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Engaging Train Ride

As a gal who spends her weekends rummaging through flea markets in Brooklyn, you know I’m partial to vintage themes.  So, naturally I just about died when I saw this 1940’s themed engagement shoot from England.  Set at an old railway station in Tintern, United Kingdom and dripping in antique goodness, welcome to Laura and Andrew’s engaging day at the rails…   Photography:  Charlene Morton Photography Hair:  Bride & Groom Mobile Hairdresser Makeup:  Thea McDonald Venue:  The Old Station

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Rustic Springtime

More often than not, rustic weddings are associated with Autumn.  The distressed wood and earthy details pair well with fall leaves and cool weather.  But what about the other seasons in the year… can’t they get some rustic loving?  Of course they can!  Witness ‘Exhibit A’.  Jason and Maggie’s Midwestern nuptials had all the fixings of a good ol’ Kentucky shindig – horseshoe details, hay bale decor, and weathered barnyard wood.  However with green and purple florals thrown into the mix, these are a perfect example of rustic nuptials done the ‘Spring’ way!   Photography:  1326 Studios Catering:  Be Creative …

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Charleston Pastel

There is a general consensus in the wedding world that classic, black tie nuptials should be color-less.  And although we agree that vibrant colors can often date or modernize a neutral palette, there is a loophole to the timeless design creed… pastels!  Pastels are classic in their own way and when combined with a black tie event, the results can be electric.  For a shining example, take cutie pie newlyweds Anne and Justin.  Their Charleston, South Carolina wedding had all the makings of a timeless Southern fete.  By adding a little pastel softness to the details, their nuptials were amazingly …

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Antebellum Bridal Luncheon

With wedding season quickly approaching, the coming days will see a slue of bridal showers.  But how often does a bride throw a party just for her loyal bridesmaids?  If you’re looking to honor your lovely ladies in waiting with a pre-wedding shindig, then take a page out of this fabulous group of vendors’ style book.  Here’s what photographer Nicole Ryan had to say about the inspiration behind this stunning bridesmaid luncheon shoot…Pre-wedding parties are momentous celebrations.  With this premise, we staged a lifestyle shoot that revolves around a very important, but often neglected pre-wedding party:  the bridesmaids’ lunch.  Our …

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Seven Springtime Dessert Tables

Oh have I got a treat for you, Petticoat Nation!  The fabulous photographer Erin Johnson has sent us a sugary sweet treat – seven different Springtime dessert table themes!  So, try not to drool while we jump right into the yummy festivities… #1:  Pretty in Pink No Spring-themed party would be complete without a girly shabby chic dessert table.  From the crate paper backdrop to the marshmallow swirl cake to the vintage glass detail, this is one fete that will make every girls’ heart skip a beat!         #2:  Coney Island Circus Come one, come all to …

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Alice Getting Married

April has sprung and it’s time to officially welcome in the blooms of 2013!  There’s no better time then Spring to whip out the tea cups and enjoy a dreamy day in the garden.  And what better way to commemorate the warm weather than with a whimsical Alice in Wonderland themed tea party?!  With an amazing group of vendors assembled, this Mad Hatter bridal shoot is sure to make your springtime dreams soar.  Here’s what photographer Rita Quinn had to say about all the fabulous details: The tea wedding decor was inspired by the beloved Alice in Wonderland story, complete with …

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Springtime Tea

Spring has finally arrived!  With flowers soon to be in full bloom and bunnies to be traversing the globe spreading Easter cheer, it’s time to start celebrating.  And what better way to celebrate the warmer weather than with an adorable Spring themed garden tea party?!  Loaded with macaroons and cupcakes, this is one fete that will sure to ring in the season in sweet fashion…       Photography:  Erin Johnson Photography Event Design:  Cakes a Go-Go Bakery:  Sweets Bake Shop

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Woodland Fairytale

Ever fantasize about moving to the woods to live with the faeries?  Well after today’s post you will!  This rustic stylized wedding is so dreamy, it even makes this city girl want to renounce all luxuries and lead an organic life in the backwoods.  But before you decide to join me and start selling all your crap on Craigslist, let’s live vicariously through this brilliant group of vendors… vendors who know how to make even the harshest environment look irresistible!                 Photography:  Gideon Photography Event Design:  Forevermore Events Floral Design:  Bloomers Invitations:  Kortney …