Unique Ideas

Happy 2018! We're super excited to share this spectacular e-session as we celebrate the closing of one year and the new beginning of another. A New Year's engagement session is one thing ... but it's even better when it has a uniquely cool twist! Megan and Kellen held their engagement session at the Houston Zoo's annual holiday Zoo Lights event , and their dazzling photo shoot is definitely...Read more
We are so loving this elegant moody fall wedding shoot! It's different, features a dark palette of fall hues, and is super trendy. And of all places ... the session was shot in a rustic lodge in stunning Talkeetna, Alaska. Former Miss Alaska and her ski racer husband modeled for this moody fall wedding session at a new venue in the area, and their photographer did an amazing job of catching the...Read more
We all know parents play a major part in our lives! They raise us and lift us into adulthood—then it's our time to show gratitude for all they've done for us. So, as we honor our dads, stepdads, granddads, and other father figures this Father's Day weekend ... let's kick it off with a compilation of how real brides honored the special men in their lives. {Grab a tissue.} We hope you find sweet...Read more
There's no doubt about it ... your mom is probably as excited as you are for the big day! Whether you've designed every detail with her by your side, gotten her advice during a dress shopping trip, or used a beloved "something borrowed" item from her ... there are so many special ways to honor Mom at your wedding. We've compiled unique ideas from real brides that have been featured on Truly...Read more
The Roaring Twenties were a remarkable time period full of change, new ideas, economical prosperity, and technological advances. Jazz, dancing, and radio emerged in a giant way ... and along with it, iconic flapper fashion and Art Deco that continue to inspire so many people today. The Great Gatsby Engagement Session With an Old Hollywood Vibe F. Scott Fitzgerald's iconic novel, The Great Gatsby...Read more
A Styled Shoot With a Modern Industrial Wedding Invite to Match Distilleries, wineries and breweries are fast becoming hot venues to host weddings. Full of rustic textures, industrial elements, and modern metallics ... there's nothing much traditional about weddings in these locales! Amber Allen, owner of Allen & Company Photography , created her very own stylized modern industrial wedding at...Read more
I can't remember the last time I looked through my engagement session photos. I think they're on a jump drive in a box of photos somewhere? But, my friends, please don't follow my lead. Display your engagement photos proudly well beyond your wedding day! Engagement photos offer the first glimpse into marriage ... capturing love, the future, and celebration! They're cherished and displayed for...Read more
Engagement Photo Ideas Ready for your engagement session? What a fun set of pics to prepare for, take and remember for always! Are you ready to rock it? Yesterday we got the inside scoop on Jess and Dan's vintage engagement shoot with 5 ideas on how to personalize the sesh to really highlight who you are as a couple. Let loose. Have fun. Share your style and flair. Where to start? Begin by...Read more
An Extensive List of Wedding Poems and Quotes Picture this—wedding poems and quotes of modern day love and romance scattered across your wedding landscape to woo your guests at every turn. From a fun intro on your invites to a funny DIY ceremony sign to something classic and sentimental on your programs ... words are powerful! From short and quippy to long and literary, browse this extensive list...Read more
Memorial Photo Ideas + 15 Program Wording Ideas Need simple yet touching ways and wording ideas for remembering your loved ones at your ceremony? Adding a poignant statement about your loved one to your Wedding Programs is a simple yet meaningful way to share their memory with your guests. In no way depressing, the following wedding memorial ideas are for honoring your loved one--on one of the...Read more