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We have Cynthia Martyn Fine Events to thank for all the dreamy inspiration in today’s soft and romantic editorial at Harding Waterfront Estate. The neutral palette is gorgeous for any season—we’re especially loving the way it’s applied in the lush florals by Sweet Woodruff and layers of tabletop enhancements and textures. Plume Calligraphy invitations and a stunning Saint Isabel Bridal gown add refinement while an antique hot air balloon basket adorned with colorful balloons adds a touch of whimsy. Grey Collective member Corina V. Photography captured it all in her signature film style and the images are sure to delight!

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Photography: Corina V. Photography // Styling & Creative Production: Cynthia Martyn Fine Events // Floral Design: Sweet Woodruff // Calligraphy & Stationery: Plume Calligraphy // Venue: Harding Waterfront Estate, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada // Gown: Saint Isabel Bridal // Harvest Table & Chairs: Detailz Chair Couture // Cinematography: Corinne McDonald Films // Tabletop Rentals: Plate Occasions // Hair & Makeup: Olivia Ha // Table Runner: Silk & Willow // Balloons: Cynthia Martyn Fine Events // Hot Air Balloon Basket: Plate Occasions // Diamond Rings, Necklace, Earrings, Bracelet: !XAM Diamonds // Vintage Ring Boxes: Cynthia Martyn Fine Events // Cake: Cakelaine

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The inspiration for this shoot designed by Spell Events was derived directly from the whimsy of the lush surrounding of the venue Tiny Boxwoods in Houston, Texas. The gardens are filled with charm and ambience and the team wanted to match that whimsey with the style of the editorial details. Bringing on floral-magic-maker Maxit Flower Design was a must. The abundant florals are romantic, graceful and filled with unexpected details like figs and seasonal fruits. Silk & Willow‘s moody linens are the perfect accent to the colors and warm feels from Maxit’s arrangements, while A Fine Flourish added a timeless touch with calligraphy. We’re loving all the rentals, but the farm table that was built for the shot by the design team is definitely a show piece. If romance and whimsy are what you’re looking for—this one has it all and every, single gorgeous detail is captured in these beautiful images by Awake Photography.

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Coordinating/Design/Furniture: Spell Events // Photography: Awake Photography // Florals/Design: Maxit Flower Design // Calligraphy & Invitation Suite: A Fine Flourish // Venue: Tiny Boxwoods // Wedding Cake: Buttercup Bakery // Hair & Makeup: Blush Worthy // Alice Chairs: Johanna Terry Events // Glassware & Flatware: Aztec Events & Tents // Live Painting: Jamie Lewis Artistry // Wedding Dress: Whittington Bridal // Bridesmaids’ Dresses, Shoes, & Accessories: BHLDN // Hairpieces: The Botanist Co. // Linens: Silk & Willow // Rings: Susie Saltzman // Chandelier: Décor and More Rentals // Bride Model: Madison Miller // Groom Model: Tyler Spell // Bridesmaids Models: Shelby Bastins / Emily McCollum // Ring Box: The Mrs. Box


Moody, soft tones and deep, rich textures come together to create an incredibly stunning vibe in this gorgeous inspiration shoot planned and designed by Kaleb Norman James. We’re basically obsessing over Every. Single. Detail.  The florals also by Kaleb Norman James, are amazing—a striking mixture of deep garden roses and pale Italian ranunculus and flowering branches. Bespoke Strokes created a multi-toned calligraphy invitation suite with plenty of romance that perfectly introduces Hotel Ballard, the Seattle venue.  And finally, the jewel-encrusted, and caped Jenny Packham gown is vintage, glam and totally current all at once. It’s perfect for the seasonally-transitional style of the shoot and all it’s inspiring details as captured to perfection in these film images by Sarah Carpenter Photography.

