southern sophistication in jewel tones

Jewel Tone Southern Wedding

From VIVID Events – “We love the color in this one! Romantic red and burgundy with a mix of blues accented with nude and blush (every bride's favorite). Pantone tends to determine the future the colors of our inspiration are pulled from the 2017 palette: Flame Scarlet, Lapis Blue, Pale Dogwood, Kale, Hazelnut and Greenery. The blue delphinium in our florals pays tribute to the University of Kentucky and was the perfect choice for the Lexington shoot.” … [Continue reading]

santorini elopement

Santorini Elopement

From Les Amis Photo - “The idea behind this elopement inspiration shoot was to propose a traditional destination in an organic color palette with simple decor and a little boho twist. A few stylish details in neutral tones help you to see Greece in a different way; with a more delicate flair than vibrant colors with which this destination is usually combined. We chose the sophisticated wedding dress of Laure De Sagazan, a few flowers setting and a simple … [Continue reading]

a wedding cake tasting session

Wedding cake and dessert tasting, buying, and sizing tips | Cavin Elizabeth Photography

From Cavin Elizabeth Photography - One of the things I am most passionate about in my business is educating brides on the different aspects of photography and wedding planning decisions that affect their wedding imagery. When fashion blogger Jessica of Cubicle Chic reached out to me about shooting her real cake tasting and consultation with her dessertier, I immediately jumped on the chance to shoot something that would inspire brides for their own cake … [Continue reading]

moody greenhouse wedding

Moody and romantic greenhouse wedding in Slovenia | Unique wedding venue | Katja and Simon Photography

From Katja & Simon – “We prepared this wedding inspiration shoot in a beautiful botanical garden and greenhouse in Sezna, Slovenia. Why here? Well, Slovenia just recently has been discovered as a wedding destination, but most of those weddings take place on Lake Bled, which is very popular. But Slovenia has many other hidden and unknown locations (even to the locals!)  that a re perfect for a destination wedding. We were really excited when we discovered this … [Continue reading]

a party for your bridesmaids

Bridesmaids Party | Marc and Anna Photo and Film

There’s no better way to celebrate your ladies than to throw a party – just for your bridesmaids complete with gorgeous dresses, jewels galore, and sweet treats. This inspiration shoot was designed by wedding planner and floral designer, Ivy Marie Weddings, who dreamt up a unique take on this beloved tradition for your best girlfriends. Favorite elements of this shoot included a moody palette, stunning dresses from Bella Bridesmaids, an intimately styled setting, … [Continue reading]

the ultimate florida wedding & honeymoon package

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort Naples, Florida Wedding

Just the other weekend I had the opportunity to check out LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples, Florida with my boyfriend and the place is just too darling not to share. You’d never expect it from the outside but the rooms are pure gems. Green walls, patterned pillows, three different lunge areas, a giant bed, chic details, and a whirlpool tub – it has a really fresh and luxurious vibe. With wine and chocolates delivered to our room and epic views of the beach … [Continue reading]

adventurous elopement in norway’s lofoten islands

Lofoten Islands wedding | Jean Smith Photography

David and Ann’s elopement in Norway’s Lofoten Islands is one for the books. With epic backdrops, two wedding dresses, and a darling sweetheart table, this adventurous wedding couldn’t be anymore gorgeous, especially for a couple who loves to travel so much. And that’s not it… the bride is the genius behind Your Adventure Wedding! So of course it was going to be absolutely epic! A few fun facts about this Lofoten wedding: The groom made the bride’s … [Continue reading]

modern honolulu wedding

Modern Honolulu wedding | Seeking Films

From For The Good Hawaii – “Rebecca & John’s beautiful wedding in Waikiki, Hawaii was not only modern in it’s style, but held at the chic Modern Honolulu. This non-traditional couple wanted to create an experience that their guests had never had before. The bride found her dream dress, which just so happened to be red!” “All the guests had to follow an all-white dress code. The design elements were white with touches of red that can be seen … [Continue reading]

tuscan wedding editorial

Tuscan Villa Wedding

When you’re getting married somewhere as gorgeous as a villa in Tuscany, you don’t need to go overboard with your décor! Let the venue speak for itself – it’s one of the reasons you’ll have to chosen to say I DO there in the first place. Today’s inspiration shoot from photographer Carla Penocelli and stylist & designer Chiara Sernesi of Weddings in Tuscany pulled the above piece of advice off perfect while using just enough details to keep the affair … [Continue reading]

this couple’s wedding was absolutely flawless!

