Romantic Love-Boat Engagement Photo Ideas

We hear the term “love boat” all the time, but never imagined how romantic it is to actually have your engagement photos taken on a boat!  There is something so peaceful and magical about today’s collection of engagement photos. These couples are totally in their own little worlds filled with love and joy, and perhaps this is the true meaning of “love boats”.  We hope you enjoy these beautiful scenes we’ve hand-picked to satisfy your romantic dreams.

Utterly Romantic

Romantic Love-Boat Engagement Photo Ideas

Credits (from top left): Millie Holloman / Three Nails Photography / Kay English Photography / Kristyn Hogan / BerryTree Photography / K. Holly Photography / 1313 Photography  / Peony Art Decoration Studio / Jessica Zais Photography

Full of Fun

Romantic Love-Boat Engagement Photo Ideas

Credits (from top left): Priscila Valentina / Sergio Cancelliere / Jamie Delaine / Sarah Yates / Chelsea Nicole Photography / Joe & Patience / Picsy / 1314 Studio

33 Chic Short Bridal Hairstyles

There seems to be a common phenomenon where the short haired bride grows her hair for the wedding day, just to give herself more styling options. If you have short hair, there’s really no need to get extensions to look like a “bride”, because the most important thing is to look like “you”.  Your hair style should really reflect your personality, not your role as a bride.

Short hair can be everything from chic to romantic. Other than looking fun and whimsical, you can also add a glamorous touch to your short hair by styling your layers, bangs, and fringes.  Today we’ve collected some hair inspirations for the short haired brides, and we are sure you will find these lovelies naturally attractive.

Stylish Bob

33 Chic Short Bridal Hairstyles

Credits (from top left): Our Labor of Love / Nada Studio / short-haircut / Amanda Watson Photography / Happiest Bridal Hair / Happiest Bridal Hair / Yuna Leonard Photography / Claire Eliza / Half Orange Photography / Yuna Leonard Photography / Hair and Makeup by Steph

Rustic

33 Chic Short Bridal Hairstyles

Credits (from top left): Jody Savage Photography / Happiest Bridal Hair / Olga Mi / Rachel Peters Photography / Jamma Keech Photography / Marcel and Meher Photography

Cute & Chic

33 Chic Short Bridal Hairstyles

Credits (from top left): Happiest Bridal Hair / Happiest Bridal Hair / Yan Photography / Sam Ciurdar / Timtab Studios / Justina McCaffrey / Sam Ciurdar / Michael Thomas

Vintage Elegance

33 Chic Short Bridal Hairstyles

Credits (from top left): Michael Segal Photography / Avec L’amour Photography / Candice Benjamin / Erich McVey / short-haircut / The Knot / Chloe Photography / Ginnifer Goodwin

Romantic Ballerina Styled Shoot from d’Soleil Photography and ROA Floral and Event Designs

Today’s enchanting ballerina-themed styled shoot from Daniel Ha of d’Soleil Photography and CC & Jamie Roa of ROA Floral and Event Designs is brimming with beauty, art, and romance, with a playful, whimsical twist. The stunning, luxurious blooms bring elegance and sweetness to the extreme.

The story behind this beautiful shoot truly touched our hearts. It was originally dreamed up by CC Roa, her friend Dame Marta, and Dame Marta’s daughter Katalin 2 years ago, but they never had the chance to carry it out before Dame Marta passed away.  Just like a graceful, fearless ballerina, Dame Marta fought a courageous battle with brain tumor, and never lost her joy and dream. This mesmerizing styled shoot is dedicated to Dame Marta Horvath, and it’s not only here to inspire creative minds, but also every dreamer’s heart.   It’s never too late to make dreams come true.

Romantic Ballerina Styled Shoot from d’Soleil Photography and ROA Floral and Event Designs

Story behind the shoot

CC of ROA Floral and Event Design:  This project was a dream I shared with a dear friend, Dame Marta, and her daughter Katalin 2 years ago.  It was dream that we planned to achieve, but unforunately never took place.

Last year, Dame Marta was diagnosed with brain tumor. Just like how a graceful Ballerina would handle this kind of challenge, she was brave and never complained about the pain and sufferings she was going through. She passed away peacefully with a smile on her face, and with her beloved daughter, Katalin, by her side.

