What does a hipster engagement session look like? Imagine a hip couple, picnic blanket, guitar, record player, and a throwback style that ties it all together. This styled shoot photographed by Sandra from White Ivory Photography has it all. Sandra tells us, “A bucket list of love, a romantic dinner with heart shaped grilled cheese and plenty unique details create this Willamette Valley styled proposal shoot with some hipster flare. This concept shoot was styled by A Vintage Soiree out of McMinnville, Oregon. The daring duo of A Vintage Soiree did not forget a single element. I love all the textures and retro details they used to make this hipster shoot indelible. The best part of it all was working with everyone including our models. We had an amazing venue at the Bayou Golf Course and Mansion in McMinnville.”
While I (Emma here!) love wedding themes of all kinds, a bohemian theme has become my new favorite. A bohemian (or boho) wedding is free-spirited. Whimsical. It’s chock-full of charming details like bouquets of wildflowers and dream-catchers and floral crowns. I’ve taken my love for boho charm into my own home, where I’ve pieced together some nature-inspired finds like curtains with a branch pattern and an airy, open weave, gold feather decals leading up the stairway, and wall art. I have some plans to make a giant dream catcher, but more on that later. And I never thought I would like this, but I do — and now I’m trying to figure out how to make it work at our office. Hmmmm.
Today we’re talking about bohemian bridal shower ideas with tribal, feather-y and arrow inspired details. If you’re planning a shower for a bride-to-be who loves free-spirited and nature-inspired finds, this may be the perfect theme for her. This can also be adapted to a wedding reception (of course), as well as a bachelorette party. Ooh, a boho bach party — that sounds fun, too. Maybe we’ll do one of those coming up in the next week or two. Today we’re sharing just a handful of finds to get you started and to see if this theme is right for you.
And you see that skull? It’s a bull skull. It’s also wildly popular as decor for this theme. If you’re like me and don’t really want the real deal, there are some surprisingly chic alternatives. Like this!
See? Totally faux.
You can decorate the space with charming wall art (there’s a ton on Etsy), like this pretty find from Little Emma’s Flowers (maybe I’m biased because of the name?):
Large wooden name signs will add a personal touch to your decor! Get inspired below. Also, you’ll find daily inspiration with our feed.
Hi + Happy Friday! So, I’ve been meaning to ask you: how are you planning to decorate your reception space? What is the one thing that is going to tie it all together? I spotted these large wooden name signs over at Narwall and I’m obsessing a little over them. Whether for your backdrop at your ceremony, as wall art at your reception, or as a cute prop for your wedding photos, these wood name signs are the finishing touch. And afterward, you can re-use it as wall art at home. These signs are laser etched in wood and painted with your choice of color. And it’s not limited to ‘names’ alone. Take a look!
Large Wooden Name Signs
This script-y version is my favorite style from the shop.
But you don’t have to stop there: request a favorite quote or song lyric and have it turned into a one-of-a-kind statement piece for your decor. And then after the wedding, display it at home. I’d hang mine in my patio on the garage wall so it could be illuminated at night. We hung these white lights up along the roof of the garage, all the way up to the peak. I can’t wait to sit out on the patio as many nights as possible this summer. Play corn toss, have a bonfire, sit at the table and listen to music. Ah, summer can’t come soon enough!
Anyway, what do you think of this decor idea? Would you re-use yours at home afterward? I think that’s such a great use of wedding funds well spent. Share your thoughts below! Oh, and you can find out more right here.
We’ve shared some awesome dress hangers for the bride in the past, but today we’re sharing a cute gift idea for bridesmaids: you guessed it, personalized dress hangers! These are a fun way to snap a getting ready photo before the wedding with your dresses all hanging in a row. Bridesmaids will love them because they’ll have a keepsake hanger to use on a favorite dress for years to come. We spotted these at Deighan Design.