wedding registry: coffee culture

Wedding Registry Ideas

Continuing with the Target Wedding Registry series, I've picked out some coffee culture essentials for you and your beau. After all, when starting a new home together, what's better than a morning brew together to get the day started? Let's just say, these three items are registry essentials!  Keurig Coffee Maker Brewing System with Carafe Nespre Pixie Expresso Maker Bundle Bodum 8 Cup Press Coffee Follow the entire Target Wedding Registry series … [Continue reading]

indie-luxe boho beach wedding

Indie Beach Wedding

From Cynthier - “This Love Ashore wedding editorial was inspired by Australia’s beautiful beach landscape and our free-spirited lifestyle. We wanted to create a relaxed boho setting for an indie-luxe style wedding, drawing colors from the Great Barrier Reef to fuse with vintage heirloom details!” From Cynthier - “The bride’s & bridesmaids’ looks were inspired by mermaids crossed with gypsies with natural romantic make-up by Simone Aspinall, and … [Continue reading]

how to protect your engagement ring

Engagement Ring Insurance

When you’re presented with the one piece of jewelry that you’ll be wearing for the rest of your life, it’s important to protect it. It’s more than just a ring – it’s a memory! For over 100 years, Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company has specialized in protecting jewelry and only jewelry. It’s their mission and their passion. A specialty jewelry insurance policy like the one offered by Jewelers Mutual, allows you to wear your jewelry without worry, knowing that … [Continue reading]

sunshower portrait session in prague

Romantic engagement in Prague

From Darya Kamalova - “Rain on your wedding day... sometimes it happens and all the brides-to-be are so scared of it. But I have a proof that there’s nothing to be worried about, because the rain is the reason to find a lovely intimate place for taking pictures and the light is still amazing! To prove this we did a styled couple’s session in Prague: it was raining and we found the trees in the park and took pictures under them. The sun was out at sunset and we also … [Continue reading]

completely darling virginia wedding

Thanks Y'all sign ⎟A Muse Photography ⎟ see more on:

Oh my goodness do I have a stunner of a wedding for you today! Brittney and Brian’s nuptials, captured by A Muse Photography, are simply darling. With a barn reception, gorgeous floral designs by Amore Events by Cody, and friends & family focused details - this Virginia wedding couldn’t be any more delightful! From Brittney (the beautiful bride) - “Our wedding day was all about family, friends, love and the beautiful Blue Ridge … [Continue reading]

southern garden affair

Pink rose centerpiece ⎟ Suburbanite Photography⎟ see more on:

Southern garden weddings are some of my favorites and today’s inspiration shoot from Suburbanite Photography and Winey Blonde Events shows why! It’s filled with darling details like vintage teacups and a lemonade stand and includes a dress change that’s perfect for a garden wedding! From Kristen Ley of Something New For I Do - “The southern charm of Rosabelle Manor provides such a sweet atmosphere for this outdoor gathering. Inspired by a little … [Continue reading]

splendor on the shores of the caspian sea

Seaside Bridals

I’ve seen post-wedding couples portraits (and I’m a huge fan) but I’ve never seen pre-wedding portraits except bridals! Today’s inspiration shoot from Olga Plakitina is a pre-wedding portrait session for Ulya and Orhan and it’s a stunner. Set against the Caspian sea, the blue dress (handmade by the bride!) and stunning floral designs set the scene for love and romance between this bride-to-be and her groom! From Olga Plakitina – “This … [Continue reading]

celebrity platinum engagement ring lookalikes


Celebrity engagement rings aren’t just to gawk at – they’re perfect sources of inspiration for your own ring to rock! Just how we are drawn to certain personalities, we’re also drawn to certain ring types. Platinum rings are definitely on the rise and it’s a timeless metal that lasts so no wonder! It’s no surprise that celebrities choose platinum for their engagement rings because platinum makes diamonds look their best and holds their (usually quite large) … [Continue reading]

flowers in her hair

Wedding hairstyles with flowers | Ashley Ludaescher Photography | see more on:

If there’s one thing that says wedding as much as a big white dress it’s flowers! I’ve always loved creative takes on flower crowns, whether they’re with veils or alone. Flowers in your hair on your wedding day is such a feminine, youthful look. Today’s beauty inspiration shoot from Ashley Ludaescher Photography, Botanic Art Floral and Event Design, and Lena Schleweis Hair and Makeup Salon show fresh new ways to wear flowers in your hair on your wedding day + … [Continue reading]

wedding registry: bar cart essentials

Wedding Registry Ideas

When it comes to your wedding registry, it’s important to ‘Be Yourself Together.’ Each of you should bring your own unique ideas and needs to your registry, and it will all come together just like people do in a marriage! When two individuals combine, real beauty happens and that’s the idea behind Target’s Wedding Registry. In this series of wedding registry inspiration boards, each of the three items is a starting point around which you both can build your home … [Continue reading]

art-themed wedding for artists

Art-themed tablescape | Stefano Santucci Photography | see more on:

Wow wow wow! What a wedding inspiration shoot I have for you today! A total stunner from Stefano Santucci Photography in Florence inspired by art and artists - every last image in this editorial is a masterpiece and every detail is a dream! Wasn’t that exquisite? I can’t think of a more gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot for an art-minded couple. The outfit changes on the bride are chic and the colors throughout the entire editorial … [Continue reading]

how to host a networking party

How to host a networking event | Sweetness and Light Photography | see more on:

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 face-to-face. Angie Capri Photography recently celebrated her 2nd anniversary as a business and along with team of amazing wedding … [Continue reading]

springtime toile de jouy bridals

Spring wedding cake | Sergey Ulanov | see more on:

From Bride Tips – “This wedding editorial all started from the blue and white pattern of “Toile de Jouy” (this term originated in 18th century France, literally meaning "cloth from Jouy-en-Josas," a town in the south-west suburbs of Paris). For us it seemed to be the perfect foundation to build a styled shoot on. Once this idea took hold, it rooted deeply in our minds, we enriched it by adding more details. We paired airy color combination of leading blues, light … [Continue reading]

urban alpine wedding inspiration shoot

Black and Orange Wedding

What a totally unique wedding inspiration shoot I have for you today from the French Alps. l’Artisan Photographe and their team of creatives combined a rustic, mountaineering vibe with a modern design one and the outcome is absolutely amazing! It defies definition, uses an unexpected color palette, and it just has to be seen to be believed! From Camille of l’Artisan Photographe - “We wanted an atmosphere and a decor inspired by … [Continue reading]