the courtney – a real bride tries on her custom wedding dress

Custom wedding dress from Mayra at Emma and Grace Bridal Studio | Amy Caroline Photography | see more on:

Emma & Grace Bridal Studio in Denver in unique in many ways (see their boutique tour shoot on the blog here), but one way in which they truly stand out is that Emma & Grace has their own wedding dress designer on staff – Mayra! Mayra has begun her own collection and these gowns are offered as custom creations to Denver brides who come to Emma & Grace. This mini shoot from Amy Caroline Photography celebrates Mayra’s newest creation named The Courtney – … [Continue reading]

up north – a michigan wedding on the water

Lake Michigan wedding | Brittany and Devin Photo Co. | see more on:

“There’s a lot of talk about ‘Up North.’ It’s the place everyone wants to go to escape the pressures and frantic pace of life. But where is ‘Up North?’ for it is not so much a location as a state of mind. So how do you know when you’ve arrived ‘Up North?’ – When you feel the cares of the world slip away. When you begin to breathe a little easier because the air seems purer. When you notice the sky is blue and the pines are taller and the people smile a lot more. … [Continue reading]

modern retro rock and roll stylized shoot

Studded bridal bouquet | Bit of Ivory Photography | see more on:

With a studded bouquet, vintage vinyl records used as charger plates and centerpiece vases made from vintage cassette tapes, today’s rock and roll style wedding inspiration shoot from Bit of Ivory Photography puts on a modern twist on a retro classic! From Chelsea LaVere of Bit of Ivory Photography – “With deep burgundy wild reds with a hint of Pantone's Marsala, this classic rock and roll theme goes retro as it gives nod to music of the … [Continue reading]

timeless engagement rings

Timeless diamond engagement rings

Jewelry is a way to celebrate moments; a memory made tangible, and no memory is more important right now than the day you’re proposed to! No matter what type of ring you’d like, Simon G. Jewelry has something that will suit your style with the quality, craftsmanship, and luxury that an engagement ring deserves. Passion Collection Known worldwide for its sophisticated design, inspired individuality and ceaseless passion for detail, Simon G. Jewelry creates … [Continue reading]

floral-inspired roman villa wedding editorial

Floral Print Wedding Ideas

With an unbelievably romantic Roman villa as it’s setting, today’s floral-inspired wedding inspiration shoot from Rochelle Cheever Photography is an absolute stunner. Featuring two gorgeous gowns, a ruffle cake, and loads of beautiful blooms, it’s simply breathtaking! From Rochelle Cheever Photography – “All roads lead to Rome in this spectacular autumn shoot with our beautiful model, Sasha, and her lovely Italian actor counterpart. Set at the … [Continue reading]

olivia’s w label – w as in wolf

Veil by Olivia | see more on:

As a longtime fan of all the stunning headpieces and bridal accessories created by Olivia I’m super pleased to share some of their W Label with you here today. The wolf is the company’s symbol and represents the spirit of a Olivia bride. Olivia brides are discerning, they fight for their dreams, are brave, strong, and effortlessly beautiful. This new collection consists of 15 headpieces made with a variety of materials and techniques like beading, wiring, … [Continue reading]

70s retro boudoir session

1970s boudoir shoot

Everything that’s old is new again and that’s the concept behind this gorgeously vintage yet utterly modern 1970s-inspired boudoir session inspiration shoot by Olga Plakitina. The delicate pastel colors are perfect for a feminine boudoir session prior to your wedding day and the hair and makeup is reminiscent of the 1970s. That this shoot goes from a sultry boudoir look to a fashion editorial is a unique twist for boudoir sessions that I just … [Continue reading]

styled around the gown – exotic allure

Exotic wedding dress

With an exotic type of allure, today’s beautiful ivory stretch satin wedding dress from Sincerity is a complete knockout. It has me dreaming of a fabulous destination wedding in a desert oasis – somewhere with a lot of heat and glamour! Sincerity’s knockout wedding dress features a slimming silhouette and a gorgeous sweetheart neckline. A sweeping train also adds to the glamour of this beauty. If you’re going exotic – go exotic! I’ve seen weddings with … [Continue reading]

60s styled shoot inspired by cy twombly

Diner wedding | Amber Vickery Photography | see more on:

Inspired by one of my favorite artists of all time, Cy Twombly, today’s 1960s-themed wedding inspiration shoot from Amber Vickery Photography and Wedding Mode in Austin, Texas combines the look of Mad Men in a vintage diner all mixed with the vibrancy of the art scene of the times. It’s effortlessly fun! From Amber Vickery Photography – “I just love 1960s styling and paintings, so the concept of creating a shoot inspired by Cy Twombly’s works has … [Continue reading]

candlelit romance

Flower wall backdrop | Stefanie Cepeda Photography | see more on:

This styled shoot from Stefanie Cepeda Photography highlights raw, natural elements all with the perfectly romantic ambiance of candlelight. Complete with a stunning dress with sequins detailing, floral ceremony backdrop, and some out-of-this-world tablescape design – it’s simply divine! From Stefanie Cepeda Photography – “When I found this gorgeous venue in the downstairs cellar of a wine tasting room, I knew we had to do justice to … [Continue reading]

a tropical fete

Tropical wedding ideas

Today’s tropical fete wedding inspiration shoot from Kama Catch Me has completely stolen my heart. From its darling pink flamingoes to creative styling and abundance of colors, it shows a destination wedding in Fiji that isn’t typical, but as unique and beautiful as the couples it’s bound to inspire. From Kama Catch Me – “The inspiration for this styled tropical fete wedding shoot was the two pink flamingoes you see throughout. The … [Continue reading]

the world’s oldest bridal company

Ellis Bridal

I just love stories that are seeping in history and Ellis Bridals has perhaps one of the most interesting, historical stories I’ve ever heard along with a heap of gorgeous wedding dress designs! It all began with Ada Ellis, a London girl with an interest in garment design. She designed her own bridal gown in 1910 and it was so beautiful that she received a flurry of requests for garments from countless brides-to-be all over London. Her passion for bridal design … [Continue reading]

bright and bold watercolor wedding

Watercolor wedding invitations | WojoImage Photography | see more on:

Watercolor can be soft and subtle or delightfully eclectic and today’s ravishing watercolor wedding inspiration shoot from WojoImage Photography and Heartily Wed shows the latter perfectly! I just love how the watercolor themed is carried throughout every element of this spectacular wedding editorial. The floral print wedding dress is a colorful dream and the wedding invitation suite couldn’t be any more enchanting. How about that watercolor … [Continue reading]

pattern play

Black, gold, and white wedding inspiration board

I’ve been seeing more and more patterns used in wedding design and I absolutely love it! It’s definitely a trend I can’t get enough of A couple of weeks ago I featured a shoot titled ‘Interlocked’ that featured a graphic pattern along with vintage styling and I found it entirely inspirational – I tried to recreate the mood of it here today. The black and white color palette of this inspiration board allows the black elements to really pop and the patterns and … [Continue reading]