how to take your business to the next level

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 […]

jewels of summer: a centerpiece recipe

Dhalia, spray rose, cottage yarrow, service berry, ranunculus, and alstroemeria flower centerpiece | Bellamint Photography and Sunflower Creative | see more on:

Favorite duo of mine – Bellamint Photography and Sunflower Creative have crafted pure magic for you today. With bright blooms with a little nod to autumn colors, this centerpiece design is simply fabulous! From Cheryl of Sunflower Creative – “I find myself drinking in the warm days of summer, and yet my thoughts keep sneaking […]

so you want to be a wedding planner? read this first.

Black wedding invitation suite with floral details and white font | Anneli Marinovich Photography + The Wedding and Event Institute | see more on:

Kylie Carlson, head of The Wedding and Event Institute is back with part two (read part one here) of her fabulous series on how to become a wedding planner and make waves in the wedding industry! From Kylie – When we are small we all dream about what we going to be when we grow […]

event recap: grooms and gifts soirée

Gifts for Grooms

Burnett’s Boards regulars Breanna and Anna of Denver’s a & bé bridal shop recently threw a fabulous little party amongst their gorgeous gowns and the purpose for it was a brilliant one: gift ideas for your groom and groomsmen! I’ve always found shopping for the men in my life extremely difficult but the ladies at a […]

wedding pros: how to get more from your styled shoots

Calligraphy backdrop | Anneli Marinovich Photographey + The Wedding and Event Institute | see more on:

Kylie Carlson, head of The Wedding and Event Institute (an online resource for wedding pros) is taking everyone back to school – and I couldn’t be more excited about it! WEI is putting a whole new spin on wedding inspiration shoots and teaching you how to get the most out of them! From Kylie – Over […]

exciting news: rocker in love’s american tour

Rocker in Love's US tour - get the dates & have them shoot your wedding!

Stylish couples with a little rock and roll attitude – I’ve got some good news for you! Brazilian photography duo Grasi and Dani of Rocker in Love are embarking on a year-long tour of the United States during which time they’re hoping to photograph your wedding. Not only that but shots from your big day will […]

editorial: beautiful trends in floral design

Wedding Flower Crown

With lush compositions and natural elegance, today’s shoot from Ksenia Milushkina Photography and Oh My Flowers showcases absolutely breathtaking floral designs. Whether it’s a flower crown for the bride, an exquisite centerpiece or a blooming cake topper, there is plenty here to inspire! From Ksenia Milushkina – “What we wanted to showcase is not just […]

from inspiration to reality: a neo-eclectic balinese wedding

Eclectic Bali wedding

Everything that Ari of Chykalophia Design & Heartily Wed touches turns into wedding magic and that’s definitely the case today with her own neo-eclectic wedding in Bali. She crafted her mood board with inspiration from her Balinese culture & modern design elements and then seamlessly wove the two together for her big day! To kick things off […]

3 irresistible floral designs

Peach floral design from Sunflower Creative, photographed by Bellamint Photography

I recently had the pleasure of meeting and sharing a glass (let’s be honest – several glasses) of wine with Carrie of Bellamint Photography. I got to learn her story and discover for myself what I’d always known but never got a chance to see – what an amazing person she is. She and Cheryl […]

and the winner is…

Bohemian wedding inspiration shoot | Paula Bartosiewicz Photography | see more on:

The inspiration shoot contest was such a thrill to share – I can’t thank everyone who participated in it enough and to everyone who voted, shared, pinned, and supported all of these wonderful wedding pros. The vote was a close one but one shoot pulled ahead – Paula Bartosiewciz Photography’s Bohemian Gemstone Shoot with DIY […]

rustic elegance: beauty from the anthomanic workshop

Anthomanic workshop

Someday I want to attend a flower workshop just to bask in all the beauty. Until then I have to be satisfied by admiring them from afar. Rachel May recently attended and photographed a floral workshop put together by Amanda of Anthomanic. Get your pinning finger ready because today’s workshop shoot from Rachel is overflowing […]

mexican wedding traditions

Mexican wedding inspiration shoot | by Petronella Photography | see more on:

Petronella Photography is known for her gorgeous, multi-cultural wedding photography and inspiration shoots. Today she is sharing three different Mexican wedding traditions – the wedding lasso ceremony, las arras unity coin toss, and los cascarones – in order to help inspire 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation couples who are looking to incorporate their culture and […]

enchanting spring countryside floral design

Spring bouquet | Kori Lynn Photography and The Moss & Ross Floral Design | see more on:

Spring in the countryside has to be one of the prettiest times of year across the United States. The weather is gorgeous, flowers are in bloom, and country weddings have a special kind of charm. Jody from The Moss & Rose created an enchanting spring countryside editorial, shares her tips and secrets for choosing perfect spring […]

how to style a bistro wedding reception

Black place cards with white calligraphy | Everest Road Photography | see more on:

Bistro weddings are chic and trendy, if styled right. Today’s inspiration shoot from Everest Road Photography hits the nail on the head when it comes to styling. Inspired by the venue, Ellen of Westcott Weddings created a modern look that still harkens back to the bistro’s beginnings in Paris. BISTRO RECEPTION STYLING TIPS: Be inspired […]