We’ll always have Florida!

Planning a backyard wedding, do-it-yourself style?  Then have we got a fabulous fete for you to check out.  Cutie pies Carmen & Aaron wanted to to throw a retro-hipster shindig to honor their love of two things… Florida and each other!  Decked in thoughtful details like cigar boxes, oranges, and home-brewed beer, their serene backyard was transformed into the perfect venue for these trendy nuptials.  So, take out a pen & paper and take note of the right way to do a DIY backyard wedding…                 Photography:  Heather Rice Photography Catering:  Black Bean …

Bohemian Rhapsody

As we predicted last year, 2013 is the year of the bohemian wedding.  From their eco-friendly undertones to their chic homages to the casual, this trend meshes perfectly with the millennial generation.  And when it comes to the modern day, hipsters Brooke & Stefan couldn’t be more on target.  Designed by the bride with a mix of homemade and earthy decor, this ridiculously romantic wedding will engulf you in a bohemian rhapsody…             Photography:  Michael Liedtke Venue:  Newton Hills State Park, South Dakota

Rain on my parade!

What happens when your outdoor wedding gets drowned in rain showers?  Use your trash-the-dress session to redo your photos!  This is exactly what cutie newlyweds, Annie & Matt did.  When their nuptials turned out to be a little more soggy then they had anticipated, these two set off to recreate the day in the English countryside.  Here’s what photographers, Michael & Andrea of Bohemian Weddings had to say about the fun shoot: Located in a hidden farm deep in the Hertfordshire countryside, the day was magical, the weather was beautiful, and the couple in a very happy mood.  They decided …

Ring in the New Year

  Welcome to 2013… we made it!  In yo’ face, Mayans!  As we wake up on this crisp day in the new year, our hopes and dreams for the future start setting into motion.  Be it that you wake up with a kiss from your spouse or start your day off with a morning run, now is the time to take those (sometimes pesky) resolutions and turn them into reality.  So to help kick off 2013 on a high note, the FP staff would like to start with love.  This cutie pie couple had a dream New Years Eve wedding …

The (Modern) Girl Next Door

Oh do I have some divine nursery inspiration for you today!  Besides Ellasyn chubby cheeks and scrumptious looks, she’s one stylish little chick.  With chevron details, a grey & pink palette, and surprising pops of citrus, check out the unique nursery of the modern girl next door…       Photography:  Caitlin Elizabeth Photography Decor Details:  Ruffled Skirt Designs

Steampunk DIY

Two ridiculously creative people meet and fall in love.  So what happens when they decide to get married?  Why, they have a ridiculously creative wedding, of course!  Jenny Leigh is a wardrobe technician on the Las Vegas strip.  Trevor is a lighting technician and has worked on some of the most famous broadway shows.  So, you can imagine that for their own wedding, these two were going to put their talent to good use.  Their photographers, Tara Morris & Ben Wight from Hitched Studios, break down all the details: Their wedding was an explosion of DIY with a steampunk theme …

Homework: Happily Ever After

What happens when two teachers fall in love?  Well first they are required to sit in a tree.  Then they must start k-i-s-s-i-n-g.  And since we know that they’ve fallen in love, then naturally next comes marriage.  With lunch boxes, books, desks, and rulers at hand, join teachers Chelsea & John as they celebrate their love with a vintage school-themed wedding!     Photography:  Frenzel Photographers Event Planning:  High Society Event Planning Venue:  Casino San Clemente

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 …