every girl’s white lace dress

  Dress: Alexis (similar here for just $67)| Bag: Fashionphile (similar here for just $89) | Shoes: Schutz (similar here for just under $80) This dress completely stole the show (and my heart) this weekend! I hesitated to buy this dress for the longest time (well... read more

for the guest

Dress: Chicwish | Shoes: Schutz | Bag: YSL I have to admit I’m not one to choose a floral dress off the rack but when I saw this dress, I knew I had to have it. There is something so girly about having a dress that will twirl and that drapes which brings me to... read more

friday favorites

[show_ms_widget id=”34068276″ image_id=”39162919″ width=”431″ height=”460″] Happy (finally) Friday! It’s been such a long week. I’m ready for the weekend. With wedding season springing, I am dedicating... read more

Real Wedding: Brooke & Matt

It’s been a little while since I have posted my wedding Wednesday and that’s simply because the holidays were here and that meant gift guide season. Now that we can put the holidays behind us as we look forward to them in the future, I will resume my... read more

Wedding Stationery

            We’re finally in the full swing of winter and some of you may be planning a winter wedding. If you’re in the midst of deciding what kind of stationery you are going to send for your guests, look no further than... read more

Winter Engagement

**All photos are pinned on my “I do” board (Pinterest: melanie wiener) Happy Wedding Wednesday! With the holidays right around the corner, I am focusing this week’s WW on winter engagement photoshoots. Email me or post on what you would like to see!... read more

jaw breaking mountain weddings

Source (Vail, Colorado) Source (Aspen, Colorado)   Source Source (Telluride, Colorado) Source (Aspen, Colorado) Source (Utah) Source (Beaver Creek, Colorado) Source (Beaver Creek, Colorado) How stunning are these jaw breaking mountain weddings? When I lived in... read more

Plaid Details

Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Source With winter right around the corner, I’ve decided to stay in that winter theme and highlight plaid in wedding trends. Plaid has been a fashion trend for several years now and even you if you live in... read more

DIY Wine Bottle Candles

 Who doesn’t love a little DIY project? These fun wine bottle candles are so cute and so easy to create. It’s time to gather up your empty wine bottles (or go buy some if you don’t have any), a few cans of spray paints and roll up your sleeves and... read more

Bachelorette Guide

Hey girls! Did you your best girlfriend just get engaged? Well…now is the time to give your best friend an unforgettable girls’ getaway, but the who, what, when, and where and how to plan a bachelorette is already giving you the spins. Fear not, I will... read more

Bridal Shower Do’s and Dont’s

If you’re thinking of having a bridal brunch, you have to steal this idea! Set your bar or bar cart with bottles of champagne, carafes of fresh juices and decorate with berry and citrus peel garnishes. Guests will love mixing up their own take on a mimosa or... read more

Curio Press

Happy Hump Day! I teamed up with Curio Press to give you just the perfect giveaway of handcrafted paper goods. I know that I tend to always want to order personalized stationery and never really get around to it as I get distracted looking at clothes and shoes. But... read more

Weddington Way

Happy Wedding Wednesday! We are in the midst of wedding season and soon transitioning from summer to fall weddings! While we do love summer weddings, nothing makes our heart skip a beat like a fall wedding. The gorgeous colors, crisp air, and the cozy vibe of an... read more

Woodsy Wedding Decor

In honor of my trip back to Colorado shortly, I wanted to dedicate this wedding Wednesday to a wedding in the woods.  I have gathered some examples on how you can incorporate the outdoors into your wedding day. Source Source Source Source  Source Source  Source Source... read more

Friday Floral: Classic Rose

  There are endless combinations of flowers available for your wedding bouquet and ceremony. Though choosing a style made of entirely white blooms might feel uninspired can prove that sometimes less is more. While we may always love colorful blooms and bright... read more

