If you're looking for a simple way to add a glamorous feel to your nuptials, consider using mirrors in your ceremony and reception décor. This trend has been popular for some time, and rightly so! We love how using mirrors provides an elegant look, while also being functional to either make a space feel larger or reflect beautiful scenery or the floral arrangements at your celebration. As with a neutral color palette, mirrors can be incorporated into a variety of wedding styles – from mirrored geometric lanterns at a rustic-elegant event to gorgeous gold-framed mirrors displaying guests' seating assignments at a black-tie affair. There are many ways to achieve the look you desire with mirrored elements. Mirrored welcome signs will wow your guests – and give them a chance to see how dashing they look in their formal attire, risers with reflective surfaces provide a wonderful base for a ceremony floral arrangement, and mirrored ... Read More »
When it comes to planning your wedding day, it all starts with a vision. Thankfully, floral designer Toby Kassoy of Lilla Bello is offering her expert advice on how to stay focused while planning your dream wedding, designing the perfect wedding flowers, and encapsulating the essence of who you are as a couple on your big day! "I’ve been a wedding florist for over 20 years and no two couples I have met have ever been the same," shares Kassoy. "This is a good thing, no actually it’s a beautiful thing! But for that very reason, there is not a one-way approach to start planning for your wedding." Take a look at Toby Kassoy of Lilla Bello's advice for designing your big day – from the first meetings with vendors to the end of the reception! Use her feedback as inspiration for your own vendor meetings and days of planning! Photo by Mary Costa Photography; ... Read More »
Despite getting engaged and married being exciting milestones, planning a wedding is famously stressful. The average person doesn’t regularly throw large events like this, and balancing out the needs and desires of two families can be difficult. For those who don’t relish being in the spotlight, it can be especially tough. It’s no wonder that some couples choose to elope! However, if it’s important to you to have a big traditional wedding, but you’re worried about being so stressed that it dampens the engagement process, we have tips on how to stay calm while planning your nuptials. Photo by Jodee Debes Photography; Planning & Design by Tessa Lyn Events - Hire a planner. While there are still stressful aspects – usually due to interpersonal relationships – that a professional might not be able to help with, an expert consultant and event designer will do a lot to lighten the load of ... Read More »
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