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Turn this Film into a Fete! {Marie Antoinette}

August 2nd, 2009

Marie Antoinette Scene

The story of Marie Antoinette embodies decadence, scandal, luxury, and intrigue… the perfect inspiration for our French-inspired summer fete.  Think flirty pinks, tons of sweets, and flowing bubbly… after all, any good hostess knows that “let them eat cake” is a surefire way to get the party started.

Teacups

Vintage cupcakes & pink champagne… a little bit regal, a little bit rock ‘n roll.

Wiley Valentine Invite-SMP

Feminine invitations give guests a hint of the drama to come.

 

A drive lined with flowering trees sets the most romantic tone to the festivities ahead.

Pink Macaroons-Canelle et Vanille

Nothing says “Parisian indulgence,” like a tower of pink macaroons.

Flower Box Favors

Flowers in shades of bubblegum & raspberry are feminine toppers to gift boxes & cupcakes.

Table with Paper Flowers-Style Me Pretty

Tiers of tissue pom-poms provide a romantic canopy to a table adorned in flirty pink linens.

Photo Credits, from top: Marie Antoinette still, New York Times; Teacups, Martha Stewart Weddings; Flowering Trees, White Box Weddings; Custom Invitations by Wiley Valentine; Macaroons, Cannelle et Vanille; Flower Gift Boxes & Cupcakes, Martha Stewart Weddings; Pink Flower Tablesetting, unknown.

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5 Comments under :: Turn this Film into a Fete! {Marie Antoinette}
  1. Alexia says:

    I quite like the idea of the tissue pom-poms…fabulous!

  2. Paul O'Gorman says:

    What type of flowering trees are lining the driveway?

  3. Jackie Chirinos says:

    Crepe Myrtles are correct. Beautiful!

  4. […] macaroons, feathers & frilliness, and paint a picture of the type of wedding someone like, say Marie Antoinette might have hosted. I love how everything has a hint of imperfection, as though guests were invited […]

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