Wedding Registry Tips - How and Where to Register for Weddings

May 17, 2017

Wedding registry for some is the best part of wedding planning! My mind always goes to the Sex and the City scene when Charlotte is going around with her registration gun giving Trey puppy dog eyes to register for the *expensive* China set. And for some, it is overwhelming, stressful with no idea how to start or knowing the best places to register for the wedding.

Here are some tips below to help you get going!

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How to Start Planning A wedding - Dates to avoid in 2018 and 2019

May 03, 2017

Did you just start figuring out how to start planning a wedding and are wondering why your dream venue has only one date open in 2018, well the reason might be as simple as, it's a holiday! When you start looking at dates for your wedding, you can get tunnel vision and forget to look at a master calendar to see what important dates or holidays are on or around your dream wedding date. No one is saying to avoid those dates, but it is important to be aware of what date you are committing to and what impact that date can have on your guests.

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Vintage Wedding Decorations and Accessories

April 26, 2017

Everyone loves a good vintage wedding theme! We went through and found some great online vendors to work with to complete your vintage wedding decorations and accessories. A vintage theme is an excellent way to incorporate your family into the planning process as well as the keepsakes. 


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Quick Tips for Your Wedding Shuttle and Transportation Needs

April 12, 2017

You have everything planned perfectly, except how are you going to get to your wedding. And how are your guest going to get to the wedding?! We talked with one of our industry friends to get some advice on wedding shuttles and overall wedding transportation. 


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The Ultimate Wedding Planning Timeline

March 30, 2017

For most couples getting married, this will be your first time going through the wedding planning process. You don't know how to start planning, when things should be completed by and how to go about actually doing what is on your timeline.

We went through our best blogs and compiled a wedding planning timeline that will help you stay on task and will also help you complete the task. The wedding planning timeline addressed everything from wedding invitations, wedding budgets, tipping vendors, how to look and hire a vendor.

Free Download - Wedding Planning Timeline


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Small Business Tools everyone needs

March 23, 2017

I wear many hats throughout my day and often am asked how do I balance it all? It's not easy, and it's not always pretty, that's for sure! Through a ton of trial and error, I have found some great tools to use to help keep my life somewhat together. Many of these I use as small business tools and many I carry over into my personal life.

No matter what you are doing in life, I honestly believe these tools can help you. I use many of them daily. Whether you are another event planner, another small business, a bride or couple getting married, or just a person trying to keep life organized, these tools should be able to help you automate your life and make it a bit easier.


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Top 10 Forgotten Cost on Your Wedding Budget Breakdown

March 09, 2017

While you are going through your wedding budget breakdown, don't forget to account for some "extras" that are commonly forgotten. For example, in your invitation budget, did you account for postage? Not only postage for the invitation but what about postage for the respond card?

The list below is like having a wedding planner give you the inside scope on your wedding budget breakdown and how to account and accurately budget for your wedding.


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Top 20 Trendy (and Cheap) Save the Dates

March 02, 2017

Save the dates! We went through and found some of our favorites trendy and cheap save the dates. All of these include pictures of you all, and all are in your wedding budget! Check them out (and check out the extra savings we found on them). 


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Real Weddings - Star Studded Baltimore, MD Winter Wedding

February 21, 2017

Venue - The George Peabody Library

Caterer - Charles Levine Catering 

Photographer - Anne Sachs Photography, Artful Weddings

Band - Mr. Potato Head, East Coast Entertainment 

Ceremony Music - Canterbury Strings

Transportation - Limousines, Inc

Florist - Victoria Clausen Floral Events

Lighting - Event Dynamics

Beauty - Alison Harper & Company 

Tarot Card Reader - Kitty Hatcher

SEE THE FULL ALBUM HERE!

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HOW TO NAVIGATE WEDDING INVITATION WORDING

February 15, 2017

The point of your wedding invitation is to get information out to your guest! Of course, you want the invitation to be beautiful, but don't forget to add the correct information.

Wedding invitation wording can seem overwhelming at first. Here we break it down to explain what information you are relaying to your guest and how to make it fit your wedding theme.

 

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