Mari Garcia, Author at Wedding Compass - Page 3 of 4

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…

Trends of ice sculptures and luges This year’s trend in weddings is the ice sculpture. Once seen as classic must haves in wedding receptions, brides are now indulging in these works of frozen art to reflect their personal tastes and to add a sophisticated touch to their evening. Today’s ice READ MORE…

Beach Invitations by Tango_featured

Living along the Southern California coast has its perks. Of the many advantages, having a beach wedding is on top of the list. If you decide to have a beach wedding or a beach themed wedding, you can incorporate a lot of “beach” ideas into your wedding. First, decide what READ MORE…

Summertime. Soaking up the California sun, brunches by the beach and a perfect time for your wedding. Photo courtesy | Barnet Photography The longer days and picturesque locations, California summers provide a perfect backdrop for you and your loved one to say, “I do.” Hotel del Coronado | Coronado, San READ MORE…

Server Etiquette - Place Setting - BobOrtiz.com

Service, Service, Service! So you’re wedding day is approaching and you’re a little unsure of what the reception details entail. Will the servers greet my guests? Will the place settings be right? Not to worry! There are some tips to remember when meeting with your caterer so everything runs smoothly. READ MORE…

Personalize Your Decorations to Compliment Your Style There is a wide array of decorations out there to compliment your style, personality and vision for your wedding night. From classic to homemade to somewhere in between, you can personalize your decorations to create a memorable evening. If you’ve visualized personalized table READ MORE…

Winter is almost over and in Southern California that means the weather will be heating up…and fast. When planning your summer wedding, it’s important to also think about your summer catering menu. Planning menu items to keep your guests cool will keep them happy and focused on the stars of READ MORE…

Let Nature Be Your Color Guide Woodland Inspiration This is a great year for weddings and the Southern California weather affords you the opportunity to use many colors to make your day unique and extra special. The sunshine brings with it vibrant hues, elegant neutrals and prefect color combinations regardless READ MORE…