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Modern Romance Meets Garden Chic At The Arlo

What happens when you mix a real-life couple, a hot new wedding venue, and a team of talented vendors? Wedding magic, of course! 787 Event Design & Production dreamed up a beyond romantic day mixed with modern design elements that all pairs perfectly with the beautiful backdrop of Texas Hill Country. Floral installations by Gypsy Floral are almost too good to be true, featuring beautiful blooms in shades of mauve, rust, honey, and blush. The incredible inspiration and carefully curated details are all exquisitely captured in the imagery by Julie Wilhite Photography, you can see it all in the full gallery.

From Julie Wilhite PhotographyWhen a new venue opens up in Austin, and it is as incredible as The Arlo, you get so inspired to do a shoot there! The Arlo fills a much-needed space for couples in the Hill Country. Its understated elegance, with modern design, provides a luxury backdrop for events and weddings of all sizes. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, between downtown Austin and Dripping Springs, it was built with every detail in mind and thoughtfully planned out to utilize the incredible landscape. Our real-life couple, Katie and Micah, were such a joy to photograph. They are so in love and were excited to be part of this shoot. To design the event, Lexie with 787 Event Design & Production came in with incredible creativity to create a romantic affair, complete with a perfectly modern color palette. A palette of mauve, rust, honey, and blush contrasted with a dusty pacific blue accent. This shoot was a burst of inspiration and fresh design while still being luxurious and romantic.

Peach Paper Design created custom stationery to match our vision: modern romance. Each product in the suite was printed on different colored paper, so guests got a glimpse into the color story of the wedding day. To style this fashionable couple, we worked with Caleigh from CHILLANN Styling. She is an incredibly talented wardrobe stylist in Austin, who often works with couples to style engagement shoots, weddings, and events! For Katie, she chose a beautifully tailored white tuxedo by The Suit Shop with a blush button-down. Micah stunned in the Elora gown by Madi Lane Bridal. It was such a dream to photograph with a soft off-the-shoulder sleeve and romantic lace motif throughout! The layers of tulle danced around as she walked, and the sunlight glowed around the couple as the sunset. For her shoes, Micah wore The Esther kitten heel from Bella Belle. The soft tulle bow tied into the tulle skirt, while the beaded lace details complimented the lace embroidery on the gown. After an intimate ceremony on the venue’s lawn, which featured a large floral installation by Gypsy Floral, we headed to the styled cocktail hour in The Courtyard. The soft blush couch tied in the pink hues in the flowers and the armless mid-century inspired chairs highlighted the clean lines of the venue floor-to-ceiling windows.

When it came to the reception, we created an intimate al-fresco atmosphere where the Texas Hill Country could take center stage. A velvet tablecloth in dusty pacific blue was styled with modern plates and silverware and tied together with the round menus. Organic floral compotes were placed along the table, while the candles added a soft glimmer throughout the evening. It was the perfect marriage of modern and romance! For dessert, Iced Cakes ATX created an incredible work of art. The five-tier cake tied in the ribbed texture of the candles, while the round sugar detail tied into the unique stationery.

Photography: Julie Wilhite Photography | Event Planning: 787 Event Design & Production | Floral Design: Gypsy Floral | Wedding Dress: Madi lane | Cake: Iced Cakes & Confections | Invitations: Peach Paper Design | Limo: Four Leaf Limo | Wedding Venue: The Arlo | Attire: SuitShop | Beauty: Adore Makeup Salon | Bridal Bouqitue: A & Be | Bridal Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes | Linens: Nuage Designs | Rentals: Table Manners | Rentals: Loot Rentals | Wardrobe Styling: Chillann Styling

Romantic Texas Hill-Country Wedding with Holiday Flair!

Looking to deck the halls at your December wedding? This Texas Hill-Country wedding with holiday flair proves that getting married during the holidays doesn’t necessarily mean you need the classic red and green color palette! Rose Andrew Events and The Flower Girl tastefully incorporated rich colors and textures into this lovely day at Stonehouse Villa. Every heartfelt moment was flawlessly captured by Sarah Stiponovich. If you’re on the hunt for ways to showcase this special time of the year for your own winter nuptials, browse through the full gallery to see every last detail! 

From Emily of Rose Andrew Events… Emily & Drew met at work and began dating shortly thereafter—they went on 4 dates the first week they began seeing each other! On their second date, they were given a lucky $2 bill by a man who said he keeps them in his pocket in honor of his late wife and gifts them to couples who clearly look in love *SWOON*. Years later, Drew proposed on a beautiful morning after a sunrise hike in the Colorado mountains. One of the most special parts of Emily & Drews nuptials is that it was true celebration of both families coming together. They kept with a family tradition and got married at the same venue that all of the bride’s siblings wed at— a beautiful Hill Country Wedding venue that is down the street from her family home—Stonehouse Villa. Many of the guests had been there time and time again to celebrate each Peter child and it was special to hear guests reminisce about each wedding they attended as they celebrated Emily & Drew. As guests were welcomed, they saw framed wedding photos of parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, and siblings from both sides of the family. Emily and Drew toasted with the same gold goblets that her parents used at their wedding and cut their cake under sparkling disco balls with a cake knife that has been passed through her family. And, Emily’s dad is a vintage car collector and they used a different car for each of their wedding weekend festivities—they rolled up to their rehearsal dinner in a vintage white mustang and to their wedding in a classic Rolls Royce—the very same one that all of her siblings arrived and exited their wedding with. Drew’s father was even his best man!

Emily wore a Sarah Seven gown, modern gold hoop earrings and a beautiful veil that was handmade by her mother— complete with hundreds of hand sewn on pearls! Her lovely bridesmaids wore black gowns in mismatching textures of chiffon, velvet and silk. Drew and his groomsmen wore custom tuxes.

Our bride LOVES Christmas and wanted to incorporate holiday elements without it feeling like a “Christmas wedding.” What came to fruition was a beautiful day rich in color, textures and special elements that had a lot of holiday/winter flair without it feeling overtly Christmas-y. We designed a reception with luxe velvet throughout—from the caramel table linens to the plush dusty Rose velvet napkins to the sage velvet table numbers and bar menu to the black and maroon velvet ribbons tied on the menus. Kari from The Flower Girl TX created the most spectacular florals for E&D’s big day— complete with a lush tiered ground ceremony arch and hundreds of buds vases filled to the brim with blooms. She incorporated pops of mauves, deeps reds and greens in the florals. Koozies were passed to guests with a custom design that said “All I Want for Christmas is Drew”—after 2 weeks of dating, Drew called his siblings and when they answered he said “I’m in love, I’m in love and I don’t care who knows it!” so we included Buddy the Elf on the koozies in memory of that famous movie quote. The band also ended the night with The song “All I Want for Christmas is You” and guests donned Santa and elf hats, light up Christmas light necklaces and Santa cowboy hats. Our bride was voted “karaoke queen” in high school and proved her skills by singing “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” (her go to karaoke song) at their reception—complete with a “leg guitar” solo…

Emily & Drew love to travel the world together and collect photo albums from each of their trips. We were inspired by the mountains that Drew proposed to Emily in front of and their love for travel throughout their day! Guests signed a National Geographic coffee table book, there was a hand painted rendering of the view where Drew proposed on their dinner menu and a beautiful mountaintop escort display in varying shades.

