A few weeks before getting married Mark and I had to choose our “first dance”. We wanted a song that we could really dance to and with a meaning that we could identify with. We considered songs by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, John Mayer and then we considered Come Fly With Me, by Frank Sinatra and then later Michael Buble.
Come Fly With Me struck a few notes with us, the vintage vibe corresponded with the aesthetic we had designed for the reception and I appreciated the tie to Frank Sinatra which I link with my dad and grandparents, the song is a classic and won’t likely be one we’ll laugh about twenty years from now, and the lyrics were about taking off on a journey, and doing it together.
Once I get you up there where the air is rarified
We’ll just glide, starry-eyed
Once I get you up there I’ll be holding you so near
You may hear angels cheer ’cause we’re together
Weather-wise it’s such a lovely day
You just say the words and we’ll beat the birds
Down to Acapulco Bay
It’s perfect for a flying honeymoon, they say
Come fly with me, let’s fly, let’s fly
Pack up, let’s fly away!!
This song, and it’s vintage vibe and love for travel inspired this new wedding inspiration board.
The vintage travel posters will set the tone and and theme for the day and are supported by the collected over time accessories like the vintage typewriter, camera, luggage, card boxes, and linens. The centerpieces and florals have a home grown feel in vintage milkglass vases, and hand tied lavender bouquets. Also, how great are the sweet treats of milk and cookies (vintage milk bottles!) and that travel inspired cake?
After the cake is cut and the last picture is taken the inspired couple can take off with the wind in their hair on the back of a Vespa and jetset to their honeymoon in style with chic luggage and passport cover.
Inspiration can be found anywhere, as long as you’re looking for it!