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The Knot Wed 100!

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We are SO incredibly honored, humbled and thrilled (basically ALL the feels!) to be listed on The Knot’s newly launched list of “100 Most Inspiring People 2017.”  This list is comprised of the best of the best across all wedding industry categories – photographers, entertainers, floral designers, bakeries, stationers, planners, etc.) #theknotwed100  

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Tex Mex Rehearsal Dinner

As part of the  festivities for Regan & Colin’s wedding weekend in Texas, we designed and planned a super colorful and fun fiesta-style rehearsal dinner, marrying the atmosphere of the ranch in a Tex Mex theme.  We wanted it to be laid back, bright, energetic and hip with fun food (guacamole station and mini street […]

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Introducing Studio Milk!

We’re SO excited that this has been the first official week in our new studio!  We have dreamt for almost a year of finding the perfect space to suit our needs in the perfect location, and we couldn’t have asked for better.  Studio Milk is located in a historic building in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria right […]

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The Knot Gala 2016: 20th Anniversary

The Knot Gala 2016 from East West on Vimeo. You’re cordially invited for a peek inside The Knot Gala 2016!  How stunning was the invitation by Ceci New York??  Ceci and her team were a dream to collaborate with! The Knot’s latest issue is on newsstands now, which means we’re finally able to share all […]

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Presenting: Chic Sketch!

Category: Parties

Illustration by: Emily Brickel I had the pleasure of recently connecting with Rebecca Kaufman from Chic Sketch and am so excited about her business!  I feel like our clientele would LOVE this concept and therefore had to share 🙂 And how cute is this illustration they created from my headshot?? Photo booths are so 2014.  Chic […]

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Our Little Family Photo Session

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  Today marks the first day of December and while I’m excited about the Christmas season (and, admittedly, my house IS already decorated 🙂 – and the shopping, the hot chocolate, the classic Christmas movies to be watched by the tree with our little family  – I hope the “season of gratitude” (which often gets […]

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Venue Spotlight: The Broadmoor Resort // Colorado Springs

  Among the magnificent Rocky Mountains lies the gem that is the Broadmoor Resort- a luxury hotel nestled in between Colorado Springs’ treasured wilderness. Built almost a century ago, The Broadmoor boasts an upscale, best of the  “American West” experience amongst the simplicity of nature coupled with elegance and grandeur of a bygone area. With […]

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Mood: Blackberry, Blush + Rose Gold

As summer steps aside for cool breezes and the metamorphosis of the leaves, it’s Fall’s time to shine (or in this case, sparkle). Instead of leaning towards the classic darker autumnal hues, we kept it light and fresh for this season’s inspo! Using a variety of textures like marble and gold foil creates dimension in the […]

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Hudson’s “Party Animal” 1st Birthday!

Category: Parties

Portrait Photo: Amelia Johnson Photography It’s hard to believe a whole year has passed since our little guy entered the world!  We wanted to celebrate his first year of life with friends and family with a fun and colorful backyard bash.  Hudson’s nursery is a menagerie theme with animals in party hats (in mostly white-on-white […]

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Say Yes to the Snap (Filter) !

Chances are, you have the photo app “Snapchat” already installed on your phone. There’s an even greater chance that you use it to document your everyday happenings, special occasions, and post the occasional selfie (puppy filter included). But, have you ever thought of having your own custom Snapchat filter for your big day? My Wedding […]

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What to Do Post- “I Do”

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So the vows have been said, cake leftovers eaten up, and honeymoon bags unpacked (well, almost- you’ll get there). Before you go back to the ins and outs of everyday life, it’s important to remember that the planning you put into your wedding doesn’t stop after you post your #tbt on Instagram. Sound stressful? No […]

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Alex + Doug’s Fall Fête on Style Me Pretty!

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Photos by: Abby Jiu We are so excited to see Alexandra and Doug’s jewel toned wedding at The St. Regis, DC featured on Style Me Pretty today!  The bride requested a rich, moody and autumnal celebration with nary a shade of white in sight, save for her dress of course.  The amazing ombre floral boxwood […]

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We’re Planning + Designing The Knot Gala 2016!

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  So, we’ve been keeping a little something (okay, a big something) under wraps here lately and are so excited to finally share the news!  We’re thrilled to announce that we are the exclusive planner and designer of The Knot Magazine’s Annual Gala at the New York Public Library this year!  For those of you […]

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A French Fête for our Ballerina Bride

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We hope you’ve had time to pick up the current issue of Martha Stewart Weddings (remember the teaser of our client’s wedding we previously posted?)  Happy to finally be able to post the actual print article as well as a link to the full online feature.  This was definitely one of our favorites!!  We will […]

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Something Blue Wedding on Style Me Pretty!

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We’re so excited to see our sweet couple’s timeless “Something Blue” waterfront wedding on Style Me Pretty this week!  The wedding was at the lovely Inn at Perry Cabin, in St. Michaels.  The bride, Danielle, has a degree in interior architecture and runs her own graphic design business on the side.  We used the classic blue and […]

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Julie’s 30th bistro bash!

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It’s official – I’m 30!!  Let’s be honest, I was always kind of scared of turning 30 (jokingly, I asked one of my friends a few hours before the party if she was “coming to my funeral…to mourn my youth!”) 😉 It’s like the fun part of your life is over…or so I thought.  But if you can’t […]

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E&C’s Wedding Featured in Martha Stewart!

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We are so excited to see our clients wedding featured in the newest issue of Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine!  Elizabeth and Cody had a beautiful wedding at The Meridian House in Washington, DC.  Elizabeth is a professional ballerina and her family has lived overseas in Europe (francophiles after my own heart!)  We wove elements of both  french […]

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March Madness on Style Me Pretty!

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Eeek!  We just found out that our Parisian wedding was selected to be included in Style Me Pretty March Madness! What does that mean? It means they’ve scoured through the millions of archives to find JUST 32 of their all-time favorite weddings in SMP history, and this was one of them! How does it work? Our wedding will compete against 31 other celebrations every […]

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Spring Soirée at The St. Regis

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We’re getting teased with some 60-degree days around our nation’s capital lately and it has us super anxious for spring (I’m tired of wearing black, I’m ready to break out the pastels!)  Which reminds me of this opulent, spring-fling themed tablescape we designed for the Engaged! Magazine show last March (and realized we never posted pics of!) […]

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