Category: Real Parties

A Simple Registry Wedding in Dublin

A Simple Registry Wedding in Dublin

A year or so ago, I attended a blogger meetup in Dublin. I’m one to avoid networking simply because the anxiety of being in a room of people I don’t know and feel responsible to meet is a bit overwhelming….

Celebrating the End of Summer

Celebrating the End of Summer

Blackberry season is coming to an end, so why not throw an end-of-summer luncheon for your co-workers with the last harvest. Use this gorgeous party featured on Style Me Pretty Living as inspiration. Doesn’t the salad look divine? Photography by…

Upscale Takeout

Upscale Takeout

Photography by Rebekah Burder. There is a difference between a hostess and a cook. I’m a great cook, but a hostess? Eh. I’m more apt to worry about the menu than the table setting or after dinner entertainment. It’s why…

Simple Garden Party

Simple Garden Party

Photography by Rebekah Burder. Last week, I had a few friends over for a simple garden party. I was inspired by this meet-up hosted by friends in Birmingham, and it was the perfect time to do something similar here in…

How Does Your Garden Grow

How Does Your Garden Grow

Photography by Kelly Cummings of Spindle Photography. A few weeks ago, a group of friends in Birmingham came together to learn a bit more about flower arrangements and styling. Katie of Cloth of Gold hosted the party at her lovely house in…

A Simple Dinner Party in Detroit

A Simple Dinner Party in Detroit

Photography by Mike & Megan Gilger for The Fresh Exchange. I’ve featured photos and projects from The Fresh Exchange before. It’s one of my favorite blogs, and nothing beats the Simple Evening series she’s created and run over the last…

Irish Lifestyle Bloggers Meetup

Irish Lifestyle Bloggers Meetup

Photography by Nathalie Marquez Courtney. A few weeks ago, I had a chance to attend a blogging meetup, hosted by Emily of From China Village, at the new Avoca store at Malahide Castle. Yep, that’s my life folks. Meeting bloggers at castles. Anywho. Avoca…

Washi Tape Table

Washi Tape Table

Photography by Rebekah Burder for Honeysuckle Life. My tableware is pretty boring. Consisting mostly of white plates and clear glass. I’ve debated adding color to the table, but I find myself incapable of committing to any specific pattern or style. The most…

Lucky Clover

Lucky Clover

Photography by Rebecca Hansen. Ah, St. Patrick’s Day. The holiday where cheesy behavior is completely acceptable. Every year I despair at the glittery headbands and curly wigs that no self-respecting person over 10 would normally wear out in public. I propose that…

Love, Provence Style

Love, Provence Style

Photography by Tec Petaja. Engaged and love to travel? Let this Provence destination wedding, featured in Once Wed Magazine, let you dream. I’m a bit of a realist, but weddings always make me a bit misty. And this  Provence destination wedding,…

Intimate Surprise Wedding

Intimate Surprise Wedding

Photography by Tara McMullan Photography. When I saw this wedding on Style Me Pretty, I went a little bananas. First, the photography is stunning, as is the bride. Second, it’s intimate, less than 20 people attended. Third, it was a surprise….

A Fireside Picnic

A Fireside Picnic

Photography by Rebekah Burder for Honeysuckle Life. Looking for a cheap date idea for Valentine’s Day? A fireside picnic for two makes a perfect romantic night at home! Layer a few rugs, pillows, and rugs in front of a fire….

Vow Renewal Picnic

Vow Renewal Picnic

Photography by Jaclyn Simpson Photography and Jennifer Kathryn Photography. Would you renew your vows? There’s something in me that says, yes, and then another part of that says, it’s a little vain, right? Maybe that’s the introvert, the one that shudders at being…

A Modern Malibu Elopement

A Modern Malibu Elopement

It’s February! The love month. Cheesy, I know, but when have I ever been the type to shy away from cheese? Never! Anywho, I’ll be featuring a little bit of my favorite types of love personified. From weddings to relationship…

Winter White and Blood Orange

Winter White and Blood Orange

Photography by Belathee Photography for Style Unveiled. I’ve sat on this winter citrus reception shoot for over a year now. It’s been sitting in my bookmarks, waiting for the best season and that time is now. What I love is…

