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Colorful Moroccan Style Shoot { Inspiration }

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This Saturday we are happy to feature this colorful Moroccan-inspired style shoot orginally featured on Wedding Chicks.  The shoot designed and photographed by Heart’s Content Events & Design and Stephanie Michelle is the perfect mix of sun, sand, and style! We can’t take our eyes off the bride in her stunning Hayley Paige jeweled bolero.   “This shoot emphasized my love for intimate, romantic weddings with an exotic twist, featuring some ornate Moroccan cultural details. Moroccan poufs, used at the reception table in the shoot, are low to the ground and […continue reading]

Bring On The Bling { Wedding Dress Style }

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Are you a girl that likes to sparkle & shine? Your wedding dress should reflect your bold personality! Pick a style that enhances your style with a little bling. Choose from beading, embroidery, sequins, or rhinestones to give your wedding dress an edge. Select a design where these details are subtly enhancing and don’t detract from your beauty. There is fine line between beautiful bling and over the top, so go with your gut and find a dress that makes you feel you! Here are a few perfect examples of […continue reading]

Choosing an Engagement Ring { Advice }

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Every girl loves a surprise and getting engaged is no different. When couples get serious they often begin the classic wedding talk about what type of ring they would like. It’s important for both the future bride and groom to be familiar with the 4 C’s of diamond engagement rings: cut, clarity, carat, and color. Many people believe they need to break the bank splurging on a really expensive ring, but the truth is you should go with the perfect ring without going into major debt. These details will help make […continue reading]

Mid-Century Home Wedding { Oahu }

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We’re happy to bring you the beautiful wedding of Miyuki & Osamu held at an elegant mid-century home in Honolulu captured byBikini Birdie Photography. The couple met at a work retreat in Japan where they both work for the same international NGO. “He was stationed in Iraq, but he had come back for the retreat and other meetings, and we met on the bus ride home.  At the end of the retreat, a group of 6 of us went out for a drink, and on the way home, the two […continue reading]

Ombré Wedding Inspiration

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If your looking for this season’s trendiest wedding inspiration–you’ve come to the right place! MWH is in love with ombré-infused wedding details. For those of you who are new to the ombré trend, it means “shaded or graduated in tone; most typically referring to color.” Although this hair color phenomenon looks great on a brides locks, she can also infuse ombré style in wedding day decor. Here are just a few ideas on how to incorporate the trend on your big day!  Hair The first thing that comes to mind when you think of ombré […continue reading]

Oceanside Elegance { Oahu }

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This Monday we’re showcasing Oahu with this elegant, oceanside ceremony originally featured on Ruffled Blog. The wedding was held in Hale’iwa and shot by photographer Austin Gros. The day was filled with beauty from the bride in her stunning gown and the protea-filled floral design from our very own MWH vendor Passion Roots. “I wanted to get married on ‘Oahu where I grew up, outside under a big tree, but my husband wanted to get married where he was from in Lincoln, Nebraska in a Catholic church. We compromised and got married […continue reading]

Classic Ranch Ceremony { Wedding Inspiration }

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Happy Saturday! This weekend we’re excited to share with you this elegantly simple ranch wedding originally featured on Style Me Pretty.  Although this wedding was held at Three Points Ranch in Texas Hill Country, it serves as great inspiration for the many ranch venues found in Hawaii. Kualoa, Dillingham, and Sunset are just a few of the ranches located on Oahu that serve as beautiful wedding ceremony locations. This rustic Texas wedding was designed by Audrey Watson with protea filled bouquets crafted by Loretta Flower  and was captured by Q Weddings.   The bride wore a BHLDN dress for their […continue reading]

Show Your True Colors :: Dress Inspiration

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The iconic white wedding dress is now taking on a look of multiple hues. Wedding dress trends have inspired a rise in bride’s looking for anything but white to walk down the aisle. We’re not talking about the subtle variations of ivory this time–these colors typically fall in the soft pastel color palette, but give a look thats completely unique and romantic. Whether you fall in love with a dress in blush, sherbet, mint, or gold –don’t be afraid to be different! Take a look at these great ideas for dress […continue reading]

Wedding Weather Back-up Plan { Advice }

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If you’re planning an outdoor wedding or reception at the venue of your dreams, first think of options for if the wedding weather takes an unexpected turn. Positive thoughts are always the best during the planning process, but creating a contingency plan just in case Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate is a good idea. Here are a few event elements that might be effected and tips to plan ahead! Tent Rentals Tents are a good option for any outdoor venue/location, especially in Hawaii where the rain can be unpredictable. This way […continue reading]