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Traveling to Martha’s Vineyard had definitely been on my bucket list for quite some time, but to top it off, not only did I get to visit the pretty little town of Martha’s Vineyard, I also had the pleasure of working a fashion editorial for Martha’s Vineyard Magazine. I kept having this strong vision for […]

January 19, 2018

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We live in the days where we constantly live in a “rat race.” Besides just the every day human norm of eating, sleeping, breathing, and working, we have home and business checklists to do, drop the kids off to school there, ball practice here, paying bills….the last thing we sometimes think about is responding to […]

August 27, 2019

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August 14, 2019

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Link to Article on Trendhim.com Get Your Groom Ready I got an email a while back from an old friend of mine asking if I would contribute to an article for a men’s fashion website from Denmark. The company is called Trendhim… you can check them out at Trendhim.com. The topic of the article was […]

June 20, 2019

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A Romantic and Whimsical Spring Garden Wedding took place in Jekyll Island Georgia where Megan and Jacob said I do. For starters, these two are just smitten about each other…it was inevitable the very first time I met them and even more so on their wedding day, especially with all of the ever changing elements […]

May 14, 2019

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Mother’s Day seems surreal for me this year, because for the past 17 years of my life I’ve often wondered if I would ever hold this title. To be honest, I told myself I couldn’t and I wasn’t sure that I wanted to have children I think, out of mere protection for my emotions. Unfortunately, […]

May 12, 2019

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Beth contacted me three months before their wedding stressed out because at this point she had only picked out her wedding dress and ordered invitations…she didn’t know what she wanted other than a wedding that represented both her family history and her fiance’s culture from India. She was the bride like many who thought she […]

February 27, 2019

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Ronna and Slade are “that couple” that clearly never meet a stranger, dearly loved by EVERYONE (and yall when I say EVERYONE, I mean EVERYONE) and the “life of the party!” And that’s exactly what we wanted their wedding to represent, a good time and them being surrounded by everything they loved and everyone one […]

February 20, 2019

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Alanna and Patrick are the couple you instantly fall in love with, they never met a stranger and one things for sure, their soul mates, it’s inevitable. You can see it in the way they look at each other…just look at both of their eyes in the picture as Alanna walks down the aisle to […]

January 16, 2019

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A Tuscan-Garden Inspired Wedding in Jekyll Island, Georgia. Suzannah and Andy decided to have a destination wedding in Jekyll Island, Georgia this past June. (I know, I know), that’s how busy I’ve been and I’m just getting around to posting their beautiful Tuscan-Garden Inspired Wedding. Would you believe it rained cats and dogs on their […]

December 20, 2018

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New York Bound, for New York Fashion Week! That’s right, after a super looooong and glorious social media break, I’m back and I’m heading to work New York Fashion Week! OMG! How was your Summer? I hope it was more restful than mine. Typically,  I take off at least one month in the Summer, because […]

September 3, 2018

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  Planning a Summer Vacation? I am, and I have the perfect travel guide for you to Martha’s Vineyard. I had the opportunity to travel to Martha’s Vineyard last year to visit some of my clients and for an elopement.  If you haven’t traveled to this quaint little place, I highly recommend that you put […]

June 21, 2018

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Hollybourne Cottage was built in 1890. You can truly see why this breathtaking venue is so “eye catching” in it’s overall architectural design and grand appearance. The overall design definitely depicts architectural features reminiscent of bridges and steamboats, and it’s not surprising being that the owner and designer of this home, Charles Steward Morris built […]

May 11, 2018

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These two souls are not only beautiful inside and out, but they are the “life of the party”, as you can see for yourself in some of these beautifully captured images by We Are The Bowsers.  Sometimes you just meet people, and you can’t help but to naturally feel so much joy and happiness around them! […]

March 29, 2018

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Ashley and Marcus’s whimsical southern wedding is being featured on Style Me Pretty today! Their wedding took place on the beautiful Georgia Coastline at one of my favorite venues, Musgrove Plantation.  Musgrove Plantation is certainly reminiscent of everything you would imagine in the south and right on the coast. The beautiful oak trees with spanish […]

February 19, 2018

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Some of my recent clients who were super nerdy (or at least that’s how they referred to themselves as) me on the other hand, my very intellectual clients wanted to incorporate the Quantum Theory. I know, just as me unless you are a Science major, you’re probably asking wait…what is that?! Obviously I knew it […]

January 24, 2018

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What an exciting way to start the week with a live interview on-air with WTOC.

