Southern, sweet, and charming is the epitome of Ashley Dorton. She is what every bride needs on her wedding day, to capture gorgeous stunning photos. Not only does she think solely of her bride, but she wants to capture what you will love the most. Weddings are a day that every bride wants to remember, so choosing the right photographer is a huge decision. [Read more…]
Colonial Williamsburg holds praise to keeping its buildings true to its colonial heritage. If you have ever visited you know that it is a sight to see for every family, no matter what age. If you are a bride that loves tradition, loves history, and an absolute stunning backdrop The Alumni House Wedding Venue is a perfect match for you. It is located right in Colonial Williamsburg, overlooking the heart of William and Mary. It is centrally located to accommodate all your guests, and fit every bride’s needs. Photos courtesy of Michael and Carina Photography. [Read more…]
As a Williamsburg wedding planner, when I’m looking at bridesmaid dresses, I think of where I might be able to wear the dress again. Bridesmaid dresses can be very tricky. Every bride wants a dress that flatters each bridesmaid, but also fits the vision of their special day. So, when looking for these amazing dresses, you want to treat it delicately, but with importance. [Read more…]
Do we have a treat for you this month. We have teamed up with Michele of Michele Perry Design Co. and are sharing this one of a kind “Will You Be My Bridesmaid” card- for free. If you’ve just started your wedding planning, you might be playing eeny, meeny, miny, moe with which friends are going to be your tribe. Once you have decided, you might want to ask them with a little gift. Our subscribers will receive a beautiful and fun free “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” card for when you “pop” the question. Photo by Michele Perry. [Read more…]
Every wedding deserves a time where it brings out your personality, and unites friends and family. It involves uniqueness that any bride can incorporate how she feels best. Incorporating something that friends, and family can look back on, is a keepsake for any wedding. As a Williamsburg wedding coordinator, I have seen traditional photo booths, however most brides lean towards what fits best within their budget. [Read more…]
No wedding should be complete without a proper wedding send off. We mean this in our deepest of hearts. You have been planning this wedding your whole life so why shouldn’t you end the night right- not with a fizzle but with a bang. Or, in this case, a blaze of glory. There are some practical reasons for a proper send off too. Having an exit is like politely saying “it’s time to go home- now get out”. It will also leave a lasting impression on the night’s festivities and give a “complete” feeling. Be sure you contact your wedding venue to see what is allowed and what’s not. A lot of old historic venues don’t allow the use of sparklers.
It’s always fun to incorporate a theme into a bridal shower, especially if it’s a Southern Chic theme. Imagine ice tea, simple but beautiful decorations and a playful bride… this shower theme is full of southern laid back style. [Read more…]