As seen on The Refinery Magazine’s Blog – Editors Picks – Peachy Keen!

florals // room // earrings // dress

In today’s editors picks, Ainsley was feeling peachy with this warm palette. Check out some of her favourite picks from Pinterest this week!

From Ainsley:
This week is going to be peachy keen! I am venue scouting for clients and for The Refinery Magazine, which is taking me outdoors and into the wild wild world of hotels, halls, parks and gardens. What better way to stand out in a sometimes cold late winter environment? Wear some warm peachy colours with accents of navy’s, blues or creams!

Nothing looks better at a wedding than soft neutrals, and peach is a warm colour that can be accented with a wide variety of colours: from Purples to Yellows, Turquoises to Black. Last but not least, who doesn’t love a sweet and peach filled tart for dessert? Would you care for some champagne with that?

Grooms & Greens – As Seen in The Refinery Magazine

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I recently put together a shoot for The Refinery Magazine, and have really enjoyed the hard work and time that I put in to creating this grooms lounge inspired shoot. One of my favourites was the “Grooms & Greens” section that can be found within the new pages at: www.therefinerymag.com

Below are some photos from the Mag, and I hope you enjoy!

Vendor List:

Produced by Ainsley’s Affairs

Cupcakes by Pink Ribbon Bakery

Macarons by Macaron Chez Moi

Floral Styling and Design by DeLovely Creative

Photography by Magnolia Photographic

Shot on Location at Lofty Living, New West, B.C.

Menswear from H&M

Daily Wedding Inspiration – #4 – Off to See the Wizard

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Not only is the colour of the year Emerald Green, according to Pantone, but it is also the year of the new Oz movie! I grew up loving all things green, especially since my hair is red and it is easy to pair red heads with the gorgeous greens. They just seem to pop once united!

I had to do a green inspiration as I love love LOVE the colour, and saw that other planners, like myself, were getting on the one stop express air balloon to the world of the green and the oh so mighty Oz!

Enjoy!

See you back here tomorrow friends! 🙂

Ainsley xoxo

Daily Inspiration Post – #3 – More Peonies Please!

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I logged in to pinterest this morning and I saw this huge beautiful bright pink peony, and I knew what I had to do for today’s inspiration post. MORE PEONIES PLEASE! I can never get enough of big beautiful peonies! They are gorgeous, and if i had the option to make beautiful big and gorgeous peonies an object of my every day life, there would be not one single complaint about it ever. Maybe if I become rich and famous I will request peonies be on my desk everyday. dream on girl, dream on!

Enjoy lovelies, enjoy!

Clockwise from Top left:

1. 100 Layer Cake 2.Bibbity Bobbity Boo 3. Rock and Roll Bride 4. Intimate Weddings 5.Intimate Weddings 6.Pinterest 7.Tumblr 8.Rock and Roll Bride

See you back here tomorrow!

xoox Ainsley

Introducing: The Refinery Magazine!

The Refinery For My Blog

 

After a long long time of anticipation, hard work, and blood, sweat and tears, we are finally just over a month away to our very first issue! This is an INCREDIBLY exciting time for myself and all the vendors involved with The Refinery Magazine!

I would like to thank the amazing vendors who contributed to this amazing new mag, and without your hard work this wouldn’t be a reality!

Thank you so so much!

Most importantly I would like to thank Madison Hope of Hope & Co for her countless hours of graphic design and making this magazine an actual reality!

Stay tuned for the first issue by liking out page:

www.facebook.com/therefinerymag

We hope you like our first issue, and can’t wait to see and hear your feedback!

Love Love Love,

Ainsley ( & Madison)

Co-Founders of The Refinery Magazine

Daily Inspiration Post – #2 – Creme de la Creme!

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There is always something dreamy about a white or cream wedding! It is always so beautiful and allows the people at the wedding become the centre focus with their own beauty. It is not busy, it is not overly dramatic… it is really just the most beautiful colour! You can really do anything with it!

 

Daily Inspiration Posts – #1 – Happy New Year

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Happy New Year everyone! I can already tell that it is going to be an amazing year and I have decided to challenge myself and keep my new years resolution of posting an inspiration image every day for the entire year. Now I know it is going to be difficult to keep this resolution, but I am going to do the very best that I can! I promise!

