August 13, 2012 § Leave a Comment
April 5, 2012 § 1 Comment
Just a couple of weeks ago Anna and I participated in an excellent first-time-ever event, The Swoon. The Swoon is a bridal market and party focusing on creative brides, unique events, and fun ideas. Anna and I had the pleasure of being sponsors and shared a booth together. The Cheese, Anna’s new photobooth venture, made it’s big debut, and I had a tablescape on display among other things. This was truly Blue Eye Brown Eye’s first appearance as not only a stationer, letterpress printer, and calligrapher – but also as an event and floral designer.
The whole theme came from the idea of getting a cotton candy machine and handing it out at the booth – I mean, who doesn’t love cotton candy? From there, it grew into a grand, pink party! Pink isn’t normally my first choice in color, but I must admit – mixing it with metallics turned out to be a lot of fun.
Below are some images from our booth, taken by Anna Routh Photography:
A big thanks to Stir Crazy Baked Goods for making these amazingly perfect cakes and cupcakes for the display!
All cakes and cupcakes you see here are from Stir Crazy Baked Goods in Fort Worth. I made this little bunting to go on top of the pink two-tiered cake.
A big thanks to Period Charm Rentals for letting us use this chair. Y’all, it is so fantastic. Be sure to check out all of her stuff!
I wish this sign would have been a little easier to read in images. It read: “Ladies and Gents, grab a flower and stick it in your hair or your lapel. Get creative and have fun!” It was fun seeing ladies walk around with pink flowers behind their ears.
Anna and I collaborated on the backdrop for The Cheese background!
We rented a cotton candy machine to tie it all together – a huge hit!
And a few iPhone photos and Instagrams:
My sweet friend, Lo, was such a help! Couldn’t have done The Swoon without her!
These balloons were absolutely enormous. And pretty awesome.
Large centerpiece arrangement
The entire tablescape – complete with a runner I hand painted.
March 23, 2012 § 3 Comments
The Swoon is tomorrow, are you coming? I’ve been prepping all week for this event that’s sure to bring you loads of inspiration and ideas. I wanted to share a couple of pictures with you – first, the goodies you’ll find from Blue Eye Brown Eye in the first 50 swag bags. The first 50 people in the door will get vintage stamps from yours truly – enough to send one letter to someone you love.
Secondly, I wanted to share my inspiration board with you I’ve been working from for quite awhile. Expect to see some fun surprises in the Blue Eye Brown Eye/Anna Routh Photography booth. You’ll definitely want to swing by, I promise.
And in case you need the details one more time:
Where: Southside on Lamar
When: Saturday, March 24, 4-9 pm
What: A bridal event sure to be spectacular!
March 19, 2012 § 2 Comments
It’s an exciting week here for Blue Eye Brown Eye because The Swoon event is finally here! This Saturday, March 24th from 4 – 9 pm, come out and enjoy an array of unique wedding vendors, ideas, treats, and most of all, the party! If you’re a bride or groom-to-be, a lover of wedding blogs, or just a creative person that likes to be inspired, this will be the event for you! Anna and I will have a booth together, and we have lots of surprises up our sleeve!
Because I’m so pumped for this event, I’m giving away two tickets (one for the winner and a guest) – that’s right, save your money for the bar – your entry will be on me! Here’s how you can enter (doing one of the below is an entry, enter as many times as you’d like):
- Tweet about the giveaway and be sure to include my twitter handle, @blueeyebrowneye
- ‘Like’ the Blue Eye Brown Eye Facebook page and leave a little note on the wall so I know you’re a new Facebook friend!
- Leave a comment here on the blog – be sure to include your name and a way to get in contact with you.
I’ll announce the winner (which will be selected at random) on Friday, so get to entering! After you win, you’ll need to let me know the name of your guest, as well.
For a little more info on the event:
January 24, 2012 § 1 Comment
Sunday Anna and I packed up our bags and hit the road for The Cream in Austin. For those of y’all that don’t know, The Cream is a curated wedding event showcasing the best of the best in the wedding industry. Hosted by the amazing ladies of Bash, Please, The Cream is truly a gem of an event. The styling was impeccable, the cocktails were flowing, and inspiration was everywhere. Not to mention, I’ve never seen so many cute, stylish people in one place.
There were tablescapes (like this one from Byrd Collective), tastings, paper examples, and even a make your own bouquet station. This tablescape had tiny little gold animals on it, which I adored.
Bake Sale had the sweetest set-up, not to mention delicious treats. I tried the mini strawberry pop tart. Anna and I had the pleasure of seeing Bake Sale in action at Carla’s wedding last fall.
A very exciting moment was the BHLDN fashion show that showcased all of their brand new spring pieces. There was so much to gush over. Anna and I met the BHLDN girls from Philly and they were the cutest, most stylish girls. Watch for them on Mosey!
Other great highlights:
- Dancing to tunes by The Flashdance (and might I add that Anna and I won the dance competition and a two night stay at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach)!
- Meeting Brian from Shark Pig. It was sort of a big moment for me, I love his work.
- Chatting with the girls from Moon Canyon Design Co. in LA. They had the most beautiful sugared fruit on their tablescape. If you’re getting married in the area, look them up!
- Shaking hands with Krista from Blue Eyed Yonder, a vintage event rental company based out of Atlanta. Check her blog!
- Finally meeting Amberly from The Swoon. Have you become a vendor yet?
- Taking pics in the Smilebooth, can’t wait to share those with ya!
November 7, 2011 § 1 Comment
This past Saturday Sylvia and Andy got married, and I had the pleasure of doing the complete event design and floral for their fall inspired event. It was so fun. Unfortunately, I was so busy running around I did not have the opportunity to take too many pictures, but here are a few. I’m looking forward to seeing what the photographer captured as I’m no professional, but I hope you enjoy!
Outside of the church
Examples of boutonnieres
A variety of carved pumpkin centerpieces
Luminaries and pumpkins welcomed guests
Clove pumpkin table numbers
High boy centerpieces
Escort card table