DIY Style Tips for the Bohemian Summer Wedding of your Dreams
This real bride in a floor length lace veil with drop-veil blusher from The Mantilla Company.
Despite popular belief, you don't have to throw a black-tie, formal wedding in order to wear wear a mantilla veil on your big day. Last month, I showed you how to find the perfect mantilla for your wedding dress and busted the myth about having to match laces. Today, I'm crushing another myth about how mantillas can't be worn in non-religious or outdoor ceremonies, not true!
I am such a fan of bohemian style and with summer right around the corner, I wanted to put together a look that would inspire you to have  the summer wedding of your dreams. Use unique vintage finds from Etsy and local boutiques and flea markets and keep all your floral arrangements organic and flowy. Non-uniform is key! If these looks are too laid back for your liking, add dark regal colors like navy and purple and touches of metallic golds and silvers to dress it up. So, if you're dreaming of a bohemian wedding for your summer nuptials, follow these tips to get the look!

Flowy floral bouquet:

bohemian wedding bouquet for summer

Lacy Dresses for the bride and the bridesmaids:

I'm LOVING these flowy, embroidered lace dresses for bridesmaids. Or how about a little pattern for your #girlgang? This floral print dress is available in 3 colors!

vintage ivory lace dress for summer wedding

Natural Cake Toppers:

If you're not a fan of using real flowers as a cake topper, there are so many artificial options out there that look like the real thing! You can recreate this peony cake topper look with these silk flowers.

simple one tier cake with fresh flowers

Wedding stationery: 

You can easily recreate this look! Canva is a great resource to create your own wedding stationery. They have recently introduced a printing service which will save you the step of researching printers! Aren't envelope liners beautiful? They are such a pleasant surprise! Create a template for your envelope liner by tracing your envelope and cutting it 1 inch smaller than your actual envelope. Use your template to trace out an envelope liner, cut and insert. These garden scrapbooking papers are the perfect look for a boho summer themed wedding. This is the best double-sided tape to keep your envelope liners in place.
summer wedding invitation suite with gold yellow and coral

Berry and floral centerpiece: 

fig and gold summer wedding table setting with candlesticks 

About me: In 2010, while shopping for my bridal gown, I quickly realized that bridal stores had a very small selection (or none!) of lace mantilla veils. I ended up getting my veil from Spain and after all the compliments I received on my wedding day about my veil, I knew I had to bring these beautiful, authentic, quality, Spanish-made veils to brides in the US. My husband and I planned the whole business on the plane during our honeymoon! Today, we carry a large selection online of mantilla veils and have been featured in many bridal blogs and magazines. Read more about our story here.


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