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Colorful Modern Southern Wedding

Romantic Weddings

Lilly Pulitzer was always known for throwing a party with a punch, and the same holds true for Tyler and Connor! We can’t wait to spill the juice on this whimsical North Carolina wedding, whose vibrant display of limes, lemons and oranges balanced with bright pops of pink are giving us major wedding envy. A peony-lover’s dream, The English Garden provided lush blooms in varying shades of pink to remind us that heaven is a place on earth, and Emily March Photography tells a wonderful story through her breathtaking collection of photos from the day. Abundant in gold, glitter, pineapples and confetti, this fabulous fete was fun and fancy free, and we can’t imagine a happier celebration. Of course, none of this would have been possible without the brilliance of A Southern Soiree to curate each detail, so be sure to read on and add more color to your day!

wedding ceremony - http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-modern-southern-wedding

From the bride, Tyler: I envisioned a vibrant wedding, everyone having fun, just like a big party. My theme was Lilly Pulitzer; I have worked for the company and love everything about it. For my flowers I had peonies — they are my favorite and of course they had to be pink. Some advice I would give would be do not get stressed. Everything falls into place; it’s your wedding day have fun and enjoy it.
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Emily March Photography

Event Planning and Design

A Southern Soiree

Floral Design

The English Garden

Venue and Catering

The Umsted Hotel and Spa

Wedding Dress and Veil

Vera Wang

Wedding Shoes

Rowen

Hair and Makeup

The Glosserie

Bridesmaid Dresses and Bow Ties

Lilly Pulitzer

Bridesmaid Shoes

Jack Rogers

Bridal Party Jewelry

Kate Spade

Men's Suits

Men's Wearhouse

Wedding Cake

Once in a Blue Moon Bakery

String Quartet

Arioso Strings

Wedding Music

The Party Nuts

Officiant

Perry Hardison Weddings

Rentals

CE Rental

Pineapple Favors

Kate Aspen

Wedding Invitations

Cute Buttons

Film Lab

PhotoVision Prints

Dreamy and Elegant Wedding in Houston

Garden Weddings

Ready to add a heavy dose of chicness to your day? We can’t think of any better way to kick off the weekend, so we’re bringing you the stunningly beautiful wedding of Katy and David, photographed by Katie Grant Photography. As always, Bows + Arrows provided some of the most eye-catching floral arrangements we’ve ever seen!

Chic Houston Garden Wedding - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

bridal bouquet - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

groomsmen boutonnieres - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

wedding sign - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

lush bouquet - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding
This oversized bouquet is just the perfect size to make an impact without overshadowing the bride. Contributing to the fullness in no small part is the array of peonies, an all-time favorite for sure.

wedding party - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

bridesmaid bouquets - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

wedding ceremony setup - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

ceremony flowers - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

wedding ceremony - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

ceremony kiss - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

wedding table - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

candles - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

tablescape - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

floral table runner - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding
When haven’t we been thrilled to see a floral table runner? The coral charms and open white peonies in this one makes our hearts sing, that’s for sure.

wedding cake with flowers - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

cake table - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

wedding getaway - http://ruffledblog.com/chic-houston-garden-wedding

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Katie Grant Photography

Floral Design

Bows + Arrows

Venue and Catering

Tiny Boxwoods

Wedding Dress

Morilee

Hair and Makeup

Hey Lovely Makeup

Chalkboards

Half Moon Lettering

Film Lab

Photovision Prints

Intimate Nashville Wedding with a Blush Kimono Gown

Bohemian Weddings

Photos by:

Teale Photography

Not only is this bride’s blush pink kimono wedding gown a show-stopper in itself, it was an affordable find from ASOS! Mary Katherine and Matt had a day that was as nontraditional and eclectic as they are, with bridesmaids in all white and a guitar shaped wedding cake. The unbeatable combination of Teale Photography and Cedarwood Weddings did fantastic work on this one!

Eclectic Nashville Wedding with a Blush Kimono Gown - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

From the event planners and designers, Cedarwood Weddings: Mary Katherine and Matt raised the eclectic bar at their artisanal countryside Cedarwood wedding celebrating love, music and indie style. Mary Katherine and Matt wanted a colorful, unexpected and non-traditional take on wedding design. For starters: Mary Katherine wore an exquisite silk Kimono gown in the softest shade of blush, which she ordered online from ASOS! In a reverse from the norm, her bridesmaids wore white dresses, each one uniquely hand-picked for a mismatched but cohesive look. Guys wore their own versions of navy (jeans welcomed!) And the flowers… starting with blooms in the bride’s hair – the loveliest peonies and ranunculus – which also grace gorgeous, flowing-ribbon bouquets. And fresh, green garlands everywhere.

rustic wedding invitations - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

bride with flowers in hair - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

bridesmaids in white - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

boho ceremony backdrop - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

wedding ceremony - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

blush pink kimono wedding dress

grooms attire - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

Mary Katherine and Matt met at a music festival and their eclectic style was studded with colorful, vintage glass, soft-colored blooms and of course, music. Because Matt works in the entertainment industry in tour production, he is well connected with artists, and gathered a group of musician friends to play reggae at their reception! We love Matt’s guitar-shaped groom’s cake, replicating his tattoo design (a surprise from his bride) and a tribute to the music that brought them together. Their lovely May Cedarwood Wedding celebration was impeccably photographed by Teale Photography, and we are smitten these images, and this day.

barn reception - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

wedding inspiration - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

rustic inspired reception - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

table decor - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

tablescape - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

honey wedding favors - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

naked wedding cake - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

grooms cake - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

wedding centerpiece - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

wedding getaway - http://ruffledblog.com/eclectic-nashville-wedding-with-a-blush-kimono-gown

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Teale Photography

Wedding Coordination, Event and Floral Design, and Venue

Cedarwood Weddings

Wedding Dress

ASOS

Wedding Cake

Patty Cakes

Ceremony Music

Rebecca Baumbach

Wedding Invitations and Stationery

Designs in Paper

Grown Up and Elegant Pink Wedding

Elegant Weddings

Photos by:

Laura Ivanova

When your soon-to-be proposes to you in front of Cinderella’s castle at Disney World, it makes sense that you’d want to add some fairy tale elements into your wedding day in tribute. Laura Ivanova captured the wedding of Ashley and Jon, a couple who made sure their big day was totally infused with their personalities and loves. This included a heaping portion of pink blooms put together by Sadie’s Couture Floral & Event Styling, ranging from roses to anemones to the all-time wedding favorite, peonies.

Elegant Calhoun Beach Club Wedding - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

From the bride, Ashley: We wanted the entire day to be a reflection of our personalities and our relationship. Jon has always been traditional and a bit old-fashioned, whereas I tend to like things that are trendy and unique, so our wedding was a combination of our two styles. We also kept things fun and playful by adding in details that were special to us. Jon proposed in front of Cinderella’s Castle in Disney World, so we had fun creating a bit of a fairy tale theme to go along with that; my Hayley Paige gown (I called it my princess dress) and our ‘happily ever after’ cake topper were two places you can see that. Additionally, we had both lived our entire lives in Minnesota but knew that we would be moving to New Orleans shortly after the wedding, so we tried to throw in some very Minnesotan details where we could to celebrate the state we love so much! Our venues were situated in our favorite spot on the lakes in Minneapolis, just blocks from our apartment building. Taking pictures on the beach where we had walked so many times before felt special and almost surreal. Jon and I are huge hockey fans and one of our favorite things to do together is go to Wild hockey games so my parents surprised us by having the Wild mascot show up during our cocktail hour. Having him there was a huge hit with guests and the pictures that we got are priceless!

wedding ring box - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

bride reading note - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

peony and rose bouquet - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

Bouquet recipe: Peonies, ranunculus, roses, and anemones.

bride and bridesmaids - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

bouquets - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

waterside wedding kiss - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

peony and rose bouquet - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

Pink has always been my favorite color so it was an easy choice for my flowers. My parents also had a pink wedding 30 years ago and their marriage means so much to me, so I wanted to give a nod to that. I am proud that even as a medical student, I managed to plan and execute a lot of the wedding details on my own! Two projects that I am really proud of are the Mr. and Mrs. signs for the back of our chairs at the reception and the table of photos displaying our parents’ and grandparents’ wedding photos.

ceremony doors - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

ceremony decor - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

wedding ceremony - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

bridesmaids during ceremony - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Have fun with the planning! Try to throw in little details that are unique to YOU! I think it’s great to find inspiration from other weddings online and in magazines, but at the end of the day you should look at your wedding day and be able to say that no one else in the world could have a wedding exactly like yours. The personal details will be the ones that stand out when you think back on your day.

chic wedding reception - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

wedding reception - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

tablescape - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

table number - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

small peony centerpiece - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

mr and mrs chair - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

traditional wedding cake - http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

wedding chairs http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-calhoun-beach-club-wedding

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Music:
Bride’s Processional: Pachelbel’s Canon in D (I got tears in my eyes the minute that they started playing it. That piece is such a classic at weddings and the moment I heard it was when I had that “Oh my gosh I’m about to get married’ moment.)
Recessional: “All You Need is Love,” The Beatles
First Dance: “Sweet Pea,” Amos Lee

Be sure to catch the wedding film from Mike Cunningham:

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Laura Ivanova

Floral Design

Sadie’s Couture Floral & Event Styling

Ceremony Venue

Lake of the Isles Lutheran

Reception Venue

Calhoun Beach Club

Wedding Dress

Hayley Paige

Earrings

Haute Bride

Jewelry

Kate Spade

Hair and Makeup

Blowdry! Blowdry Bar Minneapolis

Bridesmaid Attire

The Wedding Shoppe St. Paul

Groom and Groomsmen Attire

Men's Wearhouse

Groomsmen Gifts

Sota Clothing

Catering and Wedding Cake

D'Amico Catering

Ceremony Music

Lake Minnetonka String Quartet

DJ

Instant Request

Wedding Invitations and Place Cards

Minted

Videography

Mike Cunningham

Transportation

Gray Line MN

Dinosaur Inspired Wedding at Fernbank Museum

Whimsical Weddings

What better venue for two self-proclaimed “big nerds” than a museum of natural history? Jade + Matthew Take Pictures captured the wedding day of Jackie and Jon, who filled their day with bright and colorful decor (need we point out the amazing floral design by Artistic Flowers?) to complement the museum’s own architecture. Don’t miss a single second of this one!

