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Aug
8

See Why Butterflies Are One of the Hottest New Wedding Trends

Whitney Bower Imaging

It’s wedding season, which means an abundance of bouquets and centerpieces — and where there are blooms, there are butterflies! These ethereal creatures are a hot new wedding trend for 2019. Here are a few dreamy ways we’ve seen them used in Arkansas so far.

1. Wedding Invitations Take Flight

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Gilded butterflies perch delicately atop the wedding stationery of bride Peyton Barnes — a charming touch by Anne-Claire Allen Planning & Design.
Photography by Erin Wilson Photography and Films. • Invitations by Hobart Print Studio. • Florals by Vase & Vine.


2. Monarchs & Monograms

Jason Masters

Fine china, monogrammed linens and delicately painted butterflies make a table fit for royalty (see more at Tablescapes: Southern Chic!). Shop Tipton & Hurst for individual pieces or have their wedding team design a reception like this for you.
Photography by Jason Masters.


3. The Most Fantastical Wedding Cake We’ve Ever Seen

Whitney Bower Imaging

Our jaws hit the floor upon beholding this bold butterfly confection created by Art Is In Cakes for the wedding of Megan & Bryan Logan in Star City.
Photography by Whitney Bower Imaging.


4. Something Out of a Fairytale

Jason Masters

Whimsical florals transport us to a dreamy garden wedding. This magical floral design and tablescape vision was crafted by PIGMINT Floral Studio in Fayetteville (see more at Tablescapes: Whimsical Garden!).
Photography by Jason Masters.

Jul
29

Real Rehearsal Dinner: Former Miss America Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe in Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe
July 27, 2018
Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

Savvy and Nate’s rehearsal dinner wasn’t your run-of-the-mill affair. Savvy went with an old world, Italian vineyard theme complete with wine barrels, romantic candles, personalized wine bottles for each guest, abundant greenery and a massive cheese board.

COLOR STORY

Nate’s sister made a slideshow of pictures that played throughout the night featuring photos of all the guests with the couple over the course of their relationship. After dinner, guests were treated to a dessert hour under the stars at the stone chapel while music from the greats like Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong wafted through the night. Before they left, guests were also given a personalized wine glass engraved with Savvy and Nate’s wedding date and a heart-shaped wine stopper.

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale


THE DETAILS

WEDDING VENDORS WE LOVE
Venue, décor & planning Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale
Florist Tanarah Luxe Floral, Little Rock
 
MORE VENDORS
Videography Dave and a Camera, Siloam Springs
Photography The Hickenloopers
Caterer Catering Unlimited, Springdale

The Hickenloopers
Savvy Shields & Nate Wolfe July 27, 2018 Sassafras Springs Vineyard & Winery, Springdale


See Savvy and Nate's Real Rehearsal as it appeared in the print edition of ARKANSAS BRIDE, and don't miss their Real Wedding, held the next day at The Record in Bentonville.

Discover more inspiration in Arkansas Bride's Real Weddings section.

Jul
18

Styled Shoot: White Haute Hippie

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Modern, monochromatic wedding style for brides with attitude...

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films

Erin Wilson Photography and Films


THE DETAILS

WEDDING VENDORS WE LOVE
Photography & Videography Erin Wilson Photography and Films
Cakes Rick's Bakery, Fayetteville
MORE VENDORS
Planning Jessica Johnson of Daymaker Design, Fayetteville
Florist ZuZu's Petals & Gifts, Fayetteville
Venue The Ballroom at I Street, Bentonville
Wedding dress Joon Bridal, Fayetteville
Groom's attire Beau's Tuxedos, Fort Smith
Rentals Victory & Co., Little Rock
Jeweler Evermore Jewelers, Fayetteville
White boots Sam Edelman
Hair and makeup Crown Beauty Bar, Fayetteville
Models Mary Kerr Winters
Matt Evans


Submit Your Styled Shoots!

Vendors, share your work with us for a chance to be featured in the next issue. For more info, email us at Info@ArkansasBride.com.


Jul
18

Janey's Stunning Bridal Sesh at Angelo's Garden

Uche Onyeyiri

Now that Janey Johnson has tied the knot with Michael Lewis, we can finally share the photos from her beautiful bridal sesh at Angelo's Garden! Janey's stunning gown from The Bridal Cottage is complemented by a lush bouquet from Uneek Events.

The Details:

Photography: Uche Onyeyiri

Bridal boutique: The Bridal Cottage, North Little Rock

Venue: Angelo's Garden, Mayflower

Bouquet: Uneek Events, North Little Rock

Make up: Ciara Burnett

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