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

Bright & Neon Wedding Inspiration

Bright & Neon Wedding Inspiration

We love to see brides and grooms who go for an on-trend, non-traditional color palette and what could be more exemplary of this than a neon color scheme? Bright, bold, and punchy color brings an air of fun and cheerfulness to the big day, and who doesn’t love a colorful wedding and we’re super excited to [read more…]

Wedding Design Inspiration from Aisle Society

Wedding Design Inspiration from Aisle Society

With the exciting introduction of Aisle Society last week, we wanted to bring you some design inspiration from one of their shoots to get you excited! Aisle Society and Alexis June Weddings have paired together with Estera Events to bring this fabulous and airy wedding. We love the use of pops of corral and gold accents from ceremony to reception and [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

Unique Favors, Gifts, and More!

Unique Favors, Gifts, and More!

This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. While this was a sponsored opportunity from GODIVA, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Today we are talking wedding favors and gifts – but not just any favors and gifts; we are talking about something that your guests won’t leave [read more…]

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…]

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planning and budget

Tips to Creating a Wedding Timeline!

Tips to Creating a Wedding Timeline!

Today we are sharing tips on how to navigate one of the harder parts of wedding planning – creating a wedding schedule that works best for you, your guests, and your vendors. Traditionally, your DC area wedding planner or Coordinator will work with you to build the best timeline for the day but if you [read more…]

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…]

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miscellaneous

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…]

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…]

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