Colorful Holiday Gifts

We all have friends that love a little POC (pop of color) and here are a few colorful holiday gifts that we hand-picked. Jocey wants those cashmere neon slippers and Amy is all over The Best Friends iphone cases – In fact she already bought us the set. Way cute… right?

Categories: Things We Love

Colorful New Year’s Eve Wedding Ideas

A group of talented Texas wedding vendors collaborated on this incredible shoot that’s overflowing with color and personality. From the insanely creative vibrant wedding invites from Blue Eye Brown Eye, to the over the top paper flower arch at the ceremony. Hand crafted with love by Bows + Arrows.

This is one of those inspirational shoots that makes you go wow! We can definitely see a fun and fresh couple celebrating their wedding on New Year’s Eve and throwing a bash like this. There are so many more ideas and fun pictures in the full gallery here all photographed by Ben Q. Photography.

For fashion, the bride wore a Kate Spade Kimberly Bridal Dress. It was the perfect length to showcase her bright shoes and fun personality! The rhinestone collar added that touch of glamour that all brides want.

For the reception, the bride added multiple headpieces from  ban.do to enjoy her evening. This shoot shows how a bride can express her playful side and explore fun, bright DIY options for an unforgettable evening!

Creating the ideal place for this fun couple to wed, Bows + Arrows crafted an archway in DIY fashion complete with paper flowers, pom-poms, pinwheels, fringe clusters and tassels all in fun, vibrant colors. Showcasing this archway is an aisle runner in geometric shapes with color-blocked petals.

To keep the mood playful and casual, Bows + Arrows created a foral chandelier with strung garland in bright yellows and pinks. Since this bride’s event is anything but typical, they hung chandeliers to serve as the centerpieces that compliment the electric chevron runners provided by Love Dove Wedding RentalsKate Spade china added the element of class to the whimsical tablescapes.

Thanks to one of our Hand-Picked wedding Rent My Dust, this shoot had the best of the best rentals for this fabulous extravaganza. You can learn more about Rent My Dust by clicking here.

We love the groom’s fun and colorful look and feel. From his purple and pink striped socks to his multicolor bow tie that really shows the fun and playful side that the couple has, while still looking fancy.

The decadent desserts show how the traditional wedding cake is not a requirement these days! CakeWalk Bake Shop provided an assortment of treats ranging from donuts to Twinkies dipped in pink chocolate and multi-colored sprinkles to tie in the bright colors of the event.

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Be sure to watch this film from  I Do Cinematics to that truly shows how a bride can express her playful side and explore fun, bright DIY options for an unforgettable evening.

Prop or Furniture Rentals: Rent My Dust

Photographer: Ben Q. Photography
Venue: 129 Leslie
Makeup & Hair: La Bichette
Cake: CakeWalk Bake Shop
Cinematography: I Do Cinematics
Stationery: Blue Eye Brown Eye
Coordinator: After Yes
Dress Designer: Kate Spade
Flowers: Bows + Arrows
Veil or Hair Accessories: ban.do
Fringe & Tassles: Oil and Cotton
Linens: BBJ
Chevron Runners: Love Dove Wedding Rentals
Balloons: Balloons Everyday
Wardrobe Styling: Kirby Stuart
Models: Meghan and Greg Sadler

Categories: Inspirational Shoots
Colors: blue, green, pink, red, white, yellow
Styles: theme

Red Holiday Dresses We Love

We are so excited to sip cocktails by the fire, check out some Christmas lights and enjoy this holiday season. You bet that we want to do it in style and wear something festive. Here are a few of our favorite red holiday dresses. Can you guess which one Amy’s personal favorite and which is Jocey’s Do you plan on throwing something red on this holiday season?
Amy’s favorite dress is the Diane von Furstenberg and Jocey’s is The Parker Dress. Throw on some leopard hills like these ones from Alice+Oliva and you will look supscute.

Categories: Things We Love

DIY Cake Stand

Dana Todd Photography shows us how to make a simple and quick cake stand. A brilliant way to dress up your holiday table without spending a fortune on a cake stand.

This little project only requires 3 supplies and tad of creativity. Combine these things and you too can have your own fancy cake stand. Pick up a few plates, a package of glue and some candle sticks. Dana goes into exact directions and has some great budget ideas on how to fancy up your cakes and cookies.

Read on from Dana Todd Photography On exactly how she made these DIY Cake Stands! Happy Holidays.

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Categories: DIY Detail & Favor Wedding Projects