My favorite place to be in New Orleans is a courtyard. I’m the nosey person strolling down the streets, peaking behind gates at all the beautiful hidden courtyards. And there are lots of gorgeous venues available for weddings. If you want your guests to get the “feeling of New Orleans”, then you can’t go wrong […]
Wedding dress shopping is different than dress shopping. Sizing is different, trying dresses on is different, even looking at what’s available is different. It can be a bit off-putting if you don’t know what you’re walking into. So, this is our 10 point guide on having the most pleasant and successful dress shopping experience possible! […]
There are 5 things to think about if you are planning to have your wedding during French Quarter Festival, Jazz Fest, Mardi Gras, or any other busy festival or parade weekend in New Orleans. If you planned your wedding and then a festival was moved to the same weekend, these tips can still help. 1. […]
Straightforward breakdown of what wedding coordinators make in the U.S.
I’ve had the honor of getting to know some fabulous Mothers of the Groom, or MoG’s as we call them. The ones who are the happiest on the wedding day and maintain healthy relationships with their sons and new in-laws follow these 10 rules. And I’ll say that to follow these 10 to a T […]
We ask all our couples “What are the top 3 things that are most important to you about your wedding?” And a fun wedding is almost always on that list. Some weddings are more fun than others, here’s why. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Abraham Maslow created Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs which says that to reach […]
I’m going to share all the most common personal items couples purchase for the ceremony and reception. This is not about DIY’ing centerpieces or pew markers or bring your own linens or furniture! It’s the small stuff. I’m going to list 15 personal items you should consider purchasing. I will say that many couples leave […]
Before you go and start booking vendors, I want to share our process for vetting and recommending vendors to our couples. If you love checking things off the list, and getting things done as I do, you may be itching to go ahead and start booking people and checking things off the list, but you’ll […]
The mood board is the one-page collection of pictures and colors that showcase the overall mood or vibe that you want for your wedding. Creating your own and give direction to your wedding planning project and help you to produce a cohesive, authentic wedding day.
Here are 10 Things not to DIY for your wedding. Avoid doing these items yourself, and you will save stress and money.