Simple and Elegant Wedding with Lavender Details (11)

Today’s real wedding brought to us by Ashley Photography (Stanley, VA) is full of fresh color, wildflowers and sweet moments! Here’s Ashley to tell us more:

The day started out with rain because apparently in Virginia that’s what it does now. I guess April flowers bring May showers?? Anyway, it finally broke a little before we had to arrive. We still came prepared incase it started again with our rainy day wedding day kit. Thank God it stayed away!

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How to Pick the Perfect Song for Your First Dance

Picking your first dance can be tricky… you want a song that is personal to both of you, but feels just right for the big moment! On a practical level, your first dance can also be a great way to encourage people on to the dance floor, hopefully leaving it packed for the rest of the night. Fortunately, we at Last Minute Musicians are on hand to offer some insight into picking the perfect first dance!

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Glittery Navy & Gold Bird Themed Wedding Invitation Suite (1)

We’re loving the whimsical illustrations, fun color palette and touches of glitter in this wedding invitation suite brought to us by Brown Fox Creative, based in Fort Worth, TX! Here’s Brown Fox Creative to tell us more:

Kelly and Brandon loved the idea of doing a uniquely shaped invitation with a bit of glittery gold sparkle. We accented their names in metallic gold ink to stand out against the creamy, matte paper they chose. As a nod to their common love of birds, we decided to incorporate them into the invitation envelope liner, details card and RSVP.

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A Photographer's Top 4 Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Day (6)

Today’s awesome guest post brought to us by Elle of Captured by Elle Photo + Video (Orlando, FL) is an absolute must read for anyone who wants a stress-fress wedding day! Enjoy:

“I want to be stressed out on my wedding day!” Said NO ONE. Ever. If there is one thing I hear all the time from brides it’s about how they want their day to be stress-free so they can just sit back and enjoy every moment! Of course, there are many different factors that contribute to a carefree wedding day, but one of the biggest stressors I’ve seen from experience is issues with the timeline.

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Meet a Wedding Planner in Rome, Italy: Lillà Bianco Wedding and Events Planner (1)

Meet a Wedding Planner in Rome, Italy: Lillà Bianco Wedding and Events Planner (1)

Today’s wedding planner interview is with Roberta and Claudia, of Lillà Bianco Wedding and Events Planner, based in  Rome, Italy! Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about yourself and your company.

We are two friends who have always organized weddings for relatives and friends, just for passion. From here the idea of turning this passion into a professional work was born. Our company plans marriages with professionalism elegance and love. We take pride in creating beautiful bespoke weddings that are unique and reflect the personality of the bride and groom.

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Rustic Chic Farm Wedding With Yellow Details (20)

Today’s gorgeous real wedding brought to us by Lovely Event Planning (White Plains, NY) is the perfect blend of rustic charm and refined elegance!  Here’s Lovely Event Planning to tell us more:

Christine Manfredo & Brian Hirschberg were married in July of 2017 at Blooming Hill Farm in Hudson Valley, NY. The couple worked together to create a beautiful summer wedding, filled with endless personal elements that they put together themselves. The groom built the arch for the ceremony and the bride styled the entire wedding and DIY’d most of the details you see!

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Intimate Garden Wedding in Montevallo, Alabama (15)

This romantic and heartfelt wedding comes to us from Katie & Alec Photography, based in Birmingham, AL! Here’s Katie & Alec to tell us more:

Ryan & Autumn’s Montevallo wedding day was one of the most joy-filled weddings we’ve ever had the honor to be a part of. Every little detail was meticulously planned out with so much attention to detail. We won’t be able to do it justice with just words. We knew after their engagement session that they were a very special couple!

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DIY Printable Valentines (7)

In preparation for Valentine’s Day, we wanted to share this sweet collection of Printable Valentines brought to us by Beth Erickson Designs based in Arlington, WA. Beth’s inspiration behind her Valentine’s Day DIY line of greeting cards, gift tags, and mason jar wraps sold on Etsy is to provide an affordable and simple way to celebrate Valentine’s day with your loved ones. Here’s Beth to tell us more:

Be it your spouse, your children, a sister or a friend, these DIY downloads allow for anyone to create an affordable Valentine’s day gift for someone they care about.

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Beauty and the Beast Wedding Inspiration (8)

This opulent fairytale themed styled shoot comes to us from Tim Souza Photography, based in Woodbridge, VA! Here’s Tim to tell us more:

When the live action retelling of one of the most beloved Disney stories came out last year of  March we thought it fitting to honor the movie with this styled shoot.The tudor style Dover Hall Estates was a stunning setting. The two story ballroom was inspired and patterned after the ballroom in the movie.

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