engagement at golden gate national park

Calligraphy engagement session | Photography: Ian Odendaal | Burnett's Boards

These views are breathtaking and so are this beautiful couple. What a place to have an engagement shoot! From Ian: "This engagement shoot was aimed to be romantic, simple and natural, with a beautiful green and blue mountain landscape as backdrop. We did the shoot in Golden Gate National Park, in South Africa, right after a quick summer rainstorm, leaving us with a fresh breeze and crisp colours. I let the couples’ love speak for itself in the incredible … [Continue reading]

the huntsman: winter’s war

Huntsman Wedding Inspiration

The evil queen always has the most amazing wardrobe! With the movie premiere, today’s Huntsman inspired wedding editorial couldn’t be any more timely. In case you haven’t heard - The Huntsman tells the tale prior to Snow White. There’s a good sister, a bad sister, and of course - a love story! Get inspired with drama, passion, and romance below! Syed Yaqeen and Roadshow Wedding couldn’t have picked a more perfect venue. The High Line Hotel in NYC harkens … [Continue reading]

color coordinated wedding invitations

Color Coordinated Wedding Paper Goods

Deciding on your wedding color palette is one of the most exciting times during the wedding planning process. Once you know what hues you’ll be designing in it’s so much easier to picture your big day and all the adorable details that go along with it. Once your palette is decided and your venue and date are chosen, one of the next steps is getting those save the dates and wedding invitations out! That’s where Basic Invite comes in. Basic Invite has almost … [Continue reading]

rustic coastal styled shoot

Rustic Place setting Muted Colors

From Leander: "Our initial inspiration for Alluring Seasmoke came from an idea from El Braley of El’s Cards for an ombre invitation suite she wanted to create. From there the design of our shoot fell beautifully into place. I wanted to keep with a seaside feel and a grayish purple color palette, but at the same time I wanted to keep the look and feel sophisticated yet casual. I began curating a beautiful collection of decor pieces for the tablescape, which has … [Continue reading]

intimate costa rica destination wedding

Costa Rica Destination Wedding Westin Conchal

As a super fan of all things tropical I couldn’t be more pleased to share the lovely destination wedding in Costa Rica, photographed beautifully by Jenna McElroy. Simplicity is key with a backdrop this stunning and Amanda and Kyle's wedding shows off that chic, natural beauty perfectly! From the Beautiful Bride Amanda - “The story actually begins about 20 years ago, even 14 years ahead of when we met then and there. We had gone to the preschool … [Continue reading]

jewelry GIVEAWAY

Jewelry Giveaway

When it comes to your own wedding day ensemble or a thoughtful gift that your bridesmaids, maid of honor, or mother will wear time and time again nothing beats jewelry! Mejuri has some of the finest pieces around, perfectly suited for your walk down the aisle until ever after or as a beautiful gift. Featured everywhere from ELLE Magazine to Vogue, this brilliant brand opened up collaborations with designers from around the world to bring you some of the most … [Continue reading]

flower crown bar bridal shower

| B. Schwartz Photography | Burnett's Boards

This is such a fun activity to do with your girls at a Bridal Shower. Real or fake flowers, you end up with a cute gift and happy memories. From Candice from Sunkissed and Made Up: "This bridal shower styled shoot is the romantic bride's dream day with her favourite girls. We were inspired by the winter months coming to a close and the promise of spring on the horizon. Wine colored accents made their mark last season, so our take on that ever popular hue was to … [Continue reading]

fine art beach ballerina bridals

Pastel bouquet in a basket with ballet shoes | 1313 Photography

From Fabiola Capo Millinery - “I have always been mesmerized by the art of ballet. The graceful and lyrical adagio movements of a ballerina's body are visual poetry. When dreamed of this ballerina session, I was inspired by soft hues, the aesthetically pleasing fluidity of ballet, and the quote by Martha Graham ‘Dance is the hidden language of the soul.’” From Fabiola Capo Millinery - Movement was captured beautifully by 1313 Photography and the ethereal … [Continue reading]

