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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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Find Your 2025 Wedding Date

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Find Your 2025 Wedding Date

Picking a wedding date can be one of the most fun parts of your wedding planning process. If you're planning to say 'I Do' in 2025, then you have a variety of wedding dates that pair with fantastic holidays and celebrations to choose from. No date is a bad date to get married, but if you're hoping...

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Affordable Wedding Dress Alternatives

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Affordable Wedding Dress Alternatives

The hunt for your wedding dress is probably one of the first things you started after you got the ring. Because, unless you get to go to the Oscars every year, your wedding gown will be the most elegant dress you’ll ever get to wear! So, it’s exciting to find the perfect one! But you’ve probably...

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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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7 Fabulous Foodie Favors for Outdoor Weddings | Wedgewood Weddings

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7 Fabulous Foodie Favors for Outdoor Weddings

It’s your big day, and you want to thank your guests for sharing in on the special occasion too. Thoughtful wedding favors are a wonderful way to do just that! But how do you give everyone something you know they’ll love? The answer is surprisingly simple. Treat your guests to a decadent treat they...

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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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7 Wedding Day Traditions & Their Meanings

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7 Wedding Day Traditions & Their Meanings

Check out seven of the all-time favorite American wedding day traditions. From the bouquet toss to the garter search, traditional wedding customs are still incredibly popular. Today we'll share a few that we see at most weddings and explain the thoughts that made them popular in the first place! To...

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Essential Info: When To Book Your Wedding Vendors

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Essential Info: When To Book Your Wedding Vendors

You're newly engaged and now it's time to piece together your wedding team! As the nation's leader in special events, we know a thing or two about planning a wedding. One of the most important steps in the planning process is booking your wedding vendors. Timing is key with this process, so let's...

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Welcome to Your One-Stop Wedding Shop

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Welcome to Your One-Stop Wedding Shop

Let's talk about why choosing a one-stop shop for all your wedding needs is a great idea!

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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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Holiday Party Planning Steps You Don't Want To Skip

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Holiday Party Planning Steps You Don't Want To Skip

It’s the most wonderful time of the year full of social and company holiday parties galore... be the holiday hero by making sure you check remember these thoughtful steps! Each year we host and plan hundreds of holiday parties across the country and take note of the most important party planning...

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18 Inspirational Feel Good Ideas

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18 Inspirational Feel Good Ideas

Today, we're sharing our favorite simple moments to help you feel good. Put your feet up as you decide which of these fun ideas will help make your day feel 10% better... or get inspired and make your loved one, a colleague, or a stranger's day a little more lovely with an act of kindness! Feeling...

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10 Tips for a Long & Happy Relationship

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10 Tips for a Long & Happy Relationship

You know those couples that are always having fun, laughing and joking with each other, and really seem to be best friends? How do they do it? What makes their relationship work? Well, here are a few things that happy couples do to keep their romance alive and help them to create a long-lasting...

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Couple in meadow at Ashley Ridge by Wedgewood Weddings

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10 Things To Know About Marriage

When you are planning on spending the rest of your life with one person, there are a few tips that everyone should follow:

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At-Home Wedding Proposal Ideas We Love

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At-Home Wedding Proposal Ideas We Love

After surviving a pandemic and lockdown with your partner, you may have realized that he or she is truly the one. While extravagant proposals at decadent locations are still always a great option, many people are choosing to keep it simple and propose at home. What could be more intimate and...

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10 Ideas to Show Your Love

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10 Ways To Show Your Love

With busy lives, it’s easy to lose sight of the little daily blessings in our relationships. Pausing to appreciate your loved one reaps immense rewards. Focusing on gratitude deepens intimacy and connection, helping you weather all of life’s ups and downs together.

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At-Home Date Night Fun - 20 Ideas to Inspire

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At-Home Date Night Fun - 20 Ideas to Inspire

A 'Netflix and chill' kind of night is great, but doing that every night can get really old, really fast. Check out these unique ideas to thrive together on a night at home!

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Life vs. Your Wedding: How We Found Balance to Enjoy the Moment

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Finding Balance In Wedding Planning

Today we're joined by Leslie Wong, CEO of Burgundy Fox, to offer a personal story and essential advice for finding life + career balance while wedding planning. Thanks to easy and customizable wedding packages with Wedgewood Weddings, stress-free planning is easier than ever.

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Couple kissing in forest at Hacienda de las Flores by Wedgewood Weddings

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Benefits of Using a Wedgewood Weddings Photographer

You’re engaged—how exciting! Have the constant wedding daydreams kicked in yet? You know your wedding day is going to be your best day ever. Obviously, you’ll want pictures of every special moment to share and look back on, years after it all happens. Choosing a photographer is one of the most...

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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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Winter Wedding Photo Inspiration

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Winter Wedding Photo Inspiration

Looking for winter wedding inspiration? It’s no secret that summertime is the most popular season for weddings across the United States, but winter weddings are just as spectacular. With many of our couples postponing their special day until later in the year, we thought it would be the perfect...

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Is an Unplugged Ceremony Right for You?

Is an Unplugged Ceremony Right for You?

In this day where none of us can stop tagging our group on Facebook, Snapchatting, or even Instagramming #BestDayEver, putting the phone down isn't always easy. Let us introduce you to the latest in technology trends – unplugged ceremonies. Ladies and gentlemen, no phones please!

