Strawberries are notorious for their sweet flavor, but what about the equally sweet shades they bring to the table? Let your day be full of all things inspired by this romantic hue: rose covered archways, sparkling berry cocktails, and sugar-coated treats are just a few of the ways you can bring this darling color pallet to life. Pour yourself a glass of rose and start planning!
Stone fruit season reintroduces a classic favorite back into our lives and we welcome it with open arms. Combine the flavors of a late spring evening with fresh juice lemon, plum slices, and garden-picked thyme. Grab your favorite (and biggest) glass, fill it up, and come meet us by the garden.
Time: 5 minutes
6 thyme sprigs
Juice from 1 lemon
4 tbsp thyme simple syrup (1/2c sugar, 1/2c water, bring to a boil, remove from heat, add thyme sprig, stir and cool)
1 bottle of Prosecco
Taking it back in time, Cathy Telle’s Viren’s Collection takes a cue from the old world feminine goddess. Inspired by the modesty and natural beauty of biblical queen Esther, the woman who won over the king with her natural beauty and simplistic jewels, this collection is all about easy elegance. The minimalistic nude colored cotton gown will be the perfect piece for your afternoon garden wedding. No frills or embellishments, a classic sheath silhouette, and a single-layered train are all you need for your true essence to come through.
Apple, ginger, and cranberry don’t usually scream “summer wedding cocktail,” but this will be the drink all your guests will be talking about. It might feel like a hot summers night outside, but with this cocktail in hand, you and your guests won’t be bothered by the temps one bit. Drink up!
Time: 10 minutes
¼ cup cranberry juice
½ cup sparkling apple juice
2 ginger beers
Fresh cranberries for garnish
Fill two large glasses with ice. Add the vodka and cranberry juice. Then add the sparkling apple juice and fill the glasses the rest of the way with ginger beer. Stir to combine and then serve immediately. Cheers!
Evoke the essence of summer in full bloom with your own bouquet of multi-hued orange florals. Elements of sage green and dusty rose combined with these feminine and simplistic accents keep this color pallet refined. It’s all about the subtleties with these hues, you can still pack a bold punch while sticking to a timeless look on your wedding day, even when tangerine is the star of the show.
Imagine your hands wrapped around a bouquet of pastel flowers, lace sleeves bouncing against your waist with every step you take down the aisle, all eyes are on you. Leanne Marshall’s Darcy gown blends traditional elegance with a modern silhouette, all coated in ivory Italian silk organza. These billowing sleeves will make you feel like you’re floating on cloud nine all night long. The matching front and back v-neck show just the right amount of skin, keeping this look sexy yet sophisticated. Oh, did we mention it has pockets? That's a win in our (little white) book.
Nothing amps up a summer cocktail like the addition of perfectly ripe peach slices. The delicate flavor of a sweet Georgia peach effortlessly pairs with the bold taste of whiskey. Just the right amount of sweet and sour here balanced out like yin and yang. Like bride and groom.
Time: 5 minutes
2oz Whiskey or Bourbon
3 slices peach
1tsp Lemon juice
1oz simple syrup
1 splash seltzer water
Fill glass with crushed ice. Combine whiskey, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker, then shake and strain into glass. Top off with a splash of seltzer water and garnish with peach slices! Enjoy!
Through thick and thin, through denim and dust. These airy hues become more grounded once incorporated into your wedding day decor through earthy elements. Reach for a distressed denim jacket once it cools down and watch these iridescent crystal accents glisten against the moonlight. A mineral infused table setting take center stage while leafy green cake decorations reach towards the sky. See your wedding come together with the perfect balance of down-to-earth and dreamy.