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Lauren and Braden met in college at a super bowl party, after Braden saw a picture of Lauren and asked some friends to introduce them. Lauren was nervous, but when she got a text from Braden the next day, she remembers feeling hopeful that it could turn into something. And it certainly did! Several years […]

Modern Neutral Wedding in the Virginia Countryside

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Your wedding day timeline may not be the most romantic part of your planning process, but it’s one of the most important. A detailed wedding day timeline is key to ensuring your day runs smoothly. It is the script for the day, where every movement and moment is sequenced and timed to create a seamless […]

Tips for a Smooth Wedding Day Timeline

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Newly engaged and not sure where to start? As professional wedding planners, we know most couples have no idea how to plan a wedding. In fact, in their excitement to get moving, they often skip important steps that will make their planning process smoother. Let us save you from making those same mistakes. Follow our […]

How to Plan a Wedding: What to Do After Getting Engaged

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Featured today on Washingtonian Weddings, this wedding is particularly special to me, because Lauren is my daughter. It was my absolute pleasure and honor to plan Lauren and Nick’s modern black and white wedding filled with pampas grass and fun, personal details. Lauren and Nick met through mutual friends in 2012. Lauren is a nurse […]

Modern Black and White Wedding in Georgetown

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A Perfect Match Beth and Dan both moved to Washington during the first Obama administration — she to start a career in healthcare law, he to attend law school while continuing to work in politics. Despite sharing Garden District as their favorite bar, their paths didn’t cross until spring of 2014, when the under-appreciated magic […]

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Colorful DC Wedding at the Line Hotel

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Choosing a venue for your wedding is something that should be done carefully and with thought and planning. The fee’s for venue rental, equipment rentals, food and beverage will comprise a large portion of your wedding budget. If you overspend here it means compromises later. The venue you choose will set the style, and vibe […]

10 Things To Consider When Choosing The Perfect Wedding Venue

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When I ask perspective clients what scares them most about planning a wedding, they often  tell me budget. Some clients have a general idea of what they can spend or what their families have given them to spend, however they don’t know if they can fit everything they need and want into that budget.  As […]

Can I Afford My Dream Wedding?

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Prior to the Covid-19 Pandemic that turned our world upside down this  item was something I never gave a second thought to. In my experience as a wedding planner I had one wedding cancel when the couple could not reconcile their differences. I had NEVER had a wedding postponed for any reason, or a vendor […]

Do Not Leave This One Thing Out of Your Wedding Budget

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 In the beginning, either before you get engaged or shortly after you get engaged you think wedding planning will be so much fun. You already have 10 or more Pinterest boards with tons of beautiful photos of dresses, flowers, cakes, invitations, cute favors and beautiful table settings. You’ve thought about who you’ll  ask to be […]

5 Mistakes Brides Make When Planning Their Wedding

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I often hear from clients that their top priority is for guests to have a good time. They want guests to be comfortable, to have time mix and mingle and to dance. In the end they want their guests to say “ That was the BEST wedding Ever!”  Below are a few ideas we offer […]

How to Ensure your Guests Have a Unforgettable Experience at your Wedding

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