Wedding Ideas: Wedding Planning 101
March 13, 2014 | christine
Being newly engaged is such a joyous moment, but what happens after the tears of joy, congratulations and champagne? If you're wondering where to start planning your big day, we've asked wedding planner extraordinaire Christopher Confero to share his 12 month wedding planning timeline with us. Take it one step at a time, and before you know it you'll be walking down that aisle! From finding your venue, to your final dress fitting, to the honeymoon preparations, we've got you covered!
February 4, 2014 | christine
Congratulations to the soon-to-be and newly engaged couples out there! This is such a special time - so enjoy the moment. When you're ready to begin planning the wedding of your dreams, here are a few of our Wedding Planning 101 articles to get you started!
January 28, 2014 | christine
Finding the perfect wedding dress is without a doubt one of the most exciting decisions for a bride-to-be! Quite possibly the most beautiful garment you will ever wear, choosing your wedding dress should be an experience of a lifetime, but for many brides, the prospect of finding "The One" can be an overwhelming and even daunting task. So, we've asked Trish Lee, an up-and-coming San Francisco-based designer specializing in bespoke vintage-inspired wedding gowns, to share her advice for navigating your wedding dress shopping process.
December 3, 2013 | christine
Today we are going behind the scenes with Christopher Confero Design to see everything that goes into a brilliantly executed event. I am constantly in awe of Christopher's incredible work, and today we are sharing his insider knowledge, advice and general words of wisdom for achieving wedding perfection. We even have a sample wedding day timeline for you and, my personal favorite, a behind the scenes video of the complete wedding production process.
August 27, 2013 | christine
Reception lounge areas are a trend that have taken the wedding world by storm, and now they are a key component on many couple's minds as they plan their wedding. We've put together some top tips on how to create a reception lounge area that is as inviting as it is functional.
August 12, 2013 | christine
Whether you decide to have a traditional ceremony or to throw the rulebook out the window altogether, the following elements are essential to achieving the one-of-a-kind wedding ceremony that you will remember forever, and your guests will as well.
July 29, 2013 | Christy
Historically thought to bring the newlyweds a bountiful and fruitful marriage, showering the couple with rice as they make their grand exit is a ritual that has been practiced for generations. Now couples are embracing alternatives to this festive tradition. Give your guests something to remember you by with these seasonally inspired send off ideas!
July 22, 2013 | christine
It's time to grab your fiance and that scanner, and start shopping! As you've probably heard, gone are the days of simple crystal and china wedding registries. While the traditional gift registries are still the most popular, many couples have branched out to more unorthodox options. We've compiled a list here of our favorite registries of all kinds, for our newlyweds-to-be.
July 9, 2013 | Christy
Understanding the ins and outs of wedding planning can feel like a daunting task. So to shine a little light on one important (and very fun) part of wedding planning, we asked talented invitation designer Heidi Jimenez from Zenadia Design to walk us through her company's process for creating custom wedding invitations for a client. Great stuff from a true expert! Read on!
June 19, 2013 | Christy
The magic and beauty of weddings is that each one is unique, but when it comes to wedding planning, there are basics that every couple will need to tackle no matter what the the look, style and personality of their day. Here are a few of our Wedding Planning 101 articles to get you started on the right track!