Cramming for The Cream!

We’re pretty Cream filled up in the Beau & Arrow Headquarters and we’re not stopping til Sunday! Finishing up some last minute projects and bringing out the bells & whistles for the big event. We did want to share a sneak peek of our initial inspiration for our tablescape with Bloem Hill for The Cream. We’ve decided to call it “overgrown elegance” and we can’t wait to see it all come together at Vibiana in just a couple of days!

Let us know in the comments below if you would rock this as a real wedding style!? We personally love it- – obviously!

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Can’t wait to put all the lovely pieces from Found, Casa de Perrin, Town & Country, and Pitbulls & Posies together!

Some more sneaky peeks!

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So thrilled to share our finished tablescape!! xoxo

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The Big Day: Tracy & Taylor

To say that we have been dying to share the inspiration behind Tracy & Taylor’s wedding would be a HUGE understatement! Their vintage inspired pearls & lace wedding went down this past weekend at Ponte Winery in Temecula and it was such a beautiful day filled with so much happiness & love! It was definitely a day reflective of the couple in every way…

From the very beginning of the design process Tracy & Taylor had a special request for us, to make sure we included their nickname, T&T dynamite. We had SO much fun incorporating this element throughout the day and cannot wait to share more on that! Can you guess from the inspiration above some of the ways we brought that detail in?

This fabulousness was all made possible by the uber talented vendors whose labors of love were apparent on the big day. The gorgeous flowers by Modern Bouquet, the incredible custom paper goods by Pitbulls & Posies, the to die for delicious cake from Sweet & Saucy, swoon inducing vintage glassware from Casa de Perrin, and even more vintage goodies from Found Rentals! Of course, the night would not have been complete without the musical talents of Matt Commerce and the guys at Injoy who kept the party rocking!! Dying to see all of the stunning shots the Swoon by Katie team captured!

Monday Morning Mix: Autumn Sweater

Happy November Beaus! We’re so excited about the crisp weather and reemergence of sweaters and boots into our daily wardrobe, that we just had to dedicate a Monday Morning Mix to one of our favorite seasons! Hope you love this inspiration board chock full of Fall hues. Would love to see some bridesmaids rock burnt orange– wouldn’t you!?

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California Dreaming

Still beaming after our beautiful feature on 100 Layer Cake yesterday!! Thanks so much to everyone who left us a sweet little comment. We wanted to share more of our favorite images and all of the wonderful talents involved on our blog as well. Just wanna give everyone who collaborated with us a BIG hug! Hope you enjoy our take on California Dreaming….

{Photography: Swoon by Katie, Florals:Root 75, Paper Elements: Pitbulls & Posies, Tabletop decor: Casa de Perrin, Cake & donuts: VG Bakery, Popsicles: Viva Pops, Table/Chairs/Cake plates: Moss Vintage Rentals, Make up: Brides by Brittany, Hair: Jillian Rae, Bride’s dresses: Stone Cold Fox, Ties: Speak Louder on Etsy, Skateboard calligraphy: Wendy Ware,  Venue: Bandy Canyon Ranch}

Sneak Peek: California Dreamin’

You know how we said we weren’t ready for summer? Well, we lied…we’ve just been harnessing all of that summer energy into our California love inspired shoot! We’re headed out the door to Bandy Canyon Ranch for some epic fun, but wanted to leave you with a looksy of what’s been inspiring us! Check our twitter feed for more sneaks too!
All the fabulousness is thanks to Casa de Perrin, Pitbulls & Posies, Root 75, and of course Swoon by Katie Photography! Love those ladies & man xoxo

Sneak Peek: Utterly Engaged Leap Year & Design Challenge

Waiting to see some sneaks of this inspiration board come to life? Well, we had a blast at the Utterly Engaged Leap Year Party & Design Challenge up in Pasadena this week and wanted to share some previews of our team’s table!

This is a mash up of some of the projects we were working on the past few weeks for the table scape! The hot pink chairs above we bought at a local consignment store- in a previous life they were tiki brown with a green seat. A little spray paint and a burlap reupholstery job and bam! instant awesomeness. The pillow was created from Peruvian fabric we bought from Etsy! The top right hand corner is a cofee sack that went around the base of our backdrop and was overflowing with aromatic coffee beans! We jazzed them up with fun embroidery. The burlap runner in the bottom right was created with painter’s tape, fabric paint and stencils. So fun and easy to do!

Did we mention we made 250 yarn tassels by hand for our backdrop? Oh, well we did. Yes, we’re crazy. Above is the work of art being assembled the day before the challenge. Only took 3 hours to hang all of them- no biggie!

Side view of our table mid set-up on the big day! You can see a peek of the other fabulous teams setting up too! Loved meeting A Fabulous Fete who had a gorgeous table next to us!

Reminder that these are all iphone pics, so please excuse the poor quality! Even in this dingy picture, Hey There, Cupcake!‘s gorgeous cake looks friggin’ awesome!! Big shout out to Stevi who did a killer job with this one- knocked it out of the park by perfectly combining all of the table’s elements!

Kind of seriously obsessed with these arrangements from Seed Floral! DeeAnn and Stephanie were total MVP’s of the day! Whipping up some awesome swag to go on the front of our table and a gorgeous coffee sack that was overflowing with flowers! Wowza! All the tins that were used were vintage coffee and tea tins- so pretty in person! And there’s a sneak of our yarn wrapped candle holders…

Annnnnd the most amazing paper elements designed by the most amazing Amber of Pitbulls & Posies!! She is a genius and came up with the idea to make the invites leap! The word Leap “fell” down when pulled out of the main invite. And look at that attention to detail with all of those beads on the front!! She is a girl after our hearts. So glad to call her a friend!

Can’t wait to see & share the real pics of the party!! Stay tuned……