gift essentials for the entire wedding party

Stylish wedding guest books

Sponsored Post Confession time! Before our wedding my husband and I bought his groomsmen ties. Yep – just ties. In retrospect, now that I know a thing or two about weddings, I totally wish we’d gotten something more personal that they could keep and use afterwards (because let's be honest - those ties that matched our wedding colors probably haven’t been worn since!). That's where Izola comes in. Izola has a fabulously stylish range of gifts for the bride, the … [Continue reading]

summery citrus wedding ideas

Stylish bride and groom in seersucker | Amy Carlston Photography | see more on:

Set amongst the lemon orchards of Southern California, this charming, summery citrus wedding inspiration from Amy Carlston Photography is brimming over with delights! A darling single tier cake, adorably styled bride and groom, and an exquisite tablescape with lemon and orange details are just a few of the many things to love in this editorial. From Amy Carlston Photography – “This summer shoot was inspired by the lemon orchards of … [Continue reading]

vintage bohemian, polo-inspired wedding in hawaii

Trio of naked cakes

Floral designer Debbie Hemingway (who designed my own wedding!) and Jeannemarie Photography teamed up with some wonderful wedding vendors for this vintage bohemian, polo-inspired wedding editorial shot against the majestic Ko’olau Mountains here in Hawaii. From Debbie Hemingway of Designs by Hemingway – “A year in the planning, we decided to set our shoot at the polo fields in Waimanalo. Located on the east side of Oahu, we found it to be the perfect … [Continue reading]

curvy girls’ bridal trousseau

Plus sized bridal boudoir

Well-fitted wedding lingerie is absolutely essential – and who better to break it down for you with a gorgeous garden-inspired boudoir inspiration shoot than Sweet Nothings? Sweet Nothings is known around the web as a destination site for lingerie reviews, bra fitting advice, and editorials on body image. Not only did Sweets of Sweet Nothings model in this shoot for Kate Ignatowski Photography, but she planned & styled the whole thing as well. Make sure you … [Continue reading]

a wedding planner’s engagement

Apple themed engagement shoot

When a wedding planner gets engaged – you know it’s going to be good! Sarah of Pink Paisley Events conceptualized and styled her and Brandon’s engagement session with Hannah Truly Photography around the theme of apples and it turned out beautifully! From Sarah of Pink Paisley Events – “As a wedding planner I wanted to focus on the detailed elements of my engagement photos. It was hard to choose a perfect place but as I toured the city of … [Continue reading]

timeless elegance in san juan, puerto rico

Elegant and sexy wedding dresses | LH Photography | see more on:

From the array of stunning wedding gowns to the layering of the table setting, cake, and jaw-dropping old world style venue to the beautiful invitation suite and floral designs, LH Photography and her creative team were able to create a scene of timeless elegance in San Juan, Puerto Rico! From Lysue of LH Photography – “The shoot was inspired by the unique beauty and history of our venue. I wanted to showcase the venue while at the same time create … [Continue reading]

rustic kentucky derby wedding inspiration

Kentucky Derby Themed Wedding

This wedding inspiration shoot from Cherry Bomb Events and Shutter Chic Photography captures the glamorous fun of a Kentucky Derby themed wedding perfectly. With a glamorous hat, stylish and colorful bow ties, mint julep drinks, and horses (of course!) there’s a lot to love here. From Shayna at Cherry Bomb Events – “We shot this wedding inspiration shoot with two thoroughbred horses, one of which is the grandson of Secretariat! The vintage inspired … [Continue reading]

peony pink and emerald green

Pink peony and emerald green wedding inspiration board

I’m unapologetically loving this popular wedding color combination right now: peony pink and emerald-green. It’s so feminine, fresh and easy to adore! The warm pinks looks lovely balanced out with a cool, emerald-green hue. Pink peonies are one super popular wedding flower right now and it's no wonder why. Fluffy and delightful with their yellow centers, peonies look fabulous pretty much everywhere at your wedding – from your bridal bouquet to the ceremony … [Continue reading]

wild-at-heart beach wedding with oyster trough table

Unique wedding rings

An oh so perfect for summer trough table filled with locally farmed oysters centers today’s free-spirited bohemian beach wedding inspiration shoot from Virginia’s Bluebird’s Garage and Andi & Zoe Photography. It’s filled with color, friendship, laugher and beautiful summer sunshine! From Mary Kaufman of Bluebird’s Garage – “This shoot was inspired by our newest rental, the trough table. We wanted to highlight its usage as a drink / … [Continue reading]

tuscan-inspired bridal session

Organic bridal bouquet

Today’s stunning bridal session inspiration shoot from Victoria Austin Designs and Jennifer Pharr Photography breathes fresh air into Southern bridal portraits. A darling and unique venue in Alabama, Pinzone’s Italian Village is a little slice of Tuscan beauty! From Victoria Austin Designs – “With so many traditional ballrooms laced in old Southern charm, we found serenity and inspiration within this Italian village in Fairhope, Alabama. The … [Continue reading]

ophelia: an enchanting fashion + boudoir editorial

Wedding veil with fresh flowers on it

Filled with some of the most incredible wedding day looks I’ve ever seen, today’s fashion-forward editorial photographed by Lara Hotz is all kinds of epic - it features 4 bridal looks and 2 boudoir ensembles. With styling by Stefanie Ingram and amazingly creative floral designs by Jardine Hansen, this shoot recently graced the pages of the newly relaunched Australian wedding magazine Hooray and I couldn’t be more thrilled to share it with you here today! … [Continue reading]

event recap: leanne marshall trunk show

Leanne Marshall trunk show at The Sentimentalist | Rustic White Photography | see more on:

For those of you who aren’t sure what a trunk show is (it’s ok – I googled it while I was a bride-to-be too!) it’s when the designer visits a bridal boutique, brings their entire collection (yep – in trunks!) and provides personal consultations to everyone who tries on a gown. Amazing right? When Leanne Marshall turns up at The Sentimentalist with a trunk show and Rustic White Photography is there to shoot it – you know it’s going to be good… From Gabi … [Continue reading]

mountaintop elopement

Mountain wedding elopement in Colorado

Robyn and James live in Dallas, but wanted to turn their Colorado vacation into the most memorable day of their relationship! Captured beautifully by Sarah Rose Burns Photography, this magnificent mountaintop elopement is one for the books. From Sarah Rose Burns Photography – “Robyn described her perfect elopement as bohemian and in a beautiful, natural setting. So I scouted around until I found a gorgeous mountaintop nook, sent her a … [Continue reading]

fiery orange 1930s wedding inspiration shoot

Vintage 1930s themed wedding

With a dream team crew of Canadian wedding pros, today’s 1930s-styled wedding inspiration shoot from Kirill Bordon Photography is simply bubbling over with beauty. The fiery orange and green palette is a unique color twist on a vintage wedding theme and the floral design will leave you breathless! Typically I see vintage wedding themes done in more muted tones so I just love how uniquely bright this wedding inspiration shoot is. From … [Continue reading]