Wedding Styling Brilliance + Best Way for a Man to End An Argument. | Photography by André Teixeira of Brancoprata / Jose Villa Workshop {PART II} | Also, Bambo sits funny.

Wedding Styling Brilliance + Best Way for a Man to End An Argument. | Photography by André Teixeira of Brancoprata / Jose Villa Workshop {PART II} | Also, Bambo sits funny.

Happiest of Monday afternoons to your faces, my friends!  Actually, there are more things to greet… Hi there, vibrant yellow bouquet in the foreground with ribbons the color of azure waters that I want to touch.  You flutter beautifully like the hair of Beyonce with child while she performs in high heels which is very [...]

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BLOGGISTAS | Best of Ombre Inspiration: Then and Now and Weddings! | Guest Post by Andrea Gray Harper… plus Bambino Strikes Again.

BLOGGISTAS | Best of Ombre Inspiration: Then and Now and Weddings! | Guest Post by Andrea Gray Harper… plus Bambino Strikes Again.

SO! As we continue to review Bloggista applications (if you haven’t heard from us yet, please don’t fret, it’s taking us LIKE FOREVS to get through them and decide. you kind of all hit us with all of your best shots, rendering it painfully difficult to make quick, easy decisions. which likely means that about [...]

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METALLIC GOLD NEON CHIC + FAMILY ISSUES SERIES | The *Only Way* to Rock a Hot Pink, Gold, Mint, Cream Wedding. Also, McPuppyPants… and I’m a little in shock.

METALLIC GOLD NEON CHIC + FAMILY ISSUES SERIES | The *Only Way* to Rock a Hot Pink, Gold, Mint, Cream Wedding. Also, McPuppyPants… and I’m a little in shock.

Like WHOA.  You guys, I’m sitting in my chair, with Bambino wanting ups, me ignoring his repeated requests for ups, and Bambino releasing aggressive fart bombs immediately beneath me in retribution.  Why am I unable to enjoy his sweet, adorable overtures?  Because I’m still in awe over what just happened.  And that’s saying A LOT, [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Postcards and Pretties’ | City vs. Country Weddings!

GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Postcards and Pretties’ | City vs. Country Weddings!

Hello Knotty readers… I’m Chris from Postcards and Pretties and I’m so honored to be a guest blogger on The Knotty Bride!  Today I would like to share with you two completely different weddings that share a similar color palette of magenta and gray. The first wedding takes place in New York City {representin’ Alison’s [...]

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GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Engaged and Inspired’ | Wedding Theme Inspiration: Board Game Roundup!

GUEST BLOGGER | ‘Engaged and Inspired’ | Wedding Theme Inspiration: Board Game Roundup!

What would we do without Alison of The Knotty Bride?  Who knows!  She is one of the best bloggers out there for sure.  Well, hopefully while she is out of town, my fabulous ideas and inspiration will suffice for the time being.  I’m Allison from Engaged and Inspired bringing you some fantastically cute themed weddings [...]

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BREAKING NEWS ❦ Calling All Wedding Vendors ❦ TKB Is Now Welcoming Sponsors!

BREAKING NEWS ❦ Calling All Wedding Vendors ❦ TKB Is Now Welcoming Sponsors!

There’s been a lot of news around these parts as of late.  Here’s some more… I am pleased to announce that The Knotty Bride is now welcoming sponsors and other forms of advertising on the blog!  TKB has grown by leaps and bounds since its relatively recent inception in October of 2009, thanks to brides, [...]

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INSPIRATION BOARD LOVE | “Really Ridiculous” Wedding Eye Candy. Oh How I ♡ All of These…

INSPIRATION BOARD LOVE | “Really Ridiculous” Wedding Eye Candy. Oh How I ♡ All of These…

During a sweet little stroll through Style Me Pretty‘s Style Circle, I found what my little brother commonly refers to as “really ridiculous.” Roughly translated from guyspeak, really ridiculous is defined as anything that is overwhelmingly beautiful and/or ornate… almost over the top, but not… just perfectly stunning to the fullest.  Ok, that’s my best [...]

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INSPIRATION BOARD LOVE ♡ Crystal’s “Summertime Fun” on Style Me Pretty!

INSPIRATION BOARD LOVE ♡ Crystal’s “Summertime Fun” on Style Me Pretty!

In lust with this cheery board created by Crystal Cook, a Style Circle member on Style Me Pretty.  The balloons were what caught my eye, but I stuck around for the desserts, mini pinwheels and general Summertime appeal!  Seriously, how lovely is this?!! The weather here in NY today is fanfreakintastic.  I made sure to [...]

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INSPIRATION BOARD | Pastel Color Palette: Pink + Green + Blue + Beige

INSPIRATION BOARD | Pastel Color Palette: Pink + Green + Blue + Beige

Not only do I love Paris, too, but I think this board displays a heavenly mix of pink, green, blue and beige pastels, perfect for a Spring or Summer wedding.  If you’re daring enough to go THAT girlie, that is.  ;) 1. Untitled, 2. Daisy Dance, 3. gravity release me …, 4. “Nature never repeats [...]

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FLICKR SET LOVE | photography as inspiration for your wedding colors | Color Boards!

FLICKR SET LOVE | photography as inspiration for your wedding colors | Color Boards!

While combing flickr for some stellar inspiration, I lucked into finding this brilliant set of photographs by flag75*, each one more colorful and intriguing than the next.  They remind me of that game segment from one of those late night talk shows – the name of which I can’t recall at the moment – that [...]

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Part II: FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | love print + wedding photography giveaway + flourish freebies + a colorful new spin on a couple of wedding trends | So, in Short, More Wedding Goodies!

Part II: FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS | love print + wedding photography giveaway + flourish freebies + a colorful new spin on a couple of wedding trends | So, in Short, More Wedding Goodies!