Maryland Wedding

From Enchanting Events and Design – “We thought about a special way our business could give back to the community, and we realized that an intimate elopement giveaway was the perfect way to say thanks. We started by contacting some of the amazing wedding professionals in Maryland and explaining our crazy idea to bless a couple with this opportunity. Gathered together with 15+ creative businesses, we set forth to find our couple.” "While Jami has … [Continue reading]

moody, edgy, and elegant indie wedding

Moody Edgy Indie Wedding

From Kylie of Just For Love Photography – “This moody inspiration shoot was captured on the Northern Coast of New South Wales and features a pair of indie lovers shunning the nearby white sand beaches for a unique location where jagged volcanic black rocks meet the roaring sea. The atmosphere is ethereal yet relaxed, the styling edgy yet unpretentious and the entire shoot draws inspiration from the setting - the subtle ocean blue of the bride’s bespoke gown, the … [Continue reading]

colorful cat-themed bridal shower

Colorful bridal shower farm tablescape | Kristopher Lindsay Photography + Milk Glass Productions

From Carly of Milk Glass Productions – “This bridal shower is what happens when your Maid of Honor is also a professional wedding planner! It is always extra special planning an event when it is for someone near and dear; in this case, my best friend, Lauren. We chose a cat theme for Lauren because we call the bride-to-be ‘meow-meow’ -- a college nickname. This shower was not only stunning but such an amazing time with close friends and family gathering to … [Continue reading]

stylish basque region engagement session

Basque Engagement

Ines and Nacho’s engagement session in the Basque region of southern France, right on the border with Spain in a little place called Saint Jean de Luz is as stylish as you’d expect from a couple as adorable as these two. Green landscapes, vineyards, and fishermen’s homes lend their bucolic, romantic, and vintage style to this charming engagement session by Spanish fine art photographer Arturo Diluart! After a romantic walk through the narrow streets … [Continue reading]

bubbly and bright springtime wedding

Pink bridesmaids dresses and colorful bridal bouquets | Katie Hillary Photography

From Brooke of Yellow Lane Wedding + Event Designs – “When I started dreaming about this styled shoot, all I knew was that I wanted it to be gorgeous, bubbly, bright, and of course, a lot of fun! I also really wanted to show off the talent you find in small towns (well, in our case, a lot smaller than Melbourne or Sydney!) and throughout the regional area. The resulting editorial shoot is perfect for a joyous, springtime wedding.” Aren’t the details … [Continue reading]

mexico + southern charm: an elopement styled shoot

Mexican Themed Wedding

From Casey Rose Photography – “When designing the intimate elopement, C & D Events combined the Mexican heritage of the bride with the Southern charm of the groom and the result was utterly gorgeous!” “Details included bold colors in a palette of greens, fuchsia and gold with stylish Mexican designs alongside southern vintage furniture. The bride wore a sweet, southern dress with colorful blooms along with custom floral jewelry while the groom … [Continue reading]

boozy boho bridal shower

Boozy bohemian bridal shower | Jessilynn Wong Photography

From Jessilynn Wong Photography - “This bridal shower shoot was designed for the modern girl with a bohemian soul with a nod to the whimsical Southern California aesthetic. Annie Tu of Madison and Ella styled the shoot with her recent trip to Palm Springs in mind. Using the vibrant colors found on neon signs and buildings throughout the area she designed a rich and playful tablescape and cocktail space.” “What is a party without some booze?! A … [Continue reading]