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Kennedy Occasions is a wedding planning & floral design studio based in Nashville, TN. I plan & design weddings so that your life-changing occasion can be nothing short of spectacular - well planned, timelessly designed, & flawlessly executed.

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Lately I’ve been a bit bothered by all of the “How to create a wedding for $0 while living in a tree and going to school” and “3 Tips to ensure your wedding is flawless without a wedding planner or any reputable vendors” posts that I keep seeing.  It seems that every year during this season, […]

BE the bride on your wedding day – A lesson learned

June 4, 2018

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I absolutely love winter. I think that puts me in a minority group but there is something about the snow and the crisp air and the wildness of winter that I adore. I’ve posted these images SO many times. I’m excited to share the story with you of this our snowy winter shoot in Mammoth, […]

Waiting for Spring: A snowy winter shoot in Mammoth, California

May 2, 2018

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As we all anxiously await spring, what better time to share a beautiful March collaboration shoot filled with beautiful Spring elements?! I’m excited for you to see these images of our editorial featuring Rose Quartz and Serenity, the Pantone colors of 2016. Alex Thornton reached out to me in January 2016 about collaborating on a styled […]

Pantone-inspired editorial: Rose Quartz & Serenity

April 8, 2018

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My sweet friend, Amber Vongsamphanh of Lotus Blossom Photography, and I teamed up to produce a cotton field romance inspiration shoot at Sam Davis Home with a team of outstanding vendors. Amber, who took the lead on this shoot, had a very clear vision: cotton field, red-headed “bride”, dark fall blooms, and a love-story and […]

“Cotton field romance” inspiration shoot at Sam Davis Home

April 4, 2018

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I could not ask for a more beautiful end to my 2015 wedding year than this:  This couple.  This bridal party.  This family.  Planning Laura and Tyler’s Green Door Gourmet wedding was such a treat. Design Inspiration From unique decor ideas to a a stunning color palette, these two pulled out all the stops and […]

Green Door Gourmet wedding | Laura + Tyler

January 11, 2017

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It was such an honor to work with Emily + Paul for their King’s Chapel Wedding. Our floral designs were a perfect match for the occasion. How I met the Bride and Groom Being a wedding industry professional is equal parts hard and rewarding. It’s hard to attract clients who want YOU and what YOU […]

King’s Chapel Wedding Floral Design in Arrington, TN | Emily + Paul

August 31, 2016

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I love Instagram.  I have won contests, found workshops and made friends via Instagram.  On one particular boring day, I ran across a post from Once Wed asking for floral designers in the Atlanta area who might be interested in a project with Joy Thigpen.  I emailed expressing an interest but letting them know I […]

Joy Thigpen and Wedding Styling 101

May 11, 2016

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I first met Tiffany after her mom, Cheryl, reached out to me in hopes that I could help her pull some details together.  With Tiffany and Tyler living in Knoxville and Cheryl working on wedding details in Nashville, they needed some help wrangling it all together. With several vendors already on board and with 10 […]

Tiffany + Tyler – Downtown Presbyterian & Country Music Hall of Fame – 9.26.15

April 27, 2016

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When MOB Linda sent me an email letting me know that another one of her beautiful daughters was getting married, I did a happy dance! This family is one of the sweetest and most kind-hearted families I have ever worked with. Designing her oldest daughter’s wedding was so much fun and I was excited to […]

Kirstin + Ethan – Tomlinson Family Farm Fall Wedding

April 20, 2016

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Jillian and Eric were planning a Tuscan-inspired wedding at Lilac Farms at Arrington Vineyard.  As a referral from a former bride, I was excited to meet these two and talk flowers for their vineyard wedding.  I couldn’t wait to share these beautiful images by Amber Smith of Smith Studios Photography. Tuscan-inspired Wedding at Lilac Farms at […]

Tuscan-inspired Wedding at Lilac Farms at Arrington Vineyard | Jillian + Eric

April 11, 2016