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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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With the new year, brings an abundance of blog posts about resolutions, goal setting and intentions for the year. And I am no different. In the past I have seen the importance of reflection and felt the positivity that has come with looking forward with an open heart, focused mind and refreshed spirit. My goals […]

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Designing and executing a Styled or Editorial Wedding Shoot can be quite a cumbersome process. In theory, it can be seen as fun, inspiring, and a way to hone your skills and exercise your creativity. Often, the amount of work, energy, time and money that can be involved with creating your perfectly designed shoot is […]

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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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It has been incredibly enjoyable and rewarding writing my first few blog posts for my business. As an event planner, adding business owner to my title has been exciting and challenging. Utilizing my (hopefully improving) writing skills has been a great way to focus my energy, engage my creativity and inspire my wedding design and event […]

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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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Social Media plays such a large role in our lives today. Between friends, family and co-workers, everybody is posting on one social media platform or another. It is great to stay in touch and follow along with others lives, but it is easy to get swept away from reality. As I set out to begin […]