the perfect tropical honeymoon wardrobe

BHLDN Beach and Honeymoon

If you’re one of those girls who looks forward to the honeymoon as much as the wedding then I hear ya! Travel + fashion unites during your honeymoon in the most fabulous way and when going someone warm and exotic, BHLDN’s got you covered. Their new beach and honeymoon collection is the largest to date with a fabulous mix of playful and practical. Shot on the idyllic beaches of Phú Quốc, a tiny island at the southern-most tip of Vietnam, by photographer Kevin … [Continue reading]

3 bold looks for ballerina brides

Colorful Wedding Dress for Ballerina Brides

I’m sure you’ve all noticed but wedding dress that are any color other than white are so in! Today’s glorious ballet-inspired bridal fashion shoot from Shhivika Chauhan shows off 4 looks for those looking for a bolder look to walk (or dance!) down the aisle in, take your engagement photos while wearing, or celebrate by wearing during your rehearsal dinner! From Shhivika Chauhan - “The concept of the shoot was ‘Bold Ballerina Bride,’ and we wanted to … [Continue reading]

a summer love story in spain

Romantic shoot in Spain | Alexsandra Semyonov

Today’s inspiration shoot from Aleksandra Semyonov is so cute I can barely stand it. It’s ultra-European in how chic it is and the story of love it tells! Whether you’re seeking a destination engagement session, elopement, anniversary, or honeymoon shoot, this is an exquisite one to draw inspiration from! The story begins as she comes over to her adorable place - she throws on her clothes, he rushes up to her balcony to kiss her - it’s so romantic! The … [Continue reading]

a must-see austin hill country wedding venue

Austin Hill Country Wedding Venue

When you’re visiting your parents in Houston and Cari from Pink Parasol Designs & Coordinating invites you a wedding planner brunch to celebrate the opening of a fabulous new Austin (like a 3 hr drive away from Houston) wedding venue called Garden Grove, YOU GO! Why? Because Austin literally has the best wedding venues (especially the ones in Hill Country like Garden Grove) and because Pink Parasol Designs throws the best parties. It truly was a … [Continue reading]

a dress for every wedding occasion from BHLDN

BHLDN on Burnett's Boards | wedding occasion outfits

For those of you that are recently engaged, you may not know that your wedding dress isn't the only important dress of your wedding planning experience. It may be the most important, but as you will quickly realize there are lots of other events that will require you to be the guest of honour, and looking your best. With my own wedding sneaking up quickly on me, I have purchased 'the dress' but am now beginning to think about its co-workers if you must. They need … [Continue reading]

botanical organic styled shoot

Bride and Groom Botanical shoot | Photography by Tiziana Gallo | Burnett's Boards

From Tiziana: "The venue was chosen first, since the Wedding Planner Roberta Cavaliere grew up in this place, during summer holidays. Rocchetta Nervina is a very small village, dating back to Medieval times. It is located in Liguria (Italy), and it is characterized by its strategic position: it had been built over mountains, but it is only 20 minutes from the seaside. For these reasons, colors (brown, dark green, light green, ivory) and architecture, are similar … [Continue reading]

oregon trail inspired shoot

Bride in blue dress | Erica Ann Photography | Burnett's Boards

From Allison: "I'm so excited to share this dreamy Oregon Trail inspired wedding shoot! The shades of pink and light blue are a perfect example of the beauty and versatility of the 2016 Pantone colors of the year announcement! This inspiration shoot pays tribute to beautiful Oregon state and it's brave, adventurous pioneer ancestors. It depicts a love story nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley representing natural beauty with a timeless appeal." … [Continue reading]

island bohemian styled shoot

VW Bus styled shoot | Jeannemarie Photography | Burnett's Boards

Beachy waves and crochet pants are perfect boho beach attire. This styled shoot has some amazing floral design and a very handsome couple. Make me want to trade my VW Bug in for a bus! From Debbie: “ A few years back I fell in love with the most striking gypsy crochet pants that I saw in a magazine & promised myself I would do a styled shoot one day with these lovelies designed by Susan Lafica of La Fiori Couture. Thus began the inspiration for our bohemian … [Continue reading]

