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Peppermint Party Planning: Holiday Design Inspiration

With turkeys carved, cranberry sauce consumed, and food comas overcome, Thanksgiving is growing smaller and smaller by day in our peripheries, which can mean only one thing: the pinnacle of the holiday season is quickly approaching. Christmas is, indeed, a mere 25 days away, the reality of which may be sending waves of panic to home hostesses  ...

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Red, White, & Blueberries

Recently featured on The Bride Link’s blog, we wanted to take a moment this week to highlight one of our favorite styled shoots this year, and also the winner of our 2016 election campaign. Without further ado, we present to you Red, White, and Blueberries! Vintage Americana. Gingham. Ripe blueberries beneath a golden summer sun; these  ...

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Election 2016: The Best of Custom Love

It’s election day! Let’s break up all the politics filling up your newsfeed and focus on some beautifully designed photo shoots! We’re running a contest and letting our fans choose which of the last year’s shoots was your very favorite! Voting ends at midnight on Sunday, so be sure to comment with your selection! And  ...

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Magnificent Macabre: Styling the Day of the Dead

For this styled shoot, Lesley of LB Floral and Chastidyi of Star Noir Studio wanted to channel the seasonal aesthetic of Halloween, but with a cross-cultural twist. Instead focusing strictly on the tradition of Dia De Los Muertos, the team sought to create a vignette that was both beautiful and inspiring, embedding historical roots in a modern  ...

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Spellbound: A Halloween Styled Shoot

Full moons. Jack o’ lanterns. Ghosts, witches, and black cats; it’s Halloween again, and to celebrate the holiday, we thought we would go back to last year’s beautiful styled shoot featuring our favors and invitations to relive all of its dark glamor! Designed by Lesley Britt of LB Floral, this shoot was an attempt to redefine what a wedding  ...

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Southwestern Chic: A Styled Shoot

Inspired by the rich tones of a rugged landscape, Native American aesthetics, and a bohemian sensibility, this styled shoot could inspire anyone to add a little edge to their wedding day. In designing this shoot, Lindsay Ruggieri of Custom Love Gifts, Events, and Prints wanted to evoke a Native American theme with decidedly modern details, the  ...

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Imagining Opulence at Whitestone Country Inn

For this luxurious gold, blush, peach and pale blue styled shoot at the breath-taking Whitestone Country Inn in Kingston, Tennessee, the focus was all about elegance and sophistication. Inspired by the extravagance of eras past, LB Floral and Custom Love collaborated to create a lush atmosphere reminiscent of both the Old South and Edwardian  ...

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A Holy Union: Mary-Beth & Zachary

When Mary-Beth and Zachary arrived to Dara’s Garden on the morning of their June wedding, they had no idea what kind of magic the day to come would hold. As Mary-Beth, bright-eyed and eager, sat for Orange Blossom Artistry’s flawless hair and makeup, Zachary and his groomsmen donned dapper printed socks and reflected on the love story that led  ...

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Bride Confidential: Julia Chooses a Venue

Something old, something new. Something borrowed, something blue, and at times, something stressful, too! Maybe you’ve been planning your dream wedding since you were a little girl, clipping elegant dresses from magazines and cataloging all your favorite flowers in preparation for the big day. Or maybe you’d never even given the day any  ...

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