Posts By: joythigpen

Purple Wedding Ideas

Typically purple wedding bouquets come off as cool (as in, cool colors) but this one gets warmed up with red-violet poke weed and antiqued oak hydrangea and sunset coral garden roses. Representing the purple-lavender family we see large garden roses, ranunculus, lisianthus, stock, butterfly bush, and vitex. Photography by Rylee Hitchner // Styling by Joy… Read more »

Rustic Wedding Centerpiece

Pale yellow and peach garden roses, orange ranunculus, yellow cockscomb, and rust colored coneflowers provide cheerful color to this riot of greens: jasmine, mint, figs, scented geranium, and fuzzy almonds make up the happy home in this centerpiece. If you could only smell it! So unruly…I love it–it feels like its bursting out of the… Read more »

DIY Wedding Boutonniere

Would you try making your own boutonnieres for your wedding? It can be a little tricky but if you practiced before the big day you could definitely DIY (or have some friends/family do the job).  Here’s how: 1. Pick out a few little bits of flowers/foliage you find interesting. Its nice to have more than… Read more »

Watercolor wedding stationery suite

While we’re on a roll with wedding stationery ideas for you over the last few weeks, we just had to share one more invitation suite from our Once Wed Magazine. We love it so much. This quirky, playful suite was hand-painted in watercolor by Happy Menocal. (What an appropriate name, right??) It has such a… Read more »