Bourbon Grapefruit Cocktail

As the temperature drops, a bourbon cocktail is just the ticket. We love the use of grapefruit juice, keeping things sweet and tart, in this sassy signature cocktail from Food Fanatic. You'll find the recipe below. Cheers!  Bourbon grapefruit signature cocktail

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 2 ounces bourbon 
  • 2.5 ounces fresh squeezed grapefruit juice 
  • 0.5 ounce simple syrup
  • 1.5 ounces club soda 
  • squeeze of lemon juice 
  • grapefruit slice for garnish

DIRECTIONS: 

Shake bourbon, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, and simple syrup over ice. Pour into rocks glass, and add club soda and grapefruit garnish. 

 

Dreamy Fall Floral Crown and Rue De Seine Gown

We are head-over-heels for this dreamy fall floral crown by Twig & Twine paired with one of our all-time favorite gowns from Rue De Seine. The etherial hair and makeup by Natalie Dent brings the entire look full circle and we're swooning. 

 

Dolce & Gabbana Floral Maid of Honor Dress

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Bring some shine to your big day with metallic temporary tattoos. Flash Tattoos are a unique way to bring a boho spin to your day and accessorize alternatively. Use these tattoos in place of arm bands or in unique spots like behind your ear. The metallic glow will create the illusion of jewelry without the weight – or expense. If you are a beach or boho bride, this just may be the ticket. 

Watercolor and Gold Foil Wedding Invitations

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Aqua, Gold, and Gucci

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The Makeup "Eye Do"

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Signature Summer Cocktail: Vodka Pear Lavender Lemonade

This vodka pear lavender lemonade from Sugar and Cloth has is the stuff dreams are made of. It's not only Instagram-worthy, but also the perfect refreshing drink for a summer wedding. Pair some lemon and lavender shades in your florals for some extra magic... 

 

Ingredients:  

1 pear, juiced

2 oz. vodka

2 oz. lemon juice

2 oz. water

3/4 oz. lavender simple syrup

pinch of salt

1 c. sugar

1 c. water

10–12 stalks fresh lavender (or about 1/4 c. dried)

 

To make lavender syrup:

Boil 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water, and lavender. Let simmer for 10 minutes, then let cool and strain out lavender. Add pear juice (no pulp), and combine remaining ingredients in a shaker. Strain into an ice-cold glass, and enjoy!