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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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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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Where did 2015 go?  How is it already January of 2016?  What happened to all the time I would have during the off-season?  Am I drowning? Diving into 2016 has been scary. With a rebrand on the horizon, a new website in the works and a total overhaul of my pricing structure, I feel like […]

Buckle up, Em. You’re in for a wild ride! – reminisce, revamp, recharge

January 4, 2016

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I love to share my weddings and floral projects on my blog.  I’m not one to talk about personal stuff on here really, but lately, being an adult is hard.  Being a girl is hard.  Being a small business owner is hard and balancing a(n unexpectedly demanding new) day job is hard.  And just think […]

Joy & Sadness: my tips to find balance

July 24, 2015

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I love how connections are made in the creative world.  Meeting one person can lead to an incredible opportunity which leads to meeting more incredible people which leads to….. You just never know what kind of doors each person will open in your world.  You may have read my post about Flower Camp (i.e. Team […]

One-on-one with Ashley Beyer – Tinge Floral

June 24, 2015

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We called it Flower Camp:  A hands-on floral workshop hosted by Philosophy Flowers in North Carolina. I discussed and pondered it and had scary dreams at night. “You’re gonna go to North Carolina, alone, to a flower workshop?!”, my friends would ask.  I don’t like doing things alone.  I have an irrational fear of “alone”. […]

Team Flower workshop with Kelly Perry of Philosophy Flowers

March 9, 2015

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When the ladies of The Collection email and ask if you want to play at Belle Meade Plantation for a styled shoot, you try not to geek out where people can see you. 🙂 A great chance to update our portfolios and stage something beautiful, we jumped in and the final creation was definitely my […]

Styled Shoot with The Collection: Belle Meade Plantation

February 10, 2015

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As two creatives awaiting the start of a busy spring wedding season, Meagan Fisher of M.Fisher Imagery and I were dying to do something entirely for fun.  After receiving a copy of The Flower Recipe from my sister for Christmas, I’ve spent lots of time flipping through those pages and daydreaming about flowers and beautiful […]

Bloom Bash: a Valentine’s giveaway

January 30, 2015

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This year has started off with a bang!  New clients, new listings, and fun marketing (possibly branding!) plans in the works!  It’s going to be an exciting year with weddings at new venues, out of state brides, lakeside weddings, etc. and I can’t wait to see what other exciting events this year brings! One thing […]

Brides & Bouquets

January 7, 2014