Irene + Matt: Mediterranean Vintage

Irene + Matt’s Mediterranean vintage inspired wedding is beyond gorgeous! I had the unique pleasure of talking with Irene all about her big day and it was treat to know what inspired such an amazing wedding design. With gorgeous purple accents, a bridal hairstyle that still has me breathless and fun photos that really show both Irene + Matt’s personalities, this wedding is the perfect inspiration for choosing wedding color palettes and themes. Congratulations you two!

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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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2012 Destination Wedding Trends

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Can’t you just picture it? — The sun is beaming down as you make your way down the aisle, the warmth of the sand wrapping around your feet with every step. Soft sprinkles of water fall gently on your face…

Oh yes, it’s a destination wedding!

Saying “I do” amidst the sun, sand and endless margaritas may not be every Bride’s #1 choice but boy does it ever sound intriguing! Continue reading

A Sneak Peek at What’s New for 2012!

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{ Inspiration } A Rustic Chic Wedding Theme

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It’s outdoorsy, it’s fun…it’s rustic chic! This easy-to-master wedding theme is great for outdoor summer events and really allows you to get creative with the venue décor, favors, stationery and other accessories to make it all your own.

These fabulous Rustic Chic inspired wedding photos feature our adorably festive Homespun Charm Stationery Collection. So check it out, and maybe, just maybe, it’ll help inspire your very own outdoor, summer fairytale. Continue reading

{ Inspiration } A Classic Baroque Wedding Theme

It’s classy, it’s elegant…it’s Baroque! This über chic wedding theme is inspired by the lavish and often exaggerated art, literature, architecture, music and dance of the 17th Century in Rome, Italy.

To create this fabulous theme, you’ll need elaborate wedding accessories, gold accents and a little touch a color, preferably aqua or Tiffany blue — a stunning color combination!

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Inspiration Boards: The Perfect Purple Wedding Theme

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Requests for inspiration boards have been pouring in over the last few months, and I’ve noticed one really popular, reoccurring color scheme: purple! Deep purple, plum purple, lilac…purple with black, purple with silver, purple with lime green…

So, I just couldn’t resist doing a blog post all about purple! Here are three inspiration boards packed full of décor ideas, color combinations, accessories and florals I hope will help inspire your perfect purple wedding theme.

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Brianne and Jesse: Beauty on the Beach

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Wow, aquamarine! What an amazing accent color for this gorgeous wedding on the beach!

The bride and groom are both professional actors, so being incredibly photogenic is in their nature. Brianne Roenbeck and Jesse LeFlair were married Sept. 10, 2010 at the Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, New York. Continue reading

Tips: Overcoming Wedding Planning Frustrations

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Look familiar?

If you’ve ever had to plan a wedding, you’ve likely had a similar expression form on your face at some point during the process. Confusion, anxiety, stress…it’s all part of making your special day perfect.

For all of our brides-to-be out there looking to embark on your own wedding planning adventure (and yes, I use the word ‘adventure’ lightly), I asked the advice of our veteran brides for a little insight. Here’s what they told us:

When asked on a recent Facebook poll what the most challenging and frustrating part about planning a wedding was, Staying on budget came in as problem number one with 42% of the votes.

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Heather and Brendan: Retro Chic Fairytale


Immaculate cathedral meets funky socks – that’s the theme of this couple’s eye-catching retro chic fairytale wedding. These charming photos were submitted to us by the talented Joy Marie Photography, and am I ever glad they were. This is one of the most spectacular and well-put-together weddings I have ever seen!

Romantic, dreamlike, trendy and even sexy – this bride captured it all on her big day. From the breathtaking cathedral ceremony to the brilliant colors of the reception decor, this wedding really brought the wow factor.

Heather Metz and Brendan Dragann were married Aug. 7, 2010 in beautiful Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania.

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