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Game of Thrones on the Beach Wedding Editorial

Wedding Design

Photos by:

The More We See

Who’s a “Game of Thrones” fanatic over here? Raise your hand proudly and if your spirit animal is Daenerys, you’re going to fawn over this ultra-creative shoot from the lens of The More We Seebelovely floral and event design wondered what the Mother of Dragons’ wedding day would look like if she decided to get hitched, and it’s nothing short of amazing. With a beach-boho vibe and a striking black dress separate, we think Dany would definitely approve of this intimate wedding inspiration.

black wedding dresses - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

From the event designers, belovely floral and event design: When we thought about doing a beach photo shoot, we wanted to put a creative spin on it. For any East Coast (Philadelphia/Jersey) residents, a ‘wedding down the shore’ always has that typical nautical vibe going with it, and we wanted to try something new! At the time of planning our photo shoot, Game of Thrones was still running and we thought to ourselves, “What if Daenerys got married?”

minimalist wedding invitations - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

calligraphy ideas - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

vintage wedding invitations - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

peony wedding bouquet - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

Game of Thrones on the Beach Wedding Editorial - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

wedding signs - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

beach wedding decor - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

flower girl attire at beach weddings - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

wedding details - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

We found ourselves answering with a beach wedding filled with rich tones, textures, unexpected elements and of course a touch of “fire.” For a girl who is always wearing white or blue, we envisioned her in a beautiful black wedding gown allowing her to really pop off the oceanic landscapes. We designed the shoot to of course have a few coastal touches (cause you can’t fully ignore the ocean!) along with Moroccan and bad-ass elements – Mother of Dragons is nothing short of the toughest girl we know!

intimate beach weddings - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

wedding photography - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

wedding fashion - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

beach wedding reception - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

bride and groom - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

boho chic weddings - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

place settings - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

peony and air plant centerpieces - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

wedding table details - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

Our team of vendors were unbelievably perfect and allowed every part of this shoot to really fall in place and come together beautifully! A great team always produces a great outcome to any styled shoot or wedding!

bridal portrait - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

wedding lighting - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

beach weddings - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

wedding signs - photo by The More We See http://ruffledblog.com/game-of-thrones-on-the-beach-wedding-editorial

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

The More We See

Event and Floral Design

belovely floral and event design

Wedding Dress

Sweet Caroline

Bridal Accessories

Bel Aire Bridal

Ring

L. Priori

Hair and Makeup

Janelle on Location

Tables, Rugs, and Ceremony Chairs

Maggpie Vintage Rentals

Calligraphy

Pretty in Ink Shop AA

Wedding Invitations

Papertree Studio

Daily Pick

Fine Day Press

Fine Day Press is an Austin-based design + paper studio specializing in wedding invitations, custom designs & stationery with a modern, painterly feel. Our watercolor invitations are printed on luxe, cotton cardstock and can be mixed and matched with our envelope liners. Each design encompasses a full invitation suite, including Save the Dates, Directions & Information cards, and Day-of pieces.

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Language of Flowers Wedding Editorial

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Hanna Photography

I recall the first time I heard about the meanings of flowers and almost immediately, I was captivated by it. The gesture of using certain flowers in a wedding bouquet to symbolize important characteristics is just so dreamy and romantic. Stemming from a novel, Festive Event Planning used the shoot concept to its full potential. With Hanna Photography commanding the camera, it’s no shocker that the whole editorial and the darling florals by Emlily Floral Design makes this shoot so alluring to look at.

romantic wedding dresses - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

From the event designer, Festive Event Planning:
The inspiration behind the shoot stemmed from the novel “The Language of Flowers,” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, in which a young girl turns to flowers as a source of creativity and identity in the midst of trials. Her skills go beyond her ability to create beautiful arrangements to also include her aptitude for weaving together florals with meanings and purposes specific to the recipient.

floral wedding invitations - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

wedding tables - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

vintage style centerpieces - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

orange taper candles - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

In this way, I was compelled to create a story through the language and meaning of flowers – utilizing flowers that conveyed messages pertinent to love and marriage. Emily of Emlily Floral Design beautifully delved into this concept with arrangements of lavender roses (enchantment), white roses (purity), ferns (sincerity) sweetpeas (pleasure) and white clovers (think of me), garlands of ivy (fidelity/marriage) and passion vine, and assortments of yellow tulips (helpless love), veronica (fidelity), and lamb’s ear (softness/support), which hung overhead.

wedding bouquet - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

place settings - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

wedding reception - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

With the reception table, I wanted to exude the feeling of wildness meeting elegance, with natural garlands running across the table that was purposefully adorned with handmade beeswax candles and linens hand dyed using fruits and flowers. Tableware by Pretty Vintage Rentals included handpainted salad plates, gold-tone flatware and mismatched crystal pressed glass stemware.

romantic wedding centerpieces - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

bridal portraits - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

escort cards - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

garden wedding ideas - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

boho wedding dresses - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

pink wedding cake - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

The invitations by Cecile’s Paper Co. embodied this story of flowers with a mix of bold prints and colors with soft letterpress lettering, while the three-tier cake by Frost It Cakery took the appearance of a blossoming rose. Additional details included the flower satchet favors, which were handcrafted using lavender and spray roses, and gilded jewelry by BHLDN. The intimate greenhouse of Stella Mare’s and a rose garden served as our backdrops, perfectly complimenting the natural feel of the day. In all, I wanted to tell a story with this shoot – a story of beauty, creativity and love.

boho wedding braid - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

wedding photography - photo by Hanna Photography http://ruffledblog.com/language-of-flowers-wedding-editorial

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Hanna Photography

Coordination and Design

Festive Event Planning

Floral Design

Emlily Floral Design

Venue

Stella Mare's Santa Barbara

Wedding Dress

Delphine Manivet

Jewelry

BHLDN

Bridal Boutique

Solstice Bride

Hair

Mandy Duenas

Makeup

Bentley Raes

Wedding Cake

Frost It Cakery

Table and Chair Rentals

The Tent Merchant

Table Top and Side Table Rentals

Pretty Vintage Rentals

Stationery

Cecile's Paper Co.

Model

Jessica Landis

Daily Pick

[seven-degrees]

A new angle on the art of entertaining. [seven-degrees] is an award-winning & full-service events venue. At [seven-degrees] we provide a range of services which are layered together to create a complete wedding experience. Our property, winner of the Architecture Guild Award, is a 25,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor gallery noted for its modern design and elegant feel. Our [seven-degrees] Coordination team will assist you in implementing your unique vision for the space. We understand the intricacies of planning a distinct ceremony and reception and take pleasure in working with couples throughout each stage of the process. You’ll enjoy customizing your menu with our Executive Chef and meet with our Wedding Coordinators and Design Team to make choices regarding design and décor (including presentation, technology, lighting and floral arrangement).

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Bougainvillea Estate Wedding

Modern Weddings

Photos by:

The Melideos

I can admit it; my love for bougainvillea is near obsessive at this point. Fluffy and bright pink, it’s the perfect accent for every tropical climate. Wisely, Andrea and Brian chose to use the blooms throughout their wedding day decor with help from Lace & Likes and Siren Floral Co.. Their day was full of geometric and handmade accents in the absolute chicest boho way possible, and The Melideos captured everything wonderfully — as they always do!

Andrea & Brian

modern wedding invitations - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

wedding dress - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

Bougainvillea Estate Wedding - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

fuchsia and ivory bouquet - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

flower girl - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

ceremony processional - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

wedding ceremony - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

geometric floral backdrop - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

wedding ceremony - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

ceremony recessional - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

fun bridesmaid portrait - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

wedding dress detail - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

fuchsia wedding bouquets - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

seating chart - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

succulent place cards - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

unique table number - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

Andrea & Brian

wedding reception in California - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

Bougainvillea Estate Wedding - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

modern handcrafted wedding - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

Bougainvillea Centerpiece - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

bougainvillea centerpiece - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

Bougainvillea Estate Wedding - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

bohemian sweetheart table - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

Bougainvillea Estate Wedding - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

wedding cake - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

Bougainvillea Estate Wedding - photo by The Melideos http://ruffledblog.com/bougainvillea-estate-wedding

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

The Melideos

Wedding Planning and Design

Lace and Likes

Floral Design

Siren Floral Co.

Wedding Dress

Berta Bridal

Bridal Store

Mon Amie Bridal

Wedding Shoes

Christian Louboutin

Hair

Evelia

Makeup

Martha Fuentes

Bridesmaid Dresses

The Reformation, Show Me Your Mumu, Rory Beca MAID by Yifat Oren

Groom's Attire

Calvin Klein

Catering

Whoa Nelly Catering

Sweets

Over the Rainbow

DJ

DJ Doesha (Joe Mendoza)

Rentals and Lighting

Signature Rentals

Special Lighting

Sky Productions

Lounge Furniture

Witty Rentals

Tables and Chairs

Planks and Patina

Tabletop and Glassware

Hostess Haven

Wedding Invitations

Smitten on Paper

Signage

Gold+State

Videography

Atomic Tangerine Film Co.

Daily Pick

Basic Invite Wedding Invitations

Visit https://www.basicinvite.com to find over 200 fully customizable wedding invitation sets. At Basic Invite each and every invite has almost unlimited color options letting you create an invitation as unique are you are.

Pick your colors, and your text, and even upload your photo for an instant online preview of your invitation.

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Bohemian Bridesmaid Brunch Party

Wedding Design

We think styled shoots like this should definitely be a thing. When putting together this shoot, Callie Hobbs Photography and Yonder Floral and Decor House wanted to think out of the box and construct an editorial different from the traditional bride and groom shoot. As soon as Callie and Gretchen found an engaged model, they thought to do a glam shoot with her and her girlfriends, dressed to the nines in boho chic gowns and gorgeous hair and makeup. What a fun concept to tackle with your own bridesmaids!

gray bridesmaids dresses - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

From the photographer, Callie Hobbs Photography: When putting this shoot together with Gretchen of Yonder Floral and Decor House, we wanted to do something different than the standard bride and groom session. Gretchen was the brains behind this magical day! She actually found a model who is soon to be married and then we brought in two of her girlfriends to have a bridal brunch! To make it even more fun we turned it into a photo session with a bride and her best friends! Who doesn’t want a chance to get all dolled up with a fabulous braid and flawless makeup?!

boho wedding dresses - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

modern wedding ideas - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

wedding braids - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

sweetheart tables - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

wedding details - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

wedding party - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

blue wedding ideas - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

Gretchen created the beautiful florals and then also made these gorgeous greenery belts for her besties in the ethereal gowns. It was the perfect touch! I could not get over how beautiful everything came together! As the girls were blasting and dancing to music, it made me wish we did something this fun before my wedding! I loved the table setting on the floor with an over hanging woven fixture. I mean wow! Gretchen is truly a talented human being! Along with the tee-pee and the fun rugs she set up in such an industrial, clean space, that made it stunning! Blanc could not have been a better location for such a fun and light-hearted event. I feel like the engagement period just flies by so to anyone in this phase of life, don’t let it pass you by! Take advantage of it and gather with people you love every chance you can!

wedding details - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

wedding tables - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

wedding lighting - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

large centerpieces - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

wedding lounge ideas - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

botanical wedding centerpieces - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

wedding dresses - photo by Callie Hobbs Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-bridesmaids-brunch-party

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Vibrant Bohemian Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Pretty bright colors and an outdoor setting are what dominate this lovely wedding inspiration straight from a fun event in Austin. There’s no shortage of vibrancy here, for sure: everything is dressed up in the most eye-catching of colors and all of the hues and details come together so wonderfully in a whimsical, boho fashion.

boho weddings - photo by Veronica Ellerman Photography http://ruffledblog.com/vibrant-bohemian-wedding-inspiration
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Creatrix Photography, Gypc Girl Photography, Veronica Ellerman Photography

Floral and Event Design, Bouquets, Boutonnieres, Tables 7, 8, 9

The Bloom Bar

Floral and Event Design, Backdrop, Tables 1, 2, 3

Anthemum Boutique Floral Design

Floral and Event Design, Head Table, Tables 4, 5, 6

Prosecco Weddings and Events

Floral Wall

Perennial Bloom

Day-of Coordination

Austin's Elite

Venue

Cypress Falls Event Center

Wedding Dress

Desiree Marie Design

Bridal Accessories

Stella & Dot

Hair and Makeup

Weddings by Celissa Rae

Blow Dry Bar

Vent Blotique Blow Dry & Style Salon

Massage Therapy

Vita Wellness Massage

Life Coach

Luv Life Coaching

Catering

Root Cellar Bakery & Catering Co.

