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Shabby Chic Wedding

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Color Palette: raspberry and white

Today's inspiration board was created in response to a contest Abby was holding on Style Me Pretty. I knew it would be the perfect idea for my next inspiration board. A reader was looking for inspiration for her vineyard wedding that was to be shabby chic with the colors of raspberry and white. The board below is not the one I submitted for the contest as I like to try include a piece of each element for the wedding inspiration. Abby's boards tend to have less images in them. So, the 2 boards that I submitted for the contest (just in case they're selected for consideration) can be seen after the image credits for the board below.

Here's a little more info that explains my thinking behind the inspiration board:
For this Shabby Chic Wedding that will take place in a vineyard, I wanted to create an inspiration board that didn't go overboard with the wine theme as can sometimes be done when the wedding takes place at a vineyard. Wine elements could easily be infused throughout the event though. For example, why not create raspberry wine jam for your guests to take with them as they leave the reception? Also, you can even serve Raspberry wine. These perfect shabby chic finger bowls could be found at flea markets and then re-used again after the wedding. Of course, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to showcase a raspberry pie! The cupcakes on the vintage cupcake tier are just beautiful. And lastly, for me, the wine stopper with glass knob completes the shabby chic look.

Image Credits and Resources:
Hand-tied Bouquet from, Knobstopper Vintage Wine Bottle Stopper from Green Feet, Bride and Groom with Lanterns from Bridal Cheek, Cupcake Tier from Zalita's flickr gallery, Floral Toile Wedding Invitation from The Green Kangaroo, Table Setting from, Rose Centerpiece from Matthew Mead Style, Beaded Waist Silk Gown from Nordstrom, Votive Candle Holder from Matthew Mead Style, Finger Bowls from Matthew Mead Style, Raspberry Pie from, Raspberry Jam Favors from Southern Weddings

And, now for my 1st contest entry - which is posted and ready for your votes :)

And, my 2nd contest entry - not yet posted for voting
The two new images in the above board that weren't listed in the credits earlier: Chair with Flowers from Sarah Kaye and Roses in Teacup also from Sarah Kaye (both images by photographer Polly Wreford