06.19.15

FOURTH OF JULY PICNIC

i’m excited to bring you another beautiful shoot from bird dog wedding (remember this gorgeous brunch they shared last year?)! they picked the prettiest color story for this 4th of july themed party. the popsicles with edible flowers are the cutest! looking at these photos makes me so ready for summer entertaining…

“As soon as summer rolls around nothing feels better than embracing the idea of outdoor dining and casual backyard get togethers. What better way to celebrate the magic of summer than with a playful 4th of July party!

For this set up we chose to keep it simple with sweet treats, bubbly drinks, and cheerful decor that played off the traditional red, white, and blue color scheme. However, to keep things young and fresh we included pops of citrus, peach, and aqua for an unexpected twist and to brighten up the palette.

No 4th of July party is complete without some pie! Mini pies are set alongside sweet tarts and hand painted cookies in perfect little bit sized portions. And what says summer more than popsicles? Look up a delicious popsicle recipe and add some edible flowers, berries, or herbs into the mix for a fun personalized twist. These are such a crowd pleaser and a perfect way to keep your guests cool. For drinks, we served something sparkling and pink with an assortment of mix and match berries and citrus provided for garnish.

To create a casual backyard vibe offer your friends a few blankets and let them unwind on the lawn. Slip your shoes off, lay back, and enjoy the summer slow down!” – bird dog wedding

thanks again to bird dog for sharing this beautiful story and the great crew of people they collaborated with to make it happen!

concept and creation by: bird dog wedding
photographer: Kristin Kilpatrick
desserts and Popsicles: Green Lily Bakery
vintage Serving Platters: Melody’s Joy
napkins: Leah Duncan
vintage Dresses: The Ivy Retreat
venue: Brentwood Bungalow
model: Kaki Gaines

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    Such a beautiful palette! I’m definitely going to have to incorporate floral lemonade pops into my picnic 😀 -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey’s

    Anisha says:

    Lovely photos! I love how clear and bright they look throughout the entire post.

    Thanks for the feature – we had a blast putting this sweet picnic together, and loved collaborating with you guys as always!! xo, Emily @ BDW

    Everything looks so brilliant! So summery and perfect! The photos are absolutely lovely!

    So gorgeous! Between the popsicles and the mini pies, the food is so elegant. These pics are like a watercolor painting.
    xx Lane

    Teodora says:

    It looks beautiful. Amazing photos. 🙂

    Manuela says:

    beautiful!! Could you please post the mini pies recipe? I would love to make them!

    Beautiful set up, decor, and food display! Love!
    -Emily
    http://www.emilyseye.com

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