This styled shoot is like a dream-come-true. I can imagine Dame Marta looking down and saying, “finally CC, it’s about time.”

Romantic Ballerina Styled Shoot from d’Soleil Photography and ROA Floral and Event Designs

Inspiration and theme

CC:  We wanted to create a playful and romantic ballerina theme with a whimsical twist. From the lush and luxurious use of florals, table settings, and specialty treats, we created something that was a feast to the eyes. The Vancouver Club provided an iconic backdrop to complete the elegant yet playful atmosphere of the shoot.

Amazing Images

CC: Special thanks to Daniel Ha of d’Soleil Photography, who took this project to the next level.  He is the genius behind all these amazing images, and truly brought life to this dream. I still tear when I see the images. and the behind the scenes video beautifully done by Jomari of Flip Vision Productions.

Romantic Ballerina Styled Shoot from d’Soleil Photography and ROA Floral and Event Designs

About ROA Floral and Event Designs

ROA Floral and Event Design is a floral and event design company dedicated to providing you with a level of service that is unmatched. ROA uses only the freshest, most heavenly flowers the market can provide in both exotic and conventional blooms.

Their attention to detail and eye for design ensures an extraordinary event experience. If you are looking for something fresh and beautiful – CC from ROA Floral and Event Design would be thrilled to meet with you to discuss how she and her team can help you with your next business dinner, charity event, intimate dinner party, wedding, or corporate reception.

About D’Soleil Photogrpahy

D’Soleil is short for Studio Du Soleil, or literally translated as “Studio of the Sun”, which captures the ideals of naturalness, vibrancy, and beauty we strive for in our photographs.

D’Soleil offers a balanced blend of modern photo-journalistic wedding photography and creative portraits with influences from fine art and commercial photography. Daniel Ha and his team strive to capture the truth and beauty in every photography assignment, and do so in a respectful, unobtrusive, creative, and of course, fun and relaxed manner. Past clients rave about their high level of experience, quality of images, and commitment to providing exceptional service to their cherished clients.

Romantic Ballerina Styled Shoot from d’Soleil Photography and ROA Floral and Event Designs

Behind the scene video

Find the photographer:
D’Soleil Photography Website | Facebook

Find the floral and event designer:
ROA floral and event design Website | Facebook

Other vendor information:Venue: The Georgian Room of The Vancouver Club |  Videography: Jomari Dumalasa of Flip Vision Productions |   Make Up: Carmen Tse Make Up |   Cosmetics: Benefit Cosmetics |   Eye Lashes: Haute Lashes |   Hair Stylists: Micah Gilbert and Larry Becker   |   Cake and Treats: Paula Lyons of Aeyra Cakes |   Stationary/Paper: Love by Phoebe |   Bride’s dresses: Isabelle’s Bridal |   Jewellery: Jeweliette Jewellery |   Models: Lindsay Lo, Olivia Preston, Adrianna Edwards    |   Head Table Overlay: Art of the Party |   Clear Chiavari Chairs and Pads: Universal Decor |   Ballet Shoes: Goh Ballet Academy Canada

Wedding Floral Trend – Gorgeous Peonies

In all their fluffiness and colorful array, peonies certainly win the affection of brides as one of the favorite wedding flowers.  Brides love their voluminous shape and the multitude of gorgeous colors they come in.  Peonies look great by themselves in bud vases or grouped together in bouquets. Check out today’s beautiful collection of wedding peonies we’ve put together just for you!

Peony Bouquets

Wedding Floral Trend – Gorgeous Peonies

Credits (from top left): First Bouquet / Lacie Hansen / Erin Hearts Court / Holly Flora / Apryl Ann / Richelle Dante Photography / Calli B Photography / Brandon Kidd Photography / Brklyn View Photography / Elizabeth Messina / Focus Photography

Romantic Centerpiece

Wedding Floral Trend – Gorgeous Peonies

Credits (from top left): Hello Studios / Brandon Kidd Photography / Dave Richards / Flora Fauna Designs / Lindye Galloway Events / The Vines Leaf / Tanya Salazar Photography / Nine Photography / Anne Robert Photography / Michelle Lange

Introducing Blueprint Registry: An Innovative Wedding Registry for the Modern Couple

Today we are happy to share this awesome new wedding gift registry perfect for the modern couple, Blueprint Registry ! Shop from room to room with your bride or groom-to-be and find the perfect pieces for your new life together.

