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

Nicole + Michael: Romance in the Colors of Fall

It must be the alluring array of bright yellows, oranges and crimson reds that make fall weddings so romantic, and this gorgeous New Jersey wedding is no exception.

Nicole Sichler and Michael Selowentchich were married on October 10, 2010 in West Orange, New Jersey, United States. Continue reading

Tracy + Greg: A Kilted Affair

This quirky couple really brought the fun into their semi-traditional Scottish nuptials (yes, complete with kilts!). From the Bride’s “I Do” skivvies to the chic, simplistic appeal of the reception decor, this wedding is bursting with character and personalized flair.

Tracy Donoghue and Greg Campbell were married on October 2, 2010 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Continue reading

Tip from the Pros: Top Florals for Fall Weddings

The following is a Q+A with Bruno Duarte, Owner/Creative Director of Fresh Floral Creations.

He gives us a little insight into the popular floral choices for fall weddings, this year’s bouquet trends and tips on how to preserve your bouquet after the wedding. Enjoy!

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Alexandra + Brodie: A Mexican Paradise in Canada

This wedding has all the elements of a destination wedding in a faraway Mexican paradise right here in Canada.

The tidbits of Mexican influence were accompanied by a candy apple green and chocolate brown color scheme and homemade details to give it a homespun feel with a modern edge. Beautiful!

Alexandra Fik and Brodie Godkin were married on September 10, 2011 in Summerland, British Columbia, Canada. Continue reading

Kim + TJ: Seashells and Purple Calla Lilies

I just can’t get enough of this Bride’s bouquet. It has a simplistic, natural elegance to it, but it’s the purple calla lilies sprinkled throughout it that takes it from pretty to absolutely perfect! And a single purple calla lily for the Groom’s boutonniere  a great finishing touch!

Kim Croteau and TJ Sparks were married on June 5, 2010 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States. Continue reading

Tips from the Pros: Creating a Custom Candy Bar for Your Wedding

The following is a Q + A with Nicole Carter, candy expert from ACandyStore.com. Enjoy!

                             { Photo courtesy of Jodie Cox of Couture Candy Buffet }

From classic to kooky, candy bars (also known as candy buffets) are a fun way to wow guests and add joy to your special day. Continue reading