Daisy Dreams

There's no shortage of sunshine here in this pastel oasis. Secure the venue of your mid-summer night dreams equipt with a fairytale -esque water fountain, wispy trees, and neverending flower patches. Ditch the traditional tiered cake and opt for delicate macaroons paired with honeysuckle lemonade. Make your way to the dance floor as golden hour hits and twirl your way through the flickering sun until the clock strikes twelve.

Mango Nectar Mojitos

 

Hopefully, your cocktail hour is located near a body of water because your guests will want to watch the waves with this tropical drink in hand. It doesn’t get much easier (and tastier) than this simple blend of rum and mango nectar. Add in a little sweetness and bring together the flavors with muddled mint leaves. Sit, sip, and feel refreshed. 

 


Ingredients: 
1 tsp sugar

5 mint leaves

½ lime, juiced

2 oz rum

4 oz mango nectar

 

Directions:
In a glass, add sugar, mint leaves, lime juice, and rum. Muddle your mixture together until the sugar starts to dissolve. Fill the glass with ice, top off with mango nectar and stir to combine. Garnish with lime wedge and sprig of mint if desired. 

Cheers!

Amber & Vine

 

Cue the vintage vibes and start drawing inspiration from your grandmother's own wedding day decor. Sift through an old photo album take those old traditions for a spin. We love incorporating old glass bottles of all shapes and sizes into your decor. Repurpose an eclectic blend of warm-toned treasures to create unique centerpieces and scatter some dainty dried flowers across each table for a timely touch. 

The GBC (gin, basil, and cucumber)

The essence of refreshing summer flavors all in one cup. This cocktail ties in the subtle flavors of cucumber with garden fresh basil to create a light drink perfect for a humid summer night. 

 

Time: 6 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients:
3 Basil leaves

3 cucumber slices
Juice of a lime

½ tbsp sugar

½ cup tonic water
½ cup ice

1-ounce gin

 

Roll two basil leaves together slicing them into smaller pieces. Add sugar to the glass along with 1 ounce of gin. Stirring until dissolved. Add two cucumber slices and two slices basil leaves, muddle 5-10 times. Add lime juice, crushed ice, and tonic water then garnish with a cucumber slice and basil leaf!

Carrot Margarita

A healthy twist on a classic marg? Yes please! Carrot juice, lime, and ginger mixed together sounds like a wellness elixir, but a kick of tequila transforms it from a nourishing morning beverage to an evening drink within seconds. Tequila is said to be great for your gut, so if you ask us, we just made it even more nourishing!

Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2

Ingredients:
5 ounces of carrot juice

3 ounces of tequila blanco

1 ounce fresh lime juice

1 ½ ounce ginger liqueur

Carrot tops for garnish

Margarita salt

 

Place salt in a shallow bowl. Dip rims of two rock glasses in water then lightly dip rims in salt; fill with ice. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice, add carrot juice, tequila, liqueur, and lime juice; secure lid and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled. Strain margarita into prepared glasses and garnish with carrot tops.

Passion Fruit Moscow Mule

Take a trip to the tropics with this exotic cocktail. Maybe your wedding is in the countryside of California, but that doesn’t mean your signature cocktail can’t be infused with some aloha. Add in a few tablespoons of liquid gold lilikoi (what Hawaiians call passion fruit) to transform a traditional mule and start your tropical honeymoon early. 

Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2

Ingredients:
4oz plain or pineapple vodka
6 tbsp passion fruit pulp (about 4-6 passion fruits)

2 tsp lime juice
Ice
Mint to garnish

Divide the passion fruit pulp. Amongst the glasses and pour 1 tsp of lime syrup, or juice, into each glass and gently muddle. Add in 2 oz vodka into each glass and the top with ginger beer. Gently stir and add. A sprig of mint for garnish. Serve immediately.

 

https://www.pineappleandcoconut.com/recipes/passion-fruit-moscow-mules/

Cathy Telle – Viren’s Collection

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. 



Tangerine & Sage



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.