It was love at first Talavera. Caroline & Bradley met in the way that so many 21st-century couples do, online. After meeting on Bumble, the two had their first date at La Caretta in Lynchburg. Caroline says “I fell in love with Bradley’s selflessness and the fact that he would do anything for me. He […]

January 24, 2023

Caroline & Bradley 3/26/2022


And the winner is… VIVA MAGENTA. That’s right, this year’s color of the year is “pink, pink, and more pink” (Steel Magnolias… if you know, you know). Pantone describes this color as “This year’s Color of the Year is powerful and empowering. It is a new animated red that revels in pure joy, encouraging experimentation […]

January 19, 2023

Pantone Color of the Year – 2023


“It’s autumn in New York that brings the promise of new love” – Billie Holiday It’s a classic American love story. Girl goes off to college and her friend introduces her to the boy of her dreams. The fact that this love story takes place in New York City makes it even more magical. And […]

January 9, 2023

Ty & Dime 3/12/2022


In the new year, we’re often greeted with resolutions, words of the year, a new color (more on that later this month), and trends. 2023 seems to be all about the visually pleasing wedding and we are here for it. Read on for some of the 2023 wedding trends that inspire us. Texture This year […]

January 6, 2023

2023 Wedding Trends that Inspire Us


One of the most iconic things about Queen Elizabeth was her little black purse. It went everywhere she went and was probably the most photographed member of the royal family (let’s be real, the purse had its own personality), other than QE2 herself. And one of the most talked about mysteries of Queen Elizabeth’s reign […]

December 23, 2022

Wedding Accessories


“Ich möchte diejenige sein, auf die du dich am meisten freust und von der du dich nur schwer losreißen kannst” (I want to be your favorite hello and your hardest goodbye.) Cameron & Benjamin met at a German language immersion camp when they were 17. For the first three weeks they knew each other, they […]

December 9, 2022

Cameron & Benjamin 3/5/22


Katelyn and Landon met on April 20, 2018, on a blind date at Big Licks restaurant with some of their besties Katelyn and Travis Crouch. Landon says that he knew Katelyn was the one for him after their first date when he convinced her to climb the Smith Mountain Tower within three hours of meeting […]

December 1, 2022

Katelyn & Landon 2/5/2022


      “Christmas is too sparkly. Said no one. Ever.” Christmas is coming and some people may find something shiny under their Christmas tree. According to Hidden River Events, “31% of engagements take place between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day”. We may think that Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day of the year, but […]

November 23, 2022

Santa Baby – Getting Engaged at the Holidays


As the camera slowly pans inside of the coffee shop, we see a boy sitting alone at a table. He looks nervous. He also looks excited. As each new person enters the shop, he looks up to see if they are the one, he’s waiting for. When a gorgeous brunette enters the coffee shop, he […]

November 17, 2022

Megan & Jonathan 1/2/2022


When I was a young girl, I went through a phase where I dreamed of getting married barefoot in a backyard-style wedding. I also went through a phase where I couldn’t imagine getting married wearing any shoe other than a Converse. Both dreams seem strange to me now. Even as a teenager, I was a […]

November 10, 2022

If the Shoe Fits – Wedding Shoe Tips