Entries by Pamela

When, Who and How Much:Buying Basics with Deanna

WHEN TO SHOP We recommend purchasing your dress one year prior to your wedding date.  Most gowns take about 6-8 months from first stitch to last snip. In addition to the 6-8 months for the dress to be created, you’ll want to leave time for alterations.  Depending on the dress,alterations can take 2-3 months.  Our best advice is […]

Who Should Pay For What?

Chances are, you’ve probably been dreaming of your wedding day since you were a little boy or girl. You may even have the perfect dream wedding completely planned out in your mind– but I’d be willing to bet your dreaming didn’t include the part where someone has to pay for everything you picked out! Traditionally […]

What to Expect During your Alteration Process.

Before Your First Fitting Decide which accessories — jewelry, headpiece, wrap, bag — you want to wear with your dress and buy or order them. Buy your undergarments and bridal shoes. You must have your wedding day lingerie and shoes for all your fittings — a simple bra switch or change in heel height can […]

Our Top Favorite Bridal Bouquets

  There are so many different bridal bouquet types, so your wedding bouquet style is up to you. Start your search with bridal bouquet pictures for inspiration. Search for types of flowers and colors you want for your wedding theme. Keep in mind the season of the year, depending on what time of the year […]

Spring Wedding Essentials

If you’re attending an outdoor wedding this spring, make sure you come prepared. It’s the season of fresh flowers and sunshine, but there’s always the element of surprise rain showers. Here are some of our favorite accessories to battle transitional weather and how to add a little flair to your wedding day style! Sunglasses: A […]

Colored Stone Engagement Ring

  Daring brides are straying from the traditional diamond when it comes to center stones. Several engaged and married celebrities are fans of the trend, such as Jenny McCarthy, Halle Berry and of course Kate Middleton! Go for a regal blue sapphire like Kate, or go the route of Halle with a vintage inspired emerald […]

Steps on Planning a Wedding that’s Totally You!

Step 1. Think Big The beginning of the process is the dreaming phase, so don’t worry about how it will work or how much it will cost. Picture your dream wedding! Ask yourself these questions. Big or small? Should you invite everyone you know or your close friends and relatives? Should it be indoors or […]

Reception Upgrades Worth Your Budget

There are so many different ways to spend your wedding money, from custom postage stamps to monogrammed napkins. One of the biggest mistakes you can make is blowing your budget on something that you will regret later, especially when no one Lighting: Right lighting can help disguise sore spots like shabby ballroom curtains, and highlight […]

Tips to Make Your Wedding Special

Choose an unlikely site. Consider an alternative site for your wedding, such as an aquarium, a zoo, a historic mansion or even a museum. Write your own vows. There is nothing more special than the words of love that you exchange. You can include poetry, music, and personal anecdotes instead of the traditional “to have […]

Wedding Colors of the Year 2016

Did you get engaged during the holidays? If so, and have started planning your wedding these colors will be important to you because you will start to see these colors everywhere from bridesmaid dresses to appliances and chances are you will be attracted to combine one or more of these colors into your wedding color […]