Little girl in pearls.
Continuing in the spirit of superhero week here at Offbeat Bride, tag along with us to the Santa Barbara Zoo. Bridget and Sam got married there earlier this spring surrounded by subtle hints of superherodom: Batman cufflinks, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle bow tie, the 11th Doctor and Amy Pond cake toppers...
Remember these beautiful understated calligraphy save the dates for Alana of Vellum & Vogue? With the wedding weekend fast approaching, it was time for Alana's bachelorette weekend! The general details had already been decided in advance, but Alana wanted to inject some excitement by sending an itinerary of the weekend schedule.
All Hail Hayley Paige Perfection! ♥ Today we're all about the 2014 delectably feminine collection from JLM couture designer, Hayley Page. The edgy 2014 collection is filled with statement pieces that include some seriously dangerous detailing from striking shoulder harnesses to divine, daring backless wedding gowns.
Posted: Print Article It's no secret that many marriages fall apart after the death of a child. I completely understand why. The death of a child completely shatters you. You're the same people, but at the same time, you're really not. Everyone changes throughout the course of a marriage, but it's rarely so sudden and complete.
so cute for flower girls
Date Guests 110 Kristel Fournier and Aidan O'Connor, October 12, 2013, Lake Louise, Alberta. October 12, 2013 Kristel and Aiden knew that the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise would be the perfect venue for their wedding. "It is our favourite place to unwind after snowboarding on the mountain and shortly after we became engaged, we learned that my parents had honeymooned at the Chateau," shares Kristel.
flower girl: too cute!
A little dash gold never hurt a soul, especially when paired up with some of summer's hottest hues- mint, coral, + blush. So, today we're enjoying a little bit of this summer glamour inspiration, courtesy of Alisha Rudd Photography , who kindly shared with us an incredible film from this modern elegance wedding inspired photo shoot - which truly shows us how to mix things up a bit when it comes to elegance and fun.
Bunting is one of my all-time favourite things. There's something about a row of mini flags strung across a room, that makes me feel instantly cheery. I have bunting hanging in my living room year-round, I top every birthday cake I make with mini bunting, and last week, I even made 15 metres of washi tape bunting, to cordon off our tent circle at a festival.
We're so excited to introduce our newest guest blogger, Elise, who is exactly where many of you are - right in the middle of planning a wedding. A part of Google's People Operations department by day and fashion and lifestyle blogger by night, Elise will take us along with her as she begins her wedding planning adventure.
Posted: Print Article When it comes to college students and sex, we're willing to bet you don't know as much as you think you do. Quiz widget by Many of the findings from Dr. Sandra Caron's 20-year-study, which surveyed more than 5,000 college students between 1990 and 2010, are surprising to say the least.
Posted: Print Article "It's crazy to marry someone without living with them first. You need to test out the relationship!" For anyone in a long-term relationship, these two statements might sound familiar: "If you want to marry him, don't even think about moving in. He'll have no reason to propose!"
Posted: Print Article Ever dream of being married on the Tuscan countryside in Italy? Well what if you didn't have to travel across the country to make that dream wedding a reality?! Pick a vineyard venue complete with rolling hills and sunset views, add some wine barrel decor and incorporate lush greens and neutral florals to create an Italian feel!