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A Burgundy Lovefest That You’ll Have to See to Believe

Romantic Weddings

Pinch me, because I’m pretty sure this wedding from Rabbit Rabbit and Faye and Renee has me in a dream. Kelley and David filled their wedding day with the richest fall color tones, meaning there was no shortage of floral arrangements full of burgundy, blush pink, purple — and berries thrown in for good measure. Thank you Emily Wren Photography for capturing it all!

fall burgundy bouquet - photo by Emily Wren Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-burgundy-lovefest-that-youll-have-to-see-to-believe
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Wedding Vendors

Photography and Videography

Emily Wren Photography

Wedding Planner and Paper Goods

Rabbit Rabbit

Floral Design

Faye and Renee

Venue

Brookmill Farm

Wedding Dress

Pronovias

Bridal Boutique

L’ Fay Bridal

Hair and Makeup

In Style Down the Aisle

Catering

Birchtree Catering LLC

Wedding Music

The Groove Shop

Officiant

Lynn Bourbeau

Colorado Wedding with Earth Tones

Bohemian Weddings

Photos by:

Our Love is Loud

If ever there was a wedding that personified the fall season, it would be this beauty from Our Love is Loud, Organically You Events, and Bella Lu Floral. Shiera and Travis’ wedding day was not only thoughtfully executed and full of personal nods for the couple (like a geode cake for the geologist bride), but was also chock full of some of the most epic floral design we’ve seen in quite a while. Case in point — we haven’t been able to take our eyes off of the bridal bouquet since we first peeped it!

mountain wedding portraits - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/colorado-wedding-with-earth-tones

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Our Love is Loud

Wedding Planning and Design

Organically You Events

Floral Design

Bella Lu Floral

Venue and Alcohol

Cherokee Ranch & Castle

Hair and Makeup

Salon Joa

Catering and Bar

Catering by Design

Wedding Cake

Astonishing Cakes

DJ and Lighting

Skyline Productions

Rentals

Event Rents

Wedding Stationery

Minted

Bold Copper Bridal Inspiration with a Drippy Cake

Wedding Design

There’s no better time of year – it’s true! And since we’re all about fall, it’s only fitting that we share this seasonal stunner with you today. Sarah Libby Photography captures the metallic glow of every design detail from Forever Cole Events – we’re talking hand lettered acrylics, velvet lounge furniture and a drippy cake with copper enhancements from tier to tier! It doesn’t get much better than this crisp, autumnal shoot!

dripping wedding cake - photo by Sarah Libby Photography http://ruffledblog.com/bold-copper-bridal-inspiration-with-a-dripping-cake
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Sarah Libby Photography

Event and Floral Design

Forever Cole Events

Venue

The Manor at Coffee Creek

Wedding Dress

Willowy by Watters

Wedding Dress Boutique

Bella Rose Bridal

Necklace

De La Luna

Ring

Capucinne

Hair, Makeup and Nails

Ann Elyse Salon & Spa

Wedding Cake

Amy Cakes

Rentals and Couch

Borrowed Charm

Linens

The Manor at Coffee Creek

Invitations, Signage and Calligraphy

pRAWduct

Early Fall Wedding Ideas

Wedding Design

Have we ever mentioned how much we love a fall color palette? Today’s styled shoot mixes rich burgundy with soft purples, gold, and ivory with just the right pops of peach for a scene that makes us ready for cocoa and blankets, but not before inspiring us with tons of new ideas for autumn celebrations. Christa Breaugh Photography, Plum and Poppy, and Isibeal Studios were the perfect team to bring everything to life!

Early Fall Wedding Ideas - photo by Christa Breaugh Photography http://ruffledblog.com/early-fall-wedding-ideas
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Wedding Vendors

Change of Season Wedding Inspiration with Earth Tones

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Rachel Havel

This lush riverbend photoshoot from Rachel Havel is proving to be the perfect transition to fall. Overflowing with yellows, oranges, reds and greens, the floral styling from Bare Root Flora is absolutely divine! There’s no doubt in our minds that these blooms were a flawless complement to the unique table accents imagined by A Vintage Affair. From the napkin ring place cards to the terracotta chargers to the 3-tiered confection spotted with varying shades of buttercream, we can’t get enough!

Picturesque Riverside Wedding Inspiration - photo by Rachel Havel http://ruffledblog.com/change-of-season-wedding-inspiration-with-earth-tones
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Rachel Havel

Event Planning and Design

A Vintage Affair

Floral Design

Bare Root Flora

Venue

River Bend

Wedding Dress

Rebecca Schoneveld

Bridal Boutique

A & Be Bridal Boutique

Makeup

Faces by Liz

Wedding Cake

Megan Joy Cakes

Farm Table and Glassware

All Well Rents

Linens

La Tavola Linen

Stationery and Calligraphy

La Happy Design & Calligraphy

Model

Katrina Grosz

Hammersky Vineyards Wedding

Romantic Weddings

Photos by:

Joielala

Melissa and Will’s romantic vineyard weddings is the definition of pursuing pretty, though it’s amazingly filled with effortless charm. Textured florals in deep pink and red elevate the space into a glitz and glam wonderland, and mismatched linens host fabby flatware + colored vessels that add dimension and whimsy. It’s truly all in the details – the velvet napkin ribbons that mirror Melissa’s velvet shoes, the lounge vignettes that add a bit of coziness and the twinkle lights that illuminate and romance. Leave it to the incredible vendor team, including Joielala, Vanessa Noel Events and Sprigs, to throw a shindig that is truly magnetic.

Hammersky Vineyards Wedding - photo by Joielala http://ruffledblog.com/hammersky-vineyards-wedding
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Joielala

Event Design and Planning

Vanessa Noel Events

Floral Design

Sprigs

Venue

Hammersky Vineyards

Wedding Dress

Hayley Paige

Wedding Shoes

Burberry

Hair and Makeup

Unveiled

Bridesmaid Dresses

Jenny Yoo

Catering

Haute Catering

Wedding Cake

Cake Cathedral

Pre-Ceremony and Cocktail Music

Brothers Barton

DJ

Music by Bonnie

Rentals

All About Events

Rentals and Draping

Botanica Rentals

Linens

La Tavola Linen

Photo Booth

Little Gem Photo Booth

Videography

George Street Photo

Simply White Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Studio EMP

For me, there’s nothing more calming than an all-white color palette. Studio EMP and Found Vintage Rentals recently gathered to showcase some of Found’s beautiful rental pieces, accenting them with soft ivory blooms, white pumpkins, and neutral linens for a look that’s totally monochrome and striking in its simplicity.

simply white wedding inspiration - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

From Found Vintage Rentals: Benjamin Moore announced Simply White as 2016 color of the year, and we’re not at all mad about it! There is something very relaxing about an all white palette that we just can’t get enough of. So pull up a cozy European homespun linen bench, unpack Grandma’s heirloom crystal, and fill ironstone vessels with blooms of white, and enjoy a cozy Christmas dinner around our Domaine Table. Simply (perfectly) White.

all white wedding inspiration - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

white tablescape - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

white tablescape inspiration - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

table rental - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

white wedding ideas - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

white pumpkins - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

monochrome wedding inspiration - photo by Studio EMP http://ruffledblog.com/simply-white-wedding-inspiration

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Studio EMP

Styling and Rentals

Found Vintage Rentals

Fantastic Mr Fox Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Sarah & Ben

Here at Ruffled we’re longtime fans of all things Wes Anderson, so we were delighted to see that photographers Sarah & Ben share the same love! They put together a truly incredible styled shoot inspired by Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, bringing along Ever After Vintage Weddings for event design and 2Birds Events on floral design.

