The Budget Breakdown

How much should I spend on flowers, catering and decor? Is my budget accurate for my guest count and location? What do you think my budget should be? For most couples, a wedding is the first time they’ll ever have to think about planning a large-scale event, let alone creating a budget. Over the years we have heard just about every question imaginable, so we thought we would help break it down. No matter your budget, our model is meant to help guide you throughout your wedding process...

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Wedding Invitations: What Not To Overlook

It seems fairly straightforward: When, Where, What, Who? But sometimes the major details for the biggest day of your life can be overlooked. If your invitation suite compiles a long list of details, make sure to have several people review your work. The last thing you want to do is forget the time, date or even location of your nuptials, trust us, it's not a good look. Here's a quick list of the major details that need to be triple checked!

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How To Propose to Your Bridesmaids

After the whirlwind excitement of your engagement settles, it’s time to call upon your tribe and pop the question, “Will you be my bridesmaid?” Your bridesmaids, especially your maid-of-honor, will be crucial throughout the wedding process, so make sure to spoil them just a bit with a thoughtful invitation or gift. 

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Tips To Looking Your Best In Wedding Photos

Each bride wants to look her absolute best on the biggest day of her life, and who can blame her? Looking your best is a combination of styling, pose, facial expressions and of course the dress! But if you are feeling a little nervous on what exactly needs to be done, we have a few tips to loving your photographs.

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Vendor Tipping Cheat Sheet

Yes, we asked it, the dreaded question. How much should I tip? Though tipping at weddings has become more of a custom, it is not mandatory or expected, even by the most experienced wedding pros. And if you're already dipping deep into your savings, gratuities can be a hard pill to swallow. 

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How To Have A "No Kids" Wedding

The wedding guest list, in our opinion, is one of the biggest undertakings when planning your wedding. Finding that golden number and compiling that perfect list takes time, and more often than not I find couples asking, "Should we invite kids?"

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Food Truck Weddings

Those delicious smelling food trucks with a line halfway down the block? They’re not just for local farmers’ markets and festivals anymore. Street food has become the next big trend in weddings and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Food trucks are a casual, tasty and budget friendly way to serve your guests. So if you’re interested in joining the trend, here’s what you need to know: 

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Wedding Website Guide

If you’re having trouble perfecting your invitations with the right amount of information, a wedding website (aka wedsite) might be in your immediate future. Create a space where each guest can access registry information, hotel accommodations, directions, RSVP management...

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Wedding Registry Checklist

Creating your wedding registry is the first sneak peek into life after "I Do". This is the time when you and your partner can talk about home essentials, entertaining must haves and most importantly, discovering your style together. While there are many pretty and shiny distracting...

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A Venue Site Visit: Questions To Ask

Any of you who have started the big venue search will quickly realize that although you have lots of questions during a consultation meeting, you will walk away thinking of more questions that you should have asked. Knowing what to ask and what to expect will ensure your big day is a success. 

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What To Ask Your Wedding Musicians

Finding the right DJ or band for your wedding can be a very specific task. They've got to understand your vision, your style and be experienced enough to keep the evening's events flowing smoothly-all while playing your ideal playlist. So whether you decide on a band or DJ, here is a list of questions to help you narrow down your search.

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THE MOH GUIDE TO WEDDING GOWN SHOPPING

The day has come to watch your BFF try on wedding gowns, veils, headpieces and anything under the sun. It's GO time, but you need to play smart. Think about what she may need throughout the day and what she's definitely not interested in. Watch her mannerisms, pick up on her tics and diffuse any tension that may arise. If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed and have a group of attendees to manage, make sure to follow these tips. 

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Booking A Photographer: What To Ask

It’s happening. After all of your research, you have finally found the perfect photographer. You love their style, you’ve scouted their work {extensively} and your date is available. I know you want to sign the paperwork and be done, but before you bring pen to paper you need to make sure your bases are covered. Hopefully your photographer has already covered these points, but just in case, here are a few questions to ask to ensure everything runs smoothly.

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Questions To Ask Your Floral Designer

Roses, peonies, greenery + more! It's easy to overlook the work of floral designers, but they are a vital component when bringing an event to life. They set the mood, add flourishes to the wedding party and provide extra embellishments throughout. The possibilities are endless, so we're here to help you choose a floral designer who can meet your style and budget. To guide you, we put together a list of questions to ask during your initial consultation.

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Community Spotlight | BTS With Austin Newell

Within this past year of starting my business, I have met some truly remarkable like-minded individuals. People who love to teach and learn, people who welcome change with open arms and people who value personal connections. I have gained incredible knowledge and wisdom from my wonderful community, and I can't wait to share it with you!

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How To Pull Off A Summer Wedding

Summer is synonymous with gorgeous weather and lifelong memories with family and friends; which is why so many couples plan to wed during these fun-filled months. But many couples tend to overlook mother nature, and sometimes she can have an off day. If you're planning your nuptials for the summer season, follow these tips and tricks. 

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Ryan + Hannah | SANGER, CA

From the moment Hannah + Ryan showed me the plot of land that would hold their wedding reception, I knew I would be apart of something special. These two humans are by far some of the funniest individuals I have ever met, and it was an absolute honor to help them build their dream wedding from the ground up (literally!).

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