{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

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{Inspiration} Ocoee Lakeshore Center: Sweet 16 Pop Art Photo Shoot

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We recently had the opportunity to take part in a fun Sweet 16 photo shoot and open house at the new Ocoee Lakeshore Center. The colorful pop art theme made you feel as if you stepped right into a comic book. In Style Imagery captured every detail from this “pop-tastic” shoot!

Living sculptures were among the entertainment for the evening. The models’ makeup, by Live Art by Julie, was true to the Pop Art theme. The dot pattern, dramatic lines and bold lips were inspired by the work of the Pop Art Movement leader, Roy Lichtenstein. Two Sweets Bake Shop provided delicious treats from cupcakes to popcorn, and on the menu from Puff ‘N Stuff were mini donuts and milk and gourmet meatballs.

We had fun channeling our inner comic book artist when designing the invitations and paper goods for this shoot. Big bright letters inside of dramatic speech balloons, captions, and the ever popular sound effects (POP!) were all details included in the design of the paper goods. Our work was seen all over the event, from the birthday girl’s chair sign, to the signage for the dessert buffet, to custom round menus. We even designed the artwork for the custom vinyl cling on the DJ booth!

Big thanks to these talented vendors for all their hard work:

Venue: Ocoee Lakeshore Center

Event Designer: The Soiree Co.

Photographer: In Style Imagery

Videography: Brandon Kari Films

Catering: Puff ‘n Stuff

Cake: Party Flavors Custom Cakes

Makeup: Live Art by Julie

Flowers: Windermere Flowers and Gifts 

Dessert: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Ice cream bar: Three2Oh

Dance floor: Letz Dance on it

DJ/Lighting: Top Djs Entertainment

Linens: Kirby Rentals

Chiavari Chairs and Chargers: A Chair Affair

Lighted Decor and furniture: So Cool Events

Balloon decor: Twisted Artz

Invitations, paper goods, and vinyl decal design: Dogwood Blossom Stationery