Month: January 2016

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2016 Wedding Trends

Drumroll, please… Our list of the top wedding trends for 2016. Check ’em out! 21st Century Wedding Registry Long gone are the days of registering for fancy, special occasion-only china sets. Instead, couples are opting for more practical everyday items and going for the better quality and higher price version of what they already own – think upgrading your regular blender for a Vitamix with all the frills. In addition, people are opting for more experience-focused registries and honeymoon funds, like these. Greens We’re seeing greens everywhere, from centerpieces to bridesmaids gowns to freshly cut grass in our cocktails. We’ve even seen a wedding bouquet made entirely from local veggies! While everyone seems to be getting healthier this year, this trend is seeping into everything from decor to drinks and we’re pretty happy about it. Cell Phone-Free Ceremonies Shocking, right? What’s the point of creating a hashtag that’s the perfect combination of both your names and an inside (sometimes sexual) joke? Well, it turns out iPhones are causing some uproar in the wedding photography community as more …

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You’re Engaged! Now What? Engagement Tips

The holidays – otherwise known as Engagement Season – came and went better than you could have ever imagined. Now that you’ve had a little time to come down from cloud 9, you’ve got a lot on your plate. We get it – from picking a wedding date that works for everyone to registering for your future and from having a new set of parents to listening to unsolicited advice and everything in between, it’s totally normal to feel overwhelmed. We’ve got some engagement tips to help you navigate everything during this exciting time in your life. Get Organized Budgets, dates and Pinterest boards all have a place in the planning process. But before you jump in head first picking out corsages, make sure you have all your ducks in a row. Prioritizing is key. Decide what is important early on and go from there. Let’s say your priorities are staying within your budget, having great pictures and serving your favorite cake. Make sure you get those out of the way first before you concern …