a summer bouquet

here is a little summer-ey colorful bouquet that i put together the other day.  i love the softness of the peonies, stock and ranunculus mixed with the edginess of the yellow thistle.
{photos by amy w. photo}


kitty love

love this!  makes me so happy.
{ zen by amber gray for marie claire china via tobacco &leather}


happy day

wishing you a week full of sunshine and flowers!
{photo by our labor of love; floral design by amy osaba}


neon boneyard

i am dreaming retro dreams today!  is this not the coolest place you have ever seen?  i am going to have to plan a trip to this las vegas museum sometime soon.  what a rock'n place to take some wedding pictures. 
{photos: 1,3,4,5,6,8 by white haute via wedding chicks; 2&7 from neon boneyard}


wedding dress love

LOVING the backs of these wedding dresses. so daring, bold and beautiful. which one are you wishing you could wear?
{dress 1 by claire pettibone, photo by mi bella photography; 2&3 via my pinterest}


on my skin

oh how the sun warms my skin.  yes, yes. lovely.
these pictures make me feel like i am 8 again, twirling in the sun, laughing to myself and dreaming of what is to come... beautiful.

{photos by: 1 via everything fab; 2 from philia couture; 3 via pinterest; 4 by feaverish }


happy 4th of july!!!

hope your day is full of food, friends, family and fireworks (that's a lot of "f"s) :) and... american flags.  
{ photos: 1&4 by Teddy Meyer; all via wild at heart except 5: via souvenirs}


sail away

i had the privilege of working with amy again on another photo shoot last week.  i designed the shoot with the fourth of july in mind... nautical in theme, bright and light in color.  hope it inspires your weekend!
love you guys!

photos by amy w. photo
styling and design by me
floral design by me
vintage kraft cheese box borrowed from my mom, more than rubies
special thanks to my beautiful friends for modeling!

and the season begins!

this weekend is the start of my busy wedding season.  and i'm starting off with a bang... two weddings and a fourth of july celebration!  it's gonna be a busy long weekend, but i am really looking forward to it!  
{photo from piccsy}