regal bridal session with an orchid veil

Hawaii bridal session with orchid veil

I’m so thrilled to share this shoot from the fabulous Carmen and Ingo Photography with you today! When these two told me they were going to be stopping by the Hawaiian Islands (on their honeymoon!) I couldn’t resist pulling something together for them to capture. With design & styling by the incredible Morgan of Moana Events, her beautiful lead wedding coordinator Meaghan as our model, a stunner of a blush wedding dress, and the flawless backdrop of … [Continue reading]

disney’s beauty and the beast wedding

Disney wedding Beauty and the Beast themed

Disney-inspired weddings are adorable and Kendall Lynnette Photography's Beauty & the Beast inspiration shoot definitely has some fairytale magic. It’s playful but romantic, sweet, and has plenty of delightful nods to the movie: books, roses, candlelight, and even a chubby little clock that totally reminds me of Cogsworth! From Kendall Lynnette Photography & Design – “Ever since I was a little girl I’ve had a fascination … [Continue reading]

monochromatic and romantic

Monochromatic and romantic destination wedding inspiration board

It’s no secret that monochromatic weddings are my favorites! It’s really hard to go wrong with a classic and timeless color palette of subtle blues, white, gray, and khaki. While pulling this wedding inspiration board I kept thinking of a destination wedding somewhere along the Adriatic Coast. It fits! A simple and chic cake, lace-trimmed veil for the bride, stylish hat for the groom, rocky beach, and asymmetrical ceremony décor are perfect ways to bring your … [Continue reading]

free people boho boudoir shoot in the woods

Bohemian Boudoir shoot

Boudoir shoots are usually confined to just that – a boudoir. But today’s inspiration shoot from Katherine Henry Boudoir shows just how gorgeous getting courageous and donning intimates from one of everyone's favorite brands (Free People!) can be in the great outdoors. It’s a fabulous alternative to the traditional boudoir session! From Katherine Henry Boudoir – “We wanted to style a boho boudoir shoot in the woods and not only did it turn … [Continue reading]

quirky & fun-loving restaurant wedding

Colorful dessert spread | Scarlett O'Neill Photography | see more on:

Quirky boutique hotels and their properties make absolutely fantastic wedding venues. These kinds of hotels and their restaurants have personalities all on their own. With delightful details around every corner and a fun-loving vibe, Drake One Fifty is definitely one of them. Today’s wedding inspiration shoot, styled impeccably by Lexi Haslam and shot by Scarlet O’Neill Photography, shows an adorable couple making the most of this unique setting. A gold piñata, … [Continue reading]

rocker chic and girlie sequins

Glamorous same sex wedding

I just love the unique rustic-glam vibe of today’s fabulous editorial from Jarusha Brown Photography. Corinne from Filosophi styled and conceptualized the shoot and brought on amazing local vendors to execute it. The models were styled with some outstanding looks: one is rocking a chic custom-made pantsuit and the other a sequins crop top, tulle skirt, and flower crown. Set at beautiful Bodega Ridge, the overall effect is magical! … [Continue reading]

vintage vinyl, denim, donuts and punk-chic style

DIY painted rock candy handle and gold glitter candlesticks | Two Spoon Photography | see more on:

There are so many thoughtful and well-done details in today's chic punk rock wedding inspiration shoot from Two Spoons Photography. DIY touches here and there, gold glitter candlesticks, vintage vinyl charger plates (seriously, isn't that the best idea ever!?) and a bride who has some awesomely unique style - I just can't get enough of this edgy, alternative look! From Carly of Two Spoons Photography – “This shoot is a little off the beaten … [Continue reading]

edgy femininity: a black and blush wedding

Black and white wedding | Chantel Marie Photography | see more on:

This exceptionally stylish and alternative wedding inspiration shoot, conceptualized and designed by Ashley of Attention 2 Details Events is the definition of cool. Each and every shot by Chantel Marie Photography is going to wow you. The concept behind this shoot (edgy femininity) is striking and it’s pulled off absolutely flawlessly! From Ashley of Attention 2 Details Events – “I wanted to create a look that exuded a femininity and … [Continue reading]

alternative weddings week + eclectic bridal shower

Unique Bridal shower for alternative brides

If there is one thing that needs to be showcased more it is alternative weddings done with style. Whether it’s Game of Thrones themed or just downright offbeat, designing a wedding that makes you happy is essential & crafting an alternative wedding with taste, no matter how far off of the beaten path you’re going, is key! With that in mind I’m kicking off an entire week of alternative wedding inspiration. Everything featured is exceptionally gorgeous and … [Continue reading]

sun-kissed blush garden wedding

Sun-kissed blush and gold garden wedding inspiration board with epic wedding dress

Late afternoon and early evening summer weddings – outdoors of course (fabulous weather!) are absolute perfection. I can’t think of a prettier time of year to get married. Today’s sun-kissed blush garden wedding inspiration board pays homage to that. There are so many details to adore in this inspiration board. From the gold detailing on the bride’s wedding dress to the way the cake mimics the floral centerpiece design – everything works together and breathes … [Continue reading]

west coast bridal inspiration shoot

West Coast Wedding Inspiration

Today’s west coast bridal inspiration shoot from Kirill Bordon Photography is so gorgeously textural and so stunningly natural yet elegant – I just can’t get enough of it! Plus, there’s a fabulous array of delicate and glittery headpieces, combs, and veils from Olivia that would accent any bridal session perfectly. From Kirill Bordon Photography – “This shoot took place on a hidden sandy beach in West Vancouver, Canada. It has supernatural … [Continue reading]

colorful and fun kate spade wedding

Kate Spade Wedding

A black tie wedding gets wrapped up in color and fun today with Kate Spade-inspired style! Houston’s Two Be Wed crafted this gorgeous inspiration shoot shot by Christa Elyce and it’s bursting at the seams with youthful and chic details. It’s pretty amazing what these ladies accomplished: rooftop elegance + a quirky color-lovin' brand = adore! From To Be Wed – “There’s a fine balance between gorgeous and playful, sweet and sophisticated, and … [Continue reading]

from inspiration to reality: a neo-eclectic balinese wedding

Eclectic Bali wedding

Everything that Ari of Chykalophia Design & Heartily Wed touches turns into wedding magic and that’s definitely the case today with her own neo-eclectic wedding in Bali. She crafted her mood board with inspiration from her Balinese culture & modern design elements and then seamlessly wove the two together for her big day! To kick things off take a look at the inspiration board that she started with - From Ari – “Although Peter and I have been … [Continue reading]

tropical banana grove inspiration shoot

Banana grove wedding

Oh tropical wedding inspiration shoots – how I adore you! Creative, colorful, and bursting with warm summer feelings, this banana grove editorial from Jonathan Canlas embodies it all. With fantastic floral design & creative direction from Avery Solmssen of Green Honolulu and coordination by Nichole Weddings & Events, prepare yourself to go bananas for this inspiration shoot! What amazes me most about this editorial (aside … [Continue reading]