barely there blush

Light and airy blush wedding inspiration board

Inspired by this past week’s gorgeous bubble themed wedding inspiration shoot, I wanted to create something light and airy with a barely-there color palette and a bubble bar of its own! There are so many beautifully feminine details in this blush wedding inspiration board – one of my favorites (besides the bubbly bar – no one can resist that) are those gorgeous ribbons streaming from the bridal and bridesmaids' bouquets. They’re so perfect. Plus, how stylish … [Continue reading]

emma and grace bridal studio

Emma and Grace Bridal Studio

The inside the boutique series continues today with a fabulous shoot of Denver, Colorado’s Emma & Grace Bridal Studio by Ali & Garrett Wedding Photographers. Terrie and Mayra – the dynamic duo behind this darling bridal salon answered questions from Ali and Garrett and the interview is filled with valuable tips and advice for brides-to-be! Tell me a little about yourself... We (Terrie and Mayra) are two friends who have a great passion for bridal … [Continue reading]

jewels of summer: a centerpiece recipe

Dhalia, spray rose, cottage yarrow, service berry, ranunculus, and alstroemeria flower centerpiece | Bellamint Photography and Sunflower Creative | see more on:

Favorite duo of mine – Bellamint Photography and Sunflower Creative have crafted pure magic for you today. With bright blooms with a little nod to autumn colors, this centerpiece design is simply fabulous! From Cheryl of Sunflower Creative – “I find myself drinking in the warm days of summer, and yet my thoughts keep sneaking off to autumn! This centerpiece, in all of its extravagant color, satisfies both states of mind. The red yarrow reminds me of … [Continue reading]

noble and elegant bridal fashion shoot


This regal bridal fashion inspiration shoot from Katerina Lobova Photography is filled with nobility and elegance. It definitely channels the old world in the most enchanting way and contains some of the prettiest wedding dresses out there, all of which were designed by the amazing Tanya Kochnova From Katerina Lobova – “I thought about this fashion shoot for a long time and knew I wanted to shoot a bride in the morning, but with a darker … [Continue reading]

so you want to be a wedding planner? read this first.

Black wedding invitation suite with floral details and white font | Anneli Marinovich Photography + The Wedding and Event Institute | see more on:

Kylie Carlson, head of The Wedding and Event Institute is back with part two (read part one here) of her fabulous series on how to become a wedding planner and make waves in the wedding industry! From Kylie - When we are small we all dream about what we going to be when we grow up. For me it was a world-famous pianist, as I played the piano from the age of 3 and even got as far going to the Royal College of Music in London, but alas it was not meant to be. … [Continue reading]

inspired by bubbles – an epic wedding editorial

Bubble themed wedding

I know I use the word epic a lot but today it’s TOTALLY called for. Bubbles inspired this epic wedding editorial by Melissa Kruse Photography and Diana Tsao Events and it’s one of the most well-executed wedding inspiration shoots I’ve ever seen! From start to finish the quirky & fun source of inspiration is woven throughout in seamless and thoughtful ways. It carries from the vintage tub filled with bubbles for the bride to play with while she gets ready to … [Continue reading]

bohemian bridal shower from smitten magazine

Bohemian bridal shower with teepee

The newest issue of Smitten Magazine is out and it’s overflowing with gorgeous, bohemian beauty! The entire edition is dedicated to this fabulous, popular look and the ladies over at Smitten are sharing one of the shoots gracing its pages here today and boy oh boy is it a pretty one. Titled Free For All and shot by Cassandra Photo with floral design & event styling by Natural Beauty Florals, this bohemian bridal shower is definitely one for the books! … [Continue reading]

intimate, wintry garden wedding

Winter garden wedding

This intimate wedding inspiration shoot from Brisbane’s Just For Love Photography has delightful, wintry details set on a beautiful, outdoor lawn. Its compositions remind me of still life paintings with its rich, berry hues and dark backdrops. It also has a cozy sense of warmth that reminds one of crisp, perfect autumn evenings spent with the man you love! From Kylie at Just For Love Photography – “Inspired by the crisp winter breeze and the … [Continue reading]

buttercream and green

Buttercream wedding inspiration board

Buttercream comes in a whole delicious array of colors from lemony yellows to ivories and white. When paired with neutral hues and cool greens, buttercream is a delightful color palette for a wedding! The picture of the bridesmaid inspired this wedding inspiration board. Her updo is so very elegant and that buttercream yellow dress is darling. Pair that with buttercream colored ribbons on both the bride’s and bridesmaids’ bouquets, some warm, feminine … [Continue reading]

romantic berry wedding editorial on a forested beach

Berry colored wedding

With delicious berry hues and utterly romantic bohemian styling, today’s inspiration shoot from Ksenia Milushkina Photography experiments with light, beauty and rich, luxurious red colors in the most exquisite way! From Ksenia Milushkina Photography – “We were inspired by bohemian styling for this wedding inspiration shoot. It’s a very diverse look and this style has character but is still gentle, free-flowing and romantic. For our … [Continue reading]

gift essentials for the entire wedding party

Stylish wedding guest books

Sponsored Post Confession time! Before our wedding my husband and I bought his groomsmen ties. Yep – just ties. In retrospect, now that I know a thing or two about weddings, I totally wish we’d gotten something more personal that they could keep and use afterwards (because let's be honest - those ties that matched our wedding colors probably haven’t been worn since!). That's where Izola comes in. Izola has a fabulously stylish range of gifts for the bride, the … [Continue reading]

summery citrus wedding ideas

Stylish bride and groom in seersucker | Amy Carlston Photography | see more on:

Set amongst the lemon orchards of Southern California, this charming, summery citrus wedding inspiration from Amy Carlston Photography is brimming over with delights! A darling single tier cake, adorably styled bride and groom, and an exquisite tablescape with lemon and orange details are just a few of the many things to love in this editorial. From Amy Carlston Photography – “This summer shoot was inspired by the lemon orchards of … [Continue reading]

vintage bohemian, polo-inspired wedding in hawaii

Trio of naked cakes

Floral designer Debbie Hemingway (who designed my own wedding!) and Jeannemarie Photography teamed up with some wonderful wedding vendors for this vintage bohemian, polo-inspired wedding editorial shot against the majestic Ko’olau Mountains here in Hawaii. From Debbie Hemingway of Designs by Hemingway – “A year in the planning, we decided to set our shoot at the polo fields in Waimanalo. Located on the east side of Oahu, we found it to be the perfect … [Continue reading]

curvy girls’ bridal trousseau

Plus sized bridal boudoir

Well-fitted wedding lingerie is absolutely essential – and who better to break it down for you with a gorgeous garden-inspired boudoir inspiration shoot than Sweet Nothings? Sweet Nothings is known around the web as a destination site for lingerie reviews, bra fitting advice, and editorials on body image. Not only did Sweets of Sweet Nothings model in this shoot for Kate Ignatowski Photography, but she planned & styled the whole thing as well. Make sure you … [Continue reading]