Wedding Cake

Guiltless Goodies by Sylvia

Cheesecake Bar

Stregare Cheesecake Company

Alcohol Service

Ears with Beers

Cocktails

Palm Breeze

Ceremony Musician

Sienna String Quartet

DJ and Emcee

Texas Pro DJ

Custom Glasses

Monster Dance Designs

Event Rentals

Monarch Event Rentals

Vintage China

The Vintage Laundry

Transportation

Krystal Luxuries

Travel

DEPARTURE LOUNGE Travel Planning Experts

Glamping

Nightfall Glamping

Hotel

The Lodge at Cypress Falls

Signage

Samantha Jozette

Videography

J. Headrick Creative

Photo Booth

TiNMAN Photo Booth

White Wine Sponsor

Hall and Walt Wines

Daily Pick

Coco Red Events

At Coco Red Events, we want to help create, facilitate and implement weddings that will make our client’s vision come to life. We also love to help clients imagine what their wedding can be, to collaborate creatively to enhance every experience of their guests. We work hard to maintain a high level of customer service throughout the whole planning process. We will be with you every step of the way. At the end of the day, a win for us is when our couple says, “today was the best day ever!”

We are a family-owned and operated company. Colette, or “Coco,” started our company almost 3 years ago. Since then, we’ve worked with many brides – budgets big and small. We love what we do and we love working together as a team to create exceptional weddings.

Although we are based in Atlanta, our team has executed events with excellence all over the country. Each person on our team has a specific strength–from environment design to logistics to building sets and crafting props–we will collaborate to make your wedding the one that every one talks about for years to come.

Thank you for considering us! We would be honored to work with you on your big day!!

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Yucatan Inspired Wedding Ideas

Wedding Design

Someone stick us on a beach and hand us a margarita. Starting with a color template from the mesmerizingly-colored wedding stationery, the team of vendors for this shoot just let their creative sparks ignite and their hard work most definitely paid off. With a lovely hand-painted table to hold it, Raining Roses Productions brought in the ideal floral centerpieces for this tropical shoot, complete with clusters of driftwood that peek out gingerly among the bright hues. This colorful shoot put together brilliantly by Kristen Weaver Photography is giving us some serious “let’s head to the beach” vibes today.

Yucatan Inspired Wedding Ideas - photo by Kristen Weaver Photography http://ruffledblog.com/yucatan-inspired-wedding-ideas

From the photographer, Kristen Weaver Photography: This shoot was inspired by the heart and soul of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. It incorporates lush and bright florals, colorful details, and a slight beachy vibe. Incorporating unique details like a cactus pinata, photo booth, churros, and bridesmaid rompers – we pushed the limits of a typical styled shoot to bring unique concepts to your readers! We absolutely loved how the stationery brought much of our concept together, but we were most excited about the hand-painted table that we created in the studio specifically for this shoot!

colorful wedding stationery - photo by Kristen Weaver Photography http://ruffledblog.com/yucatan-inspired-wedding-ideas

wavy bridal hair - photo by Kristen Weaver Photography http://ruffledblog.com/yucatan-inspired-wedding-ideas

mismatched bridesmaids - photo by Kristen Weaver Photography http://ruffledblog.com/yucatan-inspired-wedding-ideas
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Kristen Weaver Photography

Floral Designer

Raining Roses Productions

Wedding Dress

Hayley Paige, Sarah Seven

Bridal Boutique

Calvet Couture Bridal Boutique

Jewelry

Emma Lee Designs

Makeup

LUMA Bridal

Wedding Cake

Florida Sweets & Co.

Wedding Invitations

Lattice Tree Studio

Photo Booth

Flash by KWP

Videography

KEJ Productions

Models

Modern Muse

Bohemian Montana Wedding

Bohemian Weddings

Every time we take a peek at this real wedding from Montana, we fall more and more in love. From the boho decor to the beautiful bridesmaids in white, there’s no shortage of enviable details and inspiring elements. Thank you to Jeremiah and Rachel Photography and Mum’s Flowers for your work on this one!

bohemian Montana wedding - photo by Jeremiah and Rachel Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-montana-wedding

From the bride, Mary: September in Montana is our favorite month. The days are long and warm and the wind is beginning to show the changing seasons. The day of our wedding was a reminder of why we love Montana in September the most. We were married at our neighbor’s field and the reception was in my parents back yard, under their beautiful barn they built for the wedding. It was the most exciting day of our lives! All of our very favorite people from all the different seasons in our lives came together to support our love and build friendship with one another. I felt an overwhelming calmness on the morning of our wedding, like all the decisions I have ever made (good or bad) had led me to this day and I was exactly where I was supposed to be.

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Jeremiah and Rachel Photography

Floral Design

Mum's Flowers

Wedding Dress

Desert Vintage

Wedding Shoes

Jeffrey Campbell

Rings

Murphy McMahon

Groom's Ties

Bonobos

Catering

Great Northern Gourmet

Gluten/Dairy Free Cake

Deb's Cakes

Ice Cream

Sweeetpeaks

Rentals

Celebrate Rentals

Linens

The Party Store

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Event Studio

Event Studio is a wedding floral design and decorating firm that offers beautiful and unique designs for your special day! We are over-the-moon excited to play with lush gorgeous flowers everyday, treating each wedding as the only one. We join each couple in their excitement and work to make your day the most beautiful day of your life!

We offer a full inventory that we include in your design agreement. In addition, we offer custom made signs and unique decorator items!

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Intimate Backyard Wedding in Malibu

Bohemian Weddings

Photos by:

Zoom Theory

You just can’t top a backyard wedding in Malibu, can you? Zoom Theory and The Little Branch were part of the talented team on hand for Kayla and Jakob’s wedding day, which was full of bohemian details and sweet personal touches, made all the more special by the whole thing taking place at the groom’s childhood home.

intimate backyard wedding in Malibu - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

From the bride, Kayla: We wanted something really intimate and down to earth with a bohemian feel to it. We focused on having amazing food, good music and great people. We wanted to get married somewhere that would have meaning for us and were so lucky to be able to have the wedding at my husband’s childhood home. It was really important to us to keep things intimate and only have our closest family and friends there to celebrate with us.

groomsmen boutonniere with thistle - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

wedding bouquet - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

intimate backyard wedding in Malibu - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

fuchsia and white bouquet - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu
Flower recipe: I wanted the flowers to feel very relaxed and romantic – nothing too fussy. So we went with loose, organic feeling bouquets. All of the bridesmaids’ bouquets were in the same style and colour palette but each was unique. The bouquets had peonies, ranunculus, poppies, and garden roses, with lots of greenery. We also had small potted succulents and single blooms of peonies, and pink mink protea on the tables.

ceremony setup - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

ceremony decor - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

ceremony chair decor - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

ceremony processional - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

intimate backyard wedding in Malibu - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

ceremony kiss - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

As far as a theme, I really wanted to emphasize a boho vibe with gold metallics. We ended up with a few odd gold touches, like the rose gold cutlery, gold sandals for the bridesmaids, gold handwritten place cards, and the variety of brass and gold vases, urns and mercury votives on the tables and here and there around the yard. Lighting was really important to us as well, and the hundreds of twinkle lights and market place stringers, together with the mason jars with candles we had around the yard really made for a warm and romantic feel. We wanted to do as much as we could on our own. The family recently had to cut down a large tree in the yard because it was leaning on the house, and so they had these great stumps from that Jake’s brother made into stools, and his brother also made a very large wood table that made the most beautiful dessert table. We had a work day where our extended family came over and helped with gardening, painting some of the outdoor furniture a bright and cheery yellow, and Jake’s uncle built the swing that you’ll see in many of the photos and got each member of the family to put in one nail, so it was a group effort. Jake’s grandma did our chalkboard seating chart, and his mom contributed the pieces of amethyst that were at each place setting and served as our wedding favours. We ordered the arch for our ceremony off of Etsy, but it was my mom and Jake’s brother that made sure it was anchored and would look stunning on the day by cementing the feet of it into planters and then planting flowers to give it a natural look. I got overly ambitious and decided to attempt to calligrapher all of the envelopes to our wedding invitations and write the place cards myself.

backyard wedding reception - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

intimate backyard wedding in Malibu - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

chalkboard seating chart - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

intimate backyard wedding in Malibu - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

place setting with amethyst - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

backyard reception - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

intimate backyard wedding in Malibu - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Our advice would be to try to enjoy the planning process and make it your own. We liked to choose a few details that were very important to us and focus on those and let the other details fall into that same theme. We would also say, that sometimes less is more.

intimate backyard wedding in Malibu - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

reception table - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

gold table number - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

intimate backyard wedding in Malibu - photo by Zoom Theory http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-backyard-wedding-in-malibu

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Wedding Music:
My husband was largely in charge of the playlist and we really wanted to have more classic music. We had the odd newer song in the mix, but we had a lot of Rod Stewart, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Sam Cooke, Van Morrison, Cat Stevens, etc. A year or so ago, we, along with Jake’s siblings, became huge fans of Smooth Hound Smith, a folk and blues duo now based out of Nashville and were so fortunate to have them play at the wedding as well.
Processional: “At Last,” Etta James
First Dance: “Love Me Tender,” Elvis
Father/Daughter and Mother/Son Dance: “The Way You Look Tonight,” Frank Sinatra
Last Song: “Dancing in the Moonlight,” Toploader

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Zoom Theory

Florist

The Little Branch

Day-Of Coordination

Avesta Carrara

Venue

Private residence

Wedding Dress

BHLDN "Seraphina"

Flower Crown

The Little Branch

Hair

Drybar

Bridesmaid Dresses

Free People

Groom's Suit

J.Crew

Catering

Rock Chef Rolls

Band

Smooth Hound Smith

DJ

Skyline Entertainment, Spring Austin

Daily Pick

Little White Dress Bridal Shop

Little White Dress is the premier bridal salon in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. We offer unmatched service, and a beautiful selection of designer wedding gowns, accessories, and shoes in a wide variety of price ranges and styles. Little White Dress is proud to offer the very best bridal designers, all of which are unavailable elsewhere in Colorado. Get ready for one of the best parts of wedding planning – finding your gown at Little White Dress!

Gown designers: Anne Barge, Charlie Brear, Claire Pettibone, Enaura, Galia Lahav, Jenny Packham, Justin Alexander, Liancarlo, Lis Simon, Marchesa, Matthew Christopher, Naeem Khan, Reem Acra, Rivini, Robert Bullock Bride, Sassi Holford.

Located at 3420 W. 32nd Ave., Denver, CO 80211 in the Historic Highlands Neighborhood. Tel.: 303-814-8972

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Handcrafted Bohemian Bridal Shoot

Wedding Design

Calling all bohemian brides, this one’s for you! This shoot from Canadian wedding vendors Sharon Litchfield Photography, Cocktails and Details, and Tickled Floral explores the boho side of wedding fashion, coupling it with incredible event styling and design and cheerful pink, purple, and yellow. Those coral charm peonies in the bouquet are especially calling my name!

