wood tables: Farm Tables & More // floral design: Studio Fiore // botanical crowns + hair plants: Eucca // dinnerware + glassware: Verity Jane Vintage // models: Noties Management // tennis invitations + menu: Printed Pallette Ink // reception menus + signage: Grey Snail Press // tennis + bridesmaid wardrobe: Ted Baker // bow ties: Boutaugh // swimwear: Marysia Swim // wedding gown: Bliss Bride // gown brand: Anne Barge // hats + fascinators: Preston & Olivia // cake + macarons: Bouchee // boat: Urban Barn

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