Photography: Sarah Stiponovich | Floral Design: The Flower Girl | Gown: Sarah Seven | Cake: Quacks Bakery | Invitations: Avalon Stationery & Gifts | Bridesmaids' Dresses: BHLDN | Catering: Soho Catering | Band: Blind Date | Groomsmen's Attire: The Black Tux | Beauty: Lola Beauty | Ceremony & Reception: Stonehouse Villa | Event Planning, Design & Signage: Rose Andrew Events | Guest Transportation: Austin Charter Services | Instrumentalists: Sienna Strings | Linens: Creative Coverings | Rentals: Monarch Event Rentals | Table Numbers: The Fancy Cat Studio

A Travel Lover’s Dream At This European Inspired Texas Hill Country Wedding

Christine and Garret’s love story has some travel-loving ties in it, so it made perfect sense that they would model their wedding off the lush, old-world vibes of France and Italy. When the bride is a wedding planner you know every little detail will be thought out- and it was! Christine, the owner of Houston Soirée, planned her own wedding day to perfection. Her custom crest was featured throughout each part of her day in subtle but impactful areas, even on a custom dance floor! Blooms by Tamara Menges Designs added just the right touch of romance, and every magical moment was all beautifully captured in the imagery by Alicia Yarrish. You can see all the pretty in the full gallery.

From Published + PrettyAfter meeting online and talking for a few months, Christine and Garret found out he was childhood friends with her current neighbor. Garret made a plan to visit them both in-town and one date turned into two. Fast forward through four years of dating, the pair planned an international trip for Christine’s birthday. It was at the Eiffel Tower that Garret asked Christine to marry him, and of course, she said yes!

Houston Oaks was the perfect venue for this couple. It provides such an amazing backdrop for a European-inspired wedding day. With Southern France and Italy feeling landscaping, French architecture in the Ladies Lounge, the iconic 15th-century French chapel that was brought over and placed where it stands today.

Overall the design came together so beautifully- the Italian greens and French blues paired so well with subtle pinks throughout, every detail was picture perfect. And most importantly, Christine and Garrett made so many amazing memories that day that they’ll be able to re-live through their photos.

Photography: Alicia Yarrish | Dress: Belleame Bridal Houston | Cake: Dolce Designs | Invitations: Little Carabao Studio | Catering: Houston Oaks Country Club | DJ: DJ A.M. Productions | Officiant: Officially Oaks | Transportation: Sam's Limousines | Venue: Houston Oaks Country Club | Beauty: Etoilly Artistry | Bottle Engravings: She Made It Like That | Dance Floor: Mikes Dance Floors | Day-of Coordination: Two Be Wed | Floral: Tamara Menges Designs | Linens, Rentals & Furniture: The Secret Floral Garden | Musicians: Divisi Strings | Planning and Design: Houston Soiree | Wedding Submission Services: Published Pretty

Elevated Modern-Retro Fall Wedding Inspiration In Texas

With thoughtful and intentionally playful details, the whimsy of this inspirational shoot is sure to put a smile on your face. Subtle retro nods, carefully curated by The Venue Studio, beautifully befit the setting of this special day. Varying greenery textures, grasses, and small hints of fall foliage designed by Truth and Blooms create a modern, organic look that we can’t get enough of. Every magical moment was lovingly captured in the imagery by Abbey Leigh Photography, you can watch the full day unfold in the full gallery.

From The Venue StudioI wanted this shoot to embody the wedding venue’s brand through the colors, patterns and fonts that were used. The entire shoot was inspired by the wallpaper designer Morris & Co. that is seen in the staircase leading up to the bridal room. I love how this designer beautifully combines modern and traditional design to create something timeless.

I selected the Morris & Co. Pimpernel pattern to set the tone for the color palette of the shoot. This pattern was used throughout the shoot for fluidity. However, I incorporated the gingham pattern for a pop of color & pattern, that is seen in the venue bridal suite pillows.

This shoot was designed with a bride in mind who isn’t afraid of pattern and color and is willing to incorporate untraditional elements into her special day, like an Oyster bar for guests to enjoy!

Photography: Abbey Leigh Photography | Event Design: Kim | Floral Design: Truth & Blooms | Wedding Dress: Sophie et Voilà | Shoes: Loeffler Randall | Groom's Attire: SuitShop | Beauty: Luna Beauty & Bridal | Cake and Desserts: Caked by Dani | Dress Boutique: a&be bridal shop | Film Lab: The Find Lab | Host: The Editorial Series | Invitations & Paper: East Rose Studio | Jewelry & Rings: Nicole Mera | Linens: Nuage Designs | Location: Wish Well House | Rentals: Table Manners | Veil & Headband: Untamed Petals | Wood Board: Arbor Grain

Whimsical Wedding Dressed in a Citrus Palette with Modern Details

It’s elegance all the way at this sophisticated citrus-inspired workshop hosted by Jenna McElroy. Nothing says springtime better than bright shades of yellow, pink, and green and Drops of Honey Designs used this fresh color palette to plan a day that dazzles. Organic free-flowing florals by Truth & Blooms are timelessly modern yet playfully romantic. The beauty of the day is exquisitely captured in the imagery by Sarah Tribett Photography. You can fawn over all the fabulous in the full gallery.

From Sarah Tribett PhotographyThis shoot was designed to embody the wedding venue’s brand through the colors, patterns, and fonts that were used. Located at the brand new venue, Wish Well House, it featured whimsical elements with modern details, dressed in a citrus color palette of yellow, pink, and green accents.

The entire shoot was inspired by the wallpaper designer Morris & Co. That is seen in the staircase leading up to the bridal room. This designer beautifully combines modern and traditional design to create something timeless.

This shoot was designed with a bride in mind who isn’t afraid of pattern and color and is willing to incorporate untraditional elements into her special day, like an oyster bar for guests to enjoy! The day has classic touches yet is modern to its core.

