ust when we're all over the snow, Deborahann Photography and Monika deMyer make us wish it could stick around a little bit longer. This All That Sparkles Wedding Inspiration is full of sequins, bright colors and a swoon-worthy bouquet from Kerry Patel Designs. Glamour at it's finest, this team of vendors made a chilly winter day warm and stylish.Read More
If we haven't told you already: we're paper lovers, and wedding stationery is at the very top of our favorite things. Today's meet-the-maker with the Little Black Dress Paperie in Morristown, NJ has us totally smitten. Gorgeous collections, luxurious paper and impeccable details, all in the most adorable exposed-brick studio...when can we move in? Monika De Myer did an incredible job of capturing every detail and bringing these wedding suites to life!
From Monika: Located in the heart of Morristown, New Jersey, Little Black Dress Paperie is a luxury invitation design studio specializing in wedding and special events stationery. Engaging Papers is their online boutique where clients have access to all their designs.
I met Patty Gibbons, the founder and owner of LBDP, in the fall of last year and quickly fell in love with her work.
From gold foil to flower embellishments and crystals, to incorporating materials like wood, cork, luxe silks and satins, this design studio can create a one-of-a-kind invitation suite that reflects their client's unique style. I was so honored when Patty invited me to do photography for their entire website! Styling and photographing Little Black Dress Paperie stunning stationery makes me not want to leave my studio.
Please meet Patty and her wonderful team and check out a few of their stunning designs below!
We’re Engaging Papers! As a luxury wedding stationer, we create couture invitations and wedding stationery while providing boutique service, all with the convenience of online shopping! You can choose from our selection of designer invitations, personalize with your information, and make your purchase in just a few clicks. Or if you’re looking for something a little more unique, our Custom Creations department is ready to dream up a design that’s especially for you. We’re just as excited as you are for the big day, and we’re here to ensure that your vision is taken into reality!
MONIKA DE MYER PHOTOGRAPHY:
My name is Monika and I am a photographer who specializes in weddings and lifestyle photography, as well as fashion and beauty.
This sweet engagement sessions from Monika de Myer has us dreaming of those long summer days and cool summer nights. Marissa and Jason are naturals in front of the camera, and clearly, head-over-heels in love!
From Monika: Cooling off in the lake on a hot summer day... how much more romantic could this session get?! Surrounded by nature, Marissa and Jason let loose and took a little dip in the lake. It was so fitting because it is SO them!
Located in the heart of Morristown, Jacqueline Cicala's Beauty Bridal Atelier is the epitome of the ultimate bridal experience. A private salon, full of champagne, flowers, sweet treats... and of course, the finest in hair and makeup design. These photos from Monika de Myer Photography perfectly capture the essence of the space: inspired by Paris and surrounded by the most talented artists in the area, you'll absolutely feel like a princess for the day.
Tell us a little bit about you and how you got started: I am a Creative Hair and Makeup Artist with 19 years of experience in the beauty industry and a great passion for all of the splendid things in life!
Growing up in Ecuador I was surrounded by my family of artists, writers and musicians, all of whom inspired me. I knew growing up, that my career would have to be something I loved and something that would put me in the paths of other like-minded (creative) people. I love to travel and as a freelance artist, I have traveled to many places, beautiful homes, breathtaking hotels, and film locations, which have afforded me the opportunity to see and learn from many different cities and cultures and bring what I have learned back into my work.
In 2009, I founded Looks We Create, my very first company, which was freelance hair and makeup services for the fashion industry, movies, and television. I absolutely loved working amidst some of he industry's most talented artists, and absorbed so much from some of the finest salons and pioneers of our industry. Looks We Create was a launching point for my business and a place where I developed lasting relationships with top-notch hair and makeup artists, who have remained on my team ever since.
In 2011, I opened my boutique salon in Morristown, NJ called Blowout which was the very first blowout bar in Morris County. I founded the simple concept on inspiration from my everyday life: A woman wants to feel absolutely beautiful every day, not just on special occasions. Being a mother of twins and a business woman, with very little time to get ready,Blowout provides busy women, like me, with a quick and easy way to get some much-needed pampering and look their best in just 45 minutes or less! Blowout is all about feeling your best- our chic, urban boutique salon has a unique look and a staff of talented, well-educated artists.
This year, with many successful years in business, I have opened an additional location for brides only called Jacqueline Cicala Beauty Bridal Atelier and it is so special! I left no detail out making this dream come true. It was so important to me in opening my Atelier that I combine a stunning space with only the best service to create the ultimate wedding day experience. Our private, beautifully designed atelier, inspired by the salons of Paris, offers a breathtaking space for any woman who is looking for extra special beauty services, a private bridal trial, or bridal party hair and makeup.
What services do you offer and/or what do you specialize in? Bridal hair and makeup in our beautiful Atelier or on location.... but it doesn't stop there. We’ll take all the time needed to make a bride feel so very special. Our dedicated artists sole focus is on the bride. From the minute she walks in, our brides will feel like a princess—with champagne,fresh flowers, soft music, some guilty sweets, the finest beauty products and my exclusively designed cosmetic line to try. A very private session, with no limits.
Where are you located? Jacqueline Cicala Beauty Bridal Atelier is located in the center of the beautiful and historical Morristown, NJ.
What makes your business unique? I have been in this industry for so many years and met so many different walks of life. We adapt and change the Atelier experience for every different couple we meet. Just like your wedding day, this is not a one-size-fits-all operation and we love that. At Jacqueline Cicala Beauty Bridal Atelier, we celebrate diversity and welcome challenges.
What is your favorite part of working with couples? I love to hear couples' stories of their journey and especially how they met. I think it is important for me to get to know them to be able to personalize their look. As a beauty consultant, I love to create a couple's dream look and to know I am a part of one of the single most special moments of their lives. It is an honor each time a bride/ couple chooses me.