Use what you have to make what’s around you beautiful. What a lovely sentiment to apply to life and wedding planning! Here are three beautiful ways to use heirlooms on your wedding day: A vintage wedding gown. Whether you find your gown at an antique shop or use your grandmother’s dress, whether you tweak it […]

March 20, 2019

3 Ways to Use Heirlooms on your Wedding Day

There was a surprise waiting on the mountaintop for this couple’s winter engagement session. Rudy and Kayla rode to the top of the mountain to find snow in each direction! Don’t forget to cultivate your relationship while in the haze of wedding planning. You can even make your engagement session an adventure. You could: Visit […]

March 19, 2019

An Adventurous Snowy Mountaintop Engagement Session

This photoshoot incorporated hues close to not one, but two Pantone colors of the year – 2018 and 2019, violet and coral! They may not have been exact matches to the color swatches but what a beautiful pair they could be for a spring or summer wedding; colors like a sunset. Scroll to see what […]

March 15, 2019

Summer Sunset Color Palette Featuring Hues Close To Two Pantone Colors of The Year

Forget booking a restaurant for your rehearsal dinner. Here are just a few atypical venues for a rehearsal dinner! The Zoo Begin your adventure adventuring and help endangered animals in the process! Nashville Zoo is a particular favorite of mine. There are so many great backdrops for photos, from the exhibits to the historic home. […]

March 13, 2019

3 Unique Places for A Rehearsal Dinner

From the photographer: “Easy-going and outdoorsy (the couple loves to spend time fencing, climbing and slacklining), Kelly and Hal chose to have their ceremony at Regan Beach, while their elegant reception took place at the Kiwanis Gazebo at Bijou Community Park. As a designer, Kelly’s eye for details proved invaluable, completely transforming the intimate outdoor […]

March 8, 2019

This Wedding Has A Slackline

On a chilly, autumn day on the North Shore of Minnesota, Abby and Anthony were married. Their day included a waterfall first look, plaid, and a Corgi named Archer and it is practically overflowing with fall wedding details. To name a few …. Archer, their Corgi was part of the wedding. If you’re thinking of […]

March 5, 2019

Plaid, Archer the Corgi, Vegan Cupcakes, and A Waterfall in This Real Fall Wedding

One of my favorite recent wedding trends marries construction with design. Materials from paper to seashells have been used as placecards but one that caught my fancy is tiles. Vintage, mosaic, marble, you name it! Shapes from diamonds to octagons. But before you head to a traditional home improvement store to go wedding shopping, what […]

February 26, 2019

Tiles as Placecards – Our Bargain Tile Source for Brides on a Budget

If we had to choose a girl’s party theme of 2018, it was unicorns and this styled photoshoot pulls it off, fantastically! It is staged for wedding inspiration but ideas could be gleaned from it for events from weddings to birthday parties! Tip: Source your blooms locally or shop fair trade florals! VENDORS Jewelry                Starbox […]

February 19, 2019

How to Pull of a Unicorn Themed Party or Wedding

The inspiration behind this real wedding day was a feeling. The sunflower and baby’s breath bouquet, mint car interior, and environmentally conscious choices of these college sweethearts make us very happy. But, wait till you read the reason behind them! From the photographer: “They  wanted a theme that would bring them joy, and for them […]

February 17, 2019

The Bride’s Grandmother’s Favorite Flowers At This Eco-Friendly Real Wedding

I love Valentine’s Day! Sweet words, the smell of fresh roses, chocolates, old school jazz, and time treasuring each other.  A day when stores and restaurants are decked in pink hearts, newsfeeds brim with bouquets. Most of all, I love who I am blessed to get to spend my Valentine’s Day with. A day of […]

February 8, 2019

The Love List