adorably pink and frilly rustic wedding

Rustic Pink Wedding Inspiration Board

Rustic weddings done with some shabby-chic design elements are absolutely charming – especially in an irresistibly cute color palette like soft pink with hints of mint and gold! There are so many details to adore in this rustic wedding inspiration board, starting with the color palette. It’s definitely girlie but a great choice to soften a rustic setting or barn wedding. Bits of gold glitter add some glam and the way the cake looks almost as if it was baked … [Continue reading]

sew in love – behind the scenes with chaviano couture

Chaviano Couture

Annette of Chaviano Couture gives us all a look through beauteous images by Exquisitrie by Kelly Sauer of the care and love that goes into each of her bespoke wedding dresses. The beauty is in the details, subtly and elegance of each of these fabulous creations. They're all enchanting works of art. This whimsical shoot conveys the dreamy feeling of wearing a Chaviano Couture wedding dress (I would know – I’ve had the pleasure of … [Continue reading]

glamorous wedding with the cutest flower girls ever

Glamorous Perth Wedding

Laticia and Charlie’s wedding earlier this year in Perth was one for the books. With the two most adorable flower girls I’ve ever seen, a Pallas Couture wedding dress, a four-tier flower-filled wedding cake, beautiful blooms by Flowertalk, and exceptional photography provided by Natasja Kremers – get ready to have your jaw drop! From Jappalin of Flowertalk – “Laticia’s favorite flowers were blush pink peonies and David Austin roses … [Continue reading]

southeast asian wedding inspiration

Mehndi | Anna Dobrydneva Photography | see more on:

The exotic Eastern world comes to life today in the unlikeliest of places – sand dunes outside of Moscow! Anna Dobrydneva and her incredible team created a glamorous wedding editorial filled with color, beauty, and dazzling inspirational style. From Margarita Maleev – “I was looking through photos of architecture from Eastern countries and I was inspired to bring the look into the wedding world. It was a new style for me and I learned a … [Continue reading]

city glam – a four seasons denver wedding

Four Seasons Denver Wedding

The Four Seasons is always a glamorous venue for a wedding and this shoot from Urban Safari Photography utilizes this stunning Denver hotel to its fullest. In collaboration with Pretty Bride Shop and the talented ladies at The Perfect Petal – this dazzling editorial is filled with fresh design details and gorgeous photography. Each of the creative wedding pros working on this shoot provided a little bit of insight – it’s a must-read! FLOWERS … [Continue reading]

elopement tips and advice

Elopement tips and advice

Moana Events is one of Hawaii’s finest boutique event planning companies and definite favorites of mine. Meaghan (who you’ve seen model in this shoot) is an amazing member of the Moana Events team and is not only planning her own fabulous wedding, but also the weddings of other brides-to-be. Moana Events recently launched a new boutique planning service: Modern Elopement – created for brides who want to have an intimate wedding without sacrificing any style, … [Continue reading]

casual-chic beach engagement

Casual-chic beach engagement session | Julia und Gil Photography | see more on:

I’m not ashamed to admit that one of the first things I check out in an engagement shoot is the couple’s outfits. It sets the tone of the session and since there usually aren’t a lot of other props and things to distract – all the attention is on you and your beau! Laura and Bastian’s engagement session, photographed by Julia und Gil Photography is one of the chicest I’ve seen. Their laid-back looks are perfect for a late afternoon on the beach. … [Continue reading]

blackberry and green wedding inspiration

Blackberry martinis | Magnolia Street Photography | see more on:

If you’re looking for a gorgeous wedding color palette that includes blackberry and green, today’s perfectly pretty editorial from Magnolia Street Photography and Celebrating Love by Marcie will be right up your alley. I just adore how this purple and green palette is expressed through the floral designs and trendy blackberry martinis. The setting at Rockland Estates is exquisite and those lush green lawns and stately home (hello sunroom!) … [Continue reading]

beachside and grey skies

Grey beach wedding inspiration board

Beach weddings with glamorous, monochromatic color palettes are absolute perfection. Just because summer is officially over does not mean that you can’t have a flawless beach wedding! Gray is an effortlessly elegant palette for nuptials along a rocky shoreline. The overall color palette of this beach wedding inspiration board is definitely gray, but the little bits of blue give it a beautiful reference to the ocean. The oyster shell cake topper is definitely … [Continue reading]

classic, southern wedding inspired by gone with the wind

Gone With The Wind themed wedding

Gone With The Wind really is not only one of my favorite books of all time, but also one of my favorite movies so I’m just gushing over today's southern wedding inspiration shoot. Inspired by the novel, J. Woodbery Photography and Studio Flower created a perfectly gorgeous editorial filled with details worthy of a southern bride. From J. Woodbery Photography – “Tiffany Robinson of Studio Flower and I wanted to do something that had a … [Continue reading]

bridal session along the italian riviera

Italian Riviera Wedding

There really aren’t enough words to describe how much I adore today’s bridal inspiration shoot from Les Amis Photo. Not only is it set along the Italian Riveria, but its got one of the most beautiful flower crowns and pink peony bridal bouquets ever. Each of these images is absolutely exquisite! From Les Amis Photo – “An Italian designed wedding dress, an isle in front of Portovenere, near Cinque Terre, a beautiful model with an … [Continue reading]

morning light – an enchanting love shoot

In bed engagement session

Today’s love shoot from Jenna McElroy Photography is the epitome of romance. It’s unguarded, genuine, and utterly beguiling. Photographed at the Erich McVey Workshop, this real couple brought the romance and it sure shows. All engagement and love shoots should have this genuine feeling and I just adore it! From Jenna McElroy Photography – “This couples’ shoot was done at the incredibly inspiring Erich McVey workshop in Elk, California. We are able … [Continue reading]

peach and kumquat – sweet, southern wedding inspiration

Southern peach wedding ideas

I’m simply swooning over all of the delightful peach and kumquat details in today’s wedding inspiration shoot from Liz Anne Photography. Designed and styled by Orange September and with an exquisite bouquet by Amy Nicole Floral Studio – sweet, southern weddings have never looked so delicious! From Liz Anne Photography - "This wedding inspiration shoot took place at the beautiful Old Town Farm in historic Albuquerque, NM. We wanted … [Continue reading]

how to take your business to the next level

Workshops for wedding planners

As a longtime fan, student, and advisory board member of The Wedding and Event Institute, it is such a thrill to share this incredible opportunity for wedding professionals with you here today! The Refine Workshop is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that adds not just a single tool, but an entire tool belt to your business and will give you what you need to take your business to the next level. WHAT IS IT:  The REFINE Workshop is a degree level program … [Continue reading]