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I'm a hopeless romantic who loves collaborating with my couples to design amazing weddings that truly reflect them!


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Local Wedding Pros

Questions for Your Wedding Photographer

One of the areas that I think can be really tricky for a couple is knowing what exactly to ask the professionals you are planning to hire to execute your day. So I wanted to share a list of some great questions to ask your wedding photographer before you hire them. I found lists like this at the Knot… but the truth is, those lists aren’t made by photographers and often have a lot of questions that just don’t make any sense.

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Wedding Planning

Twelve Reasons Hiring a Wedding Planner Will Save Your Sanity

Introduction One of the most frequent questions I get as a wedding planner is, “so what exactly do you do?” Many people think we don’t begin working until the wedding day (FAR from accurate). Others think it’s all about stocking a kit for emergencies. We do that, but this alone definitely wouldn’t justify our cost. […]

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Wedding Design & Personalization

25 Creative Ideas to Personalize Your Dream Wedding

Your wedding day is a celebration of your unique love story, and what better way to make it truly unforgettable than by adding personal touches throughout your wedding? From customized decor to personalized vows, there are countless ways to infuse your wedding with your own style and personality. In this blog post, we’ll explore 50 […]

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Wedding Planning

Nine Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner Before Hiring Them

A wedding planner who understands your personality not only ensures a smoother planning process but also helps in curating a day that truly feels like ‘you’, so it’s key to find someone that you can effortlessly exchange ideas and expectations with.

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Wedding Design & Personalization

Wedding Color Palette Choices: Unlocking the Clues

Unlocking the secrets to choosing the perfect wedding color palette. Discover clues from your closets, home, the season, and your wedding venue to create a stunning and cohesive look that reflects your vision.

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Wedding Budget

How to Create Your Wedding Budget

Planning your wedding budget? Discover the essential elements to include, from venue and catering to attire, photography, and more. Make your special day unforgettable without breaking the bank.


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What's your first step in planning your wedding? Booking your venue, right? Unfortunately, though, this is more complicated than it seems. Don't sign on the dotted line until you've read our guide!

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In Ruffles and Revelry, Rebecca shares what's new on the blog, wedding planning tips, design ideas, and wedding industry news. 

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