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Grandpa’s Ranch

When cuties Margot & Michael started to plan their wedding, the bride knew her grandfather’s ranch was the perfect spot!  With scenic lakes, sprawling pastures, and weathered barns this couple couldn’t have found a more ideal location for their rustic-themed nuptials.  So put on your cowboy boots, pour a glass of whiskey, and enjoy this dreamy Oklahoma ranch wedding…   Photography:  Simply Bliss Photography Event Planning:  Details by Paige Floral Design:  The Thicket Catering:  Party Serve Cake:  Shelby Lynn’s Cake Shoppe Event Rentals:  Eventures Party Rentals Officient:  Ron’s Weddings Music:  Tulsa Bagpipes, Contemporary Productions Dress Store:  The Gown Gallery Hair: …

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Salmon & Chiffon

There’s a fabulous new trend hitting the wedding market this year… colored bridal gowns!  If you are an adventurous bride, then you’re going to have your veritable pick of dress colors in 2013.  Although this might seem like a radical idea to most, it’s interesting to note that the “White Wedding Dress” has only been popular the last 150 years (immortalized by the iconic fashionista of the 19th Century, Queen Victoria herself).  Before then, blues and reds were the most popular bridal hues and in many international cultures, those are still the reigning colors.  So if you think about it, …

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Marshmallow Pink

Sometime wedding inspiration comes from the most unlikely places… like food, for instance!  With limitless options for party decor, why not let your stomach find your nuptial muse?  Today’s newlyweds, Crystal & Manuel, seem to have subconsciously honed in on their secret indulgent desires… pink marshmallows!  With a picturesque rustic setting, perfectly weather, and a pervasive soft pink hue throughout, this is one wedding that will leave you yearning for a rose-tinted marshmallow cloud to call your own.   Photography:  Wilton Photography Catering:  Cafe Bon Appetit Floral Design:  Florals by Becky Brammer Dress Design:  Maggie Sottero Dress Store:  Mann’s House …

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The Valentine Ombre

What happens when you combine red hot kisses with a rustic barnyard setting?  A Valentine’s Day bridal shoot, of course!  With a cold farm backdrop, this vibrant orange, red, and pink palette is sure to inspire any couple considering cupid-inspired nuptials.  So, cuddle up to your sweetie and enjoy the visual eye candy of the Valentine Ombre…           Photography:  Melissa McCrotty Photography Venue & Catering:  The Barn at Twin Oaks Ranch Dress Store:  Formal Affairs Hair:  Bliss Salon Cakes:  Sweet Sensations

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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 …

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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

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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 …

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Dream Tea

Today I bring you a shoot of epic proportions.  A session so stunning, you’ll be shielding your eyes from the gorgeous glare.  An event so magnificent, you’ll need time to recover from the fabulousness.  What could possibly fill such big shoes, you ask?  A two-year-old’s tea party.  You heard me right… two-year-old, tea, epic!  Cue the awesomeness…   Looking at this awe-inspiring party leaves me with just one lingering question for the parents of this cutie pie… Will you adopt me?!   Photography:  Sienna Rose Photography (a frosted favorite!) Event Design:  Minted & Vintage and This & That Vintage Rentals Location: …