elegant ballroom wedding

Elegant ballroom wedding |

Elegant ballroom weddings can oftentimes be the epitome of glamour and this wedding inspiration board shows why! There are just so many details to love in this inspiration board - the track lighting in the ballroom reception venue, the delicate tulle on the Samuelle Couture gown (seriously, how amazing is that picture?!), classic heirloom pearl strands, the 'barely there' pink hue of the drinks, the single rose bridal bouquet, white calligraphy escort cards, and … [Continue reading]

holidays for heroes

Holidays for Heroes | Jen Huang Photography |

One of the most wonderful things about the holiday season is the way that people come together to show love and support to others whether it’s friends, family members, or total strangers. The spirit of giving is infectious and I love the sense of community that this time of year brings out. The sweet Elvira of 3D Memoirs approached me a couple of months ago with a wonderful idea – Holidays for Heroes. Holidays for Heroes is a way for you to support our troops - … [Continue reading]

classic and modern hampton roads wedding

Gold dot escort card | Amanda Hedgepeth Photography |

Today's gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot from Amanda Hedgepeth Photography combines a classic wedding style with modern touches. This shoot is brimming with amazing details to be on the lookout for: the feathered bodice on the bridal gown, gold flakes on the chocolate, color-blocked treats, golden acorns on the table, and the beautiful bronze vases and candlesticks used in the centerpiece designs! From Amanda Hedgepeth Photography - "Our vision for … [Continue reading]

GIVEAWAY: jen huang’s workshop in a box


What a treat today from Jen Huang Photography! Jen has generously offered to give away one of her Workshop In A Box kits and has provided a 25% discount code for purchases during the duration of this giveaway. This is such a steal and just in time for the holidays too! The Jen Huang Workshop experience is the perfect treat for yourself or the creative in your life. The kit includes:  Jen Huang's Guide to Fine Art photography Book - a 200 page guide filled with … [Continue reading]

fall engagement inspiration

Autumn engagement inspiration | Carmen and Ingo Photography |

For those of you who remember the cozy autumn wedding inspiration shoot from a few weeks ago (see it here) you'll love this fall engagement inspiration that goes along with it. Photographed beautifully by Carmen and Ingo Photography - it has all the sweetness you'd want in an engagement shoot combined with a romantic greenhouse venue, impeccable styling (especially their clothes!), and a few sweet treats to celebrate the occasion. This engagement … [Continue reading]

glamorous destination wedding inspiration

Glamorous old world destination wedding style |

I love the idea of bringing a glamorous old world look to an exotic destination wedding and this wedding inspiration board does just that! The image of the two gold chairs overlooking Bangkok's bay in Thailand were the catalyst for this inspiration board. Those gold chairs are just so glamorous and I adore the juxtaposition of them against the rustic, weathered wood. They have an old world look that fits so elegantly into an exotic destination wedding or … [Continue reading]

bird of paradise: an indie wedding fashion shoot

Indie wedding inspiration / Lara Hotz Photography

I'm so thrilled to welcome Australia's Hitched Magazine to the United States! Now with issue 3 you can get Hitched in newsstands and bookstores across the nation. This magazine is a breath of fresh air with its glamorous indie wedding features and jaw-dropping styled shoots. Today's Bird of Paradise indie bridal fashion shoot by Lara Hotz Photography is just one of the many amazing features you'll find in this inspirational new magazine! From Amy … [Continue reading]

romantic pastel and blush wedding

Romantic outdoor blush pink pastel wedding |

There is just such a timeless, romantic, elegance to blush weddings... especially those that are held in natural light where blush looks its best! The ever so slightly blush Reem Acra gown in this wedding inspiration board is a total show stopper. Tulle has never looked prettier! Combine that charming gown, light pink tulips, gorgeous calligraphy, and pretty gold speckled macarons in an array of pastel colors with rustic touches like mason jars, a wooden flower … [Continue reading]

5 european influences on modern-day floral design


It seems only fitting that after last week’s look at bridal design throughout the decades that this week another fabulous art form gets the historical treatment: floral design. Floral design is often the wow factor at a wedding and one major trend for weddings now, next year, and hopefully into the future is the old world look. Luckily I’ve just finished reading through the Wedding and Event Institute chapter on the European influence in floral design and they … [Continue reading]

love is love

Stylish Same Sex Wedding Inspiration | Jillian Rose Photography |

Today is a truly exciting day here in Hawaii. A bill guaranteeing marriage equality is going to be signed into law and I couldn't be more thrilled about this! It's about time that the Aloha spirit applied to all. To celebrate this amazing day here on the islands Jillian Rose Photography sent over a stylish same-sex wedding inspiration shoot with absolutely impeccable details! I love the vintage touches, the masculine industrial feel of the … [Continue reading]

red poppies

Red Poppy Wedding Inspiration |

With today being Veteran's Day and with so many weddings during this time of year and especially over a long weekend, including red poppies in your decor as a form of remembrance for fallen family members is a thoughtful way to pay tribute to them. This red poppy wedding inspiration board has a sense of romance with its gorgeous autumnal details while incorporating patriotic colors. The teal napkins on the place settings are a nice option for a blue and the crisp … [Continue reading]

what makes your business successful?

The Secrets to Success | http://burnettsboards.com/2013/11/successful-business-wedding-industry/

For this week's vendor spotlight two amazing wedding pros - Annette, the designer behind Chaviano Couture, and Sarah of Simply Sarah Photography (both of whom have had recent features here on Burnett's Boards), are sharing some of their wisdom, advice, and thoughts in answer to the question "what makes your business successful in the wedding industry?" Annette of Chaviano Couture - "Owning a business and learning the ins and outs is not easy. It takes hard work … [Continue reading]

a celebration of bridal fashion through the decades

Decades of Bridal Style | Jodi McDonald Photography |

Today's shoot from Jodi McDonald Photography is simply outstanding! With six bridal gowns and all the styling elements and accessories to match, it spans decades of wedding dress styles from the 1920s to the present-day. Each look captures the spirit and essence of the years it represents perfectly. This first wedding dress from MXM Couture embodies the 1920s and it does a fantastic job of capturing the glamour of this era. Think: Art Deco and The Great Gatsby … [Continue reading]

pewter and merlot

Gray pewter and red merlot wedding inspiration | http://burnettsboards.com/2013/11/pewter-merlot/

This pewter and Merlot colored wedding inspiration board was inspired by the jaw-dropping bold red and berry styled shoot earlier this week. I've been on a red-loving kick ever since then! While the styled shoot I mentioned was bright and had touches of gold, for this wedding inspiration board I wanted to tone down the drama and amp up the romance with a darker red and see how it looked with a pewter silvery-gray color. Lovely, right?! One of my favorite details … [Continue reading]