Fantastic Mr Fox wedding inspiration - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

From the photographers, Sarah & Ben: As huge Wes Anderson fans, this project was a total labor of love for us and we are so happy with how everything came together! We adore how perfectly so many of the details from the movie worked their way into the details, from the cider jug to the blueberry favors, down to the fact the the ever so amazing Oh Hello Events even included Mrs. Fox’s dress pattern as the invitation liner!

fall wedding invitations - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

unique wedding hair - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

unique bow ties - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

velvet bouquet ribbon - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

retro inspired wedding party - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

woodland wedding - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

unique wedding ideas - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

unique fall wedding ideas - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

Fantastic Mr Fox wedding - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

fall tablescape - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

We found a perfect forest to shoot in, with tons of pine needles pulling in the fall feeling color palette of the movie (which is hard to find here in Florida!) and Ever After Vintage Weddings did a beautiful job of setting up an intimate feast in the forest. Then, just when our hearts felt like they could burst from the stunning sight of it all, things were kicked up another notch with amazing florals from 2Birds Events (this bouquet is fall perfection!) and a unique two bun up-do for the bride that had us squealing with excitement. There really is no other word for this shoot but fantastic :)

chic winter bride - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

dessert table - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

apple cookies - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

donut display - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

dessert table - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

fall wedding cake - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Sarah and Ben Photography http://ruffledblog.com/fantastic-mr-fox-wedding-inspiration

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Be sure to catch the sneak peek video by Sarah & Ben:

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Sarah & Ben

Event Styling and Rentals

Ever After Vintage Weddings

Floral Design

2Birds Events

Dresses

Lindy Bop

Hair and Makeup

KyleLynn Weddings

Bow Tie

Tie the Knot

Painting

John McLachlan

Paper Goods

Oh Hello Events

Blue Ridge Mountain Anniversary Session

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Tulle & Grace

Today’s shoot from Tulle & Grace takes a simple formula — a darling couple in love, an eye-catching gown, and show-stopping scenery — and makes it absolutely shine. It’s an absolutely perfect anniversary shoot for fall, and we have no doubt it will inspire all you autumn brides out there planning your big day now. Of course, we have to mention the flowers from Forage & Fleur, because that wild bouquet is truly the stuff of dreams.

Blue Ridge Mountain anniversary session - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

From the photographer, Whitney of Tulle & Grace: Inspired by the colors of fall, we helped our lovely couple celebrate their anniversary among the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains. Brass Town Bald is the highest point in Georgia and the views from the top are some of the most stunning around!

wild autumn bouquet - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

Blue Ridge Mountain anniversary session - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

Ruffled - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

tear drop earrings - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

Blue Ridge Mountain anniversary session - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

fall wedding inspiration shoot - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

Blue Ridge Mountain anniversary session - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

Ruffled - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

Blue Ridge Mountain anniversary session - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

Ruffled - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

fall river wedding shoot - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

Blue Ridge Mountain anniversary session - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

fall bouquet - photo by Tulle and Grace http://ruffledblog.com/blue-ridge-mountain-anniversary-session

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Tulle & Grace

Florist

Forage & Fleur

Venue

Brasstown Bald

Dress

Rent the Runway

Film Lab

Film Box Lab

Crisp Autumn Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Debbie Lourens

It’s getting chillier and chillier with every day, so we know it’s the perfect time to share this beautiful inspiration shoot from Debbie Lourens, Blank Canvas, and Leipzig. It’s ideal for that time of the year where autumn is gently lapsing into winter, where there are still enough lovely flowers to pick but there might also be specks of snow floating around. And can we talk about that incredible headpiece?

crisp autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

From the photographer, Debbie Lourens: We were inspired by the movie ‘Frozen’ and using that as our starting point our idea began to evolve into a whimsical shoot that celebrates all things snow and frost. We chose our models loosely based upon the theme of the blonde ice queen and her red-head sister and we accessorised them with crystals and feathers and layers of snow. Our colour scheme included warm, as well as cold colours to provide a rich, textural palette and to bring depth into the icy winter wonderland we were aiming to create. The wonderful indigenous plants and flowers we used gave an amazing South African spin to the fairytale and the use of raw wood made us think of a mysterious forest covered in snowflakes.

winter wedding invitations - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

crisp autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

crisp autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

winter wedding ideas - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

crisp autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

winter centerpiece - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

wedding dress back - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

crisp autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

unique wedding bouquet - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

floral backdrop - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

crisp autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

winter bride - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

Ruffled - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

winter wedding inspiration - photo by Debbie Lourens http://ruffledblog.com/crisp-autumn-wedding-inspiration

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Debbie Lourens

Planning and Styling

Blank Canvas

Florist and Decor

Leipzig

Venue

Landtscap

Dresses

Hendrik Vermeulen, Janita Toerien, Chantele de Bruyn, Alana van Heerden

Jewelry

Carlize Bam

Hair and Makeup

Corle Barnard

Rentals

Classy Hire

Snow

Cape Snow

Stationery

Secret Diary

Behind the Scenes

Samantha du Toit

Autumn Wedding Inspiration in Ireland

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Paula O'Hara

The team behind today’s shoot, including Paula O’Hara, SALT Styling, and The Informal Florist, had a brilliant idea of bringing in a positively lush setting to their venue, a once dilapidated stable courtyard. The result is a look that’s refreshingly modern, while simultaneously celebrating all that the autumn season has to offer.

autumn wedding inspiration in Ireland - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

From the event designer, Jen of SALT Styling: The balance of nature can be seen in the everyday wonders that surround us. The concept of yin & yang is based on elements in nature which complement their opposing differences. Invite this principle into your decor; from asymmetrical blooms, a neutral muted palette to a rolling lush green landscape. With that in mind, this inspiration shoot was held in the serene surroundings of The Stables, a once dilapidated stable courtyard, set in the surroundings of the historical Newcastle Demesne Estate, where we curated the finest artisans to bring this concept to life.

garden wedding invitation - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

Ruffled - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ - http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

lush greenery bouquet - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

autumn wedding inspiration in Ireland - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

lush bouquet - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

ceremony backdrop - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

wood slice seating chart - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

autumn wedding inspiration in Ireland - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

With their olfactory blends of sweet summer roses and honey infused blackberry scaibosa, these asymmetrical blooms were the primary focal point to this stunning table-scape. To further tie-together this autumnal fete, a spread of delectable treats; infused with matcha green tea and topped with salted white chocolate ganache, were the perfect accompaniment for guests waiting to be seated. What better way to wash down such fancy fare then with a gin fizz cocktail, before the gathering at the ceremony?