a forever kind of love

Older Couple Anniversary

Sometimes I get a submission in my inbox that stops me in my tracks and really makes me think and today’s anniversary session from Aloe Vera Photography did exactly that. It’s not fancy, it’s not filled with pretty flowers or flowing dresses like most of the features here on Burnett’s Boards, but it does celebrate the most important thing - love. It’s beautiful in its raw simplicity and that why I adore these images so much. If you could capture the word love … [Continue reading]

bridal boudoir – morning of the wedding

Bridal boudoir styling | Jake and Heather Photography | Burnett's Boards

The morning of your wedding is the build up to your big day. All your nearest and dearest are around you and you have to try your best to stay calm. Emily put together this beautiful shoot to capture those cherished moments of the calm before the storm. From Emily: "Inspired by the French confidence and romantic culture - I wanted to design a shoot that encompassed the emotion that can sometimes be lost during the morning of the wedding, due to rushed moments. … [Continue reading]

minimalist copper and wheat

Wheat and Copper Wedding

This minimalistic & modern shoot was conceived by the textures of wheat and the color of copper by Alexandra Elise Photography. The warm accents paired nicely with the soft grey walls, and the textured brick interior accents! From Alexandra Elise Photography - “Working in the wedding industry, there is always an abundance of florals that create the enchanting decor. We tried something different with this shoot - using copper measuring cups and … [Continue reading]

2016 wedding trend | calligraphy

Calligraphy in Weddings

For me 2016 has seen some of my favourite wedding trends make it into the main stream. Copper and rose gold is making a big statement, as well as elopements and my all-time favourite, calligraphy. There is something to be said with etiquette and tradition and i love the skill and dedication calligraphers have to create such beautiful pieces. More often than not when you think about calligraphy your mind goes straight to envelopes and beautiful scripted addresses … [Continue reading]

southern cotton field styled shoot

Runaway couple |Lotus Blossom Photography | Burnett's Boards

The setting for this southern styled shoot is like something fresh from a Nicholas Sparks book, suitcases and all! From Amber: "Emily Kennedy of Kennedy Occasions and I sat down and dreamt up this shoot that tells the story of a debutant who runs away with a handsome farm hand.  The backdrop of a local wedding venue, historic Sam Davis Home just south of Nashville, TN, with its sprawling cotton field was perfect for the tale." When photographers … [Continue reading]

rose quartz garden wedding

Rose quartz garden wedding reception | Alissa Noelle Photography

From Brie’s Honeybees & Flowers – “ I’ve been really inspired by the Versailles gardens in France lately, reminiscing on my trips there, and imagining what types of florals and romantic dinner settings I might want to create in modern-day that still capture the essence of a classic look. This inspiration shoot is the result of that!” From Brie’s Honeybees & Flowers – “I know there is a lot of inspiration out there right now using blush and golds in … [Continue reading]

pastel bridal boudoir shoot

Pastel bridal bouquet | Anna Bamm Photography

Today’s demure bridal boudoir shoot from Anna Bamm Photography is as sweet as it is gorgeous. Boudoir shoots should play to your character and this brings out all the charm and femininity of a bride before her wedding day! From Anna Bamm Photography - “Boudoir photography is a special process because it helps us to open the door to a woman’s dreams. During the shoot we shot the main subject - a woman’s character: lovely, gentle, graceful, but … [Continue reading]

stormy, romantic, and organic beach elopement

Stormy Beach Elopement

Botany Bay in South Carolina provides a moody backdrop for today’s stormy tale of romance. Seaglass, a gray wedding dress, palette sweetheart table, and organic details make this elopement wedding inspiration shoot a uniquely exquisite vision - like being shipwrecked with your love! Photographer Brianna Wilbur and planner Smells Like Peony Events really did the awe-inspiring setting justice. From Photographer Brianna Wilbur - “This … [Continue reading]