unique garden glam bridal session

Garden glam bridal session

This bridal session inspiration shoot from Gillian Ellis Photography is a real stunner. There are so many details, so many unique touches – I just can’t get enough of it (especially the petal-filled balloon just below!) Wasn’t that one of the most gorgeous bridal sessions ever? All of the different areas with furniture and staging designs work together perfectly to bring a sense of glamour and intimacy to an outdoor space. From the bar cart to the … [Continue reading]

stone fox bride’s pop up shop

Stone Fox Bride

Weddington Way hosted a private preview to celebrate the launch of Stone Fox Bride’s ( SFB is a laid-back, high-fashion, punk-bohemian bridal showroom in downtown NYC with heaps of awesomely sassy attitude!) first San Francisco pop up shop. The event featured gowns, flower crowns, and of course – cocktails. Guests sipped champagne and tried on boho styles from both Stone Fox Bride and Weddington Way. The duo of brands also hosted a styled shoot – which in addition … [Continue reading]

indian summer wedding inspiration

Coffee with cream hearts | Morgan Miller Photography | see more on:

From Morgan Miller Photography – “On this past year’s Autumnal Equinox a select group of Kansas City’s wedding pros created a beautiful Indian Summer Wedding inspiration shoot. The weather was perfect and we were able to raise the doors at River Market Event Place to bring the outdoors in for one last summertime hoorah.” From Morgan Miller Photography – “Anna Arnot of Asteroid Florals played double duty and also modeled for our shoot. Her real … [Continue reading]

wedding trend predictions for 2016

2016 Wedding Trends

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 whole rose gold color palette love affair we saw (and gosh did I love that one!) and of course the organic & fine art wedding movement. Below you’ll find what I sent to WEI as my wedding trend … [Continue reading]

vintage-inspired portraits with a classic rolls royce

Vintage Wedding Portrait Session

There is so much to love about today’s portrait session inspiration shoot from Ishani Gowri Photography. The classic Rolls Royce and vintage wedding dress add a touch of old-world charm to this the entire look and I adore how the bride’s natural beauty is allowed to shine through! From Ishani Gowri Photography – “This portrait inspiration shoot highlights the beautiful Rose & Delilah vintage-inspired wedding dress. I wanted to capture the … [Continue reading]

the ultimate festival wedding

Festival wedding | Feather Love Photography | see more on:

Festival weddings are an up and coming style that’s definitely gaining popularity. What exactly is a festival wedding? Think: live music, floral hair garlands, grand outdoor spaces, tepees, laid-back camp-like comfort, fun activities for all ages, multiple ‘chill out’ spaces, global / bohemian décor, and lots of outdoor lighting. It’s really is quite the party and today I’ve got the ultimate festival wedding for you. Daughters of Simone designer Britt recently … [Continue reading]

a downton abbey wedding

Downton Abbey Wedding Style Ideas

From Jordan at Smitten Events - “Downton Abbey has long been a source of inspiration for us. Every episode is so rich in stunning detail of a luxurious time long past, it’s hard not to fall in love with the show! With the final season set to premiere in January we produced a Downton-inspired wedding creative to highlight some of the things we love most about the series.” From Jordan at Smitten Events - “Our styling for this wedding inspiration was … [Continue reading]

4 reasons to prioritize flowers in your wedding budget

Wedding flower budget tips | Amy Caroline Photography and Cori Cook Floral Design | see more on:

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 a priority in their wedding budget!” From Cori Cook - “Gone are the days of DIY flowers for weddings. And thank goodness the tide … [Continue reading]

the legend of fairy sybil

Poppy field bridal session

From Warmphoto - “Castelluccio di Norcia with its flower fields is a true miracle of nature. The Sibillini Mountains are located in Italy between the Marche and Umbria and in the spring the extraordinary spectacle of Mother Nature begins. Each year, from the last days of May to mid-July, the flowering gives rise to an explosion of colors: all the fields of the Sibillini Mountains form a vast carpet of flowers - their colors continually changing. The stunning view … [Continue reading]

vibrant new year’s eve wedding

Colorful New Year's Eve Wedding

New Year’s Eve weddings are such a blast - they’re the perfect excuse to stay up late with everyone you love and party the night away as you celebrate your nuptials! This NYE wedding inspiration shoot from Orange Blossom Special Events & Jen & Dayton Photography pulls loads of color into the picture in the most amazing way. Cue the confetti and begin the countdown to ever after! From Grace of Orange Blossom Special Events - “This … [Continue reading]

urban glam

Gold glitter table number | Hello Miss Lovely | see more on:

Today’s wedding inspiration shoot from Hello Miss Lovely is proof that a few good details go a long way. With a unique mix of derelict and glamorous elements, this style has an urban glam look that’s all it’s own and truly stylish! Wasn’t that a fab shoot?! So stylish and chic. I love the trio of wedding cakes on bricks as it's a nice indulgence in an otherwise minimalist and industrial setup. The bridal bouquet along with her long … [Continue reading]

berry-hued forested mountain wedding

From Amber Michelle Events - “Utah’s breathtaking mountains and the love of my two best friends was the inspiration for this shoot! With all of the bells and whistles of a lot of weddings in grand venues, there is nothing better than disconnecting yourself from the world and sharing your love surrounded by the simple yet complex mountains of mother nature.” From Amber Michelle Events - “I live in Utah part-time and have realized a lot of … [Continue reading]

fairytale rose quartz wedding inspiration

Pink Fairytale Wedding

Today’s rose quartz wedding inspiration shoot photographed by Rodion Shapor is a complete jaw-dropper and utilizes one of Pantone’s colors of the year for 2016 in the most fabulous way. From the stunner of a pink wedding dress to the floral designs throughout this magnificent St. Petersburg mansion, it really doesn’t get any prettier than this - it’s an absolute fairytale! From Mikhail Zhiltsov - “In the very beginning we were inspired … [Continue reading]

vintage glam bridal boudoir

Boudoir details | Cari Courtright Photography | see more on:

From start to finish today’s bridal boudoir inspiration shoot from Cari Courtright Photography and Jessica Rankin is vintage glam dream. It has that old Hollywood vibe that’s just exceptionally exquisite! Make sure you scroll to the end to see the absolute stunner of a wedding dress that this bride wears! From Cari Courtright Photography - “For this bridal boudoir shoot we really wanted to focus on a simple elegance that allowed the beauty … [Continue reading]

ski-themed winter wedding

Ski backdrop | Lauryn Ann Photography | see more on:

Wanting a winter wonderland type of wedding without the bone chilling temperatures to go with it? Today’s ski-themed wedding editorial from Mood Events, LLC and Lauryn Ann Photography has the answer for you. With creative backdrops and delicious details, this wedding inspiration shoots brings the great, snowy outdoors inside in the most beautiful way. You’d never believe you weren’t on the ski slopes! From Lauryn of Mood Events, LLC - “This … [Continue reading]

christmas wedding ideas

Christmas tablescape | Stephanie Ramsey and Melissa Malouf | see more on:

Christmas wedding inspiration (without being overly Christmas-themed) is simply the best! It combines the warmth and love of the holidays with wedding-worthy details. Stephanie Ramsey and Melissa Malouff did this flawlessly in today’s gorgeously seasonal editorial shoot! From Stephanie Ramsey - “The deep berry colors and gold deer were obvious seasonal choices but we wanted something that incorporated the holiday spirit without overdoing it … [Continue reading]