It’s time to announce the winners in the Hello! Lucky save the date giveaway!! We had such a wonderful response to the contest…thank you to everyone for their thoughtful answers and beautiful inspirations.

As an effort to show their gratitude, Hello! Lucky would like to offer 25% off their save the dates to all of those who entered! Simply refer to the SMP contest with your email address and your comment, and your discount will be honored!

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And now for the winners, from Hello! Lucky..
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First Place Winner: Joanna – Rustic garden casual theme inspired by the nature of the
Chesapeake Bay:

My ideal wedding style is rustic garden casual. We are getting
married a year from June at an Inn outside of St. Michaels, MD, which
overlooks the water. The Inn dates back to the 17th century and has
been renovated, but still reflects the colonial style of this historic
fishing town. The barn on the site has yet to be renovated and the
fading red paint on grey, old barn wood is a perfect place for
pictures!

The Inn itself is pale yellow, so it’s guiding our color choices.
Our other color inspirations are blue as in the Chesapeake Bay and our
treasured blue crabs and green for nature. Right now we’re leaning
towards mostly ivory with pale green, yellow and blue accent colors.

I’m a “green-collar” worker, so I’m excited to incorporate as many
environmentally friendly options into the wedding as possible. Natural
elements also work well with the wedding colors. I want to highlight
the Chesapeake Bay through its stunning nature – birds, flowers and
other wildlife. Also, since most of our guests will be coming from out
of town, we want to make them feel at home and let them know about all
of the fun things to do in the area, like shopping for antiques,
crabbing, bike rides, and the Maritime Museum. My fiancé and I are
still in the inspiration stages now, but I’m excited to pull together
our dream wedding.

We
love the image the 17th century yellow inn and old red barn, and the idea of
incorporating design elements inspired by the flora and fauna of the Chesapeake
Bay. We also love Lynn’s vision of having a green wedding and would love to
incorporate natural and recycled materials into the design!

Runners up: We’d
like to offer runners-up free custom design services in addition to the 25% off
we are offering to all entrants!

1) Mimi – Airline
theme

We
loved all the thoughtful details of this wedding, including using “Fly Me to the
Moon” as the first dance! We can envision so many great save the date ideas for
this, including vintage travel posters, luggage labels, or tags. We would love
to design for this wedding!

2) Jenn – Sailor Jerry Tattoo
inspired design.

We
love the image of the swallow and heart and the banner “i carry your heart.” So
sweet!

3) Stacy Hamilton – Kentucky wedding with a vintage horseshoe
motif

We
love the idea of getting married at the Winner’s Circle of a race track, adore
the color palette, and love the idea of the vintage candy buffet!

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Thank you so much to our readers for making this contest happen! I am thrilled to say that Hello! Lucky is going to design save the dates based on our winner’s concepts, regardless of whether or not they place an order, and they are going to make sure that you guys get to see the finished product. Can’t wait!