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I love Southern Weddings. Especially when they are set on gorgeous plantations like this one.

WVWPhotography: TimWill Photography

Lauren & Will’s stunning wedding was featured on Style Me Pretty a couple of days ago and I could not stop looking through the gorgeous pictures! There’s just something romantic about huge trees and Southern tradition that make you want to fall in love & if that wasn’t enough, their video will win you over.

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Cinematographer: Artworks Wedding Cinema

Congrats to all these amazing vendors on the feature! You all did beautiful work!

Photography: TimWill Photography | Videography: Artworks Wedding Cinema | Flowers: Garden On The Square | Wedding Dress: Vera Wang | Cake: Minette Rushing | Stationery: Lauren Pendleton Design (Bride) | Ceremony Venue: The Ford Plantation | Reception Venue: The Ford Plantation | Catering: The Ford Plantation | Lighting: JLK Lighting | Officiant: Reverend Steve Schulte | Ceremony & Cocktail Hour Band: City Hotel Band | Coordination: Caroline Carter Events | Envelope And Signage Calligraphy: Emily Norman Calligraphy | Invitation & Monogram Calligraphy: Plurabelle | Macarons: Maison De Macarons| Reception Band: Bobby & The Aristocats | Rentals: Beachview Tent Rentals | Rentals: Ooh! Events

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“Always say yes to dancing!”

It’s officially February and I feel like we just started January. I’m so excited and love seeing all the bright colors show up on people’s Instagram feeds! I have so many goodies for yall this month & I can’t wait to show you what we’ve been working on!

I hope everyone has a fabulous Monday!
– B

Kaila and Patrick -J. Brooke Photography (1:28:2015)Photograpy: J. Brooke Photography

Patrick & Kaila threw a New Years Eve party like no other!!

Here’s what Matt had to say about capturing their day:
“Patrick and Kaila were INCREDIBLE to work with.  Not only did they write their own vows, but they really valued cinematography.  Their love for one another was so vibrant throughout their wedding day and the amount of tears that were flowing really showed how much EVERYONE cared about them!”

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Video: Matt Stambaugh

Photography: J. Brooke Photography // Video: Matt Stambaugh // Coordinator: KLB Events & Design // Venue: Calrion Hotel // Cake: Sweet Confections Cakes // DJ: Mixed-Up Productions

“When I follow my heart, it leads me to you.”
– Unknown

If you missed their adorable video from Wedding Video Wednesday, you can check it out here!

Venue: Stone Oak Ranch // Coordinator: Borrowed & Blue Occasions // Photographer: Dapper and Dame // Video: Dapper and Dame // MUaH: We Are the Beloved // Cake: Adalante // Caterer: Fatt Apple // Florals: The Flower Girl // Draping and Decor: A Touch of Nature // DJ: Table Talk – Trey Hudgens and Carter Willis

You Make Me BraveSource

I’ve had this song on repeat for the past week. It’s not like I hadn’t heard it a million times already, but for some reason, this week it was fresh. It’s like something happened in me and I was hearing it with new ears.

I’ve never considered myself not to be brave, and by the worlds standards, I think that I’m probably very brave. I graduated college with a 10 hour a week job and starting a new business. The last day of work at DBU, I got a phone call asking to interview at Pantego Bible Church because they had an opening for an Events Assistant. I was floored because up until that moment, I had no idea how I was going to pay rent at my new apartment.

God provided.

I went in for an interview and was asked to come back for a second one. I met with the Events Director and was already ready to start! Later in the interview I was asked to consider a different position within the church as the Administrative Assistant to Worship & Media. I honestly didn’t know what to say…Events was my thing. I wanted to do them all the time, but most people don’t know that I actually went to school for Music Business. So, there was still a small part of me that was passionate about leading others in worship. I accepted the position in the Worship Department and have never looked back.

God provided.

