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Waterfront Wedding Location Ideas

posted by julianne

We’re so lucky to live in an area with all sorts of spectacular views! DC, Maryland and Virginia all have waterfronts that provide the best backdrop for your ceremony and the best scenery to complement your reception dinner. I’ve rounded up five fantastic wedding locations in the DC area that allow you to wed overlooking [read more…]

Modern Wedding Locations in DC

posted by julianne

So you want a sleek and modern wedding, huh? If clean lines and bold architecture are your style and Washington DC is your wedding destination of choice, you’re in luck! The options here in the nation’s capital are plentiful, and I’ve rounded up a few favorite modern DC venues ideas to fit your style to [read more…]

DC Wedding Venue Tour: The Westin Georgetown

posted by julianne

If you’re looking to hold your DC wedding in the heart of one it’s most prized neighborhoods, today’s virtual venue tour is for you! The Westin Georgetown has many an option for your wedding ceremony and reception, both indoors and out. With room for up to 160 guests, and every guest count in between, whether [read more…]

Five Places to Get Married in Charlottesville

posted by julianne

Getting hitched in the state made for lovers (you know the saying!) is nothing short of romantic, but for the lovers seeking to get away from the bustling cities of Northern Virginia, the gorgeous city of Charlottesville is the mini-destination location. Whether you’re dreaming of exchanging vows on a winery or a looking to make [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: Sonoma Restaurant + Wine Bar

posted by julianne

Several months ago, we had our first birthday party at Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar. This great little spot on Capitol Hill in Washington DC also happens to make the perfect venue for a rehearsal dinner or engagement party or even a small wedding! You can choose from several spaces, like The Pennsylvania Avenue Lounge [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: Hillsborough Vineyards

posted by julianne

Any engaged wine enthusiasts reading out there? Luckily, you have Virginia wine country right in your backyard! Enter Hillsborough Vineyards, and it’s 36 acres of beauty just ready and waiting to host your big day. Grape-laden vines, gardens, waterfalls and the Blue Ridge Mountains are all at your fingertips, from ceremony to reception to the [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: Oatlands Plantation

posted by julianne

We’re off to Virginia for today’s wedding venue tour, and it’s quite a stunner. Oatlands Historic House and Gardens is one of Loudon County’s most magnificent estates with perfectly manicured grounds that will have you in awe. The mansion lawn and terraced gardens accommodate up to 250 people for a large and elegant reception with a [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: Sewall-Belmont House & Museum

posted by julianne

Does your fiancé want to wed in an urban setting, while you’ve always pictured of an outdoor garden affair?  There’s no need for either of you to sacrifice your wedding dreams thanks to today’s venue.  Sewall-Belmont House & Museum is located right in Capitol Hill with excellent access to public transportation, yet it provides an [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: St. Francis Hall

posted by julianne

We’re off to the quiet, Northeast Washington DC neighborhood of Brookland today to check out St. Francis Hall, a unique wedding venue that’s a bit off the beaten path.  St. Francis Hall’s doors open up to an airy space, large enough for up to 250 guests, and with spectacular, soaring cielings.  It’s located next to [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: Long Branch Historic House & Farm

posted by julianne

We are venturing out to the Virginia countryside for today’s venue tour! Long Branch Historic House and Farm, located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is an exquisite mansion swathed in luxurious antique furnishings and surrounded by lush and lovely gardens. Playing host to weddings since 1913, the venue has quite the experience [read more…]

Virtual Venue Tour: Zaytinya

posted by julianne

José Andrés is quite the buzz worthy name around the local foodie community, and those of the nation too!  Known for his inspired tapas and small plates, chances are you’ve dined at one of his many DC- area restaurants like Jaleo or Oyamel.  But, have you thought about hosting your wedding reception (or rehearsal dinner!) [read more…]

Best of 2011: Venue Tours

posted by Julianne

This week we’re taking some time off to celebrate the holiday with our families and get some rest before coming back strong in 2012.  We’re revisiting some of our favorite content from 2011 and we had a great time this year on our virtual venue tour series.  We profiled different wedding locations in the region [read more…]

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