champagne bar - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

citrus inspired table - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

autumn wedding inspiration in Ireland - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

modern wedding - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

autumn wedding inspiration in Ireland - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

citrus wedding - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

autumn wedding inspiration in Ireland - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

lightly iced cake - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

autumn wedding inspiration in Ireland - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

wedding cakes - photo by http://www.paulaohara.com/ http://ruffledblog.com/autumn-wedding-inspiration-in-ireland

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Paula O'Hara

Event Design and Styling

SALT Styling

Florist

The Informal Florist

Venue

The Stables

Wedding Cakes

Wildflour Bakery

Food Styling

Smyth and Barry

Plates

Article Dublin

Glassware

Considered by Helen James

Cutlery

Cutipol

Stationery

Dusty Boy Designs

Handcrafted Fall Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Kellie Rae Studio

Have we mentioned how much we love fall? We have? Well, you’ll probably hear it from us a few more times because we’re just so excited for this cooler weather and the excuse to cuddle up under a blanket with a warm mug of tea. This shoot from Kellie Rae Studio jumps right into some of the best parts of fall, and implements fantastic ideas for all you do-it-yourself brides out there. We absolutely love the pistachio shell flowers made by Kellie!

handcrafted fall wedding inspiration - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

From the photographer, Kellie Rae Studio: We’ve all seen a TON of DIY weddings lately, which is SO awesome! But, I just wanted to show that it’s totally possible to produce something way uniquely beautiful and do it all yourself. I also think it’s easy for DIY to be overdone and expensive. I wanted this shoot to look effortless, but detailed all while being something totally doable and a smaller budget. Also, can we please share pistachio flowers that are not only totally adorable but also really fun to make? Because who doesn’t love an instant snack during crafting?

wedding ideas - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

nonfloral bouquet - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

handcrafted fall wedding inspiration - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

wedding - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

I guess this isn’t all done by me, because I can’t sew this super adorable dress which is from Rent the Runway. The pie toppers were something I came across on etsy and just had to have. I found a tree that had to be chopped in the woods behind my house, grabbed a chainsaw and cut some pieces from it for the centerpiece. Only almost cut my hand off once. The plates, silverware (well, goldware), and the candles are thrifted from Savers and Goodwill. The pine cones smell like Christmas and are from Michaels. So is the gold spray paint that I used a ton of!

wooden bouquet charm - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

handcrafted fall wedding inspiration - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

fall wedding place setting - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

winter wedding table - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

handcrafted fall wedding inspiration - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

fall wedding - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

handcrafted fall wedding inspiration - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

fall wedding ideas - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

The bouquet includes the pistachio flowers I made, as well as some pine cones I glued in there. I stopped on the side of the road and grabbed some of the ornamental grass that has taken over the ditch and included that in the bouquet as well. Wrapped it up and called it good! The couple, they aren’t actually engaged, but I really think they should be. Nick’s clothes came from his closet, nothing needed to be bought for this. Bailey, the model, did her own hair and makeup. Oh, and they brought their dog. I, personally, think more dogs need to be involved in weddings. They’re so cute!

winter wedding ideas - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

handcrafted fall wedding inspiration - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

wooden cake toppers - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

handcrafted fall wedding inspiration - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

pie toppers - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

fall wedding - photo by Kelly Rae Studio http://ruffledblog.com/handcrafted-fall-wedding-inspiration

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography, Design, and Bouquet

Kellie Rae Studio

Wedding Dress

Yumi Kim via Rent the Runway

Pie Toppers

VaniTeaz

Pine Cones

Michaels

A Southern Winter Wedding with Jewel Tones

Wedding Design

Something about jewel tones and the autumn season just make them perfect for each other, don’t you think? This creative team of Ashley Slater Photography, Michaela Noelle Designs, and Lindsay Coletta Designs certainly seem to think so, and we agree. Deep and dramatic floral design merges with rich berry hues to create an absolutely magical wedding inspiration shoot!

A Southern Winter Wedding with Jewel Tones - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

From the event designer, Michaela Noelle: Deep berry hues mixed with feminine gold touches, whimsically designed floral arrangements with plenty of greenery, vintage china carrying out our color story, the most elegant chandelier, a dessert bar unlike anything we’ve ever seen, a romantic and flowy gown, and a stunning bride and groom who share a sweet love story. This is what our romantic, wintery inspiration shoot was made of. When we dream up the inspiration shoots for The Bloom Workshop guests to practice photographing and styling, our goal is to create something exceedingly gorgeous, different from what a bride might choose for her actual wedding day, and put together a story that is filled with unique, tiny details (perfect for the prettiest of detail shots!).

purple wedding invitations - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

glam bridal accessories - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

elegant wedding invitation - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

A Southern Winter Wedding with Jewel Tones - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

purple toned bouquets - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

wedding drinks - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

elegant place settings - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

berry wedding themes - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

elegant reception tables - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

purple wedding stationery - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

jeweled wedding dresses - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

My personal favorite color is purple, but it’s often hard to find an elegant way to incorporate this hue into design schemes. The right shade is key! Because we wanted to design a scheme suited for both Fall and Winter, a deep plum and berry-purple seemed perfectly appropriate. I kept calling the palette “berry”, so from there we came up with a berry inspiration shoot, adorned with edible and delicious varieties of berries, seen in many aspects of the design. From blackberries dripping from our main floral centerpiece, to raspberries and more blackberries gracefully draping off every square inch of our dessert bar, it certainly was a shoot filled with inspiration. Each of the artists involved in the day poured their heart into their portion of the design. I loved how the two set ups (the dining table and dessert bar) complimented one another, by tying in the gold and berry elements, in the most beautiful of ways. A bold color palette is worth the risk, especially when paired with soft details!

vintage china place setting - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

groom boutonnieres - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

purple floral centerpieces - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

elegant table settings - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

eclectic wedding reception - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

wedding dessert tables - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

cake tables - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

wedding desserts - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

dark wedding cakes - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones

A Southern Winter Wedding with Jewel Tones - photo by Ashley Slater Photography http://ruffledblog.com/a-southern-winter-wedding-with-jewel-tones


View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Shoot Location: Newnan, GA / Photographer: Ashley Slater Photography / Event Design and Styling: Michaela Noelle Designs / Floral Design: Lindsay Coletta Designs / Venue: Vinewood Plantation / Wedding Dress: J. Andrews Bridal / Hair and Makeup: Beauty Asylum / Wedding Cakes: Blooming Flour Bakery / Macarons: XK Macarons / Rentals: Southern Vintage / Stationery and Calligraphy: Laura Hooper / Videographer: Indie Film Lab

Late Fall Wedding Ideas with a Cider Bar

Wedding Design

What’s chilly weather without hot apple cider? We’re thrilled to share with you this inspired inspiration shoot from Cyrience Creative Studios and Natalie Trento, who mixed plaid fabrics with copper, blues, and apples for a photo shoot that perfectly embodies the cold weather spirit. We love the idea of having stemware suspended over the cider bar with ribbon, so each guest can cut down their own glass!

