Elevated Autumnal Styled Shoot

Elevated Autumnal Styled Shoot

When Alexia of Wiley Events Co and Becca of Becca Rizzo Photography reached out to me about this styled shoot and said the theme was going to be Elevated Autumnal, I immediately said yes! The inspiration board for this shoot was gorgeous, but the photos from the day turned out to be even more gorgeous!

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Christmas card timeline, when to send Holiday cards, photographer mini session

Christmas Card Timeline

If you are hardcore 'Christmas shouldn't come until after Thanksgiving' then you are probably even more perturbed that I'm talking about Holiday cards in October. BUT hear me out! In order to have your cards in the mailbox in December there is a bit of planning ahead involved.

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2019 Merrimon-Wynne Summer Bridal Showcase

2019 Merrimon-Wynne Summer Bridal Showcase

Y'all. The 2019 Summer Bridal Showcase at the Merrimon-Wynne House in downtown Raleigh was incredible. I had the honor of being part of the Main House team where Stephanie Shaul planned the most amazing Old World Palm Beach Elegance design. We did some fun big signage - hello Burrata Bar sign and fabric Signature Drink sign!

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Three Typical Invitation Wording Styles

Three Typical Invitation Wording Styles

One of the most frequent concerns my brides have is how in the world to word their wedding invitations! Do you keep it very traditional and old school, or should you add some modern flair and only include your first names? The good news is that nowadays there is not really a "right" or "wrong" way to do it - sure, there are some guidelines that can be helpful so you aren't making up all the wording yourselves, but it is your wedding day and your invitations should reflect you and your wedding style.

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5 Key Elements of a Wedding Invitation Suite

5 Key Elements of a Wedding Invitation Suite

Oh, the wedding invitation suite. The part of planning the wedding that you either really know what you want or have no clue what an invitation "suite" really is - I mean don't you just send a piece of paper in the mail to your guests asking them to come? And they send something back in the mail? If we are going back to basics, then yes, I guess that kind of is it, but there is SO much more to it than that. And after today you are going to be all kinds of knowledgeable about invitation suites that there will be no more confusion involved!

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Citrus-Inspired Styled Shoot

Citrus-Inspired Styled Shoot

Chelsea Allegra Photography has done it again! She worked with some amazing vendors to put together a gorgeous citrus-inspired styled shoot for her photography workshop, The Prosper Workshop. Not only is Chelsea an incredible wedding and branding photographer herself, she is now teaching other young photographers everything she has learned so they can grow and flourish in their own photography businesses, which I think is pretty cool. I had the honor of being one of the vendors for the styled shoot and I am in love with how the invitation suite came together. As soon as Chelsea sent me the inspiration I knew that this was going to be a fun one!

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Three Ways to Make Your Wedding Invitations Stand Out

Three Ways to Make Your Wedding Invitations Stand Out

You know I love simplicity, but I also love details. So sometimes I'll trade simple for a few of the extra fun things because I truly believe details can make all the difference, especially in your wedding invitation suite! Think about your guests opening the envelopes that contain the invitation to one of the most important days of your life - you want it to be an experience and a glimpse into what they can expect from your wedding day.

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Hope Taylor Workshop Styled Shoot

Hope Taylor Workshop Styled Shoot

I had the joy of designing an invitation suite and menus for Hope Taylor's Photography Workshop back in March and I loved how everything turned out! Hope invited several photographers into her home for an entire weekend to teach them all about photography and entrepreneurship.

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Wedding Stationery Timeline

Wedding Stationery Timeline

Spring is upon us soon, and I'm fully into custom wedding invitations for my summer brides, so I thought it would be helpful to go through the timeline process for any current or future brides to be! There are so many things to remember and take care of during the wedding planning process, and trying to figure out the best times to send out all of the invitation related items can seem like one more thing to worry about.

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