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Flowers, cakes, poufy dresses! Weddings are the most photogenic events going, so it makes sense that D.C. wedding vendors would be all over Instagram. If you're planning your wedding and need inspiration — or you just like looking at pretty things — here are some suggestions on Instagrams to follow ASAP.
Holly Heider Chapple Flowers: Leesburg-based Holly Chapple's floral designs have a wild streak: succulents, branches, and other natural elements have a way of making it into her bouquets, and the result is so beautiful. Fun fact about Chapple from her blog: she's raising 7 children and running a home-based floral design studio. Now that's a lady who has her ducks in a row.
Maggie Austin Cake: What Maggie Austin can do with sugar is just unreal. The former ballerina's striking cakes are modern and utterly romantic. Even the White House has taken notice of her talent. Austin created hand-made sugar flower vases for the White House's Christmas display in 2013.
Syzygy Events: Besides pulling off some of the most-talked about parties in town, event design company Syzygy Events is responsible for some truly-jaw dropping weddings.
Gorgeous white dresses and inspiring styling options are all over Ellie's Bridal's lovely Instagram feed.
Virginia-based photographer Katie Stoops travels all over for wedding shoots, and her Instagram feed is utterly romantic.