Alice in Wonderland Wedding featured on ModWedding

November 17, 2015By AllisonPress

So happy that the wedding blog, ModWedding is featuring the Alice in Wonderland wedding styled shoot Hand-Painted Weddings collaborated with a lot of talented, creative vendors in Chicago on earlier this spring. As the article says, this wedding features “enchanting florals, from oversized peony blossoms to layers of moss, were complimented by other natural pieces, such as … Read More

Alice in Wonderland Wedding Featured on Ruffled Blog

August 19, 2015By AllisonPress

On Monday I announced on social media that the Alice in Wonderland styled shoot I created paper for was featured on Ruffled blog! Styled shoots are a lot of fun because they give wedding vendors and artists a chance to express their creativity and go crazy with ideas for the sake of inspiring engaged couples. … Read More

Flashback Friday in celebration of Fourth of July

July 3, 2015By AllisonInspired by

Today I’m reminiscing and sharing a few photos of the Fourth of July wedding styled shoot that a group of us Philly wedding vendors collaborated on more than a year ago! This styled wedding took place at the Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia. The first photo took place with the National Constitution Center in the … Read More

Truly a Painterly Touch – Modern Gallery Wedding

December 10, 2014By AllisonHand-Painted Weddings

You are in for a treat today! Today’s post starts to highlight some of the Hand-Painted Weddings stationery by yours truly! I had so much fun with designing this paper because a truly painterly touch was the perfect detail to bring together a modern art gallery wedding. I used long, loose brush strokes combined with … Read More

Two Wedding Locations, Two Outfits

December 10, 2014By AllisonWedding Tips

A creative way to change up the wedding look is to have a different gown for the ceremony and the reception. Especially with so many cute short wedding dresses, I understand the desire to have two gowns! Since both of the wedding buildings for this photoshoot had very different looks, two attire looks was a … Read More

Quiet Together Moments

December 9, 2014By AllisonWedding Tips

This photo of the couple sharing a quiet together moment resonated with me today. The craze of the pre-holiday rush is very similar to the wedding day rush. One of the most heard pieces of advice I hear (and give myself) to couples on their wedding day is to really be present and enjoy every … Read More

Gallery Wedding Inspiration – All Week!

December 8, 2014By AllisonHand-Painted Weddings

This past May I worked with a group of very talented wedding vendors to create a styled wedding shoot in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA). PAFA has two buildings next to each other that can be rented for a ceremony and reception. The beautiful thing about these two buildings is that they are … Read More

Fourth of July Styled Shoot on 100 Layer Cake!

July 4, 2013By AllisonAnnouncements

What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than to have a wedding! Well, a couple of months back I was lucky enough to be involved in Styled Shoot that was themed around the Fourth of July in the most appropriate place, the Independence Visitor Center in Philadelphia. The venue is right across the … Read More

Cinderella Inspired Photo Shoot – Part 2

April 26, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

Today is part 2 of the Cinderella inspired wedding which features the lovely, soft details of the table decor. To see part 1, click here. I love the textures that appear in this table styling created by Krista Leigh Hurst Photography. The delicate beaded table cloth overlay and the baby’s breath are a perfect match … Read More

Cinderella Inspired Photo Shoot -Part 1

April 25, 2013By AllisonHand-Painted Reception

Once upon a time (aka a few months ago), I was fortunate to be asked to join a few other talented wedding professionals on a styled Modern Cinderella photo shoot. The chance to work with other talent on a purely creative photo shoot is one of the reasons I love this industry. There is such … Read More