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Wedgewood Weddings & Events is the leading provider of professional events across America and is known for its 43 stunning event centers. Established in 1986, the company has successfully hosted more than 500,000 events of all sizes and styles. Customers can choose contemporary, luxe, rustic, and boho venues from coast to coast, each neutrally styled to suit any event theme. Committed to making events fun and easy for everyone involved, the company is recognized for its expert team of event professionals and proprietary planning process.

Shortcut Finding Your Wedding Venue

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Shortcut Finding Your Wedding Venue

Do you know where you're getting married? It's a big decision, but we're here to help you find a location that feels right, looks good in photos, and comes with all the amenities you need. With hand-selected venues that showcase only the best of the best, we want you to make the right decision for...

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All-Inclusive Packages That Make Life Easy

Would you like a unique and beautiful wedding experience? Let us do the hard work while you concentrate on what's most important to you, like the guest list, menu, invitations and design elements.

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How Many People Should I Invite to My Wedding?

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How Many People Should I Invite to My Wedding?

If you’re here, you must be newly engaged. So before we get started, congratulations are in order! What a special time for you both一we're sure you're excited to start planning!

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Couple in meadow - Union Brick by Wedgewood Weddings

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Industry Secrets for a No-Stress Engagement

Congrats on your engagement! This is a special time when everything should feel like blue skies and sunshine. We can help you fast-track the logistics of wedding planning and put your focus right where it should be - on each other!

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An Insider's Guide to Texas Weddings

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An Insider's Guide to Texas Weddings

Everything’s bigger in Texas–including wedding celebrations! From its delicious comfort food and rocking music scene to its sprawling ranches and top-notch sports teams, there’s so much to love about the Lone Star State. Say ‘I do’ to exchanging vows among rolling meadows and dancing the night away...

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All About Weddings in the Sacramento Valley

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Sacramento Valley Wedding Guide

Planning a Sacramento wedding? You’ve come to the right place! Sacramento, which is also the capital of the State of California, is rich in both history and culture. Sacramento’s eclectic arts scene makes it a top destination for music, galleries, and theater. With its famed architecture, luscious...

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Ally + Calvin, Real Wedding Feature, Aliso Viejo, CA

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Rainy Day Romance at Boulder Ridge

Here at Wedgewood Weddings, we believe that rain on your wedding day is good luck because it signifies that your marriage will last forevermore. After all, a knot that becomes wet is extremely hard to untie — meaning, when you “tie the knot” on a rainy day, your marriage is just as hard to unravel!...

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Couple kissing in forest at Black Forest by Wedgewood Weddings

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How to Choose Your Wedding Date

After announcing their engagement, the first thing a couple gets asked is, “when’s the big day?!” If you’re newly engaged, you probably agree that this seems like a little much at first! While it's important to give family and friends plenty of notice so they can make travel plans, we actually...

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What Is A 'Minimum'?

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What Is A 'Minimum'?

If you haven’t heard the term “minimum” yet in your wedding planning, we’re here to help you get ahead of the game! If you have, we hope to help you make sense of what you’ve been seeing as you shop for the perfect venue. Here we’ll explain what a minimum is, why they exist and how ours may be...

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Tips for Planning A Destination Wedding | Wedgewood Weddings

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10 Tips to Plan A Destination Wedding

For many people, the idea of a wedding on a sunny beach or in an exciting new location is fascinating. Combine your wedding with a vacation, and you'll have a built-in honeymoon at your fingertips. Pairing your wedding with a break is easy when you have the team at Wedgewood Weddings to help you...

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A Quick and Easy Guide to Colorado Weddings

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A Quick and Easy Guide to Colorado Weddings

Colorado offers an extremely high quality of life. The combination of appealing weather, scenic views, and the state's famous attitude to wellness attracts all types of people. It’s a very active state, not your typical bustle but rather high levels of outdoorsy back-to-nature activity. In most...

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Lindsay Grove - Romantic Wedding Location in Mesa Arizona - Wedgewood Weddings

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A Local's Guide To Weddings in Arizona

I'm an Arizona native and love weddings, so I figured that putting two of my passions together would help other Arizonans better understand their Phoenix-area wedding options and necessities.

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A bride and groom outside the Sterling Hotel by Wedgewood Weddings

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Sacramento Venues: Inspo for a Vintage Chic Wedding

Classic architecture, European craftsmanship, and luxurious interiors are just a few things we love about historic wedding venues. Sacramento has some of the best, making it the ideal choice if you're looking for a timeless, classic wedding venue that speaks to your vintage style.

