This wedding is both dainty + carefree. Loose, haphazard florals are paired with luscious daffodil-colored silk, sweet Pastille favors, and casual bottles of lemonade. It’s a mixture of new and old, fancy and inexpensive.
It’s equally charming in a rambling meadow or a classical, white room.
Bouquet + Boutonniere
The bride’s bouquet is made from a mixture of farmer’s market daffodils (cost in season $7) and tied with a striped ribbon ($2.50). The boutonniere is one variety of narcissus tied with yellow seam binding ($1).
Tables are set with a luscious silk checked tablecloth (home-made from fabric, $60) and paired with white Chivari chairs (8.50 ea). Vases are cleaned out old jam and canning jars filled with farmer’s market flowers. Grape hyacinth, goldenrod, narcissus/daffodils, and tulips. Favors are french pastille candies ($2.50 ea.), Plates are plain white rentals paired with embellished dessert plates.Napkins are mix and match vintage linens (similar $1-10).
Tablecloth made from 4 yards of silk ($60 total, Mill End Fabric Store ).
Note: If you are making more than one, many fabric stores will sell a bolt of fabric at wholesale or at least a discount Also, to save money you could create only runners out this fabric and lay them over white, rental tableclothes. Check Fabric Depot .Vases are recycled jam jars. Flowers are from Portland Farmer’s Market. Pastille candies + Lorina Lemonade, Cost Plus/World Market. Chairs and plates rented from West Coast Event Productions. Ribbon on Bouquet from Mill End Fabric Store. Linen Napkins, similar ones on Ebay .
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