Our new blog, Style in Simplicity, has launched!

I’m beyond excited to announce the launch of our new lifestyle and wedding inspiration blog, Style in Simplicity!

We won’t be eliminating this blog entirely, but we will be posting here much less often. Moving forward, we hope that you will follow along at styleinsimplicity.com for your southern wedding inspiration favorites like real weddings, wedding color schemes, and wedding favor ideas. We are also looking forward to sharing more inspiration for everyday, including posts on entertaining, interiors, organization, fashion, and more styled goodness!

Our New Lifestyle Blog, Style In Simplicity

Thank you to all of our followers for your continued support. It has been a truly amazing two years and we can’t wait to see what 2015 has in store for Simply Southern Wedding Boutique, our online wedding and party shop, and Style in Simplicity, our new creative space for celebrating all that is simple and stylish!

As always, please feel free to email me with any questions or comments – your feedback is very much appreciated.

xo, Joan


Happy 4th of July from Simply Southern!

Whether you’ll be on the water, by the pool, catching a local fireworks show, or just cookin’ up some burgers and hot dogs at home, have a happy and safe holiday!

Beach Picnics & Festive Summer Cocktails

Americana Style & 4th of July Pie

4th of July Cookout - Americana Style

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New Vintage-Inspired Wedding Favors!

We are so excited to announce the addition of several vintage-inspired wedding favors, now available in our online wedding & party boutique! The collection offers a variety of wedding favor containers, including milk bottles, candy jars, mini glass bottles, mini mason jars, and cocktail mason jars. Each of these charming glass jars and bottles can be personalized with a custom label sporting your monogram or message for your guests. The collection offers a broad range of label designs and colors to suit your personal style or event theme.

Vintage Weddings: Milk Bottle Wedding Favors

Choose from more than 20 vintage-inspired label designs (some pictured below) and add your monogram, names, date, or a personalized message for your guests.

Vintage Weddings: Personalized Wedding LabelsFill you milk bottles or mini mason jars with your choice of tasty treats, or add matching striped paper straws and use your milk bottles to serve a signature drink! Cocktail mason jars are also available , with and without custom labels, featuring decorative lids with a perfect hole cut out for your striped straws (pictured directly below with pink lemonade).

Paper Straws - Mint, Gold, Pink, & MoreWe are now offering our paper straws in more colors than ever, so that you can easily match them to your wedding or event palette. New colors include mint, silver, gold, and lilac! See all straw color options below:

Mint, Silver, Gold, and Pink Striped Paper Straws

Mason Jar Wedding Favors - Vintage WeddingsTie colored baker’s twine to your mini mason jars or other favors for added charm!

Vintage Weddings: Candy Jar FavorsYou can browse our entire wedding and party favor collection in our online boutique. We look forward to adding even more products soon – tell us what you’d like to see!

Happy First Day of Summer 2013!

Ok, so the first day of Summer was actually yesterday, so happy first weekend of Summer!

Here’s to all of the backyard cooking, beach and poolside lounging, sundress-wearing, fruity cocktail sipping days we have to look forward to.

Simply Southern Inspiration - First Day of Summer

Til next time,


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Over 1,200 followers on Pinterest!

I am proud to announce that Simply Southern now has more than 1,200 followers on Pinterest!

Simply Southern Wedding, Party, Fashion, and Decor Inspiration

Start following us today for access to ideas and inspiration for your home, closet, next event, and more.

Happy pinning!


Friday Fun Board: Peonies, Sprinkles, and Other Springtime Happiness

Happy Friday everybody!

A collection of pretty things that make me think of spring, from peach peonies and Paula Dean pie, to seersucker and sprinkles. Enjoy!

Pink & Pale Blue Inspiration - Peonies, Parties & Pretty Things

Thank you to the following sources for providing the lovely photos that inspired this board:

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Personalized Return Address Stamps & Embossers

Simply Southern is now offering personalized stamps and embossers in a variety of styles!

Express your style in print with a custom stamp featuring your name and address, greetings or graphics, and monogram or initials. These long-lasting stamps are perfect for everyday correspondence, wedding invitations, envelopes, gift tags, wedding favors and more. Personalized stamps and embossers also make a thoughtful and practical gift for newlyweds who can use them on their thank you notes, announcements, and holiday cards.

Custom Monogram Stamps for Wedding - PSA Essentials

All of our personalized stamps feature PSA Essentials interchangeable Peel & Stick ® design. The outer ring and center of these stamps are interchangeable with any of our other Peel & Stick ® Stamp Collections. You simply peel away the stamp die and stick another in its place! With a single stamp body, and our many Peel & Stick ® Interchangeable Stamp Collections, you can create dozens of unique designs to suit any occasion.

Custom Stamps for Newlywed and Hostess Gifts

Your personalized stamp includes a black ink cartridge, good for over 10,000 impressions. PSA Essentials self-inking cartridges are also available in several single-color and two-color ink options, which can be added to your order for an additional cost and easily changed-out with your existing cartridge.

PSA Essentials - Colored Ink Refills

Personalized return address stamp and switchable “save the date” middle from our XOXO Peel & Stick Stamp Set – as seen in InStyle Weddings!

Save the Date Ideas - Custom Stamps for Weddings

Ten uniquely beautiful uses of our Jade Cake Stand

Each of these cakes and other delicious desserts has its own truly distinct style, from playful and modern designs to vintage-inspired and traditional treats. What these wedding dessert tables do share is a pretty green pedestal.

These simple yet elegant jade cake stands will make your wedding dessert table exceptionally lovely. Use a single cake stand for a standalone wedding cake display, or mix and match different sizes and colors for a more eclectic wedding dessert table.

mint green in weddings - jade cake stand

Our versatile, heirloom-quality cake stands have a sturdy base and crumb rim, making them perfect for special occasions and everyday use alike. Each hand-pressed glass plate is crafted in Cambridge, OH by Mosser Glass Company, who has used the same glass molds for generations.

Our Jade Cake Stand is available in 6” and 10” diameters. 

I shipped out 400 personalized parcel tags today!

I love how these gift tags turned out and thought I would share them with everyone. Pictured below are our small parcel gift tags, hand-stamped with “thank you”. Interested in getting your tags personalized with your monogram or another message or icon? Let me know!

Gift Tags for Wedding Favors


Personalized Gift Tags for Wedddings


Personalized Tags & Labels for Weddings

Tags can be purchased in sets of 10 or in bulk sets of 50.

Coral & Mint Wedding Color Palette

Get inspired by my favorite colors of this spring, coral and mint green!

Wedding Color Schemes - Peach & Mint

  1. Bridesmaids Dresses: soft peach, one-shoulder bridesmaids dresses
  2. Bridal Bouquet: green succulents, salmon roses, blush callas, and eucalyptus
  3. Wedding Cake: simple white cake with blush and peach peonies
  4. Mint Green Parcel Tags: handmade gift tags, perfect for wedding favors labels, place cards, and gift packaging
  5. Peach Scalloped Tags: die-cut decorative tags, can be used for table numbers, wedding favors, bridesmaid gifts, and place cards
  6. Flowers in Jars: peach peonies in mason jars with burlap ribbon accents
  7. Jadeite Cake Stands: mint green pedestal cake stands, hand-crafted in the US by Mosser Glass
  8. Ornate Mint Dangle: gold-tone dangle earrings with mint green stone detail

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