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Bachelorette Party Activities For The Bride Who Doesn't Like To Party Hard

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Bachelorette Party Activities For The Bride Who Doesn't Like To Party Hard

Your bachelorette party serves as the last big GNO ("girls night out") you get to have with your girls before officially settling down with your new hubby. Many brides like to take advantage of their last taste of “freedom” and go all out for their bachelorette experience... But what if the Vegas...

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10 Enchanting Forest Wedding Venues

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10 Enchanting Forest Wedding Venues

After the proposal, one of the most important things to consider is when and where the big day will take place. There are many factors to consider when deciding how to choose a wedding venue, including the venue's size, location, parking availability, bathroom options, and so much more!

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15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Officiant

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15 Questions To Ask Your Wedding Officiant

Having the right person to officiate your wedding is one of the most important aspects of your wedding ceremony. This person sets the tone for the entire ceremony—after all, they're the one doing 90% of the talking! Use our guide to help you find an officiant that best suits your personality and...

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Sierra + Brandon, Real Wedding Feature, Aliso Viejo, CA

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Three Cheers for Sienna + Brandon, Aliso Viejo, CA

When Sienna and Brandon were married at Aliso Viejo by Wedgewood Weddings this April, we knew the event would be newsworthy! Their inherent style and panache were always going to combine for a beautiful event. The simple yet exquisite décor chosen for the outdoor fireside ceremony and great hall...

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Simple wedding proposal, engagement

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Less Is More: Simple Yet Special Ways to Propose

Is it just us, or is there a lot of pressure on the proposal? With all the viral flash mobs, hot air balloon rides, and that guy who edited the ending of Sleeping Beauty for his next-level proposal, it often feels like extravagant is the only way to go. In truth, though, the vast majority of people...

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16 Fun Wedding Party Photo Ideas

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16 Fun Wedding Party Photo Ideas

You put a lot of effort into selecting the friends and family who join in your wedding party on your special day. These people will be part of your chosen family for the rest of your married life. It's only natural that you'll want to take photos with your crew, so don't forget to talk to your...

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Real Talk: Wedding Menu

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Real Talk: Wedding Menu

A big part of what makes wedding planning fun is finding ways to ensure your guests have an awesome time. When you think about your guests’ comfort and enjoyment, you're showing how much you care and appreciate the effort they made to come to your wedding. So, what are guests most likely to...

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Couple in front of house at Stonebridge Manor by Wedgewood Weddings

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How to Plan Your Wedding in 4 Months

You’ve found the love of your life and you’re obviously SO stoked about marrying them. So why put it off for a year? Let’s do this thing and commence the wedded bliss! This last-minute wedding checklist explains all the steps for a traditional wedding so you can add or subtract as you wish but know...

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19 Expert Wedding Day Tips & Tricks

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19 Expert Wedding Day Tips & Tricks

At Wedgewood Weddings, we pride ourselves on being experts in the wedding industry. With coordinators and general managers who have been in the industry for many many years, we've been around the block and see our fair share of ‘definitely do’ and ‘oh no, please don’t’ ideas for your wedding! Our...

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Couple in front of pond - Rio Hondo by Wedgewood Weddings

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Star Sign Approved Wedding Seasons

From an Astrological point of view, seasons, dates, and even hours can be crucial and very important in determining future events and the best possible outcomes. This is why, in today’s article inspired by Mary Aragon, we’ve prepared for you the best wedding seasons for each Zodiac sign, so that...

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How to Tour a Wedding Venue

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How to Tour a Wedding Venue

Finding a venue is one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning! Assuming you’ve already browsed online and narrowed down your venue options to a select few, it’s time to walk through them in person and see which one gives you all the feels. From beach-front ceremonies to historic mansions,...

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Ceremony Rehearsal & Rehearsal Dinner Q&A

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All About Wedding Rehearsals

You’ve planned for your day forever and at last, it’s around the corner! The final step to help prepare for your special day is the wedding rehearsal walkthrough, which usually takes place the night before the wedding.

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Not-Cliché Love Songs for Your First Dance

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Not-Cliché Love Songs for Your First Dance

The first dance is the epitome of romance. Which makes the peer pressure to select your original, fun, romantic, clever, sweet first dance song is incredible! If you think every result from a Google search is either way too cheesy, outdated, overplayed on the radio, or all of the above, we get it! ...

