Patch Palette: Urban Elegance in Black and Gold

It’s been a while since we’ve published a Patch Palette post, so today we’re bringing you some golden goodies! A wedding of moody, romantic washes of black with shiny sweeps of gold fits beautifully with the current time of the year as well – a perfect palette to accompany our transition into the more solemn, tranquil qualities of the wintertime. Metallic accents also surround the event with an essence of poised elegance, thereby transforming the otherwise dark, dreary atmosphere into a golden stitchwork of urban texture

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As we move into December, be on the lookout for more winter season inspirations! In the meantime, browse through our gallery of boutique, custom-designed wedding paper over at The Dandelion Patch on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter!

Real Wedding Wednesday: Downtown D.C. Modern Metallic Mix

Katie and Steve wanted a wedding of contemporary feels while at the same time highlighting the historical significance of a city they both grew up around – and so, with each endearing moment captured Abby Jiu Photography, the pair celebrated this special day at Potomac View Terrace at the American Pharmacist Association. Here, with its beautiful rooftop and historic facade, the couple donned an artfully arranged palette of gold and rose gold with brilliant berry hues, all juxtaposed against stark blacks. As an added voice to their originality, a traditional string quartet serenaded the pair with some of their favorite Kanye West hits, while exquisite edibles of mid-Atlantic and Southern origins later surrounded the people’s senses. Bedecked with floral-tipped terrariums through and through, this wedding was truly a modern visual masterpiece!

We would like to give a big shout-out to our team of vendors, as none of this could have been possible without your tasteful contributions! And to our lovely bride and groom, may this day set the basis of bright aesthetics for the future!

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography | Planner: Elizabeth Duncan Events | Venue: Potomac View Terrace | Paper Goods: The Dandelion Patch | Wedding Dress: Hitched Salon | Hair and Makeup: Ali Harper and Co. | Floral Design: Amaryllis | Catering: Occasions Caterers | Ceremony Music: PopCulture Strings | Reception Music: DJ D-Mac | Lighting: Atmosphere Lighting | Valet: MJ Valet | Transportation: International Limo

A Kate Spade Wedding

This isn’t the first time we’ve talked Kate Spade on the blog. The woman is a genius! If we could have a dinner party with one person, dead or alive, Kate Spade definitely makes the short list. Today, we’re sharing our favorite ways to turn Kate Spade’s signature stripes and florals in to your wedding look. It’s a preppy, classic, and chic style that screams urban gal! Enjoy!

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A Kate Spade wedding is all about mixing prints and pink…lots of pink!

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You can even get the look with DIY projects like these gold vases!

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Step up your table settings with gold, textured tableware!

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Who says bridesmaids can’t wear black? We love this contrast!

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This cake is pretty in pink and pineapples, making it perfect for a summer wedding!

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Your guests will love this Kate Spade themed mimosa bar!

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It’s like Kate Spade designed these table numbers herself!

We hope you enjoyed this round-up of our favorite Kate Spade themed wedding decor! It just goes to show that you can incorporate bold colors like pink and black on your wedding day, without it looking over the top!

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