The Timeless Beauty of Saja Wedding’s 2015 Bridal Collection

by HannahN

This lovely 2015 bridal collection by Saja Weddings embodies refined, timeless beauty. I absolutely love the inspiraiton behind the collection: the formation of pearls inside oysters. With this in mind, the designers used ethereal fabrics like silk chiffon and silk organza coupled with pearls and glass bead accents to create an incredibly beautiful end result. Lose yourself in these romantic creations, and be sure to pin your favorites!

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Glam, Vintage Inspired Styled Shoot

by HannahN

This gorgeous vintage glam shoot is inspired by the cool, crisp air & rich colour pallate that Autumn has to offer. The florist's mother's estate in LaSalle served as the perfect backdrop for this session; the brick walls, wrought iron gates, lush gardens, and unbelievable French provincial styled master bedroom truly set the tone for the vintage feel of the shoot. The tableware, including the china, silverware and glasses are from a personal vintage collection. I am obsessed with the...

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Something Borrowed: Her Mother’s Wedding Dress

by HannahN

I've always been intrigued with the idea of a bride wearing her mother's wedding dress.  Thinking back, women in my day were lucky if they chose to sport mom's white frock. Our mothers got married in the 1950s so the dresses were hands down gorgeous! As well as absolutely adoring the style your mother wore add the element of sentiment and you may just have the ideal wedding dress. These shots are of Katie who is wearing her mom's wedding dress for her wedding portraits (taken...

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Simply Stunning Centerpieces

by HannahN

Centerpieces have the power to transform a run of the mill table to an awe-inspiring reception dream. You can choose soft floral arrangements, romantic candles, or unique elements that show off your personalities as a couple! Whatever you decide on, these 22 centerepieces are sure to help get the inspiration flowing! If you don't have a centerpiece Ideabook yet, you will definitely want to create one and add these gorgeous ideas to it!

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Romantic and Rustic Cleveland Wedding

by HannahN

From the moment that Dan and Halle were engaged, they agreed that they wanted to throw more of a "party" as opposed to a traditional wedding. After seeing pictures of the Ariel International Center, Halle just knew this would be where they were married. The venue offered a beautiful backdrop of the Cleveland skyline and the "blank canvas" space allowed them to create the romantic and rustic look and feel they wanted. They filled the space with beyond dreamy floral arrangements and one...

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Bride Chic’s Awesome Shooter Series: Grace Kathryn Photography

by Bride Chic

A few months back we had an amazing shoot out at the Kenwood Inn and Spa in gorgeous Sonoma County.  Add two of my favorite pros to work with, the incredible shooter, Grace Kathryn and makeup and hair artist extraordinaire, Julie Morgan.  I swoon every time these images come up and am reminded how lush and perfect this site is for weddings and honeymoons. The Italiante Villa offers a quiet retreat with restaurants and a wine bar exclusively for guests.  The gardens and landscaping...

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Stunning Styled Shoot Inspired By An Overgrown Forest

by HannahN

Inspired by an overgrown forest, Chris Davis from The Drawing Room in Knoxville, TN and Leah Moyers Photography styled this gorgeous shoot starting with a slate blue, blush, and muted gold color palette. Surrounded in a beautiful forest in Maryville, Tennessee is RT Lodge; a historic mansion built in 1932 transformed into a local or destination wedding venue known as a "treasure in the woods," which served as the perfect location for this shoot. The bride is pretty yet edgy with a...

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These Sweet & Sexy Garters Will Make Your Love’s Jaw Drop!

by HannahN

One of my favorite bridal accessories is one that is for your special someone's eyes only: the garter! Lingerie is always extra fun to pick out, and with so many options it can be hard to choose just one! Whether your garter will be for sling shotting into a crowd of male guests or will exclusively be unveiled on your wedding night, we have some amazing choices for you to browse through below. Take a look and be sure to Pin your favorites!

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Beautiful Tennessee Wedding with a Cheerful Color Scheme

by HannahN

There is something about a blue and yellow wedding in the summer that just makes me smile - probably because it reminds me of sunny skies and bright yellow sunflowers. Aside from the cheery color scheme, the venue and decor of this wedding are simply breathtaking! The intimate, luxurious ceremony and reception venue with low lighting and lots of draped fabric and beautiful flowers is enough to make your jaw drop! Plus the bride and groom both look absolutely stunning! Browse through...

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Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: The Neon Wedding

by Bride Chic

Want to really light it up? Bold and different, the neon explosion of color is spot on for some couples.  Whether you incorporate a little or a lot is up to you.  Me? Personally, I'd go with small pops of color but would be curious to see the all out light-up-your-life extravaganza.  Whether you're wanting shots of electric tulle, organza, iridescent pops of color in your bouquet, or jewelry at maxed volume, it's all here to entice and inspire! Brides, how would you incorporate...

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Contemporary Wedding Cakes Almost Too Cool to Cut Into

by HannahN

It is no secret that one of the best parts of attending a wedding is getting to gorge on yummy cake! Of course, the appearance of the cake is almost as important as how it tastes. Check out these gorgeous contemporary cakes that your guests can feast their eyes on before devouring! Be sure to add your faves to your Wedding Cake Ideabooks!

