Tips and Advice

ceremony and reception

Tradition Tradition! Ins & Outs of Jewish Weddings

Tradition Tradition! Ins & Outs of Jewish Weddings

Planning a Jewish wedding and not quite sure where to start? Maybe only one of you is Jewish and you are trying to mesh together two different faiths, day-of. We know that there are numerous Jewish wedding traditions that you might want to incorporate into your big day, but sometimes it can be hard to [read more…]

7 Cultural Wedding Traditions and Customs

7 Cultural Wedding Traditions and Customs

Continuing on with our cultural wedding week, today we are bringing you some of our favorite cultural wedding ceremony celebrations! We love that there are so many different faiths and cultures in this area; this makes sure our wedding ceremonies are always unique and interesting. Whether you want to incorporate your family’s history into your [read more…]

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design, decor and details

Wonderful Winter Wedding Inspiration!

Wonderful Winter Wedding Inspiration!

As the temperatures begin to drop and brides begin to don their fur stolls for wedding photos, we thought it would be appropriate to share some winter wedding inspiration with you today! From dusty colors to crips whites, snowflakes to pine, we are loving the details that winter brides and grooms are bringing to their [read more…]

Rustic Glam Barn Wedding Inspiration

Rustic Glam Barn Wedding Inspiration

As couples move away from the traditional barn weddings complete with burlap and mason jars (and good riddance…) we are seeing a transition to more luxurious and glamorously rustic wedding design and decor. Out with the mason jars and in with the candlesticks and lush greenery! We love this inspirational shoot from Sarah Price Photography [read more…]

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fashion and beauty

Bridal Sample Sale Tips!

Bridal Sample Sale Tips!

Do you have your eye on a gorgeous designer wedding gown but are worried about the financial impact it will have on your budget? Well, we have a tip for you – check out local bridal sample sales and trunk shows.  We are thrilled share some advice from Carine, owner of Carine’s Bridal Atelier in Washington, [read more…]

How To: Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring

How To: Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring

This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. Thank you Jared the Galleria of Jewelry for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Jared, all content and opinions expressed here are UWL’s own. Today we are bringing a little sparkle into your life by giving you tips & [read more…]

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food and entertainment

Winter Wedding Cocktails + Recipes

Winter Wedding Cocktails + Recipes

As we head into winter wedding season we wanted to warm you up with some new and refreshing winter cocktails that you can incorporate into your big day or serve at your holiday party! Don’t forget to check out our other wedding signature cocktail inspiration, as we all know that a drink never truly goes [read more…]

Fun Halloween Inspired Cocktails

Fun Halloween Inspired Cocktails

Whether you’re hosting a Halloween wedding or party or just want to pay tribute to the season, we have a round up of decadent, spooky, and Halloween inspired signature cocktails from around the web! We love all things Halloween and love finding any way to bring it into an October party! Have a wonderful night [read more…]

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planning and budget

12 Unexpected Wedding Expenses You Can Plan For

12 Unexpected Wedding Expenses You Can Plan For

Budgeting for your wedding day can be a tough challenge! Of course, we are all familiar with the big ticket items that need to be accounted for – venue, catering, dress – but what other smaller costs may seem a little hidden? Even small things tend to add up when planning a rockin’ party for [read more…]

How To Find Your Perfect Venue

How To Find Your Perfect Venue

Finding the perfect DC wedding venue location can be overwhelming and exciting all at the same time! The possibilities for a unique and memorable space to host your ceremony and reception are endless in this area. From historic mansions to museums and entertainment cruises, the DC area has an array of options to fit all [read more…]

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miscellaneous

2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

With one major winter holiday down and another quickly approaching, we know you are all incredibly busy not only with everything that goes along with the holiday season, but everything that goes along with wedding planning as well! Because of this, we want to make your life easier by sharing some of our favorite gift [read more…]

Introducing Aisle Society!

Introducing Aisle Society!

We are super excited to announce that we are now a part of the amazing wedding collective, Aisle Society! What exactly is Aisle Society, you might ask? Well, we think it’s one of the best ideas ever! Aisle Society brings together over 30 wedding blogs worldwide to create a new hub of wedding inspiration. This [read more…]

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