If you spend (un)healthy amounts of time planning your wedding on Pinterest pinning dream reception decor, gorgeous wedding gowns and cascading blooms of bouquets, yet still don’t feel like you have an organised sense of style, I hear you.
Pinterest has changed the way we style our weddings – most certainly for the better. Gone are the days of simply ripping pages out of magazines and “arranging” them in a pile on the floor – now we can set up tens (if not hundreds) of pin boards for every aspect of our fantasy wedding, and at some point hopefully distill this dream into a beautiful plan to be shared with the vendors who help us bring it together.
With thousands of pins though, across however many boards, I’ve found it difficult to “see the wood for the trees” – to identify exactly how my favourite pin from each board (Blooming Lovely, Piece of Cake, Dream Dresses, etc) could actually come together. We’ve come so far since the magazine-tear outs, but perhaps we’ve left out the final crucial step, the distillery.
This month, as I finalise my wedding flowers, decide “To veil or not to veil”, and run through trials of hair and make-up, I decided to take it old school – to create a physical “Mood Board” of all the Pins, Instagram screenshots, web-grabs and pictures my endlessly helpful Bridesmaids send me.
To get my mood board started, I saved all my favourite Pinterest pins, selected my Insta-Inspo (and added a couple of recent cute couple selfies for good measure) and ordered to the Warehouse Stationery by my work. The following morning a Printicular email let me know my snaps were done and mood-board ready to put together.
I don’t want to give away too much (you’ve got to wait til February for the wedding dress!) but Printicular has really happened at the right time for me, and the mood-board is only the beginning…
I started by arranging my Printicular prints (together with some of the wedding linens) and working out which ideas and colours would go together best, before making my own mood board on the wall.
If you think this is a good idea, Repin any of my Pinterest Inspo and leave me a comment.