Nature

  Twigs and sprigs are in! It’s time to crawl out of hibernation and begin to see the light that we call Spring! There are beautiful colors waiting to emerge from beneath the snow piles that have overstayed their welcome. Throughout the funny joke Mother Nature played on us this winter, nature had a major … Read more

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.   Today we are embracing Mother Earth in celebration of her holiday, Earth Day! You may have noticed that nature has had a major influence on the wedding industry recently. From farm to table menus, to wild flower bouquets, Earth friendly trends are popping up everywhere. I have met some ecofriendly all-stars … Read more

Hanging Centerpieces

What’s Up This year we hosted a heap of bridal shows, one after another, and we wanted to give our guests a WOW factor when they entered our ballrooms to set ourselves apart from the rest. So we started to suspend EVERYTHING from the ceiling! You can imagine the set up crew was not as … Read more

Ceremony Décor

So often we focus all of our attention (and budget) on the reception that we forget about the true reason for this celebration: your wedding ceremony! I am guilty as charged… There are many budget friendly ways to add elegance and style to your ceremony, whether it be a church, temple, backyard or tented ceremony. Whatever décor you … Read more

Green

Good bye 2012. Hello 2013! Are you all as excited as I am that 2012 is over? What a year! As we get through this busy engagement season, take a rest from gawking at your new ring and divulge in the trends for 2013! If you haven’t heard that EMERALD is the color of the … Read more

Lighting

If there is one thing you must factor into your wedding, it is lighting. If neglected, your wedding will be basic. I hate to be blunt, but someone has to tell you! You want to create a warm, inviting atmosphere for your reception, while highlighting the beautiful décor and detracting from anything else. These days, … Read more

Balloons

Some may say they are tacky, others may think “prom,” but I am here to prove to you that yes, you can use balloons as décor for your wedding! Although we sometimes forget, your wedding is a celebration of your love for one another. You want to capture the festivity of your marriage and what … Read more

Wedding Chairs

I remember the first time I pointed out a chiavari chair at an event, people around me thought I was crazy! Who looks at the chairs when you are at an event? Me! Having the wrong chair for your wedding will ruin everything (OK, not really.) But if you think about it, there will be … Read more

Wedding Signs

It is impossible to read a wedding blog or magazine today without seeing customized signs incorporated into the big day festivities. From ceremonies to photo sessions, brides and event planners are finding any excuse to utilize signs! A sign has become more than just informational or directional – they can display quirky sayings, verses of … Read more

Polka Dots

No you are not seeing spots; this is the latest trend for nuptials this year – Polka Dots! Designers have transformed a somewhat passé print into a chic motif for 2012. To incorporate this trend into your wedding, look for prints with smaller dots and in one color as to avoid anything near tacky. Polka … Read more