Reshma + Neel 5-29-16


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10 Wedding Invite Trends You Just Might Love

Your wedding stationary is the first item guests see of your plans, setting the tone for your event and giving them a glimpse of the glory to come. So they are not an item to be pushed to the bottom of your planning list. It’s important for your invites to not only reflect your wedding theme and decor, but also to reflect yourselves as a couple. Read: Make it personal! Always :) So here are some of the steal-worthy trends we found for wedding invites (and many of them overlap each other, they’re just soo popular!). Drum roll please!

1. Floral

You can never go wrong with a good flower. They are, after all, often the center of attention (aka your centerpieces lol) at a wedding. This trend is perfect for garden, rustic, and nature themes  :)

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2. Metallic

Bling! Bam! Pow! Certainly the eye catcher of the group. This is an easy way to make your invites pop and set the tone for a glam event. Perfect for modern, glittery, or black-tie themes :)

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3. Laser cut

Which is just a boring word for Lacey :) This design makes your invites appear lighter and more delicate. Perfect for vintage, rustic, and traditional themes :)

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4. Chalkboard

Who doesn’t love this trend? Give your invites that dusty chalk look while your white, whimsical letters pop against a black background to wow guests. Perfect for rustic, eclectic, and DIY themes :)

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5. Watercolor

These are just truly beautiful invites. Not for those who want to draw between the lines, these invites are much more free-flowing. Perfect for colorful,  casual siorres, winery, and beach themes :) 

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6. Art Deco aka Gatsby

This has become extremely popular look thanks to the release of the movie Gatsby and a certain fascination with the Prohibition. This is of course perfect for era-themed weddings (aka the 20s), Great Gatsby, and can achieve a modern or a vintage look.

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7. Wood(land)

This is a very fun trend. Use of trees, bark, actual wood pieces makes for a visually interesting invites and can certainly make a statement for what you stand for. Perfect for lodge, nature, and rustic themes :)

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8. All Tied Up

This trend really allows for more interactive invitations. Guests have fun getting into your invite and it’s obvious you really took the time putting them all together. Perfect for rustic, vintage, and casual themes :)

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9. Whimsical

Some of my favorites, as these defy all font rules! Get really creative with the size, type, direction, and general layout of your words on these invites. Perfect for DIY, eclectic, and garden themes :)

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10. Patterns

Be brave, be bold! Repeating any pattern that you love (dots, stripes, chevron, quatrefoil, diamonds, morrocan, etc) can certainly make a statement about your event and is easily continued on in other places (i.e linens, backdrops, cakes, bouquet ribbons, centerpieces). Perfect for modern, casual, and destination events.

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And all of this beautiful inspiration can of course be found on Pinterest :) What invite speaks to you? How can you make the trend YOURS? :)

Bridal Open House!

Our first Open House of the New Year! Come try our catering, talk with local vendors, and tour our beautiful property! Don’t miss this chance to see all that Berry Acres has to offer for your big day! Sunday, January 18th from 3pm – 6pm  Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/berry-acres-bridal-open-house-tickets-14921263902 (it’s free!)

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{Food} Bars of a Different Feather

Candy bars have definitely made their mark on weddings for 2014! But are there other kinds of food future weddings can throw into the mix? You bet! Here are just a couple awesome ideas we found, thanks to Pinterest!

First, for the desserts!

Pie bar :)

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Chocolate fountain bar :)

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Cheesecake shooters bar :)

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Ice cream bar :)

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Cookie bar :)

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S’mores bar :) (we do this btw!!)

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Shortcake bar :)

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Caramel/Candy apple bar :)

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Build-your-own cupcake bar :)

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Now for the savory!

Chips + Salsa bar :)

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Seafood bar :)

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Sushi bar :)

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Mashed potato bar :)

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Sliders bar :) (we do this too!)

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Grilled cheese bar :)

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Carnival food bar :)

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Taco bar :)

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Chili bar :)

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Pasta bar :)

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Popcorn bar :)

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Veggie + fruit bar :)

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Bread + toppings galore bar :)

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Onto the beverages!

