Photo by KingenSmith; Bridal Salon: Dimitra's Bridal Couture; Floral Design by HMR Designs; Planning & Design by Hope Weis Consulting Planning a wedding is difficult under any circumstances, but even more so if you and your future spouse are currently in a long-distance relationship. Whether you’re living apart due to a deployment, school, a job, or you met while living in different cities, the logistics can be tough. Don’t despair, though. In large part due to technology, coordinating your nuptials while far away from your partner is easier than ever! There are still some unique challenges however, so it’s important to use all the tools available. Before you get started on any serious planning, it is vital to discuss your expectations, hopes, and desires for the big day to get everyone (including families) on the same page. As you two don’t even live in the same city, deciding on a location might lead ... Read More »
Warning: Spoilers for the finale of This Is Us ahead! Photo courtesy of Chrissy Metz's Instagram Fans of the hit NBC drama were thrilled to see Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Toby (Chris Sullivan) tie the knot at the bride’s family cabin in the Poconos. Befitting the location, the décor of the day had a rustic elegance to it. The couple exchanged vows beneath a whitewashed wooden structure draped with dusty rose fabric. Greenery intermixed with blush and ivory flowers also adorned the altar. Photo courtesy of Justin Hartley's Instagram Bridesmaids got ready in a makeshift bridal suite inside the cabin, decorated with a string banner reading “Katoby” – the newlyweds’ portmanteau name. Kate’s brothers Kevin (Justin Hartley) and Randall (Sterling K. Brown) planned the big day, with Randall even putting together the gift bags given to each guest. After it was discovered that their late father’s T-shirt – which was going to be ... Read More »
Everyone has a story to tell. There’s no better way to share the tale of your courtship, your distinct personalities, and the things you cherish most than by creating experiences that reflect what is unique about you. Step out of the box when it comes to planning the celebration of a lifetime – avoid ordinary and think extraordinary – by adding breathtaking details, awe-inspiring entertainment, and more. Here are a few suggestions that will elevate your wedding so that it’s not only an event, but also an encounter your guests will remember forever. Start with a wedding weekend kickoff. - After – or in lieu of – a rehearsal dinner, think about hosting a casual cocktail reception for your entire guest list. It doesn’t need to be fancy, but your attendees will feel welcomed; this will also give them a chance to meet someone new before the festivities begin. - ... Read More »
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