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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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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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Y+J’s Rehearsal Dinner in Provence

*As Seen in Flutter Magazine* Photos by: Jose Villa Last July, we worked with NYC-based couple Yelena and Julien on creating their dream wedding weekend in the Luberon region of France.  The Luberon stretches 30 miles along a ridge of rugged hills east of Avignon, and hides some of France’s most storybook-esque hilltop towns and dreamy landscapes. We kickstarted their wedding […]

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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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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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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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FEATURED: FOUR SEASONS TRANSFORMATION

The Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore debuted a time lapse video yesterday in their summer e-newsletter of a wedding we planned and designed at the hotel last August.  Thanks to Bowen Films for the cool video – what a transformation! See more of Rachael and Brett’s glamorous wedding day here – the wedding is also in […]

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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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KATE SPADE SURPRISE SALE: WEDDING EDITION

What a way to start the day! Kate Spade, one of our faves, just announced a surprise sale: wedding edition! Shop items up to 65% off and preview the latest bridal collection! Enjoy $5 shipping to all 50 states (and $10 shipping to Canada) until Wednesday, March 19th at 11:59 PM. Here are a few we love: […]

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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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Caroline & Teodoro’s Engagement Photos

Category: Engagement

Photos: Abby Jiu  We are so excited for our clients, Caroline & Teodoro, and their wedding this August in Washington, DC!  C&T currently live in the Dominican Republic, where their family splits time, so their photographer – the talented Abby Jiu – got to escape the long winter we’re having here in the nation’s capital […]

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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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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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Venue Spotlight: Villa Balbienello // Lake Como, Italy

I’m excited to start this new “Venue Spotlight” blog series in 2014 of amazing places to get hitched.  We’ll cover our faves everywhere from locally here in the DC area, to across the country in some of our favorite cities and of course, magical places abroad for our jetsetter brides. The first to kickstart the […]

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Featured in Martha Stewart Weddings: Julie & Eric’s Paris Wedding

Category: Paris, Weddings

Guess what came out yesterday??  Our wedding in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine!  Almost exactly a year and one month from our wedding date – we can finally share all the magic of the day with everyone 🙂  Well…almost!  The magazine will be on the stands through January – make sure to pick up a copy […]

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R&E’s Wedding in The Knot Magazine (Winter 2013)

R&E’s shabby chic, french country wedding from last August was just featured in The Knot’s national magazine/Winter 2013!  See more here.    

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