Elegant & Dreamy Wedding in Portugal

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Maria Luís and Nuno’s jaw-dropping wedding in Portugal captured the epitome of natural elegance. The couple chose a palette of organic greens and whites accented with hints of blush and gold. Their ceremony was held at the historic Sé do Porto cathedral and their reception was in Porto Moniz at the Casa do Ribeirinho. With the expert guidance… [Continue reading]

Preppy and Polished Wedding in Seabrook, SC

Wedding of Mallory & William at Seabrook, SC. (photo by Richard Ellis)

Mallory and Will tied the knot at the Seabrook Island Club and their beautiful wedding epitomized the laid back elegance of South Carolina’s low country. Preppy and polished details by Tiger Lily florals took center stage and Mallory’s exquisite Vera Wang gown was a dream to behold. / Images by Ellis Photo Studio. Credits: Photography: Ellis Photo Studio / Venue: Seabrook Island Club, Seabrook Island, SC / Florist: Tiger… [Continue reading]

Charming German Countryside Wedding


Hanna & Jannes had a lovely summer wedding at Gut Mönkhof in Lübeck, Germany. The couple leaned on their love for the countryside as their wedding inspiration and incorporated vintage chic styling to compliment their natural surroundings. / Images by Ashley Ludaescher.  Hanna’s dress was Oberti from the 2014 Glamour Collection from Pronovias. The two-layer shoulder length… [Continue reading]

Isle of Palms Sunrise Shoot with a Bridal Jumpsuit


If you’re clinging to those lingering summer days, you’ll love today’s sunrise styled shoot in Isle of Palms, SC. I love that this coastal bridal inspiration shoot features a modern take on the gown with a bridal jumpsuit designed by Hawaii-based Joelle Perry. Joelle said the jumpsuit design was inspired by her mother and the fabric includes… [Continue reading]

CB turns 8! | Favorite Celebrations


Tomorrow marks CB’s 8th birthday! While I pull out the good china and crystal for a little celebration, I thought I’d share a few archived images of the prettiest celebrations I’ve shared on CB over the years. Thanks for sharing this journey with me – it only seems to keep getting better and better. Here’s to another eight!… [Continue reading]

Preppy Capri Wedding Inspiration Board


I’m back with another destination wedding board! Today’s board spotlights Capri, Italy. As always, I used photos from my archived honeymoon travel series and CB’s real weddings to create the look: The colors: Blue, emerald and ivory to echo the blueish-green waters and white cliffs of Capri. The vibe: Polished with a nautical nod. Travel the inspiration board: Want to visit Capri now? Read my honeymoon… [Continue reading]

Classic Lowndes Grove Plantation Wedding

Wedding of Ashley & Matt at Lowndes Grove Plantation, Charleston, SC

Ashley and Matt had a classically Southern wedding at Lowndes Grove in Charleston, SC. With design and coordination by Lizz Akerman, of Southern Protocol, and florals by Stems, this wedding was expertly and beautifully planned down to the very last detail – I’m especially in love with the custom stationery by Ancesserie. / Images by Ellis Photo Studio. Credits: Photography: Ellis Photo Studio/ Full Design + Coordination: Lizz… [Continue reading]

Mont St. Michel Wedding Inspiration Board


I’m back with another destination wedding board! Today’s board spotlights a seaside wedding on France’s Mont St. Michel – the enchanted little island off the coast of Normandy. As always, I used photos from my archived honeymoon travel series and CB’s real weddings to create the look: The colors: A clean all-white palette as not to distract from the natural beauty of the island.… [Continue reading]

Darling Engagement with a Blue VW Beetle


Until I was about six or seven, my Dad drove a pale blue VW beetle and I have pretty great memories of driving to the beaches in Charleston in that car (we’d go in the fall and winter bc that cute Bug had absolutely no AC!). Anyway, that’s one reason why I’m loving Jonathan and Laci’s… [Continue reading]

Surprise Proposal on Nantucket


Oh, I have the sweetest proposal and love story to share with you today! Chase wanted to pop the question to Jill in a beautiful setting and he couldn’t think of anywhere better than The Wauwinet on Nantucket. Growing up, he had spent every weekend from spring till fall at his family’s home in Cisco… [Continue reading]