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New Looks: Claire Pettibone for Wedding Paper Divas | Vol. 1

February 6th, 2014 – Comment

Wedding Paper Divas approached me back in April of last year, and asked me to design a collection of wedding invitations. I’m thrilled to finally reveal this project that we have been sketching, painting and scripting over the last 6 months. When looking for inspiration, I often find it in paintings from some of the world’s master artists. What better place to start when composing my first wedding invitation suites for Wedding Paper Divas?!

MB_1Dramatic arrangements of flora and fauna set against a dramatic dark background exude a mysterious romanticism. “Still Life of flowers on a Marble Table” by Rachel Ruysch, displays the brilliance of nature’s beauty.

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Everything I design is so romantic, but sometimes a bit of mystery, a touch of the dark, tempers the sweetness.

 

LL_1I really wanted to bring the still life painting to life. The bride dressed in delicate lace represents the lily which embodies purity and hope. The colors and elements surrounding her have meaning and symbolism of their own, and together, they tell a beautiful story.

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In the second half of the 17th century, the art of the floral still-life reached the height of fashion. A stunning bouquet of white lilies and pink peonies alongside golden pomegranates – a symbol for prosperity, bring good fortune to our lucky couple.

 

 

See more of Midnight Bouquet, Lush Life and the entire invitation collection at weddingpaperdivas.com

Featured Claire Pettibone gowns: Brigitte, Mariposa and Lily.  View the entire collection at clairepettibone.com
All gown images by Elizabeth Messina
Bouquet image by Sarah Winward of Honey and a Thousand Flowers
Blackberry cocktail photo by Jen Fariello Photography
Still Life painting by Dupuis Pierre

 

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Events: Once Upon a Time Event

November 8th, 2013 – Comment

Join us all November long for special pricing on select gowns. See you at the Castle!

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View the entire Fall 2014 Still Life collection here.

See the entire collection at Clairepettibone.com

Photographer: Elizabeth Messina

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Musings: Tassels, ribbons and ties, oh my!

July 31st, 2013 – 1 Comment

Ribbons make the loveliest of wedding decorations…tied onto chairs, streaming from trees, and of course in the case of our Maiden gown, streaming from your waist and shoulders for the dreamiest walk down the aisle!

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See more of Maiden and the entire collection at Clairepettibone.com 
Tassel photo: via Pinterest

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Real Brides: Love Notes

July 17th, 2013 – Comment

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See more of Kristene and the entire collection at Clairepettibone.com
Photography: Craig Photography

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Events: Salon Spotlight • Everthine Bridal Boutique

July 11th, 2013 – 2 Comments

Connecticut brides~ are you as excited for the upcoming trunk show at Everthine Bridal Boutique as we are? The absolutely charming salon will be showcasing the entire Claire Pettibone collection from July 25th through the 27th. We just love Everthine’s sweet boutique, and adore the special treatment they provide for their brides.

Be sure to give them a call to schedule an appointment, come see if “the one” is here for you!
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Everthine_3Please contact Chelsea for an appointment: 203-421-6222

Trunk Show: July 25th-27th

Everthine Bridal Boutique
91 Wall Street | Madison, Connecticut 06443
www.shopeverthine.com

All photos by: Michelle Gardella Photography

 

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