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Cozy Capital Chic Wedding at DAR

Photos by: Kate Headley On a cool and sunny November day, Monica and Josh had a classic Washingtonian wedding with a reception at DAR boasting views of the Washington Mall and monuments.  Despite the 200+ guests, we pulled off the cozy and intimate vibe the bride was seeking.  To cozy up the grand venue, we […]

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Hudson’s Big Top Bash

Category: Parties

We celebrated our little man’s 2nd birthday under the big top with about 40 of our family and friends!  After planning a “Party Animal” theme for Hudson’s first birthday, I had sworn to myself I was going to take this year off and do something super low-key (ie, a cupcake with a candle at home […]

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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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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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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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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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A French Fête for our Ballerina Bride

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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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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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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Caroline & Teodoro – the video

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Remember Caroline and Teodoro’s magical wedding at The Corcoran Gallery (with an amazing feature in The Knot Magazine?)  Well, we also wanted to finally share their highlight video from Mr. Wade Kock of Sharkpig!    

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Nesa + Joe [the video]

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Have I mentioned how much I love Caleb from East West Productions?  He always makes magic with his artful and cinematic wedding videos…not to mention he is sweet as pie!  I love how this video starts out with the bride and groom’s voices setting the tone for the day as it unfolds on screen – […]

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Top Planner in U.S.! via Martha Stewart Weddings

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Great news on this snow day: we are so excited that we were listed as one of the top 64 wedding planners in the U.S. by Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine!  This is our second year on this prestigious list and we are so, so honored.  More than anything, we’re thankful to be able to do […]

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Nesa + Joe Published in Geraldine Magazine!

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We are so happy to see our lovely couple Nesa and Joe’s beautiful garden party wedding at The Anderson House, DC published in the latest issue of Geraldine Magazine!  We will post a lot more of this beauty soon.  Photos by: KT Merry (click images to enlarge)   Geraldine Magazine is available in the US, Canada, and […]

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Caroline & Teodoro’s Wedding in The Knot!

Category: DC, Published, Weddings

Loved seeing our clients [Caroline & Teodoro’s] beautiful wedding in the Summer 2015 issue of The Knot’s national magazine!  Pictures by Abby Jiu.   Vendor Team Planning and design- Strawberry Milk Events http://strawberrymilkevents.com – @strawberrymilkevents Photography – Abby Jiu Photography – http://www.abbyjiu.com – @abbyjiu Ceremony – St. Alban’s – http://stalbansdc.org Reception Venue – Corcoran – http://corcoran.gwu.edu Videograhy – Sharkpig http://sharkpig.com @sharkpig Calligraphy and […]

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Kelly & Matt: Classic Style

Category: DC, Weddings

  Photos by: Jackie Cooper Photography Kelly & Matt were married this past September at The Four Seasons in Washington, DC.  Most of their guests traveled in from the midwest for the celebration so Kelly wanted them to get the quintessential DC experience.  Their wedding location at The Four Seasons in Georgetown was the perfect […]

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Rent The Runway: Now Open in DC!

Category: DC, Fashion Friday

We are beyond excited to report that Rent the Runway has opened a new location in our backyard!  Whether it’s dressing to impress for a holiday party, date night or any of life’s many celebrations…(including weddings, obvi) this is a much welcomed game changer!  Welcome to the neighborhood, RTR!

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Win a Room Revamp!

WIN IT! One lucky Strawberry Milk reader will win a VIRTUAL ROOM REVAMP with up to 5 hours of consultation time (valued at $895). You set the design budget (in order to have room to design with, we ask that be a minimum of $1k), and we’ll  provide everything from a detailed layout plan for your […]

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