Tips and Advice

ceremony and reception

Best Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue

Best Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue

Today we are joining in on your wedding venue search, so sit back and get ready to take notes! When it comes time to do your venue tour, it’s always good to come in with a list of questions to ask or things to have in mind. To ensure you make an informed decision, we [read more…]

What to Look for in a Wedding Venue

What to Look for in a Wedding Venue

One of the tough parts of planning a wedding in Washington DC is that there are just so many options! If you’re still searching for a wedding venue, then you know I’m right. And, if you’ve just started your search, well then you really know the confusion of what I’m talking about! With countless unique [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

What To Ask Your Wedding Makeup Artist

What To Ask Your Wedding Makeup Artist

OK, ladies, gather ‘round because we’re talking wedding day beauty today! Before hiring the pros to come in, it is always best to have a set of questions before making your final decision. To make sure you look your best on your wedding day, we turned to some of the top DC-area wedding makeup artists to ask [read more…]

Best Questions to Ask Your Wedding Hair Stylist

Best Questions to Ask Your Wedding Hair Stylist

Let’s talk wedding day hair, shall we? When it comes to hiring the pros (in any part of your wedding planning really!), it’s always good to go into a meeting with the right questions! To make sure you look your best on your wedding day, we turned to some of the top DC-area wedding hair [read more…]

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food and entertainment

DIY Edible Cherry Blossoms

DIY Edible Cherry Blossoms

It’s cherry blossom season here in Washington DC, so you know we just had to whip something up in the kitchen for another installment in our DIY wedding dessert series. The cherry blossom trees are starting bloom and the word is that this weekend will be the peak bloom. If you haven’t been down to [read more…]

Saving Your Top Wedding Cake Tier

Saving 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…]

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planning and budget

How to Plan a Wedding After Party

How to Plan a Wedding After Party

Most married couples will tell you that your wedding will be over in a blink of an eye – time flies when you’re having fun, am I right? (Sorry for being corny!) However, the last dance at your wedding reception doesn’t have to signal the end of your fun! Consider planning an “after party” to keep the [read more…]

5 Tricks To Planning Your Wedding On A Busy Schedule

5 Tricks To Planning Your Wedding On A Busy Schedule

I’m going to cut right to the chase here, we are all busy. Washington DC area people are notorious for working hard and long hours – a 40 hour work week would be a picnic! But, what do those long hours and crazy schedules mean once you become engaged? How are you going to fit [read more…]

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miscellaneous

Best of 2014: Tips & Advice

Best of 2014: Tips & Advice

Did you know that we are more than just pretty pictures here?! Oh yes, United With Love is loaded with of wedding planning advice from the professionals in the Washington DC area. We’ve featured advice and tips on everything from how to pick a wedding venue to questions to ask your catering vendor to local bachelorette [read more…]

Holiday-Inspired Wedding Welcome Bags

Holiday-Inspired Wedding Welcome Bags

‘Tis the season for winter wedding inspiration and ideas! Today we’re talking about wedding welcome bags and how to add a little holiday cheer to them! (Be sure to take a look at our past posts on what to include in a Washington DC wedding welcome bag, a Maryland wedding welcome bag, and a Virginia wedding welcome bag!) [read more…]

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