Tablescape Tuesday: Mauve & Lavender Daydream

It's Tablescape Tuesday and we're swooning over this magical mauve and lavender masterpiece by A Savvy Event. From the elegant textured linen to the etched glassware and Louis Chairs, this table has something for everyone. The abundant florals had us at "hello," with artisan garden roses, clematis, and jasmine vine cascading overhead.

 

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Show Me Your MuMu Bridesmaid Dress

Finding a bridesmaid dress that is perfect for every one of your gorgeous “I do” crew ladies can be tricky. With everyone having different body types, one style might not look magical on everyone. We love the idea of every bridesmaid coordinating but not wearing the same exact dress. Luckily, Show Me You Mumu has the answer. Selling dresses of many different styles in the same material and pattern, this go-to online boutique can make every bridesmaid feel stunning on your special day.


Grapefruit-Cardamom Gin Fizz by The Modern Proper

This week, we are loving the presentation and warm flavors of cardamom-infused gin, the tart pucker of grapefruit, and the earthiness of rosemary mixed with the bubble of prosecco, all meeting in one delicious cocktail glass. This grapefruit-cardamom gin fizz drink may just be the signature cocktail you are looking to serve on the big day.

Grapefruit-Cardamom Gin Fizz

 

Serves 2

Infused Gin and Rosemary Syrup

1 c. gin

6 cardamom pods

1 c. sugar

1 c. water

2 rosemary sprigs

 

Cocktail

2 oz. rosemary syrup

3 oz. infused gin

1/2 c. grapefruit juice

splash of prosecco

rosemary sprigs for garnish

grapefruit peel for garnish

 

Instructions

1.) In a small jar with an airtight lid, add gin and cardamom pods. Seal and store for 24 hours.

2.) In a small saucepan, bring sugar, water and two rosemary sprigs to a simmer until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and allow to cool completely. Remove the rosemary and use right away, or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.   

3.) To make the cocktail, add rosemary syrup, infused gin, and grapefruit juice over ice in a cocktail mixer and stir. Using a strainer, divide the mixture in two and pour directly into glasses filled with fresh ice. Top with prosecco, and garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a grapefruit peel. Cheers!

Thanks to The Modern Proper for this recipe!

The Creative Minimalist Tropical Invitations

If you’re a bride searching for a simple and clean yet elegant and unique look, this tropical invitation designed by The Creative Minimalist is the way to send out your invites. We are loving the simplicity of the main invitation with the use of text and spacing design, combined with the greens and clean white space of the save-the-date. Any couple going for this minimalistic look is sure to find this invitation is the one to send out.

BHLDN Ninette Veil

If you are going for a traditional wedding, a long lace veil is essential. BHLDN has done it again with another delicate and elegant bridal accessory. The oval-cut veil drapes beautifully over the shoulders. Trimmed with Belgian-inspired embroidery, this romantic BHLDN ivory exclusive is magical.


Sparkling Clementine-Thyme Cocktail

Everyone loves cocktail hour. And on the big day, treating your guests to a signature cocktail is a great touch. Finding the perfect drink to showcase can be tricky, but sticking with something that complements your color scheme or the season can help narrow down the options. We are loving this sparkling clementine-thyme cocktail by Heather Christo. This drink could be a fall or winter wedding sparkler or one to bring a little more to a warm color pop. Enjoy! 


Sparkling Clementine Thyme Cocktail

Prep time:  5 mins
Total time:  5 mins
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients:

    4 ounces chilled vodka
    12 ounces sparkling clementine juice
    2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds
    2 clementine or orange slices
    two sprigs lemon thyme
    ice

Instructions: Fill two glasses with ice, an orange slice and pomegranate seeds. Add the vodka to the glass and top with 6 ounces of the sparkling clementine juice. Garnish with the lemon thyme.

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Pin of Week: Southern Charm Peach Wedding Invitations

As the saying goes, north is a direction but Southern is a lifestyle. If you are a bride looking for a perfectly vintage Southern-style wedding, start with these vintage peach wedding invitations by Rachel Marvin Creative. The elegance of the vintage look, mixed with the charm of a sweet Georgia peach, makes these RSVPs perfect for your Southern-style day.

Magical “Lost Coast" Wedding Moment by India Earl Photography

Swoon. There is always something to be said about magical lighting with the perfect ocean backdrop, but India Earl Photography has captured so much more. We have all seen the classic bride-and-groom-kissing wedding photos, but when a photographer can capture the light-hearted and child-like emotions of a couple on their wedding day, it is truly something special. This photo wins our hearts.

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