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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

APW Happy Hour

It feels like this week hasn't even started yet, and now it's over. Which is not great for my to-do list, but is pretty awesome for baby cuddle time. BUTTTTT. The week was long enough for Maddie and I to get together and turn a confetti push pop into an.gif. Show More Summary

Falling for You: Daddy’s Little Girl

I’ve already mentioned that my dad and I share a special bond, so we were both really looking forward to the traditional father-daughter moments, like him walking me down the aisle. A few months before the wedding, my dad told me how excited he…

How To: Glitter Feather Centerpiece

As someone in the room when we create how-to projects, I always feel a responsibility to tell you when you MUST DO A PROJECT NOW, since sometimes the camera doesn’t do a thing justice (projects you must do now: ombre honeycomb balls, carnation backdrop, spray panted pumpkins). Show More Summary

Sweet, Fun & Romantic Wedding Film

What’s sweet, fun and filled with romance? This gorgeous wedding film by The Amazing Rabbit, that’s what. If you missed the photos from Ligia and Pedro’s wedding in Portugal then you missed out. The couple describe photographer André...Show More Summary

Chic & Romantic Wedding in Portugal By Branco Prata

It’s time to up the romance factor with this dreamy wedding in Portugal from Branco Prata. With florals and styling by Sofia and André behind the lens you can expect nothing less than magic. Ligia and Pedro’s inspiration was romantic meets classical with a modern twist. Show More Summary

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