{Inspiration} Chic Holiday Styled Shoot in Black, Gold, and Cranberry

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With the temperature dipping and leaves turning, we were thrilled work alongside Bluegrass ChicSwanky I Do’s and Vine & Light Photography in this holiday styled shoot at The Acre, a rustic outdoor venue hidden away in Orlando’s College Park neighborhood. The wild landscape offered the perfect backdrop for the vintage setting. Shades of red and white floral arrangements with natural greenery, winter berries, and gold accents beautifully complimented the black and white table linens. We used this rich color palette throughout, combining it with soft, natural tones to create our custom invitations and paper goods.

We created a layered invitation with a paper + ribbon extra-wide custom-printed bellyband.  To reflect the linens, we printed the bellyband with black and white striped and added a burgundy ribbon with a neat knot.  The enclosures were also contained within this bellyband to keep the ensemble organized.  We chose a gold envelope and lined it with a custom black and white striped envelope liner.

We carried the same styling and variants of the motif through to the day-of papers, including escort cards adorned with notched deep red ribbons, menus that were displayed in faux antlers, and specialty signage for the bar.

From the sophistication of the red glassware and gold place settings, to the stunning, three-tiered cake with brushed gold antlers, to the furry Husky whose collar was adorned with winter foliage, we loved every aspect of this holiday styled shoot.

We’d love to work with you to create custom invitations and paper goods for your day, contact us to schedule your design consultation.

Thank you to the talented event professionals who made this styled holiday shoot a success.

Planner: Swanky I Do’s

Venue: The Acre Orlando

Floral: Bluegrass Chic

Linens: Over the Top Linen

Rentals: Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals

Rentals: A Chair Affair Rentals

Vintage furniture: Wish Vintage

Rentals: Dishie Rentals

Cake: The Sugar Suite

Photography: Vine & Light Photography

Invitations and paper goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

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{Inspiration} “Sweet as Tea” Southern Glam Styled Shoot

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Earlier in the year, we were thrilled to be a part of a Southern glam styled shoot to promote the grand opening of the new Ocoee Lakeshore Center. We worked alongside talented event professionals, including Bumby Photography and perfectionist planner, Anna Christine Events, showcasing Southern sophistication in the ‘Sweet as Tea, Meant to Be’ theme. The array of soft green, buttery yellow, vibrant peach, white and gold gave the shoot a welcoming atmosphere.

The romantic color palette flowed through our custom invitations and paper goods as we used a folding invitation with a custom, delicate vintage floral pattern on the interior, and a gold foiled monogram on the exterior.  Response enclosures were contained in a moss green satin ribbon-lined enclosure band with die cut monogram.

We carried the exquisite shape of the invitation over to the exclusively designed dinner menus that were nestled into a pocket of white satin on each gold charger from A Chair Affair. Adding a pale green border and a floral element, they matched the place cards that were attached to tea bags with complimenting ribbon. The table numbers were gold foil with a chic vine detail on white card stock.

For the drink and hors d’oeuvres menus, we layered the Southern selections on top of the floral card stock carried over from the inside of the invitations, giving a lovely framed effect to the display. The custom made Arnold Palmer take-home bar favors detailed the recipe for the Southern cocktail.

From the floral arrangements in white milk glass vases with a hand-picked feel, to the intricate detail of the five-tier wedding cake designed by Cut the Cake, to the whimsical flair of the ‘Meant to Be’ pennant-style banner, we loved the Southern elegance of this shoot!

Contact us today to schedule your custom design consultation for your wedding or special event.

Thank you to all of the amazing vendors who made this styled shoot a success.

Venue: Ocoee Lakeshore Center

Photography: Bumby Photography

Event Design and Coordination: Anna Christine Events

Floral: Lee James Floral Design

Lighting and Drape: Standing Ovation Entertainment

Catering: Arthur’s Catering 

Dessert buffet: Hello Sugar!

