Dare to Be Different – Part 1

Dare to be different. It’s a running thought for most of our brides. They don’t want what their mothers had. Or their best friend. Or their favorite older cousin who got married recently. Sure Pinterest is fun, but … well, it is starting to look an awful lot alike in Pinterest World. What began as…

Honoring Your Loved Ones

Your wedding day is a time for everyone near and dear to you to come together and celebrate the beginning of your new life together. Unfortunately, not all couples are so lucky have their loved ones present. When those we hold dear have passed on before the wedding, many couples find it appropriate and comforting…

Planning in the Digital Age

Let’s face it – one of the perks of living in this day and age is the access to technology. Every day there seems to be a new app or website designed to make our lives easier. Here are a few of our favorites that you might not know about: 1. Brideside Do you have…

The Art of “Glamping”

Picture it: a cabin in the middle of the woods, the smell of a freshly lit campfire, wildflowers – all the makings of a great rustic getaway. While incorporating these types of rural elements is nothing new, a new trend is taking it one step further. Glamping inspired weddings combine woodland essentials with modern and luxurious…

Binge Diets. NOT. WORTH IT.

But seriously. It’s Just. Not. Worth It. We all know that moment. It’s summer time. It’s two months until the big day. You’re bombarded by media on every front with headlines like “Slim Down Fast!” and “30 Minutes to Swimsuit Abs!” and other such nonsense. Meanwhile, you’re stressed about last minute wedding decisions (or, if you…

Food – The “Other” Reason People Go to Weddings!

You’ve made it down the aisle and now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of all the hard work you put in over the last months! Trying to put together a menu that satisfies a wide variety of tastes and pallets can be a daunting task for anyone. Gone are the days of merely chicken,…

Expert Advice: Creating a Wedding Day Timeline

Happy Friday everyone! As I sit this week, for the umpteenth time, updating and detailing and confirming schedules for our upcoming events, I am reminded of how much time timelines can take! Recently Southern Weddings featured an amazing blog on how to create a comprehensive wedding day timeline for your upcoming big day. It has…

Blushing Brides: think pink!

We love fashion. LOVE IT.  We also love working with fashion-forward brides! A new 2014 trend that we love right now are pink and blush wedding gowns. Check out some of our couture favorites: JLM Couture Georges Hobeika Actress Kaley Cuoco on her wedding day in a pink Vera Wang Gown A fabulous concoction from the…