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Gabe & Genesis's Elegant Wedding at Ashley Ridge | Wedgewood Weddings

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Genesis & Gabe's Elegant Wedding at Ashley Ridge

The style "Elegant Chic" was made for weddings; from the gorgeous attire to the sophisticated styling of colors, these styles of weddings are some of our favorites to see come through our doors. One such wedding brought this look to life at Ashley Ridge by Wedgewood Weddings in Denver, Colorado;...

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Tips For Creating The Best Wedding Hashtag | Wedgewood Weddings

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7 Tips For Creating The Best Wedding Hashtag

Having your very own wedding hashtag is a fun and creative way to celebrate your upcoming union. Not only does your clever hashtag look great when displayed throughout your venue, but these wedding hashtags also have various practical uses in the digital space. Getting your guests to use your...

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Danza del Sol Winery by Wedgewood Weddings

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Plan for Romance at Danza del Sol Winery

Find your winery escape in the Temecula Valley Wine Country at Danza del Sol Winery by Wedgewood Weddings. If you're looking to marry among gorgeous grape vines, we have all you need for your ultra-romantic wedding.

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Real Wedding at Rio Hondo with Andrea & Joe | Wedgewood Weddings

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Andrea & Joe's Romantic Wedding at Rio Hondo

Spring days in Southern California consist of lush greenery, gorgeous florals, and amazing weather, all of which made Andrea and Joe's wedding day at Rio Hondo by Wedgewood Weddings one to remember. The pair decided to plan their wedding from 3,000 miles away within a span of four months while...

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Wedding Day Essentials Every Bridesmaid Needs | Wedgewood Weddings

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Wedding Day Essentials Every Bridesmaid Needs

The big day is set, and the bride is well off on her wedding planning journey. As the big day approaches, the bridesmaids have one final task: preparing the bride for 'I do!' Let's dive into everything you can do as a bridesmaid to make the bride feel calm and excited for her wedding day.

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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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10 Passive Ways To Boost Your Wedding Budget

Planning a wedding is an exciting time for engaged couples! As you begin budgeting for your special day, remember that creativity and flexibility can help make your wedding dreams come true, even on a budget. Focus first on what matters most - being surrounded by loved ones. Then, use these ideas...

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Ashley and Peyton, with the longhorns at Hofmann Ranch!

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Holy Cow: A Country-Chic Celebration In Texas

Get ready for a boot-scootin' good time because Ashley and Peyton's country chic wedding at Hofmann Ranch was an event to remember. From cowhide accents to cowboy boots, this pair put their personal spin on their big day. Ashley shared:

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Karolyn and Chris Winter Wedding Day

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Karolyn & Chris: SoCal Winter Wedding

A warm Californian winter day is the perfect backdrop for a wedding at San Clemente Shore by Wedgewood Weddings, and that's precisely what Karolyn and Chris enjoyed. A classic palette of deep greens with more than a splash of reds. There was something exquisite and delightful about the romantic and...

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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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Lindsay & Naru - by the Carriage House at Secret Garden

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Love Under The Stars: Secret Garden Stunner

With its pleasant weather, stunning desert landscapes, and vibrant foliage, fall in Arizona is a fantastic time of year. Secret Garden in Phoenix is a hidden gem tucked away at the foothills of South Mountain and is a true oasis in the desert. On a gorgeous autumn day, Lindsay and Naru chose this...

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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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Wedding Day Superstitions

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7 Wedding Day Superstitions

There’s already a lot of pressure for your wedding day – to have wonderful weather, to looking amazing, to not fumbling the rings, etc. But who knew that there were actual superstitions behind these possible occurrences that could influence the success of your marriage? Not helping, right? If...

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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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Essential Wedding Planning Timeline

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Essential Wedding Planning Timeline

Planning a wedding is an exciting journey filled with countless decisions, details, and deadlines. Whether you're just starting to envision your big day or fine-tuning the finishing touches, having a comprehensive checklist and timeline can streamline the process and ease any pre-wedding jitters.

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Love Story: From Friendship to Commitment

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Love Story: From Friendship to Commitment

We enjoy telling love stories of our happily ever after couples. Engagements and weddings are a beautiful thing that we get to be a part of every day. Find out what sparked love within a beautiful friendship, and inspired Jody DiSimone to propose then say I do in Colorado!

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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 experts 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 team wants to share what we...

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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 to...

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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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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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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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Essential Pricing Guide & Wedding Budget Help

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Essential Pricing Guide & Wedding Budget Help

Let’s be real. Budgeting is a far less fun topic than cake tasting. But it needs to happen—and it needs to happen before you start booking dates and placing deposits. Whether you’re “richer or poorer,” everyone needs a little wedding budget help. The wedding experts from Wedgewood Weddings are here...

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15 Funny Wedding Day Memes

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15 Fun Wedding Day Memes

When planning a wedding, we all go through every emotion possible, from choosing the venue to whisking ourselves off on the honeymoon of our dreams. Planning a wedding, organizing your life, and keeping up with your usual daily life can be a challenge. Behind every fabulous wedding photo, there’s...

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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. From the resurgence of vintage...

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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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