Apr 22, 2022

In this blog I’ll give you a 5 step process to have a friend successfully coordinate your wedding. The best-case scenario is that you hire a coordinator, but if you cannot do that because of availability or budget, you CAN have a friend coordinate your wedding. But you, the couple, must do the groundwork beforehand […]

Apr 7, 2022

In this blog, I’m going to share how we train our team members to provide a highly professional level of service even on their very first wedding. Turnover in the wedding industry is high. To make a good living working alone, industry pros have to work most weekends out of the year. Many wedding professionals […]

Mar 30, 2022

In this post, I’ll show you how to pin a boutonnière or corsage so that it is secure and straight, and won’t fall off! The word boutonnière is French for “buttonhole. However, it does NOT go through the buttonhole ofthe lapel. Instead, pin it just above the buttonhole with the stem down. Pinning a Boutonnière […]

Mar 22, 2022

In this blog, I’ll share 10 ideas for keeping the party going at your wedding reception. If you hate a boring wedding, include these 10 (or the bonus at the end) in your wedding timeline. 1. Live Entertainment Bring in live entertainment to do a short 15-30 minute performance. You can choose a fun comedic […]

Aug 19, 2021

In this blog, I’ll share a quick checklist of items to set aside for your photographer on wedding day. These details add richness and depth to your wedding story. Since you have carefully chosen your wedding rings, attire, floral, invitation suite, etc. its important to prioritize those items on wedding day. These elements expand upon […]

Jun 8, 2021

Cohesive design evokes consistent feelings and emotions from guests from the time they open your invitation to the moment they send you off at the end of the wedding night. The layers of the story you tell will determine how long the memory will last in the hearts and minds of you and your guests.Here […]

May 20, 2021

Finding a thoughtful favor that fits your vibe and your budget is quit the endeavor. So we are sharing our favorite wedding favors for 2021 and 2022. We’ll share NOLA specialties, edibles, health-conscience, home inspired, and season gifts for spoiling your guests. New Orleans Specialties Pralines 2. Roman Candy 3. Mini Hot Sauce Bottle (Crystal, […]

May 6, 2021

This blog reviews the most common etiquette mistakes in wedding planning. I’ll go through what traditional etiquette says about these subjects, though you can always go against traditional etiquette. It will serve you well to do that knowingly. Breaking etiquette on purpose feels much better than finding out you broke it on accident. My go-to […]

Mar 4, 2021

Whether you’re planning a wedding in NOLA or want to bring some NOLA to your wedding in some other location, you must know all the local New Orleans traditions. You won’t regret including at least a few of these touches in your wedding plans. In this blog, I’m sharing the 8 wedding traditions that I absolutely love from my favorite city.

Feb 26, 2021

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 […]