It’s hard not to fall in love with anything inspired by the decadent glam of The Great Gatsby, and the elegance of the Roaring Twenties. There’s just something about vintage bridal veils, old fashioned bar carts, and the Art Deco style that immediately makes any event seem classy and cool. Here’s five wedding details we’re absolutely loving right now.
Did you watch the highly anticipated The Great Gatsby this weekend? We’re paying tribute to the literary classic this week with plenty of razzle-dazzle and art deco glamour for your wedding. Starting with today’s mood board, featuring one of our sparkly new Gatsby-inspired invitations, and all the wedding details to match!
Add a glamorous Art Deco touch to your wedding cake with today’s simple but stunning cake topper DIY.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Styrofoam ball, 3.5″
- 4″ clear plastic prism picks (we found ours online at a restaurant supply store)
- Metallic gold craft paint
- Metallic gold spray paint
- One wood kabob skewer (cut in half)
Step 1: Cut
Cut a styrofoam ball in half with a sharp knife to make sure you have a smooth, flat half dome.
Step 2: Paint
Paint the styrofoam ball with gold metallic paint and let it dry for a few hours.
Step 3: Spraypaint
Lay out about 100 plastic prism picks and spray paint evenly to make sure all edges are covered. Flip them over and spray any unfinished sides.
Step 4: Assemble
Stick the prism picks in the styrofoam in an organized pattern at first, and then fill in any gaps as you see fit.
Step 5: Top it Off
Stick the wooden skewer into the flat side of the dome. Then, place the cake topper on the top of your wedding cake (making sure the styrofoam is very slightly elevated from the top of your cake and not touching). Get ready for a dazzling finish!
If you try this idea yourself, or if you have any DIY ideas to share, send your photos to email@example.com and we’ll post them for all of our fans and followers.
If you’re dreaming of vintage glamour and a Gatsby era ambiance for your wedding, our dazzling new Art Deco collection will have you swooning. Opt for a luxe look with a black and gold palette and lavish ornamentation.