Pink tea party style wedding: Salma + Ziyaad

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Happy Monday, readers! We’ve got a lovely bunch of photos for you today from Salma & Ziyaad (Zee)’s quaint tea party-themed wedding. It’s romantic, cozy and feminine (lots of pink!) with loads of DIY and homemade touches. Of course, no tea party is complete without baked goods, and honestly, the desserts in this alone are enough to put us over the edge.

Let’s begin!

These gorgeous invites were hand-stitched, water colored and stamped by Mom & younger sister.

Few things in life are more whimsical than a rope swing. And how stunning does Salma look? Love all those fabulous accessories – the jeweled sandals, fabric flower in the hair (made by the bride’s sister), ah, so pretty.

The postcards hanging in the window are a simple yet brilliant addition, guests “mailed” their notes to the couple using a wooden letterbox (made by dad) in lieu of a guestbook. That’s a cute idea right there.

The tabletop details are amazing – soda pop escort cards inspired by our diy tutorial, glass bottles wrapped in paper doilies, twine and ribbon. Never underestimate the power of a single carnation!

Here come the desserts.  Macaroons, mini-cakes, and more…Salma & Zee are major foodies &  sent guests home with a unique favor – a recipe book filled with their faves.

A seriously beautiful wedding for a seriously beautiful couple. Congratulations, Salma & Zee!

Photography: Jonas Perterson / Venue: Songbirds restaurant, Mt Tamborine / Bridal gown and bridesmaids dresses: George Wu / Bridal and bridesmaids accessories: Shahedah Sabdia on her blog / Flowers: Sandee Newton / Cake: Sharnel Dollar / Postcards (‘Guestbook’): Kitty Rogers / Hair: George Sotiriou / Make up: Gemma Elaine

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Clair on Sep 20, 2010

I love the photo on the swing. Looks like an amazing wedding. Stunning.

Kate/MagnoliaRouge on Sep 20, 2010

Those swing photos are adorable.... and the desserts. Coconut Ice is my favourite - I made it for my favours too!! Yum! Great work as always Jonas!

Suzanna on Sep 20, 2010

Absolutely stunning ! Love the simplicity and whimsical feel. Attention to detail is gorgeous- bottles with wrapped twine and doily= divine! Thanks for sharing :) ~Suzanna

Thomas on Sep 20, 2010

So beautiful, gives me so many ideas for my own wedding!

tiina { sparkling ink } on Sep 20, 2010

Beautiful! What an intimate and warm atmosphere and a happy looking couple!

Jaclyn @ Jaclyn Tran Event Designs on Sep 20, 2010

I love all the desserts!

perfect bound on Sep 20, 2010

Pretty shoes! Pretty gown! Yummy desserts. Oh, and the groom's tie! So pretty too.

Rachel - TheWeddingVine on Sep 20, 2010

So many cute ideas.... I love them all! Especially the home made post box for all the messages from the guests!! Beautiful wedding!

Camille @ STYLE NOTES on Sep 20, 2010

Gorgeous in every detail...and I'm taking notes on inspiration for a Valentine's party! :)

Nikki Moore on Sep 20, 2010

Absolutely beautiful! Love the first one of the two of them...heads together, eyes closed...wide open lens, it's just stunning. Wonderfully detailed and personal wedding.

belle on heels on Sep 20, 2010

so, so gorgeous!!

Jen @ The Finer Things on Sep 20, 2010

Beautiful! The pictures on the swing are so sweet.

Jeanette on Sep 20, 2010

Jonas Peterson is one of my all time favorite wedding photographers! As soon as I saw the first picture in this post I knew which wedding this was. He does such fabulous work, check him out at Thanks 100 Layer Cake for featuring his work!

Shawna on Sep 20, 2010

I love her dress! And the details are fantastic.

Laura Reoch on Sep 20, 2010

Just beautiful!

Heather on Sep 20, 2010

Very pretty, I love the invitations, so cute. The varying heights and shapes of the soda bottle centerpieces make it much more interesting to look at.

Nicole* on Sep 20, 2010

so beautiful! i love the swing!

aimee on Sep 20, 2010

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ramyad london wedding photographer on Sep 20, 2010

Such a beautiful wedding. The details are great!

NJoy Event Planning on Sep 20, 2010

Perfect! I love it when people come up with such simple, yet elegant ideas. Love the escort "bottles". Very sweet!

Natasha on Sep 20, 2010

Absolutely gorgeous!

April on Sep 20, 2010

I just love the sandals, and the white Rolls Royce! ......may I suggest some beautiful bridal lingerie?

lydia {ever ours} on Sep 20, 2010

love the style of the bride and the paper goods too!

Julia on Sep 21, 2010

One of the most beautiful weddings ever! That dress is stunning. Us Australians have such a great aesthetic :-) Congratulations to you both!

Alison on Sep 21, 2010

This is so beautiful. Have any idea where they found the groom's corsage (or if it was a DIY?)? The whole attire for both is just lovely!

Khadija on Sep 21, 2010

Salaam, congratulations! Beautiful wedding... Loved it... xoxo

Jessica :: Delicatessen on Sep 21, 2010

I just adore her gown! How sweet and romantic!

Sha on Sep 21, 2010

Alison: the groom's corsage was a wedding gift from the designer who made the bridal gown! His name is George Wu and his site is . If you look closely you'll see it matches the lace flowers on the gown ;)

rachel thomas on Sep 22, 2010

george wu rocks, her gown is GORGEOUS!

Lauren on Sep 22, 2010

Absolutely Stunning! I love the sandals they are gorgeous! Mind my asking where they're from or where I could find a pair?

Christina (plus) Nathan on Sep 22, 2010

Wow, the tones are stunning in these photos, :)

Lent Ford on Sep 22, 2010

They're such a cute couple! I simply love how her dress is conservative but it fits her like a glove. It looks like a semi formal attire but it's actually her wedding dress!!

candice k on Sep 23, 2010

her dress is so refreshingly beautiful.

courtlynn on Sep 23, 2010

I adore Jonas's work! Every image was breathtaking.

Salma on Sep 24, 2010

A big thank you to 100layer cake for featuring our wedding and thanks to all for your lovely comments :) Lauren - the sandals are by Giuseppe Zanotti and were a wedding gift from my shoe-obsessed sister :) Not sure if the same ones are still around, but he tends to do a lot of jeweled sandals and heels so you'd probably be able to find a similar pair online or at a local designer shoe store.

Ladybird on Sep 25, 2010

Absolutely stunning! Congrats to the happy couple, and well done to everyone involved in putting such a lovely event together! :)

Jessica @ Jessiker Bakes on Sep 29, 2010

I love how this wedding screams cozy! Love love love

Sam Obeid on Oct 28, 2010

Everywhere I go Jonas is there. At least he never disapoints!

Stella Photography on Feb 9, 2011

Congratulation! Very nice couple, They look so happy in those professional photos. Thanks for sharing!

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Corlis Gray on Jan 22, 2014

Fabulous! Gorgeous colors and details...and a beautiful couple!

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