Teal & Gray Wedding Color Scheme

Teal and white wedding color scheme

Photo by Leo Druker

I love working with brides to create a custom wedding bag she can’t find anywhere else.  This time our bride chose the light ivory silk {KNOT} Clutch and she wanted a little pop of teal.  We matched up her wedding color to a silk in the same hue and added it to the inside ruffle fan of the clutch design which worked beautifully!… And it matched her man’s pocket square perfectly!

Here are a few more custom bags we designed around the color teal blue.

IMG_2674{Something Old to Something New} ALICE Clutch

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IMG_3209{ALEXIS} Clutch – In teal silk and nude

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Glitter {CHEVRON} Clutches – Custom see similar here

DSC_0003The {PAPILLON} Clutch

{Something Old to Something New} – 2014 Wedding Season – Part 2

Recently a mom contacted me about making our {Something Old to Something New} custom wedding bags for her two daughters, both of which were getting married soon. She wanted to make three bags; one for each of her daughters and one for herself, all three from her old wedding dress. She also had us design a special hairpin which was also decorated from the fabric of her wedding dress.

She chose two of our {ALICE} clutches and one {ALEXIS} clutch for herself and her two daughters. The results were absolutely gorgeous and we could not have been more happy to be a part of the process.

If this is something that you would like to do for your own wedding, please contact Angela at info@ao3designs.com

Custom Wedding Clutches

{Something Old to Something New} – 2014 Wedding Season – Custom Bridal Handbags

Another very busy wedding season at {AO3} Designs! Lots of great dresses are showing up from our brides, which are destined to become custom bridal handbags for their wedding day.

Getting married soon and looking for a unique and special way to carry on the wedding day tradition of “Something old, Something New” ? We can make a custom bridal handbag using a family member’s wedding dress that they wore on their wedding day… Our custom handbag service we call {Something Old to Something New} is a great way to carry on the tradition.

For more information, contact Angela at info@ao3designs.com

“Something old,
something new,
something borrowed,
something blue,
and a silver sixpence in her shoe.”

-Traditional English folklore wedding day rhyme.

 

Something Old, Something New

 

Dress for a Custom Bridal Handbag

 

 

Beaded lace {KNOT} Clutch

A bride contacted me a few weeks ago loving the idea of our {Something Old to Something New} Clutch where we turn an old wedding dress, veil etc. into a clutch the bride can carry on her wedding day. The bride wanted to use a piece of beaded lace from her own wedding dress to intertwine into our {KNOT} Clutch design… And here it is, our {KNOT} Clutch adorned and wedding day ready.

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Something Old, Something New

Another lovely specimen for our Something Old to Something New clutch. Using the design of our {ALEXIS} Clutch, with its practical and timeless envelope style, we created three clutches for our bride and her party.

Our bride chose to utilize her mother’s veil and incorporate that into her own ceremony. Made of tulle and decorated with cotton daisies and a large silk flower, we began the process of extracting these pieces and creating new arrangements and completely new pieces. The large silk flower was disassembled and recreated into three smaller calla lilies. The daisies were split up and dispersed between the three clutches. The tulle was carefully cut into smaller pieces and meticulously wrapped into darling little roses. All then were arranged onto each {ALEXIS} Clutch. The bride chose our rich ivory silk to display these flowers upon. Lined with delicately weaved ivory and gold silk, the interior boasts an intricate design that evokes visions of glorious cathedral architectural lines or perhaps our imaginings of french royalty dress. Finished with ivory satin ribbon, wrapped around and tied into a pretty bow. Success. The outcome is enthralling, we are always so excited to go through this process over and over. So many different materials to transform, so many ideas to choose from in our creation of Something New.

Our {ALEXIS} Clutch is perfect for displaying the details. Once a beautiful veil worn atop a young bride’s crown, now gorgeous reminders of the past and present love are the focal point of this piece, held in the hand of the next generation.