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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: …

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Mustaching Good Time!

When you combine a burgeoning belly and a crafty mama-to-be, the results can be almost too awesome to handle.  This is why we’re going nuts over expectant mom, Christina’s, DIY mustache baby shower!  With a little man on the way, this cute mama covered all her adorable bases… one finely combed hair at a time!     Photography:  Sienna Rose Photography     {Shop the Palette}  

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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 …

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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