Tips and Advice

ceremony and reception

Let’s Talk About Tents, Baby…

Let’s Talk About Tents, Baby…

Today we are talking wedding tent budgets with the pro of at home weddings, Janice of Bellwether Events. She has written and published the fabulous e-book  The Elegant at Home Wedding and today she is sharing her knowledge to breakdown why tents cost so much!! Take it away Janice…. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve [read more…]

A Day with the Westin Georgetown D.C.

A Day with the Westin Georgetown D.C.

We always love sharing some of our favorite wedding venues with our readers and this one does not disappoint. The Westin in Georgetown is a fantastic and versatile space with both indoor and outdoor capabilities. We asked them to share one of their favorite weddings from last year and we think what they came up with [read more…]

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design, decor and details

Let’s Talk About Tents, Baby…

Let’s Talk About Tents, Baby…

Today we are talking wedding tent budgets with the pro of at home weddings, Janice of Bellwether Events. She has written and published the fabulous e-book  The Elegant at Home Wedding and today she is sharing her knowledge to breakdown why tents cost so much!! Take it away Janice…. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve [read more…]

10 Tips for Subtle Wedding Day Sparkle

10 Tips for Subtle Wedding Day Sparkle

Love sparkle and shine and want to incorporate it into your wedding day? Afraid that your other half won’t be quite as excited as you about glitter everywhere? We have a list of some of the best, but also most subtle, ways to incorporate a little shimmer into your big day without going overboard. After [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

10 Unique & Fun Wedding Entertainment Ideas

10 Unique & Fun Wedding Entertainment Ideas

Anyone who is in the throes of wedding planning will tell you that they are looking to make their big day stand out! No one wants a cookie cutter wedding that looks just like everyone else’s! We are all familiar with photo booths and surprise choreographed wedding party dances, but if you are searching for [read more…]

9 Unique Wedding Desserts (That Aren’t a Traditional Cake!)

9 Unique Wedding Desserts (That Aren’t a Traditional Cake!)

It is a common misconception that wedding cake is inherently bad. We are here to tell you that that just isn’t true at all. If you are a believer, then you just haven’t had any of the fantastic creations from our DC area cake and dessert vendors! Sometimes though, a traditional cake just isn’t for [read more…]

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planning and budget

Let’s Talk About Tents, Baby…

Let’s Talk About Tents, Baby…

Today we are talking wedding tent budgets with the pro of at home weddings, Janice of Bellwether Events. She has written and published the fabulous e-book  The Elegant at Home Wedding and today she is sharing her knowledge to breakdown why tents cost so much!! Take it away Janice…. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve [read more…]

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Planning Packages

Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Planning Packages

One question we get a lot is “What is the difference between each wedding planning package option and which one is right for me?”  We recently featured some great advice from local DC area wedding pros on why hiring a wedding planner is a great idea and we wanted to follow that up with some information [read more…]

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miscellaneous

So You Want to Elope in DC?

So You Want to Elope in DC?

Are you thinking about eloping in the Washington DC area, but don’t know where to begin? Elopements are becoming more and more popular here in the DMV for lots of different reasons; the cost of a wedding is top of that list! DC has so many unique locations as a backdrop in the city and couples want [read more…]

Pre-Wedding Relaxation at EVEN Hotels

Pre-Wedding Relaxation at EVEN Hotels

We had the privilege of staying in the NYC EVEN Hotel lately and we are so excited to share the experience with you! There are so many great conveniences available when staying at one of these hotels that won’t ruin your pre-wedding healthy lifestyle. Just because you are on vacation doesn’t mean you want to [read more…]

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