Fall Wedding Inspiration with a Cider Bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

From the event designer, Natalie Trento: Fall in New York is an amazing time of year, so we designed this stylized shoot to capture some of our absolute favorite autumn elements. From the gorgeous plaid table runners, to the DIY hand-painted copper apples, to the provincial wire baskets and mercury glass candle holders, each component of the shoot was thoughtfully chosen to create a rustic yet modern autumn feel.

Fall Wedding Inspiration with a Cider Bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

woodsy wedding invitations - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

silver wedding shoes - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

orange wedding bouquets - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Fall Wedding Inspiration with a Cider Bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Fall Wedding Inspiration with a Cider Bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Additionally, many of the décor elements, such as the cookbooks, spice jars, and apples, were carefully selected because of their affordability or reusable qualities. We truly wanted this shoot to feel inspirational yet attainable, so that regardless of their budget, couples could incorporate aspects of the decor into their own weddings. For instance, the hanging wine glass display above the bar and dessert buffet was created out of a 12’ metal pole, 50 yards of navy and charcoal grosgrain ribbon, and wine glasses. This display is not only unique due to its affordable components, but because of the fun and functionality of allowing guests to select and cut their own wine glasses from the display.

cider bar ideas - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

chic groom looks - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Fall Wedding Inspiration with a Cider Bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

elegant wedding hair - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Farm fresh donuts and apple cider (we decided to serve both spiced and hard) adorned the self-serve bar along with some of our favorite budget-friendly red wine. Love truly is the spice of life, so in lieu of traditional favors,a display of spice jars was set up for guests to take home with them. The thought was that these spices could be used by the wedding’s guests again and again, and would function as lovely reminders of this intimate fall wedding.

blue place settings - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

ranunculus boutonnieres - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

fall wedding tablescapes - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

fall wedding tablescapes - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Fall Wedding Inspiration with a Cider Bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Jennifer Cyr of Cyrience Creative Studios was the brilliant photographer behind all of the lovely images. Natalie Trento of Natalie Trento Events conceptualized and implemented the stylized wedding design. The Kitchen Table, a beautiful downtown NYC private dining and event space that was recently featured on Vogue.com, provided the perfect setting for this intimate wedding shoot. The paper goods, including the adorable leaf “place cards” and recipe RSVP cards, were designed and printed by Afsoon Talai of Golreezan.

copper wedding accents - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

copper wedding inspiration - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

doughnut bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

drink bar ideas - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Fall Wedding Inspiration with a Cider Bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar

Fall Wedding Inspiration with a Cider Bar - photo by Cyrience Creative Studios http://ruffledblog.com/fall-wedding-inspiration-with-a-cider-bar


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Shoot Location: New York City, NY / Photographer: Jennifer Cyr of Cyrience Creative Studios / Event Design: Natalie Trento / Flowers: Christina Squillari Floral Design / Venue: The Kitchen Table / Wedding Dresses and Accessories: BHLDN / Hair and Makeup: Once Upon a Bride / Groom’s Suit: Banana Republic / Caterer: Private Palate / Food Styling: The Judy Lab

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details

Wedding Design

A styled shoot filled with one-of-a-kind details, an incredible wedding gown that’s ready to impress, and not one but two styled tablescapes all add up for a feature we just can’t wait to share with you all. Maria Mack Photography, Love ‘n Fresh Flowers along with the help of Confetti & Co. created these beautiful scenes for us to enjoy, both sharing the theme of natural wedding inspiration with a careful eye for detail. Let’s take a look!

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

From the florist and shoot designer, Jennie Love of Love ‘n Fresh Flowers: Over the past 12 months, I’ve watched wedding trends shifting from rustic-vintage to a more raw, natural, One-of-a-Kind (OOAK) look. I find it really exciting to embrace this evolution and wanted our styled shoot to reflect an “earthy/OOAK/artisan” approach. I immediately drew inspiration from Carol Hannah’s Kensington gown, available at Lovely Bride. What amazing texture and form it has! It’s romantic, yet a bit raw and undone, with a decided OOAK approach. Exactly the look I was seeking for our model to wear! Philadelphia-based designer Doreen of Asarum Designs created OOAK jewelry for the shoot. The raw fluorite and quartz stones hugged by copper were the perfect match to the Kensington gown. Doreen also made beautiful OOAK wedding bands for the couple out of silver and copper. Her work is truly inspirational!

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

burgundy boutonnieres - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

fairytale wedding ideas - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

modern wedding inspiration - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

copper wedding ideas - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

It was a lot of fun designing a bridal bouquet to go with the Kensington gown! Clean white peonies were a fluffy fragrant base, but I wanted a bit of wildness to match that of the skirt so I added more delicate, textural blooms like agrostemma, astilbe, astrantia, maple leaves, and ferns. All the flowers were grown organically at our own urban flower farm in Philadelphia. The bouquet was wrapped in long tails of OOAK hand-dyed raw silk ribbon from the crazy-talented Shellie at Silk & Willow. That ribbon and that dress…. m’wah!! They should always be together!

all white bouquets - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

first looks - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

first looks - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

copper wedding ideas - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

blush pink wedding gowns - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

burgundy bouquet ribbons - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

The venue, Pomme, is a bit of a blank slate, but beautiful with its clean white walls, hardwood floors, and stone fireplace. It was the perfect space to hone in on the details that make an event like a wedding memorable. We crafted a custom-built aged oak branch chuppah draped with organic raw linen and tied with more Silk & Willow ribbon out on the sloping front lawn along the winding little stream. The maple leaves that adorned the corners echoed the rich burgundy-purple hues in the ribbon. The dinner tables were draped in luxuriant Irish linen and flanked with wooden cross-backed chairs that elevated the curated tabletop decor. Copper chargers brought in some shine yet avoided being too glam. Each place setting was given a tiny fern and a raw piece of fluorite. The centerpieces were also from our own flower farm. They were designed in OOAK floral-textured ceramic bud vases made by Philadelphia-based ceramist Chase Brown. Bits of raw fluorite ran down the center of the table. Peachtree & Ward’s chef plated some beautiful seasonal food for us, including fiddlehead ferns, salmon and spring edamame. I was so lucky to have the super talented Maria Mack Photography to work with for the shoot. Maria’s natural style was perfect for the earthy organic details. And makeup artist Beke Beau is a true magician with her brushes! I am constantly in awe of her ability to draw out each of her brides’ natural beauty, making them all OOAK masterpieces.

purple wedding ideas - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

burgundy wedding inspiration - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

simple place settings - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

A cute side story worth telling: our models for the shoot, Sarah and Ben, are a real-life couple who were getting married a few short weeks after the shoot. Months earlier, when Sarah had gone shopping for her own wedding gown, she had fallen totally in love with the Kensington and would have chosen it if her more traditional family hadn’t vetoed it. She chose a more traditional dress from BHLDN, but she told Ben about the Kensington and her disappointment. When Sarah found out we were using the gown for the shoot, she started crying. And it really was the perfect gown for her! We kept it a secret from Ben, and he didn’t see her in it until their “first look”, which was a very sweet moment to witness. It was such a lovely bonus to the shoot to see these two so in love and enjoying all the details of the day so much!