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How Much Does A Wedding Cost?

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How Much Does A Wedding Cost?

Your wedding is likely a day that you’ve been dreaming about for years. So, it’s only natural to want to start planning it the minute you get engaged. We get it and we’re almost as excited as you two! Today we're breaking down how to confidently budget for your wedding, how much wedding venues and...

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Want a Great Day? Start With a Smile!

Ready to make it a great day? Here are six excellent tips and tricks to start your day off right and with a smile! 1. Practice Gratitude Take a moment at the start of each day to think about all of the things you are grateful for. Think about your friends, family, health, and all the little things...

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New Wedding Traditions You'll Love

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New Wedding Traditions You'll Love

The wonderful thing about wedding traditions is that they don’t have to be traditional – couples can alter and update popular rituals to fit their unique personalities. New wedding traditions and customs are born every day, creating an endless combination of possibilities for celebrating your...

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Meaningful Father-Daughter Dance Music Options

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Meaningful Father-Daughter Dance Music Options

The father-daughter dance at a wedding is a very special moment and it’s up to you to make it fun, sentimental and a combination of your personalities. Unless you woke up knowing the perfect song, there are a couple of brilliant ways to get started narrowing down the vast selection of musical...

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Wedding Ring Tattoo Ideas

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Wedding Ring Tattoo Ideas

While we don't expect traditional wedding rings to fade away anytime soon, there are several fun alternative ring options beyond diamond and gold bands. One such option is a wedding ring tattoo, which is a great way to showcase your love forever. Ring finger tattoos come with quite a few benefits,...

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Couple walking next to Boulder Creek at Boulder Creek by Wedgewood Weddings

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Majestic Mountain Views for Kelly & Mickey's Big Day

Meet Mickey and Kelly! Originally from Chicago, Mickey and Kelly tied the knot surrounded by the Rocky Mountain views they now call home at our beautiful Boulder Creek wedding venue. Having built a life under the sunny skies of their adopted state, the longtime couple wanted to celebrate their...

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Wedding Attire Ideas For Your Groom & Groomsmen

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Wedding Attire Ideas For Your Groom & Groomsmen

Let's talk men's wedding fashion! While often more understated than that of bridal trends, grooms and groomsmen have always found a way to add a hint of flair to their wedding attire. From suit and tuxedo styles to accessories like cufflinks, the details help make for a dapper groom’s party. Take a...

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Couple kissing at Secret Garden by Wedgewood Weddings

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Common Wedding Planning Questions

Wedding planning is incredibly exciting . . . but also a little confusing. This is likely your first time planning an event this big! So, how are you supposed to know all the logistics? We got you—our wedding experts are here to make sense of all the chaos, tradition, and friendly suggestions....

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20 Ways to Display Your Wedding Hashtag Sign

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20 Ways to Display Your Wedding Hashtag

Wedding hashtags are one of the biggest wedding trends to emerge over the past few years. It's such a fun & creative way to involve your wedding guests in celebrating your special day. From cute puns to a romantic play on words, wedding hashtags are a great way to build hype for your wedding!

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Real Wedding at Tapestry House with Greg & Kaila | Wedgewood Weddings

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Greg & Kaila's Garden Wedding at Tapestry House

Tucked away just north of Fort Collins, Colorado sits Tapestry House by Wedgewood Weddings, a charming and unique wedding venue that has hosted many incredible couples, including Greg & Kaila. While both the bride and groom are originally from Illinois, they love the Fort Collins area so much that...

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The Ultimate Guide to Men's Fall & Winter Wedding Attire

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The Ultimate Guide to Men's Fall & Winter Wedding Attire

A wedding is no ordinary occasion. For most people, it’s the most important day of their lives! That means, everything needs special attention: from the tiniest details (like the napkin fold) to the biggest decisions (like the wedding day attire). With so much at stake you need to give your wedding...

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Best Suit / Dress Shirt Combinations

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Best Suit / Dress Shirt Combinations

You’ve ordered the perfect suit for your big event. The cut flatters and style wows. Now, what in the world should you put under that jacket? These suit and dress shirt combinations are sure to look fabulous in every Instagram and pro photo snapped!

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The 'Need-To-Knows' of Outside Catering

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The 'Need-To-Knows' of Outside Catering

Let’s be real, a big reason why your guests want to come to your wedding is to indulge in the delicious free food. It’s a big incentive! So, you’re probably wanting to compare catering options to assure yourself that you’ll be providing the most scrumptious wedding day meal. But how do you...

