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

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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!

Visit our online boutique to browse all of our dessert table pieces.

Savannah’s Satchel was featured in Southern Living!

Satchel, a charming boutique and studio located in the heart of historic Savannah, GA was featured in a recent issue of Southern Living! Satchel also designs and hand-makes all of Simply Southern’s custom leather accessories and wedding party gifts, like our monogrammed leather koozies, wallets, iPad cases, and other luxury leather goods.

Custom Leather Wedding Party Gifts - Savannah, GA

Browse all available Satchel products in our online boutique.

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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Now offering custom wedding party gifts by Satchel of Savannah, GA!

I am pleased to announce that Simply Southern is now carrying a collection of luxury leather accessories and koozies, handmade by Satchel in the heart of historic Savannah, GA! Featured in Southern Living, Garden and Gun, and Lucky Magazine, Satchel makes leather goods for everyday and statement pieces for every occasion.

Custom Leather Koozies for Wedding Party GiftsBrowse our selection of handmade leather accessories and custom wedding party gifts, including luxury leather clutches, wallets, ipad cases, and monogrammed leather koozies. Monogramming is available for most Satchel products, making our leather goods a stylish option for personalized bridesmaid and groomsman gifts.

Custom Wedding Party Gifts - Luxury Leather Accessories

The Adjustable Leather Snap Koozies are my favorite! See them pictured below with a custom monogram for groomsman gifts.

Handmade Leather Koozies - Monogrammed Wedding Gifts

Custom Leather Koozies - Groomsmen Gifts

Unique Wedding Party Gifts - Satchel Savannah


Custom Leather Koozie Wedding Party Gifts

Browse all Satchel products in our online boutique. Looking for something a little different? Let us know! We would love help you create something to suite your personal style.

Blush + Burlap – Wedding Color Palette

Soft blush hues flatter the natural shades and textures of burlap, jute, and cotton – a perfect combination for a rustic or outdoor wedding.Burlap in Weddings - Blush & Natural Color Palette

  1. I love the different styles of these long, pale pink bridesmaid dresses – subtle but elegant.
  2. Natural cotton favor bags are a perfect vessel for sweet treats, seeds for planting, wedding toss, or whatever your heart desires. These petite drawstring cotton bags are available plain or personalized with hand-stamped monogram or thank you message for your guests.
  3. These custom-cut wooden numbers are perfect for diy table numbers and are available in a variety of sizes and thicknesses to suite your needs.
  4. I adore the simplicity of this rustic wedding cake coupled with pink floral details.
  5. Handmade scalloped gift tags make perfect place cards or tags for wedding favors. We offer a variety of colors in our online boutique and would be happy to match other colors by request!
  6. Handmade parcel gift tags are also available in kraft brown and a variety of pretty colors. Choose one color or mix and match for your gift wrapping, wedding favors, or place cards. I love the idea of tying a mini baguette with a parcel tag and bakers twine for a rustic place setting.
  7. Create a charming outdoor tablescape with burlap accents, large lanterns, and flowers for a pop of color.

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Monday Mood Boards 4.8.13

Being that it actually feels like spring today, I thought it would be fitting to throw together some bright colors. Enjoy!

Spring Wedding Color Palettes - Pink, Orange & Yellow


Striped paper straws are a fun an affordable way to add a splash of color to parties and gatherings. See all 10 colors available in our online boutique!

I can’t get enough brightly colored bakers twine this spring. Use bakers twine for anything from gift wrapping and tying party favors to adding a splash of color to your place settings. The peony orange bakers twine above is pictured with our handmade scalloped gift tags in honey suckle yellow.

Spring Color Schemes - Tiffany Blue & Yellow

I love these mini chocolate bars by Chocolove! These premium chocolate bars come in 7 unique and delicious flavors and the packaging is so pretty. There is even a love poem printed on the inside of each wrapper, making them a colorful and unique wedding or party favor. Pictured with the Toffee & Almonds in Milk Chocolate Bar above is our blue bakers twine and handmade parcel gift tags, available in any color you can think up – just ask!

Happy Monday!

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

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.