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That’s Amore: Taiko! We Feel the Rhythm

Once cocktail hour was finished, our guests headed into the venue to be seated, and our families waited at the entrance to be introduced by the DJ for the grand entrance. Our DOC got us in line, and our DJ … read more

An Unplugged Wedding On Christian Island

On a sandy beach, under a blue, summer sky, washed by a late afternoon breeze, and among my beautiful family and friends, I exchanged vows with Mitchel, the love of my life. We stood in the footsteps of my husband’s parents, who nineteen...Show More Summary

‘A British Boy Fell In Love With A Southern Gal’ A Beautiful Wedding Film By Main Street Productions

A British boy fell in love with a Southern gal. This couple are absolutely besotted with one another. Their thoughtful speeches and Main Street Productions‘ beautiful storytelling will warm your hearts. Here’s my favourite line fromShow More Summary


Happy Friday, hive! Let’s talk about something fun—shoes. Video from YouTube (Yes, that song HAS been stuck in my head for three days. Join me!) Normally, I’m not a shoe girl at all. I just went a month without black … read more

Graphic Design 101: The Tools of the Trade

I always try to emphasize theory before tools when learning design, which is how I learned. But the comments from the inaugural Graphic Design 101 post, and some of my own foggy memories have reminded me that it can be helpful to understand which tool to use in order to create a great layout, set type, or for just designing in general. Show More Summary

Highway to Happiness: Shall We Process?

Yes, we shall. Timelines be damned, we were just going to roll with it! All images courtesy of Pink Shutterbug Photography But before we do, let’s take a look at the aisle and ceremony decor. We kept it simple but, … read more

Rachel: Our Civil Wedding Ceremony

After choosing two readings we loved, Eric and I wrote our civil secular wedding ceremony with the help of our officiant (plus some APW inspiration). It ended up being about fifteen minutes long—a bit shorter than we had expected, but perfect for us. Show More Summary

Emotional, Artistic & Utterly Gorgeous Greek Wedding film

Photo by Alefantou Photography Before you watch this wedding film teaser, you should know it’s up there with our favourite films EVER. George Zorbas weaves Lia and Dimitris’ wedding story so artfully and emotively, you’ll feel as if you’re right there with them in the historic town of Monemvasia, Greece. Show More Summary

APW Happy Hour

HEY, APW! It’s been of those weird, shitty, hormonal weeks. You know the kind, don’t lie to me. The best I can say about any of it is that I absolutely obliterated my Oscar Pool, only missing foreign short and film editing (what was I THINKING, not voting for Gravity?). Show More Summary

A Very (Very) Happy Save The Date Video by Milk & Honey Productions

If you haven’t quite got the Friday feeling just yet, this fun Save The Date film will put some serious spring in your step. Created by Milk & Honey Productions, and set to the tune of Pharrell Williams’ Happy, this film shows (the so...Show More Summary

Musical Missteps

There are many songs that are considered “wedding staples”—some are good, some not so good. To prepare for our meeting with our DJ, Gander and I were looking through lists of songs for special moments. We were surprised at how … read more

The Best-Laid Plans, Or Honeymoons

I was so excited about our post-wedding getaway. So excited. Right after our September wedding clambake, we’d headed upstate to a little red farmhouse, and had a magical, quiet few days away. But this was the big, once-in-a-lifetimeShow More Summary

Dreamy Vintage Super 8mm Film by Mark Brown

Climb back under your duvet and close your eyes, because the film we’re featuring today, is positively dreamy. Spine-tinglingly talented film-maker, Mark Brown, takes us on a breath-taking, beautiful, hazy journey through Natasha and Jon’s London wedding day. Show More Summary

Big Easy Wedding Traditions

Happy Mardi Gras, y’all! Normally we would be spending the day out on the neutral ground catching beads, eating Popeye’s and king cake, and drinking some daiquiris (strawberry-colada, please!), but it’s disgusting, cold, and rainy over here. With a cold already…

Musical Missteps

There are many songs that are considered “wedding staples”—some are good, some not so good. To prepare for our meeting with our DJ, Gander and I were looking through lists of songs for special moments. We were surprised at how…

APW Happy Hour

HEY, APW! IT’S OSCAR WEEKEND. Oh, I’m sorry, is that not the holiday of the year in every household? In our house it’s serious business. Even with a one year old, we’ve still seen six of the nine nominees (and we’ll see at least one more before the red carpet starts). Show More Summary

A Little Background Music

Consider these facts: I’m a big Disney fan. Our church and reception venues are on opposite sides of town. We’ll be having a band at our reception. I work in a cubicle, which is supposed to create a “collaborative work environment.” Well, it all adds…

Sending the Save the Dates

Now that the save the dates were designed and printed, the website was completed, the honeymoon location selected, the registries created, and the mail merge finished doing my dirty work, I was ready to prepare the save the dates for mailing.…

Picture Perfect: Parent Dances and a White Dress’s Worst Nightmare

After our first dance was over, we moved right along into the parent dances. I had been told sometime ago that if you want anyone to pay attention to these dances, do them as soon as the reception starts, so…

Beautiful Mother Of The Bride Speech & Heart Warming Wedding Film

As I write this I’m a little teary eyed after watching this moving wedding film by Stan Pe Films. Weddings can be tinged with sadness when a loved one is unable to be there. Certain traditions make their absence all the more felt. For...Show More Summary

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