Photography: Sarah Tribett Photography | Design: Drops of Honey Designs | Event Planning: Drops of Honey Designs | Floral Design: Truth & Blooms | Wedding Dress: A & Be | Wedding Dress: Sophie et Voilà | Invitations: East Rose Studio | Groom's Attire: SuitShop | Wedding Venue: Wish Well House | Beauty: Luna Beauty & Bridal | Caked by Dani: Caked by Dani | Engagement Ring Designer: Nicole Mera | Rentals: Table Manners | Rentals: Nuage Designs | Rentals: Untamed Petals | Workshop Host: Jenna McElroy

Intentionality and Purpose Were Infused Into Every Detail at This Garden-Inspired Vow Renewal

This garden-inspired editorial is bound to make your heart blossom! LoveLee Experiences created the perfect intimate setting to celebrate this couple’s vow renewal at McGovern Centennial Gardens. Intentionality and purpose were infused into every detail as Event by Ova enclosed the ceremony space with a semi-circle of florals to represent the couple’s all-encompassing love for each other and their guests. Thoughtful touches like the prettiest champagne tower and flower-adorned cakes made for even sweeter memories to cherish in the years to come. Take in all the blooming beauty of flourishing love at the full gallery, captured by the ever-talented Studio Rendition!

From LoveLee ExperiencesAn intimate event means more attention to intentional detail and not the contrary. What has taken us by storm during the pandemic and turned out to be such a beautiful way to celebrate with those you love! This styled shoot contains elements that emulate an actual intimate vow renewal. 

We are purposeful when choosing married couples as models to capture snapshots of a story that reflects the depth of their marriage. Our couple celebrated their 18th year of marriage at the end of June! The ceremony space is a blueprint for a design that can expand to a guest count to fit an intimate event. 

The flowers were intentionally designed to be a semi-circle and enclose the guest space, a way to symbolize those who have been an integral part of a couple’s marriage. The cake, sweetheart table, and champagne tower serve as a way to tie everything together into one sweet, memorable occasion.

Photography: Studio Rendion | Event Planning: LoveLee Experiences | Floral Design: EVENT by OVA | Wedding Dress: Belleame Bridal Houston | Cake: Danmarie Bunag | Invitations: Cottonwood Print Design Co | Groom's Attire: Generation Tux | Wedding Venue: Mcgovern Centennial Gardens | Accessories: Emilia Rae Bridal | Beauty: Etoilly Artistry | Linens: BBJ La Tavola | Model: Daphine Bush | Model: Jonas Bush | Rentals: Swift + Company

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Custom Everything for This Stunning Arrowhead Hill Wedding

This insanely gorgeous Texas wedding justifies our love for the iconic Arrowhead Hill. Mikaela and Charles celebrated their love just as they should — in a beautifully curated setting, surrounded by their nearest and dearest. Alyssa Meeks Events went above and beyond to produce a timeless design we won’t soon forget. Every moment was filled with exceptional beauty thanks to the flower-forward work of Maxit Flower Design. If you’re a summer bride-to-be, this wedding is for you! There’s so much to love about this fairytale day in the full gallery, artistically captured by Courtney Leigh Photography!

From Courtney Leigh Photography… From custom bars, custom signature cocktails named after the couple’s fur babies, a fully restored (by the bride’s father) Bronco as the get-away car that doubled as a photo-op throughout the wedding day, to timeless florals and details, to fine dining and nods to the family’s business – this wedding was one we will never forget! Mikaela and Charles were beaming with joy all day long and we can’t help but swoon over the linens, blooms and modern yet timeless design of their wedding day.

From the Bride… Charles and I really wanted our wedding weekend to be something our guests would always remember. We wanted each guest to come into the doors feeling welcomed and loved. I also wanted every detail to be well thought out and have a purpose. We never formally decided on colors but overtime realized that it turned out to be neutrals and whites with a pop of a beautiful light blue.

We knew that we wanted our wedding to be a weekend long experience for our wedding party, instead of just a day, which is why we were so excited to have our wedding at Arrowhead Hill (along with a million other reasons, including the family who owns it being the sweetest people, and yes we love family owned businesses); Arrowhead has the cutest cottages on the property for everyone to stay at during the weekend. We greeted each guest with a beautiful, detailed welcome box that incorporated our wedding colors, custom monogram and designs, along with our favorite sweets: chocolate chip cookies, Homemade Texas Trail-Mix, Homemade Popcorn, and a light blue emergency kit packed with all the necessities. Staying on the property allowed Charles, our dads, and his groomsmen to go skeet-shooting the day of the wedding while the girls were getting ready – it was the perfect activity for them!

There were a few special details that we knew we wanted to incorporate into our big day: our precious puppies, Honey & Ivory (White Lab and Golden Retriever), and my family’s business that my parents started from the ground up that has been in our life ever since I can remember: Aquamarine Pools. We created “The Honey & Ivory” cocktail, which was a blend of Honey, Lemonade and Whiskey topped with a Honey Stick Stirrer and the “The Aquapools” cocktail which was a Blue Patron Margarita, with a blue salt rim, topped with a custom Aquapools logo stirrer stick. We also made napkins with custom pictures of Honey & Ivory in watercolors. Charles and I met at Texas A&M so we knew he had to make an Aggie Grooms cake – Cakes by Gina went above and beyond for both of our cakes! My mom played in the worship band at our church growing up; needless to say, she loves music. She was so excited when it came to both of us choosing our band: Drywater Band. They did an amazing job, and even learned our First Dance Song “Touching Heaven” for Charles and I (we heard this song for the first time during a NeedtoBreathe and JohnnySwim concert near the same location he ended up proposing at just a year later). Drywater also learned two songs we wanted sung at our ceremony. One of the songs was “The Blessing” during communion; the words are so powerful and they learned it perfectly. This has been our prayer over the future of our family. It really made the ceremony personal and emotional!

A few things detail wise that I was most excited about was the dance floor, the escort wall, and the food. I had originally wanted a black and white checkered dance floor until our wedding planner, Alyssa, found a BLUE and white checkered dance floor – this was the most beautiful and exciting yes! Our escort wall was made of acrylic and placed in front of Arrowhead’s beautiful property so you could watch the sunset through the acrylic walls under the tent. Wolfgang Puck exceeded all expectations when it came to our catering. They made every detail so perfect and even went above and beyond when it came to customizing our final plates. The Hors d’Oeuvres consisted of Spago’s Signature Spicy Tuna Tartare in a Sesame Miso Cone (my favorite), Wagyu Carpaccio, Mini Beef Wellingtons, their famous Chicken Pot Pies and Vegetable Spring Rolls. The main dish consisted of a Roasted Filet and Main Crab Cake – it was perfect.

