2010 31/05

Here’s to Tradition!

By Erin Frank
To help make guests feel right at home, use your program as a primer on anything that might be unfamiliar to guests.  For example, at a recent Jewish wedding we attended, the bride and groom included the following in their program:
“We have incorporated many Jewish traditions in our wedding day.  Our Ketubah, marriage [...]

2010 29/05

Plus Size Engagement Photo Shoot

By Megan Peters
We finally had our engagement photo shoot. It was a much anticipated event; I really wanted to have more recent photographs of us as a couple.  So our time finally came and we set out to Stanford campus with our fantastic photographer Paula Kirkland.

I was a little worried about being a plus size [...]

2010 28/05

Planning a Multi-Cultural Wedding

By Lauren and Haney
We live in a globalizing world with diversity reaching every last corner of the globe, and that’s why it was important for us to integrate different cultures into our wedding.  We saw this as a chance to bring together our unique backgrounds, while honoring our family and friends. Putting a cultural twist [...]

2010 27/05

A Cinderella Story

I love the energy of this wedding video and the bride and groom were clever with the opening sequence! What do you think? I’m looking forward to working with Alumiere Studios next week for a wedding at the Silver Creek Country Club.
Mazie + Randy’s Music Video Highlights from Vincent Quach on Vimeo.

2010 26/05

Real Weddings – Krista and Tim

If you are looking for some fabulous inspiration for your wedding, here it is! This wedding is ecofriendly, with a touch of DIY, and a lot of fun!
Along with some amazing photos, here is the story of Krista and Tim’s wedding told in their own words…
Describe any special parts of the wedding, or people who [...]

2010 25/05

Bay Area Venues

Source: Ventana Inn, Murietta’s Well, Monarch Cove Inn, Madrona Manor

The lucky thing about us Northern California brides is that we have many different venue options at our fingertips! Anything from wine country to beach front is available within a short distance. The versitility of Northern California is great for any type of look, feel or [...]

2010 24/05

SF Wedding Venue: The California Academy of Sciences

By Erin Frank

There’s no doubt you’ll find your wedding unforgettable.  But what about your guests?  One of the big realizations my husband and I had when we were planning our nuptials is that while this day seems like it’s all about you, what you’re really doing is planning a fabulous party for your loved ones. [...]

2010 23/05

Real Weddings- San Francisco

By Ami Sampat
Check out these wonderful photos taken by Paula Kirkland from a gorgeous wedding held at the San Francisco Film Centre.

2010 21/05

Choosing a City and Planning from Afar

By Lauren and Haney
With a vision in hand and certain values to guide our decision making, we recognized that a top priority was our interaction with our guests.  Because our friends and families are so important to us and would one way or another fly from across the globe and the United States, we chose [...]

2010 20/05

I love buying secondhand

I’m planning my wedding on a $10,000 budget, so I’ve got to be very careful about my expenses. So that’s one reason I love buying secondhand. Not only do you save money, you prolong the life of an object!

On Friday, I dropped by Mignonne — a boutique that specializes in giving old furniture [...]

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