5 elopement tips

Elopement Tips

These days we’re all in favor of having your wedding exactly the way you want, and if that means an elopement, then we vote do it! If you’re considering an elopement, or even wondering what the differences are between a destination wedding and an elopement then you’ve come to the right place. Here are 5 elopement tips to help you either decide on your own wedding elopement or plan one! What is an Elopement? An elopement is basically a last-minute decision to … [Continue reading]

kate spade inspired bridal shower

Kate Spade themed bridal shower | Inspired by Kate Spade

Her creations filled many of us with joy and provided inspiration the world over and we believe that Kate Spade, her voice, the brand that she launched, and her legacy will continue to inspire magic in the future just as it did for this Kate Spade-themed bridal shower shot by Sunshower Photography at historic Duke Hill Mansion in Charlotte, North Carolina. Inspiration for the event came directly from the bride herself. Ashley’s Charleston residence is … [Continue reading]

floral filled bridal session

Flower Filled Bridal Session

From Whimsie Photo and Video -  “This whimsical styled photo shoot was the creation of Aleah Holakoui with ALC Weddings and myself. We wanted something bright and spring-themed with fun florals and colorful accents. Our bridal model Joleen wore a beautiful lace blouse paired with a blush tulle skirt, complete with powder blue heels. Hair was provided by Alexandria Contreras and makeup was provided by Brittany Heim Makeup Artistry. Our backdrop from Drop It … [Continue reading]

wedding save the date rules

Wedding Save The Date Rules

Save the date announcements serve as a pre wedding invitation and allow your guests to make sure they keep their calendar clear for your big day! Though they sound simple and straightforward there are some wedding save the date rules and etiquette that should be followed. Image by Rayna McGinnis Photography. Find out more ways to use succulents in your wedding here.  First of all – if your engagement is really short, you may want to skip the save the dates … [Continue reading]

irish countryside estate wedding

Irish Countryside Wedding

This gorgeous shoot took place at the Bantry House and Garden, overlooking Bantry Bay in southwest Ireland, a historic setting that looks just like a painting by Sir John Lavery called “Riviera,” according to Tara Fay of Xena Productions. “He was an Irish artist best known for portraits in the early part of the 20th century in Ireland.” So, as a group, photographer Lisa O’Dwyer, florist Jill Wild and Tara decided to plan the photo shoot around other Lavery … [Continue reading]

a key largo wedding

Key Largo | Florida Keys Wedding

From Wedding Planery – “Inspired by the soft-white sands of the beach, the blue waves of the ocean and the warm yellow-orange colors of the Floridian sunsets, we decided to organize a Style Shoot at the Keys of Florida on a warm summer weekend! True magic was created by fine art photographer Tanja Schalling and wedding planner Kate Prokop when they had asked her friend and owner of the spacious beach villas from Dolphin Point Villas if he was interested in … [Continue reading]

staying organized during wedding planning

Staying Organized During Wedding Planning

Some brides-to-be claim that planning a wedding is like adding a part-time job to your plate and they’re usually right, even with a professional wedding planner you’re still going to be in touch with them often and working with them on making sure that your vision turns into a reality. When you’re mired in the millions of wedding planning details it might become easy to accidentally overlook something which is why having a wedding checklist to keep you organized is … [Continue reading]

positano destination wedding

Destination wedding in Positano, Italy

While researching locations for their upcoming "I do", Cassandra + Andrew first set their sites on California. However, when they discovered that a destination wedding could be the same cost of what they might spend locally, they decided to host an intimate ceremony thousands of miles away from home in Positano. They wanted their wedding to be simple, yet classic to allow the beauty and magnificence of Positano to speak to for itself. This allowed them to design … [Continue reading]

romantic private beach wedding

Crimea Beach Wedding

On the southern coast of Crimea there are a lot of beautiful beaches – the perfect spot for an intimate wedding! And this is precisely where today’s inspirational wedding editorial from The ArtSoul, Kati Wed, Margaritta Pavlovna and Anna Dzuba Flowers comes from. The carefully considered details and décor work well with the earthy autumnal vibe. Colorful, delicious fruits match the designer wedding dress and groom’s suit while pink shades of the sunset … [Continue reading]

2018 wedding songs

2018 Wedding Songs

Oldies and cross-generational wedding music have their place on your wedding reception playlist and while some classic hits are always a good idea you should mix in some current songs to keep things fresh. Your wedding guests will be all ages and its fun to make sure that everyone from every generation has something they can get up and really cut loose to on the dance floor and that includes you two – the bride and groom! Image by 2 Brides Photography. See the … [Continue reading]

an artistic bridal morning in europe

European Floral Painting Wedding Theme

This stunning bridal boudoir and pre wedding inspiration shoot from a team of stirring Moscow wedding pros tells a distinctly European story and is different from your traditional boudoir imagery. It is inspired by the exceptionally creative beauty of a painter’s workroom, with its textured palettes, brushes, and easels. The deep colors of autumn were used throughout to enhance the moody, romantic tone of this editorial! … [Continue reading]

watch this before your overseas pre wedding

Overseas pre wedding

We’ve all dreaming of a destination pre wedding shoot or destination wedding in our favorite spots around the world and there’s nothing more romantic that saying 'we're engaged!' while exploring a unique city together and creating memories that last a lifetime. But the images you see, those picture perfect shots you’ve dreamed of with just you, your beau, and the Eiffel Tower? And absolutely nobody else? Those shot take a little more than your average wedding … [Continue reading]

al fresco tuscan wedding style

Tuscan Wedding

Inspiration for your big day can be drawn from the world over and this Tuscan-themed wedding editorial draws from one of the most beautiful spots in all of Italy bringing the natural elegance of the Italian countryside right to Georgia! Shot by Amanda Olivia Photography and styled by Whitewood Events, the fresh fruit-topped wedding cakes, divine wedding dress, and sophisticated color palette will have you praising ‘la dolce vita!’ … [Continue reading]

how to have a winter wonderland wedding in florida

Winter Wedding Ideas

From Harmony Lynn Photography & Melanie Paige Events – “Our design inspiration for this wedding editorial comes from our white winter obsession! Here in Florida, we struggle to get into the winter spirit so we were eager to express all of our winter wedding ideas in this shoot. It’s a great way for a Florida bride to have the winter wedding of her dreams!” “Our flowers were a mixture of lush greenery with a full bouquet, bridal crown, and a linear … [Continue reading]

indie romance

Indie Hawaii Wedding

From Christina Sturgis Photography – “For the inspiration behind this indie romance wedding I knew I wanted something that speaks to me and match up to my personality & genre of photography. My weakness is anything that’s moody: romantic candlelit dinner, string lights, and everything boho. This styled shoot may be the highlight of my year, thus far. I had a blast the whole time photographing the beautiful bride & Groom. On top of that I laughed till my … [Continue reading]

unique dessert-focused winter wedding

Unique winter wedding ideas

From  Danielle Harris Photography – “We aspired to create a winter editorial to show our Midwest brides that a gorgeous fine art wedding is still within reach even during the colder months. There is something magical about this time of year, with everyone spending more time together over the holidays. There is a type of closeness that only comes during this cozy season!” “When planning your photos for your winter wedding, all that’s necessary is a venue … [Continue reading]