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On Cloud Nine: This Floral-Inspired Wedding Planned in Just 5 Weeks Has Us Literally Walking on Air

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

First and foremost- great couples make for great weddings. But can a great wedding party be put together in just 5 weeks? Yes it can, with the right team!  As a personal friend to the couple, Angela (their coordinator with Perfectly Bubbly Events) was ecstatic when Krystle and Trumaine decided to finally tie the knot. But as a professional planner, she also knew they had a lot of work to do, and only five weeks to do it.  Check out the full gallery to see all of the incredible photos of Krystle and Trumaine's day at Sunol's Casa Bella by Angela Sue Photography, including florals by Flower Story.  And make sure to scroll down to hear more from the coordinator herself, as well as the bride, as they reflect back on this beautiful day!

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled WeddingA Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

On Cloud Nine: This Floral-Inspired Wedding Planned in Just 5 Weeks Has Us Literally Walking on AirOn Cloud Nine: This Floral-Inspired Wedding Planned in Just 5 Weeks Has Us Literally Walking on Air

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

With such a short amount of time to get ready, finding the right vendors for this event was essential. Not only did they need a certain level of experience from their vendor team to accomplish the task, they needed a team with great chemistry. Fortunately in Avengers-like fashion, they found a team of “super-vendors” willing and able to save the date and volunteer their time and talents to give K&T the wedding of their dreams.  The venue and staff were spectacular hosts. The florist - Flower Story - brought the ceremony and reception spaces to life with her outstanding arrangements. The videographer (Eight Count Edits) and photographer teams (Angela Sue Photography) artfully captured all of the couple’s precious moments. And the DJ squad from Ace Entertainment made sure this wedding party was one the couple, and their guests, would remember for a long, long time. They even somehow created an environment that made the first dance feel like the couple was waltzing on a cloud!

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

Looking back with the bride

1. Get a wedding planner! "As the saying goes, “ It takes a village to raise a family”- and the same goes for planning a wedding. It takes a village to plan a wedding and finding the right planner with the right ‘village’ of vendors is necessary. Whether it’s having a planner from start to finish or ‘day of coordinator’ and everything in between, having a professional working with you is essential. I’ve always been the assigned planner in my family. It wasn’t until my own wedding that I embraced the thought of accepting help. It was then I realized how important having a professional planner in my corner was. For most couples, taking the first steps in planning can be stressful enough. Planners are not just there to tie up all the loose ends to make the day run smoother, they are the guidance and best resource to elevate the magic of your wedding experience."

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled WeddingA Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

2. Trust the Professionals! "My husband and I were fortunate to have the professional guidance of Angela Garcia from Perfectly Bubbly Events as our wedding planner for ‘full service’ planning. She listened to our overall vision and from there she knew exactly the best vendors that would be a perfect fit for our special day. She enlisted the help of Angela Sue from Angela Sue Photography, Rommel from Eight Count Edits , Rob Tinoco from Ace Entertainment, and Kim Wakatsuki from Flower Story Gal. Their talent and professionalism, mixed with their heart and compassion formulated a magical chemistry that was unlike any wedding I’ve ever been to and it was all because we trusted them. We trusted their opinion. We trusted their vision. We trusted them to make the right decisions. Even if it was difficult for me to take a backseat in planning, the entire team knew what they were doing and we felt at ease with that. Most planners still require couples to still take a major role in the day to day decisions, but what I have learned through this process- trust your professionals and the guidance they provide."

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled WeddingA Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled WeddingA Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

3. Let It Go and Enjoy! "When the wedding day is finally here - the culmination of the blood, sweat and tears you've put into planning - reflecting on every small detail and all the possible things that can go wrong during the wedding will set the stage for an anxiety filled wedding day. Let it all go on the wedding day and don’t sweat the small details. Accept the fact that whatever happens, happens and take in every magical moment- it will go by very quickly! Surrendering your worries is hard, but that is where the professionals come in. It is their goal to make everything run smoothly and to ensure the couple remembers the night. Take time as a couple to enjoy the details of the night. Have a private viewing of the reception room before guests enter, partake in appetizers and cocktail hour with guests, have an organized list for the photographer for the family photos, eat and enjoy your dinner, and dance as a couple for more than just your first dance. Take every minute in and know that the evening is for you and your spouse. Trust your professional vendors to worry about everything else!

