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pink and orange summer wedding

Today’s Real Wedding feature is guaranteed to add a little sunshine to your day! This “Bright & Cheery Summer Wedding” was coordinated by Courtney of Joyful Weddings & Events, and the attention to detail is fantastic!

Prepare to be inspired by things like gorgeous, vibrant flower arrangements, a fabulous wheatgrass cake stand and dessert and candy buffets that are nothing short of amazing…

pink and orange summer wedding

And even though this particular event is a wedding, remember that there are some wonderful ideas that can be incorporated into ANY spring or summer celebration (on a much smaller scale, of course!)… from bridal showers and cocktail parties to Mother’s Day brunch.

For example:

  • the simpler flower arrangements pictured directly above (each of which focuses on just one type of flower and adorable ribbon embellishments)
  • the paper lanterns and pictures of the guests of honor, both hung by fabric ribbon
  • cake pops from the dessert table displayed in decorative baking cups

pink and orange summer wedding

Read on for TONS of images and all the details, as told by Courtney

pink and orange summer wedding

“Chelsy and Greg, along with Chelsy’s adorable mom, contacted me to help them plan their wedding in Orange County from out of state. The wedding was definitely one of the cutest we have designed – infused with Chelsy and Greg’s vibrant personalities and splashes of cheery hot pink and orange.

I loved the bridesmaid’s J Crew dresses and adorable bouquets, designed by Carissa of JL Designs:

pink and orange summer wedding

Chelsy’s mom had the ruffled edge runners hand made and they looked darling against the white tablecloths, with Carissa’s fresh and cheery arrangements on top!

pink and orange summer wedding

pink and orange summer wedding

pink and orange summer wedding

We hung paper lanterns from trees, picture frames from bushes, and flower pomanders from hooks leading up the walkway into the reception.

pink and orange summer wedding

pink and orange summer wedding

I love it when a client tells me that they want no detail overlooked. That’s right up our alley! Blonde Designs, (who also designed the wedding invitations), made custom water bottle labels, drink and food labels, and also cute labels for the favor boxes.

pink and orange summer wedding

pink and orange summer wedding

The candy bar we designed and set up was a hit! I don’t think that there was ever a time that it was not swarming with guests…

pink and orange summer wedding

pink and orange summer wedding

pink and orange summer wedding

To create a unique display for the favor boxes, we covered a cork board in fabric (that matched the table runners) and pinned the boxes on with rhinestone-adorned pushpins.

pink and orange summer wedding

pink and orange summer wedding

The highlight of the wedding, though, was definitely the dessert table that we designed with Melody of Sweet & Saucy Shop. I could not have been happier with how it turned out! (see image #1 – at the top of the post – for the full view)

pink and orange summer wedding

I crafted the fun backdrop and banner (both of which I can custom make for any event. Please contact me if you are interested).

pink and orange summer wedding

pink and orange summer wedding

Melody’s desserts are cute as can be on their own, but add in the wheatgrass cake stand that Carissa of JL Designs made, fun paper details like decorative baking cups, and an adorable cake… and you’ve got a masterpiece!

pink and orange summer wedding

For the sweetheart table, we cut out Mr & Mrs letters (soon to be added to our etsy shop), adorned the couple’s chairs with ribbons, and gave the table some pop with mini pomanders, courtesy of JL Designs.”

pink and orange summer wedding
If you meet Chelsy & Greg for even a few minutes, you would fall in love with them. I was so happy to be a part of their celebration and looking at these pictures just makes me happy.

A huge thank you to Melissa Kelsey for the beautiful photos. Melissa flew out from Utah to shoot their wedding- so if you are getting married in Utah, definitely check out her website!”

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