8 May

1950’s wedding decor inspiration

categories Cocktail + Dinner Parties, Details + Decor, Flowers + Greenery

If Barbie were friends with Kate Spade back in the day, and married Ken at The Parker in Palm Springs, hired Bows and Arrows for their florals, and Ben Q Photography to capture all the lovely details, the result would undoubtedly be this shoot you’re about to see. Lots of pink, tasty cakes, glitter accents, bright pops of color, polka dots and stripes make this the perfect combo of a little retro and a little glam.

1950s retro wedding decor

1950s retro wedding decor inspiration

pink wedding cake

black and white stripe wedding cake

We don’t see too many bridemaids wearing corsages anymore, but wouldn’t that be cute? A blooming peonie with hanging sequin to wrap around their wrists?

1950s retro wedding decor inspiration

cake pops for wedding

1950s retro wedding decor inspiration

1950s retro wedding decor inspiration

vintage wedding menu

Hope we’re not the only ones that noticed the dessert on the menu: Strawberry milkshake with chocolate sprinkles! Perhaps a milkshake bar? That’s a fun idea for a retro 50s inspired wedding.

bow tie wedding napkin

Add a classy touch by folding sleek black napkins to look like bow ties on your dinnerware.

glitter wedding decor

Glitter + bold colors gets us every time. Thank you to all the creative minds behind this shoot! We’re feeling spunky and ready for a milkshake after this shoot!

Photography: Ben Q Photography / Floral designer: Bows and Arrows / Invitation designer: Southern Fried Paper / Rentals: Ducky-Bob’s & Rent My Dust / Cake designer: Layered Bake Shop / Coordination: After Yes

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  1. Very cute and retro!

  2. Colour AND stripes AND glitter? This is totally my heaven. Gorgeous shoot, theme and styling!

  3. All your pictures look great! A Pastry Chefs View From Inside A Bakery

  4. Love the glitz and glam! So much fun. Menu cards are simple and sweet…they
    really make a statement.

  5. Such a cute theme! i love it! Your pictures are beautiful.

  6. That cake and cupcakes are just too cute!

  7. Colorful and fun!!! Loving the glitter..Super cute theme.

  8. I enjoyed all your colorful funs. Fabulous events

  9. Wonderful, just love them all!!

  10. Amazing! I love the pink cake!

  11. This has got to be one of the cutest wedding dessert spreads I have ever seen. Gorgeous!

  12. Take a trip back a few decades with this 1950’s inspired wedding. http://t.co/miAOh7xW

  13. Were you a #Barbie finatic growing up? Would you theme your #wedding like her #dreamhouse?

  14. 1950s inspired wedding with lots of pink and polka dots. http://t.co/miAOh7xW

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