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Halloween Wedding Ideas { Inspiration }

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Happy Halloween! Today we’re celebrating All Hallows’ Eve, dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints { hallows } and martyrs.  Hosting your wedding on or around Halloween doesn’t mean your theme has to be all be about ghouls and ghosts. There are many fun ways to creatively incorporate the holiday to make sure your day is fun and festive. To keep your theme wedding classy, here are a few tips and tricks–that won’t scare your guests away! 1. Bride & Groom Attire Think traditional with fun accents. This means–you have to [...continue reading]

Why Trash the Dress? { Maui, Hawaii }

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We’re excited to share with you this fun trash the dress session from our Codi & Eric’s Kukahiko Estate wedding from yesterday’s post. The couple enlisted their photographer, Karma Hill Photography, to accompany them the day after the wedding to find the perfect spot to “mess the dress.” Together they chose Naupaka Beach in Wailea, Maui – a black sand beach that very few people know about for their intimate, but fun occasion.  With gorgeous expansive views of the ocean is was the perfect spot to get down and dirty. For [...continue reading]

Kukahiko Estate Wedding { Maui }

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We’re elated to bring you this beautiful estate wedding captured by Karma Hill Photography. Codi and Eric’s wedding was flawless–down to the every last detail! The ceremony and cocktail reception took place at the beautiful Kukahiko Estate in Makena, Maui. The bride had a gorgeous dress with beautiful brooch waistband. The wedding party coordinated beautifully with the decor and wedding vision dressed in teal and pink. For the ceremony, the bride walked down a flower petal isle and said ” I do ” to her new husband under a chuppah decorated with a gorgeous chandelier [...continue reading]

Little Mermaid-Inspired Wedding { Inspiration }

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Themed weddings often get a bad rap, but this Little Mermaid-inspired wedding shoot we saw on Elite Daily just goes to show how amazing a little creativity and inspiration can be! We couldn’t wait to share the photos from Mathieu Photo and Mark Brooke Photography’s collaboration with Your Cloud Parade and Traci Hines. This team brought the Disney-dream to life with careful thought in every detail. The beautiful Tracy Hines played the role of the bride Ariel and model Leo Camacho played Prince Eric, the dashing groom. Despite the fact that [...continue reading]

Hawaiian Wedding Re-Do { Maui }

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One year ago, Haley and Adam said “I do” and the day went off without a hitch–except for one important detail: the photographer never showed up. It’s every bride’s nightmare and it happened to Haley and Adam, but they didn’t let it keep them from having the time of their lives that night! Fast forward one year later–& for their anniversary the couple decided that a Hawaiian wedding photo re-do on the beautiful island of Maui would serve as a fabulous location to celebrate 365 days of wedded bliss. Along with celebrating their love and [...continue reading]

White Vintage Ranch Wedding { Oahu}

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We’re excited to bring you this beautiful white-infused vintage ranch wedding held at Kualoa Ranch on Oahu’s North Shore. Studio 3511 Photography did a great job capturing the beautiful couple’s “I Do’s” as well as the amazing venue location and backdrop.  Ryan and Allison met as co-workers, fell in love, and the rest is history. They decided that they didn’t wanna spend another second of their lives apart– so they planned a small, intimate, beautiful destination wedding in Hawaii. On the day of the wedding, the couple and their guests got [...continue reading]

Lace Craze { Style Inspiration }

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Your image of that old lace gown is about to be dashed–there’s a new age of lace on the rise and we’re on board. Queen Victoria was a trendsetting bride back in 1840 when she married Prince Albert of Germany in a lace trimmed gown. After more than 100 workers spent six months working on the hand-made lace gown, she had the original design destroyed to avoid knock-offs. The history of lace of course dates back even further to when netted fabrics were worn by Sumerians around 4,000 B.C. It [...continue reading]

Wedding Table Decor Essentials { Advice }

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Choosing your decor for your reception can be one of the most fun parts of the planning process. When mapping out the layout of your reception vision, it can be easy to get lost in the big picture and forget important elements–like table decor. Planning your reception tables should involve a map & key of it’s own. Don’t wait till the week of the wedding to figure out how you want the layout or what decor to add. Plan florals, place settings, and other details in advance. So important elements [...continue reading]

Moli’i Gardens Wedding { Oahu }

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We’re excited to show off the gorgeous photos of Heather and Joseph’s Moli’i Gardens Wedding captured by Stephen Ludwig Photography. For Joe and Heather, the wedding concept was simple – focus on the guests; bring them together with a unique event to share our love and the spirit of Hawaii, serve amazing food, and play music to keep them dancing. “We asked a lot of our guests – with a hosting a Thursday wedding, people needed to come for more than a weekend. To make up for the big request, [...continue reading]