Author: briankb2016

Exchanging Vows Among the Sycamores at Santa Ynez’s Kestral Park

Exchanging Vows Among the Sycamores at Santa Ynez’s Kestral Park Because great things come in pairs, we have another wickedly stunning affair captured by Tenth & Grace coming at ya. This Santa Ynez wedding reads like a who’s who of crazy good wedding backdrops. Everything from the lavender infused 17th Century Norman style barn, to […]

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Modern Maui Romance at Olowalu Plantation

Modern Maui Romance at Olowalu Plantation As a wedding planner, my approach to being ‘The Bride’ was less formal than most. My fiancé and I knew that we wanted a venue that was intimate, romantic and exclusive. We had designed so many wonderful events in San Diego over the past five years, we thought a […]

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A Leisurely Afternoon Of Love

A Leisurely Afternoon Of Love From Team Terra Loom: Loom is all about authenticity, capturing real feelings of real couples in a series of events reflecting everyday life. When we first sat down with Karli and Nick, their love for one another seemed to fill the entire room. Throughout our conversation, they were constantly looking […]

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Every Last Blush Colored Floral is Tucked Inside This Saddlerock Ranch Affair

Every Last Blush Colored Floral is Tucked Inside This Saddlerock Ranch Affair Cloudy days have nothing on this flower filled wedding. Set against the sweeping views from Saddlerock Ranch, CCL Weddings & Events planned an affair completely decked out in charming details. We’re talking an overflow of lush florals by Honeycomb Affair, not one but two knockout gowns […]

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5 Ways To Make Your Home More “Life-Friendly”

5 Ways To Make Your Home More “Life-Friendly” Just yesterday, my toddler was tossing strawberries on the floor at breakfast and throwing his milk at dinner. I’m in the go-with-it stage of life right now friends, so these tips are coming at the perfect time! Plus, they’re coming from a designer that I adore beyond […]

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The Palm House at Brooklyn Botanic Garden Wedding That Barely Beat The Rain

The Palm House at Brooklyn Botanic Garden Wedding That Barely Beat The Rain From Jainé at Brklyn View Photography… A week before Sue and Chris’s wedding at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, the weather called for rain and heavy thunderstorms. We started to prepare for the worst. The happy couple purchased very cute clear umbrella’s from […]

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Step Inside Interior Designer Rachel Madden’s Warm, Organic Home

Step Inside Interior Designer Rachel Madden’s Warm, Organic Home Home tours are my favorite features here on SMP Living. But when we get to step inside an that’s the home of the actual interior designer behind the beauty? It’s extra exciting. And what I love most about today’s tour, of the lovely Rachel Madden’s abode, […]

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Are You a Fine Art Bride? Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum is Your Spot.

Are You a Fine Art Bride? Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum is Your Spot. I’m crushing hard on today’s styled shoot… the bride, her Elizabeth Dye dress, that centerpiece from Kase Styles. Yes. yes. yes. My favorite aspect is that it coins a style of bride I haven’t yet heard of, but one we see […]

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When Savannah History Meets Miami Modern Wedding

When Savannah History Meets Miami Modern Wedding From Josh Morehouse, Masi Events and Colonial House of Flowers…  Elsie and Alonso call Miami home, but decided to have an intimate destination wedding in historic Savannah, Georgia! Lucky for them, Elsie’s sister Jessica is the owner and designer of Masi Events. Elsie does acting on the side in […]

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Stunning Engagement Shoot On The Coast Of England

Stunning Engagement Shoot On The Coast Of England From the photographer, Jessica:When we realized that this spectacular location was a short drive from the venue of the workshop we knew it was the perfect spot for our elopement shoot of Claudia and Alex. We wanted the mood to feel intimate, minimal and romantic, include lots […]

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