aztec bridal inspiration

Aztec Wedding Inspiration

If there’s a perfect word to describe today’s bridal inspiration shoot from Abigail Malone and Design Studio South it would be the simple but effective word: cool. This Aztec-inspired editorial has such a fresh and trendy look with so many unique touches – what’s so marvelous is that they are combined in the perfect of ways! There are so many details to look for and marvel at starting with the cactus and desert style flowers paired with the vintage, … [Continue reading]

the perfect wedding reception coffee bar

Coffee bar styling ideas

Hands down the best thing you can do at a wedding to really make it yours is to personalize it. Creating a personalized experience not only for you and your beau but also for your guests is not as hard as you may think, and it definitely goes beyond the monogram! One fabulous way to do this is to have a self-serve Keurig® coffee bar at your wedding reception. From choosing the blends to the toppings and the design and styling of your wedding reception coffee bar, … [Continue reading]

pastel bridal picnic in mexico

Pastel Picnic Bridal Session

From Lucia Fatima – “Nayeli Blanquel and I developed this wedding inspiration shoot in order to showcase something not typically seen with weddings in Mexico – soft, pastel colors! We photographed it all in a private location and opted for a delicate bridal picnic thinking that it was something both feminine and unique.” From Lucia Fatima – “Our set designer, Annafiori, organized a simple, handmade backdrop using Mexican flowers and plants to decorate … [Continue reading]

navy blue, red, and gold wedding ideas

Pomegranate name card | Red October Photography

Red October Photography – “This shoot shows a classic color combination but with a modern twist. The navy blue is accented with gold throughout this editorial, and while the flowers are a classic ‘wedding white,’ they are displayed in a new way using terrariums as well as vases of various heights. The pop of color from the pomegranates used as place cards brings a fun twist to the timeless look!” I adore the menu card in that invitation suite. Take a … [Continue reading]

dubai dreamscape: luxurious hot pink + gold wedding

Pink and gold beach wedding reception | Joem Aldea Photography for The Wedding and Event Institute Arabian Campus

As many of you know I’m a proud Advisory Board Member at The Wedding and Event Institute and they’ve just opened their newest campus – the Arabian Campus! Now this amazing institution covers four continents and they’ve had thousands and thousands of graduates around the world, creating careers for creative wedding planners, designers, and stylists across the globe! Of course with a new campus you’ve got to have a styled shoot to celebrate and this luxurious pink … [Continue reading]

sicilian seaside session

Sicily seaside wedding with a sea-blue wedding dress | Stefano Santucci

With a heady dose of old world charm (it was shot seaside in Sicily, after all), today’s exquisite bridal session from Stefano Santucci features a lovely sea-blue wedding dress from Anna Fucà Atelier and details that effortlessly take the scene from day to a romantic, candlelit night! Be sure to catch more features from Stefano Santucci here, including this art-themed editorial and a real wedding in Tuscany! *** Photography: Stefano Santucci // … [Continue reading]

fine art bridal boudoir in old town alexandria

Fine Art Film Boudoir Virginia

From Audra Wrisley Photography – “I can't imagine a better way to celebrate a wedding, than a sweet, soft and romantic bridal boudoir session! An organic combination of delicate blooms, a simple lace robe and bright white linens were all we needed for this fine art boudoir session.” From Audra Wrisley Photography – “Photographed in my cozy Old Town studio, we incorporated natural light and linen pieces for the shoot, to keep the focus soft and on … [Continue reading]

