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Classic Art Deco Font


Thanks to a serious era of bold and unmistakable design + recent hit films, Art Deco style fonts and lettering are still going strong.  I thought I’d share one of my favorites today.  Core Deco is a fantastic font in many ways, but my most favorite is the number of variations in this typeface.  If you are new to typography, it’s easy to pick a few of your favorites and know that they will look great together!


Nude, Blue-grey & Coral Inspiration Board

Last week was spring break for my kids, which meant lots of laughing, exploring and time away from work.  We had such a fabulous time!  Because of the much needed break and the time I spent being with my kids, I’m feeling energized and excited to be back at it on this Monday morning.  How often does that happen?  To get things started off right, here is a lovely inspiration board using the ever popular nude tones as a base and adding the punches of coral and the subdued blue-grey to freshen it up a bit.


Image Credits clockwise from top:  flower topped cake by Mon Plaisir via Chic Vintage Brides  |  Champagne gown   |  bridesmaid dresses  |  bouquet by Saipua photographed by Kina Wicks  |  invitation suite via Style Me Pretty  |  groom via Ruffled  |  table setting via Snippet and Ink  by Yan Photo

Pink, Peach and Green Spring Wedding by Mariel Hannah

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From all of the emails, comments and texts I got yesterday, you were all as in love with issue 5 of Beloved as I was!  The hardest part of working on the magazine is having all kinds of beautiful features that I can’t share!  I’m not very good with secrets!  To celebrate all of the work from so many teams of vendors that went into the making of Beloved, I’m sharing more images from our cover shoot by Mariel Hannah Photography.  Mariel and Irina, of Lacielle Roselle, have been long time supporters of Beloved so I was honored that they would put together a cover shoot for me.  It’s the perfect welcome to spring!

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Styled Shoot Teaser from R&C Films on Vimeo.

Photography by Mariel Hannah   |  Planning & Styling by Fairy Godmother   |  Head Pieces by Lacielle Roselle  |  Dresses from Ladies and Gents Bridal   |  Florals by Brundage Lane Florist  |  Desserts by De Coure Bake Shop   |  Stationery by Matinae Design Studio   |  Tux from Mr. Tuxedo   |  Videography by R&C Films   |  Signs/Decor Rentals by Custom Creations   |  Rentals by Walker Lewis   |  Hair by We Do your do salon   |  Makeup by Blissful Retreat

And….it’s Live! Beloved no. 5

What a happy day it is today!  I am thrilled to finally be sharing these beautiful shoots, weddings and – new in this issue – three creative writing pieces.  Going back to my initial wants for this issue of Beloved; a place for readers to feel something and connect with something inside themselves.  I adore the features.  Each team of vendors really went above and beyond to help propel my vision forward.  And the writers…such marvelous pieces.  Grab a cup of something steaming and settle in for an afternoon of purpose.  Read it here.BEloved 5 [cover]

Yes, it’s pre-launch preview day….

The days leading up to publishing each issue of BEloved always seem a little harried.  Most of the time it’s because I’m swapping pictures and re-working layouts to make sure everything is perfect.  There is a fine balance between showcasing the submissions and keeping the interest of the reader by not over-sharing.  Magazine design excites me!  It’s so challenging and rewarding.  So, since today I am holed up in my studio putting the finishing touches on BEloved no.5 and thought I’d stop in to give you a preview of a gorgeously rich shoot by Evelyn Eslava Photography making its debut tomorrow.

And, I’m curious….do you have any favorite magazines?  (digital or print, wedding or not)

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