Bridal Style

Boudoir Ballet

Ballet is already romantic, with the costumes, beautiful lines, and love stories.  It’s a natural to pair with a boudoir session for inspiration that is feminine, serene and soft.  Even if you lack classical training, you can still take mimic the graceful poses, simply trade the pointe shoes for some sexy heels. Event designer, Elle Ellinghaus, […]

Issue 12 Extras: Fern + Gossamer

Minimal blooms and maximum greens make a bold, natural statement.  Embracing foliage over flowers gives an event a more casual, down to earth vibe.  See more from this inspiring shoot in Volume 12: the Effortless Issue. Photographer: Kelli Trontel | Styling + Florals: Beargrass Gardens Florals + Events | Bride’s Dress: Gossamer | Ribbon: Silk & […]

2nd Anniversary Gift: Clever Cotton

Traditional anniversary gifts are always fun to follow, even it’s it’s just a little something.  Here are the first ten years in case you are unfamiliar with them. Paper Cotton Leather Fruit and Flowers Wood Candy Wool and Copper Bronze Pottery Tin But coming up with something fun and clever can be tricky.  In the movie musical, The […]

1930s Glam Bridal Editorial

Thoughts from Mandy Forlenza Sticos on her inspiration behind this shoot. This editorial shoot started as I gathered a few photos of my favorite classic film actress, Carole Lombard. I was immediately inspired to create a 1930s classic but modern bride. Photographer, Mariel Hannah and I searched for a “bride-to-be” with classic Hollywood glamour and […]

Garden Bridal Inspiration

Set in an English garden, this bridal inspiration, taken at The Little Workshop hosted by Michael and Carina Photography, is a breath of fresh air. Complete with delicate florals by White Magnolia Designs and wind blown Silk & Willow ribbon; every detail is simple, honest and styled by Wit Weddings.  Emily Sacco captured every romantic detail, “The […]