Category Archives: Inspiration

2013 Wedding Trend #2 – Emerald!

Move over Tangerine Tango – Pantone announced PANTONE® 17-5641 Emerald, a lively, radiant, lush green, as the Color of the Year for 2013. The perception of Emerald is sophisticated and luxurious – I couldn’t think of a better color for … Continue reading

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2013 Wedding Trend #1 – 1920′s

The release of the movie “The Great Gatsby” along with the popularity of the show “Downtown Abbey” will bring the roaring 1920s back into fashion, especially as the vintage trend continues to be hot. A glamorous decade known as the … Continue reading

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2013 Hottest Wedding Trends!

As 2012 comes to an end, more couples will lean towards a more polished and sophisticated look and away from the rustic approach that we’ve seen this year.  The focus will be on intimate gatherings, long tables,amber lighting and lots … Continue reading

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Isabella’s 2nd Birthday!

I’ve been so busy planning weddings the past several months that my daughter’s 2nd birthday has snuck up on me once again!!  I am booked solid with events the next few weekends but it just wouldn’t be right if I … Continue reading

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Preppy Coastal Wedding Inspiration Board

I can’t believe it’s Memorial Day weekend.  Do you know what that means?  It’s summer!   To officially celebrate the season, here’s a little inspiration for your summer soiree!  Chevron, twine and rope detail add nautical charm, while coral and navy … Continue reading

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Destination Beach Wedding Inspiration Board

I’ve been thinking more and more about all you lovely Brides opting for  a destination or summer coastal style wedding and wanted to share with you some of the inspiration that’s been swimming around in my head. Whether your ceremony … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Color Palette – Margarita, Bellflower & Sweet Lilac

This week I’m celebrating Spring and I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love this color combo.. bright, cheerful and oh-so romantic.  I can’t help but smile! From top left to right: Lovely Lilac Bouquet, Subtly Sweet Wedding Cake, … Continue reading

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Spring Wedding Accessories

Spring is officially in the air.. I even hung my peony floral wreath on my front door – I know, I’m a little early – but it is just too hard to resist!! I was equally excited for today’s post … Continue reading

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Spring Wedding Flowers and Favors

It’s going to be a beautiful day here in Chicago and it’s making me more and more excited for Spring! With only a few weeks away from Springs LONG awaited arrival, I’ve decided to put together a colorful post to … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Add “Something Blue” To Your Wedding

This tradition has been carried on for many years by brides, and over the years the ideas to incorporate something blue have gotten very crafty.  Below are 5 distinct ways to add that “Something Blue” to your wedding day. 1. … Continue reading

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