love on loan: a romantic and soulful fine art wedding editorial

Ukraine Fine Art Wedding

From Kupriyanovy Photography – “This is the love story of a writer and an actress. We were inspired by the famous and romantic tale of Erich Maria Remarque and Marlene Dietrich as our wedding pro dream team adores the novel Love on Loan by Remarque. It’s so romantic and soulful! We decided to create our own interpretation of this tale.” “The story is beginning. What's love at a distance? Only a few people know... It's a longing for starring nights … [Continue reading]

italian secret garden

Fall Garden Wedding in Italy | Matrimoni all’Italiana

From White Cat Wedding – “The wedding inspiration shoot Italian Secret Garden was born thanks to the magical atmosphere that I discovered in this venue the first time I visited it. Cascina Giovanni, in Besana in Brianza (MB) – Italy, near Milan, is a typical Lombard farmstead with an intimate and fascinating greenhouse! Large fields, an infinite variety of flowers and plants, an attention to details, a rustic and charming building, and a small greenhouse flanked … [Continue reading]

springtime urban loft wedding

Springtime Urban Loft Wedding

From Jamie Mercurio Photography – “This sweet little urban chic inspiration shoot was born out of the idea that springtime in Maine is not always as speedy to arrive as springtime in other parts of the country, so sometimes you have to create it! The young love story of our theoretical couple began in art school, and so they chose to wed in friend’s a gorgeous white-painted exposed brick and hardwood floored art studio loft within a stunningly historical … [Continue reading]

al fresco wedding in carillion blue

Carillon Blue Wedding

From Skylar Caitlin of Chancey Charm Houston – “Our shoot is inspired by the couple that loves to entertain. The bride wants her wedding to feel like the intimate dinner parties she and her fiancé regularly host in their home. The groom wants every guest to feel welcomed; their comfort is his number one priority. The goal of our design team was to refine the natural setting into an effortlessly elegant reception. The creative team crafted stunning details that … [Continue reading]

what it’s really like to honeymoon in paris

Honeymoon in Paris

When you think about a honeymoon, most tend to lean towards a secluded white sandy beach, or a wooden hut on stilts with a butler. Others are a little more cosmopolitan and choose a penthouse in New York City, with dinner dates and the theatre. Romantics at heart opt for the cliché of ‘Paris in the spring’. Although I would have loved to gone I the spring, our wedding was in September and so we went in the fall. I love everything to do with Paris, and we actually … [Continue reading]

italian christmas wedding

White winter Christmas wedding in Italy | Serena Cervenini

From Serena Cervenini – “Warm colors and bright and romantic details punctuated Elisa and Daniele’s wedding in a small church in Northern Italy on a cold, but sunny day. After their winter wedding ceremony a crackling fireplace in Tenuta Polvaro, a winery in the area, cheered the atmosphere.” “Warm wood colors along with winter holiday details characterized their wedding design. The wedding invitations were engraved with the names of the couple … [Continue reading]

eclectic farm wedding inspiration

Copper Lavender Farm Wedding

From Amanda Fogarty – “A classic Maine farm with 450 acres of rolling green hills and far-off mountain vistas, served as the setting and inspiration for our elegant and eclectic wedding shoot. We chose lush, vibrant greens and deep, royal violets along with pops of bronze gold to honor the location and elevate the barn wedding. The bold and creative lighting brought the barn to life and illuminated the substantial wooden table flanked by copper bronze metal … [Continue reading]

moody oregon coast bridals

Cannon Beach Oregon wedding | Tara Bennett Photography

Misty and moody and oh so ‘Oregon-y’ – today’s wedding inspiration from Tara Bennett Photography and Janna Brown Designs couldn’t be any prettier! Contemporary details (just look at that two-piece wedding dress) mix with romantic touches (hello ribbons and flowers!) to create a simply magical bridal and portrait session that’s sure to inspire. *** Photography: Tara Bennett Photography // Workshop By: Donny Zavala & Tyler Rye // Design & … [Continue reading]

