Category: Inspiration

Ideas to inspire!

New Outdoor Wedding // The Campfire Experience

Posted: January 23rd, 2019

Are you looking to have an outdoor wedding? Want nature to be a central part of your celebration? BUT struggling to make your experience different then the classic rustic barn wedding? Check out this company that brings together elegance, nature, and community – for the ultimate new outdoor wedding experience. The Campfire Experience When I first clicked on The Campfire Experience, I was a little hesitant. But once I saw…

A THREAD of Hope 2018- Supporting Music and Art Therapy

Posted: November 29th, 2018

Sam’s Fans and A THREAD of Hope Sam’s Fans is a non-profit organization created in memory of Samantha McCarthy. Founded by Sam’s mom, Nikki McCarthy, it’s dedicated to promoting and enhancing music and art therapy programs that serve seriously ill children and their families. The organization works with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio University and individual families. Miranda Boyle, founder and owner of THREAD, became friends with Nikki many years ago. They created…

Dress Your Groom in a Personalized Knotty Tie

Posted: June 29th, 2018

Bride is to wedding dress as groom is to…TIE! So make it personalized!

Pop, Fizz, Clink & Plan

Posted: February 16th, 2016

We had the pleasure of hosting a wedding planning seminar with some of the best vendors in town this February.  We collaborated with The Athletic Club of Columbus and Bloomtastic to come up with a team of vendors that could provide valuable information and tips to engaged couples.  Our theme was Pop, Fizz, Clink & Plan – our couples enjoyed champagne, light hors d’oeuvres, cake samples, a hot chocolate bar…

Pantone Color of the Year 2016

Posted: December 10th, 2015

Pantone put a twist on the official color of the year for 2016…they picked 2! They named Rose Quartz and Serenity, as the 2016 colors. This pairing is softer than recent years, and the Pantone experts believe that the blend reflects “connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace”. What a great vibe for a wedding!  The softness of the pastels are romantic and can…

Bridal Fashion Week Trends

Posted: October 27th, 2015

From a young age, I have always been interested in the fashion industry, so of course I had to check out the latest trends from Bridal Fashion week. If you’re looking for wedding gown inspiration, here are some of my favorite looks and trends for this upcoming Spring! Small straps and strapless necklines: I noticed a lot of strapless dresses, as well as super skinny straps or small shoulder coverings. Perfect for…

Trends: Colored Wedding Dresses

Posted: September 10th, 2015

It has always been considered a tradition for a bride to wear white on her wedding day. However, in recent recent years, brides have opted for colored dresses as a way to stand out and reflect their personality and tastes. Although I am one for traditions, I love the idea of wearing a color other than white. Here are some trending colors for wedding dresses Blush This pastel color looks…

Hair Trends

Posted: July 27th, 2015

While I tend to have a more classic style, I also love to experiment with trends. Hair and makeup are the easiest to experiment with because they are temporary, but will allow you to try new ideas and be creative. If you’re a trendy bride looking for some inspiration for your hair, then here are some ideas for you! Bronde – This hair color trend is a mix between traditional highlights…

Something Blue

Posted: June 26th, 2015

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. We have all heard this saying over the years.  A bride is meant to wear blue on her big day to symbolize fidelity and love.  If you are looking for ways to incorporate blue on your big day, here is a list of both traditional and creative ways to add blue into your wedding attire. Garter – This is a more traditional idea, but…

StR Real Wedding // Guest Book & Escort Card Inspiration

Posted: June 2nd, 2015

In my last post, I talked about different ideas for escort card holders. Then, this past weekend, I had the pleasure of working the reception for Christina and Sam. Their reception was held at The Westin Hotel in Columbus, a truly gorgeous venue.    I love all things gold and sparkly, so this reception decor was right up my alley. Everything was so elegant and looked beautiful. On top of…

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