Tuesday, April 12, 2011


In this household, any decision-making process is accompanied by a spreadsheet. After weeks of internet research on (what seems like) every possible venue in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, we've finally condensed the information overload into one nice, concise, organized... and totally overwhelming spreadsheet. It's become clear that, rather than fantasizing about Monique Lhuillier and gorgeous letterpressed paper, my time would be better spent writing emails to venues and caterers. But lest I get too caught up in the prices and practicalities, I need to periodically remind myself what we really want: a beautiful, elegant party to celebrate us

a destination wedding reception in Italy
vintage wedding dress
wedding at Eolia Mansion in CT
crocheted gloves
coordinating silvery bridesmaids dresses
chinoiserie wallpaper via Martha Stewart
a destination wedding reception in Guatemala via Style Me Pretty
a custom-designed corset
adorable ring box, from The Fonz' daughter's wedding
incredible print by Seb Lester inspired by a quote from Van Gogh (the lines are filled with tiny stars!)
floral crown*
Moroccan style tent from Raj Tents
one of our favorite invitation suites, via Oh So Beautiful Paper
Alessandro Botticelli, The Wedding Banquet (1482-83)
champagne flags
envelope by Spark Letterpress, via Brooklyn Bride