It's a Colorful Life

05/16/2014 11:30 AM

05/16/2014 2:56 PM

Move over, pastels and neutrals—it’s time for something a little more daring. Splashes of color pop against a white gallery canvas, and playful accessories bring two gorgeous wedding dresses to life. From a stunning ceremony site to dreamlike hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, this is inspiration for a wedding your guests have never experienced before. —CW

Brighten up your cocktail choices!


The Old Thymey by Bob Peters
Bourbon, lemon, and thyme simple syrup, smoked with cherry wood.

Make your hors d'oeuvres pop


Shake and open for a surprise burst of flavor from Heist Brewery.

Jack Daniels Sausage
Jack Daniels sausage, charred sweet potato, candied pepper hash, spiced Italian sausage, and Jack Daniels reduction.

Farm 2 Bubble
Brussels sprouts (beer braised fried), roasted apples and pears, Manchego cheese, and Asian vinaigrette.

Modern Garden


It’s all in the arrangement to put a modern twist on classic wedding flora: coral and peach roses and draping tulips, peach stock, green cymbidium orchids, and hanging amaranthus create a luxurious texture with bright, spring hues.

Special thanks to...

Bow Tie
Coral Linen Classic, $32, The Cordial Churchman

Photography
Lauren Roseneau Photography
www.laurenrosenauphotography.com

Planner and Designer
Come+Together Events
www.cometogetherevents.com

Venue
Mint Museum Uptown
www.mintmuseum.org

Floral Design
Lily Greenthumb's Wedding and Event Design
www.lilygreenthumbs.com

Cake
Cake Expressions by Lisa
www.cake-expressions.com

Stationery
Atheneum Creative
www.autheneumcreative.com

Calligraphy
Anne Robin Calligraphy
www.annerobin.com

Decals
Mom n' Pop’s Print Shop
www.momnpopsprintshop.com

Rentals
Party Reflections
www.partyreflections.com

Ghost Chairs and Metal Chairs
AFR Furniture Rental
www.rentfurniture.com

Draping and Lighting
Sterling By Design
www.sterlingeventsgroup.com

Cocktails
Bob Peters, Pisces
www.piscessushi.com

Cocktail Glasses
Vinice Glassware
www.vinice.nl

Hors d’Oeuvres
Heist Brewery
www.heistbrewery.com

Makeup
Erin Ashley
www.erinashleymakeup.com

Hair
Simply Beautiful Artistry
www.simplybeautifulartistry.com

Gowns
Sarah Seven
www.sarahseven.com

Jewelry
Laura James Jewelry
www.laurajamesjewelry.com

Bride & Groom
Lauren & Patrick Pleiss

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