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 …

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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 …