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

grooms boutonnieres - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details

Natural Wedding Inspiration with Copper Details - photo by Maria Mack Photography http://ruffledblog.com/natural-wedding-inspiration-with-copper-details


View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Shoot Location: Radnor, PA / Photographer: Maria Mack Photography / Event Styling and Floral Design: Love ‘n Fresh Flowers / Day-Of Assistance: Confetti & Co. / Venue: Pomme / Dress: Carol Hannah “Kensington” via Lovely Bride / Jewelry: Asarum Designs / Makeup: Beke Beau / Caterer: Peachtree & Ward / Tabletop Settings: Party Rental / Crossback Chairs: Vision Furniture / Irish Linens: Special Occasions / Ribbons: Silk and Willow / Ceramist: Chase Brown

Green Autumn Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

There are few things more classic than a green and white color palette, but we always love seeing what stylists are able to create with these hues — especially when natural wood tones are mixed in! Ashleigh Jayne Photography, Angela Marie Events, and Lance Hayes Flowers worked together to bring us this inspiring shoot full of wonderful ideas, like the deer antler place cards!

fall wedding invitations - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

From the event designer, Angela Marie Events: I wanted to create a fall inspiration shoot that was very natural and had non-traditional fall colors. I was lucky enough to find a local farmer that allowed me to have a few pumpkins out the field this early in the season! They were so gorgeous and perfect with the whites, greens, grays, and browns I had in mind for this shoot. I used a simple farm table with simple cream plates from Pottery Barn and beautiful wood chargers. I found a grapevine heart garland from afloral.com. I cut it apart and added one to each seat with each place card. The place cards were displayed on deer antlers as guest would arrive. Proper Prints did a wonder job on the invitation and paper goodies that she watercolored in greys and greens.

braided wedding hair - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration
green autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

bridal jewelry - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

ivory rose bouquet - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

calligraphy paper goods - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

green autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration
green autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

wooden wedding details - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

fall wedding ideas - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

green wedding inspiration - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

green autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

For the cake, we had a beautiful 2-tier naked carrot cake with caramel drizzled on top. We had other dessert goodies, including caramel white chocolate apples. For drinks, hot white chocolate, sparkling apple cider, and local Swamp Pop was served to guests! The bride was in a gorgeous cafe color Madison James gown from Blush Formal and Bridal Salon with Betsey Johnson pumps and BHLDN accessories.

green autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

dessert drinks - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

green autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

rustic green weddings - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

pumpkin centerpieces - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

place settings - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

pumpkin seed favors - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

naked wedding cakes - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

wedding desserts - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration
naked wedding cakes - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

naked wedding cakes - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration

green autumn wedding inspiration - photo by Ashleigh Jayne Photography http://ruffledblog.com/green-autumn-wedding-inspiration


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Shoot Location: Baton Rouge, LA / Photographer: Ashleigh Jayne Photography / Event Coordination and Styling: Angela Marie Events / Flowers: Lance Hayes Flowers / Venue: Steele Burden Orangerie / Wedding Dress: Madison James via Blush Formal and Bridal Salon / Wedding Shoes: Betsey Johnson / Hair Pin, Earrings, and Bracelet: BHLDN / Hair: Alison Smith of Parker Paris Salon / Makeup: Megan Berrigan Higginbotham / Wedding Cake and Desserts: Ambrosia Bakery / Cake Balls: Silly Gilly Desserts / Farm Table: Timeless Vintage Rentals / Chairs: Event Rental / Napkins and Plates: Pottery Barn / Copper Mules: Sur la Table / Wedding Invitations and Paper Goods: Proper Prints

West Nyack Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Reverie Supply

The shift from warmer weather into cool breezes can sometimes be a difficult one, but when we see stylish shoots like this one from Reverie Supply and Josephine Florals & Events, well, the transition becomes just a bit easier. This duo took pink and purple hues to craft a styled session centered around bohemian flair, lush floral design, and the whimsical love between two lovers, and the result is purely magical.

West Nyack wedding inspiration - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

From the event designer and stylist, Josephine of Josephine Florals & Events: Our vision was to create and capture a romantic yet whimsical fall wedding. Set in beautifully landscaped greens adorned with vintage furniture and elegant linens this shoot captured the romance while highlighting the endearing moments of a wedding day through bursts of wildflowers, pops of color and playful details. We were also inspired to include a foot washing ceremony to share intimate moments of the bride and groom. This shoot embodied fall colors of green, rich burgundy, ivory and gold with pops of reds and pinks to liven the floral arrangements & overall design. Fruit was incorporated to accentuate our colors and provide dimension. What a way to embrace the coming harvest! For florals, I chose a mixture of greens, wildflowers and berries for varied texture along with beautifully deep purple hanging Amaranthus for character. For our tablescape, everything seen on the tables and alters were thoughtfully orchestrated to create elegant and full table scapes. We incorporated many handmade/DIY details including the Mr. & Mrs. Chair signs, the potted succulents for seating, confetti bags, banners & champagne skewers for that touch of personalization.

whimsical wedding invitations - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

autumn wedding ideas - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

purple wedding bouquets - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

autumn wedding ideas - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

bridal inspiration - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

autumn wedding ideas - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

pink velvet ribbon - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

From the photographer, Sally of Reverie Supply: Inspiration for this shoot really came from how beautiful our model’s smile was. She made you want to smile with her. Isn’t that the very definition of a bride? All the attention is given to the bride, as she glows, smiles and exudes beauty from the love within on her very special day! Each element of the shoot was made to convey a romantic, whimsical fall inspiration. Creating a playful yet romantic shoot was key for me. So, the deep reds, blackberry colors, rich purples, punches of green were all telling of a story.

West Nyack wedding inspiration - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

autumn wedding ideas - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

purple wedding flowers - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

autumn wedding ideas - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

autumn wedding ideas - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

autumn wedding ideas - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

mr and mrs chairs - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

autumn wedding ideas - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

flower topped cakes - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration

West Nyack wedding inspiration - photo by Reverie Supply http://ruffledblog.com/west-nyack-wedding-inspiration


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Shoot Location: West Nyack, NY / Photographer: Reverie Supply / Event Design and Flowers: Josephine Koh from Josephine Florals & Events / Venue: Manhattan Woods Private Golf Club House / Wedding Dresses: Marchesa and Jenny Packham via Gabriella New York Bridal Salon / Wedding Shoes: Roger Vivier / Bridal Accessories: Tessa Kim / Hair: Russel of StylesOnB / Makeup: Stacie Ford / Menswear: J. Crew / Bow Tie: Tie Bar / Vintage Rentals: Bits & Pieces / Table Runner: Heirlooms and Halos / Models: Virginia Nam and Jason Hahn / Stationery: Ellen Yoon

Lake Tahoe Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Bret Cole

We’re making our way towards the cooler weather of fall, and when we see shoots like this one from Bret Cole, Jan Hatch & Gayle Jarrett of California Vintage Rentals + Design, and Wanda’s Flower Shop, we can’t help but get even more excited to brew up some hot cocoa and pull out our cushy sweaters. Some inspiring floral design, a drool-worthy wedding cake, and a Monique Lhuillier gown all add up to pure wedding magic here!

