Real Wedding: Kristen & Charlie

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Being in this business, we get the true honor of getting to work with gorgeous decor, 5-star cuisine, dreamy details and, most importantly, we get to meet so many amazing people. And wow... does this wedding capture all of these honors and so much more. Kristen and Charlie look straight out of Hollywood... Kristen's a stunning, tall blonde with the most infectious smile and impeccable style. Charlie is dapper and dashing and loves Kristen (and golf!) in the ways that you see in the movies. But on top of it all, they are a thoughtful, incredibly fun couple who wanted their wedding weekend to celebrate their families coming together in a chic and personal manor. Kristen and Charlie were married at Kenilworth Union Church - a church that was a big part of both of their childhood's, followed by drinks, feasting and a wild dance party at the {gorgeous!} Peninsula Hotel. The inspiration for the day was elegant but cozy and the palette of ivory, cream and gold complemented the perfect fall day. To celebrate Charlie's love of golf, we (Jesse Deckard and the Event Creative team) transformed the cocktail party in to a smart little golf party - with a custom mini-golf set up and personalized golf balls, golf-flag drink stirrers and green and white custom fabrics for the pillows. The playful golf details were left behind as guests entered the ballroom for dinner {to the incredibly talented and lively tunes from Colby Bessera!} where white orchids draped down long feasting tables, thoughtful details by Cheree Berry Paper graced the tables and thousands of candles flickered around the room. After a surf and turf dinner, guests twirled on the dance floor, enjoyed the terrace at the Peninsula (where we arranged for a cigar bar in light of Kristen's dad's love for them!) and even enjoyed a surprise performance from the groom's brother. It was a night of beauty and love and we were honored to be a part of it all!



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Romantic Reception: Behind the Scenes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We have been patiently waiting to be able to share with you all the behind-the-scenes look at our CS Brides shoot for their new issue out today! We were thrilled when CS Brides asked us to be one of three wedding companies to create a tablescape around the color scheme of "Blood orange and tangerine". Our creative juices instantly started to flow. Renny had just gotten back from a beach vacation with her family and we were obsessed with the idea of incorporating tortoise, that mimicked a pattern on some shells she had picked up along the beach. Here are the inspiration boards we came up with:

We enlisted the help of the creative genius, Jesse Deckard from Event Creative and hit the pavement! After much collaboration, Jesse was able to turn all our ideas into a reality. He created the beautiful white lacquered scalloped table, the antique chairs with the adorable peach and white stripe cushions, the beautiful flower arrangements and he even added in his personal tortoise vase collection! What a guy!!

It all took place at the gorgeous Public Hotel on their Ava Terrace that provided the perfect city backdrop! It was the perfect mix of preppy, romantic and city charm.

The classic charm from the original 1926 building still exists. Our romantic reception setting was a flawless fit.- Renny

The Bliss Belles working their magic!

Elizabeth Grace stepped up to provide all our pretty printables for the day, used to label our candy in our candy caddy, the notes for our welcome boxes given to all the guests, and the placement cards to ensure our guests were seated correctly. Multiple vendors help to create the perfect welcome box that awaited each guest in their rooms. So Cute & Cozy personalized not only our guests' napkins but also their robes so they could relax after the big night. Carols Cookies provided the perfect late night sweet while Mother Butters covered the savory aspect. we think both would pair perfectly with a night cap of Grand Marnier! A Jo Malone travel candle and Laura Mercier body scrub also had a place in our welcome box to insure that each guest can indulge to the max!

Our finished product!

Our candy caddy to calm your sweet tooth!


Obsessed with the peach and white stripe chairs that Jesse created!

Thank you for everyone who helped make this happen. We had a blast and hope you all enjoy this pristine partyscape as much as we do!!

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Friday Floral


The Ranunculus. Ranunculus's are making a huge come back in the floral industry and we can see why with their folds and folds of petals of both bright and muted colors. Ridiculously in love with Ranunculus!

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Feature: Reveal Collaboration

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I still can't get enough of this dream filled collaboration we did with the amazing Studio This Is and the fabulous Event Creative. We are so excited it has a full feature today on Style Me Pretty's National.

Can we do it again Jeremy, Jesse and Kara?

Check it out here:  http://www.stylemepretty.com/2011/10/17/reveal-collaboration/

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Feature: Katie & Cherian

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We could not of been more honored to have the stunning wedding of Katie & Cherian showcased last week on our favorite dreamy wedding blog, Style Me Pretty. Thank you so much!

Katie & Cherian....I miss you!

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Bliss Inspiration


Happy Winter!

We have been working on loads of inspiration boards. Hope you are as inspired as we have been and this sweeps your winter blues away!

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Don't you love the touches of the preppy green in this inspiration board?

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Obsessed! Look for a photo shoot soon on this inspiration board!


Real Wedding: Amanda & Bill

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It has been a busy but amazing summer!  i can't believe it is almost the holidays!  Where has this year gone? I have to share with you all a fabulous wedding we did for an amazing couple at the River East Art Center. We not only LOVED our couple, Amanda & Bill - but we LOVED their families.

The colors were a fresh turquoise, apple green and white.  So clean and crisp and modern.  I absolutely love these colors. Especially for a summer wedding.   I am actually a bit obsessed.

The girls wore darling apple green cocktail length dresses  with fabulous silver strappy Jimmy Choos!. The men wore super cool  grey suits and the groom wore an apple green tie.  So happy the men didn't wear black for once!  The bride wore CUSTOM  chartreuse Manolo Blahnik's that we were and still are completely gaga over.

From the hors d'oeuvres, to the Flawless cake, to the custom, to the amazing centerpieces, to the special Beer Tasting bar we surprised the groom with, the details were so much fun to design and bring to life.   Enjoy!

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