Wedding Ideas Blog

Wedding photography: How to light the spark of romance

Breakfast in Bed

Passion and sex appeal are not just for those hot and steamy engagement photos.  Romance is the spark that will transform your wedding day album into a storybook album. After all your wedding day is the first day of your living happily ever after in wedding bliss.  A trained and experienced wedding photographer knows how…

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5 Tips to Responsible Party Hosting (Bonus: They’re Also Wallet-Friendly!)

Wedding Reception Tip

The decision to go with a hosted bar, cash bar or even no bar at your wedding can be a difficult one.  Will your guests consume more if you’re footing the bill?  Absolutely.  While the budget is obviously of concern to many couples, so should the safety and well-being of your guests. Here are 5…

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Overwhelmed? Find the Right Type Of Wedding Planner

Wedding Planner

There is so much that goes into planning a memorable wedding day. If you’ve started doing your research you know exactly what I’m referring to. The obvious things are finding the right dress, the perfect venue, the best caterer, the most creative décor designer and florist, etc. But what about gifts for your girls, favors…

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Wedding Lighting

Wedding Lighting

More and more couples are realizing just how much of a difference special event lighting can make, all without breaking the bank. The right lighting can completely transform a venue, and add a beautiful glow to photographs and video. The best part? Lighting packages are flexible enough to fit into any budget. What exactly should…

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A Smooth Wedding Day

Smooth Wedding Day

Every couple wants to have a smooth, enjoyable wedding day but how do you keep the stress and bride/groomzilla away the day of the wedding. Start by meeting with your vendors before the wedding day to discuss when they will be arriving/delivering/setting up, if there are any conflicts try and resolve them before the wedding…

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Choosing a Wedding and Reception Venue

wedding ceremony site

Choosing a venue for your wedding and reception is not only an important decision, but it should be done as quickly as possible. Most venues can only accept one wedding per day or evening, and most weddings take place on Fridays and Saturdays. Holiday weekends may not be acceptable for some venues. Add to that…

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Savvy Brides Save Money!

Wedding on a Budget

Brides are finding all kinds of ways to save money as our economy recovers and they are becoming more wedding savvy. This means that the wedding industry is also looking for more ways to meet the needs of these wiser brides.  Some of the ways they have done that are: Brides can save up to…

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Father Daughter Dance

Father Daughter Dance

“More than Just a Dance” One of the most poignant moments at a wedding reception can be the father daughter dance. In my final consultation with brides prior to their wedding, I often find some getting emotional when they describe sharing a dance with their dad. As the father of two girls, I know firsthand…

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Bagpipes & Weddings

Bagpipes for your wedding

Have you ever wondered how you could give your wedding a unique musical flare? Maybe you are of Scottish or Irish decent and want to bring traditional Celtic melodies to your wedding ceremony. In my many years of experience, the bagpipes have always made weddings even more of a day to remember. Here are some…

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Honor a Deceased Loved One

To honor a loved one who has died, place a lit candle or a single “white” rose in a vase on the alter or guest table to represent the presence of the deceased. Some choose to display a photo. A moment of silence or a special prayer during the ceremony are other ways to reflect…

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