{Real Wedding} Katie and Austin: An Eclectic Wedding at Isola Farms

Country Themed Wedding, Amalie Orrange Photography, Isola Farms, Dogwood Blossom Stationery and Invitation Studio

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Wood Invitations, Country Themed Wedding, Amalie Orrange Photography, Isola Farms, Dogwood Blossom Stationery and Invitation Studio

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What a pleasure and an honor it was to work with Katie and Austin to create their custom wedding invitations!  Katie is a colleague – a phenomenal wedding stylist with an amazing sense of style and full of creativity.  And apparently, so are many other members of her family!  When I met with Katie for our design consultation, one of the first things she asked me was whether I’d be able to use a painting created by her sister for the invitation.  Sure!  What could possibly be more personal than that?!  We were thrilled to work with her sister’s artwork, and add a few subtle touches of our own to create an unbelievably personal and meaningful invitation for this incredible couple.

Katie and Austin showcased their eclectic style during their outdoor wedding at Isola Farms.  We printed their invitations and table numbers on wood, which complemented the “Junk Gypsy” style that Katie had imagined.

RW Events, LLC (where Katie works as a stylist) did a fantastic job planning Katie and Austin’s celebration with Amalie Orrange Photography behind the camera to capture their day. The Sugar Suite crafted a stunning 5-tiered wedding cake draped with pink, yellow and orange flowers to flow with the impeccable floral arrangements provided by Flowers by Lesley. With dancing and photo booth sessions during the reception, there was no shortage of fun, props, or excitement for Katie, Austin and their loved ones.

We absolutely loved creating your custom stationery, Katie and Austin! Thank you for choosing us and allowing your creativity to inspire us!

Whether it is a special event or wedding, we love creating custom stationery and paper goods that will be a part of amazing memories that will last a lifetime. Contact us today to schedule a custom design consultation for your celebration.

The awesome vendor team that brought this celebration together for Katie and Austin were:

Venue: Isola Farms

Photography: Amalie Orrange Photography

Planner: RW Events, LLC

Dress: Calvet Couture Bridal

Hair and Makeup: Jasmine Doublette Hair and Makeup

Florist: Flowers by Lesley

Entertainment: Soundwave Entertainment

Catering: Big City Catering

Cake: The Sugar Suite

Invitations and Table Numbers: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

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{Inspiration} Romantic and Dramatic Anna Karenina Photo Shoot

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For brides who love literature, the theme of this styled shoot allows them the ability to step right out of a page from Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel and into their fantasy wedding. Along with the amazing talent of Eventrics Weddings, we captured the style of Anna Karenina through the opulent, romantic, and dramatic decor and paper goods. We invite you to flip through pages of a passionate love affair captured by Clearly In Focus Photography. You can also read more in the feature on Fab You Bliss!

Dramatic Wedding Paper Goods by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

We just love this dress by Modern Bridal Shop: the fusion between modern and antique is gorgeous. The bride’s Victorian-inspired accessories really set the tone for the overall look.

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This birdcage veil is great for the modern bride who wants a break from tradition. Equally bold is the bridesmaid’s tulle-topped hat. It’s risky but we love it! Boldly Unique hand made all of the amazing headpieces for this shoot.

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We think it’s amazing how Eventrics Weddings, with the help of Taylormade Wedding & Event Flowers, created unique centerpieces that somehow looked like they were reaching out from the base in a longing manner, mimicking the everlasting desire the couple shares for each other. George L. Gaines Jeweler provided the heirloom china, silver, and glassware, which transported guests to 1870s Russia. Even the decorative chargers and chiavari chairs provided by Event Source Solutions made for an adventure to the past where etiquette and prestige were the keys to happiness. The details in the heirloom silver add a lavish touch fit for an aristocrat and her count. The ornate detailing can also be seen in the shimmering midnight blue linens with black and silver lace overlay and teacups with proper saucers.

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This blue ombre cake with silver cage by Wendy Woo Cakes is as lovely as it is unique. The array of blues perfectly matched the butterflies, which also graced our escort card display.

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We created all of the invitations and paper goods with an ornate border and aristocratic-looking monogrammed crest. The black and royal blue accents perfect coordinate with the layered, midnight-colored scheme of the shoot.  The invitation is a generously-sized 7.5-inch square mounted on a midnight-blue velvet-covered panel, and delivered in a black box with a printed address wrap.

Butterfly Escort Card Display by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

We can’t over get how these butterflies quietly spread their message! It’s beautiful, creative, and adds a whimsical touch to an escort card display.

