get a wedding-ready smile

get a wedding-ready smile | Bit of Ivory Photography | see more on: #SmileEverAfter

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beach engagement inspiration with indie horror film star

Beach engagement session

Today’s engagement styled shoot from Kirill Bordon Photography is perfect for a multitude of reasons. It takes place on a hidden beach, features some exceptionally beautiful and unique jewelry, and the models are a real couple! From Kirill Bordon – “Nicole and Brendan are getting married this summer in Sajulita, Mexico and they first met on the film set of Varick Lane – a short horror movie where Brendan was the cinematographer and Nicole was the … [Continue reading]

and the winner is…

Bohemian wedding inspiration shoot | Paula Bartosiewicz Photography | see more on:

The inspiration shoot contest was such a thrill to share – I can’t thank everyone who participated in it enough and to everyone who voted, shared, pinned, and supported all of these wonderful wedding pros. The vote was a close one but one shoot pulled ahead – Paula Bartosiewciz Photography’s Bohemian Gemstone Shoot with DIY Elements! I’m so thrilled for this exceptional team. It was not only a gorgeous shoot but a unique one as well. Using natural elements as … [Continue reading]

desert wedding inspiration shoot – in the snow!

Desert wedding inspiration shoot - in the snow | Tyler Rye Photography | see more on:

A surprise snowstorm added a beautiful layer of lovely to today’s Aztec styled wedding inspiration shoot by Tyler Rye Photography. I would never have guessed that summery colors and a desert theme could look so fabulous against a sheet of white snow! From Tyler Rye – “We designed this inspiration shoot for a wedding showcase here in St. George, Utah. We wanted to showcase the desert landscape here in southern Utah and tie that in with … [Continue reading]

anthropologie + j.crew wedding style

Striped table cloth and poppy centerpiece | Milou + Olin Photography | see more on:

Everyone identifies with a certain clothing store. These types of stores have branded themselves SO well that it’s almost as if the clothes, the aesthetic, and the store displays / windows are speaking to each of their customers. What if you're a bride who identifies with two very distinct looks at the same time and you want them both in your wedding? Thus the inspiration for this funky cool shoot from Milou + Olin Photography and Scarlett & Grace that … [Continue reading]

makeup to match your flower crown

Makeup tips and advice from Blissful Makeup for brides who will be wearing a flower crown on their wedding day | Seven Silver Swans Photography | see more on:

Brides who plan on wearing a flower crown on their wedding should definitely have a mock-up ready for their hair and makeup artist during the trial beauty run. You never know how the colors of the flowers will reflect on your face and you want to be sure to coordinate the look. Karla from Blissful Makeup styled the bride’s hair and makeup in this mini beauty editorial from Seven Silver Swans Photography, and designed it all to work with the gorgeous flower … [Continue reading]

summer wedding in italy

Summer wedding in Italy inspiration board

Summer weddings in Europe have to be some of the prettiest weddings out there. This inspiration board is inspired by the fashionable, yet laid-back vibe of a destination wedding in Italy! Of the many lovely details in this inspiration board I particularly love the bride’s dress. It’s a fashion-forward way to dress for your wedding, or if you still want a big white gown, you can always change for your wedding reception. It also looks SO good against the … [Continue reading]

spellbinding barcelona bridals

Bridal Session in Barcelona

How fitting! After yesterday's modern industrial shoot today’s bridal inspiration session takes place in an old industrial complex in beautiful Barcelona, Spain. Styled by the lovely Esther of Belle & Chic and photographed by both Marcos Sanchez and Roberto Ramos of The Lone Riders, this shoot has a darkly romantic look to it that’s spellbinding. From Esther of Belle & Chic – “The Lone Riders is a creative collaboration of four … [Continue reading]

industrial glam wedding inspiration

Industrial Glam Wedding

Edgy glamour gets spun on its head today with an amazingly creative shoot from Adonye Jaja Photography and Bluebird Productions. With an arts district warehouse setting, altar made out of metal ladders, and a bride who looks straight out of the pages of The Great Gatsby – today’s shoot is truly an inspiration! From Bluebird Prodcutions – “Denver is a town brimming with a myriad of creative individuals collaborating on projects that inspire and … [Continue reading]

rustic elegance: beauty from the anthomanic workshop

Anthomanic workshop

Someday I want to attend a flower workshop just to bask in all the beauty. Until then I have to be satisfied by admiring them from afar. Rachel May recently attended and photographed a floral workshop put together by Amanda of Anthomanic. Get your pinning finger ready because today’s workshop shoot from Rachel is overflowing with gorgeous! The soft and romantic palette is perfect for a wedding of any season – the blush pinks are just too … [Continue reading]

jennifer gifford wedding dress for spring / summer 2015

Jennifer Gifford wedding dresses

Jennifer Gifford’s newest collection of wedding dresses for 2015, photographed beautifully by Jodi McDonald, is an outstanding one. The designs are soft, feminine, and utterly romantic... prepare to yourself to fall in love! Delicate layers of tulle and lace with beaded overlays and cinched waistlines can be seen throughout and they’re all created in the prettiest shades of ivory, silk white, and blush. I’d be hard pressed to pick a … [Continue reading]

vintage travel-inspired wedding

Vintage travel wedding

After yesterday’s wanderlust engagement session nothing could be more fitting than a gorgeous, old-world travel themed wedding inspiration shoot! Sarah Goodwin Photography captures the jet-set lifestyle perfectly along with classic, glamorous wedding style. From Sarah Goodwin Photography – “The theme for this inspiration shoot arose out of a love for travel – specifically the luxurious, glamorous jet-setting lifestyle of world … [Continue reading]

how to apply airbrush makeup at home

Airbrush makeup for your wedding

Sponsored Post If you’ve ever tried airbrush makeup then you know how absolutely amazing it is. It leaves your face looking flawless and almost like you aren’t wearing any makeup at all. It’s as light as air, lasts longer than traditional makeup, and it’s cleaner - no dirty brushes touching your face! TEMPTU has created a wonderful airbrush makeup system especially for weddings. It's a bridal kit that can be used not only on yourself, but also your entire … [Continue reading]

wanderlust themed engagement session

Travel Themed Engagement Shoot | Bellamint Photography | see more on:

Today’s wanderlust themed engagement shoot from Bellamint Photography and Sunflower Creative is a traveler's dream. Gabrielle and Richard are two wanderers whose love and fabulous style is captured perfectly in this session! Vintage suitcases, a gorgeously unique flower crown, and a camera with Polaroids brings this amazing travel-themed engagement session to life and captures the couple’s personality. Carrie of Bellamint … [Continue reading]