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Caroline & Teodoro’s Wedding in The Knot!

Category: DC, Published, Weddings

Loved seeing our clients [Caroline & Teodoro’s] beautiful wedding in the Summer 2015 issue of The Knot’s national magazine!  Pictures by Abby Jiu.   Vendor Team Planning and design- Strawberry Milk Events http://nikita.weareflo.com/strawberry – @strawberrymilkevents Photography – Abby Jiu Photography – http://www.abbyjiu.com – @abbyjiu Ceremony – St. Alban’s – http://stalbansdc.org Reception Venue – Corcoran – http://corcoran.gwu.edu Videograhy – Sharkpig http://sharkpig.com @sharkpig Calligraphy and […]

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Love in the Emerald Isle

This past August, I had the pleasure of traveling to magical Ireland with Engaged! Magazine to style a destination editorial for their latest issue.  The shoot took place over two days at The Powerscourt Estate in the Wicklow Mountains.  In honor of St. Patrick’s Day today, it only seemed fitting that we share the shoot […]

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Press: Fox 5 DC News Segment

Earlier this month Julie was asked to appear on Fox 5 DC News to talk about the Engaged! Magazine Luxury Bridal show – see the clip here! (link below) http://www.myfoxdc.com/clip/11186088/engaged-magazine-bridal-show-visits-fnm

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TravelMilk – Italy, Summer 2014

Category: Travel

Can’t help but day dream back to sunny days exploring Rome and the sparkling azure waters of the Italian coast on this snowy day!  Enjoy a few highlight photos from our July trip to Italy that I am finally getting around to posting (whoopsie!  but better late than never, right?)  All pics by my hubby, Eric Parekh. […]

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Named “Top Wedding Planner in US” by Martha Stewart!

Category: Published

We are SO excited to share that Martha Stewart Weddings has named us one of “top planners” in the US in their newest issue (which also happens to be their 20th Anniversary issue!)  It hits stands in a few days but you can download for iPad starting today 🙂  We are incredibly honored to be […]

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Kelly & Matt: Classic Style

Category: DC, Weddings

  Photos by: Jackie Cooper Photography Kelly & Matt were married this past September at The Four Seasons in Washington, DC.  Most of their guests traveled in from the midwest for the celebration so Kelly wanted them to get the quintessential DC experience.  Their wedding location at The Four Seasons in Georgetown was the perfect […]

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Rent The Runway: Now Open in DC!

Category: DC, Fashion Friday

We are beyond excited to report that Rent the Runway has opened a new location in our backyard!  Whether it’s dressing to impress for a holiday party, date night or any of life’s many celebrations…(including weddings, obvi) this is a much welcomed game changer!  Welcome to the neighborhood, RTR!

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Win a Room Revamp!

WIN IT! One lucky Strawberry Milk reader will win a VIRTUAL ROOM REVAMP with up to 5 hours of consultation time (valued at $895). You set the design budget (in order to have room to design with, we ask that be a minimum of $1k), and we’ll  provide everything from a detailed layout plan for your […]

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Haute Homes: Tiny Jewel Box

Category: Home Decor

Admittedly, I’m usually drawn to more neutral tones with pops of color or bold prints…but there’s just something about these très chic and colorful homes that remind us of pretty little jewel boxes, with all kinds of treasures that have been collected over the years…each having a unique story and just waiting to be discovered.  We […]

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No Tricks, Just Treats: Homemade Salted Caramel Sauce

Happy Halloween!  This is the yummiest and easiest salted caramel sauce that you can literally pour, drizzle or dunk anything in….pretzels, apple slices, sugar cookies, apple bread, pie, ice cream…the possibilities are endless!  And the best part is it’s only 4 simple ingredients, no candy thermometer needed!  Be safe out there tonight, folks 🙂  Or […]

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Lounge Design for The Knot @ NY Bridal Market

Category: Bridal Show

Our friends at The Knot Magazine reached out to us for help with designing their lounge area at the entrance of Couture Show during Bridal Market in NYC.  We love it when we get to be super creative – they requested “color” and “no vintage/rustic” – and they got it!  We started with cool this […]

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NYC Bridal Market – Fall 2014 Recap: The Fashion, The Parties

Category: Fashion Friday

Enjoy some highlights from our whirlwind trip last week to Bridal Fashion Week in NYC where we got up close and personal with collections from top designers!  We enjoyed a few exciting runway shows, appointments for private viewings at The London, a cocktail party thrown by designer Reem Acra and a breakfast with BHLDN.  The […]

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Midnight in the Garden – Styling for The Knot Winter 2014

Be sure to pick up the latest national issue of The Knot Magazine (Winter 2014) to see our 5 pg. spread “Midnight in the Garden” color story.  We had so much fun traveling to NYC to create and style this for our friends over at The Knot!  The shoot features rich and luscious jewel and […]

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TravelMilk – Provence, Summer 2014

After our adventures in Paris we headed south for our client’s destination wedding weekend in the Luberon region of Provence.  The quaint, hilltop storybook-esque villages that played host to the weekend’s festivities were all about 15-30 min drive from one another. Photos by: Eric Parekh Lourmarin: If your idea of a perfect Provence village includes cafes […]

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TravelMILK – Paris, Summer 2014

PARIS PERFECT In route to our destination wedding in Provence this summer, we built in a few days in to enjoy Paris before heading south.  All photos by my talented hubby, Eric Parekh, on his Leica M6 with Kodak Portra 400 film! A few photos from my iPhone mixed in…but those will be obvious 🙂 […]

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Our “Great Gatsby” for Washingtonian B&G Magazine!

We were so thrilled when Washingtonian Bride & Groom Magazine asked us to design a “Great Gatsby” themed tabletop for a story in the Summer/Fall 2014 issue, which featured tabletops themed around great works of literature.  *click photo to enlarge* Thanks so much to the talented vendors who contributed to our design:  Edge Floral Design, […]

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FEATURED: FOUR SEASONS TRANSFORMATION

The Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore debuted a time lapse video yesterday in their summer e-newsletter of a wedding we planned and designed at the hotel last August.  Thanks to Bowen Films for the cool video – what a transformation! See more of Rachael and Brett’s glamorous wedding day here – the wedding is also in […]

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HAUTE HOMES: INSIDE A 17TH-CENTURY ITALIAN FARMHOUSE

Category: Home Decor

Check out this fabulous Italian farmhouse that was recently featured on ELLE Decor. Designer Eric Egan miraculously transformed the empty 10,000-square-foot estate into a magical Italian getaway in less than 12 months for clients on a strict deadline. A hand-painted entryway by Francesca Guicciardini sets the tone for the rest of the estate.  Can you believe that’s a […]

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