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Anna Karenina Wedding Inspiration with Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Make sure to watch this behind-the-scenes video by Key Moment Films:

http://vimeo.com/55446628#

 

We would like to thank all these event professionals for their contributions to this photo shoot!

Photographer: Clearly In Focus Photography

Event Planner: Eventrics Weddings

Floral Designer: Taylormade Wedding & Event Flowers 

Cinema and Video: Key Moment Films

Dress Store: Modern Bridal Shop

Cake Designer: Wendy Woo Cakes

Heirlooms and extras: George L. Gaines Jeweler

Rentals: Event Source Solutions

Makeup Artist: Marigold Scott On Location Hair & Makeup

Veils and headpieces: Boldly Unique

Ceremony Location: Kraft Azalea Gardens

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

{Real Wedding} Donna and Richard's Valentine's Day Wedding

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Donna and Richard promised each other forever on a day meant for lovers. On February 14th, 2014, guests gathered for an outdoor ceremony at Harmony Golf Preserve. The glowing bride rode in on Misty Blue Acres Carriage Company‘s all-white carriage drawn by two horses. Her warm smile greeted guests on the way to meet her prince. The elegant backdrop of nature, as well as the decor, was caught effortlessly by Sunshine Photographics. We were honored to be a part of this beautiful wedding by creating the couple’s invitations and paper goods. 

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This wine box was lovingly made by Rich’s parents. As part of their wedding ceremony, the newlyweds placed a love note to each other in this time capsule to be encased for 5 years. However, if they have a trying time before 5 years, they can unlock the box and read the notes to each other over a glass of wine from the bottle housed within. How sweet and genuine!

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Another personal element was kept under wraps: the groom and his men broke all the rules by wearing superhero shirts under their button-downs.

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The happy couple made their way down a beautiful aisle of fiery-colored rose petals and blazed a path towards happiness in their new lives. The vibrant orange and pinks of Lee Forrest Design‘s floral work cut a striking contrast to the woodsy setting. Our soft pink ceremony programs featured a delicate floral-patterned border and crystal accent for a little tasteful “bling.”

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The fresh floral continued to their reception and romantic colors. The simple elegance of the decor was carried out through the classic centerpieces, traditional-but-modern (and delicious-looking) cake by Cut the Cake, and our cream and coral paper goods. We used an elegant script throughout the signage, including on the custom card box sign.

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The couple’s chair backs were adorned with our custom signs that read “His Beloved” and “Her Beloved:” a reminder of their love and excitement to everyone who passed their seats. We were pleased to provide a creative combination of escort cards and favor tags. The favor was a slice of a traditional Jamaican celebratory rum cake. (The kids got brownies instead!) Our escort cards, printed with each guest’s name and table name, were attached by a coral-colored ribbon and a delicate charm of intertwined hearts.

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With love as the foundation of this beautiful union, we would like to wish Donna and Richard the very best. Congratulations!

We would also like to thank all the talented event professionals who made this amazing wedding possible:

Venue and Coordination: Harmony Golf Preserve

Photographer: Sunshine Photographics

Cake: Cut the Cake

Videographer: CC Video Productions

Floral: Lee Forrest Design

Harpist: Christine McPhail

DJ: DJ Harry Productions

Carriage: Misty Blue Acres Carriage Company

Transportation: Hot Rays Limousines

Hair Styling: West Orange Hair Studio

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Inspiration} Pink and Gray Southern Glam at Horse Stamp Inn

Custom ceremony paper goods by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

We’re taking you back almost two years ago to this glamorous Southern wedding inspiration shoot. Flaire Weddings & Events created the striking concept of hot pink, gray, and silver against the rustic atmosphere of the Horse Stamp Inn. We were proud to be a part of this shoot–it was even featured in Every Last Detail! Keep reading to see our lovely stationery and more beautiful photos by Jenn Hopkins Photography.

Jenn Hopkins Photography at Horse Stamp Inn with Dogwood Blossom Stationery

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In true Southern fashion, the bride wore leather cowboy boots under her one-shoulder gown from The Wedding Loft. Her softly romantic makeup was courtesy of makeup artist Paulina Perez.