Dinosaur Inspired Wedding at Fernbank Museum - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

From the bride, Jackie: Jon and I both have a lot of family, so we knew from the start we would be having a large wedding. With that in mind, we wanted a setting that would be large enough to suit all our guests and still have a lot of personality. We looked at a number of hotel ballrooms that all looked supremely bland, so the architecture of the museum was refreshing… Oh, and we are both big nerds (Jon just got his PhD in Computer Science and I am a major pop culture and science fiction fan) and we love dinosaurs, so that helped. =)

bright wedding invitations - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

wedding day card - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

wedding dress - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

wedding shoes - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

Flower recipe: Roses, eucalyptus, peony, and delphinium to name a few in the table arrangements.

wedding portrait - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

groom and groomsmen - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

wedding ceremony - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

Jewish wedding ceremony - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

ceremony kiss - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

You will notice from the photos that we wanted a lot of bright, beautiful summer flowers — especially because I had originally hoped for an outdoor wedding, which ended up being impractical in Atlanta in July. The colors were actually picked to match the watercolor image on our invitations. Jon and I were living in New York while the wedding was being planned so Wayne, our wedding planner, designer and florist, chose all the color combinations and planned all the table layouts, including the glassware, tablecloths, chairs and a variety of other things I never would have thought of on my own.

seating chart - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

centerpiece - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

tall candle centerpieces - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

tablescape - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Our strongest advice is to look at a lot of photos for ideas and go into any conversation prepared with your own opinions. Pinterest helped us find a lot of creative direction for small details. Definitely don’t be afraid to listen to others’ ideas for creative direction, but if you find something you love, stick to it!

wedding flowers - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

table setting - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

colorful floral centerpiece - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

dinosaur museum wedding - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

wedding cake with dinosaur topper - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

wedding getaway - http://ruffledblog.com/dinosaur-inspired-wedding-at-fernbank-museum

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Music:
Wedding Party Processional: Handel’s Royal Fireworks; Vivaldi’s Allegro in D from Concerto for Two Trumpets; Handel’s Hornpipe from Water Music
Bride’s Processional: “Te Diem,” Charpentier
We had no real recessional music because we recessed to the sound of everyone ringing dozens of unique antique bells my mom had painstakingly sought out one by one over the past year from antique markets and junk fairs and put under every seat as a surprise. Very fun play on Jon’s last name. :)
First Dance: “Sea of Love,” Cat Power

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Jade + Matthew Take Pictures

Event and Floral Design

Wayne English of Artistic Flowers

Day-Of Coordination

Three Little Birds Weddings

Venue

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Wedding Dress

Anne Barge

Bridal Store

Buckhead Bridals by Guffey’s

Hair

Ginger Rowland with Van Michael Midtown

Makeup

Pamela Pimpleton

Bridesmaid Dresses

J.Crew

Groom's and Groomsmen Suit

J.Crew

Catering

Bold American Catering

Wedding Cake

Frosted Pumpkin

Cake Topper

TheSassShoppe

Wedding Band

OnLive

Wedding Invitations

Susie Stern

Calligraphy

Ann Elser

Transportation

Atlanta Vintage Rides

Garden High School Sweetheart Wedding

Garden Weddings

In our line of work, it never fails to warm our souls when we come across high school sweethearts. Newlyweds Chasni and Joshua couldn’t stop themselves from filling the day with little inside jokes, nods to their love for each other, and of course gorgeous visual treats for the guests in the form of the venue’s incredible Spanish moss. And did we mention Chasni’s Amsale wedding gown? Pinch me. Thank you to Virginia Ann Photography and Razzle Dazzle Event Decorating for your wonderful work on this day!

Garden High School Sweetheart Wedding

From the bride, Chasni: Of course when you start planning your wedding you want everything and Pinterest can definitely be at fault for that – LOL. I feel like the style I envisioned for our wedding was a mix between a shabby chic look along with boho touches here and there.

wedding dress

wedding invitations

wedding shoes

wedding rings

wedding party

pastel pink bouquet
Bouquet recipe: Peonies, Sweetheart Roses, Lisianthus, Hydrangeas, Dusty Millers, Stock, Seeded Eucalyptus, and Italian Ruscus.

bridal party in light pink

first look

first look

If I could best describe the look of our wedding I would say whimsical, elegant, and romantic. We didn’t have a theme but our color scheme was soft pinks, golds and ivory with touches of greenery everywhere! Oh and I’m such a DIY type of person, so with the help of my mother (and a few other family members) we tackled quite a few DIY projects throughout the wedding planning process. Some of the DIY projects included the wedding programs, our welcome sign, wedding invitations, the outdoor games – rings toss and cornhole boards, my bridal party’s jewelry – I made their necklaces and bracelets, “Here Comes the Bride” sign, my something blue keepsake garter with lace from my mothers wedding dress, and the list just goes on. My Dad is amazing and also helped with our DIY projects. He made me a palette coffee table that we used outdoors with a few other furniture pieces and it turned out great!

ceremony chapel

groom reaction to bride

wedding ceremony

wedding ceremony

wedding ceremony

ceremony recessional

wedding party

wedding portrait

wedding portrait

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Start early! The earlier the better, I’m one of those brides that did everything early and it really helped me out as we got closer to the wedding. I got so many things out of the way, even the small things you tend to forget about. For instance, parents gifts, bridal party gifts, wedding jewelry and accessories. I even started buying a lot of my wedding decor early on. I started grabbing those things about a year before the wedding and even throughout the planning. So, when I started to get organized and pull out everything from storage a few weeks before the wedding, I realized I had so many decorations and I was able use them all over the wedding venue! It was perfect.

wedding reception

tall centerpiece

wedding reception

simple centerpieces

chair signs

pink sequin sweetheart table

mantel decor

gold sparkle wedding cake

cake cutting

father daughter dance

newlywed getaway

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Be sure to watch the film from 2911 Films:

Wedding Music:
Prelude: “All of Me,” John Legend; “You and Me,” Lifehouse; “Stay With Me,” Sam Smith
Processional: “Marry Me,” Train
First Dance: “Thinking Out Loud,” Ed Sheeran; “Island Girl,” Tribal Seed

From the photographer, Virginia Ann Photography: Chasni and Josh are high school sweet hearts which meant their day was full of so many “I know you so well” touches. From their gifts to each other at the beginning of the day, a pair of sunglasses for her since she loves the beach and an awesome watch for him since fashion is so much a part of his line of work as a stylist, to the little looks and laughs from inside jokes they kept whispering to each other during portrait time. Their bond was so clear. The venue, The Ranch at San Patricio, couldn’t have been more idyllic, full Spanish moss covered oaks swaying in the breeze surrounding the little white chapel with the sound of the water trickling by from the small brook just behind. Their color palette of blush, gold, and pops of navy made for a classic strong look against the organic green background. All eyes were on Chasni as she walked the aisle in her stunning Amsale bridal gown to her groom. This day was one for the books!

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Virginia Ann Photography

Floral and Wedding Design

Razzle Dazzle Event Decorating Inc.

Day-Of Wedding Coordination

Circle A Events

Venue

The Ranch at San Patricio

Wedding Dress

Amsale "Carson"

Bridal Store

Julian Gold

Belt

Bella Bride Boutique

Wedding Veil

Blanca Veils "Drop Cathedral Veil"

Wedding Shoes

Badgley Mischka "Kiara"

Jewelry

JC Bridal Jewelry

Hair

Kosmo Salon

Makeup

Victoria Lobdell

Bridesmaid Dresses

Wtoo Bridesmaids

Groom's Attire

Michael Kors via Al's Formalwear

Groomsmen Attire

Doni Barassi via Al's Formalwear

Catering

Salinas Catering Inc

Wedding Cake

Sugar Sugar

DJ

TRT Music Productions

Wedding Invitation Design

Casey Snyder Design

Videography

2911 Films

Photobooth

Freeze Frame Photo Booth Rental

Transportation

King's Chariot Limousine

Heavenly Wedding Inspiration with a Floral Swing

Wedding Design

Gauzy and dreamy, this Avec L’Amour Photography and Delighted Images shoot is the bee’s knees. Thuy from Avec L’Amour Photography orchestrated the fine details of the shoot and went for a romantic, carefree, and innocent setup, with the sweetest floral swing we’ve seen. Pineapple Petals Studio added to the mix by having heaps and heaps of the prettiest pink fleurs: bougainvillea, roses, tulips, and peonies, to name a few. We can never resist falling for an ultra-feminine shoot like this one!

romantic wedding inspiration - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

From the photographer and event designer, Avec L’Amour Photography: California has a natural, golden beauty that is, in one aspect, so harsh, yet also so mesmerizing. The Bay Area is surrounded by golden hills that are often untouched, but only an arms length away. We, a group of Bay Area creative wedding professionals, decided to take a mid-season respite and refill our creative cup with a dream shoot that features some new and different things with which to inspire our clients. This shoot was photographed on both film for its dreamy qualities and digital for expediency. We combined the mediums in this gallery to show brides the seamless blending of hybrid photography, which allows for both cost effective services and true film range.

