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Black + Gold Artwork Inspired Wedding Details

Simply put, if it’s gilded, I love it. And if it’s from Lindsay Letters? I have to have it. Her gorgeous lettering and prints always put a smile on my face. So when Gibson Events sent over this shoot inspired by her artwork, I immediately fell in love. From gold leaf treats to clean lines mixed with organic florals from Poppy Lane Design, it’s modern wedding goodness with a twist of chic. Head over to the gallery from Holli B Photography to see it all!

From Gibson Events… It’s amazing what a splash of gold metallic can do. Leave it to Lindsay Letters to find a way to make simplicity striking in her new collection of black and white prints and canvases, all readily available and freshly added to her online boutique this month. I don’t know about you, but there’s something so chic about infusing a mixture of clean lines and eclectic unpredictability, and that’s exactly what we set out to create for this shoot.

Inspired by young love, sweet romance, and the untraditional, we dreamt up a simple reception centered around the bride and groom, leaving room to focus on what matters most: their love for one another. And of course, Lindsay’s stunning artwork. Her pieces were undoubtedly the star of the show and we had such a wonderful time constructing a composited collection of prettiness for our bookshelf backdrop. We’ve put together a straightforward how-to for creating a similarly effortless look in your own home, and now all that’s left is for you to head over to Lindsay’s shop to purchase a few things for yourself.

Other additional elements for the day included fondue for two (complete with edible gold leaf treats), floral clad ladders, and a gallery wall set up by the bride herself, in a tulle skirt no less. We kept the color scheme light and natural, and chose to dress our couple in outfits that left room for the background to truly shine. Our bride wore a short, sheer white dress complete with crocodile embossed booties that had us swooning from the second we laid eyes on them (Rag + Bone can do no wrong in our books). Our groom was dashing in his linen jeans and knit waistcoat, achieving a perfected look of effortless cool.

Designing Your Bookshelves: A How To For The Distinguished Decorator

1. Pick a starting point. a piece you love, and go from there. big or small, this is the piece that holds it all together. From this comes your color scheme, mood, and feel.

2. Multiples. Adding multiples of items (in this case, glasses and cake stands) brings unity to keep from looking disheveled and unintentional.

3. Alternate useful things and pretty things. The shelf should serve as both a space for lovely things as well as a functional space to hold things you love and use.

4. Include items with meaning. Family photo, a cool souvenir from a past trip. Things that bring back good memories and make you happy.

5. Add little bits of life. Including flowers, air plants, and succulents is beautiful for your eye AND for the air.

Photography: Holli B Photography | Groom's Attire: Spencer Stone Company | Artwork: Lindsay Letters | Bride's Attire/Home Decor: Cayman's | Cocktail: Chris Castro | Concept/Styling: Rekindled Vintage Rentals | Desserts: Brown Egg Bakery | Florals: Poppy Lane Design | Models: Brink Agency | Production/Styling: Gibson Events | Shop: Dutch Floral And Home

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Elegant and Colorful Wedding in Oklahoma City

Gibson Events never ceases to impress us. We see a lot of color schemes here, but the pops of crimson and green against the subdue blush tones is a new one, and we love it! The arrangements from Poppy Lane are also brilliant and give the overall event a feeling of jubilant loveliness (you can see what I mean in the full gallery). So sit back and enjoy Aaron Snow‘s beautiful photos from the day.

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From Poppy Lane DesignOur favorite details are Katie’s blush wedding gown, an 1800′s original pine table for the altar table, and an intimate wedding of 75 guests, century-old landmark for the venue.

The tones were Indian summer inspired… Ivory, blush and light peach with a pop of crimson and greenery.

Rustic ballroom …a primitive farm table with stone urns inside a luxe downtown Oklahoma City landmark, antique mercury vases + gold candelabras with moss spheres and eucalyptus. Landon is a firefighter in Oklahoma City and the bride surprised him with this customized groom’s cake. Katie had a vision to bring new classics into the traditional space. The Venetian ballroom is the original ballroom of the 100 year old hotel. The couple carved aside a few short minutes to enjoy dinner together before heading into the reception… A really intimate detail that allows you special time with your new husband.

Photography: Aaron Snow Photography | Event Planning: Gibson Events | Floral Design: Poppy Lane Design | Wedding Dress: JJ Kelly Bridal | Cake: Madison's On Main | Ceremony Venue: The Skirvin Hilton Hotel | Reception Venue: The Skirvin Hilton Hotel | Catering: The Skirvin Hilton Hotel | DJ: Box Talent

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The Exchange Christmas Dinner Party Shoot

There’s nothing like the magic in the air the night before Christmas. It’s a special kind of magic that gets us giddy unlike anything else. So when Something Gold PhotographyJuniper DesignsLeslie Herring Events and a crew of fabulous vendors sent over this shoot celebrating the spirit of the season, we knew I’d be just the thing to kick your Christmas Eve off right. Get ready, SMPers. It’s about to get very merry up in here.


Something Gold Photography… This all began when a gorgeous, red velvet, tea-length dress in a magazine caught my eye. It was so elegant, yet trendy. My mind took off and created an elaborate story, and I knew then I had to execute it.

The story is about a stylish couple getting ready to have an intimate Christmas dinner with their close friends. As they finish the beautiful tablescape and place the last few ornaments on the tree, the young man surprises his girl by getting down on one knee for an early Christmas gift. He does so knowing that their closest friends will arrive shortly to celebrate!

When I proposed the idea to Leslie, of Leslie Herring Events, she jumped from her chair and instantly suggested this shoot take place at The Exchange. I could not have imagined a better backdrop to this couple’s urban, yet elegant Christmas dinner party. Leslie brought together some outstanding vendors, giving her styling expertise to help tell the story.

I felt honored as other amazing vendors came on board to help execute this shoot. IES nailed the ambiance with their magical lighting, while Running Wild Catering made a fantastic meal I wanted to eat myself! Leslie and Kelsey at Touies Design created perfection for the wine labels, invitations, gift tags, place settings and so much more!

While I wanted the scene to have an urban feel, I also wanted to showcase the couple’s love for traditional holiday decorations. Allison, owner of Juniper Designs, exactly understood my vision and created a sumptuous tablescape draped with beautiful greenery, which perfectly highlighted the Christmas spirit. I am so honored to have worked with such talented vendors who came together to tell this story perfectly. Now I’m counting down the days to Christmas!

Photography: Something Gold Photography | Event Planning: Leslie Herring Events | Floral Design: Juniper Designs | Cake: Stacie's Cakes & Sweet Confections | Jewelry: Lewis Jewelers | Catering: Running Wild Catering | Event Lighting: IES | Glasses: Black Optica | Hair and Make-up: Blo-out-Bar | Invitations, Wine Labels, Name Cards, Menus, Wine Bags, Gift Bag: Touies Design | Location: The Exchange | Red Dress: Prim Bridesmaids Boutique | Rentals: Mood Party Rentals | Tan Suit: Joseph A. Bank

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