January 22, 2018

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Traveling to Martha’s Vineyard had definitely been on my bucket list for quite some time, but to top it off, not only did I get to visit the pretty little town of Martha’s Vineyard, I also had the pleasure of working a fashion editorial for Martha’s Vineyard Magazine. I kept having this strong vision for […]

January 19, 2018

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Erica and Evan got married at a quaint little park, in Savannah over looking Riverstreet, called Emmet Park. I’ll have to say, Erica and Evan have been the most laid back couple, I think I have ever worked with. I often times would ask Erica, and her usual response was whatever you think. I’m not […]

January 16, 2018

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Silence is golden. A phrase that I appreciate more and more with each passing year. Sometimes pure silence and shutting everything off is exactly what I need to reflect, on the past year, and regain focus and direction for the new year…and that’s exactly what I’ve been doing the last two weeks. Honestly, it kind […]

January 15, 2018

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A Tropical themed Christmas with West Elm. This styled shoot was a partnership with West Elm, on how to showcase their fun eclectic “Dapper Animal” plates all throughout the season. I was am a tad obsessed with the Dapper Animal collection, because they are such fun pieces and make you instantly smile. I’ve actually styled […]

December 21, 2017

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So, I’ve been obsessed with West Elm, since West Elm first opened, just ask my mom! I love the modern, clean aesthetic they bring to the Interior Design and Entertaining world. In fact, if I’m ever feeling an little uninspired, a little walk through the West Elm store is the cure all for that! I’ll […]

November 20, 2017

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Did you know that prior to me opening up my business as a wedding + event designer and stylist,  my previous career, I was Interior Designer? Design has always been a part of my life…and I love working with different elements and in different elements. If you are a creative entrepreneur or designer, I’m sure […]

November 9, 2017

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Wow! Thanksgiving is in less than two weeks, which means Holiday shopping is in full effect! With all of the hustle and bustle of our busy every day lives, (or at least mine) shopping can be tiresome and stressful.  You may be asking yourself, how do I have the time in my busy schedule to […]

November 8, 2017

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My heart is still aching for the recent tragedy that happened in Las Vegas. I fell in love with Las Vegas, Nevada this past January.  Since I can’t seem to take my mind off of the tragedy that struck this city, I thought I would focus on how I remembered Vegas last…a fun energetic city, […]

October 3, 2017

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Tired of the same old color palettes?! Well, I am! I mean I love fall, and all, but I also love a fresh new looks, so I’ve got one for ya! I’m Falling for Blue, this season! That’s right, I’m giving you a new and unexpected color palette to consider this fall! One of my […]

October 2, 2017

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Giving your food dimension, as you present it is a key element in making your wedding or special event cohesive with your design concept. What I mean by “giving it dimension” is adding an element in that reflects by the mood or style you are trying to achieve throughout the night! For example, on a […]

September 20, 2017

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It has been a week for sure. A week of both physical and mental exhaustion…I’m trying to get back to normalcy here, after Hurricane Irma. It’s really hard to explain all of the emotions that I feel after seeing Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and then experiencing, first hand having to evacuate for Hurricane Irma, and […]

September 14, 2017

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  How boring are regular buffets?! Me and my hubby have this saying, when someone says “Buffet” we say, No way! LOL! Yes, corny I know but, buffets can be boring and well not glamerous. After all, we eat with our eyes first! I love creating fun new atmospheres for guests to “Dine at” for […]

August 28, 2017

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Suzannah and Andy are Engaged in the pretty city of Boston! These gorgeous pictures were taken along The Wharf, and as you can tell the views were incredible. You can certainly see the connection they have as a couple. My team and I are so looking forward to jumping into the planning and design process to […]

August 4, 2017

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Gosh, I feel so behind on blogging…with all of my travels recently and venue walk-throughs my days seem to just get away from me (whose with me?!) I’m just catching up on lots and lots of blogs posts from all of my recent Summer travels! I was recently asked to speak in L.A. at my […]

August 3, 2017

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I recently had the opportunity to visit L.A to speak at my dear friend, David Tutera, first ever David Tutera Symposium! This was like a double check in my book, fly to L.A. check, speak at large event with David, check. But first, a few highlights about L.A. Also in order to keep the images of […]

August 2, 2017

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Have you ever thought of having an Ice cream bar at your wedding or special event? It’s definitely a crowd pleaser (especially for the older crowd)! Funny story, before I share my tips + tricks for a Successful Ice Cream Bar. One of the elderly men of one of the weddings I designed, really loved […]

July 12, 2017

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When I think of Summer, (besides the scorching heat, here…LOL!) I think of bright and bold colors, citrus fruits and super fun and inviting tablescapes. Tablescapes don’t have to be composed of just flowers, in fact, I love when there not! I like designing “out of the norm” and creating something different and unusual. Think […]

