Calling all couples! Diamond Mills Hotel & Tavern presents the autumn Wedding Expo. Serving up outstanding inspiration, top talent & so much more, this is an event you don’t want to miss.

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Happy Wedding Wednesday Brides & Grooms! Savor the sweeter things in life with this week’s Bridal Booty Giveaway from Crown Maple. A trio of delicious maple syrups will be the perfect addition to your favorite summertime recipes.


The time has come–Heron Hill Winery’s fourth annual wedding show is just around the corner! Don’t miss your chance to experience outstanding nuptial inspiration and enter to win a VIP gift bag at the event


The spirit of summer inspires a sweet soiree rife with pretty little details & delicious watermelon hues.

above (clockwise, from top left): tropical flora & fauna come together in an exotically elegant arrangement; petite petals in the day's shades adorn a simple buttercream cake; make your beverage bar diy-delightful with custom watermelon cooler cocktails; color block frocks from occasions by jim hjelm are the perfect look for summertime bridesmaids. 


Juicy little details & bold coral hues are a match made in heaven in this week’s summer-fresh Watermelon Crush Inspiration. Draw upon the easy spirit of summer to craft a bright backyard soiree rife with rustic touches, sweet sips & day-of details all dressed up in the day’s playful shades. above (clockwise, from top left): a bevy of bridesmaids blush in bold pink hues; whimsical script & watercolor-inspired flowers welcome guests to save the date; sit back & enjoy a slice!


After she said “Yes!” Ciara and Weston knew they wanted to share the happy news with their loved ones in a way that reflected their signature style. The newly engaged couple turned to CivicPhotos for an e-session that captured the essence of vintage elegance.

A vintage Caddy made the perfect getaway car to happily ever after in this unforgettable shoot. Ciara and Weston were all smiles sporting era-appropriate attire. Romance was in the air as their pair posed on the streets of Webster, Texas and cozied up in a rolling field.


With twenty years of experience capturing the most intimate nuptials, Susan Blackburn, of Blackburn Portrait Design, has a system for her photography style. Using classic lighting and posing techniques, mixing in some artistic flair to each and every shot, Susan produces pictures you’ll love every time you look at them. And beyond her photos, Susan sits down with each and every client, to get to know their needs exactly, to make sure the big day is beyond their wildest dreams.


Vintage charm met rustic whimsy at Liana & Stephen’s celebration.

Dreaming of a classic country fete aglow with antique allure, Liana & Stephen crafted a DIY-delightful soiree with plenty of old-world finesse. The pair kept their color palette simple, allowing playful pastel floral designs to pop against the venue’s natural wooden textures and warm neutral tones. Burlap and twin-tied place settings welcomed guests to the table for a celebratory feast, while a simple buttercream cake and mason jar goodies promised a sweet finish to the evening.


Congratulations Angela’s Bridal! This sweet boutique celebrates a one-year anniversary at their downtown Albany shop. Though these fashion pros may mark one year at this location, they have been serving brides-to-be and bridal parties alike for nearly 30 years.

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Happy Wedding Wednesday Brides & Grooms! This week we are giving away a set of adorable thank-you notes from Minted! These adorable cards are the perfect way to show your appreciation and one-of-a-kind style.


Celebrate the mysterious beauty of the western landscape in this week’s Desert Dreams Inspiration.

above (clockwise, from top left): a bridal beauty reflects on her romance in the heart of the western prairie; petite cacti bring a touch of desert whimsy to the dessert table; a classic buttercream cake is the epitome of aztec allure with iced medallion-inspired motifs; a succulent boutonniere steals the spotlight.


Southwestern flora & fauna inspire a celebration aglow with modern whimsy & exotic allure. Bold coral hues complement subdued shades of adobe & agave for an effect of understated elegance, as timeless & enchanting as a desert sunrise.