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24 hrs in The Cotswalds

Category: Travel

My hubby and I were in the English Countryside for a February wedding and had an extra day and a half to do what we wanted so we went to the Cotswalds for a night en route back to London (by way of Oxford – hubby’s bucket list item) for our flight home.  I’ve always […]

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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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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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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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Morgan & Jon at The Greenbrier

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Morgan & Jon Huntsman III’s destination wedding at the iconic (hello, Dorothy Draper!) Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV was featured in the latest issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom! Morgan wanted a chic, romantic garden vibe at the hotel which is nicknamed “the social resort of the south” since the late 1800’s. Here are […]

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Y+J’s Wedding in Provence, France

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*As Seen in Flutter Magazine* Photos by: Jose Villa We’re whisking you away to Provence one last time for the finale of the three-part series for Yelena and Julien’s destination wedding weekend. We previously featured Y+J’s welcome party and rehearsal dinner and now – the big day!  Lavender fields for days?  Yes, please!   The bride commissioned a […]

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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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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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Showstopper Summer Wedding Cakes

Wedding cakes were originally used to bring good luck & bountiful fortune to the married couple. Today, they play a huge role in the reception, and are often more works of art than dessert. Here are some summer wedding cakes that will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth! Sometimes, less is more. “Naked” cakes have swiftly […]

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Meet Our Summer 2015 Intern!

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Hi everyone! I’m here to (virtually) introduce myself! My name is Tiffany Stawiarski & I’m entering my senior (yikes) year of college at Boston University, with a degree in Journalism and Business Administration. I have an affinity for flowers, pastels, puppies, and anything Nutella. And of course- weddings. My love for the latter has blossomed […]

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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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TravelMilk – Provence, Summer 2014

After our adventures in Paris we headed south for our client’s destination wedding weekend in the Luberon region of Provence.  The quaint, hilltop storybook-esque villages that played host to the weekend’s festivities were all about 15-30 min drive from one another. Photos by: Eric Parekh Lourmarin: If your idea of a perfect Provence village includes cafes […]

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TravelMILK – Paris, Summer 2014

PARIS PERFECT In route to our destination wedding in Provence this summer, we built in a few days in to enjoy Paris before heading south.  All photos by my talented hubby, Eric Parekh, on his Leica M6 with Kodak Portra 400 film! A few photos from my iPhone mixed in…but those will be obvious 🙂 […]

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Featured on Style Me Pretty: Summer Love at The Boathouse

This past summer, on one of the hottest days in July, we were styling away in New York at The Boathouse in Prospect Park.  You may have seen our tablescape in the Fall/Winter edition of The Knot’s National Magazine.  I am so happy to share the full shoot with you now, as it was featured […]

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Meet Our Summer 2013 Intern!

Category: Weddings

Hello! My name is Rebecca Wong, and I have just recently joined Strawberry Milk Events as a summer intern! I am currently an upcoming junior at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York as an interior design major and hope to establish a career that integrates both hospitality and my knowledge of interior design. Of course, […]

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Fox45 & Engaged! Show at Four Seasons Baltimore

Photos by: Steve Canning Photography We had the pleasure of participating in the Engaged! Magazine bridal show at the Four Seasons Hotel last weekend.  Our theme was summer, and it was this combined with our very own company branding that we were inspired to create this whimsical, luxe head table design.  A boxwood backdrop (which […]

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We’re Looking for a Superstar Intern!

Obsessed with weddings? Organized to a fault? We’re looking for an outgoing, detail-oriented, multi-tasking, social-media savvy, spring/summer intern who can work at least one day in our office per wk. Some weekends required. Intern will learn the ins and outs of owning a small business, creating timelines and proposal contracts for clients, marketing, sourcing potential […]

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