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Picinc Wedding Sketches from Ashley Brooke Designs

When I saw the pretty picnic wedding of Ashley from Ashley Brooke Designs on Elizabeth Anne Designs a couple of months ago, I instantly loved all of the sweet details Ashley designed. There was the cutest lemonade station and a big spread of food so guests could pack their own picnic boxes. Lawn games like croquet and stacks of heirloom quilts made the celebration both casual and elegant. Yesterday I was delighted to see these before and after sketches and photos Ashley shared on her blog showing how her vision came to life on her wedding day. Aren’t these fabulous?
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I’ve said before that my favorite design tools are a roll of yellow trace paper and black felt tip markers and this is a perfect example of why – simply sketching out your ideas and envisioning the final result really will help it all come together. I loved reading about how Ashley’s team used the sketches when pulling everything together on her wedding day. The best way to articulate to your vendors what you’re looking for is to show them. Give them photos or snapshots, work with them to create inspiration boards or sketch out rough ideas to communicate what you’re thinking. Knowing what you want and making sure your team knows what you want will help ensure your vision comes to life beautifully.

{Photos and illustrations from Ashley Brooke Designs.}

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Rebecca

Wednesday 4th of August 2010

Such a fun party! I love seeing the inspiration come to life too!

Brancoprata

Wednesday 4th of August 2010

Sketches are a great way to show your vision!! These are amazing and the final result is just perfect! .-= Brancoprata's most recent blog post: Etsy ♥ - Mates &amp Rubbish =-.

Lisa

Wednesday 4th of August 2010

We had croquet at our wedding. This is a beautiful layout too! .-= Lisa's most recent blog post: a CLASSIC BOY Campout Party =-.

Kristi

Tuesday 3rd of August 2010

Oh these are just fabulous! Love seeing sketches come to life...she does amazing work!!!

xoxo kristi

lydia {ever ours}

Tuesday 3rd of August 2010

so neat to see these come to life! loving the sketches and seeing them in actual photographs! .-= lydia {ever ours}'s most recent blog post: venue love la quinta resort and club =-.