Pink and Gold Dessert Table Inspiration

If you’re a dessert lover then today you’re in for a real treat, as I share these beautiful pink and gold dessert table ideas.

Dessert tables have been very popular at weddings for quite a few years now. Not only are they a way of providing your nearest and dearest with delicious sweet treats, they’re also a great way to create a showstopping display. Beautifully captured by L’Estelle Photography, these gorgeous ideas by Table and Company have a real wow factor.

They styled the table with desserts and florals in summery pink shades to create a romantic garden vibe. The delicately crafted desserts look divine, from the cute meringue kisses and macarons to the strawberry mousse cups and individual wedding cakes. The impressive suspended wedding cake, reminiscent of a children’s garden swing, gives a lovely nod to the garden feel.

Just imagine your guests faces if they walked into the room to see this incredible delight…

Bride sitting in front of dessert table styled with pink flowers

Sophisticated and Elegant

“Table and Company’s aim for this dessert table was to evoke a romantic garden feeling. We used sophisticated flowers including a mix of different types of pink roses, Phalaenopsis orchids and Bells of Ireland for a touch of green.

“The desserts were all made to suit the overall theme… a delicious selection of strawberry mousse cups, churros cups with dulce de leche, delicate pavlova with fresh cream and fruit toppings, meringue kisses, shortbread cookies and French macarons, all elegantly displayed on gold cake stands.

“We used display stands in a simple gold theme to create a neutral background for all the flowers and desserts.”

Pink iced shortbread biscuits with roses

Pink, white and brown chocolate truffles and pink swirl cupcakes

Gold dessert tables with pink flower displays

Bride standing in front of dessert table

Bride sitting in front of dessert table

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Boho Beach Elopement Styling in Sardinia

When thinking of destinations for an elopement or intimate wedding abroad I imagine there are few places more beautiful than Sardinia. This Italian island with picturesque mountain views and rocky coasts has stunning beaches regarded as some of the finest in the world. And it’s on one of these beaches, La Pelosa in Stintino, that this beautiful boho elopement shoot took place.

As you’d expect with a beach elopement the details are simple, with the stunning flowers one of the few styling elements. The table blooms’ orange hues add colour to an otherwise very neutral, minimalist setup, with unfussy place settings enhancing the elegance of the look while allowing the flowers to take centre stage.

Bride and groom on La Pelosa beach in Sardinia for elopement

Flowers transform the naked cake too, elevating the simple design to a thing of breathtaking beauty. The wild look of flowers and foliage cascading from top to bottom really adds to the boho vibe, and is perfect for the beach setting.

For the bridal styling, the free-spirited bride’s ruffled dress and cape give her a relaxed, carefree style. They look wonderful blowing in the sea breeze as she walks barefoot across the sand with her groom.

I adore the simplicity of this shoot. Our thanks go to Valeria Mameli for sharing these beautiful pictures…

Beautiful and Unique

“This beach elopement shoot took place in my homeland of Sardinia, in one of the most beautiful and unique places – The Pelosa Beach in Stintino.

“It is a true Sardinian oasis, with turquoise waters and white sands. An ancient sixteenth-century watchtower on La Pelosa beach, the Torre della Pelosa, was part of Sardinia’s marine defence system.

“The colours used in the shoot are warm, and include copper, orange and cream. We used strong materials such as the wedding dress, a unique piece by Elisabetta Delogu, a talented Sardinian stylist. All the work on this shoot brings a spirit of warmth, freedom, personality, origin and land.”

Torre della Pelosa on La Pelosa beach

Stationery for beach elopement

Bridal bouquet with orange, cream and blush flowers

Flowers and foliage in bridal bouquet

Boho bride on La Pelosa beach

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Burgundy and Pink Floral Wedding Styling

I just love these show-stopping burgundy and pink floral wedding styling ideas. Created by floral designer Lori’s Flowers and beautifully photographed by Elizabeth Burgi Photography, these ideas would work well for a wedding in any season, but the burgundy tones make them particularly suited to a winter wedding. Shades of burgundy always look wonderfully dramatic, but when mixed with pops of bright pink they really come alive.

The idea behind this styled shoot was to inspire brides looking for beautiful ideas for wedding florals for their bouquet, table and venue. Lori used roses as the main focal flower in the bouquet and table arrangements. In shades of rich, velvety burgundy and fabulous bright fuchsia pink they look divine. Paler shades of dahlia, stocks, scabiosa, ranunculus, and dark green foliage fill the arrangements.

