Joy Thigpen and Wedding Styling 101

I love Instagram.  I have won contests, found workshops and made friends via Instagram.  On one particular boring day, I ran across a post from Once Wed asking for floral designers in the Atlanta area who might be interested in a project with Joy Thigpen.  I emailed expressing an interest but letting them know I…

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Emily + Paul – Floral design at King’s Chapel – 10.4.15

Being a wedding industry professional is equal parts hard and rewarding. It’s hard to attract clients who want YOU and what YOU are good at creating/planning.  It’s rewarding in that hopefully more often than not, a dream client comes along.  Emily, who was both a bridesmaid from a former wedding (win!) and someone who wanted ME…

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Kirstin + Ethan – Tomlinson Family Farm – 9.19.15

When MOB Linda sent me an email letting me know that another one of her beautiful daughters was getting married, I did a happy dance! This family is one of the sweetest and most kind-hearted families I have ever worked with. Designing her oldest daughter’s wedding was so much fun and I was excited to…

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Every bride deserves to BE the bride on her wedding day!

Lately I’ve been a bit bothered by all of the “How to create a wedding for $0 while living in a tree and going to school” and “3 Tips to ensure you’re wedding is flawless without a wedding planner or any reputable vendors” posts that I keep seeing.  It seems that every year during this season,…

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Jillian + Eric – Floral design at Lilac Farms – 9.13.15

Jillian and Eric were planning a Tuscan-themed wedding at Lilac Farms in Arrington, TN.  As a referral from a former bride, Meghann Wright, I was excited to meet these two and talk flowers for their vineyard wedding.  I couldn’t wait to share these beautiful images by Amber Smith of Smith Studios Photography. Jillian envisioned lots…

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#KOccasionsnewlook Giveaway!

You may remember some of the tweaks we have done over the years: Our new blog last year and our new website a few years back.  Although we have loved these changes along the way, I couldn’t be more thrilled with our newly redefined brand identity from Megan Martin Creative.  We are days away from…

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Jennifer + Nick | Saddle Woods Farm – 9.5.15

I have been so fortunate to work with some of the sweetest couples and their parents this year and this wedding was no exception! From start to finish, everyone was excited and involved and that makes my job that much more enjoyable!  With accents of soft pink and peacock blue, Jennifer, her mom and I worked to…

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Kayla + Joe – Belle Meadows Farm – 8.29.15

I loved this couple.  Their laughter is infectious and her family is a riot!  We had so much fun planning the details of her wedding and ensuring this day was perfect for these sweethearts.  From thoughtful details to the best FOB speech in my tenure, this wedding brought tears to my eyes more than once….

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