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Laurel Hill Golf Club Offers Wedding Packages to Make Wedding Day Just Right

Laurel Hill Golf Club

By Katrina Wilson | Sponsored by Fairfax County Park Authority You always dreamed of a storybook wedding, and now you stand in front of guests inside Laurel Hill Golf Club’s banquet room with your dream décor. You look forward to your photo session with the venue’s golf course as the backdrop to your day. The club is 9,400 square feet and their banquet room can hold 150 people. The event director has worked to help you reach your dream wedding day. Marisa Devin, event director at the club, said that the venue has scenic qualities and an awesome food and beverage manager. Scenic Qualities “Another unique thing is the different overlooks we have. There’s countless spots around the golf course to capture one-of-a-kind photos with gorgeous scenery all around,” Marisa said. The chic venue is surrounded by an alluring landscaped …

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Top Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter  Planning a wedding can be a daunting task, especially if you have never done it before. From budgeting to vendor contracts to venue coordination, there are so many details to manage. If you are feeling overwhelmed or don’t have the time or experience to handle everything on your own, it might be time to consider hiring a wedding planner. Here are the top reasons why: You are overwhelmed by the thought of planning your wedding. You have never planned a major event or party before. Budgeting is not your strong suit. You are not organized. Vendor contracts and fine print confuse you. You are planning from afar. You don’t have a lot of spare time. You are way behind schedule. Or you are planning a very short …

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Why Hire a Wedding Planner

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter  Planning a wedding can be an exciting but overwhelming process, and that’s where a wedding planner comes in. Hiring a wedding planner can bring a level of expertise, organization, and peace of mind to the wedding planning process, making it a worthwhile investment. Here are just a few reasons why hiring a wedding planner is a great decision. Saves Time and Stress Wedding planners have the experience and resources to plan and execute weddings efficiently. They take care of all the details, leaving you free to focus on the bigger picture and enjoy the planning process. Expertise and Connections Wedding planners have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the wedding industry. They can provide insights, suggestions, and creative ideas to make your wedding unique and memorable. …

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Destination Wedding in San Diego

Photos and story by Paul Douda Photography Travel bugs a.k.a. Jordan & Mirtza have spent their relationship traveling the world together. They have seen so many sites and Jordan even planned a romantic scavenger hunt around Italy to propose to Mirtza. Being from Louisiana, Jordan & Mirtza had never been to San Diego but have always loved the ocean and the idea of having an intimate seaside wedding with their closest family and friends. It was beautiful to see how many people traveled across the country to witness their special day. Especially during a pandemic! Instead of a traditional guest book, they opted for their guests to sign a globe which they will use to plan future trips and wives. Jordan and Mirtza hosted a simple and beautiful wedding overlooking Sunset Cliffs followed by a reception dinner at the historic …

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Falling in Love Chic Wedding Styled Shoot

Photos and story by Quamina Image Ghartey of Events By Lady J, and Floral Designer, Patricia Sterling of Sincerely PS Events and Design, along with a talented team of industry partners. The combination of fall scenery with beautiful details of bold and vibrant colors added a touch of sophistication to the shoot. We fell in love with a beautiful bold orange chair and built the theme of the shoot around it. We combined bold color palettes of orange, dusty blue, light blue, gray, and accented it with gold. With the autumn weather, we thought we could emphasize the scene by setting up a chic table with an autumnal and glamorous touch. We played with autumn colors in the flowers, invitations, menu cards, and custom macaroons to emphasize the look. To add to the shoot we incorporated a whiskey and cigar …

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911: Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit

by Lisa Beth Miller Regardless of the meticulous planning that goes into a wedding day, minor mishaps can sometimes pop up. Creating an emergency kit for your wedding day can help you to tackle those pesky issues. A bride can create her own kit or delegate the task to her mother or maid of honor. Here are a few ideas for items to include! Tuck them into a pretty bag.   Sewing Kit: just in case of minor tears or popped buttons! Nail File Lotion Oil Absorbing Sheets: to keep makeup fresh Sunscreen: especially for outdoor pictures! Tide to Go Pen Tampons Dental Floss First Aid Kit Mints Benadryl : in case of unexpected allergic reactions. Bobby Pins Granola Bars: so many brides forget to eat. Mouth Wash Clear Nail Polish : Can be used to fix chipped nails, runs …

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