Archives for March 2014

snowy and rustic, perfectly styled engagement shoot

Today’s gorgeous engagement shoot from Bellamint Photography showcases some super cozy winter styling elements & heartfelt details – it’s the perfect example of how to create a ‘wow’ engagement session while including parts of your story and personal style! From Bellamint Photography – “The Colorado snow came just in time for this California couple! They […]

pirate ship bridal inspiration shoot

Today’s sea-rover bridal inspiration shoot from Brittany of Haizel Creations Photography & Videography is so much fun with its cute tea length dress, unique array of headpieces from Crown Your Gown, and pirate ship. Yep – a pirate ship! From Haizel Creations – “As a Utah based photographer & videographer I am never limited on […]

birch bark and beach themed wedding

Bark from birch trees has such a unique and distinctive pattern of black dashes  – I really wanted to play on that for today’s wedding inspiration board! The trick with a birch bark themed wedding is to not take it too literally. The only place in this inspiration board with actual birch bark patterns is […]

4 hair and makeup styles for your wedding

The talented ladies at The Beauty Case & Seven Silver Swans Photography created today’s inspiration shoot in order to showcase sleek hairstyles and bridal-worthy makeup looks. I love the spin they’ve put on this editorial; forgoing the cake, tablescape, and other wedding trappings to instead shine the spotlight on the beauty of brides! From Khesanh Brock […]

fig and gold wedding with the coolest bar ever

This fig and gold themed wedding inspiration shoot from Onelove Photography includes what is probably the coolest bar designs ever. But more on that later… The luxurious color palette in this editorial contains a regal mix of plum, velvety purples, fig, blackberry, and lighter shades of pink and gold. There’s a whole lot to love […]

how to organically grow your blog

Lately I’ve had a few bloggers and wedding vendors ask me: how did Burnett’s Boards grow so much so fast? It’s a really strange and hard question for me to answer because in my eyes and in my mind it’s still small and it certainly didn’t grow fast. Since this week marks Burnett’s Boards 2nd […]

german folktale editorial

Set at Burg Graefgenstein – a 13th century castle near Dusseldorf in Germany, this stylish bohemian wedding inspiration shoot from Vicki Grafton Photography was among my favorites in the first edition print issue of Magnolia Rouge Magazine! Dreamed up to take place during her stay in Germany with Stefanie Kapra Photography, this editorial is overflowing with […]

dreamy abandoned mansion inspiration shoot

In my other life I want to be a florist so I can learn how to create complete magic like today’s botanical inspired shoot from Anne Robert Photography. With some of the most incredibly romantic floral design ever from Holly Chapple & gorgeous vintage details from Something Vintage Rentals – this shoot isn’t just an […]

color theory through floral design

Your wedding color palette is one of the first decisions you’ll make and it plays a role in pretty much everything regarding your wedding design after that, from the venue to your bridesmaid dresses and of course, the flowers. The spring issue of Martha Stewart Weddings contains a wonderful feature titled In Living Color that shows […]

retro pink and gold wedding

I love the 1960’s vibe cropping in wedding design lately – it’s just so fun! Today’s pink and gold wedding inspiration board is a nod to that style with a retro-fabulous hair & makeup look, a vintage pink Winnebago, and quirky pink flamingo envelope liners. Sequins, glitter, shades of pink, and a gorgeous wedding-worthy white bow […]

modernly romantic NYC bride

Today’s New York City rooftop bridal inspiration shoot from Rebekah Senter Photography shows a stylish and romantic look for the modern city bride. From Rebecca – “I recently got together with a team and we put together a bridal inspiration shoot. The theme was a modernly romantic New York bride. I wanted the beauty of […]

ivory and beau

The inside the boutique series continues today with Georgia’s oh so adorable Nicole and Adrienna of Ivory & Beau. With a shoot by Mackensey Alexander of their gorgeous bridal salon – Ivory & Beau offers a cool blend of wedding dresses and wedding planning! What inspired you both to combine wedding planning and dress shopping […]

tabletop color stories

Today’s editorial from Marietta Leung Photography contains three different tabletop color stories styled by Mandy Forlenza Sticos – each created to coordinate with wedding invitation suites from Sincerely, Jackie. FETE –  “Our tablescape of mint, peach, pink, and gold was inspired by the playful Fete invitation with gold engraved letting adorned with confetti gold accents.” GRACE […]

the hunger games: capitol city citizen wedding

Today’s inspiration shoot from Green Blossom Photography is why I love styled shoots so much. They really allow all the wedding pros involved to get creative and let their imaginations soar! We’ve all see Hunger Games themed weddings with a forest setting and bow & arrow motifs, but what would a Capitol City wedding look like? […]

enchanting elegance from liv hart

What a thrill to unveil Liv Hart for Enchanted Atelier and Liv Hart for Sophie Hallette’s new 2015 collection! Shot beautifully by Laura Gordon Photography – this editorial featuring whisper soft veils, glittering hair adornments, and even some smoldering black lace is divine! Set in one of New York City’s landmark hotels, the beauty of […]

3 wedding-worthy hair and makeup looks

I’ll always be the first to recommend that you have your hair and makeup done professionally for your wedding day. Not to look more beautiful but to be your most beautiful self. Today’s beauty shoot from Whitney Heard Photography showcases three gorgeous wedding-worthy looks created by certified makeup artist and licensed hairstylist Monica Burton. #1 […]