Ventev Mobile x Always Creating Blog

This post is sponsored by Ventev Mobile // All opinions + content are mine. A couple of months before our wedding I received an email from the Ventev Mobile team, saying that they wanted to send me an engagement present. I had no idea what was coming but when the box arrived I was beyond…

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My Bridal Shower at Stone Tower Winery

Dress: via Macy’s | Shoes: Uggs | Sunnies: Michael Kors | Bracelets: Pandora and Lagos Jewelry (via Nordstrom) | Clutch via Ross This past Saturday I spent the afternoon with some girlfriends at Stone Tower Winery for my bridal shower. It’s such a beautiful winery set atop Hogback Mountain on 306 acres in Loudoun County, Virginia.…

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7 Bridesmaids Dresses I Love

How many times have you seen bridesmaid dresses so horrendous that you shriek in horror of the ugliness? It’s 2017 so lots of brides are creating their very own custom weddings from their gowns to bridesmaids dresses. Which brings me to today’s post. I wanted to share some dresses I loved while I was looking…

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BootayBag x Always Creating Blog

Hello loves!  Happy Saturday and welcome to the weekend! I am so excited to share today’s post with all of you because this is a wedding update post made even more exciting by my new partnership with the amazing brand, BootayBag! It has been awhile since I have shared any of my wedding plans so…

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Happy Mother’s Day + My Engagement Photos

The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. ~Rajneesh Being mommy is one of the best jobs I’ve had in my life. It is special, rewarding, and yes, challenging at times as a single mama.…

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10 Wedding Dress Shopping Tips

Finding the perfect wedding dress is at the top of the wedding planning to-do list for a lot of brides, if not ALL brides; I know it was for me. Weeks after my wonderful fiancé proposed to me (best day ever BTW…well, second to the birth of my Little A), I remember thinking where do…

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My Wedding Inspiration Board

It’s been some time since my engagement and I’m literally knee-deep in planning for our big day. I’ve started to curate my wedding inspiration board to help me create a cohesive look and feel for the big day from color palettes to patterns, to bridal party colors, and set the tone for the vibe in…

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Styled Rustic Dinner + Wedding-Like Reception at 48 Fields [Photos]

  Hi there, ACB readers! Yay, it’s Wednesday! Between you and me I’m ready for Friday to get here so I can get out on the road to have some fun with my little family.  This week has been so stressful that I.AM.READY.NOW! Looking at this photos from April’s styled dinner / wedding-like reception setup…

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behind the lens: wedding photographer Brittany Drosos

Hello everyone! This week on the new and popular series, Behind the Lens (BtL) feature post, I am are going to share some images with you from Brittany Drosos, wedding photography and brain child behind the winter styled shoot in the snow. If you have not been following along, please check-out our other Behind the…

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behind the lens: wedding photographer Laura M. Kuah

Hi everyone! Today’s Behind the Lens (BtL) {#behindthelens} feature post is turning the spotlight on Laura Kuah, Owner and Creative Visionary of Laurentina Photography, a full-service photography + videography studio focused on the individual client experience. She photographed her first wedding in 2009 and in the summer of 2011 started Laurentina Photography. Laura specializes in…

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behind the lens: wedding photographer Jof Panlaqui

You know that feeling of dropping off your film at the print shop and you start counting down the minute until the hour you have to pick up your photos? Yup, that’s the feeling I’ve had for a few weeks now waiting for the pictures from the styled shoot to come back. A few weeks…

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#BTS Wedding styled shoot

This past weekend, mild winter weather, snow-capped lake (thanks to winter storm Jonas), naked trees, and frozen lake at Burke Lake Park provided the perfect ethereal backdrop for a few creatives to get together for a fun wedding styled shoot in the snow.

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