Finally, my dad allowed us to use his remodeled Bronco that he had been working on for a few years as our getaway car – this was my favorite car of his. He was so excited and made sure it was spotless and ready for the wedding weekend. It was so fun watching the guests take pictures in front of it upon their arrival as it was parked right in front of the chapel. Alyssa had the wonderful idea of decorating it with all the beautiful florals and a wreath that Maria from Maxit Flower Design hand crafted.

I am so thankful for my parents, Alyssa (our wedding planner), and every single vendor who made sure every detail came to life perfectly!

Photography: Courtney Leigh Photography | Videography: The Crakes | Event Planning: Alyssa Meeks Events | Floral Design: Maxit Flower Design | Wedding Dress: Lovely Bridal Shop | Invitations: Alyssa Meeks Events | Ceremony Venue: Arrowhead Hill | Reception Venue: Arrowhead Hill | Catering: Wolfgang Puck Catering | Hair and Makeup: Etoilly Artistry | Band: The Drywater Band | Film Lab: Goodman Film Lab | Linens: BBJ La Tavola | Rentals: Aztec Events | Rentals: Blooming Gallery Scott Konitzer | Rentals: Mikes Dance Floors

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How to Perfect a Colorful Yet Understated Wedding Palette

Let’s be honest – we love a couple who isn’t afraid to be a little extra with their wedding palette. Sure, blush and green will always be a classic, but Nothing But Love Wedding and Events is proving to couples everywhere that colorful hues (done right) can totally stand the test of time. Today’s styled shoot at Brighton Abbey showcases a whimsical palette of coral, peach, yellow, pink, and blue hues. R Love Floral created lush yet understated blooms that will blow you away. Ready to see every last detail? Head to the full gallery – all taken by Heirloom Rose Photography!

From Heirloom Rose Photography… This editorial was inspired by all things color. Nothing But Love Wedding and Events and I had the goal to showcase a beautiful whimsical editorial with coral, peach, yellow, pink, and blues. 

We wanted to create colorful wedding inspiration without being excessive. The table was beautifully adorned with some beautiful bright florals from R Love Florals, some of the flowers were some large luscious pink peonies!

Sherri from Monsherriink created a beautiful vellum menu that adds such romantic flair to the tablescape and as well some beautiful citrus place setting with vellum and calligraphy writing. We incorporated more color with some floral-infused signature drinks by HD Liquid Catering. 

This followed by a statement cake placed alongside a pop of color with the coral velvet linen. Our beautiful model wore an exquisite and whimsical Beccar gown paired with some beautiful earrings from Haute Bride and a headpiece from Twigs and Honey.

Event Planning & Design: Nothing But Love Wedding and Events | Floral Design: R Love Floral | Engagement Ring: Ellie Lee Fine Jewelry | Hair and Make Up: Baleigh Kerr Hair & Make Up | Wedding Venue: Brighton Abbey | Bridal Boutique: Patsy's Bridal | Bridal Gown: Beccar | Bridal Shoes: Betsey Johnson | Cake Design: Cakes by Tayte | Crown: Twigs & Honey | Earrings: Haute Bride | Linen Rentals: Metro Linen Special Events | Mixologist: HD Liquid Catering | Model: Isabel Crowe | Photography & Design: Heirloom Rose Photography | Stationery and Calligraphy: Mon Sherri Ink | Table Top Rentals: Top Tier Event Rentals | Veil: Toni Federici

A Quintessential Southern Affair With Old European Flair

This is the type of venue that will leave you feeling shook after finding out it’s not actually in some distant European countryside locale, but in fact right here in the States. Today’s gorgeous real wedding at Houston Oaks flawlessly combines southern charm with old world European flair. Belle Events planned every detail to perfection while Flower Power Productions created floral magic in a romantic palette of greenery, ivory, and hints of pink. See it all at the full gallery, captured by Mackenzie Reiter.

From Mackenzie ReiterThe fifteenth century French chapel that served as the backdrop of Caroline and Grant’s Houston nuptials bears a striking resemblance to their relationship: crafted with precision and built with love, brick by brick. The idyllic, old world chapel is second to the waters of the picturesque lake surrounding it. Mighty oaks adorned with the South’s signature Spanish Moss make Houston Oaks an all-around stunner–and the perfect locale for Caroline and Grant to say “I do.”

“The venue alone is breathtaking,” said Caroline, the bride. “As a couple, we love to spend our free time outdoors, but come from more traditional families. The French chapel hosted everything we valued in one space. The surrounding greenery, ivory, and hints of pink provided a color palette that completed the venue and provided an effortless and natural look that we desired. The oak trees surrounding the chapel made decorating easy.”

Time-honored European flair and two hundred year old oak trees complemented a contemporary yet enduring aesthetic. The bridal party led the charge with the ladies rocking sleek, fresh silhouettes in neutral tones and the gentlemen opting for dapper suits with grey skinny ties. The bride’s gown was an absolute show-stopper by Rime Arodaky. From Caroline: “Choosing my wedding dress was the easiest part of the whole planning experience. My dress has everything I want in a romantic outfit. Once I tried on the dress at Lovely Bride: Dallas, the poofs on the shoulders and the lace top provided me with a sophisticated look that I could not get married without.” Caroline’s delicate, floral hair pieces created an elegant finishing touch that every bride can appreciate. The ceremony kicked off with a reaction from her groom that every bride dreams about. Tears were shed, promises were made, and the greatest party of the year was all but promised to follow. Besides a stunning ceremony and wedding day fashion to remember, Grant and Caroline made their priorities for the day clear: No one would be bored. “The Grooves Band did an excellent job of keeping our dance floor packed and the energy high by playing some old school sing-a-longs,” said Caroline. “However, this did not cause anyone to miss the ice cream bar, requested by Grant, served will all the toppings available. Many guests brought their ice cream back to the dance floor to keep the dancing going. All of this was surrounded by fire pits and oak trees lit for the evening to create a romantic ambiance.”

When it comes to planning a COVID-19 affair, the bride and groom had this advice to offer: “Don’t get stuck with one vision of what your wedding day can be. Seek out someone to help you plan, or be open to advice and try something that you wouldn’t normally go for. The wedding day can end up being even better than what you originally planned.”

The bottom line? You can make it happen. A stunning fete can be yours–even in a global pandemic. “I think that people who are easy going, open to new ideas, and focused on their love for their future spouse will have the easiest time,” offered the bride. “I think that the best part about planning a wedding was the intimacy of the size of the wedding. Grant and I felt like the people present were individuals that we truly loved and we got to spend time with them at our reception.”

