Whenever I travel there is a particular place I seek out to visit if they exist in the area, ruins. There is something so incredibly enchanting about them. The mix of man made structure, left undone, overtaken by nature. Over-sized windows that now serve as doorways, a preview into the next landscape that lays just around the corner. I have long since been infatuated with the idea of a ruins wedding. When real bride Lexi, along with wedding photographer Casey Hendrickson Photography, set off for her portrait session, they headed to the dreamy North Carolina hideaway of Old Sheldon Church Ruins. Dripping in southern bride elegance, Lexi's look is one that is perfectly on trend. From a draped & cinched silhouette wedding dress, to the pulled apart braid wrapped around her neck, dotted with baby's breath. The duo took over the ruins around golden hour only to be meet with severe thunderstorms & the threat of tornado. Not ones to back down easily, they instead yielded the inclement weather into artistry, resulting in a wonderfully romantic ruins wedding dream.
Whether you're a fan or not, fall is coming here in the US. With fall's arrival so does the power of golden hour in all its color drenching glory. When three wedding pros from Maryland met up for the first time they knew immediately that they had to create together and create they did! Wedding photographer Manda Weaver Photography headed to the coastal shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club for a swoon-worthy bohemian bridal style inspiration shoot. Florist Amy Nicole Floral took the bohemian bridal spirit to heart, gathering a mix of blooms in an untamed way, true to the bohemian nature. Calligrapher & stationery designer Calligraphette Co crafted a handwritten invitation suite that was gorgeously captured fall romance. The end result is a golden pink kiss of wind swept bay breezed hair with moments plucked straight out of your favorite dream. Fall is here, but can we really be that mad about it if this is how we toy with her??
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Perhaps it's because I grew up in the steel city, surrounded by endless warehouse giants, or maybe it's because I've spent the last 16 years in the urban wiles of NYC... Whatever it is, I have a special place in my heart for gorgeous loft industrial weddings. There is just something about the cavernous yet wondrously airy blank slates that they offer. When coupled with just the right touch of imagination, these hidden locales can truly sing. Hoping to inject the same sense of industrial wedding wonder, a team of Ohio wedding pros headed to the event space at Rustbelt Coffee with the goal of transforming the event space into one of elegant design. Details like sleek black ghost chairs, custom-made marble calligraphy place cards, & wispy branch centerpieces standing tall against old school loft windows are just a few touches that dial up the elegance. To bring this beauty to life, Ohio wedding photographer Captured by Hannah Photography does an eloquent job of capturing each moment in all sorts of dark, moody, artful goodness. There is much to love here, I suspect you'll enjoy discovering each little hidden treasure!
Barn weddings offer a certain kind of magic. The beauty to a barn wedding however is that they are not one size fits all. Depending on the venue itself, whether its a traditional red barn with white trim complete with perfectly used barn wood floors or something more modern and fresh like The White Sparrow, a couple is able to transcend the space into their vision's delight! Today's styled shoot from Texas wedding photographer Photo La Vie is a celebration of a more chic barn affair. With a ballerina wedding edge, The White Sparrow's gorgeously white washed surroundings is brought to life with dripping greenery & florals by Vella Nest, wood easel table seating and an outdoor ceremony canopied by swaying trees. Subtle touches of dance are injected into the ballerina wedding, from the perfect ballerina wedding dress courtesy of Circle Park Bridal to bridal shoes with thick ankle straps and a shoe valet for guest to encourage dancing! Special experience places are created throughout the space for guest to enjoy, from loft which is transformed into a heavenly dessert display featuring a range of treats from Amuse Bake Shop...
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