Thursday, January 31, 2013

Recap: 2013 Weddings Trends Seminar at BHLDN

Hello ladies and happy 2013!! Big things are happening this year and what better way to kick off the new year than an amazing event! Last weekend we teamed up with BHLDN for the highly anticipated wedding workshop, highlighting the wedding trends for 2013. It was a smash! We gave you a little preview of what to expect but the event itself was better than we could have imagined! (Funny how things always work out that way!) We met some lovely brides-to-be and are excited about what's in store for this year's wedding trends!


For all of you who weren't able to make it, no worries, we have provided you with our own personal notes from the event. Including trends from all areas of the event industry - cake, decor, floral, stationery and more! Plus a photo recap by Archetype and Kelli Elizabeth Photography - thank you ladies for these beautiful images!

At Two Be Wed, the saying "It's not how you start, rather the way you finish" does not necessarily apply to wedding planning. It's so very much about the way you BEGIN the planning process. Our insights for 2013 are:

Two Be Wed's, Danyett Baxter setting the tablescape. Delegating on your big day is the key to enjoying every moment, that's where we step in; Image by Archetype
The inspiration for this tablescape was the custom fuchsia napkins,
from which the color palette and floral were designed around;
Image by Archetype
  • Work with a consultant to help you with style and design and to connect you to the right people - creative, professional, reliable, suitable to your style and budget. A resourceful wedding consultant is worth their weight in gold, literally.
  • Be thoughtful with your design. Find something that inspires you - a piece of fabric, a shoe or a pattern, and build a strong foundation from it. From your inspiration you should find your color palette or colors that compliment well, and go from there.
  • Start from scratch - don't be a copy cat. That's for all of you Pinterest addicts out there. Sure, we love Pinterest but don't plan your wedding exactly like someone else. Be original, choose wisely and add/edit when necessary. Pinterest can be too overwhelming when it comes to design, and sometimes it is better to stay away from it until after the big day to avoid questioning your style and design.
  • Brass is back! Don't be afraid to mix up your tablescapes and add a little brass to your centerpieces, dinnerware or accessories.
  • Eclectic vessels are the way to go, avoid being too matchy-matchy. Make your design interesting by choosing eclectic pieces that will make an impression rather than get lost in your overall design.
  • Incorporate a custom element on the tablescape, i.e.: napkins, stationery, lighting, etc. Go bold and do something that represents your personalities as a couple.
    
    
    Natalie Dawley, Owner of Two Be Wed, sharing our wedding trends and tips for 2013; Image by Archetype
    
More insights from our selective team of talented wedding professionals...



"Think outside of the box for your menu design" - Acute Catering, something along the lines of these whimsical hand stands by BHLDN; Image by Archetype


A timeless stunning gown featured in BHLDN's
new spring line;
Image by Kelli Elizabeth Photography
Catering - "Out of the box thinking for your menu design, food savvy items rather than generic buffets, and American "comfort" foods presented in a new way," - Acute Catering

Photography - "Styled shoots for engagement sessions, and continuing the trend of outdoor bridal sessions," - Archetype Photography
"Brides including animals in engagement and wedding portraits, Film is back! - Photographers are switching to medium format film, and editorial style detail shots are a must have - no more posey traditional portraits," - Kelli Elizabeth Photography


"Our clients are food savvy and watch Food Network,
so they prefer specific menus vs. generic buffets" - Acute Catering,
Image by Kelli Elizabeth Photography


"Mix your china patterns and add a custom napkin" - Aztec Events and Tents; Image by Archetype
Tablescapes - "Mixing china patterns, create a custom napkin and integrating a color palette for linen selection instead of one linen for every room," - Aztec Events and Tents

"Mix and match bridesmaids' dresses in various color,
prints and shapes" - BHLDN,
Image by Kelli Elizabeth Photography


Bridal Fashion - "Create looks that really highlight the bride's personal style, dresses in different hues and colors other than the traditional ivory wedding dress, and mix and match bridesmaids' dresses in various color, prints and shapes," - BHLDN

Stationery - "3 core elements to a good design - color, shape and texture, incorporate those 3 throughout your wedding design; embellishments - ribbon, silhouettes, monograms - set your design apart, and design a full & complete invitation suite for a consistent and cohesive look," - Hello and Co.