pink oval engagement rings - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

floral wedding invitations - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

sweetheart tables - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

sweetheart chairs - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

Before iPads and Pokemon GO, tree swings and warm afternoon breezes were one of the best memories of childhood summers. The quintessential symbol of carefree and happy, we incorporated a handmade rope swing with gorgeous vining bougainvillea and passion flower as a focal point for our model. To round out the look, we added vintage lanterns styled with tree of heaven clusters and more bougainvillea. Finding a hill with a lone, sturdy oak tree to provide an arm and canopy was the finishing touch that made it all feel romantic and heavenly!

dreamy wedding dresses - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

peony centerpieces - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

whimsical floral ideas - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

The model’s pink champagne two piece dress is perfectly elegant yet playful with the beaded, French vintage inspired cropped camisole and a skirt made of layers upon layers of soft, lightweight tulle. Her light coverage, natural makeup look and loosely arrange low up-do accented with gorgeous handmade hair pieces gives her an organic, effortless look of beauty. Two bouquets were made to compliment this bride’s look — a sweet, but understated romantic arrangement and a more vibrant and textured bouquet. Both looks use the same color family, but feature different levels of vibrancy. Similarly, the menu and invitations showcase a watercolor floral scheme with gold flecked hand lettering to update traditional wedding paper design.

blush wedding dresses - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

wedding details - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

wedding hair - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

simple wedding cakes - http://ruffledblog.com/heavenly-wedding-inspiration-with-a-floral-swing

The tablescape is the real life embodiment of our vision of a perfect romantic dinner al fresco. Vintage French bistro chairs were given romantic flare when adorned with olive leaves and budding olives, while delicate, paper thin fuchsia bougainvillea added a feminine touch. The overflowing centerpiece of loosely arranged varieties of roses, tulips, tree of heaven, raspberries, and sweet peas made the rosé wine and lavender buds that much sweeter to sip! Because every dinner should end on a sweet note, the simple, two layered cake decorated with the most organic spray of jasmine vines and a single dusky pink lisianthus could not be more enticing!

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View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography, Event Planning, Design, Calligraphy, and Wedding Stationery

Avec L'Amour Photography

Photography

Delighted Images

Floral Design

Pineapple Petals Studio

Wedding Dress

BHLDN

Hair Accessories and Rings

White Velvetier

Hair and Makeup

Styles by Ann Diary

Wedding Cake

La Vie Douce Design

Rentals

Tin Roof Farmhouse

Model

Marilyn Kim

Romantic Redwoods Wedding

Rustic Weddings

The California redwoods are such impressive creations of nature, and in all of their majesty, it’s no wonder why so many couples choose to get hitched there. It’s gorgeous! Victoria Carlson Photography snapped Lindsay and Eugene’s romantic wedding day to our delight. For color choices, Lindsay wanted to keep the focal point on all of the organic elements around, so a clean neutral palette with hints of greys and blues were important. There’s nothing more timeless than a pairing of white and green florals and root & riot did a fantastic job creating such complementary pieces. We give this wedding an A-plus!

California weddings - http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-redwoods-wedding

From the bride, Lindsay: Whenever my husband and I talked about getting married, we always knew we would say “I do” beneath the redwoods. My husband and I love being outdoors in nature, but one of our favorite places to be is amongst the trees. We wanted something simple, elegant, and timeless, yet also laid back and relaxed. My husband and I are not formal people by any means, so it was important for us to have an environment that was comfortable for our guests. Whenever people would ask me about the vibe of my wedding I would tell them, “it’s going to be a magical, romantic forest wedding!” I really feel like I accomplished this! But some more adjectives I used to describe the day were: ethereal and woodsy. Before I purchased ANYTHING I would make sure it stayed true to these descriptions.

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Bouquet recipeMock-orange, white roses, white peonies, ferns… to name a few! My florists were amazing! I sent them a few inspiration photos that I found off Pinterest, and my task to them was to make me a beautiful, big, bouquet full of white flowers and ferns.

California wedding venues - http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-redwoods-wedding

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I chose a neutral color scheme and I feel like that perfectly complemented the gorgeous setting and the feel of the day. I knew I wanted my bridesmaids in different dresses and different colors, but was still somewhat particular on the dresses they chose. I ended up giving them 10-15 different dresses to choose from and everyone chose the dress that I wanted for them (without me saying a thing!). I thought they all looked beautiful! For the men, I think my groom looks so handsome in navy, so we found a gorgeous slate blue tux for him. He wanted to be in something different than his groomsmen, so we chose grey suits with navy ties for the rest of the guys!

California wedding photographers - http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-redwoods-wedding

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rustic wedding signs - http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-redwoods-wedding

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Stay true to you. It sounds cliché, but it is so easy to lose sight of you and your partner during the craziness of wedding planning. Remember that this day is about the two of you and the celebration of your love and commitment to each other – that is all that matters. I loved my wedding day and it went perfect, despite all the things that actually “went wrong” (like it raining on wedding day for our outdoor wedding!) But what I loved the most and what I remember the most are all the amazing moments shared between my husband and me.

Don’t worry about making everyone else happy and just worry about making you and your groom as happy as you can be! Also, we highly encourage a first look. I know it’s not traditional, but aside from saying our vows during our ceremony, our first look was the most special moment. I can’t even explain in words how beautiful that moment was, and one of the only moments of the day where it was just the two of us.

seating charts - http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-redwoods-wedding

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wedding photographers in California - http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-redwoods-wedding

View all images from this wedding in the gallery
Wedding Music:
Bridal Party Processional: “I Love You Because,” Johnny Cash
Bridal Processional: “A Thousand Years,” The Piano Guys
Recessional: “Forever and Ever, Amen,” Randy Travis (Eugene and I always send each other songs [and we did this a lot during the beginning of our relationship!]. One night, a few days before he told me he loved me, he sent me this song.)
First Dance: “Then,” Brad Paisley.
Father/Daughter Dance: “I Loved Her First,” Heartland
Mother/Son Dance: “Simple Man (acoustic version),” Shinedown

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Victoria Carlson Photography

Floral Design

root & riot

Venue

Deer Park Villa

Wedding Dress

Sarah Seven

Wedding Shoes

Betsey Johnson

Laurel Leaf Earrings

Love Like Style

Laurel Leaf Hair Comb

Anna Marguerite

Hair and Makeup

Ethereal Beauty Elite Artistry

Bridesmaids' Dresses

Adrianna Papell, J.Crew

Groom's Attire

Stephen Geoffrey Tuxedo, Wine Country Bride

Catering and Desserts

Ray's Catering

DJ

Jayson Ehm, All Ears DJ

Rentals

Encore Events Rentals

Dinner Menus, Programs, and Tented Place Cards

JP Stationery

Wedding Invitations

Rachel Marvin Creative

Videography

Fusion Moments Media

Photo Booth

Jessie Holman Photography

Tennessee Garden Wedding With a Green Bridal Skirt

Whimsical Weddings

Photos by:

Dixie Pixel

I have to say that there’s really nothing quite like fashion-forward, sartorially-chic brides that push the envelope, and Jenna fits that bill quite well. When Dixie Pixel‘s grand images of her in her green bridal skirt popped up, I knew we had something quite special here! Coordination was one of Evan and Jenna’s must-haves for their big day, so enlisting Southern Bliss Weddings to orchestrate all of the fine details was necessary and speaking of fine details, Megan Connors Floral and Styling worked wonders all over this event, from the bride’s bouquet to that astounding barn ceiling. Wait until you see THAT doozy.

unique wedding dresses - http://ruffledblog.com/tennessee-garden-wedding-with-a-green-bridal-skirt

From the bride, Jenna: Evan and I both love the rustic barn feel and the space that acreage provides. We knew from the beginning that we wanted an outdoor wedding with as many rustic elements as possible. We also agreed that we wanted items to have a special meaning, hence the doors from Indiana (his home state) and the lavender from my dad’s farm in Oregon. We asked a close friend to officiate the ceremony which could not have turned out any better. Our goal for the wedding was to create an intimate event for close friends and family that felt like an upscale backyard party.

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Evan and I really wanted to stay with the rustic-chic look throughout the wedding but we were also careful to add some glamour to the barn atmosphere. Our color scheme included cream, hunter green and gold. Because the wedding was outdoors we wanted to really reflect the colors of the property while throwing in small pops of color for added brightness.

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Oh the DIY projects… where do I begin? We had more than a year to plan our special day so a majority of the projects for our event became DIY. I designed and printed all paper elements (invitation packets, menus, thank you notes, etc.). Evan is a fantastic woodworker and I wanted his craftsmanship to be highlighted throughout our wedding. When he first took me to his parents’ home in Indiana, we found an old barn on his Uncle’s land with which I immediately fell in love. The barn was falling down and no longer of use to his Uncle’s farm so we asked permission to strip the wood for use on a later, and at the time unknown, project. The reception bar was built from barn wood we stripped in Indiana. Evan also built the ceremony backdrop and large double-door entrance using doors we found in an old antique shop in Indiana.

All of the wedding signage was built/stained/created and written by me. The lavender used to fill our “toss bags”, placed at the table settings and randomly stuck throughout the wedding decor was lovingly trucked back to Tennessee last September when we made a cross-country road trip to my dad’s home and lavender farm in Oregon. The cornhole boards were purchased unfinished and I completed them by staining and adding a gold H monogram. Evan created the ball jar lights from old canning jars we found while antiquing in Knoxville and Indiana. Lastly, many of the antique elements scattered throughout the wedding were purchased by Evan and myself while antiquing in Knoxville and Indiana (glass jugs, antique boxes, rustic letters, etc).

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Our florist Megan, of Megan Connors Floral Design and Styling, really hit this event out of the park. She took the ideas I didn’t even know lived in my head and made them come to life. My bouquet was, in my opinion, one of the most fabulous arrangements I have ever seen and did you SEE what she did to the barn ceiling? Her style and creativity lead to the perfect amount of floral arrangements without overpowering the natural beauty of the venue.

