This event designer took us to Africa with this Safari-inspired wedding shoot and we love everything about it!
Bon Apetite! A chic exclamation that provided event designer Jennifer Brown of The
Carousel Factory with the perfect inspiration for an over-the-top high tea party styled shoot that any fabulous little girl would be honored to attend. “The development of this design was
inspired by the print design of an elegant placemat.”
While Brandy and Cornelius Miller’s family members were patiently waiting for their wedding day, the stealthy couple was in fact planning an elopement in the most romantic city in the world. “Besides my husband and I, only three people knew what we were up to! As we planned our elopement, we led our family and friends to believe we were having an actual wedding. We did everything from sending out wedding invitations, to creating a wedding website,” Brandy said.
Some girls dream of being the next Gabby Douglas or Simone Biles. One parent wanted to give her 10-year old daughter an Olympic celebration she would never forget.
Graduations usually mean a time of celebration. But with long, hot robes, drawn out ceremonies and sometimes nagging family on hand, glam may not be the first word that comes to mind when thinking of the day you turn your tassle. Not the case for Dr. LaToya Carstarphen who pulled out all the stops for the celebration of her doctoral degree. “First off, I knew I wanted glam! I chose a color palette of deep purple, fuchsia and red because of how regal and lush the colors are together . I definitely wanted something outside of the norm in regards to a graduation party,” LaToya said. She says event planner Valia Rose took that color palette and ran with it, conquering her elaborate party look effortlessly! “My planner is known for taking dated facilities and giving them a breath of life. I knew with this venue she would be able to do her magic and give us a wow factor; and she did!” LaToya said. The Valia Rose concierge team assisted with the guest of honor’s custom gown fittings, food tastings, grad photos and more. And speaking of those photos, one was displayed on the dance floor at the party making LaToya truly the center of attention for her big night!
QD Dare and Andrea ‘s love story is one that gives butterflies, and twinkling eyes. The two met in such an unexpected way, that what seemed to be a coincidence, turned out to be God’s plan. Proving his undying love for his queen, QD Dare not only proposed once, but twice, only this time upgrading…
We are swooning over this effortlessly romantic photoshoot of lovebirds Zamyra and Adolphus. The couple chose the historic, downtown Memphis, Tennessee as the backdrop for their engagement shoot.
If you love the city, a rooftop wedding allows you to take advantage of the skyline view for an unforgettable experience. In this luxe modern styled shoot event planner Michelle Gainey of Lemiga events creates a scene perfect for a stylish couple that appreciates clean lines with glamorous touches. Bold and beautiful jewel tone shades of purple, black, and silver are mixed with textures and patterns. The Lemiga team incorporated velvet, acrylic, and a striking black and silver pattern. For the escort card display, they tied seating cards to champagne split bottles allowing them to double as favors. The wedding cake was a mix of clean lines on the top and lots of texture on the bottom. All of the beautiful stationery by Papered Wonders incorporated the purple and silver colors plus a beautiful custom wax seal monogram that the couple can continue to use for years to come. The bride wore a bold, sexy and modern Berta gown. The groom wore a classic black tux from the Modern Gent. Being out on the rooftop for a wedding can present its own set of challenges like high winds. Using an acrylic table allowed the team to have a dramatic look for the dinner estate table without the worry of the linen flying away.
You’ve heard the saying, “Home is where the heart is,” and with a saying that couldn’t be more true for The Spitale’s they knew that their beautiful home would be the perfect setting for their fall nuptials, and boy was it stunning! Breanna Renee of ellyB Events and Andy Beach of Andy Beach Designs, created an intimate atmosphere that allowed the couple to incorporated various parts of their newly renovated backyard.
“It was very important for us to enhance the beauty that already existed in the space and for us to use every inch of the backyard that we could,” bride Erica Spitale said. “When Dan and I moved into our home, one of the first projects was overhauling and designing our backyard to create our own private oasis. So naturally we picked our home as our wedding location because it truly signified how far we’d come in life and as a couple”
She’s the queen of reality TV, so it’s only right that she have a fabulous soirees to celebrate her 50th Birthday. Guest of Honor Mona Scott Young is a huge fan of black and white, so Primrose Couture Events decided to use a black tie gala as inspiration behind her intimate dinner party.
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