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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

Elegant Lowndes Grove Plantation Wedding

Every time I set sights on Lowndes Grove Plantation, I get a cozy, warm feeling inside like I'm at home. Call it the Southern hospitality or just how darn gorgeous this venue is, but it's captivating for sure. And when you throw a team of talented vendors in the mix to craft a downright beautiful wedding day? It's all over. ...

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Colorful Spring Botanical Gardens Wedding Inspiration

There's no question that we welcome a pretty wash of hues with wide open arms during the spring season, and today? We're painting the blog with this color-infused Cleveland Botanical Gardens shoot from Lauren Gabrielle PhotographyA Charming Fete, ...

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Asheville Countryside Engagement Session

The extent of my love for Perry Vaile and her bursting-with-love captures stretches pretty far, and one thing is true; her couples are head over heels, over the moon in l-o-v-e, love. Case in point? This darling Bride-to-be (in dreamy Reem Acra, no less) and her handsome Groom-to-be. Every smile, kiss and touch is unbearably sweet and Perry made sure to get...

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Romantic Blush Santa Barbara Wedding

When you dig through the pretty layers of this Santa Barbara soiree (and TOAST Santa Barbara sure did layer in the gorgeous!), you'll find a deeply rooted love that will absolutely melt you. There are too many meaningful bits to recount, but when you read the Bride's story, paired with the precious imagery from ...

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Organic Elegant Paris Wedding Inspiration

For far too long Paris has lived on my 'wanderlist', and today I've gone off the deep end with this utterly romantic shoot from Le Secret D'Audrey and Wedding Paris. The organic arrangements from Lily Paloma complement the Inbal Dror dress, while the dreamy...

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Rustic Italian Olive Branch Winery Wedding

For these high school sweethearts who wanted that perfect sunlit Cali vibe set in the hills, they sure nailed it with their rustic al fresco fete planned by Venus Event Design. Pops of peachy pink dot the florals from The Little Branch in the form of garden roses and proteas, while La Tavola dressed...

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Whimsical Garden-Inspired Bridal Shower

You might have a hard time believing me when I say this, but this stunning shower was set in the Bride's breathtaking backyard. I know, right? From the darling pink and white carnation backdrop to the floating frames to her...

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Elegant Boysenberry Wedding at The Villa Terrace

At first glance, you might mistake this slice of elegance from Lexia Frank Photography and Tailored Engagements for an affair set at an authentic Italian villa. That's just how gorgeous The Villa Terrace in Milwaukee is—and a successful win-win for the beautiful Bride and Groom who craved a destination...

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Boho Style Hawaiian Engagement Inspiration

Without fail, Wendy Laurel puts a smile on my face every time she sends a bit of pretty our way. And when colorful blooms from Opihi Love are included in the package? My grin grows even wider. Every bit of this boho-style engagement inspiration from the Photo Coterie workshop is the reason...

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Austin Engagement Session at Le San Michele

I'm pretty sure that when Andy Barnhart set out to find the perfect location to shoot these two lovebirds, he nailed it with this gem known as Le San Michele. With a slightly Mediterranean vibe, but rooted to the Southwest, it served as the sweetest backdrop to let Kim and Will's love shine. Take a peek at the colorful...

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Romantic Chateau De La Napoule Wedding

Lavender & Rose sure knows how to get our hearts a beating 'round these parts. They've been stunning us with their magnifique weddings lately, and this one? Well, it's a doozy darlings. Photographed to utter perfection by Xavier Navarro, you can drool over this pristine bun...

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Elegant Winter Boston State Room Wedding

We're officially saying farewell to the winter season today, but not before we indulge in a slice of this New England affair from Kelly Dillon at Boston's elegant State Room. It's modern with a hint of preppy chic, but still has classic written all over it, from the Bride's Amsale dress from ...

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Ravello Engagement Session at Hotel Caruso

I love weddings, I do. But engagement sessions are my jam. Strip down all the details and give me that raw love paired with gorgeous backdrops and I'm one happy lady. Case in point? These utterly beautiful captures from Alicia Swedenborg set amongst the breathtaking...

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Orange-Themed Long Beach Wedding

Bursting at the seams with personalized details, this orange-drenched soiree from WINK! and onelove photography is a completely smile-inducing day. These high school sweethearts opted for a big (I'm talking 300 guests) family wedding and they filled it with everything that they love—our favorite theme of all.

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Snowy Elegance at The Sonnenalp Hotel

Laura Murray captured everything I love about classic winter weddings when she sent these snowy Vail nuptials our way. Candlelight? Check. Flowy ribbons? Check. Ethereal 'maids in Jenny Yoo? Check. Not to mention, that ring... drooling over here. ...

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Paper to Petal with Wedding Paper Divas Spring Invitations

With spring on the horizon and the buds getting ready to bloom, we're ready to soak up bright colors and pretty petals. From bouquets and centerpieces to your wedding invitation suite, floral goodness is a great way to add color to your soiree. So we've teamed up with...

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Sophisticated Southern Wedding Inspiration

My biggest color obsession yet this year? A good, rich pop of red. The kind of red that is peeking it's pretty head into every detail of this sophisticated Southern shoot from Mark Potter Photography and Kerri Leigh Events. And those blooms from Amy Lynne Originals? Well they made it into just about every single image...

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Classic + Elegant New York City Winter Wedding

We're winding down the last few official days of winter this week and it sure has been a pretty season darlings. But we've still got a few gems up our sleeves before we welcome spring, including this one from Kelsey Combe Photography. Velvety green bridesmaids in Donna Morgan paired with true red rose bouquets and the handsome gents in classic tuxes make for one...

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Colorfully Elegant Casa Feliz Wedding

We're always on the hunt for fresh new color combos here at SMP, and today's Casa Feliz fete from Best Photography might just be one of my fave yet. The burgundy, navy and gold 'maids mixed with pink, red and violet florals make for a soiree that's bursting with happy hues—eclectic but complimentary, and oh-so-stunning. Make sure to...

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Fresh + Romantic Industrial Wedding Inspiration

This glowing slice of wedding inspiration from Two of a Kind Rentals and Rebecca Yale Photography epitomizes everything a perfectly chic NYC wedding should be. Lush florals from Cheeky Details, sparkly sequins and candlelight balance out the industrial vibe, while pin-worthy details like the fun...

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