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Come one, come all!

Some people are born into nobility.  Some born into an oil fortune.  Lucky little Brooks was born into circus royalty!  Photographer Tamesha Bendaw explains: What happens when your mom is a marketing guru for Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus? You’re destined to have a jaw-dropping and absolutely amazing circus-inspired first birthday party.  With the birthday boy dressed as a ring master, there were simply no details left to chance.  This northern Virginia family transformed their living room into a make-shift circus tent, complete with a magic show by a circus clown, decoration, and circus treats.Guests were greeted with an …

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Beachy Speakeasy

If you’re in search of a stunning seaside ceremony idea, then look no further!  For Libby and Kurt’s Naples, Florida nuptials, they opted to bring a touch of vintage sophistication to their beachy vows.  Complete with romantic street lamps and retro chairs, theirs was one gorgeously unique sandy ceremony.  Check out all the fabulous details in this unusual blend of ocean and Golden Era themes. Photographer:  Audrey Snow Photography // Reception Venue: LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort // Event Planner: JET SET WED // Floral Design:  Signature Florals // Rentals: Sweet Southern Charm, Niche Event Rentals, Party Time Rental & Special Events // …

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Cleared for Take Off

When your hubby’s a pilot and your obsessed with retro style, there’s only one logical way to design your wedding… bring on the vintage baby!  Newlyweds Mandy and Allen perfectly styled their Texan nuptials to match their colorful personalities.  Photographer Komel Powell breaks down the retro day: The couple’s inspiration came from aviation and the show Mad Men.  They wanted the whole day to be lighthearted and upbeat.  They only served their favorite vegan cuisine and brought in an old friend to DJ.  When guests entered the venue, it was like stepping back in time with the mid-century details the …

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The Aviator’s Wife

There’s certain perks to being an aviator’s wife: spontaneous trips to exotic lands, easy access to stellar ariel views, and insider knowledge to an amazing profession.  For bride Emily, it was unforgettable wedding day pictures with new husband Chris.  Check out this gorgeous couple’s unbelievable newlywed portraits and their beautifully styled aviator-themed fete…   Photographer:  Harper Point Photography // Caterer: Fiona’s Catering // Event Venue: Highland Meadows Golf Course // Floral Designer: lace and lilies Submitted via Two Bright Lights

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Kennedy’s Favorite Things

As we’ve pointed out in previous posts, typical children’s birthday parties have kicked the bucket.  Gone are the days of stereotypical, primary colored fetes… and the staff here at The Frosted Petticoat couldn’t be more thrilled!  Really, why do we have to celebrate in bland unison?  So, you can imagine our delight when we received this unique first birthday celebration for little Kennedy.  Turning up the kid-party heat to ‘muy caliente’, mom Megan explains this special day: I have to admit that as soon as I found out I was having a girl, I was so excited about her future …

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The Aviators

When soon-to-be husband and wife, Chris & Emily, planned their engagement shoot, they pulled no retro punches.  Oozing in Mad Men meets The Aviator-style details, these cuties teach us the right way to do vintage portraits.  So the next time you find yourself planning an engagement session, make sure to take a page out of Chris and Emily’s fabulously retro book.   Photography:  Harper Point Photography

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Celebrity Weddings: Danny Pintauro Gets Hitched!

This morning I woke up with a heart full of excitement and an anxiousness to get to work quick! Why, you ask?  Because today we launch a new section of the blog: Celebrity Weddings.  Oh yes, my friends, this is a momentous day.  Our first celebrity to spotlight is Danny Pintauro from the iconic ’80s show, Who’s The Boss.  Tying the knot in a perfectly serene beach setting, Danny married longtime love Wil Tabares in front of family and friends.  The classic ocean palette and clam waves of Dana Point, California added the right amount of dreaminess to the special …

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Watermelon Cravings

Summer is a time to indulge in surf, sand, and (of course) watermelon!  That’s why we’re fawning over this adorable watermelon themed cake smash.  Celebrating Makenna’s first birthday, the little one dives head first into the summer treat.  And since you know all too well that I can’t turn away photos of a chubby baby eating cake, let’s enjoy a giggle with this little cutie pie… {Shop the Style} [show_shopthepost_widget id=”2723299″]  Photographer:  Luna Bella Photography // Cake Designer: Chantilly Cakes Submitted via Two Bright Lights