wedding registry: parks and tech

Wedding Registry Ideas

Some gear is essential as you two start your life together. Like must-haves for outdoor cooking, grilling and camping—even if it’s in your own backyard! Check out the items I’ve selected today. Then add them to your Target’s Wedding Registry , and you’ll be more than ready to start your adventure together. Weber Spirit Gas Grill Sonos Play: 1 Wireless Hi-Fi System Digital SLR Camera Follow the entire Target Wedding Registry series here. *Partnered … [Continue reading]

organic countryside wedding

Organic countryside wedding | Shauna Veasey | see more on:

Organic wedding inspiration shoots are some of my favorites. They blend seamlessly into the natural surroundings (thus the word organic) and use a multitude of natural materials to create their beauty. Today’s organic countryside wedding editorial from Shauna Veasey shows why this style is so lovely. It’s sophistication in a naturally refined way! There are just so many details to love about this wedding inspiration shoot. At its core it … [Continue reading]

dainty and sweet bridal boudoir

Dainty Bridal Boudoir

Today’s boudoir session from Anastasia Vlasova is so charming! It uses a dainty color palette of soft blue and yellow to brighten the look along with some very cute and boudoir-worthy details. Ksenya’s wedding day morning couldn’t have been captured more beautifully! From Anastasia Vlasova – “A bride’s morning is a special morning for each woman and my bride Ksenya is very romantic person. For this boudoir session we mixed pastel colors … [Continue reading]

elopement dinner party

Chocolate cake | Mikkel Paige Photography | see more on:

Couples who are looking to elope in style – this one is for you! This elopement dinner party shoot from Mikkel Paige Photography sets the scene for a post town hall treat with you, your beau, and your two witnesses. It’s garden glam with a more intimate approach! I adore the color palette used in this dinner party tablescape – so dreamy for a late summer, early fall celebration! The patterned tablecloth is the perfect touch to freshen the … [Continue reading]

dream catcher wedding

Dream Catcher Wedding Ideas

Dream catchers are such a nice touch for bohemian, free-spirited weddings. Today’s inspiration shoot from Anastasia Bruykhanova uses them beautifully as a backdrop for an intimate reception for two and the I dos! From Anastasia Bruykhanova - “In this photo shoot we started with the image of the bride wearing a unique dress and bohemian headpiece. We wanted to keep the groom more casual so he didn’t wear a suit, but still looked appropriate for … [Continue reading]

sand dunes national park wedding

Sand Dunes Wedding

Sand dunes in Colorado?! Who knew! Today’s inspiration shoot from Green Blossom Photography is a unique and expected twist on an al fresco Colorado wedding. It takes places in a truly remarkable and unique location – Great Sand Dunes National Park – and has tons of gorgeous details that work in a free-spirited bohemian look while still being gorgeously wedding-worthy! From Green Blossom Photography – “For this creative project I wanted to … [Continue reading]

ballet boudoir

Ballet Boudoir Session

Ballet and boudoir are such a perfect match and today’s elegant and whimsical bridal boudoir session from Lissa Ryan Photography shows why. I’m all about lady-like loveliness for boudoir shoots and it really doesn’t get anymore feminine than a tulle skirt, gorgeous flowers, and lots of ballet! From Lissa Ryan Photography – “This film bridal boudoir session was inspired by ballet and dance. Our model, Kate, is a dancer and yogi so we wanted to … [Continue reading]

wedding registry: KitchenAid

Wedding Registry Ideas

There's nothing sweeter to do as newlyweds than throwing yourselves a dinner party every now and then. Cooking in the kitchen together while sipping wine is so fun! Target's Wedding Registry has the essentials you need to set your kitchen up right, be it for formal dining or everyday cooking. Here are a few KitchenAid pieces you may not have thought of, but that you'll be glad you added to your wedding registry: KitchenAid Citrus Juicer KitchenAid Slicer … [Continue reading]

dream wedding in italy

Flower filled car | Alexandra Vonk | see more on:

Today’s inspiration shoot from Alexandra Vonk, Bloom Wedding, and Il Matromonio Italianio is the stuff of dreams. Set in a quaint church and villa in Fano Italy, it effortless combines classic Italian wedding traditions with a gorgeous color palette and enchanting details, perfect for nuptials in the Italian countryside! From Leontine Lauffer of Il Matrimonio Italiano – “When I wanted to style this shoot, I knew that I wanted to bring out … [Continue reading]

truvelle’s 2016 collection

Truvelle 2016 Collection

As a longtime fan of Truvelle I couldn’t be more excited to share their 2016 collection lookbook with you here today! Designer Gaby always comes up with the prettiest, most creative designs for her gowns. Each and every one, season after season, is a total stunner. Which is your favorite? My vote is with the second. The beading on the bodice is divine! Be sure to check out more Truvelle's design studio tour here. *** Photography: Blush … [Continue reading]

a pre-wedding love story

Suspended bed | Yulia Otroschenko Photography | see more on:

Taking time out to create special moments in front of the camera during your wedding can be near impossible. You want to enjoy your big day with those who you love! That’s why I adore the pre-wedding concept that Yulia Otroschenko Photography and La Fabrique created for their couple - Irina and Valery. It’s a bride’s morning in all its tender beauty; a real treat before the wedding and the verdant setting? Straight out of a fairytale! From … [Continue reading]

vintage pastels

Vintage Pastel Wedding

Pastels are so pretty for a wedding! It’s a sweet color palette and it works perfectly with vintage styling. Today’s wedding inspiration shoot from Vanessa Velez Photography showcases exactly that along with a vintage wedding dress from the 1930s and darling details. From Vanessa Velez Photography – “This shoot all started with a 1930s dress and ended with a palette of pastels and crèmes. We wanted to convey the feeling of that old Miami, … [Continue reading]

how to create a branded shoot for your business

Pink smoke bomb | Hello Miss Lovely | see more on:

< Launching a new website? Just starting out with your business? Rebranding your look? Need a little business boost? All of these are fabulous reasons to create and execute a branded shoot. You can use the imagery for promotional materials, send them to media outlets to promote your services, use them on social media for banners/headers and of course utilize them to gussy-up your new look! Autumn of Hello Miss Lovely (a fabulous photographer you’ve seen … [Continue reading]

vintage boho riverside wedding

I love newbies to inspiration shoots (because without fail they always fall in love with them, just as I have) and you’d never guess that this vintage boho riverside wedding editorial from Crystal Reyns Photography was her first! The details are adorable and the color palette is the perfect thing to add a splash of romance to the woodsy Virginia backdrop. The roses are so romantic and I love that they’re making a comeback in wedding design … [Continue reading]

a lifetime of love – remembering a marriage

Vintage outdoor wedding

From Susie Marie Photography – “This stylized shoot was something I have been dreaming about for a while. My grandparents 75th wedding anniversary would have been this past month. To remember their love, I wanted to dedicate this shoot to them.” From Susie Marie Photography – “I used my grandmother’s ring, my grandfather’s antique camera and their wedding photo as special props. We even used their gold ware for the table settings! It was such a … [Continue reading]

ethereal simplicity

Bridal Session Ideas

Getting lost in design? As a bride-to-be it's completely understandable if you are. Today’s dreamy & ethereal bridal inspiration shoot from Amanda Watson Photography and Wedfully Yours pared-down a bridal session to its glorious basics and celebrates the beauty and emotion of a joyous bride-to-be! From Linda of Wedfully Yours – “Today there are so many ideas and concepts for weddings that brides can sometimes get lost in design. For this bridal … [Continue reading]