The very first inspiration of the year is this beautiful Blue and Gold wedding palette filled with sparkles, jewel tones and wonder! I hope you enjoy!

Clockwise from top left:

1.lushhush 2.Oh So Beautiful Paper 3.Ozzy Garcia 4.Note To Self 5.Elizabeth Anne Designs 6.hipstuff 7.RuffledBlog 8. Covet Living 9.Brides Cafe

 

See you back here tomorrow!

Ainsley xoxo

12 Days of Christmas – Ten Lords a Leaping – Christmas Countdown Wedding Inspiration

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There is not much that you can do with the Ten Lords a Leaping, but I drew some inspiration for myself from Lord & Taylors Wedding Style, which is usually always black tie. This turned out to be really fun, and I have officially fallen in love with the black and white simplicity and elegance that this inspiration became.

I love the fun textures but also the high class that can easily come together for a fun and youthful but still tasteful wedding. I hope that you love it as much as I do!

Clockwise from top left:

1. Frosted Petty Coat Blog  2. Elizabeth Anne Designs 3. The Perfect Palette 4. We Heart It 5. The Perfect Palette 6. Fab You Bliss Blog  7. Pinterest 8. My Baking Addiction 9. Brides Cafe 10. Style Me Pretty 11. Frosted Petty Coat Blog 12. Merriment Events 13.  Once Wed

Well, I must hit the hay now, and catch some shut eye, as it is 12:31 AM! Phew!

Happy Christmas!

Ainsley xoxo

p.s. don’t forget to pin the inspiration board, and also check out the sources that I drew the photos from!

12 Days of Christmas – 9 Ladies Dancing – Christmas Countdown Wedding Inspiration

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Christmas is drawing ever closer, and my fear of not getting everything done in time for christmas is getting larger by the minute! Nevertheless, I promised last night to get these blogs out, and I am excited to show you a little visual mashup of the pretty in pink theme. There is always something lady-like about pinks and blushes and they are always stunning in the wedding world! Today I took those 9 ladies dancing and spun them in to a blush dream!

I hope that you are all finding quality time to spend with your friends family and loved ones.

Clockwise from top left:

1. Le Magnifique Blog 2. Pinterest 3. Brides 4. Style Me Pretty 5. Revel Blog 6. Martha 7. E-Style Me 8. Amuse Bouche 9. Bellagalla 10. Wedding Chicks 11. WedLuxe 12. Taylor’d Events

Happy Holidays All!

Ainsley xox

P.S. Don’t forget to pink this image! yay!

12 Days of Christmas – Eight Maids a Milking – Christmas Countdown Wedding Inspiration!

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My My MY! I loved working on this inspiration that I did it double the length! I have always been a HUGE lover of teals, blues and china, so when I started putting this inspiration together I nearly died of happiness! Today’s lyrics to follow are ” Eight Maids a Milking”, and can you find where I drew inspiration? Up at the top left is a lovely teal milk jug, and I realized I just had to follow through with teals. Once on pinterest, I quickly found the beautiful blues and teals were such a popular trend in 2012, and because it just started this past year, you know it will continue to be strong in 2013!

My particular favourite of this entire inspiration is that GORGEOUS gown at the bottom! Haute Couture Christian Dior has never looked finer in my eyes! Over all, I hope you learned how fun and easy any wedding can be, but it will always have the touch of elegance. After all…. It is a wedding!

Clockwise from top left:

1. Pinterest 2. Koyal Wholesale 3. Style Unveiled 4. Pinterest 5. Paula Deen 6. Pinterest 7. Houzz 8. Pinterest 9. Indulgy 10. Capital Romance 11. Mia Blanche 12. Little Miss Danna 13. Wedding Chicks 14. West Elm 15. Buted 16. Hawaiian Island Wedding Planners 17. West Elm 18. Bellz & Whistlez Blog 19. Etsy

 

Well that was fun!

See you tomorrow!

Ainsley xoxo

 

P.S. Don’t forget to pin it!