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Posts from: August 2011

Backyard Picnic Inspiration

Earlier this summer I visited California and promised to show off the photo shoot that I teamed up on with the lovely Erika of Delphine, photographer extraordinaire Jennifer Dery and Adrianne of Adrianne Smith Floral Design. We envisioned it as a casual backyard engagement party with a picnic menu, great cocktails and a laid back vibe. …

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Sweet Vintage Engagement Shoot

I’m loving this super sweet, vintage inspired engagement session shared by the lovely Haley Sheffield. Trissy and Darrell share a love for vintage fashion and design, which Haley incorporated throughout the styling of this session with a crazy cool retro Airstream camper taking center stage. More than anything else, I love the abundance of love …

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Party Palette: Pretty Woodsy Pastels

For this week’s color palette I was feeling something soft and romantic. Something with a touch of woodsy elegance, pairing rustic woods with the beauty of classic white roses and big puffs of baby’s breath. I love loads of white and ivory with shades of pink and green for a color palette that’s quietly elegant. …

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Winner: SPG Starpoints Travel Experience

I am so excited this afternoon to have the pleasure of announcing the winner of the SPG Starpoints Travel Experience giveaway from American Express and Starwood Hotels and Resorts. All of your travel ideas and suggestions absolutely blew me away – I wish I could go everywhere! While there can only be one winner, don’t forget …

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Melinda + Chris: A Pretty Indie Wedding

Good morning and happy Monday, friends! I always love starting the week with something really beautiful and today Melinda and Chris’s wedding does the trick. Always a favorite look for me, the mix and matched gray bridesmaid dresses are gorgeous and I can’t get enough of the flowers, which are classically romantic. With gorgeous photos by …

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Reminder: Win Your Dream Vacation!

Don’t forget to enter to win your dream vacation from American Express and Starwood Hotels and Resorts! Entering is easy. Just leave a comment on the original contest post with your inspiration for my upcoming vacation. I’m loving all of your ideas so far! A lot of people have mentioned Sonoma and Napa Valley, which reminded …

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A Backyard Birthday Dinner

Posting has unexpectedly been light this week as I’ve enjoyed some much needed down time in South Florida celebrating my little niece’s first birthday and my big brother’s thirty-second birthday. We’ve had long, lazy dinners, loads of fresh seafood and more cake than should even be legal. It’s been so nice to have this quiet …

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Giveaway: SPG Starpoints Travel Experience

As a blogger I am always really thrilled to be able to bring my awesome readers unique inspiration and the inside scoop on fabulous opportunities. That said, today I am so excited to tell you about the most incredible giveaway! American Express and Starwood Hotels and Resorts are giving one lucky The Sweetest Occasion reader …

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