Winter Wedding Ideas: Red + Purple Inspiration

Continuing with our snowy winter inspiration this week, we have this lovely styled shoot submitted from Rachel A. Clingen Wedding & Event Design. I love the color palette of reds and purples and Samantha Erin Photography captured the event perfectly. Totally love this winter ombre cake by The Cocoa Cakery. Thanks so much to all these creative vendors for sharing […]

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A Candy Land Rehearsal Dinner

The night before the big day: a bride-to-be in a red dress and sparkly heels. Turquoise, blush pink, hints of gold and silver all coming together in a colorful wonderland. Lollies, licorice, chocolate, suckers. Sweet childhood memories wrapped in chic evening elegance…The concept behind this Candy Land styled wedding rehearsal dinner is to inspire couples […]

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A Sparkly + Glam Holiday – with Unicorns!

If you read the current Holiday Issue of Rue you might have seen the feature Once Upon a Table where Casa de Perrin shares their collection of vintage rentals for a fun + sparkly holiday party. You might recognize that name since we shared Diana + Josh’s wedding (the adorable couple behind Casa de Perrin) a few months back. One […]

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A Love Shoot at a Christmas Tree Farm

With Christmas right around the corner, I thought this sweet love session at a Christmas tree farm was super adorable + perfect for this afternoon. The cute couple are Staci + Brian Faw, hence the Faw-La-La sign above – how cute is that!? Staci made the banner, the awesomely chic wooden christmas tree and the […]

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cali winter elopement

Cali Christmas Elopement Inspiration

Often when we hear of a winter wedding we usually think of snow capped mountains and bundled up guests. But for us Southern Californians, winter consists of only slight drops in temperature and a random day or two of rain amidst usually sunny skies. Lindye of Lindye Galloway Events wanted to bring that perspective of a winter wedding into this California […]

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Holiday Cards from Minted

Thanksgiving is here next week so that means time to start thinking about holiday cards! For those of you engaged or just married, you have lots of great photos to select from and the designs from our sponsor Minted are some my most favorites. Seriously so many great options! And Minted was kind enough to send me a […]

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A Pretty Holiday Table

I wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas + a Happy New Year from our family here at GWS to your family! I hope you have a wonderful time with family + friends. And how pretty is the above tablescape?! I just love the use of the tartan fabric and the different white flowers […]

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Winter Wedding Inspiration

Such a lovely setting for a winter shoot. Love the bride in her tights + shrug and the palette of pink + blue. Happy Holidays! Photography: Camilla Photography Flowers, decor and hot chocolate bar: Branches Floral Gown, shrug and bridal accessories: Avenia Bridal Hair and Makeup: Enizio Tuxedo: Mens Den Tuxedos

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A Modern Cali Christmas Party!

Last weekend I was invited to a California Christmas party along with some of my other favorite designers + bloggers. Hosted by Leila Khalil of Be Inspired PR and photographed by none other than Leo Patrone, it was such a fun way to start the holiday season! I think there are so many great ideas for […]

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Friday Favors + Holiday Fun

Happy Friday everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful week. Some big news for myself + GWS! For those of you that didn’t know, I have been working fulltime as a Creative Director at an ad agency here in LA ever since I started this blog two years ago. It’s been a lot of work balancing that […]

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