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And one last thing–get a wedding planner! “Being paired with a person who can help you envision your day and take responsibility to ensure that it’s even better than you dreamed it, is worth every single dollar,” said Caroline. “Chelsea, from Belle Events, has blown us away. Grant and I truly did not feel stressed during our planning process.”

At the end of the day, Caroline and Grant would tell a wedding planning couple to trust the process and remember why you’re doing this. It’s about so much more than the wedding–it’s about the marriage.

“The reason that a couple gets married is their love for each other. It is not about the love of details such as decor, hair, makeup or the flowers. Being able to keep that mindset present makes for a very romantic day and brings about a wonderful realization of how true the commitment is to each other.”

Photography: Mackenzie Reiter | Cinematography: Mackenzie Reiter | Event Planning: Belle Events | Floral Design: Flower Power Productions | Wedding Dress: Lovely Bridal Shop | Cake: Susie's Cakes & Confections | Invitations: Bering's | Lighting: 360 AV Design | Band: The Grooves | Ceremony Music: Divisi Strings | Transportation: Sam's Limousines | Transportation: Monarch British Limousines | Beauty: Hey Lovely Makeup | Country Club: Houston Oaks Country Club | Music: Cuve - Gulf Coast Entertainment

Inspired By Francois Boucher’s “Triumph of Venus” This Editorial Is As Pretty As A Painting

This editorial is as pretty as a painting. Inspired by Francois Boucher’s “Triumph of Venus”, Glitter & Glue Weddings designed a day brimming with delicate details and velvety touches. Just one look and you’ll feel like you’ve fallen into a fairytale. Beautiful blooms by Lizzie Bees Flower Shoppe add to the romance and ethereal aesthetic. The elegance is artfully captured in the imagery by Stephanie Michelle Photography. Visit the full gallery for a closer look.

From Stephanie Michelle PhotographyOur stationery designer, Every Little Letter, beautifully hand sketched all of the illustrations. Each hand-made invitation was recessed with gold foil. The place cards were pressed with gold foil, as well.

Our florist, Lizzie Bees Flower Shoppe imported a lush variety of blooms from California notably koko loco, hellebores, cappuccino, quicksand, butterfly ranunculus, and spray roses. The result was overwhelmingly romantic.

The day came together beautifully from beginning to end. All of these elements combined with the stationery illustrations enable any designer to visualize a cohesive design from start to finish.

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Photography: Stephanie Michelle Photography | Cinematography: Alex Adkins Creative | Event Planning: Ammie | Floral Design: Lizzie Bees Flower Shoppe | Wedding Dress: Elizabeth Lee Bridal | Cake: XO Cakery | Stationery: Every Little Letter | Groom's Attire: Mister Tuxedo | Wedding Venue: The Olana | Beauty: styles by vero | Bridal Accessories: Elizabeth Lee Bridal | Film Lab: Goodman Film Lab | Model Agency: The Campbell Agency | Models (Couple): Rasha & Der'Rickk Thompson | Rentals: Bella Accento | Tablescape Rentals: Posh Couture Rentals

Love in Lilac: A Spring Editorial

Villa Antonia is nestled in the breathtaking Texas Hill Country and embodies the old-world charm of an Italian villa along with Texas views. This editorial designed by Drops of Honey Designs is the perfect combination of European elegance paired with bold color. Blooms by Lovelily Flowers in yellow, pink, purple, and pops of blue highlight the love and happiness of the day. Just one look at the artful imagery by Ashlen Sydney Photography is sure to put a smile on your face. Visit the full gallery to enjoy every last detail.

From Drops of Honey DesignsThis Editorial Series Shoot was inspired by the transition and life that Spring brings. The shoot design began after taking a site visit to the venue and stumbled upon this greenhouse that was being used for storage, but once housed plants when the venue belonged to a family that lived on site.

The yellow, pink, purple, and pops of blue color palette we primarily used in the flowers, tabletop items and stationery symbolized happiness, optimism, creativity, calmness, and inner peace, which we could all use and be inspired by after the year we’ve had.

Once I saw the various windows, light, and textures that lived within the space I knew we had to design our table around it, and allow for the other designs to be influenced by the colors we would use in the table design. We used blossoming branches throughout the shoot to symbolize new life blossoming and chose a colorful gown to tie the entire story together.

Photography: Ashlen Sydney Photography | Event Design: Drops of Honey Designs | Floral Design: Lovelily Flowers | Wedding Dress: Millia London | Cake: Feathers & Frosting | Shoes: Marchesa | Jewelry: Nicole Mera | Men's Attire: Friar Tux | Wedding Venue: Villa Antonia | Beauty: Keziah Bevans Bridal Hair & Makeup Artistry | Chair Rentals: Moontower | Cocktails and Apps: La Pera | Envelope Calligraphy: Alexis & Lynn | Film Lab: The Find Lab | Host: The Editorial Series | Paper Design: Beautifully Noted | Rentals: Peerless Event Rentals

When A Wedding Planner Gets Married You Know It’s Going To Be Good!

When a wedding planner takes her turn as the bride, you know you’re in for a treat. From clay programs to a fabulous floral fountain, this celebration is full of special touches. Kristin Ashley Events dreamed up the most utterly romantic day with floral moments from Remi and Gold that will make your heart skip a beat. You can feel the love in the imagery by Clary Pfeiffer Photography. All of the not-to-be-missed details are waiting for you in the full gallery.

From Clary Pfeiffer PhotographyOur bride is a wedding planner and also a dear friend, and after the couple started looking at dates, travel, amount of people – they ultimately decided on a celebration with their family and a few special guests. One of them was their good friend who introduced the couple at her yoga retreat in Costa Rica. She is also who married the couple!

Filled with special details like gorgeous clay programs and escort cards by Carey Lowe from The Idea Emporium, there is so much to love about this wedding. From the groom’s simple green sport coat to the location for their small wedding by the sparkling water, this was a dream to photograph.

The couple’s good friend who lives in Napa sent wine pairings for the couple’s twilight dinner and gorgeous dessert plate. It was a beautiful celebration, filled with love, for a beautiful couple.

