Earthy Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Styled Shoot Feature on Ruffled Blog!

We are honored to be featured on Ruffled Blog today along with some incredible Arizona wedding professionals!  April Maura Photography along with Hytched Weddings nailed this earthy bohemian wedding inspiration look.

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From the event designer, Hytched Weddings:

This shoot was inspired by a couple who has a passion for nature. This couple still desires a beautiful and unforgettable wedding, but wanted to incorporate many natural elements and make the event feel organic and free. There is a movement in weddings toward more of a rustic look, and in a sense it is authentic and true to who we are as human beings. We are wanderers, explorers, and ideally we are in tune with nature and the universe. I wanted this shoot to reflect those values.

See the full post with tons of swoon worthy photos and more about the vision behind this wedding shoot.  There is plenty of wedding inspiration for the nature loving couple!

A Summertime Vendor Party at Brilliant Bridal Phoenix July 12th :: East Valley July 19th


Calling all brides and grooms-to-be!  Come find everything you need to plan a classic Arizona wedding at our Summertime vendor party!  We are hosting this vendor party on two different weekends at both Brilliant Bridal Phoenix area locations so pick the location or date that works best for you and join us for a fun afternoon!

This is not a giant "everyone's invited" bridal show, but an intimate and carefully curated group of wedding professionals that we know will provide you with unforgettable service.

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Enjoy food samples from Straight to the Plate Catering, great music from Paramount DJ Services, gorgeous flower arrangements from Garden Gate Custom Floral Design, photography by invu! portraits, and cake from CC's Sweet Sensations.  Also joining us are De Atley Events & Design, Celebrity Tux and Tails, Sweet I Do's and Classic Party Rentals.

In addition to all of the festivities you can enter to win raffle prizes from our wedding vendors, get a swag bag loaded with freebies and enter our

#winthedress free wedding dress contest!

This event is right around the corner so put it on your calendar now because you won't want to miss it! Please RSVP for your self and your entire entourage through our Facebook page.

Wedding Wednesday - Crisis Averted: Help! Our Favorite Wedding Vendor is Unavailable!


It's the fourth and final week of our month long blog series "Crisis Averted!"  If you are planning a wedding, it’s probably safe to say that you are feeling the pressure. There are so many little details to consider, it can make even the most type-A personality feel disorganized! As if the actual wedding details aren’t enough, there always seems to be underlying budget, family, friend or vendor drama surrounding an upcoming marriage. Don’t worry, though, because we are dedicating the whole month of November to sharing our advice on handling some common wedding issues. Hopefully our tips and tricks can help make this sometimes stressful experience a little easier!

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Help! Our Favorite Wedding Vendor is Unavailable!

You had your heart set on the perfect wedding photographer only to find out that they are unavailable on your wedding date. After a small mourning period, you may feel panicked and rushed to find a back up.  Keep calm and wedding plan on, friend!

In a situation like this, you don’t have to start your research from scratch. Your best bet is to ask the wedding vendor in question specifically who they would recommend as their replacement. They should be able to send you at least a couple reliable referrals; someone they personally trained, or even to the person who is responsible for their success.

If that doesn't get you far, ask another of your trusted wedding vendors for their recommendations. Or even give us a call here at Brilliant Bridal.  The wedding industry is a very well connected group of professionals and we love sharing with our brides and grooms those we have personally interacted with and know will provide them with a great product and excellent service.

We hope the Crisis Averted blog series was helpful for you on your wedding planning journey.  We'll be back next week with some fun new Wedding Wednesday content!

Colorful Vendor Party Spotlight | Zuzu's Petals and Frosted by J


Since it's hump day we thought you might need a little extra inspiration to make it through your work week and on to the weekend so today we're spotlighting TWO of the vendors you can chat with this Saturday at our Vendor Party!  But before we get to that, if you haven't had the chance yet jump over to our Facebook event page and RSVP for yourself and your guests that will be hanging out with us this Saturday.  As always, our vendor parties are FREE and give you the chance to meet some of the top wedding vendors in Phoenix as well as enter our raffle to win awesome free stuff! Up first today are the ladies of Zuzu's Petals.  Three friends that started the cutest little flower shop in Downtown Mesa to share their passion for flowers and cutting edge floral design with their community.  Weddings are their specialty and they will make your vision become a reality for all of your wedding day floral needs from bouqets, to ceremony decor to reception centerpieces.  On Saturday, enter our giveaway raffle to win a

Free bridal bouquet and matching boutonneire from

Zuzu's Petals valued at $150

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And up next in today's double header is the lovely Jackie and her incredible creations at Frosted by J!  Jackie loves baking desserts that taste just as delicious as they look.  Her cupcakes and sweet treats will make all of your wedding guests' sweet tooths very, very happy.  On Saturday, Frosted by J will be giving away

a Free cupcake bouquet valued at $50!

Check back with our blog again tomorrow to read about another of the great vendors participating in this Saturday's Vendor Party!