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January 16, 2014

woodsy winter, kinfolk-inspired dinner party. featured on ruffled blog.

i have the opportunity to work with some amazing people in this industry. the ladies who helped me put together this engagement dinner party were nothing short of incredible. this session was featured on ruffled blog last week! see the feature here!

i had an idea for a wintery, woodsy kinfolk-inspired dinner party, but i only had a week to put it together. i called up some friends to model, and went on a hunt for some vendors who may be interested in helping. janderyn from earth and sugar created the most beautiful and delicious sweet treats i have ever had! all organic, all amazing! yesy from love in vintage rentals provided all of the rentals, including the farm tables, gold flatware, candlesticks, and all the other fabulous pieces throughout. veronica of anthology co. came on board 2 days before the dinner party and blew my mind with sheer amount of stunning florals she surprised us with! everything came together so perfectly and surpassed my wildest dreams!

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  1. Kati Decker

    January 16th, 2014 at 7:39 pm

    THIS is AMAZING. OMG, I’m in love with this. You did such a great job, the colors, the styling. Seriously amazing.

  2. Ashley Kelemen

    January 16th, 2014 at 7:43 pm

    Um, SWOON!!!! This is absolutely beautiful Melanie! Love the tones and the details. Just stunning!

  3. Carmen Pamepyan

    January 16th, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    WOW! Just gorgeous!

  4. Lindsay Madden

    January 16th, 2014 at 8:07 pm

    perfection! i absolutely love rich colors on film {especially reds!}. so so beautiful.

  5. Trish Barker

    January 16th, 2014 at 8:09 pm

    this is ridiculously beautiful. The colors, the light, the styling, the way it was captured. Just ridiculously beautiful.

  6. Mirelle Carmichael

    January 16th, 2014 at 8:10 pm

    Absoultely beautiful. I’m dying over here over the gorgeousness of this shoot!

  7. Emily Anderson

    January 16th, 2014 at 8:45 pm

    Girl, this is AMAZING! Beautiful, beautiful work! And now I’m feeling the need to plan a beautiful dinner party. ūüėČ

  8. Kina

    January 16th, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    I’m having a love affair with red this winter and this just confirmation. Well done Melanie!!

  9. victoria o'leary

    January 16th, 2014 at 11:22 pm

    OOOh!! LOVE THIS Melanie!!

  10. Kristin Sweeting

    January 16th, 2014 at 11:38 pm

    Wow! Beautifully styled, photographed, and executed! The red and the little tarts are great details!

  11. Kel Ward

    January 17th, 2014 at 12:30 am

    So GORGEOUS!! I want to be there!

  12. Katie Foreman

    January 17th, 2014 at 1:30 am

    This is stunning Melanie!

  13. Rachel May

    January 17th, 2014 at 3:42 am

    Absolutely stunning work, Melanie!! You blow me away, every single time.

  14. Lauren Guilford

    January 17th, 2014 at 6:50 am

    Fantastic! The styling of this is incredible. Such beautiful work!

  15. Betsy

    January 17th, 2014 at 1:22 pm

    Melanie, everything about this shoot is gorgeous! So inspired and beautifully captured!!

  16. Kelsy McCartney

    January 17th, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    in LOVE with this shoot!! Gorgeous styling, adorable couple/friends, and fabulous images!

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