Dallas’ Autumn Fling & Surprise Proposal!

Posted by Kim on Nov 28, 2016

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All images by Victory Video and Photography

Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens partnered with WeddingWire for an evening of wedding inspiration for engaged couples and their friends, family, and bridal parties. Guests enjoyed passed hors d’oeuvres, sipped on specialty cocktails, and took in the gorgeous venue while learning from Dallas-area wedding professionals. Take a peek into the event, beautifully captured by Victory Video and Photography.

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Guests chatted with Victory Video and Photography while they learned about the many photography and videography styles for weddings.

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Florals always transform a venue and Julias Love Designs’ stunning arrangements wowed guests throughout the evening.

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Many of the brides-to-be and their friends enjoyed pampering themselves while experimenting with airbrush techniques by Lashes & Lace.

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The music of LeForce Entertainment had guests toe-tapping and shoulder-shimmying, bringing just the right party atmosphere.

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Guests loved taking their pictures with hilarious props and funny signs, provided by photoboothdallas.org

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And enjoyed nosh-worthy petit fours, eclairs, and macaroons by Cakes’n Pearls.

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AM Linen Rental added a subtle sparkle to the evening with their sequined linens and accents.

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Guests loved hearing the expert advice from Exceptional Events who shared the upcoming 2017 wedding trends along with their seasoned wedding tips.

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And to everyone’s surprise, there was a proposal at the event! One happy couple got engaged while getting their photos taken in the photobooth.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Senior Manager of Consumer Events, Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.

Boston’s Fall Ball

Posted by Kim on Nov 21, 2016

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All photos by BKB & CO

Boston-area couples gathered for an evening of wedding inspiration, fun, and education at the Lenox Hotel. While sipping specialty cocktails and tasting an assortment of goodies from the gorgeous spread, guests mixed,mingled, and picked up priceless tips  from Boston-area wedding vendors. Take a glimpse into the event, perfectly captured by BKB & CO.

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Music helps set the mood for every great event, and 617 Weddings brought the fun. They showed off an extensive repertory of songs, from contemporary hits to American standards, creating just the right atmosphere at each moment throughout the evening.

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Guests enjoyed seeing how the different design elements come together at weddings. Jeri Solomon Floral Design showcased their gorgeous arrangements…

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And Rentals Unlimited brought a stunning table display.

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Guests also loved showing their silly sides with photobooth fun by FB Events

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And glowed in the expert portraits taken by BKB & CO, who also does cinema-style videography & fashion styling.

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Dessert Works brought a sweet note to the event, offering guests stunning sweets displays along with tastings of various cake flavors.  

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Guests enjoyed mini touch-ups from Maryelle Artistry, who showed off their expert beauty skills.

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EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design offered their expert wedding planning tips, answering couples’ burning wedding questions about budgets, guest lists, etiquette, and beyond.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Senior Community Manager Jamie at jamied@weddingwire.com.

Modern Wedding Inspiration, Wedding Planning Tips and More!

Posted by Brenna Cashen on Nov 09, 2016

Happy Wednesday! Here are some of our favorite articles and slideshows to help you get through the week. Enjoy!

12 Modern Geode-Inspired Wedding DetailsThis trend has been a huge hit in 2016! Check out 12 of our favorite geode-inspired details.

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Photo by Stacey Anderson Photography

How Much Do You REALLY Know About Wedding Planning? – Are you a planning pro? Take the quiz and find out!

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Photo by Vivian N Photos

The Top 6 Bachelorette Party Themes – From hitting the town to soaking up the sun, here are the top themes for your bach bash!

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Should You Do a First Look? The Pros and Cons – On the fence about doing a first look? Read the benefits and drawbacks of this new wedding tradition and then decide for yourself!

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Photo by Story & Rhythm

Modern California Black Tie Wedding – From a gorgeous greenery wall to chic and stylish attire, here’s a modern wedding you need to see.

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Photo by Brooke Lee Photography

Wedding Dress Shopping Tips, Fall Wedding Inspiration and More!

Posted by Brenna Cashen on Nov 02, 2016

Happy Wednesday! Here’s the weekly recap of our favorite articles and slideshows from our ideas section. Get ready for your big day and be inspired below!

12 Questions You Should Ask Your Wedding Dress Salon
– From alterations to payment plans, here are 12 questions every bride-t0-be should ask her dress salon.

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Photo by Cory Kendra Photography

Fall Wedding Style – From enjoyable weather to beautiful backdrops, there are so many benefits of a fall wedding. Read all about this gorgeous seasonal style.

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Photo by Savanna Sutton Photography

How to Actually Enjoy Your Wedding if You Hate Being in the Spotlight – Is being the center of attention not really your thing? Have no fear! See our tips for introverted brides and grooms.

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Photo by Watson Studios

A Dress Shopping Primer – Here’s everything you need to know so you can ace your wedding dress shopping experience.

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Photo by George Street Photo & Video

Ethereal Fall Plantation Wedding – Romantic lightening, bright blooms and more steal-worthy fall inspo awaits in this Nashville wedding day.

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Photo by Kelsey Cherry Photography

Phoenix’s Fall Fête

Posted by Kim on Oct 31, 2016

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All photos by Rachel Leintz Photography

Phoenix area couples enjoyed a glamorous night at the stunning 12 West Main in downtown Mesa, AZ. WeddingWire arranged an evening of wedding inspiration, complete with top notch vendors, dazzling decor, and tasty treats. Couples relaxed while sipping mimosas, learning from wedding pros, and chatting with their friends, family, and bridal parties. Rachel Leintz Photography caught it all on camera, expertly captured below.

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Guests were floored when they saw how Lena’s Flowers & Catering pulled out all the stops with enchanting decor…

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showcasing their ceremony setup…

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and adding offering fresh catering with friendly service.

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Peter Diozzi DJ 602 Weddings brought the perfect party vibe with a mix of wedding classics seamlessly combined with cocktail lounge. The music was crisp and clear without overpowering the guests, creating just the right ambiance.

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Every party needs a kick of fun and Snapbooth Entertainment did not disappoint. From crazy hats to goofy glasses, guests got silly and took home mementos of the merriment.

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Guests got to visit the bridal suite while getting expert beauty advice from Krystal | Pro Makeup Artist, who offered lash and lipstick favors and gave mini makeovers to brides and bridal parties.

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Bamboo Bakery brought a smile to anyone with a sweet tooth, offering delectable sweet treats while showing off their stunning display cakes.

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Guests couldn’t wait until Prep2Wed took the mic, sharing their top wedding tips and prepping couples on how to plan stress-free and fun weddings.

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A huge thank you to everyone who attended and to all of our participating partners! If you’d like to find out about future events, you can reach out to WeddingWire Community Consultant Amanda at abutterfield@weddingwire.com.