mint to be – a classic garden wedding tablescape

Mint tablescape ⎪Laurie Perez Photography ⎪ see more on:

With details that define perfection, today’s mint to be themed tablescape shoot makes use of a classic home as the setting for a garden wedding reception area. Overflowing with fluffy, gorgeous blooms and sugary sweets, this wedding inspiration shoot from Laurie Perez Photography and Two Be Wed is simply exquisite! Are those ice cream cone wrappers the cutest? I just love how seamlessly tied-in together everything in this inspiration shoot is … [Continue reading]

ovid’s metamorphoses

Marsala Red Wedding

From High Emotion Weddings - “This wedding editorial is inspired by Ovid's "Metamorphoses" in an imperial setting in wonderful Vienna, Austria. It is an homage to the transformation one undergoes when falling in love, when two individuals become one. It is the story of a maiden who is very much alike Narcissus, being passionately in love with her own beauty, pleasures and independence, who turns into a self-confident, charming young lady once she falls in love … [Continue reading]

how to survive a wedding expo

Wedding Expo Tips

I recently had the pleasure of representing my favorite St. Lucian hotel, The Landings, at Houston’s Bridal Extravaganza and boy oh boy did I learn A LOT. I toured the aisles, met other vendors, and gleaned some tips for you from passing brides! Plus – read on for a bridal expo pros and cons interview from a real bride. Bridal Expos can be huge and overwhelming. Bridal shows in big cities, like the one I attended in Houston will have anywhere from 600 to over … [Continue reading]

(jaw dropping!) modern marie antoinette

Oversized paper flowers | Frances Photography | see more on:

From Calluna Events – “We recently had our company’s ten year anniversary, a huge accomplishment that called for a lavish party. Ten is a very special celebration that called for something over the top, something that you wouldn’t see at just any party. As a business, we love curating an event to a couple’s individual style, in an authentic way. Once our own party came around we had a very specific vision for our styled shoot and party: Marie Antoinette with a … [Continue reading]

chicago symphony orchestra elopement

Chicago Same Sex Wedding

From Kristin La Voie Photography – “As Wedding industry leaders in the Chicago market, we have been thrilled to support same-sex marriage and love equality. We collaborated with The Symphony Center in Chicago to create a beautiful same-sex elopement that was a little different from your normal elopement. The Symphony Center terrace was the perfect spot for these two gorgeous girls to tie the knot. Their intimate reception took place just inside the Club room, off … [Continue reading]

a fashion forward design for euro-chic brides

Unique flower crown with strawberries | Sara Frost Photography | see more on:

Barcelona design house Otaduy never fails to impress me with their creative, offbeat, and always-gorgeous editorial shoots. Today’s from Sara Frost Photography is no different. It showcases not only a super chic short, white wedding dress paired off and on with a long-sleeved lace top and windbreaker, but also a creative range of flower crowns that will inspire any bloom-loving bride! Wasn’t that amazing? It’s the like Spanish version of Carrie … [Continue reading]

modern and ethereal styled fashion shoot

Alice Padrul wedding dresses

Both modern and ethereal, a blank studio space serves as the perfect backdrop for a range of gorgeous gowns from Alice Padrul Bridal Couture, all photographed beautifully by Jennifer Kathryn Photography! From Jennifer Kathryn Photography – “This fashion forward shoot showcases the beautiful gowns of Alice Padrul Bridal Couture and represents the graceful brand through simple and decorative styling. The emphasis is on the gowns' modern, romantic … [Continue reading]

demure beach wedding

Elegant Beach Wedding Styling

With simple yet lovely and ladylike details, today’s demure beach wedding inspiration shoot comes by way of Kristina Malmqvist Photography and The Wild Rose in Sweden. From the lace-trimmed sleeves on the wedding dress to the vintage china on the sweetheart table, everything here has a refinery and modesty to it that lends it all of its elegance! Wasn’t that a darling wedding inspiration shoot? I’m head-over-heels for the decorous tablescape. The … [Continue reading]

wedding gifts that keep giving

Wedding Gifts That Keep Giving

The best wedding gift you can give is one that keeps giving! I’ve rounded up five of my favorites for newlyweds – gifts that are perfect for couples starting their lives together, and even got to sample one of them myself. 1. Have your couple put all of their kitchen wedding registry items to use with Hello Fresh. Hello fresh delivers fresh food periodically (think of it as a subscription box) and each meal feeds two people. It comes complete with recipes and … [Continue reading]

