romantic outdoor southern mansion wedding

Southern Wedding

From Courtney Leigh Photography - “In June, I attended Michelle Boyd's Foundations Workshop, which included two full days of classroom learning as well as styled shoots, which culminated in this gorgeous outdoor romantic wedding inspired shoot! The workshop venue was The Winfield Inn, which is an old southern mansion, nestled on over 27 acres in Kyle, TX. The property is filled with gorgeous live oak trees sweeping the ground. Today, the mansion acts as a … [Continue reading]

boho love

Bohemian Boudoir Session Ideas

Today’s super fun bridal boudoir shoot from Candy Crush Shop, captured perfectly by Olina Plancarte Photography, has a bohemian vibe but with a twist! Unique elements mix together like dream catchers and sequins to create an intimate, romantic, free-spirited vibe that couldn’t be more dreamy for an outdoor boudoir session! From Jeanette of Candy Crush Shop - “I am obsessed with all thing boho and wanted to style a boho boudoir shoot with my new … [Continue reading]

get ready for a week of romance…

Valentine's Day ideas

ahhh February - the month of romance.There’s always so much anticipation amongst love birds for Valentines Day, it’s such a lovely time of year! Before kicking off an entire week of the most romantic, red, chocolatey Valentines Day inspiration you’ll ever see, I thought I’d round up a few of last year’s memorable features to kick things off. Romantic reds and peaches combined for this lovely at home celebration photographed by Michele Hart Photography and … [Continue reading]

coco chanel inspired shoot

Umbrella with flowers | Debbie Lourens | see more on:

You simply can’t beat the sophisticated elegance and modernly feminine style of Coco Chanel and as a source of wedding inspiration, she’s someone that all brides can aspire to! Today’s editorial from Debbie Lourens captures the essence of Coco Chanel flawlessly with a chic black and white color palette along with exquisite pops of pink and gold. The floral designs are fresh and fabulous and of course the fashion is beyond perfect! From Debbie … [Continue reading]

a whimsical marsala celebration

Marsala wedding inspiration shoot

Paper blooms entwined with real ones and a darling wedding cake with a chalkboard-themed layer add to the whimsical nature of this adorable Marsala-hued wedding inspiration shoot. Designed by Vanilla Rose Weddings and shot by Plenty To Declare Photography - it’s a romantic vision of beauty! From Daria of Plenty To Declare Photography - “Our Marsala shoot took place at the Brightwell Vineyard, which was a perfect location choice for a color that … [Continue reading]

burnett’s boards is hiring

Wedding Blog Job

After almost four years of blogging it is time to make a copy of the keys! I’m thrilled to announce that Burnett’s Boards is hiring. If you’re a design-minded wedding fan with some blogging experience then this could be the perfect position for you; an opportunity to gain a footing in the wedding industry, learn more about blogging and social media, and play an important role in taking Burnett’s Boards to the next level. Image by Carrie King Photographer for … [Continue reading]

airy paper factory hotel bridals

Off white bridal bouquet | Mandy Forlenza Sticos and Maria Cascio Photography | see more on:

From Mandy Forlenza Sticos - “Maria Doka Photography and I wanted to keep this bridal inspiration shoot very light, airy and local! We both live in Queens, NY so the new and chic Paper Factory Hotel with a perfect venue choice. From their white and mirrored 'Newsroom' to their private garden; it served as a beautiful backdrop.” From Mandy Forlenza Sticos - “The creative direction for the shoot was simple, bright with lots of clean details. I had … [Continue reading]

industrial romance with delicate detailing

Valentines Wedding

You’re going to absolutely adore everything about today’s romantic wedding inspiration shoot from Kelsea K Photography! It’s the perfect way to kick off February - the month of love! Neon lights, a chic wedding dress, and a sultry negligee really turn the heat up on this stunner. From Kelsea K Photography - “This wedding inspiration shoot has deep, rich colors, luxurious golds, and loads of lace and velvet. Romance to the max! We used a color … [Continue reading]

enchanted forest wedding inspiration

Driftwood and flower centerpiece | Lauren Kriedemman Photography | see more on:

