Social Media is a great tool you can use to collect and share memories from your big day. With all your guests having cameras on their phones these days you can use this to your advantage. Here are a few ways to get social on your big day.
1. Create Your Own Hashtag
Asking your guests to use a custom wedding hashtag will make it easier for you to search and view your images on social media. We suggest picking something that is easy to type and remember.
2. Get Tagging
Don’t be afraid to ask your vendors and guests to tag you in posts. This will allow you to see some fun photos that you might not normally see.
3. Download and Collect Through Your Wedding App
There are tons of wedding apps out there that help organize and gather pictures from your big day. Get your guests to download the app and provide them with the wedding ID and then you’re off to the races.
4. Make a Personal Snapchat Filter
Making your own snapchat filter is another way to get your guests involved and excited to share photos. It creates a unique and fun element that will encourage your guests to post more.
5. Assign A Social Media Liaison
You don’t want to be stuck on social media all day, so assign a couple people from your bridal party or guests to be in charge of taking and sharing the photos for you!
Nature and florals are the natural setting for this lush, countryside intimate affair. This beautifully sophisticated shoot brings together shades of purple with accents of gold used throughout the table décor and stationery. For some added eccentric flair cow skulls were added to create unique Boho styled centerpieces. With added texture inspired by Moroccan prints to finish off the look, this stylist brought together a modern, enchanting shoot.
Featured here (top left to bottom right): Floral Pressed Glass Mason Jar Favour With Stopper, Vintage Style Pressed Glass Flute In Clear, Vintage Style Pressed Glass Goblet Clear, Cake Fork Set – Classic Gold Romance, Vintage Creamer Assortment Favour Vase Set, Vintage Inspired Depression Glass Votive Holders, Acrylic Wedding Ring Box – Feather Whimsy Etching
Styling & Invitations: Adorn Invitations | @adorninvitations
Dresses: Raffaele Ciuca | @raffaeleciucabridal
Headpiece and Jewelry: Love On Jewellery |@loveonjewellery
Photographer: Sephory Photography | @sephoryphotography
Flowers: Babylon Flowers | @babylon flowers
Food: Mary Eats Cake | @maryeatscake
Models: Caity Caarels @caitycaarels & Carl Zvekan
With its expanse of lush green grass and endless blue skies, a posh club helps set the stage for a fun-filled celebration that redefines wedding glamour. Sophisticated black and white feels a little less formal mixed with trendy stripes, flirty blush florals and pops of sparkling gold. Modern yet classic, this playful inspiration strikes the perfect balance.
Sip Sip, Hooray! There’s no better way to cheers the moment than these personalized whiskey glasses. Personalize them to match your style.
A bride’s favorite, these bell jars are the perfect classy addition to any affair. Fill them with a treat and your guests will have a great keepsake from your big day.
These unique place card holders are the perfect way to direct your guest to take their seat.
This modern acrylic wishing well is the perfect compliment to any color scheme. Get your guests to leave you well wishes or use it as a card holder. Either way, it’s the perfect addition.
Event Planning – Simply Couture Weddings
Photography – Chelsey Boatwright Photography
Floral Design – J Morgan Flowers
Desserts – Earth and Sugar
Stationery – DreamDay Prints
Hair & Makeup – Giselle Sanchez
Calligraphy – Erica Dunhill
Groom’s Attire – The Tux Shop
Balloon Fringe Garland – Paperwhite Designs
Bride’s Dress – Boga Raton Bridal
Bride’s tutu Skirt – Space 46 Boutique
Custom Cufflinks – White Truffle
Location – International Polo Club
Map – Creadora Pequena
Paper Flowers – The Bleu Dahlia
Rentals – Atlas Party Rentals
When planning your big day, you must decide whether you want it to take place indoors or outdoors. Whether you decide to have it in the backyard, on the beach, countryside, church or community hall, your perfect location is out there and can be a beautiful affair. But both indoor and outdoor affairs can have their perks and disadvantages.
The fresh air, the blue skies, and standing under the shining sun are all enticing reasons to getting married outdoors. Here is a list of a few pros and cons for an outdoor wedding:
Con: Mother Nature
There is always an uncontrollable risk to an outdoor event, which is the weather. So make sure you have a back-up plan just in case.
Pro: Personal Touch
A benefit to an outdoor wedding is that it can be more personal to you as a couple. You can pick a location that matches your style as a couple and that has true meaning. For example the farm you grew up on or the mountains you like to climb.
Pro: Personalize The Decor
There is also greater opportunity to personalize the décor. With an outdoor wedding you are starting with a blank slate and can decorate to match your style. You can choose the style of chair or bench for your guests, arch or pedestal for your ceremony.
If you’re looking for something with a bit more control, an indoor wedding may just be your cup of tea. Here is a list of pros and cons to consider an indoor wedding:
Pro: Unique Style For Every Couple
Indoor locations have their own personality. Whether you choose a church, historical building, or greenhouse there is a unique style for every couple.
Con: Space Limitations
Indoor weddings do have more space limitations depending on the location.
Pro: Air Conditioning and Availability
Even though there are space limitations there are other benefits such as A/C, space personality, and year-round availability.
