So everything about your wedding day is planned right down to the last detail. You have the venue, the dress, the first dance song, the table assignments, the rings, the registry, the vows (okay, maybe you're not entirely done with the vows). But, before you head toward the finish line, there's one thing that even I, as a wedding planner, at my own wedding, almost forgot. A thank you gift for the people who've been there since day one - your parents.
A wedding guest book used to be just that... a book. However, more and more couples are moving away from traditional guest books and are using creative alternatives to add meaning & personality to their wedding day. Now, guest books can come in a variety of shapes & sizes; they can be fun, they can be useful, they can be artistic, and they can be a part of your everyday life, even after your wedding day is over. Here are some of our favorite unique guest book ideas we've seen - including paintings, globes, and polaroid pictures. We can't wait to see what our couples come up with next!
You've spent the last year (or maybe two years - thanks, COVID) planning for the perfect wedding. You've hired a planner, you've hand-selected your vendors, your dress fits, you've got everything planned, organized, and you are ready for your best day ever. Even though you are optimistic that nothing will go wrong, it's crucial to have a wedding day emergency kit to survive those unexpected hiccups. We highly recommend building your own wedding day survival kit specific to your own needs. Maybe you are prone to spilling and need to keep an extra supply of clean-up supplies or perhaps you've gone the DIY route with your wedding and need to keep a glue gun handy. Make sure to keep the survival kit in a safe place or with an attentive member of your bridal party so you'll know exactly where it's at if and when you need it. We've compiled a list of wedding day survival must-haves, plus other items you may find helpful to pack in your custom emergency kit.
One of our favorite things about weddings is how uniquely different they all are, and trust us - we've seen a lot of weddings! Yes, every wedding has a few of the same things, like a ceremony with vows, rings, the "I Do's." And most weddings have a reception with food and drinks, flowers, cake, music, and dancing. But how do you make your wedding stand out from all of the rest? How do you incorporate your story, your personality, your favorite things into your big day? Some engaged couples have that creative juice already flowing, and some may need a little list to spark that vision. Because ultimately, we believe your wedding should reflect you and your partner so that it feels genuinely and authentically yours. Here are ten ways you can personalize your wedding day.
We've been holding in some exciting news for quite some time, and now it's time to share! We see what our couples envision when it comes to wedding day decor, and we strive to provide them with everything they need to make their vision complete! Our decor inventory comes with partial and/or full service planning and WE want our couples to benefit from their investment the most! Check out the inspiration boards we have created and how OUR inventory can make those visions come to life!
Wedding flowers are the main staple to completing your big day's vision. They provide elegance and glamour, a pop of color, a familiar fresh scent, and they can come with a little bit of sticker shock when shopping. So what can you do with all of the flowers after you’ve said: “I Do”? Here are 13 creative ways we recommend when it comes to getting the most out of those beauties!
It's the best and the worst; it's that bittersweet feeling that your night is over, the last song is coming to an end, and all of your guests are outside of your venue while your getaway car awaits. The night has ended, but that doesn't mean you need to dodge your drunk friends with four sparklers in each hand! We compiled a list of unique and unforgettable send-off items that your photographer won't want to miss capturing! Here's a way to get creative and step outside of the sparkler box!
Rehearsal dinners have been taking place for about as long as weddings have been happening, but who says they have to take place at a restaurant? And who says they have be to be during dinner time? Your wedding weekend should be all about the two of you, your favorite people, your favorite activities, and your favorite foods + drinks. "Rehearsal dinners" are for meeting both families, making new friends, letting your mother-in-law do her thing, wearing a cocktail dress, getting the toasts or roasts out of the way, and hopefully calming some nerves before the big day. Here are some non-traditional, non-restaurant rehearsal dinner ideas that have our brides thinking outside of the box!