Pink and gray stationery by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Custom escort cards by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Our stationery suite used blush pink, gray, and hot pink details. We designed custom invitations using a shantung satin backer board in blush pink, along with ceremony programs, escort cards, table numbers, and menus for this farm-meets-glamour wedding. By using a flourished script and classic French motifs like the fleur-de-lis and quatrefoil, our paper goods brought a very contemporary feel to the barn setting. The quatrefoil pattern that bordered the invitation and all of the paper goods were reflected again in the table runner and on the cake by For the Love of Cake.

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Flaire Weddings & Events designed all of the floral for the shoot, from the bouquet to the centerpieces to this custom monogrammed focal point. If you take a closer look, you’ll see that they used blooms of different shades of pink woven into chicken wire. Now THAT’S country glam!

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We created menus to wrap around the shimmering pink napkins. The table top used many interesting combinations of laid-back country and high-end glam: silver beaded chargers from Beachview Rentals, mason jars as drinking glasses, a vintage silver tray, and contemporary vases. Our table numbers kept the eclectic feel by combining a classic-looking font with a more modern one.

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We hope you enjoyed these awesome photos! You can read more about the event designer’s concept on Every Last Detail: http://theeverylastdetail.com/pink-gray-southern-glam-wedding-inspiration/

We were grateful to be a part of this shoot. Thank you to all of the event professionals involved:

Venue:  Horse Stamp Inn

Photographer:  Jenn Hopkins Photography

Videographer:  Visual Power Cinema

Planner:  Flaire Weddings & Events

Floral:  Flaire Weddings & Events

Rentals:  Jax Chair Boutique  /  Beachview Rentals

Cake:  For the Love of Cake

Dress:  The Wedding Loft

Makeup Artist:  Paulina Perez

{Inspiration} Great Gatsby Styled Shoot at Church Street Ballroom

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The roaring twenties was a time of wealth, reform and an ongoing party. This Great Gatsby theme put together by Misty Miotto‘s team encompasses all there is to love about this age, with a modern swing to keep it relevant. Follow the marvelous photographer on a journey to the past.

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The 20s introduced a “new woman” and ladies everywhere were breaking traditions in everything–especially in fashion. Here, the model brides are no exception with bobbed hair styles, bejeweled hair pieces, lavish jewelry and dresses from The Collection Bridal which did an incredible job capturing the essence of the era.

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The bride’s look is a delicate balance between something new and something borrowed. Her hairpiece, gloves, jewelry and veil are all borrowed from the twenties while her dress has a modern bodice with simple details–making it the perfect canvas for her more expressive pieces. The attention to detail makes this look work without being costume-like.

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The name “Golden Era” is extremely prominent in the color selection for the decor. The golden, ruffled table covers from Over the Top use texture to add variation and the feathered centerpieces add the free flowing breeze of the period. The Church Street Ballroom is the ideal place to hold such an event because architecturally it enhances the theme with its symmetrical design, high ceilings and large columns. All of these factors give guests a chance to Charleston the night away in style.

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Custom wedding menus by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Dogwood Blossom Stationery custom wedding invitation and invitation box

Our escort cards, table numbers, menus, and invitations are no exception to the glitz and glamour of the signature tune. Staying golden, the creamy background with simple line design stands out when put against the gilded surfaces. We used an Art Deco-inspired font that looks like they were created almost a century ago. The invitations were nestled in gold mesh pouches embellished with sequins and glass beads and placed in gold invitation boxes lined with white faux fur. Talk about decadence!

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Custom wedding chair back signs by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Our Mr. and Mrs. chair back signs were used to hold the place of the new couple. Simple, elegant and most importantly–easy to tell who are the guests of honor!

Custom wedding paper goods by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

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This cake by Party Flavors focuses on the elegance of the era by adorning the layers with a simple collection of pearl necklaces cascading from a flower.

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Wedding reception menus by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

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From the ceremony to the reception and to the moment the last guest exits, this Great Gatsby-themed wedding will be sure to leave an everlasting impression.

The collective effort of all the vendors involved made this extravaganza come together beautifully. Watch the video that Key Moment Films put together to see some awesome behind-the-scenes shots:

http://vimeo.com/40839193

Are you a Great Gatsby bride? See more photos and read reviews on these sites:

http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2012/09/great-gatsby-wedding-inspiration-all.html

http://bridechic.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-jazz-age-bride.html

http://www.bridalguide.com/blogs/bridal-buzz/gatsby-wedding-inspiration

http://www.savvydeetsbridal.com/2013/03/styled-shoot-great-gatsby-inspiration.html

Thank you to all of the event professionals involved for all of their hard work!

