Summer Wedding Tips: Surviving the Heat


Photo credit: JC Page Photography

Outdoor summer weddings are a lot of fun, and with picturesque green landscapes and the smell of fresh flowers surrounding you, there’s no wonder they can be some of the most beautiful events. But, just as you need to prepare for rain at spring weddings, you should be wary of the possibility of scorching heat on your big summertime day.

Plan ahead! Here are 5 tips to help you and your guests not only survive but enjoy your wedding day, especially if it turns out to be a summer scorcher. Continue reading

Bayley + James: A Fire Truck, Bridal Sneakers & Pretty Purple Details

These two look like the sweetest couple, and their wedding photos are absolutely breathtaking! From Bayley’s adorable custom Nikes and James’ grey pinstriped suit to the incredible ceremony space and bright California sun, every last detail of this purple wedding is pure perfection.

Here’s what their photographer had to say about it:

The groom in this wedding is a member of the Manhattan Beach Fire Department, and the couple got married just 5 minutes from his station. They got some fun pictures at the station and all the firemen at the wedding made for a lot of fun (and a lot of rowdiness).

Bayley Boyd and James Falls were married on November 5, 2011 in Manhattan Beach, California, United States. Continue reading

Lakisha + Alexander: Something Blue in Chicago

The bride’s blue suede Calvin Klein pumps and ultra sexy garter belt are the showstoppers of this Chicago wedding, not to mention her perfectly fitted gown and the incredibly immaculate church ceremony venue!

Lakisha Watson and Alexander Harris were married on August 20, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Continue reading

8 Must-Have Photos for your Bridal Session

Here is a look into the bridal session of Karol Lara, a beautiful bride-to-be from Houston, Texas, United States. Here, the incredibly talented CivicPhotos captures some of the most stunning images with unique angles and poses this bride will no doubt cherish forever.

So take notes, ladies. This is what a bridal shoot is supposed to look like! Continue reading

Fourth of July Wedding Inspiration

Red, white, blue and a ton of American pride — that’s what makes a July 4th wedding truly spectacular. I envision a fun, casual celebration outdoors, finger lickin’ BBQ grub with all the fixin’s and sparklers or fireworks to top off the night.

Here are my top wedding decor accessories and favors to make your Independence Day festivities a true celebration to remember. Continue reading

Marisa + Bryan: Purple and Vintage Lace

This elegant tent wedding is highlighted by impressive purple floral arrangements and a vintage lace wedding gown that just hugs the bride’s figure so perfectly. With purple shoes, a birdcage veil and an incredibly romantic rustic looking ceremony arbor, you can’t help but swoon over every last detail.

Oh, and check out that engagement ring. Wow!

Marisa Hehman and Bryan Frackman were married on July 09, 2011 in Rye, New York, United States. Continue reading