Get the Look: Modern Meets Shabby Chic

Get inspired by this styled shoot, beautifully captured by Erin Walker Photography. We are in love with the fun combination of modern and rustic elements used to create this chic wedding look. The color palette of pink, mint, and aqua brings together all of the sweet details, from the mercury glass votives and vintage-inspired cake pedestal to the succulents and macaroon favors in mini glass bell jars.

Pink & Aqua Wedding Color Palette

Gold Wedding Details - Succulent Bouquet

Mint & Pink Wedding Color Scheme

Macaroon Wedding Favors for Weddings

Chevron Table Runner - Mercury Glass Votives

Macaroon Wedding Favors - Vintage Glass Jars

Chevron Wedding Cake - Pink Cake Stand

Pink & Mint Wedding Inspiration Board

Get the look with these pretty pieces!

  1. Vintage-Inspired Pink Milk Glass Cake Stand
  2. Mini Bell Jar Wedding Favors with Fluted Base
  3. Striped Paper Straws and Personalized Flag Labels
  4. Mercury Glass Vases & Votives
  5. Handmade Parcel Gift Tags for Favors and Place Cards
  6. Mint Starburst Stud Earrings
  7. Chevron Party Favor Bags in a variety of colors

{ Photography: Erin Walker Photography // Event Styling: Cherisse Zerbin // Cake: Larissa Boettcher of Fairytale Cakes // Flowers: Liseann Foreman // Shoes: The Modern Sole  // Dresses: Bridal Debut // Fashion styling: Lyndsey Forest of Over My Styled Body }

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Katie + Grant – Romantic Lake Oconee Wedding

I just had to share this gorgeous Greensboro, Georgia wedding, beautifully captured by Kale Hale Photography. The rustic modern details, coupled with the elegant Higdon House backdrop, make this stylish couple’s southern soiree one to remember.

Enjoy all of the wedding prettiness…

Colorful Bridal Brunch Styling - Southern Weddings

Rustic Modern Bride & Groom Shoot

Unique Bride & Groom Photo Shoots - Southern Weddings

Georgia Weddings - Higdon House - Lake Oconee Venue

Southern Wedding Reception Decor - Georgia Wedding

Jewel Toned Wedding Color Palette

Unique Bridal Portraits - Katie & Grant by Kyle Hale

Atlanta Weddings - Stunning Bride & Groom Shoot

Classy Black Bridesmaids Dresses - Georgia Weddings

Small Wedding Cakes Display - Naked Cakes

Elegant Monogram Wedding Cake - Southern Weddings

Thank you to Kyle Hale for all of the beautiful photos!

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Now offering Milk Glass Cake Stands for your wedding dessert table!

I am so excited to announce that Simply Southern is now offering Milk Glass Cake Stands in several sizes!

Our vintage-inspired glass pedestals are hand-pressed in the USA by Mosser Glass, the same multi-generation family company who crafts our best selling pink, yellow, and jade stands. These charming cake stands are both sturdy and versatile, making them perfect for special occasions and everyday use alike. Below are some of our favorite uses. Which is your favorite?

Small Wedding Cakes - White Milk Glass Cake Stand

Like this post? You may also like this one, with photos of several lovely uses of our Jade Cake Stands!

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Mint + Yellow + Blue: Wedding Color Palette

I love soft shades of mint green with cool blues and warm yellows. This natural color palette works beautifully with a variety of styles, from seaside weddings to vintage-inspired soirees.

Mint + Blue + Yellow Wedding Color Scheme

  1. Add natural hues of green and blue with succulent centerpieces, bouquets, or favors.
  2. Reclaimed wood and a little paint add a personal, rustic touch to your event.
  3. These yellow peep-toe heals would be so fun for bridesmaids or the bride at a spring or summer wedding!
  4. I love everything about this playful tiered cake, pictured on our 10″ jade cake stand by Mosser Glass.
  5. Blue striped paper straws add a splash of color and vintage charm to everything from large weddings to casual backyard barbecues.
  6. Simple kraft paper bags make great favor bags when personalized with a custom stamp, available in a variety of styles and ink colors.
  7.  These long, flowing bridesmaids dressed in soft blues and greens would be beautiful for a seaside wedding.
  8. Handmade parcel gift tags make lovely escort cards or favor tags.

