How to Create an Unconventional Wedding Look

September 24, 2018 by Jessica

Not every bride is a white dress, church ceremony, ballroom reception kind of bride. Nope. In fact, these days, most aren’t. Having planned more then 800 weddings, Floral & Event Designer Nancy Liu Chin knows a thing or two about what’s trending and what’s not. And the Unconventional Couple? They are officially a thing. So – together with crazy talented planner and designer, Christina Nichols of Parker Nichols Events – the pair is breaking down the components needed to truly design an aesthetically gorgeous though unconventional affair – from color selection to gown choice, any everything in between. Renowned Photographer Kevin Chin (who also happens to be Nancy’s hubs!) is behind all of this gorgeous imagery.

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How to Ditch the Nerves and Get the Best Engagement Photos Ever

September 23, 2018 by Jessica

For many of us, our engagement photos are the very first time we’ve ever “modeled” for a camera. And it’s terrifying. So what’s a girl (or boy) to do? Well, we’ve enlisted the help of Lance Nicoll – photographer behind some of those beloved e-sessions that make their way around pinterest and instagram and the eye behind some of SMP’s most popular weddings. And being the great guy that he is, Lance is breaking it all down for us so that despite our nerves…killer engagement photos are just a click away.

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Blueprints on How to Have a Garden Wedding

September 22, 2018 by Jessica

When I think about Style Me Pretty and the kinds of weddings that we just naturally gravitate towards…they are usually outdoors, filled with soft pretty colors, big beautiful blooms and details that feel both timeless and modern. But, those beautiful al fresco celebration aren’t always as simple as they seem online. So today, we have SUCH a fun treat. An incredible team of wedding pros – Photographer Jasmine Lee, Planner Natalie Choi, Floral Designer Bloomwell & Co, Stationer Isidore & Augustine, Cake Artist A Spoonful of Sugar, along with others listed below – who are sharing their blueprints for hosting a pretty, outdoor Garden style wedding.

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The Happiest Home Office We’ve Ever Laid Eyes On

September 22, 2018 by Jessica

Do you know the way to a happy, cozy home office? Melissa Johnson of Best Friends for Frosting does and it all starts with a wall of blush pink gingham. Add to that classic white details and a pop of pineapple and you get the perfect space for working your buns off from the comfort of home. Take the full tour of this fun HQ all captured by Ashley Baumgartner.

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Is Color Officially Replacing Softer Hues for this Season’s Wedding Trends!?

September 21, 2018 by Jessica

Y’all. Brace yo’self. This shoot is definitely going down in the books as one of the single most creative, visually stunning, epically designed shoots we’ve ever featured on Style Me Pretty. Which doesn’t surprise us too terribly given the total all-star vendor line-up behind the canvas. Kate Holt, lead designer and owner of FlowerWild conceptualized the day where the deep haze of Summer set the tone for the color palette and insane flowers reigned total queen. Partnering with Lavenders Flowers and Arc Rentals for perfect execution and the genius that is Sally Pinera to photograph the day, the result is something that wedding dreams are made of…if you are a total dreamer like me. We’ve curated a sample of lovely below, but make sure to spend some time in the gallery for the full depth of goodness.

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