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 […]

southern comfort (real wedding)

Don’t you just love Kaylah and Harrison’s southern Virginia style? This bride certainly knows how to rock a pair of cowboy boots! Kaylah and Harrison met in a dentist office…well, Kaylah’s the dentist and Harrison was in for a cleaning, and it was love at first smile. Kaylah and her mother created created a lot […]

queen anne’s lace

Lace is beautiful, feminine, delicate, and timeless. Combine it with burlap for a little rustic edge. There is one designer out there (who I adore!) that is creating modern yet classic bridal gowns with loads of lacy details. Get your kleenex out to catch the drool after viewing these utterly elegant frocks from Claire Pettibone. […]

winter cranberry

Winter weddings are cozy, fun, and lovely in their own warm and intimate way. Plus it’s a major bonus if you are lucky enough to have snow on your big day! It can be easy, however, to fall into a theme trap with winter weddings because most venues are already all dressed up for the […]

rustic wedding chic

This rustic wedding inspiration board was created for Rustic Wedding Chic and is made entirely from products found on Etsy. To view the whole post (and find out where those awesome cake toppers are from) look here.

texas wedding

This week (because I’m out of the country) I thought we’d visit some of the wedding inspiration boards that I’ve made for other lovely blogs! This Texas wedding was created for Woodlands Bride, and you can see the full photo credits by going here. This talented gal and I dreamed up a little Hawaii to […]

antlers and arrows

Animal heads and antlers are a growing trend in the wedding world and I love it! But, if using real antlers and such makes you a little squeemish (example here and here), then make sure you check out the faux animal heads from White Faux Taxidermy ☜ seriously. I’m obsessed. images via White Faux Taxidermy’s […]

cranberries and wheat

Labor day has come and gone and fall is upon us! Autumn weddings are cozy, warm, and easily lend themselves to sweet details like hot drinks, cute shoulder wraps, and of course, cranberries and wheat. I’ve rounded up a few more amazing autumn wedding details for you that didn’t quite make into this inspiration board: […]

safari chic

I’m sort of in love with the idea of a wedding in Africa – the place is just so beautiful! Let its natural and rustic glamour shine through by not going overboard with your color scheme and having your palette choices compliment the natural surroundings. If you can’t get married in Africa bring a safari […]

marfa, texas (real wedding)

Sometimes I run across a real wedding that is just too special and too perfect not to share bits and pieces of it with you. Emily and Colby’s Marfa, Texas wedding made my heart sing. Everything about it is so amazing! The antlers (lord knows I love me some antlers at a wedding), the bright […]

burlap and lace (+ giveaway)

Rugged and feminine, country casual and sexy, his and hers, simple yet romantic, rough and delicate, however you put it…burlap and lace are the perfect combination for a shabby chic wedding. Now for the exciting news – I have a fabulous giveaway for you from Smiling Green Apples – where everything is hand cut, hand painted, and hand […]

free people

I have to admit, I’m quite the online shopper, and when I ran across Free People’s New Romantics Splendor in the Grass Dress, I just had to make a bohemian wedding inspiration board to go along with it. The embroidery on it is stunning and this would make a perfect wedding dress for an offbeat […]

yellow and gray

Gray and yellow is an ever popular and always trendy color combo for your wedding. It has to be done ‘right’ though – both colors should be muted as a base, sprinkle in some ivory and creams, and then pump up your palette with pops of a brighter yellow. photo credits: outdoor reception area, paper […]

autumn (+ real engagement)

There are many reasons to have a fall wedding, and the beautiful and cozy details in this inspiration board are just one of them. According to a Forbes magazine article, wedding guests will spend an average of $339 to attend each wedding they are invited to (and that doesn’t even include the gift!), and summer […]

handmade, homemade (+ giveaway)

You are all probably used to my {Etsy finds} posts on Facebook by now, but this one was so major I had to write a post about it. Donda Lee’s Etsy store has cute jewelry, adorable paper goods, and the sweetest gift tags you’ll come across. There is so much in her store that is […]


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 […]