Inspiration Boards, XIII
January 26, 2009

Our next board was designed by Dee...



shabby chic inspiration board





Rose by Harmony and Home Blog, Cap Cake  on Flickr, Cake Stand on Hire Things, Invitations by Polka Dot Bride, Pink Heels by Jcrew on Kenzie Kate



From Dee...



Ideas & small details... If it a small wedding consider writing your invitations by hand & include a personal letter say thank-you how special they are to you both. Collect vintage hankies and give them to mum, aunties & flower girl with a note like this...



To My Flower Girl: When I was just a little girl / About the size of you / I dreamed one day I'd fall in loveAnd then get married, too. / So now that I am all grown up / About to be a bride / I want you for my flower girlTo be right by my side. / For it is common knowledge that / A wedding's not complete /Without a pretty flower girlLike you, who's dear and sweet / This hanky is a bridal gift / To use and store away / A keepsake you can carry on / Your happy wedding day...text by Advantage Bridal.



Other ideas...Incorporate Vintage wallpapers, into the invitations. If you have a shower, have the ladies make a patch, sew all the patches together  to make a bridal blanket and display it near the guest book with old wedding photo's. Collect vintage tea cup and sauces, serve cupcake in cups, with a small antique spoon for dessert. Use old books us a part of you centre pieces.  Have an afternoon tea insisted of evening reception.  Borrow old suit case and display them the also make a get prop for phots. Splurge on your shoes & accessories, things you can wear again. Have a travel register to help with the honeymoon - A Collect old postcard and thank you  notes on them.