Mimosa bar :)

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Bloody mary bar :)

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Hot chocolate bar :)

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Welcome to the world of breakfast! (my favorite section!!!!)

Biscuit bar :)

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Waffles bar :)

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Pancake bar :)

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Crepes bar :)

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Yogurt bar :)

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Donuts bar :)

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Just think how much fun your guests would have with one of these! I don’t know about you, but I’m hungry now!

Megan + Dustin 10-4-14

Berry Acres Real Wedding :)  Special thanks to Rebecca Schrier Photography for the beautiful shots!

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Hanna + Mike 11-1-14

SUCH A GORGEOUS WEDDING :) Thank you to Three Three Photography for these beautiful shots

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Katie + Jared 10-18-14

Beautiful peach + chalkboard wedding! Absolutely beautiful family :))) Just a few photos, more to come soon! :) Special thanks to Little House Photography for the awesome shots!

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Megan + Matt 6-14-14

New wedding album of gorgeous photos!!! We wish them both all the happiness in the world :) (happiness that you can clearly see in every one of these photos!) Shots taken by Your Photography by Melissa AlvarezDSC_0001 (2)d DSC_0032d DSC_0036 (3)d DSC_0054d DSC_0058d DSC_0066 (4)d DSC_0067d DSC_0071 (3)d DSC_0077 (4)d DSC_0097 (3)d DSC_0097d DSC_0110 (3)d DSC_0120d DSC_0123 (3)d DSC_0137d DSC_0145d DSC_0148 (2)d DSC_0169d DSC_0171d DSC_0185d DSC_0193d DSC_0201d DSC_0213d DSC_0246 (3)d DSC_0272 (3)d DSC_0282 (3)d DSC_0305 (3)d DSC_0307 (3)d DSC_0315dd DSC_0334d DSC_0338d DSC_0341 (3)d DSC_0359(2)d DSC_0370 (2)d DSC_0381 (2)d DSC_0407d DSC_0439d DSC_0499(2)id DSC_0516(2)m DSC_0576(2)id DSC_0584(2)d DSC_0599d DSC_0602 (2)d DSC_0634bd DSC_0635d DSC_0639d DSC_0657 (2)d DSC_0674 (2)d DSC_0677 (2)dd DSC_0684 (2)d DSC_0684d DSC_0692 (2)d DSC_0701 (2)d DSC_0714 (2)d DSC_0717d DSC_0747d DSC_0753d DSC_0757 (2)dd DSC_0790d DSC_0855d DSC_0860d DSC_0885d DSC_0923 (2)d DSC_7798d DSC_7858d DSC_7860d DSC_7868d DSC_7870d DSC_7968d DSC_8642d DSC_8679d

 

Erica + Croix 8-2-14

Berry Acres Real Wedding — oh yes, the bride rode in on a corvette :P And our first outdoor ceremony! Stunning! Courtesy of Abundant Moments Photography

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Berry Acres LED Video Dance Floor!!

For those who have not personally been out to Berry Acres, we have a one-of-a-kind video dance floor, made up of 37,000 (!) LED lights with 2 inches of bullet proof and temperate glass to let you see every brilliant display perfectly and still rock the night away. We have thousands of available designs and patterns to choose from, which can be displayed on both the dance floor and every flat screen television in Berry Acres. All of our designs’ and down lights’ colors can be customized to match your specific wedding palette, making the room instantly yours. Pair our dance floor with down lights around the room, flat screen LED televisions (perfect for photo montages!), stage production lighting, custom displayed monograms,  and surround sound from Grund Audio and your guests won’t ever want to leave the party! Here are some shots of our custom-made dance floor while it was being installed months ago and present day’s gorgeous finished product! But don’t take my advice for it, come see it for yourself at Berry Acres in Odessa, MO–home of the world’s first video dance floor!

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Now for some amazing dance floor and lighting shots from our Berry Acres Real Weddings! Special thanks to JSi Photography, Abundant Moments Photography, and Donnaven Moser Photography for the beautiful shots! (along with a shout out to my iPhone for the rest, haha!)

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