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Classy and timeless, a blush pink and gold wedding palette is perfect for an elegant, vintage or romantic wedding anytime during the year. Dress it up with lots of gold details or add blush and pink flowers everywhere. We love this combination, here is some inspiration and chic ideas we love...enjoy!

Blush and gold wedding inspiration

Blush and gold wedding inspiration via jenarichardsweddings.com 

Credits: Monique Lhuillier gown via Style Me Pretty  |  Tent decor via Tulle and Chantilly  |  Bridesmaids in blush gowns via Bing images  |  Jimm Choos in gold - Photo: Archetype Photography via Wedding Chicks  |  Blush and gold invitations via ohsobeautifulpapers.com  |  Wedding cake with gold dots by Bobbette and Belle via elegantweddinginvites.com 

 

Bubbly cake topper

Gold bubbly cake topper Photo: Justine Ungaro via Style Me Pretty 

 

Blush and gold table decor

Blush and gold wedding - Photo: Marisa Holmes via Brides.com  

 

Blush and gold wedding inspiration

Blush and gold garden wedding ideas and inspiration via Burnetts Boards 

 

Love bottle opener favor

Love bottle opener guest favor via jenarichardsweddings.com

 

Pink and gold macaroons

Pink and gold French macaroons via thebeverlyhillsinsider.com 

 

Blush and gold wedding ideas

Gold and blush wedding ideas and inspiration via Midwest Bride 

 

Rose Kate Spade Earrings

Rose Kate Spade Earrings via Nordstrom 

 

Amsale wedding gown

Amsale Spring 2016  Collection "Nava" strapless ball gown via amsale.com 

Gold striped bag

Metallic gold striped tote bag for the bridesmaids via jenarichardsweddings.com 

 

Rose quartz, gold and concrete wedding inspiration

Blush pink and gold wedding ideas and inspiration via South Bound Bride 

 

There is nothing cuter than boys in bow ties!  We have added a chic handmade Bow Tie Collection, ideal for ring bearers, Prom and all those special celebrations that call for dressing up. The bow ties are made with gorgeous silks and designer cottons, pre-tied and available in 4 sizes for babies, toddlers, boys and men. We hope to add new designs daily, here's a preview or view the entire collection at jenarichardsweddings.com... enjoy!

Seafoam bow tie with rainbow print

Seafoam organic cotton bow tie with a raindrop print

Red Bordeaux silk bow tie

Red Bordeaux silk bow tie 

Black bow tie with retro print

Black inspired cotton bow tie with retro print 

Red bow tie with anchor print

Red "Anchors Away" bow tie with anchor print 

Caribbean Blue silk bow tie

Caribbean Blue silk bow tie 

At the Zoo animal print bow tie

"At the Zoo" animal print bow tie 

 

Make a statement with stripes, pair them with pink, yellow gold for nautical celebrations or chic modern weddings. Have fun, be bold - wear a striped gown, tie striped ribbon to your bouquet, stripes on the bridesmaids dresses or on your reception tables. We love this look... here are some great ideas for incorporating stripes into your big day, enjoy!  

Chic ideas for using stripes in weddings

Ideas and inspiration for incorporating stripes into your wedding via jenarichardsweddings.com

Credits: Black and white striped table decor with emerald - Photo: Sara Libby Photography via ruffledblog.com  |  Striped Antonio Riva gown via antonioriva.it  |  Striped wedding cake with flowers by The Wild Orchid Cake Company via cake-geek.com   | Black and white with stripes wedding invitation suite via Cheree Berry Paper 

Bride holding bouquet with striped ribbon

Bride holding bouquet with preppy striped ribbon via Hey Wedding Lady 

 

Navy, pink and gold wedding decor

 Navy, pink and gold wedding reception decor via everylastdetail.com 

 

Bridesmaids in black and white stripes

Elegant bridesmaids in stripes - Photo: EK studios via colincowieweddings.com 

 

