Plan the Perfect Cocktail Hour

  Cocktail hour is an opportunity for guests to mingle, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and gets everyone ready to celebrate the new bride and groom right up to their sendoff. Follow these tips for a perfect cocktail hour that matches the greatest day of your life.   Create a Drink Menu with Signature …


What Guests Secretly Want at Weddings

You want your wedding to be special for everyone in attendance. You know you want a space, decorations, and vendors that can capture and evoke your love story throughout the day. In wedding planning, it’s sometimes easy to let more practical considerations go to the wayside, but nailing down these details helps facilitate the experience …


Unique Wedding Guest Book Ideas

Your wedding guest book is an opportunity for your cherished guests to leave you a meaningful note or photo that you can bring out even years after the wedding to remember your special day. As the name would suggest, wedding guest books were traditionally books, but nowadays, they can be just about anything you want. …


How to Create a Wedding Seating Plan

The details to consider when wedding planning are virtually endless. Should you have wedding welcome bags? What makes for the perfect cake? Who is going to be the wedding photographer? All of these things and more must be addressed, but one of the biggest headaches is the creation of the seating plan. Depending on how …


All about Wedding Welcome Bags

If you are planning a destination wedding or have an extensive guest list, leaving a welcome bag for your attendees is a thoughtful way of showcasing your appreciation for the effort your guests have made to see you and your betrothed on your big day. Your time in the hours before and during your wedding …


Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Wedding Day Emergency Kit for the Bride

You and your loved ones may have planned out every last detail of your wedding, right down to who’s making the first toast and where the extra stationery cards are. That said, too often unexpected events transpire at most inconvenient times during the big day. To put your mind at ease, we have compiled a comprehensive list of items to go …


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Tips for Writing Wedding Vows

The special day where the love of your life has asked for you to marry them has finally come along. The wedding invitations have been sent, the floral selections are being finalized and you have a cake tasting next week, but there’s just one problem – you’re coming up short in the wedding vow department. …


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Wedding Color Palette Guide

When it comes to wedding planning, even the smallest of details seem momentous. From the bride’s shoes right down to the lettering of the signs directing guests where to sit, all of the decisions feel like big ones. In the grand scheme of things, the guests and even the people in the wedding party itself …


How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

Your wedding day is an event you will cherish for the rest of your life. You may have spent months – or even years – planning out every detail of your special day, but between the exuberant emotions and greeting all of your loving guests, it may be difficult to remember every detail of your Southern …


2019 Wedding Trends

There’s something about January that makes you feel like anything is possible and with every new year comes a round of new wedding trends! Whether you’ve been planning a Southern wedding for a while now or you’ve just begun, we want to pass along some inspiration. We’ve put together a compilation of 2019 wedding trends to get …