OK, let’s get started… Here we go with more of that sweet, sweet stuff I love today!  Beginning with this abso-fab print from bubbo on Etsy… It’s pretty freakin’ nice, wouldn’t you say?  I’m including this today not just because it’s fantabulous – which it so is – but because of what happens if you [...]

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HOLIDAY LOVE | so pretty and so festive | Red + White + Brown – form of – PAPER ‘n’ TREATS {so delicious looking}

HOLIDAY LOVE | so pretty and so festive | Red + White + Brown – form of – PAPER ‘n’ TREATS {so delicious looking}

Leslie’s Color Me Pretty posts on her blog, decor8, make me feel all warm and festive inside.  Just look at the sweet, sweet goodness of these projects she created and photographed so brilliantly.  Go Leslie, with your bad self!  I love how you rock that hyper-creativity that so obviously flows through you in immeasurable quantities.  [...]

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ARTIST LOVE | In Lust With This Series From Carl Kleiner & Other Colorful Madness

ARTIST LOVE | In Lust With This Series From Carl Kleiner & Other Colorful Madness

http://www.carlkleiner.com . I know – how did he do that, right? A million little clear wires, or photoshop?  HOW? Also must mention these two beauties: . Probably should finish this off with some really pretty stuff from some pretty talented photogs… . . {1, 2, 3} Ok, I think I’m going to stay away from [...]

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COLOR PALETTE INSPIRATION | + amazing engagement photo[shop] magic | Victorian Trade Cards ~ E.W. Hoyt & Company

COLOR PALETTE INSPIRATION | + amazing engagement photo[shop] magic | Victorian Trade Cards ~ E.W. Hoyt & Company

I came upon these trade cards during a search for inspiration, particularly that of a German bent.  You’ll notice they advertise Hoyt’s German Cologne.  The only thing German about the product is its name; nonetheless, the inherent beauty of the art overwhelmed me and thus I had to share. Here, a mix of good teeth [...]

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Wedding Inspiration ✴ Color & Detail ✴ Should We Leave It to the Birds?

Wedding Inspiration ✴ Color & Detail ✴ Should We Leave It to the Birds?

They’re staring at that horizon for a reason… Thing is, I’m not a bird, so I’d be lying if I claimed to know why.  What I can tell you is why I would fix my eyes on that view: To me, a sunset horizon is peaceful and soothing to the soul.  Its colors are awe-inspiring; [...]

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Sunset Inspired Wedding Details ♥ Inspiration Board & Etsy Spotlight (Twofer!)

Sunset Inspired Wedding Details ♥ Inspiration Board & Etsy Spotlight (Twofer!)

During one of my sojourns in the land of Etsy,  I stumbled upon a bounty of colorific creations being sold by paintallnightstudios, a darling little paint shop.  The images below, painted by Robert David Bretz, are a just a handful of the many lovely works of art I found to be so inspiring that I [...]

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Inspiration Board: Yellow & Grey Amount to a Bright, White, Sunshiny Day!

Inspiration Board: Yellow & Grey Amount to a Bright, White, Sunshiny Day!

About a year ago, as we were walking the streets of lower Manhattan on our way to lunch, future hubby drew my attention to a brand new residential high-rise on our left.  It was a very modern structure, and only two colors coated its walls, which were made entirely of brick.  The colors?  Grey and [...]

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The Wedding of Stationer Cheree Berry! Colors: Red, Orange, Pink, Robin’s Egg Blue Courtesy: Martha Stewart Weddings

The Wedding of Stationer Cheree Berry!       Colors: Red, Orange, Pink, Robin’s Egg Blue         Courtesy: Martha Stewart Weddings

Cheree Berry’s my hero (of weddings).  Here’s why. As you know, I’m a big fan of the wedding wow factor – whether it be an inspirational color scheme as unique as it is stunning, details that inspire the crafty creative inside me, or invitation suites that seamlessly tie into the wedding they are so dutifully [...]

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Inspiration Board: Dorothy’s Ruby Red Slippers

Inspiration Board: Dorothy’s Ruby Red Slippers

I’ve got inspiration coming out of my ears, today.  But it’s all landing safely onto the pages of this blog, so no messy cleanup required… and, in my opinion, it just keeps getting better (if I do say so myself!).  I happen to obsess over the colors… er, color… in this next board. By the [...]

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Inspiration Board: Yellow and Brown Turn That Frown Upside Down!

Inspiration Board: Yellow and Brown Turn That Frown Upside Down!

Really loving on yellow, today.  Can you tell?  :) Below, I brought together a few different shades of yellow; sorbet, gold and buttercream (mmm… it just melts off the tongue when you say that out loud).  Against the browns of a paper lunch bag, serving tray or card stock, any of these yellow shades will [...]

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Inspiration Board: Yellow, White, Grey & Bordeaux

Inspiration Board: Yellow, White, Grey & Bordeaux

The seasons are changing.  It’s dreary, grey and a bit bare outside today, with yellowed leaves snapping off their trees and coasting on the brisk winds that took them.  It begs the question here at tKB: sad, cold day… or uniquely inspiring color palette?  The latter, of course! I worked up the below after some [...]

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Inspiration Board: ‘My Sunset Colors,’ Featuring Stationer-Extraordinaire, Cheree Berry

Inspiration Board: ‘My Sunset Colors,’ Featuring Stationer-Extraordinaire, Cheree Berry

Ok, LOVING this board from the Style Circle over at Style Me Pretty.  If you’re unfamiliar with the name Cheree Berry, I suggest you click on her name and take a look at what I think are some of the most beautiful, colorful and exquisite wedding invitations I’ve had the pleasure of beholding.  Wow, that [...]

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