This invitation suite by Hello and Co. is full of lavish embellishments; Image by Kelli Elizabeth Photography
Mali of Hello and Co. explaining her three core elements theory and how it applies
to your invitation suite and overall wedding design;
Image by Archetype
 
Stunning suspended floral arrangement by Something Special in Flowers,
positioned above the head table and sure to be a conversation piece
for all guests to admire; Image by Archetype
Floral - "Suspended floral over key places like the head table, bold colors paired with soft hues, ex:fuchsia and pastel pink, and a variety of flowers arranged in different combinations - no more matchy-matchy centerpieces," - Something Special in Flowers



Cake - "Multiple single tier cakes rather than one large cake - each cake can either stand alone, be removed from the group, or grouped together for a creative and cohesive stor; painted cakes or brighter saturated colors such as oxblood, raspberry and mixed metals, and very detailed cakes are trending, simple cakes are out," - Sugary and Chic Cake Boutique

"By using multiple tier cakes rather than one large cake - each cake can either stand alone, be removed from the group, or grouped together for a creative and cohesive story." -Sugary and Chic Cake Boutique; Image by Kelli Elizabeth Photography
Two Be Wed's custom style and design board full of inspirations for
this years wedding trends; Image by Kelli Elizabeth Photography











We love how all of these decor elements came so beautifully together! It wouldn't have been possible
without the help of the participating vendors who are so talented in their craft!
 Image by Kelli Elizabeth Photography
Be eclectic, BE eclectic! Brass is back and here to stay. - Natalie Dawley, Two Be Wed
Image by Archetype

Guests soaking it all in as vendors share their wedding trends for 2013; Image by Kelli Elizabeth Photography


32 comments:

Anonymous said...

Τhis іs a topіс that is near to my heart.

.. Cheers! Wherе аre your contaсt
detaіlѕ though?

my sitе; loans for bad credit

Anonymous said...

OMG I just want to say, that [url=http://google.com]everybody[/url] have his own opinion, you know, but still i agree with you!
http://google.com/ brin

Anonymous said...

[url=http://culturadigital.br/longchampsacsa/]sac longchamp[/url] If you have any Mulberry Large Oliver Laptop Briefcase Brown for Men and Mulberry Factory shop sale women's handbags featuring totes concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional. Please review the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use before using this site. Your use of the site indicates your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use..
[url=http://longchamppaschers.jigsy.com/]sac longchamp[/url] Herbs and spices occupy little space and provide infinite variety. Fruit and vegetables Highly Appreciated Mulberry Women's Bayswater Snake Print Leather Shoulder Black Bag,buy genuine Mulberry Handbags outlet from our Mulberry UK factory shop 100% guarantee. that work for lunch also work for dinner. Some cookies also travel well: ginger snaps are durable and spicy.. Electrical luminaries can be used indoors or along a wander or driveway. They are perfect for Xmas decorating to welcome your visitors. As a substitute of trying to line up the standard luminaria bag alongside your walkway, it is easy to lay a 15 or thirty foot length of related translucent PVC sheaths with 4watt C7 bulbs for a holographic-look that operates on electric power..
[url=http://saclongchampa.angelfire.com/]sac longchamp[/url] Although it is black but the purple hues catch the eyes almost instantly. You can buy a small Hobo from Saks for $1495 and a medium Hobo for $2050. Prada Fairy bag has a long wait list. From a personal approach, fashion blogs nowadays have become more commercial in nature. Every interested buyer now wants to invest in something which is classy and worth the money. Taking tips from the fashion blogs makes for a feasible option.. They were given expert Attractive Mulberry Outlet Standard Alexa Leather Satchel Brown Bag online Discount Mulberry Bags Online High Quality advice on personality, hair styling, skin care and clothes. Fashion consultants helped them on fashion wear and sartorial etiquette. Globus also organizes Rampage, a fashion show to showcase the chain's latest apparel range.. Many people remarked how this year's show seemed a little underattended. I noticed this too, but it was only my third show, so my data set is a little small for me to reach any sweeping conclusions. But even a smallish show has far, far too much content for one person to take in.

Anonymous said...

The amusing moment
Absolutely with you it agree. In it something is also to me it seems it is excellent idea. I agree with you.
What would you began to do on my place?
Also what from this follows?
Magnificent idea and it is duly

[url=http://shenenmaoyipp.freeblog.hu/][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=http://cheapmkbag2.exteen.com/20130121/frye-shoe-the-classy-stylish-and-durable-tough-footwear][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=http://www.mvpmichaelkors.sitew.us/#Page_1.A][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=http://cheapmichaelkors2.sosblogs.com/][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=http://michaelkorscheap2.jigsy.com/][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]

Anonymous said...

