Tips and Advice

ceremony and reception

How to Have a Courthouse Wedding in Washington DC

How to Have a Courthouse Wedding in Washington DC

There is just something so utterly romantic about a courthouse wedding. From focusing on the love between two people to all the fun options for wedding day attire, what’s not to love? If you’re planning a wedding in Washington DC at a courthouse, then get ready to take some serious notes because today, we’re dishing [read more...]

6 Unconventional Wedding Venues in DC

6 Unconventional Wedding Venues in DC

One of the hardest parts of having a wedding in Washington DC is that there is just too much choice! This is so true for finding a wedding venue. There are countless locations and unique spots to have your wedding. In addition to the number of options for wedding venues in DC is also the [read more...]

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design, decor and details

What If You Hate Roses?

What If You Hate Roses?

We have come to the end of our two-time run of wedding floral week! I can’t believe it! We’ve been over everything from wedding floral costs to DIY wedding flowers. Today, we are talking about roses. I’ve heard from a reader or two that they aren’t really into roses and want some ideas for other flowers [read more...]

Options Instead of Corsages

Options Instead of Corsages

Are you loving wedding floral week part two as much as we are!? It has been a jammed packed two weeks full of just about everything you need to know to get yourself educated on having flowers it your wedding. I’ve gotten some questions from readers about floral options and things that couples can do [read more...]

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fashion and beauty

A Guide to Military Wedding Attire

A Guide to Military Wedding Attire

It’s all about military wedding week over here and now we are on my favorite topic: the wedding fashion! Most likely, the main distinction of a military wedding is the service members rocking their uniforms with pride. This, of course, depends on the style wedding, the season, and the government-issues uniform requirements. Sound a bit scary? [read more...]

DIY vs. Pro Wedding Day Makeup Tips

DIY vs. Pro Wedding Day Makeup Tips

The key to taking beautiful photos during your wedding in the Washington DC area starts with a flawless complexion, and a great place to start is with your wedding day makeup. If you were considering doing your own makeup—hold that thought! Today Lelia of Lelia Marie Photography. is here to share her professional advice on why [read more...]

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food and entertainment

How to Preserve Your Top Wedding Cake Tier

How to Preserve Your Top Wedding Cake Tier

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

Best Questions to Ask Your Wedding Cake Baker

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...]

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planning and budget

The Reality of DIY Wedding Flowers

The Reality of DIY Wedding Flowers

Hello and welcome back to wedding flower week where we are talking all things flowers and all things weddings! We are mid-way through our second week where we are taking the time to hell you learn more about having flowers at your wedding and all that goes into it. Today, we are focusing on DIY [read more...]

Why Are Wedding Flowers So Expensive?

Why Are Wedding Flowers So Expensive?

Remember when I promised that I’d be back with wedding flower week round two!? Well, it is here all this week! I hope that you have already learned a lot about flowers and weddings here in the Washington DC area. (If you missed anything or want to catch up, check all of the posts out [read more...]

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miscellaneous

Wedding Registry Ideas from Crate & Barrel

Wedding Registry Ideas from Crate & Barrel

It is gift giving season, that’s for sure! However, when it comes to weddings and gifts, it can be tricky as a guest to get the couple that perfect gift; something that you know they will love and cherish forever. But, I get that as an engaged couple you might be a little nervous about [read more...]

About Wedding Colors and Flowers…

About Wedding Colors and Flowers…

You love Pinterest. We love Pinterest. You love wedding inspiration. We love wedding inspiration. However, sometimes wedding inspiration can set unrealistic expectations for couples about what is possible for the entire wedding day. This is very true about wedding flowers and colors. We are back with our second week of wedding flower week and continuing [read more...]

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