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Equestrian-Inspired Invitations

Invite guests to the big event with an invitation suite that fits the theme. Horseshoe details? Perfect.

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A Great Photobooth

Building your own DIY photobooth is a fun and memorable way to add extra personality into your wedding (or Kentucky Derby party). A solid backdrop, colorful pinwheels and a stack of awesome hats are a great place to start.

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Gorgeous Arrangements

There's nothing a really great floral arrangement to make an impact on decor. Even better for a Kentucky Derby-inspired wedding? Drop your arrangement into trophies instead of vases.

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DIY prize ribbon photobooth backdrop
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Prize Ribbon Adornments

Looking for an alternate to a pinwheel backdrop - or even another dramatic Derby-inspired piece of statement decor? An assortment of your own prize ribbons in different sizes and colors ought to do the trick.

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Derby-Style Table Numbers

Details don't have to be explicitly Derby-related to add to the overall equestrian theme. These horseshoe table numbers would make a great DIY project and could be used for a rustic or ranch wedding, too.

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A Run for the Roses Wedding Cake

The race, which is also called the "Run for the Roses" makes a rose-covered wedding cake just about perfect.

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Signature Drinks

The best signature drink for a Kentucky Derby party is definitely a mint julep. Serve it in jars or classic silver, stainless steel cups.

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Mint julep bar
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Singature Drink Bar

What's better than mint juleps? A mint julep bar.

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Derby Style for Her

No Derby-inspired wedding is complete without a bridal look to match. Plus, it's a great chance to bust out a gorgeous hat and make it the new alternative to the flower crown.

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Derby Style for Him

Effortless Derby style for the groom means a couple of key elements: a seersucker suit and a really great bow tie.

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Real Life Derby Ideas

DIY photobooths and signature drinks are all wonderful additions to your day...but the best detail for a Kentucky Derby party? Definitely a horse.