Planning an Outdoor Wedding

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 by

A beautiful wedding is romance and dreams spun together. A wedding set outdoors offers an added element of raw beauty. That almost magical allure of nature is what has motivated more brides in recent years to move their nuptials outside.  As small wedding specialists across Western Washington including Snohomish, King, and Mason counties, we confess that these types

You’ve likely heard: ”Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a silver sixpence in her shoe.” Do you know its meaning? As elopement specialists in the Western Washington, we certainly know what it means! If a bride carries all of those items, she will have a happy marriage. For generations, brides have not

Patagonian Wedding Inspiration

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 by

Someone else’s fairytale dream wedding can provide the ultimate wedding inspiration for your wedding thousands of miles away. We recently came across this breathtaking, and nothing short of spectacular, wedding in Patagonia, Argentina. This wedding caught our eye.  It was wonderful, intimate wedding.  You don’t have to fly to Patagonia or some other distant locale

7 Things to Know Before Your Wedding

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 by

This great article in Inside Weddings gave us the idea for today’s blog post! You can check out their original article and compare their advice to ours! As a wedding designer and planner specializing in small and intimate weddings in Washington, there is so much advice we can offer you in addition to our professional

Beautiful Fall Wedding Details

Thursday, 22 September 2016 by

Elements of a Fall Wedding The fall ushers in a perfect and beautiful season for weddings – especially here in the Western Washington area. Nature transforms our warm green landscape into a rich tapestry of colors! It’s easy to be inspired by nature as you finalize the details of your fall wedding. Working out the details

Should I DIY My Wedding Flowers?

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 by

While planning a wedding many couples are looking for ways to cut costs. One of the first thing (and biggest expenses) that is often considered is florals.  You may have a family member or friend who says they can pull off your florals at a fraction of a cost. If you are considering this as

Honoring Your Mother on Your Wedding Day

Thursday, 15 September 2016 by

Today’s brides don’t need to feel bound, as their mothers and grandmothers were, by wedding traditions. There will not be audible gasps if you decide to do something unique or unexpected at your wedding. A question I often receive is how a bride can honor her mother during the wedding service or reception. It’s a great

6 Wedding Etiquette Questions

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 by

Bigger isn’t always better! The advantages and beauty of a small wedding are that you will have the opportunity to mingle with your guests and enjoy far more meaningful exchanges. As a wedding planner and designer of intimate weddings in western Washington, we always tell our clients that smaller doesn’t mean you throw etiquette to

Tips for Designing your Dream Wedding

Thursday, 01 September 2016 by

Designing your dream wedding take careful planning and lots of inspiration.  You need to combine strategy, creativity, and personality in such a way that they fuse together seamlessly.  As a wedding planner in the Pacific Northwest that is exactly what I do for each of my clients – create a seamless design. My goal for every

Choosing the Perfect Wedding Date

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 by

How do you select the perfect wedding date? Is there such as thing as the perfect wedding date? Maybe. As a wedding planner and designer here in the Snohomish, WA area that I know it can be difficult to pick that one perfect date. It’s a delicate balancing act, but we can help you. Here are