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Photography: Sarah Carpenter Photography // Planning Design Floral Design: Kaleb Norman James // Paper Products: Bespoke Strokes // Location: Hotel Ballard, Seattle Washington // Hair and Makeup: AriAnne Kraker of Makeup With Me // Ring Box: The Mrs. Box // Model: Rachel Noe of Heffner Management // Gown: Jenny Packham // Bridal Boutique: The Dress Theory


The team at 3 Leaf Floral created this stunning desert inspiration centered around their take on a moody spring palette. Filled with dusty pastels in the form of pale blue, whimsical whites and terra cottas the hues are both intriguing and soft. The drama of a high collar Allure gown from Annelise Bridal Boutique accentuate the wild florals, many of which were locally sourced from Western Colorado farms. Cosmos, garden roses and delphinium were held together by a smoky hued Silk and Willow  ribbon while dark candles were used to add contrast to the pastel landscape. K Robinson Photography was behind the lens working film magic to capture all the stunning details.

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Styling & Florals: 3 Leaf Floral // Photography: K Robinson Photography // Gown: Allure Bridals​ // Dress Shop: Annelise Bridal Boutique // Vintage Rental: Stonewood Vintage // Ribbon: Silk and Willow 


Happy Arbor day everyone! This whimsy, chic and sustainable vow renewal is a celebration of the holiday which, on a spiritual level, is about holding tight to your roots.  Set at the Anew Rooftop, the look is fresh with a downtown-cool vibe and infused with pastel colors of shale blue, blush and green. Kate & Company designers carefully curated a mix of modern and vintage tabletop elements to reflect the old becoming “anew.”  On the locally sourced, reclaimed barnwood table, the team chose an assortment of live plants—in lieu of florals—to repurpose and donate after their stylish debut for the shoot.Watercolor china plates were truly a work of art reflecting images of birds and blooms alike. We’re LOVING this look which could also translate beautifully at a shower or rehearsal dinner. The visuals are completed with a stunning bouquet and installation by Flowers and Weeds and soft calligraphy invitations by On three Designs and all the details are captured beautifully by Untamed Heart Photography.

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form the team: Arbor Day is a landmark for renewal and regrowth and this styled shoot was centered on just that vision. Partnering with Anew event space seemed like an obvious choice given their foundation rooted in Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America. Anew is owned and operated by this organization whose mission statement speaks to trusting, enduring relationships that create new memories.

Arbor Day, on a spiritual level is about holding tight to your roots. Anew has its roots planted in history, and is a tribute to those who have sought to bring us all together. The Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri building once held the St. Louis Woolworth store. It was the site of sit-ins in the 1950’s, and protests in the 1960’s. Today, it is proud that it is a place where anyone is welcome. Anew was constructed facing the sunrise to remind us that everyday is Anew with possibilities.

This whimsy, chic and sustainable vow renewal was infused with pastel colors of shale blue, blush and green. Kate & Company designers carefully curated a mix of modern and vintage tabletop elements to reflect the old becoming “anew”.  The wooden table was locally sourced and salvaged from old barn doors. We chose an assortment of live plants, in lieu of florals, to repurpose and donate after their stylish debut for the shoot. Watercolor china plates were truly a work of art reflecting images of birds and blooms alike.

Advice from a tree served as the backbone of the feature, reminding us to:

Stand tall and proud

Go out on a limb

remember your roots

Drink plenty of water

be content with your natural beauty

enjoy the view

Photography: Untamed Heart Photography // Styling/Design: Kate and Company // Paper Goods: On three Designs // Florist: Flowers and Weeds // Venue: Anew Rooftop // Bride’s Dress: Free People // Jewelry: J Crew // Grooms Attire: Jacket Topman USA  / Bowtie: Nordstrom  / Pants: Express Men // Tabletop/Planters: West Elm and Anthropologie // Models: Adam Scholz / Anna Bryant // Desserts: Bailey’s Restaurants // Makeup: Jordan Haller Fitzsimmons // Ring Box: The Mrs. Box