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A Rustic Theme Wedding Exclusively Created by Luxurious Wedding | Dress The Event Productions

The Inspiration

The inspiration began with our Luxurious Wedding | Dress The Drink custom Birch Cocktail. For the Birch Cocktail we used gourmet chocolate syrup to outline a twig design inside the glass. Our crushed edible cocoa flowers garnished the rim which was topped off with our edible Viola flower on a Belgian chocolate stick. Then our Mixologist created a Birch Martini and Birch Milk beverage so that everyone could enjoy the true spirit of our Birch Cocktail.

The Concept

True rustic decor comes in various time periods so we combined 4 core elements into the decor vision - colonial, natural, country manor, peppered with an overall feeling of romantic Victorian. The mixture produces a Rustic Theme Wedding canvas where art and luxury mesh brilliantly.

The Ambiance

Perfect for any size wedding, A Rustic Theme Wedding is timeless. We used a rich color palette mixed with birch wood, vines, barks, leaves, edible flowers and a Signature Birch Cocktail trimmed with crushed edible flower crystals. Our Mixologist created the perfect blend of alcoholic and non-alcoholic flavors for the Birch Signature Cocktail. The rim of the glass was then topped off with a Belgian Chocolate Sweetglazed coated edible flower on the tip of a Belgian Chocolate stick. Sinfully Decandant! The Signature Birch Cocktail was created and designed to highlight all the Rustic Theme hues in our Color Palette and to harmonize with the table decor.

The Color Palette

Hydrangea - a soft blue. Viola - a deep purple. Harvest Gold - a bright glow. Granny Apple - a medium green. Burnt Sienna - a rich brown. Hazelnut - a light taupe. Birch - white with a silver cast. Antique Copper.


The Focal Element

The Rustic Theme Wedding begins with a Signature Birch Cocktail

The Rustic Venue

Northwoods Resort Big Bear Lake California

Northwoods Resort is nestled in a verdant valley of the San Bernardino Mountains, Riverside, California. A quaint and romantic full service hotel, the Northwoods Resort is the perfect location for a Rustic Wedding any time of the year. In the center of the town of Big Bear Lake, the Northwoods Resort is close to the ski and hiking trails and the beautiful Big Bear Lake area.


The Elements of a Rustic Theme Wedding

The Save The Date
The Save The Date was astonishing. Karyn Dunn of Beyond Inviting designed a leather envelope style Save The Date.


The Invitation

The beautiful Rustic Invitation was created by Zeb Powell of Praez Occasions. with a wedding invitation in rich Chocolate and Copper hues. The Rustic Wedding Invitation comes encased in a hand-sewn imported silk box accented with eye popping metallic Copper and Gold-rimmed ribbon tied with a sparkling sequined leaf.

The Candleabra
The focal point of the table design is our Ornate Bacchic Leaves Candelabra featuring a dozen cups of brilliant candle light. They seem to grow from the limbs of this Bacchic looking tree candelabra. The 12 tealights illuminate the table and all the surrounding decor.


The Table Cards
The birch bark cards kept to the theme with handwritten table cards, escort cards and calligraphy accent cards printed on authentic birch wood. Using a feminine yet classic calligraphy style, these printed materials accentuated the rustic theme with their elegant curves and rich brown tones.


The Accentuations
Oh so pretty. Glazed Edible Flowers were everywhere. Attached to the centerpiece. As accents on the wedding cake. As napkin trim for each placesetting. Enticing and edible. Oh so pretty and perfect!

The best part of creating the ambiance for the Rustic Theme Wedding was being able to utilize our luxury gourmet garnishments for the color palette and design. These fantastic edible crushed flower garnishes are made to be used on the cocktails and desserts and to complete the look of the table setting. We used Edible Flowers, Diamond Gold Gems, and our 24K Chocolate Leaves to create an exciting and unique feeling.


The Rustic Signature Dress The Dessert Cupcake
The absolutely divine Signature Cupcake is made exclusively for our Rustic Wedding and is available for order. The Rustic Signature Dress The Dessert Cupcake features a champagne vanilla bean cupcake with ivory champagne whipped frosting drizzled with Belgium chocolate. Each signature cupcake is rimmed with Dress The Drink Edible Crushed Flowers accented with a Dress The Drink Belgium Chocolate Edible SweetGlazed Viola Swizzle Stick. A perfect companion to our Signature Birch Cocktail. Our exclusive cupcakes can be created in any color combination to match your wedding decor.


The Rustic Cupcake Stand
Display these elegant cupcakes on this Rustic Iron and Rattan Cake Stand with an intertwining twig base. It can be used as a cake stand, or floral stand. The Metal Tree Base Platform is also great to give as a wedding gift. It is a beautiful decorative piece that any bride will enjoy in her new home!


The Guestbook

Gadroon Platter with Handles
The Gadroon Platter with Handles is an excellent alternative to the traditional paper guestbook. Platter can be personalized with professional engraving. Each Signature Guestbook Platter includes one Signature Engraving Scribe, a micro fiber polishing cloth to remove finger smudges, and an elegant guest instruction card


The Rustic Wedding Favor

These gorgeous Rustic Fall Leaf Wine Bottle Stoppers have a sturdy metal core lined with a black rubber stopper rim topped with a stylishly-tilted leaf silhouette. Every bronze metal wine stopper is packaged upright in a deluxe clear box with a fall design top and bottom allowing a dramatic 360 degree view of the favor, finished with a sparkling bronze organza bow and a designer leaf shaped thank you tag attached. They make a beautiful wedding reception, rehearsal dinner or bridal shower favor. Also great to pair with a bottle of wine and present as a bridesmaid or hostess gift.


