which disney princess are you?

What are these Disney princesses doing here? Click them to find out! … [Continue reading]

jamaica (real wedding)

Jamaica wedding

I'm in love with Gabrielle and Chad's low key and elegant Jamaican wedding, photographed by Weddings by Willy & Meghan. Jamaica has such a fabulous history, I love the filtered photographs and vintage effects on some of these shots! Congratulations to Gabrielle and Chad on your beautiful wedding and many thanks to Meghan for submitting these pictures. This beautiful bride incorporated one of my favorite trends: long bridesmaids dresses! *** All … [Continue reading]

perfectly peachy

peach wedding inspiration

Peach is a fun color for a wedding that can be used year round; it matches fall, warms up winter, tastes like summer, and promises spring. The Wedding Chicks created this peach bouquet recipe seen below and it's so beautiful I just had to share it with you: photo credits: peach wedding cake, wedding rings, ice cream cones, mason jar flowers, peach bridal shoes, invitation suite, peach colored napkins, teacup, earrings, peach bridal bouquet. … [Continue reading]

bibliophile

Literary Wedding

Bibliophile (n) a person, or collector, who has a great love of books. origin: from Greek biblion = book, and philos = loving Are you a fan of literary themed weddings? Well, I've got a treat for you today! Blogerina Courtney from She Always Loved Larking had a fabulous post featuring a bridal shower she threw for a bibliophilic bride! Check out some of the pictures below and read the full post here. (My favorite part of this bridal shower are the chocolate pies … [Continue reading]

london wedding

London Wedding

Every two years I get so excited because it's Olympic time! And London would make such a fun location for your wedding. What's not to love about it!? Ok fine. Maybe the weather. Worried about grey skies? Well, that's why this inspiration board is pink - it's a perfect combination with grey! photo credits: London save the date card, unconventional wedding dress, Big Ben, Pink Pony Pub, pink telephone booth, pink bus. … [Continue reading]

mrs & mrs

Destination Wedding

Going to a same sex marriage or commitment ceremony soon? Check out these amazing cards: Hallmark's line:  from Pennychoo Cards: from Etsy: photo credits: brides, sand filled bottles, palm tree, shell, starfish in jars, reception area, centerpiece, honeymoon suite in Greece, modern white wedding cake. … [Continue reading]

vintage rainbow wedding

vintage rainbow wedding

It's no secret that I love a good rainbow wedding and the vintage look and feel - so why not combine the two? Several sources have claimed that rainbow weddings are going to be the hot trend for 2013 - it's bold, it's vibrant, and it looks like something a 9 year old would dream up (minus the unicorns and giant puffy pink dress) - but we all love it! Tip for having a rainbow wedding: go bold or go home. You can't go 'half rainbow' and get away with it - it's all or … [Continue reading]

gwynn’s island (real wedding)

Gwynn's Island Real Wedding

I had the privilege of being a guest at Breck and Ellie's stunning wedding - and I couldn't wait to share the amazing pictures from Laura Gordon with you! It was really hard to pick out pictures for this post because I'm friends with both of them and at least half of the guests at the wedding, so of course I loved them all! Breck and Ellie got engaged at her family's summer home on Gwynn's Island in Virginia so they decided to get married there as well. It is … [Continue reading]

aqua, green, and gold

aqua gold and green wedding

Aqua, green, and gold is such a beautiful combination, not only should you consider using it at your wedding, but carry over the loveliness to your honeymoon! All of the items below would be perfect for a warm weathered get-away after your big day. My favorite? Definitely that green dress (and it's super affordable too!) 1.Stackable rings 2. Nail polish 3. Gold tote 4. Green and gold dress 5. Gold sandals 6. Aqua and gold sunhat  inspiration board photo … [Continue reading]

colors of india

Indian Wedding

To wrap up our Global Weddings Week Series (wasn't this fun!? I think we should do it again - yes? no? What countries would you like to see?) we have a vibrant and colorful Indian wedding! South Asian weddings are bright events overflowing with ritual and celebration that often last for several days. Indian wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between religion, region, and family, but one custom that I like very much are the traditional Hindu vows that a … [Continue reading]

couture korea

Korean wedding

'Hanbok' is the name for traditional Korean clothing and in modern Korea are typically worn for special occasions such as holidays and weddings. Korean fashion houses (like Hanbok Lynn - pictured below) are combining influences from traditional Korean culture with art, music, and international fashion to create fabulous couture looks. Seriously, I can't get enough of these hanboks! photo credits: hanbok, sequin pillows, wedding cake, lanterns, invitation suite, … [Continue reading]

zulu

African Wedding

Welcome to Day 5 of the Global Wedding Week Series! Today's inspiration board is Zulu inspired, with authentic pieces and florals from Africa. Wanting to bring a little African style to your wedding? Look for natural woods, vibrant colors, and mix rustic and glamourous elements together. Find (or import) flowers indigenous to the African continent such as pincushion protea, leucadendron, croton leaves, and phalaenopsis orchids to make your African inspired wedding … [Continue reading]

santorini

Greek Wedding

If you're going to get married somewhere as beautiful as Greece, you've just got to schedule a 'trash the dress' shoot. Never heard of it before? Well, it takes place the day after your wedding and you literally trash your wedding dress by covering it in paint, rolling around in flowering fields with your fiancé, or my personal favorite, swimming in the ocean. Obviously you need to weigh the pros and cons before destroying your wedding dress... Pros: You'll look … [Continue reading]

fiesta wedding

Fiesta Wedding

Day 3 of the Global Weddings Week Series brings us a fun and colorful fiesta wedding! The great thing about a fiesta wedding is that you don't have to travel all the way to Mexico - you can bring the celebratory vibe straight to your venue! Key things you'll need: lots of colorful elements (color up your bridesmaids, reception tables, decor, and your bouquet), live music, fantastic Mexican food, a 'foodie' wedding favor, a colorful wedding cake, and of course, … [Continue reading]

tuscany

Italian Wedding

I couldn't have a global weddings week without a Tuscany wedding! It's a major hot spot for both local Italian weddings and of course, destination weddings. Think: great food, perfect weather, rolling green hills, some of the world's best wines, family, friends, and fun! If you are planning a destination wedding, use this checklist to be sure you don't leave out something important: photo credits: reception table setting, mason jar candle, reception table, … [Continue reading]

double happiness

Chinese Wedding

Welcome to Day 1 of the Global Weddings Week Series! Today's 'double happiness' wedding inspiration board is inspired by China and Chinese wedding traditions. Chinese wedding traditions are as complex as China is but one common thread is a red and gold color scheme because red symbolizes good luck and gold (an imperial color) symbolizes wealth and happiness! photo credits: Oregon sunstone ring, red wedding dress, gilded champagne glass, gold cupcakes, red roses, … [Continue reading]