Category: Barn Style Weddings

8 Tips for the Perfect Outdoor Wedding
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8 Tips for the Perfect Outdoor Wedding

The combination of Mother Nature and Romance brings together pure bliss for the perfect outdoor wedding.   Although, they are romantic and beautiful within its purity, there are many caveats to consider when planning an outdoor wedding. Below are a few helpful tips to consider when planning an outdoor wedding.  Make sure your guests are comfortable....

DC Wedding Planner  |  Celebrating Father’s Day…5 Ways to Celebrate Fathers on Wedding Day
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DC Wedding Planner | Celebrating Father’s Day…5 Ways to Celebrate Fathers on Wedding Day

Originating in the year of 1908 leading to the year of 1972, there were several initiatives to begin the official day to honor “Fathers” across the United States.  The first record of celebration began in 1908, when a West Virginia church decided to honor fathers during a Sunday sermon to reflect on the life of...

Washington, DC Wedding & Event Planner  |  Celebrating Mother’s Day…A Tribute Our Grooms & Their Mothers
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Washington, DC Wedding & Event Planner | Celebrating Mother’s Day…A Tribute Our Grooms & Their Mothers

Earlier this week, we did a special tribute to our Brides and their Mothers.  Today, on Mother’s Day, we want to showcase the love shared between our Grooms and their Mothers.  Mother’s Day originated in 1908 by Anna Reaves in memory of her own Mother to encourage children around the world to pay tribute to...

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Washington, DC Metro Area Wedding Planner | Valentine's Day Weddings

What day of the year is more romantic than Valentine’s Day? In 2015 and 2016, Valentine’s Day falls over the weekend so we will be sure to see many weddings on The Feast of Saint Valentine. The Effects of Cupid’s Arrow: In preparation for Cupid’s arrow of love, The Alameda County, California Clerk’s office has...

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Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events…Charlie and Sarah

Marriage is sharing life with your best friend, enjoying the journey along the way and arriving at every destination together (author – Fawn Weaver).  This quote perfectly describes the connection between Charlie and Sarah.  Two beautiful souls that met each other at the perfect time in life, and as they grew to know each other...

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Tis the Season…4 Tips to Planning Holiday Weddings

The winter holiday season is a wonderful time of year. It’s so full of color, music, whimsy, and twinkling lights. It’s no wonder many couples chose to wed at this time of year. For many couples, the holidays are the perfect time to get married since family and friends are already gathered together – plus...

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Real Weddings by Perfect Planning Events…Heather and Mike!

We had the pleasure this summer working at one of our favorite locations, The Airlie Center, in Warrenton, Virginia with a very special couple, Heather and Mike (August 23, 2014).  Details of love with Scottish traditions – bag piper recessional and Scottish gift to the Groom, to the sweetest pooch walking down the aisle as...

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Don’t worry about it! Relax! Calm down! Don’t sweat the small stuff! You’ll hear these words a lot during your wedding planning as you are running around and feeling frazzled while trying to make decisions. While they are well-meaning and come from a place of love, you think to yourself “Easy for you to say!...

Celebrity Wedding Spotlight – Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade
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Celebrity Wedding Spotlight – Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade

If fabulous clothes were a wedding theme then actress Gabrielle Union and NBA star Dwayne Wade’s extraordinary 1930’s era juke joint themed wedding would epitomize it. For the August 30, 2014 Miami Beach wedding, guests had to adhere to a dress code – white for the ladies and black tuxedos with bow ties chosen for...

Trick or Treat…Halloween Weddings
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Trick or Treat…Halloween Weddings

Next year, Halloween will fall on a Saturday – the traditional day to host a wedding. If you are thinking about having a non-traditional wedding, then maybe a Halloween theme is right for you and your fiancé. From pumpkins, fall colors and day of the dead traditions, you have lots to choose from when it...

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