Outdoors

August 30

Cute Midwest Engagement Photo Ideas Along A River

Today, we are so excited to be sharing these sweet engagement photo ideas with you all! We love the relaxed environment, fun colors, and tender moments shared between this couple.

Nature provides a stunning backdrop for occasions such as this one. Before you decide to travel far distances for your engagement session, consider stepping foot into your own backyard. If there is something the two of you love, try using it as a prop. From signature coffee to horseback riding, try to commemorate a hobby that fits both of your personalities. This couple used colorful paddles from a canoe, as a focal point within their shoot. These props even match their custom, orange save the dates!

During your engagement photography, try to visit different nearby locations; this will allow for more unique photo opportunities and variety within your session. From the scenic river to the romantic bonfire, we are swooning over all of these pictures.

 

Photography Credit: Leslee Mitchell

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Venue: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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June 17

Inspiration Board: Summer Rehearsal Dinner

If you’re hosting a summer rehearsal dinner, take advantage of the lovely weather and host an al fresco event, bursting with bright and colorful decor, and light, fruity food items! Here are some ideas to inspire you.

L to R: Wedding Paper Divas Chic Chandeliers rehearsal dinner party invitations, Raspberry and Strawberry Sorbets, Sparkling Punch, Aidan Mattox Floral-Print Chiffon Gown, Garden table setting, Beverage dispensers, Rainbow Tomato Bruschetta, Colorful floral arrangement, Whole Leaf Tea Sachet Favors, Napkin ring

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September 17

Fun Games for Your Reception

Since I was little, my family has played a big game of croquet at every celebration from Thanksgiving to graduations, birthdays and plain old backyard barbecues. As a result, I love the idea of incorporating these classic games into your wedding as a form of entertainment!

Which wedding game is your favorite?

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June 11

Summer Camp Weddings

I love this charming idea for a summer camp wedding theme from Ritzy Bee. Can you imagine anything sweeter than carving your initials on a tree as part of the decor of your rustic early-fall ceremony, and then toasting s’mores with friends and family members?

These darling save the dates are the perfect way to start your summer camp-inspired celebration!

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April 23

Sweet Summer Wedding Picnics

I love the idea of blending a cute summer picnic with your chic wedding celebration as a way to put a unique twist on your outdoor reception. Here are a few inspiring photos from Elizabeth Anne Designs, About.com Weddings and Wedding Paper Divas to help you plan your fabulous fĂȘte:

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March 17

Nature-Themed Weddings

Bird-themed weddings have been a popular trend for the last few years, but recently modern brides have been taking this idea one step further with full-blown nature-themed weddings. From moss to wildflowers and lavender, nature themes are cropping up in wedding ceremonies in chic new ways. Click on any of the photos for more info!

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