boudoir session with bride + her maid of honor

Boudoir Session with Bridesmaids

Here’s a little known fact for ya - I’m so obsessed with classic Russian literature that one of my majors in college turned out to be Slavic Studies! So of course when Juli Kundera sent me a ‘Eugene Onegin’ themed bridal boudoir session I couldn’t have been more thrilled to publish it. Eugene Onegin is written in iambic tetrameter (a rather unusual rhyme scheme) and explores life, love, convention, and passion. There really couldn’t be a more interesting and … [Continue reading]

engagement at golden gate national park

Calligraphy engagement session | Photography: Ian Odendaal | Burnett's Boards

These views are breathtaking and so are this beautiful couple. What a place to have an engagement shoot! From Ian: "This engagement shoot was aimed to be romantic, simple and natural, with a beautiful green and blue mountain landscape as backdrop. We did the shoot in Golden Gate National Park, in South Africa, right after a quick summer rainstorm, leaving us with a fresh breeze and crisp colours. I let the couples’ love speak for itself in the incredible … [Continue reading]

the huntsman: winter’s war

Huntsman Wedding Inspiration

The evil queen always has the most amazing wardrobe! With the movie premiere, today’s Huntsman inspired wedding editorial couldn’t be any more timely. In case you haven’t heard - The Huntsman tells the tale prior to Snow White. There’s a good sister, a bad sister, and of course - a love story! Get inspired with drama, passion, and romance below! Syed Yaqeen and Roadshow Wedding couldn’t have picked a more perfect venue. The High Line Hotel in NYC harkens … [Continue reading]

color coordinated wedding invitations

Color Coordinated Wedding Paper Goods

Deciding on your wedding color palette is one of the most exciting times during the wedding planning process. Once you know what hues you’ll be designing in it’s so much easier to picture your big day and all the adorable details that go along with it. Once your palette is decided and your venue and date are chosen, one of the next steps is getting those save the dates and wedding invitations out! That’s where Basic Invite comes in. Basic Invite has almost … [Continue reading]

rustic coastal styled shoot

Rustic Place setting Muted Colors

From Leander: "Our initial inspiration for Alluring Seasmoke came from an idea from El Braley of El’s Cards for an ombre invitation suite she wanted to create. From there the design of our shoot fell beautifully into place. I wanted to keep with a seaside feel and a grayish purple color palette, but at the same time I wanted to keep the look and feel sophisticated yet casual. I began curating a beautiful collection of decor pieces for the tablescape, which has … [Continue reading]

intimate costa rica destination wedding

Costa Rica Destination Wedding Westin Conchal

As a super fan of all things tropical I couldn’t be more pleased to share the lovely destination wedding in Costa Rica, photographed beautifully by Jenna McElroy. Simplicity is key with a backdrop this stunning and Amanda and Kyle's wedding shows off that chic, natural beauty perfectly! From the Beautiful Bride Amanda - “The story actually begins about 20 years ago, even 14 years ahead of when we met then and there. We had gone to the preschool … [Continue reading]

jewelry GIVEAWAY

Jewelry Giveaway

When it comes to your own wedding day ensemble or a thoughtful gift that your bridesmaids, maid of honor, or mother will wear time and time again nothing beats jewelry! Mejuri has some of the finest pieces around, perfectly suited for your walk down the aisle until ever after or as a beautiful gift. Featured everywhere from ELLE Magazine to Vogue, this brilliant brand opened up collaborations with designers from around the world to bring you some of the most … [Continue reading]

flower crown bar bridal shower

| B. Schwartz Photography | Burnett's Boards

This is such a fun activity to do with your girls at a Bridal Shower. Real or fake flowers, you end up with a cute gift and happy memories. From Candice from Sunkissed and Made Up: "This bridal shower styled shoot is the romantic bride's dream day with her favourite girls. We were inspired by the winter months coming to a close and the promise of spring on the horizon. Wine colored accents made their mark last season, so our take on that ever popular hue was to … [Continue reading]