2 dresses: from wedding to reception

Badgley Mischka sequins dress | Alexandra Wallace Photography

Sometimes, one dress just isn’t enough! I love the idea of wearing something glamorous to walk down the aisle in, take those timeless portraits in, and then changing into something else to dance the night away in! Today’s fashion editorial from Alexandra Wallace Photography shows two looks + blooms to go along with them, set against the beautiful Villa Angeli at the Stolpman Vineyards in California. From Alexandra Wallace – “This bridal fashion … [Continue reading]

beachy chinoiserie

Chinoiserie Wedding

I’ve always been such a huge fan of the chinoiserie look! Chinese motifs combined with 18th century European art makes for such a unique style, especially when used as a wedding theme. The lovely ladies of Two Be Wed made chinoiserie fresh again by pairing it with a summery tropical vibe and a super chic couple at one seriously gorgeous (and historic) beachside hotel lawn in Galveston, Texas. Joseph West Photography captured all the magic perfectly! … [Continue reading]

honolulu rooftop portrait session

Honolulu Rooftop Wedding

As a former, almost decade long resident of the beautiful island of Oahu, today’s Honolulu rooftop wedding portrait inspiration shoot went straight to my heart! Studio 3511 captured the love, joy, and excitement of a newlywed couple with the urban chic, yet island-y and natural beauty of Honolulu as a backdrop. There’s so much to love here! From Studio 3511 – “Mixing it up with a bunch of creative wedding vendors is always a fun thing to see what we … [Continue reading]

elegant outdoor ranch wedding

Semi circle of candles wedding ceremony | Nicole Schiessl

You don’t have to compromise timeless elegance when you have a ranch wedding and today’s inspiration shoot from Nicole Schiessl and Simone Gebsattel is perfect proof of that! A color palette of grayish-blue, peach, green, and neutrals is accented by fun pops of red (check out the floral designs and the groom’s bow tie!). There’s so much to love about this ranch wedding inspiration shoot. The outdoor setting is absolutely gorgeous and the color … [Continue reading]

stylish ‘at home’ elopement

At Home Elopement

From Palafox Street Weddings – “We wanted to show an elopement in a cozy home setting that was still formal, stylish, and high-end. An elopement is a true expression of love and our real couple, paired with an intimate setting (Lee House) were incredible to shoot. Sara with Sunshine Designs created all of the moss place settings and truly pulled our vision together. She had some DIY details and incredible florals to top it all off!” … [Continue reading]

delicate, natural wedding

Natural greenhouse wedding in green and white | Bemind Fotografie

From Ohlala Weddings – “When browsing through my own wedding photos (from almost two years ago!) I bumped into a picture of a wall of our wedding venue. The venue, De Woeste Hoeve here in the Netherlands is an old inn where Napoleon stayed at least once in his life. There is a greenhouse next to it where even gray and rainy days look bright and warm with all the fresh greens! The picture showed a wall with some greenery and it looked so pure and natural that it … [Continue reading]

behind the scenes on a southern-style inspiration shoot

Southern Style Wedding with Peaches

From Claudette Marie Events – “After launching my company in 2013 I had really started to focus in on my client base and how I wanted my brand to be portrayed. I worked with Love Inspired and we updated my logo design to a more clean, sophisticated look and a new website to match. After that I wanted to have a styled shoot to go along with my new brand!” From Claudette Marie Events – “For my wedding inspiration shoot I had a vision in my head: I had … [Continue reading]

peach + green + awe-inspiring floral designs

Peach Green Church Wedding

Destination film photographers Kirill and Irinia from Belarus captured one of the most exquisite inspiration shoots I have ever seen! With a color palette of peach and green, this classic church wedding look has an edge with the bride’s lime-green birdcage veil and the absolutely amazing floral designs. From Kir & Ira Photography – “We photographed this wedding inspiration shoot at Max Koliberdin’s Workshop in Moscow, Russia, with the … [Continue reading]

classic low country wedding

Classic Charleston Low Country wedding | Aaron and Jillian Photography

From Aaron and Jillian Photography - “I love how they say their story starts off like a joke. Girl walks into a bar…, because sometimes the greatest love stories can start off like a joke and end as an absolute fairytales! That’s Austin & David’s story.” From Aaron and Jillian Photography - “This sweet as can be Georgia peach met this charming Virginia boy in the small historic college town of Charlottesville, VA as she was finishing up an … [Continue reading]