These past two years I have grown tremendously as an artist and in knowledge of media and production. I have learned things that I would have never dreamed & a lot of it plays a huge role in where Borrowed & Blue has landed. Over the past two years I have also watched a huge dream – with small expectations- bloom. Bloom into a business that is built on relationships and showing brides, grooms and their families Christ love on one of the most important days of their lives.

God provided.

The one thing that is consistent in all of this is that every time God provided, I felt a tug that lead me to seeing the amazing things He can do. I am so happy and eager to say that I am feeling that tug again. It started a few months ago when I felt a need for a Home Group at Pantego that catered to my life stage. I wanted a place that people who had graduated college, were married or single and had not yet had kids, would feel plugged in. So, I acted and this morning I  met 22 people that feel the same way.

God provided.

There is no better feeling than when you know that you are following Christ. I am so eager to get to know each and every person and just do life together. I think it is so important to surround yourself with people that can encourage and cover you with love.

All of that to say, that being brave doesn’t mean you have to start your own business or uproot your life and move to a different state. It means whatever you feel the Lord is calling you to.

“You make me brave.”

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This is how I felt waking up Friday morning.

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Yep. & I’m pretty sure I did a little happy dance as I rolled over and soaked up the most amazing sunshine that was pouring through my windows. I mean….I feel like it has been at least a month since we’ve seen good sun like this.

I have no pictures from this weekend & I am not mad at all. For me, that means that I was soaking up some sweet moments with friends, family and Jackson.

Hope you all had a great weekend!

B

I am finally catching up on a handful of weddings from 2014! Whew, thank goodness!

Today I wanted to give you a sneak peak of a wedding and the gorgeous video done by Dapper and Dame.

10501773_10152590757223784_5660130692325113637_nPhotography: Dapper and Dame

“When I follow my heart, it leads me to you.”
– Unknown

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Video: Dapper and Dame

Be on the look out soon for their wedding!

Venue: Stone Oak Ranch // Coordinator: Borrowed & Blue Occasions // Photographer: Dapper and Dame // Video: Dapper and Dame // MUaH: We Are the Beloved // Cake: Adalante // Caterer: Fatt Apple // Florals: The Flower Girl // Draping and Decor: A Touch of Nature // DJ: Table Talk – Trey Hudgens and Carter Willis

View More: http://thekatiejanephoto.pass.us/empire-room-styled-shoot

Photography: Katie Jane Photograpy
Florals: Petals Couture

Is there a limited about of times that you can post a picture?? I mean come on…how can you not stop looking at this shot? The dress and those florals are amazing.

I posted this picture because this is a great summary of my weekend. I spent the majority of it really digging into Borrowed & Blue and what I was hoping for it to become. I kept looking at this picture thinking…this is what I want.

Classically beautiful & full of grace.

That is what I want to be known for. That is what I want for my couples and the way they feel when they look over their pictures and are reminded of their day. So, that is what I am striving for.

The next few months are going to be an amazing journey of figuring out who my company is and what it can be & I cannot wait to experience it with you!

So, let’s do it!

B

It’s the first Wednesday of the New Year!

For those of you that this is your first time to see Wedding Video Wednesday, welcome! I started doing this about 7 months ago when I realized how many other people loved wedding videos as much as I do! I think cinematography is a huge part of your wedding day and something that you should always incorporate into your budget. Not all of these videos are from weddings Borrowed & Blue has styled or coordinated, but I love featuring other people’s work! The videos featured are from Pinterest, Facebook, or some awesome wedding blogs. This is a great way to see other cinematographers, photographers and coordinators work & find some amazing ideas, or if you’re me, just drool over the love that is shown in these videos

I am so excited to share this video that I found the other day by PenWeddings (One of my top cinematographers ;))

Sarah and Kyle

Photographer: Chris Humphrey Photography

I just love her exit dress!

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Video: PenWeddings

Cinematographer: PenWeddings // Photographer: Chris Humphrey Photography //  Coordinator & Design: Christina Leigh Events // Ceremony Venue: First United Methodist Church

For more vendors, check them out here!

Until next time,

B