Wedding Ideas: Real Weddings

A Lovely Adventure Elopement in the Scottish Highlands

September 27, 2016 | nicole

After deciding to ditch their plans for a big wedding, Jamie and Jourdan switched gears for an adventure elopement in the Scottish Highlands. The intimate celebration was made even more special by photographer Jo Donaldson and her associate Liam, who found the perfect ceremony spot by a fallen tree and even joined the newlyweds for dinner after an epic trek through the mountains. Jamie looked impossibly lovely hiking around in her gold and cream dream gown, […]

Fashion Forward Scottsdale Wedding in Black, Grey, and Rose Gold

September 26, 2016 | gabby

When a wedding photographer and florist marries a fashion forward groom, you know you’re in for an incredibly stylish wedding! Abby and Charles’ family-only Scottsdale wedding began with the morning sunrise over McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and a totally intimate desert ceremony. The couple chose to have brunch, their favorite meal, catered at The Henry for a post-ceremony treat. Melissa Marshall Photography captured some seriously breathtaking portraits of this fashionable couple, and even went out with Abby and Charles for an evening […]

If You Love Bright Colors, This Heide Museum of Modern Art Wedding is For You

September 25, 2016 | gabby

Purple and coral and yellow, oh my! Anna and Dan’s Australian wedding is full of all of our favorite vibrant colors and tons of style. After a particularly beautiful ceremony at Heide Museum of Modern Art surrounded by colorful paper fans, the couple’s reception at Two Ton Max featured amazing DIY paper mobile chandeliers, modern tropical vibes, and quirky décor. Madeline Druce Photography captured Anna and Dan’s day perfectly, including Anna’s killer vintage bridal style! The Couple: Anna and Dan The Wedding: Heide […]

Cozy Mount Rainier Wedding at The Wellspring Spa

September 25, 2016 | gabby

Lauren and Tyler’s weekend wedding retreat at The Wellspring Spa combined cozy outdoor vibes with total elegance! After a rainy outdoor ceremony surrounded by the Washington forest, Lauren and Tyler’s reception combined boho style and an whimsical campground atmosphere with a teepee, food truck, and tons of dancing. The photography team of Hinterland Stills captured every moment of Lauren and Tyler’s wedding perfectly, including an incredibly beautiful first look and Lauren’s two gorgeous bridal styles! The Couple: Lauren and Tyler The […]

An Intimate Amalfi Coast Wedding That Doesn’t Skimp on Style

September 24, 2016 | gabby

A champagne beaded Needle & Thread gown, an intimate family style dinner, and a gorgeous Italian villa overlooking the ocean – everything about this Amalfi Coast wedding is perfectly chic! Felicity and Josh’s destination wedding at Villa San Giacomo embodied the naturally romantic essence that Italy is known for with an emotional ceremony and a heartfelt reception. We absolutely love how Kelly Rae Stewart Photography captured every detail of Felicity and Josh’s wedding, including beautiful wedding signage and organic reception […]

This Couple Made Their Own Traditions in Their Whitewater State Park Wedding

September 24, 2016 | gabby

Katie and Josh knew that they wanted their wedding to be unique, so they skipped the unity candle and forged new traditions! The couple’s emotional ceremony at Whitewater State Park began with Katie being walked down the aisle by both of her parents and ended with hymns sung by their friends while Katie and Josh painted the Hebrew word for “love” on a canvas. During the reception, the couple even served their fave chocolate chip cookies instead […]

We Love How This Couple Incorporated Their Dog Into Their Asheville Wedding

September 23, 2016 | gabby

Once Kristin and Grayson decided on having an organic and relaxed wedding, it made total sense for them to also incorporate their dog Lucy in the festivities! Kristin and Grayson’s dog accompanied them down the aisle, stood loyally next to them during the ceremony, and was incredibly photogenic during the couple’s portraits by the lake. This couple’s Asheville wedding at Claxton Farm featured tons of delicate florals, naturally romantic décor with a hint of rustic flair, and even […]

This Villa Catureglio Wedding Captured the Magic of Tuscany for Out-of-Town Guests

September 22, 2016 | nicole

Mia and Paolo, both half-Italian, used their Villa Catureglio wedding as an opportunity to show friends and family the magic of Tuscany. The venue, a stunning villa surrounded by lush gardens and courtyards, was the epitome of Tuscan elegance. The couple enlisted the help of Kate & Rose Hobbs to style the ceremony and reception with subtle accents that emphasized the location’s natural beauty. After saying “I do” in the dreamy villa garden, photographer Stefano Santucci was able […]

This Handmade Wedding in Michigan is DIY Styling At Its Best

September 21, 2016 | gabby

Katie and Todd’s backyard wedding featured gorgeous and feminine jewel tones, two chic bridal styles, and the couple’s favorite food trucks! After deciding to have their wedding at Katie’s parents’ house, the very handy couple DIYed their wedding stationery, constructed the floral hoops that hung in their reception tent, and built the 30 stunning farm tables their guests dined on. Between the bridesmaids’ gowns, Katie’s bouquet from GVL Floral, and the super fun tablescape décor, we love the varying […]

Modern Classic Coronado Wedding in Black, White, and Gold

September 20, 2016 | nicole

Every inch of Stephanie and Carter’s Coronado wedding elevated the idea of a classic wedding with a modern twist. Pink Pineapple Event Design carried out Stephanie’s favorite color palette of black and white with a touch of gold for a timeless look, using tropical leaves as accents, which brilliantly complemented the venue’s own styling. The bride knew she wanted something a little different for her gown, and her stunning beaded Needle & Thread dress was the perfect statement […]