February 9

Blue and Orange Bridal Shower Brunch

Get ready for a bridal shower look with a new twist: A citrus-inspired brunch with navy blue.

Fresh colors of peach, orange and cream look beautiful against navy blue and greens. We love how this theme uses citrus colors and flavors to produce some stunning bridal shower decor. Serve orange or peach-shaped cookies and add lemons to table garland for festive flare! This blue and orange decor is sure to liven up your spring or summer bridal shower.

Let this citrus-inspired shower inspire you to add details you know she’ll love.

Photo Source: Cookies | Cake | Navy Dress | Tablescape | Mason Jars | Tassel Garland | Bellinis


Featured Bridal Shower Invitation: Sweet Nectarine. See our full Bridal Shower Invitation Collection here.

A picture is worth a thousand words. We love this stylish bridal shower invitation and how it shows off a brunch filled with plenty of Champagne.

Here are ways to decorate a bridal shower inspired by colors and flavors of citrus:

Why not literally serve cookies that look like peaches? These Orange Infused Sweet Ricotta Peach Cookies are a cute way to add citrus flavors and color to your bridal shower brunch. Follow the recipe link, above, to make these treats.

Let the wedding cake take center stage with peach colored frosting, decked out with orange roses and greenery. There’s no need for frosting with elaborate piping. We love this cake’s monochromatic colors and simple textures for a fresh look.

Navy Dress
This Boho style dress is just the right mixture of romance and comfort. Have your party guests come dressed in navy blues and the bride-to-be in either white or a citrus color. It’ll provide some creative photos and get guests excited about the party theme.

When thinking about table decor and floral arrangements, don’t just think flowers. Adding citrus fruit, like lemons, adds a beautiful yellow color and texture to your bridal shower garland. The best way to save on flowers is to repurpose them. Take the garland from the entry door and lay it across a table for its centerpiece.

Mason Jars
Use painted mason jars to hold all of the flowers, utensils and straws. Paint them with spray paint in orange colors and metallics. It’s a clever way to dress up containers as part of the decor for your festive bridal shower party.

Tassel Garland
String paper garland across the bride-to-be’s chair, across food tables, or for an outdoor shower, up above with the bistro lights. They’ll add color and lots of party flair to your celebration.

Give Champagne a citrus-theme makeover and make Bellinis. Or, set up a make-your-own Champagne drink station and put out different fruits and juices for guests to create their own drink. It’s a fun way to get your bridal shower guests mingling!

From delicious orange-infused cookies to eye-catching arrangements with lemons and orange roses, a citrus-inspired bridal shower has so many decor options. Spoil the bride-to-be with special Bellini drinks and details that she’ll remember. Find the style that she’ll love and decorate it with a special twist for the perfect day. If she loves vibrant colors for spring and summer, give this blue and orange theme a try.




February 8

Pink Restaurant Wedding in NYC

Today, we are so excited to share this pretty pink wedding. It’s modern and charming, and has all of the right details.

Melanie and Jarrett held their wedding at a chic, New York City restaurant. Their beautiful ceremony was held outdoors, and surrounded by loved ones. Once the party was ready to start, they moved all of the guests inside, for some delicious food and dancing. Melanie’s stunning wedding dress is a real show stopper!The embellishments along her waistline, match the edges of her wedding veil.

We adore the thoughtful details that went into this restaurant wedding; from the soft pink wedding bouquet, matching floral wedding invitations, and array of family pictures scattered across the reception. It’s simple gestures like these, that make a wedding feel extra special. Remember to add unique pieces of you and your partner into your wedding day!


Photography Credit: Mikkel Paige Photography

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makeup ideas for a blonde bride

white lace bridal veil with diamonds

formal groom tux with bow tie

wedding paper divas wedding invite with flowers and berries as the design

picture of a mom walking her daughter down the aisle

pink white and cream bridal bouquet

black wedding chalkboard sign

bride and groom dancing on the dance floor during first dance

close up picture of a crab dinner meal

old family photographs being displayed at a wedding reception

ideas for a spring summer white wedding cake

bride and groom eating wedding cake at reception


Venue: My Moon
Prep location: Wythe Hotel
Wedding dress: Nicole Miller
Wedding Cake: Nine Cakes
Cake stand: Dahlias Woodland
Bridal Makeup: Renee Mosaffi, Metamorphosis
Hair stylist: Maria Vlantis

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February 8

Dazzling Outdoor Wedding With Cultural Flair

Today we are bringing to you some outdoor wedding inspiration with a little flair!

This venue among the vineyards, offers a grand estate with rustic views and a backdrop that made for the perfect setting for Tracy and Meng’s “I do’s.” We are loving the bright pink color palette of this big day. You can find the hue on the bridesmaids, incorporated in the florals and on the wedding cake as well that just sparkles.

The couple honored their heritage with a traditional flair including a tea ceremony and lion dance. If you’re in need of some outdoor wedding inspiration and ideas for making your big day true to you, then you’re definitely in the right place.

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Special details about the day from the bride…

Blend of Asian traditions and modern American trends throughout our outdoor wedding.

  • Got married year of horse because it was lucky for our Chinese zodiacs
  • Tea ceremony with dragon and lion dancers
  • Both languages on wedding invitation
  • We love to go camping in the summer so we had a s’mores bar
  • Groom’s friend was officiant. He told us to take a selfie before saying our vows to capture the moment

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Photographer Credit: Daniel Hon Photography

Venue: Guglielmo Winery 

For more inspiration, view the wedding highlight video shot here by Warren Yu 


February 3

Travel Themed Engagement Pictures

These travel themed engagement pictures make us want to grab our belongings and go!

Kaitlyn and Preston have a unique one-of-a-kind love which really shines through in this fun engagement session. We are swooning over each shot.

From the Photographer…

Kaitlyn and Preston knew they didn’t want the traditional engagement portrait session. They were unique people and wanted a unique, fun, themed engagement session. They love everything vintage and they just love travel, so together we came up with this vintage travel themed engagement shoot. I supplied the vintage cameras, but everything else, the couple found on their own by shopping through flea markets and antique shops.

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Photographer: McKenzie Stewart Weddings

Submitted via Two Bright Lights

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February 2

Peacock Blue Wedding Colors for Spring

Today, we are so excited to share Steve and Megan’s real wedding! We love the sweet touches these two carefully planned for their special day. From their peacock blue wedding theme, creative DIY wedding decorations, and unique canvas painting during the ceremony, the entire day was filled with an abundance of love and creativity. These lovebirds even managed to see a few whimsical snowflakes gently fall before them.

If you love a great themed wedding, then you’ll thoroughly enjoy this festive peacock wedding. The Springvale Golf Course, in Ohio, was the perfect place for these two to say, I DO! It’s fun, romantic, and full of so much life! We are so tickled that they used our white and blue wedding invitations. Find the full suite for your own big day!


Photography Credit: Lane Baldwin Photography

muted off white Mr and Mrs wedding invitations

peacock blue bridesmaids dresses

profile view of a bride in her veil during a spring morning ceremony

white wedding flower bouquet with white feathers and jewels and stones

outdoor wedding photography in spring of bridesmaids in blue dresses

lodge wedding ceremony with a full house of guests

creative ideas for wedding ceremony rituals

wedding reception with people dancing to music

bride and groom cutting their wedding cake at the reception

groom and bride hugging outside during a windy afternoon

Venue: Springvale Ballroom
Wedding Cake: Cakes of Elegance
Music: A Bride’s DJ
Wedding Dress: Mori Lee, Dora’s Bridal

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