Avi & Shira’s Stop Motion Save-The-Date Video


It’s often incredible to see the creative and inventive ways that couples come up with to infuse their personalities into the elements of their wedding. I came across this stop motion save-the-date recently on the Brooklyn Bride blog and thought it was a great one to share. Avi and Shira had a friend shoot pictures [...]

A Posh Halloween Wedding in Black & White


My favorite holiday is coming up fast: Halloween!  I just love everything black, white and wicked. My inspiration today is a posh Halloween wedding in black and white. A black-tie event for a Halloween wedding makes the holiday very special and glamorous. If you decide to get married on Halloween, have fun with it; this is your chance [...]

Hand-Lettered Stationery Featuring Laura Hooper Calligraphy


Monday I shared some options for creating your own stationery with printable invitation kits, using any bubble jet printer and a cool font or two that you can grab online for no cost. Today I’m putting the machine fonts aside and moving more into the realm of art than printing. I’m talking about completely hand-lettered [...]

{E-Session} Marisa + Trey’s Photo Shoot in the Rain


I absolutely love the work of Clayton Austin. His vintage-inspired portraiture and photojournalistic style are fantastic. Marisa and Trey’s engagement session was captured beautifully as the rain actually came down on them a half hour into it. I love the backdrops and playful shots, from riding on the shopping cart to splashing in the rain. The [...]

Save Money with Printable DIY Wedding Invitation Kits

Purple handmade invitation kit from Gartner Studios. This is the one we used for our rehearsal dinner invitations.

In today’s economy, frugality is more important than ever. And one of the best ways to stretch your wedding budget dollars is to include as many do-it-yourself projects as possible. One great DIY option that can save you some green is printing your very own wedding invitations, rather than having a stationery custom print them [...]

{Real Wedding} Kelley & Dean’s Barn Wedding


Kelley and Dean had their rustic barn wedding at Badger Farms, located in the serene Wisconsin Countryside just outside Madison, Wisconsin. Their ceremony and reception took place in the newly renovated 1920′s-era barn, a very charming building with tons of amenities for the perfect banquet facility, as well as tons of personality. The bouquets and boutonnieres [...]

Wedding Bells Ring Tonight on “The Office”


If you’re a fan of “The Office”, you’re already set to check out tonight’s episode in which Jim and Pam will be tying the knot. Whether you’re an engaged couple or a wedding professional, tonight’s show probably has your anticipation especially whetted. It’s always interesting to see how fictional weddings are portrayed in popular TV shows [...]

{E-Session} Andrea + Wes in San Diego, CA


I can’t resist sharing this fun engagement session from Andrea and Wes, captured by Jill Thomas Photography, one of my absolute favorite photographers out there. The combination of Jill’s eye for stylish photography and this beautiful couple resulted in one of the cutest e-session I’ve seen lately. I love Jill’s use of props, and how it [...]

Eco-Friendly Wedding Stationery From WedVert


It’s inspiring to see how responsible and environmentally conscious today’s couples are, and it’s because of this awareness and thoughtfulness on their part that eco-friendly product options are becoming a growing trend in the wedding industry. Take stationery as an example. Beautiful wedding invitations that are friendly on the pocketbook as well as the environment [...]

Premiere {Get Married} Wedding Magazine


Get Married, the only multi-channeled wedding planning resource with platforms online and on television every weekday, has just published its first issue of Get Married magazine this October 2009. Get Married magazine  describes its vision as a “bright, bold voice among glossy bridal publications, and a new shopping and trend guide for the savvy bride. Expect [...]