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…

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…

Orchids and roses are softly lit by abundant candles. Image provided by Whit Lilac Event Design Photography by Kristi Klemens Photography

Creating A Classic Design Look When I think of the word “classic,” immediately, I think of Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn; a time when things were formal and elegant. I think of feminine touches, soft colors and beauty within simplicity. A classic wedding is timeless. It’s elegance in its finest READ MORE…

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Most of the country would laugh at us here in Southern California talking about “Winter Weddings.” Even though we can have garden weddings almost year round, we still experience a change in the air, that gives us the same winter imagery that the rest of the country expects for a READ MORE…

Taking the Table Assignment to the Next Level Fun and frisky or formally formatted, send your guests on their way (to their seats, that is!) with table assignment cards that create excitement and offer a hint of the festivities to come. Incorporate The Theme Invite your friends and family to READ MORE…

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

The Evolution of the Well-Dressed Chair Did you know chairs started off as objects that signified dignity rather than objects for ordinary use? If you look back on history, there are chairs made of ebony, marble, and detailed wood. Some were plated in gold. There were thrones for kings and READ MORE…

Capture Romance In A Seaside Village Just A Few Hours North Of Los Angeles A distinctively beautiful and diverse treat awaits those who choose to honeymoon in the central California coastal town of Carmel-By-The-Sea. Unparalleled scenery is just the start of a fabulous stay in Carmel. Just a few hours READ MORE…

Whimsical wedding cakes Author:  Suzan Jorgensen There are no rules that say all weddings must be elegant or showers must be chic. An event can be anything that reflects the personality and tastes of those who are involved. If fanciful fits, take it to the limit. A whimsical cake, like READ MORE…

Part 3 Cakes vs Cupcakes Author:Suzan Jorgensen Whether you choose a wedding cake or cupcakes, either of these decadent desserts are far more daring, artistic and extravagant than in the past. Many couples are breaking with tradition and going for what suits their style. Of course, the traditional tiered towers READ MORE…

Part 2 Cupcakes Cupcakes are often less expensive than a wedding cake. They can be bought in volume and range from two to four dollars per serving, whereas cakes by comparison range from five to twelve dollars per serving.  Cakes also often require a cutting fee charged by catering companies, READ MORE…