A Vibrant Floral-Filled Wedding

An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma

For this wedding in Selma, Alabama, the bride's inspiration sang "Spring" - from the arrangements to the colors, everything was bright, fun, and happy. The back lawn of Sturdivant Hall was designed using two tents with an open-air courtyard in between. The Grand Entrance tent was full of flowers that led guests inside. The courtyard was the setting for the guest tables and soft seating. Once the sun went down, the bistro lighting lit the courtyard beautifully. The second tent featured the stage and 20 ft. trees. The trees were up-lit to cast shadows of the leaves on the tent ceiling.  But the show stopper of the reception space was the venues three-tier fountain which was filled with tulips, garden roses, bells of Ireland, and delphinium.  The photos (taken by Leslie Hollingsworth Photography and filmed by Easton Film Co.) of this gorgeous day should not be missed and are all available in the full gallery here.  Read on, also, to hear more about these incredible vendors - including Southern Styled Events and Tea Olive Designs (Floral & Event Design) - who brought together the perfect day! 


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in SelmaAn Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in SelmaAn Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma

The black tie garden party theme was heavily focused on flowers and botanicals, particularly vivid, multicolored spring florals.  Rebecca from Tea Olive Designs (Floral & Event Design) wanted to dream as big as the bride did, and the result was magic! The ceremony and fountain flowers seemed to burst from their arrangements, and she executed the bride's dream of having trees brought in for the band tent. The first tent had a clear top, which not only brought light and a view of the trees above in, but it also felt like a greenhouse. Rebecca created a garden in-between the two tents, and added potted plants around the tent stakes and soft seating to make the theme seamless. The botanical theme even made its way to the bride's dream dress with its floral embroidery, which was purchased at Kleinfeld Bridal

An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma

In the planning process, the bride and groom were focused on making sure that each event and element of the weekend felt like them. They tried to weave their personalities through the largest decisions, like color scheme, menu, and band, to the smallest details, such as the U.S. Capitol cookies, patriotic pass-arounds on the dancefloor, and "fun fact" napkins with details of our lives in D.C. They also uniquely personalized their bridal party gifts, as well as their gifts to each other.  One of the bride's favorite gifts to Michael, whose 30th birthday was two days before the wedding date, was a surprise groom's cake complete with collector's bobbleheads of his favorite band, Phish. The bride, her mom, and her sister are known as the "Jackson Girls," so on what would be her last day as a Jackson Girl, she gifted them with rings of their birthstones: aquamarine and sapphire. She and her grandparents traded gifts of handkerchiefs. Their gift to her was a special heirloom from her great-grandmother, and her gifts to them were embroidered with a sweet message. They certainly came in handy during the big day!  Blue was the main complimentary color for the wedding day, and the bridesmaids became known as the "Blue Crew." Their blue embroidered getting ready outfits were a gift that reflected the bride's summers spent in West Texas going to camp. The bridesmaids dresses were made of a similar fabric to the bridal gown with blue tulle wraps for the ceremony. The bride gave her bridesmaids funny socks with pictures of their faces on them snapped when the bride asked them to be in the wedding, and they even wore them at reception!


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma

An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in SelmaAn Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma

The vendors for this special day understood the bride's vision and helped her take it one step further. The custom champagne wall built by Paul Wilkerson and the frozen margarita bar (their favorite drinks) were huge hits with the guests. And the bride spoke with Alex at AG Events for an hour about their shared love of design, lighting, and drapery! To add even further detail to the day, the bride's Great Aunt owns a candy company, Gantt Candies, which is incredibly special to the family. Her addition of the best peanut and pecan brittle in the south were the bride's favorite part of the welcome boxes.


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma

The Bride's TWo Cents

1. Be very specific with your florist on the color scheme you want. 

2. Don't be afraid to incorporate personal details! This makes it even more fun for the guests!


An Historical Alabama Garden Party Affair at this Wedding in Selma

New Berta Gowns Are Here And We’re Losing Our Minds


BBERTA CAESAREA

You know that feeling of pure joy, that feeling of finding it all, the one that you get when all
your dreams and wishes come true? Well, we think there should be a special wedding-wishes treasure box. One where you keep all your deepest desires since you were a little girl and keep adding to that as you get older.

Everything from how much sparkle your dress will have, the invitations, color scheme, destination and bridesmaids’ dresses. Every single detail is planned to perfection, and the star of the show is THE dress. 