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Couple in front of Jefferson Street Mansion by Wedgewood Weddings

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7 Fun Ways to Make Your Wedding Extra Special

Every couple wants their wedding day to be extra special - as you should! We need every ounce of joy that we can wrangle. Lately, couples are going above and beyond to add unique and fun elements to their weddings, to make it the best day ever! Here are a couple of ways to make that happen for...

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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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Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love!

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Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Love!

In the midst of wedding planning, with the many decisions brides and grooms face regarding ceremony décor, table settings, dinner and dessert options, and much, much more, it’s often easy to forget one small, but fun, detail: wedding favors! These mementos act as a reminder of your wedding day for...

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Tasteful & Trendy Wedding Reception Table Settings

Tasteful & Trendy Wedding Reception Table Settings

You may be prepping for your wedding planning meeting and probably pinning your favorites to your Wedgewood Wedding Reception Pinterest board! Here are some of our real wedding receptions that are sure to inspire our couples searching for beautiful decor ideas! From gorgeous centerpieces to elegant...

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Wedding Details: Linens & Color Schemes

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Wedding Details: Linens & Color Schemes

Choosing color schemes, styles and a theme for your wedding is a big deal. Whether you picked out your colors when you were five or you don’t even know where to start, we have some advice that will help keep you on track:

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What to Wear: Men's Wedding Attire Style Guide

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What to Wear: Men's Wedding Attire Style Guide

No matter what pronouns you use, wedding attire is all about feeling your best on the most special, jovial day of your life! The key to choosing the best formal or semi-formal wear options for your wedding day is to make it match your style and personality. From suit and tuxedo styles and...

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Azazie: Dress Shopping Made Easy!

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Azazie: Dress Shopping Made Easy!

Online shopping is exhilarating - so fast and so easy! With everything you could imagine at your fingertips, it's easy to see why people opt for online spending rather than visiting stores in-person. However, when it comes to shopping for your wedding dress, is it too risky to buy online? We took a...

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Wedding Dress Fashion: Through the Ages

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Wedding Dress Fashion: Through the Ages

Through the years, wedding dresses have made statements—and headlines—and have even been considered timeless. Think Princess Diana, Grace Kelly, Jacquie Kennedy, Kate Middleton, Elizabeth Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor…

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The Beauty of Wedding Chairs

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The Beauty of Wedding Chairs

OK, so you’ve decided on your guest list, you may have tackled your ceremony décor, now comes the discussion of the reception, tables, and chairs. What chairs and décor would be just right for your wedding day? Well, that depends on your style and budget.

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Stunning Bridesmaid Dress Trends

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Stunning Bridesmaid Dress Trends

For decades, bridesmaids around the world have been forcibly pushed to wear hideously tacky dresses in awful colors…all for their brides. We imagine each of these bridesmaids has faced herself in the mirror in her hideous dress, swallowed their pride, forced an apprehensive smile, and walked down...

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How To Create A Timeless Wedding Look

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How To Create A Timeless Wedding Look

You never want to look back on your wedding day and have regrets about the colors you chose, the bridesmaid dresses, the ceremony or reception décor, or even worse, your dress. With so many options, it can feel overwhelming planning your big day. To create that perfect timeless look there is one...

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5 Wedding Arbor Ideas You'll Love

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5 Wedding Arbor Ideas You'll Love

The wedding arbor is often the pinnacle of your wedding ceremony. It is both the backdrop to your nuptials as well as a focal point for countless wedding party photos. Traditionally, wedding arbors are draped with tulle or adorned with elegant floral arrangements. However, many couples are getting...

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Disney Mickey & Minnie Theme Weddings!

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Disney Mickey & Minnie Theme Weddings!

Married on September 30, 1933, the love continues between the Disney classic characters Mickey and Minnie. These two Disney characters have been the chosen wedding theme and inspiration for many couples over the years, so we decided to open the vault to some of our favorite Disney character...

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True Colors! Wedding Color Inspiration from Real Weddings

True Colors! Wedding Color Inspiration from Real Weddings

Choosing your wedding day colors in the world of Instagram, Pinterest, magazines, and google images can take some time. After all, this IS your wedding day! Look no further! Find a gorgeous palette that’s just right for you! We put together a variety of amazing real wedding color choices. Ranging...

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Your Guide to the Most Popular Diamond Cuts

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Your Guide to the Most Popular Diamond Cuts

In the lustrous yet complex world of engagement rings, the key to choosing the perfect ring is choosing the right cut. From pear to radiant cuts and beyond, diamond cuts are complex! While we always recommend seeking advice from a professional gemologist or jeweler to advise you on fit and quality,...

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Friar Tux - Best Dressed Partner

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Friar Tux - Best Dressed Partner

You want every member of your wedding party to look sharp and feel confident on your wedding day. That's why we've partnered with Friar Tux with our exclusive Bliss Benefits discount program. All couples who book one of our wedding locations can immediately unlock savings for all their attire needs.

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Couple with live painter at reception - Stonebridge Manor by Wedgewood Weddings

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Creative Ways to Increase Wedding Fun

A wedding should be the most romantic day of your life! After months of planning and preparation, it's easy to slip into hostess mode rather than center-of-the-party mode. The great news is that with the right team and attitude, your wedding can be blissfully easy and stress-free! This is our...

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Fifty Shades of Blue

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Fifty Shades of Blue

We just love this recent trend of light or bright blues and fun color combinations that compliment these beautiful colors! Take a look at some great ways couples have incorporated these charming shades!

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