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A Look Inside: My Winter Wedding

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I recently got married in December of 2011 and have been looking forward to sharing my pictures and inspiration on the Polka Dot Design blog! I wanted my wedding to embody glam, a little bit of glitz and most importantly, love. My favorite parts of the wedding were some of the smallest details; the rose gold toasting glasses, a gold polka dotted bow and my grandmother’s fur coat.

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To accent the arches in my ceremony space, I hung a wreath made of baby’s breath in the center and mercury glass lanterns filled with flowers on the side. At the reception, my centerpieces were a mix of short and tall floral arrangements, accented with succulents, gold votive candle holders and bundles of baby’s breath. I was determined to have gold vases, so I ordered glass vases online and spray painted them gold, which ended up being less expensive than renting!

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Over my year-long engagement, I snatched up anything metallic, glittery, mercury glass or rose gold that I could find. I also created a lot; the stir sticks with gold pom poms were one of my many do-it-yourself crafts. Money saving tip: re-use your bridesmaid bouquets as some of the floral arrangements.

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We sent our guests off with hot cocoa favors and they sent us off with fake snow as “Let it Snow” played in the background.

Photography: Taylor Lord, Toasting glasses: BHLDN, Invitations: Custom design by Fresh Press, Polka Dot Hair Bow:, Shoes: BHLDN, Ring Bearer Bowl: Paloma’s Nest, Flowers: SCF Events, Mercury Lanterns: Pottery Barn, Cake: Who Made the Cake, Gold Leaf Garland: Michaels, Miscellaneous Vases: Garden Ridge, Dress: Tara Keely, Jewelry: Ippolita.

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