You can never go wrong with blue and white for your wedding! And for this shoot, it did not steer us wrong. Creating this shoot for PopUp Weddings in my hometown of Dayton, Ohio was a blast. Not only did my mother help me create and design it, but my sister modeled as my bridesmaid and my best friend was my bride! What gets better than that?!? And can we take about that bridal dress? The bow and the buttons up the back...

Today, I wanted to share pictures from some of the coolers I have painted over the years. My true love may be weddings, but my biggest passion is painting! I love being able to get lost in my art and to create different things. I have been able to paint these coolers for loved ones and clients all over the country and I decided I wanted to share them with you!      PS: email me at thepetalreport@gmail.com if you are looking for a custom cooler or painting! (More pictures of my...

Ok y'all. This is quite possibly my favorite shoot, wedding, event, anything that I have ever planned for PopUp Weddings. Not only was it held at one of the coolest locations on the planet (in my opinion) but the vendors and people I worked on it with made it the best experience. With the Santa Monica Pier on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other, the backdrop could not have gotten much better. The bright colors and carnival inspired decor added flair to every picture. And our adorable...

Okay, so crafting might be one of my absolute favorite things to do in the world! Seriously, I am like a six year old. I could craft all day, every day. And this weekend, one of the first weekends of 2015 without an event, I painted over twenty of these wood blocks gold and silver. We, the planners at Ooh! Events, are planning to use these as platforms on dining tables. With placing the floral arrangements (or other decor) on top of these metallic blocks, it adds another dimension to the table...