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Happy snowy Thursday, friends! We are continuing our blog series “Vendor Spotlight” today, where we interview some of our favorite Virginia wedding vendors and ask them the questions that brides want to know! Today, we’re chatting with Richmond, Virginia makeup artist, Shasta Hypes, who we had the pleasure of working with in 2018 for our sweet bride […]

For Brides

Feb 20, 2020

How to Have Your Best Skin on Your Wedding Day | Makeup Artist Shasta Hypes

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Happy Tuesday, friends! We are continuing our blog series “Vendor Spotlight” today, where we interview some of our favorite Virginia wedding vendors and ask them the questions that brides want to know! Today, we’re chatting with Isabelle Russell of Garden Rose Events & Design, which is a full service planning and design company based out […]

For Brides

Feb 11, 2020

3 Ways to Save Money While Wedding Planning | Garden Rose Events & Design

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Hello, friends! We’re so excited to be starting a brand new blog series this month that we’re calling Vendor Spotlight, where we highlight some of our favorite Virginia wedding vendors, while also answering questions that you want to know as you plan your wedding day. The vendors we’ve chosen are some of those that we’ve […]

For Brides

Feb 3, 2020

3 Things To Know Before Booking Your Wedding DJ| 196 Events

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  To first look or not to first look, that is the question. Every couple has to make this difficult decision before their wedding day, and we agree it’s not an easy one! While some people are set on doing a first look from the start, others take longer to decide. Many brides feel that […]

For Brides

Mar 27, 2019

For Brides: 8 Reasons To Do a First Look

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12 Splurge-Worthy Wedding Items When it comes to wedding planning, we know that there are a million and one things to plan for, budget for and pay for. Sticking to a reasonable budget is crucial and one way to ensure you stick to that budget AND walk away from your big day with without regrets […]

For Brides

Mar 11, 2019

For Brides: 12 Splurge-Worthy Wedding Items

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Hello there, bride! Welcome back to our blog series, For Brides, that was created with you in mind. We’re so excited to share the next installment of our blog which is titled “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Best Wedding Day” featuring tips and tricks that think will help you have a more meaningful, more […]

For Brides

Feb 21, 2019

For Brides: 11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Best Wedding Day

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Our Top 7 Reasons To Have a Bridal Session Now that it is off season for us, we are excited to dive back into our special blog series for our brides. This week, I’m talking about 7 Reasons to Have A Bridal Session Before Your Wedding Day. Bridal sessions used to be a luxury item […]

For Brides

Feb 19, 2019

For Brides: 7 Reasons to Have a Bridal Session Before Your Wedding Day

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Engagement Session Outfit Inspiration for Every Season One of the most popular questions we get after we book a couple for their wedding day photography is, “what do I wear to my engagement session?” Though Pinterest can offer ideas, sometimes we ourselves get a little overwhelmed with all of the many options available. After 4 […]

For Brides

Aug 22, 2018

For Brides: What To Wear To Your Engagement Session

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Hey there, bride! Today we’re talking about all about bridal details! Bridal details are all those items that come together to tell the story of your wedding theme that your photographer wants to photograph first thing at the beginning of the day. Your must-have bridal details include your gown, shoes, flowers, invitation suite, etc., but […]

For Brides

Aug 14, 2018

For Brides: 10 Items That Will Enhance Your Bridal Detail Photos

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5 Reasons to Hire Husband and Wife Wedding Photographers Congratulations! You’re engaged! You’re about to become a WIFE. Finding the person you will spend the rest of your life with is such an amazing miracle. Now that the truly difficult part is over, it’s time to plan your wedding! Did anyone else walk into wedding […]

For Brides

Aug 6, 2018

For Brides: 5 Reasons You Should Hire A Husband & Wife Photography Team

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