Pretty in Pink Wedding Inspiration

pretty in pink wedding

Brigitte of Artsy Heartsy Events collaborated with Your Cloud Parade to create this romantic styled shoot. With a fresh take on vintage, the shoot is filled with tons of pretty, pink details…

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painted heels


Almost everything for this shoot, including this super romantic Claire La Faye gown, was sourced through Your Cloud Parade. Loving its whimsical detailing + sweet boho vibe.

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pretty in pink flower crown

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paper bouquets

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bridesmaids

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So crazy about this breezy backdrop crafted from heart garlands + rope!

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pretty in pink inspiration

pretty in pink inspiration

pink boutonniere


To keep with the timeless, vintage feeling of the shoot, the flowers were made with paper so they would last for lifetimes to come…

paper bouquet

pretty in pink inspiration

pink bow tie

pretty in pink inspiration

painted heels

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Such a fun escort card display idea!

wire escort card holder

vintage bottle centerpieces

vintage bottle centerpieces

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Clusters of vintage perfume bottles make a pretty centerpiece display + can double as guest favors. Perfect for a bridal shower, perhaps?!

vintage bottle centerpieces

vintage bottle centerpieces

his and her banners

pink and gold fringe backdrop

pink heart cake topper

kiss me banner


See even more in this super cute behind the scenes video from Sweet T Studios!


Thanks so much to the following artists for sharing their lovely work with us today!

wedding designer: Brigitte Erwin of Artsy Heartsy Events // photographer: Molly Snelson from Mathieu Photo and Candice Brooke from Mark Brooke Photography // videography: Candis Press of Sweet T Studios // venue: Parker Ranch // hair: Farra Shea Coury of Luca Shea the Salon // makeup: Kelsey Lawrence Makeup // floral design + flower crown: Brigitte Erwin of Artsy Heartsy Events // cake: Sweet and Saucy Shop // cake stand: Sweet and Saucy Supply // cake toppers: Emily Steffen // graphics + paper goods: Typologie and Co. // rentals: This N That Vintage Rentals // calligraphy: Laura Hooper Calligraphy // wedding gowns: Claire La Faye // custom shoe art: Lucky to Be in Love // letter garland + escort card holders: Pressed Cotton // favor tags: Hello Plum Studios // bowties: Xoelle // ombre heart garlands: younghearts // cake backdrop: Typologie and Co. // bridal robe: Doie Lounge // bridesmaid’s hairpiece + sash: Handmade by Sara Kim // tags on vintage perfume bottles: Hello Plum

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Santa Barbara Wedding at El Presidio Chapel: Perrin + Michael

Santa Barbara wedding

Though Perrin grew up in California + Michael in rural Vermont, they met in New Mexico, so the historical El Presidio Chapel in Santa Barbara was the perfect setting to capture the architecture of the southwest + dirt-under-your-feet feeling of where they first fell in love!  There were many fun + thoughtful details incorporated into this wedding, making it feel personal + close to home. Perrin wore her mother’s wedding dress (with some expert alterations by Alina Pizzano), traditional red chile ristras were shipped in from New Mexico as a nod to the couple’s college days, and succulents grown (from seed!) by the bride’s uncle + aunt decorated the reception tables. I’m majorly in love with the floral design from Simply Bouquets – I mean check out that amazing garland! And you won’t want to miss the 100-person dance parade through the Santa Barbara streets following their ceremony, a bit later in the post! :)

Big thanks to Limelife Photography for the gorgeous photography and congrats to Perrin + Michael!

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Seriously, can you believe this was Perrin’s mother’s wedding dress?! It’s probably one of my all time faves….

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bride and groom

bride and groom

Santa Barbara wedding

Santa Barbara wedding

papel picado

Santa Barbara wedding

Santa Barbara wedding


The chapel where Perrin + Michael exchanged their vows was Santa Barbara’s very first church. Such a pretty + colorful setting!

