Monday, November 25, 2013

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

Over at Ella Dynae, we just adore the holiday season! Indulging in sweet treats, frolicking in winter wonderlands, and snuggling with those we love the most. So what better time to play a little dress up and enter into a land of fairytale?

Come check out our Holiday Costume and Dress Collection for some fabulous gift ideas to help you shower your princess in holiday cheer!

Maybe you would prefer a classic Christmas cape and ball gown, reminiscent of a Victorian Christmas card?

Red Christmas Ball Gown

Or perhaps your style is a wintery, ice queen?

Ice Queen Ball Gown

If ball gowns don't suit your fĂȘte, what about a glitzy party dress to help you twirl the night away?

Christmas Party Dress

And if traditional just isn't your cup of tea, how would you like to steal the show as an adorable holiday elf?

Christmas Elf Tutu Dress

Happy holidays again everyone! And don't forget, tis the season to indulge in a little whimsy!

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Blissfully blessed.

It has been a whirlwind of a month over here at Ella Dynae! Fall is officially underway and with it came oodles of exciting news! Here's an update on what's been happening:

First off, our circus party photo shoot was chosen to be on the cover of Party Style Magazine!

Cover of Party Style Magazine's October Issue
It was such a treat to not only be able to show of our costume designer's amazing talents, but to also get to showcase the work of both our event stylist and photographer!

The magazine if on sale now, so make sure to snag a copy of your own to check out more beautiful details and images inside! You can purchase it here!

Moving on with the exciting news, we are so pleased to announce that Ella Dynae Designs was the Style Category Finalist in the Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Awards! It was such an honor to be nominated next to such outstanding companies, including this year's Grand Prize Winner, SVG Cuts. Thank you again to everyone who supported us throughout the competition!

Nomination profile on Martha Stewart's American Made

With our nomination and win, Ella Dynae Designs was the grateful recipient of some wonderful news coverage in our local community. We were so tickled to be able to share our story and our philosophy of living a whimsically beautiful life, each and every day!

Feature on KVAL and KMTR

Front page of the Register Guard newspaper

Feature on KEZI

Now that things have settled down a bit (slightly), we are off to go finish all of those Halloween costume orders! Can't wait to catch you all up on more updates in the future!

Thanks again to each and every person who has joined us in support this past crazy month! It's been a roller coaster, but we've had a blast!

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Happy Fall Y'all!

Fall is fast upon us and that means leaves changing, pumpkin carving, and Halloween. We don't know about you, but over here at Ella Dynae, Halloween is one of our most favorite times of the year! Who wouldn't love an extra reason to live in a world of costume and fantasy!

So that has us wondering, what are you planning on dressing up as for Halloween?

Maybe a wonderfully wicked witch or fabulous fairy?

Gothic Fairy Costume

Dark Witch Costume

Or possibly a pilaging pirate?

Pirate Princess Costume

Or even a sweet, innocent Little Red Riding Hood?

Red Riding Hood Costume

Or, finally, perhaps you'd like to be a magical mistress of the circus?

Circus Ring Mistress Costume

So, which one will you choose?!

*All costume available now in time for Halloween here!*

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Inspired by: Citrus Bliss.

Sometimes, life simply calls for a party. A bright, sunny party that lifts your spirits and just makes you want to smile.

A party in bright pinks, yellows, and oranges. Like this:

A party that overflows with citrus sunshine and fabulous fuschia. Like this:

A party this decadent just had to be thrown, so happily we obliged. And ended up with this:

And this:

Totally scrumptious right?!

Well, we are so giddy to announce that Ella Dynae now has a line of party products, fully customizable to any color scheme and costume! Come check it out over on out Etsy site!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Life of the party.

It's official! Carousel Party Magazine has officially released their premiere issue, and guess whose costume is on the cover?!?!

We are so beyond honored to be apart of this new publication and to be featured alongside other amazing professionals in the industry! You can find a link to our spread in the magazine on their Facebook page here!

Here are some more peeks of our Ring Mistress Costume and company feature in the magazine:

Thank you again to Suzanne and everyone at Carousel Party Magazine for this exciting collaboration and we can't wait to see future issues!

Also, the Ring Mistress costume is now up on our Etsy site! Wouldn't it make just a fabulous addition to your Halloween celebration this year!?

Monday, August 26, 2013

Five Facts About Fairies.

Photo courtesy of Ari Denison Photography

#1: When a baby laughs, a fairy is born.

Photo courtesy of Michael Kevin Daly

#2: Fairies are always attracted to fresh flowers.

Photo courtesy of Ashley Weeks Cart

#3: Fairies often are found living in toadstools.

Photo courtesy of Captured by Kristin Photography

#4: Fairies love to dance.

Photo courtesy of Michael Kevin Daly

#5: Although they are a magical creature, fairies can almost always be seen by little girls.

Photo courtesy of Michael Kevin Daly

* All costumes by Ella Dynae Designs*

Friday, August 9, 2013

Come one, come all!

Over here at Ella Dynae, we've been busing cooking up some exciting new creations! We have teamed up with new children's style magazine Carousel Party Magazine to create a costume and party decor for the cover of their premier issue! Fabulous, right?!

Here was the color inspiration:

A plethora of pinks, mint greens, and gorgeous golds. 

And here was the theme inspiration:

Vintage Circus! So stinking adorable.

So naturally, we created a scrumptious ring mistress costume and held a photo shoot this past Tuesday, before sending it off to Carousel Magazine. Here is a sneak peak of what we came up with:

The photo shoot was a blast and we cant wait to share official photos coming soon! Don't forget to subscribe to stay up to date on exciting new events in the world of Ella Dynae!

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Inspired by: Pink Decadence.

Today we stumbled upon this:

Fabulous. Pink. Macaroons.

Just the perfect amount of luxury and fantasy, all wrapped up pink. Which also reminds us of this:

 So why don't you join us and indulge a little?

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Going to the chapel.

Wedding season is well underway, which has us here at Ella Dynae thinking about one thing: flower girls!

Now let's be honest. At a wedding, the flower girl usually steals the show. Cute as a button, she flits down the aisle, melting the hearts of everyone around her.  So you better make sure she dresses the part!

All dolled up in luxurious lace, tulle, and satin, this little princess is ready to waltz the night away. Just add rosy cheeks.

And if you want to be the only one wearing white on the big day, don't worry. The color possibilities are endless.

After the ceremony, this sweet little flower girl can even slip on her pair of matching fairy wings that you gave her as a gift for the special part she played in your wedding. Now she's free to spend the rest of the evening being the fairy princess that she truly is and maybe even dreaming of her own fantasy wedding.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Well hello there.

Photo courtesy of Captured by Kristin

Welcome to the newly created blog of Ella Dynae Designs! We can't wait to share here with you, our fellow fairies and friends, sneak peaks of upcoming costumes, behind the scenes moments, and details we find inspiring. So make sure to click the "Subscribe" button for more musings on the beautiful, magical, and whimsical!