There are so many creative and talented people living in our area to pull ideas from when planning a DC area wedding or private event. We rounded up a few of our favorite Instagram accounts to inspire you as you plan your upcoming DC area wedding. From interior design, to elaborate decor, to food porn, there is no shortage of options to draw really unique ideas from; make sure to follow these trend setters as well as our United with Love Instagram account for new daily inspiration!
NickWattsDC : A lead designer at Amaryllis Floral, his Instagram is full of behind the scenes event photos, inspiration, and beautiful florals! We love everything Amaryllis produces and having a behind the scenes sneak peek is perfect weekend eye candy!
VarnishLane: This luxury DC nail care destination is great inspiration for the perfect wedding or bridal event nails. We love how they push boundaries with color and as a trendsetter in the area, they makes us want to get a mani STAT!
EdibleDC: Foodie heaven and the Instagram home for DC’s print magazine celebrating local food culture in the region, Edible DC is a great place to spot new food trends and gather ideas for your reception. Food should be fun and they know how to make your mouth water on a daily basis!
VickiGrafton: Vicki Grafton Photography’s Instagram is home to beautiful portraits, detail photos, and her own traveling images. We love looking to her snaps for light and airy inspiration from across the globe.
MarigoldGrey: Gift designer Jamie creates all types of amazing gifts for weddings, events, and corporate clients. We love seeing the unique local sources she pulls into her perfectly styled welcome boxes and bridesmaid gifts. Need inspiration or just a great resource to gift your favorite guests? Look no further than M&G!
PineappleProDC: The team at Pineapple Productions creates clean, classic, and always inspirational weddings. We love seeing the behind the scene looks every weekend as they continue to create romantic and awe-inspiring weddings.
FlowerBoy38: DC based floral designer Bill Enright with Edge Floral Design has an Instagram feed of some of the best area floral designs week after week. We love seeing what new and innovating things that he is creating, such as a suspended ribbon ceiling at the Hay Adams, or this amazing elevated floral kings table.
Fig2Design: You want to see bright, cheery stationery inspiration? Then this is the place for you! We love that she is never afraid of color and her products make us want to spend the day writing thank you cards and wrapping pretty packages!
CatherineGeorgeCakes: As an up-and-coming DC wedding cake vendor, the confections inside this feed are nothing short of art. We love her delicate use of sugar flowers and unique shapes in each cake and that is why we chose this Instagram as a vendor we can’t stop watching! Find inspiration in her details and colors when making those reception dessert selections!
stirdc: Cocktails, cocktails, cocktails! While we love a good simple beer on a warm day, Stir Bartending Co. strives to make us better cocktail enthusiasts with their carefully crafted libations and perfect pour photos!
Bowenfilms: Same day edits, custom wedding video cuts, and snippet previews of some of the best weddings in DC make up the Instagram feed for one of our favorite Videography teams at Bowen Films. If you were ever on the fence for wedding day video coverage, their beautiful short films will change your mind for the better!
justwritestudios: Calligraphy is not just for invitation envelopes anymore! Just Write Studios has an Instagram feed full of beautiful script, engraving, and unique methods to incorporate a pretty touch to all aspects of your wedding. I am constantly in awe of her steady hand and perfect penmanship when she is showing off an over the top mirror seating chart!
kaririderevents: Eastern Shore based event designer Kari Rider Events has an eclectic variety of travel, fashion, and event design that keeps her feed refreshing and us wanting more. She has impeccable taste and we really loved this Instagram shot of her Bourbon Bar for an event earlier this year.
PetalsEdgeDC: If your unsure on colors or designs for your florals on your big day, Petals Edge is a must see for finding inspiration (or alternatively, they are so pretty you might leave more confused!) We love-love-love when they share bridal and bridesmaid bouquets before weddings, as seeing the mixture of texture and colors makes us want to get married all over again!
FreshBakesDC: If you’re on a diet, this is not the Instagram feed for you. Fresh Bakes shares daily snaps of her fantastically detailed and ornate desserts, which not only make our mouth water but inspire us for welcome boxes and favors. I don’t know how her clients could eat such adorable little masterpieces!
kelloggcollection: Finding inspiration in all areas is key to a well rounded event, so one of our favorite Instagram feeds is from the team at The Kellogg Collection. They are a DC based interior design service and we love that their feed offers inspiration for home based designs and color stories. Like in the photo below, we love the idea of pairing a warm orange with slate blue for a summer wedding palette.
hairandmakeupbyclaudine: Claudine Fay is a talented local beauty expert, who provides daily inspiration for bridal and everyday hair and makeup trends. We love her trend setting, yet functional styles, that work within all wedding aesthetics!
Bonnielikesphotos: Wedding and portrait photographer Bonnie Sen delivers swoon worthy images along with everyday life photos that remind us to love the little moments. We look to her feed for a refreshing and light selection of images that feel authentic and make us smile!
UnitedwithLove: We want you to love us too! We are constantly sharing great deals, inspirational photos, and our favorite vendors in our Instagram feed. This year we are excited to bring contests, giveaways, and even more beautiful images to our readers! Follow us for more great wedding inspiration!