Jessica + Jon: A Classicly Romantic Candy Apple Green Wedding

Can’t wait to gush about this wedding; it’s one of my absolute favorites by (once like a spark) photography!

This Georgia wedding has all the classic elements but with perfectly placed candy apple green twists that add just the right amount of WOW! Oh, and not to mention the super chic parasols they purchased from Weddingstar. Love!

Jessica Gore and Jon Joiner were married on June 11, 2011 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Continue reading

Emily + David: Love, Lace and Intense Passion

Wow, wow WOW! This wedding is so incredibly chic, I just couldn’t wait to share these amazing photos by Joy Marie Photographers.

From the Bride’s über sexy lace gown to the obvious passion and love between these two, this wedding will absolutely blow your mind! Love it!

Emily Kaizuka and David Nelson were married on September 24, 2010 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. Continue reading

Karri + Jason: Purple Damask

With the sophisticated elegance of a purple color scheme, damask details and breathtaking views, this Las Vegas wedding is all-out romantic. And the diamond ring Weddingstar champagne flutes are a great finishing touch to the chic reception.

Karri Dervishian and Jason Lesley were married on February 24, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Continue reading

Tips from the Pros: 7 Important Questions to Ask Your Wedding Planner

The following is a guest blog post by Rob Lowry, professional wedding planner and wedding planning expert. Enjoy!


Photo credit: The Wedding Planner; IMDb

You may want to plan your whole wedding yourself as you feel only you can make it truly unique to you and your partner. However, as this is such an emotionally charged and important event, you may feel you need the expert help of a wedding planner to bring your dream day to fruition.

If you are going to hand over the reins to someone, you want to know they’ll do the very best job possible. This is why it’s vital to get more than one quote from different wedding planners before hiring one. When you ask for a quote from each wedding planner, you should make a list of questions to ask them to aid your decision. Below are 7 of the most important questions you should ask them. Continue reading

Jaime + Dan: Joyfully Yellow and Purple

This wedding really awakens the senses with a joyfully bright yellow and purple color scheme.

And check out what topped their cake it’s Weddingstar’s adorable “A Kiss and We’re Off” figurine!

Jaime Floyd and Dan Kauffman were married on May 19, 2012 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. Continue reading

Designer Spotlight: My Future Wedding Part 2

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One year ago I started working for Weddingstar, and before then I had never dreamt about my wedding. But after I was hired on, there were many times when I would come home and bore my boyfriend to death with all of the wedding gossip. Let’s put it this way… He doesn’t get nearly as excited about stationery and flower bouquets as I do.

But now he has no choice! You wanna know why?? BECAUSE HE POPPED THE QUESTION!

Yup, that’s right! On my 30th birthday, when I least expected it to happen (he had previously told me as I was teasing him about proposing, that “he can’t do it when I’m expecting it”, and that he “has to do it in his own special way”.) And he did. Continue reading

Bryceleigh + Gerald: Crystals and Chandeliers

From pretty pink bridesmaids dresses to an immaculate reception space complete with cascading crystal chandeliers, this Virginia Beach wedding is all-out romantic.

Bryceleigh Royster and Gerald Harris were married on April 14, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States. Continue reading

Jessica + Andy: Romance and Late Night Snacks

Another beauty from the talented Vanessa Joy Photography! This wedding has it all  an immaculate brocade gown complete with a fabulous jeweled hairpiece, a-maz-ing navy blue bridesmaids dresses and late night coffee and doughnuts!

Jessica Picinic and Andy Tarabocchia were married on May 14, 2011 in Clifton, New Jersey, United States. Continue reading

Tips from the Pros: What Every Groom Should Know About Buying A Diamond Ring

The following is a guest blog post by Ilaria Lanzoni, Director of Design at Hearts on Fire Jewelry. Enjoy!

A groom’s very first introduction to diamond jewelry may begin with a purchase of an engagement ring. If you’ve never given a diamond to a significant other, you may not have even the slightest clue about how to tell a $1,000 diamond engagement ring from a $10,000 ring. Acquiring some basic knowledge on diamonds can ease your apprehension about this major purchase. Continue reading