Here is a situation many of our brides dread…Either they love similar things that they saw at a friend’s or relative’s wedding but do not want them to think she copied them or a friend or a relative is trying to steal their ideas for their own wedding. The fear of copying or being copied keeps them from truly creating a design that they love and wasting energy over something very miniscule. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Today we will talk about one of the more underrated aspects of décor, lighting! Lighting has a large impact on the overall look and feel of a space. It can create drama as well as highlight key elements of the overall decor. It can help create the theme of the event and get your guests in the mood to dance! With event lighting, the possibilities are endless, but here are some of the basics:
An outdoor ceremony is a dream for many of our Midwest brides. There are so many factors that you need to plan for an outdoors wedding in the Midwest! I will need to write a whole other blog for that. Today, I wanted to talk about creating a ceremony design that compliments and doesn’t compete with the beauty of nature. I am going to use a wedding that is close to my heart as it is our long time friends, Radha & Praseen’s, wedding. The wedding took place in front of a beautiful lake surrounded by greenery.
"Pinks, purples, & raspberry!" said Sonia with excitement when we asked her what colors she envisioned for her wedding. "I want the cermony to have a dreamy feel". This was an exciting color palette for us! However, the challenge was how do you balance all these vibrant colors while also keeping that elegant dreamy feel for the ceremony. We decided to go with soft white fabrics and bringing in these colors as accents through flowers & lighting. The mandap fabric was kept sheer and the aisle was adorned with lots of candles giving it that 'Oh so Dreamy' ambiance.