Love in Full Bloom: Bright Summer Wedding Décor

Celebrate Minnesota’s summertime with wedding décor full of punchy colors, flourishing blooms and endless whimsy
From: Spring/Summer 2015 edition

(above) For warm spring and summer days, a vibrant décor theme featuring floral patterns and graphics, along with the beautiful blooms themselves, is spot-on.

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For warm spring and summer days, 
a vibrant décor theme featuring 
floral patterns and graphics, 
along with the beautiful blooms themselves, is spot-o

(above) Adorned with fresh blossoms, paper blooms or a mixture of both, a flower wall is bound to charm. Use it to frame yourself and your groom during the “I do’s” or as a photo backdrop at the reception.

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(above) Gold flatware adds glamour to your table, particularly when paired with mod pops of color like tangerine and coral. Just be sure to balance the brightness with plenty of neutral items: white chairs, linens and dishes ensure this tablescape remains refined.

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(above) Months before your wedding day, give your guests a peek at what’s to come with a wow-worthy invitation suite. A sans-serif typeface has a fresh feel and pairs beautifully with sweet and subtle floral graphics.

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(above) No one will mistake your seat for theirs with these glittery bride and groom chair signs. Minneapolis-based DIY maven Maddy Hague of Splendid Supply Co. designs these, as well as a variety of other wedding-day goodies like cake toppers, drink stirrers and more.

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(above) Continue the vivid palette down to every last detail, candy included. The color will get its due with desserts displayed on white serving trays.

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(above) Got a sweet tooth? A sumptuous dessert spread will satisfy all after-dinner cravings. Showcase your favorite treats (mini cupcakes, macarons, rock candy) in lieu of or alongside a cake. Keep the colors complementary and vary the heights of serving vessels to amp up visual interest.

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(above) For a contemporary and oh-so-unexpected bouquet like this one by Studio Fleurette, juxtapose the first pale blooms of spring against more saturated tones. Think peach with marigold, dusty pink with fuchsia.

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(above) Come cocktail hour, let guests enjoy a summery sipper. A sprinkling of pomegranate seeds, a spoonful of berry purée or a sliver of lemon or lime all make for extra-appetizing garnishes.

Credits: 
Coordination
Floral design
Invitations + paper goods
Cake + desserts
Chair signs + other party supplies
Models
Joy Phillips and Talia Hindi
Hair + makeup
Bride’s dress
Bridesmaid’s dress