Monday, May 5, 2008

Mexican Wedding

Today is Cinco de Mayo, which of course means that today's inspiration board is Mexican-themed! Bright colors reminiscent of the sun and sand, invitations that feature Mexico, fans and margaritas to keep the guests cool, a mariachi band, Mexican paper flowers for the bouquet, traditional luminaries incorporated into the centerpieces, Mexican wedding cookies as favors and a reception on the beach are all possible elements of a fun, Mexican-themed wedding or a destination wedding in Mexico. I went with a warm, vibrant color scheme of red, orange, yellow and gold, naturally.

Row 1. Photo 1: Wedding ceremony on steps of Mexican chapel from The Knot. Photo 2: Mariachi band from Mariachi Sol Huasteco. Photo 3: Basket of Mexican wedding cookies from The Knot.

Row 2: Photo 1: Mexico wedding invitation from Dauphine Press. Photo 2: Bouquet of Mexican paper flowers from LatinWorks. Photo 3: Margaritas from

Row 3. Photo 1: Reception table decor from The Knot. Photo 2: Program and fan from Photo 3: Bridesmaid dress from Jim Hjelm. Photo 4: Wedding dress from Jim Hjelm.

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