Here it is! The 12 month wedding planning you've been searching for. Building your dream team of vendors, adding the design elements that make it you, and managing guests and bridal party are just a few elements to planning the perfect day! Read on for the perfect blueprint on just how to stay on track with your planning.
When it comes down to it, your ring choice should reflect the style that you love most and the symbol of your love.
When it comes to elements of your wedding day that guests are sure to remember, music is key! Partnering with a wedding dj who will help curate the perfect playlist is great, however having a great framework will help add your personality to your wedding day music.
There's no reason to postpone all of the happy events to next year when we are so desperately longing for a good time. Take the necessary precautions and then join up with your best gals for a Covid friendly bachelorette weekend! Check out these 4 San Luis Obispo Bachelorette Airbnb's!
When it comes to your dessert menu at your wedding, there are so many different routes you can take! Traditionally, couples would serve a multi-tiered cake, however today we see many opting for more unique desserts with a lot more variety. From insta-worthy donut walls to dessert tables with loads of mini desserts, the options are endless! Below are 5 dessert ideas we love, however there are so many however there are so many unique alternatives.
Floral design is a very fun element of your wedding day and adds a lot of character to your design. When trying to find a florist and picking your floral design, there is a lot to keep in mind. Selecting a florist who is on the same page as you, in the right budget, and able to bring your dream to life is key to having beautifully designed flowers on your wedding day. Below are some tips to keep in mind when looking for a florist and deciding on your floral design.
So what do you do when you're stuck in a pandemic and have to downsize? How do tell people that you can no longer accommodate them without them feeling uninvited? We spoke to a 2020 bride on what that process was like for her!
With it being a little over a year since the start of the pandemic, we cannot help but reminisce on what a crazy year we have had! 2020 is one for the books that no one expected and we are so excited for things to start looking up again. As always, trends come and go, and there are so many creatives out in the world coming up with new ideas and new ways to wow us. As we thought about the last year, we came across some of the trends we loved (and one's we are not so fond of). We are certain some of these will be sticking around, and we are so excited to see what this decade has to bring us!
When it comes to wedding planning, finding the perfect wedding dress can feel like a lot of pressure and be quite overwhelming. Some of us may have been dreaming about our dresses since we were little girls while others may have not even thought about it! With endless styles, fits, and budgets, it can be hard to narrow it down to just one. Below we have some of our favorite tips and information to know when looking for your dream dress.
Trying to decide whether or not to do a first look? Old tradition says the groom should not see the bride until the ceremony, however the recently popular trend is the first look. The first look is when the bride and groom break tradition and see each other for the first time before the ceremony. If you are planning your wedding, we are certain you are deciding whether or not to do a first-look. We have compiled a list of pro's and con's to help you decide. In the end, there is no right or wrong way to do it, just go with what feels best for you and your partner!
Getting to wear my mothers wedding dress was one of the most special experiences of my life. I felt so close to my mom and she was overwhelmed with love and emotion when she got to see me in her dress.
There are plenty of styles to choose from when it comes to hairstyles for your wedding day. Whether you are endlessly scrolling through Pinterest or looking for inspo from celebrities, choosing a hairdo can be stressful! From romantic curls to textured low buns, or the classic half-up half-down style and pony tail, brides pull off all different hairstyles. We have put together a list of 20 different hairstyles to consider for when you say your "I dos."
If you follow Tyler Speier on Instagram, you know two things. He is an incredibly talented planner & designer, as well as witty & knowledgable. We have been obsessing over his "How to be a wedding guest" series so we knew we needed to share it with all of you!
Lipstick check! Make sure you have all the necessities for your big day on hand. Read on to see our list of must haves!
As your to-do list as bride-to-be continues to grow, we understand the stress of not only having to find your perfect dress, but also help the lovely ladies who will be standing by you on your big day find their dresses. These are the ladies who have been there for you through it all and are ready to be there for your special moment. Feeling overwhelmed? Don't worry, we've got you!
Cameron and Christiane's desert elopement was anything but traditional, yet completely romantic and authentic. When COVID-19 threw every obstacle their way, Christiane and Cameron pivoted to create the day of their dreams, reimagined. Read on for tips & tricks from the couple on how to make your wedding day wonderful amongst challenges.
Hello! You've made it to the registry portion of your wedding checklist! Here you can find the best items to add to your registry if you're a party planner at heart like us. Indulge in the swankiest serving items that will make your guests go ooh and ahh when they attend your parties!
We talked with San Luis Obispo Wedding Florist, Carla Wingett from Idlewild Floral about why she started creating dried floral arrangements and how they saved her business during the global pandemic. Read on to hear her story.
Perfectly curated bags and baskets are the perfect way to welcome guests to your wedding weekend and set the mood for an amazing getaway! Read on for tips to creating and assembling an unforgettable welcome.
The meal! You've booked the venue, and you've found your dress, and the looming question is: what will we feed the guests? With words from Kristen C. Tiessen and photos from Anna Delores, read on for the perfect guide to personal and authentic menu design with Field To Table. As seen in The Wedding Standard Magazine Volume II.
Let Rhyan Townsend, San Luis Obispo hair and makeup artist , guide you through tips and tricks for dreaming up your wedding day look - an incredibly important part of your day! Read on for key beauty elements, and fashion inspiration all set in San Luis Obispo bridal shop Moondance Bridal.
Cocktails, anyone? Check out this post for pro tips on how to create craft cocktails, and include them in your wedding day! Written by San Luis Obispo bartenders Sidecar Cocktail Co, and photographed by Mirelle Carmichael and featured in The Wedding Standard magazine Volume II.
Setting your wedding budget can be equal parts essential and stressful. While percentages, categorized budgets, and spreadsheets are important, using these key tips help to give you a birds eye view of your expenses will help steer you in the right direction!
The rush of a fresh engagement is exciting and sweet, a feeling you don't want to end! Moving onto the "planning" portion of engagement can seem daunting, but there are a few key tips and elements to keep in mind to make the process more simple and enjoyable, and help you get back to what matters - enjoying your time before "I Do!"
Finding your wedding dress is one of the quintessential pieces that kicks off your wedding planning process, and your engagement season! We spent the day with Amanda and Annette, owners of San Luis Obispo bridal gown boutique Moondance Bridal to get the in's and out's of what to expect at your first bridal appointment, and a few of their best tips to make the experience unforgettable.
Tips for creating the perfect color pallete for your wedding day. Whether you dream of something poppy and full of life, or soft, dreamy, and romantic - creating the perfect color pallete for your day can help tell your story, and set the tone for your day.
These Central Coast wedding venues feature epic views and amazing locations - and you can still book them for your Summer 2019 wedding. Check out each of these spaces with unique elements sure to make your weekend unforgettable!