While we love the inspiration provided by Pinterest, Bridal Magazines and the many other sources of “pretty & fabulous” things, it’s easy to get locked in analysis paralysis. The hunt for the “perfect” whatever it is, can be exhausting, time consuming, and anxiety inducing. We would like to free you from the weight and stress of the hunt for perfection and celebrate the freedom that comes with decision making.
Whether it’s finding vendors or determining linen colors, trust your gut. We find that folks know pretty quickly when styles (or people) are the right fit (or wrong fit) for them.
Don’t get bogged down with the idea that someone or something out there is “more perfect”. Trust your instincts, check off that “to-do” and move onto the next item on the list.
Along these lines, I would like to pass along a Pinterest tip a client recently shared with me. Once you commit to something (...
It’s February, and with two events already under our belts for 2014, we can't help but feel time is rushing by us like a freight train. Before things get too busy this wedding season, we want to do a look back through some of our favorite weddings of 2013 and share some of the tips that made those weddings so super fabulous!
We loved so much about this wedding; the couple, their families, the beautiful color palette. It was a beautiful, and heartfelt day, everything a wedding should be. The tips future brides can steal from Megan and Dejene are:
Incorporate traditional elements.
Megan and Dejene were very thoughtful in how the incorporated Dejene’s Ethiopian heritage. One of the smaller ways we incorporated his back ground was by using eucalyptus in their ceremony floral. Your Perfect Blossoms wrapped the eucalyptus around the candle holders that flanked their aisle and their “altar” area. It was beautiful, fragrant and meaningful.
As coordinators, we spend a lot of time working with our clients to find them the best vendors to partner with for their special day. When we are recommending vendors to clients we take into account their personalities, their priorities, their vision and their budget. Building the right team for each client takes time, but it is such an important piece of a well run day and happy clients.
As important as vendors are to a successful wedding day, you can imagine how nervous we get when clients say they are using friends or family members as vendors. While it would be easy for us to beg and plead for clients to "NEVER EVER....like EVER" hire their friends or family members to act as vendors, we realize that isn't practical so we wanted to give you some tips on how to hire friends in a way that protects your wedding and the friendship.
While all these tips boil down to frequent, specific, open and honest communication, there are a few specific...
Hello brides & grooms, we hope you are enjoying the planning process – whatever stage of the process you are in. We know this time can be stressful, but we hope it is also enjoyable. Our sincerest hope is that our regular tips help make the process more creative, fun, and less stressful by providing ideas on how to save money, and stretch the dollars you are using. As always, we hope you never forget that this journey you are on is about the marriage, not the wedding.
This blog post is dedicated to décor, specifically ceremony décor. We will get into reception décor next edition.
Your décor budget is one of your best opportunities to save money and really showcase your creativity. There are countless ways to save money.
Ceremony Décor: When planning your ceremony décor, remember to think in terms of your pictures. Most of your pictures will be taken up at the altar, so focus your attention and your dollars up where you and your fiancé will be standing...