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! https://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=18330411755
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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.
PUMPKINS, PUMPKINS, PUMPKINS!!
When having a fall wedding, pumpkins should be somewhere. Traditional flower baskets are passé…
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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…Continue
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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.…Continue
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Choosing a wedding gown can seem overwhelming at first. Making a single selection from dozens of styles, lengths, and fabrics is…Continue
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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.…Continue
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.
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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In support of your new rights Opulent Events by Gracie would like to offer a special gift to the LGBT Community for anyone…Continue
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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
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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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…
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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…Continue
Added by Emma Sturgis on April 28, 2015 at 6:17pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Emma Sturgis on March 18, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments
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…Continue
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