"I wanted to create something vibrant in the middle of a very natural location. I was inspired by the headpieces, the colors, the involvement of the bridal party, the jewels, the gown changes and the natural elements that made this wedding different than any I had ever seen before. So, I teamed up with Aaron Haslinger Photography, Richardson's Florist, Rusty Love Vintage Rentals, Preston's Stationery, Robert Ashtin Salon and Second Nature by Meg Browning to create an editorial style shoot that brought the latest tribal trends in fashion to the wedding scene. The team was great. The models were awesome! And, the results were daring and fresh. While this shoot is definitely an exaggerated take on a fashion trend, I think REAL weddings can be inspired by it's fun color scheme, amazing stationery, and willingness to take risks in pulling fashion trends into bridal."
Categories: Bohemian, Brown, Cultural, Design & Décor, Eclectic, Featured, Floralspiration, Flowers, Fuchsia, Garden & Parks, Green, Inspiration, Inspiration Shoots, Orange, Outdoor, Purple, Rustic, Spring, Styled Shoots, Summer, Table, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Themes & Trends, Yellow
Tags: afrian theme, African inspired, big leaf, candle sticks, earthy, ginger, gray suit, head dress, horse, lantern, loud print, native, natural, organic, outdoor ceremony, outdoor reception, pheasant feathers, rustic, tropical flowers, vintage, wood table, yellow
Oh my dear friends, its only Monday and we are off to a wonderfully sweet start!! Candy as a wedding theme is not exactly a new idea, however, time & again, its the execution that separates the doers from the triers. What on earth am I on about right? Ideas are great in theory, but if the taste level isnt there, the creative execution & most importantly design savvy, the simplest of ideas, do not pan out as expected. LivingSimplicity, along with some other stellar British Columbia vendors came together to create a world of vintage rustic charm providing the perfect background for a Wonka worthy Candy Theme. Utilizing a gorgeous old school floral pattern, the plates along with the distressed wood tables offer up a place for the candy dream to take flight creating whimsy at every turn. Rock candy, reinvented cotton candy, cupcakes, giant rainbow swirl lollipops, taffy, and so much more playfully join together in harmony. Vintage books & their pages are used to create a familiar design aesthetic not only on the tablescape but in the bunting as well which frames the dessert table. Pops of lace & pearl serve to soften up the rustic wood tables, giving a light feminine touch to the overall feel. Dynamic florals in strong technicolor hues provide powerful bursts of color in the form of garden roses, peonies, billy balls and my own personal OMG is that....Meringue in the bouquet?! Absolutely brilliant! I love love love the act of incorporating sweets into the arrangements themselves in a lovely complementary way! With this shoot as a styled guide, I hope to see a surge of many more stunningly sweet affairs!
Categories: Classic, Decor, Design & Décor, Eclectic, Fantasy, Featured, Floralspiration, Flowers, Fuchsia, Garden & Parks, Inspiration Shoots, Light Blue, Offbeat, Outdoor, Pink, Spring, Styled Shoots, Summer, Table, Wedding Colors, Wedding Fashion, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Themes & Trends, Whimsical, Yellow
Tags: book pages, bowtie, bright colors, bunting, cameo, candy, candy theme, cupcakes, garden rose, lace, lace chair coverings, MERINGUE, mix match plates, multi color, pastels, rock candy, rustic, styled shoot, sweets, sweets theme, taffy, vintage, yellow
Seems this is the week of weddings with mother nature's handy work on display! This Stowe Mountain wedding features an absolutely lovely couple, Corinne Cunningham & Brandon Roig, who put together a sweet intimate affair at the base of The Stowe Resort. I die over the bride's gorgeous winter cape & matching bridesmaid hand mufflers. If your going to have a winter wedding, make it fabulous! While stunning winter accessories are superb, what I truly find way too sweet about this wedding is that Corinne changed into another (no less full mind you!) wedding dress, while she & Brandon strapped on snowboards and went for some runs, cape & all! The photos are fabulous and tell me that last picture isnt magazine worthy! More models needs to strap on snowboards!
I have a special Monday morning treat for everyone! This gorgeous wedding is light, bright & chalk full of stunning colors to wake up your senses! Larissa Carter & Tony Smith put on one lovely affair out at the South Coast Botanic Gardens in Palos Verdes Estates, California. Larissa & Tony achieved a feat not always easy to meet, creating a down home slightly rustic wedding complete with mason jar escort cards, seed box planters, & an outdoor reception with perfectly styled lanterns all the while keeping it classic & elegant. While those components are wonderful, its the In & Out Burger & CoolHaus food trucks that take this wedding to a whole new level, never mind the stunning sunset....rainbow! Oh & just a heads up, the groom & his men have a bit of a surprise for our bride! I love it!
Categories: Chronicle, Decor, Design & Décor, Eclectic, Featured, Featured Weddings, Flowers, Garden & Parks, Offbeat, Orange, Outdoor, Outdoor Weddings, Purple, Real Weddings, Real Weddings, Spring, Summer, Table, Turquoise, Wedding Colors, Wedding Fashion, Wedding Flowers, Whimsical, Yellow
Tags: blue, california, chalkboard signs, coolhaus, dahlia, food trucks, lanterns, mason jars, modern, orange, outdoor reception, outdoor wedding, photo booth, purple, rainbows, rustic, super heroes, technicolor wedding, vintage