June 6, 2011

Bright Tropical Wedding

With the weather getting hotter every day, I've got tropical themed parties on my mind. If you're recently engaged and planning a Summer 2012 wedding, consider turning up the heat with a bright and bold wedding with tropical flair.
Bold Tropical Wedding

Choose a signature drink with a tropical name, like the Blue Parrot -- Martha Stewart

Carry brightly colored blooms to make a statement. Have each bridesmaid carry a smaller similar bouquet for a colorful impact -- Style Me Pretty

Bridesmaids should wear brightly colored cocktail dresses in different colors -- J.Crew

When it's time to dance, slip on a pair of fun heels to contrast with your white gown -- The Knot

These hibiscus flower place cards sit on the rim of a cocktail glass -- Place Cards by Checkerboard, available at FineStationery.com

Place a small container of tropical flower petals on each chair in your ceremony space. Have guests toss the petals into the air as you make your way back up the aisle as newlyweds -- The Knot

Serve island food, like skewers with chicken and fruit -- Martha Stewart

An invitation with a colorful accent will make a statement -- Invitation by Chloe B., available at FineStationery.com