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Rachel & Skyler ~ An Orchard Wedding

We love a trendsetting bride--when Rachel chose a raw silk Angelina Faccenda gown featuring a textured trumpet skirt and ruched bodice, we knew her wedding would be full of character. From the color scheme to the lovely garden concept, this wedding is full of unique details. Rachel shows us creative ways to use details in [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Rachel & Skyler ~ An Orchard Wedding

Charming Rhode Island Wedding

This real wedding is brought to us by ZumaPhoto. He is sharing this destination wedding he caught in Newport, Rhode Island. This wedding has a classic, intimate charm. I love the elegance, romance and historical feeling. These pictures show perfectly the personalities of this couple and the theme they wanted for their wedding day. They tied [...]

By | January 13th, 2018|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Charming Rhode Island Wedding

Kalli and Tyler ~ Utah Wedding

Most brides feel a little nervous about the idea of altering their wedding dress, but not Kalli. Kalli was a bridal consultant for The Brides' Shop and knew that she would get exactly what she wanted. Her gown is a venetian lace slip dress that had to be altered to include a longer sleeve, a [...]

By | December 30th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Kalli and Tyler ~ Utah Wedding

Andrea & Sage ~ Red Cliff Ranch

  I have been lucky enough to get to shoot up at Red Cliff Ranch many times now and I love it there. It is so beautiful, elegant and unique all balled up into one amazing place. Then you add an amazing couple like Andrea and Sage; and you end up with pure magic. It [...]

By | December 26th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Andrea & Sage ~ Red Cliff Ranch

Makinsey & Brayden ~ Snowy Utah Wedding

Makinsey's  story... It was a perfect wedding day and I love to tell people about it.:) I met my husband in Junior High. We knew each other all through Junior High and High School, but we didn't start dating until the summer of our Senior year, 3 months before he left to serve a mission [...]

By | December 24th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Makinsey & Brayden ~ Snowy Utah Wedding

Beach Wedding Anyone?

Have you considered a destination wedding? I know I did and many times I wish we would have done it in Hawaii. I couldn't figure out how to get all my kids there for the wedding, but disappear for the honeymoon!  Most destination weddings are small and quaint which I really like. If this is [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Beach Wedding Anyone?

Destination Wedding In Bermuda

ZumaPhoto took these gorgeous pictures at a Bermuda wedding- what a wonderful destination wedding! The feeling of a destination wedding is more intimate and this one looks romantic and fun!    Bermuda is only a few hours away from the East Coast of the USA. It is like a Caribbean destination wedding, but closer to [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Destination Wedding In Bermuda

Sam & Greg ~ Cheshire England Castle Wedding

Ian MacMichael photographed this wedding in Cheshire, England at the stunning venue Thornton Manor. Look for the amazing room where the dinner was held- I love the ceiling and the colors that were used in the wedding that go along so beautifully with the venue. Also the cake is gorgeous! A wedding fit for a [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Sam & Greg ~ Cheshire England Castle Wedding

Hawaii Destination Wedding

Now this will make you want a Hawaii destination wedding... Hawaii has year- round great weather and is gorgeous in person and in pictures. Waterfalls, white sand beaches, and greenery make for a perfect scene for a destination wedding. There is a reason it's called paradise! Have you considered having a destination wedding? It's  a [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Hawaii Destination Wedding

Lisa & Scott ~ Love Story Wedding

  The Perfect Dress sent me a blog that you will love because of the love story , the dress and the wedding decorations. Lisa and Scott originally met at church and after one failed attempt at a date they finally started texting and talking.  And then...Lisa asked Scott to come to a Jazz game [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Lisa & Scott ~ Love Story Wedding

Unbelievable Vietnam Wedding By The Uppermost

Who wants the best wedding photographer? How far will they go to please you?  Then hire a professional photographer! There is an award called the FEARLESS  wedding award and Sigit from the Uppermost won it with that photo!  WOW! One of my favorites EVER! Sigit, from The Uppermost sent me this extraordinary wedding photographed in [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Unbelievable Vietnam Wedding By The Uppermost

