Tips from the Pros: Oscar Worthy Hairstyles with Kristan Serafino

I am overjoyed to announce our newest guest blogger, Kristan Serafino of SerafinoSays.com! Having styled hair for some of Hollywood’s most elite weddings, Kristan is a bridal and hairstyling guru, and today she’s dishing all her secrets on how to take red carpet glamor and transform it into rockin’ bridal style! Enjoy!

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Yumiko + Daniel: The Beauty of Japan

Yumiko + Daniel were married on October 11th, 2012 in Karuizaw, Nagano. Together with Brian Ho, their friend and fellow wedding photographer, they decided to document their wedding in a way often forgotten in today’s digital age – by using analogue film. The results are incredible! With their  backdrop of the lush forests surrounding Restaurant Le Vert, Yumiko + Daniel’s wedding is a breathtaking celebration of love and nature. Enjoy!

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Achieve this Look: DIY Inspired Invitations

To help you add that little something extra to your wedding stationery, today I have a great (and simple!) DIY tutorial with 4 different sets of Weddingstar stationery. Designed with the novice crafter in mind by our own brilliant designer Tara, these step-by-step instructions will show you how easy it is to make your wedding stationery one of a kind. So get ready to wow your wedding guests with our “Inspired Invitations.” Enjoy! Continue reading

Real Wedding Special Feature: Love is in the Air with Preston Bailey

Today I have the great pleasure of sharing with you the sights of the Empire State Buildings “Love is in the Air” contest winners dream weddings, styled by our partner (and wedding design virtuoso!) Preston Bailey. It was truly an honor to have been a part of this event as a sponsor and to have helped create such amazing and ethereal settings for all three couples to get married in.  Preston is always a visionary, and it’s a treat to see how he transformed the Empire State Building by creating different “seasons” with Weddingstar Inc. accessories! Enjoy! Continue reading

Equestrian Love Style Lookbook

For the third installment in our lookbook series we are pleased to present Equestrian Love – a rustic dreamscape of nature, beauty and romance. The simple pleasures of the country transform into a sight of wonder as they combine with Weddingstar products in the pages of this stylishly crafted shoot. Full of inspiration and ideas, planning a homespun wedding has never been this easy. Enjoy! Continue reading

Kassia + Brad: An Engagement in the Park

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I hope that you all have a wonderful day, full of the magic of romance! In the spirit of the holiday, I wanted to share with you all the adorable engagement shoot of Kassia + Brad shot this past summer in Alberta’s own Stanley Park!! Enjoy!

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Wedding Inspiration: { True Romance }

Valentine’s Day is now just one more day away, making it the perfect time to celebrate romance! And, while it’s true that I cover romance and commitment daily as part of the wedding world, I wanted to celebrate this special time of year through a mood board to inspire the hopeless romantic that lurks within us all! Whether you want to feel like a beautiful princess on your big day or your wedding lust is more for glitz and glamor, these Weddingstar products are a perfect fit to infuse true romance into your nuptials. Continue reading

Amanda + Dex: A Teal, Black & Pink Affair

Amanda + Dex were married on April 14th, 2012 in a soiree all their own! With the mix of  bold colors like teal and pink with classic black,  their spring wedding was the perfect mix of fun and formality! I especially love how the pictures capture the couples fun-loving attitude with shots that show romance and playfulness. Don’t miss our very own “Bride Ready to Hit  A Home Run with Groom Pitching” cake topper, which has a great cameo in Amanda and Dex’s wedding photos too! This wedding looks like it was a blast – enjoy!

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Tips From the Pros: The Importance of an Engagement Photo Session

The following is a guest blog post by Rob Holley, a professional photographer with over 20 years of experience in the wedding industry! In this post he shares his thoughts on why an engagement shoot is a good investment not only for the memories but also for the lessons that it unfolds.  Enjoy!

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Christen + Justin: Rustic Elegance

Christen + Justin were married on October 6th, 2012 at the Comus Inn in the SugarLoaf mountain. With the stunning fall foliage and rustic backdrop of the Inn, their wedding was picture perfect – and that’s straight from Keith Cephus Photography who captured Christen and Justin’s day! Continue reading