02-collage Retro Hawaiian Wedding Decor

  I am a sucker for a retro Hawaiian-themed event. Blame it on my third-grade obsession with all things Gidget and Beach Blanket Bingo, but kitschy tiki is just the funnest party ever in my book. Here is a collection... Read More

01-justin collage Tea Length Wedding Dresses

  You know how they say that every trend comes around again?  Can I just say how happy I am that tea length dresses are growing in popularity again.  Delightfully retro with a modern wink, these dresses can’t help but... Read More

02-collage Wedding Fun with Polka Dots!

Polka dots are one of those magic patterns that can either look very modern or very retro depending upon how you use it.  For example, look at how cool polka dots can become when paired with bright florals and other... Read More

03-collage Kitten Heels for Brides and Bridesmaids

Last week we discussed the virtues of wedding day flats, and today is all about the kitten heel. Usually under two inches, the kitten heel is that perfect option for someone wanting a little bit of comfort (after all, you... Read More

jcrew collage Patterned and Textured Bridesmaid Dresses

I’m really excited about this round-up because my favorite bridesmaid dresses are definitely those in prints! They add so much visual interest and character to a wedding. And I also think that dresses like these definitely have tons of “wear... Read More

nordstromredo Blue Bridesmaid Dresses

Blue is one of those great colors for bridesmaids because it is pretty much universally flattering (sorry, orange, you just can’t compare). These dresses are some of our favorites. I’m especially partial to the polka-dotted numbers.   Image Credits (from... Read More

cs Cake Stands for Every Style

Cake stands are one of my very favorite wedding details. Appealing to my practical side, they are one of the few wedding details that you really will use over and over again after the wedding. Here are a few cake... Read More

ohdier1 Retro and Modern Details from Oh Dier on Etsy

Combining retro with modern is no easy task, but Oh Dier pulls it off by using fresh humor with old-fashioned style.  I think my very favorite is the “holla” sign–perfect for a guest book table, right?! And as I use... Read More

01-collage_1 Elegant Black and White Color Board

I love how a black and white color palette can be both modern and retro, as well as minimalist and dynamic. Here are a few of my black and white faves, but check out more on our Pinterest page. There... Read More

486168_10100645395873848_2026213295_n Where Will You Show Off Your Wedding Theme?

Now that you have selected your wedding’s theme–where to display it?  Here are some common places to show off your theme: Invitations Pick a pattern that goes with your theme in your colors. And when in doubt, go with basic... Read More