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Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Take your time and enjoy the process… and the correct vendors are EVERYTHING. Having vendors (photographer, caterer, florist) that I could count on really made the planning process a breeze. Because I trusted and valued their opinions I gave them some general guidelines but they pretty much were able to have creative license with everything. Another must for couples planning their wedding: A COORDINATOR. Amanda Graves with Southern Bliss Weddings was my lifesaver many times during the year we planned. Lastly, I would remind couples that this is THEIR day. Try not to get caught up in the “they invited us so we have to invite them” mess that sometimes comes with weddings. The whole point is to celebrate your love and the entire day should be exactly how you both imagined.

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View all images from this wedding in the gallery
Wedding Music:
First Dance: “Tennessee Whiskey,” Chris Stapleton

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Dixie Pixel

Event Planning and Coordination

Southern Bliss Weddings

Floral Design

Megan Connors Floral and Styling

Venue

Tuckaway Cove

Wedding Dress

Vera Wang

Bridal Store

White Lace and Promises

Tulle Skirt and Green Belt

Custom

Wedding Shoes

Gianni Bini

Earrings

Loren Hope

Men's Ties

The Tie Bar

Catering and Wedding Cake

Luxe Catering

Bartender

Barger’s Beer Truck

DJ

Ogle Entertainment

Wedding Invitations

Bride

Romantic Philadelphia Horticulture Center Wedding

Romantic Weddings

Winter weddings can have their tricky moments to plan, but Carrie and Mike carried out their Philadelphia wedding day with such finesse and Redfield Photography skillfully captured all of the goodness on camera. We love that they chose a greenhouse setting and brought in beautiful, deep, jewel red colors and floral arrangements by their event and floral designer, Q|A Events; it brought a fun, vibrant feel to the whole event while keeping in line with the season. This is definitely one ultra-creative way to do a cool-seasoned wedding!

winter brides - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

From the bride, Carrie: We envisioned a warm, romantic, bohemian feel for the wedding.  We originally wanted something laid back, but when we picked a winter wedding date we decided to dress it up a little bit while trying to keep the bohemian feel. We didn’t really have a color scheme, but we chose marsala and berry tones for our flowers because we thought it would compliment the greenery in the venue as well as the bridal party attire. We didn’t do any DIY projects, but I worked very closely with the event designers and I think we designed something amazing together!

long-sleeved wedding dresses - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding shoes - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

groom's boutonniere - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

groomsmen's attire - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding signs - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding backdrops - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

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Flower recipe: Eucalyptus, king protea, garden roses, and peonies.

ceremony flowers - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding processional - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

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Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Start as early as possible and stay organized! Also, when things get overwhelming, make sure you take some time alone with your fiancé to have some fun together. It’s simple, but I think it was the only thing that kept me sane.

wedding centerpieces - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

table numbers - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding menus - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding reception signs - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding tables - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding lounge areas - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

wedding bar - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

first dance - photo by Redfield Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-philadelphia-horticulture-center-wedding

Wedding Music:

Groomsmen and family processional: “First Day of My Life”, Bright Eyes
Bridesmaids’ processional: “God Only Knows”, The Beach Boys 
Bride’s processional: “Make You Feel My Love” Bob Dylan (It’s our song!)
First dance: Slow version of “You’re My Best Friend”, Queen 

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Redfield Photography

Event Design and Floral Design

Q|A Designs

Venue

Philadelphia Horticulture Center

Wedding Dress

Daalarna Couture

Wedding Shoes

Klub Nico

Veil

Sara Gabriel

Headpiece

Twigs & Honey

Hair

Ariel Katrina Hair

Makeup

Make Me Up Pretty

Bridesmaids' Dresses

Annabel Dress in Mink Grey, Jenny Yoo

Groom's Attire

The Black Tux

Catering

Steven Starr

Ceremony Musician

Philadelphia String Quartet

Band

EBE Events & Entertainment

Transportation

Specialty Tours & Events

Wedding Invitations

TPD Design House

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?”

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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

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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

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

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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

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

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

Romantic Jewel Toned Wedding

Romantic Weddings

Photos by:

Anna Delores

For some honest-to-goodness, girly-girl wedding inspiration, you really have to look no further than this beautiful berry-toned fête coming straight from the lens of Anna Delores. Nikki and Rob chose a day of sparkle, the dreamiest shades of pink and purple you could imagine, and a classic country feel. We tip our hats off to Vanessa Noel Events for making sure all of the loveliness of their big day was everything they imagined!

wedding dresses - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

From the event designer, Vanessa Noel Events: Nikki is a girly girl–pink, sparkle, and false lashes are a few of this girl’s favorite things! She and Rob are also both small town dwellers who love the slower pace of a little country living. They chose Historic Seven Sycamores Ranch as the backdrop for their sweet wedding and we set out to glam it up just the right amount.

trumpet wedding dresses - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

navy blue wedding invitations - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

ceremony flowers - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

wedding ceremony decor - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

wedding lighting - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

bridal processional - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

plum and fuchsia wedding flowers - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

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wedding ceremony photography - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

Nikki and Rob wanted their wedding to feel fun, vibrant, and family-centric so we chose to embrace the colors of spring and created a color palette of berry tones that was both cheerful and dramatic. We used accents of metallic gold, ruffles, and a chandelier to give just the perfect touch of girly glam. We played a lot with combining linens to provide extra interest and texture with the head table as the main focal point draped in a fun and flirty ruffled linen.

bridal portraits - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

bride and groom - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

flower girl flower crowns - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

navy blue bridesmaids dresses - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

seating chart ideas - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

wedding place settings - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

One of my favorite details was the water goblets at the head table. Nikki’s mother is an avid collector of the goblets from the famous Madonna Inn. As a nod to her, we used her collection on the head table and Nikki hand-picked a colored goblet for each member of the bridal party. As a tribute to Nikki’s German Mennonite heritage, baskets of homemade zweibach (German bread) greeted guests as they sat at their tables and each guest took home a box of pfeffernüsse, made from her grandmother’s recipe.

wedding centerpieces - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

fall wedding ideas - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

sequined wedding tables - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

seating chart details - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

Rain on your wedding day is never a fun reality, but in this case, it couldn’t have worked out more beautifully. Instead of the original plan to use the garden space for dinner, guests dined in the venue’s glass barn, which provided a gorgeous backdrop of rustic elegance. The various wood tones throughout the venue–in the glass barn and in the garden, were also inspirations for keeping the design down to earth and comfortable. Accents like wood crates and dark wood chairs contrasted the metallic and luxe details for a perfectly balanced design.

bride and groom - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

purple sweetheart table - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

wedding dessert bar - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

California reception venues - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

California reception venues - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

California wedding photographers - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-jewel-toned-wedding

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Anna Delores

Wedding Planning and Design

Vanessa Noel Events

Floral Design

Lisa Smith

Venue

Historic Seven Sycamores Ranch

Bridal Store

Madeleine's Bridal Boutique

Catering

Hodel's Restaurant

Desserts

Bothof's Bakery

Rentals

Walker-Lewis Rents

Wedding Invitations

Minted

Second Shooter

Maddy Hunter

Greenhouse Wedding Anniversary Session

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Marsais

Getting right out and saying it, this wedding anniversary session is touching and a tear-jerker to say the least. We’re so thankful to have had Marsais share such a beautiful shoot representing real, deep love and Joy and Ben’s story is one for the ages. With the help of Jade Magnolia‘s boho chic design and Clementine‘s lovely blooms, this astounding couple certainly deserved a terrific way to mark their wedding anniversary and this shoot was it. Read their incredible story below and be sure to have a tissue handy to wipe those tears!

anniversary session ideas - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

From the photographer, Marsais: It’s a special occasion working in the wedding industry when a couple immediately touches your heart, at such a young age, and inspires you all the same. That is the start of the story of Ben + Joy, who are celebrating their wedding anniversary. This is no ordinary love story, but one of courage and determination and a love that runs deep and wide.

wedding invitations - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

colorful wedding flowers - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

At age 16 Ben was diagnosed with an extremely rare bone cancer. The battle would begin, taking his right leg to repair his spine and and giving him a 10% chance of survival. At age 18, he was diagnosed again, with odds that you can imagine, completely did not serve in his favor. He met Joy during this time and their friendship began and ultimately, united them. It has been a long, arduous journey for any young man to endure but 7 years in remission, he finally got to marry the love of his life. Unsure if this day would ever arrive, it was a celebration their friends and family will never forget.

boho wedding dress - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

dreamy sweetheart tables - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

wedding place settings - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

bride and groom - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

grassy sweetheart tables - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

Marking their wedding anniversary is extremely important for them. It represents the fight they have for each other, the will to overcome such heartbreak and the power that love and faith represent in their life. We couldn’t think of a better place to represent such growth and life in their session than having this anniversary shoot take place at the incredible Greenhouse in Driftwood. A very place which uniquely represents such incredible and rare treasures. A location filled with light and love. We wish Ben + Joy nothing but extreme happiness in their long life together! We are celebrating with you guys!

peony and rose centerpieces - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

boho wedding decor - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

botanical wedding bouquets - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

wedding photography - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

coral charm peony wedding cakes - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

romantic wedding ideas - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

dramatic wedding dresses - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

anniversary ideas - photo by Marsais http://ruffledblog.com/greenhouse-wedding-anniversary-session

View all images from this anniversary shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Marsais

Event Design and Wedding Cake

Jade Magnolia

Floral Design

Clementine

Venue

The Greenhouse Driftwood

Wedding Dress

BHLDN

Hair and Makeup

Janelle Christine

Fabric Runner

Pistils + Stamen

Mud Cloth

The Stella Blue Gallery

Ribbon

Silk & Willow

Glassware and Napkins

Anthropologie

Dinnerware

Crate & Barrel

Film Scans

The FIND Lab

Wedding Invitations and Calligraphy

Red Calligraphy

Hummingbird Nest Ranch Wedding

Whimsical Weddings

Like the bride said, her wedding had the flower wall of her dreams. Once you see it, you’ll understand why it’s ours too! Matt and Danielle’s California wedding was a dream and thanks to Katie Shuler Photography, we’re able to share all of the bright colors, elegant wedding details from LB Event Planning, and the must-see flower wall and other fantastic florals by Events by Sammy.

