Some Summer Invites for K+J

I know I say I never do invitations, but for my friends Kim and Jason, I had to make an exception. For the past few months, I have been helping them plan their mid-July wedding. I am finally putting my wedding consulting certificate to use by helping plan the entire event, from venue to vendors to decor and then some! Kim and Jason chose a fun summer color palette of yellow, orange and aqua and I have the fun task of incorporating these colors into the event. I just finished their invitations, and they turned out really nice...they are bright, fun, and semi-casual, which is the vibe we want for their wedding. For the flowers to come in July--Kim is not scared of color, so we are throwing the yellow, orange and white into her bouquet and all of the centerpieces with accents of the aqua/teal color here and there. I plan to use zinnias, marigolds, Calendula, protea, hydrangea, tulips, ranunculus and a whole bunch of other goodies! It will be amazing! As far as the details for the wedding, I can share some--but can't wait until the actual day when all of the planning and details come to life. The venue will be Arrowhead's Sun Room--which is a small room on the first floor typically set up as a living room. Jason and Kim will tie the knot on the covered patio area just off of the Sun Room--which is awesome because we'll be outdoors but covered in the event of some summer rain showers! We will have 3 guest tables dressed in white linens provided by the venue and color pop aqua linens and chair covers that I am bringing in via my friends at The Chair Couture. We will also have the mantel in the room decorated as well as the cake and any other little areas that I decide need flowers. I love that Kim and Jason trust me (I guess its mutual since he is my accountant!) and they are happy with all of the suggestions I have made so far. One of our favorite decisions was booking Caitlin Hazelton of Hazelton Photography to shoot the event. We are very excited to be working with her!

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One Comment

  1. Laurie Russell
    Posted May 11, 2011 at 5:35 pm | Permalink

    This is really clever and different. Love the vintage look mixed with modern colors!