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

From the photographer, Sharon Litchfield Photography: This shoot started as a project to tap into a part of my personality that I don’t get to explore often. To go outside my aesthetic and trying new angles, and exploring a new side of my photography. This shoot is bohemian inspired – the embroidered tent, hand picked style bouquet, macrame plant hangers, and dream catchers all played a part of making the shoot feel organic, whimsy, and gypsy like. We especially love the rug we dug out from the wedding planner’s garage to put under the wooden table. It adds to the eclectic vibe we were going for. For the bridal styling, we opt for minimal makeup and soft wavy hair for the natural look. We played with different hair pieces (using a veil as a bridal cap, a head chain, and then a floral crown) to create different looks.

bohemian reception table - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

bohemian bridal fashion - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

bohemian reception table - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

bohemian bridal fashion - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

coral charm peony chair decor - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

handcrafted bohemian bridal shoot - photo by Sharon Litchfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-bohemian-bridal-shoot

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Daily Pick

The Blooming Bride

It’s your special day. And we want to make sure you are not only taken care of but most importantly…over-joyed with the most important day of your life!

From complete floral design and decor to day-of coordination, the gals at The Blooming Bride will make your dreams become a reality. If you are looking for the perfect modern urban loft or a romantic vineyard or even an impromptu beach soiree we are here to make sure your wedding day is one of a kind! Let us take care of YOU for a change!

Prices are tailored exactly to your needs. So please call (310) 804-5438 or email us below for customized quote.

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Bohemian Aztec Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Southwestern style is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere soon, which is totally a-ok by us. Sarah Beth Photography, Alyssa Arlene Events, and Root Floral Design put together this creative styled shoot embracing bohemian and southwestern wedding inspiration, bringing in Aztec elements and handmade details for a truly stylish look. Personally, I’m wild about the handcrafted and dip-dyed macrame shawl!

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

From the photographer, Sarah Beth Photography: When trying to decide on the theme for this shoot, myself along with Sarah Beth Photography and Root Floral Design knew a couple of things for sure, we wanted a beautiful, bride with a unique look, a sweet flower girl instead of a groom and we wanted the entire shoot to be something completely different than the more traditional weddings we see in South Louisiana.

watercolor wedding invitations - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

flower crown headband - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

With Aztec prints taking over everything in the past year, we thought it would be a great idea to mix the vibrant colors of the Southwest with delicately vintage touches. To blend these two styles, we used vintage furniture and place settings from Purely Vintage. Root Floral Design used unique, brightly colored flowers, succulents, cacti and greenery to really tie in the Southwestern Aztec theme. Lily Mac Designs hand painted each of the pieces in the suite while Sky’s the Limit Cakes created a gorgeous two-tiered wedding cake utilizing traditional Southwestern turquoise and tan. Slow Down Productions hand made and hand dyed a macramé piece that was used through out the shoot.

fuchsia floral arrangement - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

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bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

organic place setting - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

When styling our bride and flower girl, we wanted the look to be effortless and Sposa Bella generously provided both dresses, which, along with natural hair and makeup, really completed the look. Each vendor was encouraged to use their imagination and explore what a vintage/Aztec theme meant to them and I believe that each component came together to beautifully execute the vision. We had a great time working on this shoot together and we are super excited to share the talents of so many amazing vendors!

floral swing - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

Southwestern inspired cake - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

bohemian Aztec wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-aztec-wedding-inspiration

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Sarah Beth Photography

Event Planning

Alyssa Arlene Events

Florist

Root Floral Design

Wedding Dress and Flower Girl Dress

Sposa Bella

Wedding Cake

Sky's the Limit Cakes

Rentals

Pure Vintage Rentals

Stationery

Lily Mac Design

Daily Pick

Simply K Studios

Simply K Studios is a connecticut-based, award-winning photography company serving New England and worldwide destinations. These Connecticut wedding photographers photograph engagement sessions, boudoir sessions, and weddings.

We love lots of emotion – the laughs, the smiles, and the happy tears. Beautiful light, stunning details, and approaching every wedding differently so that we can create a unique set of images for each couple.

From the photographers:
It’s about you, and the way we see you. The way we see the two of you and everything you love.

Your style, your family, your friends, your personality, and your laughter.

It’s about the moment you first step into your gown.

The realization that it’s finally your wedding day.

The deep breath you take before you see each other. It’s about the promise you make.

It’s about your details. The celebration.

And we want to photograph it. We want to create a set of authentic, timeless, and modern photos. We want to create your heirloom album.

It’s about your love story.

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Modern Bohemian Wedding in Big Sur

Beach Weddings, Bohemian Weddings

Photos by:

Erich McVey

In our line of work, we sometimes come across weddings that simply take our breath away, and it’s difficult to put our finger on why or when it happens. We DO know that it happened the second we laid our eyes on this wedding from Erich McVey, and his dreamy film images were definitely part of the reason. Boho brides and grooms, prepare to be inspired!

modern bohemian wedding in Big Sur - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

From the bride, Danyale: Big Sur is such a beautiful and majestic place. We wanted our wedding to complement the surroundings and overwhelming beauty of the landscape. We sought something mystical and magical. The aesthetic needed to be of-the-moment and timeless all at once. We wanted the feel to represent our distinct individual personalities and embody us as a couple. I am a clinical psychologist and Matt works in film, thus we wanted to draw together an emotionally evocative and theatrical experience. We envisioned a composed celebration that would capture our unique style with bespoke touches. Moody, elegant, and dramatic like me. Earthy, romantic, and dreamy like Matt. Knowing my love of fashion, many of my friends asked me what they should wear. I sent the following message to all of our guests: “As for attire, our theme is medieval elegance meets 1970s bohemian. Think lace, velvet, dark jewel tones, kaftans, cloaks, capes, brocade, jacquard, gold, glamorous, flowy, eccentric, mystical, and magical… Imagine if David Bowie and Stevie Nicks had a love child.”

modern bohemian wedding in Big Sur - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

retro wedding makeup - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

groom looks - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

modern bohemian wedding in Big Sur - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

Bouquet recipe: Anemones, Ranunculus, Black Calla Lily, Fiddlehead Ferns, Rosemary, Thyme, Moss, and Lichen. Our florist Lolo described her inspiration for us: “Eerily romantic, organic in movement, design is captured with an elegant palette communicating textures created with a feeling evoking the spirit of an overrun garden in the middle of the night. Local floral is combined to create tumbling, gorgeously haphazard collections, with soft edges in a strong color way with an organic grace of ease in harmony with the landscape.”

ceremony processional - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

modern bohemian wedding in Big Sur - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

wedding ceremony - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

waterside wedding ceremony - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

ceremony recessional - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

retro bohemian bride and groom - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

unique groom look - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

wedding portraits - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

river wedding portraits - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

We took style references from the gothic and renaissance eras as well as the 1970s. We aimed to merge the lavish and ornate style of medieval times with the unconventional and bohemian feel of the 1970’s. We knew we wanted a small, yet baroque wedding celebrated with a select few – our immediate family and closest friends. Matt’s brother was his best man and his sister was his groomsmaid. My best friend Leslie was my matron-of-honor and my brother was my bridesman. My niece Palmer and Leslie’s daughters Clementine and Lola were our flower fairies. Our pups Humphrey and Franklin were our ring bearers. Matt’s best friend Josh was our officiant. My mother, father, and brother helped so much with the wedding, and it was lovely to walk down the long, landscaped aisle with my father. Looking out and seeing our family and closest friends watch us as we stood before them with the ocean behind us, sea lions barking, and whales spouting could not have been more magical.

vintage inspired wedding jewerly - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

modern bohemian wedding in Big Sur - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

patio wedding reception - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

wedding reception - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

modern bohemian wedding in Big Sur - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

reception tables - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

greenery wedding decor - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Be true to your style as a couple. Be avant-garde while simultaneously drawing inspiration from the classics. Do what you want to do and execute your vision without letting outside voices guide you astray. When I initially described our wedding aesthetic to people, many did not get it. Some questioned the visual concept fearing it would be too “costumey” or stylized. It was anything but. I’m glad I went with my original vision. It was a dream! I also think that one of the most important investments for one’s wedding is the photographer. We wanted a photographer who shot on film and someone with a fine art approach to their work. Erich is one of the best in the world. And we now have a beautiful collection of timeless photos to cherish and remember our enchanted day. The caterer is also crucial. Chef Jamie curated a locally foraged, organic vegetarian feast. Our guests (many meat eaters) raved about the local vegetarian fare. And our magnificent cake could not be outdone – a dark chocolate devils food with brown sugar buttercream and crushed salty toffee. Jamie also prepared delicious his and hers cocktails. For me, she paired a brut prosecco with lavender syrup and fresh lavender sprig. For Matt, she made a bourbon cocktail with barrel aged bitters, black sage, and grilled blood orange. We ate, drank, listened to great music, and ended the evening with a bonfire and s’mores. Everything came together seamlessly to showcase our splendid day and passionate love for one another.

woodsy wedding cake - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

modern bohemian wedding in Big Sur - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

modern bohemian wedding in Big Sur - photo by Erich McVey http://ruffledblog.com/modern-bohemian-wedding-in-big-sur

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Music:
Prelude: “Sigur 5 (untitled),” Sigur Rós
Processional: “Your Hand in Mine,” Explosions in the Sky
Bride’s Processional: “Wait,” M83
Recessional: “Hand-Made,” alt-J
First Dance: “First Day of My Life,” Bright Eyes

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Erich McVey

Wedding Planner and Event Designer

Bride

Day-of Coordinator

Jordan Little

Florist

Burst + Bloom

Venue

Wind & Sea Estate

Wedding Dress and Custom Cape

Shareen Bridal

Veil

Julie Harris Designs

Headpiece

Erica Koesler

Garter

Florrie Mitton

Wedding Shoes

Anthropologie

Engagement Ring

Carol Koch of Six X Sterling

Wedding Ring

Zoe Chico

Bridesmaid Dresses, Matron of Honor and Groomsmaid Dresses

Free People

Flower Crowns

Flower Gypsies

Groom's Jacket

Rock & Roll Religion

Officiant's Cloak

elestial Roots

Catering , Wedding Cake and Dessert Bar

Sea Star

Place Settings and Table Decor

Stardust Vintage Rentals

Wedding Signs and Name Tags

Groom

Favors

Authentic Mexican blankets

Officiant

Josh Hogan

Transportation

Barefoot Adam

Wedding Invitations

Wood Chick

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Event Studio

Event Studio is a wedding floral design and decorating firm that offers beautiful and unique designs for your special day! We are over-the-moon excited to play with lush gorgeous flowers everyday, treating each wedding as the only one. We join each couple in their excitement and work to make your day the most beautiful day of your life!

We offer a full inventory that we include in your design agreement. In addition, we offer custom made signs and unique decorator items!