tropical colors flower wall - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

From the bride, Danielle: I have always envisioned having a tent reception! The feel is so classic and elegant but also very warm and intimate because of the added nature/garden feel — we both loved that. Matt and I wanted a formal wedding, but one that would be reflective of us as a couple, by remaining personal, and fun! We wanted our wedding to also be elegant, classic, warm, personal, timeless, and garden chic. We were able to achieve that exact vision with the help of my mom, sister and LB Events.

romantic garden ceremony - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

wedding ceremony venues in California - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

wedding processional - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

wedding photographers - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

black bridesmaids dresses - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

wedding kiss - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

Flower recipeBridal bouquet was peonies, maids bouquets and table arrangements were garden roses (my favorite) and Events by Sammy created the flower wall of my dreams!!!

pets at weddings - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

elegant wedding party - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

seating chart - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

peonies and roses wedding flowers - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

mercury glass wedding details - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

wedding tables - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

wedding decor - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Stay true to yourselves! If your day reflects you as a couple, it will be a memorable day for everybody, no matter what. For us, the best touches were the personal ones. We had Matt’s best childhood friend marry us, we wrote our own vows, and I surprised Matt with a visit from our labradoodle during bridal portraits. Unbeknownst to us at the time, our favorite intimate moments were also recognized, and acknowledged, by our family and friends as being the most special. Hire a photographer that you gel with! Matt and I instantly clicked with Katie. Her relational skills, I think, is one of her gifts as a photographer, aside from her insanely talented eye. By the end of the experience we felt like the best of friends — comfortable and ourselves in front of her lens. We absolutely cherish our wedding photos and I know our relationship with our photographer was a big factor.

wedding reception decor - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

orange wedding ideas - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

fall wedding ideas - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

metallic wedding cakes - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

romantic weddings - photo by Katie Shuler Photography http://ruffledblog.com/hummingbird-nest-ranch-wedding

Make sure you watch the wedding film from 618 Studios:

Wedding Music:
Prelude: “This Is How We Do It,” Montell Jordan
Bride’s Processional: “Green Eyes,” Coldplay
Bridal Party Entrance: “California Love,” Tupac
Newlyweds Entrance: “You and Me,” Bassnectar (ft. W. Darling)
First Dance: “Cinema,” Jason Evigan
Father/Daughter Dance: “Seven Bridges,” The Eagles
Mother/Son Dance: “Life Rolls On,” Slightly Stoopid

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Katie Shuler Photography

Assistant Photography

Wade Carr

Event Coordination

Kiersten Anderson, LB Event Planning

Floral Design

Events by Sammy

Venue

Hummingbird Nest Ranch

Wedding Dress

Monique Lhuillier

Wedding Shoes

Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik

Hair and Makeup

TEAM Hair and Makeup

Bridesmaids' Dresses

Adrianna Papell

Groom's Attire

Hugo Boss

Groomsmen's Attire

The Black Tux

Catering and Dessert Bar

Command Performance

Wedding Cake

Jessica Meramble

Bar

Liquid Catering

Guitarist

Stephen Rothkopf

DJ

Alan Reno, Let the Music Play

Transportation

24/7 Events

Rentals and Lighting

A Rental Connection

Paper Goods

Prim and Pixie

Film Lab

Richard Photo Lab

Videography

618 Studios

Santa Rosa Beach Wedding

Beach Weddings

While Texas always makes a lovely location for a wedding, newlyweds Jade and Dan knew they wanted the laid-back essence a beach wedding would provide. The couple headed to Florida with Sweet Julep Photography and Stems on their list to make their dream day a reality, which they accomplished easily with so many talented hands nearby. Let’s take a look!

Santa Rosa Beach Wedding

From the photographer, Sweet Julep Photography: When Jade originally contacted us about her Santa Rosa Beach wedding, we were like, “Oh heck yes!” But then we learned that she and Dan didn’t even live near Florida. They lived in Ft Worth, TX! Destination weddings are our absolute favorite, and we were in love with Jade from the very beginning. So with only email and Facebook as a means to get to know each other, we anxiously waited for the day to come when we could finally talk face to face with this girl!

modern wedding invitations

gold wedding sandals

pink wedding bouquet

boutonnieres

bride getting ready

bridesmaids

beach wedding

beach wedding

wedding bouquet with eucalyptus

beach wedding

beach wedding hair

Highlands House was the most quaint little bed & breakfast nestled back in the trees only a couple blocks away from Gulf Place. HH had a beautiful bridal suite with the most gorgeous, soft light. The white aesthetic of the house made the perfect backdrop for all of Jade’s colorful details. We were obsessed with Jade’s personal style and loved the color palette that she chose for her day. Our favorite feature of the property had to be the boardwalk through the natural area to the beach! We loved that you could go from a modern B&B to a lush, green lawn to an overgrown boardwalk to the sandy Gulf coast. It wasn’t your every day, average beach rental!

beach ceremony arch

ceremony processional

wedding ceremony

ceremony kiss

ceremony recessional

beach bridesmaids

wedding bouquets

beach groomsmen

beach bridesmaids in pink

The guys chose to get ready at a condo about a block down the road. We had the most amazing weather on this day, so we really enjoyed that we were able to walk back and forth between the two locations! Per usual, the guys were relaxed and watching baseball until about 30 minutes before the ceremony. Jade and Dan chose to not see each other before the ceremony, so we had to do most all of the photos after the ceremony, which made for some gorgeous images. Everyone was so light-hearted and happy that getting beautiful pictures was effortless. As we headed back to the house for the reception, we loved that you could stand on the porch and watch the whole setting on the lawn while still seeing the bright blue colors of the ocean. The sun dipped below the horizon pretty quickly, making the most perfect atmosphere for dancing under the string lights.

wedding sign

gold charger

birdcage centerpiece

paper goods

backyard reception

wedding reception

beach wedding reception

gold wedding cake

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Sweet Julep Photography

Floral Design

Stems

Venue and Catering

Highlands House

Wedding Dress

Essense of Australia

Bridal Store

De Ma Fille

Wedding Shoes

Tory Burch

Bracelet

Kendra Scott

Earrings

Nadri

Hair and Makeup

The Grove Salon

Bridesmaid Dresses

Show Me Your Mumu

Groomsmen Attire

J.Crew

Wedding Cake

Bonne Vie Specialty

DJ

B-Boy Productions

Wedding Invitations

Wedding Paper Divas

Film Scans

Indie Film Lab

Romantic California Oceanside Wedding

Romantic Weddings

Photos by:

Anna Delores

When you come across a wedding venue that’s got ridiculously beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, you fall in love with it almost immediately. We can’t blame Tennesseans Liz and Anton for jumping at the chance to get married here; it’s so surreal! Anna Delores was there to snap all of the sublime views, along with the romantic, minimalist design that the couple wanted Wedding Kate to execute. With the help of the beautiful peony-and-rose arrangements from Coco Rose Design, we think Liz and Anton’s wedding vision came to life ten-fold.

California weddings - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

From the event planner and designer, Katie: From the moment I found out Liz’s wedding was on the same day as my 30th birthday, I just had to be part of it. Her sweet Tennessee accent is as intoxicating as sweet tea and her warm, welcoming demeanor is pure southern belle. Liz fell in love with the Bacara Resort and Spa and knew that the way she wanted to celebrate was with her closest friends and family in beautiful Santa Barbara. The couple loved how reminiscent it was of Napa but with incredible ocean views to write home about. The wedding day arrived with moody skies and lots of excitement. We kept the wine country feeling through her design plans, incorporating organic elements through florals and linen selections. 

wedding rings - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

wedding shoes - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

boutonnieres - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

oceanside weddings in California - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

The ceremony was perched above the pacific, with vast sweeping views of the California coastline. We used lots of greens and white blooms to accent the property’s natural beauty, with an alter that allowed the focus to be on the bride and groom. We designed the reception in the resort’s Spa Cafe, which features a beautiful stacked stone accent wall and stunning architectural details. Guests enjoyed a dinner focused around wine pairings, with a locally sourced menu. Dancing went late into the night with a special “Happy Birthday” song by the bride for her wedding planner. Lucky me!

ceremony flowers - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

white and green wedding colors - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

wedding ceremony - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

romantic wedding photos - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

wedding fashion - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

romantic tablescapes - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

candle wedding decor - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

From the bride, Liz: For our wedding, we wanted something romantic and rustic and we didn’t want it to be very formal. We went with an all-white theme for the colors with very minimal color elsewhere. The idea was that everything was off-white or cream with a little green from the flowers.

wedding centerpieces - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

wedding photographers in California - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

white and green weddings - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? My biggest word of advice would be to hire a wedding planner! It is a must! We couldn’t have done it without Katie Seefeldt. She took care of everything and made the entire process run smoothly. We live in Memphis, Tennessee so having somebody there in California was crucial.

floor wedding decor - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

California wedding venues - photo by Anna Delores Photography http://ruffledblog.com/romantic-california-oceanside-wedding

Wedding Music:

Processional: “Bittersweet Symphony” by The Verve
Recessional: “Sweet Disposition” by Temper Trap

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Anna Delores

Event Planning and Design

Wedding Kate

Floral Design

Coco Rose Design

Venue

Bacara Resort and Spa

Hair and Makeup

Kristabelle Marks

DJ

Gavin Roy Presents

Officiant

Dr. Jon Ireland

Rentals

Otis + Pearl

Linens

La Tavola Fine Linens

Paper Goods

Calligraphy Nerd

Artist Chalkboard Inspired Wedding

Wedding Design

Photos by:

