Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Look who is borrowing York’s wallpaper patterns to enhance this spring’s bridal fashions?  None other than Vogue Sposa magazine, and just look at how lovely the glistening gown is against a backdrop of stylized Chinoiserie and sketchbook butterflies.  And the blues…  soft, glistening, floating and romantic.  Blue is one of those special colors that works equally well on any bride or in any room of your home.

cation to go here.  Wallpaper pattern is AP7419.
Vogue Sposa March 2013.  Wallpaper pattern is AP7419.

This silk gown, rich with slubs and a sheen that only silk provides, floats off the bride from a cinched and gathered waist accenting her lovely features.  In keeping with the ancient silk theme is York’s Chinoiserie design (AP7419) from Ashford Silhouettes collection; its rich heritage interpreted from our archive into a modern masterpiece with rich color and the handpainted look of surface printing.

Wallpaper pattern is AP7428.  Bride caption to go here.
Wallpaper pattern is AP7428.  Oscar de la Renta bridal gown 2014 collection.

Soft as gossamer and the gentle flutter of butterfly wings, this Oscar de la Renta gown literally floats down the aisle; so blissful and serene.  To capture the tranquility and beauty of the butterfly garden in your home, surround your walls with Ashford Silhouettes Scenic Vine pattern (AP7428), resplendent with hydrangeas, wisteria, dianthus, dragonflies and butterflies.

Bridal caption to go here. Wallpaper pattern is DE8836.     Bridal caption to go here.  Wallpaper pattern is DE8835.
Oscar de la Renta Bridal Collection 2013. Wallpaper pattern is DE8835.

Lace, this year’s fantasy whether bridal or master bedroom, has an intricate beauty all its own.  Textural, dimensional, dainty yet sophisticated, there’s no denying its elaborate beauty.  Oscar de la Renta pairs a slender lace dress with layers of filmy blue chiffon in an overskirt, while York pairs a soft filmy blue floral motif with the texture of sculptured ink from Candice Olson, Shadow Flowers; the perfect marriage of heritage and contemporary design.

Wallpaper pattern is SX7701.  Bride caption to go here.
Wallpaper pattern is SX7701.  Stella de Libero bridal gown.

Brides are often referred to as ethereal, so great is their beauty in a bridal gown.  Epitomizing the delicate otherworldly beauty of an ethereal bride, this Stella de Libero gown is truly breathtaking; soft, filmy layers of toile are fashioned into cascading roses gently trailing down the full skirt of the gown.  For a romantic look in your home, surround your walls with Ron Redding’s Grace design (SX7701) from the Monogram 4th Edition collection.  Softly pearled inks set the stage for a romantic flocked medallion that whispers romance to those who dwell there.

York has the most beautiful collection of blue wall décor that will inspire you to decorate your home with this color known for its calm influence and serene aura.  Go to and select “blues” in the detailed search area under “products”.

Top: Left AP7476, Right DE8855.  Bottom: Left AP7498, Right SE1869.
Top: Left AP7476, Right DE8855. Bottom: Left AP7498, Right SE1869.


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