Both indoor and outdoor ceremonies have pros and cons. But they both can make for your perfect day! For tips on how to personalize your day click here.
Laid back but oh-so chic, this delightful setting is an eclectic blend of striking colors and textures against a lush natural backdrop courtesy of Mother Nature. Included is an abundance of everything from just picked wild flowers to home-style comfort foods served on mismatched plates for a sweetheart’s picnic with a very pretty vagabond vibe.
These vintage inspired votive holders are the perfect addition to create a soft romantic vibe for this outdoor affair.
These Mr. & Mrs. Forks are a perfect keepsake and add a little something extra to your reception table décor. Pair these forks with this ceramic heart shaped plate for an elegant, cozy setting.
An apothecary style beverage dispenser makes a statement and is perfect to serve up your favorite beverage.
Don’t forget to record your vows with these his and her vow books. A keepsake filled with cherished memories – cover to cover.
Event Design and Planning: Claire Lachance
Photography: Still Moments Photography
Florals: Brides & Blooms
Florals: Springhill Nursery
Bride’s Dress: Rosegal
Hair: Bombshells Hair Studio
Makeup: Kim Fortune of Younique By Kim
Enhanced by the natural beauty of a greenhouse locale is a lovely blend of romance and botanical artistry. Rich textures, lush florals and fresh scents all come together for a day that is gorgeous, no matter the season. Streaming through from overhead, sparkling sunbeams shine a light on every impressive detail. This greenhouse chic shoot by Ambassador Katie Theuer from Wedding Belles Events sets the stage for the perfect romantic affair. See how she pulled off this look.
Fill a Galvanized Bucket with long-stemmed flowers and you have the perfect customized chair décor to complement your theme.
This Vintage Style Pressed Glass Goblet with its distinctive look and subtle tones are the perfect complement to this greenhouse décor.
A Rustic Wood & Glass Box is a great addition to any event inspired by Mother Nature. Whether you add some flowers to make it a centrepiece or use as a wishing well, this Rustic Glass Box is a must have!
Event Design and Planning: Wedding Belles Events
Photography: Jessica Sparks Photography
Florals: Christopher Joseph Designs
Hair and Makeup: The Transformation
Stationery: Linen & Leaf
Cake: Hamley Bake Shoppe
Rentals: Events Unlimited Birmingham
Bride’s Gown: Sarah Seven from The Dress Theory Nashville
Grooms Attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Models: Taylor & Cory Wood
Venue: Bennett Nurseries
You’ve got the ring and now it’s time to plan the perfect party. A few weeks ago we provided you with a few décor tips to get your engagement party planning started. If you missed our previous post click here. This week we continue to look at inspiring the fun, little details to make an unforgettable celebration.
Grab A Prop & Strike A Pose
We love big balloons, really big balloons. These jumbo “Mr” & “Mrs” balloons make perfect props for engagement or wedding pics, plus can double as impressive décor.
Bring on the bubbly. Whether in celebration of your engagement, wedding shower or after-party, personalized cocktails or craft brews add instant personality. For a littler extra sparkle, accent your drinks with diamond ring shaped ice cubes (seriously- at least 10 carats each) and sprinkle with edible glitter. Don’t forget some paper coasters, custom foiled just for you.
Give your guests a take home favor that will up the ante. Eye catching personalized cards are always a great bet.
Every party needs favors and this is no exception. Available in all shapes and sizes do your friends a favor or even two!
Disposable cameras make a fun addition to guest tables and can capture some memorable moments too. Invite your friends and family to snap away, you could be amazed at what you missed.
Dance Like Nobody’s Business
Even your hair and make-up prep can be photo op ready. Cover up with these “boyfriend” inspired button down bridal shirts for a polished yet relaxed look that is sure to inspire some “Risky Business-esque” high jinks. Get ready to have some fun.
Today marks the last post in our no fuss, no muss holiday series and fittingly, it’s our easiest how-to to date. Thanks to some of the prettiest boxes and bags, and a few sweet treats, we’re sharing party perfect favors, ready in just minutes. Perfect for any occasion, New Years, birthdays, showers or weddings, and featuring the loveliest of versatile color palettes, these trendy takeaways are simply a celebratory must have.
We can feel the chill in the air, which means Winter is almost upon us. With winter comes a magical winter wonderland just around the corner. Dressing up your décor for the occasion can be simple and today we are talking about how to add the perfect winter touches to your wedding décor.
Keep it simple.
Let the white of winter inspire your décor and stick to white and neutral tones. Add pops of winter greenery to really compliment the season.
Let it Sparkle
Try adding a bit of silver to your décor for that extra little holiday sparkle. Tis the season to give, so why not give your guests some extra bling this season with these cute silver diamond favor boxes.
Comfy And Cozy
Winter is all about the warm & cozy, so why not implement this into your wedding décor. Knit patterns are a cute way to add the warmth of the season into your décor.
Warm up your guests with hot chocolate served in personalized mugs that your guests can take home to enjoy.
Add some candles to warm up the place from the chilly winter air and to add a bit of romance to your atmosphere.
From the Earth
Adding elements from nature can add that finishing touch to your décor. Antlers, pinecones, tree branches or earthy evergreens create a whimsical woodsy outdoor feel to your winter décor without being outdoors.