southern elegance at the greystone estate

Greystone Estate Georgia Wedding

Dreamt up by Chancey Charm’s Atlanta, Georgia Wedding Planning team this styled shoot took place during the grand opening of The Greystone Estate in Ball Ground. Guests were in attendance, music filled the air, food & drinks were served and whoopee pie favors were even-handed out (so adorably Southern!). The entire ambiance of the event was one of a real wedding. With a vision of pastels and an emphasis on blush, soft greenery, and touches of gold and … [Continue reading]

contemporary vintage drink station in lilac + lavender

Vintage style drink station

There is so much to inspire here today! Seventh Heaven Vintage Rentals turned their California studio into a summer field filled with lilac and lavender hues. They created a vintage drink station yet the entire design & style has contemporary elements that makes everything you see here fresh and fun for today’s bride! From Seventh Heaven Vintage Rentals – “To celebrate our love of summer weather and blossoming florals, we filled our warehouse with … [Continue reading]

french riviera wedding inspiration

Chari florals | Purewhite Photography

From Purewhite Photography and Romina Rezza (the stylist and designer) comes this subtly beautiful, vintage yet contemporary wedding inspiration shoot in Southern France. Inspired by the colors and atmosphere of the Mediterranean, the color palette utilizes white, pastel green, blush pink, and natural tones. The white rock that reflects the light of summer and the colors of the Mediterranean, the narrow streets full of succulents and fragrant flowers , such as … [Continue reading]

tropical AND traditional wedding in phuket

Traditional Thai wedding | Studio Ohlala and The Wedding Bliss Thailand

From Saya of Studio Ohlala & The Wedding Bliss Thailand – “Thailand is the land of smiles, lush forests and white sandy beaches. It is a perfect destination for a holiday, however, over the last few years it has been gaining more and more popularity as a wedding destination! Couples from all over the world, including Europe, America, Australia and the vast Asian region fly over to Thailand to celebrate their love to each other, both in intimate settings for … [Continue reading]

swedish castle winter wedding

Wintry blue wedding ideas | Brandwold Photography

From Brandwold Photography – “It was a cold and windy day here in Sweden which made it a perfectly lovely day at the castle! Bogesunds Castle has a fascinating history and was constructed in the 1640s. Since then it has been dedicated a historic building and protected. It has beautiful halls, narrow staircases, secret walls and even a chapel for those who want to tie the knot at a castle in Sweden. Inspired by the theme of a winter wedding we wanted to create a … [Continue reading]

cinderella in thailand

Cinderella bridal editorial at the Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai Thailand Photo credit: (C) Petronella Photography http://bypetronella.com

From Petronella Photography - “I came up with this idea for a multicultural Cinderella at Dhara Dhevi editorial to encourage all ladies to travel, see new places, explore different cultures and to live life-like it’s an adventure. Creating this editorial was quite an adventure: hustling and roaming around Chiang Mai looking for flowers, props, negotiating with a tuk-tuk driver, all in the humid Thai weather, but the memories created with a team of talented ladies … [Continue reading]

glamorous multi-day wedding in morocco

Glamorous real wedding in Morocco | Cocoon Events

Inspired by the folk and fairy tales of Arabian Nights, Louisa and Teo wanted to capture that spirit, romance, and adventure for their three-day wedding celebration in the heart of Morocco! The first night, (not photographed) was an intimate party for their closest fiends and family. On the second night, they celebrated in Tangier and brought to life “One Thousand and One Nights” starting with book-like invitations that read just like a fairy tale … [Continue reading]

grace & stella beauty products: keep or give?

Grace & Stella Dead Sea Mud Mask

Before you delve into these product reviews from Grace & Stella be sure to check out last week’s reviews here! Grace & Stella sent me their Dead Sea Mud Mask and their (business launching – I’ll explain in a moment!) Dr. Pedicure Foot Exfoliating Mask, which were two very new types of products for me, so let’s get to how it all went! DEAD SEA MUD MASK: I’ve literally never used a mud mask before. I know this sounds like a travesty but I just haven’t so … [Continue reading]