Navy striped heels

Navy striped heels - Photo: Hillary Maybery Photography via Style Me Pretty

 

Flower girls in striped dresses

Darling flower girls in dresses with bold stripes - Photo: Heather Rowland Photography via Style Me Pretty 

 

Black and white striped table ideas

Modern ideas for using stripes in your wedding by Pizzazzerie via modwedding.com 

 

Bridesmaid in strapless dress with stripes

Bridesmaid in navy striped dress via Lindsay Flanagan Photography 

 

Cakes with stripes

 Wedding cakes with stripes via cake-geek.com 

 

Bridesmaids in striped dresses

Bridesmaids in striped dresses - Photo: Love & Light Photographs via oncewed.com  

 

Bride with striped umbrella

Bride with striped umbrella - Photo: Pavlina Jarošová via Style Me Pretty 

 

Bridesmaids in black and white striped dress

Chic bridesmaids in preppy striped dresses - Photo: One and Only Paris Photography via Style Me PrettyBlack and white striped tote bag

Black and white bliss tote bag for bridesmaids, may be personalized via jenarichardsweddings.com 

 

Bridesmaids in striped dresses

Bridesmaids in stripes - Photo: Josh Gruetzmacher Photography via Style Me Pretty 

 

A stylish gray and white wedding is very neutral yet can be quite elegant! A palette with beautiful shades of gray or silver and white is a gorgeous choice for weddings throughout the year. Below are some fabulous wedding ideas and inspiration we hope will help you see the modern beauty and simplicity of a gray and white wedding...enjoy!

Gray and white wedding inspiration and ideas

Gray and white wedding inspiration and ideas via jenarichardsweddings.com 

Credits: Peony bouquet via levusboutique.com  |  Astra gown from Mira Zwillinger  | Wedding cake: Gingersnap Sweets and Such - Photo: Clary Pfeiffer via Style Me Pretty  |   Bridesmaids gown: Leah by Jenny Yoo  |  Gray reception decor via Jose Villa Blog |  Rhinestone evening bag via Jena Richards Weddings  |  Jimmy Choo heels via Style Me Pretty 

 

White bridal bouquet

 White bridal bouquet via Magnolia Rouge 

 

Bridesmaids in gray gowns

Bridesmaids in gray gowns via Marissa Lambert Photography 

Badgley Mischka strappy heels

Badgley Mischka "Meghan" strappy silver gray heels via badgleymischka.com 

 

Gray wedding inspiration

Gray and white wedding inspiration via Midwest Bride 

 

Groomsmen in gray suits

Groom and groomsmen in gray suits - Photo: Brett Heidebrecht via Style Me Pretty 

 

Gray guest seating with lanterns

Gray seating decor for outside wedding via Photo: Jose Villa via Style Me Pretty 

 

Gray wedding gown

Bride in gray gown - Photo: Corbin Gurkin via Southern Weddings 

 

Gray wedding inspiration

Gray metallic wedding inspiration via Burnett"s Boards 

 

Gray table setting

Gray table setting - Mint Photography via heyweddinglady.com 

 

Gray macaroons

Gray macaroons via Pinterest 

Double heart wine bottle stopper favor

Double heart wine bottle stopper favor via Jena Richards Weddings 

 

Gray and neutral wedding inspiration

Gray and neutral wedding ideas and inspiration via elegantweddinginvites.com

Green Flash is an amazing green hue from the Pantone 2016 Spring Colors that looks absolutely beautiful at outdoor venues, on the bridesmaids dresses, on accessories and in your flowers. A pair of fabulous green heels for the bride with her white dress is sure to make a statement. Green Flash is a brilliant color that works well in color palettes with neutrals, navy and pinks. Below are some of our favorite ideas...

