As summer winds down, we're still suffering through a heat wave. My love of dark coffee and bold red wines has left me searching for ways to cool down. One of my favorite options is to sip on a crisp, dry rosé. The popularity of rosé wines has continued to grow, and there are many amazing options to choose from. Some of my favorites are the classic salmon-hued beauties from Provence, France. I also enjoy a sparkling rosé. Play around and try something new to you. Pairing rosé
Waking up today to a blanket of snow, I thought I’d share some images from my personal snowy engagement photos. For everyone that knows me, I hate snow. I acknowledge that it’s pretty, but I hate the cold. I hate the dirty sludge that it becomes. I hate wearing big coats and having my shoes get all wet. Now, after admitting all that, it was quite a surprise to my fiancé when I decided I had to have snowy engagement photos. During one of the snowstorms last winter, I decided t
With the Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 being released November 21st, the amazing Mollie Tobias had the idea to create a photo shoot with it as inspiration. I am so excited to share a couple sneak peeks today. Can't wait to show you more later! Keeping this short and sweet, I'd like to thank all of the talented vendors that contributed to this incredible day. Styling and Design: Katie Rose LLC Photography: Mollie Tobias Photography Stationary: Simply Designed Antiques and
Happy Halloween! Halloween weddings are a time many couples go over the top with gothic elements or costumed guests. Orange and black are the classic base for accents of pumpkins and masquerade masks. These events are perfect for some couples but how do you hold a softer Halloween wedding? I was honored to take part in a Halloween Wedding Styled Shoot. Playing the part of Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas, I walk barefoot down a hill to meet my love, Jack Skellington.
I was looking into ideas on using alternatives to traditional floral bouquets and found so many cool ideas that I decided to break this post up into bridesmaids, men, and bridal. First of all, let me disclose that I LOVE flowers. I love how a talented florist can create so many beautiful and personalized touches with flowers, herbs, and the seasons. Some of these ideas can be in place of traditional flowers or can be added as accents to bouquets. You may choose to have your b
I was recently asked by my good friend Mollie, of Mollie Tobias Photography, to give my Top 10 ways to make your wedding unique. I found it was a challenge to limit each description so decided to make a series on my list. So, without further ado, Here is my #1. Start at the Beginning! Show off your area with a Group Activity. Give your families an opportunity to get to know each other and bond while experiencing DC. We live in one of the most important cities but many guests