9 Ideas for a Spring Fling-Themed Wedding

A playful mix of classic décor and whimsical touches enlivens this chic coastal celebration.


“The bride wanted her celebration to feel fresh, flirty and fun and at the same time incorporate traditional design elements and gorgeous florals," says Lindsey Hartsough of Magnolia Event Design & Planning. "We found formality in the linens and tableware, offsetting them with fun details like gold acrylic placecards and a make-your-own sundae bar.”

The ceremony arch was adorned with an asymmetric floral design.

Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Arch

The invitation suite by Oak & Orchid

Spring Wedding Invitations

Rather than individual escort cards, guest seating info is posted on a “Take a Seat” guide.

Wedding Seating Chart

A backdrop of greenery and strands of roses by Rockrose Floral Design frames the head table.

Spring Wedding Reception Decor

Fresh green accents abound on the reception dinner tables.

Spring Wedding Table Setting

Acrylic table numbers by FranJohnsonHouse on Etsy helped guests find their seats.

Wedding Table Number

A DIY sundae bar kept guests energized on the dance floor.

Wedding Ice Cream Sundae Bar

A signature pink drink and logoed cocktail napkin.

Wedding Signature Cocktail

The Lele Patisserie cake flanked by Kate Spade flutes and cake-cutting set.

White Wedding Cake

Photography: Kiel Rucker Photography / Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Bacara / Linens: La Tavola / Rentals: Elan Event Rentals