Glitzy pink Glinda the Good Witch wedding inspiration
Glinda the Good Witch of the North is all things sparkly, pink and magical. She’s an icon that appears in everything from the original “Wizard of Oz” book series to the 1939 movie to the modern musical “Wicked.”
Inspired by Glinda’s magical vibe and glitzy style, this wedding inspiration creates an unabashedly feminine wonderland that would certainly rival Oz. Pasadena’s historic Maxwell House features stunning architectural details, rose-pink interior walls and a grand fireplace perfect for a little magic.
Yanet and Iliana are a real couple with a love story that makes us think of a powerful line in “Wicked:” “Because I knew you, I have been changed for good.” Both women inspired each other to take another chance on love after previous marriages and everyone in the room could feel their incredible connection. And of course, we can’t forget their little dog, too! Who needs Toto when you have Penny the Pomeranian in her own pink dress and pearls?
Yanet wore a pink chiffon dress and a stunning crown that was classic Glinda style from the Wizard of Oz movie. Her starburst earrings referenced the look of her wand. Iliana’s gold-and-white jumpsuit and blazer combo gave her a modern-glam Glinda look. In a nod to Glinda’s favorite method of transportation, the bubble, whimsical balloon décor filled the venue. Balloons poured from the fireplace in the main hall and balloons dangling from the staircase served as a gorgeous ceremony backdrop.
Guests were greeted with custom champagne bottles as welcome gifts before the festivities. The pink and gold invitation suite features subtle references like the shape of the clock from “Wicked” and a quote from “Somewhere Over the Rainbow:” “Dreams that you dare to dream really do come true”. You may recognize the famous yellow brick road and Emerald City in the chic save the dates.
The cake incorporated 3D ‘bubbles’ and delicate champagne-gold petals. Custom cocktails followed the color scheme with pink shades from prickly pear and grapefruit. Flower garnishes added a nice feminine touch and rock candy stirrers brought a bit of sparkle. The favor table gave guests two options to select from: Heart-shaped stroopwafels (a waffle cookie with caramel filling) wrapped with quotes and custom gold tin candles with Oz-inspired scents like “Troubles Melt Like Lemon Drops” and “Kansas Rain.”
Photographer: Jade Elora Photography
Coordinator: Rock n’ Willow Eventss
Venue: The Maxwell House
Florals: Florally Ever After
Cake: Sweet Novelette
Suit: City Triangles
Makeup: Yanet Perla
Hair: Beauty By Carla
Bar: LA Speakeasy
Stationery & Calligraphy: Alexis Designs Things
Veil & Accessories: Julie Harris Designs
Favors: Gourmet Wedding Gifts
Videographer: Milestones of Love
Tabletop Rentals: La Piñata Party Rentals
Alaina Leary Lavoie
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