Gideon Photography

When delicious wedding cakes are the star of a styled shoot like this one, we have to share it, hands down. Gideon Photography was present to snap pictures of the unique concept that Forevermore Events crafted together. With the floral design by Bloomers Flowers & Decor paired with a 150 year old venue, we knew we were in for a treat. Get ready to pin ladies, this is a fun one!

wedding signage - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

From the event designer, Forevermore Events: Chalkboards and art have become a big part of weddings over the years. This shoot fully embraces all of the artistic possibilities of having a chalkboard wedding. Set in an 150 year old brick building, one instantly is brought to the feel of a fun and artistic wedding. With a table setup on a chalkboard full of artistic hand drawn elements such as table settings, and a table runner of both living and hand drawn flowers. The fresh floral and hand drawn floral perfectly mesh together to give the perfect fusion of real and surreal. The cake made with a chalkboard finish sits atop a butcher paper backdrop with with more hand drawn elements. The ingredients of the cake are artistically drawn on the backdrop as it drops to the floor over the table. This was such an enjoyable shoot that I hope will inspire brides to go beyond the typical chalkboard sign and take their artistic vision to the next level!

wedding tables - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

chalkboard wedding ideas - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

centerpieces - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

wedding ideas - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

chalkboard place mats - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

peony centerpieces - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

summer wedding flowers - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

modern wedding ideas - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

whimsical wedding ideas - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

wedding ideas - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

wedding chalkboard cake - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

wedding lighting ideas - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

wedding drinks - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

whimsical weddings - photo by Gideon Photography http://ruffledblog.com/artist-chalkboard-inspired-wedding

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Gideon Photography

Event Designer

Forevermore Events

Floral Design

Bloomers flower & decor

Wedding Dress

BHLDN

Hair

Blow Beauty, Julie Thomas Style

Wedding Cake

Sweet Cakes by Karen

Elegant Australian Garden Wedding

Romantic Weddings

We think everyone loves a great destination wedding, and so we’re off to Perth, Australia today to get a look at Alysha and Ricky’s trendy garden wedding. Captured by Katie Grant PhotographyCD Weddings turned the outdoor location into an absolutely lovely paradise and to enhance the feel of it, Natural Art Flowers swept in with romantic centerpieces and the sweetest pink peonies that just pop out at you the moment you start rifling through the photos.

romantic weddings - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

From the bride, Alysha: Our colour theme was based around drift wood, blush, gold and a touch of sage. Every little detail of the wedding was given individual attention and thought out, which meant a lot of time was put into personalizing every last detail. It was so important to us to have everything just so, ensuring it really reflected the two of us as a couple. Both Rick and I were so lucky to have met the vendors we did and have such talented people helping us create our dream Wedding. Phenomenal experience, one we are so grateful for and will forever be a beautiful lasting memory.

bridesmaids robes - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding dress details - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding invitations

groomsmen - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding cars - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

outdoor wedding receptions - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding ceremony - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

venues in Perth - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding kiss - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding veils - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding fashion - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding decor ideas - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

butterfly seating chart

butterfly seating chart

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Enjoy and embrace every moment from the start being the whole planning process and to the very end being the moment you get back to your room from the Wedding. A lot of Brides I know see the planning stage as quite a stressful process, which yes at times it can be, but I think with the right team behind you and provided everything is meant to be, it should come together easily. Enjoy and embrace the journey and trust your instincts.

vintage wedding ideas - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

centerpieces - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding table ideas - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding party - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

peony centerpieces - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

wedding cigar bars - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

mini wedding cakes - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

Australian wedding photographers - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

gold wedding cakes - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

sweetheart chairs - photo by Katie Grant Photography http://ruffledblog.com/elegant-australian-garden-wedding

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Music:
Processional: “You Raise Me Up,” Josh Groban
Register Signing: “Georgia,” Vance Joy; “Hear Your Heart,” James Bay
Recessional: “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” Stevie Wonder
Reception Entrance: “I Got You,” Duke Dumont
Cake Cutting: “I’m Yours,” Jason Mraz
First Dance: “Heaven,” Candlelight mix
Father/Daughter Dance: “Three Little Birds,” Bob Marley

From the event designer, CD Weddings: Alysha and Ricky love all things nature. Alysha wanted garden roses incorporated into her wedding, so I called our theme “The rose garden by the forest.” When we designed the invitations, we wanted the guests to think they entered a rose garden through an old wooden gate. Ricky wanted a cigar station, so with the help of Alysha’s Mum who has a special talent in finding rare items, we had a fabulous area for the guys to chill out. Every guest found a rock on their place setting to sign and Alysha will later place them into a shadow box for keepsake. The rock also helped keeping the menu and napkin down as the wind was quite strong on that day! Every bridesmaid has a traditional posy, but with this wedding I suggested for them to be paired up to carry a heart, a garland and the flower girls both had a bow and arrow. This is a very close-knit family, so we had a special table set up in the middle of the tent for the whole family to sit on with a special hanging structure made out of robes, lanterns and flowers.

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Katie Grant Photography

Event Planning

CD Weddings

Floral Design

Natural Art Flowers

Venue

Lamont's Bishop House

Wedding Dress

Crocé & Colosimo

Hair and Makeup

Creations by Kassy

Bridesmaid Dresses

twobirds

Bridesmaid Robes

Plum Pretty Sugar

Flower Girl Dresses

Dollcake

Tuxedos

Raffaele Ciuca

Wedding Cake

Cake Love

Ceremony Music, DJ, and Lighting

Goldbass Records

Rentals

Orielle Event Furniture

Tent

Spuds Marquee Hire

Trees

Mr Potplant

Celebrant

Sarah Brncic

Limousine

So Cal Limos

Stationery

CD Weddings

Calligraphy

Michaela McBride Calligraphy

Videography

Urban Light

Second Shooter

Connie Whitlock

Colorful Ironstone Vineyards Wedding

Modern Weddings

Photos by:

Erin Milnik

An elegant wedding in the countryside can definitely be styled to how you want it, so when Cat and John were planning their California vineyard nuptials, they wanted heaps of color and a lovely dash of whimsy thrown in for good measure. Their florist, Rare Palette, went all out in designing the wedding blooms, using wondrous combinations of peonies, tulips, and garden roses that got our hearts racing. We’re so glad Erin Milnik was there to capture this day!

Colorful Ironstone Vineyards Wedding - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

From the bride, Cat: We imagined an elegant wedding in the country — classic, vintage, romantic, rustic. Our color scheme was navy with pops of orange, pinks, golden yellow, and greens. We had some DIY projects, including handcrafted petal cones, a custom welcome sign and seating chart made from reclaimed pallets and stained by John, our table number holders and table numbers, the weathered arbor (steel wool, vinegar, and black tea stain), seed packet name cards, and the ribbon garland on cake table.

wedding invitations - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

bridal veils - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

groom's attire - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

ceremony rose petals - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

ceremony signage - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

handkerchief favors - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

Flower recipe: Peonies, tulips, garden and spray roses, pink queen anne’s lace, jasmine vine, lambs ear, ferns, Hypericum berries, silver dollar eucalyptus and poppy pods

flower girl and ring bearer outfits - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

wedding ceremony - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

wedding decor - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

wedding kiss - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

wedding ceremony exit - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

bride and groom - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? Things will go wrong and no one but you will know. If you can go with the flow, you will have an amazing day!

flower girl - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

seating chart - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

wedding ideas - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

pink and orange flowers - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

From the photographer, Erin MilnikI’m thrilled to be sharing John and Cat’s wedding day with you! I met the couple in a coffee shop in Murphy’s California… the couple was staying in a cabin nearby, had been wine tasting, and decided they loved Ironstone Vineyards so much that they ended up booking it for their wedding venue. John is a design director at Clif Bar so the wedding would be full of great design and lots of color.

bridesmaids bouquets - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

tattooed brides - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

wedding reception ideas - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

wedding place settings - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

tulip wedding flowers - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

whimsical flower arrangements - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

centerpieces - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

wedding sparklers - photo by Erin Milnik http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-ironstone-vineyards-wedding

Wedding Music:
Processional: “Sea of Love,” Cat Power
Recessional: “First Day of My Life,” Bright Eyes
First Dance: “Dream a Little Dream of Me,” Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Erin Milnik

Floral Design and Rentals

Rare Palette

Venue

Ironstone Vineyards

Wedding Dress

Allure Bridals

Veil

Yuri C. Wedding Shoppe

Hairpiece

Gilded Shadows

Wedding Dress Alterations

Janene's Bridal Boutique

Wedding Shoes

Nina Shoes

Earrings

Plug Parlour

Robes

Just Cottons

Makeup

Sidney Le Beauty

Bridesmaids' Dresses

Adrianna Papell, Vera Wang

Groom's Attire

Beckett & Robb

Catering

Lunch Lady Catering

Wedding Cake and Desserts

Butter & Cream

Band

Emily & Marty

Lighting

Sound Extreme Productions

Wedding Invitations

Minted

Live Floral Backdrop Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

Floral wall backdrops are something that we’ll never tire of, frankly. No matter if they’re used at a ceremony or behind the sweetheart table, they give off such elegance and the best part is you can do absolutely anything you want with it. So when LVL Weddings & Events tackled this brilliant shoot, they moved towards the direction of a fun and refreshing botanical floral wall exquisitely done by Flower Bar, mixing and matching tropical green leaves with bubblegum pink roses and peonies with creamy hydrangeas to name a few. Not stopping there, the wow factor extended all over this editorial. Definitely a shoot to see and we have Amy and Jordan Photography to thank for it!

floral wall - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

From the event planners and designers, LVL Weddings & Events: Emily Schiesl of LVL Weddings & Events took the reins on a styled shoot design held at The Clayton on the Park in the heart of Scottsdale, Arizona. Emily was inspired by botanical florals seen in spring fashion and decor popping up in the early months of 2016 and chose to complement the bright blooms with bold black and the softness of blush and gold throughout the overall design.