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Pink + Navy – Wedding Color Palette

Get inspired by this bold, modern color palette with rich blues and sundry pink hues.

Wedding Color Schemes - Pink and Navy

  1. Assorted ties with pink and navy stripes and dots for a southern, preppy wedding party look
  2. A bold, monochromatic  pink peony bouquet tied with navy striped ribbon makes a big statement
  3. Simple tiered wedding cake with navy stripes and pink floral details – so lovely
  4. Pink lemonade with blueberries – try it striped paper straws for added charm!
  5. These beautiful pink heals with a bow would be amazing with navy bridesmaids dresses
  6. Vintage-inspired pink pedestal cake stand crafted in the US by Mosser Glass – buy for your wedding, use in your home!
  7. Raspberries in Dark Chocolate mini chocolate  bars by Chocolove make great wedding favors, and I absolutely love the  pretty packaging
  8. These simply but elegant teardrop earrings come in several lovely colors, making them a perfect bridesmaid gift

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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. 

Citrus + Aqua – Wedding Color Palette

Nothing says springtime better than pretty shades of citrus and aqua blue. Using a fun combination of oranges, yellows, pinks, and blues is sure to create at atmosphere of colorful, casual beauty.

Wedding Color Schemes - Orange, Pink, Aqua

  1. Large orange peonies in a vintage jar
  2. Bridesmaids dresses in bright shades of orange and yellow
  3. Simple yellow cake on an antique pedestal – oh so pretty with it’s edible flower details
  4. Natural citrus accents and blue glass make for a lovely, laid-back centerpiece
  5. Premium chocolate bars in uniquely designed wrappers make perfect wedding favors
  6. Antique blue Ball jars – I simply can’t get enough of them
  7. Personalized milk bottle wedding favors – can be customized with your choice of a color, pattern, and message for your guest
  8. Simple place setting with cool blue and pops of orange and coral
  9. Striped paper straws make an adorable addition to personalized milk bottles – use to serve a specialty cocktail at your recption

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Yellow + Grey Wedding Color Palette

The subtlety of slate grey and the pop of mustard yellow pair beautifully together.
Get inspired by this distinctive but elegant wedding color scheme.

Wedding Color Schemes - Yellow & Grey

  1. Yellow Flower Accents: billy buttons displayed in glass milk bottles for color pop
  2. Cake Banner: “just married” wedding cake topper adds charachter to a simply white wedding cake
  3. Grey Striped Straws: add vintage charm to you wedding beverages with fun and affordable paper straws
  4. Grey Bridesmaids Dresses: simple, princess-cut strapless grey dresses with yellow bouquets
  5. Rustic Place Cards: seat your guests in style with zinc place cards you can write on with chalk
  6. Chocolate Wedding Favors: Chocolove’s premium chocolate, made in Colorado, comes in several unique flavors, each wrapped in a beautifully designed wrapper to coordinate with you wedding color palette
  7. Paper Details: DIY paper ‘stars’ for added color
  8. Modern Wedding Cake: artistic wedding cake with grey and yellow polka dot and chevron details
  9. Bow Tie Napkin: make a simple place setting pop with a standard cloth napkin tied like a bow tie in a corresponding color
  10. Mercury Glass: antiqued silver accents work with almost any wedding style and color scheme

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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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Our Gourmet Cheese Platters / Menu Boards Have Arrived!

Our new Writable Gourmet Cheese Platters just came in!

Whether you’re displaying your selected reception menu or plating and labeling fine cheeses or desserts, these unique, writable ceramic boards will add elegance and sophistication to your wedding ambiance. An erasable pen is included with each board,

These writable platters come in three sizes and look great when displayed together and separately.

Buy for your wedding AND use in your home. I used mine for a casual evening of wine and cheese last night and loved them. 

Wedding Menu Display - Gourmet Cheese Platter

Wedding Menu Display - Writable Cheese Platters

Displaying Your Bar Menu - Gourmet Cheese Platters