Do a quick google search and you’ll find plenty of articles, blogs and social media posts with some variation of the title “Top Wedding Trends of . . .”  Got me to thinking; if I were to take a look at the details of Inspired Occasions’ 2016 weddings, could I identify certain trends?  Although we customize each event to reflect the tastes and vision of each individual couple, the truth is there are definitely some similarities between what some of our couples are doing for their nuptials this year.  So, here are the . . .



49d6d2bd251cff54022058cc7494ccc9Sage Green and Peach. Pale and pretty, brides are pairing this ethereal shade of green with peaches, pinks and pops of coral to create a romantic color scheme for spring and summer.  Using foliage such as lambs ear and eucalyptus is a natural and easy way to add sage to bouquets, mantels and centerpieces.

IMG_5970Inspired Occasions is best known for planning and coordinating elaborate weddings, but we also enjoy the opportunity to focus on more intimate events.   Recently, a pretty overwhelmed Mom reached out for help creating a sweet design for her daughter Amelia’s 1st birthday celebration.  Mom had no idea where to begin but she knew she wanted lots of pink and that there had to be a pretty incredible sweets table.  After a brief consultation and walkthrough of the space we put together a plan for a design as beautiful as Amelia and went shopping for all the essentials.

Wow!!!!!!! I cannot say enough positive comments about Taia and her team. We had 7 months to plan our fabulous wedding, and Taia went above and beyond to make sure this wedding was everything we wanted. I am not a planner, so having Taia with us was necessary. I also live out of town, so she took care of many errands that I should have. She suggested the best vendors, photographers and DJs. That itself, was huge because I didn’t know anything about the area wedding options. She put me on the right path to what I wanted, instead of me researching and interviewing people that didn’t fit our vision. I would show her pictures of what I liked, and she flawlessly planned accordingly. She completely understood my jumbled ideas, making them a beautiful reality. Taia has a genuine talent and is full of ideas that I would have never thought of, answered ANY questions I had at any time, and kept me to the necessary timeline.

Holiday entertaining just got easier!  This time of year, we all love the idea of hosting a party for all of our friends with festive cocktails, scrumptious food and a cozy ambiance.  However, don’t you find that the reality of DIY entertaining is never quite as satisfying as your vision?  Often we spent the evening

Photography by Heather Bohm Tallman

My husband and I hired Taia for the ‘day of’ package for our wedding. Doing so was one of the absolute best and smartest wedding decisions we made. I cannot express how grateful I am that she was a part of our vendor team. She is, by far, one of the biggest reasons we were able to truly enjoy our day along with all of our family and friends. Taia is so professional and knowledgeable; her support and input was crucial long before the big day.

The key to any successful wedding day is a well crafted timeline. At Inspired Occasions, we consider it our specialty; creating timelines that ensure that all of your wedding planning is done in an efficient manner while leaving enough buffer time in the right spots to give our couples, their bridal parties and families plenty

I first met Taia at a bridal showcase over a year before our wedding day. Having been impressed with Taia’s presentation and the variety of services she offered, we agreed that her Day-of-Coordination would be the perfect fit for our needs. Over the course of a year, Taia would send follow-up emails. The follow-up kept

Initially, we signed up for Inspired Occasions’ “Day Of” package. As you’ll read again and again in these reviews, there’s nothing “day of” about the service Taia and her team provide at this level. They go above and beyond the coordination services offered by other planners. However, several months leading up to our event, I

We hired Taia for the Essentials Package and we were so happy with the results. Throughout the planning process we met with Taia every 2 months to review the budget, timeline, and figure out what projects to work on in the next 2 months. This was a lifesaver being able to sit down and show

Those who know me, know this about me . . . I am cupcake obsessed. Long before the cupcake craze in the wedding industry, the cute little confections were high atop my top five favorite things list. I also happen to be somewhat of a “foodie.” I love to cook, dine out and discover new recipes