fun, girly, and flirty bridal shower design

Vision of Elegance created one of the funnest looking bridal showers I have ever seen! The details are absolutely fantastic – from the cake to the setting, and just wait until you see how all the lovely ladies are styled. It’s flirty, girly fun at its best and K+B Photo was there to capture it […]

wedding + event institute pantone contest

As many of you know I am a proud board member of The Wedding and Event Institute which means I had the super hard task of picking winners for the Academy Live’s spring / summer Pantone inspiration board contest! Mood boards were submitted by students and after a couple of rounds of narrowing down, I […]

dogs in flower crowns

When I came across this submission in my inbox I just couldn’t help but smile from ear to ear! Dogs in flower crowns! And not just flower crowns but also a few floral collars and cuffs. They’re the cutest, and these wedding-ready looks will make your pup proud to walk down the aisle with the […]

elopement dinner party

Couples who are looking to elope in style – this one is for you! This elopement dinner party shoot from Mikkel Paige Photography sets the scene for a post town hall treat with you, your beau, and your two witnesses. It’s garden glam with a more intimate approach! I adore the color palette used in […]

how to create a branded shoot for your business

< Launching a new website? Just starting out with your business? Rebranding your look? Need a little business boost? All of these are fabulous reasons to create and execute a branded shoot. You can use the imagery for promotional materials, send them to media outlets to promote your services, use them on social media for […]

hawaiian bridal shower luau styling tips

From Jena of Elli – “Michelle and her fiancé are looking forward to a Hawaiian honeymoon, so her maid of honor partnered with us at Elli, an artisanal wedding marketplace, to throw Michelle a chic Luau themed shower. Based on our Bursting Blooms bridal shower invitations, we stuck with a coral, peach and teal color […]

fall wedding color palettes

To celebrate the arrival of fall I’ve pulled an oldie but goodie from the archives – a perfect example of an autumn wedding color palette!  See more earthy color palettes that are perfect for fall here. There’s just something SO lovely about autumn weddings. A cozy brown, pumpkin orange, and gold color palette couldn’t be more perfect for […]

how to host a networking party

For those of you who are wedding professionals and/or own a small business, hosting a successful business networking event where people have an opportunity to meet you, meet your people and learn more about your products and services, is one of the best business building tools you can employ to build and maintain your relationships […]

ways to use succulents in your wedding

From Rayna McGinnis Photography – “This shoot was inspired by the beautiful colors of succulents and the unique ways you can use them when designing your wedding. We wanted something super fun, yet different and came up with the idea of hanging succulents with the hopes that it will inspire brides to think outside of […]

a tale of two tablescapes

What a fabulous little event design and styling post I have for you today from Angie Capri Photography! It’s the tale of two tablescapes. One blush and gold and totally glittery, the other combines both modern and vintage elements in an absolutely darling way, and both are exceptionally gorgeous and totally inspirational! It’s going to […]

mint to be – a classic garden wedding tablescape

With details that define perfection, today’s mint to be themed tablescape shoot makes use of a classic home as the setting for a garden wedding reception area. Overflowing with fluffy, gorgeous blooms and sugary sweets, this wedding inspiration shoot from Laurie Perez Photography and Two Be Wed is simply exquisite! Are those ice cream cone […]

how to survive a wedding expo

I recently had the pleasure of representing my favorite St. Lucian hotel, The Landings, at Houston’s Bridal Extravaganza and boy oh boy did I learn A LOT. I toured the aisles, met other vendors, and gleaned some tips for you from passing brides! Plus – read on for a bridal expo pros and cons interview […]

organic forest + fern tablescape

Today’s forest-inspired tablescape editorial shoot from Paola Colleoni really does justice to the word ‘organic.’ With details sourced from the forest floor in addition to elegant touches to make the whole tablescape wedding-ready, today’s mini shoot is a ravishingly romantic take on the forest and fern look! From Paola Colleoni – “This inspiration shoot from […]

kate spade-inspired bridesmaids luncheon

From Sarah of Keestone Events – “Bridesmaids do a lot for a bride- from going wedding dress shopping at the start to being a shoulder to lean on should things get chaotic. A bridesmaids luncheon is the time when the bride can let her best girls know that she values and appreciates their time and […]