Green Flash wedding inspiration Green Flash wedding ideas and inspiration via jenarichardsweddings.com

Credits:  Bride holding tulip bouquet via The Knot  |  Green table decor via Chateau Des Reves  |  Outdoor ceremony site via fabmood.com  |  Green wedding shoes via Christine Olson Photography  

 

Pronovias cocktail dress 

Pronovias cocktail bridesmaids dress "Lan" via pronovias.com 

 

Green and white bridal bouquet

Green and white bridal bouquet via rachelaclingen.com  

 

Green Flash wedding inspiration

Pantone Green Flash inspiration board via burnettsboards.com 

 

Green cocktails

Green Flash cocktails via via Cocktails & Details 

 

Outdoor wedding site

Amazing backyard ceremony site via weddbook.com 

 

Wedding cake with pink flowers and greenery

Gorgeous wedding cake with pink flowers and greenery via The Cake Blog 

 

Green flash wedding ideas

Green Flash wedding ideas via exclusivelyweddings.com 

 

Green bridesmaid ensemble

Green bridesmaids ensemble via styleinspirationanddesign.com 

 

Green table decor for weddings

Green table decor via Calgary Wedding Blog 

 

Green Door

A fabulous green door via weddingsbylilly.com 

 

Flash Green wedding inspiration

Green Flash wedding inspiration via Chic Vintage Brides

A popular color for 2016 Spring weddings is Peach Echo. This warm and festive hue with orange undertones looks fabulous when paired with Rose Quartz, Serenity or Lilac Gray from the Pantone colors for this season and for an elegant wedding pair it with gold. For a fun summer wedding consider a color palette with Peach Echo, orange and hot pink or fuchsia - a stunning combination. Take a look at some of our favorite color palettes, ideas and inspiration for this beautiful color...

Peach Echo wedding ideas and inspiration

Peach Echo wedding ideas and inspiration via jenarichardsweddings.com

Credits:  Gala by Galia Lahav gown via weddinginspirasi.com  |  Wedding Cake by City View Bakehouse via weddingchicks.com  |  Wedding ceremony aisle via Pinterest  |  Bridesmaids gown: Amsale  |  Glitter invitation suite: jupiterandjunoshop.com

 

Bridal bouquet in peach, pink and orange

Gorgeous peach, pink and orange bridal bouquet via perfectpearbridal.com 

 

bridemaids in peach dresses

Bridesmaids dresses via Allure Bridals 

 

Pantone Peach Echo inspiration

Pantone Peach Echo inspiration by Amie Leona Burgdorf via weddingacademylive.com

 

Peach ombre wedding cake

Peach ombre wedding cake via Pinterest 

 

Peach and pink wedding

Crazy little things called love via wedding-dream 

 

Peach wedding table decor

Peach table decor via Style Me Pretty - Ryan Ray Photography

 

Peach and pink invitation suite

Peach and pink invitation suite via bridetobe.com.br 

 

Peach Echo wedding palette

Peach Echo wedding palette via The Perfect Palette 

 

Groom with peach boutonniere

 Groom with peach ranunculus boutonniere via elizabethannedesigns.com 

Floral wedding arch

A stunning floral wedding arch via weddingchicks.com 

 

Feather mask for favors

Have fun with your favors... glamorous feather masks for your guests via burnettsboards.com

This is a gorgeous classic gray with a hint of lilac undertones, Lilac Gray is one of the Spring 2016 colors from the Pantone Institute... a fabulous neutral which works great for both men and women. This is a great color for weddings that pairs beautifully with pink, purple, yellow, navy and so many other colors. You can have your bridesmaids wear Lilac Gray gowns and incorporate the colors in your color palette in jewelry and flowers. Here are some ideas in lilac gray we absolutely love!