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Bohemian Arizona Brunch Wedding

Bohemian Weddings

Photos by:

J&G Photography

Portraits in a greenhouse, a boho bride in a flower crown, and a brunch reception — all things we love, and all things that work beautifully together in this wedding from J&G Photography, Camelback Flower Shop, and Stems from Love. Matthew and Shelley’s wedding was one for the books, dear readers!

bohemian Arizona brunch wedding - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

From the photographer, J&G Photography: A gorgeous bride with a flower crown, a groom with the perfect beard, amazing Arizona weather and portraits in a greenhouse. Matthew & Shelley’s wedding was an absolute dream! This morning wedding was held at the Farm at South Mountain which was bright and in bloom after a surprise April rain. Their ceremony was accompanied by an acoustic guitarist who played a romantic Ed Sheeran song as the groom took a glimpse of his beautiful bride for the first time. After stories of love, laughter and their first meeting were told, Matthew & Shelley became Mr. & Mrs. Miera.

gold and blue wedding invitations - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

wedding bouquet with thistle - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

bohemian Arizona brunch wedding - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

bride and bridesmaids - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

groom boutonnieres - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

bohemian Arizona brunch wedding - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

wedding ceremony setup - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

ceremony processional - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

wedding ceremony - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

ceremony recessional - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

bohemian Arizona brunch wedding - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

Their brunch reception began as chicken and waffles, french toast and omelets were served. We were so excited to sneak away with the two love birds and snap some portraits amongst exotic flowers and cacti at the farms very own greenhouse. Ah it was a photographer’s dream! This beautiful wedding day couldn’t have been a better picture of the love Matthew & Shelley share and the huge hearts they have for their loved ones.

bohemian Arizona brunch wedding - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

arranged wildflowers - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

woodsy centerpiece - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

wood slice centerpiece - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

bohemian Arizona brunch wedding - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

reception table - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

bohemian Arizona brunch wedding - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

sweetheart table - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

cake table - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

rustic wedding cake - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

cake cutting - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

bohemian Arizona brunch wedding - photo by J&G Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-arizona-brunch-wedding

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

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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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Bohemian Seaside Daydream Editorial

Wedding Design

“Seaside” and “daydream” are two words that pair up pretty perfectly in my head, and you’ll need to look no further than today’s styled shoot from London Light Photography, a rustic vintage affair, and New Creation Floral Design to see exactly why that is. The colors were cool toned with a pop of marsala, the style was bohemian, and the result was totally magical.

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

From the event designer, Lorena of A Rustic and Vintage Affair: This collaboration started with a Facebook message from London Light Photography asking me if I would like to collaborate a styled shoot with her. I checked out her business site and saw her amazing photography work and said YES let’s do it. I have always wanted to do a beach shoot so we both agreed a beach boho styled shoot would be perfect. I started an inspirational board with ideas and colors and style. I changed it several times until I honestly felt I was ready to start the planning. The style I wanted was a watercolor theme – especially having a styled shoot on the beach, how perfect would a watercolor boho wedding be? The color palette would be a mix of lavender, greys, blues and a pop of Marsala, Pantone’s color of the year.

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

beach wedding bouquet - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

Now that I had the color palette and style in order, I contacted some new talented vendors I had not worked with before and asked if they would love to join our styled shoot. They all said Yes and Sydney and I couldn’t be happier. When I started to create the tablescape look, I wanted to include a mix of colors and props. I wanted the table to look and feel like a husband and wife had just eloped and were celebrating their special moment on the beach having a romantic evening dinner. The table runner fabric colors were a combination of blue, grey, purple and it resembled a watercolor technique. I then incorporated white scalloped shaped dinner plates with a gold trim. I wanted the table to have a splash of color, so that color would be the marsala color of the year. The table napkins were lavender sheer fabric and half of the napkins were dipped into red wine and red Kool-Aid to create a somewhat Marsala color. I added a mix of silver flatware; the stemware collection was a mix of pewter cups, purple goblets and glassware had a grey and marsala watercolor style to it. The name cards were a pearly color shell with white calligraphy writing on it. The centerpiece was my double clam food party food holder and I used it as a floral centerpiece holder. The romance on the table came from the mixed wine bottles with candle wax on them. Oh and the seating, OMG the peacock chairs with the flowers attached to them was the icing on the cake — those chairs created the tablescape I had envisioned.

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

blue and burgundy flower crown - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

wedding invitation calligraphy - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

I asked Allison of New Creation Floral Design to create something that went well with a centerpiece I had been dying to use for a styled shoot, my double clam centerpiece. The floral design they created for the centerpiece tablescape included all the colors on the palette for the styled shoot. From the boutonniere to the peacock chair flowers, everything they created was amazing and the special white ornament ball that was placed in the head table centerpiece was too darn cute. You honestly felt you were looking at a big pearl! The flowers included in the floral design throughout the shoot included Chocolate Amaranthus, red Ranunculus, burgundy Brunia, Silver Dusty Miller, Jasmine Vine, White Garden Rose, Patience Stock, white Privet Berry, Amnesia Veronica, white Belladonna Delphinium ark, blue Cymbidium Orchid Sprays, large-burgundy Belladonna Delphinium, light blue eucalyptus, Silver Dollar Stock, lavender Succulents, Rosettes 4″ Gerbera Gerrondo burgundy.

shell place setting - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

watercolor wedding cake - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

bohemian seaside daydream editorial - photo by London Light Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-seaside-daydream-editorial

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

London Light Photography

Event Design

a rustic vintage affair

Florist

New Creation Floral Design

Wedding Dresses and Jewelry

D'angelo Couture Bridal

Hair and Makeup

Meredith Andrée Artistry

Groom's Attire

Friar Tux

Wedding Cake

Little Hunnys Cakery

Cookies and Macarons

Penny's Place Boutique Bakery

Rentals

Rickety Swank, vintage & unique

Calligraphy

Kindred Calligraphy

Videography

Audrey Alba Films

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Coco Red Events

At Coco Red Events, we want to help create, facilitate and implement weddings that will make our client’s vision come to life. We also love to help clients imagine what their wedding can be, to collaborate creatively to enhance every experience of their guests. We work hard to maintain a high level of customer service throughout the whole planning process. We will be with you every step of the way. At the end of the day, a win for us is when our couple says, “today was the best day ever!”

We are a family-owned and operated company. Colette, or “Coco,” started our company almost 3 years ago. Since then, we’ve worked with many brides – budgets big and small. We love what we do and we love working together as a team to create exceptional weddings.

Although we are based in Atlanta, our team has executed events with excellence all over the country. Each person on our team has a specific strength–from environment design to logistics to building sets and crafting props–we will collaborate to make your wedding the one that every one talks about for years to come.

Thank you for considering us! We would be honored to work with you on your big day!!

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Bohemian Garden Wedding with Color

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Alexandra Wallace

It’s always a good day when we get to surround ourselves with so much color, as you’ll see in this styled shoot from Alexandra Wallace and Eden Floral. With some of the most incredible flowers Arroyo Grande has to offer, the duo painted a bohemian garden scene that has our hearts racing. No detail went unobserved, right down to the picture-perfect Sarah Janks gown and the show-stopped stained glass wedding cake from The Cake Cathedral.

bohemian garden wedding with color - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

From the event designer, Janet of Sandcastle Celebrations: The inspiration for our rustic, glam, boho shoot was a rich jewel tone wedding with glamorous elements. The stunning oaks that dot the property of The Casitas Estate provided the natural backdrop. Silk lanterns hung at various heights suggested the ambiance of an outdoor room. The gold sequin table runner and gold mosaic floral vessel added a touch of bling to the table. A rustic table with gold chiavari chairs and a velvet bench provided the seating.

bohemian garden wedding with color - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

wedding bouquet with ribbon - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

colorful unique bouquet - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

bohemian garden wedding with color - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

bohemian wedding styling - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

boho floral crown - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

A fabulous team of professionals worked to create this beautiful shoot. The styling was designed by Janet from Sandcastle Celebrations. Rachael, owner of Eden Floral, added a vibrant mix of conventionally grown and wildflowers to the cascading bridal bouquet and tablescape. Rachael is well known for her gorgeous floral crowns. Jenny, owner of The Cake Cathedral, is a true artist. She created a magnificent stained glass cake that echoed the theme. The very talented Alexandra Wallace captured all the stunning images. Every aspect of this inspiration shoot was designed and executed by an incredibly talented team.

bohemian garden wedding with color - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

boho wedding hair - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

bohemian wedding tablescape - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

bohemian garden wedding with color - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

bohemian wedding place setting - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

bohemian garden wedding with color - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

lush wedding flowers - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

unique garden wedding cake - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

bohemian garden wedding with color - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

bohemian garden wedding with color - photo by Alexandra Wallace http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-garden-wedding-with-color

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Wedding Vendors

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Fine Day Press

Fine Day Press is an Austin-based design + paper studio specializing in wedding invitations, custom designs & stationery with a modern, painterly feel. Our watercolor invitations are printed on luxe, cotton cardstock and can be mixed and matched with our envelope liners. Each design encompasses a full invitation suite, including Save the Dates, Directions & Information cards, and Day-of pieces.

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Las Vegas Wedding with Bohemian Details

Bohemian Weddings

Photos by:

Gaby J Photography

Today’s bride was going after a laid-back bohemian look, and to say she nailed it is a complete understatement. The day was filled with amazing floral details by Bud & Vine, captured by Gaby J Photography, and it’s the perfect encapsulation of a minimalistic natural wedding that’s low on stress but high on the pretty.

Las Vegas wedding with bohemian details - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

From the bride, Morgan: We went with a modern, natural look… minimal, indie-ish, boho. Our colors were mostly jewel-tones. We DIYed candles for our wedding favors! And our backdrop, my husband built out of old pallets, as well as our cake stand. Our wedding stood out from the crowd because of our location — though we were in Vegas, it just didn’t feel like you were in the middle of a big city.

Las Vegas wedding with bohemian details - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

bohemian wedding details - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

wedding day manicure - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

boho bridesmaid dress - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

bohemian bridesmaid dresses - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

wild bohemian bouquet - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

bohemian bridesmaid dress - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

eucalyptus bouquets - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

We used a lot of different greens for our table runners and arches, like ferns and different types of eucalyptus. For my bouquet, my focal point was a protea, the rest was dahlias, eucalyptus, and some other random things. My bridesmaids had the same bouquets minus the protea. My flower crown was eucalyptus and peonies. My favorite memory was our first look, it was very calming for me, and if we hadn’t done that, I think I would have lost it at the “altar.” Also, I loved our photobooth, so fun.

ceremony setup - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

ceremony processionals - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

wedding ceremony - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

ceremony kiss - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

bridal portraits - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

eucalyptus flower crown - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Hmm, some advice, use all the help you can get! If you have the money, please do find an amazing photographer, it is worth it!! Every penny! Gaby, I can’t say enough good things about her. Also make sure to have a great support group, aka bridesmaids; they are what keeps you glued together through all the emotions.

greenery table runner - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

geometric wedding details - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

Las Vegas wedding with bohemian details - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

Las Vegas wedding with bohemian details - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

geometric centerpiece idea - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

organic reception - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

teal wedding cake - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details

Las Vegas wedding with bohemian details - photo by Gaby J Photography http://ruffledblog.com/las-vegas-wedding-with-bohemian-details


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Wedding Music:
Bridal Party Procesional: “To Whom It May Concern,” The Civil Wars
Bride’s Processional: “Wherever You Will Go,” Charlene Soraia
First Dance: “As Far As It Goes,” George Strait

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Gaby J Photography

Florist

Bud & Vine

Venue

Historic Fifth Street School

Wedding Dress

BHLDN

Wedding Shoes and Necklace

Anthropologie

Bracelet

Free People

Garter

Nestina Accessories

Bridesmaid Dresses

Free People, Anthropologie

Flower Girl Dress

Jen's Pirate Booty

Groom's Suit

John Varvatos

Groom's Shoes

Aldo

Tie Clip

The Crafty Store

Ring Bearer's Outfit

H&M

Ring Bearer's Bow Tie

Le Beau Tie

Caterer

Memphis BBQ

Wedding Cake

Freed's Bakery

Cake Topper

michiemay

Bartending

Liquid Courage

DJ

DJ DeMario

Rentals

RSVP Party Rentals

Ring Pillows

Scout & Whistle

Wall Hangings for Backdrop

Soñadora

Wedding Invitations

Kelli Murray

Photo Booth

Smashbooth

Weddings For Freedom Campaign

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Paper Antler

When styled shoots can fuse together great design ideas with an even greater cause, the result is far beyond the realm of inspiring. Paper Antler and Weddings for Freedom recently worked together on a styled shoot that not only shows us beautiful wedding inspiration, but also highlights the realistic threat of the sex trafficking industry. Take a look at Weddings for Freedom‘s website to learn more about their cause and motion to raise both awareness and funds for sex trafficking victims in the United States.

