Libby MacCarthy

From: Cumberland, Maine Choice Color Palette: White and gray with pops of bright color Can't Leave Home Without: My Kindle Dream Decor Piece: A comprehensive collection of vintage German and Soviet-era cameras Follow me on Twitter: @_libbaki

This Couple Had the Coolest Reception Tent We've Ever Seen

succulent and candle centerpieces | Hitching Post Photography |
Take one look at Libby and Alex’s wedding at Snow Moon Ranch in Maple City, Michigan and you’ll be dreaming of a summer soiree set in the countryside. Michigan held a special place for Libby’s family (they had been vacationing there for over 30 years), so when it came time to choose a... read more

10 Cool Ways to Rock Paper Flowers at Your Wedding

paper flower aisle markers | Anna Kim Photography |
Fresh flowers are a wedding staple, but lately we've been seeing florists throwing something new into the mix: paper. For couples wanting to save a few bucks or just looking for something a little different, paper flowers offer a unique way to add personality, playfulness and bright pops of color to... read more

See The Best Wedding Flowers of the Year

We're practically swimming in photos of gorgeous flowers everyday (tough work, right?) and 2014 boasted some pretty amazing blooms. We love how couples have been getting creative with bright colors, unique floral installations and unexpected details like fruits and vegetables to put a more personal twist on their wedding decor. (Don't worry ---... read more

A Desert Wedding with Capes, Tepees and Two Super Cute Dogs? This Couple Did It!

Desert Ceremony | Brooke Schwab |
Michelle and Tyler knew right from the start that they wanted a destination wedding that felt representative of their roots (Tyler is from New Mexico and Michelle is from Texas). Marfa, a small town in western Texas, fit the bill combining a unique mix of culture and landscape that couldn't be found anywhere else. To celebrate... read more

Tuck the Tux Away: Casual Groom Styles Are In!

Casual Denim Groomsmen Look | Q Weddings |
Put that tux back in the closet! With couples taking a more laid-back approach to their weddings, lavish duds are taking a backseat to more casual looks (think: faded Levi's, brightly colored corduroys and suspenders). We love this idea for a casual backyard affair, a rustic country celebration or a cool urban soiree at... read more

7 Painted Wedding Cakes We Love Right Now

gold brushed cakes | Larissa Cleveland Photography |
When it comes to wedding cake, we've seen everything from cakes with projections to crown-topped tiers and cakes inspired works of art, but the latest trend in wedding cakes is slightly more subtle. Instead of colored buttercream or fondant, cake bakers have been giving their cakes the artist's touch. From gold... read more

You'll Love the Bright Colors and Tropical Bouquets in This Granola-Glam Wedding

bright reception centerpieces | She Wanders |
A traditional wedding with a predetermined palette colors just wouldn't do for California couple Gillian and John. Working alongside the team of pros at Luxe Events in San Diego, the couple pulled off a "Granola-Glam" celebration at the San Diego Botanic Gardens, rich in bright colors ("I wanted every color of the rainbow. I... read more

Anemones Are Amazing: Here Are 7 Pics That Prove It

Anemones are having a moment and anyone that already loves this bold bloom will understand why. Known for its standout center and vibrant fuchsia, red and purple hues, just a few stems of this unique flower can instantly add a dramatic, modern edge to an otherwise traditional bouquet. But why stop there? We've been... read more

This Summer Wedding Nails Casual Elegance

tented reception | Lucy Brown Armstrong & Alvina Wang |
For their outdoor summer wedding, Casey and John couldn't think of a more perfect spot than Casey's grandmother's home in Rutherford, California. To play up the season and the intimate garden setting, the couple chose a cheerful pink and ivory color palette. They worked with LMM Events to strike the perfect balance between casual... read more

Forget Ivory and White Bouquets -- Go Bold With Bright Color!

red and pink bridal bouquet | White-Klump Photography |
Ivory and white bridal bouquets are classic, but if traditional isn't your thing, why not go for bold, beautiful color? Ask your florist to incorporate some of the colors from your color palette, opt for a bouquet of textured blooms in your favorite hue or mix multiple shades of the same color for... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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