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Must-Get Wedding Photos

Along with your memories, your photos are the only things you’ll have after your wedding day ends.  Photos are so important so we always recommend our clients hire high quality wedding photographers who can capture their big day.  While most couples know to get the big photos like the bridal party, family photos, and the couple portraits, there are some photos that many people don’t think about getting when planning … [ read more ]

Creative Seating Chart Ideas

Many couples as us for fun ideas to display their seating arrangements. Seating arrangements are a great way to display where guests are sitting, and can really make a statement.  While poster boards are the most common way to display a seating chart, there are so many creative and fun ways to make a seating chart.  Doing something a little different can also be a great way to add your … [ read more ]

How to Make a Guest List

Creating a guest list can be one of the biggest challenges for a couple planning a wedding.  Navigating the dangerous waters of who is invited can be very tricky.  Some couples feel obligated to invite co-workers, and old friends.  Many parents will hand over their own list of invitees that they insist couples invite.  And some couples just can’t say no to their friends, ex-girlfriend’s, twice removed aunt who insists … [ read more ]

IMMANUEL & MADISON | DECEMBER 9th

Winter weddings have a special place in our hearts.  There is something so magical about weddings in the holiday season, and this wedding reminded us why we love them so much!  The mild weather, beautiful lighting, and calm atmosphere are all great reasons to get married in winter.

Madison & Immanuel wanted to go for a regal, elegant fairy tale wedding.  Immanuel dressed the part in a dapper black tux, … [ read more ]

First Look Ideas at Elliston

Today, first looks are becoming more popular whereas before it was seen as “bad luck” to see your fiancé before the ceremony. Nowadays we actually love the idea of a first look as it’s time for your significant other and you to take a private moment before the wedding frenzy commences. It is also a great time to get out any tears or last minute jitters before you walk down … [ read more ]

Your Top 8 Invitation Etiquette Questions Answered

By far, one of the most confusing and elusive parts of wedding planning is getting together your save-the-dates, invitations, and RSVP’s.  We are asked questions about wedding invitations on a daily basis, and we get why!  Unless you’ve had a wedding before, or are very up-to-date on your invite etiquette knowledge, this can be a very confusing subject.  While there aren’t many “rules” to weddings these days, your invitations are … [ read more ]

California Mini-Moon Ideas

While you may be dreaming of a honeymoon in a far off place, many couples find that doing a big trip right after the wedding won’t work for them.  Sometimes schedules, money, or other obligations are an issue.  Or maybe you have a big honeymoon planned a couple months after the wedding, but still want to retreat with your new spouse after the wedding weekend?  In any case, mini-moons are … [ read more ]

Meredith & Sam | October 28th

We have a slight obsession with Fall weddings, and we love when couples aren’t afraid to use some bold colors!  That being said, we were so in love with everything about this wedding!  There were so many fun touches to this wedding including a vintage car, a romantic wedding dress, and lots of fun greenery.   This bride and groom came in knowing exactly what they wanted, and we had to … [ read more ]

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 ]

"Kirsten was very helpful and took care of us. She was ready and made sure our wedding day was beautiful!" - Rowena & Matt - March 17, 2018