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Friday, September 9, 2011

Board#146: Citron & Fromage

I haven't done a board in a few weeks so it's about time right? Yes ok the title is a little naff... but trust me Citron and Cheese sounded far worse!! I'm not entirely sure it this is citron or chartreuse but they're pretty close aren't they? Whilst I know this isn't a colour for everyone I've always been a big fan of it. I think the trick to using a colour like this in a wedding is to use it merely as an accent to the main event. Small details which make an impact. A sash around a pretty grey dress, in the stationery or linen on your table settings, as a cake topper... just touches here and there.
Today is a huge day for little ol' New Zealand with the opening of the much anticipated (if you're a rugby fan that is... only 90% of kiwis then!) Rugby World Cup. It's time for our city to shine on the world stage and it seems in the past week all of a sudden everything in the central city has had a makeover. At this stage I'm planning on venturing into the crowds for the opening ceremony... or maybe the outskirts of them -  just to soak up the atmosphere and will probably end up on a boat in the harbour to watch the festivities unfold and the huge fireworks display that's planned! Auckland will looks amazing!! Here's hoping we're still celebrating large in 6 weeks time!! Go the All Blacks!! (And no I'm not a die-hard fan but I'm in a family of them and I'll certainly be supporting them!!)

Photos from top left; Chartreuse Tie | Shannen Norman, Bag | Mastin Studio, Escort Cards | Lisa Lefkowitz, Dress | La Dolce Vita via Project Wedding
2nd row; Lemon Dessert | Canelle Vanille, Cheese | Ellen Silverman, Dress | Anthropologie
3rd row; Cheese | Katie Quinn Davies, Cake Pops | Sandra Downie Event Design, Bride & Groom | Cameron Ingalls

8 comments:

VOW Floral said...

such lovely ways to describe your colour palettes

Something Old, Something New said...

Love the citron - great palette!

Claire @ The Realistic Wedding said...

Fromaggge. haha. I love this!

Ps, I'm missing on your links :( haha. J/K. But I love this board!!

louise {bijouxbride} said...

Sophisticated & elegant xx

Brancoprata said...

Mmmm you Kiwis must be so excited with the Rugby World Cup! The board is delicious ;)

Suzanne said...

This color palette is very pretty!

la petite coquine said...

Gorgeous and delicious!

postcards and pretties said...

I agree...your board is delicious! The citron color is divine!

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