Irish Inspiration

We wanted to share a few little pretties we made for a client of ours for St. Patrick’s Day.  Green and white was such a clean color palette that allowed us to play with lots of texture.  Hope you enjoy!

SXSW-Enter at Your own Risk

We are excited to have been selected to help design a super cool SXSW dinner theater party that was held at the brand new Swift’s Attic restaurant downtown.   The theme was Dinner with Thieves for which we brought in one of a kind antique goods filled with textured wildflowers to create a true vintage inspired event.  Think found containers: aqua mason jars, old whiskey bottles, and other interesting flea market finds accented with lots of soft candlelight.  The menu was incredible as was the accompanying musical act, The Kin.  Enjoy a taste (no pun intended) of the night’s fun:

















































































































































































































































Something Blue

One of my very favorite couples in the whole wide world is getting hitched this August and I am thrilled to be able to be a part of the design!  They decided on the lovely Mercury Hall for their reception site.  I just love the clean simplicity of the space.  It allows the colorful stained glass windows to really pop.  It was these vibrantly hued windows in the hall that became our inspiration for the floral and decor.  We wanted to keep the palette simple, so we decided on a mix of natural linens from Marquee paired with crisp white chairs.  We are going to utilize their sweet vintage crystal chandeliers and of course we will be adding tons of candle light.  The festoons will accent the adjacent gardens.  I decided to pull one main color from the stained glass to feature throughout the wedding.  I was in love with the royal blue and since the bride (who has a sick eye for fashion) wants to wear a colored shoe, I figured why not make our feature color: something blue?!?

I put together a little mood board for the couple based on these ideas.  Much like this gorgeous couple, I am in love!





Over here at our little studio on South Lamar, we are always looking for new and interesting elements to combine to create gorgeous texture in our designs.  This wedding was certainly one that embodied this philosophy.  We played with lots of fun stuff: blooming artichokes, native thistle, purple plums, succulents, moss, fiddle head fern curls, horse tail equisedum, orchids, and maidenhair fern to name a few.   The result was stunning…full of depth, but still clean and sophisticated.  Enjoy!

Escort Card Displays

Some fun ideas we have crafted for displaying escort cards during cocktail hour.  From modern to vintage, each is unique.  We suggest it be an extension of your overall design for the event.  Be sure to make the table names personal…something that fits you as a couple.  Guests will enjoy this exercise and it will make their experience more memorable.  Something great to keep in mind if you utilize a table for the escort cards:  try to re-purpose this creative display for your favors or late night snack table!

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