The Living meet the Dead

Happy Halloween, boys and ghouls!  Today we have some holiday inspired weddings that are so fabulous, you’ll be dying for an invitation.  Our first event’s creepy beauty will send you on a quest through the woods in search of it!  Here’s what event designer Laura Taylor of Gathered Events had to say about the eery setting: In the gorgeous woods behind the historic Highland Manor, we created this Halloween-styled scene pulling inspiration from antique gothic decor and Tim Burton.  We wanted to create a scene that was lush and beautiful, with a creepy twist.  Antique vessels were filled with gorgeous …

Happy Birthday, Alice!

What little girl hasn’t fantasized about falling down the rabbits hole and into the magical world of Wonderland?  Well for Grace’s 4th birthday party, she didn’t have to fantasize.  Complete with a decadent dessert table, adorable pastel decor, and fabulous tea time centerpieces, this is one important date you won’t want to be late for…   Photography:  Jenna Norman Photography Catering:  Baked Perfection Cookies Venue:  Old Ranch Country Club

Modern Day Pooh

I don’t know about you, but I go nuts when a classic party theme is re-imagined in a unique way!  That’s why I was so excited to see this adorable eco-friendly Winnie the Pooh baby shower.  Complete with bee cupcakes, vintage Pooh decor, and a rustic lodge backdrop, there couldn’t be more modern fairy tale fabulousness.  So next time you’re going for a classic theme, take a book out of mama-to-be Emily’s shower and “bee” unique!   Photography:  Sincerely Liz Photography Cupcakes:  La Bella Torta LLC Venue:  Barack-Falwell Lodge, Lynchburg Virgina

In Your (Lego) Dreams!

Over the decades there has been only a handful of toys that have withstood the test of time… the yo-yo, Barbie, and of course Legos.  So, naturally a Lego birthday is the stuff that childhood dreams are made of!  With a wildly creative party planning mom, little Emery’s 7th birthday bonanza was sure to be spectacular… but with a Lego Wonderland theme, mom just took this fete to a whole new level… Photography:  Sharon Arnoldi Photography Event Planning:  Put A Bow On It Entertainment:  Play Well TEKnologies

Antebellum Bridal Luncheon

With wedding season quickly approaching, the coming days will see a slue of bridal showers.  But how often does a bride throw a party just for her loyal bridesmaids?  If you’re looking to honor your lovely ladies in waiting with a pre-wedding shindig, then take a page out of this fabulous group of vendors’ style book.  Here’s what photographer Nicole Ryan had to say about the inspiration behind this stunning bridesmaid luncheon shoot…Pre-wedding parties are momentous celebrations.  With this premise, we staged a lifestyle shoot that revolves around a very important, but often neglected pre-wedding party:  the bridesmaids’ lunch.  Our …

Seven Springtime Dessert Tables

Oh have I got a treat for you, Petticoat Nation!  The fabulous photographer Erin Johnson has sent us a sugary sweet treat – seven different Springtime dessert table themes!  So, try not to drool while we jump right into the yummy festivities… #1:  Pretty in Pink No Spring-themed party would be complete without a girly shabby chic dessert table.  From the crate paper backdrop to the marshmallow swirl cake to the vintage glass detail, this is one fete that will make every girls’ heart skip a beat!         #2:  Coney Island Circus Come one, come all to …

Alice Getting Married

April has sprung and it’s time to officially welcome in the blooms of 2013!  There’s no better time then Spring to whip out the tea cups and enjoy a dreamy day in the garden.  And what better way to commemorate the warm weather than with a whimsical Alice in Wonderland themed tea party?!  With an amazing group of vendors assembled, this Mad Hatter bridal shoot is sure to make your springtime dreams soar.  Here’s what photographer Rita Quinn had to say about all the fabulous details: The tea wedding decor was inspired by the beloved Alice in Wonderland story, complete with …