Cake: Cut the Cake

Linens: Over the Top

Video: Ocean Video Photography

Make Up and Hair: Live Art by Julie

Dresses: Alfred Angelo

Suit: Absolutely Fitting

Chairs: A Chair Affair

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

{Real Event} Southern Soiree in Navy and Coral at Up the Creek Farms

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Last month, we were a part of the Perfect Wedding Guide Orlando networking event at the new Up The Creek Farms. The entire evening had a warm, welcoming atmosphere, thanks to the coordination and styling pros of L.I.F.E. Events. The venue has a rustic atmosphere that was amplified by the vintage Southern decor. Colors for the evening were hues of coral and navy blue with touches of sunshine yellow, which was seen in the vintage furniture brought by Crystal and Crates Vintage Rentals, the floral arrangements from Buds Etc Floral Studio, and the cake by Best Little Cake House, and our paper goods. We’re happy to share some beautiful photos by Bumby Photography.

We created fun, whimsical pieces for this event. Our custom fans did triple duty! Guests could cool themselves, use the fans as props in the photo booth, and also read the credits for the participating vendors. On one side, we printed old-Southern sayings like “Bless Your Heart!” and “I Do Declare!” while the other side was printed with the list of event sponsors. The curved frame die-cut shape gave the fans a pretty and classic look. Floral artwork in shades of coral decorated the corners of the fans and was also featured on the rest of our paper goods.

The custom table cards were another cheeky element that we made especially for this evening. Mounted on navy blue tent cards, we created signs with stereotypical Southern “tips” such as “Be a one-person welcome wagon” and “Have a signature cocktail.” The cards were backed with various patterns of coral plaid behind a layer of sunny yellow card stock.

P is for Pie Bake Shop provided a dessert buffet stocked with traditional Southern treats. We created round signs on picks for many of the desserts, including pecan pie, s’mores, and berry and lemon cream “cutie pies.” Each of the signs featured a single flower to follow the artwork motif. For the specialty “hummingbird cupcakes,” we made a sign on a navy tent card in a similar style to our other table cards.

We love designing invitations and paper goods that are unique and created specifically for a particular event. Make sure you’re following us on Facebook to see examples of our work.

Thank you to all of the amazing wedding professionals that teamed up to make this Southern-styled evening a success:

Wedding Venue: Up The Creek Farms

Host: Perfect Wedding Guide Orlando

Wedding Planner: L.I.F.E. Events

Photographer: Bumby Photography

Brevard County Cinematography: TLC Film Productions

Caterer: Downtown Catering, LLC

Paper goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

Uplighting: Get Lit Productions

Florist: Buds Etc Floral Studio

Wedding Cake: Best Little Cake House

Musicians: The Holcomb Brothers Band

Farm Tables: A Chair Affair

Linens: Over The Top Linens

Brevard Wedding Rentals: Rent Your Events

Dessert Bar: P is for Pie Bake Shop

Draping: KL Weddings & Events

DJ & Entertainment: Blue Skies Entertainment

Vintage Rentals & Decor: Crystal and Crates Vintage Rentals

Chalk Design: After A While Crocodile

{Inspiration} Winter Wonderland Styled Shoot

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With the holiday season approaching, the timing was perfect for our “Winter Wonderland” styled shoot with Andi Mans Photography and planner extraordinaire Blush by Brandee Gaar. A variety of deep and vibrant shades of red mixed with plenty of white and gold made this shoot look modern and romantic, with plenty of references to traditional holiday elements. Classic holiday elegance was combined with warm wood tones and a variety of textures to give the shoot an inviting feel. We used these rich colors and textures and mixed in warm, casual notes when creating our invitations and paper goods.

Our invitation was enclosed in a folder that was wrapped with a red satin ribbon. Inside, the invitation and response card were die-cut to create a pretty frame edge, and a band of red satin ribbon also held the response card. While the exterior of the folder was white, the interior featured a deep red with a subtle damask watermark with rosy-colored florals used throughout.  The floral motif and carried over to our deep red custom menus, which were also done in the die-cut frame shape.

We used our new printed wood technique to create customized tags for the napkin ties, chair back escort cards, and to label the ingredients for Two Sweets Bake Shop‘s hot chocolate buffet. Each set of wooden cards was cut in a different shape: rounded squares, scalloped edges, and even the frame shape that we used for the invitations and menus.

