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Fall Vibes are in Full Effect at The Edison Barn

Fall Vibes are in Full Effect at The Edison Barn

This stunning styled shoot was inspired by bohemian, fall vibes. The photographer first had the idea when she came across photos of the new venue, The Edison, in Dade City, Florida. The Edison sits on many acres of sprawling fields and boasts an industrial barn with...

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Cheerful Charm at Little Rock’s Goodwin Manor

Cheerful Charm at Little Rock’s Goodwin Manor

There’s nothing quite as alluring as an outdoor wedding (no matter the season) with vibrant pops of color and delightful, organic details. Modern black candlesticks provided the perfect ‘pop’ to the timeless table which included lux linens and vintage, mismatched...

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Bridal Couples Bury the Bourbon at Pursell Farms

Bridal Couples Bury the Bourbon at Pursell Farms

Traditions hold a special place in the hearts of Southern brides, so it’s no surprise that Burying the Bourbon is one of the most popular rituals for bridal couples at Pursell Farms, a 3,200-acre destination resort just outside of Birmingham, Alabama. The ritual is a...

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Blank Canvas Beauty at The Atrium Memphis

Blank Canvas Beauty at The Atrium Memphis

From the couple themselves to all the details in between, elegance and minimalism magically merged during this stunning shoot at The Atrium Memphis. Together, the high ceilings, steel arches and crisp white walls created a beautiful blank canvas for this classic...

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A Biscuit Bar, S’il Vous Plaît

A Biscuit Bar, S’il Vous Plaît

This styled shoot was done with a loose “southern biscuit bar” theme. The event planner embraced the southern plantation style of Legacy Acres (located in Conway, Arkansas), complete with its timeless white walls, covered porches, and sophisticated columns.To add to...

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Historic Charleston Bridal Shoot on Rainbow Row

Historic Charleston Bridal Shoot on Rainbow Row

There's no better combination than a beautiful bride and the streets of historic Charleston, South Carolina! Just think - quaint, colorful houses, shutters, jasmine, ​and spring blooms overwhelming the quiet streets. This classic bride walked the streets of Charleston...

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Romantic Restoration at Charleston’s Wingate Plantation

Romantic Restoration at Charleston’s Wingate Plantation

The deep hues and flowers for this dreamy vow renewal was a nod to the couple's wedding ten years ago. The event was more than just a party, it was renewing and restoring those meaningful vows and celebrating with those nearest and dearest to them. A family heirloom...

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Timeless Touches in Ohatchee, Alabama

Timeless Touches in Ohatchee, Alabama

Inspired by the venue's modern, farmhouse design and bright, personal touches, every detail of this southern styled ceremony was expertly planned. The soft florals and showstopping bow accent on the back of the bride's dress added elegant statements to the joyous...

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Borrowed & Blue at Lookaway Inn

Borrowed & Blue at Lookaway Inn

Lookaway Inn, a historic mansion in North Augusta, South Carolina, sets the stage for an idyllic celebratory gathering with southern elegance and turn of the century charm.  Various shades of blue plus an abundance of organic blooms created delightful touches for...

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Fall Weddings Call for S’mores

Fall Weddings Call for S’mores

Happy National S'mores Day! With summer weddings well under way and October looming around the corner, we're starting to slide into a Fall mindset. Though we know many of you would like to hold onto warm weather as long as possible, we're here to serve tasty inspo for...

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#Doingitforthegram Wedding Ideas

#Doingitforthegram Wedding Ideas

While wedding trends come and go, there's one that is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon - Instagramable backdrops! Thoughtfully designed photo backdrops give guests a fun way to share special moments from your wedding day while also conveying...

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Statuesque Style at Chateau Cocomar

Statuesque Style at Chateau Cocomar

Chateau Cocomar located in Houston, Texas is a southern-inspired chateau full of breathtaking art and marble statues which set the tone for this magnificent affair. Lush florals with soft hues and warm, golden pops of color painted a picture of...

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Sweet Ways to Honor Loved Ones Who Have Passed

Sweet Ways to Honor Loved Ones Who Have Passed

We all dream of spending our wedding day surrounded by those we love most. When the big day finally arrives though, those dear to our hearts may not still be with us. Remember those who have passed or are not able to be present with these five sweet ideas. Save Them a...

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A Georgia Vineyard Romance

A Georgia Vineyard Romance

The same tender love and care that goes into the art of winemaking was also put into the planning of this glamorous vineyard celebration in Cleveland, Georgia. From the mix and match bridesmaids dresses to the wine-inspired color palette, elegance and...

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#AdoptDontShop

#AdoptDontShop

Today is national mutt day and a wonderful occasion to remind everyone just how important it is to adopt and not shop! Twice a year we celebrate those special mixed breeds and shed light on the fact that many of them are still longing for a forever home. So if you’re...

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The Cumberland House Styled Shoot

The Cumberland House Styled Shoot

The Cumberland House Styled Shoot is inspired by the historic house and beautiful, lush gardens on the property. Grounding the design is a contrast of mixed metals, symmetry and texture, with a neutral color palette of soft white, fog gray,...

