Keeping Your Guests Cool and Happy

We love weddings anytime of the year…but living in Florida means being prepared for blazing temperatures and crazy thunderstorms, not to mention hair ruining humidity, when you have a wedding in the summer.  After coordinating weddings that have faced all these situations and more, we thought we would put together a little list of thoughtful ideas to

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+ August 12th, 2014 in Advice, Trends

Making Pinterest Work for You!

If you’re anything like me, you pin like you breathe…all the time and almost without thinking.  Pinterest is a dream for all, especially those of us who need the visual when creating, crafting, dreaming, planning, etc.  BUT…I will tell you from experience…Pinterest can be your best friend and your worst enemy when planning a wedding.

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+ March 18th, 2014 in Advice

The Postage Increase and You!!

Your wedding is looming closer and closer and you’ve finally gotten your hands on your gorgeous, to-die-for, embossed, foil-stamped, custom invitations.  You send them off with your meticulously crafted guest list to your calligrapher, sit back, and eagerly wait for the response cards to come piling in.  But then…horror of all horrors…you start to receive

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+ March 3rd, 2014 in Advice

I Just Got Engaged!! Now What??

Without a doubt, the holiday season is a time to celebrate and be with the ones you love…which many times leads to magical moments and perfect proposals!  Engagement is such an exciting and fun time, but it can also be bewildering, overwhelming, stressful, and confusing!  Many brides-to-be don’t know how to start, where to start, or

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+ January 6th, 2014 in Advice, Engagement Pics

Lighting options for your wedding, there is something for everyone!

We are by no means lighting experts, but we have seen enough events that have and do not have lighting and we want to let our brides know the different types available for their event. We know all of our brides are working on a budget, but lighting is one of those elements that can

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1 October 21st, 2013 in Advice
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Non-traditional touches to your ceremony

Photograph above by Justin Demutiis Photography Every bride likes to add her own element or touch to her wedding day, something that relates to the couple or something special that they can share in together. Your ceremony can be the perfect time to do this. We’ve seen a lot of ceremonies and traditions carried out over

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+ October 14th, 2013 in Advice
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First Looks, the new trend!

Ok, it may not be so new anymore, but we still sit with so many bride and grooms who have no idea what a “first look” really is, so we thought we would put it up on the blog so others can learn more! A first look is when the bride and groom choose to

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+ September 30th, 2013 in Advice
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Welcome Basket ideas for your wedding

If you are thinking of adding an extra touch to your wedding by doing welcome baskets, we have some great ideas for you! Guests always appreciate a thoughtful gesture from the bride and groom and what better way to surprise your guests and thank them for traveling so far for you, than by welcoming them

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+ August 22nd, 2013 in Advice
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Details that make a big difference!

Featured Image photographed by Castaldo Studios. Image above by Justin Demutiis Photography It’s all in the details! You don’t need much to enhance your wedding reception and take it from ordinary to extraordinary, but there are a few details that take it to the next level. If you are trying to think of ways to

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+ July 25th, 2013 in Advice
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No cell phones please! Unplugged Weddings

  We live in an era where technology is present everywhere we go. People now carry devices that can photograph and share instantly and keep us connected even when we are thousands of miles away from each other. As popularity has grown with technology, so has the idea of an “unplugged wedding”. Rumor has it;

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+ June 28th, 2013 in Advice
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Questions to ask when choosing a wedding photographer

Featured Image above photographed by Edmund Rhodes with Rhodes Studio Your wedding photographer might be one of the most important decisions you make (besides choosing your groom) while planning your wedding and we want to make sure you have all of the important questions covered! Too often, brides shy away from using a professional photographer

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+ June 21st, 2013 in Advice
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Naked Wedding Cakes!

Sure, the name can throw you off a bit, but if you’re a bride that loves to think different or outside the box of a normal traditional wedding, then excite your guests with one of these cakes! A naked wedding cake is without fondant or frosting. It allows a bride to display more of the

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+ May 28th, 2013 in Advice
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Grand ways to exit your wedding

No one likes to end their wedding day bliss after a great reception and celebration of a new marriage, but all good things must come to an end, so we have compiled a great list of ways you can exit your wedding in style and fun! Rent a limo or classic car to exit in.

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+ May 21st, 2013 in Advice
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Questions to ask your wedding videographer

Its true, the videographer seems to be put to the back of every bride’s check list. Most brides try to find a family member to help or simply don’t have one at all, but if you don’t have a professional videographer at your wedding, you’re simply missing out on some amazing memories that a photographer

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+ May 14th, 2013 in Advice

Ways to honor your mom at your wedding

Its Mother’s Day this weekend, and we are all running around thinking of special ways we can honor the amazing mothers , grandmothers, and mothernlaws in our lives. What does your mother mean to you? So often, we get caught up in the busyness of everyday life that we over look some of the important

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+ May 10th, 2013 in Advice
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