September, 2012

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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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Create a one-of-a-kind event that emanates your style in every aspect, from your wedding dress, right down to the fine china on your table arrangements, with help from Greengage Marmalade & Meki Couture.

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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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Rolling hills, historic barns & open fields set the scene for Briana & Tom's picturesque engagement shoot at The Barns of Nipmoose.

Clark + Walker Studio described Briana & Tom as "a dream couple," saying that the two are "awesome together." The use of natural light & a romantic setting certainly gave the photos an ethereal & dreamlike quality, capturing Briana & Tom's happiness & their fun & flirtatious vibe!

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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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The National Museum of Dance was established in 1986 & is the only museum dedicated entirely to dance. Located in the Saratoga Spa State Park, this museum is the perfect venue for your New York Wedding. There are several settings available for your upcoming nuptials which offer a classic elegance for your wedding day. A great location for you & your wedding guests to dance the night away!

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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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Amy & Ari may have gotten engaged in a cabin in Virgina, but the duo chose Emerson Park, located on Owasco Lake the smallest of the Finger Lakes, as the venue for their nuptials.

Blues & greens created the color palette for their wedding day, because the couple wanted natural and organic colors. "Everything aimed to be environmentally friendly without being in your face about it," Amy says. Amy made many of the day's details herself, including decorations and her own jewelry!