Archives for September 2011

Rustic Wedding Snaphot: Devil’s Thumb Ranch – Colorado

Here is a quick snapshot of a stylish rustic wedding held at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colorado. The natural beauty of this mountainous landscape is not only pretty to look at but it also adds major impact to this rustic wedding. Sometimes a little inspiration goes a long way so I pulled together what […]

Where Can I Buy…? Try Ebay

Thanks to the popularity of our Ask Maggie section I get to connect with many brides and I often get asked the same question “Do you know where I can buy…” I have several different answers depending on what they are looking for but one of my go to suggestions is to take a look […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Peterborough, NH

Sometimes the best wedding venues are the ones close to your heart likes today’s real wedding couple who tied the knot at a family members home in Peterborough, New Hampshire. I find the color of the bridesmaid dress to be  just beautiful and perfect for the setting. I have to say I think these wedding […]

Real Rustic Wedding: The Apple Inn – Altamont, NY

When you have pink wedding flowers, an outdoor ceremony space with classic long white benches and a country location your wedding is sure to be a winner! Today’s real wedding has all of these elements and more. Taking place at The Apple Inn in Altamont, NY this wedding mixes bright and dark colors to pulls […]

Department Store Wedding Dresses

Often I have brides to be asking me for suggestions on where to find beautiful rustic or country wedding gowns. Of course you can search online and head out to your local bridal shops but I have one tip that many brides don’t know about… head to the department stores! Yes, many department stores have […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Vero Beach, FL

Imagine a rustic wedding held at home with something special like an orange grove as your backdrop. Well today’s real wedding features a bride who’s family is in the citrus industry and hosted the reception at their estate in the middle of their Florida orange grove. I have to say that for some reason when […]

Real Rustic Wedding: The Lily Barn – Knoxville, TN

Today’s real wedding is  beautiful and highlights has a pure rustic style mixed with a vintage style bride. Held at The Lily Barn located in the breathtaking Smokey Mountains this Tennessee wedding has some of my favorite things – a happy looking couple, bold yet delicate rustic details and a unique location. If you like […]

A Rustic Vintage Style Wedding Video

I love showing off great wedding pictures but sometimes it is nice to see the day in action. I think you are really going to love this rustic vintage style wedding video which highlights the best of this rustic wedding. I am really loving everything from the music in this video to how fun the […]

Bride Dress Giveaway

When I saw this dress two things crossed my mind; one, I wish I had one when I was getting married and two, I bet our readers would love a chance to win one. So thanks to To Have & Hold one lucky winner will get to pick a bride dress that is perfect for […]

All New Stylish Rustic Wedding Gowns

If you are out on the hunt for the perfect rustic and stylish wedding gown I have some new inspiration for you. I have selected a few dresses from the popular Watters company to spotlight today which would fit into your rustic venue while at the same time still giving you the stylish look you […]

Rustic Vintage Style Wedding Inspiration

So you are planning a rustic wedding and you are want to add in some vintage details, well you are in luck because today I have a rustic vintage style wedding inspiration that will help to bring your rustic vintage ideas to life. Take a few notes and then start looking at your local flea […]

Birch Tree Slices For Your Wedding Centerpiece

  credits: photography one: Julie Roberts Photography / photo two: Paul Retherford Photography

Weekly Rustic Wedding Recap for Sept 24 2011

The week can go by pretty fast, so to help keep you inspired we have a weekly roundup which showcases all of our features from the past week. Here is the rustic recap for Saturday, September 24th. Just in case you missed it… Real Colorado Wedding        North Carolina Part I     North Carolina […]

Country Engagement

Having an engagement photo session is a wonderful way to capture those special moments leading up to your wedding day and the start of your life together as a married couple. I have a country engagement session shot in California which I think is a wonderful example of what you should be looking for when […]

Hand Painted Rustic Wedding Invitations

There are many different ways to create a unique wedding invitation but few have the  personal touch of an actual hand painted design. I recently discovered Courtney Khail Stationary and fell in love with the hand painted one of a kind designs she creates. Here is a little info from Courtney on the design process […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Enterprise, AL

Today’s real wedding is simple and classic all the while highlight a rustic vintage flair. There is something about the delicate white lace dress that the brides wears that makes this wedding seem like a throwback to the days when daughters automatically wore their mother’s dresses. I love a good color combination and this bride […]

Country Wedding Dresses Under $1,000

I often love to showcase great rustic wedding gowns and recently I did a feature on rustic wedding dresses under $1,000. I received such wonderful feedback on those dresses that I thought I would do a similar type of feature but with you country brides in mind. A country wedding can be just as elegant […]

Rustic Wedding Snapshot: Planet Bluegrass, CO

Here is a quick snapshot of a stylish rustic wedding held at Planet Bluegrass in Lyons, Colorado. Sometimes a little inspiration goes a long way so I pulled together what I think are the best and most inspirational pictures from this wedding. Credits – Photography: Julie Harris Photography

Real Country Wedding: Sweet Berry Farm – Rhode Island

It is no secret that I love when couples use chalkboards for wedding details. When I was putting together the Rustic Wedding Chic line of rustic wedding decorations & favors for Whispering Pines Catalog I made sure to include all different sizes and types of wedding chalkboards. I was excited when I came across this […]