Tequila-Based Cocktails For Your Wedding


Happy Mexican Independence Day! It’s coming up on September 16th, and in keeping with the week’s celebrations I wanted to list a few traditional (and some not so traditional) Mexican cocktails that would be perfect for a Mexican inspired wedding. If you would like to offer your guests something more than a typical margarita on your wedding [...]

{E-Session} Nic + Ashley’s Mexican Revolution Engagement

Nic + Ashley's Mexican Revolution Engagement Session

Happy Mexican Independence Day Everyone! Today Mexico is celebrating its very special Bicentennial of Independence from Spanish rule 200 years ago in 1810, and also its Centennial of the Mexican Revolution 100 years ago in 1910. I thought it was only appropriate to share with you Nic & Ashley’s unique and creative Mexican Revolution-themed engagement [...]

A Mexican Folklore Wedding


Happy Friday Everyone! Today I want to share with you a very special photo shoot taken by the talented Carla from Carla Ten Eyck Photography. This stylized Mexican wedding theme was shot for the Cinco de Mayo holiday and I have to say that Carla and the rest of the team who made this photo session [...]

A Happy Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Wedding


Happy Cinco de Mayo Everyone! Hope you enjoy this Mexican inspired board with a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta theme wedding. Viva Mexico! {Photo Credits: ROW 1: Mexican Fiesta Outdoor Scene Invitations by Paper Style., Church with Papel Picado Decor via Wedding of Mandm Blog, ROW 2: Guava Jalapeno Margarita via Food Network, Amy Kuschel Voila Gown [...]

A Frida Kahlo Themed Wedding


Today I want to share my vision for a colorful and folkloric Frida Kahlo wedding theme. Kahlo’s style was very dramatic and inspired by the indigenous Mexican culture. The bright colors and traditional Mexican details set the tone for a fabulous Frida Kahlo wedding. Don’t be afraid to make a statement with your reception decor and yourself. Use [...]

{Real Wedding} Laura & Mark’s Multicultural Wedding


A big thank-you to the fabulous Stephanie Williams Photography team, Stephanie & Isaac, for sharing this fun wedding filled with beautiful details.  Laura and Mark’s multicultural wedding paid tribute to their families’ ethnic backgrounds, Mexican and British.  From Laura’s Mexican side, they incorporated a Mariachi band, ecofetti for guests to throw after the ceremony, papel picado decorations and lucha libre [...]

Papel Picado For Your Wedding


Today I was inspired by the garlands of papel picado (traditional Mexican cut-paper streamers) hung as decoration in celebration of the Mexican tradition Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Today many Mexican families remember their loved ones who have passed away. Some couples work this special day as their wedding theme and papel [...]

A Mexican Independence Day Wedding


The colors, cuisine, and traditions of Mexico make it a rich and wonderful theme for your wedding. This post was inspired by Mexico’s Independence Day, September 16! The festive colors of the Mexican flag–green, white and red–are seen everywhere in Mexico today.  If you’d like to have a Mexican wedding theme, consider these as your theme colors. For [...]

A Colonial Mexican Wedding


Growing up in a small colonial town in San Luis Potosí­, Mexico, I have  such fond memories of my fair share of “bodas a la Mexicana”. I love Mexican styled weddings as they are packed with tradition, delicious food, and festive music and decorations. I wanted to make my first Mexico inspired wedding board very rustic and colonial, since that’s the [...]