Traditional Ceremony Selections

If you’d like your ceremony to have a timeless, traditional feel, there are several musical pieces that will help you set the tone!  For the most part, this means classical music (no words) or hymns (can be sung or played without vocal accompaniment). Some of the selections we hear fairly often are also church appropriate […]

Selecting Your Ceremony Music

While the ceremony is the most important piece of your wedding day, often times the music that accompanies your ceremony is overlooked and decided on last minute. Think of the music for your ceremony as the soundtrack to these amazing moments. Shouldn’t it be special?  Of course, you may be restricted based on your ceremony […]

Vendor Spotlight: 5 by 7 Designs

We have one final fantastic stationer to round out our month of paper!  Meet the fabulous Annie Roche of 5 by 7 Designs.  She’s a whiz with paper goods – and beyond paper!  Read on! (All photos courtesy of 5 by 7 Designs) When and how did you get into the wedding industry? After college, my plan […]

Vendor Spotlight: CW Designs

Good afternoon, Readers! How about some pretty illustrations to brighten this overcast day? Carol Sullivan, owner and designer with CW Designs was kind enough to answer our questions and send over some photos of her lovely work. Read on to find out more about Carol and her designs, and check out her website for more […]

Vendor Spotlight: The Left Handed Calligrapher

One way to make your paper products a little more personal, a little more special, is to use a calligrapher. A unique handwritten font can really set the tone for your wedding day! Today, we’re thrilled to introduce you to Nicole Black, owner of The Left Handed Calligrapher.  Let’s see what she has to say! […]

Print Types 101

Perplexed about print types? You’re not alone! There are 7 major types available and the price range varies widely. The type of printing you choose can have a large impact on your viewer, since paper goods are important for setting the theme, color scheme, and level of formality for your event. And since they’re responsible […]

Wedding Paper Basics

This month on the blog, we’re going to explore the ins and outs of paper products for your wedding and hear from some of our favorite vendors on how they make all that paper look… so… PRETTY! To start out, let’s look at the necessities – what are the paper products that pretty much everyone needs […]

Vendor Spotlight: Holly Viles Design

When it comes to weddings, there is one element that can stun to silence (besides the gorgeous couple, of course), and that’s floral. Please read on to learn about the gorgeous blooms and feeling created by Holly Viles of Holly Viles Design! How long have you been in the wedding industry? I have been doing […]

Setting the Scene: Rentals

Sometimes, the venue you’ve chosen just doesn’t have everything you need. Rental items can make a dramatic difference in the feel of the room, whether you’re focusing on large items like lounge furniture or small items like centerpiece elements. And the great thing about rentals? They can be delivered and picked up, saving you and […]

Setting the Scene: Lighting

Lighting is one of the under-appreciated aspects of event design.  It’s a subtle way to change the feel of your room and can even hide bits and pieces that you don’t like very much.  Let’s look at a few commonly used lighting elements for weddings, as well as the logistics of securing lighting. Uplighting Uplighting is usually […]

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