Monday, May 2

classic damask

damask scrapbook inspiration

The word damask actually refers to many warp-faced and weft-faced reversible textiles and has been in existence since the early Middle Ages.
But today when referring to damask we generally think of the classic black and white ornate pattern. It conjures up a feeling of opulence and luxury, which has made damask a popular choice for weddings. So with the royal wedding still fresh in our minds its the perfect theme for this month as we look at some great DIY projects to get the regal look on a budget.

Credits: Louis Mariette Alexandra crystal tiara, the royal wedding invitation, black and white dining via Wedding by Color from Brides, sexy black and white tablescape with glossy black lamps and anemones via The Secret Life of Flowers. An all white table design with a touch of silver and black via the knot.

A simple white bouquet of carnations decorated with black ribbon, from Martha Stewart. Camilla canisters filled with black and white treats, from Pottery Barn. Black candelabra. Damask thank you card from 'i do' it yourself. Hand made anemones on black cupcakes with silver cachou by Le Cupcake. Black and White Damask Wedding Cake by Maki's Cakes.

Colour palette: black and white

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