Midsummer Night's Dream: White+Gold

While my tastes tend to run in the modern, minimalist vein, today I took a detour to recreate the modern fairytale. Take Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and subtract the traditional brocades and dark colors like deep greens, purples, burgundy.  My take is strictly gold and white.  Think escort cards mounted on matte gold tree branches, a wedding cake topped with a gold leaf monogram, the bride in a gold-accented dress, and gold filigree earrings. Magical. 

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Gold Chairs with White Flowers

Keep the "enchanted forest" feel for the reception with matte gold spray painted chairs and white flower ball decorations. Image: Style me Pretty

White Fabric Canopy and Lights

Create a magical feel with white fabric draped canopies and icicle lights. Image: US Tent Rental

Cake with Gold Leaf Caketopper

Add a gold-leaf themed caketopper to a simple cake, together with gold trim to each layer for a modern-day fairy-tale look. Caketopper available on Etsy. Image and inspiration: Martha Stewart Weddings

$30 (Caketopper)

DIY Gold Champagne Flutes

Make your own gold champagne flutes with tape, ziploc bags, and spraypaint. Get DIY instructions here. Image and inspiration: Honestly WTF

Monogram Candy Plate

This monogram candy plate is the epitome of the  mod classic. Learn how to make your own monogram candy plate with these instructions. Image and inspiration: Martha Stewart Weddings

Gold and White Flower Girl Dress

Golden threads splash decadent sparkle over the ethereal layers of this full-skirted little girls' dress, perfected with a bead-bedecked sash. Back zip closure, button-back sash.


Gold Beaded Bridal Gown

Golden beads at the bodice lend gilded luxury to this Shoshonna silk-lined strapless gown.


Gold Filigree Earrings

Mallarino's 24-karat gold-vermeil leaf earrings are intricately handcrafted using traditional filigree techniques. For pierced ears.


Gold Flower and Ribbon DIY Seating Cards

Make your own seating cards for your modern fairytale - use wide ochre ribbon, mounted on branches spray painted gold. Add seating cards and border with narrower ribbon, anchoring with glue at regular intervals.  Image and inspiration: Martha Stewart Weddings

Gold Bouquet

Create a dreamy gold bouquet with flowers in the gold and yellow-gold family, and tie it all together with an antique-gold satin ribbon. Image and inspiration: Martha Stewart Weddings

Bow and Tassel Earrings

These Milly earrings boast a feminine bow and swingy tassel, crafted of light-lauding yellow gold vermeil that gives you a natural glow. 14-karat yellow gold plate, Bow drops with white pave Czech crystals.


Bow and Tassel Pendant

This Milly necklace is perfect for jazzing up necklines with its feminine bow and swingy tassel.  14-karat yellow gold plate. Bow pendant with white pave Czech crystals and curb chain tassel drop. Serpentine chain necklace, Approx. 28"L.


One-Shoulder Organza Dress

Airy femininity with a whimsical touch, this one-shoulder silk-organza dress by Thread has an oversized bow at the shoulder. Pleating at bust and waist. Satin banding at waist and back. Hidden back zip. Fully lined.  33" long, measured from shoulder.


Scalloped Gold Sandal

Sweet scallops echo the curvy cutouts of a stratospheric sandal set on a slim heel. Approx. heel height: 5" with 1 1/4" platform (comparable to a 3 3/4" heel). Leather upper.


Gold Leaf Centerpiece

Create this stunning gold leaf centerpiece by spraypainting bay laurel twigs and mounting onto a wooden base. Image and inspiration from Martha Stewart Weddings

Leaf Border Invitation

This Leaf Border invitation in Gold is your guests' first glimpse into the fairytale wedding to come. On a luxurious cardstock with fine thermography printing. 

$2.40 each for 100

Pineapple Ginger Chiller w/ Edible Gold Stars

This pineapple ginger chiller is just the thing for guests to sip during the party; add edible glitter gold stars to make it an unforgettable drink. Recipe and image from Sugar and Charm


Matte Gold Chairs

These matte gold chairs make for a magical look for your ceremony. Image: Style me Pretty

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What great ideas! Never seen a nice gold color scheme. - May 18, 2012 at 12:10 pm

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