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If you want a change from the traditional wedding festivities, you need to check out this bridal brunch inspiration shoot at the rustic White Sparrow Barn in Texas. Olive and Nine designed an elegantly casual atmosphere for the bridal party, who sat at a low table with colorful vintage place settings and and abundance of giant pillows and poufs. With the gentle hues of the flowers and a romantic floral crown for the bride, Blushing Blooms completed the vision for a lovely laid-back brunch for the bride and her maids. We know you’re going to LOVE this gallery of images by the most talented Katie Lamb.

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The inspiration behind the shoot revolved around a bridal brunch for the modern and yet laid-back bride who values friendship and community. We utilized mauves, peaches, and organic hues, while throwing in a little bit of bold with the deep plum and sweet yellow tones.

The short, Moroccan table created a space where the bride and her maids could relax, laugh freely with one another, and enjoy friendship. The pillows and layered rugs with cowhide and woven pieces assisted in adding texture and the flare of the bride’s personality.

Vintage table pieces hinted at the bride-to-be’s forever, while the soft and delicate florals whispered new beginnings. Her peacock chair and wicker lounge area helped to bring the space alive with the touches of greenery and leathered poufs.

Photographer: Katie Lamb Photography // Planner/Designer: Olive and Nine // Florals: Blushing Blooms // Calligraphy/Paper Goods: Simply Jessica Marie // Venue: White Sparrow Barn // Videographer: Katie Lamb Photography // Hair and Makeup: Brittany Jones Weddings // Catering: The Tamale Company // Cake: Sugar Bee Sweets // Plates: Dixie Does Vintage // Furniture Rentals: Beautiful Event Rentals


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No words, you guys. Rolling hills for days, a vineyard, a Clydesdale, and A CASTLE? If you’re dreaming of high romance and whimsy, look no further than the amazing team that put this shoot together! From the Old World charm of The Farm at High Shoals, to the design and planning genius of Heather Benge Events and the stunning florals by Thorne & Thistle with Flowers by Yona, the elegant romance of this inspiration will take your breath away. And we’re the luckiest that the incomparable Lindsey LaRue was on hand to expertly capture every gorgeous detail.

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This golden wedding inspiration complete with a Clydesdale horse took place at what looks like a modern day castle. Set on rolling hills beside a vineyard, The Farm at High Shoals offers an incredible backdrop for this inspiration full of texture, dusty blues, and romantic details.

The bride wore a netted lace gown and floral headpiece, the cocktail tables were adorned with blue linens and apple filled centerpieces, and the reception table overflowed with a jaw-dropping centerpiece that grounded the watercolor calligraphy table runner. An incredible team of vendors helped bring this inspiration to life.

Photographer: Lindsey LaRue // Planning & Design: Heather Benge Events // Flowers: Thorne & Thistle with Flowers by Yona // Stationery/Calligraphy: Made to Flourish // Venue: The Farm at High Shoals // Styling Details: Love Birds Vintage // Makeup: Lovetta Beauty // Hair: Diondria with Lovetta Beauty // Gowns: Ashley & Justin Bride // Cake: Sweet Peeps Bakery // Rentals: Oconee Events // Linens: Party Crush Studio // Models – Bride & Groom: Joanna & Hunter Lanier // Models – Bridesmaids: Monica Pendlington, Hannah Lee Yoder // Horse: Classic City Clydesdales


If you’re looking for the warm and charming romanticism of a country wedding, look no further than this oh-so-pretty inspiration shoot designed by Leslie Dawn Events. Their reminiscences of sweet mornings on the farm are reflected in all the soft and flowy elements. They chose gorgeous neutrals in the elegant stationery by Sarah Rodriguez Graphic Design and the exquisite florals by Sax Romney.  As our luck would have it, Alixann Loosle Photography was on hand to capture all the lovely details.

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From Leslie Dawn Events:

So many of us have memories of visiting a farm with the smell of hot baked apple pie drifting  through the countryside and fresh eggs on the table as the early morning sun broke through the clouds. There was something so comforting and also romantic in the early hours of the day.

We wanted to design a wedding concept reminiscent of those early mornings on the farm. We chose a muted palette of neutrals and brought in fresh baked goods. We wanted to convey a sophisticated and soft farmhouse style with slight rustic elements that created a charming and romantic backdrop.

Photographer: Alixann Loosle Photography // Planning and Design: Leslie Dawn Events // Florist: Sax Romney // Invitations: Sarah Rodriguez Graphic Design // Venue: Antelope Island // Cake and Dessert: Flour and Flourish // Hair and Makeup: Brynn Thomas Makeup // Dress: Natalie Wynn Design // Suit: Urbana Custom Suit // Models: Chloe and Shideler Bennett


If you’re looking for “A Moody and Modern Twist on Fall,” that is exactly what you will find in this stunning shoot by Tamara Gruner Photography and Promise Event Planners. The deeply colored florals with pops of white ranunculus and blush roses in the florals designed by Yonder Floral & Décor House, and the non-traditional black china table settings are certain to inspire the contemporary bride with dreams of a fall or winter wedding. We’re obsessing over the beautiful details that this gifted team brought together, and we think you will too.

