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The Grandeur House serves as a backdrop for a dreamy, French-inspired wedding scene
After planning and designing weddings for six years, Natalie Scott of Natalie Scott events set out to build the perfect venue. “I thought how awesome it would be if a wedding planner designed a venue that was built with every aspect of that day in mind,” Natalie says.
To that end, she designed and built The Grandeur House on 40 acres of land west of Little Rock. Soaring ceilings, an all-white and wood-tone palette, and clean lines keep the setting classic yet modern, which lets the details of each individual event stand out….
From flowers and cakes to stationery, gather ideas for your big day from this roundup
Not sure where to start? Dive into floral design ideas to establish the overall mood of your celebration
1 Pieris, seeded eucalyptus, bamboo eucalyptus, salal, and springeri ferns are punctuated with ranunculi and ‘White Cloud’ garden roses for a greenery bouquet that is neutral yet vibrant. Pigmint Floral Studio, Fayetteville, shoppigmint.com
2 Burgundy carnations, ‘Cherry Brandy’ roses, ‘Free Spirit’ roses, ‘Safari Sunset’ leucadendron, red hypericum berries, broomcorn millet, ‘Burgundy Cushion’ chrysanthemums, seeded eucalyptus, dried lotus pods, and grevillea are gathered with a ribbon for a bright-and-bold bouquet. Ye Olde Daisy Shoppe, Conway, yeoldedaisy.net…
Bright Idea: Wedding décor in shades of the neon rainbow are sure to make for an eye-catching celebration
Bridal bouquet of butterfly and yellow ranunculuses, purple sweet peas, purple alliums, ‘Coral Charm’ peonies, freesia, ‘Free Spirit’ roses, and Italian ruscus. Pigmint Floral Studio, Fayetteville, pigmintfloralstudio.com…
Moody Blues: Call on dark hues and earthy undertones to set the tone for an outdoor evening wedding
Boutonnières featuring purple iris, blue thistle, dianthus, lisianthus, and green trick with salal, huckleberry, ruscus, and silver dollar eucalyptus. Tanarah Luxe Floral, Little Rock, tanarahluxefloral.com…
Simple Stunning: Always dreamed of a white wedding? Put a modern spin on the monochromatic palette with intricate details and layered textures
Four-tier cake featuring graphic buttercream floral detail on the upper tiers and textured white chocolate fondant starbursts on the lower tiers. Art Is In Cakes, Little Rock, artisincakes.com…
Shayla Copas infuses a wedding-weekend tradition with her signature style
When Shayla Copas started planning this rehearsal dinner, she knew exactly where she wanted to have it: her friends’ recently renovated farmhouse in west Little Rock. “The inspiration was a farm-to-table yet elegant feel,” Copas says. “I wanted it to feel magical yet grounded.” By setting luxe accents against the location’s wooden tables, tall ceilings, and exposed beams, Copas created a polished and inviting atmosphere that complemented the rustic beauty of the venue.
Elements of the Southwest can bring color and life to a casual wedding celebration
Clockwise from top: “Sedona” invitation with matching envelope liner and save-the-date card by Courtney Jentzen for Bella Figura. Shindig Paperie, Fayetteville, (479) 521-1778, shindigpaperie.com | Gold-foil letterpress “Viceroy” invitation by Jessica Downs for Bella Figura. By Invitation Only, Little Rock, (501) 975-8902, byinvitationonlylr.com | Gold-foil “Annabell” invitation by Brenda Fox for Bella Figura. Shindig Paperie
Gold and silver take a backseat to this soft, coppery metallic
Three-tier classic white wedding cake with salted caramel buttercream icing covered in fondant and brushed with edible rose gold paint. Sweet Love by Kelli Marks, Cathead’s Diner, Little Rock, (501) 613-7780…
Vinyl records and vintage rock ’n’ roll memorabilia provide inspiration for this retro-meets-classic theme
Clockwise from top: Black invitation with ornate white script. The Social Type, Little Rock, (501) 661-9929 | Ecru William Arthur invitation with trumpet detail. By Invitation Only, Little Rock, (501) 975-8902, byinvitationonlylr.com | Signature Envelofold in Bullion Ginger by Envelopments. By Invitation Only | Black and gold art deco invitation with envelope liner and custom favor card. The Social Type | Square letterpress invitations on 2-ply stock by Smock/Bella Figura. Both from By Invitation Only
Calligraphy provided by Kate Edwards of Quill & Curl Calligraphy. quillandcurl.com