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

From the photographers, Jonny and Michelle of Paper Antler: Talking about sex trafficking is not easy and it’s often difficult to know where to start. While most people understand it is an issue “over there” it’s far more difficult to acknowledge the fact that it is a growing and rampant problem in the United States.

coral wedding invitations - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

hanging wedding bouquets - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

bohemian bridesmaid looks - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

With that said, the purpose of this photo shoot is to raise awareness about sex trafficking in the United States by showcasing statistics utilizing both traditional and non-traditional wedding details. We incorporated wedding elements such as a bride and groom, tablescapes, an invitation suite, and flowers and then interlaced statistics about modern day slavery in the United States into said elements. Our main color palette was shades of melon and touches of gold and soft greens.

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

flowers in hair - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

geometric wedding inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

geometric wedding inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

We hope this shoot is not only inspiring in a wedding sense, but on a social justice level as well, and that it encourages wedding vendors and couples across the country to check out Weddings for Freedom to help take a stand against modern day slavery.

coral wedding inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

cute engagement sessions - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration

Weddings For Freedom bridal inspiration - photo by Paper Antler http://ruffledblog.com/weddings-for-freedom-bridal-inspiration


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Photographer: Paper Antler / Concept: Weddings for Freedom / Art Director: Angelique Salzmann / Floral Design: Angelique Salzmann / Dress: Free People / Hair and Makeup: Kelsey Moravec / Groom’s Shirt: J.Crew / Styling: Erin Venable / Printing/Canvas: Loktah / Wedding Invitations: Splendid Supply Co.

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Fine Day Press

Fine Day Press is an Austin-based design + paper studio specializing in wedding invitations, custom designs & stationery with a modern, painterly feel. Our watercolor invitations are printed on luxe, cotton cardstock and can be mixed and matched with our envelope liners. Each design encompasses a full invitation suite, including Save the Dates, Directions & Information cards, and Day-of pieces.

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Boho San Diego Wedding

Bohemian Weddings

A bohemian wedding with plenty of artistic details and handcrafted accents is always welcome in our book, so when we saw this wedding from Continuum Wedding Photography and Coastyle Events, we knew you’d love it too. Equal parts boho and loft chic, Brittney and Nick had the ideal day for their love story right down to the tequila shot toasts!

Luce Loft wedding - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

From the photographer, Melissa of Continuum Wedding Photography: Brittney and Nick are one of the coolest, most laid back couples out there. Their story has been nothing shy of extraordinary. Nick is originally from a small town in Pennsylvania and moved to San Diego for his service in the Navy. Brittney was born and raised in San Diego city girl and works as a Hair Stylist. It was unlikely that the two would ever cross paths but when they did it was love at first sight. They had their wedding planned for an earlier date at a very traditional venue and due to unforeseen circumstances, they had to cancel and postpone the date. This became a blessing in disguise as they had booked the original venue on a whim (it was the first place they looked). Now had the opportunity to start fresh and really plan the dream wedding they always wanted and a killer party to celebrate. The new plan: Boho chic meets a Loft of love.

bohemian wedding dresses - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

white green bouquets - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

bridal accessories - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

lace bridesmaid dresses - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

macrame ceremony backdrop - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

wedding ceremony decor - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

wedding ceremony - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

ceremony kiss - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

wood wedding signs - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

Boho San Diego Wedding - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

They chose Luce Loft because of the unique, bare canvas they had to use to create their vision of gold, white & eucalyptus leaves. They wanted their guests to party the night away with them as they hosted a cocktail style reception with a food truck outside. Their bars were themed accordingly: A moscow mule bar made out of vintage trunks to celebrate the bride and groom’s love of mules and travel & let’s not forget the shot of tequila that went around to all of the guests for the toasts! They love frozen yogurt so it was only natural that they have a frozen yogurt bar for desserts. To tie in Nick’s country background they chose antlers and quail feather accents. All the furniture was vintage rentals and each piece was handpicked by the bride. Brittney and her Dad Kim are extremely close and so she chose to do a “first look” with her father. It was an emotional and beautiful intimate moment for her that she said she will never forget. Their wedding party was also unique in that they chose those most important to them, unafraid of being a little different. I love that the bridesmaid to groomsmen ratio was 2:1. And let’s not forget to mention how fabulous both ladies and gents looked! Their bouquets were nothing short of stunning with hers showcasing two gold honeycombs that gave it a beautiful and unexpected wow factor.

string art details - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

Boho San Diego Wedding - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

hanging wedding decor - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

romantic wedding details - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

Boho San Diego Wedding - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

bohemian wedding ideas - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

Boho San Diego Wedding - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

dessert table ideas - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

Boho San Diego Wedding - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

Boho San Diego Wedding - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding

wedding first dance - photo by Continuum Wedding Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luce-loft-wedding


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Wedding Location: San Diego, CA / Photographer: Continuum Wedding Photography / Event Planner: Coastyle Events / Venue: Luce Loft / Caterer: Curiocity Catering / Lighting: Brilliant Event Lighting / Rentals: Lauren Sharon Vintage Shop Rentals / Signage: Twinkle & Toast

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The Blooming Bride

It’s your special day. And we want to make sure you are not only taken care of but most importantly…over-joyed with the most important day of your life!

From complete floral design and decor to day-of coordination, the gals at The Blooming Bride will make your dreams become a reality. If you are looking for the perfect modern urban loft or a romantic vineyard or even an impromptu beach soiree we are here to make sure your wedding day is one of a kind! Let us take care of YOU for a change!

Prices are tailored exactly to your needs. So please call (310) 804-5438 or email us below for customized quote.

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Kaaterskill NY Wedding

Bohemian Weddings

Photos by:

Lev Kuperman

“I’m not really sure the style of it… eclectic communal farmhouse boho chic? It was a giant love fest for sure, and that is what we wanted.” How could we possibly resist a wedding with a description this good? Kayti and Jake’s wedding is a perfect example of just how gorgeous eclecticism can be, especially when the talented Lev Kuperman is behind the camera.

Kaaterskill NY wedding - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

From the bride, Kayti: We really wanted a laid back, fun, outdoor weekend wedding celebration. One thing that was important to us was that it felt communal. We had a great venue where we had the run of the property for 3 days basically, so we wanted to use that. Everything we planned was outdoors, so we really wanted to incorporate that into the style. We were so excited about having our family and friends all together and wanted them to feel a part of the wedding. I’m not really sure the style of it… eclectic communal farmhouse boho chic? It was a giant love fest for sure, and that is what we wanted. A few groups went zip lining with me the day before the wedding while others were at the property hanging out and settling in. We had the meet-n-greet family style dinner on the property followed by a screening of “Dirty Dancing” in the barn. We had morning yoga in the barn the day of the wedding and then everyone stayed and helped set up. It was amazing ow much everyone gave. It blew me away and taught me to always give, give, give. Another example of how we included people was our wedding parties. We created new ones. We each had 3 “best people” that stood by our sides, and we had “people of honor” which was a larger group of about 20 people. The ladies wore white and the men wore chambray ties. They walked down the aisle but sat during the ceremony. We did this because we have a lot of important people in our lives. The three that stood by our sides were just right but we wanted to incorporate more and really honor how influential our friends and families have been in our relationship and our lives.

colorful wedding invitations - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

farm weddings - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

bride getting ready - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

Kaaterskill NY wedding - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

Kaaterskill NY wedding - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

grooms boutonnieres - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

leafy wedding bouquet - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding
Flower recipe: Stargazer lilies, ranunculus, and small roses. We had tons of lilac and it smelled amazing. There were flowers everywhere. Tulips, daffodils, allium, shasta daisy, etc… spring time blooms!

Kaaterskill NY wedding - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

wedding veil - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

Kaaterskill NY wedding - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

I basically took anything and everything I loved and threw it in the mix. My theme ended up being mishmash world traveler eclectic boho thrift store Americana? I love lots of colors and patterns and particularly love mixing colors and patterns, as well as clean white. I like to juxtapose and mix things up that don’t go. And I like to combine everything. Instead of one, why not two? I had 6 different save the date postcard styles, two different favor bags, 3 different table runner fabrics, etc. and it all worked! I love hot pink (I try not, but I can’t help it) so I threw that in wherever I could. There was denim, corals, blues, greens, purples, yellows… really a huge mix. I found a lot of the pieces in thrift shops, at garage sales, and online. As for DIY… almost everything was DIY! My mom made all the table runners. For the head table, we found this amazing Argentinian fabric on etsy. For the other tables, some were denim table runners and the others were a striped fabric. My mom made pocket squares for all the men and I embroidered their initials in them. The favors were DIY also. I ordered sage sticks and custom matches and tucked in a smashed penny into each sage stick. That was put into a muslin bag that was then stamped.

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Kaaterskill NY wedding - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? 1. Hire a day of planner. Seriously. Everyone told me to, and I thought about it. Thought I had one (venue coordinator and day of coordinator are not the same thing!) I had tons of people who did help on the day. However, I had been planning this for a year. Everything was in my head. I couldn’t be everywhere at once and get ready to get married! 2. No one can prepare you for this. I don’t say that to scare anyone. I don’t say it negatively. But the rush, the day, the emotions, the whirlwind, the people, the schedule. It all happens so fast, is so amazing, and there is no real way to prepare for that. Take some time alone and take some time with your partner on the day. And also, try try try to say hello to each guest. It’s harder than you think. 3. Ladies… eyelash extensions. They changed my life for 1 week. I got them 3 days before my wedding. You wake up looking amazing. Every day. And for the wedding day… insane. I highly recommend it. 4. Remember what it is all about — you and your partner coming together and starting a life. It is all about love. You will fight. It will get stressful. But find beauty in it and really be in the moments. Try not to get sucked into pinterest. Take some time with your partner that is “wedding free” time. 5. Take a honeymoon, mini moon, or a weekend away right after. Immediately after. Just do it. 6. Break the rules. Do what makes sense for you and your partner. Honor family and traditions, but if you want to do something a little different, do it! And make the ceremony part meaningful. That doesn’t mean it has to be really long, but it is such an important part! We had readings, a song… our friend and a rabbi both officiated. We wrote our own vows… put meaning into that part. It can get overlooked. 7. Love love love love love… and breathe.