Maggie and Courtland ~ Gorgeous Beaufort, South Carolina Wedding

Look at this gorgeous South Carolina Wedding I found! The venue is like a story book and the bride and her dress and her colors and her, well everything is perfect!  We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend with Maggie and Courtland in Beaufort, South Carolina last spring. They started the wedding festivities with a rehearsal dinner [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Maggie and Courtland ~ Gorgeous Beaufort, South Carolina Wedding

Marisse & Kaveh ~ Saint Francis Xavier In Phoenix

  Wow! I love this elegant Arizona wedding. My favorite is the bright pink she chose for her bridesmaids but for herself she had all white. So gorgeous! Laura Segall Photography  photographed this and told me about the wedding: Kaveh and Marisse were married June 16th at Saint Francis Xavier in Phoenix, a beautiful and ornate church. [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Marisse & Kaveh ~ Saint Francis Xavier In Phoenix

Ani and Andres ~ New York Wedding

Romantic and beautiful are just a couple of words that describe this New York wedding that Emin Kuliyev photographed. Now this is how to rock a New York Wedding! Ani and Andres were married on Sept 29 and are one lucky couple to have one of the best wedding photographers out there, actually Emin was the WPJA [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Ani and Andres ~ New York Wedding

Maria & Sergey ~ Elegant Wedding in Moscow

Elvira sent me one of her favorite Russian weddings she has done. This is the wedding of Sergey and Maria and is an elegant wedding in Moscow. Elvira stated, "It was really beautiful wedding in the Chirch (it is actually rare when couple do the wedding in the Chirch, more often just in registration office)."  [...]

By | November 22nd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Maria & Sergey ~ Elegant Wedding in Moscow

Hannah and Luke ~ Magnificent England Wedding

I thought it would be fun to feature a wedding in magnificent England. This wedding is done by Steve Fuller- an amazing photographer who sent me notes about the special day of Hannah and Luke:  "A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure in photographing the Kent Wedding of Hannah and Luke at the stunning [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Hannah and Luke ~ Magnificent England Wedding

Liliya & Denis ~ Russian Countryside Wedding

A Russian countryside wedding-- I really love working with international photographers and giving you a glimpse into the world. I have found some of the best photographers and am so excited to show you their work.   Ekaterina Mukhina is among the top 20 wedding photographers in Russia. She has won many awards and her [...]

By | November 18th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Liliya & Denis ~ Russian Countryside Wedding

Sandra & Matthew ~ Calamigos Equestrian Ranch in Malibu, California

Outdoor weddings are so beautiful! I love the theme and detail in this wedding.  Nathan Nowack captured this gorgeous wedding of Sandra & Matthew at Calamigos Equestrian Ranch in Malibu, California. I love the rich texture of the wood and the color choice of pink and turquoise-- it's classy and romantic.                  Photographer: Photography [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Sandra & Matthew ~ Calamigos Equestrian Ranch in Malibu, California

Weng Si & Daniel ~ Unbelievable Wedding In Singapore

  Raymond Phang Photography sent me an unbelievable wedding. These International photographers I found are phenomenal! This has been so much fun to show you weddings from around the world- I'm going to keep going! Raymond and Angeline sent me some information about this wedding...   Couple's name: Daniel and Weng Si Wedding location: Singapore [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Weng Si & Daniel ~ Unbelievable Wedding In Singapore

Brenda & Joe ~ Beautiful Chicago Wedding

I found a Chicago Wedding that you don't want to miss! This is the wedding of Brenda and Joe and was captured by J Brown Photography. I go searching for weddings that will give you lots of ideas, has a great story and ones that make me say, " I love this and everyone should [...]

