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  • 3 secrets to creating the shabby chic wedding of your dreams
    3 secrets to creating the shabby chic wedding of your dreams
    Wedding trends come and go, driven by many cultural influences, but few are as enduring and romantic as shabby chic/shabby glam. With its perfect combination of elegance and softness, bright sparkles and gentle hues, a shabby chic wedding...
  • Corset style gown with lace-up back
    The corset wedding dress
    There are many lovely styles of wedding gowns. A style that has been popular forever is the corset-type back. This style, obviously stems from traditional corsets that required lacing up, although in gowns now, this lace-up back is showing on the...
  • Completed decor in reception area
    Top 10 wedding day timing mistakes
    Though it's just one day, a wedding is made up of millions of moments. The best weddings have those moments put together in just the right way. When you work in weddings, you can see all the scheduling issues that come up, time and time again....
  • Guest list
    Creating the Guest List
    The main reason people plan weddings instead of eloping is to include loved ones in the celebration. While many couples can’t imagine saying “I do” without their friends and family by their sides, creating a guest list can be one...
  • Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett
    Tony Bennett wedding singer: Jazz crooner to perform at Lady Gaga's wedding
    Tony Bennett has agreed to be the wedding singer for Lady Gaga's wedding. Gaga and Bennett have had an amazing partnership over the last few years and you can tell that the admiration is mutual. According to a March 11 report from US Weekly,...
  • Groomsmen caricature
    7 groovy gifts your groomsmen can't refuse
    Groomsmen are a few of the awesome guys in the groom’s life who have either been with him since they were kids, or have formed a bond with him through similar interests. Or they could be close male family members. On a special occasion such...
  • Amethyst pendant for your wedding
    Something new and something blue for your Portland wedding
    If you're a Portland bride or groom there is a strong chance that you are a bit unique and not quite looking for a cookie cutter wedding. Where in Portland do you go to find unique jewelry to accompany your unique dress or suit? Also, where in...
  • Wedding Playlist
    The Ultimate List of Wedding Songs
    Good morning, brides and grooms! Below you will find a long list of possible wedding songs, from all genres and decades, some are original to the artist, and some are covers. Remember that if a song you love doesn’t particularly go with a...
  • Jimmy at the wedding
    Autistic teenager succeeds as best man
    Because of their limited social abilities, people on the autism spectrum don’t usually get to do things that require them to be in the public eye. However, last weekend, Jimmy Matthews, who is my 17-year-old, autistic son, was best man at...
  • Coral Gables Birdal
    Coral Gables Bridals in the heart of Coral Way
    Dulce, founder of Coral Gables Bridals, is considered a pioneer in South Florida’s bridal industry after becoming the second entrepreneur to establish and open her bridal store on Miracle Mile in 1981. Today, Miracle Mile’s &ldquo...
  • Bridesmaids at Veterans Terrace
    Bridesmaid for Hire: The New Normal for Wedding Planning
    Admit it. The first thing you think when you hear the phrase "Bridesmaid for Hire" is something along the lines of distrust in whoever provides that service and wondering why the bride would need or want to pay someone to be a bridesmaid...
  • Wedding Music on a budget
    Your wedding day soundtrack: Song suggestions for every part of your special day
    Many couples have a meaningful song that they will use as their first dance song. Brides and grooms may also share important tunes with their mothers or fathers, making the decision for mother/son and father/daughter dance songs an easy one. What...
  • Charles Manson wedding off,  'Star' Burton allegedly only after Manson's corpse
    Charles Manson wedding off, 'Star' Burton allegedly only after Manson's corpse
    When "Star" Afton Elaine Burton, would-be wife of Charles Manson agreed to take this man "till death do us part" it seems Burton was more interested in the death parting part. Manson and 53-years-his-junior fiance called off...
  • Private Wedding
    The private, no-guest wedding
    Recently we shot a wedding for a nice couple on the island for a week. Their plan was to have a destination wedding. Their wedding included no guests, no bridesmaids or groomsmen. There was no big white wedding dress, no suit, no tux. There were...
  • Top 8 wedding sites every bride needs
    Top 8 wedding sites every bride needs
    Wedding month is celebrated in February! Many people think of June being wedding month but thousands become engaged in February. So let the planning begin with these awesome web sites. Some you might have heard of and not others.Theknot.com is an...