Photography: Clary Pfeiffer Photography | Event Planning: Kristin Ashley Events | Wedding Coordinator: Caroline Fair | Floral Design: Remi and Gold | Wedding Dress: Unbridaled | Invitations: The Idea Emporium | Ceremony Venue: Laguna Gloria | Reception Venue: Laguna Gloria | Jewelry: Huffords Jewelery | Catering: Word Of Mouth Catering | Hair and Makeup: Lola Beauty | Groom's Attire: Knot Standard | Officiant: Kate Waitzkin | Officiant: Kate Waitzkin | Hotel: San Francisco Proper | Designer: Chosen by kyha | Linens: Nuage Designs | Rentals: Bee Lavish Vintage Rentals | Rentals: Marquee

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A Classic French-Baroque Inspired Affair in the Heart of Texas

Get your Pinterest finger ready, this Texas wedding is filled with French-Baroque touches that will make your heart skip a beat. The bride and groom worked with Maren Bellington to create a day that’s equal parts classic and elegant. Fabulous flowers in white designed by Blushington Blooms add to the opulence. You’ll fall in love with every inspired image by Mackenzie Reiter Photography. Visit the full gallery for even more lovely.

From Mackenzie Reiter Photography… High school sweethearts Elizabeth and Connor were just weeks away from their big day at The Olana, a stately mansion with French countryside elegance just outside of Dallas when it became a real possibility that our wedding could be canceled due to the pandemic.

Weddings in Texas were permitted to resume at the end of May. Elizabeth and Connor’s opulent, timeless day was spared just in time and with overwhelming gratitude. From the sparkling chandeliers, lush landscaping, pink velvet walls, and a hand-carved spiral staircase, the day had an atmosphere worthy of royalty.

“No amount of preparation can ensure that your day will turn out as planned, so try to be flexible,” said Elizabeth the bride. “Even though this pandemic makes the planning process more difficult, there are still options! Don’t forget that.”

Photography: Mackenzie Reiter | Event Planning: Maren Bellington | Floral Design: Blushington Blooms | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier | Cake: Candy Haven and Cakes | Invitations: Mary Beth Menzies | Ceremony Venue: The Olana | Reception Venue: The Olana | Shoes: Sophia Webster | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Dessy Group | DJ: James Corona | Groom's Attire: The Black Tux | Beauty: The Styling Stewardess | Cookies: Mare Made Cookies

A 400-Person Spring Wedding Turned Intimate Fall Affair At Camp Lucy

Believe it or not, this wedding was actually the scaled down version of Sarah and Ben’s original vision. Highland Avenue Events and Bows And Arrows produced an event with textured warmth, through peachy candles, soft-hued bouquets, and a romantic arch to frame the chapel at Camp Lucy. With health and safety as their top priority, the pair celebrated their love with their closest friends and family. If you’re searching for the perfect spring color palette, you need to view the full gallery of images, curated lovingly by Kayla Barker — and be ready to give your Pinterest board a major refresh!

From Lindsey of Highland Avenue EventsSarah & Ben were planning a wedding for the history books. They were set to marry on April 18, 2020 at Camp Lucy surrounded by 400 guests, each who truly mattered to them and their families. At their final walkthrough in early March, we discussed this new virus going around but were hopeful it was more media-hype than something genuinely concerning. Within a week things were looking grim with the virus and we had to select a course of action as final counts and payments were due.

Sarah & Ben chose safety above all else and decided to postpone the large celebration. While the big gathering would wait, their love simply couldn’t. And with that, they held an intimate family-only ceremony at her parent’s home outside of Houston, TX on their original wedding date. It was full of emotions and love, and captured on video to share at their future larger gathering. 

As the months passed, Sarah and Ben decided the best course for their larger celebration was a scaled-down version of the original plan. We would still hold it at Camp Lucy, but our design needed to be tweaked. As much as we all loved the “waves” of floral and suspended tube lights we planned through the Sperry tent along with so many other show stopping details, it felt overly extravagant given the circumstances and the current world situation. 

We kept the feeling of textured warmth but shifted the design to help guests feel simultaneously celebratory and safe. Bows and Arrows shifted the floral waves into beautiful rings around the tent polls and the most romantic and lush arch framing the Ian’s Chapel bell tower. Our layered place settings were swapped out for rolled flatware and covered glasses, and our favors shifted from custom bottle openers to monogrammed masks. Guests were welcomed with colored wristbands indicating their comfort with close contact from others. We kept it as open-air as possible and provided ample lounge areas where friends could cozy-up at a distance. It was a drastic change from the wedding we dreamed of initially, but it evolved into a beautiful, thoughtful and unforgettable day that allowed Sarah, Ben and their dearest friends to gather safely in celebration of marriage. While weddings may look a bit different now, with the right planning and adjustments, love is most definitely not cancelled.

Edited by Lauren Megerdichian and Carly Zumar

Photography: Kayla Barker Fine Art Photography | Videography: The Brothers Martens | Event Planning: Highland Avenue | Floral Design: Bows and Arrows | Cake: Cakes ROCK!!! | Ceremony Venue: Camp Lucy | Shoes: Bella Belle | Catering: Whim Hospitality | Hair and Makeup: Maitee Miles | Lighting: Intelligent Lighting Design | Band: Empire 6 Band | Transportation: Transportation Consultants | Day-of Paper: Papellerie | Draping & Custom Face Masks: Unique Design & Events | Dress Designer: Nardos Design, Dallas Texas | Invitation Suite and Monogram: Stamped Paper Co. | Place Settings: Table Manners | Rentals: Whim Hospitality | Rentals: Birch And Brass Rentals

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You Can Feel The Love At This Intimate Texas Wedding

Planning a wedding amidst a pandemic isn’t easy, but this couple created the most beautiful of days despite the circumstances. The couple exchanged vows at an intimate ceremony at Ivory Oak, and instead of a traditional reception, they celebrated by dancing under hanging lights and oak trees. The ever-talented J’Marie Designs created sweet floral moments in shades of white and blush. The joy of the day radiates in the imagery by Bear Moose & Fox. You’ll fall in love with every inch of this celebration in the full gallery.

From the bride… Wykeyhe and I met at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He was the star wide receiver on the football team, and I played volleyball. Our first date was to a movie followed by Whataburger and it was so easy to be comfortable with each other. Eventually, I couldn’t help but fall in love with his effortless charm and loving heart.

Years later we planned our wedding in the middle of a global pandemic. Although we had never imagined a wedding during times like this, we knew it would be safest to cancel our reception
and limit our guest count. In the end, I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Our favorite moment from our wedding day was having our first dance underneath the oaks trees and hanging lights. We were surrounded by our closest family and friends on one of the most wonderful days of our lives. All that we needed that day was each other, so neither of us minded the adversity that had to be faced.

Photography: Bear Moose and Fox | Coordination: Elaine & Lee | Floral Design: J'Marie Designs | Wedding Dress: Signature Bridal | Cake: Veh's Treats | Ceremony Venue: The Ivory Oak | Reception Venue: The Ivory Oak | DJ: Wall Of Sound Productions | Officiant: Pastor Gary Roberts | Ceremony Music: Terra Vista Strings | Beauty: GlamByPhy | Rentals: King's Party Rentals

Meaningful, Romantic Details at Arrowhead Hill For This Pilot With The Coolest Escort Card Display!

