Creative Party Inspiration – Terrarium Class at Serenbe

Creative Party Inspiration – Terrarium Class at Serenbe

Going out to dinner with your girlfriends definitely makes for a great night, but there are times when you just want to do something different. For those of us who love beautiful things but don’t possess the talent to create beautiful flower arrangements, the desert terrarium workshop was perfect! We had the pleasure of visiting Forage & Flower for our workshop. Located in the center of Serenbe’s retail district, the floral and botanical design studio specializes in fresh designs with layers of texture, unique exotic florals and customizable containers. Co-owner Melanie Deyton led us in a demonstration and then let…read more

2017 Lifestyle Summer Inspiration: Reading and Decorating

2017 Lifestyle Summer Inspiration: Reading and Decorating

The summer is a fun time to read new books and play with colors in your home or at your events. Today we are featuring a few books to add to your summer reading list, as well as a few tips on how to add the season’s hottest colors to your dining table.   READING In the Textile Lofts building at Serenbe you will find the most charming bookshop – Hills & Hamlets. Ran by Josh and Megan, they are always eager to help you find the perfect book to curl up with. I spoke with Megan to find out…read more

Fun Summer Recipe and Entertaining Ideas

Fun Summer Recipe and Entertaining Ideas

Today I’m sharing the most amazing summer fresh salad and refreshing Prosecco sorbet – perfect for your next luncheon or dinner party! When Chef Christan Willis talks about food her eyes light up and you can’t help but feel the love she has for creating her signature comfort dishes with an Asian flair.  A past Food Network competitor, recent newlywed, and now a personal chef, it was a special treat to hang out with Christan to get to know her a little better and of course enjoy her delicious cooking! Christan has over 10 years experience in the culinary industry…read more

Blue and White Summer Luncheon at Serenbe

Blue and White Summer Luncheon at Serenbe

I love meals shared with friends that last for hours while enjoying great food in a beautiful setting. On a recent visit to Serenbe, I collaborated with a few industry friends to have everyone literally bring their talents to the table and create a beautiful experience!  The Textile Lofts’ outdoor living area was the perfect location with a view of nature while we enjoyed each other’s company. Inspired by our environment, I wanted to create a table design that was casual enough to be outside but stylish enough to make my friends feel special. Love is in the details! The…read more

Summer Girlfriends: Taking Time for Self Care at Serenbe

Summer Girlfriends: Taking Time for Self Care at Serenbe

In our nonstop world, taking the time to slow down and simply breathe does wonders for the soul! Serenbe is home to Zoetic, a yoga studio that provides experiences that connect mind, body, spirit and nature. During our Summer Girlfriends Staycation, we had the privilege of taking a class with Zoetic’s owner Jeny Mathis at her incredible home studio.  Jeny gave us instruction on basic yoga moves, breathing techniques, and walked us through a labyrinth. It was amazing to have nature as a backdrop and be able to hear the birds and feel the breeze while we took care of…read more

Summer Girlfriends: A Staycation at Serenbe

Summer Girlfriends: A Staycation at Serenbe

With our busy lifestyles, especially as women taking care of everyone around us, it’s so important to take time to recharge. A “staycation” is the perfect way to take a few days to get refreshed and avoid the stress that comes with leaving home for a long period of time. I recently had the chance to plan a getaway with a few friends and explore the beautiful community of Serenbe. Located only 40 minutes outside of Atlanta in an area known as Chattahoochee Hill Country, the master planned oasis aims to focus on the elements of a well-lived life: arts/inspiration,…read more

Modern City Chic: Real Atlanta Wedding Inspiration

Modern City Chic: Real Atlanta Wedding Inspiration

As true urbanites, Angela and Nick love living in the city, and all that comes with it. When it came time to propose, a romantic dinner at Marcel provided the perfect setting to make a special memory.  Nick surprised Angela with 20 of their dearest friends on the patio waiting with champagne. He gave a beautiful speech, dropped to one knee and proposed. As they decided where to get married, they thought of one of their favorite hangout spots – Bar Margot at the Four Seasons Hotel. A rooftop ceremony allowed them to show off the city they love and…read more

Shades of Blue Summer Reception Design Inspiration

Shades of Blue Summer Reception Design Inspiration

Blue skies and white clouds inspired our Summer Wedding Design. Both luxe and romantic, I wanted to design a table that incorporated soft textures and dramatic floral. I decided to play with my new favorite linen texture – velvet! If you are looking for a new fabric to incorporate into your event that is fun but still glamorous – definitely give it a try! This soft blue selection from I Do Linens added the perfect amount of luxe texture and softness to the reception table design.   The beautiful blue linen was a soft backdrop to gray chargers and crisp…read more

Summer Bridal Portraits at Little River Farms

Summer Bridal Portraits at Little River Farms

Are you a modern bride dreaming of a less traditional gown for your wedding day? We are loving this romantic yet stylish, Hummingbird Blue Hailey Paige “Bijou” gown from The White Magnolia. The lingerie bodice has a V-neckline with lattice and rose cut lace. Delicate straps create gorgeous lines down the otherwise open back. The playful cascading tulle skirt on this gown is just perfect for twirling in the summer sun!  We accessorized with Haute Bride rhinestone bracelet and blue earrings to compliment the horeshair trim. A velvet sash and beautiful veil added the perfect touches to complete our bridal…read more

Modern Black and White Wedding Ceremony Inspiration

Modern Black and White Wedding Ceremony Inspiration

Have you envisioned where you will exchange your wedding vows? In addition to the location, it’s also important to keep in mind the backdrop that will serve as the central focal point of all your ceremony photos. Creating a unique frame that captures your style and personality is a great way to personalize your wedding ceremony.  For this summer wedding design, we worked with Host and Toast to create a unique circular backdrop. Bold black modern lines accented with romantic greenery and white floral, stand out against the white background. It’s simple yet has so much visual impact! Playing with…read more

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