Bridal Shoes

Style Me Pretty  Style Me Pretty Mod Wedding Mod Wedding Wedding Party Ruffled Blog Mod Wedding  Style Me Pretty Mod Wedding Brides The Knot Wedding Party Blog       Project Wedding Style Me Pretty Badgley Mishka The Wedding Scoop Style Me Pretty Style... read more

Pink Peonies

Nothing makes me happier than seeing a ton of pink peonies, how about you? I know I have featured peonies in a previous post but peonies are able to brighten anyones day and what better way to end your weekday than with some beautiful peonies. Colin Cowie Weddings... read more

Wedding Wednesday: Sea of Lavender

You’ve seen lavender before, but these photos of  lavender wedding palette is sure to influence and feel of your wedding plans. You can find anything lavender: lavender cocktails, lavender themed guestbook, lavender flowers, lavender cake…It’s quite... read more

Friday Floral: Dusty Miller

The Friday Floral this week is the dusty miller which is one of my favorites because it looks good with everything. The silvery-white color is a great foil for any type of of blossom and the fine-textured foliage creates a beautiful contrast against other... read more

Friday Floral: White Peony

Featuring today are white peonies because I love peonies and there is nothing better than a crisp white flower especially for your wedding! Consider these arrangements with the possibility of even adding some blush, coral or lavender! Center Left Right Center Left... read more

wednesday wedding inspiration…

Wedding invitations are one of my favorite parts of the beginning process of planning a wedding. The invite is the first step at illustrating what kind of wedding is to be expected and the theme of the wedding. A big trend this year are wrap invitations. Here are some... read more

Friday Floral: Astilbe

I hadn’t heard about this flower until I was struck by what a beautiful bloom this could be for a wedding or any other event. It is recognized by its showy plume of feathery flowers and is a flower that brides should know about. It comes in many beautiful... read more

Friday Flowers: Freesias

Today’s flowers I am featuring freesias. These were my maternal grandmother’s favorite flowers, unfortunately she is no longer with us today but I love to pick these up and put them in a jar to remind myself of the lovely times we shared together. Freesias... read more

friday floral: carnation

What is delightful, delicate and durable all in one? The Carnation. Carnation translates to “flower of love” or “flower of the gods”, which is also appreciated for its ruffled appearance, clove-like scent and extended blooming period. The... read more

fabulous farm weddings…

After living in Colorado for about five years, I have become so fond of a farm wedding. You just can’t go wrong with a farm wedding. They can happen during any season and no doubt will always be a fun wedding! I love how versatile farm weddings can be; they tend... read more

polished copper wedding details…

Here is a trend that we are seeing more and more in weddings. It is so easy to add a little bit of metal to your wedding decor without having to think about over exceeding your budget. Polished copper adds a little bit of sophistication to your wedding and it is... read more

beach bride…

It’s been a while since I have posted, I was off the radar for a little bit as I was feeling quite ill. But, I am feeling much better and I am hoping to get back in the swing of things. With spring here and summer right around the corner, some of you may still... read more

wedding photographer…

Follow these steps to find the perfect photographer to capture your special day: Step 1: Settle on a Style  Before you can begin to search around for a photographer, you will need to first decide what type of photography style you prefer; as that will help determine... read more

Friday Floral: Baby Breath

Airy, cloudlike, and delicate, baby’s breath (real name: gypsophila) is not just to be used as filler flower. They are inexpensive and ever lasting, baby’s breath is perfect for DIY projects and other made-ahead decor-especially for weddings! You can use... read more

black and white…

Black and white is perhaps the most elegant and classical color scheme that never goes out of style. Choosing a black and white table setting is always trendy, and can be if done properly various and original! If you think black and white are too plain, try adding... read more

boho bride…

Here are the WANT, NEEDS AND LOVE for your Boho Bride The cool, laid-back, bohemian bride is have a moment in the bridal world and has become immensely more of a trend. From lush, colorful flower crowns to edgy and chic wedding dresses, there are so many ways that... read more

