Monday, May 18, 2009

Board No. 32: Fiesta Afternoon

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This board for a summer afternoon wedding was inspired by the J. Crew shoe array in the top left corner {side note: don't they photograph their shoes so beautifully for the catalog?}, but the center-of-the-square fountain next to it really set the theme for me. I'm digging the slight Mexican flare, which I think is coming from the color combination of satsuma orange, pale peach, and sand, as well as the sandalwood fans, the long, fluttery ribbon flags, and the fluffy chrysanthemums floating in the fountain. Guests waving mini versions of these would make a cute and eco-conscious send-off at the end of the celebration.

The Details:
First row, left to right: ballet flats from J. Crew; fountain & flags and bouquet photos by Meg Smith

Second row: sorbet cups by Canelle et Vanille; favor boxes by Martha Stewart Weddings; lacy details cake photo by Real Photography via Once Wed

Third row: bride with bouquet photo and sandalwood fan photo by Meg Smith; passed drinks photo by Jose Villa; parasol basket photo by Meg Smith

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