Decor

A swanky downtown locale sets the scene for a city-chic celebration. There's something magical about cocktail hour. Bubble pouring, music floating through the air, everything–and everyone–glowing in anticipation of what's next. What seems mystical is, in fact, a strategically-planned schedule executed by the talented team at Michelle Leo Events. Their leader, Michelle Cousins, shares her secrets for creating a wedding celebration...
After nine years of beautiful events, stunning spreads and fashion pioneering, Utah Bride and Groom magazine said farewell to our editor, Valerie Rasmussen, and the event pros at Decoration, Inc., Fuse Weddings & Events and Blended Table made certain she went out with a bang. February 27, 2020 Blended Table  At this soirée, the guest of honor was the theme. With a background in...
Out with the boring and in with the bold! You asked, (let’s be real, you googled) and as usual data analysis has answered. Zola, the internet’s wedding registry mecca has pored over their internal data to answer the age-old question: what’s the best gift to bring to a wedding? We know what you may be thinking… you’re close friends with the...
The inspiration all started with the bouquet. When photographer Jackie Siggard laid eyes on this massive collection of lush florals with soft pink hues, she knew that she wanted to do a shoot centered around the blooms. The result was a stunning luxury photoshoot with ample amounts of romance. "I wanted to do more of a luxury styled shoot," Siggard...

All Dressed in White

A vision in white, today's plaster-and-gesso-finished pieces deliver a fresh, hand-molded look to newlyweds' nests of all styles. 1. Alberto small single tier chandelier by Visual Comfort $1,835, Glass House SLC 2. Truro wall mirror $998 Serena & Lily, serenaandlily.com 3. Plaster No. 1 small pendant light by Hudson Valley $550, Elume Distinctive Lighting, Park City 4. Greta drinks table by Currey & Co  curreyandcompany.com/ See website...
  From-the-garden inspiration for the big day No one knows Utah wildflowers better than La Fleur’s Natalie Bernhisel-Robinson. Long before brides selected wedding blooms beyond roses, this floral designer and published author of  “The Living Wreath” was peddling her signature style focused on fresh-from-the-mountainside blooms. What’s her secret? “I incorporate blooms and herbs from my own garden,” Robinson says. “Not only...
Photographer Chelsea Shattuck works with a team of free-spirited wedding pros to create this boho-chic inspiration shoot, to help every hippie in love with planning for her perfect, playful wedding day.   The first step? Finding the perfect location. For this shoot, Chelsea romped out to Jolley's Ranch in Springville, Utah. Surrounded by trees and frolicking fields galore, the ranch is...
Rompers, raw bars and round arches are the hottest wedding musts. Last year's flings are out- bring on the 2019 wedding trends!  LAST YEAR: Rectangular Arbor with Asymmetrical Florals THIS YEAR: Oversized Round Arbor  Think out of the box like the pros at Bluebird Events and Decorations Inc. did and make over the traditional ceremony statement piece. This version at Blue Sky Ranch is...
Every bride craves a classic feel for her big day. If you're a discerning bride looking to dive headfirst into traditional styles, get ready to kick off your old school and sentimental wedding with historically stylish stationery suites from every era. Calligraphy Taking the usual wedding-day mantra “old, new, borrowed and blue” to heart, Mikyla Marie Manu of Ink & Press,...
There are few color combinations as classic as black & white.  Every decade has its own interpretation of black and white—so what are the keys to designing with the dazzling duo right now? Stylist and event planner Allison Baddley of La Fete knows. For proof, Baddley marries black and white, mixing matte finishes with elegant accents inside Park City’s historic-meets-haute...