Every element of this shoot was carefully thought out. We loved the whimsical and decadent hot chocolate buffet with accompanying mirror board by Chalk Shop, the amazing variety of flowers and greenery by Cheryl’s Distinctive Creations, and the warm plaid blankets wrapped around the dazzlingly elegant bride and bridesmaids. All together, this great mix of styles should provide the perfect inspiration to get you in the holiday spirit!

We loved showcasing some of our unique techniques in this styled shoot! You can get a similar look for your wedding or special event–just contact us for your design consultation.

Thank you to all of the talented event professionals that we had the pleasure of working with on this shoot!

Photography: Andi Mans

Coordinator: Blush by Brandee Gaar

Venue: Four Seasons Orlando

Bridal Boutique: Solutions Bridal

Sweet Station/Hot Chocolate: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Hair/Makeup: LeJeune Artistry

Floral: Cheryl’s Distinctive Creations

Furniture Rental: CHIC Event Furniture Rental

Chair Rental: A Chair Affair

Mirror Board: Chalk Shop

Lighting: Kaleidoscope Lighting

Chandelier: Signature Chandeliers

Invitations and paper goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Inspiration} Halloween-inspired, Dark Glam Wedding Shoot

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Imagine a wedding on Halloween…what do you envision? Instead of the commercially prevalent orange pumpkins and witches riding on brooms, a more glamorous route was taken for this styled shoot. We were so excited to work with some of our favorite event professionals, including Lee Forrest Design, Two Sweets Bake Shop, Everything Cake, and Bumby Photography, at an amazing location–the stunningly dramatic Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando.  Imagined by Two Sweets Bake Shop and designed in partnership with Mobella Events, this team of wedding pros produced a romantic look full of candles and decadence with touches of whimsy here and there.

Rich purples and vivid red were used as accent colors to the inky black and gleaming gold that took center stage for the color scheme. Both the invitations and the menus used gold foil on black stock. The invitation was layered on top of gold metallic and black stock with a thick black satin ribbon tied in a bow on one side. Gold foil was used to create an ornate frame-like border around the playful text: telling guests that “the wicked pleasure of your company is requested” and reiterating the slightly morbid sentiment “’til death do us part.” Branch-like artwork capped the top and bottom of the invitation, and a tiny bat was placed at the bottom for a classic Halloween touch.

The same artwork from the invitation was used on the black menus. The round shape of the menus was created by die-cut to fit perfectly on the vintage china from A Chair Affair. We assumed that the cake from Everything Cake was a “death by chocolate” cake! Speaking of decadence, Two Sweets Bake Shop outdid themselves with the amazing dessert buffet. We created tent cards for the various sweets (also gold foil on black) that warned guests: “antidote as yet unavailable.” Bats and skulls and cross bones added a decorative accent that brought back the Halloween theme.

We channeled classic Halloween decor when creating the escort card table. Using our new printed wood technique, we created “tombstones” for the escort cards along with a sign for guests to “find your resting place.” Each card read “here lies,” then the guest’s name, the their “plot” number (the table number). The cards were placed amongst moss for full graveyard effect. The guests knew they were at the correct table when they found the coordinating printed wood table numbers listing their plot number.

We loved that this shoot was so detailed! From the tiny spider on our escort card table sign, to the rosary cross in the bride’s bouquet, to the Day of the Dead figurines on the dessert buffet, everything was so well thought out. We could definitely see this styled shoot translating into a real-life wedding full of beautifully personal touches.

If this dark glam look is totally “you,” contact us for a consultation. We can help you create the perfect paper goods for your wedding or special event.

So thrilled to have been part of this team!  A huge thank you and congratulations to all of the vendors involved in this shoot:

Venue: The Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando

Planner: Mobella Events

Photography:  Bumby Photography

Dessert Buffet: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Cake: Everything Cake

Floral and Decor:  Lee Forrest Design

Wedding & Reception Gowns:  Modern Bridal Shop

Video:  Seltzer Films

Draping:  Quest Drape

Hair & Makeup:  Marigold Scott

Jewelry: Monarch Jewelry & Art

Lighting: Elegant Entertainment DJ & Video Services

Tuxedo:  Absolutely Fitting

Guest Table Linens:  GBS Linens

Dessert Buffet Linen:  Wildflower Linens

Tables, Chairs, China Rentals:  A Chair Affair

Stationery: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

Models:  Nathaniel Lyra, Jackie Nixon

{Real event} ABC Meeting in Warm, Wine Colors

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Back in February, we sponsored the monthly meeting for the Association of Bridal Consultants Central Florida by providing all of the paper goods. Held at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Winery in Winter Park, the evening had a rich, sophisticated look that was inspired by the colors of wine. Weddings in the City did a fantastic job coordinating all of the details for the team of local event professionals who contributed products and services to the meeting.

