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DIY Copper Leaves Cake Topper

DIY Projects

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Opal+Rose Photo

We’re huge fans of today’s DIY project, not only because we’re rose gold and copper-biased, but it can also be done fairly quickly and customized to whatever size you’d like to use. We chose to create a delicate cake topper, but you can certainly recreate the tutorial on a bigger scale to make a garland or a larger wreath to display at your reception (or even in your home). Thank you to Opal+Rose Photo for capturing the step-by-step images and end result!

DIY Rose Gold Leaves Cake Topper - http://ruffledblog.com/diy-copper-leaves-cake-topper/

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Casey Brodley, Photographer

I’m not a traditional wedding photographer. My background and training is steeped in photo journalism, so that’s how I approach a wedding. My goal is to document the day, not stage it. I let moments unfold naturally, with minimal prom posing and minimal “say cheese” interference.

As a photo journalist, I come prepared for anything. Every wedding is different. I have witnessed full-grown men weep more times than I can count. I have seen smiles so wide that I’m concerned someone may burst a blood vessel. I have climbed mountains with all my gear. And this one time a sprinkler system was triggered during a ceremony.

As a wedding photographer, I walk into every job with the guarantee that I will witness pure joy. But more importantly, I walk into every job with the probability that my day will end with cake. I like to keep my cake-to-work ratio balanced. For health reasons.

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Fall Wedding Inspiration with Jewel Tones

Wedding Design

Just in time for delightful fall weather, Ashlee Mintz Photography graces us with this equally-delightful bridal inspiration. Designed by Arielle Fera Events, the shoot is set in a lovely moody color palette with the prettiest shades of seasonal colors outside of the norm of oranges and browns, like cool plums, charcoal grey, and navy blue. Lightening up the wedding editorial are the exceptional dresses in neutral shades to die for. Let’s not forget about the insanely-good arrangements by Allium Floral Design; from the wedding centerpieces to the bouquets, the floral designs were one of the many cherries on top of this wedding shoot!

fall wedding inspiration with jewel tones - photo by Ashlee Mintz Photography http://ruffledblog.com/jewel-toned-romantic-bridal-inspiration

From the photographer, Ashlee Mintz Photography: Collaborating with Arielle Fera Events to bring this dark moody vision to life led to the most beautiful, gothic, and romantic wedding inspiration. This shoot has a lot of different elements/details, from the lush floral tablescape to the cabbage that lies under a marble name card. The palette included rich, deep tones of purples, blacks, charcoals, and blues. These jewel tones evoked the most magical setting for a stunning bride and her bridesmaids.

romantic wedding tables - photo by Ashlee Mintz Photography http://ruffledblog.com/jewel-toned-romantic-bridal-inspiration

taper candles - photo by Ashlee Mintz Photography http://ruffledblog.com/jewel-toned-romantic-bridal-inspiration
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Ashlee Mintz Photography

Event Design

Arielle Fera Events

Floral Design

Allium Floral Design

Wedding Dress

Hayley Paige

Bridal Boutique

Jennifer's Bridal

Jewelry

Lauren Priori Jewelry

Ring Box

The Mrs. Box

Hair

Katrina Hair

Makeup

Shimmer & Spice

Bridesmaids' Dresses

Bella Bridesmaid

Wedding Cake and Desserts

Love Bites by Erika

Rentals

Fox & Finch Vintage Rentals

Candles

Creative Candles

Ribbon

Silk & Willow

Calligraphy

The Lovely Scribe

Wedding Paper Goods

Hudson Paperie

Models

Ralla, Allie, and Ashlyn

Film Lab

The FIND Lab

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Erin Pelicano, ltd

Erin Pelicano designs simple, elegant and timeless artisan jewelry meant to be cherished and worn for years. Each piece is individually handcrafted with love and artistry in sterling silver, 24K gold vermeil and genuine stones. These meaningful pieces allow you to keep your dreams, inspirations and feelings close to your heart or share them as memorable gifts with special significance. Treasured by all generations, these delicate creations can be worn alone or layered with other jewelry.

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8 Wedding Planning Tips for a Stress-Free Wedding Day

Wedding Planning

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Recently engaged? You’ve probably spent countless hours scouring the Internet for the best wedding planning tips out there. Well look no further because today we are joined by Leah Weinberg of Color Pop Events, to give you all the information you need to dot your I’s and cross your T’s! As an event planner herself, Leah knows a thing or two about what’s most important during the planning process and also what’s commonly overlooked. Stress should be your last concern during the months leading up to your wedding, so read on for her sage advice and you’re sure to have relaxed and FUN engagement!


Special thanks to Leah for sharing her top tips with us today! If you have wedding planning advice of your own, we’d love to hear it in the comments!

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Concertina Press

Sailboats, waves, octopus and jellyfish are just a few of the amazing seaworthy designs featured in Concertina Press’s line of vintage inspired nautical wedding invitations and stationery.

“Ruth is an exceptional artist and artisan! She was very prompt to stay in communication with me throughout my ordering process. She worked with me to make sure that all my needs were met exactly. It was so comforting to work with her through the stressful process of ordering the perfect wedding invitations! I absolutely LOVE the way her products turned out, and cannot wait to send them to all my guests! Thank you SO MUCH Ruth, your kindness and professionalism have helped me more than you know!” ” – Emily D.

After living in the small town of Woods Hole on Cape Cod for nearly 11 years, Ruth, the owner and designer of Concertina Press, moved down to the sunny East coast of Florida to be closer to family. Her Cape Cod map save the date is still widely popular with couples getting married on the Cape, along with the matching wedding invitation. Since moving south she’s added more tropical designs including seahorses, sand dollars and waves.

Ruth takes pride in customer service, and making the online ordering process as easy as possible while still remaining personalized. You can purchase samples of any of her invitations online, or contact her directly with any questions or for a quote.

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