Board No. 68: Black and Red Gingham

5 April 2010

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This board is definitely different from my usual — in fact, in general, I tend to steer far clear of red + black (it just looks garish too often for my taste). But ever since I saw the top left image on Creature Comforts, this wedding has been brewing in my mind. A celebration of textures and patterns, with a few cute bows added in for good measure. I love how the loops on the silverware, invitations, honey jars, and wrist corsages all mimic each other. And the layered red velvet cake, of course — who could resist?

The Details
First row, left to right: bows photo via Creature Comforts; gingham shirt from J. Crew; plaid tabletop photo by Claudia Raschella via Once Wed

Second row: cupcake from Vanilla Bake Shop via Snippet & Ink; signage photo by Ellie Grover via Style Me Pretty; honey jar photo by Red Ribbon Studio

Third row: gingham bow invite via Snippet & Ink; bow invite by Martha Stewart Weddings; gingham corsage photo by Blonde Tulip via Style Me Pretty; red velvet layer cake via The Bride’s Guide

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April 5, 2010 2:52 pm

I love the relaxed country-ish atmosphere on this board. I'm especially drawn to the invites on the bottom left, love the idea of using other materials than paper… mmmm.