how to write your wedding vows

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 […]

hottest wedding trends of 2018

Guest post by Kylie Carlson, International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning The New Year is here and planning a wedding just got even more exciting! The release of the fourth annual International Wedding Trends Report complete with predictions from dozens of the world’s most recognized wedding professionals is causing waves of anticipation especially among […]

girls just wanna have fun: bridal party inspiration

From planner Rock My Love – “As we are fortunate enough to work with a diverse range of nationalities and brides who are not just as beautiful as each other but also quite different from each other, we wanted to be able to showcase an array of make-up and hairstyles to match and enhance their […]

color palette: coral, peach, + pink

With a beautifully warm color palette today’s editorial from Olga Osehova showcases what magic can be made when coral, peach, and pink are combined! With a touch of vintage brass, marbleized details, and muted gold flatware this wedding color palette is gorgeously feminine while still being utterly chic. *** Photography: Olga Osehova // Workshop: Alexandra […]

summer to fall tablescape inspiration

The transition from summer to fall is a special time of year, when the days are still warm but the nights begin to cool. Summer’s memories are still sweet but the anticipation for autumnal festivities has begun to set in. This transitional mood is encapsulated in the three different tablescapes you see below. They’re the […]

getting married in vegas

Las Vegas is the party capital of the world. From the incredible casinos to the world-class music entertainment and nightlife, going to Vegas and not having fun is nigh on impossible. With so much to see and do and fun at every turn, it’s no surprise that may people choose to spend the happiest day […]

planning a same-sex wedding: is it time to break tradition?

Let’s face it, same-sex couples’ broke tradition when they were finally allowed to marry their partner. It was a landmark victory for gay men and women, and one they should never have had to fight for in the first place. While many couples may love the idea of carrying on with wedding traditions; has the […]

how to throw a mid-century welcome party

From the photographer, Melissa Desjardins – Why a Welcome Party: By hosting a welcome party for guests who are coming from out-of-town, or who don’t necessarily know each other, you are creating a more intimate and meaningful experience for them. When they meet again at the wedding everyone will have a much more enjoyable time! […]

llamacorn bridal shower

Looking for a unique and out of the box theme to host an unforgettable bridal shower? Well, you’re in luck, because Taylor and Hov Events and Design basically just handed you one on a rainbow-colored platter. They partnered with some seriously talented professionals in the Washington, DC events industry and hosted a playful Llamacorn themed bridal shower brunch […]

mauves and mules

From Cami of Treasured Heart Events – “Floral design has always been an interest among my team at Treasured Heart Events. Rather than just do a simple floral design class ourselves, we partnered with Blushington Blooms to create a workshop, which quickly turned into a mini-styled shoot located at the BRIK Venue, a growing venue in […]

retro palm springs-inspired industry event

From Cari Wible of Pink Parasol Designs & Coordinating – “When you work with a venue as unique as Garden Grove the average pretty won’t due for an open house event so we embraced a California ease and created something very retro Palm Springs for their Summer Engagement Event!” “Whether it was the wine popsicles […]

beswoon event: indian fusion

From BESWOON – “BESWOON is an annual curated wedding showcase in Portland, Maine. We create three different wedding themes and hold them in the same place! We transform three rooms, each with a different wedding theme, and our guests get to see potential vendors in action while soaking up tons of wedding inspiration. The one you’ll […]

part 4: how to get married in croatia

Part 1: A Love Letter to Croatia Part 2: How to see Croatia by Boat Part 3: Towns, Foods, Wines, and Adventures Part 4: How to Get Married in Croatia The world is a big, exciting, and absolutely fascinating place. Deciding on a destination wedding or the fact that you’d like to honeymoon abroad is […]

desert pool party bachelorette

From Pura Soul Photography – “Meredith and her best friends hit Scottsdale, Arizona for a long weekend of celebration and relaxation. Decked out in matching sarongs (a gift from the bride), the group of friends from childhood and college traveled from New York City to Arizona. The Saguaro Hotel was host for a sun-filled desert […]

a wedding cake tasting session

From Cavin Elizabeth Photography – One of the things I am most passionate about in my business is educating brides on the different aspects of photography and wedding planning decisions that affect their wedding imagery. When fashion blogger Jessica of Cubicle Chic reached out to me about shooting her real cake tasting and consultation with […]

a party for your bridesmaids

There’s no better way to celebrate your ladies than to throw a party – just for your bridesmaids complete with gorgeous dresses, jewels galore, and sweet treats. This inspiration shoot was designed by wedding planner and floral designer, Ivy Marie Weddings, who dreamt up a unique take on this beloved tradition for your best girlfriends. Favorite […]