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Melissa Bilodeau

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A handful of beautiful blooms, handwritten notes and pretty parties… These are just a few of the lovely details that keep me going every day. As a blogger, graphic designer and lover of entertaining and stylish soirees, I'm so blessed to be doing what I love day in and day out at SMP.

I live on the coast just North of Boston with my handsome fiancé and our two sweet pets. When I'm not coordinating pretty features for SMP, you can find me designing or writing for my personal blog, Yours Truly, shooting a glittery pink cocktail or obsessing over gorgeous calligraphy.

Aside from working by day and blogging by night (and planning my own wedding!), you might catch me enjoying a margarita at my favorite Mexican restaurant, fishing on our boat during the summer months or walking our pup on the local beach.

I can't say enough how thankful I am to be doing what I love. Working with some of the most talented vendors and bloggers I've ever met is an honor and I can't wait to keep curating the pretty for you!

Recent Posts By Melissa

Romantic Provencal Fig + Berry Wedding Inspiration

This darling shoot from French Wedding Style and Cat Hepple has me wrapped around it's little finger. From the festive fig, berry and olive branch detailing to the wildly enchanting stationery by Nice Plume to the to-die-for dessert bar from ...

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Elegant Autumn New York City Engagement Session

Being in front of Rebecca Yale's lens is a magical and insanely fun experience, I can say that first hand. So every time she sends a love sesh our way? I know I'm going to fall head over heels for every single image. And with just a few short days left to...

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Gorgeous Gifting with Wedding Paper Divas

'Tis the season of gifting m'dears, and when it comes to weddings, treating your family and friends to a few fun goodies is always a fab idea! From your day-of favors to post-wedding thank you's and even holiday gifts, Wedding Paper Divas is your one stop shop for paper pretties, goods that'll show off your...

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Classic Plum Baltimore Wedding

My latest (and completely out of the norm) color obsession? Purple. I'm not talking the Barney kind of purple, I'm talking gorgeously rich hues of plum, burgundy and dusty lavender—the 'grown up' purples if you will. It's the kind of palette that graced this stunner from Krista A. Jones, and I can't seem to get enough. Along with every elegant touch, you can soak up this classic beauty...

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Golden Hour Tutorial: How To Get Magical Wedding Photos & Video

It should come as no surprise that we're wedding photography and film junkies 'round these parts. After all, this little 'ol blog is fueled by pretty imagery and film. So today, we've teamed up with the talents at Epic Motion and Curtis Wiklund Photography to chat about the prime time of your wedding day to capture those magical, sunlit moments: Golden Hour. [iframe...

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Tuscany Engagement Session in the Chianti Vineyards

There's no doubt that when our dear friend Greg Finck steps being the lens, magical things happen. And lucky us? We get to be witness to all the pretty through his seriously gorgeous imagery, including this perfectly lit, soaked in love engagement session in the heart of Chianti. It's intimate and basic, but in the best kind of way and...

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Rustic Chic Wedding at Riverside On The Potomac

From the sparkly touches (hello Vera Wang 'maids dresses and Louboutin's!) to the gorgeous setting to the quiet moments in between, this rustic chic affair had me at the first swoon-filled glance.

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Rustic Lavender + Blush Colorado Wedding

This al fresco affair is jam-packed my friends—jam-packed with rustic elegance at it's best. The scenery of the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch dotted with lush pines and the vast Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, is reason enough to fall in love. But when you layer on the sweet lace, mini polka dot bow ties and ladies in lavender, it's elevated to a whole new pretty level. With ...

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Amalfi Coast Wedding Inspiration

A trip to the Amalfi coast in and of itself is a dream. But when you throw in a shoot impeccably styled by Joy Proctor Design, snapped up to perfection by Sandra Åberg, the result is beyond breathtaking—and it's the latest gorgeousness from their Moda E Arte workshop. From the flawlessly lettered invitations...

