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Who knew that the halls of an Accenture office in DC would be the location of a meet cute? Chip and Jaclyn met through work, which made the beginning of their love story a little tricky. They didn’t want people to know they were dating, but very quickly Chip knew that this girl was special. […]

October 5, 2020

Chip + Jaclyn | An Elegant Backyard Elopement

Weddings

Since traveling to France wasn’t possible this summer due to COVID, we decided to bring France to Maryland with this Parisian inspired wedding at the Liriodendron Mansion! If you know me, you know this wedding has all my favorite elements of a wedding day: fluffy peonies, shades of dusty blue, a giggling couple, and a […]

August 16, 2020

A Parisian Inspired Summer Garden Wedding at the Liriodendron Mansion

Weddings

It can seem daunting to pick where you will have your portrait session, but it really doesn’t have to be! I know that you may be worried because you don’t know what will ‘look the best,’ but it’s my job to worry about that. It’s your job to have fun, relax, and feel like the […]

June 23, 2020

How to Select Your Session Location

For Brides, Tips & Tricks

If you’ve read any of my Instagram captions or checked out my website, you know that I care more about marriages than weddings. Yes, I love weddings. I love photographing them, dancing during the reception, eating cake, and celebrating with people I care about as they commit to forever! I was planning on posting this […]

March 18, 2020

4 Books for A Healthier Marriage

For Brides

Blush tones, detailed tablescapes, a beaded dress, an ice cream caravan, and peonies everywhere…who could ask for more? Prepare yourself for some of the most gorgeous floral arrangements you’ve ever seen and a classically stunning couple. It’s impossible to look at this set up and not feel like you’re surrounded by sunshine and springtime! This […]

January 31, 2020

A Spring Peach Romance Inspired Florida Styled Wedding at The Orlo in Tampa, Florida

Weddings

YAYY!!! You just got engaged! The excitement is swirling around you, you’ve told friends and family…and they are all asking the same question: Have you set a date yet?? There is a lot of pressure on picking your wedding date. I mean, this day will be celebrated every year for the rest of your life. […]

January 30, 2020

What to Consider When Setting a Wedding Date

For Brides

Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow!!! You’ll see what I mean as you scroll through this post. Some awesome vendor friends and I wanted to get in the holiday spirit the way we know best…with a full on elegant wedding! This all began back in the beginning of summer so seeing it all come together really […]

December 13, 2019

A Glamorous Christmas Styled Wedding

Weddings

It’s a new month, which means it’s time for another “For Brides” wedding planning post for y’all! And I definitely owe you a good one because the craziness of September got the best of me and I skipped it last month. Sorry! 5 weddings in 4 weeks was enough to keep me busy apparently. But […]

October 4, 2019

Unique But Elegant Ideas to Liven Up Your Wedding

For Brides

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I asked you all if you wanted a post about some key questions and things to be thinking about when you are looking at vendors for your wedding. In fact, you probably were one of the people who unanimously voted “YES BLOG ABOUT IT!” Well…it’s here! […]

August 28, 2019

Tips for Booking Wedding Vendors

For Brides

You know what’s so awesome about #MarieMedinaCouples? EVERYTHING. But especially how much they care about making my job easier on their wedding day! I mean seriously…how sweet is it that they always ask me “what can we do to help you?” on THEIR big day. Gosh, I’m girl crushing so hard on all these couples. […]

July 15, 2019

5 Ways to Help Your Photographer on Your Wedding Day

For Brides