New Berta Gowns Are Here And We're Losing Our Minds

This season, while keeping her signature daring detail-oriented touch, and moving spirit in each
dress, Berta wanted to design a collection that will make our brides feel as they are loved; loved
by the little girl inside, that just made all of her bridal wishes come true.


A collection designed for the fierce; inspired by the romance in the world and the beauty of
1920’s mysteries, desires and glam - there is nothing simple about BERTA Caesarea, and we
truly hope that this new collection will make the BERTA bride in the making feel as if she found
it all.

New Berta Gowns Are Here And We're Losing Our Minds

The collection will be available at our retailers worldwide starting October, and in trunk shows
around the world starting August.

New Berta Gowns Are Here And We're Losing Our Minds

P.S. a BERTA insider’s tip, if you are looking for a dress that shines so bright, trust us – nothing shines quite like a BERTA CAESAREA gown.

New Berta Gowns Are Here And We're Losing Our Minds

New Berta Gowns Are Here And We're Losing Our Minds

New Berta Gowns Are Here And We're Losing Our Minds

New Berta Gowns Are Here And We're Losing Our Minds

New Berta Gowns Are Here And We're Losing Our Minds

BBERTA CAESAREA

BBERTA CAESAREA

BBERTA CAESAREA

BBERTA CAESAREA

Bringing the Countryside to the City at this Tented, Country Club Wedding in Detroit


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Alexa and Michael were married in a beautiful upscale rustic tent wedding at the Country Club Of Detroit in August of 2021. Originally planned to be held in September of 2020, the couple had worked tirelessly with all of their vendors to plan their perfect day. When the Covid pandemic required them to postpone, the couple knew the wait would be worth it in the end. While the process of moving the date was stressful, the one thing they had known from the start was that they wanted an outdoor wedding.  As a perfect complement to this requirement, their new wedding day was bright, beautiful, and hot. The florals by Twigs And Branches Floral were stunning - the tents and rentals meant to awe. Guests were treated to a touching ceremony beneath a stunning tree on the Country Club’s property, followed by dinner and dancing under the expansive and impressive Sperry tents provided by Chance Productions.  The planning process was led by wedding planner Jennie Wiegand of Beautiful Day Planning, who's wedding planning and navigation brought everything that Alexa envisioned to life.  All of the images are in the full gallery here, and make sure to keep scrolling to hear more about how this day came together!


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Bringing the Countryside to the City at this Tented, Country Club Wedding in Detroit


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Bringing the Countryside to the City at this Tented, Country Club Wedding in Detroit


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Michael and Alexa first met in high school. They were in the same friend group; however, they did not pay much attention to each other. And after high school, they lost touch. They reconnected at their 10 year high school reunion, rekindled their friendship, and - shortly after - they started dating.  Michael and Alexa went on a 2 week road trip out west in the summer of 2019 to Glacier National Park, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, and the Badlands. While they were in the Grand Tetons, Michael proposed. On their last hike in the Grand Tetons to Lake Solitude - 15 miles round trip! -  they stopped for lunch.  After lunch, as we were getting ready to head back, Michael said Alexa's name, she turned around, he was down on one knee with a ring in his hand.  


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

When their wedding day arrived, the color palette and design choices were ruled by two words – timeless and classic. The goal was to bring classic design elements to the outdoors in a way that felt romantic, like an Italian countryside wedding seated under the stars. The floral color palette was grounded in two colors - greens and whites. Pops of color were sprinkled throughout the cutlery, candle holders, chargers, bridesmaids and groomsmen attire, and the venue’s classic style and color palette was used as a backdrop to naturally add color to the palette. Michael chose a classic dark navy tux with black lapel with the same palette for his groomsmen. The bridesmaids dresses were anchored together with shades of blush. The dresses were not form fitting, but instead were “airy” as this added to the organic feel of the outdoor wedding.  When it came to the flowers, Kevin of Twigs And Branches Floral took it one step further. Instead of having one shade of white, he added beautiful shades of whites that brought dimension to the arrangements. He even made the floral chandeliers that were hanging in the tent. This brought dimension and color to the top of the tent. Candles were added to the tables to incorporate a romantic vibe, and Kevin even added candles to the chandeliers. Elegance and romance were also brought in by the Sperry tent and the drapery on the sides to its peaks which fit perfectly with the venue and brought a classic look to the outdoors.