By | November 11th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Brenda & Joe ~ Beautiful Chicago Wedding

Nicole & Lee ~ Mayan Riviera Wedding

Another beautiful destination wedding. This is a stunning wedding on the beach. It was sent to me from Damian Dudek and you will absolutely adore this one... Mexico anyone?!  Nicole & Lee ~ Mayan Riviera Wedding... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Nicole & Lee ~ Mayan Riviera Wedding

Nicole and Rich ~ True Love at Red Cliff Ranch

This is a mountain wedding that I have been so excited to show you. It's at one of my all-time favorite spots- Red Cliff Ranch. It is in the mountains near Heber. I had heard so much about this place I had to see it for myself!  There are many things that make Red Cliff [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Nicole and Rich ~ True Love at Red Cliff Ranch

Unreal Moab Utah Wedding

One of my favorite looks for a bride is against the red rocks in Utah. It is so gorgeous! If you are engaged and looking for some spectacular bridal pictures, consider heading to Moab, Utah. Or better yet- have your wedding there like this beautiful bride did that ZumaPhoto photographed:   .   .    [...]

By | November 5th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Unreal Moab Utah Wedding

Alicia ~ Halloween Themed Wedding

If you like unique weddings, then this was the greatest wedding ever! Perfectly detailed, everything was done beautifully and professionally. This halloween/ horror themed wedding was at Cactus & Tropicals in Draper and was the perfect venue for the bride and groom's style and personalities.  The bride, Alicia, was beautiful in her black dress and looked [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Alicia ~ Halloween Themed Wedding

Anna and Marcin ~ Amazing Wedding In Masuria Poland

I love to feature weddings that are out of our country because ideas can be used anywhere in the world,  I love to be in touch with amazing photographers like Artur, and it shows me that love is the same world-wide! So romantic! I really adore this first picture- don't you? What a Polish wedding really looks [...]

By | October 28th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Anna and Marcin ~ Amazing Wedding In Masuria Poland

Madeleine and Marcus ~ Black Tie Wedding in Stockholm Sweden

From the photographers: Classic black tie wedding at one of Stockholm's best wedding venue-- Stallmästaregården. This wedding features gorgeous wedding stationary, stunning bride in a beautiful designer dress and a reception in the most lovely historic venue. Thank you to Madeleine and Marcus for choosing us as your wedding photographers, we LOVE LOVE LOVE your wedding [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Madeleine and Marcus ~ Black Tie Wedding in Stockholm Sweden

Maddie & Weston Love Is Sweet

Weston and I were married on September 30, 2011. It was the last thing that any of our friends and family expected. We actually grew up together. We both moved into the same neighborhood about 13 years ago. Weston is 2 1/2 years older than me. Our parents quickly became good friends. Our families started going to Lake Powell together every [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Maddie & Weston Love Is Sweet

Natalie & Alex ~ West Tower England Wedding

I have really enjoyed looking at wedding photographers and their different styles. One that I really love is a Reportage Wedding Photographer. They don't pose anyone for a picture, documenting natural moments that reflect emotion and personality. I found a fabulous wedding photographer in England that features this, it is Adam Riley Photography--  "The Bride [...]

By | October 22nd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Natalie & Alex ~ West Tower England Wedding

The Most Romantic Russian Wedding

Aнатолий Битюков sent me this gorgeous Russian wedding. This is what he said... "Here that I can tell about them: It is fine, young and very cheerful couple! Many weddings take place sadly, in important and a pathos situation, with very large number of production shots and the indicative moments for guests... Here all on [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on The Most Romantic Russian Wedding

Lindsey and Bryan ~ Northamptonshire England Wedding

Shaun and Joy Foulds are my new friends in England and own Beautiful Life Video and Photography. After you see this gorgeous wedding that Joy photographed, you will believe that it IS a Beautiful Life in England! I love the different ideas presented here- like the caracature artist! This is what they sent to me... Let [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Lindsey and Bryan ~ Northamptonshire England Wedding

Brilliant Wedding in Moscow

What a fun wedding in Moscow! I love that shot- don't they look so happy! All their dreams just came true. Even though this is across oceans and they speak a different language, there are so many great ideas. Love is the language!  Let's see how their entire wedding day went...                                                                         Pavluchenko Alexander Photographer [...]