Friday Florals: Yellow Craspedia

Yellow craspedia, also known as Billy Balls, are globe shaped blooms that rest on top of a thin, yet sturdy stem. They are perfect for giving shape and visual interest to your bouquet, centerpieces or just to your home. Don’t forget they also add texture!  ... read more

spring bridesmaids dress colors 2015…

If you’ve been looking for your bridesmaids dress color, take a peek at these beautiful and cheery spring colors. They just make me all so happy and excited for spring and summer. Coral Glacier Grey   Light Pink           Lavender... read more

backless gowns…

If you’re considering something a little more daring for your wedding day, consider a backless wedding dress. These dresses will have you feeling beautiful and sexy! Center Center Left Center Right  Center Center Left Center Right  Center Left Center... read more

pretty dots…

It’s no secret that brides are are always looking for the newest, most innovative and fun touch to add to their wedding day. Whether it’s in their decor or through an offbeat and thoughtful ceremony addition, brides these days are making their weddings stand out with... read more

wine cellar wedding…

If you’re looking to do something different for your wedding and to stand out, perhaps you consider having a wine cellar wedding. It may not be for everyone but after having looked at the photos below, perhaps your perception on a wine cellar wedding will have... read more

mason jars…

The only guide you’ll ever need for crafting with our favorite country staple whether it be lifestyle, home or bridal.          ... read more

blueprint registry…

Recently Engaged? Check out Blueprint Registry, a wedding registry that allows to register for your home, honeymoon or new life together from the comfort of your home. 1. Registering is free & easy 2. Add gifts based on the layout of your home 3. Shop products... read more

Friday Floral: Lavender

Today, I am bringing you a staple of spring-Lavender. The smell, the delicate lilac color both remind me of a scene out of a movie or walking down the streets in the French Provinces. Lavender is used in many ways in weddings, whether its in bouquets, favors or food... read more

Planning your rehearsal dinner…

By now, you are probably well on your way to planning the best day ever, literally ( I cannot wait to plan my day). The venue has been selected, your coordinator called in, the photographer has been chosen, and slowly all of the details are falling into place. But,... read more

navy & yellow…

As we slowly ease into spring and summer, this beautiful color combo makes me eager for summertime. Take a peek at how festive and happy navy and yellow make for your wedding theme:  ... read more

Rustic Barn Wedding

 A barn can be the perfect place for a rustic or country wedding. After living in Colorado, I sometimes feel like the country girl who lives in the city. There is something so special and personable about a barn wedding and they are offered at unique locations. Just... read more

friday floral: sunflowers

If you’re a sunflower lover, definitely plan on a July, August or September wedding, when the blooms are at their peak. Sunflowers are a quintessential summer flower and a favorite among many brides. The bright yellow petals are sunny and cheerful, while the... read more

friday floral: tulips

It’s the beginning of spring and have been seeing so many beautiful tulips at Whole Foods lately, and recently bought a pink bouquet for my mom. Tulips are spring-blooming that grow in bulbs. Depending on the species, they can be between 4inches and 28 inches... read more

bridal floral hair

Dress up your wedding hairstyle or find a pretty alternative to a traditional headpiece with a fresh or fabric flower crown. If you prefer to opt out from wearing a flower crown, you can always add some kind floral accessories to get the same feeling. Here are some of... read more

flower girls & ring bearers…

Prepare the littlest one for their roles in the wedding. Prepare your flower girl for her big-day debut and the little due for the march down the aisle. Flower girl duties and details:  The flower girl, usually an adorable little lady aged three to eight, proceeds... read more

groomsmen attire…

Modern groomsmen attire ideas that your groom and his friends will love! Let’s not forget about our groom! We often forget that it’s just as much his day as it is her day. After all, a wedding is about joining two people together as a couple. Black-tie... read more