Kaaterskill NY wedding - photo by Lev Kuperman http://ruffledblog.com/kaaterskill-ny-wedding

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Wedding Music:
We had a fantastic DJ, but my husband is also very into music so he put together a very extensive list and handed it off to the DJ. It was very 60s surf rock, sexy soul, kind of funky in there.
Bridal Party Processional: “Moon Glow,” Benny Goodman; “Everyone,” Van Morrison
Bride’s Processional: “M79,” Vampire Weekend
Ceremony: “Devoted to You,” The Everly Brothers
First Dance: “When We Fall In,” Sean Hayes; “Trapped by a Thing Called Love,” Denise LaSalle

Wedding Location: The Catskills, NY / Photographer: Lev Kuperman / Florist: The River Garden in Catskill, NY / Venue: The Kaaterskill / Wedding Dress: Reem Acra / Dress Alterations: The Williamsburg Seamster / Bride’s Boots: Pack Herroro via YOOX / Wedding Veil: made by bride’s mother and cousin / Earrings: Catbird / Bracelet: Vintage / Best Lady Dresses: ASOS, Piperlime, Victoria’s Secret / Groom’s Suit: Calvin Klein / Groom’s Tie and Pocket Square: J. Crew / Best Men’s Ties: Hickoree’s / Caterer and Cake: Miss Lucy’s Kitchen / Ceremony and Cocktail Hour Musicians: Kings County Swing / DJ: Marlon Morris of Mercury Entertainment / Transportation: Coxsackie Transportation

Stonebrook Farms Bohemian Wedding

Wedding Design

When it comes to bohemian styled shoots, there’s one girl who continually knocks it out of the park — Lauren Fair Photography. Add on the talented hands and eyes of All Who Wander Event Design and Sebesta Design, and you’ve got a winner that’s sure to succeed. Just wait until you get a glimpse at this beauty and all its pink hues, cheeky styling, and gorgeous design elements!

Stonebrook Farms bohemian wedding - photo by Lauren Fair Photography http://ruffledblog.com/stonebrook-farms-bohemian-wedding

From the event planner, Nicole of All Who Wander Events: All Who Wander Event Design and Lauren Fair Photography set out to create a colorful summertime shoot centered around a beautiful bohemian bride. With florals from Sebesta Design and rentals from Octavia + Brown, we created a tablescape perfect for a bright summer wedding with tons of texture and color. The vision for this shoot really came alive with the sequined linens and gorgeous overflowing centerpiece and bouquet Sebesta Design created. Lauren Fair worked her magic to capture our real life couple just perfectly, creating a whimsical story for us to share with you.

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bohemian bridal looks - photo by Lauren Fair Photography http://ruffledblog.com/stonebrook-farms-bohemian-wedding

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From our bride’s Tessa Kim headpiece to the groom’s polka dotted bow tie to the hanging florals behind the dessert table, no detail was left untouched for this shoot. Balancing gold and sequined elements with pops of pink enabled us to put a new twist on the typical bohemian aesthetic.

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Shoot Location: Perkasie, PA / Photographer: Lauren Fair Photography / Event Design and Styling: All Who Wander Event Design / Floral Design: Sebesta Design / Venue: Stonebrook Farm / Wedding Dress: BHLDN / Headpiece: Tessa Kim / Makeup: Ruthie’s Eyes / Rentals: Octavia + Brown / Wedding Invitations: Minted

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Simply K Studios

Simply K Studios is a connecticut-based, award-winning photography company serving New England and worldwide destinations. These Connecticut wedding photographers photograph engagement sessions, boudoir sessions, and weddings.

We love lots of emotion – the laughs, the smiles, and the happy tears. Beautiful light, stunning details, and approaching every wedding differently so that we can create a unique set of images for each couple.

From the photographers:
It’s about you, and the way we see you. The way we see the two of you and everything you love.

Your style, your family, your friends, your personality, and your laughter.

It’s about the moment you first step into your gown.

The realization that it’s finally your wedding day.

The deep breath you take before you see each other. It’s about the promise you make.

It’s about your details. The celebration.

And we want to photograph it. We want to create a set of authentic, timeless, and modern photos. We want to create your heirloom album.

It’s about your love story.

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Bohemian London Wedding

Bohemian Weddings

Photos by:

Ellie Gillard

How can you top an amazingly hip couple with a classically bohemian wedding style? Oh yeah, you can’t. We’re lucky enough to have this wedding from Ellie Gillard (and with stunning floral arrangements from Rebecca Clarkson of Battersea Flower Station) and we’re ga-ga for all the details — like the dried flowers, the bride’s style, and the abundance of feathers and candles.

bohemian London wedding - photo by Ellie Gillard http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-london-wedding

From the bride, Georgie: It was always going to be an East London wedding; it’s where we met and have lived together for the last 5 and a half years. We decided to play it safe, and opt for a winter wedding given how unpredictable British summertime can be. Keeping it personal was important, for example we took creative license when it came to traditions. So the church was a very old fashioned ceremony where we had to kneel, but we shunned other traditions like having a seating plan. Music was key. In fact, I think one of the first things we booked was the band (Fleetwood Bac – an amazing tribute band). They kind of became the inspiration for the look and feel of the wedding.

groom getting ready - photo by Ellie Gillard http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-london-wedding

bride getting ready - photo by Ellie Gillard http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-london-wedding

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Bouquet recipe: David Austin roses, dried lavender, scabiosa, blush wax flower, wild forget me nots, dried wheat and cream spray roses.

wedding tarot cards - photo by Ellie Gillard http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-london-wedding

lavender bridesmaids dresses - photo by Ellie Gillard http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-london-wedding

Overall I would describe the theme as wild gypsy, bohemian meets Gothic, medieval. We had loads of handmade hanging feathers, dried wild flowers, giant dream catchers, ribbon garlands and hundreds of candles (500 to be precise!). Our friend designed amazing bespoke wedding invites that were three personalised tarot cards representing our past, present and future. We set up an old school type writer as a guest book. Another friend made us a beautiful personalised card box from an old suitcase. And there was a washing line of photos of us from babies to now, including shots of us with all the guests at the wedding. There was no colour scheme per se; we just wanted to keep it all quite muted and washed out, with accents of punchier, bold shades like my black cherry lipstick.

London wedding ceremony - photo by Ellie Gillard http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-london-wedding

London wedding ceremony - photo by Ellie Gillard http://ruffledblog.com/bohemian-london-wedding

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Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Be all over the detail, especially if you don’t have a planner. I work in advertising, so treated it in the same way I would a big production. I had pre-production documents, timing plans and a contact sheet for the wedding party with responsibilities. It just meant that on the day I was so chilled, we had done everything we could and if something went wrong it wasn’t my problem! Get friends and family involved and draw on their skills. Our pals were incredible — my friend Gina did my hair and makeup, Ben did our wedding stationery, another friend DJed, my Dad and Stepmum are chefs so did the food, and we had a gang help us set it up the day before and break it down after. We were super lucky to be surrounded by such talented folk.

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From the photographer, Ellie Gillard: Georgie and Andy are super stylish, and planned a urban bohemian wedding with a natural, elegant hippie flavour, in the blank canvas of London’s Tab Centre. Georgie had an amazing Charlotte Casadejus dress, and Andy chose to rock the teddy boy look with a suit from Sandro. The room was decorated with organic elements – corn, lemons and artichokes, as well as giant dreamcatchers, ivy and hundreds of candles.

Wedding Music:
Processional: Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
Signing of the Register: “Sea of Love,” Cat Power; “True Love Will Find You in the End,” Daniel Jonson (covered by our lovely friend Charlotte Hancock)
First Dance: “I Wanna Stay With You,” Gallagher and Lyle
Bouquet Toss: “All the Single Ladies,” Beyonce
Last Dance: “You Can Go Your Own Way,” Fleetwood Mac
I also made a number of playlists which I tried to compliment for the different moods for the day. For example modern string music for the church, beautiful folk-y tracks for straight after the ceremony, chilled 60/70s for the meal and some more uptempo 80s to see us into the night.

Wedding Location: London, England / Photographer: Ellie Gillard / Florist: Rebecca Clarkson of Battersea Flower Station / Ceremony Venue: St Leonard’s Church / Reception Venue: The Tab Venue / Wedding Dress: Charlotte Casadejus via Luella’s Boudoir / Headpiece: Pamela Love via Bona Drag / Wedding Shoes: Marni / Hair and Makeup: Gina Best (ginabest @ gmail.com) / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Free People / Bridesmaids’ Shoes: Fury / Groom’s Suit: Sandro / Groom’s Shoes: Prada / Caterer: The Good Eating Company / Band: Fleetwood Bac / DJ: David Russell / Dream Catchers: Sheriden Rochelle Walters / Lighting: LX Tricks Lighting / Wedding Invitations: Ben Edwards / Videographer: Mark Brown Films / Photobooth: LookLook

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NotedOccasions

Notedoccasions offers unique custom wedding invitations, with designs for every type of wedding- rustic chic, country weddings, boho chic weddings, outdoor weddings and whimsical vintage weddings alike.

As a graphic designer, I believe that great graphic design is in the details {read: spending lots of time at the computer looking at pixels.} If you dont know what a pixel is- congratulations- because that’s why graphic designer types exist! {to save your eyesight} Really, though-design is more than matching colors and picking pretty fonts {but I do have major love for fonts} – it’s about conveying your message to the world with a swirl, a flourish, a dot, a pattern- whatever it takes to creatively encompass your clients vision and send that vision out into the world with impact.

That’s what I try to do. EMPHASIS on TRY. I adore designing and am currently the owner of NOTEDOCCASIONS.COM , an online site catering to everyone who loves having a party. And who doesn’t because as I see it, life’s a party!

Custom invitation design requests are always welcome – we welcome the opportunity to make your event absolutely perfect!

Sandy Buckley, NotedOccasions

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Intimate Louisiana Wedding

Bohemian Weddings

Of all the wedding ideas we’ve seen over the years, this one might be the sweetest. As soon as the members Bret and Haley’s bridal party made their way to the altar, they each picked up an instrument and joined together to play Haley down the aisle to meet her groom. Sarah Beth Photography beautifully captured the sweet emotion of the day, and the lush flowers from Root Floral Design.

intimate Louisiana wedding - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding

From the bride, Haley: We wanted our wedding to exemplify community. The wedding was at Parc San Souci, a park right in the middle of downtown Lafayette. There were no barricades or fences to block off strangers or “unwanted” guests. We wanted our wedding to make people feel welcomed into our lives. So, we put ourselves right down town, a place easily accessible to the public, to the invited, and to the homeless.

dried bouquets - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding/

rose bouquets - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding
Bouquet recipe: Most of the flowers used were lavender, eucalyptus, hydrangeas, and wheat. There was a bit of rosemary spread around and there were quite a few roses in my bouquet.

blindfolded grooms - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding/

altar garland backdrops - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding

groom seeing bride - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding/

wedding music - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding

The color scheme was lavender, sage, and off white. Mostly all of the decorations were DIY. There were embroidery hoops with different fabrics stretched in them hanging from the trees. I used the same fabric from the hoops to make little pouches of birdseed to be thrown at us in the send off. There where twin size flat sheets hung to create a wall so the groom couldn’t see me as I waited in line in the processional. We also used flat twin sheets as tablecloths on 6ft tables as well as on big wooden spools that we used as our tables for the potluck food. And we hung an array of thrift-store find coffee mugs on pallets to be taken as a wedding favor, as well as to be filled with Birdrock coffee catered by a local coffee shop, The Lab. My bouquet, his boutonniere, and the beautiful alter backdrop of flowers was done by a local florist, Root. But, all the other flowers were done by my mother. She put the arrangements in wine bottles and other neat looking thrift-find bottles.

outdoor wedding ceremonies - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding

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newlyweds first kiss - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding

wedding processionals - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding/

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mixed glass bottles - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Don’t stress!! Of course there’s a ton to be done to make your dream a reality. But when it comes down to it, at the end of that day it will be beautiful because you’re married to the one you love, not because of all the work you did. Don’t get frustrated with one another over wedding planning, but focus on marriage planning together. And don’t be afraid to allow and ask your friends and family to help.

coffee mug wedding favors - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding

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nighttime wedding reception - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding/

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outdoor getaways - photo by Sarah Beth Photography http://ruffledblog.com/intimate-louisiana-wedding


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Wedding Music:
Processional: My friend Tray a while back wrote a song about the Biblical story about Hosea. It’s a story ultimately about God’s love for His people regardless of where they are and what they’re doing. He’s our groom and we’re His bride. We wanted our wedding to display the love of our God for His people. So, for the processional, as the bridal party walked out, my friend Esther played the instrumental of Tray’s song on violin. As each member got to the altar they grabbed their instrument and began to play with her. There were guitars, harmonicas, rain stick, accordion, and more. As each person played it rose in climax until I walked out with my father. The moment I stepped out they all sang the chorus, “You are the cloud to my sky//You are the tear in my eye//Can’t you see love in me// And I will swallow my pride// I’ll do what it takes till I have my bride// and you’ll see love in me.”
Recessional: “I’ll Fly Away”
First Dance: “Million Miles,” Josh Garrels

Wedding Location: Lafayette, LA / Photographer: Sarah Beth Photography / Flowers and Ceremony Backdrop: Root Floral Design / Venue: Parc San Souci / Hair and Headpieces: Laura Stiener / Coffee: The Lab / Music and Videographer: Shawn Johnson

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Sue Gallo Designs

We here at Sue Gallo Designs are big lovers of flowers! We live and breath in their beauty and all things pretty. As a fresh floral and event company in Hamilton, On., our passion is to create a beautiful celebrations of love. Our designs are the perfect pairing of garden chic and laid back elegance with a whole lot of fabulousness. We see flowers as a big component to any celebration. Together we collaborate the story of you and carefully craft components that are thoughtfully gathered and stunningly styled. Defining your vision for a singular day to beautifully mark that special moment in your lives to celebrate, relish and remember.