Santa Barbara wedding

Santa Barbara wedding

Santa Barbara wedding

Santa Barbara wedding

wedding parade march

The 7-piece mariachi band that never stopped playing from the moment they descended the choir loft (where they played during our ceremony) and led all our guests on the 5-minute walk from the Presidio, through the streets of Santa Barbara, and to the reception, creating a 100-person dance line. We planned it in advance, of course, but had no idea how much fun it would be or how perfectly it would set the tone for the rest of the reception.

wedding parade march

wedding parade march

wedding parade march


The vibrant papel picado was hand-made on letter-press + sewn by hand. I love how itt adds such a great dose of color to the venue’s neutral backdrop!

papel picado

wedding rings

succulent favors

succulent favors

first dance

first dance

We're organized list-makers by nature, but we learned that we needed to decide what key elements were most important to us and just let some of the smaller things go. We were pretty good about keeping everything in perspective, and really just looked at the day as an excuse to throw an amazing party. Honestly, though, we couldn't have pulled off some of the inevitable hiccups that arise on the day itself without our incredible day-of coordinator (Sophie, of Amazing Day Events). She took care of every last detail so we were free to relax and enjoy what ended up being the best party we've ever been to in our lives.

photography: Limelife Photography // ceremony venue: El Presidio de Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, California // reception venue: Casa de la Guerra // event planner: Sophie Spier // floral design + hairpieces: Simply Bouquets // wedding dress: I wore my mother’s wedding dress, albeit drastically (and beautifully) altered by bridal designer Alina Pizzano // hair + makeup: I did it myself (after receiving a helpful tutorial at Woodley and Bunny in Williamsburg, Brooklyn) // groom suit: J.Lindeberg // paper goods: Heidrun Mumper-Drumm // catering: Los Arroyos // dessert: Macarons by Euro Pane, mini-pies (lemon, chocolate cream) by Simply Pies // music: Mariachi Camarillo, DJ Malik, Goodbeat Productions

This wedding features rad artists fromThe GWS Wedding Artist GalleryGoodbeat Productions is a Featured Artist in the GWS Artist Guide! Find more rad artists for your day in our Gallery
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DIY: Floral Pergola Project

DIY Floral Pergola Project

Our DIY contributor, Amanda of Anthomanic, is back today to share a relatively simple, yet stunning do-it-yourself pergola floral project. Yes, it is possible to create this gorgeous floral project yourself! Let’s see how she crafted it…

Supplies:
– three sets of rod pocket style curtains installed on an adjustable tension rod
– approximately 12 yards loose mixed texture fabrics
– 40+ yards loose mixed width ribbons
– 20 stems pee-gee hydrangea
– 2 bunches of silver dollar eucalyptus
– 1 bunch pink gomphrena
– 2 tillandsia
– step ladder, scissors and roll of binding wire

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Step One: Create a base of large fabrics by hanging the tension rod from the pergola with wire

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Step Two: Layer additional large pieces of loose fabric

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Step Three: Add loose pieces of ribbons, tying in place if necessary

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Step Four: Gather mixed ‘bouquet’s’, hand tie and place at top of pergola draping over the front. Thread wire around the bouquet and around the pergola to hold it to the structure. If your pergola structure doesn’t allow for this, attach the flowers to the front face of the structure. If floral must last for more than a few hours, it is recommended to supply the flowers with a water source such as water tubes — water tubes are the simplest DIY supply in this project. Here we only used tubes for the hydrangea, as the other flowers will last just fine out of water for a few hours. Setup time, approximately 30 minutes

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Pretty gorgeous, right?! You could easily swap out flowers that work with your color scheme and use fabric with color if you’d like or keep it simple with neutrals. So many options! Hope this is helpful for you DIY brides out there! And remember, if you make one of our DIY projects, be sure to share with us on Instagram using the hashtag #GreenWeddingShoesDIY

DIY created by Amanda of Anthomanic exclusively for GWS. See more of Amanda’s work here. Photos by Charlotte Tittle Photography

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