Simple Wedding Ideas with Pastel Spring Florals

We love the intention behind this wedding inspiration shoot: to simplify your wedding, editing out the details that are unnecessary, to allow you to focus on what’s truly important: love! By removing everything that’s superfluous, your wedding day becomes a thoughtfully planned experience. Read on for more from the event designer and Once Wed Preferred Vendor, To La Lune:

“The inspiration behind the Bloom With Me editorial shoot originated from the raw idea of love and life ever growing and evolving. We grow and evolve with each passing day and with this shoot we wanted to express this in a celebration of finding that one partner who will be there with you and “bloom” alongside you during every new life experience. 

We translated the Bloom With Me idea into a subtle tangible experience with the bloom sketch escort cards that showcased a specific bloom for each person, which then “came to life” at their place setting. An important aspect behind the design was to keep all elements organic in nature, no serious frills; just clean, basic necessities allowing for pure enjoyment in each other’s company with nothing to distract from what is truly important: being together and growing together.”

Photographer: Diana McGregor | Event Design & Coordination: To La Lune | Floral Design: Sweet Marie Designs | Makeup & Hair: Beauty-full by Molley Beauty by Melina | Paper Elements: Type & Title  Layered Vintage | Rentals: Archive Rentals | Cutlery | Designed by Miguel Flores Soeiro for Herdmar | Wedding Dress: The Dress Theory  Sarah Seven | Cheesecake: Sweet Lydia’s of SD | Venue: The Villa San Juan Capistrano | Model : Hannah Renee

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04.22.15 / Featured, Wedding Ideas, Wedding Ideas Blog

Wedding Ideas Full of Southern Charm from Tec Petaja

Our last feature from the Tec Petaja workshop is classic, simple, and full of southern charm. We just can’t get enough of all of this gorgeous architecture and beautiful gardens that are featured in this post. Imagine searching the grounds of your venue during your wedding to find beautiful nooks like these to take special photos with your love. Charleston is such a beautiful place to host a wedding, and we’ve thoroughly enjoyed sharing four different ways you can celebrate with your friends and family in one of the South’s most historic cities.

Photography: Tec Petaja | Styling + Florals: Jacin Fitzgerald | Styling: Abby Capalbo | Location: Middleton Plantation | Tuxes: The Black Tux | Rings: Heidi Gibson | Photo Lab: Richard Photo Lab | Film: Kodak

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04.21.15 / Featured, Wedding Ideas, Wedding Ideas Blog

Black and White Wedding Ideas from Tec Petaja

Black tie weddings are always a classic and timeless place to start your wedding design. Taking a limited color palette, like in this inspiration shoot from the Tec Petaja photography workshop, is a great way to create a blank canvas on which your details can pop. You can keep everything in your design simple by introducing neutral florals or bring in a bit of color through your paper goods and table decor. We love the idea of mixing this traditional wedding idea up by infusing some fresh color and personality!

Photography: Tec Petaja | Styling + Florals: Jacin Fitzgerald | Styling: Abby Capalbo | Location: Downtown Charleston | Dresses: The Dress Theory: (Camille Wynn) + Sarah Seven | Tuxes: The Black Tux | Rings: Heidi Gibson | Photo Lab Richard Photo Lab | Film: Kodak

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04.21.15 / Featured, Wedding Ideas, Wedding Ideas Blog

Luxury Jewelry for Life’s Most Beautiful Moments

Wearing or gifting jewelry to commemorate the special moments in your life is fairly common, and the jewelry pieces you chose should be as meaningful to you as the moments and memories they are meant to represent. Simon G. understands the importance of creating quality, luxury jewelry, which will serve as an everlasting reminder of those significant life events.

There are small stretches of time in our lives when everything changes, when the world around us shifts; at Simon G., they want to help you capture those moments. A photograph only tells part of the story – paper fades, film gets erased. Even memory begins to alter with time. The family of jewelry designers at Simon G. aim to distill that perfect moment into something you and your family can hold on to forever.

Known worldwide for its sophisticated design, inspired individuality, and ceaseless passion for detail, Simon G. creates fine luxury jewelry from diamonds and precious metals. From an engagement ring to a birthday gift, a graduation present or a symbol of your big anniversary, their pieces move through your life and remind you of the most important moments of your lives, with the timelessness of true beauty and an artistry uncompromised.

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04.21.15 / Featured, New Sponsor Blog