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Rustic Ornate Wedding by B.Matthews Photo (14)

Today we’re happy to bring you this lovely real wedding photographed by B.Matthews Photo! From the bride and groom:

The ceremony was in a rustically ornate church in a charming little neighborhood and the reception was in the gorgeous lobby of a 1920’s downtown hotel-turned-condo complex. I wanted to play up the classicly glam vibe of the reception venue so I gravitated towards timeless elements, including the mermaid silhouette of my dress. We didn’t want to distract from the venue’s incredible details in the wooden walls, mezzanine, high, hand-painted ceilings or black and white marble floors so we added a few tall centerpieces and scattered romantic candles throughout the venue. We loved the long, dramatic head table down the center of the lobby.

Wonderful! See all the beautiful photos after the cut:


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Bridal Tea Party Shoot from White Stole (1)

This fun styled shoot came to us via White Stole! A bit about the shoot:

A modern twist on the time-honored Bridal Rehearsal Dinner was the brainchild of Stylist, Curator and Producer Roberta Nasser and her White Stole Couture Collection as a Bridal Tea Party happening photographed by Seattle’s premiere Wedding Photographer, Kelly Robbins in the elegant, old-world setting of the Mayflower Park Hotel in Seattle, Washington on March 11, 2018.
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Katie & John Hot Fushia Wedding at The Estate by Gene & Georgetti (27)

Today’s real wedding inspiration comes to us from The Estate by Gene & Georgetti, where this beautiful hot-fuchsia inspired wedding of Katie & John took place! A bit about the wedding:

What was your inspiration for your wedding theme/colors?

As my dad lovingly put it during his wedding speech, I was no normal child. Ask a kid what their favorite colors are it’s blue, green, red, you know the normal. What was my favorite color if anyone ever asked me? Hot fuchsia! Apparently at 30 years old, I still hadn’t changed, and that was still my color of choice.

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Meet a Wedding Stationer in Denver, CO: Emily A Howell Calligraphy + Design (6)
Credit: Autumn Cutaia Photo

Today we’re interviewing the lovely Emily of Emily A Howell Calligraphy + Design! Take it away Emily:

How did you get started doing wedding invitations?

My husband and I were in the middle of a cross-country move when I realized that I needed to make a change and do something creative for my work. I had made our own invitations a few years earlier when we got married so I knew that I loved the process! After working with a few brides, learning about their weddings and trying to come up with unique and special invitations to match, I knew I was in the right business!

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Get to Know a Wedding Florist in Atlanta, Georgia: Amanda Jewel Floral + Design (4)
Credit: Melissa Schollaert

Today we’re bringing you an interview with florist Amanda Jewel Floral + Design, based in Atlanta, Georgia! Thanks being here Amanda:

Tell us about yourself and your company.

Hi! I am an entrepreneur and mother which are the two large roles that I fill on a daily basis. I LOVE being both and would not trade it for the world. I started my company almost eight years ago and it has felt about eight years long because I started from scratch. No one guided me and no one gave me a chunk of change to get started.

I am a lover of all things cheese and am usually barefooted all day everyday. My favorite thing to do is “tinker” in my studio or run around outside with my kiddos. I adore my husband and want to be with him 24/7 which I pretty much do anyways.

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Gorgeous Granada Styled Shoot by Mery Liccardi Eventi (22)

Today we’re featuring a beautiful styled shoot, submitted by Mery Liccardi Eventi! A bit about the shoot:

Many months ago, I received a message from an american photographer in love with travels and the magic of the eternal city of Granada. Since then we started planning this styled shoot that gets together the charm of the place, a modern and young couple, and an elegant and delicate style.

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Get to Know a Wedding Planner in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: Bliss Events (1)

Today we’re here with Bonnie of Bliss Events, based in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico! Take it away, Bonnie:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

Bliss Events has evolved tremendously over the last 5 years from a small event planning operation in Los Cabos, Mexico, to an international planning and design firm, executing luxury weddings and events in other destinations in Mexico and around the world. While our company continues to grow, and we have a talented team of professionals supporting our events, I still stay personally involved in all of them.

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Mountain Ski Resort Destination Wedding Suite from Brown Fox Creative (10)

This gorgeous invitation doesn’t hesitate to be romantic! Sent over by Brown Fox Creative (based in Texas), we love all the feminine details. A bit about the design:

Liz wanted a suite that represented their wedding destination location — Vail, Colorado, but didn’t want it to feel rustic or masculine. Our solution was a silhouetted mountain on pale blush paper, with a gorgeous rose gold glitter backing paper to add a fancy flare. We also included a map of the resort so guests would have all the information needed to get around!

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Get to Know a Wedding Planner: Michelle Durpetti Events (1)
Credit: Mary Carol Fitzgerald Photography

Happy Monday lovelies! Today we have an interview with the lovely Michelle of Michelle Durpetti Events, based in Chicago, IL. Take it away, Michelle!

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

My name is Michelle Durpetti, I have been planning and producing events my entire career, and have owned by own business for ten years. (Time flies!)

In 2010 I steered McGowan Durpetti & Associates (previously owned with a business partner and focused on events more than weddings) in a new direction with the re-launch of the company as Michelle Durpetti Events, expanding its list of services to include wedding coordination and destination management in addition to event management and creative development. I come from a long line of entrepreneurial spirit and I am really proud of my company’s perpetual commitment to excellence.

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Romantic Downtown Dallas Garden Shoot by Refined Romance Events (2)

For your Friday we’re bringing you this romantic Dallas garden shoot by Refined Romance Events! A bit about the shoot:

People say that opposites attract right? Well, picture this, the hustle and bustle of downtown city life vs. the serenity and peace of a beautiful garden. Put these two scenes together and they create a perfect counterpart to each other.

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