Summer

One of our favorite days of the week is Color Monday . Today, we're talking about the fab combo of pink + gold. The hot pink is fun, fresh and lively while the carnation pink is soft, romantic and subdued. Bringing both of these pinks together creates a sweet tension and adding gold to the palette offers a sense of opulence--glamorizing the whole look and feel. Playful yet refined, this palette...Read more
If you're a fan of The Hunger Games, then today's Behind the Design is going to appeal to your woodland sensibilities. Its bohemian look and feel is charming and romantic. Here's designer Rachel to point us in the direction of her Love Arrows --a design that epitomizes what pierces the heart: love! "Arrows are popping up in weddings all over this year and tribal patterns are growing in popularity...Read more
Hello, Color Monday ! Our inspiration for today celebrates a modern, urban couple and their industrial style wedding. Imagine a unique venue space where the ceilings are tall and the floors are concrete. A large space made intimate with special seating areas, unique lighting concepts, and long rectangular tables. Oh, and the bridesmaids' dresses are mix and match in white, blush and ivory tones...Read more
Kimberly and Nate's mountain engagement shoot along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Blowing Rock, North Carolina is jaw-dropping gorgeous. It's obvious that Kimberly and Nate love the outdoors and certainly each other--they seem so happy and natural in this mountainous setting! Thanks Fletcher & Fletcher Photography for this vibrant love shoot in the hills! Like Nate and Kimberly--do you have a...Read more
We have another lovely outdoor wedding for you today! Callie and Josh tied the knot on the gorgeous and lush grounds of the historic Longfellow's Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Wedding day highlights included a very sweet and emotional groom, beautiful hydrangea bouquets, mismatched bridesmaid dresses, and cleverly named reception tables. If you, dear reader, are from Boston--you'll...Read more
In remembrance... On the 12th anniversary of September 11th, we're honoring the memory of the victims and dedicating this post to their precious family members. We also want to give a shout out to our men and women in service. Thank you! And God bless. Catherine and Matt were married in a beautiful, outdoor garden ceremony at Norfolk Botanical Gardens. Matt in his dress blues and Catherine in her...Read more
Although Shane and Samantha have been married for three years, they never got the chance to have an actual engagement session or even a real wedding for that matter! Let's just say, they've been busy. Between Shane's overseas tours as a U.S. Marine, {plus dealing with medical issues from a severe wound he sustained} moving, and Samantha's small business, they simply haven't had time for a proper...Read more
No props, no themes, no gimmicks. No need! Nakita and Jason have known each other for most of their lives. They wanted their engagement session to be really casual, but fun so they decided to shoot at Jack London Square in Oakland, CA. The colorful surroundings and upbeat atmosphere matched their personalities to a tee. Theirs is an e-sesh that proves that you don't need much more than a playful...Read more
Hello Color Monday ! Even though the fall season is soon to be upon us, we're hanging on to the warmth of summer and the sweetness of the lighter color palettes that go with it. Today's palette includes: watermelon, flamingo, sherbet, lemonade and lime . Light and fresh, these punchy mid-tones are sure to give your wedding look an artsy touch. Stir in some DIY signage and parasol props {btw, don'...Read more
Welcome to part 2 of Mandy and Travis' southern vintage wedding--a celebration of love, family, and friends! Charming and eclectic, every ounce of this wedding is handcrafted with love and thoughtfulness. Our beautiful bride, Mandy--an event planner herself--brought her mad DIY skills to their wedding too. Everywhere a guest would go, there is some creative messaging or thoughtful vignette to...Read more