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Friday
Nov252011

a fall wedding

The leaves are finally changing here, just in time to make it feel a little bit like Fall right before Thanksgiving. Their pretty colors and shapes reminded me of my brother-in-law Justin and his darling wife Sarah's wedding, which happened two years ago this very week.

They asked me to design a simple wedding announcement, and we thought the fall leaves were a nice starting point. Three different colors of leaves with the text in a nice brown. I also printed some matching stationery for them to use as thank you cards.

Sarah was a strikingly beautiful bride. I loved her short pixie cut (she looked just like a young Mia Farrow).

It was also super windy and really COLD, and it had been snowing off and on all week. But what bride wants to wear a coat? Sarah is a dancer and naturally wore knit leg warmers.

My favorite part was instead of having traditional wedding cake, they had a tower of creme brulee. The day before the wedding the bride and groom made batch after batch. I loved how they stacked them up so it still felt like a wedding cake (though much more delicious in my opinion!).

Happy Anniversary Justin and Sarah!

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I think her legwarmers look awesome . . . it kind of suggests mixing in a rougher, larger texture (like wool or acrylic knit) with the usual smooth and sleek texture palette of wedding dresses . . .

11.28.2011 | Unregistered CommenterSharon

you had me at "a tower of creme brulee." amazing.

11.29.2011 | Unregistered Commenterkimia kline

Yup, tower of creme brulee is probably the cutest idea ever! And most delicious!

11.29.2011 | Unregistered CommenterQuindome

Brooke, you always have simple yet stunning design solutions. Way to compliment this beautiful couple with your bang-up work!

12.1.2011 | Unregistered CommenterRachel

I just absolutely adore those leg warmers!!!! If I was getting married in cold weather I would certainly do that. Adorable

12.2.2011 | Unregistered CommenterTanya

Oh my gosh, yes to the legwarmers!

12.2.2011 | Unregistered CommenterJosie

oh wow, creme brulee at a wedding! THAT is fancy and something I've never seen done before, i love it!

12.2.2011 | Unregistered Commenterainsley

Please post more pictures, theses are adorable!

12.2.2011 | Unregistered CommenterKatie

Just wanted to say I love your site!

12.3.2011 | Unregistered CommenterAli Rodriguez

Love the blog! That wedding looks bomb.

I feel like it wedding should have taken place here:

http://okayiknow.blogspot.com/2011/10/cornell-visit.html

Where did it actually take place?

12.5.2011 | Unregistered CommenterLaura

Such a beautiful bride. I love nothing more than the color of fall leaves. They were perfect. Also the tour of creme brulee was marvelous; I just love that stuff.

12.6.2011 | Unregistered CommenterNicki

What a sweet pop with the leg warmers!!

12.6.2011 | Unregistered Commentermandy

Love all of the details! And the bride's legwarmers are fabulous!
xx Lexi

12.15.2011 | Unregistered Commenterlexi

Leg Warmer's- sooo smart! Love me some creme brûlée

12.29.2011 | Unregistered CommenterNic

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