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Romantic Wedding at The Loft on Pine

Every now and then I come across a Bride & Groom that set my wedding-loving heart on fire, that make me blush ten shades of pink... and this duo, is no exception m'dears. From their impeccable style—slightly boho vintage served with a side of elegance, to their ridiculously captivating love for one another, I couldn't help but pack their wedding feature with mostly charming portraits of them, snapped by none...

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Central Park + West Village Engagement Session

I've only been to NYC a few times, and I've not once gotten the chance to enjoy either Central Park or West Village, unfortunately. So today, I'm living vicariously through these two cuties captured by Judy Pak in the form of their adorable love sesh that has me determined to visit both these lovely spots. It's...

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Playful Elegance in Palm Springs

From the adorable 'Tuesday night' proposal story to their playful, yet elegant Palm Springs soiree, this gorgeous Bride (who also happens to be a writer for Grey's Anatomy!) and her handsome Groom have turned me to mush with their utter cuteness. With the dedicated guidance and genius vision of Artisan, there's not a moment captured by ...

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Romantic Pink Navidad Wedding Inspiration

I'm kind of wishing this rosy pink Maria Lluisa Rabell skirt was mine right about now. I'd get my twirl on for a good while, that's for sure. But alas, it isn't hanging in my closet, so I'm soaking up every bit of it's loveliness à la this darling shoot from Mireia Cordomí. With it's sweet hints of the upcoming Navidad, every pretty capture emits a festive femininity like no other. Commence swooning...

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Boat Engagement Session at Burnham Harbour

It never fails, when an engagement on the waterfront lands in my lap, my heart is sent into flip flops. And when it takes place on a dock, complete with wine and cheese, some seriously gorgeous bling and two stylish sweeties like this one from Kristin La Voie Photography? You can bet I'll be swooning over it for some time.

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Romantic Florence Vineyard Wedding

Take two native Irish cuties turned Aussies and pair them with the talented planning team that is SposiamoVi, and the result is this sweetly ethereal soiree in Italy. Filled with contagious smiles and darling details tucked in every corner, it's no wonder we're smitten with the imagery from Lisa Poggi Photography. Take a little looksie for yourself in...

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Glamorous Victorian-Inspired St. Louis Wedding

This fabulous fete from Clary Pfeiffer has a moody kind of romance that has my heart all aflutter. The ridiculously gorgeous blending of vintage glamour with a soft, yet rich palette is timeless to say the least. And as the Bride so fittingly put it, it's Victorian meets Razzle Dazzle and it's oh-so-good. From the lush, burgundy dotted bouquets by Belli Fiori to the Bride's...

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Romantic Russian Ridge Engagement Session

This Bride-to-be? She's an SMP Bride through and through. Because the SMP Bride doesn't take no for an answer. That means when you can't find the dress of your dreams—you make it, and that's exactly what she did for her e-sesh with This Love Of Yours Photography. It's flowing pale blue, slightly lavender hue blends in perfectly with the golden hills of the Russian Ridge and you can daydream over it all...

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Blackberry + Mint Winter Wedding Inspiration

Darlings, if you're on the hunt for a gorgeous winter color palette, search no more, because this one is a stunner: pale mint and blackberry, paired with a sweet peach and forest green. Perfection, right? And it's completely elevated by the glowing candlelight and quaint architecture of this shoot set at The Merrimon-Wynne House. Dreamt up by Nancy Ray Photography and ...

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Elegant Pozzo Della Chiana Wedding

If I had to reach into the wedding vault and pull a few soirees that encompass what pretty means to me, you'd find me with a handful of weddings that shine with a simple kind of beauty—a day filled to the brim with love and accented with darling bits of detail, like this one from the The Knot In Italy team. With a breathtaking Tuscan scene, olive branch detailing and florals from ...

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Southern Belle Cocktail

Truth: I’ve been waiting in anticipation to share this tasty, pretty, darling little treat with y’all all week long. It’s a southern sip that we spied in this stunner from Bamber Photography and it’s got ...

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