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Alexa
Washington, D.c. Mask Mandate - Ceremony
Alexa, on September 1, 2021 at 6:23 PM

Hi fellow brides! My fiance and I are having a catholic ceremony in Georgetown this October. If D.C.'s mask mandate are still in place (which I'm assuming it will be), how does the indoor mask mandate...

Lynnie, Sep 2, 2021 1 46
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Prenuptials
Stacey, on April 4, 2021 at 8:35 PM

Looking for someone to do my prenup? Here is the DMV area. Any suggestions. Thanks

Legal, Jul 17, 2021 2 67
Alyssa
Venues with byob 🥂 & byof 🍲
Alyssa, on July 6, 2021 at 1:21 PM

Hi! Does anyone know of any venues in the DC area that allow you to bring your own food and alcohol? Looking to hold an event the day after the wedding with our friends for cheap 😁 (about 75-100...

Alyssa, Jul 10, 2021 2 49 1
Chatae
Just wondering
Chatae, on April 5, 2021 at 8:19 PM

How soon should I have everything booked? The wedding isn’t til august of next year so should I take my time or book everything now?

Chatae, Apr 6, 2021 2 47
Makenzie
Simple Food
Makenzie, on March 23, 2021 at 10:02 AM

We want something super casual for dinner at our wedding. What caterers/ simple dinners did you have? I live in the DMV area!

Erin, Mar 23, 2021 9 145
Abigail
Bridesmaid in Store Try On
Abigail, on February 22, 2021 at 7:40 PM

My bridesmaids want to all get together with me and make a day out of going out and trying on bridesmaids dresses to find one that looks good on everyone - which I’m totally down for except I can’t...

Lynnie, Feb 24, 2021 3 49
Maureen
Fall Hotel Wedding Go or No go
Maureen, on February 2, 2021 at 9:51 PM

Hello, I have a fall 2021 wedding planned (rebooked from fall 2020). My fiancé and I don't want a social distance wedding or a mask mandate wedding ( I understand and respect people's choice to wear...

Lynnie, Feb 8, 2021 1 64
Michele
Looking for a Venue
Michele, on March 10, 2020 at 2:47 PM

Hi all, I’m looking for a venue and I really haven’t been able to find exactly what I’m looking for. I would like something with either a modern or rustic feel (attaching pictures because I’m...

Mel, Jan 31, 2021 1 55
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Hair and Make-up (dc area) - Affordable Options
Laura, on July 13, 2020 at 10:37 AM

I've been searching for a hair and make up artist for my wedding in the DC area. I have yet to receive a credible quote that would not set me back another $800-1,000k for hair and make up for...

Kacie, Jan 22, 2021 8 138
Tori
Seamstress in the Dmv!
Tori, on November 12, 2020 at 7:52 PM

So I just got my dress today through brides across America and I absolutely love it! It needs to be taken in and I want to add some beading on it too. Does anyone have any seamstress recommendations?!...

Tori, Nov 14, 2020 11 124
Nicki
Washington dc Photographer/videographer
Nicki, on September 24, 2020 at 2:19 PM

Hi, looking for suggestions for a photographer and videographer for my wedding end of May 2021, downtown DC.

Lynnie, Sep 25, 2020 1 46
Sara
Makeup and hair
Sara, on August 10, 2020 at 10:03 PM

What salons/hair and makeup artists has anyone found in a reasonable price that they liked in Montgomery county area?

Lynnie, Aug 12, 2020 1 22
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Alterations
Sarah, on July 13, 2020 at 7:20 PM

Hey y’all - are any of you from the DMV area or a major metropolitan? I’m curious the cost you had for gown alterations. Mine are pretty standard with a few minor customizations (removing cups, taking...

Amelia, Aug 7, 2020 7 93
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Wedding Packages in the dmv area
Carla, on January 20, 2020 at 6:38 PM

Hi, I’m looking for a venue that offers wedding packages in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area (if in MD or VA, up to 45 min away from the DC area). I’m wondering if there are any packages for...

Kj21, Jul 29, 2020 10 177
Stephanie
Bridal hair and makeup in Dc/nova?
Stephanie, on July 1, 2020 at 3:03 PM

Hi there has anyone worked with JKWbeauty or updos for i Dos? What are your experiences with them?

Lynnie, Jul 6, 2020 3 31
Brianna
Micro-wedding/elopement
Brianna, on May 16, 2020 at 8:44 AM

Good morning friends! My fiance and I just made the decision to cancel our California Destination wedding this summer. We still want to get married in an intimate ceremony here at home. In doing...

Alisa, Jun 26, 2020 5 123 2
Marissa
Josephine Butler Parks Center couples?
Marissa, on June 9, 2020 at 8:07 PM

Any other couples out there who booked at the Josephine Butler Parks Center in DC and now have to reschedule due to the pandemic? They have been difficult to work with and are trying to force us to...

Lynnie, Jun 17, 2020 2 58
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Spring 2021 - are you booking vendors?
Caitlin, on April 21, 2020 at 4:15 PM

We are getting married April 2021 - while I hope people can gather in larger groups then it’s so hard to know. Are you going full steam ahead on booking vendors and just having a convo about covid...

Lynnie, Apr 24, 2020 1 112
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Inexpensive Wedding venues - MD/VA/DC
Linnette, on August 31, 2017 at 5:05 PM

Me and my fiance are starting to plan our wedding for hopefully next Spring 2018. We are really trying to keep it very low budget for 80-100 people. Do you have any suggestions on cheap wedding spots?...

Celeste, Mar 4, 2020 42 10,659 1
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Wedding venues (dmv)
V, on March 1, 2020 at 9:21 PM

Looking for wedding venues in the dmv area, that’s affordable and all inclusive! My fiancé and I haven’t set a budget yet but of course we don’t want to break the bank for one day! Hellllppp!

Clíodhna, Mar 4, 2020 2 87
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