High Cotton + BHLDN Styling

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Seriously, is this really my job?! It was such a wonderful & fun experience styling the new High Cotton Ties collection color-matched to BHLDN bridesmaid dresses. Brilliant idea, right? The High Cotton Weddings folks are phenomenal, and we are so excited to share so many styled flats and images. Rachel Linder of Blue Barn Photography and I teamed up to bring all of the bow ties and bridesmaid dress swatches to life and I couldn’t possibly pick a favorite flat lay.

A springtime wedding color palette inspiration with the most gorgeous peonies and ranunculus! Minty green is so fresh and Southern and when you incorporate a seersucker bow tie from High Cotton Ties…well, winner!

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Sweet as a peach! One of my very favorite colors to design with is peach. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and Southern without being overwhelmingly girly. Also, all of High Cotton Ties’ bow ties are made here in North Carolina from the finest cotton, which is pretty awesome. I love their commitment to quality, locally sourced + made goods.

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A huge thanks to my talented friend Alexa of Sage Paper Co. for providing coordinating wedding invitations that are the best addition to all of these styled flats.

Every time I meet with the fabulous folks of High Cotton Weddings, I’m so inspired by their passion, heart for the local community and their customers, and their love of meaningful Southern weddings! It was the such an honor – and so much fun – to style their newest bow tie collection.

Photography: Blue Barn Photography | Styling + Design: Stephanie Scholl Events | Bow ties: High Cotton Ties | Bridesmaid dress swatches: BHLDN | Invites: Sage Paper Co.

The School of Styling Summer Bash

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Janna here! As a new intern for Stephanie Scholl Events, I was SO lucky to attend The School of Styling’s Summer Bash last month! I went without knowing anyone except for Stephanie and left with numerous new contacts and friends.

Always amazing styling by TSOS women (I love all the citrus!), Paisley and Jade vintage furniture I am practically dying to own one day, and the sophisticated Merrimon-Wynne House location… the evening was nothing short of gorgeous and incredible.

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I had the opportunity to attend two mini workshops and get a taste of what TSOS is all about while I was there! One workshop was Hands-On Flat Styling where I learned from the incredibly talented Kaitlin Holland and the other was Collaborating, Networking + Brand Partnerships where I learned from the lovely Lauren Hooker.

During the Hands-On Flat Styling workshop, I got great hands on experience by styling my own invitation suite! This was my very favorite part of the evening as I felt comfortable, yet challenged, and accomplished by my final product!

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In the Collaborating, Networking + Brand Partnerships workshop, Lauren Hooker emphasized why it is so important to reach out to others for advice, opportunities, or just to introduce yourself. This was so relevant to me because that is exactly how I became Stephanie Scholl’s intern!! Who would have ever thought one email and one genuine conversation could lead to such an amazing experience?

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An enormous thank you to Stephanie and to everyone at TSOS for a beautiful and perfect introduction to the event planning and creative industries. Without women like you all, positive and inspiring learning experiences like this would not be possible. I am so excited for what is to come!