Color Inspo: Color Me Coral

Please welcome new contributor Catherine from Local Social!  I’ve loved following their blog and seeing what inspiration they find around them…I know you’ll love what they come up with too.

Hi Brooklyn Bride fans. I’d like to introduce myself. I’m Catherine of the blog Local Social. We are event planners and art lovers. Our blog covers a wide range of inspiration and loves including art, architecture, event design, graphics, and anything in between. I hope you enjoy our guest posts here at Brooklyn Bride. – Catherine

1. Interior by Herzog & Meuron’s | 2. Shades by Group8 | 3. beach wedding via StyleMePretty | 4. Invitation by Be True Designs | 5. Bird Confetti from BHLDN | 6. cake and coral fringe via 100LayerCake | 7. Coral House by Group8

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The New Modern: Fall Wreath Table

I love wreaths. And this time of year all I want to do is make them. I knew I wanted to feature a flower wreath for our November table so when I spied the most incredibly gorgeous hydrangea at the market, I pounced on it. It came from the state of Tennessee or as they say on 28th Street, “it’s local”.

Instead of placing it on the table or the wall (both of which would work nicely) we had this inspired idea to hang it over head. Image this is your sweet heart table or make a statement by hanging it over an entry table. I like how it feels like some crazy big floral crown for a beautiful woodland giant. We kept the table fairly clean and simple in shades of blue with pops of gold for some glam. I hope you like it. I sure had fun making it. – Denise


Vendors:

Concept and floral design: Denise Fasanello Floral Design
Coordination and planning: Bespoke Affairs
Photography: Tory Williams
Paper products: Invitations by Ajalon
Miniature cakes: Lolly Love
Rentals: Something Different Party Rentals

Denise Fasanello and Tory Williams are members of Brooklyn Bride’s preferred vendor listings.

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The New Modern: Watercolor Inspired

Hello! Here we are in fall and the only real nod to the season I am making is by using these gloriously bright dahlias. Otherwise it’s all about color for this design.  October’s table was directly inspired by this awesome letterpress wedding invitation suite designed by Printerette Press. How fun are they!? I have Adrienne to thank for spotting them. Once I saw them, I took my paints out and starting splattering and dripping!  This is a super easy table to create. We kept it white with pops of color for a fresh fun look. Ripped up and painted tissue paper was placed over clear twinkle lights and simply strung on the back wall for interest. Cake pops created with a yellow paint swoosh by Lolly Love and rock candy from Economy Candy sweeten the scene. And as always beautifully photographed by Tory.  Hope you enjoy! – Denise

VENDORS

Concept and floral design: Denise Fasanello Floral Design
Coordination and planning: Bespoke Affairs
Photography: Tory Williams
Paper Goods: Printerette Press
Rentals: Something Different Party Rentals
Cake Pops: Lolly Love

Denise Fasanello and Tory Williams Photography are members of Brooklyn Bride’s preferred vendor listings

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Phi-Style: Feather Details

Why not try feather accents on your big day?  Or even an entire feather-themed wedding!  They aren’t just for hair pieces and fascinators anymore – try them as accents on shoes, jewelry, or even the dress!  – Tram @ Phi-Style.com

[images from Ultimate Bridal MagExtaseFree PeopleErik WahlstromNawalrmiliBHLDNAnthropologieTrendhunterAustin Wedding Blog, and McLaughlin Designs]

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The New Modern: Chic Picnic Wedding

I thought it fitting to end summer with a modern take on a picnic inspired wedding. I originally wanted to use flowering plants for the centerpieces.  I still think geraniums would look super cute. But then I spied theses snappy zinnias and couldn’t resist. You could even use sunflowers, which also signal late summer. The key is to use one variety of flower and pack them together for visual impact. I felt it was import to add some black to the table to make it pop and not come off as overly sweet. Adrienne at Bespoke Affairs had the brilliant idea of using the red folding chair. Often couples think to choose a colored napkin to bring interest to the table but now I’ve become a bit obsessed with doing a colored chair as well. It would look amazing in white airy tent or loft space.

The treasure trove of goodness that is Etsy provided the lovely paper goods. I’ve always loved the look of white lettering on black paper. The fun and whimsical designs by Ello There completely fit the bill. I actually first became aware of Bambirdy’s work on Brooklyn Bride. Instantly I knew their irresistible mini banners would make a perfect detail. And of course no picnic would be complete without pie. I remember years ago I was a guest at a wedding where instead of serving a wedding cake they had a gorgeous table of homemade pies. Brooklyn Pie shop, Five and Twenty Black Birds provided the most scrumptious pies for our photo shoot. I can personally attest to their supreme deliciousness.

Have a great end of summer. I’m looking forward to sharing fall and winter inspirations! – Denise

VENDORS

Concept and floral design: Denise Fasanello Floral Design
Coordination and planning: Bespoke Affairs
Photography: Tory Williams
Pies: Four and Twenty Black Birds
Invitation: Ello There
Banner: Baumbirdy
Rentals including chairs and napkins: Party Rentals Ltd.

MATERIALS

White pots: Ikea
Oil cloth runner: Brooklyn General
Mini pails: Jamali Garden

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