the white peony

The White Peony Bridal Boutique / Jenna and Tristan Photography

Today's 'inside the boutique' peek of The White Peony (in Victoria, BC) is an exquisite one. The artful shots by Jenna and Tristan Photography capture the effortless elegance of this gorgeous bridal salon perfectly. And I've got to thank Trish, the lovely owner, for taking the time to so thoughtfully answer my questions! How would you describe a White Peony bride? "As someone who likes the pretty things in life. A White Peony bride admires quality and … [Continue reading]

zodiac wedding: virgo

Navy and Pastel Wedding Inspiration Board

The zodiac wedding inspiration series continues today with a little sapphire and neutral board for Virgo brides! If you were born between August 23rd and September 22nd, then this one is for you: Virgo brides are creative and sensitive souls and when they shine - they are blindingly brilliant. Because of their sensitivity, Virgos are often referred to as 'rare and special orchids' so I loved finding that gorgeous vase with the orchid in it for this inspiration … [Continue reading]

how to sell a pink wedding to your fiancé

How to sell a pink wedding to your fiancé

You want a pink wedding, your fiancé doesn’t.  If this sounds familiar – I’ve got a story (and a solution that works!) just for you... If you know or have worked with Sasha Souza then this will be easy for you to picture, but if you haven’t then imagine for a moment a cute, bubbly, red-headed, well dressed woman with an edgy voice and lots of creative energy. That’s Sasha Souza of Sasha Souza Events. I listened to a podcast of her presentation on colors at … [Continue reading]

a french styled shoot + free wedding photography

French styled wedding shoot / Anthony Hoang Photography

I'll never tire of seeing giant balloons in weddings or French countryside inspired styling and this beautiful inspiration shoot from Anthony Hoang Photography has some of the best of them. And as if this wasn't delicious enough - there is some extra sweet icing to go along with it. Anthony Hoang is setting off on a tour of America in 2014 and is offering free wedding photography to some lucky couples in order to commemorate it! Details on this generous offer can … [Continue reading]

shabby chic teal and berry

shabby chic teal wedding inspiration

Shabby chic weddings are defined by their cute 'wear and tear' touches and often have a soft, pastel color palette. For a shabby chic teal wedding berry hues are the perfect color compliment! Items that are called 'shabby chic' are often painted over again and again throughout the years and when the paint peels off to expose the different layers, that is what gives them their unique appeal. I really love the exposed wood painted over in teal in this inspiration … [Continue reading]

hand painted watercolor wedding programs

Watercolor wedding program from MaeMae Paperie

For this week's vendor spotlight I'm so pleased to introduce you to the newest member of the family: MaeMae Paperie! Megan, the creative mastermind behind this brilliant brand, (remember this best-selling Anthroplogie swim suit? She created that cute flamingo print!) designed these watercolor wedding programs for a couple getting married here in Hawaii. I'll let her explain more: From Megan - "My couple was married on the Big Island at The Painted Chapel (see … [Continue reading]

classic style bridal portraits

black and white bridals / V.A. Photography

Using props for your bridal portraits is fun - but it's not necessary and Katie's beautiful bridal session from V.A. Photography shows us why. All you really need for exquisite, classic bridal portraits is a great photographer and you in your once in a lifetime dress! From Ashley of V.A. Photography: "Katie was such a sweetheart to work with and has such a classic style! Her Kate Spade shoes complimented her dress wonderfully and we did her bridal … [Continue reading]

a tropical romance

Peach, blush, and mint wedding

With just a little under two months until summer's official end I'm desperate to squeeze in a few more tropical flavored wedding inspiration boards (they are definitely my favorites). This romantic peach, mint, and blush one feels perfect for a breezy destination wedding... think: Caribbean! Peach, blush, and mint are a trendy color combination that's perfect for the tropics. The softness of this wedding inspiration board's palette looks fabulous against a … [Continue reading]

alice padrul bridal couture

Alice Padrul wedding dress / Codrean Photography | Film

You're going to fall in love with Alice Padrul Bridal Couture's newest bridal collection shot beautifully by Codrean Photography + Films. This Chicago based bridal designer was born in Russia and attended the Moscow Textile Institute where she developed a passion for gorgeous, handcrafted garments. After running a successful and world-renowned evening wear company Alice Padrul found her way into bridal, eventually bringing her chic European flair across the pond … [Continue reading]

burnett’s boards got a makeover!

Custom painting for Burnett's Boards by Jordan of Create Like Crazy

You may have noticed already but Burnett’s Boards has had a little makeover! I think she’s looking great and I owe it all to the amazing Jordan Brantley. Many months ago I started thinking about rebranding… something a little more chic, a little more representative of the unique wedding inspiration that you find here. I started looking around for a graphic designer but soon became overwhelmed by how many great ladies there are out there with serious talent, so I … [Continue reading]

family focused wedding inspiration

Wedding pies / Byron Loves Fawn Photography

This family focused wedding inspiration shoot from the talented Byron Loves Fawn Photography duo is probably the longest feature I've ever shared here on Burnett's Boards and with good reason! This Australian dream team of vendors created one of the most heartwarming, loving, and inspirational celebrations ever. Whether you have a big family, a small one, or if you consider your closest friends your family - joyous get-togethers are always a blast. Having a … [Continue reading]

intimate outdoor luxury (reader request)

Luxurious outdoor wedding ideas

I know it has been a while since I've published a reader request - but this one is too gorgeous not to share! This wedding inspiration board was created for  Christian who is having an intimate wedding this October in Annapolis, Maryland. Christian wrote and said: "Help! I am overwhelmed trying to nail down my style. Our wedding with 80 people will be held in an intimate pavilion overlooking a sailing marina. The view overlooking the water is incredible but in my … [Continue reading]

a modern fairytale in peach and powder blue

modern fairy tale wedding

This modern fairytale inspiration shoot from Philippines based photographer Marlon Capuyan shot for Bride and Breakfast is simply fantastic! The powder blue, peach, and light yellow color scheme give it a fresh look and feel that brides anywhere can pull off. The styling and design details from Cuckoo Cloud Concepts are outstanding and not only is there a horse in this shoot, but an adorable bulldog too! *** Photography: Marlon Capuyan // … [Continue reading]

eclectic noodle shop wedding

Eclectic noodle shop wedding ideas

Much like last week's mystical wedding inspiration board (here), this eclectic noodle shop one would not only work for an intimate and offbeat wedding, but also as an engagement party or bridal shower! For an eclectic noodle bar wedding pick a fun palette that is going to pop inside the noodle shop - like pastels with a hint of neon! Instead of a wedding cake opt for mochi ice cream. If you haven't tried mochi ice cream before you must! It's carried in grocery … [Continue reading]

tel aviv’s top bridal designers

Israeli bridal designers

I’m so pleased to welcome the lovely Lian of Israel’s top wedding blog – Hatunot  to Burnett’s Boards today! It’s hard not to fall in love with the bridal designs coming out of Israel and I fell hard when I shared Ronen Farache’s newest collection a couple of weeks ago. To go a little more in-depth I asked Lian to come and share a little bit about Tel Aviv’s top designers! Hatunot’s fashion posts have always been favorites of mine and Lian pulled out all the … [Continue reading]

zodiac wedding: pisces

Ocean wedding ideas

The zodiac wedding series today continues with an ocean themed wedding inspiration board for our Pisces brides! If you were born between February 19th and March 20th then this one is just for you. Pisces brides tend to lean towards mysticism and spirituality - they are definitely deep ladies. They're super sensitive (the most sensitive of all the zodiac signs!) and reflective souls who experience emotional extremes and are very perceptive and adept at … [Continue reading]