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Italian Riviera Wedding Inspiration Board

I haven’t made an inspiration board in quite awhile but I came up with an idea that I simply had to try out. I wanted to take some of my favorite archived honeymoon travel posts and create wedding inspiration boards around the locales. For my first “destination wedding” board, I chose one of my all-time fave vaca spots – Tropea, Italy – and selected images from CB’s archived real weddings and rehearsal dinners to complement the color palette and vibe:

Italian_Riviera_WeddingThe colors: Blues and greens to echo the Italian sea with a dash of eggshell and preppy pink as an homage to the pastel-hued homes that dot the cliffs of Tropea.

The vibe: I wanted to create a preppy & polished look but one that didn’t feel stuffy. I wanted the details to be on point but the overall feel to be laid back and beachy.

Travel the inspiration board: Want to visit Tropea, Italy now? Read my honeymoon guide to Tropea – it’s loaded with personal pics I took and all of my top tips I learned while vacationing in the Calabrian region.

Extra ideas for an Italian Riviera wedding: While J&I were staying in Tropea, we spent a good amount of time collecting gorgeous seaglass and Italian tiles that had washed up on the shore. These little treasures would be perfect in glass jars to dot reception tables.

See more from the featured weddings: Row 1, l to r: Tropean getaway, image by myself; preppy Cape Cod wedding, image by Taylor Lord; Row 2: Preppy lobster boil rehearsal dinner, image by Commerce Street Events; Sips n Supper dinner party by Commerce Street Events, image by Rachel Moore Photography; Row 3: Preppy Rhode Island wedding, image by Kat HanafinSips n Supper dinner party by Commerce Street Events, image by Rachel Moore Photography; Row 4: Sips n Supper dinner party by Commerce Street Events, image by Rachel Moore PhotographyTropean getaway, image by myself; Sips n Supper dinner party by Commerce Street Events, image by Rachel Moore Photography.

Hope you enjoyed this first destination wedding inspiration board! Let me know if you’d like to see more (along with the locale you’d like to see featured)! 😉

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