beach wedding editorial with a heartfelt message

Delaware beach wedding

I’ve always been a fan of workshop wedding inspiration shoots. Today’s workshop shoot from Nikki Santerre Photography is special not only because it is exquisite, but also because Nikki wrote some of the kindest words about her experience and her peers. It’s a heart-warming look at the love and creativity to be found in the wedding industry. From Nikki Santerre Photography – “In early November of last year, I spent a week with women in the industry who … [Continue reading]

colorful and tropical wedding ideas

Tropical bridal bouquet | Joielala Photography | see more on:

Colorful, tropical weddings are an absolutely perfect fit for summer. They’re lush, vibrant, and tons of fun. Today’s tropical wedding inspiration shoot from Joielala has it all – a pineapple motif, delightful floral design, and loads of bright, summery colors. From Saida Munroe of Lotus Blanc – “The inspiration behind our Tropical Romance photo shoot came from the idea of evoking the feel of an island destination wedding in our own … [Continue reading]

exclusive look at the sawyer gown

Sareh Nouri wedding dress - The Sawyer Gown | Millie Batista Photography | see more on:

A few weeks back Sareh Nouri unveiled The Sawyer Gown at bridal market in NYC (see the behind the scenes feature here) and today I have an exclusive look at this stunner to share with you! Sareh Nouri’s Sawyer Gown is made from a beautiful and delicate lace from Sophie Hallette (the same lace house that created the lace for Kate Middleton’s wedding dress), 70 yards of gorgeous silk organza and intricate detailing. This gown truly has that ‘wow’ … [Continue reading]

wedding inspiration shoot contest: VOTE

VOTE for your favorite wedding inspiration shoot

What a thrillingly fun week. It was such an honor to share all five wedding inspiration shoot contest entries. It always amazes me how much creativity and passion is out there in the wedding industry and these editorials displayed that brilliantly. Thank goodness it’s not up to me to decide who wins because I could never choose. It’s up to you! ENCHANTING BALLERINA THEMED WEDDING WITH CHALK PASTELS – INSPIRED BY EDGAR DEGAS Lots of tulle, beauty, … [Continue reading]

the loving type: a wedding inspired by love letters

Love letter themed wedding

A love letter is often a key ingredient in the grandest of grand romances and today’s stunning wedding inspiration shoot by Nikki Santerre Photography is based on exactly that. Passion, romance, a rich & luxurious color palette, calligraphy and of course plenty of bookish details – it really doesn’t get more amorous than this! From Amanda Burnette of Into It Events – “When we were choosing the artistic medium we wanted to represent in our … [Continue reading]

pink ombre wedding with whimsical details

Pink ombre wedding

Whimsical pink weddings are always a dream and that’s exactly what Anna Gleave Photography captured here today with this adorable watercolor wedding inspiration shoot! Anna and Cydney of Stiletto Events collaborated on this editorial with the help of some wonderfully talented creatives to bring it to life. From Anna Gleave Photography – “I grew up learning how to paint – my grandmother teaching me in the backyard during spring afternoons. I quickly fell in … [Continue reading]

bohemian gemstone shoot with DIY elements

Bohemian wedding tablescape | Paula Bartosiewicz Photography | see more on:

This bohemian gemstone wedding inspiration shoot from Paula Bartosiewciz Photography truly stands out and gives a beautiful new perspective on the DIY, boho wedding. With artistic natural elements, tie-dye, free-falling floral arrangements, and thrifted / antique furniture – the entire editorial is a breathtaking blend of various mediums! From Paula Bartosiewicz Photography – “The inspiration for our styled shoot came from the natural elements of … [Continue reading]

adorable watercolor ranch wedding

Colorful bouquets with peonies, anemones, and tulips | Laura Hernandez Photography | see more on:

Laura Hernandez Photography packed a ton of fun, life, and laughter into today’s watercolor-themed wedding inspiration shoot. It’s absolutely adorable! With four bridesmaids, loads of gorgeous floral designs, a kite, a bike, balloons and a charming couple - I guarantee that you’ll be smiling more & more with every scroll! From Laura Hernandez – “I love dreaming up photo shoots and making them come to life. I told my friend and fellow … [Continue reading]

enchanting ballerina-themed wedding

Ballerina themed wedding

Inspired by Edgar Degas’ chalk pastel paintings of ballet dancers, today’s enchanting ballerina-themed wedding inspiration shoot from Melanie Gabrielle is brimming with romance, art, movement, beauty and a unique juxtaposition of impressionist influences against Ann Norton’s avant-garde garden statues – the effect is mesmerizing! From Melanie Gabrielle – “I am and have always been inspired by movement and ballet so we envisioned a shoot inspired … [Continue reading]

INSPIRATION SHOOT CONTEST: kicks off this week

Wedding inspiration shoot contest

BACKGROUD: In February I introduced a styled shoot contest here on Burnett’s Boards. The inspiration and theme for the contest was artistic mediums. Loads of proposals came and I selected 5 finalists. They had a few months to bring their vision to life and the time has finally arrived! Each of the finalists will be published during this upcoming week and I couldn't be more excited. Read about the PRIZE and RULES here. Read about the FINALISTS and their chosen … [Continue reading]

the secret tip to designing the perfect bouquet

bouquet-design

The one best thing to keep in mind when designing your bridal bouquet is to think like a real estate agent: location! The location of your wedding plays a huge role in determining the look and style of your day, and your bridal bouquet should coordinate with that - not clash. In the most recent issue of Martha Stewart Weddings there’s a fabulous story covering the perfect bouquet designs for everything from a chic city affair to romantic garden weddings. Luckily, … [Continue reading]

fiesta wedding

Fiesta wedding

With Cinco de Mayo festivities just around the corner and all the excitement of sharing the Los Cabos trip this past week, I couldn’t help but pull together a Mexican style fiesta themed wedding inspiration board! Whether you’re headed to Mexico for your destination wedding or wanting to bring the fiesta spirit to you – mixing old and new traditions with both modern and classic styles is a great way to go. It makes for an eclectic and colorful, totally … [Continue reading]

playful summer citrus wedding

Modern colorful wedding reception | Ling Wang Photography | see more on:

Summer is almost here and there is no better way to kick off wedding season than with a playful and colorful citrus themed inspiration shoot from Ling Wang Photography. Conceptualized and brought to life by Ashley of Two Be Wed, this Houston, Texas editorial feels like a ray of sunshine! From Ashley of Two Be Wed – “After an exceptionally long Houston winter I was craving summer – warmer weather, brighter hues, bold patterns, and fun … [Continue reading]

ethereal bridal portraits

Ethereal Bridal Portraits

Ethereal and elegant, today’s incredibly delicate bridal portrait inspiration shoot from Katerina Lobova Photography captures the gentle spirit of feminine beauty in the most alluring way. With two couture gowns and a beautiful bridal bouquet - the natural beauty of the bride is on full display. From Katerina Lobova – “Beauty resides in the simplicity and harmony of the little details of a bride – whether that’s the movement of the fabrics of … [Continue reading]