Doily inspiration

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

I love the look of doilies whether they’re inspiring fashion, favors, table design or place cards. They’re beautiful in all seasons, but they’re especially pretty for winter soirees!

{image #1 from the Tudors; doily place cards by Paper Finger; hot chocolate favors by Oh Hello Friend; gift bags via iDIY; garlands via Project Wedding; Cake via Real Simple; ring bearer bowl via Country Living; garland via Martha Stewart; Martha Stewart via Decor Addict}

Halloween inspiration

Friday, October 30th, 2009

I hope you have a spooky Halloween weekend, filled with curiosities, oddities and freakish decor! Apothecary jars filled with fiendish delights, antiqued lace doilies, portraits with glowing eyes and flying bats greeting trick or treaters at your door!

{skull with crown via Cakehead; Apothecary jars from Real Simple via Poetic Home; Pumpkins on mantle via Eddie Ross; Ravens, bunnies and pumpkins via Curious Oddities by Donna Courtney; doilies via Paper Laces; table via Eddie Ross; iBride trays; Spooky portraits by Sweet Paul for Country Living; bats via Country Living}

wardrobe redux at anthropologie

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Tammy Keefer just sent these beautiful images from the Wardrobe Redux event, organized by Merriment Events, at Anthropologie last Sunday. It was so much fun hanging out with Tammy + the Anthro girls, looking at all of the new things that are coming in for holiday. I definitely have my eye on this, this and this. Shoppers shopped the night away, sangria in hand. They enjoyed tapas, beautiful flowers by Janie Medley and yummy cupcakes by Two Sweet.

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

I met Sam Walls of Samuelle Couture at the B List event last year in Brooklyn and was immediately taken with her designs. All of her gowns are custom designed, and I think you’ll see she has an heirloom aesthetic with a modern twist, which I love. Sam was kind enough to send a few images over to little white book. I hope you enjoy! Brooklyn Bride also recently interviewed Sam on the process of creating a custom gown for WE Go Bridal. Be sure to check out her post!

Anthro in-store event

Friday, October 16th, 2009

We’re so excited to be a part of Anthropologie’s upcoming event, Wardrobe Redux, taking place October 25th at the Richmond store. The idea is to bring {something old}, an old Anthro piece from seasons past, to pair with {something new}. Personal shoppers will be on hand. There will be cocktails and appetizers, beautiful flowers by Janie Medley and photography by Tammy Keefer. r.s.v.p. by calling Anthropologie (804.330.3331) by October 21st. Hope to see you there!

Old School

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

I was really inspired by the Ivy League style spread in the new Lonny Magazine and thought it would be fun to do a little “old school” inspiration today…think vintage varsity letters, plaid, pewter and brass trophies….

{Girl in plaid dress via Snippet & Ink via The City Sage, photographed by Kate Powers; custom designed invitation suite by Paper + Cup; Typewriter via Snippet & Ink, photographed by Jonas Peterson; Stationery via Snippet & Ink by Austin Press; Trophy via Country Living; Vintage books via Green Wedding Shoes, photographed by Jessica Claire; Coat and knit tie via Wasp 101}

Sneak peek: Elizabeth Messina

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

elizabeth messina vineyard wedding parasolJanie and I had an amazing opportunity to work with Elizabeth Messina last weekend. Here’s a sneak peek to hold you over until the full wedding is published!

{parasol by I Do Originals}

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}

Halloween inspiration: A Ghoulishly Glam Fete

Monday, September 28th, 2009

I am so excited for Halloween and thought it would be fun to share some things that are inspiring me this year! I love the idea of a glammed up Halloween fete, full of pink and silver accents.

Some great resources for ghoulish decor are Jamali Garden, Luna Bazaar, and, believe it or not, The Dollar Store, where you can find lots of sparkly skulls to accent your table.

{mercury glass pumpkins via pottery barn (last year); flower arrangements via Ruby Press}

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}