What’s a Blog Without Readers?

Readers, I want you to know how appreciated you are! I am new to the world of blogging so you may have to bear with me for a short while… Thank you in advance! Coming soon, I will be covering planning tips for all sorts of events. Here are a few that I have in mind: Wedding-…

A Poll on First Looks: What do you prefer?

Did you read my last post? If not, you might want to check it out because… I am taking a poll to see how many people would have a first look on their wedding day! Answer the poll and you will get to see what everyone thinks! Are you a fan of first looks? Let…

First Look Reactions – Oh Happy Day!

Do you know what a “First Look” is? It’s where the bride and groom have a photographer who captures the first time they see each other on their wedding day. Since this takes place before the ceremony, it goes against the tradition that the bride and groom should not see each other 24 hours before they…

Exiting Your Wedding Without Making a Mess

Let’s get to thinking about ideas for wedding exits! Most couples celebrate their exit by having their guests toss bird seeds, bubbles, confetti, etc. All of these make the newly weds’ exit extra fun, but only some are easy to clean up. Normally, I would say… Who cares if it makes a mess? Go all out its…

Rain or Shine: It’s Your Wedding Day

What happens if it rains on your wedding day? The show must go on! Although it can be frustrating and upsetting to learn that it’s predicted to rain on your wedding day, save the waterworks for the sky! Rain on your wedding day is thought to signify good luck! Sure, the pictures might not turn…

Invitations – Respondez S’il Vous Plait

Originally posted on Très Magnifique Productions:
It may seem like common knowledge, but doing what I do, I’ve realized that people don’t really know  what the right etiquette is when it comes to RSVPing to events (especially weddings). Do you take a date? Do you not take a date? Here are a few tips to…

A Little Promotion Celebration with Karaoke and Sushi!

Alright y’all it’s time for a celebration! Finally an event that is not a wedding! Below, I am sharing the story of my boyfriend’s job promotion. Along the way I am going to bold the things that I think are helpful tips for you to plan your own celebration. I hope you find my ideas…

Light Up Your Wedding One Sparkler at a Time!

When you think of sparklers at a wedding, you probably think of the newlywed couple’s exit from the reception. But, why constrict sparklers to one single role when they can be used in other ways? Carlyn and John Mothershed agree. They loved the idea of sparklers, but wanted to use them in a different way by having every…

Tying the Knot in Fairhope, AL

This past summer I got the opportunity to be an Intern for Weddings and Events by Jenna Laine in Fairhope, AL! I began working in the middle of wedding season and it was crazy. We put on three weddings in just 2 weeks! Today, I was browsing through Jenna’s website and I found albums from…

Pay Attention to Details or Else

Details-they are never too small to take note of in the event planning industry. Sometimes they seem picky, but they definitely aren’t– especially to the bride. I learned that the hard way… This summer I helped with a wedding where the bride asked for blush flowers in her bouquet (Blush is a muted light pink color). Well, when I…

Getting Your Budget To Go the Extra Mile

Readers, all you need to stay within your budget is a little creativity! Here’s a story that proves it: This past summer I worked with a wonderful couple in South Alabama. They had an extremely beautiful wedding, especially for their budget. Here are two major decisions they made that upgraded their wedding while staying on budget….

How to Hit Your Deadlines When Planning Events

Plan ahead, plan ahead, plan ahead! Unfortunately, this is probably everyone’s least favorite thing to do. That’s right- tasks should be completed BEFORE the due date has arrived. It may seem unnecessary at the time, but let me assure you it is absolutely necessary. When planning events, the only sure-fire way to get everything done…