I am curious to find out what blog system you have
been using? I'm experiencing some minor security problems with my latest site and I would like to find something more risk-free. Do you have any recommendations?

Here is my weblog - know more
Also see my web page :: website

Anonymous said...

It's hard to find well-informed people on this topic, however, you seem like you know what you're talking
about! Thanks

Feel free to visit my web site - airport transfer Gauteng

Anonymous said...

I loved as much as you'll receive carried out right here. The sketch is tasteful, your authored subject matter stylish. nonetheless, you command get got an nervousness over that you wish be delivering the following. unwell unquestionably come more formerly again since exactly the same nearly a lot often inside case you shield this increase.

Feel free to visit my site :: computer training Pietermaritzburg

Anonymous said...

Good answers in return of this query with solid arguments and explaining everything concerning that.


Visit my web site ... Caterers Cape town

Anonymous said...

Hey there, I think your site might be having browser compatibility issues.
When I look at your blog site in Safari, it
looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it has
some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick heads up!
Other then that, fantastic blog!

Feel free to visit my page :: diamond cutting

Anonymous said...

http://www.site.com - [url=http://www.site.com]site[/url] site
site

Anonymous said...

Why visitors still use to read news papers when in this technological globe the whole thing
is presented on web?

Also visit my blog post ... laser hair removal Cape Town
My webpage - Laser hair removal cape town

Anonymous said...

Today, I went to the beach with my children. I found
a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said "You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear." She put the shell to
her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her
ear. She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is totally off topic but I
had to tell someone!

Feel free to visit my blog :: site

Anonymous said...

Today, I went to the beach with my children. I found a sea
shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said "You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear." She put
the shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and
it pinched her ear. She never wants to go back! LoL I know this
is totally off topic but I had to tell someone!

My website ... site

Anonymous said...

My programmer is trying to persuade me to move to .net from PHP.

I have always disliked the idea because of the costs.
But he's tryiong none the less. I've been using Movable-type on numerous websites for about
a year and am worried about switching to another platform.

I have heard good things about blogengine.net.
Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content
into it? Any kind of help would be really appreciated!



Feel free to visit my weblog ... know more

Anonymous said...

I do accept as true with all of the concepts you've presented to your post. They're really convincing and can certainly work.

Nonetheless, the posts are too brief for newbies.
May you please extend them a bit from subsequent time?
Thank you for the post.

my blog post: click here

Anonymous said...

We're a bunch of volunteers and starting a brand new scheme in our community. Your website offered us with valuable information to work on. You've performed an impressive activity and our entire group might
be grateful to you.

my page: know more

Jully said...

Engagement Rings Designs - Have a design in mind & have been told it's not possible contact us we specialize in creating custom jewellery.

Anonymous said...

ӏ alwаys spеnt mу
half an hour to rеаd this ωebpаge's content every day along with a mug of coffee.

my page :: payday
My website: payday

Anonymous said...

My programmer is trying to convince me to move to .
net from PHP. I have always disliked the idea because of the expenses.

But he's tryiong none the less. I've been
using Movable-type on several websites for about a year and am nervous about switching to another platform.
I have heard fantastic things about blogengine.net. Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content into it?
Any kind of help would be greatly appreciated!


my website Click Here

Anonymous said...

I absolutely love your blog and find many of your post's to be exactly I'm
looking for. Does one offer guest writers to write content to suit
your needs? I wouldn't mind producing a post or elaborating on a lot of the subjects you write about here. Again, awesome website!

Anonymous said...

Hi, I do believe this is a great web site.
I stumbledupon it ;) I'm going to return once again since I saved as a favorite it. Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be rich and continue to help others.

My website :: coaching KwaZulu-Natal

Anonymous said...

I blοg quіte οften anԁ I ѕeгiοusly thanκ you for your cоntent.
Youг aгtіclе has truly peakеd mу inteгest.
Ι am going to takе a notе οf уour blog and keеp сhecκіng for new іnformation аbout once per wеeκ.
I opted in fоr your RSS feed toο.

Here is mу webρage ... moving companies DC

Anonymous said...

That was an great examine! Many thanks for that.

I hope you have a whole lot of accomplishment with your website.

I do not mean to self promote but this is
an excellent body weight loss item.
Best Way To Lose Weight

Anonymous said...

