Archive for November, 2010

Wasington DC Themed Gifts and Wedding Favors

posted by Julianne

As a sweet gesture to congratulate us on launching this blog for DC-area weddings, Amber and Emily from Amber Karson Events were so thoughtful to gift us chocolate figures of the DC monuments.  They were almost too perfect to eat.  (I said almost!)  We had to know where the chocolates were from, so we asked [read more…]

Where Did You Meet? Paloma’s Nest Giveaway

posted by Julianne

Ladies and gents, we have something super special today!  We’ve been blogging inspiration and ideas for DC, MD and VA engaged couples for almost a month now.  And, now we want to know where you met!  That’s right, we want to know where you and your love fell in love.  Keep reading for more details [read more…]

DIY Outdoor Maryland Wedding Reception: Ellen + Steve

posted by nole

As promised, we’re back with more from Ellen and Steve’s outdoor wedding in Maryland photographed by Lisa Boggs Photography – and we’re in love with all of the details that Ellen incorporated into the reception! In addition to Ellen’s passion for design, Ellen and Steve incorporated their shared love of music throughout the reception – [read more…]

Outdoor Maryland Wedding Ceremony: Ellen + Steve

posted by nole

Happy Monday everyone!  Our first wedding this week comes to us from Lisa Boggs Photography, with Anna and Anne from Graceful Weddings making sure things went off without a hitch.  Ellen and Steve were married in a beautiful outdoor ceremony at Rockwood Manor in Potomac, Maryland.  Ellen is a graphic designer and was inspired by [read more…]

Happy Thanksgiving!

posted by nole

Hi Everyone!  We’re taking off a bit early to enjoy the holiday weekend – and hopefully you’re all doing the same!  We hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving, and we’ll see you back here on Monday! p.s.  There are a bunch of fun holiday events coming up over the next few weeks (including a [read more…]

Classic Wedding in Annapolis: Katie + Adam

posted by nole

We have a super cool wedding in Annapolis to share today! Katie and Adam are such an adorable couple – even more so for the fact that they’ve known each other for years and first began dating back in high school!  After spending a few years in the Carolinas for college, Katie and Adam moved [read more…]

Ten Reasons to Say “I Do” in Virginia

posted by Julianne

You’ve heard the saying…Virginia is for lovers.  So, I’ll spare you clichés, but, when we listed the reasons to get married in Washington, DC we couldn’t very leave out our engaged friends in Virginia.  Vicky Grafton, Virginia wedding planner and owner of My Simple Details, was so awesome to put together a list of the [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: LongView Gallery

posted by Julianne

Picking a wedding venue in greater Washington, DC is one of the hardest parts of planning a wedding in this region.  Hotels, restaurants, waterfronts, vineyards, parks…there are so many different spots to choose from in DC, MD and VA!  On United With Love, we hope to bring you virtual venue tours from time to time. [read more…]

Romantic Wedding Elopement in Old Town Alexandria: Kristen + Pete

posted by nole

There’s something incredibly romantic about a wedding elopement – the word alone conjures up the idea of two people madly in love, running off to get married in some wonderful far-off destination.  And while Baltimore and Old Town Alexandria aren’t exactly far apart, the elopement of Kristen and Pete is still pretty romantic.  Amie Otto [read more…]

Chic Downtown Washington DC Wedding: Sarah + Colin

posted by nole

Sarah and Colin’s Washington DC wedding this past spring was incredibly chic – from the sophisticated black and white color palette with dashes of spring green to the modern décor of the wedding venue, the W Hotel in downtown Washington, DC.  Sarah and Colin’s guests enjoyed beautiful views of the White House and monuments and [read more…]

Happy Weekend!

posted by nole

We may have started this week off with beautiful cherry blossoms – but with the chilly temperatures, colorful leaves (at least for a little while longer), and Thanksgiving just around the corner, there’s no denying that fall is in full swing around here.  We’re super excited about a couple of real weddings and other fun [read more…]

Under Your Wedding Dress…

posted by Julianne

The best wedding looks start with a good foundation!  We are lucky to have Valerie Lucas, owner of Coup de Foudre, to talk about bridal lingerie and how to select the perfect wedding day undergarments.  Coup de Foudre is a gorgeous lingerie shop in downtown DC.  (You can also order online!)  Valerie can help you [read more…]

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