7 May

Emily & Alex

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Emily & Alex

We knew it was going to be a delight to coordinate Emily and Alex’s big day when we heard what Alex did to get to know Emily – he trained for and ran a marathon in order to spend more time with her! Now that is true love. What a beautiful spring day it was […]

29 April

Oh, Martha! Spring 2013

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Oh, Martha! Spring 2013

I don’t know about you, but the first thing I do when a friend announces her engagement is buy her a copy of the most recent┬áMartha Stewart Weddings. In honor of one of our favorite wedding magazines, we want to highlight our favorite ideas from each issue, and here are our top 5 from Spring […]

25 March

The B-List

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The B-List

As a follow up to our last post on how to fine tune your guest list, this week we’re going to cover the infamous B-List. To start, it is okay to have a B-List. More than likely your venue has a capacity limit and your budget has a cap, so you may not be able […]

12 March

Who to Invite?

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Who to Invite?

One of the most common questions we get asked as wedding coordinators is how to deal with the guest list. Often the bride and groom-to-be are able to pull together a list of close family and friends pretty easily, but then things start to get hairy. What about your parents’ friends? Who gets a plus […]

9 August

Photobooth Fun

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Photobooth Fun

Having a photobooth is one of the most popular trends in weddings today. What’s not to love? You get to act crazy, use hilarious props, and keep all of the photos at the end of the day. Here are a few ideas to customize your photobooth: Background: The standard white makes for classic, clean shots, […]

1 August

Choosing the Dress

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Choosing the Dress

Choosing the dress can be one of the most difficult parts of planning your wedding. And I’m not talking about your wedding dress. I’m talking about the bridesmaids’ dress! A Common Scenario: You’ve got five bridesmaids, all different shapes and sizes. Your best friend is a cute petite 5’1″, but your cousin is so tall […]

26 July

Loveworks Photography

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Loveworks Photography

This week we met Stephen Waugh from Loveworks, a new wedding photography company in Atlanta. He specializes in clean, modern images and loves to capture all of those special little moments on your wedding day. Stephen is very personable and has the kind of attitude we like. He prides himself on great service and treats […]

23 July

Let Them Eat Something Other Than Cake

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Let Them Eat Something Other Than Cake

I have worked with many couples who were not the biggest fans of cake, but chose to serve cake because it was the “traditional” dessert for a wedding reception. Couples are becoming more and more creative as they plan their weddings and try to make their day represent who they are as a couple, and […]

11 July

DIY Invitation Tips

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DIY Invitation Tips

DIY is a huge trend in weddings today. There are lots of easy decor ideas on Pinterest (follow Wedding Belles here) like centerpieces and fun programs, but what about invitations? When I got married I decided that this was a challenge I wanted to undertake, so I thought I would share a few of the […]

29 June

Georgia Bridal Show

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Georgia Bridal Show

Wedding Belles was a vendor at the Georgia Bridal Show at the Gwinnett Center on Sunday, and we had an absolutely wonderful time getting to meet all of the amazing brides who came out to the event. As our first bridal show, Kristen and I were appreciative of how well organized the event was for […]