Terrific work! This is the kind of info that are meant to be shared
around the web. Shame on Google for not positioning this submit upper!
Come on over and discuss with my website . Thank you =)

Here is my blog post seo -
-

Anonymous said...

ecig forum, e cigarette, smokeless cigarettes, electronic cigarette starter kit, ecig, e cigarette

ninest123 said...

chanel handbags, gucci outlet, michael kors, louboutin outlet, louis vuitton outlet, oakley sunglasses, prada outlet, oakley sunglasses, nike outlet, ugg boots, uggs on sale, ray ban sunglasses, longchamp pas cher, oakley sunglasses, nike air max, louboutin shoes, burberry, louboutin, polo ralph lauren outlet, longchamp, louboutin pas cher, longchamp outlet, louis vuitton, ralph lauren pas cher, tiffany and co, air jordan pas cher, jordan shoes, tiffany jewelry, nike air max, kate spade outlet, christian louboutin outlet, louis vuitton outlet, replica watches, prada handbags, cheap oakley sunglasses, louis vuitton, ray ban sunglasses, ugg boots, longchamp outlet, sac longchamp, oakley sunglasses, polo ralph lauren outlet, nike free, nike free, tory burch outlet, replica watches, air max, louis vuitton, nike roshe run, ray ban sunglasses

ninest123 said...

michael kors outlet, kate spade handbags, true religion outlet, nike air max, coach outlet, ralph lauren uk, timberland, michael kors outlet, michael kors, hollister pas cher, michael kors, air force, michael kors outlet, nike roshe, tn pas cher, north face, coach purses, nike free run uk, hogan, ray ban uk, north face, vans pas cher, mulberry, michael kors outlet, sac guess, ugg boots, new balance pas cher, michael kors, nike air max, true religion jeans, hermes, replica handbags, true religion jeans, true religion jeans, michael kors outlet, vanessa bruno, nike blazer, hollister, burberry outlet online, coach outlet, michael kors, burberry, nike air max, lululemon, converse pas cher, lacoste pas cher, ugg boots, abercrombie and fitch, oakley pas cher, ray ban pas cher

ninest123 said...

herve leger, converse outlet, p90x workout, ralph lauren, mcm handbags, nike air max, new balance, hollister, gucci, birkin bag, chi flat iron, louboutin, ferragamo shoes, oakley, ray ban, hollister, nfl jerseys, converse, asics running shoes, hollister, ghd, longchamp, wedding dresses, soccer jerseys, iphone cases, insanity workout, north face outlet, vans shoes, giuseppe zanotti, baseball bats, abercrombie and fitch, reebok shoes, vans, nike trainers, nike huarache, north face outlet, mac cosmetics, valentino shoes, nike roshe, instyler, bottega veneta, mont blanc, soccer shoes, nike air max, jimmy choo shoes, timberland boots, lululemon, babyliss, celine handbags, beats by dre

ninest123 said...

montre pas cher, ugg pas cher, moncler, louis vuitton, bottes ugg, coach outlet, canada goose, thomas sabo, pandora jewelry, barbour, links of london, toms shoes, moncler, moncler, replica watches, juicy couture outlet, swarovski crystal, juicy couture outlet, canada goose, pandora charms, canada goose outlet, wedding dresses, pandora jewelry, louis vuitton, marc jacobs, lancel, canada goose outlet, canada goose, louis vuitton, canada goose, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, moncler, moncler, moncler outlet, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, pandora charms, canada goose uk, barbour jackets, karen millen, swarovski, doudoune canada goose, louis vuitton, hollister, sac louis vuitton pas cher, moncler, moncler, supra shoes, ugg boots uk

jadegownshop said...

There are many many beautiful prom dresses on http://www.jadegownshop.co.uk. Have a look on it and you will not be disappointed.
very dresses sale
wedding guest outfits uk

dresses said...

So many wonderful dresses waiting for your option if you want to be a beautiful lady,please choose our dresses.
shillas london prom dresses reviews
shillas plum bridesmaid dresses reviews
shillas prom dresses from china reviews
shillas red prom dress uk reviews
http://www.shillas.co.uk

glamchase said...

Beautiful girls, I know everyone wants more and more beautiful. Find a suitable dress, there are many styles,glamchase glitter prom dresses reviews here are beautiful and elegant dress, do not miss oh meet.glamchase wedding dresses online uk reviews
View more dresses, please click http://www.glamchase.co.uk
For more dresses information, please email at glamchase@gmail.com