1 bride, 4 wedding-worthy veils + headpieces

Flower Headpiece and veils

With the rising popularity of colorful wedding dresses, it isn’t necessarily the gown that says ‘big day’ anymore – it’s the veil + headpieces! Nothing says ‘I’m a bride’ quite like a gorgeous veil and today’s editorial from Don Barrington Photography showcases some of the prettiest from designer Jennifer Welch. Four in total, all of them inspirationally beautiful. Enjoy! So, which one was your favorite? Be sure to check out more wedding fashion … [Continue reading]

disney’s little mermaid wedding

Disney's Little Mermaid Themed Wedding

Showcased through these gorgeous images by John Bello, Theresa of Diamonds x Dreams created a superbly unique and utterly romantic Disney’s The Little Mermaid wedding editorial. Complete with a fork for a comb, this darling inspiration shoot will take you right back to being a little girl and dreaming of your prince charming. From Theresa of Diamonds x Dreams – “With the wedding dress we wanted to achieve a romantic but unconventional look. Our … [Continue reading]

pastel and pine

Pastel Winter Wedding

Winter brides - this one is for you! Such a lovely, seasonally cozy wedding inspiration shoot from Nikki Santerre Photography and Ally Allison Events today that makes use of a gorgeous blanket of snow as a backdrop in a Virginia pine forest. Set against all that white are the sweetest pastels, pine, and plenty of romance. Wasn’t that charming? I love the simplicity of it all. With weddings that are this intimate, each design element really … [Continue reading]

vogue-esque boudoir shoot

Vogue boudoir shoot

Some of the poses and setups in this stunning boudoir shoot from Yulia Nazarova remind me of images you’d see flipping through the pages of a vintage Vogue magazine. This team of Russian wedding pros brings an undeniable sense of sophistication and class to this exquisite editorial! Ohhh those black and white shots… I adore them; they’re so timeless, classic, alluring, and mysterious all at once. And don't get me started on the dress, it's a fluffy … [Continue reading]

an ivy bridal session (planned in 2 days!)

Virginia Bridal Session Ivy Church

You’d never guess from all the perfectly executed details that today’s bridal session editorial from Nicole Colwell Photography was planned and executed in just two days! Set against a unique, ivy-covered church in Virginia, it effortlessly combines earthiness with a traditional wedding style. From Nicole Colwell Photography – “I am obsessed with ivy and when I found out about this ivy covered church I knew I had to do a shoot there! I … [Continue reading]

destination wedding in mallorca from start to finish

Mallorca Wedding

This gorgeous wedding editorial from Chris & Ruth Photography  and Ruth Schmidt tells the story of a destination wedding from start to finish. See the stunning bride on the morning of her wedding day with a day dress, she gets ready for her nuptials and has a mini boudoir session and then finally – her fabulous wedding dress for a portrait session in a truly spectacular location! Wasn’t that just a stunner? I adore how this editorial … [Continue reading]

a proposal, engagement, and elopement

Proposal shoot

What an epic editorial today from YourDreamPhoto and Sea Of Love. Watch as one seriously smoking hot couple says YES, has their engagement shoot, and then elopes! All in the same day and all with some super chic style. THE PROPOSAL THE ENGAGEMENT SHOOT THE ELOPEMENT From Pavel of YourDreamPhoto –“Chateau St Jean is an amazingly beautiful winery in Kenwood, Sonoma Valley and we decided to do our styled engagement shoot there. The … [Continue reading]