Pretty paper goods? Sort of our jam here at SMP. So to say we’re excited to introduce you to one of our fave stationery designers, Carla Fahden of Color Me Carla, is, well… a serious understatement. Because if there is anything that can brighten up your work week, it’s her one-of-a-kind works of stationery pretty. Fall in love with every. last. piece (+ check out her awesome giveaway) below.
Painted by hand in gouache (and fine-tuned in photoshop), each collection from Color Me Carla is absolutely unique and timeless in a way that will make your minimalistic hearts happy. Think a modern meets classic aesthetic with a balanced use of white space and a defining approach to symmetry. Not to mention that each stunning work of art is sooo pretty AND printed locally on a variety of paper stocks (hello, luxe 100% cotton), plus completely customizable with colors and fonts. It’s what we call absolute perfection… and the perfect way to let your guests know just where the party is at. We love.
Visit Color Me Carla’s website, Instagram and Pinterest to start your journey to the perfect stationery suite, including fab Save the Dates and even menus. That wow-inducing invitation you’ve been searching for? Color Me Carla has it. We promise.
What: Color Me Carla is excited to announce her $1,000 giveaway! Yep – one lucky bride and groom will receive 100 invitations, reply cards and pre-addressed envelopes – with the option to customize color palette and fonts!
How: To enter, simply…
1) Follow @colormecarla_ on Instagram, and
2) Click the link in @colormecarla_’s profile to fill out a quick form
Who: One lucky bride or groom, chosen completely at random, will be notified via Instagram. Contest ends 11.17 @ 5p CST. Good luck, lovelies! xo
Searching for that perfect wine country venue? We’ve got you totally covered. Because today we’re hosting a little meet ‘n’ greet with L’Relyea Events, aka, the experts at finding that seriously stunning locale of your dreams. Think a crazy cool Venue Scouting Package with a team of planners that knows everything about hosting an awesome wedding. Do yourself a favor and scroll for the deets.
Guys, we know finding “the one” – and we’re talking venue – isn’t always easy. We’ve been there done that. Which is why the Venue Scouting Package at L’Relyea Events is just. so. genius. I’m talking an amazing day of venue tours, lunch AND wine tastings (yum), all with the help of a team of planners + designers that hosts some of the most breathtaking events you’ll ever lay your eyes upon. How does it work? First, the team at L’Relyea Events will meet with you + yours to discuss style, budget and “wish list” items, then they’ll coordinate a day of venue visits (typically 4-5) that totally fits your vision. It’s an amazing way to see just what your wedding day could be, sans the sales pitch. We are sooo on board.
Ready to find that locale of your dreams? Contact L’Relyea Events TODAY to begin the process. You’ll be meeting with some of the most talented planners in the biz AND getting a sneak peek into just what your wedding day could be with L’Relyea Events’ at the helm. It’s what we call a serious win-win.
Falling head over heels for amazing photography is sort of our thing here at SMP, and when it comes to images that make us stop and stay awhile, we have a soft spot in our hearts for Magnolia Weddings. Their fab photojournalistic approach to your Big Day captures some seriously awesome moments… and all in images that will literally take your breath away. Get to know them below.
With over a decade of experience and a passion for capturing your celebration in the best way possible, Magnolia Weddings is everything you’ve ever wanted in a wedding photography team… and so much more. Think seriously talented photographers who aren’t afraid to step away from the camera, get to know you + yours AND assist you in whatever you may need. Whether that’s calming down the bride before the big First Look or shining the groom’s shoes, so that every shot is perfect. They aren’t just there to snap your Big Day moments… they are friends that will take care of you. And, honestly? That’s awesome.
Ready for images that you’ll cherish for always? Contact Magnolia Weddings today to begin your journey. You won’t regret it, loves.
Photography: Magnolia Weddings | Floral Design: Vo Floral Design | Catering: Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club | Makeup: Melanie Leandro | Hair: Rose Bouvier | DJ: Justin Nguyen | Venue: Eagle Vines Vineyards & Golf Club