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DIY Fall Themed Trail Mix Bar

posted by kate

Hello Washington DC area wedding darlings and happy fall to you! Fall is such a special time here in the DC area with the leaves turning and the weather turning chilly. The autumn months are also bursting with wedding ideas and inspiration from the rich and moody flowers to the pumpkins to anything that makes you [read more…]

DIY Edible Cherry Blossoms

posted by julianne

It’s cherry blossom season here in Washington DC, so you know we just had to whip something up in the kitchen for another installment in our DIY wedding dessert series. The cherry blossom trees are starting bloom and the word is that this weekend will be the peak bloom. If you haven’t been down to [read more…]

Saving Your Top Wedding Cake Tier

posted by julianne

The sweet tradition of celebrating your first wedding anniversary by eating the top wedding cake tier could turn sour, but there are a few tips that can help you do it successfully! One of the oldest wedding traditions, savoring the cake once again brings back memories of your big day and a blissful first year [read more…]

Best Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

posted by julianne

From butter cream and fondant to cake flavors and fillings, there is a ton to know when it comes to your Washington DC area wedding day confections. To ensure you get the cake (or desserts!) of your dreams, it’s important to know the must-ask questions before your consultation with your baker. But where do you [read more…]

Ideas for DIY Wedding Photo Booths

posted by julianne

Ever since one of our readers wrote in asking about DIY photo booths, we’ve been all about it. To be more specific, Christy emailed us after she spotted what looked like a DIY photo booth on Lily and Tony’s wedding in Virginia. She asked us to put her in touch with the couple for advice [read more…]

The Cost of Wedding Catering

posted by julianne

Why is the food at my wedding so expensive? I mean, really, is it that hard? The short answer is “yes”! Yes, it really is that hard to bring out a hot, delicious meal to all of your guests all at one time! And by the way, the meal itself starts months in advance of the day [read more…]

Foodie Wedding Menu: Southern Brunch

posted by julianne

Are you super into the food part of your wedding planning? Better yet, would you describe yourself as a “foodie” and are really looking forward to selecting the menu for your wedding?? There is no doubt that the food and restaurant scene in the Washington DC area has changed (for the better!) over the past [read more…]

Maryland-Inspired DIY Gum Paste Black-Eyed Susans

posted by julianne

Where are all my engaged Maryland couples at!? This next installment in our DIY wedding dessert series is for you! As a proud Marylander, I was inspired by my home state and the official flower, the Black-Eyed Susan. Hannah Colclazier Photography was on hand to capture these sweet and simple petals that are perfect for a [read more…]

Washington DC Inspired DIY Fondant Roses

posted by julianne

Leave it to Washington DC to lend itself as the perfect wedding dessert inspiration! I know when you think “Washington, DC” you think “cherry blossom,” of course! But, for the next installment of our DIY wedding dessert series, we were inspired by the official blooms of Washington DC, the American beauty rose. For our next [read more…]

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