floral wedding invitations - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

pink wedding decor - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

pink and white wedding flowers - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

place settings - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

The most bold statement came from the ceremony backdrop designed by Flower Bar, to create the look of a live floral wall (floral wallpaper anyone?!). The flower wall was designed to look like botanical prints found in books and wall decor, with carefully placed blooms mixed with greens. This bold statement piece complemented the softness of the blush linens by La Tavola as well as the stationary suite by Vee Creative.

bride and groom - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

dinner menu - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

botanical wedding flowers - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

groom's suits - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

romantic wedding flowers - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

We couldn’t have asked for a more darling couple – a local, recently married duo, whose love just danced in every photo. The bride wore the Ariane gown from BHLDN with a cathedral veil and teardrop earrings before changing into her ‘getaway’ dress, also BHLDN. We kept the groom more traditional in a tailored tuxedo-style suit by Brothers Tailors (letting him lose the tie for their getaway photos in the desert sunset). The cake and specialty deserts by Ruze Cake House almost stole the show! Macarons and cookies shared the same floral designs by Vee Creative, while the lollipops and sugar cubes held edible flowers, perfect for a bubbly toast. Ruze Cake House also tied in the black, blush, gold and floral theme with a 3-tiered gold gilded cake and mini naked cakes in dark chocolate with fresh blooms.

wedding cookies - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

lollipop favors - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

dinner menus - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

gold wedding cakes - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

pink wedding bouquets - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

sweetheart tables - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

hair and makeup - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

cake cutting - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

thank you cards - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

reception dresses - photo by Amy & Jordan Photography http://ruffledblog.com/wedding-inspiration-with-a-live-floral-backdrop

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Amy & Jordan Photography

Planning and Design

LVL Weddings and Events

Floral Design

Flower Bar

Venue

The Clayton on the Park

Wedding Dress and Accessories

BHLDN

Hair and Makeup

Top Knot Beauty

Groom's Attire

Brothers Tailors

Wedding Cake, Desserts, and Favors

Ruze Cake House

Specialty Rentals

Fancy Lou Designs

Linens

La Tavola Fine Linens

Chiavari Chairs

Classic Event & Tent Rentals

Paper Goods

Vee Creative

Stylish Greenpoint Loft Wedding

Modern Weddings

Seeing weddings break the mold and step outside of the box is a lovely and welcome thing. When we get served up a dish of unique wedding details with a stunning couple to boot, it reinvigorates us. Abby and Jeremy not only brought the industrial style to their Brooklyn wedding; they incorporated one-of-a-kind wedding details and florals by Wyld that were snapped by Shannon and Elena for Amber Gress Photography that we absolutely adore.

modern wedding fashion - photos by Shannon Roddy and Elena Mudd for Amber Gress Photography http://ruffledblog.com/stylish-greenpoint-loft-wedding

From the bride, Abby: We knew that we wanted to get married in Brooklyn (where we met), but we wanted an unconventional event space. Something that felt like our experience of Brooklyn—artsy, approachable, maybe even a little gritty. When we stepped into The Greenpoint Loft we fell in love instantly. It was the perfect mix of urban and industrial with huge potential and freedom for anything we wanted to create. In all honesty, it just felt like a really cool yet unpretentious place where we could party hard with all our best buds.
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Shannon Roddy and Elena Mudd for Amber Gress

Event Planning, Design, and Wedding Invitations

The Bride and Groom

Day-of Coordinator

The UnRuffled Bride Wedding & Event Coordination

Floral Designer

Wyld

Venue

The Greenpoint Loft

Wedding Dress

Etsy

Wedding Shoes

Jeffrey Campbell

Custom Sneakers

Nike

Earrings

Kate Spade

Hairpiece

The Lady Bride

Turquoise Cuff

House of Harlow

Hair

Jessie Peterson, Scarlet Salon

Makeup

Natalia Lopez de Quintana

Groom's Attire

J.Crew

Catering

Pies N Thighs

Desserts

Dough Doughnuts

Getting-Ready Hotel

Wythe Hotel

Videography

Max & Molly Films

Photo Booth

Andy Lin, The Self-Portrait Project

Desert Bloom Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

There’s nothing quite like the boho wedding trend lately. It’s got equal parts glamour, vintage, and modern all rolled into one very pretty wedding package. When you’re doing a shoot with this inspiration style in mind, it’s almost a must to host it in the desert. In this Jennifer Fujikawa Photography shoot, this concept came to life and just bloomed. Thanks to the lovely lace dresses and the wonderful tablescape, this shoot had its fair share of elegance while keeping with the earthy, desert vibe. Naturally, FlorUnique took to the surroundings as inspiration and brought in bouquets decorated with succulents, baby pink roses and peonies, protea, and accents like peach hypericum berries and blue thistle. No matter what your style is, this inspiration shoot is one to definitely check out!

Desert Bloom Wedding Inspiration - photo by Jennifer Fujikawa Photography http://ruffledblog.com/desert-bloom-wedding-inspiration

From the photographer, Jennifer Fujikawa Photography: This is an elegant desert wedding inspiration shoot at Joshua Tree for the bride with a more elegant style that still wants to embrace the desert vibe and its natural surroundings. The dresses are lovely lace with a soft mint pastel for the bridesmaid and the table settings are elegant gold/white with blue crystal that echoes the colors of the desert.
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Wedding Vendors

Brookgreen Gardens Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

When you pair the lovely photographic style of Brianna Wilbur Photography with a picturesque location like Brookgreen Gardens and the planning and styling of Smells Like Peonies, you get a shoot that is nothing less than amazing. We were wowed by all of the images, of course; this shoot was a fresh take on southern elegance mixed into an earthy, botanical backdrop. The color star of this show was pink in every shade imaginable and it was such a delight to see. From the scrumptious-looking raspberry pink wedding cake by Pink Pineapple Bakery, to the sweetheart table with blush pink linens and an exquisite hot pink peony centerpiece by Charleston Flower Market, we were floored by the use of color and how it beautifully stood out amongst the greenery. This is definitely a shoot you don’t want to miss!

South Carolina weddings - photo by Brianna Wilbur Photography http://ruffledblog.com/brookgreen-gardens-wedding-inspiration

From the photographer, Brianna Wilbur Photography: We are sending you our colorful, feminine, modern take on the botanical garden wedding. We selected Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina as our backdrop because it screams class, romance, and elegance. However, the florals and details are bold and colorful without being too whimsical. In the end, we love the combination of the pink color palette with the delicate floral shoes and the modern Audrey Hepburn-feeling gown. It’s one of our favorite shoots to date and we hope you love it as much as we do!
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Brianna Wilbur Photography

Event Planner

Smells Like Peonies

Floral Designer

Charleston Flower Market

Venue

Brookgreen Gardens

Wedding Dress

Alyssa Kristin Bridal

Wedding Shoes

BHLDN

Ring

Trumpet & Horn

Ring Box

The Mrs. Box

Jewelry and Accessories

Lindsay Marie Designs

Hair and Makeup

Silvia Salon & Spa

Wedding Cake and Desserts

Pink Pineapple Bakery

Rentals

EventWorks

Linens

Nuage Designs

Calligraphy

Dovehouse Handmade

Modern Downtown Savannah Wedding

Modern Weddings

Today’s wedding is hailing from the ever-beautiful Savannah, Georgia. When you have plenty of lovely sights and scenery in this town, it’s no wonder why Emily and Adam wanted to say their I Do’s here. Mackensey Alexander Photography captured the couple’s beautiful wedding day along with all of the very fine details with it. This warm-colored wedding adds such a heavy dash of sophistication and modernity, and what we love the most is that the couple came up with the design all on their own with Ivory + Beau helping them execute their vision.  They kept the color palette toned down and went for cool browns and soft neutrals, and then went bold with the flowers and enlisted Colonial House of Flowers for their skills. This elegant fête is one for the books!

savannah weddings - photo by Mackensey Alexander Photography http://ruffledblog.com/modern-downtown-savannah-wedding

From the bride, Emily: Adam and I wanted our wedding to feel like an intimate, joyful dinner with our friends and family. We wanted our wedding to feel formal yet understated, modern yet warm, and elegant yet relaxed. We wanted every moment to genuinely feel like us, and to reflect our joy. More than anything, we wanted to give our guests the opportunity to feel our love – both the love between Adam and me, and the love we have for all of them.
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Mackensey Alexander Photography

Second Photographer

Wendy Norman

Wedding Coordinator

Ivory + Beau

Floral Designer

Colonial House of Flowers

Venue

The Charles H. Morris Center

Wedding Dress

Alyne by Rita Vinieris

Shoes

L.K. Bennett

Accessories

J.Crew

Hair and Makeup

Beyond Beautiful by Heather

Groom's Attire

The Trunk Club

Catering

Cha Bella Catering

Wedding Cake

KM Cake Design

Ceremony Music

Chris Dooley

DJ

All About You Entertainment

Officiant

Rev. Joe Wadas

Rentals

Snyder Events

Gold Flatware

Set Event Rentals

Transportation

Oglethorpe Trolley Tours

Wedding Invitations

Hello Tenfold

Bright + Modern NYC Wedding

Modern Weddings

Photos by:

Haley Sheffield

Buckle in, because we’re about to share the wedding of event and floral designer extraordinaire Juli Vaughn of Juli Vaughn Designs. With some planning expertise from Leah of Color Pop Events and the help of some of New York’s finest vendors, the wedding turned into a “color-filled, festive, whimsical event” in the bride’s own words. Thank you to Haley Sheffield for taking these wonderful images!

