Throughout my blog-oggling period, I would email the Mister links of photos I liked, and he would respond with, "Well, they're both nice, but total opposites." And it was true. For example, in an email about flowers, I included these two centerpieces:
It took me a while to come up with a vision for our wedding. While I had tons and tons (in inter-web weight) of inspiration, what helped the most was stepping back from the internet for a bit. I thought about what I liked in my "normal" (read- "non-wedding") life, as well as what the mister and I are like as a couple. From that, I realized:
- We're fun! And quirky!
- Soft and subdued is beautiful, but I love bright and cherry! (Subtle is not my style)
- Hook me up with some yellow and orange and I'm all smiles
- We wanted to CELEBRATE the fact that we're getting married!
Sources: I made this when I hadn't yet thought to keep sources, and just took screen shots (there's the willy nilly for ya). I'm tracking sources down now. Here are the one's I've found (holler out if you know a source). Green & red picnic from MS Weddings Summer 2006, Cake by Flour Patch Bakery from Brides, Biscuits & strawberries in basket; Red & white twine, Daisy bouts,
So, with our inspiration tacked down, for the most part, we began making real, tangible decisions (wahoo). How did your wedding inspiration come about? Was it a quick and easy decision, or were you overwhelmed like me?