kildare, ireland wedding inspiration

Irish wedding inspiration from Creatrix Photography

When Jenna of Creatrix Photography submitted this Irish inspiration shoot I fell in love with it right away. It’s so rustic and whimsical and looks like it popped straight out of a fairy tale! I’ll let Jenna explain a little more about her trip to Ireland: “In Irish movies they show greenery, wonderful music and […]

pomegranate

purple and orange spanish inspired wedding

A decadent and lush Spanish styled wedding filled with orange and purple pomegranate inspired details is such a great idea for a late summer or fall wedding. The rich colors of a pomegranate invoke warmth and decadence that are perfect for this season! Wedding Girl on Etsy has a wonderful hand painted pomegranate inspired wedding […]

curbside gourmet

food-truck-wedding

Food trucks are all the rage and many big cities have fleets of gourmet food trucks to choose from. Opting for a food truck reception is a fun and modern way to have a more intimate wedding reception at the location of your choosing. This way, you aren’t tied to an indoor dining hall, and […]

winter cranberry

winter cranberry wedding

Winter weddings are cozy, fun, and lovely in their own warm and intimate way. Plus it’s a major bonus if you are lucky enough to have snow on your big day! It can be easy, however, to fall into a theme trap with winter weddings because most venues are already all dressed up for the […]

maine lobsters

maine lobster wedding

If you’re on the east coast and planning a late summer or fall wedding you can’t go wrong with a Maine lobster and nautical themed wedding. Aside from all the details in the Maine lobster inspiration board, you’ll also want to think about incorporating some of the following ideas into your wedding: short, lacy dress… […]

farm to table (reader request)

Farm to Table Wedding

I was sitting on the plane waiting for them to close the doors in Miami on my way back from Cuba when I got this email from my friend Heather: “My friend Katie just got engaged and I asked her what her first thought is in planning her big day and she told me farm […]

boho bali

Bohemian wedding in Bali

Can’t quite make the flight? Why not bring the Balinese style to you? It’s not as hard as it may seem. First, for your venue, find a private estate with a pool or a hotel with a pool and surround the pool with low lying lanterns. If there are any water fountains place plumeria flowers […]

edamame

edamame

Edamame Soup: 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 potato, peeled and cut into small cubes, 750 g (1 1/2 lb) frozen edamame beans, defrosted 1 quart (1.2 litres or 2 pints) vegetable stock 2 tablespoons creme fraiche salt and freshly ground pepper In a pan, saute the onion and potato in […]

espresso

Brown coffee wedding

How to order an espresso and not sound stupid: *** This inspiration shoot was featured on The Wedding Chicks, styled by Blossom Events, and photographed beautifully by Paul Nelson Images. photo credits: inspiration board pictures, espresso cups.

meant to bee

Honey themed wedding

Cinnamon Honey Salad Croutons  2 Tablespoons butter, melted 2 Tablespoons honey 2 cups cubed cinnamon-raisin bread, crust removed Combine melted butter and honey; mix well. Combine with cinnamon-raisin bread; toss until cubes are coated. Spread out on baking sheet and bake at 275°F 15 to 20 minutes or until crisp and lightly toasted. Honey Blossom […]

herbs

Green herb wedding

I just love ‘green weddings,’ (and not just because I’m married to an environmentalist!). Green weddings are ecologically friendly, and there are many ways to have a green wedding without compromising the look you want. You don’t have to all green to be Earth friendly, just try where you can. One thing you can do […]

blackberries and brie

dark wedding

Blue Cheeses ♥ dessert wines, Zinfandels, and Cabernets Brie ♥s Champagnes and sparkling wines Cambozola ♥s Merlots Goat Cheeses ♥ Sancerre and Sauvignon Blancs Montrachet ♥s Bordeauxs and Cabernet Sauvignons Monterey Jack ♥s Cabernet Sauvignons Muenster ♥s Gewürztraminers Parmigiano-Reggiano ♥s Chiantis Pecorino ♥s Amarones, Barolos, and Barbarescos Roquefort ♥s Rhône Valley reds and Sauternes Stilton ♥s Port What’s your perfect pairing? *** This oh so […]

sunny side up

sunny side up

Sunny side up may refer to a fried egg, a 1928 movie musical, a childrens’ morning show on PBS Kids Sprout, an old-timey record album by West End Jazz Band, or a rag doll character from Lalaloopsy.  fried egg + a little salt n’pepper +  2 slices of toast + whipped cream cheese + sliced […]