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See your name in Lights!

What a fun wedding idea brought to us by Martha Stewart Weddings! See your names, monogram or wedding design in lights for your big day!! Sign by: http://www.artisticneon.com/Home/

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Fun Centerpiece Idea

I love this mirrored candle centerpiece for any venue that requires that all candles be enclosed (which are most venues) This adds a very contemporary look to any event!!! Right now these are only available to buy from Fete in New York. I hope to see them in this area soon!! Happy Friday!

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Fun Centerpiece Idea

I love this mirrored candle centerpiece for any venue that requires that all candles be enclosed (which are most venues) This adds a very contemporary look to any event!!! Right now these are only available to buy from Fete in New York. I hope to see them in this area soon!! Happy Friday!

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A New Take on Your Favorite Songs

I was at a tasting today with a client when we started to talk about ceremony music. My bride said she wanted something different and not the typical wedding songs. This reminded me of when I saw the “Today Show” Wedding this year. I heard the string quartet as the bride walked down the aisle […]

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Sketches of your Wedding Dress

Do you want to feel like a celebrity?? Do you want the designer dress experience without the designer dress price tag? There are a few companies out there now that are sketching your wedding dress for a very unique keepsake that will last the test of time. Dreamlines is a great company that will sketch […]

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Idea I love

I stumbled upon this great website the other day and I Love these totes. Maptote is a website that creates customized totes with over 40 popular destinations sketched on the. What a great idea for your out of town bags, your bridesmaids and even as a summer beach bag! I know I will be buying […]

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Kentucky Derby Wedding

Like many others, I get Kentucky Derby Fever around this time of year. And even though I did not get to see the race this year becuase I was putting final touches on Katie and Colin’s wedding I thought it was fun to think of southern weddings that really “get into” the Kentucky Derby and […]

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Carnations….

I Love Carnations!! I know it sounds funny.. especially ever since I can remember I told everyone.. buy me flowers.. but dont ever buy Carnations! I get that same response from my brides when I say… what do you think about Carnations? But they are soon surprised when I show them photos of what I […]

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Your Married.. You Have a Great Dress… Now What??

All Photos by EyeSpy Photography Usually after the wedding my loving couples say good bye to me and get on with the rest of their Happily Ever After!! One of the questions I rarely get asked is about “What do I do with my dress”. I think a lot of brides decide to get their […]

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Wedding Songs: Best Wedding Songs of 2010

The Knot recently Publised the Best Wedding Songs of 2010. This is a fun assortment of slow songs, group dance songs and fun songs to incorporate into every part of your wedding. For full clips of each of these videos go to The Knot and Enjoy! “Say Hey (I Love You)” by Michael Franti and […]

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The Cost of a Tented Wedding Reception…

Photos by: Photogen-inc.com A few weeks ago I ran across this wonderful post from Michigan Wedding Planner Jessica of Stella Event Design.. I thought this was the perfect read to repost. She hits it right on the head. We get a lot of calls wanting us to assist the couples in making their backyard dreams […]

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I Heart Etsy!!

I love Etsy… Not just because I love to shop, but because it is a great new resource for all couples planning a wedding. The contributors take DIY to the next level. I have had lots of brides buy purses, cake toppers, veils and jewelry. Here are some of my favorite items and the stores […]

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Candles

Candles are one of the most inexpensive ways to decorate and give the room such a glow…. I always suggest incorporating candles on the table or doing a 1/3 of the tables in just a candle arrangement. And of course votives.. you can never have too many votives in my opinion. Candles dont have to […]

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Most Amazing “First Dance”

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of helping Jim and Katie with their amazing wedding! We have been working together for over the last year planning their wedding at Katie’ Parents Home in Chisago City. The whole time Katie and Jim lived in Chicago. So it was fun to see them when they came […]

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The First Dance….

I was talking to one of my brides yesterday and we got talking about first dance songs. I know that when I got married this was an area that I really stressed about. I wanted to pick something perfect…. Not to new, not to overplayed, not to mushy…. I will never know if I picked […]

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Fun Idea

The gals over at Blue Orchid Designs are always thinking of great ideas and finding great resources! I have been trying to find a great color swatch book, online tool, etc So I would have some more creative tools! The gals over at Blue Orchid Posted this… http://colorschemedesigner.com/ I am so excited!

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One of My Favorite Ideas

Nate and Jessica were a wonderful and creative couple to work with! I will blog more about their unique and amazing decor later… I had just went online to check out their fun pictures for Traveling Photobooth. How fun are these pictures! You can really tell the couples personality in this photo! Congratulations Jessica and […]

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Unique Wedding Ideas

One of the reasons that couples are finding the need for a wedding planner is that we do this for a career and we are good at thinking of ideas! One of the services I offer my couples is a “List” that I have compiled over the years that points out some fun ideas to […]

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A Little Blue Box…..

There is something about a little blue box with the name Tiffany’s printed on it that just makes a girls heart go pitter-patter, or least it does to mine! So needless to say there is nothing better than being proposed too and seeing that box. Tiffany’s has just added the neatest new product to their […]

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Blurb

For all of you looking for an inexpensive option for your wedding photos go to Blurb.com. I created a book for my father this Christmas. It was so east and it came out great!! Look at http://www.blurb.com for more information

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