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Workshops for wedding planners

As a longtime fan, student, and advisory board member of The Wedding and Event Institute, it is such a thrill to share this incredible opportunity for wedding professionals with you here today! The Refine Workshop is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that adds not just a single tool, but an entire tool belt to your business and will give you what you need to take your business to the next level. WHAT IS IT:  The REFINE Workshop is a degree level program … [Continue reading]

family engagement session

Bohemian engagement session with DIY flower crown | Hello Miss Lovely | see more on:

This adorable engagement shoot by Autumn Beury of Hello Miss Lovely captures the love of a family perfectly. Rachel, Duke, and their little boy bring loads of smiles and sweet embraces to these flawless images! From Autumn of Hello Miss Lovely – “Rachel and Duke’s bohemian, outdoor engagement session included their adorable little boy – lil’ Duke. I made Rachel’s flower crown and the boys’ boutonnieres. Rachel wore a sweet little lace white … [Continue reading]

mixed metallic wedding inspiration

Mixed metallics wedding inspiration board

Muted metallic hues like gold, silver, pewter and brass are all so pretty when used for a wedding palette! Today’s inspiration board mixes these metals along with a glamorous chandelier motif for an effortlessly chic effect. Aside from the pewter colored wedding dress in this inspiration board, my other favorite detail is that phenomenal cake. The way the detailing mimics the look of a chandelier is exquisite. The silver snake skin pumps are also show … [Continue reading]

sparkling and delicate wedding dresses

Sparkling Wedding Dresses

After yesterday’s phenomenal design studio tour of Truvelle I can’t think of a better shoot to publish today than one that has Truvelle wedding dresses on display in all their delicate glory! Designed and styled by Denver, Colorado’s Emma & Grace Bridal Studio (take a tour of their bridal boutique here) and captured by Amy Caroline Photography, these gowns are absolutely enchanting! From Amy Caroline Photography – “Truvelle wedding … [Continue reading]

truvelle studio tour

Truvelle wedding dresses

Ever since the debut of her wedding dress collection here on Burnett's Boards, Vancouver's Gaby of Truvelle has been a favorite wedding dress designer of mine, her work has graced this blog countless times, and her sequins & delicate lace gowns have taken the wedding world by storm. To celebrate the launch of her fabulous new website and upcoming brand new collection of wedding dresses, Gaby takes us all on a tour of her design studio with images from Kirill … [Continue reading]

vintage, flower-infused boudoir session

Romantic boudoir session with flower garland

Inspired by the delicately feminine Claire Pettibone lace robes from Gossamer Vintage seen throughout this shoot, today’s boudoir editorial from Carmen Santorelli Photography is definitely one of the prettiest I’ve ever seen. It has an air of breathless romance that you’ll just adore! Created to celebrate a woman’s body, this boudoir session is styled to perfection. It’s ethereal, feminine, and outstandingly beautiful. With a lovely … [Continue reading]

still life wedding inspiration

Still life wedding inspiration

Still life paintings from the 16th century are a gorgeous source of inspiration for a wedding and today’s magnificent editorial from Christy Tyler Photography and Chicago Vintage Weddings shows us all why. With artistic blooms, a stunning gown, and beautiful, still life–inspired details, today’s wedding inspiration shoot is a work of art! From Christy Tyler Photography – “Our unique and colorful wedding inspiration shoot held at the … [Continue reading]

freedom of expression – a fijian bridal editorial

Fijian bridal inspiration shoot | Kama Catch Me Fiji Destination Wedding Photography | see more on:

Oh Fiji – I just can’t get enough of you! Today’s stunning bridal session editorial was conceptualized and styled by Kama Catch Me and pays homage to Fiji's islands and island beauty in an utterly gorgeous and unique way. It's so inspirational! From Kama Catch Me - "The idea behind this shoot is to encourage future brides to dare to venture off the beaten track. Planning a wedding can at times seem like a mountain with a signpost at its base warning you … [Continue reading]

hawaiian honeymoon fashion

Honeymoon fashion and outfits | Angi Capri Photography | see more on:

Today’s honeymoon fashion shoot from Angie Capri Photography is filled with laid-back island style. From the boudoir to the beach, this creative team has got your looks and outfits for your Hawaii honeymoon covered! From Angie Capri Photography – “ We began our photo shoot with Maddie modeling honeymoon boudoir looks inside the Marriott Hotel and then we moved outside to the beach for more shots and fashionable looks with both Maddie and Angelina. I … [Continue reading]

early autumn garden wedding

Early autumn garden wedding inspiration board

With the first day of autumn right around the corner but with the warmth of summer still in the air, an early autumn garden wedding inspiration board feels like just the right fit! Early autumn (think: late September) weddings have so much potential for gorgeousness. You can pull in some warm summer hues and don a beautiful strapless wedding dress while still playing up rich fall colors like plum, burgundy, and cinnamon. The textural details in this … [Continue reading]

lovely bride DC

Lovely Bride DC

As a longtime fan of the Lovely Bride bridal boutiques (see if there’s a location near you here) and the Lovely Bride blog, it’s such an honor to feature one of their shops, Lovely Bride DC, here today as the next installment of the much-loved inside the boutique series! With thoughtful answers from Alex of Lovely Bride and beautiful photography by Lissa Ryan – this Washington DC bridal salon couldn’t be any more adorable! What is the inspiration for … [Continue reading]

rustic neon wedding inspiration

Neon rustic wedding inspiration

Today’s rustic wedding inspiration shoot takes ‘rustic weddings’ to a whole new level and I just adore it! With an explosion of fun colors and unique styling details, the ladies at N-Joy! Weddings and Events really created something fabulous here and Carolynn Seibert Photography captured it all beautifully. From Lesley of N-Joy! Weddings and Events - "In creating and producing this shoot, we wanted to give brides (and all those planning … [Continue reading]

moroccan wedding ideas

Moroccan themed wedding ideas

I love it when couples bring a little of their favorite places to their own wedding and today’s editorial shoot from Donny Zavala Photography does exactly that! With Moroccan-inspired details this creative team turned a river gorge in Oregon into an exotic paradise. Moroccan-themed weddings are such delights. The gold wedding dress and headpiece are the perfect styling compliments for an adventurous bride. Add some antique props, fruits, … [Continue reading]

emily and ed – a stylist’s vision brought to life

Unique Sydney Wedding

Event and interior stylist Emily Sarks’ wedding to her beau Ed was an absolutely flawless one. From the dress (she made it herself!) to the invitations and event design – Emily created a truly perfect event. They wanted their wedding to feel like “Christmas day lunch but on a bigger scale” and surrounded by their closest friends and family with Lara Hotz there to capture it, it certainly was! From Emily – “I was careful not … [Continue reading]