Posts Tagged ‘The Nichols’

Apr
18
Editor’s Weekly Wrap-Up: Spring 2015 Bridal Collections, Picture Perfect Ways to Display Your Dress, DIY Meringues, Spring Wedding Ideas, And Tree Decor

It’s that time of week again! Here are some of our editor’s favorite boards and ideas that you may have missed:

The Newest Spring 2015 Bridal CollectionsLast weekend, our Fashion Editor was jetting from show to show across the Big Apple to check out designer’s latest and greatest wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, and accessories.

Dress Designers (from left to right): Watters and Ines Di Santo 

8 Picture Perfect Ways To Display Your DressAsk your photographer to snap a picture of your wedding dress against a backdrop that goes hand-in-hand with your theme! Our suggestions? Under an arch, at home, against a barn or bricks, or even one with nature in the trees.

Photos (from left to right): Feather and Twine Photography and Robyn Preston Photography

DIY Watercolor-Inspired MeringuesTurn store bought meringues into custom sweets by adding a little food coloring that’s 100% safe to eat.

Photo: Brittni Mehlhoff 

17 Spring Wedding Ideas We LoveGive out pretty packets of plant, flower, or vegetable seeds for guests to take home and grow in their own gardens.

Photos (from left to right):  Heather Roth Fine Art Photography and Bara Miller Photography

Tree DecorCreate a rustic chandelier out of twigs and branches or use wooden slabs as place holders on your dessert display.

Photos (from left to right): The Nichols and Katelyn James 


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Sep
18
6 Wedding Signage Decor Ideas
Posted by Sarah Title. Filed under Wedding Decor

Welcome your guests, give them directions to the ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, photo booth, bathrooms, or just remind them who is getting married with one of these wedding signage ideas:

Arrows –  Add a punch line like “Let’s Do This Thing,”  ”Let the Adventures Begin,” “Let’s Play!,” or “Wet Your Whistle.”

Photo: Jodi Miller Photography

Oars and Wine Bottles – Be creative! If you’re having a nautical wedding, use oars, or if you’re having a vineyard wedding, use wine bottles. TIp: Have your signage double as a timeline.

Photos (from left to right): Events in the City and Katelyn James Photography

Chalkboards – Have a cheery welcome hand drawn by a calligrapher. Check out more chalkboard signs here.

Photos (from left to right): Alixann Loosle Photography and The Nichols

Letters – Set the tone with having large moss or wooden letters spelling love or your future monogrammed initials.

Photos (from left to right): Kristyn Hogan and The Nichols

Mirrors – Display your seating arrangement and menu on a framed mirror.

Photos (from left to right): Erin Hearts Court and Patrick Moyer Photography


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Sep
10
Style File: Winter Wedding Ideas
Posted by Sarah Zlotnick. Filed under fashion, Flowers, Wedding Favors, Wedding Inspiration

Photos (clockwise from top left): The Nichols, Katie Osgood Photography, Jessica Lorren Organic Photography, Jennifer Kloss Photography, White Loft Studio, and Sarah Hasstedt Photography

Need inspiration for a winter wedding? A few of our editors share their favorites below:

From the Fashion Editor – Accessorize your wedding gown with a fur bolero jacket and your bridesmaids’ dresses with pashmina shawls. Don’t forget a pair of red stiletto pumps.

From the Flowers Editor – Bouquets of evergreens, poinsettias, roses, amaryllis, and stephanotis are a must-have. Maybe hang some mistletoe too? Check out more winter bouquets here.

From the Decor Editor – Fill your centerpiece vases with holly berries and surround with candles to create ambiance.

From the Favors Editor – Warm chocolate chip cookies and a cold glass of milk, gingerbread cookies, sugar cookies, gumdrops, miniature pine trees, you’ll be making your guests spirits merry and bright.


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Sep
26
Charming Southern Brunch by The Nichols
Posted by Kate. Filed under Real Weddings

Kristin and John‘s Austin wedding was chock-full of charm and inspiration…  We’re so delighted to share their day with you!  The noontime ceremony and brunch reception were photographed by our favorite Austin-based photography duo, The Nichols.  The couple wed at the Barr Mansion, an exquisite organic event venue on acres of lush green property.  Kristin looked fresh and stunning in a Paloma Blanca ballgown, while the bridesmaids wore violet dresses by J. Crew.  All carried beautiful pink peony bouquets…  We love the way their berry and violet-hued wedding emblem design tied together the color palette and gave that hint of Southern charm. 

A warm rainbow of ranunculus gave life to the reception tables inside the Artisan Ballroom, a rustic building with floor to ceiling windows.  Guests were treated to a classic cake, a strawberry torte, and mini herb garden favors.   A sweet congratulations to Kristin and John!  You can see more from their wedding in our gallery!

Photographs by The Nichols

Venue and Cakes: Barr Mansion

Bridal Gown by Paloma Blanca

Bridesmaid’s Dresses by J. Crew

Band: The Lost Pines

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