04 May

Sugary Sweet Love Wedding – Part 1

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

So… this “Sugary Sweet Love” photo shoot is seriously one of the most fabulous things I’ve ever seen!

For those of you who love bright colors and all things sweet (like me!), this has got to be a dream wedding idea… but it’s also full of great inspiration for a candy shoppe or sweet-themed bridal shower!

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

This lovely theme was sent over by Jenna of Eat Drink Pretty, who also happens to be the bride starring in the photos! It all began with an ultra-creative inspiration board created by created by Annie Packman of the Marry You Me blog and was brought to life by some seriously talented vendors (see full list below).

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

As far as ideas go, these photos speak for themselves… and there are TONS of them, so I’m breaking this up into a couple posts. Scroll down for gorgeous eye candy Part 1

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

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A “bridal bouquet” made of rock candy swizzle sticks? LOVE IT!

***These “bouquets” would also be cute as the centerpieces for a bridal shower. You could secure the bases together with ribbon & a bow to make them look like actual bouquets, then display them in glass vases.***

Loving the gumball background too! Another way to utilize this concept: use gumballs to line the bottom of shallow serving trays.

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

The wedding cake is dressed up with loose rock candy, and the candy buffet background is obviously amazing! (A bunch more images of the candy & other sweet treats from this shoot will be featured in Part 2.)

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

Pictured below: colorful ribbon wands… what a great idea to replace the traditional rice throwing during the reception line OR the glass clinking at the reception!

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

Great DIY banner idea featuring patterned papers and glittery chipboard letters:

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

And every “sugary sweet love” bride deserves some fluffy, pink cotton candy and a candy ring!

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

Paper lanterns and other hanging decor made from colorful cupcake wrappers & ribbon:

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

Pretty floral details accented with feathers:

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

A gorgeous candy apple red wedding bouquet:

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

… and last but not least, playful feather hair clip adds a bit of whimsy to the bride:

colorful candy wedding bridal shower ideas

Stay tuned for Part 2!

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Vendor credits:
Photography: Red Ribbon Studio
Invitations+Paper: Paperista
Flowers: Just Bloomed
Bridal Fashion: Posh
Cake, cupcakes, macaroons, & sweet treats: Cocoa + Fig
Jewelry: JWP Jewlery
Hair & Makeup: Nan Fletcher
Candy Shop Location: Sugar Sugar
Handbags & Fabric Flower Accessories (belt & headbands): Nelle Handbags
Linens: Apres Party

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35Comments

1
Melissa SAYS:

Wow, The candy Buffet looks great. Love the cake and the wedding bouquet is gorgeous.

Reply May 4, 2010 at 11:14 am

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heather SAYS:

I love the cupcake wrappers as part of the hanging decor!

Reply May 4, 2010 at 12:53 pm

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Amy SAYS:

Love the “Wave for Kiss” wands!!

Reply May 4, 2010 at 1:19 pm

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Heavenly Blooms SAYS:

HOW FUN – I absolutely love how out of the box this wedding shoot is!!!

Reply May 4, 2010 at 1:26 pm

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Keisha - Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams SAYS:

That is reallya cute – I especially love that cake!

Reply May 4, 2010 at 1:33 pm

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Vicky SAYS:

I love this, love it all! I saw the shoot of the candy bar before but I didn’t realize it was a real life wedding- what a gorgeous and lucky bride:)

Reply May 4, 2010 at 1:41 pm

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The Fairy SAYS:

That rock candy bouquet ROCKS! What a great idea even for a kids party.

Reply May 4, 2010 at 2:20 pm

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Jasmine SAYS:

Now this is very cute idea. Very playful

Reply May 4, 2010 at 3:46 pm

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Louisa SAYS:

Great looking party. By the way, what fonts do you use for naming the photos? I love the way they look!

Reply May 4, 2010 at 5:27 pm

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Dognbird SAYS:

Can’t wait for part two. The rock candy cake is the best thing ever!

Reply May 4, 2010 at 9:21 pm

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Elisha Akram SAYS:

How sweet! I love it!

Reply May 5, 2010 at 4:44 am

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Lauren @ Crave. Indulge. Satisfy. SAYS:

WOW! Love everything about this…the colors are amazing and the cupcake liner garland is such a unique idea!

Reply May 5, 2010 at 5:01 am

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Elle Sees SAYS:

Whimsy and different. I like it.

Reply May 5, 2010 at 6:09 am

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PaperHeartArt SAYS:

MMM YUMMY YUMMY!
Really liking this…the colors…everything!

Reply May 5, 2010 at 6:42 am

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Jen @ Passion-for-Parties.com SAYS:

Love the unique flair! The rock candy bouquet and the cake are my faves! So creative and fun!

Reply May 5, 2010 at 7:37 am

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