Peach, Rose and Raspberry Sangria

We are swooning over this Sangria recipe from Heather Cristo. It is almost sangria season afterall!

 

Peach, Rose and Raspberry Sangria

Ingredients

1 bottle really chilled Prosecco

4ounces brandy (I used Peach Brandy)

2 tablespoons rose water

1 cup raspberries

1 white peach (or nectarine) finely sliced

1 roses petals Instructions

 

Combine all of the ingredients in a large pitcher and chill. Serve cold.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Tablescape Tuesday: Shades of Blush and Orange Sherbet

Leave it to the experts at Winston Flowers to completely brighten our day with this playful, light, and airly tablescape. All the right textures shine from blush garden roses to utterly edible-looking sherbet rununculus and parrot tulips. Add in some rose hips and jasmine vine for extra sass, and a milky, minty upright collection of vases to give everything height. The fruit styled down the center adds that extra colorful pop and finishes the look. 

Red Moon Over Manhattan Signature Cocktail

This time of year, we're always on the hunt for a cocktail to get cozy with, and this one from Sugar & Charm is a perfect twist on a true classic. This recipe mixes a little red wine into a classic Manhattan topped with some gourmet cherries. We dig it. 

Red Moon Over Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

2 ounces red wine

1/2 ounce bourbon

1/2 ounce simple syrup

1 large round ice sphere

3 gourmet maraschino cherries

Directions

Shake all of the ingredients together with ice for 20 seconds. Rub orange peel around the rim of the glass. Add in the ice sphere, and strain the cocktail over the ice. Scoop one cherry to place inside the drink, and add two more on a twig or cocktail stirrer to garnish the glass. Enjoy this new classic!

Kick Up Your Heels, It's New Year's Eve!

A New Year's Eve wedding wouldn't be complete without fabulous fashion, including what you wear below the hemline as you walk down the aisle. These gold booties captured by Braedon Photography are all kinds of magic. Who are we kidding? Kick up your heels in these on NYE even if you're not getting married! Gold booties for the win, always. 

Wild Garden Rose and Ranunculus Bouquet

The thing about flowers is that once gathered together they tell a story. Each story is unique given the bloom and placement, and that is a beautiful thing. Here a few pretty peach ranunculus play amoungest pink and red heritage garden roses, hanging red amaranthus, and a sweet mix of wild greenery. We can't help but love the story this bouquet tells. 

red, pink, bridal bouquet

Chic Velvet Bridesmaids

These velvet bridesmaid dresses from ASOS are the epitome of fall. The dreamy texture, the high neck, and the almost-edible color are a trend we can definitel get behind. We love how the team at Bliss Events paired the burnt orange color with unexpected pops of pink and the bride's velvet choker brings the whole vision together. 

Velvet bridesmaids

Fall Wedding Bouquet

This Cafe au Lait Dahlia tucked in with scabiosa, spray roses, seeded eucalyptus, Heart garden roses, and a few burgundy dahlia makes for the perfect fall bouquet. We love the pairing of blush and burgundy hues, it makes our hearts feel warm and full, as they should in fall. 

Fall wedding bouquet

Romantic Sage Table Setting

This romantic Venice tablescape by Ema Giangreco Weddings uses greens in the dreamiest way. Succulents tucked into hand-dyed silk runners with ivy, painted pottery, and elegant stationery by Atelier InvitationsPretty Flowers bundled Anemone and tucked it amongst the silk for extra romance.