Handmade Vintage Wedding Crafted with Love

by Azure

Summer + James, captured by Casey Fatchett Photography Inspiration—I wanted the formality and grandeur of Victoria (minus the stuffiness) with the warmth and functionality of the Dashwood cottage featured in the classic chick flick, Sense and Sensibility. Most of all I wanted no white. So we settled on a wedding color palette of warm, candlelit hues, shades of muted pinks, creams, champagnes, peaches, taupes and dusty blues. Venue—We really fell in love with the Meredith...

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Surfer Wedding in Seattle with Camping, S’Mores, and a Rock n’ Roll Reception

by Faye

Summer has only been over for a few days and already, I’m daydreaming about the beach, sand, and sun non-stop! Luckily, I stumbled upon the quintessentially West Coast beach wedding of Justin and Karissa (shot by Linhbergh Photography), and got a healthy dose of summer inspiration! The couple met seven years ago when Karissa stopped into the auto parts store where Justin was working, and the rest (as they say) is history! They hosted an intimate Saturday ceremony for friends and...

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Real Wedding Inspiration: Red, White, and Teal Rustic Chic in Virginia

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Ampersand Photography Who knew DIY could be so chic!? Kelsey and Ryan's July, 2010 nuptials were picture perfect, thanks to the bride's decor-savvy mom and eager-to-help friends. The wedding venue, in Vinton, Virgina, provided the perfect backdrop for this low-key, cheerful, DIY wedding. Kelsey donned a simple yet chic wedding dress from David's Bridal, and finished the look with ruby red peep-toebridal heels and a traditional veil. Her bridal bouquet, an...

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Featured DIY Montana Wedding: Alex and Kendra

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Megan Lane Photography Alex and Kendra married on a gorgeous June afternoon, in a picture-perfect location in Helena, MT. Their beautiful outdoor ceremony at the Kleffner Ranch was followed by a huge reception at the Kleffner's historic barn. This wedding was packed with special details- from the personalized tiles sprinkled throughout the path leading down to the wedding ceremony, to the hand-placed gerbera daisy "garden" lining the aisle, to the curtain of pink...

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Simple, Budget-Friendly DIY Wedding Decor Must-Have: White Candles

by Azure

You are planning your wedding on a tight budget. But, you have an eye for style that you are not willing to compromise. Does this sound like you? A little DIY and creativity can go a long way, and you can create a beautiful ambiance at your wedding reception without breaking the bank. Want to know how? Meet white candles of all different sizes; they may just become your new best friend! Plain white candles are extremely budget-friendly, can be purchased in bulk, and will create a...

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Featured West Palm Beach Wedding: Nicole and Nick

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Kristen Weaver of Kristen Weaver Photography I had the pleasure of working with eclectic couple Nick and Nicole Mihelich on January 9th in West Palm Beach. Nick and Nicole began their journey as neighbors, their courtship starting through the fence that separated their picturesque and historic West Palm Beach bungalows. Their heartwarming story was reflected in the rustic details and DIY projects found throughout both the ceremony and reception. Grandma's...

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