wedding registry: bar cart essentials

Wedding Registry Ideas

When it comes to your wedding registry, it’s important to ‘Be Yourself Together.’ Each of you should bring your own unique ideas and needs to your registry, and it will all come together just like people do in a marriage! When two individuals combine, real beauty happens and that’s the idea behind Target’s Wedding Registry. In this series of wedding registry inspiration boards, each of the three items is a starting point around which you both can build your home … [Continue reading]

art-themed wedding for artists

Art-themed tablescape | Stefano Santucci Photography | see more on:

Wow wow wow! What a wedding inspiration shoot I have for you today! A total stunner from Stefano Santucci Photography in Florence inspired by art and artists - every last image in this editorial is a masterpiece and every detail is a dream! Wasn’t that exquisite? I can’t think of a more gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot for an art-minded couple. The outfit changes on the bride are chic and the colors throughout the entire editorial … [Continue reading]

how to host a networking party

How to host a networking event | Sweetness and Light Photography | see more on:

For those of you who are wedding professionals and/or own a small business, hosting a successful business networking event where people have an opportunity to meet you, meet your people and learn more about your products and services, is one of the best business building tools you can employ to build and maintain your relationships face-to-face. Angie Capri Photography recently celebrated her 2nd anniversary as a business and along with team of amazing wedding … [Continue reading]

springtime toile de jouy bridals

Spring wedding cake | Sergey Ulanov | see more on:

From Bride Tips – “This wedding editorial all started from the blue and white pattern of “Toile de Jouy” (this term originated in 18th century France, literally meaning "cloth from Jouy-en-Josas," a town in the south-west suburbs of Paris). For us it seemed to be the perfect foundation to build a styled shoot on. Once this idea took hold, it rooted deeply in our minds, we enriched it by adding more details. We paired airy color combination of leading blues, light … [Continue reading]

urban alpine wedding inspiration shoot

Black and Orange Wedding

What a totally unique wedding inspiration shoot I have for you today from the French Alps. l’Artisan Photographe and their team of creatives combined a rustic, mountaineering vibe with a modern design one and the outcome is absolutely amazing! It defies definition, uses an unexpected color palette, and it just has to be seen to be believed! From Camille of l’Artisan Photographe - “We wanted an atmosphere and a decor inspired by … [Continue reading]

art deco wedding in asheville

art deco groom | Sarah Hooker Photography | see more on:

From Sarah Hooker Photography – “With a beautiful historic inn that has stood in my neighborhood for over a century, my excessive collection of gold vintage items from local antique stores, and a real engaged couple who already dress as if they stepped out of a jazz club, how could this shoot have been anything other than 1920's Asheville, NC inspired? It's art deco in a mountain town. Gold meets organic. Chandeliers and rocking chair porches. Old wooden radios and … [Continue reading]

demure southern wedding at home

Southern Marsala Wedding

From White Dresses Boutique - "A romantic eventscape set in a gorgeous historic Southern home with inspired paper goods, rich florals, and sophisticated details. Photographed by Southern film photographer, Jonathon Kohn, this styled shoot paired the perfect amount of Southern romance with modern charm while accenting the new color of the year - Marsala” Wasn’t that a gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot? The way it was photographed has a truly … [Continue reading]

russian wedding inspiration with nesting dolls

Russian Wedding Inspiration

From Kusjka du Plessis Photography - “Nesting dolls are a huge artistic event which requires comprehension; it is a sculpture and painting, image and soul of Russia. We wanted to bring the Matryoshka Doll to life as a beautiful bride with a colorful and playful approach to decor and styling. We were inspired by Nesting dolls, which are best known and most popular of all Russian souvenirs. The Russian word for these wooden dolls is Matryoshka. The most traditional … [Continue reading]

lilac and lemon

Lilac and lemon place setting | Olga Siyanko | see more on:

What a stunning wedding inspiration shoot I have for you today from the amazing Olga Siyanko. This editorial takes a look at a lilac and lemon color palette and my oh my is it gorgeous! Complete with two darling bridesmaids and an adorable flower girl, there is plenty here to inspire, especially if you're a spring bride! Weren’t those floral designs from Sweet William just the prettiest? Between the bridal bouquet and that exquisite centerpiece … [Continue reading]

a bohemian engagement

Bohemian details | Hello Miss Lovely | see more on:

Autumn of Hello Miss Lovely always captures and designs the most truly bohemian looks and today’s free-spirited engagement session is no different! Brittany and Justin bring out their best gyp-set looks for their portraits and it’s all captured in perfect boho style. From Autumn of Hello Miss Lovely – “Sometimes I’m lucky enough to meet such amazing people with my career. People just like Brittany and Justin. Brittany contacted me about doing a … [Continue reading]

anthropogie meets the texas desert at sunset

Anthropologie inspired wedding invitation | Chelsea Q. White Photography | see more on:

From Chelsea Q. White Photography – “For our Anthropologie meets Texas desert shoot, we were inspired by mixing two aesthetics to create a vibe that was laid-back and not overly styled. For brides not wanting to lean too heavily on a style we mixed masculine elements of the desert with feminine details of items she'd find in Anthropologie (fine china, embroidered pillows and brilliant blooms)!” From Chelsea Q. White Photography – “The … [Continue reading]

portraits of a bride and groom

Couples Portraits with Bouquet

I’ve always been a fan of having a couple’s portrait session a day or two after your wedding or when you return from your honeymoon. It’s really hard to just relax in front of the camera after saying your vows when all you want to do is join your guests with a glass of Champagne in your hand! That’s why I love this shoot from Ann Imagines so much. You can see how relaxed and in love these two are – and it took place weeks after their wedding! From Ann … [Continue reading]

americana wedding at the hermitage in nashville

Americana Wedding

What happens when a history buff with a DIY leaning (Stephanie) and an Americana fan who loves to throw ‘down home’ parties (Alex) get married? Pure magic! This HAS to be one of the most well done weddings I have ever seen. Not only is it shot exquisitely by Abigail Bobo Photography, but it also tells a story from start to finish, is flawlessly suited for its historic venue (Andrew Jackson’s old home!), and contains personalized touches unique to this darling … [Continue reading]

ways to use succulents in your wedding

Succulent wedding inspiration | Rayna McGinnis Photography | see more on:

From Rayna McGinnis Photography – “This shoot was inspired by the beautiful colors of succulents and the unique ways you can use them when designing your wedding. We wanted something super fun, yet different and came up with the idea of hanging succulents with the hopes that it will inspire brides to think outside of the box and to incorporate things they love into their wedding day!" From Rayna McGinnis Photography – "Lilli from Bella Calla stepped … [Continue reading]