Carley & Matt – Natural Sparks

I was absolutely delighted when Session Nine Photography submitted this wedding to us. I have been in the mood for a beautiful soft wedding, and that is exactly what they have given me.

The dulcet colors provide the groundwork for their delicate style and romantic atmosphere. They combine to create a natural ambiance with purple acting to draw your attention to the details. Continue reading

Childhood Sweethearts

Love Heart Drawing and Pen The inspiration for this post comes from those good old days in our childhood when everything seemed so simple. Back in the day when doodles on a page meant love, and holding hands on the swings was the highlight of your day.

Once you get older and start to face the realities of life it is so easy to lose the contentment that you felt in your youth, an unfortunate fact of life if you ask me!

This theme simplifies it all – it takes away the worries and stress of responsibility and focuses on the simplest kind of love. Celebrate the purest part of your relationship and just forget about everything else!

If you are looking for an artsy DIY theme with a twist, this could be it. Handmade decorations of course – perhaps bouquets made of the paper fortune tellers that kids always make. (Various colors and designs of paper would look fabulous!)

I see invitations designed with carved initials, doodled hearts and lots of whimsy!

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Love Birds – The Trendy Tweeters

The Love Bird theme is a trend that has swept up the wedding world creating a tidal wave of weddings centered around a pair of adorable birds. Of course it makes perfect sense when you take into consideration just how unbelievably sweet and romantic it can be.

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The history behind the style stems from Agapornis, the lovebirds native to Africa and Madagascar. These beautiful parrots with their stunning plumage demonstrate with their very being exactly what love is. They take only one mate whom they shower with adoration and affection for as long as they both shall live.

Of course the theme is not usually centered around the parrot it takes its name from – for the wedding scene it has been adapted to have a much softer appearance. Often times it is simply the silhouette of a pair of birds that is used to convey the romantic notion.

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