From intimate back yard celebrations to elaborate affairs our services are crafted with each of our couples personal style and unique vision in mind.

We’d love the chance to meet you to discuss this fabulous wedding you are planning and to tell you more about Sue Gallo Designs and how we can bring your vision to fruition.

We can’t wait to meet you and make your celebration remarkable!

Serving Niagara Wine Country, The Greater Hamilton Toronto Area, Muskoka, Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo Areas

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Bohemian Byron Bay Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Ryder Evans

Not only is Australia pretty well-known around here for having show-stopping weddings, but it’s also got a fine way of showcasing ideal wedding shoots – just like this one from Ryder Evans. Feather hair accessories, antlers, and a beach ceremony make this photo session one for the bohemian books, folks.

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Be sure to watch the video by Samantha Fletcher of WFilms:

Shoot Location: Byron Bay, Australia / Photographer: Ryder Evans / Planner: white+white weddings and events / Stylist: Amini Concepts / Flowers: Fleuriste / Event Venue: byronviewfarm / Wedding Gown: Jennifer Gifford Designs / Headpiece: Shut the Front Door / Makeup: Alex Ousten / Suit: Wil Valor / Caterer: Hungry Like the Wolf / Wedding Cake: The Cake That Ate Paris / Furniture Hire: Love Struck Weddings / Props: St Barts / Skull: Shikoba / Stationery: Wolley / Videographer: Samantha Fletcher of WFilms / Models: Hannah & Nick of Division Management

Flowerchild Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

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Sassyfras Studios

North Carolina photographers Sassyfras Studios sent this inspiration shoot our way, and we knew within seconds we needed to share it with you all. This is bohemian and vintage styling to perfection, featuring a real-life newlywed couple with a serious penchant for traveling. Get ready for some ultimate hippie chich inspiration:

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From the photographers, Sassyfras Studios: Sassyfras Studios bring you a inspiration shoot based on the idea of wanderlust, mother nature and all things boho. This session was for our recent workshop. Courtney and Nathaniel are newlyweds. Not only did Courtney play the tambourine as she came back down the aisle (at her wedding), but they also have a love and passion for travel and adventure. Nathaniel grew up in West Africa, and they are moving to Thailand soon. We didn’t want the setup to seem forced but something natural that gypsies would do to gather their friends together to celebrate their love.


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We wanted to bring in elements of nature along with hippie treasures. Some main themes and elements seen throughout are antlers, arrows, organic fruits, Aztec and Indian prints mixed and matched with metallics… The invites are handwritten on leather attached to arrows, and the map is of the mountain and what will be going on during the gathering to celebrate their love. The personal Pomegranate Pies to go, as desserts.


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We used instagrams from Courtney and Nathaniel’s personal journeys as favors at every place setting and for the Mr & Mrs Place cards which have saying from their vows on it. The shoot is supposed to go from the beginning of the day, Courtney getting ready, to the exit and all the details in between. The Colored Smoke was their exit.


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Shoot Location: Valle Crucis, NC / Photographer and Paper Goods: Sassyfras Studios / Shoot Venue: The Mast Farm Inn / Dress: The Roundabout / Wedding Shoes: Steve Madden / Headpiece: Urban Outfitters / Tights and Scarf: Forever 21 / Hat: Out of Twig / Groom’s Pants and Scarf: 21 Men / Hat: Vintage Iceland

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Aurora Cinema

Aurora Cinema is a filmmaking studio based in New York. After several years of shooting for some of the best in the wedding industry, I’ve decided to venture out and create something inspiring with beautiful imagery and powerful stories.
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Santa Cruz Bohemian Wedding Ideas

Wedding Design

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Majesta Patterson

When Jennifer Edmon of Something Blue set out to create this styled shoot with Majesta Patterson, there were no holds barred. Jennifer not only put together the incredible tablescape, but also made the pillows, the skirt of the dress, the floral arrangements, and provided all of the vintage rentals! Don’t miss the dreamy accompanying video from Patterson Films.

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From the stylist, Jennifer of Something Blue: I had such a wonderful time styling this shoot. When Majesta and I committed to doing this project together, we knew a boho shoot in the beautiful Santa Cruz would be the perfect inspiration for us. For every event, I like to stem design from one specific piece of inspiration. In this case, it was the beautiful bottles on the table. My Nonna and Papa actually collected them all off beaches when my dad was a little boy. She has kept them all these years and gave them to me this Thanksgiving. They are all truly vintage and some were made in the early 1900’s. It made me feel so special that she gave them to me, and I am so happy their beauty is being shared! After seeing how the bottles collected the sunlight and turned bright, I was in love!


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Feathers and head wreaths are always a good staple for bohemian styled weddings. The place cards are a really simple, pretty, inexpensive way to make a statement on your plates. Print/write the names of your guests, rip into strips and weave in a feather or flower stem, then presto! Sweet name cards! I made all the pillows, definitely a much cheaper way to go than purchasing pillows. Plus, you get to pick your exact color palette. I think they came out pretty cute! I really like the idea of low tables, no chairs but comfy stylish pillows to sit on.


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Oh, and we cannot forget the dress! I found that darling vintage grey-blue lace bustier and made the skirt with an ivory dotted lace overlay and linen. The flowers really do take the cake on this one. Whenever I see the opportunity, I use amaranthus (the weepy green flowers). I just love the way they lay in every arrangement. White Camelias, baby’s breath, green germini and branches are what make this pretty bouquet! All this with our very own vintage décor rentals set the stage for this inspiration shoot, and I couldn’t be happier with how everything turned out.


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Watch the film created by Patterson Films. It’s so sweet and airy, you will love it:

Shoot Location: Santa Cruz, CA / Photographer: Majesta Patterson / Wedding Event Design, Flowers, Invitations, and Wedding Dress: Something Blue / Videographer: Patterson Films

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Bulles de Joie

Photographer of Happy People – I capture natural beauty and love in a candid way.

Lifestyle photography: make you feel at ease so you can show your true feelings that I transpose into joyful, candid, lightful shots.

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Modern Bohemian Washington Wedding

Whimsical Weddings

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Mastin Studio

Today’s wedding, sent over by Kirk of Mastin Studio, is something straight out of a dream. Bride Stacey wanted not only a wedding day, but a weekend wedding celebration to remember — and it looks like she definitely got it! Prepare to fall in love with Stacey and Teal’s vow exchange by the water, the bride’s Leanne Marshall gown, and some of the most incredible floral arrangements bought from Skyline Flowers and arranged by the family!

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From the bride, Stacey: Our wedding was a weekend celebration that kicked off Friday evening with a huge Filipino dinner, orca whale pinata, an epic game of capture the flag and then s’mores by the campfire. We had the ceremony Saturday afternoon on the beach at the water’s edge and dinner in the open air. We were told that we had the first wedding that didn’t use a tent!


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Our color scheme was tonal reds with touches of blue. I used colourlovers.com to come us with a color palette that I called Red by the Sea. We had lots and lots of DIY projects, I’ve always been a maker of things! Our wedding was the loveliest excuse to make many things: cloth napkins, made from collected vintage fabrics; tassels as escort cards; table name signs; lemonade stand; flags placed around property; directional signs; flower girl dresses; “how long have you know us” cocktail hour game.


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Any advice for brides planning their weddings now? Have the wedding that you and your fiance want to have. Decide what exactly is important to the both of you and prioritize.


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Wedding Music:
My husband composed almost all of the music for the ceremony. For every anniversary and birthday he writes and records a song for me. With help from one of our friends he arranged a few of our favorite songs for the ceremony. Teal assembled a quartet of musicians for the ceremony.

Wedding Location: Orcas Island, WA / Wedding Photographer: Mastin Studio / Wedding Venue and Caterer: Doe Bay Resort & Retreat / Wedding Flowers: Arranged by family, purchased from Skyline Flowers / Wedding Dress: Leanne Marshall “Julietta” / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: J. Crew / Men’s Attire: J. Crew and Banana Republic / Groomsmen’s Shoes: Zuriick / Wedding Cake: Sugar Baby Specialty Cakes / Rentals: Seattle Farm Tables / Wedding Music: Song Sparrow Research / Wedding Invitations: House & Mill Press

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Spreading Lovely

Welcome to Spreading Lovely!  We’re a full service event planning & design company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving all of The Golden State and beyond and tailor all services to fit your specific event needs.  Plus, with every booking, we donate 10% to the charity of your choice because we believe in not only making a difference in our clients’ lives, but also in countless other lives we may never otherwise have the opportunity to reach.

Of course we love a great party, but more importantly we believe in love, we believe in a marriage after the wedding, and we love being a part of life’s major milestones and helping you navigate the (sometimes) mountains of details.  With our wealth of knowledge, creativity and experience we’ll illuminate and inspire your ideas to create a one-of-a-kind event that authentically reflects YOUnot us, or what anyone tells you it should be.

We know how to leverage small design details of texture, color and lighting to elevate an event and create the ambiance you desire. We love collaborating to create unique event concepts, after all – it’s your story that makes the best inspiration.  If lots of glitter and bright colors best reflects your fun loving nature, awesome, we’re in!  If an elopement on a mountain top is more your thing, fantastic, we’re in!  Our number one job is to be on your team and provide a voice of reason, guidance and experience to streamline the planning and execute your event more exceptional than you imagined.

We believe you should be fully present and live in the moment on your wedding day, not sweating the small stuff!  That’s why we’re here to make the road to your wedding more fun, more relaxed and more enjoyable by taking care of the planning, design and organization details so you can still make it to Sunday brunch and do more of what makes you happy while celebrating the path to this amazing commitment to each other!

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Bohemian Dallas Wedding

Garden Weddings

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Sarah Kate Photo

Today’s wedding shot by Sarah Kate Photographer, is the ultimate in bohemian style: a gorgeous boho bride with a beautiful outdoor ceremony under the trees. Newlyweds Alex and Michael planned their wedding in only five months (are you as shocked as we were?), and the bride gave her new husband a disco ball as his wedding gift! We also love the darling parade of flower girls and ring bearers during the processional and the wild florals by Bows and Arrows.

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From the bride, Alex: When Michael and I got engaged in January, we initially discussed getting married in October. However, with Michael finishing up school in Boston and an impending move to California in late June, we thought it would be best to move the wedding to early June. Most people thought it would be wedding suicide, but Michael and I were totally willing and excited!


