Labor Day Weekend Destination I Do

Whether you’re doing your destination wedding on the west coast, east cost or mid west, this Labor day weekend wedding inspiration is a fun way to showcase your U.S destination wedding! Be patriotic in color & in spirit with your bridesmaids rocking a short dress in red or blue while you wear white, of course. Add some small but mighty Labor day details with U.S flag sleeve buttons for your groom. Make your bouquet bold with bright blue and red flowers. String along pearls throughout your bouquet for some texture! Celebrate your wedding with a festive reception table and string along ribbon to add an amusing dimension to your party. Wanting a more classic U.S look? Choose china that has delicate details of blue or red to give your table charm! End the night with a wedding cake that represents the area of the U.S you’re saying I do in. Despite going near or far for your U.S destination wedding, you will be sure to be head over heals for this Labor day inspiration for your big day!

Labor Day Weekend Destination Wedding

{Photos: Bridal Party: Alicia Swedenborg via GWS, Suit Button: Krista A. Jones via SMP, Bouquet: Focus Photography Inc. via Ruffled, Reception Table: Focus Photography Inc. via Ruffled, Plate: Ashley + David Photography  via Fab You Bliss, Cake: One Love Photography via Wedding Wire}

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Inspiration for an African Safari Wedding

Ready for some adventure? A destination wedding in Africa is a chance to embrace the various cultures that are surrounded by natural beauty and with styles that are filled with color! Get your guests eager to jet off to your wedding with invitations that are bright and have a unique element. These chalk invitations will be a big surprise and have a lasting effect on your loved ones. Have your flower girl wear a head band and jewelry that are native to the area. As a thank you, give your guests a map tote bag of the area you are in. Put pops of color into your bouquet and your cake for a fun twist that will have everyone mesmerized. It’s your time to shine in creativity! Consider adding some big components to your ceremony arch such as giraffe statues or even elephant figures. Let your imagination go wild!

African Wedding Inspiration

{Photos: Invitations: Brooke Michaelson via Ruffled, Flower Girl: Zoom Photography via SMP, Tote Bag: Gavin Casey via Wedding Chicks, Bouquet: Zoom Photography via SMP,  Cake: Brooke Michaelson Photography via Ruffled, Ceremony Arch: Tyme Photography via The Pretty Blog}

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Ways to Dress Up Your Dock Wedding or Bridge Location

If you’re saying I do above the water – perhaps on a bridge or dock, you’re standing on a beautiful piece of decor for your big day!  So dress it up, light up your pathway, and adorn a beautiful bridge for your destination wedding ceremony.  We’ve selected a few faves to inspire you to say I do to getting married over water on your wedding day!

dock weddings

{Photos: Top Left: Vanity Fair, Right: Rachel A Clingen, Middle Left: Jonathan Young Photography, Right: DW&H Magazine, Bottom Left: Wedding Bee, Right: Mon Cheri}

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Destination Wedding Ideas for New York

What more could one dream for than a divine destination wedding in New York? You can have an upstate outdoor wedding among the gorgeous forests or a snazzy I do shindig among the skyscrapers in the city! Step outside of the box with a short dress that showcases your personality. You can even emulate the styles of Broadway when dressing up! A black tie affair would be perfect in a New York setting. Your groom will have fun looking like a million bucks from head to toe in black & white. Jewelry is a lady’s best friend. Don’t be shy and wear gems that make you shine from the inside-out! Keep the New York class going with a black and white striped cake with a pop of color that you desire. New York is a historic place with unique architecture. Find a venue spot that is spacious for dancing and gives your guests the New York vibe! Enhance the destination wedding experience by showing up or taking off in a Taxi cab, New York’s signature transportation! Whether you’re saying I do in the city or out in the woods, New York will offer you a one-of-a-kind destination wedding.

New York Destination Wedding

{Photos: Short Bridal Gown: Vinny D Photography via SMP, Tux: Lillian Haidar via Brides, Jewelry: Joyuse Photography via Creative Wedding Story, Cake: Clean Plate Pictures via SMP, Ceremony: Isabelle Selby Photography via Ruffled, Taxi: Photo Pink via SMP}

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Gold + Wine Colored Weddings Perfect for a Vineyard Wedding

Getting married among the grapes?  If you’re hosting a destination wedding in wine country then consider incorporating a gold and wine colored wedding palette!  We love the rich tones (also great for a fall or winter wedding) that work perfectly indoors or out.  And your maids will love you for opting for a purple wine colored or gold bridesmaid dress!  How will you dress up your wine country wedding?wine colored gold weddings

{Photos: Dress: Sugar & Spice, Cocktail Tables: Jen Fariello via Southern Weddings, Flowers + Invitation: Intimate Weddings, Cake: Julia Franzosa Photography via Wedding Chicks, Table Number: Diana McGregor Photography via Le Magnifique Blog}

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