Featured Blog Posts – June 2013 Archive (24)

Say Yes to the Dress: Budget Fashion Takes on the Wedding Dress

The average New York City wedding cost is between $28,911 and $48,185 with an estimated guest list of 146 to 166 people in attendance (estimates from costofweddings.com) and then another $4,000 on wedding photographers. These prices may seem sky high, but many couples in the United States are spending more than ever on their wedding ceremony and reception. Along with the price of the event, brides are spending a fortune on…


Added by Rachel Therese on June 30, 2013 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

What is Wedding Boudoir Photography?

Wedding boudoir photography is the newest trend for wedding photographers and brides-to-be. But, what is boudoir photography? It’s basically a sultry but tasteful photo shoot. Imagine classic images of Hollywood starlets, 1950’s Pin-up girls and Marilyn Monroe. Wedding boudoir photos are taken of the bride to be and given to her groom as a wedding present. Some brides give their groom just one large print of their best photo, while others have their best images from their shoot made into an…


Added by Rachel Therese on June 30, 2013 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Remaining composed during your Wedding (Part 2)

While it is less nerve racking than the wedding ceremony, there are still a few obstacles during the reception that you will need your composure for:

The Speeches

Whether you are delivering a speech, or on the receiving end of one, it is important to remain confident.…


Added by Black Pearl Weddings on June 30, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Disneyland Engagement Photos - Julie and Brian

I have another stunning Disneyland engagement shoot to share with you!  This feature comes from newlyweds Julie and Brian, who got married a couple months ago at the Disneyland Hotel (and hopefully I can feature their wedding pictures, too, hint hint) and photographer Beba Photography.

From Julie:

One of the things that brought Brian and I together initially was our love of Disney. We met while working at a…


Added by Mindy Marzec on June 29, 2013 at 5:21pm — 1 Comment

Top 2013 Wedding Color Trends that will add Pizzazz to your Wedding

The color you choose for your big day is important, and we want to give you all the different ways to incorporate the hottest 2013 wedding color trends into your wedding. As a bride, choosing your wedding colors can be a stressful task. After all, not everyone can simply wear white like you! It is often helpful to utilize the colors that are trending as a starting point…


Added by Snappening. Events. In a snap! on June 27, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Tuesday Top Ten: Wedding Finger Foods!

Originally on the Wedding Snap blog!

Feeding your hungry guests has never been more fun!  Your Wedding Snap foodies have scoured the web for the most delicious savory and sweet finger foods to serve at your wedding!   For these cute hors d'oeuvres, less is more!

Savory Wedding Finger Foods

1. Mini…


Added by Wedding Snap on June 26, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Tips and Tricks for Summer Weddings

Summer is upon us! And if you are involved with planning a wedding or attending a wedding ceremony, you know that summer is the season for tying the knot. Surprisingly, September is the most popular month to marry in the US but the summer season has the 2nd, 4th and 5th most popular months for weddings. The second most popular month to marry is of course, June, with 13% of all weddings taking place during this month. So, to help out the brides and grooms to…


Added by Rachel Therese on June 25, 2013 at 12:41am — 2 Comments

Tips for a Great Engagement Shoot

In the midst of planning a wedding, couples must also make time for an engagement photo shoot. Engagement photography has now become ubiquitous for wedding photographers and engaged couples alike. For being so commonplace, many couples struggle for engagement photo ideas and poses. In this article we have complied a list of helpful engagement photo tips to make sure your pictures represent you and your fiancé well and get your friends and family excited about your upcoming wedding!…


Added by Rachel Therese on June 25, 2013 at 12:37am — No Comments


Summer time is here! Flowers are in bloom and the choices seem endless. As a bride, where do you start when it comes to bouquets and decor? Here are some of our favorite picks this season:


#1 Hydrangea

Hydrangea – originating in the…


Added by Le Papillon Events on June 24, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

