This weekend I was part of a speakeasy themed event and it was wonderful. I will soon post pictures from this event with more ideas, yet while I wait to gather them I wanted to suggest a theme that is perfect for a small, intimate, elegant and affordable wedding (of course any theme normally can translate to larger weddings with some adjustment.)
May I suggest a wonderful upcoming designer who was the heart and soul of designing this event, Samantha Nowlin of SIMPLELIFEDESIGN.COM.
With this said, in the meantime here are a few other sites that will help you or your wedding team peculate on the wonderful concept of a Speakeasy, 1920's Gatsby themed wedding.
This theme lends itself well to budget weddings for many reasons. In our event we utilized others crystal dishes, furniture, etc before buying the remaining things.
This type of theme can be found in thrift store, flea markets and vintage sources because wear and tear is shabby chic !!!
More ideas coming soon on this idea.