Board No. 37: One Morning in Maine

22 June 2009

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There are so many reasons why I love this board.

First, it’s partially inspired by one of my favorite books from childhood.

Second, it’s utterly affordable. Have friends bake blueberry cheesecake, break out heirloom linens from the hutches of relatives for reception tables, pluck and dry hydrangea from a neighbor’s garden (or your own!) for a bouquet, and comb the beach for shells in the weeks prior to the wedding to scatter down the center of long tables.

Third, this wedding gets its unique “feel” from the fog rolling in off the ocean – the bride that chooses this board won’t have to do the weather dance in the weeks leading up to the ceremony!

Keep the palette muted and soft (cream + lichen green + dusty blue + navy + weathered gray) and you can’t go wrong.

The Details
First row, left to right: fog portrait by Jenny Ebert; blueberry cheesecake via Jupiter Images; lichen napkin photo by April Joy Events

Second row: dried hydrangea in blue Ball jars via Weddingbee; mussel escort card table photo by Stacey Kane; Whaler portrait from Brides; bridesmaid photo by Leigh Miller Photography

Third row: lantern photo via Style Me Pretty; beach portrait by Brown Mouse Photo via Once Wed; vintage silver and linens photo by Karl Juengel

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anna K.
June 22, 2009 4:22 pm

ooo! pretty. i love the deep, misty purples. they are so romantic along with the fog!

June 22, 2009 6:19 pm

I love seeing a design that doesn't rely on perfectly sunny weather! Considering the spring/summer we've had in New England, this is entirely appropriate…and beautiful!

Eva Gallant
June 22, 2009 7:12 pm

As a Mainer, I enjoyed ths board!

June 24, 2009 6:32 pm

Love, love it!! You've captured a piece of Maine perfectly!