By | October 14th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Brilliant Wedding in Moscow

Hanna & Chris ~ Zion National Park Wedding

I love the look of Southern Utah-- such gorgeous scenery for a wedding. The reds and greens make the white wedding dress pop and gives the feel of a rustic mountain wedding. I really like the length and style of her wedding dress. It ties in the theme and look that Hanna chose for her [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Hanna & Chris ~ Zion National Park Wedding

Kelly & Inness ~ The Perfect Mountain Wedding

You are going to love this perfect mountain wedding. It is a Colorado wedding that's gorgeous. The bride, Kelly, sent me all of the details and shows us how to create the perfect mountain wedding. The beautiful photos were captured by Christina Kiffney Photography   from Boulder, Colorado. I love the engagement picture, the colors [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Kelly & Inness ~ The Perfect Mountain Wedding

Iris & Juco ~ Vintage Garden Wedding

Today, I am happy to share with you one of Angela's (Culinary Crafts) favorite events of the year!  She tells us about this fantastic handmade wedding... This wedding was brimming with fabulous handmade touches and GORGEOUS vintage china – which made for a truly stunning event.  The bride, Iris, dreamed of having a collection of [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Iris & Juco ~ Vintage Garden Wedding

Jennifer & Robert ~ Sitka Alaska Wedding

Gorgeous Alaska! Would you like to have your destination wedding in Alaska? Jennifer & Robert tied the knot in Sitka, Alaska. Don Pitcher Photography captured these beautiful moments. I love how the bride had pictures in her short white dress and boots, then for the wedding it is a phenomenal long white wedding dress. I [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Jennifer & Robert ~ Sitka Alaska Wedding

Sarah ~ Dreamy Malibou Lake Mountain Club Wedding

Gorgeous wedding in California-- photographed by Michael Andrews Photography! This is what the bride had to say about her wedding: "We had an absolutely incredible wedding at Malibou Lake Mountain Club! Our guests are still raving about it more than two years later... they loved the food, the decor and the romantic, rustic setting. Think: old [...]

By | September 3rd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Sarah ~ Dreamy Malibou Lake Mountain Club Wedding

Magda & Aleksander ~ LOVE Wedding In Koszalin City, Poland

This is a wedding that my friend Artur Gawlikowski sent to me that he LOVED. This is from the beautiful country of Poland. There are so many things to love about this wedding, but most of all I love the clear, amazing pictures that Artur took! Oh and the smiles from the princess bride. . . [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Magda & Aleksander ~ LOVE Wedding In Koszalin City, Poland

Aislynn and Hunter ~ Quaint South Carolina Wedding

I am thrilled that Ron from Flying Pig Photography sent me this quaint South Carolina wedding so I can share it with all of you. I like how his photography looks like a picture from a magazine- its different and beautiful. My favorite things about this wedding is the southern feel, her amazing dress, and of [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Aislynn and Hunter ~ Quaint South Carolina Wedding

Braedin ~ Romantic Bohemian Style Wedding

Braedin came to The Brides' Shop looking for a dress that was unique, romantic, and light. She found it, and with the help of their in house alterations team, she was able to create the dress she had been dreaming of. We adore Braedin's romantic boho style captured perfectly by Shannon Elizabeth Photography.  There are [...]