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Inspiration from Payton (Promise Event Planners): This shoot was inspired by my parents’ wedding china. My parents were married in Texas in 1990. While everyone was registering for classic white and blue or floral china, my parents decided on this modern, onyx black hexagon set. They were way ahead of their time and passed along their love of black to me.

From the china, we built a dark colored and modern mood for the shoot. We went for blacks, deep emerald greens, with pops of white, and assorted metals. I have a love for combining contrasting design styles. We combined modern clean lines and shapes in a natural and organic space at Cottonwood Glen.

Through the medium of film, Tamara Gruner Photography effortlessly captured each image while taking her time to get the perfect shot. Her eye and use of natural light and fine art style was a compliment to the modern styling that blended in contrasting harmony.

House of Yonder created a textured bouquet of dark lush greenery and fall foliage with soft touches of blush garden roses and white ranunculus. The spilling organic centerpiece gracefully complimented the mid-century modern style table, wood slat chairs, and wooden tapered candle holders. The black champagne flutes were complimented by the green crystal goblets. They also provided the lounge setting staged in the middle of a field.


The stationery suite by Stefanie Hofmeister was comprised of a black origami inspired folded invitation. The opening of the invite revealed a modern script and organic polka dotted pattern. The envelopes were a contrasting black with white calligraphy. Stefanie added in touches of glimmering copper to tie in the metallic touches.

The models have a remarkable story of their own. The couple met on a styled bridal shoot years ago. While pretending to be a couple in love and displaying their chemistry, they fell for each other during their shoot. The rest is history. They are now married with two beautiful children. Their real-life love shined through in the photos more than we could have imagined. The groom wore a classic black suite with a polka dotted black bow tie. The bride adorned a two-piece gown from Emma & Grace Bridal. The modern constructed bodice met the flowy bottom to create a sexy yet ethereal bridal look.

Using my parent’s actual china in the shoot was something that was so personal and incredibly special. This shoot was a breathtaking combination of opposites that came together to create something so beautiful and seamless.


Photographer: Tamara Gruner Photography // Planner: Promise Event Planners // Florist/ Rental Company: Yonder Floral & Décor House // Invitation Suite & Calligraphy: Stefanie Hofmeister // Venue: Cottonwood Glen // Dress: Emma Grace Bridal // Jewelry: Brian Gavin Diamonds // Gift Box: Panche Gift Box // Models: Brytny & Kiley Grant // Cake/ Desserts: A Cake Come True // Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes // Suit: Ted’s Clothiers // Hair and Make Up: Megan Maenius // Film Lab: Richard Photo Lab // Ring Box: The Mrs. Box


Inspired by the magic of sitting on a patio of a charming cafe in Paris, sipping coffee, Jessica Hoang of Bisous Events collaborated with an incredibly gifted team together to design and create this stunning styled shoot. Within the rustic brick walls of The Jam Factory, and the muted tones of the blush and neutral florals exquisitely designed by Mum’s Garden, you can’t help but be inspired by the enchantment of a wedding in France. In these gorgeous images you will see Jessica’s genius vision come to life, and luckily Lénaïc Sanz was there to capture every amazing detail.

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Coffee always brings to mind so many wonderful memories. The aroma. The conversations. The meetings. The dates. The taste. The energy. The escape.

For this styled shoot produced by Toronto wedding planner and creative director, Jessica Hoang of Bisous Events, it was inspired by the one word “cafe” that Parisian photographer, Lenaic Sanz, had sent her for inspiration.

Nothing is more Parisian than the idea of a cup of coffee on the patio of a Paris cafe. The location was not only on top of a cafe but was inspired by the colors of coffee seen in the bricks and tones of the editorial. Our bride, Sophie, (played by model, Tanya) exudes that confidence of an urban girl with bold makeup by Ford Beauty while embodying the carefree nature of a small town country girl in these flowing gowns (Sash and Bustle). She gets ready for her big day by styling her hair (by Bridal Hair Collective) while spending most of the morning in her custom robe ByCatalfo.

The wedding is under way and it is beautiful decorated with lush flowers by Mum’s Garden, including a climbing arbor for the ceremony and lush table arrangements. It’s an intimate wedding with vintage pieces such as the amber stemware, bronze cutlery, and brass candle sticks. The custom stationery by Paper Mache Co. set the tone for the sophisticated affair.

Guests woke up to the aroma of coffee in the air at home and ended their dinner with a shot of espresso to continue the night dancing.

Planner, Producer & Stylist: Jessica Hoang, Bisous Events // Photo: Lénaïc Sanz // Florals: Erin, Mum’s Garden // Stationery: Yan, Paper Mache Co. // Venue: Jam Factory // Model: Tanya, B&M Models // Hair: Amy Griffiths // Make-up: Janet Ford// Dress & Accessories: Sash & Bustle / Andrea Dineen (gowns: Ivy & Aster “Heron” and Truvelle “Sasha”) // Robe: Sarah Catalfo, BY CATALFO // Ring: Anouk Jewelry // Table Top Rentals: Bisous Events / Chairs: Owned by Florist // Cake: Lisa / Le Dolci