1950’s wedding decor inspiration

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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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chicago wedding photography on May 8, 2012

Very cute and retro!

Charley | London Bride on May 8, 2012

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

10xpro on May 8, 2012

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

Caribbean Wedding events on May 8, 2012

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

Connie {the beauty nerd} on May 8, 2012

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

Rayna McGinnis on May 8, 2012

That cake and cupcakes are just too cute!

Jennifer @ Simple Gestures Wedding Favors on May 8, 2012

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

Wedding Grooms Sherwani on May 9, 2012

I enjoyed all your colorful funs. Fabulous events

Lena on May 9, 2012

Wonderful, just love them all!!

The Hot Mess Handbook on May 9, 2012

Amazing! I love the pink cake!

Melissa @ Best Friends For Frosting on May 21, 2012

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

The Simplifiers (@TheSimplifiers) on Jul 16, 2012

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

EcoWrap (@EcoWrap) on Jul 18, 2012

Were you a #Barbie finatic growing up? Would you theme your #wedding like her #dreamhouse? http://t.co/fpNSPw8w

The Simplifiers (@TheSimplifiers) on Jul 20, 2012

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

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