Bright + Modern NYC Wedding - photo by Haley Sheffield Photography event and floral design by Juli Vaughn Designs http://ruffledblog.com/bright-modern-NYC-wedding

From the bride, Juli: When Josh and I started planning our wedding, the first thing we realized was that we wanted all of our dearest friends present and involved and made to feel like our wedding was the most fun they’d ever had. It was the driving force in all of our details and all of our festivities. Because it was the second wedding for both of us, we chose to solely invite friends instead of family. We planned a weekend of events – Friday night tacos and karaoke instead of a rehearsal, morning yoga the day of the wedding to calm nerves and start the day off right, a double decker bus tour of NYC for the cocktail hour, and a pajama brunch at the hotel the day after the wedding.
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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Haley Sheffield

Event and Floral Design

Juli Vaughn Designs

Event Planning

Color Pop Events

Venue

Cata

Custom Wedding Dress

Carol Hannah Bridal

Wedding Shoes

Sophia Webster

Hair and Makeup

Andrea Carter Artistry

Custom Groom's Attire

Michael Andrews Bespoke

Wedding Cakes

Nine Cakes

Ice Cream Bar

Luca & Bosco Ice Cream

Trio

Ryo Sasaki

DJ

74 Events

Installation

Gina Paola Design

Rentals (Farm Table, Copper Barstools)

Patina Rentals

Rentals (Gold Chairs)

Taylor Creative

Rentals (Orange Chairs, Barware, Gold Silverware)

Octavia & Brown

Linens

Nuage Designs

Wedding Invitations

Gubba Gumma

Calligraphy and Menus

Ashley Buzzy Lettering and Press

Vintage Taxi

F I L M C A R S, NewYorkChecker

Double Decker Bus

Open Loop

DIY Paper Peony Bouquet

DIY Projects

Photos by:

Appetite Paper

‘Tis the season for peonies, everyone. I’m so in love with these blooms and how they just scream springtime. You can never go wrong with a perfectly plump peony bouquet, and I’m so glad Rachael from Appetite Paper is showing us how to DIY a handful of paper peonies to make a beautiful bouquet that could really rival the real thing!

DIY Paper Peony Bouquet http://ruffledblog.com/diy-paper-peony-bouquet
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Colorful Wedding at Terrain

Garden Weddings

No matter how many times we see rain on a wedding day, it never appears to put a damper on the newlyweds’ faces. Amanda and Rich were all smiles for their color-filled wedding day at Terrain at Styer’s, one of our very own long-time favorite venues! Ruffled vendor danfredo photos + films nailed it behind the camera, while Fresh Designs Florist brought the bride’s dream floral visions to life.

colorful wedding at Terrain - photo by danfredo photos and film http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-wedding-at-terrain

From the bride, Amanda: My husband Rich and I visited Terrain, our venue, for a coffee several months before we got engaged. We loved how beautiful, rustic, and romantic it was while also feeling laid back and cozy. Terrain’s vibe informed much of our wedding planning. We knew we wanted to get married, and we knew that we wanted all of our guests to really enjoy celebrating with us and to feel like they were a part of something special too. As we planned, we tried to imagine our wedding from the perspective of our guests and make everything as easy and fun as possible.

Alvina Valenta wedding dress - photo by danfredo photos and film http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-wedding-at-terrain

Ruffled - photo by danfredo photos and film http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-wedding-at-terrain

bouquet with fuchsia flowers - photo by danfredo photos and film http://ruffledblog.com/colorful-wedding-at-terrain

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Wedding Vendors

Floral Design

Fresh Designs Florist

Venue and Catering

Terrain at Styer's

Wedding Dress

Alvina Valenta

Bridal Store

Jennifer's Bridal

Wedding Shoes

Stuart Weitzman

Jewelry

J.Crew

Hair and Makeup

Sulimay's Urban Salon

Bridesmaid Dresses

J.Crew

Groom's Suit

Suit Supply

Groom's Shoes

J.Crew

Groom's Tie

The Tie Bar

Wedding Cakes

Nutmeg Cake Design

DJ

Love City DJs

Wedding Stationery

Smitten on Paper

Videography

danfredo photos + film

Whimsical Engine Room Wedding

Romantic Weddings

With a timeless color palette of pink, gold, and blue, it’s all but impossible to go wrong. Sarah and Branden embraced these colors on their wedding day in Georgia with Casto Photography & Cinema and Cote Designs, celebrating a love for each other surrounded by the most important people in their lives. This wedding has a bit of everything, so let’s jump on in!

whimsical engine room wedding - photo by Casto Photography http://ruffledblog.com/whimsical-engine-room-wedding

From the photographers, Casto Photography & Cinema: High school sweethearts Sarah & Branden envisioned a destination Georgia wedding celebrating their new life in the peach state while incorporating their love for their hometown in Maryland and love for the Baltimore Orioles (Branden is a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles organization). They wanted to create a day that was both unique but would remain timeless. Incorporating the chippy brick walls of the venue, hints of copper, a bold color palette of blues and pinks, paired with sunlight streaming through the windows and classic pairings, Sarah & Branden’s wedding was truly one of a kind and a reflection of their sweet love.

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Casto Photography & Cinema

Event and Floral Design

Cote Designs

Venue

The Engine Room

Wedding Veil

Mayra's Veils

Hair and Makeup

Cucumber & Mint

DJ

Amp'd Entertainment

Invitations

Shine Wedding Invitations

Calligraphy

Kimberlylane Designs

Videography

Artworks Wedding Cinema

Luxe Northwoods Wedding Inspiration

Wedding Design

I genuinely just don’t know where to begin with this styled shoot from Meg Cooper Photography, Fox & Fern Floral, and denae brennan weddings & events. The lush bouquet with pops of red peonies? The gold chandelier hanging above the reception table in the woods? The impeccable Tara Keely gown? They’re all great starting points, but just wait until you take everything in for the full picture of perfection.

luxe northwoods wedding inspiration - photo by Meg Cooper Photography http://ruffledblog.com/luxe-northwoods-wedding-inspiration

From the event designer, denae brennan weddings & events: When Meg Cooper approached me with the desire to put together a winter-themed styled shoot, I immediately contacted Brianna at Fox & Fern Floral to get her on board as well. The three of us did two weddings together in 2015 and I was excited to get these talented vendors on the same project again. Brianna and I had worked at a very special private ranch property on a 2014 wedding, and the owners were gracious enough to not only let us set up our shoot there, but also take out one of their gorgeous horses for a few shots!

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Meg Cooper Photography

Event Coordination

denae brennan weddings & events

Floral Design and Styling

Fox & Fern Floral

Wedding Dress

Tara Keely

Bridal Store

Mestad's Bridal

Hair and Makeup

Amber Berry

Wedding Cake

Top Tier Delights

Wedding Invitations

Allison Hopperstad

Calligraphy

Hooked Calligraphy

Berry Toned Wedding at Terrain

Blue Label, Romantic Weddings

Well it just doesn’t get any cozier than this next wedding from Sweet Root Village and Strawberry Milk Events. The incredible day was pulled together in under 2 months (can you believe it?) and was an intimate celebration at one of our favorite event venues, Terrain at Styers. Let’s take a look!

berry toned wedding at Terrain - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

From the photographers, Sweet Root Village: Kayanne and David got hitched at the courthouse back in September, but still desired a more formal (yet intimate) celebration with family and close friends. It just so happens that Kayanne’s new sister-in-law is Julie Savage-Parekh of Strawberry Milk Events. She helped Kayanne whip up a cozy, Christmastime celebration in under 2 months for around 40 guests at the charming Terrain at Styer’s (Anthropologie’s nursery and cool event space outside of Philly.)

winter wedding invitations - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

engagement ring - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

berry toned bouquet - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

bride and bridesmaids - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

berry toned bouquet - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

first look - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

first look - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

wedding portrait - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

Being 2 hours outside of D + K’s hometown of Annapolis, MD it made for a fun, mini destination wedding location. Julie, David and their family visit Terrain every year at Christmastime for brunch and shopping because it’s simply magical. Kayanne had never been – and her first visit was the day of their wedding where she too, fell under it’s enchantment. They had their first look among the Christmas tree farm while guests arrived and enjoyed a mini cocktail hour complete with gourmet hot chocolate bar and a cheese and charcuterie display. Guests then entered the greenhouse for a candlelit, religious ceremony where the bride and groom exchanged their own vows.

wedding ceremony setup - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

ceremony seating - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

Ruffled - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

candlelit processional - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

wedding ceremony - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

wedding ceremony - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

ceremony recessional - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

drink bar - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

winter drinks - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

After the ceremony, the curtain was pulled back to reveal a magical dining room with one dramatic, long kings table that held hundreds of candles and crystal candelabras. A seasonal garland of greenery also ran down the length of the table. The farm to table multi-course meal was fantastic (we’re talking butternut squash bisque, braised beef short ribs and individual apple pies a la mode in cast iron skillets), and there were several heartfelt speeches and toasts. Although the celebration was more of a dinner party, the bride and groom still shared a first dance to Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud.” The sweetest surprise actually came after cake cutting, when Kayanne’s maid of honor showed a touching video of special messages recorded by Kayanne’s family back home in Brazil who were unable to make the trip. The bride did her hair and makeup herself and had two something borrowed’s – Julie’s Vera Wang veil and antique diamond shoe clips. The bride DIY’d the polaroid guest book table, signage, gold glitter pine cone ornament favors and place cards.

romantic candlelit reception - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

Ruffled - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

romantic candlelit reception - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

Ruffled - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

romantic candlelit reception table - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

Ruffled - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

wedding cake with gold detail - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

Christmas favors - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

Christmas favors - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

cake cutting - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

bride and groom - photo by Sweet Root Village http://ruffledblog.com/berry-toned-wedding-at-terrain

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Sweet Root Village

Floral

Sweet Root Village

Event Planning and Design

Strawberry Milk Events

Venue and Catering

Terrain at Styers

Wedding Dress

Pronovias

Wedding Veil

Vera Wang

Wedding Cake

Queen Bee Pastry

Officiant

Rev. Mark McLeod

Candles

Sweet Root Village

Ring Box

The Mrs. Box

Wedding Invitations

Paperless Post