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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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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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Whimsical Tea For a Bride-To-Be

The Dorothy Draper inspired tea we designed for our bride-to-be, at The Greenbrier Resort was featured on Style Me Pretty. Check it all out here! !

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Something Borrowed, Something Blue

“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” Over the years, thousands of brides have followed the old English rhyme for good luck on their wedding day. Representing purity, love, and fidelity, blue has developed into a luxurious and timeless color scheme adored by many. As fall rolls in, summer color palettes of brights slowly […]

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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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Inspiration: Peachy Keen

Well…summer is in full swing (heat wave, anyone?) and we are currently crushing on coral! Citrus-y hues of peach, blush, and apricot combined with shades of melon and grapefruit provide a refreshing alternative to the classic, muted hues we love so dearly. Here’s some mid-week inspiration for a midsummer fête! Tip: Kumquats are the perfect […]

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Office Tour on Glitter Guide!

So thrilled to be featured on one of our all-time favorite blogs today – a go to source for all things pretty! Head on over to The Glitter Guide to see our full interview + Strawberry Milk office tour! Photos by Abby Jiu, Hair and Makeup by Amie Decker Beauty, Sweets by Buttercream Bakeshop and […]

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Kristen & Kevin’s Wedding on Style Me Pretty!

Category: Published, Weddings

Kristen + Kevin’s stunning southern black tie wedding at the Goodstone Inn in Middleburg, VA was the perfect blend of fashion forward style in a farm to table setting. Check out all the goodness featured on Style Me Pretty right here.  

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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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Lounge Design for The Knot @ NY Bridal Market

Category: Bridal Show

Our friends at The Knot Magazine reached out to us for help with designing their lounge area at the entrance of Couture Show during Bridal Market in NYC.  We love it when we get to be super creative – they requested “color” and “no vintage/rustic” – and they got it!  We started with cool this […]

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Midnight in the Garden – Styling for The Knot Winter 2014

Be sure to pick up the latest national issue of The Knot Magazine (Winter 2014) to see our 5 pg. spread “Midnight in the Garden” color story.  We had so much fun traveling to NYC to create and style this for our friends over at The Knot!  The shoot features rich and luscious jewel and […]

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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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Liz & Mike: Shore Elegance

We planned and designed Liz & Mike’s southern-meets-nautical inspired wedding in picturesque St. Michaels last June – now that the wedding made it’s official debut in Weddings Unveiled Magazine, we are happy to finally share the lovely wedding photos by the oh-so-talented Erich McVey!  See more from the magazine here. Photography: Erich McVey    |    Event […]

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Featured in Weddings Unveiled

THE WEDDING WE DESIGNED FOR LIZ AND MIKE HAD AN ELEGANT YET ORGANIC, SOUTHERN INSPIRED CELEBRATION IN PICTURESQUE ST. MICHAEL’S, MD.  THE INN AT PERRY CABIN AND CHESAPEAKE MARITIME MUSEUM PLAYED HOST TO THE WEEKEND’S WEDDING FESTIVITIES FEATURING A WATERFRONT SPERRY TENT WITH HUGE CRYSTAL CHANDELIER, A VINTAGE STYLE BIG BAND, AND GOLD CUSTOM MONOGRAMMED […]

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VENUE SPOTLIGHT: LE MEURICE HOTEL // PARIS, FRANCE

Built in 1835, Le Meurice Hotel is a gem in the heart of our favorite city.  It sits a stone’s throw from The Louvre and overlooks the majestic Tuilerie Gardens.  Combining exceptional 18th century opulence with contemporary chic decor by Philippe Starck, the hotel is perfect for those looking for a piece of traditional old-world […]

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Catherine & Peter: Enchanted Garden Wedding

Category: Baltimore, Weddings

  Photos by: Corbin Gurkin Catherine Zamoiski and Peter Halprin were married at the swanky Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore – a sleek and modern venue, which we transformed into a magical garden for the occasion.  We used jewel toned blooms, giant trees with hanging candles, crystal candelebra and antique silver pieces and vintage chandeliers […]

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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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Love is in the Air…

As wedding planners, let’s face it – we’re always in the mood for love.  Maybe that’s why Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays…we really feel quite at home and are firm believers that flowers, chocolates, pretty little gift boxes and heart-shaped love letters should not be reserved for just one day a year […]

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Channeling Jackie-O at The Four Seasons, Washington DC

Category: DC, Styling, Weddings

I’m excited to finally share images from a bridal shoot we planned and styled back in August for The Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC!  We channelled our inner Jackie-O for a classic affair to showcase the hotel’s event spaces for their marketing collateral.   A big thanks to our vendor team!  You guys did […]

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