once upon a dream: fairytale bridal inspiration

Fairytale bridal session inspiration shoot

Once Upon a Dream from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty has to be one of my favorite Disney songs of all time and Lana Del Ray’s reimagining of it for the new movie Maleficent has got me hooked. That classic, romantic, and beautiful song - Once Upon a Dream - was the catalyst behind today’s gorgeous bridal session inspiration shoot by Esther Gallarday Photography! From Esther – “The inspiration for this shoot was the theme of Once Upon a … [Continue reading]

colorful centerpiece with ranunculuses and roses

Colorful ranunculuses centerpiece | Hoje é Especial | see more on:

Today’s floral design shoot is such a special one. Sara of Hoje é Especial lives in northern Portugal with her husband Filipe and they’re on the hunt for an old, charming building to restore. During their search they came across a beautiful railway station and it inspired today’s centerpiece design! It truly showcases the motto I've always kept in my mind while working on this blog – that inspiration can come from anywhere. From Sara of Hoje é … [Continue reading]

glitz and love giveaway

Bridal Jewelry Giveaway

Sponsored Post Longtime Burnett’s Boards supporter and sidebar resident Glitz and Love is offering up a fabulous giveaway today! Glitz and Love hand makes all of her beautiful and oh so affordable pieces – earrings, necklaces, hair clips, and more. These sparkling jewels are perfect for brides, bridesmaids, flower girls, your maid of honor, and your mother (Mother's Day is soon!) What you’ll win: $60 store credit (which will get you just about anything in … [Continue reading]

unique beach wedding inspiration shoot

Unique and modern beach wedding

Normally when I think of the UK I don’t think beach weddings, but today’s inspiration shoot from Sarah Falugo has completely changed that. Set on the north coast of Cornwall in England, this stunning editorial has a preppy yet modern vibe that works SO well with a beautiful, unique coastal setting! The beautiful and structural succulents, peonies, and proteas look fabulous with the other graphic elements in this wedding inspiration shoot … [Continue reading]

sareh nouri spring 2015 collection

Sareh Nouri Spring 2015 Wedding Dresses

This past weekend at The London’s luxurious Sky Suite in New York City bridal designer Sareh Nouri unveiled her Spring 2015 Collection. Once again I couldn’t attend but Samm Blake went in my stead and photographed some absolutely breathtaking images of this fantastic new collection of wedding dresses! Aren’t these wedding dresses just the most gorgeous things you’ve ever seen? Every last thread, bead, and crystal breathes … [Continue reading]

classically romantic wedding

Classic and romantic wedding

Classically romantic weddings are always timeless and always perfectly pretty. Today’s inspiration shoot from Ivy & Stone has all the elements of an elegant soiree: a cream and ivory color palette, a jaw-dropping wedding dress that’s fit for a princess, soft candle lighting, and so much more! I love the white flowers of the bridal bouquet against that amazing blush tulle ball gown style wedding dress. The color contrast really works … [Continue reading]

mini fashion editorial from gossamer vintage

gossamer vintage

Gossamer Vintage has such a unique story. This one-woman business scours the nation finding the rarest and most beautiful wedding dresses, evening gowns, lingerie, antique bits and bobs, and delivers them to you in pristine condition. Edwardian lace, hand beading, pearl encrusted straps – today’s mini fashion editorial from Gossamer Vintage has it all! Check out all of Gossamer Vintage’s gorgeous finds here and follow along on Instagram – it’s one … [Continue reading]

new twist on jewel tones

Jewel toned wedding inspiration board

Jewel toned weddings can be beautiful, fresh, whimsical, and modern when done right. Today’s jewel toned wedding inspiration board shows one way to do just that! The jewel tones are sapphire blue, emerald-green, ruby-red, amethyst purple, and topaz - which sort of has a gold look to it. Most of the time when brides think of jewel tones the look of the wedding can get dated and bogged down with too much ‘dark.’ In this jewel toned wedding inspiration board I … [Continue reading]

house of mooshki

House of Mooshki wedding dresses

Coming across a new wedding dress designer with gowns as pretty as these here today is always a bit of a shock. I find myself wondering “how have I not seen this gorgeousness before?!” That’s definitely the case with British designer House of Mooshki. Their most recent collection is based upon the sheer elegance of women in the 1950s & 1960s – and it shows! House of Mooshki’s signature style is tea length look with a flirty vibe and that … [Continue reading]

sensual boudoir inspiration shoot

Sensual boudoir shoot | Joel Bedford Photography | see more on:

Today’s bridal boudoir inspiration shoot from Joel Bedford Photography is magnificent for it’s sensuality and scope. It truly tells the story of a bride getting ready for her big day in the most exquisite and alluring way. From Justyna Baraniecki – “We wanted to create a beautiful storyline of a bride getting ready for her wedding day. The photos really tell the tale: a bride in her home with lots of feelings of sensuality and … [Continue reading]

the sweetest anniversary surprise ever

Sweet anniversary surprise

Go grab your husband / fiancé / significant other and give him an eyeful (aka: not so subtle hint!) of Nathan and Jenna's gorgeous anniversary session. Shot by Kerinsa Marie Photography & with blooms designed by Violet Floral Design – this gift of flowers and breakfast is too precious! From Tricia of Violet Floral Design – “Picture this: You open your sleepy eyes to the Saturday morning sunlight pouring in on your comfy duvet. You begin to smell the … [Continue reading]

the sentimentalist

The Sentimentalist Bridal Boutique in Atlanta

The Sentimentalist is a mother / daughter run designer and vintage bridal boutique in Atlanta, Georgia, and it’s absolutely darling! For this newest installment in the inside the boutique series, I sent Gabi my interview questions and she turned around and interviewed her mother & business partner, Krista. Isn’t that the sweetest? And it’s all paired with a fantastic shoot of The Sentimentalist from Rustic White Photography. Enjoy! Gabi (daughter) - … [Continue reading]

bohemian villa inspiration shoot

Bohemian villa wedding

This gorgeous bohemian inspiration shoot by BlueSpark Photography is just loaded with both sumptuous and free-spirited details. Shot in Miami at Villa Woodbine, it effortlessly blends south Florida’s exciting and tropical atmosphere with a laid back vibe. This shoot really is the most interesting mix of wedding styles: its got a touch of rustic, lots of bohemian, a little Latin, a dash of vintage, and a whole lot of glamour. It is a … [Continue reading]

come with me to los cabos

Los Cabos destination wedding and honeymoon

The entire time I’ve been blogging there’s one thing I’ve always wanted to do and that’s go on a press trip (aka: free vacation)! It has finally happened and I’m off to two amazing resorts in Los Cabos, Mexico along with a bevy of other beautiful wedding bloggers. I’ll be visiting both The Westin Resort & Spa and the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar to sample all they have to offer to destination brides and newly married honeymooners. My fingers are crossed for … [Continue reading]