Eco Pleasures

I often receive messages from newly engaged brides-to-be whom are overwhelmed by one daunting question:  Where do I start?!  With all the bridal magazines, pretty blogs, and (let’s face it) motherly opinions, the start of your wedding planning can be a very confusing time.   One bride-to-be in particular wrote in frustration that her “eco-friendly” outdoor wedding was off to a horrid start.  None of the favor or wedding shops carried green products and she worried that her search was in vain.

Well fear not, tulle warrior! Your quest can easily begin in the place where dreams are made, in a land of whimsical fairies and talking butterflies, in a world of limitless imagination… yes my friends, I speak of the magical land of ETSY!  Here lives a world only rivaled by the ceaseless fantasies of children.  And to prove my boundless love for the site, I present an inspiration board for our Frosted bride in search of an eco-friendly outdoor wedding…

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Succulents Plant Favors/Decor: Succulents Galore 
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Birk Bark Wood Napkin Rings: Bragging Bags
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Felted Acorn Decor: Fairy Folk
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Lace & Cotton Bridal Wrap: Ruby Chic Originals
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Bridseed Toss Bags: The Papery Nook
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Vase Escort Cards: Joblake
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Wedding Ring: Dreams and Jewelry
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Bridal Rosette Headband: RCC Couture (Therese Marie Photography)
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Rosette Bouquet & Boutonniere: Rosebud Lips
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Organic Flower Girl Dress: Dress Baby Beautiful (Sierra Studios Photography)
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Natural History Boutonniere: Sparkle and Posy
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Seaglass Hair Pins: Beach Glow 
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All Natural Soap Favors: Roots Soap Co.
With the looming changes in the climate and uncertainty of the country’s economic situation, Etsy is the perfect place to show your love for the Earth & your local artist!  
Recycled Wedding Save the Date: Sweet Cookie

Sam Temsah-Deniskin

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the whimsical life of accidental photographer, stylist, & writer, Sam. Her approachable and fun style has received critical acclaim from such media outlets as The Huffington Post, Real Simple Magazine, PopSugar, and Buzzfeed. In addition to running a successful photography & content creation business, Sam also serves as a contributing writer for and Scary Mommy.

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  1. Borrowed and Bleu says:

    Beautiful collection! I really love the seaglass hair pins!

  2. la petite coquine says:

    What a stunning board!

  3. Sparkle & Posy says:

    What a wonderful collection. Thank you for including me.

  4. themagiconions says:

    Oh, what wonderfully magical picks… Love them all.
    Blessings and magic,
    Fairyfolk and DovieMoon

  5. Wendy says:

    Makes me want to go to the beach! Great inspiration.

  6. Gorgeous board! Finding green elements for a wedding is easier when looking outside the box. Well done!!

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