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The venue, being the first most obvious step, ended up being the easiest step for us. My parents moved into a house with a breathtaking diamond-in-the-rough backyard. When I saw it two years ago for the first time, I knew immediately that I was going to get married there. Because the venue was outdoors with completely untamed shrubbery and a 300 year old oak tree, I knew immediately that the feel of our wedding would be romantic, whimsical, and natural with a little disco twist. My Mom and I started planning straight away. I always knew that our wedding would be mostly DIY considering how creative and hands-on my Mom and I both tend to be. It was very important to me to have the wedding reflect both mine and Michael’s personality and I think in the end we definitely accomplished that.


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It was truly more that we could have imagined; Michael calls it “make-believe.” Everything that we imagined came true in that big backyard. The huge oak tree stood taller than ever with rows of white wooden chairs in front and the shower of flower pedals at the base. The handmade dance floor on the opposite side of the yard glistened with fairy lights and my wedding gift to Michael, a huge mirrored disco ball, hung above it all. My favorite detail would have to be the oversized birdcages filled with ridiculously beautiful flowers and foliage. The idea came from my Mom within the first week of our planning and our amazing florists brought it to life.


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It’s a weird feeling having something that you worked so hard on for so long be over in one day. Sometimes I wish I could have been a guest attending and observing our wedding just to take in all the details and ambiance. Then again, being the bride is the best spot. Not only is all of this OUR wedding but I had the best seat in the house. I had the love of my life in front of me and all our friends and family smiling back at us. I am beyond blessed and I wouldn’t trade any of it for the world.


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Wedding Location: Dallas, TX / Wedding Photographer: Sarah Kate Photographer / Wedding Flowers: Bows and Arrows / Wedding Dress: Watters / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: J. Crew / Hair and Makeup: Al Tidwell / Groom’s Suit: Theory

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Hawaiian Holiday Inspiration Shoot

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We’re starting our roll into the winter season, which means Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is on repeat in my iTunes these days. Add our favorite season with one of the best places on earth, and this styled shoot is brought to fruition by Opihi Love and Tamiz Photography. A holiday shoot with bohemian styling from Hawaii? Say no more, I’m officially sold!

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From the stylist, Melissa of Opihi Love: Hawaii is such a little slice of heaven on earth — beaches, sand, sunsets, we have it all! It’s when you find hidden gems like a Eucalyptus Forest, and fields of protea, you realize just what Maui has to offer. Although our leaves don’t change color, on the side of Haleakala Crater in upcountry Maui we created our luxe version of a Holiday Photo Shoot. Inspired by beautiful fabrics, warming colors and nod to nature, Tamiz Photography captured the shoot as if we were high in the mountains of Oregon.


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A picture perfect sunset with scrumptious pies from Mana Foods, Paia — the setting was perfect for our beautiful couple. Our dessert table was inspired by fall fruits and vegetables, and was elegantly labeled with Miss B Calligraphy. Creating a pie dessert table with a spice selection allows for customization of pie slices by all wedding guests.


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Utilizing our surroundings the shoots flowers designed and created by Opihi Love Boutique Rentals & Event Design brought in eucalyptus, protea, kale, and pussy willows. Deep reds, greens, and purples were our feature colors. It’s such a breath taking moment when the sun is setting perfectly, the bride is stunning, and the setting provides you with one-of-a-kind photographs. This is what Maui gave us for this styled shoot.


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Shoot Location: Maui, HI / Photographer: Tamiz Photography / Event Styling, Flowers, and Rentals: Opihi Love / Wedding Dress: Tamara Catz / Hair and Makeup: Ry-n Shimabuku Makeup Artistry / Pies: Mana Foods / Calligraphy: Miss B Calligraphy

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From complete floral design and decor to day-of coordination, the gals at The Blooming Bride will make your dreams become a reality. If you are looking for the perfect modern urban loft or a romantic vineyard or even an impromptu beach soiree we are here to make sure your wedding day is one of a kind! Let us take care of YOU for a change!

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Bohemian Nouveau Wedding

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Goodness gracious, what this wedding does to me. Chris and Erman had a bohemian outdoor wedding ceremony with a most amazing setup, and had their friends and photographer Abdi of Three Photographers capture their wedding day. Between the incredible wild bouquet and the jack-o-lantern table numbers, this wedding is one for the fall books!

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From the bride, Chris: Our style was definitely bohemian, with a touch of nouveau. Lots of lace, crystals, silver and copper. We wanted the country feeling but with a bit of refinement. Romantic yet easy. We had the bridesmaids wear whatever they wanted, just told them creams, blushes and flowy or lacy. Brown shoes, boots or clogs. Backyard appropriate. The fellas were in dark jeans and mellow colors. My maids of honor (I had two, also the photographers) made the flowers from my yard. I made the boutonnières from feathers I collected.


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We strung the clothesline on the house for the seat cards. Burned each of them and used stamps for the numbers. Carved pumpkins for the tables. I purchased loose chandelier crystals from etsy and strung them together with Xmas ornament hooks. Then taped them on hangers and hung them from the trees. I purchased fall flowers (mums, grasses, vines and ground covers. We will be planting all of them so we an enjoy them every year on our anniversary). They were put in baskets we borrowed from our local farm stand.


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My ring was my husband’s grandmother’s and his came from Pale Fish on etsy. We each got a band engraved with the date and our initials. Emailed our favorite restaurant in Brooklyn and asked them for the recipe for our favorite cocktail the rocchio at five leaves. We served this and an Old Fashioned.


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Any advice for brides planning their weddings now? Details count! Try to get as much done as you can in advance so you can enjoy your friends and family! I ordered voodoo dolls as our “cake topper” a month in advance. The company sent them twice and I still didn’t get them in time. And let go. You can’t do everything your self!


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Wedding Location: Pallenville, NY / Wedding Photographer: Three Photographers / Ceremony Venue: Private Residence / Reception Venue: The Woodbine Inn / Wedding Flowers: Story Farms / Wedding Dress: ModCloth / Hair and Makeup: Antonia Troiano of The Beauty Collective / Wedding Music: Morgan O’Kane / Wedding Caterer: Woodstock Hidden Kitchen / Desserts: cobyhousepies@gmail.com / Wedding Invitations: Zazzle

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Bohemian Wedding Inspiration at a Magnolia Plantation

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There are almost no words for how delighted the bursts of color in this shoot from Christina Lilly Photography and Gilded Lily Events delighted me. With incredible touches of bohemian flair, bright fuchsia and teals and a couple so beautiful it nearly hurts to look at them, we just can’t get enough!

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From the photographer, Christina: As a photographer that just got married myself I wanted to inspire thinking outside of the box. I wanted to portray a wedding reminding couples it can be all about them. I saw sweeping Spanish moss and a rainbow of bohemian color as my backdrop. So I decided to take my idea to a Magnolia Plantation in Charleston SC.


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Together with other creative minds I managed to produce what would be an ideal wedding for that colorful, music loving, bohemian couple. We played Tame Impala to set the mood and spray painted gold and hot pink everywhere. Along with feathers and a real actual rainbow I think we hit the nail on the head. My music loving couple really showed it could just be a simple serenade at dusk to say I do.


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Shoot Location: Charleston, SC / Shoot Photographer: Christina Lilly Photography / Shoot Planner: Gilded Lily Events / Shoot Venue: Magnolia Plantation / Hair and Makeup: Charlotte Belk / Florist: Tiger Lily Florist / Dress: Yumi Kim and Free People / Bridesmaid’s Dress: silk dresses in a mix of prints with Jeffrey Campbell platforms / Necklace: “Phoenix” by Kendra Scott / Engagement ring: family heirloom / Shoes: Yves Saint Laurent / Groom’s Suit: Ludlow suit by J.Crew / Groom’s Shoes: Aldo / Invitations and Paper Goods: Art Paper Scissors Design / Cake: homemade

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It’s about you, and the way we see you. The way we see the two of you and everything you love.

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Bohemian Utah Wedding

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Around here, we’re pretty big fans of photographer Alixann Loosle and her beautiful images — and this wedding sent over from Lindon, Utah is surely no exception. Newlyweds Tregan and Landon make one of the prettiest couples we’ve seen this year, and their reception is a botanical dream with its hanging single flowers, wooden tables, and arches. Keep an eye out at the end for a special equestrian guest!

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From the bride, Tregan: I am a dreamer with a huge imagination. For years I have thought up of what my future might hold for me, knowing that by the time I turned 22 I would love to be married. My wish was my command and after 3.5 years of dating this special man, in January of this year I was engaged to be wed to the man of my dreams.


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Let’s start off with what the first step of the wedding process is, the ring. I knew from the get go that I wanted something different, something that could be passed down from generation to generation. We started out the traditional way and went around to different ring shops but we both agreed that nothing caught our eye. The next chance we got we headed to Custom Ring Design where they were able to make all of my wild ring dreams come true. Seriously though, they exceeded all of my expectations. On January 22, Landon and I got engaged and that’s when the 6 month count down began.


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Years ago my sister and I had been watching an HGTV show about extravagant floral design. This man decorated the whole event with hanging flowers and honestly, from that point on I knew I’d have hanging flowers at my wedding. I hired an incredible florist who totally captured my every thought. She knew exactly what I was talking about when I said ‘hanging’ flowers, she was the perfect fit for me. Thankfully I have such an amazing family so creating these ‘C-stands’ to go over the guest tables was no hassle at all. We are a handy family, even us girls, so not only was the hanging flower idea an original one, it was also a hidden symbol of what I love to do and that is to create.


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One last thing that I feel was some what different than the normal wedding was our wedding favor gifts. I once was a nanny for a lady who had such an incredible eye for little detail. She always came up with idea’s that I nor anyone else had ever thought of before. Anyway, she held a book club event at her house and had the cute little pine tree’s as take home gifts. Not only did I love the idea of having them be my wedding favor gifts but I had also never seen it done before so naturally, it just seemed like a great idea. I also joke that we gave little tree’s to replace the tree’s that had gotten burned down by the many forest fires that we had here in utah, it just seemed too appropriate!


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As far as other details to my wedding, my sisters who had the 2 matching brides maid dresses got their dresses from an online shop that was based out of China. It was a random website that we found through pinterest. Once we got them, we were pleasantly surprised at how much cuter they were in person. We had my amazing cousin add the lace fabric and do some alterations. My dress… ooohh how I absolutely LOVE my dress. It gets me a little teary eyed just talking about my dress because I only got to wear it once. I love the thing so much that I honestly wish I could wear it on a daily basis, or even have it in a life size shadow box.. something! Avenia Bridal’s, Nancy Barrus made my wedding dress from scratch. Like everything else, I had a vision and she grasped it completely. I cannot express how amazing she is at what she does. My dress was the most beautiful that I had ever seen and it was all because of this fabulous lady.


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Overall our wedding day was the most perfect day of our lives. Everything was more than amazing and we couldn’t have done it with out all of the incredible help that we had. We wish we could replay that day over and over again! It will definitely be a day that we will always treasure and we are now living our happily ever after.


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Wedding Location: Lindon, UT / Wedding Photographer: Alixann Loosle / Reception Venue: Wadley Farms / Wedding Planner and Caterer: Culinary Crafts / Wedding Flowers: Studio Stems / Wedding Dress and Shoes: Avenia Bridal / Groom’s Suit: H&M / Groomsmen’s Suits: Mr. Mac / Couples’ Rings: Dave Payne / Wedding Cake: The Chocolate / DJ: The Gatsbys / Wedding Invitations: Pink Piggy Design / Videographer: Brandon Petersen