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It’s customary to include siblings in the bridal party as bridesmaids and groomsmen, including the coveted Maid of Honor and Best Man roles. But for many reasons, sometimes this just isn’t possible or it may not the best fit. Here are some alternative ways to incorporate siblings in your special day!   Officiant If your […]

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September 30, 2020

Alternative Ways to Incorporate Siblings into Your Wedding

Alternative Ways to Incorporate Siblings into Your Wedding

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  It’s obvious that the coronavirus has affected almost every wedding planned for 2020. Almost every couple has had to consider postponing or drastically changing up their wedding plans. As a friend or someone close to a couple that was supposed to be getting married this year, you’ll likely need to talk them off a […]

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September 16, 2020

How to Support Someone Who Has Had To Postpone Their Wedding Due to COVID

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Danielle and Doug’s elegant wedding at the Fairmont DC Hotel was one for the books! Not only did the couple get married on an auspicious day (Feb. 29th) Leap Year, but they were the last wedding we did before COVID shut everything down! Talk about good timing! They pulled off their Beauty and the Beast […]

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September 2, 2020

Fairmont Washington, DC Wedding-Danielle and Doug

Fairmont DC Hotel Wedding
How to actually enjoy wedding planning

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There’s no doubt planning a wedding can be stressful. And the journey to the altar isn’t always as straight forward as you might like. Long to-do lists, budget issues and rapid-fire decision making can really put a damper on all of the excitement. The weight of it all is enough to turn what’s supposed to […]

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August 19, 2020

How to Actually Enjoy Your Wedding Planning

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Ally and Adam were married on a beautiful November day at City Winery in Washington DC. Their wedding featured an urban, wine country feel, classic and industrial decor, as well as a sunset rooftop ceremony. As a couple, Ally and Adam complement each other’s personalities beautifully. They both like being outside, like to travel, and […]

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August 5, 2020

City Winery Wedding-Allison and Adam

City Winery DC Wedding
Something blue wedding shoes

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Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. Wedding traditions are still as important as ever. But getting married in the COVID era, has presented a long list of unexpected challenges for many couples. Those who had wedding plans for 2020 and 2021 have found themselves having to change and modify their original wedding plans […]

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July 22, 2020

Which Wedding Traditions Can You Still Practice During COVID?

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Mary and Hunter’s church wedding at Georgetown Epiphany Catholic Church and reception at Sequoia Restaurant was the perfect blend of Washington DC locations to bring together all of the beautiful details. Mary and Hunter are an adventurous couple who love to travel, be around friends, stay active, and have fun! Their wedding incorporated their love […]

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July 1, 2020

Sequoia DC Restaurant Wedding: Mary and Hunter

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7 Signs That You've Found The Perfect Wedding Vendor

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The vendors you choose for your big day could make or break your wedding. A top-notch vendor will spend all the time necessary to solidify your vision and create a plan to make your vision a reality. They’ll go above and beyond on your wedding day to smooth out problems before you or your guests […]

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June 17, 2020

7 Signs That You’ve Found The Perfect Wedding Vendor

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Macey and Joshua’s Oxon Hill Manor wedding was filled with the old world charm of Europe. Macey first heard about Joshua while living and working in Milan, Italy as an Au Pair one Summer. During her stay there, Macey became friends with a fellow American Au Pair (Jessie). Jessie mentioned that she had a really […]

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June 4, 2020

Oxon Hill Manor Wedding-Macey and Joshua

What to Do The Month Before Your Wedding

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The countdown is on! T-minus 30 days until the big day and you find yourself wondering what you are supposed to be doing the month before your wedding? The planning journey has had its ups and downs but you can finally see the finish line. This is the home stretch!  Just don’t kick your feet […]

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May 20, 2020

What to Do The Month Before Your Wedding