come with me to los cabos

Los Cabos destination wedding and honeymoon

The entire time I’ve been blogging there’s one thing I’ve always wanted to do and that’s go on a press trip (aka: free vacation)! It has finally happened and I’m off to two amazing resorts in Los Cabos, Mexico along with a bevy of other beautiful wedding bloggers. I’ll be visiting both The Westin Resort […]

ku’u lei: a stylized shoot in hawaii

Come and shoot a wedding inspiration editorial in Hawaii |

I am teaming up with Orchestrated Stylized Shoots for the tropical adventure of a lifetime and I’d like to invite you to come along! From February 1-3rd Orchestrated will be hosting its first ever three-day event nestled on the island of Oahu: Ku’u lei (My Beloved). Over the course of the three days there will be […]

holidays for heroes

Holidays for Heroes | Jen Huang Photography |

One of the most wonderful things about the holiday season is the way that people come together to show love and support to others whether it’s friends, family members, or total strangers. The spirit of giving is infectious and I love the sense of community that this time of year brings out. The sweet Elvira […]

weekend project: the lonely bouquet

The Lonely Bouquet Project

Have you heard of The Lonely Bouquet yet? I read about it on Style Me Pretty the other day and just had to share this idea with you – it’s too sweet not to! The basic concept is that you create a bouquet from flowers in your garden or from your local florist if you […]

paying it forward

Art from Katie's Pencil Box

On August 1st this blog’s new design went live and as with most changes, I was nervous. My nervousness had nothing to do with the design – I love it, but more about its reception. You just never know how a community is going to react to something. As that day drew to a close […]

vacations (are important!)

Vacation

Since embarking on this new career as a wedding blogger the thing I’ve found hardest to do is take actual vacations away from blogging. We’re so connected all the time that even if I give myself a day away from the computer to go to the beach or something, I still check my email, respond […]

inspiration vs. imitation: are you being copied?

Inspiration vs. Imitation / Are You being Copied?

image via Pinegate Road I always knew this day would come and I feel like it’s a day that all creatives dread. The day when you find a copycat – when you’ve been imitated. There is a creative process to making inspiration boards and it is different for everyone. That’s why they all come out […]

a response to The Knotty Bride re: Kate Middleton’s boobs

Roald Dahl quote

Well, it would appear that replying to other bloggers via my own blog is becoming something of a habit of mine… Most (if not all) of you probably know the blog The Knotty Bride and are familiar with not only the gorgeous wedding inspiration on that site, but also Alison,  (and her adorable sidekick Bambino). […]