thanksgiving inspiration from ritzy bee

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

"thanksgiving inspiration"

I’m over the moon for my friend Maria’s pretty table featured this month in Southern Living. Such a striking combination of colors and textures. The paper goods were designed by Suann at Simplesong Design. Flowers by Sidra Forman. Photography by Jennifer Davick.

"thanksgiving inspiration"

"thanksgiving inspiration"

"thanksgiving inspiration"

richmond wedding wednesdays: tuckahoe plantation

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

"richmond virginia wedding inspiration"

I’ve always thought it would be so much fun to plan a small wedding or engagement party at Tuckahoe Plantation’s stable. Before the thought of hosting a party in a stable turns you completely off, rest assured the stable is no longer a working stable. It has beautiful wide plank wooden beam floors, a large lawn in front (perfect for oyster roasts or s’mores), and plenty of rustic charm.

{images: stag invite by Chocolate Butterbean; stag horn flatware via Neiman Marcus; bride photographed by Lisa Pyden via Island Weddings; mint juleps via Matters of Style; bouquet from Brides via Snippet & Ink}

This might be the best time of year…

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

"fall wedding inspiration"

{fig cake from Martha Stewart Weddings via Homegrown Wedding; place setting by Eddie Ross; flowers by Saipua}

fall wedding inspiration

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

"fall wedding inspiration"

I think fall might be my favorite time of year, and nothing is better than autumn in Charlottesville, Virginia, where we shot this table last year.

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{Photography by Elizabeth Messina; Rentals provided by Festive Fare; Paper goods by Momental Designs; Flowers by Janie Medley Flora Design; Cake by k.rose cakes; Location – Veritas Vineyards; Styling by merriment}

Bride and Bloom

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Be sure to stop by next week to see more of the pretty table we designed for the current issue of Bride and Bloom magazine.

Pretty details for fall

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

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{image #1 + 4 via Charleston wedding magazine; image #2 and #3 via Elizabeth Anne Designs}

Cozy fall table covers

Friday, September 25th, 2009

This time of year is all about cozy, warm blankets. How about giving them new life as table covers for a fall fete?

{image 1 + 2 via Country Living; image 3 via katiedid photographed by Victoria Pearson; image 4 via Martha Stewart}

Inspiring me today…the not wedding

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Beautiful florals and styling from The Not Wedding. Browse the gallery here.

{photography by Our Labor of Love, flowers by Amy Osaba}

fall color inspiration

Monday, April 13th, 2009

I love the rich mustard-colored ochre with warm reds and hints of coral orange for a fall bride. Balance these bold colors with touches of black and a warm neutral.

{picture of neko case, painting by vuillard, carmen satin peep toes at j. crew, vintage wallpaper stationery by linda & harriett}

celestial pumpkins

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Wouldn’t these pumpkins, especially the ones with the tiny holes, be beautiful for an October wedding?