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DIY Baking Soda Scouring Powders in 3 All-Natural Scents

Baking soda in a scouring scrub is a safe yet effective way to get stains and grease out of surfaces, but Hello Natural takes it to another level with these all-natural powders infused with luxurious ingredients like dried rose petals and herbs. Not only would we feel good about using these green cleaners, but we'd break them every chance we get just to enjoy the wonderful scents! Discover how to make your own with these three recipes from...

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Behind the Scenes with Carolina Herrera

When you get a chance to meet THE Carolina Herrera during New York Bridal Market, you say yes and break out into a happy dance. She's a true legend in the fashion industry, so when SMP was offered the chance to sit down one-on-one with the designer behind some of our most beloved gowns, we brought our A-game plus ...

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Strawberry-Balsamic Goat’s Milk Frozen Yogurt

There's something about the combo of strawberries and balsamic that really wakes up your palate; the acidity adds wonderful complexity to sweetness that we can't get enough of. Just in time for the warm weather ahead, Fix Feast Flair transformed those flavors into an ice-cold treat that will be our go-to all spring and summer long! How insanely delicious does this strawberry-balsamic goat's milk froyo look?! While this recipe is simple and easy...

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#SMPBridalWeek

Every Friday we have a little "Social Hour" here at SMP, but today's not your average Friday. Bridal Week has hit NYC and we're there, soaking up all the shows and live Instagramming, Facebooking and...

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Modern Etiquette with Chloe Malle

Let's face it, times are a'changing, and it's getting harder and harder to sit through a dinner without feeling the urge to glance at your phone. But where should we draw the line? Luckily, the incredibly chic Chloe Malle took a break from writing some of our favorite Vogue stories to share her tips for...

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Romantic Outdoor Tented Wedding in Memphis

The lady behind the lens, Ashley Upchurch, said everything about this wedding reminded her of a little girl's fairytale. And quite frankly, I couldn't agree more. Each and every moment has "storybook" written all over it (helloooo, floral arch!) and with vendors like ...

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Tropical Elegance at Sugarman Estate

From a karaoke meeting, to a flash mob proposal, to their fun tropical fete planned by Belle Destination Weddings And Events, I have a wedding crush on this gorgeous couple. They've got the kind of wedding day that's layered with personality, style and a sweet elegance. Tamiz Photography tucked away...

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Lavender Inspired French Countryside Luncheon

I do believe if I had the privilege of sitting down at this gorgeous lavender-infused luncheon planned by Modern Dame, I would never want to get up. Between the breathtaking florals from Holly Flora, the delicious nibbles from Haute Chef LA and that...

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Elegant Vintage Inspired Bayshore Wedding

What I would've given to attend this celebration. From a vivant timbalero player, to Spanish guitarists, to specialty cocktails followed by fresh beignets and cafe au lait, every moment is memorable. It's a marriage made for sharing and Pezz Photo captured it all right here!

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Easy Cream Cake

Cream cakes are deceivingly easy to make. Shhhh...I even cheat! The mascarpone cream is so lush and sweet, no one even notices that I use a cake mix. Sometimes, I even ask the bakery at our local grocery store for 2 nine inch cake layers that I can take home and freeze. I can make a cream cake from start to finish in just 10 minutes! xoxo Julie Blanner This cake is perfect for any occasion. In fact, the cake in itself is an occasion!

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Inspired by the Mediterranean Color Palette

Inspired by nature and the Mediterranean coast, Ashley Sawtelle captured an environment overflowing with cool tones and vibrant Bare Root Flora blooms. With a refined mix of eclectic dinnerware and tile place cards, this collaboration is fresh...

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Elegant and Contemporary Summer Farm Wedding

It isn't too often that we hear sweet sentiments straight from the Groom, but this next wedding includes just that. From their Law school love story to the sweet romance that followed, this darling duo was destined for a lifetime of happiness. Kicking off their beautiful beginning with a chic celebration at The Farm At Eagle's Ridge...

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Our Can’t Live Without Rugs + Shop the Look

There's nothing like wiggling your toes on a gorgeous new rug. Nothing. Striped and layered, jute and hides, overdyed and all natural - we've scoured our archives for some of the prettiest area rugs to grace this little blog and we did a little shopping in the process. Cozy up your floors with some of these beauties and shop the looks from these 25 rug moments too! Now you're probably in the mood for a little rug shopping. Am I right? Check out our go-to sources for magic carpet shopping.

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Rustic Chic Desert Elopement Inspiration

From succulents to sand filled ceremonies, this wedding season we're all about desert chic. Straight from the lens of Maison Meredith Photography this pretty little inspo is proof that no matter what your climate any idea is achievable. Overflowing with Alluring Blooms blooms the gallery is the...

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Boston Marathon Survivor + Nurse Tie the Knot

When this Boston Marathon bombing survivor fell in love with his recovery nurse at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, a wedding in the city that brought them together - even under the worst of circumstances - only felt fitting. They called on their favorite local vendors for a summer celebration at the Hyatt Regency Boston, and the result was a day of love and triumph over tragedy all captured by ...

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“Get the Look” Wedding Flower Alternatives

If you're in the wedding planning process, chances are you've already thought about (or obsessed over!) what flowers you want surrounding you on your Big Day. And while wedding favorites like peonies, hydrangeas and tulips are surely on your radar, there's no doubt you've found they'll cost a pretty penny. Fear not, SMPers because we've put together this pretty guide to help...

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The Prettiest Naked Cake Inspiration for Your Next Party

Thinking about letting your cake go naked to your next party, but still in need of some inspiration? We did the research first, so you don't have to search in Google later (trust us, it's definitely NSFW!). Intrigued? Take a look at this stunning roundup of rustically beautiful options that take the cake without any extra fluff, and get ready to go naked!

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Glamorous Carmel Valley Ballroom Wedding

Classic brides, take note. This Carmel Valley Ranch affair is what old-school glamour is ALL about. Beautifully designed by Downey Street Events with invitations by Copper Willow, it's a...

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Romantic Chicago Wedding with Billowy Tulle Dresses

Sometimes it's what happens between the celebrations that catch our eye. Like when this perfect pair carved out a fleeting moment to relish their newly acquired titles in a garden filled with blooms. And with averyhouse behind the lens, every heartfelt second was captured while Toast And Jam set the scene...

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Bright, Tropical Beachfront Wedding

Set on the beautiful shores of South Carolina, this tropical loving day is beach-side elegance done oh so right. From the coral Dessy bridesmaids' dresses to the unique bouquets by Blossoms Events to the glam tented reception designed by ...

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