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Your wedding budget is one of the first and most important things you will determine when planning your wedding. Unfortunately, it can become one of the biggest sources of stress as it can be a very expensive industry. Hidden costs can sneak up on you, so make sure you are well education before signing contracts […]

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Wedding planning can be incredibly stressful, which is unfortunate as it should be the happiest time in your life. Maintaining your health and sanity is essential. We all know the basics  – exercise, eat healthy, take your vitamins. Enjoying your daily life does not only include to remain stress free, but to actually enjoy it […]

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With engagement season in full swing and wedding design concepts being presented to brides daily, I felt inspired to share some trends that were in up and coming last year that I would love to see continue into 2017. As I work on design proposals for this upcoming wedding season, I keep in mind that […]

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You’re newly engaged! Congratulations. You’re swept up in a whirlwind of love, excitement, enchantment. Now what? With engagement season having officially begun with the holidays, read below to help you survive these next few weeks! There are a few key details that will lead the planning process. It is necessary to sit down with those involved […]

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Wedding Design is important, but what is wedding design? It is visual storytelling. Your wedding design will include your florals, invitation suite, centerpieces, ceremony decor and decorative pieces. Most often, your design will be directed by your chosen color palettes and a general theme (think rustic, vintage, classic). Creating a wedding design composition or blueprint […]

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As a wedding planner, one thing we often see in the wedding industry are couples planning their wedding from afar. Now this isn’t limited to just destination weddings. Many couples may live in one city or state, but choose to marry in their hometowns. Some couples choose to have a mini destination wedding a few […]

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Choosing your wedding professionals can be challenging. Many vendors you may be interested in could be too expensive or unavailable. Then your search continues. Once you do find that vendor, with the right cost and open date, how do you know if you should hire them? All the Feels – The most important thing is […]

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Congratulations! You’re newly engaged and so excited living in bliss with your fiancé! Then the questions begin – when are you getting married? Where is your venue? What are your colors? And then stress and panic set in. Many people decide to forgo hiring a professional wedding planner. Common reasons I hear- I can do […]