Bride sitting at wedding table holding burgundy and pink bouquet

Of course, you can’t help but notice the bride’s beautiful wedding dress too. This stunning off-the shoulder, long sleeved dress with lace bodice has a beautiful tulle train and is a real head-turner! I don’t often see brides wearing tiaras any more, but the one the bride is wearing is incredible. The entwined gold almost looks branch-like, and encrusted in black and white jewels this unique piece really stands out.

This whole shoot is oh so pretty. Our thanks go to Elizabeth Burgi for sharing these beautiful pictures…

“When Lori’s Flowers asked if I wanted to do a mini styled shoot of a table top and bride with bouquet I was totally on board. I love Lori’s fresh but classic style with flowers.

“Lori set the table with gorgeous burgundy and pink flowers that would be perfect for a fall or winter wedding. The model wore a custom gown by Niquie, and the flirty lace and bold jewel toned flowers fit together beautifully.”

Bride holding burgundy and pink wedding bouquet

Bridal bouquet with burgundy and pink flowers

Detail of bride's lace wedding dress

Bride showing back of lace wedding dress

Bride wearing tiara

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Elegant, Earthy Autumnal Wedding Styling

With a colour palette of white, terracotta, burnt orange, taupe and soft beige, this beautiful earthy wedding styling has a pretty autumnal feel. Taking inspiration from the changing seasons, wedding planner The Purple Chair created this shoot to show the beauty of autumn weddings and showcase the stunning wedding venue, Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai.

The styling comes to life against the venue’s stone walls and terracotta tiled floor. For the tablescape an abundance of taper candles in white, taupe and soft beige sit on soft white linen and a delicately draped tulle runner. The simple place settings add to this rustic, elegant look, with woven table mats and wooden plates teamed with glass chargers.

Bride standing by elegantly styled wedding table

But it’s the autumnal florals which are key to the styling, adding dramatic explosions of colour. The striking hanging installation over the table, with copper coloured leaves and orchids, white and terracotta roses, and rustic twigs, creates a stunning focal point.

Then there’s the bride’s incredible coordinating bouquet. Tied loosely with soft peach, taupe and ivory ribbon, it looks amazing against her dress, a stunning long sleeved fit and flare style with intricate all-over beading and gathered tulle train. Worn with a pair of Valentino gold-studded strappy sandals, her look is elegant and romantic.

Wonderful rustic touches complete the styling, including beautiful textured paper stationery set with hand-drawn wreath design, and a three tier white wedding cake with terracotta coloured detail and lettering.

I just adore these pictures captured so perfectly by Lizelle Goussard Photography…

Rustic wedding stationery with textured paper

Pots, buttonholes, ribbon and woven table mats

Bridal sandals and lingerie

Bride leaning forward from chair to put on bridal shoes

Bride holding bouquet in front of chair

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Romantic ‘Rouille’ Beach Wedding Styling

Rouille may not be a word you’ve come across before so, if not, let me enlighten you. It means ‘rust’ in French, and it sounds so much nicer in French than English, don’t you think? This rouille wedding shoot uses a colour palette including shades of orange, brown and beige to create such romantic styling.

Creative stylist and photographer Lizelle Goussard took inspiration from a famous quote as the foundation for this concept…

“My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Lizelle explains, “The reason why I paired the rust colour with an ocean location is that things tend to rust when close to the ocean, and old items washed up onto the beach are usually full of rust.

As you’ll see, this styling would be perfect for an intimate beach wedding or elopement, but you could also recreate it on a greater scale for a larger affair.

Bride and groom standing on rocks on beach

Rustic Styling

The busy, rustic table styling using natural elements complements the scenery perfectly. Unstructured florals, candles, drift wood and old glass bottles sit in the centre of linen deliberately draped in an almost untidy manner, creating a rippled effect akin to waves breaking onto the shore. To complete the look, the place settings include rust coloured napkins, wooden table mats, and a sea shell to honour the location.

The bridal styling is just as beautiful, with two gowns specifically chosen to work with the colour scheme. The first includes stunning leaf and floral embellishments and a deep illusion neckline, and the second has hues of brown. The bride’s extra long veil gives a dramatic effect, and her fabulous free-form floral bouquet of peach, blush and white flowers loosely tied with rust-coloured ribbon complements both looks perfectly.

From the textured card used for the wedding stationery, to the rough-iced wedding cake with pops of rust detail, each element has been so carefully thought out. Our thanks go to Lizelle for sharing the beautiful pictures of this romantic rouille beach wedding styling…

Rustic style wedding stationery with beach related items

Rustic wedding stationery

Bridal shoes with rustic wedding stationery

Bride and groom walking across beach holding hands

Bride and groom on beach by rocks

Groom standing behind bride on beach

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