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Black Tie & Cowboy Boots Required

What happens when you combine the elegance of a vintage-inspired black tie event with the rustic Texan countryside?  Wedding magic, my friends.  Laura & John’s Hunt, Texas nuptials are the stuff of legend.  With a gorgeous bride & groom, a perfect fall setting, and one of the best photographers in the nation, you can’t lose…   Photography:  Gideon Photography (a frosted favorite!) Event Planning:  Marquee Event Group Location:  Guadalupe River Backyard

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A Smashing Good (Cake) Time!

Seems like these photographers have discovered my weakness for chubby babies!  We’ve got another cutie doozy for you today.  Professional photographer Liz decided to document her own little munchkin Haley’s milestone first birthday with this gorgeously styled “cake smash”.  There’s a cake, a camera, and an adorable baby… what else could you ask for?!  Enjoy this simple moment of pure elation…       Special thank you to Liz & Haley for sharing their little slice of heaven!   Photography:  Liz Anne Photography

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Detail Spotlight – Bridal Portraits

For those of us who have already been brides, we know that taking bridal portraits on your wedding day wasn’t as glamorous as it looks.  Between getting your shoes on to the constant inundation of wedding guests crashing the bridal suite, there’s usually very little time to sneak in those pesky must-have photos.  So, how do you get the perfect glamor shots without looking stressed?  Plan them out! Haley did just that on her wedding day.  With a clear vision of a “southern charm” wedding, this gorgeous bride made sure her bridal portraits would include meaningful touches that were on …

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Nightmare in Candyland

If you know anything about The Frosted Petticoat staff, it’s that we love candy and whimsy.  Add Katy Perry-inspiration to the mix and we’re in hog heaven!  That is why we are smitten with Verve Studio’s Candyland themed bridal shoot.  In particular we love how this lovely day seems to go a bit haywire as the festivities commence.  With a little bit of hipster, a lot of sugar, and smidgen of the twisted welcome to this sweet-meets-hard candy fantasy wedding…           Photography:  Verve Studio Event Design:  The Event Divas Hair:  Sixth Street Station Stationary:  Footstone Ink …

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Baby’s Breath in the Barn

Sometimes, all you need to create a beautiful day is a simple equation.  Baby’s breath + rustic barn + true love = wedded fabulosity!  Enough said.  Enjoy Katie & Adam’s fabulously rustic day…   Photography:  Melissa McCrotty Photography Event Planning:  Weddings by Karie Floral Design:  Jules Design Cake Design:  Rick’s Bakery Venue:  Pratt Place Inn  

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Come fly with me!

Even though we largely focus on offbeat weddings, sometimes we can’t help but share some of the awesomely unusual photo submissions we receive.  Today’s submission marks a first for the FP blog: Family Portraits!  So, what kind of portrait session do you do when dad is a pilot, mom is a vintage diva, and the kids are rambunctious cuties?  A vintage day at the airport, naturally!  Make sure your tray tables and seats are in their upright & locked positions because the Duffy family is about to take you on an unbearably adorable ride!       Since the Duffy’s …

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If Kate Middleton had a baby…

There is one privilege every newly engaged bride enjoys:  never having to awkwardly answer this question again, “When is he going to propose?”  Before my hubby proposed, I avoided that question like the plague!  And if you dated as long as we did (6+ years), you know you’ve gotten your nauseating share of it. However it wasn’t long after our engagement that I realized that not only did people stop asking that question, it morphed into an even worse one… “When are you going to have a baby?”.  Whoa, whoa, whoa!  I just got engaged like two seconds ago!  I …

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Wedded Picnic

Tons of couples these days are choosing to elope.  Consequently, we are being bombarded with emails asking for unique elopement ideas.  We’ve shown you an altar made out of surfboards and a romantic day in San Fran’s Japanese Tea Garden, so how about a park picnic?  It can be as simple as buying a few sandwiches at your local deli to orchestrating an all out mini-reception.  So, if you plan to make the most of your minimal elopement-day guest list, here’s a recipe to pull off the most grandios picnic for two!  Indredients:  1 bride, 1 groom, a serene park, …