{Trend Alert} Antique Storage Pieces As Wedding Decor


I’m a total antique furniture junkie and love to repurpose pieces of furniture that have a shabby chic flair. And I absolutely love it when I see couples incorporating vintage furniture pieces for their wedding displays. If you have a special family heirloom piece you would like to use in your wedding, or you got lucky with [...]

“Wish Upon A Wedding” Launch Party Tonight


I wanted to introduce a brand new nonprofit organization, Wish Upon a Wedding, dedicated to granting weddings and civil union ceremonies at destinations across the United States for couples facing life-threatening illnesses. It’s the only organization of its kind today. The group is just now accepting applications for wedding wishes, and will be drawing on a regional [...]

{Rainy Day Fashion} Rain Boots ~ Part 2


Here’s part 2 of my wedding rain boot fashion post…for that special day that just happens to be a rainy one. Rain boots come in many fun and funky styles, colors and patterns. Choose from plain solid colors, polka dots, animal prints, florals, themed designs, checkered, or plaid patterns. Boot heights also vary but I prefer the classic tall or mid-calf [...]

{Rainy Day Fashion} Rain Boots ~ Part 1


During the rainy season, I’ve seen more and more brides putting on their rain boots to go into the wet and muddy outdoors for some fun shots. I love rain boots, and nowadays you can find just about any color and pattern designs you can think of. Give a pop of color to your outdoor engagement or wedding photo session! Just take your [...]

Wishpot Tips for Purple Weddings


From the recent Golden Globes to famous celebrity weddings, purple is the new and trendy color for gowns and weddings! This month Wishpot gives you tips and ideas for your gorgeous purple wedding. When it comes to a purple wedding, the bride can add a few little things to her white dress that will add [...]

Online Virtual Bouquet Design


Not sure which flowers to use in your bouquet? Wondering which colors work best together? Looking for a way to communicate your ideas to your florist? Here’s a tool I came across recently, from Designed By The Bride, which lets you to virtually “design” your own bouquet online, then save or print the results! Design [...]

{Anniversary Shoot} A Vintage Wedding Anniversary ~ Part 2


Here is Part 2 of Jen & Jason’s vintage inspired wedding anniversary session. Just as she does in her blog, Green Wedding Shoes, Jen gives us tons of inpiration by styling her own one-year wedding anniversary photo session. Couple her great taste and attention to detail with the amazing photography of Caroline Tran to get the following stunning images. I really [...]

{Anniversary Shoot} A Vintage Wedding Anniversary ~ Part 1


I’m excited to share this beautiful wedding anniversary photo session styled by Jen from Green Wedding Shoes, one of my absolute favorite wedding blogs. Jen not only styled this session, but was also the subject! That’s right, this beautiful couple is Jen and her husband Jason who celebrated their one year wedding anniversary and decided to treat [...]

May Leigh: New Website and 20% Online Jewelry Discount


Hope everyone’s having a great week! Here in northern California we’re soaking up storm after storm as they blow in from the Pacific; we had some great lightning and thunder shows this evening to boot. I hope you’re all staying warm, dry, and safe. Couple things I wanted to touch on today: the first is [...]

{Books We Heart} The Bubbly Bride


I saw the best wedding cocktail book at my local bookstore the other day, The Bubbly Bride – Your Ultimate Wedding Cocktail Guide by Natalie Bovis-Nelsen. It’s the perfect book for those couples thinking about having their very own signature wedding cocktail. Natalie Bovis-Nelsen, aka “The Liquid Muse”, is a beverage consultant and mixologist. She’s also creator and [...]