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Get The Look At Any Budget: Capelets & Coverups

by HannahN

Bridal capelets lend a classy and romantic look to any wedding occassion. Whether they dress up an otherwise understated gown or help keep off the chill in a late fall or winter wedding, cover ups are amazing options. Browse below to see how you can get these accessories at four different budget points, and be sure to pin your favorite looks! For the Beautiful and on a Budget Bride (Priced under $75) For the Cost Conscious and Chic Bride (Priced between $75-$150) ...

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Luxurious Winter Wedding With Christmas Details

by HannahN

Andrea and Collin truly created a winter wonderland at the historic Cairnwood Estate, a gorgeous manor which dates back to 1895. The massive, two-story Christmas tree and luxurious garlands transform the space into any Christmas lovers' fantasy. There are plenty of other yule-tide details, like the groom and groomsmen boutonnieres, the jingle bells on "wands" for guests to wave after the ceremony, and the ornament guest book alternative. The rest of the details created a cozy feel...

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Perfect Wedding Flats For Dancing The Night Away!

by HannahN

There is nothing worse than seeing a bride hobbling down the aisle or limping post-dance floor fun due to uncomfortable or too tall heels. If flats or sandals are more your style, or if you are looking for a comfy yet beautiful pair to swap your awesome heels out with during the reception, you will love these gorgeous options! Take a look at these savvy shoes for inspo for your big day and add your favorites to your Bridal Shoe Ideabook! Photo Credit: Wedding Chicks ...

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Modern Black and White Real Wedding with Purple Accents

by HannahN

Steph and Marc's Quebec wedding was a lovely celebration chock full of awesome ideas! The bride's amazing idea of having a "bridesmaid's first look" was so cool! Her best friends closed their eyes and on the count of three, they opened them to discover their gorgeous friend all dolled up as a bride, and the emotions are plain to see from the picture! We also love Steph's super detailed broach bouquet and her absolutely stunning gown with a blingy bodice. At the reception, the bride...

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Made With Love: A Unique Bridal Collection

by HannahN

Made WIth Love is an online boutique wedding designer that crafts beautiful and affordable dresses for brides all around the world. Their gorgeous gowns are perfectly romantic, and we are lucky enough to share their 3 newest 2015 designs with our brides! This photo shoot is located in the private grounds of "Evergreen Garden Venue". This magnificent stone home was hand built by the man of the house, who also lovingly designed the gardens. The home features secret wooden doors, ivy,...

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Crazy Cool Guest Book ideas That We Love

by HannahN

All newlyweds want a way to relive their wedding, and one of the most treasured traditions is having a guest book so that you always remember who joined in to celebrate your special day with you. Brides and grooms nowadays do not opt for the tried and true route of just having their guests sign their names in a book; instead, they choose creative reflections of their personalities or their wedding themes to carry the memories forward for years to come! We rounded up some of our...

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Rustic Washington Wedding

by HannahN

Maggie & Bryan got married at Wandering Waters in Maple Falls, Washington, which is a gorgeous venue near Mount Baker. The venue captures some of the best parts of the beautiful Northwest: picturesque mountains, lush forests, and lovely wild flowers. The details of their wedding perfectly play off of the outdoor surroundings, such as the tree-inspired wedding cake and the awesome woodland creatures made out of twigs, moss, and flowers. Browse through the rustic images below, and be...

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Bride Chic’s Trend Watch: Vintage Mashup

by Bride Chic

I've been wanting to post about this awesome subject for the longest time. Imagine wearing bits and pieces of bygone eras all in one look  I'm remembering a Prairie Revival dress from the 1970s that I wanted to pair up with a sparkly 1920s headband. I knew it was a look that would work despite the juxtapose . Totally trending and surprisingly chic is mash up vintage.  Take a look below at some incredible mash up formulas. You don't need to study costume to get how this style savvy...

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A Vegas Wedding with Vintage Flair

by HannahN

Mark and Stephanie's vintage-inspired ceremony and reception took place at the Historic Fifth Street School in downtown Las Vegas, a short distance from the iconic Fremont Street. The venue had particular significance for the bride, because her mother attended school there when she was a child! The courtyard of the school was lined with twinkling bistro lights, while vintage, shabby-chic furniture was placed around the entire courtyard to lend a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Stephanie...

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Lead Guests To Their Seats with Style with These Escort Cards

by HannahN

Escort card displays and seating charts are often overlooked opportunities that can make a big design impact at weddings. They are often the first thing that guests see when they enter the reception venue, and we all know how important first impressions are! We compiled some amazing ideas to help inspire you to create gorgeous displays to wow your guests all the way to their seats! Browse below and add these to your Escort Card Ideabooks, and check out more awesome escort card ideas...

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It’s All In the Details in This Outdoor Wedding!

by HannahN

This outdoor wedding has some lovely details that are definitely worth taking a look at! For starters, the bride and groom both have absolutely gorgeous attire, and have chosen great looks for their best friends! The bride's birdcage veil perfectly highlights her stunning makeup and hairstyle, and the classy gray menswear are super elegant. I adore that the couple distinguises their maid of honor and best man with a lighter purple dress and a different colored tie to really set them...

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