Edyta Szyszlo Photography

October 14, 2008

Trends of 2009 – Wedding Dresses

Wedding Trends 2009 — Edyta @ 11:09 AM

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Photos courtesy of Dan Lecca, designer Kenneth Pool via Brides.com

Dresses and more dresses!  Lots of new ideas and lots of old ideas in fresh new styles.  The spring 2009 wedding dress collections are fabulous!  Let me share some of the keywords that the designers are using to describe 2009 spring wedding dress styles:  construction, waves, sophisticated, folds, textures, glamorous, scale, proportions, old hollywood, seductive, necklines, lace, small details, short, blooms, color, lightweight.  I’ve showcased some of my favorites but be sure to check out Brides for videos and more galleries. (more…)

October 10, 2008

Project Runway – Bride & Bridesmaid Dress!

Misc,Wedding Trends 2009 — Edyta @ 2:48 PM

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Photos courtesy of Project Runway

If you haven’t seen the latest episode of Project Runway – I advise you to, especially if you are a bride!  They had their contestants design a bride and bridesmaid dress!  Super fresh ideas – check out episode 13 (parts 1-5) here. And check the link above for still images of the dresses.

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Featured on The Knot TV!

Edyta's News,Press — Edyta @ 8:00 AM

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Photos courtesy of The Knot TV

Some fun news!  One of my couple’s bouquets and centerpieces is featured in two separate The Knot TV episodes!  There’s no direct link to the videos, unfortunately, but I’ll tell ya how to get there on the next page… (more…)

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October 8, 2008

DIY – Home Decor with your Wedding Photos!

Edyta's News,Misc,Wedding Photography — Edyta @ 8:16 AM

diy wedding photos

Photos:  Edyta Szyszlo Photography

A few months ago, I was asked to be a part of my college’s alumni art exhibition for the new academic year! It had to showcase my professional work for the theme of the new school year so I decided to put a little twist on it.  Wedding photography has changed so much in the last several years (less traditional more timeless) that there’s no reason why you can’t showcase your photos in your home!  I decided to purchase thrifty frames and update them!  Here’s how… (more…)

October 6, 2008

Trends of 2009 – Bridesmaid Mini & Monotone Dresses

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Photos courtesy of Thread Design

I can’t seem to get rid of this cold and on top of that a migraine this morning – welcome to my Monday!

It’s time to talk 2009 wedding trends and while the trend reports are slowly coming in for the new wedding season, I found a couple new bridesmaid dress trends already!  Miniskirts and Monotones!  Bright colors are predicted to be huge for the fall of 2009, but for spring it’s monotones.  Check out Thread Design for a fabulous selection for up-to-date bridesmaid and wedding dresses – awesome colors too!! (more…)

October 3, 2008

Fall Wedding Decor – Pinecones

pincecone martha stewart

Photos courtesy of Martha Stewart

Your natural environment can provide you with so many resources for fall wedding decor.  Leaves and pumpkins seem to be the most commonly used, which is why I loved the use of pinecones here!  You can find pinecones just about anywhere!  The dark brown tones really compliment the hot new color for weddings, purple!  Pinecone Place Card & Pinecone Hurricane Vase

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Fall Wedding Decor – Candlelight

martha stewart

Photos courtesy of Martha Stewart

I wanted to share a few of my favorite lighting crafts for wedding decor in the fall.  If you know anything about photography, you know that it’s about the use of light.  It’s important to have a balance of light in your ceremony and reception venues so that the photographer can technically capture your moments but also photograph the feeling.  Nothing sets the mood like candlelight! These 2 ideas are super inexpensive and provide that unique fall touch.  Autumn Illuminated & Cornhusk Votives.

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October 1, 2008

Frolic – Check me out!

Edyta's News,Misc — Edyta @ 8:35 PM

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Logo courtesy of {frolic!}

Check me out on one of my new blog homes – {frolic!}!  Thanks Chelsea for the great intro and feature today (Oct. 1)!  Be sure to check her blog for incredible home, wedding, gardening and styling inspirations! I guarantee you’ll fall in love!  

News – I am based in Chicago currently, but the west coast is home (San Francisco), and I do a large percentage of my weddings in the Bay Area (next year SF may become permanent again!)  So contact me if your interested!

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September 29, 2008

Bridesmaid Gifts – Flower & Photo Power!

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Photos courtesy of Martha Stewart & left image via Perfect Bound

Gifts are so much more special when there’s craft and memories put into them!  With so many options out there for your bridesmaids gifts, I thought these two ideas were perfect!  The blooming ring can be worn during the wedding day and become a fun accessory afterwards.  The memory flip books are precious! They come in different sizes and are created from 10-30 second clips of video.  Check out Flip Clips for more info.

September 26, 2008

Nervous System Jewelry!

nervous system jewelry

Photos:  Edyta Szyszlo Photography

“We created Nervous System to explore a design approach that relates process and form in a context of interactivity and openness. Our trajectory focuses on generative design methods using both algorithmic and physical tools to create innovative products and environments.”  

And that’s why I LOVE these!  Another Renegade Craft Fair favorite – I thought they offered incredible and unique pieces – great jewelry for your wedding!!   (more…)

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