Lemongrass, Periwinkle, & Charcoal

Posted 04/27/2011 by in Inspiration, Styled Shoots \ 8 comments

Light and summery colors are just what I needed to cheer me up on this spring day, so I love the cheerful tabletop that the team of Chelsea Renee Photography and Ashley Stanley Designs created for the Inspired Creations Contest! The color palette of lemongrass, periwinkle, and charcoal is unique and beautiful, and the ladies incorporated playful details such …


Burlap and Bling

Today’s lovely Inspired Creations Contest idea is perfect for the shabby chic bride!  The Nashville team of Cedarwood Weddings and Kristyn Hogan created a warm, cozy atmosphere with a glamorous side using a whitewashed color palette and burlap accents.  All of the vintage mismatched candlesticks were thrifted and painted in an antique white to create a sea of white candlelight for the romantic centerpiece and …


Marie Antoinette Inspiration

Who better to embody glitter and glam that Marie Antoinette?  Today’s Inspired Creations Contest idea from the Atlanta team of Lara Molettiere Events, Earthly Affair, Edward Zeltser Photography, and I Do Linens captures the sweet feminine glamour of Marie with sparkle, metallics, feathers, gold gilded roses, pearls, crystals, and many other elegant vintage touches!  And best of all, there are eco-friendly touches …


Masquerade Ball: DIY Tutorials

Posted 04/20/2011 by in DIY, Floral and Decor \ 6 comments

As promised, to go along with this morning’s Parisian Masquerade Ball Inspired Creations Contest shoot, Courtney Callahan of Courtney Callahan Paper, Natalie Walsh of Hello Darling, and Jenn Gaudreau of Jennifer Kathryn Photography are back to share how-tos for their fabulous DIY projects with us!  Click on the links below to jump to your favorite project.

Foliage Wreaths · Masquerade Mask · L’Amour …


La Fête d’Amour: A Parisian Masquerade

Are you ready for an Inspired Creations Contest submission that’s full of color and Parisian style?  Courtney Callahan of Courtney Callahan Paper, Natalie Walsh of Hello Darling, and Jenn Gaudreau of Jennifer Kathryn Photography are behind this vibrant shoot, inspired by a European masked ball.  The color palette of teal, green, orange, and sparkly gold and bronze is so rich and vivid, and …


Champagne and Plumes

I hope you are loving the Inspired Creations Contest concepts so far and that they are giving you many creative and budget-friendly ideas for your wedding!  Today’s concept from the Portland, OR team of Rachael Hershmann from Lace and Likes, Debbie Dennis from Bridalhood, Marigold Vintage Rentals and Benjamin Edwards features a vintage and feminine gold and pink tablescape and beverage station incorporating champagne, ostrich plumes …


Country Vintage Wedding Ideas

Today’s Inspired Creations Contest idea is a little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n roll!  The Midwest team of Paper&Velvet and Emily O Photography were inspired by the band Mumford & Sons, and vests, banjos, a chandelier, vintage silver pieces, feathers, sequins and cowboy boots were all in high form for this shoot!  The ladies didn’t go too over …


Inspired by Paris

Posted 04/13/2011 by in Inspiration, Styled Shoots \ 22 comments

What better way to interpret Glitter and Glam than by drawing inspiration from the most glamorous of cities, Paris.  Amysing Events, Carli Morgan Photographer, Flowers and Sweets, Spoonful of Sugar and Pineapple Party Girl Rentals capture the sparkle of the Eiffel Tower at night with their Inspired Creations Contest concept. The team’s inspiration was the Pont Alexandre III at night, …


1920s Vintage Glamour

The 1920s have an almost mythical feel – speakeasies, flappers, prohibition and gangsters.  So what better era would there be for a glitter and glam shoot?  Today’s Inspired Creations Contest concept from Allison Barnhill Designs, Elizabeth Ryan Photography, Intrigue Design & Decor, and Up Do’s for I Do’s brings the glamour of the past to life.  Ridgely, Maryland has a historic train …


Pancake Brunch: DIY Stationery + Favors

Posted 04/11/2011 by in DIY, Favors, Inspiration, Stationery, Styled Shoots \ 10 comments

This morning’s Pancakes & Honey Breakfast shoot featured several handmade wedding projects, and the team of Suzy from Lily Red Studio, Kelly Marie from Fleur, and Jaclyn Simpson Photography have been kind enough to share their DIY secrets with us! They created several projects – click on the links below to jump to the instructions for your favorite:

Escort Card …


Pancakes & Honey Breakfast

Posted 04/11/2011 by in Floral and Decor, Inspiration \ 42 comments

I’m so excited to show off today’s Inspired Creations Contest idea – it’s retro, vintage, and fresh!  The Chicago team of Jaclyn Simpson Photography, Fleur, and Lily Red Studio created an intimate brunch wedding setting full of scrumptious pancakes and french toast kebabs, on a tabletop set with a handsewn runner, glittering crystal votive holders, and lush blooms. The honey, …


Modern Glam Bride

Posted 04/08/2011 by in DIY, Inspiration, What To Wear \ 36 comments

Happy Friday everyone!  I have another lovely Inspired Creations Contest shoot to show off today – modern and glamorous bridal fashion inspiration from the Portland team of Sara Gray Photography, Madeline Roosevelt, Amy Wing, and Serephine.  The model is Sara’s beautiful younger sister Emily who is getting married this summer!  The team wanted to incorporate sparkle without going wild, so they kept to a …