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Pre-Wedding Tips and Tricks

With so much to plan for on your big day, many couples forget about these small, important, but often overlooked items.  Take a look below at our list of easy wedding tips and tricks!

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Have someone who you trust who will be answering any phone calls and texts the day of the
wedding. You’re going to be too busy to answer phone calls, and it will be … [ read more ]

Dress Preservation 101

Dress Preservation…What is it and should you do it?

The weddings over…now what do you do with your dress?
Some brides will donate it, some will trash it with a photo shoot, and others will
repurpose it for sentimental reasons. Preserving your dress is the best way to keep
it looking its best and protect it from yellowing over the years.

Wedding dress preservation is the cleaning and packaging of … [ read more ]

Modern Twists on Classic Traditions

Wedding Traditions – for some, they are looking forward to participating in the time-honored traditions like tossing the bouquet, saving the top layer of the wedding cake, or having their guests sign a traditional guest book.  For other couples – the idea of sticking to the typical wedding traditions seem outdated.

So many couples ask us what the alternatives are to the traditional wedding traditions – or they are afraid … [ read more ]

Pantone Wedding Colors Through the Years

For 50 years, Pantone has defined the language of color in fashion and pop culture. As one of the most influential color companies, it’s no surprise why millions of film productions, runways, and advertisements are inspired by Pantone’s annual color selection. From bright pinks to tranquil undertones, Pantone’s Color of the Year releases continue to influence wedding color palettes. Here are the most recent chromatic arrangements that are sure to [ read more ]

From Runway to Reality

From avant-garde to haute couture, fashion is one of the most influential and passionate outlets for art. While the more extravagant pieces of high fashion are better left admired from our screens during Paris Fashion Week, there are limitless ways to bring those Pinterest boards to life. As Tim Gunn would say, “Make it Work!”

 

Chanel Couture

As one of couture’s most influential style icons, Coco Chanel is still [ read more ]

Things to Check Off Before Your Big Day

As the wedding planning adventure comes to an end, you’ll realize you’re just a couple days away from saying “I do” and sailing away into the sunset with the love of your life. It seems like the months of planning in preparation of such a momentous occasion have led to panic mode, but there are still a few little tasks that still need to be checked off to ensure a [ read more ]

Wedding DIY Inspiration

Designing the aesthetics of your wedding is often one of the most enjoyable parts of your wedding! While stressful at times, bringing your dream wedding to life can be made fun by DIYing some of your venue decor. Though, there are some DIY projects we would strongly avoid, such as your dress or cake, these projects are easy and look absolutely gorgeous!  We’ve compiled a list of a few fun [ read more ]

Trendy Cakes for a Unique Reception

From opulent ruffles to decadent metallics, a wedding cake plays an essential role in any wedding tradition. As a symbolic treat, the cake encompasses purity within a grand display of sweetness and beauty. With so many details and styles to consider, the possibilities of creating the perfect towering confection are endless. Here are some of the most gorgeous and trendy wedding cake themes that are sure to make a sweet [ read more ]

What to Expect After Saying “I Do”

After weeks of non-stop planning and hectic meetings, it seems like the excitement leading up to your wedding never ends. Now that you’ve officially said “I Do,” all that hard work and dedication has finally paid off. You had a breathtaking ceremony, an unforgettable night, and of course, you’re officially married! But don’t let those post-wedding blues hit just yet, there’s still more to do! Luckily, these post-wedding duties won’t [ read more ]

Magical Disney Wedding Ideas

From princess medleys to singing birds, what better way to celebrate your happily ever after than with a Disney themed wedding ceremony? If you’re as fascinated as we are when it comes to fairytale fantasies, then we’ve got a few inspirational Disney themes to share with you! Incorporating classic Disney details into elegant wedding decor can be easily done with whimsical drinks, dazzling centerpieces, and enchanting invitations. Here are some [ read more ]

"My daughter and son-in-law got married at Elliston and it was beautiful! The setting was stunning, which made for some incredible photo opportunities. The reception hall is beautiful and very private. The food was great, and we loved the presentation of it. The wine and beer were also very good and it flowed freely! Here’s a huge bonus for having your wedding at Elliston Vineyards. Come back any time you want … visit the grounds, taste wine, and re-live the memories. You can’t put a price tag on that. (From the Mother of the Bride)" - Hillary & Jimmy - September 6, 2014