Show your feathers!

Peacock themed fetes are a classic wedding staple.  Their regal colors, timeless details, and romantic feel are sure bets for a fabulous wedding.  So, what happens when you mix in some unexpected colors and a retro feel into the mix?  Stylized gold!  This talented group of vendors decided to pair peacock feathers with unusual colors, making for one dramatically gorgeous palette – deep teal, royal blue, gold, lime, and rusty orange.  Add a bridal party with a hint of retro rockabilly style and you’re surely be flaunting your feathers…     Photography:  Meghan Wiesman Photography Event Design:  Firefly Studio Events …

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The Brunch I Do’s

We’ve all been to the sunset wedding, the afternoon nuptials, and even the midnight reception.  But have you ever attended a wedded brunch?  Marisa, the creative genius behind Marisa Nicole Weddings & Events, thought it was about time for some early morning “I do’s”.  Together with some fantastically talented vendors, she put together these scrumptious sunrise nuptials.  Complete with a cereal bar and a tiered waffle cake, this shoot is sure to start your morning off on the right foot.  So, put on your robe and grab that warm cup of joe as we witness the brunch “I do’s”… Photography: …

Succulents & Bark

There’s one thing that makes us go crazy for a wedding… mixing trends!  That’s right, the FP staff goes bonkers for couples who laugh at the face of motherly guilt and take risks with their wedding design.  Here’s a perfect example of a subtle way to accomplish this style rebellion.  Bailey & Hal’s nuptials were largely of the classic rustic persuasion, but if you look closely you’ll see hints of the uber trendy “succulents” crazy.  This fete fabulously demonstrates that couples can have a solid theme with a splash of mixed stylistic details.   Photography:  Tracy Moore Photography Cake:  Cake …

East Coast Wildflowers

I get all jazzed up when couples mix up wedding styles on their big day!  Seriously, what could be cooler than old mixed with new, farm mixed with city, girly mixed with masculine?!  That’s why we are crushing on Kayla & David’s New York wedding.  Juxtaposing an easy-going country decor with a timeless New England formality, make sure to take a moment to smell the East Coast wildflowers…     Photography:  Solas Studios Catering: Zbroso Restaurant Music:  Party Starters Events Location:  Oneida Community Mansion

Succulents & Cream

Modern wedding themes, with their sharp lines and muted colors, can often feel simplistic and cold.  But add a bright color into the mix and a couple can transform their contemporary nuptials from a bleak futuristic to a warm contemporary fete.  This is exactly what Kristin & Rob did for their Monterey, California nuptials.  Filled with succulents and accents of grey, cream, & yellow, this adorable couple’s wedding day was anything but cold.  Further, special details gave the day a loving air – Kristin honored her father’s memory with a charm on her bouquet; guests were served a delicious lemon …

The Bewitching Hour

It’s now October and you know what that means… candy, ghouls, and autumn weddings!  If you’re intending to marry in this month of haunts, then we have a wonderful Halloween-inspired fete for you.   Daniel & Karly’s fall wedding was equipped with all the seasonal essentials: vibrant oranges, dark browns, and leaf details.  However, it’s their subtle homage to All Hallows Eve that will make any ghostly dreamer’s heart into a tizzy.  So enjoy the stunning colors and try to spot Daniel & Karly’s understated tribute to the bewitching holiday.   Photography:  Alisha Crossley Photography Floral Design:  Flowers by Charlotte …

Country Harvest

With Autumn quickly approaching, it’s time to start storing away the bright Summer palettes and bring out the warm neutrals of Fall weddings. However, some believe that you can only have a season-themed fete only if you’re in the right climate.  Well Petticoat Nation, you know we’re not ones for rules here at The FP!  So check out Chris & Mandy’s nuptials.  Set in Tampa, Florida their wedding is the perfect example of how to do a seasonal theme in a warm climate.  Instead of going full throttle on burnt oranges and dark browns, the couple kept the colors more …