Modern Kids

Modern Kids

Photography by Traveling Mama. Traveling Mama is one of those few mom blogs I can relate to, despite not knowing her personally, because she focuses on things like style, decor, and entertaining alongside her family posts. This isn’t a dig at…

Fall Harvest

Fall Harvest

  Photography by Karen Mordechai for Sunday Suppers. This Fall Harvest themed dinner party has me begging for Karen to come over and design a party for me. From the menu, with seasonal items like chestnuts and mushrooms, to the…

Fall Beauty

Fall Beauty

Photography by Morgan Trinker. Take a September date, add in a beautiful Southern home, a German man, and an American lady. Mix together with the photography of Morgan Trinker and Rylee Hitchner, and you have a recipe for success. Catering…

Southern French

Southern French

  Photography by Rylee Hitchner. Dreamy neutral colors with accents of gold and silver, a beautiful bride, calligraphied fabric menus and invitation, and Parisian influence make this one of my favorite styled shoots of all time. The stylist and model,…

Swann Lake Stables

Swann Lake Stables

Photography by W+E Photographie. Wishing this venue had existed when I planned my own wedding. It’s exactly what I would have wanted: private, rustic, brick flooring, and unique details. It’s located on Sicard Hollow Road just outside of Birmingham. Click this…

Elegant and In Love

Elegant and In Love

Photography by Spindle Photography. I love the quiet elegance of this wedding. It’s not fussy with details, and in all of the shots the bride and groom look like they’re happy to be marrying each other and celebrating with friends….

Lavender and Roses

Lavender and Roses

Photography by The White Rabbit Studios. Spring is such a beautiful time for a wedding, and no where is that more true than in Birmingham. There’s a lushness to the area where flowers are plenty and trees and shrubs are…

Wedding Week

Wedding Week

Photography by A Bryan Photo. It’s Alabama wedding week on Honeysuckle Life! Expect lots of pretty photos from vendors located in Alabama. All starting on Monday morning.

Spanish Revival Party

Spanish Revival Party

Spanish Revival Wedding via Ruffled. Photography by Aaron Shintaku. Cute wooden boxes, aged table numbers, and salt pot favors make this a Spanish friendly party. Add in a mariachi band and your guests will be going bananas for Spanish colonial…

Warby Penthouse Party

Warby Penthouse Party

Phography by James Nord. Have you seen the pin going around that says, How much does a hipster weigh? An instagram! My brother sent a version of it over and I cracked up. Well, I’m sure the Instagram shots were flying…

Parisian Whimsy

Parisian Whimsy

  Photography by Marianne Taylor. For the Amelie fan in your life, this Whimsical Parisian Wedding would be perfect for a birthday party (the sweet sixteen variety) or bridal shower in her honor. Bring the whimsical, fun, fresh side of this…

Ribbons and Carnations

Ribbons and Carnations

Photography and styling by Honeysuckle Life. When my sister rang to ask if I would be willing to help out with an engagement party for her son, my answer was an immediate yes. After a few emails back and forth we…

Sunrise Party

Sunrise Party

Photography by Braedon Photography, via Green Wedding Shoes. This sunrise wedding has been all over the blogosphere, but I had to share. It’s perfection in wedding form. The couple, Nina and Jon Hans hosted a sunrise wedding service, complete with coffee…

Barn Reception with Tea Service

Barn Reception with Tea Service

Photography by Ryan Ray. Via Green Wedding Shoes. I’m partial to barn weddings, having hosted my wedding in a barn, but this vintage version is so adorable I challenge you barn-haters to fall in love with it (you know who…

Kinfolk Dinner

Kinfolk Dinner

Photography by Parker Fitzgerald. Attending the monthly Kinfolk dinner would be a day of happiness and joy for me. Until I can make it, I’ll be comforted by the next best thing: beautiful images from Parker Fitzgerald of their May…

TERMS | ©2008-2017 HONEYSUCKLE LIFE™ | RSS    TWITTER    FACEBOOK    PINTEREST