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian CountrysideTimeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

The bride's Most Memorable Moments

 1. Our first look (the best decision we made!).

2. Having my father walk me down the aisle. 

3. Michael and I exchanging our vows. 

4. Being able to celebrate with our family and closest friends.  

5. Dancing all night long with my husband!


Timeless Tented Wedding in Detroit Inspired by the Elegant Italian Countryside

A Weekend-Long Party That Just Wouldn’t Quit at this Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

Meraj and Anna met while both were attending Hendrix College in Arkansas. They each served as writing tutors and became friends quickly, eventually traveling abroad together to Spain, Turkey, Italy, throughout the UK, and France. It was important to Meraj to have a big celebration with friends and family that reflected his Pakistani and Islamic culture. His parents planned the ceremonies and parties Thursday through Saturday, and Sunday’s wedding ceremony ended up being Anna's own vision reminiscent of a traditional American civil ceremony.  Keep scrolling to see all of the beautiful photos of this incredible weekend by Tandy Allen PhotographyBarry Allen created all of the amazing florals, the menu was created by Vibrant Occasions Catering, and No Media Videography filmed this special weekend at Castle at Stagecoach and Grandeur House. You can see all the images in the full gallery here, so make sure to check them all out!


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

“If it was up to me," Anna said, "our wedding day would’ve been at the county courthouse years before, but Meraj wanted a celebration, which turned into four days of celebrations. Sunday’s wedding was really representative of me and what I wanted. My grandma owned a flower shop called Letta’s Flowers my entire life, so vibrant and bold flowers were my dream. I wanted us to be officiated by someone that knew us, so my godfather got ordained for the occasion.”


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

Food played a major role in both wedding weekend events. Anna’s budget-saving recommendations for other engaged couples include prioritizing what’s important to you and not to worry about the rest. Meraj and Anna decided to forego the expense of party favors and instead splurged more on food. It was important for the couple to have both cultures represented in their food choices.  For the Saturday event at the Castle at Stagecoach, guests enjoyed smoked salmon and dilled cream cheese cucumber bites, fresh crudite shooters, saucy Asian meatballs, and honey chipotle barbeque chicken picks for cocktail hour. To make things more lively, they incorporated a chicken and waffles action station and a cheesesteak sandwich action station. Their dinner included baba ghanoush, which is an amazing roasted eggplant dish seasoned with sesame paste, fresh garlic and a hint of lemon. They added an American french fry action station for the dinner portion, as well as a fresh strawberry salad served with seedless red grapes, toasted walnuts, shredded Parmigiano cheese, grape tomatoes, cucumbers and served with a balsamic vinaigrette.   Anna explained, “Since the Sunday event was a 2:00 ceremony, we wanted passed heavy hors d’oeuvres. Meraj’s family are Muslims and require halal meats and I’m gluten free, so we had some tight dietary parameters.  Vibrant Occasions Catering made spectacular personal charcuterie boards, stuffed mushrooms, crostinis, and bite-sized lahmajoon. Lahmajoon is a Turkish pizza and was so special to us. Mary with Vibrant Occasions Catering suggested it but, little did she know, Meraj and I had it when we traveled to Turkey together and it is one of our most special memories.”


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

There are many ways to bring multiple cultures together to create wonderful memories and Anna and Meraj found ways to do just that, expressing their love for one another and their families. They dreamed up so many thoughtful touches that created lively experiences and vibrant designs that truly captured both their personalities. The couple’s sweet perspectives carried them through all the planning stages culminating in a celebration they will cherish for a lifetime. We love seeing Anna and Meraj’s beautiful events come together with so much thought and care for their respective families’ traditions.


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

Advice from the experts

1. Keep an open mind and a positive attitude. 

2. Use vibrant colors for the perfect pops of color against an all-white venue backdrop or an outdoor, natural landscape. 

3. Splurge on the food and find ways to incorporate favorites of all families!


See How This Couple Created a Pakistani-American Fusion Wedding Weekend

Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo


Art Comes to Life at this Modern Inspo Honoring Frida Kahlo

The inspiration for this shoot came from wanting to create something that strays from traditional wedding colors and concepts. As wedding professionals we often work within the same trends and at times that can feel stifling to our creative appetites. Our intent for this shoot was to get outside of that box and to hopefully encourage future couples to take a more bold approach to their wedding design by embracing bright colors and unique rentals. We came across one of Frida Kahlo’s works - “The Frame” - and felt very drawn to the colors and strength of Frida’s self portrait. Frida Kahlo was a domineering female presence in the art world who advocated and understood the struggles of women and used that to create beautiful works of art. As an all-female vendor team, using Frida as a major source of inspiration was only natural.  Keep scrolling to see more photos by Jessica Jones Photography. Something Blue Orlando, LLC planned every detail of this wedding inspiration and Baughaus created all of these incredible florals you'll see throughout as this inspiration came to life at The Acre Orlando. All the images are in the full gallery, so be sure to click through and read on to hear more!