Errol Colon photographed all of our paper products so beautifully! We created two different die-cut menus, escort cards, place cards, table numbers, and the sponsor card. All of our paper goods used cream-colored stock and featured a floral motif of garden roses in a warm-toned palette of deep reds, plum, pink and orange. The text was printed in shimmering gold, including a foiled finish on the round menus, to coordinate with the mixed metal finishes of the rest of the event decor.

For the showcase table, we made a round menu that fit perfectly on the gold filigree chargers by A Chair Affair. The dinner tables featured our menus that were die-cut in a curving frame shape. Both menus used the colorful floral artwork (along the side for the round menu, and along the bottom of the curvy menu) and a modern calligraphy-style font. The curvy frame shape was continued with the simple table number cards, and a similar shape was used for the floral-filled place cards. Both the escort cards and the sponsor card were mounted on shimmery, deep red tent cards. The color and finish of the red stock matched perfectly with the wine-colored showcase linens provided by GBS Linens.

The rest of the decor for the event used a variety of finishes and textures for a layered, collected look. We love the mix of silver and gold pieces along with gleaming glass and natural bamboo on the table top. Atmospheres Floral & Decor created gorgeous topiary-like centerpieces for the showcase tables, and smaller floral arrangements with fiddle ferns and deep red roses for the dinner tables. The cake by Party Flavors Custom Cakes appeared to be covered with small Spanish tiles, and had a pop of contrasting color with the turquoise lace borders and cascade of deep blue sugar flowers.

We were honored to provide paper goods for this meeting, and other ABC meetings as well. Check out our Facebook page to see other examples of the work we can produce!

Thank you to all of the participating event professionals for creating a fabulous event!

Venue: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Winery

Photographer: Errol Colon 

Coordinator: Weddings in the City 

Floral: Atmospheres Floral & Decor

DJ: White Rose Entertainment

Linens: GBS Linens

Decorative chargers: A Chair Affair

Cake: Party Flavors Custom Cakes

Stationery: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Inspiration} Romantic Floral-filled Garden Wedding Styled Shoot

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Last year, we were a part of this gorgeous garden-inspired styled shoot that looks like it was straight out of a fairy tale! The Garden Chateau‘s classic interior and atmospheric grounds set the stage for the planning team at Anna Christine Events to design a romantic wedding scene. Bright pinks, shimmering gold, and warm wood tones set a color palette that was dreamy and timeless. Wings of Glory Photography did a fantastic job capturing all of the details. Looks like others agreed: we were beyond thrilled that Beautiful Bride Magazine not only published the shoot, but featured it on their cover!

We used floral artwork on our invitations and paper goods to emphasize the garden theme of the shoot. Blooms in various shades of pink and red with bright greenery burst from the corners of our designs. The invitations were mounted on petal pink stock and backed by a sophisticated gold stripe with coordinating envelopes lined with the striped paper. A calligraphy-like script in metallic gold was used to write the couple’s names. We used this romantic script throughout our paper goods with other important text printed in a classic serif font.

Our double-sided keepsake menu cards featured the couple’s names, the venue, and the date on one side. The gold stripe pattern created a “picket fence” design that bordered the bottom of the card. On the reverse, the courses of the meal were written in metallic gold. Of course, pink flowers graced both sides of the cards.

We created other fantastic paper goods for the shoot, including escort cards, table number signs, chair back signs for the head table, and a “This Way to the Wedding” sign. To keep a consistent look, we continued the font styles, metallic gold, and floral designs throughout the stationery suite. Our escort cards had a little extra detail that made them that much more special: the inside of the tent cards featured the gold stripe pattern seen on the invitations.