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Latest Wedding Color Trends

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Latest Wedding Color Trends

From the powder blue suits that were a staple of the 80s to the rise of Millennial Pink, the wedding industry has seen a variety of color trends throughout the years. While pastel hues like blush and soft blue are timeless, we’re swooning over the latest color trends for 2023. From the resurgence...

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Plan Your Wedding Without Losing Your Marbles: A Fun-filled Guide to Love's Big Day!

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A Whimsical Roadmap to Wedding Planning Fun

Engaged, Entangled, and Entirely Excited: The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Planning Without Tying Yourself in Knots! 🎉Hey there, future Mr., Mrs., or however you choose to label your soon-to-be-spousehood! If the ring has made its dazzling debut and the word "wedding" now feels like a merry-go-round...

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6 Beautiful Wedding Traditions with EVIL Roots

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6 Beautiful Wedding Traditions with EVIL Roots

Why does a bride have to hold flowers? Why does she wear a veil? Who was the first couple to tie cans to the back of their getaway car? We've become so accustomed to these classic wedding traditions that we don't question the story behind them. If you rather stay blissfully ignorant, that's okay,...

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Latest Wedding Album Trends

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Latest Wedding Album Trends

An important part of planning a wedding is hiring a good photographer. It costs couples $1,000-$8,000+ for incredible photos, so why do so many wedding budgets forget about the album? It would be a shame to throw your precious memories in a drawer!Wedding albums are still relevant and essential in...

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Couple by pond at Brentwood Rise by Wedgewood Weddings

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Is An All-Inclusive Wedding Right For You?

Wedding planning is a marathon! Unless you absolutely love planning events, chances are the planning process might have you feeling a bit of stress. From fiddling with the budget to finding the venue, there’s a mountain of work that goes into planning the wedding of your dreams. If you can relate...

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First Look Photo: Pros & Cons of This Hot Trend

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First Look Photo: Pros & Cons of This Hot Trend

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you’re sure to have seen the trend of having a highly anticipated “first look” moment and photo opportunity. We see an anxious bride sneaking up behind her groom, tapping the back of his shoulder, and the reveal of the groom’s emotional...

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Signature cocktail ideas

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7 Signature Cocktail Recipes We Love

Signature cocktails are a unique touch that will elevate the guest experience for your wedding. If you are looking to highlight a signature cocktail for your cocktail hour or reception, we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite recipes. And if you’re still in self-isolation, having an in-home...

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Top 20 Song Choices For Your Parent Dance

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Best 20 Song Choices For Your Parent/Child Dance

Dancing with a parent is a time-honored wedding tradition. Let's look at the ways we can make it work for your family and create extra memories that will be treasured across the generations. Weddings are about celebrating a new marriage, while also generally paying homage to the families that...

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Essential Wedding Cake Trends

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Essential Wedding Cake Details & Trends

There are so many options when it comes to choosing a wedding cake - this is not your simple "chocolate or vanilla" birthday cake decision! Wedding cakes come in a large variety of flavors, frosting types, colors, shapes, and décor options. The options are endless and all available to you in order...

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Local Guide: Ventura County Weddings

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Local Guide: Ventura County Weddings

Ventura is one of 58 distinct counties in California and one of my favorites! South of Santa Barbara and North of Los Angeles, it brings the best of both worlds. Many couples choose Ventura County for their nuptials, so today, we're sharing a local's insider knowledge about the area. The rural...

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Couple in front of trees at Canopy Grove by Wedgewood Weddings

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Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions of your wedding planning process. We strongly (very strongly) suggest using a professional. Your Uncle Ned or your amateur photographer friend, Sally, may have fancy cameras and take great pictures, but do they have the skills...

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Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Flowers

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Ultimate Guide to Wedding Flowers

As wedding trends rise and fall, one thing’s for certain: flowers will always, always, remain in style. And, while they're one of the more exciting aspects to plan, chances are you’re not a botanist, so selecting flowers can actually be a challenge if you're out of practice. Our insider guide to...

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13 Double Dress Wedding Ideas!

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13 Double Dress Wedding Ideas!

Planning a wedding with both of you wearing wedding dresses? Superb! Here are the latest double-dress wedding trends for you to consider as you put together your dazzling bridal outfits.

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