passports and pearls

the adventures of a jewelry designer

Category: weddings (page 1 of 2)

wedding wednesday: creative favors

while definitely not a wedding requirement, favors can be a nice extra touch to say thank you to friends and family for sharing your special day with you. and when it comes to favors, the more creative and personal, the better. here are some of my favorite wedding favors that also double as fun DIY projects:

creative_wedding_favors

succulent place card holders // confetti sticks // mini wine bottles // monogrammed koozies

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: orange accents

I came across this bridal party image and totally fell in love with the unexpected color of the bridesmaids dresses. how perfect for a fall wedding!

orange_bridesmaids_inspiration

and in case orange bridesmaids gowns are too bold, here are some great accessories:

orange_accents_bridesmaids

1. Karen Walker marion mini round bag // 2. Katie Bartels gemstone jewelry Preeti earrings in bright orange // 3. Zara patent ballet flat in orange // 4. Essie nail polish in meet me at sunset

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: #nyfw floral trends

some truly fabulous SS15 floral designs came down the runway during new york fashion week. the designs {my favorites are featured below} would make perfect bridesmaids, MOB, or bridal dresses:

nyfw_floral_collage

erin featherston // rebecca taylor // oscar de la renta // altuzzara // lela rose

{all images, nymag.com}

we have to wait for the spring to see these designs in stores, so here are some floral accessories to satisfy the trend in the meantime:

floral_collage_sept14

1. Topshop ditsy floral bunny ears scrunchie // Katie Bartels gemstone jewelry Emma earrings in blue // 3. Longchamp medium fleurs de palace tote // 4. TOMS women’s classic slip-on in floral // 5. Katie Bartels gemstone jewelry Emma earrings in light pink

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: indian-inspired

in november I will attend my first indian wedding and I am so excited for the vibrant colors, the incredible jewelry, and ornate patterns. I’m currently working on my outfit (and jewels!) for the wedding have put together this inspiration board. enjoy!

indian_wedding_collage

invitation // cake // gown // ambiance // my Preeti earrings // henna

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: something blue

last week I suggested that your something blue can be your cake. this week I make the argument for adding something blue to your bridal beauty.

bridal_beauty_something_blue

1, 2, 3, 4

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: something blue

40d6f135a386a48907669b78df9bb17d

looking for a creative way to do your “something blue”? blue velvet cake is a solid option.

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: laser cut invitations

a few years ago I discovered laser cutting and have been obsessed with the process ever since. I really like the idea of laser cut wedding invitations because they are very clean, yet unique twist on traditional invitations.

laser_cut_invites

via: 1, 2, 3

laser_cut_earring_banner_blog

and of course if you are going to have laser cut invitations for your wedding your bridesmaids should wear laser cut earrings!

amita earrings // sarah earrings // janna earrings // emma earrings

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: DIY projects

one of my favorite parts of a wedding is the personal touches the bride and groom make to the reception. here are some DIY projects to add a cute and unique touch to your wedding:

a toast to happiness

wedding DIY links: glitter and tassel drink tags // globe guest book // confetti // leaf place cards

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: honeymoon jewelry

 

honeymoon_destinations_blog

via: 1, 2, 3, 4

no matter where you are heading for your honeymoon adventures, these statement pieces will keep you stylish!

 

honeymoon_jewelry_summer2014

 

Marina necklace // Kingsley earrings // Nancy bracelet // Jess necklace // pink deco earrings

Please like & share:

wedding wednesday: floral crowns

floral_crown_collage

via: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

one of my favorite wedding trends this year is floral tiaras/crowns. I love the idea of a bride walking down the aisle in an incredibly colorful floral crown or the bridesmaids rocking dainty floral headpieces. and for a jewelry pairing? my Maisie earrings in freshwater pearls for a classic touch!

Katie_Bartels_MAISIE_fwp_high_res_blogKatie Bartels gemstone jewelry Maisie earrings 

Please like & share:
Older posts