Shop the Look: Rainbow Love
Katie and Max's Northern Neck, VA wedding incorporated pinks, marigold, blue, orange - talk about personality, fun and COLOR in every aspect of their big day! Magic-maker Courtney of Merriment Events helped the bride, Katie, make the incredible day possible. See snaps of their lovely event, and click on each image to hear Courtney's tips on how to shop the look.
Images by Jodi Miller Photography. Click on each image for details on how to "Shop the Look" of this Real Wedding.
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Vintage Dress InspirationKatie's dress was vintage and one-of-a-kind, but this Nicole Miller beauty is close!
Long Pearl NecklaceGet the look of Katie's elegant long pearl necklace with this beautiful Majorica piece. Scattered man-made pearls give brilliant luster to a versatile chain with a length that can be worn long, layered or doubled. See photo of the couple on bottom left for details on the bride's gown.
InvitationKatie and Max’s letterpress invitations were custom, but to get a similar look and incorporate the heart motif, these invitations from Minted are a great ready to purchase option that fit well with the aesthetic of the event.
$234 for 100
Honeycomb GlobeTo create a look similar to Katie + Max's ceremony back drop, mix and match varying colors and sizes of these paper honeycomb globes.
Felt Pom PomsWe bought several bags of pom poms in different sizes and sorted through them, selecting the colors that would match the event – orange, pink, yellow, white and red - to create a fun alternative to rose petals on the aisle. They were also used in lieu of rice or confetti as the couple recessed at the end of the ceremony.
Cornhole BoardsKatie’s cornhole boards were a custom design, designed by the bride and painted by Merriment. We used unfinished wood cornhole boards like these.
Rock CandyRock candy snacks colorfully displayed at guests' tables will keep their sweet tooth satisfied!
Chevron Fabric for RunnerWe bought several yards of fabric to make table runners for Katie’s dining table. The bride is an excellent seamstress and sewed them herself!
$8.48 per yard
Heart-Shaped Paper PunchUse this heart-shaped paper punch by Martha Stewart to create heart confetti for the table, fabric hearts for the escort cards, and decorations for the straws!
Blue Striped StrawsFor a colorful accent to a cocktail, add these blue stripe drinking straws with paper hearts for decoration! See the bottom right photo of this board for where to buy a heart paper punch.
$6.98 for a pack of 25
Escort Card TagsFashion unique escort cards by mounting fabric-shaped hearts onto shipping tags with guests' names. For details on finding a heart-shaped paper punch, see tabletop image on right.
Heart NapkinsDesign your own matching napkins! Foryourparty.com allows you to design custom napkins, matches, coasters, giftbags and more.
Ribbon for Bouquet TieKatie made her own fabric ribbon, but you can also purchase something very similar at Olive Manna.
$5 for a 15 yard spool
Arrow to CeremonyCraft a similar cermony sign by painting a large wood arrow in a pop color and stenciling on your message in white paint.
Felt Pom Pom ConfettiToss multicolored pom poms as the couple comes down the aisle! Such a fun alternative to rice or confetti.
White Tolsby FrameCreate unique table numbers by displaying them in these white, double-sided picture frames from IKEA.
Kaite + Max WeddingClick here to see more of Katie + Max's beautiful wedding and find out how Merriment Events can help style your soiree!
Vintage Dress Inspiration > nicolemiller.com, Long Pearl Necklace > nordstrom.com, Invitation > minted.com, Honeycomb Globe > lunabazaar.com, Felt Pom Poms > amazon.com, Cornhole Boards > amazon.com, Rock Candy > amazon.com, Chevron Fabric for Runner > amazon.com, Heart-Shaped Paper Punch > amazon.com, Blue Striped Straws > koyalwholesale.com, Escort Card Tags > amazon.com, Heart Napkins > foryourparty.com, Ribbon for Bouquet Tie > shopolivemanna.com, Arrow to Ceremony > save-on-crafts.com, Felt Pom Pom Confetti > amazon.com, White Tolsby Frame > ikea.com, Kaite + Max Wedding > merrimentevents.com