July 4th Wedding Inspiration!

Independence Day is almost upon us and that’s got the Soirée Weddings & Events team dreaming of an old-fashioned Americana wedding! Here’s a little inspiration just for you (just click on the pictures for their source)!

The Tablescape: Gingham and Rustic Touches

Photo: http://www.intimateweddings.com/blog/gingham-style/http://www.gartenzauber.com/wir-feiern-den-sommer/Vintage.Coffee.Can

The Centerpieces: Vintage Toy Trucks

Photo: http://junkchiccottage.blogspot.com/2013/07/happy-monday.htmlVintage.Toy.Truck.Centerpieces

The Cake: Simple with Fresh Berries and Wildflowers


The Guest Book: Signable Americana Quilt




The Send Off: Antique Fire Truck and Sparklers

Photo: http://greenweddingshoes.com/elegant-rustic-wedding-in-washington-lena-sergey/


Since we’re being nostalgic, won’t you join us for a trip down memory lane with one of Soirée’s very own red, white, and blue weddings?

Lisa & David’s Patriotic July 7, 2012 Wedding!

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What a marvelous time! All photos of Lisa and David’s wedding by Kristen Lynn Photographie.

Have a wonderful Fourth of July, everyone!

Christmas Surprises!

Christmas time is a time for giving – but lately for me…it’s been a time for receiving!  Receiving wonderful Christmas surprises from wedding vendors and clients –

I got this GORGEOUS arrangement from Jenna of Avant Gardenia!  Look at those peonies!! They smell as good as they look!

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Then I opened up a box from Genevieve Burruss of The Way We Click Photography.  An adorable camera Christmas ornament with her logo on the back!  It has found it’s home on my tree!


Lots of Chocolates….


Like these from Sarah Mandel of Classic Wedding Car.  I also got a box from Jenna of Here Comes the Guide!  Notice that one is already eaten here – thanks to my hubby!  He snatched one up before I could even snap a pic!


I was so surprised to receive this adorable hot pink passport wallet from my dear sweet clients, Dan and Carlee.  I can use this for their destination wedding in Cancun this coming June!  So thoughtful!

So much to be thankful for this year!  So many Christmas cards from friends, family and fabulous wedding vendors!  I am so excited for what 2013 has in store!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!