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LED Mason Jar Lights

August 26, 2014

See how this bride and groom used mason jars and LED lights to make stunning DIY wedding lighting.

BHLDN : Vintage Anthropologie Wedding Dresses & Gowns

February 16, 2011

BHLDN (pronounced be-hold-en), Anthropolgie’s new collection of bridal gowns and accessories, launched on Valentine’s Day. I am absolutely smitten by the stunning pieces. The gowns are priced from $1000-$3,200 and have beautiful lace, applique, and sequin details. Just visiting the site make me want to get married again! 1. Eyelet Medley Sheath, $1,000. 2. Tulle … Read BHLDN : Vintage Anthropologie Wedding Dresses & Gowns

Unique Succulent Bridal Bouquets

January 12, 2011

I love the idea of using unconventional materials in a wedding– especially in bridal bouquets. Above are some great bouquets to use as inspiration when creating yours. Did you use succulents in your wedding? 1. Erin Hearts Court Photography 2. Oliva Leigh Photographie 3. The Digital Orange Photography 4. Unknown 5. Morgan Trinker Photography

Art Nouveau Inspired Wedding Save the Dates

December 22, 2010

I truly have the most creative and inspired clients! Ashley came to me inspired by the artist Alphonse Mucha. She loved the artist’s work and the aesthetic of the art nouveau movement. I drew from both those looks and the typography of that period. I absolutely loved creating this for Ashley and Mark and I cannot … Read Art Nouveau Inspired Wedding Save the Dates

Unique Anthropolgie Bridesmaid Dresses

September 8, 2010

On the search for bridesmaid dress and tired of taffeta and  plain strapless empire waist dresses? Stop by Anthropologie. They have a great selection of dresses that would make lovely bridesmaid dresses. Their solid colors work great for fall/winter weddings and have slight details that will make you swoon (think ruffles, buttons, and asymmetrical shoulders). … Read Unique Anthropolgie Bridesmaid Dresses

sneak peak : save the date

July 24, 2009

I am currently working with an awesome couple to create lovely wedding paper goods. Here is a sneak peak of what is to come! Their colors are navy and lime and they are using bold stripes and dots. I absolutely love this bright color combo!

Vendor Reviews : Photography

July 3, 2009

Divine Light Wedding Photography I have had so many brides-to-be ask about the vendors we used for our wedding so I am going to review each one. I wanted to start with our favorite vendor, Divine Light Wedding Photography. They are based out of Tampa, Florida, but they will travel wherever you are. I found them … Read Vendor Reviews : Photography

Something Blue.

June 17, 2009

Many brides still follow the tradition of incorporating “something blue” on their wedding day. Above are some fabulous blue finds on Etsy.   From top: Maddison necklace,  silk clutch, ribbon rhinestones and lace headband, blue bird garter, sky burst paper poms,  handmade necklace, Sawarowski brooch.

brides florida!

March 6, 2009

As soon as our wonderful wedding photographers Brian and Briana Elledge posted a few photos of our wedding on their blog both Brides Florida and the Knot asked them to do a feature on our wedding. Brides Florida approached them first and got the feature! The magazine hit newsstands in Florida this week, but has not made it to … Read brides florida!

exit dresses.

January 26, 2009

i’m in a wedding mood today so i have posted my favorite “going away” dresses for brides. not many brides change out of their gown before exiting their reception. i chose to change right before we left, it was comfortable and cute. if you are thinking about leaving in a more casual option, below are … Read exit dresses.

almost a bride!

November 20, 2008

the wedding is just 4 days away! we’re busy taking care of last minute things, so i wanted to leave you with one of my favorite photos (by divine light photography… they are shooting our wedding, we can’t wait)!  

DIY Program Fans

November 8, 2008

The next DIY project we’ve completed for our wedding is making program fans. Since the ceremony will be outside in Floirda we thought our guests would appreciate a fan. To cut costs we made fans that were also our programs. I designed our programs in adobe ilustrator. IF any one is interested in what fonts … Read DIY Program Fans

cupcake trees (a little more diy)

November 8, 2008

kevin and i are having cupcakes at our reception. the bakery offered a metal cupcake stand but i didn’t think it would go with the aesthetic so we decided to do diy it. i followed this tutorialfor inspiration and purchases foam “dummy” cakes and masonite board from d & g occasions here in orlando. we purchased orange paper lace from etsy seller brookerpie to wrap the dummy … Read cupcake trees (a little more diy)

engagement photos!

September 16, 2008

  a few weeks ago kevin and i met up with brian and briana from divine light wedding photography  to shoot our engagement photos. today they put a few favorites on their blog. while you are there stop by and check out the rest of their portfolio, it’s lovely.

pom poms

July 29, 2008

  i am absolutely in love with the idea of making these tissue paper pomanders for my wedding. i think they would look great hanging from benches in the ceremony and hanging from the ceiling or from trees for the reception. and thanks to martha for including a super easy tutorial too!

