romantic russian winter engagement editorial

Winter engagement shoot ideas

Hot drinks, an intimate, romantic setting, and perfect seasonal details all work together in today’s engagement inspiration shoot from Olga Plakitina. It might be a snowy Russian winter outside, but there’s nothing but love, warmth, and heaps of delicious inspiration here! From Olga Plakitina – “It was a frosty, yet sunny day for this Russian winter inspiration shoot. The editorial took place in a pine forest near a traditional Russian … [Continue reading]

earth bride

Earth Element Erich McVey Workshop

What a wonderfully inspirational last few days here on the blog… all four elements from the Erich McVey Workshop culminating with this gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot photographed by Kate Weinstein portraying ‘Earth.’ For a naturally stunning portrait session I can’t think of anything prettier than this, especially for a bride getting married in the fall. The earthy browns, blush pinks, and soft creams couldn’t be any lovelier and that gown … [Continue reading]

water bride

Erich McVey Workshop Elements - Water

What a treat today’s sublime water-inspired bridal session editorial from Matoli Keely Photography is! With streaming silk ribbons, a to-die-for bridal bouquet, and en exquisite wedding dress – it’s all completely divine. Shot at the Erich McVey Workshop this past October in Oregon – this editorial continued the elements theme that the sessions were based on. The liquid beauty of the ethereal model and the wardrobe styling details couldn’t be more … [Continue reading]

wind bride

Erich McVey Workshop wind element

Continuing from yesterday with the fabulous four elements-inspired shoots from the recent Erich McVey Workshops, today’s editorial from Photographs by Caileigh captures the beauty of a windy day and a perfect wedding. Air is life – and this shoot is brought to life through all of its exquisite details. The idea, the feeling, and the beauty of wind is captured in each of these images, be it via the ribbons streaming from the bridal bouquet … [Continue reading]

fire bride

Erich McVey Fire Shoot

Erich McVey’s recent photography workshop produced a series of shoots and each was inspired by one of the elements: fire, wind, water, and earth. I’ll be showcasing all four this week from various photographers who attended the workshop – kicking the inspirational fun off today with a hot one from Anna Peters – fire! Shot beautifully by Anna Peters, the Fire Bride editorial features fierce, moody colors and a stunning black wedding dress. The … [Continue reading]

red and gold christmas wedding

Red and gold Christmas wedding

Christmas weddings can be tricky things to style if you don’t want to go over-the-top with the red, green and white. Today’s Christmas wedding inspiration board shows how by swapping one of the colors for another (in this case – green for gold) you can go seasonal without being overly seasonal, and still have a chic, stylish Christmas wedding! There are a ton of details to adore in this wedding inspiration board but one of my favorites is the glitter backdrop … [Continue reading]

spanish-inspired rustic boudoir session

Unique boudoir shoot ideas

This rustic, yet glam and totally Spanish-inspired boudoir inspiration shoot from Angie Capri Photography is simply wonderful. It celebrates a woman’s confidence while providing ample ideas for your own unique boudoir session! From Angie Capri Photography – “We wanted to create a romantic ranch styled boudoir shoot with desserts, drinks, and fun in a rustic setting. Our color palette was mint green, gold, and bright red which is a perfect look … [Continue reading]

minimalist NYE wedding

Minimalist NYE wedding

With a chic art gallery setting, Lucy and Tyler’s New Year’s Eve wedding was unique compared to other NYE weddings in how minimal it was. Not only did they create a gorgeous and beautiful experience for themselves and their guests along with planner & designer Amanda Douglas Events, but they stayed on budget as well! From Amanda Douglass Events – “The main priority for the Lucy and Tyler’s wedding was to make it as enjoyable for their … [Continue reading]

pearls and organza

Italian villa destination wedding

Today’s bridal inspiration shoot from Honey and Cinnamon Italian Wedding Planner and Francesca Francesca Photography captures the demure beauty of an excited of a bride as she awaits her groom. Plus, the stage for the whole scene, an ancient frescoed villa, couldn’t be more perfect. From Honey and Cinnamon Italian Wedding Planner – “The enchanting rooms of this ancient villa in Osimo, Italy set a rich atmosphere for this bridal editorial, a … [Continue reading]

garden and gunmetal wedding inspiration

Rustic Tennessee wedding

With a divine color palette of soft greens, neutrals, and gunmetal pewter – today’s garden and gun themed wedding inspiration shoot from Melanie Gabrielle Photography is nothing short of perfection. There are so many effortless chic, classic, and timeless details to adore in this shoot. It combines the feminine and the masculine in a most romantic way. The table setting and greenery garden create a gorgeous focal point along with a … [Continue reading]

a party for your gents…

Mustache groomsmen party sign | Knox Wedding Creative | see more on:

After this morning's 'ladies' party’ it’s only fitting that there is something today for the boys too! The designers and Custom Love Gifts and Events and LB Floral wanted to show a different part of a typical wedding day. A Whiskey and Cigar groomsmen get-together, full of great groomsmen’s gift ideas, was the perfect theme for Knox Wedding Creative to capture. From Custom Love Gifts - We added grey, orange, and white details to create a fun, colorful … [Continue reading]

a party for your ladies…

Ladies night ideas | The Girl Tyler | see more on:

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a bit of a wine-o and so this fun shoot, celebrating friendships, wine, and of course – wedding dresses from The Girl Tyler went straight to my heart. It’s filled with fun, laughter, and of course – wine. From The Girl Tyler – “I had the privilege of shooting a session where not only one of our brides got back in her dress, but three of her married best friends did too! After Kendal & Patrick tied the knot in … [Continue reading]

blush and lavender moroccan desert wedding

Lavender and blush wedding invitation | Anna Gleave Photography | see more on:

Beautifully pulled together by Anna Gleave Photography and Nhiya Kaye Photography, this wedding inspiration shoot takes you all the way to Morocco, without ever leaving the desert and salt flats of Utah! From Anna Gleave Photography – “Wedding inspiration can come from many places; for this wedding editorial Nhiya Kaye Photography and I wanted to pull together a desert-inspired shoot with strong Moroccan influences and a touch of the bohemian. Salt … [Continue reading]

whimsical and elegant bridal inspiration

Whimsical and elegant bridal inspiration

With a perfectly sumptuous combination of plums, blackberries, sage, honeycomb, and star of anise for inspiration, dream team Carrie King Photography and Sunflower Creative along with several other fabulous Colorado wedding pros have created a whimsical and elegant bridal session inspiration shoot that is truly magnificent in every sense of the word. This whimsical and elegant bridal inspiration session is really one for the ages… … [Continue reading]

unique colorado elopement

Pink bridal bouquet | Ali V Photography | see more on:

A stunning bridal bouquet, unique ceremony details, bohemian tablescape, and natural backdrops all work together today beautifully in this elopement editorial photographed by Ali V Photography. One of my favorite things about this intimate wedding style is the profusion of color. The palette works perfectly without being overbearing against the gorgeous, natural surroundings. Not only that, but the celebration at the end looks like a … [Continue reading]

bohemian chic wedding inspiration

Bohemian chic wedding

Today’s wedding inspiration shoot from Russian wedding photographers Yaroslav & Jenny is a truly special one. The couple serving as models had just been married two weeks before – but in a complete downpour and so there were no outdoor shots. This creative team pulled together an inspiration shoot for them with a beautiful bohemian look and gave them the images they’d always dreamed of! Isn’t that just the sweetest? From Jenny … [Continue reading]