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Naked Wedding Cakes { Inspiration }

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“Less is More”–especially when it’s already delicious. The new trend of unfrosted wedding cakes prove you don’t need fondant or crazy amounts of buttercream to make a beautiful wedding cake. These delightfully simple cakes make a statement by baring it all. Here are our top 10 Favorites Ideas from Brides, GO BARE: 20 Naked Wedding Cakes article ( in no special order–they all look deliciously beautiful!). 1. “A single-tier naked vanilla cake, topped with fresh greenery and flowers, created byChantilly Patisserie.” 2. “A two-tiered chocolate naked cake filled with vanilla […continue reading]

” Born From The Sea” Elegance { Style Shoot }

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This Monday we are excited to bring you this styled shoot from Lavender & Twine Photography, Shindig Fancy by Crystal Huber, and Rockrose Floral Design originally featured on Ruffled Blog. This creative team of California vendors conceptualized this beachside occasion at Butterfly Beach in Santa Barbara. The idea evoked a unique essence of elegance that complimented these sandy shores perfectly! ““Born from the Sea” was my guiding inspiration throughout the planning of this styled wedding shoot. The coastal elements of floating drift wood, light and frothy sea-foam, fresh seaweed, and cool smooth sand were all incorporated in […continue reading]

Bright & Beautiful Maui Wedding

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This Saturday we’re happy to bring your something cheerful to break through the layers of snow and ice on the eastern part of the U.S. This beautiful wedding captured by Wendy Laurel  and originally featured on Ruffled Blog will do just the trick! How could this couple’s sunny Maui wedding not make you wish you were in the warmth of Hawaii’s sands?  Take a look at the fun chevron table runners, ombre napkins, and some amazing pinks and corals and you’ll book your tickets ASAP. “We decided on Maui because we both really wanted […continue reading]

Tips For Securing Your Dream Venue { Advice }

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Don’t let securing your dream wedding venue turn into a scene from the movie Bride Wars. Keep in mind top wedding venues book up months..even years.. in advance. Saturdays during the summer months are the prime time for weddings so landing your dream venue may take some careful planning and skill! Here are a few tips to keep in mind from Wise Weddings for considering your wedding location. 1. Planning Is Key Do your research and make a list of venues you love in your area. If you are planning a destination […continue reading]

Pick Your Palette { Wedding Inspiration }

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Choosing you wedding colors shouldn’t be difficult.  You simply need to ask yourself a few questions about what type of mood you want to create and inspiration will run its course. Looking at pantone swatches or the painting aisle in your local hardware store will help narrow in specific tones! Here is some great advice from The Perfect Palette on choosing your scheme! “Vibrant colors tend to evoke a sense of drama whereas softer colors create more of a romantic feel. And when it comes to the season? While it’s […continue reading]

Haiku Mill Destination Wedding { Maui }

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We couldn’t resist bringing you this beautiful wedding, originally featured on Ruffled Blog, from one of our favorite venues on Maui–Haiku Mill.  What better way to beat the mid-week slums by picturing your wedding at this tropical paradise. These amazing images by Tamiz Photography capture Lisa & Matt’s romance and showcase just how talented Hawaii vendors  like Dellables Floral Wedding Design  are at creating a destination dream come true! “For Matt and me, our wedding was all about bringing our family and friends together. We decided early on in our relationship that we would get married […continue reading]

Find Your Wedding Style { Advice }

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As if the planning process isn’t hard enough–Pinterest and other trend-spotting sites provide us with creative inspiration overload. As a couple, it’s easy to get lost in translation when deciding what you want for your wedding. Choosing a style that evokes your attitude and sense of personal style as a couple can sometimes be hard to peg. Take our advice by using the 3 word rule! Choose three words to describe yourself as a couple or have friends/family describe you.  Then–check out a few of our favorite creative wedding trends to see […continue reading]

Mermaid Inspiration { Style Shoot }

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This Monday we are happy to featured this beautiful Mermaid-inspired Style Shoot. The details were styled and captured by the creative team at WarmPhoto on the breathtaking island of Oahu. The chose the Halona Blowhole as the perfect beachside location for these amazing photos. “The story is about about the Mermaid and her Ocean–their love and difference. We were inspired by the incredible beauty of the island and the ocean.The bride is calm, tender,  and soft. The ocean were strong and powerful. He kept trying to hug with waves his fragile bride. The sea […continue reading]

Intimate Destination Ceremony { Real Wedding }

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We’re happy to celebrate the beautiful and unique ceremony of Bethany and Matt originally featured on Ruffled Blog. The couple opted to create a new kind of destination wedding affair–that wasn’t quite and traditional ceremony, but not quite an elopement ether!  They invited their close friends and family to jet set to Laguna Beach to witness their ceremony captured by Mariel Hannah.  What unfolded was a truly special mini-destination wedding celebration!   “Matt and I are both beach people. We love the beach. Matt grew up Five minutes from the beach his […continue reading]