What NOT to Ask of Your Wedding Planner

There is some confusion as to how much to expect from wedding planners. Here are some of the things wedding planners should not be expected or asked to do. Advise You Legally or Provide Legal Documents When it comes to contracts and the ins and outs of marriage licences, they may be familiar, but they […]

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Fashion Focus- Rebecca Ingram

Welcome back to Fashion Focus! Today we are previewing designer gowns by Rebecca Ingram. The newest addition to Maggie Sottero Designs, Rebecca Ingram offers timeless elegance and superior quality to the value-conscious bride. The inaugural Olivia collection features flattering silhouettes, understated embellishments, and flirty illusion details in an array of charming colorways. See some of […]

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Greenery and Blush Summer Styled Shoot

    This beautiful summer inspired styled shoot by MJ Mendoza Photography has lush greenery and touches of blush for that perfect mid-summer eve wedding! Vendor Team: Photographer: MJ Mendoza Photography | Event Planner: Hazel Weddings and Events | hazelweddingsandevents.com Venue: Rosemont Vineyards | rosemontofvirginia.com Florals: Flowers by Belle Fleur | @flowersbybellefleur Dress: Jillian Fellers Bridal | jillianfellers.com […]

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Real Wedding Wednesday: Charis and Nick

Today’s bride, Charis (said like Paris with a K), grew up just down the road from the Amber Grove farm where she married Nick this past May. The love birds actually knew one another in high school but didn’t start dating until college! Charis was relieved when Nick confessed his feelings for her because she […]

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Fashion Focus- Morilee by Madeline Gardner

Welcome to Fashion Friday- previewing beautiful designer gowns to inspire Virginia Brides! Today we are featuring gowns by Morilee. About Morilee by Madeline Gardner Celebrating over 60 years of excellence; Morilee by Madeline Gardner, the leading brand of Bridal and Evening wear, brings you beautiful dress collections for all the special events of your life. […]

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Real Wedding Wednesday: Leah and Sam

This past September, Leah and Sam had their sweet southern wedding at the Wyndham VA Center Crossings Hotel. Leah’s maids helped her into her lace bodice gown with a sweetheart neckline and she added the finishing touches before going to meet her groom at the alter. Doesn’t she look gorgeous and don’t even get me […]

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Unique Styling Ideas For Your Big Day

  The wedding day is about the look as much as it is about love. Brides (or grooms) should choose fashion that conveys their unique style. While wedding fashion once bowed to convention—the long white gown and veil for the bride and a tux or suit for the groom– traditions come andgo with each generation. […]

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Get a Bit Fit for Your Wedding Day

Weddings are strenuous affairs, and you want to be in as good of shape as possible because weddings are emotionally and physically draining. So, at least three months in advance of the big day, consider starting these healthy habits as long as a doctor would agree they would be safe for you so you can enjoy […]

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Summer Wedding: Do’s and Don’ts

Summer is one of the busiest wedding seasons of the year.  The sky is blue, the trees are a lush green, and the flowers are in full bloom. This offers the perfect backdrop for a beautiful wedding. However, there are a few key do’s and don’ts to pulling off the perfect Summer wedding. Follow this […]

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