Sunday, May 30, 2010

Table Numbers - Egyptian Fusion Wedding

For Kam and Dalia's wedding, I wanted to incorporate traditional Middle Eastern patterns in a clean and modern way, without overpowering the tables.  The table numbers and place cards were the perfect solution -- small but bold, bright, and *fun.*  Here's a small sampling:  

Event Inspiration

My biggest inspiration is the amazing work I keep stumbling across from event planners all over the country.  These pictures taken by Widdis Photography of Carole and Ali's wedding (designed by Exceptional Events) are *breathtaking* -- and really show how 'less is more' can still apply to offbeat and unusual weddings!

Concept Model - Egyptian Fusion Wedding

This was my first model for the wedding, focusing on a 'treasure chest' of lanterns, candles, and charms in the center of vibrant linens.

Inspiration Boards - Egyptian Fusion Wedding

Concept:  An Egyptian-American fusion wedding incorporating rich, traditional elements with vibrant color and modern elements for a fresh, fun, unique experience.

Lanterns: Z Gallerie
Coasters: Images d'Orient, available through Nelson Bridge
Napkin Rings and Charger:  Save On Crafts 
Manzanita Branch Jewelry Stand Tutorial: available via My Right Brain
Egyptian Charms: Lustrous Things