When you hear destination wedding, you might think hopping a plane to a far away land. But with over 95,000 miles of coastline in the good ol' U.S. of A., there are plenty of pretty spots right here at home to plan a destination wedding of your dreams. And because we're pretty fond of those fifty stars on the flag we fly so high, we only thought it fitting to share some of our favorite places to celebrate love!
Now that summer is officially in full swing, we here at SMP are basically basking in sunshine-filled goodness on a daily b asis. And since we're never ones to monopolize the pretty, we thought we'd share a few of our favorite summer hues to get you in on the action. From vibrant orange to cool gray to the loveliest of pinks, this is what we call the ultimate summer color palette round-up. Enjoy, lovelies.
Truth be told, this might be most satisfying feature I've ever put together. I have a sweet tooth like you wouldn't believe. And I'm betting most of you out there are with me when I say that my favorite table at a wedding is the dessert table. From the classic cake to non-traditional sweets like churros and macarons, here are 15 treats you'll love!
Give me a fruity little something on a hot summer night and I'm a happy camper. Just take this round-up of refreshing (and totally delicious) cocktails perfect for any warm-weathered affair. They're just the ticket to beat the heat, and with these on-the-rocks recipes you'll be sipping pretty all summer long.
Aside from your handsome groom, your bridesmaids are the ones who will be by your side through the entire wedding planning process… dress fittings, engagement party, bridal shower, bachelorette and so much more. So, to show your best gal pals just how much you appreciate them, it's always a kind gesture to give them a little something special. Here are 15 gift ideas your girls are sure to love!
There's little we love more than a good wedding, but today we're celebrating much more. We're saluting the fearless men and women who fight for our country and sacrifice for our freedom in the best way we know how...a simple ode to military weddings big and small. From every SMPer, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts, for all you do.
Bar none, the best part of any wedding comes down to the first look. Whether it's a quiet moment before the ceremony or a groom's gasp as his bride walks down the aisle, those are the moments, my dears, that make the Big Day unforgettable. We've gathered our most tear-jerking, swoon-worthy, crazy adorable moments you might ever come across, so grab a tissue and get started!
If there's one thing that will brighten my day in a heartbeat, it's fresh flowers. And we've got plenty of 'em to go around. But quite possibly my favorite of all is when they're added to a gorgeous wedding hairstyle. Don't you just feel like a beauty with a flower in your hair? Here are a handful of ideas to adorn your locks!
When Carolina Guzik sent us a lovely peek into the showroom of Unearthed Vintage, we just had to get in touch with the sweet duo behind all the vintage goodness. Having planned their own vintage wedding and then creating a quaint little biz out of it, Katie & Jovan are the experts on how to choose the very...
Are you all ready for the Southern charm that is The Kentucky Derby this weekend? This classic springtime event has us ready to sip on a mint julep and don our prettiest of hats. So we've upped the stakes with some of the loveliest Derby-esque details around, which just so happen to make the perfect wedding inspiration.
Of all the pretty hues, there's one that seems to find it's way into most weddings—the 'something blue' of course! We love seeing how brides are taking this long-loved tradition to new levels, so we've rounded up 20 of our favorite ideas from classic to creative to inspire your something blue!
Y'all know we're major suckers for a dreamy dress, and could drool over shoes for days on end, but it's the jewelry seals the deal on every great look. And from earrings to bracelets, necklaces and more, we're rounding up 20 bits and bobbles that'll keep you pinning from beginning to end. Ready for some serious blingity bling? Let's get started!
Talk to any of us girls at SMP and we'll all admit our weakness: shoes. We love a good pump, a perfectly pointy toe can stop us in our tracks, and we seriously get lost for hours in the "Shoes" category of our galleries. So we took it upon ourself to round up 20 of the most fabulous little numbers for your feet, and in no particular order... PS: ...
Long gone are the days of boring, blasé wedding food. Brides and Grooms are transforming their affairs into food driven celebrations jam-packed with gourmet eats and food centric details and wedding guests are reaping the yummy benefits. From bite-sized comfort food to full blown farm-to-table menus, we've gathered some of our favorite food details that will add a good dose of YUM to your wedding day.
It's no secret how much we adore the details that make up a SMP wedding. But the ones that truly get us giddy? Hearts - big and small and everywhere in between. From escort cards to dessert bars, aisle decor and more, we've rounded up our favorite heart driven details perfect for V-day and wedding day alike!
For those of you deep in the throes of planning your own rustic soiree, we've whipped up something a little extra special just for you. Not to fret modern, classic and whimsical brides, we'll have you covered soon. But for now, here is your go-to guide rustic detail guide, if you will, ideas big and small that will transform your wedding into a detail-filled pretty fest that will surely charm your guests (and us too!).
Over the last couple weeks, we've searched high and low for the BEST festive finds this holiday season. But let's be honest - our gift guides tend to be a little more geared towards the ladies in your life. *Enter* our friends at Mantry who've so graciously curated a gift guide for the groom-to-be (or any man, for that matter) on your shopping list. And bonus: every single product is made right here in the USA. Happy holidays, indeed!
The rustic bride undoubtedly has the most eclectic wedding. She's the only one that can mix romantic details with unfinished and reclaimed beauties with no effort. That makes her one of our favorites to shop for. She's not afraid of the outdoors, so we say pack a picnic basket for her AND gift her a faux fur coat. Most likely she'll wear it while picnicking - she's that fab. The rest of these gifts are pretty much guaranteed to make a happy lady out of her! xo...