Kasey Angulo and MLB baseball player Tony Sipp met in 2013 when the groom was playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks. "I've never been fond of athletes for obvious reasons, but he convinced me he was different," shares Kasey. "He stole my heart." Sadly, when the pair met, the bride's mother had been fighting stage IV sarcoma for over 10 years, but Tony knew just the way to make his proposal extra special once the time was right. When his beloved was four months pregnant, Tony proposed in the hospital at her mother's bedside with a beautiful ring that – unbeknownst to Kasey – she had helped him design. "He wanted to make sure she was able to witness what she helped bring to fruition," smiles the bride. Prior to their November 2017 wedding, the World Series champion and his bride-to-be chose to take engagement photos at a gorgeous venue in Houston, Texas. The theme ... Read More »
While some brides prefer a more neutral and natural look for their wedding day, many want their celebration to incorporate plenty of glitz and glam. Since a wedding is such a special event, it's important for many couples to feel as though the décor complements the occasion – and what better way to epitomize celebration than with glitter? From opulent, sparkling decorations to minimal glitz that only makes its debut in the small details, there are a number of ways to feature this trend in your nuptials. For a subtle way to incorporate glitter, try finding a pair of heels with a glittery look or a style with a glittered sole for an even more subdued option. Ceremony choices include wrapping your bouquet or your bridesmaids' nosegays with glitter ribbon or showcasing a sparkling sign or monogram at the entrance of your venue. Have some fun at cocktail hour with straw ornaments featuring some ... Read More »
Photo by Annette Navarro; Planning & Design by Viva Bella Events For some people, the choice of the first dance song is obvious before the couple even gets engaged. If you were lucky enough to share a romantic moment to a love song, you and your future spouse will have the sentimental attachment to the tune that makes for a perfect first dance. Others are satisfied staying with the tried and true classics – such as the wonderful “At Last” by Etta James. However, there are plenty of sweethearts who are on the hunt for the perfect song to describe their love when after months of searching, they hear something new. Finally, a melody that describes how they feel! Modern hits such as “All of Me” by John Legend or “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran exploded in popularity at weddings these past few years, but now some brides or grooms may feel those tracks ... Read More »
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