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Kathy & Ryan Say I Do in Brooklyn, NY

Kathy and Ryan tied the knot at the Iconic Dumbo Loft in Brooklyn. Built in 1891, the renovated building features high ceilings, beautiful wood columns, hardwood flooring, and exposed brick walls. It’s a dream for couples who love a rustic industrial vibe with city views! The loft’s large windows give guests a view of the district of DUMBO that boasts cobblestone streets and expansive Manhattan Bridge archways. Brooklyn Bridge park is the perfect place for outdoor ceremonies and photo ops and it’s just steps away! We hope you enjoy this real wedding, Brooklyn Style.

Photographer: John R.
Venue: The Dumbo Loft, Brooklyn NY

Laura & Richard Say I Do in Weimar, TX

Laura and Richard tied the knot at The Phoenix Ranch in Weimar, Texas among friends, family and some very large animals. The vibrant color palette of purple, lavender, teal and blue pop against the nature filled background and are a perfect fit for this fun loving couple! We hope you enjoy this slice of Texas and a peek at Laura and Richard’s Big Day.

Photographer: Chris H.
Venue: The Phoenix

Bridal Prep Planning 101

With so many details to plan for your big day, little thought goes into planning your bridal prep. What most brides don’t realize is that they will spend the first half of the day in a room getting ready and taking lots of pictures. Having a relaxed atmosphere in a room that is large enough for all of your bridesmaids and family members to get ready in is a must. Choosing a venue or hotel with lots of room to spread out and amenities is something you should definitely take into consideration. Here are our tips for planning the perfect bridal prep!

Getting Ready - Don’t forget to wear something that comes on and off without messing up your hair and makeup! Matching robes for you and your bridesmaids is a great idea.

The Bubbly - While champagne is the go to, it’s known to go right to your head which may not be the best idea right before walking down the aisle. Opt instead for a light and fruity sangria or mimosas.

Don’t Forget To Eat - Petite bite size pastries are perfect for popping in your mouth without messing up your made up face. Be sure to pack a snack sac for later if you are planning on having an extensive photo session before your walk down the aisle. Being dizzy or nauseous is the last thing you want to feel at the alter.

Sweet Details - Ask your florist for loose blooms or an additional arrangement so your photographer can get creative. Be sure to have your wedding jewelry, shoes and invitations easily accessible as photographers typically shoot these items during bridal prep.

Bridal Portraits - Your first bridal portraits will most likely be taken during bridal prep. Having a light filled space with a neutral background is ideal. Be sure to clear any clutter out the space you will be standing in your room for pictures.

Photographer: By Sara G.

Venue: Venetian Pier, Lanier Island

Danielle & Sean Say I Do in Oakland, CA

This waterfront wedding in Oakland, California at Scott's Seafood, Jack London Square is a feast for the eyes! We love all of the black, white and hot pink details and décor! This fun and flirty wedding has a modern flare set amid palm trees and ocean views! We hope you enjoy all the details and photos from Danielle and Sean’s Big Day.

Photographer: By Joey V.

Venue: Scott's Seafood, Jack London Square


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