2010 30/06

The Ultimate Keepsake – A Handmade Album

By Elizabeth Zachry
I told you all about Sabrina Wong the photographer back in February, and I am so excited to give you even more information about her fantastic homemade wedding albums!

I have heard that after the wedding is over, one of the most daunting tasks is putting together your wedding album.  It can take weeks, [...]

2010 25/06

Korean Traditional Wedding Ducks ~ Quack!

By Lauren and Haney
What do ducks and weddings have in common? In Korean culture, ducks and weddings have a lot in common. In fact, wooden wedding ducks are part of the Paebaek traditional Korean wedding ceremony, and we have decided to embrace this tradition in a multitude of ways. We have done this by choosing [...]

2010 24/06

The Ring Shot

Ahh, the ring shot. Have you planned yours yet? Here are a few to get you started from my one of my favorite wedding websites, Southern Weddings:

Here’s a playful one from Kate Harrison Photography. Can you find the bands?

2010 23/06

Couture Cakes – There is Nothing Better!

By Elizabeth Zachry

If you do not know this already, I should tell you:  I am a dessert person, so I take my cake buying very seriously.  I love dessert, especially chocolate, and pretty much anything baked with butter and sugar.  That is why I was especially excited to check out the “Sweet and Savory” festival [...]

2010 19/06

Cake Tasting: Know Your Stuff

By Megan Peters
As a plus size bride, I certainly like my sweets.  So naturally I am happy to go to a bakery to test a few cakes out. This weekend my fiancé and I will be cake tasting together. I haven’t thought too much about it till now, I mean what all do you have [...]

2010 18/06

It’s all in the invitation…

By Lauren and Haney
Congratulations on making it to the wedding invitation stage of your planning. It may sound silly to say “congratulations,” but if you’ve arrived at this stage you have already figure out your date/s, time/s, venue/s, financials, signed contract/s and your wedding theme is in order. All of these decisions help you to [...]

2010 17/06

Rent the Runway for the Budget Bride

Love. Wear. Return.
That’s the tagline for Rent the Runway, an online retailer that lets you borrow high end fashion for less.
I was considering borrowing a friend’s never-worn wedding jewelry but then I came across this fantastic piece for $50 for 4 days (retail $375). I think it’ll go swell with the hair accessory I’m getting [...]

2010 16/06

Real Wedding – Katherine & Rudy

This real wedding story and all of the wonderful photographs associated with it were submitted by Bay Area wedding photographer Sabrina Wong.  Thank you for sharing!
Katherine and Rudy’s wedding was very much about the love they share with each other as well as with their family and friends.  Their intimate wedding ceremony was held under [...]

2010 15/06

Best San Francisco Engagement Photo Locations

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One of the first steps in wedding planning is the photoshoot that comes after the engagement. The Bay Area is filled with so many scenic locations it can be a daunting task to pick a place. We at Bay Area Bride Guide have come up with a handy list of some of the [...]

2010 14/06

Terrarium Treasures

By Erin Frank

Flowers + Vase = Centerpiece…right?  What about putting a spin on this basic principle?  Skip the cut blooms that die out in days. Try centerpieces tailor-made for their little glass houses by Botany Factory.
Based in San Francisco, Botany Factory, specifically plant pro Katie Goldman Macdonald, creates terrific terrariums that are like a green thumb’s [...]

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