Lake Tahoe wedding inspiration - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

From the photographer, Bret Cole: The stylist (Jan Hatch) and I wanted to come up with a look that was clean, but unstructured. Organic, but with touches of rustic elegance that fits Tahoe. We chose a lot of plants that are native to the Tahoe area to include in the floral arrangements, and the sleek lines and warm woods of our mid-century modern furniture flowed well with the Resort’s style. When I pitched it to the marketing team at Squaw Creek, they loved it. I chose the models and vendors who joined us, and they deserve big props. I think they did an amazing job!

geometric inspired invitations - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

greenery crown - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

diamond rings - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

modern wedding invitations - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

mountain wedding ceremony - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

wedding ceremony - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

summery wedding bouquet - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

fall wedding receptions - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

Monique Lhuillier gowns - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

drink tables - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

rustic wedding ideas - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

wood slice signs - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

fall wedding inspiration - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

wedding signs - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

mr and mrs signs - photo by Bret Cole http://ruffledblog.com/lake-tahoe-wedding-inspiration

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Shoot Location: Olympic Valley, CA / Photographer: Bret Cole / Event Stylist: Jan Hatch & Gayle Jarrett of California Vintage Rentals + Design / Florist: Wanda’s Flower Shop / Venue and Wedding Cake: The Resort at Squaw Creek / Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier / Groom’s Suit: Hugo Boss / Hair: Kabra Steinberg Moss of Maple + Moss / Makeup: Eliza Veal / Wedding Invitations: Olive & Emerald / Letterpress: Sugar Plum Invitations / Models: Ashley Mangus & Benjamin Crawford

Florida Autumn Wedding

Whimsical Weddings

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Darling Juliet

When I say that today’s bride is a hands-on kind of girl, I mean it. Katie owns a vegan bakery, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that she opted to make her own wedding cake; however, she didn’t stop there – she also took on the decor, styling, flowers, wedding dress, jewelry, accessories, flower girl dresses, catering, invitations and printed items. Now THAT’S dedication. Thanks to Darling Juliet for sharing these images with us!

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From the bride, Katie: The style of the wedding was designed around the concept of both the Autumnal season, and the comfortable quality of being at home in our back yard. We wanted a wedding that was both beautiful, and fun; filled with sentimental moments, and little touches all around that let our guests know just how special they are to us. The feel of the wedding was inspired by the color palette that fall brings, but also about the coziness of being with people that you love, and in turn love you. Our DIY wedding was not just about our union as a couple, but about giving back to the same people that helped us grown into the people we are, and were willing to show us love and respect in the process. Our color scheme was based on the full autumnal color palette: we chose reds, sage green, oranges, yellows and golds, burgundy and brown, creams and pinks

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Most of the wedding was DIY. I wanted to incorporate a lot of special touches and details to make our guests feel well taken care of. I made the invitations, save the dates, rehearsal dinner invitations, thank you cards; I wrote the programs and hand stitched each bound booklet; I wrote the entire non-traditional ceremony and found beautiful readings to incorporate into it; I made all the floral decor, the flower crowns, the bouquets, and the boutonnieres; I made all the bunting, the table decor and did all the hand lettering for the signs throughout the wedding; I hand made the favor baskets filled with delicious items to make at home (bread, jams, soups, honey from our apiary in Sandford, FL and selected teas that would compliment each of our guests personal tastes); finally I made all the flower girl dresses and my 1950’s inspired dress as well. Raphsodic Bakery is a vegan bakery in downtown Orlando, FL that Jonathan and I own (which we used to make all of the wedding desserts, wedding cakes, and groom’s cake), we also used the same space with a small team of friends to do all the catering for the wedding, which was 100% vegan and gluten free (because I am a celiac, and we had food-sensitive guests as well).

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The groom’s favorite memory: Katie mentioned that she wanted to have something fun and unusual for the wedding, and I instantly thought of singing together and having karaoke at the wedding. Because of our mutual stubborn nature, Jon Prine’s “In Spite of Ourselves” stood out as the best song to sing together. She took singing lessons for a year and when the time came to perform did so beautifully. Singing with her made everything that much more amazing.

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Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Take your time planning. This is supposed to be one of the most special and most memorable days of your life. Don’t attempt to fit a mold, because you both, as individuals and as a couple, are uniquely wonderful and should share that with the world. Enjoy the journey, because that is where the true marriage happens.

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Wedding Music:
Groom’s Processional: “Oh Sherri,” Steve Perry
Flower Girl Processional: “Mahna Mahna,” Cake
Bridal Processional: “The Cascades,” Fleet Foxes
For the recessional, we walked down the aisle to “You are my Sunshine” because, Jonathan sang it to me, the first time he said “I love you” and that was such a special moment that we wanted to share it with everyone. There were so many songs played. Lauren, one of my dearest friends, and I spent hours upon hours creating a wonderful playlist, which she played at the wedding, as an honorary DJ for the night. We both love jazz music, mixed with lots of Louis Armstrong, Etta James, and Billie Holiday; while Jonathan loves 80s rock. Jonathan and I both love bluegrass, and thought that the combination of musical styles would make for a fun and eventful wedding. Lauren deftly played musical all night long, even incorporating some 90s Hip-Hop to make people dance!

Wedding Location: Orlando, FL / Photographer: Darling Juliet / Decor, Styling, Flowers, Wedding Dress, Jewelry, Accessories, Flower Girl Dresses, Catering, Invitations and Printed Items: Bride / Wedding Venue: Couple’s home / Hair and Makeup: Pure Inspirations by Lauren Markow / Groom’s and Groomsmen’s Suits: Men’s Wearhouse / Wedding Cake and Dessert Bar: Raphsodic Bakery / Sound System: Sound Katz and Lauren Galant (DJish) / Tent, Linen, and Chair Rentals: Kirby Rentals

Bohemian Fall Bridal Session

Wedding Design

It would be an injustice to let autumn come and go without sharing these gorgeous bridal session images, as far as I’m concerned. Alyssia B Photography took the reigns as photographer and Flowers By Adrien did the same with floral design, resulting in a romantic bohemian aesthetic heavy on the purples and pinks and light on fussiness.

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Shoot Location: Syracuse, UT / Photographer: Alyssia B Photography / Flowers: Flowers By Adrien / Wedding Dress: Bridal Brilliance Rentals / Groom’s Attire: Men’s Wearhouse

Glittery Thanksgiving Wedding Ideas

Wedding Design

One of the things I love most about Thanksgiving is the incredible dinner parties that come with it. Being surrounded by those you love, the most amazing food of the year, and rich, festive colors makes me warm and fuzzy inside! Additionally, these great dinner parties can often translate into equally fab reception tablescapes, like this one put together by Jessica White Photography and Branches Event Floral.

