- Category: Wedding Inspiration -

Real Weddings, Wedding Inspiration

Desert Bridal Session by Elisha Braithwaite Photography

Desert Bridal Session by Elisha Braithwaite Photography / Sheer Rose Design / Bianca Marie Hair and Makeup / Utah Wedding

Allie and Cole met in high school at Orem High, in an Adult Roles class.  Ironic, isn't it? How they met in a class about learning how to raise kids, work through marital issues, and manage money and health. Allie noticed Cole right away. He had quiet confidence, killer style, sincerity, and loyalty. She remembers spotting Cole in the halls at school and feeling fluttery every time they said hi to each other. And when Allie found out he rode BMX... swoon...it was obvious she had a major crush. But there was nothing more than small gestures of friendship between Allie and Cole through graduation, and so the years passed with each of them living independent of one another. Until one day, Allie received a simple Facebook message from Cole asking how she was…

Wedding Inspiration

Blue and White China Wedding Inspiration

The smallest detail can be the inspiration for your wedding design. Amanda Allsbrook of Magnificent Moments Weddings created this entire wedding inspiration shoot around blue and white china. She incorporated lovely details and pops of pink to curate a romantic and classic style, all captured by Green Valley Photography. By choosing a single item as her inspiration, Amanda was able to execute a cohesive look that successfully highlights the beauty of the china. We all have items we cherish, things we love, and ideas we can't let go of. So why not use those as inspiration for your wedding? Let yourself be inspired by what you love. Maybe it's your grandmother's china, or a black and white photograph, or your vintage engagement ring. Perhaps you find inspiration in your mother's wedding gown or the…

Trends and Traditions, Wedding Inspiration

Five Wedding Trends We Love

Wedding trends can come and go, but when a particular trend means something to you, it is totally worth it. Here are some of our favorite wedding trends this year:   1. Sequin Dresses for Bridesmaids Dresses by Rachel Gilbert hired from Dressed Up, Photos by Lara Hotz Photography via Green Wedding Shoes   Forget ugly bridesmaids’ dresses, these sequined works of fashion are jaw-droppingly gorgeous. Sequins can pump up a neutral color palette, creating an elegant yet unique look for your bridal party. And the girls don’t have to match exactly. They can each choose a style or color that works for them, and the sequins complete the cohesive and sexy look. With sequin bridesmaid dresses, the girls get to stand out as they stand by the bride’s side on her wedding day.…

Wedding Inspiration

Fairytale Garden Inspiration

 Every couple wants to have their fairytale wedding. And it doesn't have to take a huge budget to make wedding dreams come true. Here is some inspiration for a Fairytale Garden Wedding, full of romance, DIY elements, unique details, and creative options. Photo by Maria Lamb Photography,  Paper Goods and Calligraphy by Jenny of Graceline via 100 Layer Cake Wedding Blog The blush invitations illustrate beautifully the style of the wedding celebration to come. Elegant calligraphy hints at the romance of the day, and can be carefully crafted to express whimsy or formality. Etsy is a great place to find beautiful calligraphy and elegant invitations. Photo by Athena Pelton, Dress by Glory by Jeannie Lee via OneWed The princess dress has lace details creating the V-neck bodice and scalloped along the bottom of the…

Trends and Traditions, Wedding Inspiration

Connecting with Cultural Wedding Traditions

Cultural Answers to Questions of Modern Day Wedding Planning: The art of planning a wedding comes in the creative ways couples find to showcase who they are. The celebration is all about the bride and groom, and the details incorporated in the design can be a great way to share their personalities with their guests. I wanted to share with you one of my favorite ways to add meaning to your celebration and make your day unique. One slightly unexpected, seemingly incorrect word: Tradition. Stay with me. Every culture has its own special wedding traditions. If you or your fiancé have heritage you are particularly proud of, including cultural wedding traditions on your wedding day is an incredible way to honor the culture itself and that piece of the two of you. Many modern…