Floating Florals { Decor Inspiration }

Floating Florals { Decor Inspiration }

Gone are the days where floating flowers are cliché. With the right floral designer, you can make your decor swim with beauty! Talk to your florist about what you envision and what design elements you may want to avoid.  Have them create a couple sample arrangements or mockup of the design plan. Remember, don’t be afraid to ask them to make changes or adjustments! You’re the bride-to-be so…

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Whelve { Bridal Session }

Whelve { Bridal Session }

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 Whelve: (v.) to bury something deep; to hide

This shoot is certainly enchanting! The movement of the dress and softness of the light create…

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Palms & Pastels { Real Hawaii Wedding }

Palms & Pastels { Real Hawaii Wedding }

For this swoon-worthy Saturday post, we decided to showcase this gorgeous Oahu wedding originally featured on Bridal Musings. The couple got married at one of our favorite Hawaii venues, The Loulu Palm Estate. What A Day Photography did a great job capturing the fun and youthful essence of their special day. The bride looked stunning  in her Hawaiian Haku floral crown and low back dress that…

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Pretty in Paige { Style Inspiration }

Pretty in Paige { Style Inspiration }

Hayley Paige designs capture a “romantic and charming esthetic” that truly resonates with every bride to be. Now as the head designer for her own bridal collection, she uses the skills she acquired from working under some fashion favorites to create these one of a kind looks. She worked on ready-to-wear for Jill Stuart and then established herself as a bridal designer for Melissa Sweet bridal and…

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Erin & Hunter { Day After Wedding Session }

Erin & Hunter { Day After Wedding Session }

Erin & Hunter from yesterday’s gorgeous Big Island wedding post decided to plan a day after wedding session to capture the special first days of their marriage together. The shoot took place on the Hilo side of the Big Island on a twenty acre horse property overlooking the ocean. This truly stunning session was captured by Vallentyne Photography. Sometimes you wedding day goes by in a blur of…

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Erin & Hunter { Real Big Island Wedding }

Erin & Hunter { Real Big Island Wedding }

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We’re excited to bring you this gorgeous wedding held at the Mauna Lani Resort.  Erin & Hunter’s big day was photographed by Vallentyne Photographyand coordinated by Ashley at Swept Away Events. The couple included many Hawaiian style elements like the kokui nut & ti leaf leis and their adorable sunglasses! We loved the idea of releasing the beautiful butterflies as symbol of their everlasting…

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Choosing A Venue { Advice Inspiration }

Choosing A Venue { Advice Inspiration }

Yesterday we revealed some of our favorite destination wedding spots on the islands. When deciding on a venue it’s important to ask questions. Key details can help you decide which location is most ideal for your dream day. Here are a few questions that are important to consider when visiting a potential venue.

1. Is my date available?

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2. How many people does the space hold? Is that seated or…

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Wedding Wings: Top Hawaii Wedding Locations

Wedding Wings: Top Hawaii Wedding Locations

The Modern Weddings Hawaii team is very excited to showcase the Wedding Wings program from our featured partner, Hawaiian Airlines!

If you’re planning on having a destination wedding in Hawaii, the Wedding Wings program offers discounts, upgrades, and special group rates to you,your future spouse, and your entire family.Check out the full terms & conditions here to see if your dream wedding…

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Phyllis & Tony { Real Hawaii Wedding }

Phyllis & Tony { Real Hawaii Wedding }

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We’re excited to bring you this beautiful Hawaiian Estate wedding captured by Rachel Robertson Photography. Phyllis and Tony had been dating about a year before he decided to pop the question.

“Two days after Hurricane Sandy hit the NYC/NJ area, we were sitting in our apartment with no power, no heat, barely any cell phone service, wondering how long this was going to continue since our area…

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Bridal Braids { Style Inspiration }

Bridal Braids { Style Inspiration }

Nervous to try a Blake Lively braid for your big day? Turn to Pinterest for inspiration! There are so many kinds of braids to choose from, it will be easy to find one to fit your Bridal Style. Play around with practice tutorials at home, then take a a few of your favorite pictures to the salon! Here are a few of our favorite inspirations.

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