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Bridal Tips: Keeping the Dance Floor Hot

Picking a Wedding DJ For this month’s bridal tips, we are partnering up with Roeshink Entertainment on the topic of picking the perfect DJ.  Based in Central Florida, DJ Vince and his Roeshink Entertainment team travel throughout Florida for weddings and events.  Sitting down with Vince, I wanted to better understand what our couples should look for when picking a DJ, what to expect on wedding day from their …

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Bridal Tips: Creative Engagement Ideas

Creative Engagement Ideas For this month’s bridal tips, we are chatting about creative ideas for your engagement session.  A great way to warm up to the camera before your big day, engagement sessions are also a way showcase your love for one another and personalities.  With so many locations, ideas, and themes, we wanted to share a few silly and fun ones …

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Bridal Tips: Bouquets & Boutonnières

Wedding Bouquets & Boutonnières For this month’s bridal tips, we are chatting about bouquets and boutonnières.  One of our favorite details for the big day, we love capturing the customized bouquets that range from classic roses to modern succulents, along with complementing boutonnières. 1. The Classic A timeless option, roses never fall out of style. For my couple Dinara and Rick, the two opted for …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Guest Tips

How to be a Five Star Wedding Guest For this month’s bridal tips, we are diving into what to expect as a wedding guest and what is expected of you as a guest.  For many of our guests, they may not have attended a wedding in recent years or at all.  These tips will help in preparing your guests or yourself …

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Bridal Tips: Party Favors

Party Favor Wedding Ideas, Options, and Alternatives For this month’s bridal tips, we are chitchatting about party favors – should you add them to your wedding day budget; what are popular options; what alternatives are there to the traditional idea of what a party favor is?  A fun item to have, but not necessarily required, party favors are a great little …

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Bridal Tips: Ceremony Procession & Recession

Your walk down the aisle will be emotional, exciting, and filled with love.  From your immediate family, to your wedding party, to yourself, here are a couple ideas of how to arrange how and who should walk down the aisle with you… Procession 1. Family to be Included – your immediate family is important to include for the procession, however …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Day Send Off

From start to finish, your wedding day will feel like a whirlwind of excitement that goes by much too fast!  However, why not celebrate the ending of a beautiful day with a fabulous send off.  For this month’s edition of Bridal Tips, send off idea planning will be our topic of choice.  Why shouldn’t you say goodbye in style! 1. …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Day Design

Wedding Day Design For this month’s bridal tips, we wanted to dive into wedding day design.  From color schemes to a central theme, there are so many beautiful ways you can incorporate design and color in a cohesive manner throughout your wedding decor and attire.  Below five tips in doing so! Define Your Style Before even jumping into purchasing items or picking colors, …

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Bridal Tips: Holiday Portraits

Bridal Tips for Holiday Portraits With the holidays approaching fast, you may be wondering when to take your holiday portraits?  Below are the top four questions we receive from families when preparing for the holiday time in sending out cards to spread good cheer to friends and family. Scheduling 1. When should we schedule a holiday portrait session?  The number one question we receive – and …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Day Hairstyles

Wedding Day Hairstyles Picking out the perfect hairstyle to complement your dress, veil, and theme of your wedding can definitely be a challenge.  With so many options to choose from, and believe me I have done my fair share of pinning on Pinterest to know, I thought I would break down my take on updos and downdos… Updos 1. Updo …

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Bridal Tips: Five Fabulous Tips for your Engagement Session

Engagement sessions are such an incredible way to capture your love at the start of your wedding planning journey. Many of our couples ask us for tips when preparing for their engagement session, so we thought we would share our top five recommendations! 1. Outfits – I must say that I completely disagree with the majority of advice online about …

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Bridal Tips: Anniversary Portrait Sessions

Anniversary portrait sessions with your hubby or wife are the perfect way to celebrate a one year, five year, or really any year milestone! Within just the first year, you would have taken the honeymoon of your dreams, potentially purchased your first home together, began married life, and may have even started your family or a new career.  For this month’s bridal …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Coordination & Planning

Wedding coordination and planning is a frequent topic we are asked about by our brides.  It can be overwhelming to both plan out your entire day, along with picking vendors, in addition to the actual set up when the big day comes.  Partnering with my sweet friend Katy from Coastal Coordinating for this month’s Bridal Tips, we are going to …

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Bridal Tips: Formal Portraits

Below are three great options to picking your perfect formal portrait option based on your family! Option One – Both Sets of Parents Together Partner I – newlyweds, parents, siblings with families, grandparents Partner I – newlyweds, parents, siblings Partner I – newlyweds, parents Partner I & II – newlyweds, both sets of parents Partner II – newlyweds, parents Partner …

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Bridal Tips: Wedding Stationery

Wedding day stationery should definitely not be overlooked!  From the moment your guests receive your Save the Date to your wedding invitation, you will be setting a tone of the style of your wedding day.  Traditional, whimsical, or contemporary, your wedding stationary will provide guidance on your wedding for guests ranging from your color theme to the dress attire, and so much more. For our April …

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Bridal Tips: Picking the Perfect Wedding Dress

Finding the perfect dress for your special day can be very overwhelming.  There are so many styles of dresses (a-line, ballgown, etc.) and easily over a 1000 options for the types of detail on the dress (lace, sweetheart neckline, and the list goes on!).  This past weekend I had the opportunity to go with my bestie in her search for the “one” and thought I would pass …

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Bridal Tips: Planning Your Wedding Reception

From dining to dancing, planning your reception should be just as much fun as planning your ceremony. Here are a few things to consider when it comes to your reception timeline, planning the beats you will be dancing to, and of course events to include during your reception: 1. Music – such an important factor of the reception portion of your …

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Bridal Tips: Post-Wedding Checklist

Your checklists aren’t quite over after the big day has come and gone.  With so much excitement leading up to your wedding, it is crazy to think how quickly it flew by as you celebrated with friends and family.  Living in the moment during your special day is so important, and remembering those who celebrated with you is just as …

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Bridal Tips: Accessorizing Your Sweetheart Table

1. Placement – I mean seriously what a stunning view!  When picking where you would like your table, consider the backdrop and placement within the room.  Jacquelyn and Hamilton placed their sweetheart table against a massive window featuring the gorgeous view their ballroom had to offer.  I love how backdrop brought in the Florida sunshine! 2. Luxe it Up! – Romance was the …

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Bridal Tips: Getting Ready Outfit Ideas

The hours leading up to your wedding should be filled with absolute excitement as you pre-celebrate with your bridesmaids (and bridsmen!) in your bridal suite.  Cheers in style with some of these adorable outfit ideas… 1. Silk Robes – Kara looked absolutely darling with her bridal party in their floral silk robes.  I loved how her robe matched perfectly in print but different …