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Rustic + Modern Wedding Inspiration

Influenced by the history + romance of Virgina’s Shenandoah Valley, the creative folks behind today’s styled shoot at The American Hotel set out to infuse the rustic + storied backdrop with touches of modern elements. Conceptualized and produced by The Lady Jane + Amelia Marie Design, this shoot is sure to inspire some fun ideas for mixing modern + vintage, […]

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Brush Creek Ranch Wedding Inspiration

I am super excited to share a stunning new venue with you today that is filled with tons of natural charm + elegance — perfect for a rustic destination wedding! Brush Creek Ranch, located in idyllic Saratoga, Wyoming was a picturesque blank canvas until the talented team at Event Space Consulting got their hands on the property! They […]

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Retro-Meets-Rustic Wedding Inspiration

The vision for today’s styled shoot began with the bold hues + fun prints found in 1970’s stoneware! Set on a rural winery in the heart of San Juan Capistrano, the team from Folklore Vintage Rentals created an environment that perfectly combines the old + the new; the natural + the nostalgic. A bit more from […]

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Rustic + Modern Wedding Inspiration

Today’s wedding inspiration comes from two different aesthetics – modern and rustic! The two seem far from being similar, but Brittany from Stella Event Design knew exactly how to mesh them together perfectly! The design of the shoot started with selecting a color scheme which included deep, rich colors like sapphire, emerald, plum, and gold… […]

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Whimsical Woodland Wedding Invitations

I stumbled across these whimsical + fun wedding invitations by illustrator Mike Casebolt a few days ago and was totally smitten! They are the wedding invitations for Summer + Seth who are planning a wedding in the mountains of Bryson City, NC this coming May. Summer + Seth both live in Orlando, FL but discovered after dating that both of their […]

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Rustic Watercolor Wedding Inspiration

Last November, I had the pleasure of speaking at Jen Huang’s photography workshop in Santa Ynez, CA. It was great getting to meet a bunch of talented photographers and talk about what we are looking to share here on GWS and then getting to model for a love shoot with Jason (we will treasure those photos […]

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DIY: Vintage Wood Table Numbers

This one is for all you lovelies planning a pretty rustic wedding. These cute vintage wood table numbers are super easy to make and add the perfect bit of chic rustic-ness to your tables. You could even use this idea for other design elements for your wedding too – endless possibilities! Thanks again to our rad DIY contributors, […]

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DeAnna Pappas + Stephen’s Wedding Video

Happy Friday my lovelies! I have a very special treat today!! You may remember we shared DeAnna + Stephen’s sweet love story and engagement photos a few months back – and yes, this is our favorite gal DeAnna from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Well, maybe you happened to see in Us Weekly last week, that their […]

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Texas Apple Pie Wedding Inspiration

I thought this lovely inspirational shoot sent over from some talented Texas vendors was a great way to end the week. This shoot was photographed by Jess Barfield with florals by Stems of Dallas and styled by the ladies at Frontier Paper Company.  They designed it with the idea to help Texas brides create their own DIY, outdoor weddings – […]

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Michigan Summer Wedding: Michelle + Dave

Today’s wedding reminds me of a perfect summer day in Michigan and that is exactly how Michelle + Dave pictured their wedding. From Michelle, “We work hard and spend our free time with family + friends on the lake in the summers. We picked a venue near our favorite Michigan summer vacation spot with many […]

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