Friday Florals: Dahlia

Hi all, Happy Friday! Sorry for missing Friday Florals last week but today I am showcasing the dahlia. Along with daisies and sunflowers, dahlias are apart of the Asteraceae family, which is the second largest group of flowers. They are very popular as garden flowers... read more

how to ask your bridal party

You’ve go the ring on your finger, now what’s next? Choosing which of your beloved friends and family members you want to stand up with you on the big day! It’s not surprising that “bridesmaids proposals” have followed suit considering... read more

seating chart…

There are so many different ways to help guests find their seats. You can be more casual and outdoorsy or you can stir towards being more elegant. No matter what your wedding theme is, there is a seating chart that will compliment your wedding. See some neat ideas I... read more

vintage wedding dress…

Have you ever considered to steer from the norm, in other words consider a vintage wedding dress? Every girl more specifically bride wants to feel beautiful, unique and special on her wedding day, and what better way to ensure that than by wearing vintage? With so... read more

some unique boutonnieres…

Let’s not forget about our groom. The groom is unique, so why should he wear the same old floral boutonniere? Today, I am inspiring you to get creative and think outside the traditional box. 1. BIG BLOOMS: Make a bold statement with a big-headed flowers, like a... read more

picking pink…

Pink doesn’t necessarily have to be girly. Punch it up with a rosy color palette with a burst of masculine metallic, or give a pink outdoor wedding pop with turquoise. Here are some color combos to inspire you for a spring... read more

rockin’ dance floors…

Hi All!  I have been away for a few days in NYC visiting my brother. It was an amazing time in the city despite the freezing cold windy weather! Let’s talk some rocking dance floors for your big day. As the case may be, you are super busy thinking about flowers,... read more

wedding inspiration…

Coral and teal  just happen to pair wonderfully together. These hues are fun and coordinate well with a light grey to balance out the palette. These colors are perfect for a spring or summer outdoor weddings. If you enjoy bright colors, the contrast between coral and... read more

Friday Floral: Ranunculus

Sometimes I feel like I have so many favorite flowers. There is something so unique about the ranuncula. They are so sweet, soft, elegant, colorful and unique. I love that they come in so many different colors making them appealing in different aspects of the wedding... read more

popping the question…

The best proposal is always the unexpected one. There is a time in every man’s life when he must ask the most important questions that will change his life forever. And there is a time in every woman’s life when a man is going to ask the question that she... read more

Friday Floral: Hydrangea

Hydrangeas are an elegant flower often used in weddings.  The Hydrangea offers huge bouquets of clustered flowers, in various arrangements from summer through fall. According to the language of flowers, it symbolizes heartfelt emotions. They are in need of lots of... read more

wedding drink station…

Here are some cute ideas for your wedding drink station or perhaps any other event you may choose to do a drink station: Wedding Chicks  The Wedding Tree Hostess with the Mostess My Wedding Reception Ideas Hey Wedding Lady Style Me Pretty Wedding Chicks Intimate... read more

Wedding Reception

Ladies (and gentleman), have you given much thought to where you would like to have your wedding reception? I know as little girls and adults we often pin our dream wedding. Having worked in the wedding industry, I couldn’t even tell you for sure where I want my... read more

Rose Gold Engagement Rings

If you’re looking for something a little different yet still so feminine, take a look at rose gold engagement rings. Rose gold is a type of gold with a hint of copper. The hue looks gorgeous on ladies of any skin tone, whether you’re on the more pale side... read more

Friday Florals: Peonies and Purple

Happy Friday! What are your plans for the weekend? Anything exciting? I have decided to blog about floral arrangements on Fridays. Having worked in the wedding industry, I still adore the industry and will incorporate pieces of my love for weddings in my blog. Today,... read more

Real Wedding: Sam and Tomaso

Last year, i worked with a wedding & event coordinator (Alexan Events) in Denver, Colorado. I was given the opportunity to work in Los Angeles, CA or to take another opportunity in Denver, CO. Because I had just graduated from school in Boulder, Colorado, I wanted... read more