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Bourbon and Black

If you follow us on Facebook you may have noticed the inspiration clue to today’s blog post; this bourbon, chocolate milkshake! Not only does it sound surprisingly good, but the picture got me thinking outside the box. How perfect is a treat like this for the non-traditional bride; I’m not thinking sweet country wedding, I’m thinking gorgeous, wild mustangs. With a menu of bourbon at the bar and comfort food like these hassleback potatoes I’m already hooked! Add a non-traditional cake with brown chocolate icing, top it with a crown and you’re ready. Set the tone for the occasion with beautiful, black stationary with white calligraphy. With a location like this adorable black painted chapel in Rhode Island you don’t need additional decorations. Carry a bouquet of white anemones and roses, wrapped with black and white ribbon and the bride is ready to walk down the aisle. What non-traditional bride wants to wear an all white gown? Begin with a white, tulle skirt and pair it with a sleek black button up blouse. Sweep your hair off you face and add a black chunky necklace to your neck to finish off your look; stunning.

xo Christina

Images via: imbibe magazine, oh i like that, ruffled blog via Pinterest, Style Me Pretty, luxe + lilies via Pinterest,  w-weddingflowers

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chicquero - August 19, 2011 - 1:26 PM

Bourbon.. nice

christina leigh - August 19, 2011 - 1:27 PM

Thank you for dropping a comment! Glad you enjoyed the post!
xo Christina Leigh

Katherine - August 19, 2011 - 2:25 PM

I’m loving the anemones! They will be in my bouquet as well!

christina leigh - August 19, 2011 - 2:29 PM

Thank you for the comment, Katherine! Anemones are striking; your bouquet is sure to be divine with those included! If you’re still looking for inspiration, here are a couple anemone blog posts:
http://zinkedesign.wordpress.com/2010/09/14/spring-green/
http://zinkedesign.wordpress.com/2010/07/30/open-door/
xo Christina Leigh

sbpipkin - August 22, 2011 - 12:27 PM

What a cool inspiration to draw from! You are so creative! One of those sounds very yummy right now 🙂

christina leigh - August 22, 2011 - 12:40 PM

Thank you, Sarahbeth! It was fun to put this post together, and doesn’t that sound yummy!
xo Christina Leigh

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