A Novelesque, Vintage-Inspired Garden Wedding

by Claire

Vintage weddings are quite common these days, but Stephanie and Benjamin's romantic garden wedding at the Greencrest Manor in Michigan was the perfect mix of old world decor and personalized, modern touches. The hand-picked details looked like they came straight from a modern version of a Jane Austin novel: the old world touches of pink and gold, the bride in a gorgeous Vera Wang gown, and the antique furniture throughout. One of our favorite design elements is the vintage welcome...

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Filipino-Irish Wedding in Virginia

by Claire

Annalisa + Ian by April B Photography Annalisa and Ian’s Filipino-Irish wedding was a stunning display of two cultures and two people coming together as one. To incorporate their unique heritage into their special day, Annalisa performed a native dance for guests at the reception, while Ian sported a traditional, plaid Irish Kilt. The couple also took part in a Celtic coin ritual during the ceremony, and the wedding took place on the same land where Ian’s grandparents had...

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High Tea Wedding Inspiration

by Azure

We set out to create a series of beautiful images inspired by early 20th Century design icons like Poiret and Paquin—artists who worked their magic with lace and silk. Set against the background of flowering gardens and nature, we threw in a high tea celebration, once a daily ritual, as this story unfolds as one of halcyon days spent in English gardens. Kudos to wedding shooter, Jim Vetter who has an eye like no one else for creating special scenes like these. And none of us...

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Rare Finds: Vintage Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

by Azure

Your engagement ring and wedding band should be as unique and stunning as you! And if your hubby-to-be popped the question with a platinum engagement ring, now until September 12th you can enter to win platinum wedding bands worth nearly $3000! Enter to win on our Facebook fan page! But if you're still searching for the perfect engagement ring, and you're all about one-of-a-kind, you can't go wrong with a vintage piece. Engagement rings from the late 1800's to early 1900's are...

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Add Spark to Wedding Decor with Metallics: Part Deux

by Azure

Yesterday we featured four inspiring wedding reception tabletops that incorporate on-trend metallics. And today... we've got four more unique styles to make your heart skip a beat! Click HERE to see tabletop styles 1-4, then check out today's stunning setups. Once you're finished, tell us which of the eight metallic-adorned wedding reception styles are perfect for you! 5- High, Low Wedding flower centerpieces and decorations of alternating heights can give any reception tablescape...

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Metallics Add Spark to Your Wedding Reception Decor!

by Azure

Wedding decor inspiration shoot byKate's Lens Photography We predicted that metallics would be hot for 2011 weddings. Not to pat ourselves on the backs or anything, but... we were spot on with this particular wedding trends prediction! Metallics can be incorporated in a variety of ways, from your wedding dress and accessories to your invitations to your chic wedding reception centerpieces. Mary Kate of Kate's Lens Photography shared this incredible wedding table trends editorial...

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Romantic garden wedding sprinkled with vintage chic

by Azure

Real wedding by Amy Carroll Photography   Brittany and Patrick chose the perfect wedding venue for their romantic, vintage-inspired wedding! Southern Exposure Herb Farm boasts lush gardens and one-of-a-kind antiques, and is situated in the beautiful countryside of Calhoun County, Michigan. This wedding was as personal as they come; the couple incorporated artistic, meaningful details, and went out of their way to include their loved ones in this most special day. Brittany's...

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Down Home Wedding In Michigan With A Vibrant Country Vibe

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Jamie of Color Splash Studio Michelle and Daniel tied the knot in St. Joseph, Michigan, and their wedding venue- The Blue Dress Barn - could not have been more perfect for the laid back, rustic vibe that dominated their special day. The historic dairy barn at the Blue Dress venue provided down home appeal, and Michelle and Daniel chose the perfect color palette to make their wedding decor pop! Bright yellow, pink, and red wild flowers were placed in lovely mason...

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Vintage Meets Rock And Roll Chicago Wedding: Teri and Dan

by Azure

Featured Vintage Wedding by Bethany of Maypole Studios The second I met Teri, I knew I wanted to shoot her wedding! She was a unique bride from the start, with a great sense of style. She embraced the vintage bridal look, and fused this with a rock and roll edge. Teri wore her mother's wedding dress, which featured a beautiful brocade fabric and fur cuffs. The dress was made to fit like a glove by Silver Moon Vintage in Chicago. Silver Moon also helped Teri to create a unique...

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Bridal Brooch Bouquets: An Eco-Chic Alternative That Will Last Forever

by Azure

I was so enamored by the beautiful brooch bouquet featured in Monday's post by Recycled Bride, Floral Alternatives For Eco-Chic Brides, that I just had to do a little more digging. I checked out the Fantasy Florals website, and found some more stunners! Not only are these absolutely gorgeous andeco-friendly, but a bridal brooch bouquet is something you can treasure forever and ever. This is one 2010 Trend that I'm absolutely lovin'! It's safe to say I'll be clutching one of these...

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