Archive | November, 2012

Wedding Day Hairstyles

30 Nov

How will you wear your hair on your wedding day?  Pinterest is a great source to search for inspiration for an updo, half up half down or completely down bridal hairstyle.  Most wedding checklists recommend scheduling a trial with a hair stylist for about one to three months before your wedding.  Remember to bring inspiration photos along to share your vision and try out your hair accessories.

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If you don’t already have a regular salon and stylist, a few Rochester area salons I recommend looking into are R!ah Hair Studio, Ooh La La Salon and Spa and City Looks Salon and Spa.

Images: 1. Tec Petaja via Once Wed | 2. Jessica Lorren via Style Me Pretty | 3. Jose Villa via Style Me Pretty | 4. Jose Villa via Style Me Pretty | 5. Erich McVey via Style Me Pretty | 6. Ann Hamilton via Professional Makeup Artistry | 7. Susan Jackson via Style Me Pretty | 8. Melissa Tuck Photography via Style Me Pretty | 9. Photo: Sarah Gowler via Ruffled | 10. Jose Villa via Style Me Pretty | 11. Canary Grey Photography via Style Me Pretty | 12. Photo: Ciara Richardson Photography via Then Fresh | 13. Hillary Maybery via SMP | 14. Mireen Kierzek Photography via SMP | 15. Jose Villa via SMP | 16. Unique Photo via Once Wed

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Rustic Elegance Winter Wedding Inspiration Board

29 Nov winter wedding mountains

As the weather turns cold, most couples don’t think of planning a wedding during the winter.  However, a wedding in the cooler months can be more budget-friendly since vendors often offer lower prices during this less busy time of the year.  Why not celebrate with a rustic yet elegant winter wonderland wedding?  Serve your guests warm cups of hot chocolate, accessorize with a chic fur wrap and let the rustic outdoors inspire the elements of your wedding.

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Cedar Wedding Programs: Martha Stewart Weddings | Hot Chocolate: Martha Stewart Weddings | Bride and Groom: Aaron Delesie | Evergreen Tree and Snowy Mountains:  Julie Williams via Style Me Pretty | Pine Cone Centerpiece: Genevieve Leiper via Style Me Pretty | Pine Cone Wedding Invitations: Martha Stewart Weddings | Wedding Cake: Genevieve Leiper via Style Me Pretty | Rustic Pinecones and Pine Boutonniere, Welcome Gifts and Bridal Bouquet: Aaron Delesie | Shawls: Elizabeth Messina via Martha Stewart Weddings

Real Wedding Wednesday: Art Center Wedding

28 Nov

Love this playful, fun modern art center wedding!  Before the ceremony, the wedding party stopped at The Loop Bar + Restaurant and downtown Rochester for a photo shoot.  Jayne and Todd’s lighthearted summer wedding was captured by Scott Bacon Photo and took place at the Rochester Art Center.  The creativity and artful eye of the local photographer bride is evident in the delightful details.  The circle motif and burlap elements along with the range of blues with bright warm accents repeated throughout the details and decor tie everything together beautifully.

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Photography: Scott Bacon Photo | Wedding Venue: Rochester Art Center | Wedding Coordinator: Naura Anderson | Dinner: Victoria’s  | Brownies: Mr. Pizza North | Beer: Odell Brewery | Bride’s and Bridemaids’ Bouquets: handmade by bride | Boutonnieres: handmade by bride | Reception Flowers: Renning’s Flowers | Stationery: Michael Burrows of MeYe PhotoDesign | DJ: Jordan VanHook | Musician: Ryan Booth, 320-248-1062 | Celebrant: Kathy Diedrich | Wedding Dress: Allure Bridal from Mestads | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Alfred Angelo from Jenni’s Bridal | Flower Girls’ Dresses: Target | Handmade Bridesmaid Clutches: Allisa Jacobs | Makeup: About Face

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