Whether you love talking about money or not, establishing a wedding budget is perhaps the strongest way to start planning your big day. Did you know that according to The Knot, the average cost of a wedding by state ranges from $20,000 to $78,000? With thousands of dollars at stake, thinking thoroughly through your budget from the beginning will help guide all of your future decisions from where to have it to how many guests you’ll invite.
Let’s admit it, we have all been oohing and aahing over recent engagements: the dreamy proposals, the stunning rings, and of course the romantic pictures with the caption, “She Said Yes!” Now that the initial shock has set in, wedding planning begins, and it’s the perfect time to consider having a wedding planner on your team.
You have found the perfect partner, now it’s time to find the perfect wedding dress. But where do you start and what do you need to know? Here are five key tips to keep in mind when wedding dress shopping.
If you’re anything like every other bride ever who’s planning an outdoor ceremony, you’ve been stressing over the weather forecast. So, what happens when you find out it’s going to rain on your wedding day?
First off, if you’ve hired a wedding planner, you’ll be taken care of. They’ll help make sure you’re prepared for the best day of your life, no matter what the forecast. Additionally, check out this waterfall of tips to turn on the sunshine at your wedding, not despite the rain, but because of it! (more…)
This January, we had the opportunity to collaborate with Butler’s Pantry and pulled together a fabulous photo shoot at Oak Knoll Park in St. Louis.
Inspired by the winter holidays, the room was full of warm reds and mixed-metal details. It was a sight to see! And taste! Lucky for us, that Hot Chocolate Bar wasn’t just for show! This was our first opportunity to work with BBJ Linen’s new MODA line, and we loved it! What a great way to showcase the beautiful St. Louis Community Foundation #2 at Oak Knoll Park. Check out the gorgeous results!
Emily and Nick were such a blast to work with and we had so much fun bringing their luxurious, but minimalistic, green and white wedding to life. This collaborations of vendors really brought their A-Game!
How to achieve this look? Step 1. Mix and match traditional rounds with pub tables.
Step 2. Add ghost chairs and bar stools. Step 3. Top it off with killer florals and warm uplighting. BAM! Welcome to the hippest party around!