Hello Kitty photobooth prop

Girly Bridal Shower Themes

The traditional bridal shower with it’s all female guest list and gifts of towels and kitchen supplies is not as popular as it once was. Couples showers and engagement parties with mixed gender guest lists are taking its place. Still, there’s something special about getting together with “just the girls.” Not every bride wants a raunch, drink-filled bachelorette party and not every bridesmaid can afford a trip to the spa or Vegas. That’s where these sweet girly bridal shower ideas come in to play. Read more…

If weddings had a Super Bowl, this one would have won! Check out the beautiful details.

Touchdown! An NFL Wedding

When you combine a stunning bride, her NFL-agent groom and a top-notch event planner, the wedding is guaranteed to be a touchdown!  Carrie Zack Events helped to create this amazing wedding day full of sparkling décor and sweet treats.  She even managed to incorporate a few football-themed accents in honor of the groom, Drew Rosenhaus. All of the beautiful moments you see here were captured by Jeff Kolodny Photography, Inc – aren’t the photos amazing?! Read more…

bride arrives at wedding via helicopter

Wedding Day Pranks and Practical Jokes

bride arrives at wedding via helicopter

Practical jokes at a wedding are risky business. Tension is high, nerves are strained and you never know what hornet’s nest you might be stepping in to. On the other hand, a really great joke can help calm tensions and make for a memorable day. In honor of April Fool’s Day we asked some wedding professionals to share their stories of wedding day practical jokes. Read more…

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A New Engagement Party Idea

engagement party invitation

Invitation courtesy of Wedding Paper Divas

As people’s friendship groups are becoming more diverse, single-sex parties such as bachelor and bachelorette parties and bridal showers are falling a little bit out of favor. What is becoming more popular is the more inclusive Engagement Party. Engagement parties are generally mixed gender, mixed age groups, and mixed friendship circles. They can be a great way to introduce all the people in your life before the wedding. Read more…

40% of engagments happen

Engagement Season & You

40% of engagments happen

Infographic Courtesy of Wedding Wire

Sure for the rest of the world this is the “Holiday season,” but for those of us in the world of weddings, it’s “engagement season.” Something like 40% of all engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re one of the 40% or not, there are a few reasons it’s a good thing to keep in mind as you start planning your wedding. Read more…

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The Wedding Playlist: Let’s Dance!

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A wedding should be many things: a promise to love your significant other, a special milestone you cherish forever – but it should also be the best party you ever throw!
Your guests are there to support you, so why not thank them by hosting the most entertaining reception possible. Great music and a night of dancing will make your wedding memorable for all who attend. Read more…