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Americana Southern Styled Shoot

Americana Southern Styled Shoot

Happy Fourth of July from Southern Bride Magazine!  From patriotic engagements to Americana styled ceremonies and receptions, Independence Day offers festive inspiration that can easily be tied into your big day.  For just the right balance of sophistication and...

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A Look Through Your Father’s Eyes

A Look Through Your Father’s Eyes

Lawrence Taylor woke up to drink coffee with his wife and four daughters at the family farm where he spent many of his days hunting and fishing on the land in Boykin, South Carolina; the same land where had raised four daughters to love the outdoors. He watched his...

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Home is Where Your Story Begins

Home is Where Your Story Begins

After you’ve walked down the aisle, unpacked from your honeymoon and written hundreds of thank you notes for all the wonderful wedding presents you’ve received, the next big step in your relationship might just be decorating, and turning your house into a home.  ...

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Red and Green Wedding Inspiration

Red and Green Wedding Inspiration

  Red and green are traditionally saved for the Christmas season, but this gorgeous shoot proves that they the holiday hues can be used year round. An abundance of greenery is beautifully balanced with red flowers and decor that never fails to make a statement. A...

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Tropical Wedding Inspiration

Tropical Wedding Inspiration

Palm leaves abound in this tropical styled shoot. Get inspired by the bright pinks, reds, yellows, and oranges that set this shoot apart and create a vibrant atmosphere that puts your wedding on island time. From fruit to flowers, the table is adorned in bright colors...

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Jewel Toned Spanish Wedding Inspiration

Jewel Toned Spanish Wedding Inspiration

Modern trends frame this wedding that is centered around European elegance. The color palette was inspired by the fun and unique architecture and color of the Spanish tiles that Barcelona is known for, and the orange hues resemble the painted buildings that can be...

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A Beautiful Wedding Flower Alternative

A Beautiful Wedding Flower Alternative

Something Borrowed Blooms, a beautiful alternative to wedding flowers, is introducing a gorgeous new vintage collection, The Taylor Collection. Full of peonies, roses, hydrangeas, and more the carefully crafted bouquet is sure to stun as you walk down the aisle. Have...

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Vintage Garden Glam Wedding Inspiration

Vintage Garden Glam Wedding Inspiration

We are in love with this jewel-toned vintage garden glam wedding. Bright purples and pinks ring in the fall with a beautiful green garden for the background. Geometric dome candle holders add a modern twist, while gold crystal cups and floral china exude elegance. The...

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Cinco de Mayo Wedding Inspiration

Cinco de Mayo Wedding Inspiration

Pay homage to this special Mexican celebration with a Cinco de Mayo themed wedding! Mexican American event planner Christina Galvan is sharing Mexican culture with a styled shoot that spreads the word about what Cinco de Mayo truly is all about. Cinco de Mayo is a...

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Timeless Wedding Inspiration in Texas

Timeless Wedding Inspiration in Texas

Timeless beauty never goes out of style.  A Cinderella blue is combined with hints of rich gold and an abundance of lush, white florals and greenery for a royally elegant look. Simple elegance meets southern charm inside the venue with show-stopping chandeliers and a...

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Sweet Treat Themed Bridal Shower

Sweet Treat Themed Bridal Shower

Jessi Smith's soon to be sister-in-law, photographer Lauren Wallace, threw her a bridal soiree full of sweet treats to shower her upcoming marriage with lots of love. The bridal shower was elegant and refined, reflecting the venue, while also being bright and summery...

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Easter Wedding Inspiration

Easter Wedding Inspiration

We're all loving this Easter wedding styled shoot that was inspired by the wholesome feel of a farm to table wedding. Farm weddings are on trend right now, but this shoot takes it to a whole new level with organic touches throughout.  All the farm's natural...

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Masculine Invitation Inspiration

Masculine Invitation Inspiration

This unique stationery suite is sure to inspire the groom-to-be! Styled as an upscale version of a man's bachelor party, there is a moody theme produced through textures of leather, wood, and metal. The cigar and magnolia leaves, along with leather pieces add the...

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Delicate Pink Wedding Inspiration

Delicate Pink Wedding Inspiration

Nothing says spring quite like the color pink. This gorgeous styled shoot showcases a monochromatic color scheme with abounding flowers as decor, creating the perfect romantic atmosphere. Captured in front of a beautiful historic house, this shoot exudes elegance and...

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Formal Barn Wedding Inspiration

Formal Barn Wedding Inspiration

Sidney Kent and Christopher Carrier began their life together in May of 2018 at The White Magnolia in front of a cross built by Sidney’s “Paw-Paw.” Invitations were sent out in the form of handkerchiefs to give each guest a memorable keepsake of the...

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Nautical Nuptial Inspiration

Nautical Nuptial Inspiration

Make your wedding unforgettable by taking it to the high seas. This gorgeous styled shoot uses an ocean-themed color palette perfect for the magnificent yacht venue. Deep blues and shiny metallics bring the ocean to life, while plants and floral...

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Minimal & Organic Wedding Details

Minimal & Organic Wedding Details

Minimal style and organic details brought this intimate design to life. Slate and gold flatware complement gray earthenware china, green vintage goblets, and mismatched tea towel napkins. Individually planted succulents doubled as place cards and favors for each...

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