Kentucky Derby Wedding Inspiration

Well with the Kentucky Derby this weekend I thought I would share with you a recent photo shoot that I was a part of that features the bright, bold, and fun look of the Derby!  Jessi from You and Me Events asked me to be a part of the shoot and I’m so glad I did as I think the whole shoot turned out gorgeous!  You can check out all the wonderful vendors that were a part of the special day at the bottom of the post!  This shoot was also featured on Green Wedding Shoes this week so you can pop over to their blog to see the full post!

Since the inspiration for the shoot had all of the fun colors I thought I would try something different and do a bold cake with bright sugar flowers.  I thought the ranunculus flower would be perfect and we did them in shades of pink, orange, and yellow. I have to say this might be one of my all time favorite cakes!



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I love that the shoot was done on location with real horses and such…so much fun!



This bridal bouquet is SO beautiful!

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I love the mix of the colors and patterns for this table…perfect for a summer wedding.

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Thanks so much for stopping by the blog!

event design + styling: You & Me Events // floral design: The Little Branch // photography: Annie Edmonds // vintage rentals: Archive Vintage Rentals // cake: Sweet & Saucy // invitation + paper goods: Prim & Pixie // linens: La Tavola // dresses: BHLDN // jewelry: Tacori // shoes: Poetic Lisence // hat: Louise Green // bag: vintage // stylist: Ebony Campbell // hair + makeup: Michelle Hodnett // model: Jelly Howie // venue: Paddock Riding Club // DIY table runner.

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6 Responses to “Kentucky Derby Wedding Inspiration”

  1. Karen says:

    Ranunculus flowers are my absolute favorites, and this cake you designed is perfect. Just stunning… Love your blog. Thank you for keeping me inspired!

  2. those ranuncula look so real! i did a double take. just gorgeous!

  3. Astrid says:

    Bravo. This is my favorite of your cakes! Love the colors against the white cake, and the flowers are a work of art!

  4. Cathy says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE!! I am madly in love with that cake! So simple and fresh! Stunning use of colour and the sugar rannunculus are just perfect… Congratulations.

  5. Koren says:

    WOW I haven’t been on here in well over 12 months & look at you all glowing & beautiful xo I refer all my foodies friends to your website cos u r the best xxx

  6. Faye says:

    I love love LOVE this cake! Do you by any chance sell the sugar ranunculus flowers themselves? If so, I would love to buy them! :)

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