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Fashion Friday: Beaded Back Gowns

Vanessa | March 24, 2017

Antique beading is no longer something you’ll only find on your grandmother’s dress. This accent started a fashion revival that is taking the bridal world by storm. Designers are favoring a cue from the glam and pizzazz of the 20’s to utilize beading in such a way that gives the [...]

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Luxe Location: El Chorro

Vanessa | March 23, 2017

For the couple desiring a full immersion of Arizona’s natural splendor with an elegant experience for their guests, El Chorro is the ideal venue. El Chorro provides a renowned desert setting at the base of Camelback Mountain and Mummy Mountains, which is a perfect locale for a distinct wedding feel. [...]

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Modern Garden Wedding with Rachel Solomon Photography

Vanessa | March 22, 2017

We adore this modern garden wedding for Natalie and John’s destination Arizona big day. Photographed by Rachel Solomon, we love the soft details and clean lines that highlight the whimsy and romanticism of Arizona weddings. Living in Minnesota, the couple met through John’s sister (Natalie was good friends with her [...]

Mod Wedding Inspiration at the Phoenix Art Museum

Vanessa | March 21, 2017

Mod Wedding Inspiration In order to complement the clean lines of the unique space at the Phoenix Art Museum, event designer Lisa Foster of Stylish Events by Lisa, chose geometric shapes as the main design element. Varying shades of blue were used to bring an element of the outdoors to [...]

Wedding Inspiration: Spring Florals

Vanessa | March 20, 2017

It's almost time for the start of one of the most beautiful seasons in Arizona - spring! With mild weathered days and the mercury in our thermometers hanging in the 70s, springtime makes for a perfect season to be married in. With all the rain Arizona has been receiving this year, [...]

Hues to Use: Emerald and Gold Wedding Inspiration

Vanessa | March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! With spring festivities is full swing, what better day to say “I Do” then St. Patrick’s Day. Today we are sharing our favorite Emerald and Gold Wedding Inspiration to create the perfect ode to St. Patrick’s Day! Set the mood of the day with pops of [...]

Luxe Location: Amara Resort & Spa

Vanessa | March 16, 2017

Known as the crown jewel of Sedona wedding venues, the Amara Resort & Spa is an excellent choice to host your glamorous, intimate Northern Arizona wedding. Nestled between Uptown Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon, create the fairytale wedding of your dreams by planning your ceremony and reception at this lovely [...]

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Springtime Destination Wedding at The McCormick Scottsdale

Vanessa | March 15, 2017

This springtime destination wedding for Courtenay and Lee is absolutely darling! Held at The McCormick Scottsdale, this colorful Arizona wedding leaves us swooning over their pictures captured by Drew Brashler Photography. As Calgary natives, Courtenay and Lee were over shoveling snow and fighting off the cold weather. They knew they [...]

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Southern Elegance Styled Shoot by KolorPHX Photographic Co.

Vanessa | March 14, 2017

Today we’re sharing with you a unique styled shoot with a backcountry flavor dolled up in Southern elegance. Captured by KolorPHX Photographic Co., we adore all the intricate and sophisticated details that are imbued throughout this Southern Elegance styled shoot, from the tabletop to the barn inner barn decor. First, [...]

Hues to Use: Plum & Gold

Vanessa | March 13, 2017

With spring weather on the horizon in Arizona, darker shades are still playing bigger roles in wedding palettes. We are loving the combination of deep plum & gold that are reminiscent of old-world royalty. This sassy shade of purple creates a moody atmosphere that portrays sophistication and elegance. Traditionally, purple is [...]