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida KahloArt Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo

At first glance this shoot may not scream “Frida Kahlo” but her inspiration is all over it. Our choice of vibrant color palette and careful selection of artfully inspired rentals and florals are the obvious nods to her influence. What is not as obvious was our intentional choice of models we felt represented Frida’s honesty and acceptance of the natural female form with strong facial features and realistic body types and choosing an all-women vendor team that celebrated Frida’s pioneering feminist views in the art world. We hoped to create a harsher, modern version of what someone thinks when they hear “Frida Kahlo”, opting for the less obvious design choices while still capturing who Frida was and the strength she represents to women.  Frida’s gaze is so memorable, it was very important for us to accomplish that same quiet strength and striking expression in both women. We opted for more simplistic attire that would highlight the real couples strong, natural features and not distract from the overall design of the shoot.


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida KahloArt Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo

One of our favorite design elements of this shoot was the ceremony backdrop. We wanted a statement piece at the altar that had bold color and unique textures. We alternated between a stucco technique, as a nod to Adobe-style architecture, and a wooden slat technique that gave some depth and dimension to the backdrop, and then filled the base with painted baby’s breath.  Other elements that helped highlight the modern and artistic nature of the shoot were the half moon salad plates, which added an interesting shape to the tableware; the hand-painted napkins, which brought an actual art element to the shoot; and the unique dining chairs, which we felt showed how integral a chair can be to an overall design. We paired these rentals with soft florals, including fringe tulips and garden roses, to bring an element of femininity to the tablescape.


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo

Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo

Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida KahloArt Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo

Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo

Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida KahloArt Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo

Planning help from the professionals

1. Think outside of the box! Don't pigeon hole yourself to the obvious trends we see on the day to day. 

2. Trust your vendor team! Find a team of vendors you can trust to work with you and help curate your vision. Use a team that pushes your creative limits. 

3. Have fun! So often planning a wedding or editorial shoot can become stressful. Allow yourself to have and fun and enjoy the process, let loose and get creative!


Art Comes to Life at this Bright and Bold Inspo Shoot Honoring The Strength of Frida Kahlo

Funky Festival or Vintage Vibes? This Inspo Shoot Has Us Feeling Bold and Bright for the Big Day


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Calling all retro and vintage-lovers, because this one's for you! With festival season kicking off, Taylor Decker Events wanted to incorporate their love for all things music and collaborate with real-life couple Bobby & Tracy who are die-hard indie music lovers.  For overall inspiration and design, Taylor Decker of Taylor Decker Events said it all started with a love seat. Taylor’s mom has been a preserver of vintage finds for most of her life and held onto this one-of-a-kind lime green + yellow loveseat since the actual mid-century. “It’s always been an idea of mine to tell a story with that loveseat,” Taylor said. “We knew we had to give it a proper moment!”  From lime green couches to bright orange tones, basket chandeliers, lush sunset-tone inspired florals, and festival-inspired details - this shoot isn’t missing a single note!  Keep scrolling to see all of the beautiful and inspiring photos by Three16 Photography and the stunning florals by Los Angeles Floral Couture, all put together at the venue space, Eureka Building. You can see all the images in the full gallery here, so make sure to click and scroll on to read more!


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival WeddingBright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Type J Creative created a retro-inspired invitation suite in the bright monochromatic tones. And stuffy wedding invitation language is never required if that isn't your vibe! The designer used language and designs that represented the couple, including funky place cards and textural menu cards to create a multidimensional experience for the wedding party and guests. The fonts delightfully merged the old with the new!  The florist, also, wasn't afraid to play with different bright bloom styles and funky textures from astilbe to palm leaves. For ceremony florals, less was definitely more in this setting.  Los Angeles Floral Couture focused on photo-impact arrangements like a long tablescape of statement blooms and a “Sweetheart” floral design.

