One of today's biggest wedding trends are first looks. You know, where the bride sneaks up behind the groom and he turns around to see her all done up for their wedding day before anyone else gets the chance to. They make for the most intimate, heart-warming photos, filled with intense amounts of love and happiness. And yes, you read that right. Couples all over are going against the traditional ...Read More
Although it's January now, it makes me wish the holiday season wasn't already over! You know you agree with me...this gallery makes you wish it were Christmas again...Read More
Simone & Shawn's fall wedding was absolutely perfect, despite the light rain showers happening just outside! The two were all smiles the entire time, mirroring how they conducted themselves literally every time we got together during the months leading up to the big day. I have never worked with a couple as kind, trusting, and...Read More
Today's topic of choice is hearing from 9 real brides reflecting on their decision to hire (or not hire) a wedding planner for their wedding. I asked them all the same 5 questions verbatim and literally copy-and-pasted what they replied back to me with. All responses are untouched and raw. The way it should be (in my opinion, at least).
Who better to ask than the women who have been through it all before, am I right? So, without further adieu, I'm handing it over to the ladies now...Read More
With engagement season upon us, it's time to share the biggest 2018 wedding design trends. That means more greenery, naked wedding cakes, tropical-themed weddings, loose bridal bouquets, fun dessert bars, geometric shapes, wedding monograms, and acrylic seating charts.Read More
The city of Seattle has some amazing views that make perfect backdrops for wedding and engagement photos. Myself and a few other wedding vendors took these two cuties to Golden Gardens Park for an evening wedding photography session and the results were too perfect! At golden hour, the setting sun reflected off the sparkling water of Puget Sound and cast the most beautiful light onto Hila and Caleb's romantic seaside picnic. The Olympic Mountain Range lingering in the background looked so peaceful and regal in the distance. Just thirty minutes north of Downtown Seattle, this beach destination was the perfect getaway from the big city!Read More
Curious as to what a wedding planner means when they mention you and your fiance have full access to their "emergency bridal kit" during your wedding day? An emergency kit is typically a box or bag containing an assortment of everyday items that can come in handy during unexpected situations!Read More
A million-and-one decisions have to be made when planning your wedding...and those decisions can be VERY difficult to make if you are not familiar with the terminology of the wedding industry! Sometimes, communicating with wedding vendors can be hard if you feel you cannot find the words to express exactly what you want, or simply do not understand what they are explaining to you. Never feel like you can't ask a wedding professional what they mean when they mention a word or phrase you are not familiar with! A lot of the terminology are not used in everyday-life, and it is best to be sure you understand exactly what you are agreeing to!
Use this quick wedding planning terminology guide to better familiarize yourself with common words used in the planning process! Happy planning!Read More
There is something just so sweet about spring weddings! I do not know if it is because of the soft, romantic flowers that are growing all around, or simply because they are the first weddings of the season, but I LOVE them! Spring wedding decor is always so fresh, clean, and inviting! I cannot get enough of them - especially in this gorgeous lavender, French garden-inspired wedding reception.
How can you achieve this sweet and simple look for your spring wedding? Check out these 4 super easy styling tips!Read More
How was a tropical beach wedding in Washington designed, starting only with a beautiful, little piece of paper? Read on to hear the story and inspiration behind this gorgeous bridal inspiration shoot at The Edgewater House in Olalla, Washington.Read More