You've found Heaven and The Sea Cayman Islands

Leontyne Price said "The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do." With such a diverse range of pursuits to enjoy and explore, your visit here can be filled with activity, day and night. Do it all, or do nothing at all, except savor the delicious view, the warmth of their people and the perfect weather. Either way, one…


Added by Caren Jeanty on June 22, 2013 at 2:53pm — 1 Comment

Wedding Details: What Not to Forget on Your Wedding Day

With so many things to double check and to take care of, it’s so easy to forget the tiny details of your wedding. To ease your stress and avoid panic, keep a list of these top things you shouldn’t forget on your big day.

Hair details

Many brides often forget small hair details when leaving for their hair and makeup session. Don’t forget your tiaras, accessories, and…


Added by Melissa Page on June 19, 2013 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Win a Black Diamond Art Deco Ring!

Does a piece of classy jewelry that combines two hot trends pique your interest? How about getting it for free? Assuming your answer is “yes,” there’s one sweepstakes you don’t want to miss. Apples of Gold’s current jewelry sweepstakes is giving you the chance to get in the running for a striking art deco black diamond…


Added by Afshin Yaghtin on June 18, 2013 at 1:01am — No Comments


We’re loving one of the latest themes and styles to hit the wedding market – thanks to the latest blockbuster hit from Baz Lurhmann – Great Gatsby Inspired weddings. Let your guests step into the 1920′s and celebrate the glitz, glamour, and jewels in classic Gatsby style.…


Added by Le Papillon Events on June 17, 2013 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Baltimore Wedding (Blue and Yellow)

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I love these two colors, and Julia and Adam are fantastic.

Added by Yum Yum Weddings on June 17, 2013 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Remaining composed during your wedding ceremony (Part 1)


We know better than most, that a wedding ceremony can be a nerve-wracking time, even for the most confident bride or groom. Bearing this in mind, Black Pearl Weddings have decided to share a few hints at how to avoid natural jitters…


Added by Black Pearl Weddings on June 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Colorful Inspirational Boards...

Inspiration Boards for your wedding are a visual representation of the color and/or style you are want to create for your special day. 

Enjoy the following inspirational boards that are grouped by color to assist you with the overall look of your wedding.…


Added by It's Your Party! Weddings on June 15, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Sam and Steve's Central Park Wedding

Sam and Steve got engaged in February 2012. They had met in 2001, and dated for a short while before an amicable break up and stayed in touch as friends. They both had other relationships but they said that none were 'the one'.  Then, in 2011, something changed for them both and they started to spend more time together, Sam said “it wasn't long before we both realized…


Added by Wed in Central Park on June 13, 2013 at 9:51pm — 1 Comment

Get to Know Diamonds: The 5 C’s You Need to Know

You’d be a fool to believe that simply buying the biggest diamond you can afford will ensure the beauty of an engagement ring. The truth of the matter is that there is a lot that is considered when it comes to the pricing of diamonds-not just the size. If you are thinking about purchasing an engagement ring, it’s time to learn about diamonds. There are 5 basics that you will need to know; Color, Cut, Clarity, Carat, and Cost.

  1. 1.       Color.  Although some are…

Added by Derek Mason on June 10, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Innovative ways to increase your wedding budget.

Thinking of ways to increase your wedding budget? Look no further as Black Pearl Weddings may have the solution.

Revise your Bridal Registration

While it is tradition to register for gifts associated to starting…


Added by Black Pearl Weddings on June 9, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Paper Flower Backdrops

Here at Dream Events in Paper  we have had the privilege for making some really cool things out of paper. From Jewellery to bouquets its really been a blast to both create and see the fruit of our creations when our clients love what we've created for them.

Recently we started creating paper flower backdrops and we thought it would be a great idea to share this cool and refreshing way to enhance the decor for your wedding day. Whether using it as a backdrop for your head…


Added by The Beginning of Forever on June 8, 2013 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

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