grayed jade

Grayed Jade Wedding

Grayed Jade is one of my favorite Pantone colors and this Grayed Jade wedding inspiration board pairs it with beautiful spring-time pastels and a blush pink. Grayed Jade is lovely because it is more sophisticated and romantic than mint, but still has that fresh look that mint weddings have. It works well in any season but I love it most for winter or spring weddings. For winter weddings it adds an air of whimsy and for spring weddings it pairs well with a … [Continue reading]

destination wedding tips

destination wedding tips

No one knows destination weddings quite like Morgan Childs of Moana Events because she plans weddings here in Hawaii - one of the top destination wedding spots in the world! Couples from Japan, Australia, Russia, Greece, the mainland US - you name it - they come here to get married and it's easy to see why. For this week's vendor spotlight Morgan is sharing her top destination wedding tips along with images from What A Day! Photography of a destination … [Continue reading]

balloon engagement shoot

balloon engagement shoot / Carmen and Ingo Photography

Last week's pastel and peach Parisian wedding workshop shoot from Carmen and Ingo Photography had another part to it that I saved for today: this beautiful engagement inspiration! Leonie and Andi are a real life couple and the perfect models for this shoot. They're young, trendy, and have an effortlessly chic sense of style. A giant balloon is the perfect playful prop and their love and affection for each other takes center stage in the most alluring way! … [Continue reading]

winery wedding (reader request)

Winery Wedding

This custom wedding inspiration board was created for Lauren, who is getting married next fall at a winery near the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. Lauren wrote and said that she was a huge fan of this sunset inspired wedding inspiration board and said that it was really close to the look that she wanted for her own wedding. However, she needs something a little less rustic and a little more upscale for the winery venue she has picked out (aka: no … [Continue reading]

handmade bohemian bridal accessories

Bohemian bridal accessories from Danani Handmade / photographed by LobLee

I'm loving the bohemian vibe of Danani Handmade's newest collection of bridal accessories. Each piece has a wonderful hint of flapper glam that's so popular right now with Great Gatsby themed weddings! This shoot from LobLee Photography really shows off the unique textures and beautiful construction of this collection to its fullest. Indoors or out, bohemian or vintage glam - these accessories are perfect for brides and bridesmaid alike. Mahalo to … [Continue reading]

zodiac wedding: taurus

Black, red, emerald wedding

It has been so much fun dreaming up wedding inspiration boards for all the zodiac signs and this one for Taurus brides is the last in the series. Time for me to start thinking of another series.... but until then - if you were born between April 20th and May 20th - then this one is for you! While I was researching the Taurus zodiac sign I kept being reminded of my own - Capricorn, so it's no wonder that this inspiration board bears some similarities with the very … [Continue reading]

a big fake wedding (that you’ll love)

lavender and rosemary wedding invitations / Izzy Hudgins Photography

It was about a month ago that I stumbled across The Not Wedding. Intrigued, I got in touch with Callie, the founder of this amazing new alternative to a traditional wedding expo, and learned that The Not Wedding is "a bridal show alternative in the form of a big, fake, wedding. Wedding guests are brides-to-be who enjoy an emotional ceremony, a tasty dinner, and a dance-party reception while truly experiencing the wedding vendors in action." Isn't that awesome?! … [Continue reading]

pastel and peach parisian wedding inspiration

Pastel Parisian Wedding Inspiration

This pastel and peach Paris themed wedding workshop shoot from Carmen and Ingo Photography is simply marvelous. With the help of wedding stylist Doreen Winking, this team managed to bring a soft and feminine pastel infused Parisian look to a greenhouse near Munich in Germany. The watercolor inspired palette, ballerina cutouts, and true artistry on all of the paper elements from Sonja of Die Exlusiven Einladungskarten all add a lovely sense of joy and whimsy to … [Continue reading]

bright summer citrus

Summer citrus wedding inspiration

Juicy citrus hued weddings are bright, fresh, and perfect for summer. Choosing one bold color to stand out, like red, is a great way to give this palette a little more pop! Orange, yellow, and green are a natural color combination that give a sense of fun and energy to your wedding day. When using such a busy palette for your wedding there are a few tips to follow: 1. Include one or two elements that incorporates all of these colors together (like the display … [Continue reading]

bridesmaid necklace styles + giveaway

initial necklaces for bridesmaids

This week's vendor spotlight is focused on Tangerine Jewelry - a lovely brand you've seen here since the very beginning and a brand that has all of your bridal party accessorizing needs covered! Among my favorite items in Erica's store are her necklaces. Necklaces make fabulous gifts for your bridesmaids because not only can they wear them on your wedding day, but necklaces can be kept, treasured, and worn for years to come. Choosing the right style of … [Continue reading]

art deco styled wedding

Art Deco Wedding / Spark and Tumble Photography

This stylish Art Deco wedding inspiration shoot from Spark + Tumble Photography is amazing for its authenticity. They shot in one of the great American hubs of Art Deco style - Chicago! From Kelly of Nimble Well - "The Madonna della Strada Chapel, built in 1939, perches on the edge of a lake. The moody spring weather the day of the shoot made shooting outside an adventure in battling the wind, rain, and hail but Lisa of Spark and Tumble Photography was able … [Continue reading]

pink peony and raspberry

Pink peony and raspberry wedding inspiration

I've had pink on the mind ever since Wednesday's article and couldn't help but put together this peony and raspberry wedding inspiration board to celebration it! Pink weddings are the ultimate in girlie style. They're well-loved by brides everywhere and it's easy to see why! The one detail in this inspiration board that I just can't get enough of is that amazing bridesmaid dress. Isn't it perfect? Details to adore:  *** Photo credits: bridesmaid in pink … [Continue reading]

the white peony

The White Peony Bridal Boutique / Jenna and Tristan Photography

Today's 'inside the boutique' peek of The White Peony (in Victoria, BC) is an exquisite one. The artful shots by Jenna and Tristan Photography capture the effortless elegance of this gorgeous bridal salon perfectly. And I've got to thank Trish, the lovely owner, for taking the time to so thoughtfully answer my questions! How would you describe a White Peony bride? "As someone who likes the pretty things in life. A White Peony bride admires quality and … [Continue reading]

zodiac wedding: virgo

Navy and Pastel Wedding Inspiration Board

The zodiac wedding inspiration series continues today with a little sapphire and neutral board for Virgo brides! If you were born between August 23rd and September 22nd, then this one is for you: Virgo brides are creative and sensitive souls and when they shine - they are blindingly brilliant. Because of their sensitivity, Virgos are often referred to as 'rare and special orchids' so I loved finding that gorgeous vase with the orchid in it for this inspiration … [Continue reading]