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First Dance - WeddingCompass.com - Michael Jonathan Studios

Creating your First Dance as a couple You’ve made it through the ceremony and are now entering the reception as the newly pronounced Mr. & Mrs. so what’s next? If you’re having a reception, inevitably that means you have a first dance within moments. If the thought of this moment READ MORE…

Mini Bites - mini sandwiches - 24carrots - weddingcompass.com

The Mini Bite Trend Can Be Anything You Want It To Be Recently, I’ve gone to a few parties that have had one thing in common: Mini Bites. I never thought these bite-sized versions of larger meals would be such a hit, but lately, I’ve seen sliders, stuffed tartlets, mini READ MORE…

Table And Place Setting Design Styling – Sleek Modern Event Design When considering your event design, utilizing the correct color, texture, light and space will establish the theme of your celebration.  The theory of “form follows function” is largely at play for modern design. Think art deco, classic and Mid-Century. READ MORE…

Rehearsal Dinner - Mozambique Dining Room Laguna Beach

Traditions of the Rehearsal Dinner SEARCH this page for Rehearsal Dinner information: RehearsalDinner.com You’ve got an engagement ring, the invitations, the dress and everything else in place. What about the Rehearsal Dinner? Private Banquet Room: Mozambique Restaurant, Laguna Beach You’re counting down to the moment you both say “I do,” READ MORE…

Wedgewood Pacific View Tower Club

A wedding location on a rooftop with a city view gives your outdoor wedding an urban, modern edge. You’ve always been more of an urban chic than outdoor adventure girl. You prefer city to mountains and heels to boots. If this is you, why not try a wedding with a READ MORE…

Softly ruffled chair covers add elegance to outdoor dining. Image provided by French Buckets Florist

The Evolution of the Well-Dressed Chair When they walk up to their table, will they say, wow? Table design has to be there, but what about the chairs? Did you know chairs started off as objects that signified dignity rather than objects for ordinary use? If you look back on READ MORE…

A mix of bright blossoms and tropical greens, creates a stunning arrangement. Image provided by Lois Mathews Floral Design Photography by Kristina Chartier Photography

Some Like It Hot Some of the most beautiful locations around the world are in tropical settings and as such, many of you may dream of a tropical beach themed wedding. Longing to have a destination wedding without the destination? Try a tropical themed wedding and bring the destination to READ MORE…

Vintage Style for the Groom Bing Crosby. Fred Astaire. Gene Kelly. Humphrey Bogart. And my grandfather. When I think of the Vintage suit styles, I’m immediately taken back to a time of great music, movies and these men. It’s easily my favorite era and for good reason. Today, many people READ MORE…