Archive for July, 2011

Nikki + Dave’s DIY Save the Date Video

posted by Julianne

We haven’t done much with video on the blog (yet).  I’ve been waiting for the right time, because trust me, I do love a good wedding video.  When Nikki sent over her save the date video for her upcoming wedding in DC, I thought:  no time like the present!  Nikkie and Dave’s video is personable, [read more…]

Preppy Pink and Green Striped Wedding in Virginia: Jessica + Brad

posted by nole

Happy Monday everyone!  Today we’re continuing with one of our favorite graphic details – stripes! – with this gorgeous preppy wedding from The Observatory.  Jessica and Brad chose a classic pink and green color palette for their wedding in Virginia and infused it with plenty of stripes and their own personal touches for a unique [read more…]

Happy Weekend!

posted by Julianne

Stripes!  I’m so inspired by Thursday’s post on stripes.  It is just so fun to see a specific element, like stripes, all pulled together in one spot.  Will you be using stripes in your wedding?  Speaking of inspiration and details, we sent out our second email newsletter this week.  Did you get it?  Here is [read more…]

Amanda + Matt’s Charlottesville Engagement Session

posted by julianne

This totally fun and creative couple swung by some of Charlottesville’s lesser known hotspots to celebrate their engagement!  With Katie Stoops in tow, they embraced the city’s arts community by popping by one of the many installations that are scattered around town, checked out quirky antiques at Circa and enjoyed a slice or two of [read more…]

Inspiration: Striped Wedding Details

posted by julianne

Stripes are everywhere right now!  You can wear them, decorate with them.. so why not incorporate them into your wedding?  The best thing about stripes is they come in every color and every size, allowing you to be as bold as those gorgeous Fig. 2 Design Studio invitations, or as subtle as that wedding dress. [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: River Farm

posted by julianne

Next up in our virtual venue tour series, we’re heading to Alexandria, VA for to explore River Farm, a venue that sits on 25 perfectly kept acres overlooking the Potomac River.  Also the national headquarters of the American Horticultural Society, this venue boasts a historic estate, large tented patio and gorgeous gardens at every turn.  [read more…]

Pink and Black Vintage-Inspired Military Wedding in Virginia: Kaylie + Adam

posted by nole

Today’s beautiful spring wedding in Virginia from Photos by Mandi incorporates military traditions in a beautiful outdoor setting, all with an unexpected twist.  Kaylie and Adam drew quite a bit of inspiration, particularly when it came to the color palette, from the City of Lights and Chanel.  From the attire to the reception linens and [read more…]

Modern and Graphic Wedding Invitation Suite

posted by julianne

A great invitation introduces your guests to the style and feel of your upcoming nuptials.  A fantastic invitation gets them really excited about it.  Enter this beauty.  Modern, graphic and popping with personality, this invitation suite from Wendy of Weswen Design is paper perfection.  Bride Sasha, of RSVP Event Planning and Management, wanted something far [read more…]

Sophisticated Classic Blue and Yellow Outdoor Wedding in Maryland: Katy + Paul’

posted by nole

Katy and Paul’s classically beautiful wedding took place at Strong Mansion in Maryland this past May, with a stunning outdoor ceremony before an evening reception.  Although the day threatened to rain, the weather held off until the reception, but the upside is that the mansion grounds looked incredibly lush for the ceremony and portraits!  Katy and [read more…]

Happy Weekend!

posted by Julianne

The weekend is finally here!  Even though it was only technically a four day week, the summer weekends can’t come fast enough for me.  There is just something special about a summer weekend, I get more excited about them.  So, bring it on this weekend!  Hope you have a good one too!  And, if you [read more…]

Rea + Franklin’s Washington DC Engagement Session

posted by julianne

Franklin and Rea have two other true loves in their lives: Washington DC and Starbucks.  So when it came to their engagement session, they wanted to embrace everything they love, not just each other.  With Allison and Chriss of A Britton Photography there to capture it all, they hit DC landmarks like Union Station and [read more…]

Bangali-American Wedding in Washington, DC: Winna + Neil

posted by nole

From intimate black tie affairs to huge cultural celebrations, weddings in the Washington, DC area come in all shapes, sizes, and yes, budgets.  Winna and Neil’s Bangali-American wedding was definitely a celebration, blending Bengali ceremony traditions with a DIY ethic that ended up involving several family members and friends – and the entire wedding was [read more…]

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