15 Ways to Reuse Event Decor and Attire

On November 23, 2010

You’ve just had the wedding of your dreams, then you wake up the next morning with all this stuff – extra invitations, save-the-dates, favors, table numbers, food, flowers, veil and even your dress.  There are many ways to give these items a second life; here are a few ideas. The Dress Have it reconstructed into […]

How To Prepare for Gown Shopping

On November 22, 2010

For the bride, one of the most important aspects of the wedding is her gown and how beautiful she’ll look in it.  Bridal gown shopping is very fun and exciting!  However, starting the search for the perfect gown can quickly turn disastrous if unprepared. I interviewed Melody Klever, the manager of my favorite Bay Area […]

How To Prepare for Gown Shopping

On November 22, 2010

For the bride, one of the most important aspects of the wedding is her gown and how beautiful she’ll look in it.  Bridal gown shopping is very fun and exciting!  However, starting the search for the perfect gown can quickly turn disastrous if unprepared. I interviewed Melody Klever, the manager of my favorite Bay Area […]

10 Important Questions to Ask of Potential Event Venues

On November 19, 2010

With almost half of most wedding budgets going toward the reception, the single most important questions to ask potential venues will be these!  Don’t allow the beauty of a reception site to cloud your judgment.  If the answers don’t meet your needs, then continue to search. 1.  What is the maximum capacity? If there are […]

The Perfect Wedding Gift

On November 15, 2010

Year after year, wedding after wedding, my clients are always searching for new gift ideas for the bridal parties, parents and even each other.  While framed photos and jewelry are very nice gifts, canvas art by Geezees is an innovative, unique and heartfelt gift idea that will forever be cherished by those on the receiving […]

Trend Alert: Bridal Couture!

On November 9, 2010

Guests sit on the edge of their seats full of anticipation as the bride makes her grand entrance for one reason.  They want to see her gown and how she looks in it! Choosing a bridal gown is by far the most fun a bride experiences during the wedding planning process.  I’ve broken my rule […]

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Bridesmaid

On November 6, 2010

How many of you ladies have gotten that excitement filled phone call from a close friend announcing she’s engaged?  She asks you to be a bridesmaid, you say yes, then the next thing you know she’s driving you completely nuts!  If that hasn’t happened to you yet, you’re fortunate! Whether you are a bridal party […]

Distinctive Wedding Day Transportation

On November 5, 2010

Style and personality do not and should not stop at flowers, linens and lighting.  Distinctive transportation is the perfect way for couples to add flair and individuality to their weddings! The days of stretch limousines and town cars are all but gone!  Sure, they get you from point A to point B, but they’re like […]

Ask Jonette: How Can the Parents of the Groom Get Involved?

On November 4, 2010

Today’s post comes from a request by the blogger behind Blue Cotton Memory : “I’d love to see a post on “how to” make the grooms family feel part of the event.  I think that is one area that gets totally glossed over.” Traditional etiquette regarding which family pays for what has all but been […]

Design the Perfect Bridal Bouquet Using 3 Easy Tips

On November 3, 2010

With so many beautiful flowers from which brides have to choose to create their bouquets, it’s no surprise that this can be one of the more overwhelming aspects of wedding planning! While there are many variables that help a bride determine which is the right bouquet, there are three constants that, once properly relayed to […]