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival WeddingBright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival WeddingBright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

The dress inspo came from thinking about the overall wedding style and working from there.  Taylor fell in love with the “Carson” gown from the Beloved collection by Casablanca Bridal. This style dress was perfect for naturally petite bride Tracy. “It’s really important to pick a dress that the bride looks like she’s wearing, as opposed to the dress wearing her.”  For groom Bobby, Friar Tux, was just the right fit. Bobby has always had more of a bohemian style, and thanks to Friar, all grooms can find a suit that fits their personal style like this caramel dream.


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

For an intimate elopement setting, the design incorporated mixed up rugs + basket pendants from Sundrop Vintage. Taylor of Taylor Decker Events recommends choosing a wedding venue that allows for personal rentals or personalized touches to transform the wedding space to meet the overall vision. For location, they chose Eureka Building, a hidden gem of a garden venue in the heart of Orange County (located 6 minutes from the John Wayne airport) that comes with a modest price tag and ample market lighting. Tired of round seating at weddings? Opt for a lounge table to create a friendly, familial atmosphere with the dining experience. Consider using vintage plates from Sundrop Vintage or collecting from swap meets for the day of!  Never overlook the individual expression that comes with having a truly bespoke wedding cake like this one from Sam Samm Cakes.  To provide a fun, upbeat environment for the wedding guests, consider choosing unique entertainment like Lucky Devils Band and additional sweet treats like Cotton Candy from The Jolly Sheep. Guests will leave with a final sweet note after a beautiful day! 


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival WeddingBright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Advice from the experts

1. Don't be afraid to be bold in your wedding aesthetic if it's authentic to you and your partner. 

2. Color can be your friend, not your foe. It's okay to move away from ivory and blush! 

3. If working with a limited budget, choose rentals and details that will provide the most visual impact, and skip traditional wedding elements.


Bright Funky 70 s Inspired Festival Wedding

Romance Blossoms at this Floridian and Floral-Inspired Inspo Shoot


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This styled shoot was extra special because one of the pairs is a real married couple! The theme for the day was "romance with you," which was infused into in every single element of the day.  Inspirational romantic touches included intimate seating for the ceremony and reception, elegant florals everywhere, a boat in the pond that was covered in florals, and the most dreamy venue backdrop called the Mill Pond Estate.  Keep scrolling to see the beautiful photos by Portraits By Jeroza.  All the images are in the full gallery here, so be sure to click through and read on to hear more about this special shoot.


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The Mill Pond Estate venue has the word "romance" written all over it: the mossy trees where the sun peeks through, a flower garden with flowers that smell like an early spring morning, and a pond with a water feature that just makes for the perfect subtle background to creating dreamy bride and groom portraits.  It's truly the perfect venue for anyone who loves a garden setting.  Add these two beautiful couples, curated wedding gowns, and all of the bridal bells and whistles, and it all added up to a stunning wedding day.  In addition to being an incredible venue, the Mill Pond Estate also served as the florist, creating a bridal bouquet with florals grown right on the property!


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The dresses for the shoot were designed by Terrie Nelson, who owns the Lillie Mae Collection. The collection was inspired by her daughters. The collection is described as "curated with a photographer and wedding designer's perspective. Each gown is filled with elements that will photograph well and elevate your next occasion."


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The tablescapes were set up with the intention of creating an intimate get-together.  A garden setting with high end touches - such as individual cakes, silverware dipped in gold, and spring colors -  tied into  the floral garden backdrop at the estate.  The wooden structure was a DIY project and, rattan light fixtures were added to tie the scene together.  Concurrently, the combination of a modern setup with pastel colors mixed with the warmth and coziness of the rustic tables stunningly. It was the florals, however, that tied the theme all together.  The tented reception area, also, truly showed the capabilities of the venue. The ceremony was also set up under the same tent, where guests could be under a shade but still have the full view of the lush green backdrop. The ceremony had an over the top floral installation and the chairs were set up in a half circle to promote the intimate setting and the feeling of being together.  Rain or shine could not take away from what the beautiful Mill Pond Estate has to offer!


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To top it all off, instead of just one cake, there were multiple cakes! We think everyone can agree that there can never be too much cake :-) Each guest received their own individual cake that was handmade by the talented Sugar Dreams by Dessy. Each cake had a different design and - even here - the florals were front and center on the fondant and as cake toppers. 


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our best advice (in 6 words or less!)

