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A Parisian Bèbè Shower for the Books!

Category: DC, Paris, Parties, Vintage

Our baby shower was featured yesterday over on The Glitter Guide (click over to see the original feature with how I came up with a design + settled on a theme, as well as my top tips for planning your own or hosting one!) I am beyond thrilled to finally be able to share ALL […]

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The Chic Chef: 10 Drool-Worthy Kitchens that Will Make You Want to Cook

No matter how big or how small, the kitchen is the heart (and stomach) of every home. With so many styles to choose from (French country? modern & clean? retro?) it can be a little overwhelming when deciding how you’d like your hearth to look. Whether you’re looking to totally change your cooking space, or […]

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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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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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Haute Homes: Tiny Jewel Box

Category: Home Decor

Admittedly, I’m usually drawn to more neutral tones with pops of color or bold prints…but there’s just something about these très chic and colorful homes that remind us of pretty little jewel boxes, with all kinds of treasures that have been collected over the years…each having a unique story and just waiting to be discovered.  We […]

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Our “Great Gatsby” for Washingtonian B&G Magazine!

We were so thrilled when Washingtonian Bride & Groom Magazine asked us to design a “Great Gatsby” themed tabletop for a story in the Summer/Fall 2014 issue, which featured tabletops themed around great works of literature.  *click photo to enlarge* Thanks so much to the talented vendors who contributed to our design:  Edge Floral Design, […]

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: DOLORIS PETUNIA

“If June Carter Cash, Tony Duquette, and Tom Binns had a baby, the result would be these crazy-lavish pieces from Doloris Petunia. They’re unlike anything we’ve seen and all one-of-a-kind too.” – Lucky Magazine   We just adore Doloris Petunia, today’s vendor spotlight. Handcrafted in Los Angeles by the talented Courtney Prince, these stunning bridal […]

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EDITORIAL STYLING FOR ENGAGED! MAGAZINE: HUNT COUNTRY SPLENDOR

Winter Cover: on stands nowSpring Cover: for 2nd round of printing/distribution This winter, we had the pleasure of collaborating with a great team on styling an editorial piece for Engaged! Magazine in Middleburg, VA at the new Salamander Resort & Spa.  The shoot evolved a bit due to some snowstorm challenges over the course of […]

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RENT THE RUNWAY’s WEDDINGS BOUTIQUE

Category: Styling, Weddings

The one thing we love more than high fashion is affordable high fashion. That’s why we love Rent the Runway’s Weddings Boutique! The easy-to-navigate collection offers a plethora of dresses and accessory options for guests, bridal party, and of course, the bride-to-be. The Weddings Boutique is a great option for guests. From the bachelorette party to the wedding […]

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Julie & Eric’s Paris Wedding: The Video

At last!  I’m so thrilled to finally be able to share our amazingly beautiful wedding trailer video by the talented Gabriel Menassier of MG Image.  This video has allowed us to relive the emotions and special moments of the day over and over again! I highly recommend investing in a great videographer.  Make sure your […]

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Haute Homes: Inside the home of Fashion Illustrator Megan Hess

Australian fashion illustrator Megan Hess knows good style.  Her clients include Dior, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Fendi, Laduree, Hermes, The Ritz Paris, Tiffany’s, Bloomingdales, Bergdorf Goodman and Henri Bendel…just to name a few.  Her artwork ranges from the size of a postage stamp to the expanse of a high rise building – […]

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Styling for The Knot Magazine (Winter 2013)

This past July, we had the pleasure of planning, designing + styling an editorial shoot at The Prospect Park Boathouse in New York with an all-star vendor team.  It is so exciting to finally see it in print in the current national issue of The Knot Magazine!  There are lots more pretty photos (courtesy of […]

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Art Gallery Chic – Inspiration Shoot

Category: Uncategorized

It’s no secret I’m a girly girl at heart…I love fluffy peonies and soft colors, romantic candlelight and vintage everything.  However I’d been wanting to do a shoot like this for quite sometime – I wanted to challenge myself to do something a little out of my comfort zone and more modern in style.  Of […]

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Wedding for Two – Pt. II

Category: DC

If you missed Part I, catch up here first! Note the gorgeous Kate Middleton-esque wedding ring… An intimate reception for two – English Rose Garden did a beautiful job on the florals. Cake for two – by the amazing Maggie Austin.  The hand-rolled rosettes took 13 hours alone! And those realistic peach flowers are made of pure […]

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Glitz and Glam: Lofty Inspiration

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When I spotted this dreamy photoshoot designed by Elissa Keno and photographed by Kellie Kano over on Elizabeth Anne Designs, I almost asked someone to pinch me.  Absolutely loving the girly, airy color palette of shell pink, ivory, bronze, gold and a whole lot of glitter.  The designer stole this straight out of my fluffy, […]

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