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Signature Wedding Cocktails { Inspiration }

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Personal touches are what make every wedding day special. From your favors to your drinks adding elements of your personality makes the wedding experience more intimate for your guests. Signature wedding cocktails are a fun way to jazz up the reception and keep guests entertained. Here are a few tips and recipes originally featured on The Knot we love! 1. Think Seasonal. Crafting a cocktail with fresh ingredients won’t disappoint. Try adding your own twist on a classic by incorporating a seasonal flavor. For example, these watermelon margaritas or “Honey, [...continue reading]

Surprise Vacation Proposal { Hawaii }

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We’re happy to share this surprise vacation proposal between Blaine & Anthony. This special event was captured by Creatrix Photography. Blaine wanted to surprise Anthony during their trip to Hawaii. They have been together for over a year and he knew this was the perfect time & location to pop the question! Proposing on vacation is a unique and romantic option for couples who like traveling together. The planning process behind proposing on a getaway takes a little more effort and engineering  than simply popping the question. Here are a few suggestion [...continue reading]

Polo Field Wedding { Oahu }

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We’re happy to bring you these beautiful nuptials captured by Derek Wong Photography. Michelle Garibay did a wonderful job planning this polo field wedding on North Shore ofOahu. Tracy & Joe long history turned into a romantic courtship that blossomed at the perfect time. “We met in high school but never dated, bad timing on both sides, but that’s not to say Joe didn’t ask me out! After high school, we both moved Orange County and continued to have mutual friends –& Joe was very persistent! Finally, we went out on a [...continue reading]

Mother-of-the-bride Dress Guide { Style }

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As the wedding day approaches, the bride and groom aren’t the only ones getting nervous. The Mother and Father-of-the-Bride often are scrambling to find the perfect outfit for your special day. While the bridesmaid’s & groomsmen often have it easy, (their attire being carefully selected by the couple to be) the bride & groom’s parents aren’t given as much direction. As a bride it’s important to offer assistance and be helpful in finding appropriate attire. Knowing your style of wedding and expectations of what you want them to wear will help them achieve the [...continue reading]

Glamorous Engagement Session { Oahu }

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This Thursday we’re excited to bring you a special treat from Studio 3511 Photography. These glamorous photos were the result of a part inspirational shoot, part real engagement session–and we think it’s 100% amazing. The creative vision was to go for  glamourous vintage feel and boy did they nail it! “Everything came together when Tim Reed allowed us to borrow his 1937 Oldsmobile L37. It’s a convertible with a rumble seat-there were only 95 of these ever made! The car started to be restored in New York in 2011, it was [...continue reading]

DIY Do’s & Don’ts { Advice Inspiration }

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Thanks to Pinterest we’ve all become Professional DIYers. This new job title quickly transitioned to the wedding world, with many aspects of the planning process becoming Do-It-Yourself responsibilities. Although it’s fun to personalize your decor and hand-make 200+ favors, brides are taking on too many projects for themselves and it’s stealing the fun from their engagement and overwhelming their planning process. Here are a few Do’s & Don’ts to keep to help you avoid taking on any added stress! Do Limit Your Number of Projects Choose one to three DIY projects [...continue reading]

Destination Engagement { Ka’ena Point }

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We’re excited to bring you the beautiful destination engagement shoot of Mark & Jessica captured by the talented Creatrix Photography. The couple who is originally from the United Kingdom met on an online dating site.  “We nearly didn’t get together after we both left the first date fancying the other, but feeling like the feeling wasn’t reciprocated! Luckily Mark messaged me a few days later and we were both relieved to set a second date and from then onward we’ve been inseparable.” Six months after they met, they moved to Canada for a year. [...continue reading]

Romantic Newlywed Shoot { Kauai }

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With more beaches, streams, rivers, and waterfalls than any other Hawaiian island it’s no wonder Kathleen & Josh wanted to host their gorgeous destination wedding on Kauai. Kauai is the fourth largest island in the Hawaiian Island chain the firsts being The couple from San Francisco planned their beautiful destination wedding and found Nikita Lee Photography’s work on Pinterest and couldn’t wait to have her capture their wedding. A couple days after the big day they decided to do a Newlywed session at the famous Hanalei Pier to take advantage of the [...continue reading]

The Beach House Wedding { Kauai }

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We’re excited to bring you this beautiful wedding between Michelle and Seung captured by a talented member of our Vendor Ohana, Creatrix Photography. The couple was married in the lush jungles of Hawaii. They chose this beautiful destination in aim for epic sunsets, laughter with friends, and the sounds of the ocean crashing nearby. The couple met through work and finally started dating a few months later. “We were secretly admiring from a far. It took a little bit of “liquid courage” to get things going. Sounds so terrible, but its true!” If you [...continue reading]