Tips for Brides: What does a wedding venue really cost?

Most brides have been planning and dreaming about their special day for many years. One of the first thing most brides do is look for a venue and is an important aspect of your wedding and/or reception because it sets a tone for your celebration. And, while some brides have a realistic understanding of what a wedding costs, most do not.

Representing a venue, I have experienced many brides walking through the door with many dreams of their perfect wedding day only to be disheartened because budget and dreams don’t coincide. This post is not to deter you from what you have fantasized about your whole life but to provide clarity on what a wedding venue really costs. With that said, it is most important to understand what venues offer in terms of service, in-house catering, bar, and other amenities. … More Tips for Brides: What does a wedding venue really cost?

Advertisements

I Thee Wed: Rochando + Othneil

Ceremony: Chateau Elan Reception: Chateau Elan Reception Entertainment: DJ Tron Atlanta/Destination Wedding Photographer: Andria Lavine Photography Chateau Elan: Atlanta Meeting Destination, Conference Center, Hotel, Winery, Golf, Luxury Spa, and Wedding Location Believe — Then just do it! -Andria photographer |memory engraver website | facebook

Details! Oh Yes… The Dress!

I know for me, The Dress and The Photographs were the most important details of my day… other than the whole point of being there 🙂 Marrying my best friend 🙂

Usually taken part in with a close relative or friend, the search for THE dress is such a special part of the wedding experience for brides that there are (of course) reality shows based on it. It is probably one of the most anticipated details of the day… think about it, EVERYONE, most importantly the groom, has their breathe taken away at the first sight of a stunning bride as she prepares to walk down the aisle!

It’s an awesome gift as a wedding photographer to be one of the first people to see, not only the dress, but a glowing bride in her first surreal moments in the dress… on the day… with all the accessories… all coming together in a whirlwind of emotions! “It’s real!” …are usually the words uttered. It’s beautiful! … More Details! Oh Yes… The Dress!

I Thee Wed: Janice + Jon

Ceremony: Lake Lanier Islands Resort Park Reception: Lake Lanier Islands Resort Park Coordinator: Celita Fritch Makeup & Hair Design: Tambrin Rose Hair Design Reception Entertainment: Black Tie Events, DJ Jorge Atlanta/Destination Wedding Photographer: Andria Lavine Photography Lake Lanier Resorts, Buford Georgia Destination Wedding Believe — Then just do it! -Andria photographer |memory engraver website | facebook

Tips for Brides: Choosing and Working with a Floral Designer

Your Perfect Wedding:

How to choose and work with a florist

Flowers and décor are key elements when planning your special day. They bring color, life, and aroma to a wedding. They make table settings beautiful, set the tone and style of the day, and can transform any space into a beautiful personality-filled scene. They can also be confusing for a beginner and a budget breaker for many! Here are some tips on how to find the right florist for you and select the perfect flowers to suit your wedding vision. … More Tips for Brides: Choosing and Working with a Floral Designer