Real Wedding Rehash: A Night at The Boathouse

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Have you ever wondered what really goes into the planning process and wanted to hear an account from someone who has been through it before? Well now you can! We’re back with our 2nd Real Wedding Rehash from my clients, Keon and LaKeyia Piper, who got married this past September. Let’s see what the Pipers had to say about their wedding planning experience. Continue reading

Floral Frenzy: Inspiration for an Uber Feminine, Romantic Wedding

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Our 3 Favorite Wedding Cake Trends for 2015

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One of the most iconic moments in a wedding is the cutting of the cake.  The cake ceremony signifies the couple’s union and their promise to provide for each other.  As you can imagine, a lot of time and importance is placed on the selection of the perfect cake. Continue reading

The Colors of Love: A Valentine’s Day Inspiration Board

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2015 Bridal Trends: Muted Monochromatic

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Have I mentioned that I’m slightly obsessed with 2015 trends?  Not only am I seeing a rise in elegant, British-inspired affairs and off-the-shoulder gowns that scream romance (….my need to bring Pride & Prejudice to life is growing immensely), but the popular color palettes of 2014 — which featured pops of bright colors — are being toned down and refined into muted, monochromatic selections. Continue reading

2015 Wedding Sneak Peek: Spring Color Palettes

The quickly approaching New Year means a new array of colors for weddings in 2015.  These new combinations are gorgeous!

Below are a few of the popular wedding palettes for Spring 2015:

  • Navy, Cream, and a Blush
  • Purple and Yellow
  • Royal Blue, Kelly Green, and Tan
  • Pink, Khaki, and Gray
  • Shades of Brown with Ivory
  • Sage, Sandalwood, and Tan
  • Sangria, Silver, and Lavender
  • Periwinkle, Tan, and Peach
  • Gold, White, and Burgundy
  • Coral, Peach, and Powder Blue

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Fave Fall Palettes: Berry Tones

Berry Fall Color Palette

A compilation of berry tones.

The final color palette in my fall series is a compilation of rich, vibrant berry tones–from the palest of pinks to the deepest of purples.  This color palette is perfect for both girly girls and manly men.  The deep hues in the palette can act as the main color, and the lighter hues like rose pink and poppy can act as the accents. Continue reading

Fave Fall Color Combos: Emerald, Gold, and Orange

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A splash of emerald.

The second color palette in my Fall Color Trend series is inspired by the transformation of leaves during this time of year.  The bright greens of the spring and summer change to a beautiful range of hues from stark emerald green to vibrant golds and oranges.  These colors embody the richness of the autumn, while still keeping the brightness of summer. Continue reading

Fave Fall Color Combos: Cranberry, Scarlet, & Gold

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Fall just happens to be one of my favorite seasons of the year — PSL’s return, people won’t look at me weirdly for drinking hot apple cider (…I drink cider year round), and I can add a scarf to my daily ensembles.  In addition to these occurrences, the leaves are changing and event color palettes are being influenced by nature’s vibrant, burnt tones. Continue reading

Real Wedding Rehash: A Romantic Affair in Virginia’s Capital

Photo by Seth Roberts Photography

Photo by Seth Roberts Photography

Have you ever wondered what really goes into the planning process and wanted to hear an account from someone whose been through it before?  Well now you can!  Today we have a Real Wedding Rehash from a good friend of mine, Catherine Soucie, who got married this past May.   Let’s see what Catherine had to say about her experience planning a wedding. Continue reading