Rustic Wood Wedding Invitations

July 14, 2014

My brother is getting married next month and I had the honor of designing his wedding stationery. They are having a simple wedding on a gorgeous farm outside of Atlanta and wanted invitations that would convey the rustic, laid back theme of their wedding.

Winter Colorado Wedding Video

December 15, 2010

Last week I gave you a glimse of Kristine and Calen’s romantic winter wedding. This week I want to share with you the touching wedding video Paperback Weddings created for them. They wanted a very intimate wedding so they created this video to share with friends and family at their reception. What a sweet idea!

Fall Orange and Yellow Wedding Board

November 17, 2010

It’s Wedding Wednesday and today I collected some great items to create a fall inspiration board. We used the above color palette plus gray for our wedding. Is anyone else using this palette for your wedding (or maybe home)? {Clockwise from the top: Divine Light Wedding Photography, Flower Hair Clip and Brunt Orange headband, Sunlit Garden … Read Fall Orange and Yellow Wedding Board

Lace Wedding Gowns by Pricilla of Boston

August 11, 2010

When I was looking for my dress two years ago I had the hardest time finding unique, vintage looking, lace gowns. Today, lace gowns are popping up everywhere. The lovely wedding dresses above are from Pricilla of Boston. They have a great selection of gowns with my favorite details: sweetheart necklines, scalloped edges, mermaids, a-lines, … Read Lace Wedding Gowns by Pricilla of Boston

Vineyard Engagement Video

July 7, 2010

Get ready for one of the sweetest videos you have ever seen. The adorable Kristine and Calen we engaged recently in a vineyard in Florida. Calen brought his friend Shane Radacosky who happens to be a very talented videographer. Lucky for us, the caught the entire proposal on video. Enjoy.

Pantone color matching for weddings

February 26, 2010

Pantone, the world authority on color, recently partnered with Dessy, a great bridal fashion house to help brides color match their wedding. I absolutely love this idea since I use the Pantone matching system to create all my printed pieces. The Pantone wedding color fan allows brides to chose from 194 Pantone colors and it’s … Read Pantone color matching for weddings

Twigs and Honey blusher veil for sale!

July 15, 2009

As mentioned in my previous post, I am selling my never-worn, Twigs and Honey blusher veil. It is made from ivory tulle and it just beautiful. It has a hair comb attached at the top for wearing. I am asking $32 including shipping. If you are interested, please comment on this post. Please include your email.  Photos … Read Twigs and Honey blusher veil for sale!

paper pom poms.

June 29, 2009

My parents and I made paper pom poms for my wedding. We hung them from park benches for the ceremony and from the ceiling for the reception. Etsy vendor, PomLove, now sells them in a myriad of colors pre-cut and tied. They are such an inexpensive way to add color to your wedding.

simple dress. perfect solution.

June 3, 2009

Simple Dress makes some of the most beautiful bridesmaid dresses I’ve seen. Their designs are classic and refreshing with wonderful details. The styles and colors are endless. You can even create a custom look for each of your bridesmaids. my favotite looks (clockwise from top right): Angelica, Laurel, Willow, and Gardenia.

sneak peak.

February 25, 2009

   Here is a sneak peak of a current project. This is an 5″ x 7″ wedding invite. I cannot wait to see them assembled. Images will be posted in a couple weeks.

wedding photos

December 9, 2008

divine light wedding photography did an amazing job AGAIN! brian and briana shot our engagement photos back in august. you can look at entry about that here. here are a few of my favorites so far. you can go to their blog to view the first edits. if you are looking for a photographer to shoot any event … Read wedding photos

wedding signage

November 16, 2008

last night i made signs for our photo booth area (more on that later… we’re using an imac and the photo booth ap for our guests to take pictures), for our cupcakes (because there will be 4 different flavors), and for our guest book (because it’s a little no traditional.. guests will write on an … Read wedding signage

twigs and honey

November 2, 2008

i ordered my veil, hair piece/flower, wrist corsages, broaches, and boutonnières from twigs and honey. i cannot reccommend her enough! i have long admired myra’s creations and as soon as i became engaged, i knew i would commission her to make pieces for the wedding. below are photos of the pieces: boutonnières   flower hair piece and blusher veil (which i am … Read twigs and honey

cookie bar

September 6, 2008

kevin’s mom found this idea on martha stewart weddings the other day. i love the idea of allowing guests to choose their favors. any suggestions on where to find , large glass containers?  

custom wedding invites

July 29, 2008

i recently made some custom wedding invitations for a lovely bride from seattle. they were hand screen printed on cedar sheets. they looked lovely and smelled great!    

