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Saturday Calligraphy Styling

Happy Valentine's Day, loves! This year, we did something new that I think we're going to turn into an annual "to do." We mailed out actual Valentines! For the past few weeks I've had the pleasure of working with Nikki at Shotgunning for Love Letters to customize and design letterpress Valentine's Day cards on double thick paper - super luxe...

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Michael and Carina April 2017 Workshop BTS & Welcome Dinner

One of the most fulfilling elements of design for me is curating a tablescape and then seeing people sitting down at that table to enjoy a meal. When this happens, my first thought isn't, "Will they notice that upgraded flatware?" or "I wonder if they'll appreciate those calligraphy place cards." It's actually, "I hope this table makes these guests feel warm, and comfortable, and joyful." ...

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Painting Lifestyle Anniversary Session with Allie Dattilio

One of our spring weddings (that I'm looking forward to sharing soon!) was with the bubbly and talented Nicki Metcalf Photography, with whom I also collaborated on a lifestyle anniversary session last December. Nicki approached me months before with the idea to do a painting shoot, which I loved. Artists always inspire me, and I love watching them create and work, so I started searching for actual Maryland-based painters, rather than hiring models as "painters."

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Sneak Peek: Minimalist Baltimore Boudoir Session with Michael and Carina Photography

Last fall I collaborated with my dear friends, Michael and Carina Photography, to style and creatively direct this minimal boudoir session at The Elephant Restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland, and recently learned that it will be published on Boudoir Collective in May...

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French Inspired Wedding at Tudor Place, Washington DC

I'm excited to share some publication news from last week as I had my first feature on OnceWed as East Made Event Company! ... Last fall, I was lucky enough to curate a team of some of the most respected and talented wedding vendors in the DC area to bring this vision of an elegant, French-inspired, al fresco, fall wedding to life, and I have to say - each and every vendor absolutely did a stunning job...

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Sneak Peek: Art Studio Lifestyle Anniversary Session

This week I learned that our styled anniversary session at a Hagerstown, Maryland painting studio will be published on the fine art wedding blog, Wedding Sparrow! I'm super excited about this feature and absolutely loved working with the talented painter, Allie Dattilio, and Nicki Metcalf Photography.

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Table Styling for White Glove Rentals

Today I'm sharing some table designs I created with serveware and furniture from White Glove Rentals for the Big Fake Wedding bridal show, held back in August at The Grand in Baltimore! The bridal show theme this year was the Greek Islands, so I designed two tablescapes and a lounge with this theme in mind... 

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