Venue:  The Ballroom at Church Street

Photographer:  Misty Miotto

Videographer:  Key Moment Films

Floral: Weddings By Carly Ane’s

Rentals:  A Chair Affair

Cake:  Party Flavors

Dresses:  The Collection Bridal

Makeup Artist:  Beaute Speciale

Linens:  Over the Top

Lighting:  Simply Lighting

Transportation:  VIP Transportation Group of Orlando

Chocolate Fountain:  Hello Sugar!

Tux:  Tuxedos to You

Aisle Runner:  Artistic Aisle Runners

Stylist:  Loftis Production Services

Harpist: Christine McPhail

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

 

{Real Wedding} Kerry and Steve's Skull and Roses Wedding

Kerry and Steve had a wedding that was perfectly them – skulls and roses in scarlet, black, and champagne. Not a second went by without full-hearted smiles and encores of laughter from guests and vendors alike. But don’t take our word for it, get in on all of the excitement with these amazing pictures capturing every moment!

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We firmly believe that your wedding should be about you: your love story, your personality, your style.  Kerry and Steve really exemplified this idea, and we had a blast helping bring the idea to life for such an amazing couple.  Every paper good, from their save-the-date and wedding invitations to their table numbers and signage, was designed with couple’s bold spirit in mind.

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Kerry and Steve’s wedding invitation used a bright red pocket folder printed with roses and their monogram.  Inside, their invitation wording was inset against a layer of calligraphic scrollwork, which made their slightly gothic invitation very elegant and striking.

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During the ceremony, the handsome ring bearer waltzed down the aisle with rings in one hand and our custom sign in the other. The black and red print popped against the pearlized champagne background. Of course, the clever little ring bearer knew the sign could double as a face mask. (Love that photo!)

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 The ballroom at Buena Vista Palace was grand and elegant. Sleek black table linens accompanied by splashes of red accented the strikingly crafted black and white details on the walls and ceiling. Guests were encouraged to find their seats with custom-wrapped sweets. Every chocolate bar was wrapped with a coordinating wrapper that contained their name and seating assignment.  We alternated red and black foil for a color pop.

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KerryandSteve_Skulls and Rosses_DBS_table number 2 The centerpieces commanded attention against the jet black table linens. Dimly lit candles and fiery red roses floated in vases of water as if suspended in time. Our table numbers tied in perfectly with the display.

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Working with Kerry and Steve was anything but dull. We had an incredible time working with the couple and are so happy to hear that they are now expecting a little bundle of joy to add to the excitement! Thank you to all of the vendors who helped create such an amazing wedding day.

Venue: Buena Vista Palace

Photography: Norman Yu Photography

DJ:  White Rose Entertainment

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Real Wedding} Amanda & Joe's Classic Botanical Wedding

The Country Club of Orlando was buzzing with excitement on Amanda and Joe’s fun-filled wedding day. Between the rockin’ music from The Blues Factor Band, the cheerful hues of the décor, and the loving smiles on the couple’s faces, every inch of the room was bursting with pure delight. Every eye-catching color and whimsical touch was tied together by the experts at Michele Butler Events. Claire Pacelli Photography captured theses stunning photos, while Eric Horner Films crafted a beautiful video for the couple to look back on for years to come.

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Inspired by the beautiful Audubon-style florals, birds, and insects, the invitations were designed to be timeless and romantic. If invitations could grow in a garden, they would most likely look something like this!

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Walking into the reception was like entering a garden in full bloom. The floral arrangements by Lee Forrest Design were nothing short of stunning. Swirls of deep violet, orange, peach, and pink flowers danced around the room adorned with beautiful butterflies. Bright and shimmering crystals added that extra sparkle to every eye. The bride and groom even included a form of entertainment for the little guests at the grand affair.

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We especially loved this very personal touch – lovely memorial cards to remember Amanda’s mom and Joe’s parents, along with a display of framed photos. The vintage floral design was even carried onto the dinner and hors d’oeurves menus.

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We loved the bride and groom’s enthusiasm to share their big day! Our pretty and neat hashtag sign showed guests how to post the images on the web.

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We absolutely loved designing the stationery for Amanda and Joe’s garden-inspired soirée. It was a pleasure working with you all!  Thanks Amanda and Joe!

A special thank you to all of the wedding experts that brought this day to life!

Photography: Claire Pacelli Photography

Planner: Michele Butler Events

Reception Venue: Country Club of Orlando

Invitations & Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Florist: Lee Forrest Design

Band: The Blues Factor Band

Videography: Eric Horner Films