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“Come Fly With Me”

These invitations and ceremony details were created for a styled shoot for the oh-so-talented Lizzie Moore  of Elizabeth Moore Photography. She envisioned a vintage chic elopement ceremony with a BIG send off – the bride and groom making their grand exit in a hot air balloon!

The invitations gave the guests a big hint at the send-off by including custom watercolor hot air balloons and a “Surprise!” banner at the top. The names were calligraphed in bright red ink to the give the invitations a pop and create a bold, playful feel.

The envelopes were also lined with watercolor hot air balloons in a similar pattern. Because this was an intimate elopement ceremony, only those closest to the bride and groom were invited. We kept the envelopes informal by addressing the guests by their first and last names (no Mr. & Mrs.) or simply “Grandma Miller.”

The ceremony had so many fun calligraphed details to give the day that vintage flair. Although it was an elopement, we still wanted to keep the ceremony and following dinner classy and beautiful with all the details it deserved.

 

The dinner menus were kept simple in black and white and then tied with a pale blush silk ribbon. We included place cards, table numbers, and a custom sign with a watercolor hot air ballon and the theme of their elopement, “Come Fly With Me.” Small signs directed the guests to other sweet treats to enjoy.

A large, hand painted wooden sign was used to greet the guests and get them ready to “fly away” with the bride and groom on this special day. It was used in many different ways throughout the day and added a fun, unique element to the shoot.

I loved everything about this shoot and am so grateful to have worked with such an awesome team of vendors! You can view the full feature here on Ruffled!

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Nod to Cinderella

Have you seen Disney’s newest version of the live-action Cinderella? If you are like me, you were entranced by the vibrant colors, gorgeous details, and of course the kindness and elegance of Cinderella herself. I am not ashamed to say that it was one of my favorite movies of 2015!

What bride doesn’t wish for a little bit of that elegance and magic on her wedding day? Thanks to the amazing talents of Hillary Muelleck Photography and Kortney Cooper Dowell we were able to create a little bit of that magic in this vintage-modern stylized shoot.

We are so excited and honored to have this shoot featured on Wedding Chicks! You can check out their site for more details on  how our vision came together!

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