vendor spotlight: waterwaif

Please welcome Tara of Waterwaif to the Sponsor Spotlight this week! What inspires you? My biggest inspiration has to be the sea. I grew up (and live)  near the ocean in Florida and I draw such immense strength from just being near it. The energy and the beauty of the ocean and the raw power […]

vendor spotlight: amanda pearl

This week we’ve put Amanda Pearl under the sponsor spotlight! I’ve been a fan of Amanda Pearl’s bags and baubles ever since she came onto my radar. My favorite items are definitely from her crystal collection. If you look at my picture on my about page you’ll notice the earrings I’m wearing are from Amanda Pearl and […]

best new year’s eve party dresses

You’ve got the rest of the year to wear little black dresses – New Year’s Eve is all about the glitter and glam! I’ve rounded up some of my favorite sparkling party dresses for you and even picked one out of the bunch for myself. Sequins, glitter, and tulle; these frocks have got it all. […]

pennychoo greeting cards

In an attempt to put a face to some of the wonderful businesses I’m working with, please welcome our first Sponsor Spotlight feature: Sue Lee of Pennychoo Greeting Cards! What inspires you? Generally, mid-century design, but more specifically, anything and everything from around 1920 to 1960! So, um, not very specific at all, actually. I’ve […]

my personal favs: 2012 holiday gift guide

Now that the holiday shopping season is here I thought I’d round up some of my all time favorite things! All of the items in this list are either things I currently own and adore or are on my Christmas wish list (someone please tweet this post to my husband @innovatespace). I hope it gives […]

moonrise kingdom

If you and your fiance are fans of Wes Anderson films, then having a Moonrise Kingdom themed engagement shoot or wedding is a perfect idea. What’s sweeter than running away with your beloved? Infuse the day with offbeat, quirky, rustic, and definitely 1960s retro touches and lots of burnt oranges, browns, and sepia tones. Ham […]

needy for neon

Neon is a bright and fun addition to any wedding palette. It can be fresh and modern, or have a 1980s twist, depending on how you use it. Either way, give your bridesmaids a neon gift they won’t forget: 1. orange ombre beaded necklace 2. neon arrows print poster 3. neon pink envelope clutch 4. gray pillow 5. […]


Cameos are classic and beautiful and add a touch of old world charm to any occasion. Give cameo necklaces to your bridesmaids for gifts, send cameo themed save the dates, and incorporate pink and black into your wedding palette for a beautiful and elegant look! Love this cameo wedding inspiration board? Then you’ll probably also […]

think pink

Always feminine and always lovely, you really can’t go wrong with a pink palette for your wedding. Color coordinate your bridesmaids gifts by giving them a pink hued thank you! pink bridesmaids gifts from left to right: 1. Kate Spade ‘all the girls are crazy’ bangle 2. étoile princess nail polish 3. teacup charm necklace […]