how to write your wedding vows

Wedding Vow Writing Tips

Many couples decide to write their own wedding vows for their big day and this is something that we're totally behind. Here are some tips on how to write your own wedding vows, perfectly! TALK ABOUT IT FIRST When you and your fiancé decide to write your own wedding vows it’s important that you both talk about this first! You two should think about tone and format because that last thing you want to happen on your wedding day is for the one you love to have … [Continue reading]

tips for a perfect wedding sparkler

Wedding Sparklers

Yes, it seems like a dream wedding: A perfect décor with you and your partner looking fabulous in your wedding outfits. The wedding flowers fit right with the theme, the photographs are coming well and you are content with all the arrangements made for the wedding. But the one thing that will get in your way of making the wedding a success is the sparkler and how you will manage the exit with perfect timing and style. Wedding sparklers need specific instructions … [Continue reading]

part 2: lunar new year wedding inspiration

Year of the Dog | Lunar New Year Wedding | Asian Fusion Wedding Editorial and Inspiration

Part 2 of this spectacular Lunar New Year wedding inspiration series (catch part 1 here) sees a blend of East and West with designer details and a dazzling high-end luxury vibe. Photographed by Pepper & Light and flawlessly designed by Asian Fusion Weddings and Formosa Events there is plenty here to inspire! What was the inspiration for this styled shoot? From Wendy of Asian Fusion Weddings – “Thinking about all those Lunar New Year family … [Continue reading]

part 1: lunar new year wedding inspiration

Year of the Dog | Lunar New Year Wedding | Asian Fusion Wedding Editorial and Inspiration

This incredible lunar new year wedding editorial ties in Asian heritage, blends East and West décor elements, utilized high-end designers, and features great design details that can be used in any type of celebration or event, including your wedding! Wendy from Asian Fusion Weddings talks about the shoot below, beautifully captured by Pepper and Light. As a wedding planner, you participate in style shoots on various themes.  So why one about the Lunar … [Continue reading]

industrial chic art factory wedding

hot pink glassware

From Bogath Weddings & Events – “There is something amazing about The Art Factory in Paterson, NJ. Maybe it’s the name. Or, perhaps it’s the city. Maybe it’s the history of the building...if those walls could talk! The Art Factory is a huge silk factory complex of 17 buildings that has been repurposed to serve as a community space for artists of all types to create. It’s a true oasis of creativity within the city. I found my inspiration for this wedding … [Continue reading]

winter indoor garden wedding

Indoor bistro lights

From Keestone Events – “I was so honored when Elizabeth of Lizzie Bee's Flower Shoppe asked me to coordinate her wedding. For someone who deals with celebrations on a daily basis, she has seen a lot and therefore it means all the more to be a vendor! Since this was a winter wedding, lush garlands were incorporated into the design and no expense was spared on that aspect. We created an enchanting garden feel, indoors.” HOW THEY MET & PROPOSAL From … [Continue reading]

valentine’s day anniversary session

Ruby jewelry

Let's set the scene... it's Valentine's Day and he's waiting outside for you with red roses, ruby jewelry, a delicious raspberry chocolate cake, and red wine! So romantic! Today's Valentine's Day anniversary session is a celebration of timeless love from photographer Maria Grinchuk. *** Photography: Maria Grinchick // Décor & Styling: Asya Elskaya // Cake: Yulia Sadakova // Beauty: Lada Merck // Headpieces: Ileana Bacmeister // Models: Lada … [Continue reading]

top 10 engagement ring styles for 2018

Engagement Ring Styles

Fashion isn't just about clothes and catwalks. It is also about trends. Any product designed for the open market is subject to trends, and jewelry is no different. This means that demand for engagement ring styles is just as much subject to peaks and troughs as anything else. Although almost all engagement ring designs are based on a range of classic standards, modern attitudes dictates that these standards are often quite loosely applied. For consumers, this … [Continue reading]

shabby chic meets bohemian wedding style

What happens when you mix the light, airy, rustic, and vintage style of a shabby chic wedding with bohemian details? This gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot happens! From the dream catcher ceremony backdrop to the wedding cake on a drum, this shoot was overflowing with fun details, stunning floral designs, and lots of romantic color combinations! Captured beautifully by Candi Leonard Photography and styled to perfection by Heather Benge Events, wedding … [Continue reading]

paris boudoir + bridals at the eiffel tower

Eiffel Tower wedding

From Christy Wilson Photography – “When I created this shoot in Paris, I went into it with the mindset that the bride would do her boudoir session and then head to her bridal session. This editorial is focused around the simplistic beauty of a bride on her wedding day.” “Boudoir sessions are best done tastefully with the hint of sex appeal. Brides should feel most beautiful on their wedding day and I wanted to capture that with these images so Carrie did … [Continue reading]

a romantic morning in venice

Wedding in Venice, Italy

From Kir & Ira Photography – “Inspired by a mysterious beauty of Venice we created this bridal editorial shoot to showcase how beautiful and picturesque and relaxing a bridal morning can be. The unique location, Scala Contarini del Bovolo, set the tone for the shoot.” “With its spiral staircase which is most impressive and valuable in Venice, the Italian wedding venue provided the perfect synthesis of different styles: Renaissance, Gothic, and … [Continue reading]

boho chic backyard wedding

Bridesmaids in blush

From photographer Alexandra Wallace – “Jenna and Reyjay tied the knot at their home in Oceanside, California. With their friend Rachael Lunghi of Lace and Likes tying the event all together, and vendors such as Haystack Floral and Dart Collective bringing the magic to life, their celebration was vibrant, fun and full of boho chic wedding details!” “Jenna wore Rue De Seine, while Reyjay complimented the eclectic wedding style with a navy … [Continue reading]

tuscan-inspired wedding design

Tuscan wedding design

From Amilia Photography and A Beyoutiful Fête Events & Design – “Al Fresco. Organic. Understated. These are the three words used to guide the design process for our Tuscan inspired wedding shoot at the beautiful Goodstone Inn. Our vision was to bring old world Italian charm to Virginia’s wine country, and what better setting than the ruins at the historic Goodstone Mansion, with its ivory-covered façade and gorgeous creeping vines. The estate’s rolling … [Continue reading]

summertime engagement in seattle

Summer engagement shoot in Seattle

From photographer Maria Grinchuk – “When Seattle’s summer hits and the air fills with love, this engagement inspiration photo shoot filled with lemony sunlight and coral breeze was born. It took place in the romantic Discovery Park where the elegant couple enjoyed their little picnic and played on the swing, whispering sweet nothings to each other…”   *** Photography: Maria Grinchick // Décor & Styling: Asya Elskaya // Cake: Yulia Sadakova // … [Continue reading]

sophisticated southern charm

Green, white, and black wedding invitations

From Uptown Events & Travel – “We wanted to incorporate as many sweet southern details as possible in this wedding inspiration shoot, while maintaining a clean, romantic simplicity. Green Pastures in Austin, Texas really embodied the authentic setting and understated charm we were aiming for, so we wanted to make the estate our focal point for the photo shoot. It truly offered the perfect backdrop for the ceremony with its bright light and grand live oaks!” … [Continue reading]

dream destination wedding in Italy

Long wedding reception tables

From planner The Tuscan Wedding & photographer Stefano Santucci - Kristin and Timothy will never forget as it was the day they gave their full commitment to each other through good times and bad as they vowed to love and cherish each other for the rest of their days since this fabulous US-based couple choose Italy as their magical spot to start a new chapter in their lives! “Prior to their wedding, Kristin and Timothy came to Florence to organize … [Continue reading]