The Jazz Age: Great Gatsby Inspired Wedding Decor

Incorporate extravagant amounts of pearls and crystals in your decor to create a lavish event that would make Gatsby himself proud.
Written by
Megan McCarty


Spring/Summer 2013

(above) Dripping in jewels, this embellished head table sets the tone for an elaborate affair.

Great Gatsby inspired wedding decor
(above left) Quick! Before the clock strikes midnight, treat your groom with a
mini cake baked just for him.
(above right) Bundle varieties of your favorite flower, all in the same color scheme,
for centerpieces that wow.
Great Gatsby inspired wedding decor
(above) Consider saying “I do” to a lush bouquet packed with personal significance. This one, wrapped in a sequin trim, showcases a brooch—browse through your Grandma’s
jewelry box for an heirloom of your own.
Great Gatsby inspired wedding decor
(above left)These petite, individual-sized cakes—perfect for a serving or two—replicate the delicate beading featured on the linens.
(above right) Extravagance galore! China that’s rimmed in gold and flanked by vintage silverware impresses at each place setting.
Great Gatsby inspired wedding decor
(above left) A bottle of bubbly is at its very best when cooled in a vintage chiller adorned with Swarovski crystals.
(above right) From first course to last bite, an elegant menu card will whet your guests’ appetites.
Great Gatsby inspired wedding decor
(above) An array of cakes, these courtesy of Penny Steele Custom Cakes, is the ultimate indulgence, satisfying all your guests’ desires with varying flavors.
Great Gatsby inspired wedding decor
(above) Traditional type pairs well with soft colors for a classically understated invitation suite.
Great Gatsby inspired wedding decor
(above left) Here, a throne is fit for a queen—or a bride—thanks to a jeweled brooch, garden roses and strands of pearls.
(above right) When accented with dusty miller foliage and gilded eucalyptus, a rose boutonniere is anything but ordinary.


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