When I heard that Jessica Drew Photography was putting together a vintage wedding photo shoot, I knew immediately my jewelry would be a great fit for the theme. While I’m no southern belle, timeless pearl jewelry is my thing! It fits like a hand in a glove with a vintage styled wedding.
I’m so excited to introduce Maggie of Bella Bridesmaids of Westport. I met Maggie while I was setting up the photo shoot for my hair accessories lookbook. She was a breeze to work with, lending me a dreamy, pink gown from Theia. Pairing her bridesmaid gown selection with my jewelry seemed like a no-brainer and so began our new partnership.
So glad you found us and love our printable bridesmaid cards! If you’re looking around, like “Hey, what cards is she talking about?” – go grab your D.I.Y. printable bridesmaid cards. They’re a sweet treat for joining our community. It’s quick and easy to print these beautiful cards, using these simple instructions you’ll be ready to give them to your bridesmaids in no time.
I had the pleasure of meeting Tami of Great Lakes Wedding Gowns Specialists at the New York Bridal Market this past fall. She willingly shared her bridal business experiences and was the first retailer to order the bridal hair accessories collection.
In a sun-filled gallery in Chelsea, the Entwined Collection, my first hair accessories designs debuted at New York Bridal Market. The bridal market is part of New York Bridal Fashion week, marked with runway shows of the latest in bridal fashion.
Pearls have been a special part of my jewelry design journey; they’re definitely my favorite material. With the varieties of shapes and colors available, they have inspired so much of my design. Each pearl unique, they bring something special to every piece of jewelry.
On an early spring day a group of Connecticut wedding vendors worked their magic to create some romantic wedding inspiration. A palette of soft purples and several timeless bridal styles, including jewelry from our White Bouquet collection, to get you inspired.
Lori, the first real bride I’m featuring, is close to my heart. Lori is a lifelong friend, more like a sister, so I couldn’t have been more delighted to design jewelry for her wedding. When she first sent me pictures of her gown, I knew right away styling it with jewelry from my Champagne Roses collection was the perfect pairing.
Welcome to the Carrie Whelan Designs blog! I’ve created this space to share the latest news from the studio. You can expect to see jewelry fresh from design table, photos from weddings I’ve designed for and plenty of inspiration if you’re just looking for something pretty.