Well, this was probably the most fun surprise party I have ever been a part of!  Our dear friend Kelly Cummings of Spindle Photography spent t w o months earlier this year in France (pretty awesome, huh?) and we wanted to welcome her back in style.  A group of creatives got together to plan and execute the perfect Sofia Coppola version of a ‘Marie Antoinette’ themed welcome home party for Kelly. [ If you have not seen this movie, have… Read more »

The ladies and I had a l i t t l e more fun with the final portion of this bridal shoot!  Our model has absolutely amazing hair and a flawless face so it was not hard to make this lady look good.  We used a bit more creativity and tested a few out of the box ideas.  Let us know what you think of this bridal session inspiration.  

Today is a pretty yucky and r a i n y day here in Alabama and the rest of the Southeast so I thought I would brighten up this Friday with some pretty bridal portrait inspiration.  Can we talk about this bolero for a minute?  Absolutely stunning.  The beautiful gown and bolero are from Ivory & White Boutique in Mountain Brook, Al. Part 2 was all about loose greenery and s i m p l i c i t y…. Read more »

I had the pleasure of working with the uber talented Leslie Hollingsworth and Brittany Benton Massey on a                s t u n n i n g bridal session a few weeks ago.  Y’all this photo shoot was an absolute dream.  I had so much fun working on the florals for these beautiful models and could not have been happier with the results.  We separated the studio shoot into 3 separate sessions.  This allowed… Read more »

A few weeks ago I was approached by the lovely Ivette Thomas of All About Bham to do a video segment speaking on all things wedding.  Of course I was fully on board and could not wait to get started!  Ivette asked me to put together a fun tablescape and include some of the items that are most i m p o r t a n t when planning a wedding. I commissioned some of my amazingly talented friends/wedding vendors… Read more »

The recent {much appreciated} warm weather this week has gotten me in full spring mode!  I thought it was the perfect time to blog about a fun shoot we did last August.  This Italian Garden wedding editorial was full of lush greenery, two stunning Heidi Elnora gowns, cool wrap dresses from Molly Green, and a lovely  t u s c a n style home, La Tavolo.  My inspiration came from my love for alfresco dining.  There is something so intimate… Read more »

Rebecca Hassee, owner and founder of P.E.W.S Purely Elegent Wedding Statements is our next lovely vendor on the ‘local goods’ series!  Y’all, this girl is the s w e e t e s t !  I cannot get over her passion for her amazing business. Rebecca started P.E.W.S. on February 19, 2012!  They are preparing to celebrate their 2nd birthday! YAY!  I asked Rebecca to tell me a little about how P.E.W.S. got started, “It all began with my desire… Read more »

Thank goodness snow storm #2 has come and gone, and now I am in need of s u n s h i n e and spring weather!!  Hope everyone was more prepared this time around. Being a wedding planner, I usually have the most a w e s o m e privilege of being one of the first vendors a bride books after she gets engaged!  This is such a blessing.  It means she is still super excited and eager… Read more »

I hope everyone in Atlanta and Alabama is safe and warm today after this crazy week we have had!  Let’s start this Thursday off with another ‘local goods’ feature!!  Next up: Tori of Victoria Austin Designs in Fairhope! Tori is one of my good friends from a u b u r n university! WAR EAGLE!  She also happens to be a super talented stationer and calligrapher!  Tori has always been interested in stationery and fun party details, but in 2011… Read more »

I am starting a new blog series featuring lots of local vendors in Birmingham and surrounding areas!  This should be fun !  I am going to kick it off with one of my all time favorite people :            B r i t t a n y Benton M a s s e y ! Y’all, this girl is beyond talented.  Brittany started doing ‘behind the scenes’ work for Alabama Weddings Magazine back in 2010 while… Read more »