Free-spirited Sophisticate Wedding Inspiration at Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen • Noel Perrone + Colly Flowers

Free-spirited Sophisticate Wedding Inspiration at Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen • Noel Perrone + Colly Flowers

When Kori from Colly Flowers dreamed up a free-spirited sophisticate inspirational shoot, she not only pulled together some of NJ's most talented wedding professionals, but also found the perfect backdrop right down the road. Set in a historic mansion in Morristown, New Jersey, Jockey Hollow Bar + Kitchen in  is both unique and classic, and quite possibly one of the dreamiest wedding venues in the area. With Noel Perrone behind the lens, the entire day came to life, and well, it's everything you could imagine it would be, and more. Organic and unique, sophisticated and airy, and full of inspiration for brides and grooms craving something a little different for their wedding day. Sit back friends, this styled shoot is going to be a favorite for a very, very long time. 

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Edgy Wedding Inspiration at Catskill Mountain House • Alicia King Photography + Monica Relyea Events

Edgy Wedding Inspiration at Catskill Mountain House • Alicia King Photography + Monica Relyea Events

This weekend was the unofficial start to summer, and to celebrate, we have THE most stunning wedding inspiration from two of our favorites, Alicia King and Monica Relyea! Set at the Catskill Mountain House, complete with its rustic backdrop and eccentric details, this styled shoot is full of inspiration for the hip, organic couple seeking something unique for their wedding day. Silver airstreams, daybeds around the pond, hand-lettered signage, tropical greenery and bold florals - and of course, some pink flamingos - every detail is thoughtfully chosen and perfectly orchestrated. Relaxed and comfortable (and yet, incredibly timeless!) this shoot is the perfect start to our Monday. 

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Elegant Modern Fall Wedding at Spring Lake • Rosemary Green Photography

Elegant Modern Fall Wedding at Spring Lake • Rosemary Green Photography

Today's a very special day friends, and not just because it's the start of the holiday weekend... Today, we're sharing a stunning wedding from our very own assistant editor, Rosemary Green and we couldn't love it (or her!) more!  Casey + Keryn's fall wedding at the gorgeous Spring Lake Bath + Tennis Club was built on all the things we love: family, laughter and the marriage of two best friends. From their perfect fall color palette and incredible floral design, to the mismatched pastel bridesmaid dresses and of course, their portraits on the beach, every detail is thoughtful and perfectly coordinated. Enjoy friends, this wedding will be a favorite of ours for a long time! 

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Bold Winter Micro-Wedding at HollyHedge Estate • Nina Lily Photography

Bold Winter Micro-Wedding at HollyHedge Estate • Nina Lily Photography

If I could name one thing that makes my heart swell when I think about this little blog and how far we've come the last two years, it's that we've welcomed every and any type of wedding you can have in the tri-state area, and somehow, they all fit. Our favorite saying here is "you do you", and this bold winter micro-wedding from the talented team from Nina Lily Photography is proof that no matter what your story, how how you choose to say "I do", it's all beautiful. Katherine and Ross (from the band Summer Scouts) chose HollyHedge Estate as the backdrop to their intimate wedding, and it couldn't be more gorgeous. Bold floral design, two incredibly gorgeous gowns, heirloom jewelry and of course, music as the cornerstone to the entire day.

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8 Tips for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows • Katelyn Stanis of Wedding Words

8 Tips for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows • Katelyn Stanis of Wedding Words

It's the end of a crazy week, and we're here today to share something that may make all of you soon-to-be brides + grooms rest a bit easier! Katelyn Stanis of Wedding Words has graciously shared her top 8 tips for couples who are planning to write their own vows, and friends, her advice is spot on. From setting aside dedicated time to write to how to track your word count, every tips will make this process less stressful and a whole lot more fun! So grab a cup of coffee and get ready to take some notes: you'll be ready to write your vows this weekend! 

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Sophisticated and Elegant Wedding at Willow Creek Winery • Josiah & Steph Photography

Sophisticated and Elegant Wedding at Willow Creek Winery • Josiah & Steph Photography

A love story this good deserves a wedding this grand, and Jacquelyn and Steve's wedding from Josiah & Steph Photography is certainly one for the books. These two, along with Kyle Michelle Weddings, eloquently orchestrated a stunning beach ceremony AND a sophisticated winery reception with no detail left untouched. The Beach Club of Cape May and Willow Creek Winery provided the perfect backdrop for this elegant blush and navy elegant wedding. Breathtaking florals, rustic decor, DIY projects, and of course, the happiest bride and groom you ever did see. Happily ever after, indeed. 

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Joyful Summer Wedding at Riverdale Manor • Sarah Brookhart Photography

Joyful Summer Wedding at Riverdale Manor • Sarah Brookhart Photography

Starting your Monday with a smile is basically a guarantee for a good week, and we promise that you'll be doing just that after seeing today's wedding from Sarah Brookhart. Chris + Clara's wedding day was sweet, charming and so full of JOY, you can't help but smile from ear-to-ear. Riverdale Manor in Lancaster provided the most stunning backdrop for their vintage-meets-modern wedding, and we're swooning over Clara's incredible gown, the perfect dusty-rose bridesmaid dresses and of course, the lush summer florals at every turn. The connection these two have is palpable, and their wedding day is just the beginning of their happily ever after! 

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Gorgeous Modern Vintage Wedding at Union Trust • Emily Wren Weddings

Gorgeous Modern Vintage Wedding at Union Trust • Emily Wren Weddings

Today is a very special day friends, because our very own Blogger Bride Ashley is MARRIED to her high school sweetheart, Ben, and there are just not enough heart eyes for this wedding! To understand much of their day, you need to know that these two met while working at their local movie theater, and the ways in which they incorporated meaningful and significant movie-themed details will leave you with tears in your eyes. Their day at Union Trust in Philadelphia was both classic and glamorous, with modern and vintage details seamlessly incorporated at every turn. We'll let the incredible photos from the talented Emily Wren tell the story... so pull up a chair, pour that second cup of coffee and get ready to fall. in. LOVE. 

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Glam Gatsby Fall Wedding at Lauxmont Farms • Alyssa Christine Photography

Glam Gatsby Fall Wedding at Lauxmont Farms • Alyssa Christine Photography

Ohhhh friends, today's wedding from Alyssa Christine Photography is so fun, and we know you're going to love it as much as we do! Corinne + David's love story is one for the books: after "meeting" via Instagram, they had their first date, got engaged and then married, all within a year! If that's not meant-to-be, well, what is? Their wedding day at Lauxmont Farms was the perfect blend of timeless glam: from the gorgeous beaded gown and white tux, to the black bridesmaids dressed and Stark (their puppy!) as the ring bearer, every details is pure perfection. What we love most though? The endless joy these two exude in every photo... love looks good on them!

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Garden Military Wedding at The Farmers Museum • Thompson Photography Group

Garden Military Wedding at The Farmers Museum • Thompson Photography Group

If you've read the blog for any amount of time, you already know that we LOVE how couples can put their own spin on tradition to make their day completely personalized, and this gorgeous wedding from Thompson Photography is another wonderful example. Sean and Kathryn's military wedding at The Farmers Museum in Cooperstown, NY is absolute perfection. Military weddings are steeped in tradition, and these two not only honored those, but also made the day uniquely theirs. From the saber arch and the groomsmen in uniform, to the DIY signage and potpourri satchels favors, their entire day was full of thoughtful details and of course, ended with happily-ever-after for The Captains Beckman.

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