Anna Christine Events created two different ceremonies and two different receptions: one indoor and one outdoor of each! We especially liked the outdoor reception, with its long farm tables from A Chair Affair, glowing candelabras, and market string lights. Of course, a garden-themed wedding wouldn’t be complete without an abundance of flowers! Flowers By Lesley did an absolutely amazing job creating a luscious environment, decorating everything from the banisters of the grand staircase, to a sweet tree swing, to the wedding arch. The candelabras were clustered with blossoms and the cake by Iva’s Cake Place looked divine with Lesley’s floral touches. The bride carried a beautiful beautiful bouquet of pink garden roses and cascading greenery, which was also seen gracing her blonde ringlets.

Contact us if you loved the look of this styled shoot. We can’t wait to hear your ideas and make wedding invitations and paper goods that are uniquely YOU!

We are so proud to have participated in this shoot! Thank you to each and every wedding professional involved for their contributions to such a lovely outcome:

Venue: The Garden Chateau

Planner and Event Designer: Anna Christine Events
Cupcakes and Cake Pops: RW Chocolate Fountains
Catering and Indoor Reception Linens: Bjoely Event Services
Chairs, Chargers, Pews and Farm Tables: A Chair Affair
Glassware and Accent Pieces: RW Events
Outdoor Reception Linens: BBJ Linen
Dresses: Alfred Angelo
Menswear: Absolutely Fitting
Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{News + Inspiration} Blush Pink and Gold Shoot featured on Ruffled

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Blush pink and gold are hugely popular for weddings right now, so we were excited to show how this color palette could be used to create a romantic and glamorous wedding. This styled shoot was conceived and photographed by Kati Rosado Photography with design and styling by Emily Grace Design, and the results couldn’t have been more stunning. The combination of the gleaming metallic finishes, feminine pink colors, and the rustic setting of Up the Creek Farms gave a very personal (and enviable!) overall design.

We designed our invitations and paper goods on pale pink stock with gold foil printing. The invitations were a square folder design with the couple’s initials on the cover surrounded by a laurel wreath in gold foil. Instead of a standard plus sign between the M and R, we added a sweet heart shape. Inside, the folder was lined with a mod, circular pattern in gold foil. All of the important information was printed onto blush pink paper with a gold glitter border, and the response card was held by a pink fabric ribbon embellished with a monogrammed, die-cut circle.

Pink ribbon accents were carried over to the menus and escort cards. The die-cut menus were done in a curving frame shape with a sweet ribbon at the top. The escort cards were presented in combination with the macaron favors by Two Sweets Bake Shop. Guest names were printed in an elegant script with their table numbers in a modern sans serif font (all in gold foil). Notched blush pink ribbons ran horizontally behind the cards. A sign on the favor tray/escort card table repeated the glittery gold border seen on the invitation. Rounding out our paper goods were delicate place cards, charmingly placed in artichoke holders at each place setting.

The rest of the decor for the shoot also combined classic romance with modern chic appeal. The bouquet and floral work by Julie Miner Events looked lush, especially when placed on the vintage-inspired table from Crystal and Crates. Gold was everywhere, from the classy chiavari chairs from A Chair Affair to the amazingly designed cake by Creative Cakes & Candies.

We were so pleased with how this styled shoot came out! It was so eye-catching that Ruffled featured it on their site! Check out the blog post here.

Thank you to all of the wedding professionals involved for a beautiful result!

Photographer and Shoot Concept: Kati Rosado Photography

Event Design and Styling: Emily Grace Design

Venue: Up the Creek Farms

Florist: Julie Miner Events

Rentals: Crystal and Crates

Chiavari Chairs: A Chair Affair

Wedding Cake: Creative Cakes & Candies

Macarons: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Wedding Dress: “Sydney” by Watters via L.A. Bridal

Shoes: J. Crew

Headpiece: Lysa Creation

Earrings: Petite Delights

Sequin Jacket: Calvin Klein

Hair: Jessica Schultz

Makeup: Patrick Starrr

Groom’s Attire: H&M

Models: Cassidy Roney of Willhelmina Models and Ethan Brewington

Stationery: Dogwood Blossom Stationery and Invitation Studio

{Real Event} Event Industry Marketing by BeatCreative: Office Grand Opening

Event Industry Marketing by Beat Creative, Bumby Photography, Dogwood Blossom Stationery

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Lee James Floral, Event Industry Marketing by BeatCreative

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Above, on the right, with A Chair Affair’s Sharon and Ann and BeatCreative Marketing’s Michelle.

