In Show Stopper’s on-going quest for new things to do, we realized that the new look we were seeking for 2012 was already all around us. Anyone that has been in the Show Stoppers’ showroom, or in our home, knows our fascination for everything cultural, rustic, ethnic, retro, distressed, beaded, woven, mysterious, textural, exotic, comfy and gypsy-like. Throw in some Middle Eastern, Native American, woodsy, sheer fabrics, religious artifacts, flora, fauna, mood lighting and a good helping of Stevie Nicks… and you have got the picture.
Out of nowhere, we discovered our work on this really cool website, depicted in images by Katrina and Andrew of Sedona Bride Photography. While perusing the site, we quickly realized that tons of the stuff we were looking at, we already have and use (like the old Moroccan bracelets we use for bouquet handles.) The furnishings in our showroom naturally reflect our personal tastes and interests. So, instead of just occasionally using our favorite things just here-and-there when we get the chance, Show Stoppers is going full throttle in 2012 with… BOHEMIAN.
It’s not for everyone, but for that certain bride who wants something really different, it just might be the way to go, especially for a wedding in Sedona. Show Stoppers is overflowing with all kinds of furniture, props, architectural elements and fabrics, limited only be one’s imagination in how to use them in creative ways.
We have used touches of the Bohemian style for years. Here are some favorite images.
Moody lighting and Moroccan details make for a stylish evening with friends and family at L’Auberge de Sedona.
Old perfume bottles and fabric-covered picture frames with international postage stamps provided interesting details.
Hand-painted Moroccan tea glasses serve as votive candles. Date Palm seeds, peacock feathers, pin cushion protea are tossed randomly on a table-top copper platter.
A cool silk tent, that one often sees shading passengers on the backs of Camels, was used to make a stylish vignette for the exotic cake designed by Sedona Cake Couture. We also found old wood block textile stamps and gave them to Andrea Carusetta who cleverly used them to stamp patterns in the fondant.
Here are some great shots from the side. This has been one of our all-time favorite cakes.
We love our exotic garden lanterns. They can be used indoors or out.
Banquet tables are becoming more and more popular and work perfectly with a Bohemian look.
All kinds of props can be used in countless ways to achieve a Bohemian look. We love these old teak columns wrapped with sheer embroidered fabric.
Tags: Bohemian Weddings
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