The Styled Wedding Shoot: Romantic Blue & Mustard Inspiration

This week we’re showing you the second vignette from our 2017 Styled Wedding Shoot workshop. Since it was so popular, we decided to do another one this year, held at Venue3Two in Grand Rapids, MI. You can get more details here + we’d love to meet you there!

This vignette was set right outside the front of Greencrest Manor and designed by Shelby of The Day’s Design. We love what she came up with and thought the color palette was so unique and moody. So romantic! Hope you enjoy…

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Announcing a New Workshop in July 2019!

Yes, you heard right! A second workshop is being added to our 2019 schedule! Join us on Monday, July 15th in Grand Rapids, MI for our half-day workshop we call La Petite: The Styled Wedding Shoot. Because of the amazing response we have gotten at our past two styled shoots + all of the styled shoots we do at our two-day Bloom Bash events, we have decided to add this event to our line up.

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Bloom Bash Austin Video

We’re so thrilled to show you this super fun recap video that our talented friend Reigh Walker created of Bloom Bash Austin, which took place last August! If you’re wondering if Bloom is for you, this video has just a handful of our attendees’ telling you their professions in the video. Hopefully this encourages you to take a leap and come join us in Dallas next November 2019!

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Bloom Bash 2019 Date & City

You guys, it’s HERE! We’re finally letting you in on where we’re going to bring Bloom Bash next year! While we’re announcing the location today, ticket’s won’t open until Tuesday, November 27th! We know a lot of you are probably hoping we’ll be coming to a city near you, so you might be surprised to learn we’ve been keeping a secret! We’re only doing ONE Bloom Bash workshop next year.

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How to Style a Flat Lay Photo Like A Pro

Whether you’re browsing your favorite online boutique’s catalog or scrolling through your feed, chances are you’re stumbling upon flatlay after flatlay. What is a flatlay you ask? It’s a “top down” (aerial) shot of a styled scene, typically themed as an outfit, or a product shot, or a mix match of favorite things. Nailing the styled flatlay is crucial to Instagram success, so today I’m sharing my 5 tips for styling a flatlay. 

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Why & How to Create Your Own Instagram Landing Page

A couple of days ago while we were on Instagram, we got a notification saying we had a link that wasn't allowed in our profile. The only link in our profile was our Link Tree URL, which (if you aren't familiar) is a platform that allows you to put all of your important and mentioned links on one page since you only get one URL in your profile. We loved and had been using this service for a while now, but when the notification popped up, we got to thinking: why would we want to use a third-party service like Link Tree, when we could be directing people to our own websites, which is where we actually want them to land?! Besides, though the URL issue is fixed now, you never know when Instagram will decide to not allow the link again. 

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Bloom Bash Austin Gift Box Sponsors

We are so excited for August, because that means we'll be in Austin, Texas teaching Bloom Bash. This is our big two-day workshop covering blogging, social media, photography, design, branding, business, floral design, calligraphy, and more. We love making our attendees feel loved as soon as they walk through our doors, which is why we spend time putting together gift boxes & swag for the gals. If you're coming to Bloom Bash Austin, this post will surely get you excited for everything that's in store for you!

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3 Tips for Better iPhone Images of Your Products

It’s no secret that having beautiful photos is a great way to quickly elevate your brand online, but what if you were able to take the photos yourself - with your smartphone?! Even if you hire a professional (which I always encourage), it’s important to be able to take daily photos for your business to post on platforms like Instagram.  Imagine this - you’ve just gotten new brand and product photos taken when a new product or item arrives on your doorstep. You want to include it in your social content, but you need a great photo of it. Have no fear! These are my 3 Tips for Taking Better iPhone Images of Your Products.

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