September, 2012

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Once the save the dates & invitations are sent, it’s time to plan the small details of your wedding day– like what beverages you will serve your guests! Add local flair to all of your paper products, as well as your wine, with custom-made stationery from Praez Occasions Custom Couture Invitations & Accessories & delicious libations from Martha Clara Vineyards.

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When Melanie was at Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, she first laid eyes on John, a handsome doctor, and she knew she had to meet him. When the duo finally did met, the rest was history. In a day filled with joy, laughter, tears & fun, the love of Melanie & John was celebrated at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club in Florida.

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Take a non-traditional approach to an autumn color palette with moss & slate fashion inspiration. Drawing from the natural beauty of stone walls & deep-colored fauna, the muted hues pair perfectly with a cool-weather soiree. The elegance of slate shoes, dresses & accessories, coupled with pops of earthy moss tones, make for an unforgettable color combination.

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Happy Friday brides to be! Infuse your wedding day with rustic flair & sample some of our favorite fall flavors! Rustic Wedding Chic by Maggie Lord is sure to give you some inspiration for how to personalize your homespun affair. Bathe in the scent of autumn with farm-to-spa Vermont Apple body scrub from Cynthea's Spa. This perfect countryside wedding kit comes complete with some ideas for charming favors, including 100% pure Vermont maple syrup from Robb Family Farm, available through Pieces of Vermont, as well as delicious goats milk caramel from Fat Toad Farm.

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Bring the heat, despite the cool-weather & spice up your wedding day sweets, treats & decor with foliage-inspired flair! Incorporate the colors of the season into your sweet & savory celebratory foods. Spread the love & send your guests home with personalized seasonal jams & jellies, or set up a beverage table offering your favorite fall drinks. Don't limit your love for autumn to color palette & wedding day date, make sure to include it in your menu & other edible offerings!

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Love & smiles peek through corn husks in this fun & playful engagement shoot from Michelle Gardella, shot in her top secret location!

We love Lisa & Mark's quirky & unique photoshoot! Whether kissing under the shade of a willow tree, popping their heads through the corn husks or playing piggyback in the tall grass fields, the photos truly capture their affection & fun-filled attitudes.

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Emanate ethereal romance in your nuptials with soft & delicate dusty rose hues. The muted pink tone is the perfect neutral to pair with accent colors, but gorgeous enough to stand alone as the focal color of an elegant palette. Whether you want a subtle hint of rose in dresses, shoes or accessories, or a scattering of dusty pink across floral decor & table settings, the demure & understated color will surely infuse romance & style into your wedding day.

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Have you been searching for that perfect wedding venue, but haven't found it yet? Weddings of Distinction offers venues from a lavish country estate to two elegant bayside mansions & options for beach ceremonies as well! Weddings of Destinations offers incomparable destination venues, each with its own unique look & feel, so you can customize your big day and get the look & feel that you crave.

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Create one-of-a-kind custom cross-stitched table numbers - the perfect way to compliment your color palette & theme with some DIY flair.

Step 1: Find embroidery threads and cloth that match your style, or select accent colors to add an extra pop of color.

Step 2:  Find a simple silhoutte or design that you can trace onto the fabric, or if you're feeling extra crafty, create your own custom artwork. Don't forget to incorporate a table number or name somewhere in your stitching!

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A truly magical celebration, Katherine & Kyungs Parisian destination wedding was a flawless affair. Surrounded by the exquisite Parisian backdrop, the sparkling city was the perfect location for an "I do" rendez vous.

Photographer Jacquelyn Poussot was not only able to capture Katherine & Kyungs undeniable love for one another, but the unique architecture surrounding them.