how to have an eco friendly wedding

People are becoming more and more conscious of the effect their actions have on the environment and Bride and Grooms are no exception. Couples are finding ways to make their wedding eco-friendly and ethical and in some cases even giving back to the community. Marcie from Celia Grace creates ethically made wedding dresses and has […]

a must-see austin hill country wedding venue

When you’re visiting your parents in Houston and Cari from Pink Parasol Designs & Coordinating invites you a wedding planner brunch to celebrate the opening of a fabulous new Austin (like a 3 hr drive away from Houston) wedding venue called Garden Grove, YOU GO! Why? Because Austin literally has the best wedding venues (especially […]

rustic coastal styled shoot

From Leander: “Our initial inspiration for Alluring Seasmoke came from an idea from El Braley of El’s Cards for an ombre invitation suite she wanted to create. From there the design of our shoot fell beautifully into place. I wanted to keep with a seaside feel and a grayish purple color palette, but at the same […]

2016 wedding trend | calligraphy

For me 2016 has seen some of my favourite wedding trends make it into the main stream. Copper and rose gold is making a big statement, as well as elopements and my all-time favourite, calligraphy. There is something to be said with etiquette and tradition and i love the skill and dedication calligraphers have to […]

(global) wedding inspiration

As a life-long traveller I’ve always been fascinating by the world. Not just my corner, but all of it. Every nook and cranny. So it’s with great pride that I lately realized that Burnett’s Boards, over the course of the last (almost) four years, has become a truly international source of wedding inspiration! Nepal, shot […]

cakes of instagram

When I’m cruising through my Instagram feed there’s one thing that always gets me and that’s a good cake account. There are definitely a few favorites I always go back to time and time again whenever I need that sugar rush! Craving a touch more sugary sweet in your life? We all do, and that’s why I’m […]

caribbean destination wedding secrets revealed

As many of you know, especially those of you who follow me on Instagram, I am absolutely obsessed with the island of St. Lucia (see everything I’ve ever written about it here) and in fact, I live there part-time! So it’s with great love and excitement that I share with you today a collaboration with […]

a bridal boutique anniversary celebration

From Petite Pomme Design – “We said Yes to the Dresses when Kinsley James Couture Bridal approached us to design their 2nd Anniversary celebration at newly renovated venue, The Lighthouse at Glen Cove Marina! Kinsley James has truly made their mark in the San Francisco Bay Area wedding industry – from their gorgeous selection of […]

get ready for a week of romance…

ahhh February – the month of romance.There’s always so much anticipation amongst love birds for Valentines Day, it’s such a lovely time of year! Before kicking off an entire week of the most romantic, red, chocolatey Valentines Day inspiration you’ll ever see, I thought I’d round up a few of last year’s memorable features to […]

burning man festival wedding ideas

While compiling their 2016 wedding trend report (see it here), the Wedding and Event Institute styled and designed a few tablescape shoots to portray their predictions, one of which (the Burning Man inspired editorial) I have here to share with you today! It’s based on the idea of festival weddings – large, outdoor celebrations with fabulous […]

wedding business magazine

Have you heard?! The inaugural issue of The Wedding & Event Institute’s Wedding Business Magazine is out! And guess who is on the cover? This girl! This magazine is free to download (go here to get your copy) and filled with articles on branding, marketing, SEO, careers, sales, weddings (of course) and interviews with pros […]

intro to modern calligraphy

From Cavin Elizabeth Photography – “Taryn, of Twinkle and Toast, has always been known to host the most amazing calligraphy workshops. Along with her top-notch educational info, the food, drinks, flowers, and venue draw in a crowd that loves the beautiful experience of her classes. From Cavin Elizabeth Photography – “When I first entered Elle […]

visually brand your business with an editorial shoot

Branded shoots are an integral part to any business that trades in visuals! I’ve soapboxed about the importance of branded shoots many times here on Burnett’s Boards: you need branded imagery to tie together the look of your website, social channels, and print materials. Today wedding planner Maggie’s Miscellaneous shares her branded shoot, photographed by […]

aisle society debut sponsored by minted

As many of you know I am a member of the oh so fabulous Aisle Society – a truly collaborative group of wedding blogs & bloggers with a gorgeous website launching soon. This past October during bridal market we threw ourselves a little coming out party (sponsored by Minted) in NYC and Jessica Haley Photography was […]

wedding trend predictions for 2016

Each year The Wedding and Event Institute produces a trend report and these last two years I was asked to give my opinions on what I think is going to be hot in the world of wedding styling and design for the upcoming year. Last year I hit the nail on the head with the […]

4 reasons to prioritize flowers in your wedding budget

From Ami Caroline Photography – “Cori Cook is one of Denver’s best florists. She works with an incredible team to create once-in-a-lifetime arrangements for wedding day. We wanted to take some behind-the-scenes photos of the design process and what goes into it, and then tips to go alongside that on why brides should make flowers […]