July 11, 2017

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Today on Wedding Tip Wednesday, we’re featuring a super cute, yet simple way to add an inexpensive, yet customized featured to your wedding or event, Monograms. Monograms come in a wide range of fonts and colors! I would suggest matching your monograms to your invitations style so that it give your wedding a little bit […]

June 28, 2017

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Like the old wives tale goes, rain is good luck on your wedding day! Well, it was definitely good luck on Brooke and Chance’s wedding day and what a Glamorous Southern wedding it was! It must have been good luck from the very beginning with these two, not only did it rain on their wedding […]

June 26, 2017

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I can’t believe March has already come and gone, but the memories of Allison + Kyle’s day are still lingering in our minds. Allison and Kyle’s wedding featured pretty shades greens, a nod to Pantone’s color of the year, and a mix of traditional and whimsical style. The Flowers:  The flowers were designed with a […]

June 20, 2017

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I started my business as a Wedding Planner and Event Designer almost 7 years ago, one year after being in business, I also decided to take on the task of Emily Burton Designs doing in-house floral designs. I never in a million years thought I would ever “do flowers”…but see people in my industry tend […]

June 14, 2017

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It’s almost most Summer time, and in the south that means fresh produce, like the beloved tomato and sunshine! One of the things that takes me back to my childhood memories in the Summer are tomatoes! Tomatoes are a childhood memory for me for many reasons. My dad was the local county agent (for those […]

May 21, 2017

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This happened this past weekend, a project I’ve been praying about for quite some time. Restoring my family’s one-hundred year old farmhouse. No, I’m not changing careers or anything like that (unless God wants me to of course)…just working on a side project in between my wonderful wedding clients to build memories with my family, […]

May 3, 2017

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Hello, where have you been may be the question you’ve been asking about me lately?! I went a little MIA for a while via social media, intentionally. It’s called, the balancing act of of owning my own buisness and my life! I was so engulfed in a project for quite some time, it was time […]

April 20, 2017

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People always ask me where I get my inspiration from, regarding my designs. It’s from the places I go to the beautiful things I see. My brain is like a sponge honestly, and I’m constantly soaking up every waking moment. The past couple of weeks, let’s just be honest I started to feel mega-burn-out with my […]

March 15, 2017

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In case you missed it, I spent half the day in the life of Audrey Hepburn, and my handsome hubby, as Shia LeBeouf (he was orginally supposed to be James Bond, until he found my clip in bangs and wanted to re-create Shia’s current look, which was totally fine since the bangs didn’t work on […]

March 7, 2017

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Have you ever considered eloping? What about eloping to Las Vegas ? If this is something you are interested in, we’d love to help you curate your perfect wedding week and weekend so it stress free as well as it cohesive with your over all look and style. Our goal for curated elopements is that your over-all […]

February 28, 2017

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Did you know breast cancer was the number one cause of cancer in women and the second most common cancer over all? What I’ve learned in my life, like many of you, cancer does not discriminate, against age, race, sex, or whether you’ve been a person with good morals and haven’t had any at all. […]

February 21, 2017

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Sometimes we need a little reminder in our Career of the “Why” we do what we do. This week, Savannah and Andrew, some of my past clients, now dear friends,  were my reminder. Not to be “Negative Nancy” or anything, but our world has become such this negative space…from the media to a “me, me, […]

February 16, 2017

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Tis the season for everything chocolate, right?! And apparently tis the season to get the virus, flu and everything that comes with the changes of the weather…and that’s exactly what we’ve had around here. If you’re piled up at home, nothings better than being cozy warm on the outside and on the inside. I fell […]

February 6, 2017

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Is it really February already? The season of love + indulging in the finest chocolate ever. If exquisite chocolate is out there, I’m bound to find it. In fact, a dear friend of mine about 3 years ago, introduced my to Chocolat by Adam Turoni. She worked at this quaint little shop…tempting yes?! Lol, no […]

February 3, 2017

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One of my favorite trends to scope out every year are wedding dress trends. You can see ho Fashion trends highly influence Wedding Trends. So, let’s get to it and chat about the hottest ones for 2017! Wedding Dress Trends + States: Please notice that wedding dress trends vary from state to state. For more […]

January 30, 2017

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Let’s skip to the details about invitations! Yes, they are a must, a paper invitation that is. I don’t care what century we are in, an email invitation is cheap, you can’t always count it will be delivered and well….quite frankly it isn’t personably enough nor can it truly represent in texture or style what […]

January 27, 2017

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This super fun stylized shoot was featured on Venuelust, so be sure you click their link to see the full spread. I want you to think for a moment, what if Beyonce and Laura Ingalls from Little House on the Prairie got together for tea. No doubt the conversation would be interesting, and probably even […]

January 26, 2017

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