Below, goofing off with Michelle.

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Event Industry marketing by Beat Creative, ribbon cutting

Last month we had the pleasure of creating designs for the Event Industry Marketing by BeatCreative’s ribbon cutting ceremony. Christy from Anna Christine Events coordinated this exciting office grand opening event for our friend and colleague, Michelle. Bright, cheerful pops of hot pink and orange were included in every aspect of this event from the invitations to the delicious dessert table.

As a part of the ribbon cutting ceremony, guests took turns signing the ribbon before Michelle cut it in half with her giant scissors. To add to the excitement, confetti cannons filled with orange and pink paper shot into the sky and guests released balloons into the wind. The remainder of the event was spent socializing, and enjoying the amazing catering, like the nitrogen ice cream food truck from Three 2 Oh!

The invitation was the first design we created for Michelle, and became the theme for me to use on the additional paper goods. We were sure to include the “B” logo on all of the stationery because branding is particularly important to this client! Descriptive menu cards were placed on the dessert, food, and drink tables. Foodie Catering provided gourmet watermelon salad, chicken tacos, and Asian meatballs; while Two Sweets Bake Shop and Party Flavors delivered sweet treats for the dessert table.

Thank you to all of the amazing event sponsors for creating an amazing event:

Coordination: Christy Subler of Anna Christine Events

Lighting, Confetti Canons, Drape, and DJ: Standing Ovation Entertainment

Cake: Party Flavors Custom Cakes

Floral: Lee James Floral Designs

Chiavari chairs and tables: A Chair Affair, Inc.

Food: Foodie Catering

Balloon designs: The Balloon Connection

Nitrogen ice cream truck: Three 2 Oh

Dessert and candy buffet: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Living Table: Live Art By Julie

Photographer: Bumby Photography, LLC

Videography: Brandon Kari Art and Productions

Linens: Over The Top Rental Linens

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio, LLC

{Real Wedding} Barb & Steve's Vintage Dessert Table by Two Sweets Bake Shop

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You’ve heard of the “first look” when a couple sees each other for the first time before their ceremony.  Well, here’s a “first look” of a couple seeing their dessert buffet, created by the amazing Two Sweets Bake Shop, for the first time prior to their reception.  Barb and Steve were married at the jaw-dropping Grand Bohemian Hotel, and I do believe their faces in the photos say it all!  This is why we love working with Two Sweets–to create custom signage and buffet tags for their incredible dessert displays–because the reaction is priceless.

It was a moment that Barb can now relive forever thanks to Castaldo Studios, who did an amazing job capturing every sweet moment from this wedding reception! All of the details really made this buffet into a show-stopper: from the sumptuous floral designs by Bluegrass Chic, to the wine barrels and wooden tables from A Chair Affair, to the gorgeous petite cake by The Sugar Suite. Everything was expertly planned and pulled together beautifully by Swanky I Do’s, who helped the bride design the buffet with more that 22 sweet treats!

We designed the buffet tags and signage to reflect the antique style of Barb and Steve’s invitation.  We thought artwork that mimicked vintage perfume bottle labels would be a perfect fit for such an elegant vintage display.  We printed these pieces on creamy paper in a sepia tone, and then layered them onto bronze tent cards.

Congrats to Barb and Steve and best wishes for a wonderful life together!  And thank you to Two Sweets Bake Shop for having us create these custom pieces for such a lovely couple!

Barb & Steve’s Wedding Vendors:

Dessert Buffet:  Two Sweets Bake Shop

Planner:  Stephanie – Swanky I Do’s

Venue:  The Grand Bohemian Hotel – Orlando

Photographer:  Castaldo Studios (castaldostudio.com)

Cake:  The Sugar Suite

Dessert Buffet Florals:  Bluegrass Chic

Rentals:  A Chair Affair

Linens:  Over the Top

Reception Florals:  Atmospheres Floral and Decor

DJ:  Soundwave Entertainment

Stationery:  Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio