Wedding planning is well underway for next year's big "I dos," and that means that I've been spending an exhausting amount of time on Pinterest, gaining ideas, inspiration, and laughs (because, let's be honest, there are a LOT of delightfully tacky wedding ideas out there). Since the big proposal, there has been a lot that has happened. J and I have a date, a wedding venue, a wonderful wedding party, and have recently had our engagement party. There are a few questions that continue to come up when I'm talking to vendors, friends, and family about the wedding: What are your colors? What's the theme?
Both have been narrowed down and from the moment that we decided on a venue, the theme that had been circling around in my head fit perfectly. For a long time I've been inspired by the 1920s, the Jazz Era, the Gilded Age, speakeasys and most recently -- my infatuation with Boardwalk Empire. There is something about that time in history that I've been drawn to for a long time. There's a lot of good reading involved with that time in American history, from gangsters and bootleggers, to fashion and the bubble of the economy that made a lot of people really rich really fast. When the world was becoming more modern and morals became looser. It's a fascinating and glamorized time.
Today I'm sharing a little glimpse into my plethora of secret Pinterest boards to give you a look at the inspiration behind the theme of the Big Day. Keep reading for more!Read More