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Silver Bridesmaid Dresses You’ll Love

Love the metallic bridesmaid dress trend?  Let your gal pals shine in one of these silver bridesmaid dresses! Silver-On-Gray Double the impact of your silver bridesmaid dresses when you find a dress that layers silver embroidery on top of a gray dress. Sparkling Sophistication For real silver power, go all-sequins, such as with this strapless […]
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Modern Charcoal Gray and Silver Inspiration Session by Andie Freeman Photography

modern gray wedding invitation suite with block letters

Inspired by the dark color palette and sleek modern style of 50 Shades of Gray, this inspiration session plays with some of this season’s trending details.  From the bride’s gray dress and marsala manicure to the gray, ruffled wedding cake, we love how this group of wedding vendors translated some of our favorite things.  Even the martini cocktails are gray (recipe below)!  Thank you to Andie Freeman Photography for sharing this unique inspiration session with us!

book quote enclosure in gray wedding invitation suitegray wedding dress with illusion lace bodice and sparkly ankle strap heelsbride in gray wedding dress with lace bodice holding a bouquet of calla liliesbride in gray illusion bodice wedding dress and groom with bright blue dress watchdark wedding tablescape in shades of gray and black with tall candlesticksgray paint chip place card with silver penmodern gray details on silver and charcoal wedding tablescape with tall candlestickstall calla lily centerpiece on mirrored runner over black tableclothbride in updo with gray smoky eye and pink lipstickbride in gray wedding dress with silver sparkly heels and pinned up hairbride holding silver bride in long gray wedding dress with groom in charcoal suit behind herbride with dramatic smokey eye in shades of gray with bright pink lipstickbride in gray wedding dress and groom sitting on the marble floor of modern wedding venuegray ombre ruffled wedding cake with gumpaste flowers and lace edgingbride and groom drinking gray martini cocktailsgray martini cocktails made with vodka and blue curacaobride with bold bridal makeup and updo

1 1/2 oz of Grey Goose Vodka

1/2 Marie Brizard Parfait d’Amore Liquor

1/4 oz Heavy Cream

1/4 oz Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

The cocktail should be grey when mixed properly.  But here’s a little hint, the Parfait d’Amore Liquor is quite hard to find.  For a similar taste, you can use Blue Curacao.  This will obviously turn the drink blue.  If you are specifically wanting a grey drink, a touch of black food coloring from the baker’s aisle will do nicely to turn the drink grey.

Photographer:  Andie Freeman Photography   |Equipment Rentals: Barron’s Rental Center   |   Makeup Artist: Bombshell Creations   |   Jewelry: Chandlee Jewelers   |Cake Designer: Classic City Confections   |   Museum: Georgia Museum of Art   |   Dress Store: High Maintenance   |   Cinema and Video: Image Media Works   |   Favors and Gifts: Kate Aspen   |   Tuxedo and Men’s Attire: Perno’s Formal Wear  & Tony Bowls   |   Dress Designer: Sherri Hill   |   Event Planner: Southern Sophistication Designs//Paper Props: Sweet E’s Celebrations   |   Jewelry: TK Anderson Designs   |   Model: Yarik Mettlesome & Tessa Thompson  |   Sculpture: Barry Tinsley

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Silver and Gold Save-the-Dates

Silver and Gold Save-the-Dates

gold arrow head save the date with foil accents

You want to send your save-the-dates out early, but sometimes you haven’t nailed down a precise theme or color palette.  You don’t just want to send plain white ones, and it’s not like you don’t have any idea about your wedding vision. That’s why I love the new foil-pressed line of save-the-dates from Minted.  They incorporate a little bit of metallic in all different styles, so even if you haven’t already picked out your invitations or sketched out every centerpiece, you can find one that matches the vibe of your wedding.

Above, these golden arrowheads are simple and gorgeous. And this could go well with just about any modern or traditional wedding. You don’t need to incorporate arrows into your wedding decor–this design is decidedly “vague” enough to avoid that.  In fact, these would also be fun to send out around Christmastime. With a golden glow, it is timely and appropriate, no matter what your wedding’s colors turn out to be.

Below, this striped floral with metallic highlighting is fun and bold and just a skosh over-the-top. Pick these when you know that your wedding is going to be a modern meets shabby chic meets glam garden affair (and by the way, that description is going to make perfect sense to the bride that needs these).

metallic highlighted floral pattern over black stripes on wedding invitation

If you want to play it neutral for now, go with these lovely silver on gray save-the-dates (below). They are sweet and simple and could fit any wedding’s theme and style.  So much better than plain, bland white, they also come in golden hues.

silver on gray save the date with simple scriptfunny save the date with photo of couple and metallic font

Have a great engagement photo and a terrific sense of humor?  Then this witty little save-the-date should be just your speed (above).  Let your friends know that this might just be the wedding of the year, bad dance moves and all.

modern save the date with black and gold bold cursive script

And then there are the truly modern brides. For those chic divas, it’s all about the black and gold with a strong emphasis on font. This save-the-date above is stunning, creative, and totally on-point for 2015.

Find more great save-the-date styles at Minted.

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