Today, we introduce you to the sweetest couple (we’re serious, read their engagement story!) with a romantic and incredibly meaningful wedding day. The bride who loves to travel and the groom who just so happens to be a pilot incorporated details throughout their day at Arrowhead Hill, like a luggage tag escort card display and engraved compasses for place cards. Timeless and bold florals from Remi and Gold were placed throughout from a ceremony arch to delicate centerpieces and Wed and Prosper planned it all, exactly how the bride envisioned. Take a look below to see Courtney Leigh Photography’s stunning imagery and start dreaming up what personal touches you’re going to add to your day!

From the Bride…How did Alex Propose?
Our engagement day… Alex told me he was heading to fly a trip, he played the part and everything by wearing his uniform and packing his bag and everything. I had no idea what was coming. That afternoon, I had gotten dressed up because my mom and I were heading to a baby shower. On the way home from the baby shower, my mom pulled into Alex and Is favorite park. It is where one of our first dates was, as well as where he asked me to be his girlfriend 3 years prior. I remember my heart dropping and knowing as soon as she turned in. I started crying happy (and probably nervous) tears knowing what was waiting ahead. My mom handed me a piece of paper that said “Ahead is our future…” After getting myself together I got out of the car and walked down a (very long) sidewalk and actually ended up walking past the whole setup. I heard Alex’s voice from behind as he asked where I was going. I turned around and saw a beautiful setup waiting for me. It had two journal entries, one where Alex had expressed how he wanted to marry me after our first date that he had written years prior, and one that he wrote on the day of our engagement. It was the most sentimental and special moment. He then took us to one of our favorite bakeries where all of our family and friends were for a surprise engagement party! A lifetime with Alex was everything I had dreamed of. 

How did you decide on colors for your wedding? And floral inspiration
I knew I wanted three things when deciding on the theme of our wedding: timeless, elegant, and detail-oriented. Down to every detail, everything on our day had a purpose. In everything Alex and I do, we value meaningful detail. I knew I wanted to incorporate dove gray throughout our wedding, as well as soft linen with our calligraphy touches and table runners. I knew that I wanted our florals to be timeless but bold, and I told our florist, Remi and Gold, our color inspiration, but at the end of the day really let her go with it. One of my favorite moments from our whole wedding was the altarpiece. The florals were out of this world dreamy and truly more than I imagined. Our close friends sang “King of My Heart” during our private communion moment, and the words on the linen piece were lyrics to the song.

What made you incorporate certain special touches or traditions into your wedding day?
We wanted everything on our day to be cohesive and meaningful. God is the foundation of our relationship so we wanted everyone to hear the Gospel shared during our ceremony from our officiant and through worship during our private communion moment. Alex and I both have a big passion for travel, and he is a Pilot so it made the most sense to incorporate that part of our life into our day. Halfmoon Lettering really helped us bring this vision to life through every last detail. Our programs were inspired by passports, we had a “travel advice” table with custom postcards that hung on a postcard stand and featured a watercolor drawing of our venue. Throughout all of our paper goods, we had an airplane wax seal. Two of my favorite travel details were the engraved compass nametags and our luggage tag seating chart. All of our guests adored the luggage tags and thought it was incredibly meaningful. We love when our friends send us photos of the luggage tags in action! From the mini pies to the mini cinnamon donuts, our dessert bar was a hit and disappeared quickly!

Do you have a memory from the day that stands out the most?
Getting ready with all of my best girls and having our bridal brunch was definitely super special. The whole morning felt surreal as we watched everything come together throughout the day! One of my favorite memories from the day was our first touch. We did not do a first look, but we both stood on each side of the luggage tag wall and prayed together. In the end I told Alex to close his eyes so I could peek because I was getting so impatient!

Any advice for future brides and grooms that are planning?
Throughout the planning process, one thing I desired was to have timeless designs and photos that we will cherish for a lifetime. I would definitely recommend investing in a good photographer and videographer, the day goes by so quickly and that is what you have to hold onto. My biggest piece of advice, though, would be to incorporate personal touches throughout your day; there is nothing more special than having a unique wedding that is thoughtful and catered toward your passions and unique visions.

What was most important to you and your groom for your wedding?
Our biggest desire for our wedding day was for our guests to feel thought of and loved and hear the Gospel. We wanted to make special memories and party with our closest friends and family, which we were able to do thanks to the Cottages onsite at Arrowhead Hill. It was a blast being able to spend the weekend with all our friends and family! Hot Sauce band out of Austin, TX also threw an incredible party – one we will never forget! We danced and partied the night away with our favorite people!

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Photography: Courtney Leigh Photography | Videographer: Jake Austin Films | Event Planning: Wed & Prosper | Floral Design: Remi and Gold | Dress: Brickhouse Bridal | Cake: Becca Cakes | Invitations: Sugared Fig Paperie | Ceremony Venue: Arrowhead Hill | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Birdy Grey | Catering: City View Catering | Band: Hot Sauce | Tux: The Black Tux | Custom Luggage Tags: Half Moon Lettering | Hair and Makeup Artist: Etoilly Artistry | Luggage Tag Wall: Exquisite Details by Raquel

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A Classic Blue & White Nursery Design

There’s nothing more classic than a sweet, blue and white inspired nursery with a gorgeous guard-dog :) This timeless space was designed to allow for the couple to be surprised with the gender at delivery and while they delivered a baby girl, the design, crafted exquisitely by Lindley Arthur Interiors, has stood the test of time and their soon-to-be baby boy will be enjoying naps and snuggles in the very same space.  Photographs by Emery Davis.

Lindley Arthur and her team at Lindley Arthur Interiors focus on residential projects in Texas and beyond. The firm believes that homes should be a well-curated collection of old and new; ultimately resulting in timeless interiors that have a fresh edge.

For this nursery design, Lindley’s clients were in their first pregnancy and didn’t find out the gender so the goal for the space was simple — keep it neutral and traditional.

Lindley first selected the wallpaper by Colefax & Fowler, created custom bedding with Sister Parrish fabric and topped it off with the swivel chair covered in durable Perennials fabric and custom window treatments trimmed in Samuel & Sons tape. The client ended up having a baby girl but is now expecting a boy to which the room will be perfect for too!