Lilac Gray wedding inspiration board

 Lilac Gray wedding inspiration and ideas via jenarichardsweddings.com

Credits:  Paolo Sebastian gown - paolobebastian.com  |  lilac bouquet via heyweddinglady.com photo by Lauren Albanese  |  bridesmaids via Style Me Pretty - Photo by Christian Oth Studio  |  wedding cake via modwedding.com photo by Laura Gordon  |  groomsmen via Pinterest

 

Lilac Gray gown

Alexandra Grecco gorgeous gown - Photo: Agnes Thor via polkadotbride.com

  Crystal vine headband

 Headband vine with sprays of crystals via jenarichardsweddings.com

 

Gray macaroons

 Gray macaroons for weddings via Pinterest

 

Lilac-Gray-Emily-Morgan

Lilac Gray by Emily Morgan wedding inspiration board via Pinterest

 

Blanket display for wedding guests

Grab a blanket display for an outdoor wedding via weddingomania.com 

 

Bridesmaid in Lilac Gray dress

Bridesmaid in Lilac Gray Jenny Yoo gown via 100layercake.com

 

Lilac Gray wedding ideas

Lilac Gray wedding ideas via  chicvintagebrides.com

 

Lilac and Gray

Lilac, gray and gold color inspiration via Pinterest

 

Bridesmaid gown and accessory ideas in Lilac Gray

Lilac Gray bridesmaid gown and accessories via dressforthewedding.com 

 

Gray wedding reception decor

Gray wedding reception decor via Style Me Pretty - Photo: Christian Oth Studio 

 

Bridesmaids in Lilac Gray gowns via

Donna Morgan lilac gray bridesmaids gowns via Style Me Pretty - Photo: Anne Liles

 

Lilac Gray wedding inspiration and ideas

Lilac Grey wedding ideas via southboundbride.com 

Is your wedding by the sea or at the beach? The natural beauty of the ocean is a gorgeous backdrop to create your personal style. Romantic tablescapes, candles, organic flowers and wood accented with shells and lanterns are a beautiful look for elegant or Boho celebrations. Here are some great ideas to inspire you, be bold and make a statement...it's your day!

Wedding by the Sea inspiration

Wedding inspiration for weddings by the sea and at the beach | jenarichardsweddings.com

Credits:  Bride on the beach and shell with by the sea card - Jose Villa Photography via Style Me Pretty | Wedding ceremony site - megphoto.com via  it's a shore thing | Table on the beach - Jose Villa Photography | Wedding Cake - Style Me Pretty 

 

Wedding reception table

Wedding table decor at the beach - SMS Photography via Style Me Pretty 

 

Wedding invitation suite with palm trees

Beach wedding invitation suite with palm trees via Leveret Paperie at Etsy

Flip flop bottle opener

Flip flop bottle opener for guest favors via jenarichardsweddings.com 

 

Beach wedding inspiration

Blue green beach wedding inspiration via knotsvilla.com 

 

Groom dressed for a beach wedding

Groom in elegant attire for a glamorous beach wedding via junebugweddings.com 

 

Blush table decor on the beach

Blush pink wedding table decor by the beach via weddingsromantique.com 

 

Ceremony site on the beach

Ceremony site with benches and a chandelier on the beach via Philadelphia Wedding 

 

Bridemaids in aqua on the beach

Bridesmaids in aqua strapless dresses on the beach via storeenvy

 

Place cards on driftwood

Placecards made with driftwood for a seaside wedding via  oncewed.com 

 

Beach ceremony site

Beach wedding ceremony site in Hawaii - Steve Steinhardt Photography via Style Me Pretty 

 

Beach wedding inspiration and ideas

Sea, Sand and Pearls wedding ideas in shades of blue via Chic Vintage Brides 

 

 

Thinking of using blue in your wedding color palette? Snorkel Blue is a rich marine-inspired shade from the navy family you should consider. This fab Pantone color 19-4049 for Spring 2016 is inspired by the deep blue sea and is “meant to be a bit more fun, less serious than navy, and serve as one of the anchor colors for the spring palette” said Eiseman. Snorkel Blue pairs beautifully with Rose Quartz and many shades of pink, Serenity Blue, peach and gold. Be bold and customize your wedding, here are some ideas we hope will inspire you...

