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The Hotel Monaco DC Wedding of Kristina and Iyad was a modern fairy tale wedding. Hotel Monaco is an historic building that’s been beautifully modernized in a manner that’s both elegant and edgy. Touting their, soaring ceilings, dramatic skylights, beautiful period architectural details, and grand marble staircases, Hotel Monaco fit the vision Kristina and Iyad […]

Real Weddings

August 11, 2021

Hotel Monaco Wedding-Kristina and Iyad

Hotel Monaco Wedding

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Dark green bridesmaid dresses are a super hot trend right now! From sage, to emerald to hunter green…these lush colors are perfect for a luxurious wedding vibe. It’s serious while not being too stuffy. Pair it up with your favorite black or gold accents, and you have a total vibe! Here are some of our favorite […]

Inspiration + Trends

February 17, 2021

Dark Green Bridesmaids Dress Trends

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Here’s a little secret most Wedding Planners won’t tell you. Most brides are perfectly capable of planning their own weddings. I know, shocking right? But the truth is, that with the help of a few good online resources, a great wedding planning checklist and a few helpful friends and family members, it is totally doable! […]

Planning Resources

January 13, 2021

Yes, You Can Plan Your Own Wedding

48 fields wedding with alpacas

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We are so excited to share Christina and Christopher 48 Fields wedding! 48 Fields is a relatively new barn wedding venue in Leesburg, VA. From the moment Christina reached out to us and mentioned they’d be having 2 live alpacas at the wedding for guests to take photos with we were sold! As a couple, […]

Real Weddings

January 3, 2021

48 Fields Wedding–Christina and Christopher

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Being an introverted bride is somewhat of a paradox. For introverts, quiet time to recharge is really important to prevent overwhelm. But when you’re a bride that can be really hard to find on your wedding day. Weddings can feel intimidating. Like they’re all about being out there, connecting with people, and making yourself the […]

Planning Resources

December 16, 2020

Tips for Introverted Brides

Boho backyard wedding in Maryland

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Jill and Daniel are the cutest and sweetest couple you’ll ever meet. The pair met on Tinder–as one does these days. Daniel proposed at a little beach in Great Falls–the location of their second date–and the rest is History! That is, until COVID showed up and totally turned their wedding plans upside down! Less than […]

Real Weddings

December 2, 2020

A Moody, Boho Backyard Wedding in Maryland-Jill and Daniel

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  Choosing a Friday or Sunday wedding date can come with a lot of questions. Yes, we would all prefer Saturday weddings. But sometimes that just isn’t possible. And now, COVID-19 has caused many venues to have limited availability in 2021. Better yet, sometimes the advantages of an off-day wedding are too good to pass […]

Planning Resources

November 18, 2020

Choosing a Friday or Sunday Wedding Date

Friday or Sunday Wedding Date
Micro Wedding at Fathom Gallery DC

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Sarah and Bill’s micro wedding at The Fathom Gallery in Washington DC is one we’ll always remember. It was our fist post-COVID wedding, and our first experience with this “new normal” way of hosting special events. We reached out to Sarah in the late Spring of 2020 to get a fell for where she was […]

Real Weddings

November 4, 2020

Micro Wedding at Fathom Gallery-Sarah and Bill

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It’s October and Halloween Wedding Inspiration is all around us! Halloween doesn’t have to be all orange pumpkins and skulls. With October 31st falling on a Saturday this year, we expect to see lot’s of Halloween Weddings! So we felt inspired to give you our take on what we believe makes a good modern, stylish […]

Inspiration + Trends

October 21, 2020

Stylish Halloween Wedding Inspiration

Stylish Halloween Wedding Inspiration
Carnegie Institution for Science Wedding--Aly and Sam

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For a couple who proposed with the Washington monument in the backdrop, the only natural place to have the wedding would be Carnegie Institution for Science. The Carnegie Institution for Science is a beautiful historic landmark whose neoclassical façade lends to the grandeur of Washington, DC.  Your guests will enjoying the venue’s stunning architecture and […]

Real Weddings

October 7, 2020

Carnegie Institution for Science Wedding–Aly and Sam