Real Weddings: Emily + Tom

Posted 06/20/2011 by in Local, Real Weddings \ 16 comments

Deciding on Galleria Marchetti in Chicago as their venue was one of the easiest choices for Emily and Tom. It wasn’t as easy, however, for Emily to keep Tom from wanting to hang streamers from the tent. Either way, their colorful wedding looks like it was a blast! The florals by Fleur are stunning (love the limes!) and Emily’s necklace …


Lace and Ribbon Bridal Portraits

Posted 06/16/2011 by in Local, Photography \ Leave a comment

For this really sweet bridal session, not only were different shades of ribbon (I love ribbon!) used to create a super pretty backdrop, but they mixed in some beautifully delicate lace as well! I love the idea of using natural twigs and branches as ribbon wands. A very sweet bridal shoot by Ampersand Photography and a really fun DIY idea!

The …


Our Wedding: Getting Ready

Posted 06/15/2011 by in Local, Photography \ 8 comments

So I have a problem, I love our wedding pictures so much (thanks to our amazing photographers) and I had a really hard time cutting down which pictures to post. So, I hope you are all ready for an overload of amazing photography! For our wedding recap posts, I’m going to go through the day in pictures so you get a …


Cooking in Philly Engagement Shoot

We have a tasty (pardon the pun) little engagement shoot to share with you today! Mindy and Mark love to cook together so they brought in Amanda from Swoon Over It to capture some of the sweetness. These two are adorable and their food looks delish, so fun!

The following Philadelphia wedding vendors contributed to Mindy and Mark’s engagement session:

Photography – …


Summery Yellow & Teal

Posted 06/13/2011 by in Floral and Decor, Local \ 4 comments

Yellow and teal is such a cheerful color palette and I love how the punchy colors in this tabletop from Deyla Huss Photography and Champagne Wedding Events complement the gorgeous scenery of Oregon’s Youngberg Hill Vineyard. Add in a cake with sweet sugar daisies, beautiful gowns from Sophie’s Bridal Couture, and romantic floral from Anna Mara Flowers and you …


Our Wedding Rehearsal & Dinner

Posted 05/23/2011 by in Local, Rehearsal Dinner \ Leave a comment

The day of our rehearsal (April Fools Day) was an incredibly hot day! It was the first day of the year to hit 100…this was incredibly worrisome for our wedding the very next day. Our coordinator and fill-in officiant were great though and kept things moving quickly.

After running through rehearsal, everyone headed over to Tia Rosa’s restaurant in Gilbert for …


Real Weddings: Andrea + Rob

Posted 05/17/2011 by in Local, Real Weddings \ 8 comments

This sweet little Chicago wedding showcases so much of my lovely city!  From the portraits on Wacker Drive to the reception at Fulton’s on the River, Andrea and Rob chose locations that reflect the best of Chicago, and Jessie from Simply Jessie Photography captured all of the images with her always amazing eye.  Fluffy white flowers and navy blue accents from Fleur complemented the view of …


Our Wedding Video

Posted 05/16/2011 by in Local, Photography, Videography \ 4 comments

We are completely emotional over this video – Loren and Lex from Brinton Films did an incredible job! It is so amazing to watch the best day of our lives unfold in a beautiful video. They truly captured the love and emotion we were feeling that day.

We also received a sneak peek of our pictures from Davis Photographers. I …


Our Welcome Bags

Posted 05/09/2011 by in Favors, Local \ 2 comments

I apologize for not posting lately…I was busy getting married this past month!! Here I will start the beginning of the wedding recap posts! Soon we will have a wedding video trailer and professional pictures to post, but for now, I will be posting on a few more pre-wedding items.

One thing my mom and I spent quite a bit of …


Rustic Country Wedding Inspiration

I hope you all are ready for some beautiful rustic country wedding inspiration! This styled shoot takes place at the brand new Virginia venue of Lamontagne at Bluemont. It’s a historic home built in the 1800’s that overlooks the Blue Ridge mountains that was originally a Bed and Breakfast. So gorgeous! See if you can find the perfectly aged brick …


Real Weddings: Meaghan + Zach

Posted 04/07/2011 by in Local, Real Weddings \ 2 comments

Meaghan and Zach’s Norristown wedding is full of sweet DIY details! Meaghan’s mother and her best friend arranged all of the centerpieces, boutonnieres and bouquets, and guests found their seats with the help of their escorts cards that were fashioned in small individual pots of sunflowers. Melissa and Scott of Scott Hopkins Photography traveled up to Philadelphia from …


Nashville Bride Event

Posted 04/05/2011 by in Local, The Planning Process \ Leave a comment

Are you a newly engaged bride or a bride who is in the middle of planning and needs inspiration and education to plan your unique and special event? If so, Studio Wed, along with a host of fabulous vendors have announced the first “Signature Event” of the year, The Wedding Experience!

The Wedding Experience is perfect for newly engaged couples to …