Monogram Cork Board Wall Tiles & Target Giveaway

September 25, 2014

So it may not quite be wedding season yet, but if you’re engaged, it’s wedding registry season! And if you’re like Kevin and I, Target will become your go to place for everything home. Learn how to make this monogram cork board and make your home a little more you!

Intimate Colorado Winter Wedding

December 1, 2010

Remember my friend’s Kristine and Calen? They tied the knot in a super intimate and beautiful ceremony in the mountains of Colorado this November. The very talented Paperback Weddings shot their ceremony. You will swoon over these images. What a gorgeous couple! Kristine made her gown, veil hairpiece, and fun feather broach bouquet. Doesn’t this … Read Intimate Colorado Winter Wedding

Wedding Cakes Inspired by Art

September 22, 2010

The clever folks over at Martha Stewart Weddings created wedding cakes that were inspired by famous paintings. I absolutely love this idea so I wanted to share it with you guys. I love that they included Josef Albers too (he wrote so many great books on color theory). Many elements of a wedding can be … Read Wedding Cakes Inspired by Art

Wedding Cookie Bar

August 4, 2010

If you are planning on giving your guests a favor to take home here’s an ides: homemade cookies. My awesome mom (who happens to be a great baker) made various cookies and bars for our wedding. We served them in large glass jars which I created labels for. We purchased glassine bags from Nashville Wraps … Read Wedding Cookie Bar

Oh So Beautiful Paper Feature

September 9, 2009

Yesterday my invitation suite for Sean and Kelly was featured on the lovely paper blog, Oh So Beautiful Paper. Nole features pretty paper daily on her blog. I was delighted to see if featured yesterday! Please stop by and see all the photos here.

Vendor Reviews : Bridal Accessories

July 14, 2009

Twigs and Honey I have long admired the beautiful work of Twigs and Honey, so I knew as soon as we were engaged that I would use them. I commissioned the talented Myra Callan to make my veil, bridal hairpiece, bridesmaid broaches, groomsmen and father boutonnieres, and wrist corsages for our moms and grandmothers. The process … Read Vendor Reviews : Bridal Accessories

Sponsored post: Abazias Diamonds

June 19, 2009

Are you still searching for your perfect engagement ring? Or perhaps you are hinting to your significant other that it’s the time? Check out Abazias Diamonds for beautiful diamond jewelry that won’t break the bank. Abazias Diamonds is a on-line diamond retailer based out of Gainesville, Florida. They are a publicly traded company that offers over 150,000 … Read Sponsored post: Abazias Diamonds

sarah hearts update

June 2, 2009

Some of you may be asking, where has sarah hearts been? It’s true, I have been MIA lately. I just finished up teaching and now I am officially doing Sarah Hearts full time! I have spent the past couple of weeks working like crazy to launch my new line at the Sophisticated Bridal Showcase in … Read sarah hearts update

sarah hearts weddings!

February 10, 2009

  I have just launched a temporary site that features some samples of my wedding branding and design. Please stop by and take a look. If you, or a friend of yours is engaged, please let them know about Sarah Hearts Weddings! 


December 1, 2008

yes, we’re married now! lots and lots of pictures, vendor reviews, and details to come. for now, he’s a photo from my brother while you wait. 

a diy wedding – part 3

November 8, 2008

  Our invitations were completely diy. We ordered the folders, cardstock, envelopes and labels from paper source (I absolutely love that store, I wish there was one in Florida). I created them in adobe illustrator and then we hand screen printed them at kevin’s office. They were definitely a labor of love. The probably took around 15 hours … Read a diy wedding – part 3

cutest cake toppers…ever.

November 8, 2008

the fiance´ and i were trying to think of what to put on top of our tiny 6″ cake. we really didn’t want the typical bride and groom thing so i searched for metal die cut letters in futura and couldn’t find an affordable solution. so i went to etsy and searched through my favorites and remembered goose grease’s shop. below are … Read cutest cake toppers…ever.

get minted

October 25, 2008

i absolutely love all the options available for afforadable custom wedding invitations. i am a big diy-er (we hand silk screened our invites, response cards, and reception cards) but i think these are wonderful.   you can find this one here at minted.  and this one was well.  i love the simplicity of this one.  the shapes on this one remind me of … Read get minted

busy, busy, busy!

September 3, 2008

I just wanted to take a minute and let you know that I’m alive. On August 13th I began teaching high school graphic design and yearbook. This gets me up very early in the mornings and keeps me up late at night. I’ll try to blog more frequently! Promise! Until this, I’ll leave you with … Read busy, busy, busy!

i’m engaged!

July 12, 2008

Kevin and I got engaged last night in Miami. Photos of the ring soon! Update: here’s a photo of the ring!