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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]

Whimsical Weddings {Decor Inspiration }

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Whimsical is an adjective that means “playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.” –What a perfect word to aim to achieve for your wedding theme! This fun trend has been incorporated into weddings across the globe. Event planners and couples strive to capture the unique playfulness that they’ve seen in  fairytales for their wedding day and the results are beautiful! Here are a few helpful tips to find the magic in your own wedding elements! Invitations Let your invitations read like a fairytale or children’s book. […continue reading]

Pretty Protea Inspiration { Wedding Florals }

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The King Protea flower is a beautifully unique tropical flower that looks like it bloomed straight out of a fairytale. This flower is the largest in the protea family and features a huge white fuzzy center that gently slopes upward to a soft point. “Spiky pink petals surrounding the center give it a regal look; from the side it looks like a crown.” The heavy flower is suppported by a thick stem. This flower makes the perfect statement centerpiece in a bouquet or arrangement for a chic wedding. Compliment the striking protea with […continue reading]

Berry Oahu Wedding { Color Inspiration }

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We’re happy to bring you this “berry” beautiful destination wedding held on Oahu. This rich colored wedding originally featured on Style Me Pretty showcases this seasons deeper hued color trends. The Great Romance Photo did a great job capturing the varying berry-inspired colors against the lush scenery of Oahu. What a perfect occasion to inspire your wedding palette! “We chose berry tones as our pallet to contrast the natural greenery in Hawaii, and incorporated geodes and crystals into the table decor for a whimsical but elegant look. For the place settings, we hand-died napkins […continue reading]

Plantation Gardens Kauai { Wedding Video }

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Today we’re happy to feature Part II of Katie & Ryan’s beautiful Plantation Gardens wedding on Kauai. This intimate wedding video by Zest Kauai paints a picture of just how special this day was!  Katie & Legacy Events Kauai put a lot of detail into the decor and it turned out just perfect for the setting. The pops of pink and florals set a romantic mood for the ceremony. Their heartfelt vows couldn’t have been more touching as the two start this new chapter in their lives together. Grab some tissues– […continue reading]

Plantation Gardens Wedding { Kauai }

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We’re excited to feature this beautiful Kauai wedding captured by Blenda Montoro Photography. The lovely couple, Katie & Ryan, chose to get married at the Plantation Gardens Restaurant & Bar in Poipu, on the sunny side of Kauai– and it was truly beautiful! “We chose to have a very small group of family and friends with us not only for our ceremony and reception but for a week of fun and celebrations on the Island.Keeping the details simple and pink when possible really gave the gorgeous grounds a chance to stand out, we […continue reading]

Hawaiian-Inspired Vineyard Wedding

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Intriguing title? We thought so too! We couldn’t resist sharing this unique blend of island and rustic beauty orginally feature on Green Wedding Shoes. Alyssa & Dana, who live in Hawaii, decided to have their wedding in a convenient location for family and friends. They chose Sanford Winery & Vineyard in Santa Barbara, California to say their  “I Do’s” with a Hawaiian-inspired flare. “We had a destination wedding with almost all of our guests logging significant flight times to California. We were really touched by that, so we wanted to create an […continue reading]

Old Hollywood { Wedding Hair Inspiration }

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Old Hollywood Glamour is timeless. Infuse this wedding hair inspiration in your style and you will surely turn heads just like the actresses on the big screen.  Here are a few of our favorite vintage looks for you to swoon over. Look for DIY tutorials or show your hair stylist some of the looks you love. Photo Credit: one//two//three//four//five//six//seven//eight//nine//ten

Say ” I Do” Under a Wedding Arch { Decor }

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Exchange your vows under the beauty of an wedding arch or canopy. These decor element makes for a unique centerpiece as you say ” I Do.” Whether you are creating the altar yourself, hiring a professional, or looking for some help from mother nature–inspiration is the key. Here are a few of our favorite picks to help you design your special wedding day arch! 1. Natural Arch–Tree Canopy 2. Floral Arch 3. Bamboo Arch 4. Wooden Arch Photo credit: natural arch one//natural two//natural three//natural four// natural five//floral one//floral two//floral three//floral four//floral five//bamboo […continue reading]