Wedding Inspiration: By the Sea

Wedding planner Alex McClard looked to beach glass as inspo for her own wedding — an intimate celebration in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida


wedding by the sea

“I always wanted a beach wedding, but elevated,” says Alex McClard, owner, Vision in White Events. “And I fell in love with the venue!” she says of @thelodgeandclub.

Cool sea-glass hues are offset by pinks and corals. Rattan chargers add a breezy feel.

wedding by the sea

The invitation suite from @mintedweddings.

wedding invitation suite

Alex and husband, Lyle, enlisted their pups as "ring dogs" and "flower dogs," wearing attire that matched the groomsmens' suits and flowers to match the bridesmaids' bouquets.

bride and groom with dogs

“When I found these @birdygrey bridesmaid dresses, the rest of the theme just fell into place," Alex says.

bride with bridesmaids

 Beneath the pretty pergola, a long table was set with infinity-motif chairs. Both table and pergola were bedecked with pink garden roses, coral ranunculus and orchids

wedding by the sea

As to the signage, "Charlie is our oldest pup (and the boss), so we decided it would be his bar, featuring Lou's beer and Winnie's wine," says Alex.

wedding signature cocktail sign

The cake with custom topper — almond with vanilla frosting from @_cakes_and_co — was transported from Nashville.

wedding cake topper

Another view of the cake along with a sea-glass handled cake-serving set. Cupcake flavors included peanut butter, champagne and red velvet.

wedding cake