The Rustic Table Linens
The Rustic Theme Wedding linen selection from Wildflower had many different textures of materials accenting, organza, chiffons, cashmere and chameuse. Linen color palette used amber, brown, taupe, and ivory color tones.


The Floral Designer
Created by our Luxurious Wedding | Dress The Drink exclusive florist for the Rustic Theme Wedding. The Rustic Theme Floral Decor is available for international shipping.


The Floral Decor
Lining the back of the entrance table the floral designer placed clusters of Dutch white sweet peas into large white birch bark tubes giving an impressive introduction to the rustic decor.


The Floral Boutonniere
A Rustic Boutonniere from Magenta Cymbidium Orchid accented with a stephanotis flower surrounded by wild, rustic angel vines and real strands from an actual birds nest.


The Mini Bouquet
Perfect for the bridesmaids, flower girl or the mother of the bride and groom, a Rustic Mini-Bouquet from the head of an exotic mini-succulent plant wrapped with sweet peas and rustic angel vines. The stems were hand tied with brown double satin ribbons.


The Rustic Bouquet
The Rustic Bouquet has massive pure white sweet peas clustered into a hollow birch tube. Rustic angel vines draped from the bottom of the birch tubes and surround the sweet peas.


The Rustic Basket
Use Rustic Baskets as accents for the event. They can be used as Ring Bearer Baskets, on the Buffet Tables to stick in Menus, etc. The Rustic Baskets were hand crafted using white birch bark for the basket and metal ribbons for handles filled with natural green mood moss. Metal bows attached to the handles cascading downward were the finishing touches.


The Rustic Ring Pillow
The Rustic Ring Pillow is a sculptured pillow shape wrapped with thin layers of birch bark to create the shape. The it was topped with natural green mood moss. Metal bows and double satin brown ribbon were crafted together in the center of the pillow to hold the rings. Lily of the valley was added for a romantic element.


The Rustic Napkin Accents
The Rustic Napkin Accents as a mini Boutonniere from Magenta Cymbidium Orchid accented with a stephanotis flower surrounded by wild, rustic angel vines and real strands from an actual birds nest.



The China and Charger

Our Rustic Theme Dinnerware was selected from the extraordinary collection at Classic Party Rental. Each place setting was a key element as the background for the plate decor. Artistic and graceful natural materials were combined to achieve the overall design image of the table decor. We selected fine white china with a gold rim to sit upon an amber crackle charger. Each place setting was flanked by gold plated silverware and amber crackled glassware. The selected pairing of dinnerware truly made the tabletop design pop.


The Rustic Wedding Cake
Designed by Tasteful Cakes, the Rustic Wedding Cake design was the most delicious wedding cake we have ever tasted. The frosting picked up the lines that run through natural Birch with layers that were semi-circled in huge chocolate resembling bark. Our Belgian Chocolate Dress The Drink Edible Flowers were blooming all over the cake.
A beautiful three tier rustic wedding cake used a variety of decorating techniques. Each tier of the wedding cake was comprised of different cake flavors and fillings. The bottom tier has both white and chocolate cake in alternating layers matched with their signature dulce de leche mousse, which is a creamy caramel favorite. The middle tier is a light white cake with refreshing fresh strawberries set in our strawberry mousse. The top tier is a luxurious chocolate cake paired with a decadent, silky chocolate mousse. A companion groom’s cake was made of rich red velvet cake with a smooth cream cheese filling.
The decorations were inspired by a lively and joyful meadow with delicate flowers and vibrant foliage. All three tiers are iced using a marbleized buttercream in subdued, natural tones. The simulated bark was created using modeling chocolate and a true-to-life bark texture, which was placed “randomly” to enhance the natural feel of the cake. Edible pansies and snap dragons pop up in bright yellows, beautiful purples, and gentle pinks. To balance the edible flowers, we created edible textured moss, birch leaves and tendrils of ferns. The final touch to the Rustic Cake was a simulated branch of a birch tree made from edible sugar dough. The groom’s cake was created to replicate a genuine tree stump, from the rings of the heart of the tree to the imitation bark enveloping it.


The Pairing of Wine
Montes Purple Angel exudes distinctive flavors of intense blueberry, blackberry and chocolate. Montes Purple Angel is layered, structured, and balanced. Intense purple in color, this wine has distinctive and delicate hints of chocolate and cigar box aromas. The Carmen grapes from the Apalta estate provide elegance, spiciness, and dark fruit flavors. The Petit Verdot, also from Apalta, adds structure along with the wildness of black berries. Finally, the Carmenere grapes from Marchigue a cooler area adds spicy and lively notes. This wine is full bodied, with a considerable amount of ripe tannins that bestow grip and structure to this lovely wine. Robert Parker 93+ PointsWine News 93 PointsWine Spectator 91 Points


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