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From the stylist and florist, Amanda Schelin of Branches Event Floral: Nestled in the hills of Alpine, UT, our team brought their talents to execute this picturesque, fall- inspiration shoot. We wanted to design a natural setting with a rustic structure and feel, juxtaposed with the glamor of gold glitter. Amanda from Branches Event Floral wanted to infuse peach into the colorscape, so as to do a spin on the natural or typical fall colors you see in wedding decor. Paired with shades of raspberry, pear, apple and champagne, the palette was one of mouthwatering edibles.

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Swoon-worthy details like fresh fruit and glittered feathers set the tone for the shoot with their unexpected approach as décor. The flowers were left lush and bountiful to mimic the fall harvest. The cake was simply divine with its buttercream layers and simple design. Christina of Once Upon a Cake created our cake and dessert spread. What shoot would be complete without the perfectly designed paper suite? Design by Lauren Ashley created our beautiful menus and invitations, which sported gold-glittered envelope lining and the just the right touch of peach in the invite card.

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Shoot Location: Alpine, UT / Photographer: Jessica White Photography / Event Design and Flowers: Branches Event Floral / Structure: Lisa White / Wedding Cake: Once Upon a Cake / Invitation Suite: Design by Lauren Ashley

Apple Orchard Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Nessa K Photography

I have fond memories of going apple picking with my family when I was younger, so you could say this styled shoot from Sarah Park and Nessa K Photography hits home for me. The theme was brilliantly executed, right down to the apple tucked into the bouquet by Petal and Print. If you weren’t in the spirit of autumn yet, you’ll definitely be ready now!

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From the event stylist, Sarah of Sarah Park Events: For this shoot we were inspired by one of the most popular activities Fall has to offer, “Apple Picking.” We wanted to incorporate apples into the shoot as much as we could, so we found the most beautiful backdrop at Baugher’s Orchard and made magic happen. From the centerpiece to the escort card station, apples were everywhere! My favorite part of the shoot has to be the “Bobbing Station,” we took a simple idea and made it into a unique escort card station that guests will remember for years! I could have not asked for a better team to work with on this fall inspired shoot and we hope we have inspired many Fall brides.

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Shoot Location: Westminster, MD / Photographer: Nessa K Photography / Event Design: Sarah Park Events / Floral Design: Petal and Print / Venue: Baugher’s Orchard / Wedding Dress: Romona Keveza “L315” via Garnish Boutique / Model: Stevi / Hair: Melanie Medeiros / Makeup: Makeup Artist Liz Wegrzyn / Vintage Rentals: Rusty Love Vintage Rentals / Stationery Design: Frills Paper + Goods

The Wedding Pie: Jessica + Terry

Budget Weddings

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Jessica and Terry’s beautiful Seattle Fall wedding was featured a few months back. I’m wondering if the bride’s contagious smile has anything to do with how great the wedding turned out and how much money they saved!

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Budget Breakdown:

[expand]Food: $5000
Photography: $3300
Attire/Accessories: $2400
Venue: $900
Invitations/Decor/DIYs: $250
Flowers: $60

From the bride, Jessica: I’m always on the hunt for a good deal! If your funds are limited, call on your creative friends! Invite them over for lunch and wedding crafting. Be gracious and respectful of their time and chances are they will be more than willing to help with any projects. Also, shop ahead for decor and attire. Check sample sales for dresses and search thrift stores and online for second hand decor or clearance paper goods. Every dollar adds up, so even saving $20 here and there matters. We DIYed our invitations, guest book, ceremony backdrop, flowers and some decor. We love to create and our projects saved us money.

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What did you splurge on? For us, wedding planning was great practice at prioritizing! I recommend setting your top three priorities as a couple. Ours were location, food, and photography. Splurge on things that will make your day more relaxing and take the stress off you, your partner, and your families!

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Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? I believe it is essential to be on the same page as your partner. Once you know where the funds will come from, like family gifts or your savings, you know what you limits are. We had savings and contributions from family to work with, and we also budgeted to put a set amount of our monthly income into the wedding fund during our engagement. We bought a house close to the wedding, so veering from our budget was out of the question! No mindless spending allowed! Plan ahead, get creative and do your research. Do loads of research to avoid sticker shock and be flexible, but realistic with your funds.

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Wedding Location: Seattle, WA / Wedding Photographer: Carly Bish / Wedding Venue: Utina Wardroom / Wedding Coordinator: Emily of Manette Gracie Weddings & Events / Wedding Dress: Anne Barge La Fleur, style 161 / Bridal Cap: Twigs & Honey, style 117 / Bolero: Anthropologie / Wedding Shoes: Steve Madden “I-Dreemy” / Engagement Ring: EidelPrecious / Hair and Makeup: Erin Skipley / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: H&M, Anthropologie, Macy’s / Wedding Caterer: City Catering Company / Wedding Cake and Desserts: Bride’s mother / Wedding Music: Samantha Lynn / Officiant: Ray Van Winkle / Wedding Invitations: Groom[/expand]

Fall Wedding Flower Guide

Flower Guide

Whenever we think we couldn’t fall more in love with flower arrangements, a bouquet by Janie Medley Flora Design comes along. With images by Tori Watson of Marvelous Things Photography and makeup by Emily Hudspeth, it’s not difficult to see why we’re falling hard for this look influenced by bride Ashley’s vintage Gunne Sax wedding gown!

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From the photographer, Tori of Marvelous Things Photography: Back in the Fall of 2011, I had the privilege of shooting an amazing Virginia farm wedding for a darling couple, Nick & Ashley. When Ashley showed me the incredible vintage Gunne Sax dress she was considering wearing in her wedding, I DIED from how fantastic it was. But when she decided to go with a different dress for the big day, I knew that meant we would HAVE to do a styled shoot, sometime, with the Gunne Sax, because it was too amazing to simply be stuck in a closet. So this shoot has been in the works for over a year, really, and as Fall rolled around again, I was SO grateful to get the amazing Janie Medley on board for the gorgeous floral wreath and bouquet, and Emily Hudspeth for the perfect hair and make-up. I wanted to keep the overall shoot simple to let the dress and florals shine. Ashley made for a stunning model, and I’m so thrilled to have the opportunity for the images to be featured!


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Bouquet Florals… perfect mix for a fall bouquet:
-burgundy peonies
-yellow and orange ranunculus
-yarrow
-burgundy scabiosa
-safari sunset
-scented geranium leaves


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Floral for the floral crown:
-burgundy peonies
-yarrow
-ivy
-dusty miller
seeded eucalyptus


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Hawaiian Holiday Inspiration Shoot

Wedding Design

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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

Southwestern Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

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The second we saw the rich colors, the feather centerpieces, and the gorgeous couple behind this shoot from Sarah Kathleen Photography and {ever after} artistry, we knew we had to bring it to the masses. We just adore all the touches that make this Autumn Harvest reception set-up complete!