1. Ask a lot of questions! 

2. Make sure to always see samples.

3. Have a connection with your vendors :-)


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Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance


Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

Whimsical and romantic, this shoot was inspired by the glamour of the Bridgerton era & the coastal blue and green hues of the Lowcountry. Featuring extravagant gowns, a classic Rolls Royce, and the cutest Corgi puppies we’ve ever seen, every detail was thoughtfully curated & designed by the incredible team at Ash Events and artfully photographed by Rebecca Sigety Photography.  All the images are in the full gallery here, so be sure to click through and read on to hear more about this incredible inspiration at PPHG - Lowndes Grove.


Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

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Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance


Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

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Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

Aiming to highlight all of the beautiful colors seen in a Low Country spring, Willow Event Designs created the bouquet, reception and ceremony floral design with classic spring blooms in a color range of pinks & oranges to blues and yellows and even included a pop of ornamental cabbage, a classic nod to the British countryside.  The Arbor, from Loluma, and its whimsical blue draping from Veil Charleston created an intimate setting for this sunset reception on the banks of the Ashley River. More pops of blue can be found in the elegant chairs (Ooh! Events) and custom linens from Stradley Davidson.


Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

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Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

The reception space was completed with a beautiful cocktail bar, surrounded by live oaks, and decorated with the couple’s custom crest, designed by The Welcoming District. This crest, as well as the whimsical invitation suite pulled each piece of the day together, with icons highlighting the couple’s love for the garden, travel, and of course, the low country.  But perhaps the most dynamic pop of blue was highlighted through the bride's blue/green ball gown. Untraditional yet the perfect combination of elegant and playful, this gown was a true showstopper.  Other beautiful details from the day included live event painting by Event Painting by Haigan, a custom oyster shoot from PPHG Events, a beautiful getaway car from Whipdash Charleston, and cinematography from The List Productions.


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Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

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Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

Tips & Tricks from the Professionals

1. Pick wedding day details that speak to both of you as a couple! Think about the things that bring you closer, that you have shared interests in, or even who/what introduced you, and highlight those elements on your wedding day. 

2. Take time to be together on your day - even if you don't choose a first look, find a time to sneak away and let the impact of the day sink in! 

3. Have FUN. Rely on your amazing vendor team, and let them take the reigns so you can really enjoy the day you've been planning for!


Blending Bridgerton with Coastal Carolina for an Inspo of Pure Elegance

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Naomi and Matt tied the knot back in November at the beautiful Higuera Ranch in San Luis Obispo. With breathtaking views of the Central Coast’s gorgeously green rolling hills, Higuera Ranch was the perfect venue to host this small and intimate wedding.  Naomi and Matt came to  Amanda Holder Events when they were about one month out from wedding day and only had a small number of their vendors booked. They were blending two families together and each had a special part in the wedding. It was a complete family affair from start to finish, and there was so much love in the air throughout the entire process. Ashley Rae Photography photographed this moving day that Amanda Holder Events helped the couple put together. You can see all the images in the full gallery here, so make sure to click and scroll down to hear all about their planning process.  


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo WeddingRustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Naomi was the definition of glitz and glam as a bride. She wore sequin pants to the rehearsal, and it was at that point that everyone knew it was going to be a weekend to remember. She looked absolutely stunning in her lace wedding gown from Annabelle's Bridal. Her luscious bridal bouquet featured gorgeous red, white and pink blooms that perfectly complimented her bridesmaids’ rust red dresses.  The couple said their “I do’s” under the majestic higuera tree on the venue’s property. The ceremony site gave off a rustic feel with a wooden, triangular wedding arch and beautiful pampas leaves lining each side of the aisle. The arch and pampas leaf bouquets were later repurposed to create the most gorgeously unique sweetheart table.  


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo WeddingRustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Guests were welcomed inside the barn to enjoy dinner and dancing after the ceremony. Gold accents were tied into the couple’s entire design, from the welcome sign, to the bar signage, to the flatware on each table. Each table featured a beautiful bouquet of blooms and greenery, courtesy of Flourish Slo, which paired nicely with adorable light pink water goblets. The wedding was small and intimate, and everyone could feel the special bond that each guest there shared with the lovely couple. It was definitely a night to remember! 


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo WeddingRustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding

Words of Wisdom

1. Have fun with the planning process! Choose unique colors and designs that make you happy. 

2. Don't be afraid to ask your planner/coordinator for help-- they are there to assist every step of the way! 

3. Take in every moment! Your wedding day will go by in the blink of an eye, and you want to enjoy every bit of it.  


Rustic Ranch Meets Golden Hour Glamour at this Intimate $45,000 San Luis Obispo Wedding