Becky and John wanted a classic romantic vibe for their beautiful Columbia, Missouri, wedding, with lots of ivory, cream and blush elements. After choosing her Jim Hjelm gown from The Ultimate Bride, Becky worked with Kent’s Floral Gallery to incorporate her favorite flowers—garden roses, peonies, and hydrangeas—in shades of rich white and creams with hints of peach throughout. Blush bridesmaids dresses by Amsale from Bella Bridesmaids were a lovely complement to the lush and subtle florals, first at the ceremony at Missouri United Methodist Church and then at the romantic reception at Kimball Ballroom. We love the soft colors and sparkle of mercury glass and gold details at the reception, and the incorporation of roses on the cake from Edith Hall Cakes. Just stunning! “We wanted everyone to have a blast, and I really think we pulled that off,” says Becky. Judging from all the prettiness in these images from Heather Roth Fine Art Photography, we have to agree!
Summer time means travel time (need some trip ideas? Visit Entouriste!) and whether you’re a jetsetter or a roadtripper, chances are your mind is on trip planning and not protecting your jewelry, which is just how it should be… if you’ve insured your jewelry!
Why consider jewelry insurance before your getaway? According to a recent survey by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company—an insurer that’s been protecting jewelry for 101 years—28% of people have lost a piece of jewelry while traveling. 43% of those losses were rings, often the most expensive piece of jewelry owned. Most importantly, nearly 7 in 10 of those who report jewelry loss while traveling did not replace their stolen piece.
If you must bring your jewelry while traveling, here are some tips from Jewelers Mutual to help minimize the chances of theft and loss:
Pack light. Only take jewelry that you will wear while traveling and out and about.
Make a list. Inventory the valuables you are bringing and make two copies of the list. Leave one copy at home and pack a copy to take with you.
Carry on. Never put jewelry in checked baggage. Instead, wear with care.
Keep it with you. Never leave jewelry unattended, and store jewelry in your hotel’s in-room safe when you’re not wearing it.
Last but definitely not least: Insure it! Insure your jewelry before leaving home and be sure you have coverage that makes sense for you. Standard homeowners and renters policies may not cover jewelry. Be sure that your policy is effective while in your travel destination, and covers theft, loss and mysterious disappearance.
Choosing jewelry insurance doesn’t have to be complicated. Get more travel tips, get a free quote, and quickly apply for insurance today to make sure your pieces are covered before embarking on your next journey.
South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is one of the oldest summer resorts on the East Coast, and we are in love with the romantic Lowcountry atmosphere of The DeBordieu Club, home to Taylor and Pete’s gorgeous and classic wedding. After a ceremony outside along the marsh under the perfect Carolina skies, the reception moved inside, where stunning decor from Blossoms Events awaited. Opulent arrangements of Georgia roses and hydrangeas in the couple’s pink and white color palette set atop tables dressed in crisp white Covers by Nicole linens from Snyder Rentals. Taylor’s bouquet is especially lovely, with fluffy pink peonies and a layer of white feathers, to remind her of her late mother. An “In Memory” chair also graced the ceremony in remembrance. Visit the gallery to enjoy each and every image from Pasha Belman Photography!
We hope you didn’t miss a moment of wedding prettiness from the week, as EAD was overflowing with too many gorgeous details to count! We also announced the addition of Krystle Akin Photography to the vendor guide! Based in Texas but a traveler at heart, Krystle combines her love for natural light, details, color and emotion to create artistic and timeless images using a blend of both classic film and digital photography. xo and happy weekend!
The incredible team at Cedarwood Weddings never fails to blow us away with their creativity and style, and we just adore today’s stunning vintage-inspired inspiration shoot! Filled to the brim with glitz and glam, the gorgeous tabletop features vintage elements with contemporary updates, such as the luxurious rose gold sequin runner that is full-on modern glam, but reminiscent of the intricate patterns of lace. Lovely florals set inside vessels of gold and crystal add to the sophisticated romance, perfectly suited to Historic Cedarwood. We adore Claire Pettibone‘s Queen Anne’s Lace gown, and on bride-to-be Kortni is absolutely breathtaking! Enjoy each and every image from Kristyn Hogan!