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Who doesn’t love flowers? They were never something I grew up with and mom wasn’t anything of a gardener, but lucky for me, my husband is. When we first started dating, we built a garden at his home, my first in my life. At first I was annoyed by the amount of work it took […]

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Invitations are such an important piece to any wedding. Some couples spend thousands to specially design and create memorable and carefully curated pieces. Other couples design them their selves putting special touches of their love story into their design while others order beautiful pre-designed invitations through wonderful companies such as Minted and Basic Invite. Whichever […]

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Designing your tablescape is such a fun and exciting part of your overall wedding design. Of course you have your floral centerpieces, but there are plenty of other ways to add your personality to each table and create a breathtaking composition. Naturally, budget will play a role in the overall design and determinations, luckily there […]

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We adore wedding dresses! Trust me, I would wear one everyday if I could. It is not only the dress that completes your bridal look though. Every bride has plenty of options to optimize their overall bridal look. I have a list of just a few of the basic pieces every bride should consider adding. […]

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With engagement season in full swing and wedding design concepts being presented to brides daily, I felt inspired to share some trends that were in up and coming last year that I would love to see continue into 2017. As I work on design proposals for this upcoming wedding season, I keep in mind that […]

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Designing and executing a Styled or Editorial Wedding Shoot can be quite a cumbersome process. In theory, it can be seen as fun, inspiring, and a way to hone your skills and exercise your creativity. Often, the amount of work, energy, time and money that can be involved with creating your perfectly designed shoot is […]

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You’re newly engaged! Congratulations. You’re swept up in a whirlwind of love, excitement, enchantment. Now what? With engagement season having officially begun with the holidays, read below to help you survive these next few weeks! There are a few key details that will lead the planning process. It is necessary to sit down with those involved […]

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Wedding Design is important, but what is wedding design? It is visual storytelling. Your wedding design will include your florals, invitation suite, centerpieces, ceremony decor and decorative pieces. Most often, your design will be directed by your chosen color palettes and a general theme (think rustic, vintage, classic). Creating a wedding design composition or blueprint […]