Snorkel Blue wedding inspiration board

Snorkel Blue wedding inspiration via jenarichardsweddings.com

Credits: Bride and groom - Mademoiselle Fiona Photography via Style Me Pretty  |  Wedding cake via sweetbloomcakes.com.au  |  Manolo Blahnik "hangisi" jeweled pump via Nordstrom  |  Blown glass bottle stopper - Jena Richards Weddings  |  Ring in blue box via Pinterest  |  Bridesmaids in blue gowns via everylastdetail.com.

 

Reem Acra blue wedding gown

Reem Acra blue wedding gown via Style Me Pretty 

 

White wedding cake with flowers and blue accents

Groom in blue suit holding the wedding cake by Tuscan Wedding Cakes - Mademoiselle Fiona Wedding Photography via Style Me Pretty 

 

Snorkel Blue wedding inspiration

Snorkel Blue wedding inspiration via southboundbride.com

 

Beautiful natural bridal bouquet

Bridal bouquet with hydrangeas, peonies, eucalyptus, dahlias and more - Photographer: Tec Petaja via 100 Layer Cake 

 

Bridesmaids in blue dresses

Bridesmaids in blue with different necklines from David"s Bridal via weddinglovely.com 

 

Wedding ceremony arch decorated with flowers

Wedding ceremony arch adorned with blue hydrangeas via deerpearlflowers.com

 

Glass blue starfish bottle stopper

Blue glass starfish bottle stopper for guest favors via jenarichardsweddings.com 

 

Snorkel Blue wedding inspiration board

Pantone Snorkel Blue wedding ideas and inspiration via The Dreamery Events 

 

Blue watercolor wedding invitation suite

Blue watercolor wedding invitation suite via Wedding Chicks 

 

Blue Moscato wine

Blue Moscato wine via ruffledblog.com 

 

Blue and white wedding cake

White and blue wedding cake via The Cake Whisperer 

 

Bride and groom in blue

Bride with groom in a blue suit via Weddings: ZsaZsa Bellagio

 

 

Wedding bouquets are always stunning and beautiful, here are some of the prettiest bouquets we saw on the web in 2015 and you can be sure there are many more! Your bouquet is one of the first things your guests will see as you walk down the aisle, remember to use flowers that are in season to keep the cost down on all your floral needs and don't forget to check with local growers to see what they may have available. Here's to more beauties in the new year... Happy New Year!

Pink bouquet La Fete

So romantic ... via La Fête at allisonbaddley.com 


Peony bouquet 

Amazing peony bouquet - Jose Villa Photography via Style Me Pretty 

 

Bridal bouquet with roses, dusty miller and protea

Soft with an organic feel, this gorgeous bridal bouquet is made by Blossom and Branch via Martha Stewart Weddings 

 

Pink wedding bouquet

Weddingbells, Canada 

 

green and white bouquet

Glamorous green and white bouquet - Photography: Claire Morris via Style Me Pretty 

 

Anemone wedding bouquet

Anemone wedding bouquet - Photography: Joel Bedford via Style Me Pretty 

 

Colorful peony bouquet

Colorful peony, ranunculus and roses - Ana and Jerome Photography via Ruffled Blog 

 

Beautiful rose bouquet

Wedding bouquet by Full Bloom - Photography: Joel Bedford via Style Me Pretty 

 

White peony bouquet

White peony bouquet - Ana Lui Photography via SMP  

 

Anemone wedding bouquet

Anemones, jasmine, roses & eucalyptus bouquet - Photo: Chasewild via Magnolia Rouge 

 

Pink protea bouquet

Brea McDonald Photography via classicbrideblog.com  

 

Colorful bouquet with red ribbon

Colorful bouquet with red ribbon - Janna of WarmColor Photography via 100 Layer Cake 

 

Hydrangea bouquet

Hydrangea wedding bouquet - Photography: Anastasiya Belik via Mon Cheri 

 

Blue and yellow bouquet

Succulents with white and yellow flowers - Photography: Lynsey Creative via Wedding Chicks