Happy Throwback Thursday friends! Ok, I know it has been a REALLY long time since I posted anything, so I thought I would do my very first Throwback Thursday on a wonderful non-profit event, Styled For GoodIt is Minnesota’s first ever non-profit wedding showcase and all out party. All proceeds go towards event services for couples in need. Founded by Jennae Saltzman of Blush & Whim and Kelly Bollis of Maven, the duo saw the need for a new kind of wedding show experience in the Twin Cities and wanted to bring a sense of community and collaboration to the wedding industry while also streamlining donated services to couples in need. I want to share a few images from the event this past May at Aria in Minneapolis. I’m so appreciative to get the opportunity to be a part of such a great community – thank you ladies of Styled For Good! All lovely imagery by Amanda Marie Photography

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The 2016 theme was Palm Springs (so FUN!). I was paired with a pretty awesome team (ok, I might be biased :)) to come up with “our” version of Palm Springs. We kept the color palette fairly neutral with soft touches of dusty rose, green, white, gold and dessert tan with a very classic old Hollywood mood and style. Pulling inspiration from Whitney Port’s Wedding… stunning right?! From there, our vision came to life! Bridal Gowns: Che Bella  |  Bridal Jewelry: Goldfine Jewelry  |  Cake: Amy’s Cupcake Shoppe  |  Calligraphy: Woven & Wed  |  Floral: Poppy Lane  |  Hair + Make-Up + Tabletop: Mani Mela  |  Paper: ME! Jill Elaine Designs  |  Photos: Amanda Nippoldt Photography  |  Rentals: Collected  |  Planner and Stylist: Park Place Planning

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Hello there! Welcome to our new online home, finally! I’m so glad you stopped by. I’ve been very busy this past year—besides launching a brand-new website, I moved into a new studio and have been busy, busy, busy on some incredible client projects. If you’d like, you can keep scrolling to check out a couple highlights from the past few months!

Sneak peek of our new studio we share with the lovely Park Place Planning!

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Some fun projects I’ve worked on these past few months!

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Check back often to find inspiration about stationery trends, wedding inspiration, current projects and so much more!

xo, Jill

Special thanks to these lovely friends who helped me with this beautiful new site!

Website  |  Saffron Avenue

Photography  |  Jody Savage Photography   Meg Cooper Photography  Sewell Photography

Stylist  |  Girl Friday

Creative Writer  |  Amy Overgaard

 

When it comes to inspiration for a serene winter white wedding, look no further than this gorgeous styled shoot photographed by the talented Jody Savage Photography. With stunning wintery flowers, by the creative Ashley Fox, paired with soft gray candles in glass candlesticks on every inch of the table along with blush tones scattered throughout, there is truly nothing more beautiful! The stationery was packaged in a lovely debossed velvet shelve from the lovely Velvet Raper. This stunning shoot was featured in Minnesota Bride as well as Styled Me Pretty! It was an honor to work along side such a creative Twin Cities vendor team. Please see below for a full list of credits.

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Florals – Ashley Fox Designs
Venue and Furniture- Rudy’s Event Rentals
Planning and Stationary – Jill Elaine Designs
Cakes- Nothing Bundt Cakes
Flatware and Glassware- Apres Party and Tent Rentals
Velvet in Stationary Suite- Velvet Raptor
Ribbon- FrouFrou chic
Engagement Ring- R.F. Moeller
Ring Box – The Mrs. Box
Gown and Veil – Vera Wang at L’atelier Couture
Hair and Makeup – Hayley Sach’s Artistry
Model- Caryn Model Talent and Management