Photography: Emery Davis | Design: Colefax & Fowler | Design: Sister Parish | Design: Perennials | Design: Samuel & Sons

Today’s Museum Wedding Inspiration Is the Perfect Marriage Between Fashion, Nature and Art

We can’t really put our finger on why, but there’s just something so romantic about getting married at a museum… are we right? We didn’t know it was possible but today’s editorial is what happens when fashion, nature and art merge seamlessly together to create epic wedding inspiration – all thanks to Marni Wishart Photography, Lisa Bridges and The Petaler Floral Co. We’re getting major Bridgerton vibes over at the full gallery – trust us, you’re going to want to spend some extra time pinning this one my friends.

From Marni Wishart Photography In an exploration of the ways fashion, nature, art, and story interconnect, this editorial brings the paintings and sculptures of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston to life with abundant florals spilling across the floor and painterly colors dancing into the tablescape set for an intimate gathering. 

The Bride’s Gown by Monique Lhuillier, aptly named Bloom, is a captivating fantasy inspired by a lush Italian garden. The gown is as perfect a complement to the art inside the Museum Galleries as it is in the Museum Outdoor Gardens. Each of the Bride’s accessories is carefully crafted with luxurious detail such as the handmade headpiece of sculpted flowers creating a radiating crown. 

Each piece is both historical and modern, with hints of grandeur. Likewise, the cake is adorned in hand sculpted sugar flowers. The color palette of this celebration is drawn from the paintings and installations of the Museum itself, which in turn were inspired by nature, bringing rich tones and depth to the visual story. The Groom wears a timeless look with white jacket. This real life couple brings true romance to the scene.

Photography: Marni Wishart Photography | Styling: Courtney Paddock | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier | Cake: Becca Cakes | Invitations: Model Paper | Shoes: N 21 | Jewelry: Emily Sole Growney | Groom's Attire: BRAVO TUX | Wedding Venue: Museum of Fine Arts Houston | Art Direction and Floral Design: The Petaler Floral and Events Co. | Beauty: Shreeda Tailor | Film Lab: Goodman Film Lab | Head Piece: Erin Rhyne | Linen: BBJ La Tavola | Model: Ben Bludau | Model: Ashley Walker | Photography - Assistant: Piper Wishart | Production Assistant: Lisa Bridges | Table Top Rentals: Your Butler's Pantry

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A Bright White Vintage Barn Was the Perfect Setting for This Charming Springtime Fête

If you know of The White Sparrow Barn in Dallas, Texas… then you know there’s no other venue quite like it. That bright white barn surrounded by an idyllic countryside landscape takes our breath away every.single.time. Today’s heavenly editorial designed by Cloud Creative Events with floral design from Slow Darling is getting us majorly excited for all the gorgeous Spring weddings to come! A bright color palette, lush blooms and the sweetest couple… breathe in the fresh Spring inspo at the full gallery – all taken by Apollo Fotografie!

From Apollo Fotografie… The White Sparrow Barn  is one of Texas’ most elegant jewels with their distinctive white stable house, rows of lavender beds and charming glass house. This entire shoot will surely make every bride & groom fall in love. Not only is this couple nothing short of picture perfect, but every single detail from this shoot surrounds them in beauty.

From the pastel floral design by Slow Darling, to the vibrant textiles by Voeu Du Coeur, The White Sparrow partnered with some top vendors to paint this stunning vision of springtime loving. With a bright white vintage barn and idyllic countryside landscape, the White Sparrow is the ideal location for a charming Texas wedding venue. It’s enormous windows provided the perfect natural light collaboration to properly photograph each element. 

Hosted in Quinlan, TX, White Sparrow Barn carries an air of limitless beauty. Between the perfectly bright barn, to the lush landscape, it’s an absolute dream for anyone that wants a standout venue. Ruffled teamed up with some rockstar vendors to pull off this VIBE. We fell head over heels in love with all of the design elements.. from textures to tones to aesthetics. LOVE. Tell me you don’t love!

Photography: Apollo Fotografie | Event Design: Cloud Creative Events | Event Planning: Ruffled Blog Bride Diy | Floral Design: Slow Darling | Wedding Dress: a&be bridal shop | Cake: Sugar Bee Sweets | Ceremony Venue: The White Sparrow | Groom's Attire: Stich & Tie | Beauty: BA Beauty | Rentals: Posh Couture Rentals | Rentals: BBJ La Tavola | Rentals: Voeu Du Coeur

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Trend Alert: Patterns Are What Your Wedding Is Missing

If you’re looking for a way to make your wedding stand out from the crowd, keep reading! A pattern might be just what your wedding is missing. Josh & Dana Fernandez styled and photographed an inspiration shoot, lead by the concept of couples opening their minds to the endless possibilities of personalization. Half Moon Lettering designed a European garden aesthetic pattern from scratch, and it drives the inspiration for the rest of the day. From the bridal bouquet to the cake design, it’s all about the details that Kelly Doonan Events pulled together seamlessly. Mibellarosa took the romance up a notch with greenery and lush blooms. Get a closer look in the full gallery.

From Josh & Dana FernandezThe basis of this editorial design was to further explore the idea of patterns being incorporated into wedding design. With this editorial, we created a palette that is colorful, but with some earth tones and used that to create a pattern that was used creatively in different ways.

For the ceremony, the editorial team strove to incorporate the home décor feel by creating lounge seating with velvet pillows in the custom floral pattern by Half Moon Lettering and in complementary solid tones. Mibellarosa utilized the wrought iron gate overlooking the lake to create a dreamy floral installation.

The intention for the favor wall was twofold: to make it look as if you were in someone’s living or dining room, but also to provide an entertaining way to display an amazing party favor, bottles of Miraval! Mibellarosa’s team built an arch structure draped in greenery and romantic garden blooms to create an elegant setting for the long reception table dressed in a custom linen showcasing the custom pattern that Half Moon Lettering created. 

Floral Design: Mibellarosa Designs | Cake: Becca Cakes | Shoes: Alexandre Birman | Jewelry: Lindsey Leigh Jewelry | Beauty: Hey Lovely Makeup | Bridal Boutique: Ivory Bridal Atelier | Ceremony & Reception: Lakeside Country Club | Clutch: Saint Laurent | Custom Linens, Wallpaper, Ribbon & Pillows: Half Moon Lettering | Custom Pattern Design: Half Moon Lettering | Favor Wall: Exquisite Details by Raquel | Favor Wall Gift: Miraval | Gown & Veil Designer: Rita Vinieris | Invitation, Paper Goods, & Styling: Half Moon Lettering | Model: Shannon | Photography & Styling: Josh & Dana Fernandez | Planning & Design: Kelly Doonan Events | Rentals & Cake Table Linen: Aztec Events | Ring Box: The Mrs Box