Posts from — February 2011
We loved hearing all of your darling stories about the little ones you chose to as ring bearers for the big day! We wish we had enough prizes to outfit each and every one of them, but sadly, we can only have one lovely winner!
We know your little soccer-lover Cam is going to look so handsome in his new Nautica duds! Send an email to blog [at] lovelybride [dot] com to claim your prize.
Ruthie and Will’s October nuptials are just what the doctor ordered. Bold, colorful, and bursting with gorgeous blooms and unforgettable fashion, this lovely yellow and red wedding shot by the uber-talented Apryl Ann is the perfect antidote to the winter blues. This darling couple tied the knot with a sunset ceremony in Dallas and a detail-filled reception that is bound to illicit a few gasps from you lovelies. Enjoy!
We can’t stop starting at Ruthie’s gorgeous bouquet! The mini bird’s nest nestled amongst those stunnning, vibrant blooms is anything but garden variety!
Aren’t those cheery bridesmaids frocks delicious? We think that pairing them with bright red peep toe pumps was a fashion risk that paid off big time!
Photographer – Apryl Ann Photography Ceremony Music – Arthur Riddles
Caterer – Two Sisters Reception Band – Inner City Allstars
Florist – Terry Inman of My Secret Garden
Bridesmaid Dresses – Calvin Klein
Venue – Dallas Arboretum
Bridal and Bridesmaid Hair and Make-Up – Shawn Bigby
Birdcage Necklace – Etsy
We’ve got blue skies on our minds (don’t you?), but even though spring is yet to bloom, these lovely reads are just enough to tide us over. Happy weekend, lovelies!
These lovely bags have been making their rounds in the blogosphere and we think they’d be perfect to tote around during your honeymoon!
Whet your appetite for inspiration with this sweet & savory shoot
Would you ever do a couples’ boudoir shoot with your sweetie? We think the results are hot, hot, hot!
Kate chose John and we can’t wait to see what comes next
The most glam little garter we ever did see
I spy two fantastic LWD’s in this shoot…and some cute maids looks to boot!
The only thing more lovely than this couple’s wedding day story – they married hand in hand and on their own in San Francisco – is the fashion-forward vintage dress the bride chose. The delicate lace contrasted with the dramatic overlay and the mini skirt against the high-neck makes this little number the perfect example of the phrase, “the best of both worlds.” Get swept away by this intimate wedding on Ruffled, with gorgeous images by Jerry Yoon Photography.
Now meet Aisha, our Editor of Wedding Decor, who we heart big time!
Name: Aisha Holly
Background: When Aisha’s not contributing to the Lovely blog, she runs an event design company as well as balances raising four wonderful kids. Aisha owns Dooby Design Group, a full service event design studio that creates chic one of a kind events; based on style and personality. Aisha finds inspiration in everything around her, whether and interior space, intricate pattern, architectural detail or runway look. She’s constantly translating everyday elements into concepts for her events. She has a passion for unique events, inspiring design, appetizing type, lovely paper and luxurious flowers. Aisha believes outstanding design makes every celebration an event to remember.
What do you love most about wedding planning: What I love most about wedding planning is the transformation of a simple space into a space filled with the personality and style of our clients. Style + Personality = Great event design.
One tip you would give brides to be: Hire a great photographer. You are about to embark on a special day and you want to remember every moment. If you choose the right person to capture those moments you will have a lifetime to cherish them.
What is your favorite new wedding trend: As you may have noticed in the fashion world, metallic is hot these days! Mixed metals, matte metals and textured metals are all very current looks that can be incorporated into your wedding reception design, through fabrics, accessories or even the furniture accessories.
Aisha has an eye for the unexpected and awe inspiring decor like this color palette concept. She has a real ‘think of of the box’ attitude when it comes to design, so check out her latest and greatest every Wednesday on the Lovely blog.