If you’re looking for a bit of fairytale magic for your wedding day you’re going to adore this enchanted forest wedding inspiration shoot! It’s a little bit of Snow White and Sword in the Stone all mixed into together with beautifully designed details by green Goddess Flower Studio, fabulous images from Lauren Kriedemman Photography, a rescue owl, and one epic (fern not flower) crown! From Green Goddess Flower Studio- “The inspiration behind the … [Continue reading]

affordable couture wedding dresses

Marlo Ford Wedding Dresses

Well this is a first! I have heard of wedding photographers turn into wedding bloggers, and bloggers turn into wedding planners, but this is the first time I’ve known a photographer to start designing wedding dresses! But frankly I’m not surprised. You’ve seen Alea Lovely’s images featured here on Burnett’s Boards, and throughout her extensive editorial career she frequently found herself making the wedding dresses for her shoots. So it’s no wonder that she has … [Continue reading]

a bride’s morning in the garden

Garden wedding centerpiece | Anastasia Vlasova | see more on:

Today’s bridal inspiration shoot from Anastasia Vlasova and Ksenia Pavlogradskaya uses the hours of the early morning to bring a sense of romance and tender anticipation to this bridal session. Each and every detail is gorgeously styled and the rising sun in the background over this idyllic park in Moscow adds to the magic! From Ksenia Pavlogradskaya - “I aimed for tenderness and airiness in every detail of this inspiration shoot. Our bride looks … [Continue reading]

havana love

Cuba Wedding Style

A vibrant color palette and classic charm is always a winning combination! Throw in a traditional cigar roller, hanging fruit, flower baskets, and a 1962 Cadillac Eldorado and you’ll be dreaming of Havana through this Cuban inspired wedding editorial! Each and every detail from Pink Parasol Design & Coordinating in every image from Sarah Goss Photography is a vision of exuberance! I’ve been lucky enough to visit Cuba and I can … [Continue reading]

burning man festival wedding ideas

Burning Man Wedding

While compiling their 2016 wedding trend report (see it here), the Wedding and Event Institute styled and designed a few tablescape shoots to portray their predictions, one of which (the Burning Man inspired editorial) I have here to share with you today! It’s based on the idea of festival weddings - large, outdoor celebrations with fabulous details and lots of fun. The tablescape captures the beauty of the look perfectly and is reminiscent of the free-spirited and … [Continue reading]

wedding business magazine

Wedding Industry News

Have you heard?! The inaugural issue of The Wedding & Event Institute’s Wedding Business Magazine is out! And guess who is on the cover? This girl! This magazine is free to download (go here to get your copy) and filled with articles on branding, marketing, SEO, careers, sales, weddings (of course) and interviews with pros from around the world. It truly is a must read for anyone in this industry. From WEI - “The wedding industry is one of the fastest … [Continue reading]

desert flower: simplicity at its finest

Editorial Desert Wedding

Oh my goodness is today’s wedding inspiration shoot from Verbina Ksenia a gorgeous one! It truly is simplicity at its finest. A barren setting turns bountiful with a few thoughtful details and it all works together seamlessly via the inspiring color palette of yellow, gold, tan, browns, and a sweet hint of blush. Isn’t the juxtaposition of the natural elements in this wedding editorial shoot against the old world glam ones amazing? Such … [Continue reading]

intro to modern calligraphy

Modern Calligraphy Workshop | Cavin Elizabeth Photography | see more on:

From Cavin Elizabeth Photography - “Taryn, of Twinkle and Toast, has always been known to host the most amazing calligraphy workshops. Along with her top-notch educational info, the food, drinks, flowers, and venue draw in a crowd that loves the beautiful experience of her classes. From Cavin Elizabeth Photography - “When I first entered Elle Bridal Boutique, the venue for the workshop, I was amazed at how beautiful the tablescape and food & … [Continue reading]