Before The Jewish Wedding “Tena’im” is the actual Yiddish name for an engagement.In the culture, it carries a great deal of weight, and even more so than the American culture. It binds you in the realm of a legal Jewish status. There is a signing that takes place at what Read more →
We are thrilled to share with you today a gorgeous photo shoot we styled a few months ago! With the weather starting to warm up, it is beginning to be a perfect time for outdoor weddings with light, pastel color schemes, and this is what our farm shoot was all about! Here is a peek at the inspiration behind the shoot:
This photo shoot was all about blending vintage themes with a farm feel. Organic, natural elements such as fresh fruits and vegetables and live animals fit in perfectly with the photo shoot theme “Organic Love”. We hope you enjoy the images, and find some inspiration for your spring wedding or event- whether it be the pastel colors (for the table details or bridesmaid dresses), outdoor venue, or the use of fruits and veggies as fun props! Happy spring!
Event Design and Styling: Wedding Elegance by Nahid
Photographer: Bryan N. Miller Photography
Venue: The Condor’s Nest Ranch – Pala, CA
Flowers: Jennifer Cole Florals
Dresses: The White Flower Bridal Boutique
Jewelry: Sophia & Chloe
Hair: Phanna Sim
Makeup: Souad Al-Rifai Makeup
Cake and Desserts: Sweet Cheeks Baking Company
Rentals: Pow Wow Vintage Rentals
Invitations: J Grace Design
Pantone recently announced emerald green as their choice for 2013 color of the year. Described as a color that enhances our sense of “well-being, balance, and harmony”, we can’t imagine a better color to be used in upcoming weddings! There are so many ways that brides can incorporate this majestic color into a wedding. While beautiful on its own, emerald green looks great paired with baby pink tones to create a sweet, romantic feel, and also is great when matched with gold hues to give off an elegant, royal ambiance.
Emerald green can be used as a pop of color through accessories like statement earrings, a bold nail polish, or fabulous shoes, or can take center stage as the color of the bridesmaid dresses or the main color in the flower bouquets and centerpieces. There is something timeless about emerald green that would be gorgeous as a main color or accent for weddings anytime of the year. You can also incorporate this color into your daily life through fun nail polish shades or as a bold and fun eye shadow color. We can’t wait to see how brides integrate this gorgeous, rich color into their weddings in 2013!
Today, Nahid and her team are on-location for an inspiration photo shoot! We will be working with this talented bunch of creative artists: Have Trunk Will Travel, Brightly Designed, Lovestruck Makeup Artistry, Justin Lee Photography, and ArtQuest Flowers and Gifts. We don’t want to reveal too much, but we think this is going to be an epic inspiration photo shoot!
Below is the foundation of our inspiration: red, gold, navy blue, and white colors come together in a circus-inspired menagerie! Very romantic and Valentine’s Day themed, our inspiration board is about mystery, love, and intrigue. We wanted to create a theme that was both whimsical and elegant at the same time. (Can you tell we’re trying to be extra vague?!) More details will be revealed later on, but we hope this circus inspiration board helps you plan out your wedding or party theme!
We came across these gorgeous pictures from Ryan McGinley for W Magazine’s January 2013 issue with model, Daria Werbowy. The editorial is titled, “Earth Angel” and we loving the look of the Ukrainian Canadian model, Daria, styled against the different earthy backdrops. This “earth angel” theme would be a great inspiration idea for a wedding! Think of the color combos of red, green, yellow, and white against textures like chiffon, silk, and tulle. Thank you to Fashion.net for sharing these photos.
So dreamy and ethereal! Perfect for a hipster bride in Los Angeles or a beachy bride in San Diego.
This is fall glamour to the max! The mix of autumn reds, yellows, and oranges, makes a for fiery and dramatic wedding look.
This is shot is just amazing with the lace dress and yellow tree leaves.
See the rest of the shoot at Fashion.net.
We love that times are a-changing, and some brides are starting to embrace the idea of including rain in their wedding. Traditionally, rain was considered an omen of bad luck on weddings: “If it rains on your wedding day, it is said that the rain is a symbol of children in the future. The bad luck myth says that rain drops represents the many tears a bride will cry throughout her married life.” (Source) Superstitious or not, rain is a natural thing that happens, and if it does rain on your wedding day, embrace it! As a wedding planner, we always try to plan for the best and worse conditions on your wedding day, but we also know we can’t control the weather.
Rain really can add a dramatic flair to your wedding photos, and if a memorable wedding is what you’re aiming for–rain is perfect! Come on, remember all of those epic movie scenes where the main character realizes he/she cannot live without the love of their life? During their reunion scene, what does Mother Nature happen to do? Unleash a torrential downpour of DRAMA! So enjoy and be inspired by these rainy day wedding photo ideas!