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Engaged Couples Social - Anti-Expo Event

If you are planning your wedding and are looking to meet some rad wedding vendors (minus the hard selling awkwardness) and get a lot of free gifts, food, and drinks, check out our couples social on October 18th in Washington DC!

Added by Sarah Campbell on September 30, 2015 at 12:10pm — No Comments

5 Unique Ideas to Consider While Planning your Fall Wedding

Fall wedding season is upon us! The changing colors, and a crisp breeze in the air makes autumn a wonderful time to weave into your nuptials. Whether it is food or foliage, you can add wonderful wedding details by just embracing the moment.


When having a fall wedding, pumpkins should be somewhere. Traditional flower baskets are passé…


Added by Rachelle Wilber on September 23, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments

Pin Spot Lighting 101

Lighting 101 brought to you by NYC Wedding Lighting 

You don't want to spend all that money on lighting for that special occasion? Then might as well have the cake without the frosting. Lighting in an event adds ambience, brings attention and creates the jaw dropping factor that people are looking for. Lighting is definitely a must have, especially when most events like receptions are held…


Added by NYC Wedding Lighting on September 9, 2015 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Hot or Cold: Tricks to Create a Dream Wedding Menu for Any Season

With the CDC reporting over 2.1 million marriages per year, you would think creating the perfect menu for your own nuptials would be easy. But with so much customization available it's easy to get bogged down, or not know where to begin. Here are some tips for seasonally appropriate choices all of your guests can appreciate.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 26, 2015 at 10:41am — No Comments

The Recliners - Wedding band, dance band, variety band, EDM, Motown, Top 40, Classic Rock

Central Florida.

Wedding band, dance band, variety band, EDM, Motown, Top 40, Classic Rock

The Recliners

With a 20 year history of professionalism and quality music, The Recliners have performed all across the U.S. for crowds of 200 to 20,000 and have even taken their unique and fun act to Paris, France!

They play classy crooner custom Reclinerized songs plus traditional classic rock, Motown, Top 40,… Continue

Added by Rankonfile on August 19, 2015 at 12:10am — No Comments

Six Tips For Choosing The Best Wedding Gown For Your Body Type

Choosing a wedding gown can seem overwhelming at first. Making a single selection from dozens of styles, lengths, and fabrics is…


Added by Emma Sturgis on August 11, 2015 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Buffet or Banquet: What's the Best Option for Your Wedding Venue?

On your wedding day you want every aspect to be just perfect, and many couples spend a great deal of time researching and planning the upcoming ceremony and the reception that follows. One of the larger costs associated with getting married, outside of the cost of your gown and honeymoon, is probably going to be the reception itself. For convenience, many couples choose to rent a hall because it is large enough and has facilities and supplies to accommodate all their guests in one location.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 3, 2015 at 1:57pm — 1 Comment

Down to Earth Entree: Comfort Food Recipes for a Small Wedding

If the way to the heart is through the stomach, planning the perfect meal for your wedding should be the beginning of both a healthy marriage and appetite. Here are some favorite recipes to help you and your beloved start off your new lives in good taste.

Pork Chops and Apples…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on July 24, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Getting Hitched in a Jiffy: How to Plan a Wedding In Just 4 Weeks

If you've got a wedding coming up soon but haven't ironed out any of the details yet there's no reason to worry. With a 30 day window and some proper micromanagement, you can make sure your big day is as glorious as you had always hoped. Take charge and read on, there's no time to waste!

Figure out the Biggest Factors

You can't have a wedding without a venue, guests, or a budget. Find a venue that suits your theme, fits your budget, and can accommodate the amount of…


Added by Emma Sturgis on July 6, 2015 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Best of the West: 6 Awesome Pacific Honeymoon Destinations

Deciding on a honeymoon destination can be daunting. After all, it is a once-in-a-lifetime event. And there are two tastes in travel to consider now. For the best of the west in honeymoons, consider one of these four Pacific honeymoon destinations. It is guaranteed…


Added by Emma Sturgis on June 30, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments

CONGRATULATIONS LGBT on your huge accomplishment!

In support of your new rights Opulent Events by Gracie would like to offer a special gift to the LGBT Community for anyone…


Added by Gracie on June 30, 2015 at 2:31am — No Comments

Equality in all 50 states!

It is hard to believe it took this long for marriage equality. It brings tears to my eyes that it is FINALLY legal in all 50 states!

Today made history and it is amazing. ‪#‎loveislove‬


Added by Sarah Campbell on June 26, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Five Unusual Honeymoon Ideas For Offbeat Couples

The honeymoon is an important rite of passage for most newlywed couples. It's the vacation after the stress of planning a wedding, and an introduction to a new life together. There are 'tried and true' honeymoon destinations that have been done to the point of predictability.…


Added by Emma Sturgis on June 4, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Tips For Holding a Great Backyard Reception

A backyard reception is a beautiful and low-key way to save money on your wedding. It's a popular trend in weddings right now too. Making your special day memorable for yourself and others begins with a fun and lively reception. These tips will help you host the best event in a backyard…


Added by Emma Sturgis on June 1, 2015 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Calling All Brides! (Want To Be In A Book?)

Are you a married or engaged woman with a same-sex partner? 

If so, I’d love to hear about your wedding for a book I’m writing on lesbian weddings.

After getting married myself last month, I am really interested in how same-sex couples make their wedding days their own. My own wedding was full of personalisation and quirks that made it…


Added by Joanna L K Moore on May 19, 2015 at 6:29am — No Comments

A New LGBT comedy by Guinevere Turner!

Hello everyone!
I wanted to let you know about a project you might be interested in supporting and sharing with your community: a short film I'm producing titled…

Added by Ally Iseman on April 30, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

Choosing A Great Wedding Gown for Your Body Type

When it comes to wedding dress shopping, you've probably seen all of the cookie-cutter advice on how to find a wedding dress that is perfect for your body type. While some of these standard rules can be okay, many women find that these so-called rules can be a bit limiting. For…


Added by Emma Sturgis on April 28, 2015 at 6:17pm — No Comments

If you ♥Love♥ the water a Ceremony at Sea might just be the ticket

Have you dreamed about getting married out on the water? Well, your dream may not be as far-fetched as you think.  Wedding ceremonies at sea are becoming more and more common, and finding vendors who offer all-inclusive packages that are unique and romantic is getting much easier.  Many offering affordable, unique, yet upscale venues for your special day.

Here are a few tips for pulling off a wonderful ceremony at sea.…


Added by Capt Iris Clarke on April 9, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Planning A Great Commitment Ceremony

Planning a commitment ceremony for same-sex couples to honor their life-long devotion to one another is not unlike planning an event that would be experienced during any traditional opposite-sex wedding or vow renewal ceremony. Like any happy couple, those involved in a commitment ceremony want to…


Added by Emma Sturgis on March 18, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments

The Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in North America

For many couples, honeymoon planning is just as essential as the wedding itself, if not even more important. The honeymoon is a very special time for newlyweds and should be spent in an exceptional destination. The following cities are some of the top traveled, and…


Added by Emma Sturgis on March 6, 2015 at 3:58pm — No Comments

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