Tag: DC Wedding Planner

How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering
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How to Avoid (4) Common Oversights with Invitation Ordering

Ordering stationery (invitations) can be a simple process that can also be complicated if you are not aware of what is needed to make this a smooth process.  There are numerous moving parts to what is included in the invitation suite, to etiquette in regards-to wording, to who should be invited, to creating a process...

R.S.V.P Etiquette…10 Mindful Tips for the Perfect Guest!
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R.S.V.P Etiquette…10 Mindful Tips for the Perfect Guest!

Special delivery!  You’ve got Mail!  Okay, I am not referring to the 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.  A special friend has sent you a formal invitation in the mail to attend possibly their wedding, birthday celebration, retirement celebration, gala, etc. However, when you receive the invitation do you really...

You’re Engaged Part 3:  Selecting Your Venue
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You’re Engaged Part 3: Selecting Your Venue

In our previous blog series of “You’re Engaged”, we helped you to get organized and highlighted wedding vendors that you should secure first in the wedding planning process.  Now let’s talk about choosing your venue.  It may be your first time getting married and even if it is not, the burning question of knowing how...

How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests
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How to Handle “Special” Food Requests from Your Guests

You’re counting down to that special moment in your life – planning, organizing, and making sure all the details are carried out appropriately.  The most important element of your big day is making sure that all your guests have a wonderful dining experience during your wedding that will have them talking for days.  During all the planning, you...

Vibrant Fall Wedding | Belmont Manor & Historic Park | Eric & Shakétta
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Vibrant Fall Wedding | Belmont Manor & Historic Park | Eric & Shakétta

Last Fall, we had the opportunity to witness the enduring love of Eric and Shakétta as they said “I do” to each other on the beautiful grounds of Belmont Manor and Historic Park. It was a contemporary garden style wedding as the grounds of the manor provided the perfect backdrop.  The Groom (Eric) looked dapper...

You’re Engaged! Part 2:  Top (5) Wedding Pros to Hire First!
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You’re Engaged! Part 2: Top (5) Wedding Pros to Hire First!

In our previous blog, we highlighted (9) fabulous tips to organizing yourself to get you on the path to planning your wedding day.  Now that you have taken the first steps to planning, we are now going to provide you with advice on the first (5) wedding professionals you should hire first for your wedding...

You’re Engaged! 9 Fabulous Tips to Start the Journey of Planning Your Wedding (pt. 1)
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You’re Engaged! 9 Fabulous Tips to Start the Journey of Planning Your Wedding (pt. 1)

You’re Engaged!  You said “Yes” to the love of your life over the Holiday Season!  Your heart is racing, everyone is congratulating you and want to know all the details!  Then someone finally asks the question, “When is the big day?”.  Then everything pauses because reality has just set in and now you have to...

Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin
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Northern Virginia Fall Wedding | Michael & Carin

We were overjoyed this year producing wedding celebrations with all our amazing couples.  On October 14, 2017 at Osprey’s at Belmont Bay in Northern Virginia, our beautiful couple, Mike & Carin, started a new chapter in the lives and said, “I Do”. Mike and Carin met at work in 2014, however, they sparked interest with...

(7) Best Preferred & Beloved Venues |  No. 1, HILTON NORFOLK THE MAIN
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(7) Best Preferred & Beloved Venues | No. 1, HILTON NORFOLK THE MAIN

Journey with us as we focus on our preferred locations to host your next soiree!  Location, Location, Location!  Our CEO’s preferred venues include Hilton Norfolk Main, Airlie, Four Seasons Baltimore, The Sunset Room, Four Seasons Georgetown, The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection, and the Mandarin Oriental.   Each of these properties are superior in cuisine, guest accommodations,...

Real Weddings • Tyrone & Sherita • The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection
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Real Weddings • Tyrone & Sherita • The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection

Last October we had the opportunity to design and plan an upscale affair for the union of Tyrone & Sherita at The Mayflower Hotel Autograph Collection in Washington, DC.  With over 100 plus of their close family and friends the two love birds said “I Do” and danced the night away. Their romantic story began...