By | May 13th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Braedin ~ Romantic Bohemian Style Wedding

Emily & Russell ~ La Caille In Sandy Utah

Brody from Dezember Photography captured this fascinating September Wedding. Dreams came true for Russell and Emily at La Caille-- Sandy, Utah.  Absolutely stunning wedding! Dezember Photography 

By | April 25th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Emily & Russell ~ La Caille In Sandy Utah

Katherine ~ Sunflower Wedding Theme

A gorgeous wedding using a Sunflower Wedding Theme at Memorial House in SLC, Utah.    . . . . . . . . .   .   . . . . . Congratulations Katherine! Glam Photography Memorial House  An Elegant, Historic Setting for Your Next Occasion Memorial House has been a gathering place for weddings, [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Katherine ~ Sunflower Wedding Theme

Whitney & Grant ~ Gorgeous Golf Wedding

Sand Hollow, near Zion National Park and St. George, Utah is such a gorgeous place for a wedding. The colors are so stunning with a blue sky, red mountain, green grass and a white wedding dress! Congratulations Whitney & Grant!    . . .   . . .   . .    . . . [...]

By | April 23rd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Whitney & Grant ~ Gorgeous Golf Wedding

Natalie & Justin ~ Incredible Lakeside Wedding

First came the ring...   Then the dress...   .   . Then five bridesmaids... and a sign to lead the way... HERE COMES THE BRIDE... This gorgeous bride Natalie, wowed her soon to be groom in a Justin Alexander venetian lace gown bought from The Brides' Shop. Their in house alterations team customized Natalie's [...]

By | April 22nd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Natalie & Justin ~ Incredible Lakeside Wedding

Brooklyn & Thomas ~ Stunning Wedding At The Sundance Resort

Stunning wedding at the Sundance Resort...  Brooklyn & Thomas  Brooklyn wrote a few things about her wedding... "Fav part of the day- By far my very most favorite part of the day was seeing my groom for the first time from the other end of the aisle! I'm pretty sure I waved to him! He [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Brooklyn & Thomas ~ Stunning Wedding At The Sundance Resort

Crystal and Russell ~ Brilliant Alaska Wedding

Beautiful landscape coupled with a stunning bride!  Don Pitcher Photography captured this gorgeous Alaskan Wedding of Crystal and Russell.    .   . . . . . .   .   .   . .   .   . . . .   . .   . .   .   .   . . [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Crystal and Russell ~ Brilliant Alaska Wedding

Rachel & Josh ~ Wonderland Wedding In Florida

Jeff Kolodny sent me this fantastic wedding from Florida... We photographed this amazing South Florida wedding at the Jupiter Beach Resort. We had learned, a few months prior to the wedding, what a fun couple Rachel and Josh were when we photographed their engagement shoot in downtown Delray Beach, Florida. They’ve got a great sense [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Rachel & Josh ~ Wonderland Wedding In Florida

Bryanne & Ben ~ A Lot Of Love At That Wedding

"Bryanne + Ben are just so good together that its a little strange when they are apart. Its palpable to everyone around. The entire day leading up to the ceremony both Bryanne and Ben were charming and affable and self-possessed. But it was only later, when a brief period of mountain rain gave us a [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Bryanne & Ben ~ A Lot Of Love At That Wedding

Kelsey & Michael ~ Gorgeous California Wedding

These engagements were done in Springville, Utah and the wedding in Newport Beach, California.  Finished up in Laguna Beach, California, where the fog rolled in and provided beautiful colors in the sky, reflecting into the ocean. I call this Supercharged Wedding Photos On The Beach ! . . . . . . . . . . [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Kelsey & Michael ~ Gorgeous California Wedding

Deanna & Pete ~ Rustic Idaho Wedding

Gorgeous setting for a wedding, isn't it?  Jerome Pollos Photography  photographed the wedding of Deanna & Pete. This is what Jerome had to say... After seeing a few Elkins Resort weddings making their way through the blog scene, I knew I wanted a shot at this great venue on the shores of Priest Lake. It is [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Deanna & Pete ~ Rustic Idaho Wedding

Arial and Garrett ~ Add Personality To Your Wedding

How do you add your personality to your wedding? This bride did it perfectly! Choosing your wedding color is a huge part of your wedding. It will set the tone and the theme for your big day. This bride chose green as her wedding color. I love the shoes and the smiles! She wanted to use [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Real Wedding|Comments Off on Arial and Garrett ~ Add Personality To Your Wedding