The California Avocado Ranch

  California has a distinct architectural atmosphere and design aesthetic.  Heavily influenced by Spanish settlers, the desert landscape is perfectly enriched with mediterranean palettes.  Today’s stylized shoot encapsulates the beauty of the State’s unique style and displays the plethora of natural colors that work so well with event planning.  With a working avocado and citrus ranch as it’s backdrop, Photographer Kimberlee Miller gives us insight into the West Coast shoot’s design inspiration: The design for our Stylized Shoot was a collaboration of ideas from Heather Wismann of Unique Floral Designs, Kimberlee Miller Photography, and Andrew Evans of Party Pleaser, to enhance …

A Woodland Brunch

  There’s a new trend taking the event industry by storm… brunch weddings!  Let’s face it, brunch is probably everyone’s favorite meal of all time.  So what better way to celebrate love than over a plate of mimosas and quiches?!  Add into the mix a gorgeously ethereal woodland theme and you’ve got yourself a stunningly yummy event.  Cutie pies Nicole and Brett did just that, combining their love for the outdoors with their favorite meal.   Photographer:  Created Image Photography // Event Venue: Rabbit Hollow Estate Submitted via Two Bright Lights

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Shabby Chic Gold

Alright, we think it’s time to call the next big wedding trend to sweep the nation… shabby chic!  Although tried and true, this romantic and relaxed design has never really sat at the foreground of wedding style.  But as the months have been ticking off on the 2015 calendar, this has been an undeniable trend that keeps popping up.  So today we make the call!  Shabby chic weddings are about to invade your Pinterest feed!  And to prepare yourselves for the overload of pretties, we have a stunningly like-themed wedding to share with you.  Encompassing the design’s signature soft pastels, florals, …

Follow the Arrow

  When choosing nursery decor, it’s easy to get hung up on the big ticket items like a rocker or crib.  But the real design comes from the small, thoughtful touches.  The decorative bunting banner hung on the wall, the themed stuffed animals, the throw pillows… this is where their little world comes to life.  Today’s nursery is a fantastic example of the small details making the space.  Running with a modern woodland theme featuring plenty of arrows, the stage is set from little adventures.  Photographer Carlyn Pecchia takes us into this dreamy world: “Adventure Awaits,” reads the onesie hanging …

The Whiskey Table

  Sometimes to come up with a great event theme, all you need is the location.  Some venues serve as blank canvases on which to paint the look of an affair, but others come fully equipped with an undeniable atmosphere.  If you’re getting married at The Clubhouse on Queen Anne, then you’re certain to have a stunning vintage fete.  Add to that a love of the opulence of the Prohibition Era and you have yourself a Speakeasy night to remember.  A group of Seattle vendors teamed up to create such a stylish wedding and the results are flapper-tastic!  Photographer Irene …

Sweet Beginnings

  Ah, Spring!  A time for flowers, love, and our favorite color palette… pastels!  Like stepping out of a Springtime dream, today’s affair has all the right ingredients.  From a cotton candy truck to a heavenly dessert table, it sets the stage for a sweet beginning.  Photographer Vienna Sparrow explains the adorable concept behind these fabulous nuptials: Sweet beginnings are about a young couple who love to have fun and to take joy in one another. The concept was built on youth, sweetness, and natural freedom. We showcase their journey from their first date until their wedding portraits.  The colour …

A Barren Spring

  Although Spring is in full bloom, for most of the country the trees are still a bit bare.  So if you were planning a flower-filled outdoor Spring wedding, this might not be the atmosphere you envisioned.  But stress not!  Turn those colorful nuptials into a woodland fairytale.  Created by a talented group of vendors in Massachusetts, this majestic styled shoot serves as gorgeous inspiration for the Spring wedding that has yet to bloom… Photographer:  Callan Photo // Jewelry: A.V. Max // DIY or Handmade Goods Designer: Antea Amoroso Design // Dress Designer: Claire Pettibone // Model: Dynasty Models & Talent // …

Outlander Week: Highlands Ranch

  Alright, it’s Outlander Week – Day 2 and you know what that means… more Jamie and Claire!  Yup, for those of you who missed yesterday’s delightfully Scottish post, I’m dedicating this whole week to celebrate the coming of the new episodes of Starz’s breakout series with a ton of Outlander-inspired weddings.  Why am I doing this, you ask?  Because I’m the boss and I do what I want.  Cue the maniacal laugh! *Mmmwahahah*   That’s right, every day this week I’ll be featuring a unique wedding created in honor of the heart-thumping tale.  And no, I feel absolutely zero shame indulging …