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Selecting the Perfect Floral Designer

Being the Owner of Blooms and Twine Floral Design, I know a thing or two about floral design! Today we are going to talk about picking a great florist.

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What to Know Before Hiring a Wedding Officiant

As a professional officiant myself, I would like to offer some advice and answers to questions you may have about hiring an officiant for your wedding. What does an officiant do? In my opinion, the ceremony is the most important part of your wedding. After all, the union is the reason everyone is gathered together as witnesses…

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Finding Your Perfect Wedding DJ

Your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime event that takes a lot of time, effort and money to plan. The wedding DJ that you choose should reflect your personality and style, and this vendor will have a direct effect on the success of your special day. Here are a few things that a professional DJ should provide: …

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Five Steps to a Perfect Wedding Film

There are so many different aspects of planning a wedding, but from my knowledge, having a videographer present is so important and worth the investment. So with that, here are five tips on what a couple can do to make their wedding film showcase them in the best way possible. This advice can be used with any videographer as well as be helpful for any couple in understanding the video process. Many couples have no idea what to expect, just like with anything they do the first time!

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What to Think About When Hiring a Designer or Décor Vendor

Customizing an event can be a blast, but overwhelming at the same time. Whether you need help gathering ideas, designing, finding décor or coordinating the event, there are professionals to help. Here are five things to think about when planning an event and how hiring a decor vendor can help!

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What to Think About When Hiring a Custom Stationery Vendor

Invitations are the first visual your guests have of your wedding day, and as a graphic designer specializing in stationery, I’m so excited to break the process down for you today! Your invitations set the tone for the feel of your event, and they determine more than we realize. For example, casual invitations mean casual dress code. No link to the registry means no wedding gifts…

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What to Think About When Hiring a Dessert Vendor

For over fifteen years, I have been providing wedding cakes and desserts through Soft Peaks Cakery. I have seen a LOT of changes over the years. Thirty years ago when my husband and I got married, we spent $300 for the complete day (Equivalent to $1,000 in today’s money). We had lunch, cake and beverages for 75 people in our backyard. Like today, our family and friends helped with the food. I made the cake, we purchased the beverages at the local Costco and we wrote our invites on a brown paper bag…

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Hiring an Event Planner for the First Time (& Not for a Wedding)

Up until now I had heard little about event planners, aside from talking to a few brides here and there. For a long time I also thought they were just for weddings. To give a little background about myself, when it comes to party planning, I enjoy scouring Pinterest for elaborate ideas and then brainstorming ways to get it done in the most budget-friendly way. This last March I had my first experience working alongside event planner Samantha…

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