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From the photographer, Sarah: It’s officially fall, so what better way to celebrate the arrival of boot, sweaters, and scarves weather than with an Autumn/Harvest Love Story? <\em>

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marquise cut engagement rings

lace trim votive candles

white pumpkin and moss table

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For the venue, I chose Holland Ranch in San Luis Obispo, CA. I didn’t want there to be any architecture or man made structures in the photos, and Holland Ranch is set against one of my favorite landscapes in the county. I made an exception for the boat… because it was just too darn awesome. In the end, every single detail was perfect. There was absolutely nothing forced or fake about anything — everything felt so real and organic. Scott and Ashley made for the perfect models, as well. They only recently got married last August, so they’ve definitely still got the wedding love-bug :)


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Shoot Location: San Luis Obispo, CA / Photographer: Sarah Kathleen Photography / Venue: Holland Ranch / Event Design: {ever after} artistry / Flowers: Flowers by Denise / Invitations and Paper Goods: Paper Sky

Bohemian Nouveau Wedding

Bohemian Weddings

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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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newlyweds by river

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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

Peach and Black Wedding Ideas

Wedding Design

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One of our favorite things about autumn is how it brings with it a proliferation of rich tones — deep greens, golds, blacks, and peaches, all of which are present in this styled shoot from Camden Chitwood of Emerson Events and Amanda Watson. If these colors alone aren’t enough to make you swoon, we guarantee the black and gold cake from Madison’s on Main will do the trick!

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From the event designer, Camden Chitwood of Emerson Events: I have been swooning over peach & gold recently. Juliet garden roses are a favorite flower of mine, so that was the first thing I knew was going to be used in this shoot. Since it’s Autumn… we just had to add a darker hue into the mix. I softened it up & created drama by using black lace for the chair caps & table overlay.


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Since it’s close to Halloween, of course there had to be a masquerade mask. The theme ended up morphing into a Victorian romance feel. My baker Donna Munson had full creative range, with the only guidelines being black & gold – she definitely hit the nail on the head! Drama & more drama.


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Shoot Location: Oklahoma City, OK / Event Design, Concept, and Floral: Emerson Events / Event Photographer: Amanda Watson / Wedding Dress: Moliere Bridal / Hair and Makeup: Madi Martin of Starlite Salon / Wedding Cake, Cupcakes, and Cookies: Madison’s on Main / Candy: 42nd Street Candy Company / Cake Table, Flatware, Dishes, Invitations: Smock Paper from Paper Lion / Linens and Chair Rentals: Marianne’s Rentals / Model: Taylor Parker

Autumnal Blush Inspiration Shoot

Wedding Design

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We’re inching our way into fall, so what better way to embrace one of our favorite seasons than with this styled shoot sent over by The Little Flower Cottage and Bring to Light Photography? With gorgeous autumnal floral arrangements and antiques galore, it’s pretty tough not to love this little piece of gorgeousness.

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From the florist, Navya of The Little Flower Cottage: It’s the time of year in New England when the vibrant colors of summer begin to softly fade, cooler weather moves in, and we all hope for those lingering Indian Summer afternoons. We wanted to capture that fleeting moment while showcasing beautiful and interesting ways to use a collection of curiosities to enhance the feel of a wedding day. Our true source of inspiration came from a love of found antiques and vintage pieces. Many of the elements used were sourced from tucked away antique and salvage shops found throughout New England.

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Stacks of vintage books, glass bottles, and found wooden trunks add a splash of color and texture. The subdued shades of dried grass and dreamy sunset lighting plays gently with the muted romantic tones of the floral design and stationery.

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The table décor features a collection of mixed metals amid creamy blush blooms. Full garden roses, dahlias and viburnum berry are nestled in antique silver trophy vases for a touch of elegance. Menu cards and vintage linens topped with sprigs of lavender adorn guests’ gold rimmed place settings. Amber and clear hobnail glasses accented by silver candlesticks and mercury glass votives cast the table with sparkle and light.

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Boutonnières made of soft pink roses paired with sprigs of seeded eucalyptus and twine provide a touch of rustic romance for the groom. The bride’s bouquet of garden roses and dahlias is quietly colorful against her cream vintage lace gown. Last but not least, beautiful macarons in hues ranging from honey to rich plum create a whimsical and delectable display for the bride’s vintage inspired cushion cut engagement ring.

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Shoot Location: Medford, MA / Flowers and Prop Styling: The Little Flower Cottage / Wedding Photographer: Bring to Light Photography / Wedding Dress: Vintage / French Macarons: Macaron Sweeterie / Wedding Invitations: Fairmount Creates

Dreamy Fall Inspiration Shoot

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This shoot from Alea Lovely is the perfect reminder of why we love fall so much — everything seems to take on such a naturally rustic but romantic feel! Alea whipped up this gorgeous gown herself to fit the photoshoot to a T. You’ll want to check out the photo gallery to soak in all the details for this one!

Alea Lovely is the perfect reminder of why we love fall so much — everything seems to take on such a naturally rustic but romantic feel! Alea whipped up this gorgeous gown herself to fit the photoshoot to a T. You’ll want to check out the Whimsy Rustic Fall Inspiration Shoot

whimsical rustic fall inspiration photo shoot

whimsical fall inspiration shoot rustic from alea lovely

Whimsy Rustic Fall Inspiration Shoot

whimsical fall rustic inspiration shoot from alea lovely

Whimsy Rustic Fall Inspiration Shoot

whimsical rustic fall inspiration shoot from alea lovely

Whimsy Rustic Fall Inspiration Shoot

Alea Lovely is the perfect reminder of why we love fall so much — everything seems to take on such a naturally rustic but romantic feel! Alea whipped up this gorgeous gown herself to fit the photoshoot to a T. You’ll want to check out the View all images from this shoot in the gallery

From the photographer, Alea: We shot on Longview Mansion’s grounds that had a lot of rustic structures we could work with along with the great overgrown grass. With the vision I had to shoot it I just couldn’t find a dress that matched the feeling of what we were going for so I made the dress to capture the very whimsical direction we were headed for and used color in the dress inspired by the latest fashion trend of using color in bridal. The florist used her great-grandmother’s amazing pink antique depression glass as centerpieces and accents to the flowers and cake. The cake decorator used a brush-like texture on the buttercream to give it a nest-like look. The furniture rentals used were great rustic pieces like old wooden crates, old dress trunks, rusted keys and this great wide bottom over-sized chair that looks like it came straight from the set of Alice and Wonderland. The pergola was a great accent location in front of the water for something a little different.

Wedding Vendors (Lee’s Summit, MO):

Photography and direction: Alea Lovely Photo + Video / Florals and decor: Amy Cason of Victorian Gardens / Rentals and styling: My Pleasant Street Rentals / Cake: Classic Cakes / Hair: Love Your Bobby Pins / Makeup: Jolie Artistry / Dress and hair accessories: Alea of The Bridal Tree / Venue: Longview Mansion Grounds / Model: Amanda Morrow