Preppy New England Rehearsal Dinner

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+-*Jen and John live in Chicago but decided on a destination wedding in New England as the bride’s family is from Rhode Island. With the creative guidance of Eventfully Planned, they hosted a rehearsal dinner at Ocean Cliff where they served fresh lobster (along with the cutest instructions for out-of-town guests!) under a tent overlooking the… [Continue reading]

Honeymoon Travel Guide: Northern Italy

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+-*Entry No. 52: Northern Italy Brescia, Verona and Mantua When someone tells you they vacationed to Italy, it’s usually to one of these five hotspots: Rome, Florence/Tuscany, Venice, Capri or Cinque Terre. While those treasured spots are popular for good reasons, there are so many other smaller gems to discover in Italy. I’ve already shared one semi-hidden Italian… [Continue reading]

Gorgeous Kiawah Island Wedding

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+-*Editor’s Note: Sharing a gem from the archives today because this wedding had to be shared more than once! Sarah and Chad wed on Kiawah Island surrounded by lowcountry marshes and sublime dunes at the exquisite Cassique Country Club and every last detail embodied elegance and grace. I’m particularly smitten with the couple’s beautifully tiered and monogrammed cake.… [Continue reading]

Ivy League Style Engagement

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+-*I adore college campus engagements (probably because we had our engagements taken at our alma mater, too!) and James and Courtney’s session at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash., has a lovely balance of retro kitsch and Ivy League style – perfection, if you ask me. / Images by Ivy & Tweed.

Preppy Nantucket Wedding

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+-*Kerry and Jake chose a white and blue color palette for their Nantucket wedding which complimented the laid back island perfectly. The couple wed at The Westmoor Club and integrated blue hydrangeas and white calla lillies with crisp striped ribbon into the decor. To celebrate, Kerry and Jake spent a “mini-moon” at The White Elephant hotel. / Images by Runaway Bride Nantucket.… [Continue reading]

Honeymoon Travel Guide: Mosel Valley, Germany

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+-*Entry No. 51: Mosel Valley, Germany Boy, do I miss getting a call from my BFF asking if I feel like taking the afternoon off and heading to the Mosel to soak up some spring sunshine and wine … those were the days! For three glorious years, we lived among the foothills of the Mosel… [Continue reading]

Preppy Rhode Island Beach Wedding

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+-*Editor’s Note: I went digging in the archives again today to share a past gem that I know you’ll enjoy seeing again! Come with me on a quick walk down memory lane … hope you’ve got your hiking shoes on because we’re going all the way back to 2007 … I was deep in the… [Continue reading]

Southern Vineyard Wedding

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+-*Lucas and Leslie held an intimate vineyard wedding in Georgia at Montaluce Winery & Estates. Leslie wore her grandmother’s pearl bracelet and the couple’s son, Rhett, made a perfect ringbearer for the ceremony. / Images by Noi Tran. Credits: Photography: Noi Tran / Ceremony and Reception Venue: Montaluce Winery & Estates / MUA: Shannon Posta / Reception Band: Chris Weaver Band / Dress: Bride Beautiful in Sandy… [Continue reading]

Classic & Preppy Kennebunkport Wedding

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+-*Maggie and Brendin exchanged vows outside St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in a simple seaside ceremony in Kennebunkport, Maine. Their beautiful laid back day was the epitome of New England chic. The couple had recently purchased the cherished Bennett’s Store in town so they stopped in to see the crew and take a few photos. And to top off a perfect day, a giant super moon graced… [Continue reading]

FOR SALE | Black Glossy Erika Typewriter

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+-*I’m back with another incredibly chic typewriter for sale today! As you know, I love seeing typewriters featured in weddings (writing love notes, serving as guestbooks or creating a fun kids station.) Today I’m sharing an absolute favorite that I scooped up while antiquing in Germany. About the typewriter: This gorgeously *rare* vintage Seidel & Naumann Erika typewriter features… [Continue reading]

FOR SALE | French Perrier Menu Board

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+-*One of my favorite things to see at weddings are signature cocktails – they have the possibility for such creativity, both in the recipes and presentation. It’s a great way to show your personality as a couple and inject your style through the menu. I love this forest-green French Perrier sign and I’ve staged it… [Continue reading]