[uhp-steyt fan-see] - adjective

1. not exorbitant or extravagent by city standards, however in a rural setting (like upstate new york) it is in fact, quite fancy.

2. a wonderful blog dedicated to art, design and other things that are indeed upstate fancy.




rasberry and lime wedding inspiration boards
RASPBERRY & LIME our wedding inspiration

In my career as a graphic designer the most indecisive, difficult to please, hardest to work with client is myself. I find it hard to make a final decision and pull the trigger. After all I can’t charge myself overages, or get mad when I miss my made up deadlines. I have the ability to change my mind dozens of times before making that final decision.

So now that I’ve started to plan my wedding, I feel overwhelmed with design decisions. Should we have a nautical feel, or something more woodsy. Do we want light colors, or something more bold. I’ve been creating wedding inspiration boards for the past 7 months over at love and lobster, so you think I would know exactly what I want.

I’ve been pouring over my files folders for the last month— looking at swatches, dresses and decor, unable to pull the trigger on how I want that special day to feel. Until last night. I figured it all out. It’s not about a theme its about the color, it about making everything around us as happy as we feel. Bright colors with a rustic undertone. This is what we want our day to exude, happiness. Click the photo to view larger if you want to see all the details!

Clockwise from top left: Birch vases (via elizabeth anne designs), food cart, ( charlotte jerks lewis), boutonniere (tec petaja),  drink settings (martha stewart weddings),  flowers (la partie events), ice tub (pottery barn), table setting (my life my loves), monogram (unknown), ceramic mason jars (alyssa ettinger), birch slices (union photo), jam jars (martha stewart weddings), strawberry shortcake (paula le duc),  drink dispensers (justin marantz),