Introducing Blueprint Registry: An Innovative Wedding Registry for the Modern Couple

With a carefully curated selection of products from our most well-loved shops like Crate & Barrel , Williams-Sonoma and West Elm , as well as an eclectic selection of gifts from unique designers and boutiques, Blueprint has put a whole new spin on wedding registries. You can even personalize your wedding registry experience by searching for gifts based on your personal style. Be it traditional, modern, rustic, or vintage, Blueprint’s got you covered, and we’re totally loving it!

See how it all works with this video from Blueprint Registry

Happy registering everyone! While you’re at it, be sure to check out our Wedding Planning 101 , a guide to wedding gift registries !

Introducing Blueprint Registry: An Innovative Wedding Registry for the Modern Couple

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29 Natural Lifestyle Engagement Photos

How do you capture the natural interaction between a lovely couple?  This is probably one of the biggest challenges in engagement photo sessions.  Every couple is unique, but sometimes unique doesn’t translate into natural, relaxed, and “being yourself”.

Couples often struggle with posing and acting naturally in front of the camera. Many years down the road, you want to be able to look at your engagement photos and recall the good times you had together and the way you interacted.  These realistic scenes are the moments you really want to capture, because they not only show who you are, but also tell your story.  Join us as we share some natural lifestyle engagement photos we absolutely love!

Journey of love

29 Natural Lifestyle Engagement Photos

Credits (from top left): KT Merry / Axioo Photography / Ashley Goodwin Photography / This Modern Romance / Joe & Patience / Yuna Leonard / Glass Jar Photography

Free to be me

29 Natural Lifestyle Engagement Photos

Credits (from top left): Aaron Snow Photography / Caroline Tran / Erich Mcvey / Shipra Panosian Photography / Erich Mcvey / Christina Diane / Athalia’s Photography / Amelia Lyon

Romantic time

29 Natural Lifestyle Engagement Photos

Credits (from top left): Tec Petaja / Alissa Saylor Photography / Alicia Pyne Photography / Classy Inthecity / Branco Prata / Marta Locklear Photography / Jana Williams Photography

Proposal captured

29 Natural Lifestyle Engagement Photos

Credits (from top left): Bobbi and Mike / Logan Utah Wedding Photographer / Caroline Tran / Miller + Miller Photography / Chris Emeott Photography / Cedarwood Weddings / Hilary Briscoe

27 Down-to-earth Bridal Floral Crowns

Countless modern brides are in love with rustic weddings that depict nature and natural beauty. Rustic weddings usually involve beautiful flowers, greenery, and trees, and they are perfect for brides who prefer a more relaxed and joyful atmosphere over all the glitz and glam. Other than finding the right venue, rustic brides also need to create the perfect bridal look by having the right hairstyle. Today we’ve pulled together some beautiful floral crown hairstyles to help you visualize your perfect rustic bridal look, join us as we share these refreshing ideas below.

Refreshing Green & White

27 Down-to-earth Bridal Floral Crowns

Credits (from top left): Christie Graham / Black Frame Photography / Mariel Hannah / Milou + Olin / Rares & Daniela Ion Photography / Katie DeLorme / Feather & Twine Photography / Justin DeMutiis Photography / Lene Photography

Romantic Purple

27 Down-to-earth Bridal Floral Crowns

Credits (from top left): Ryan Ray Photography / Jose Villa / Kristina Curtis Photography / Paula Ohara

Baby Pink

27 Down-to-earth Bridal Floral Crowns

Credits (from top left): Brandon Scott Photography / Lora Grady / Elizabeth Messina / Jenny Sun Photography / Rochue / Jacque Lynn Photography

Vibrant Pops of Color

27 Down-to-earth Bridal Floral Crowns

Credits (from top left): Jose Villa Photography / Decor8 / Chris Bodnar Photo / Annabella Charles Photography / Justin DeMutiis Photography / Green Apple Photography / Sonya Khegay / Zoom Theory Photography