Lakefront Michigan Destination Wedding

Hank and Ashley, an adorable couple who originally met through mutual friends at a downtown Houston bar, love their home city but knew it wouldn’t be the right location for the “woodsy,” mild-temperature summer wedding they envisioned. They researched Montana, Tennessee, Oregon, and more, but nothing quite excited the bride like a Michigan destination wedding.…

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A Lake Maggiore Wedding of Dreams

Maria Grazia and Stéphan’s story began when they were in their twenties. Grazia, half Italian (and born and raised by Lake Maggiore), had just moved to Middiddelburg, Netherlands from Brussels, Belgium. “It sounds like a cliche,” the bride says, “but it was love at first sight. I thought Stéphan was the most handsome man I…

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Avoid These Mistakes for Perfect Wedding Photos

You’re paying for gorgeous wedding photos – so make sure you get them. Avoid these mistakes to ensure your wedding day is truly picture-perfect! Avoid sending your photographer a shot list. “My tip would be not to send your photographer a laundry list of poses that you want to capture on the wedding day. Instead, send…

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5 Tips to Find the Perfect Photographer

Gabriela Hotzel of Hotzel Photography is an expert in all things elopement photography. We got the chance to gather her best advice on how to find the perfect photographer for a destination elopement. Read below to see what she had to say:    Q: What attributes should couples look for in their elopement photographer? A:…

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5 Tips To Hire a Wedding Photographer

Picking your photographer is a huge step and it’s important to know what questions to ask. Wedding photographers have a front seat come w-day, so can also provide an interesting perspective on how to begin your planning. Photographer Justin Marantz has traveled the world photographing weddings and is sharing his “5 Tips for Hiring a…

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Portland Garden Wedding Shoot

The vision for this lovely styled shoot was to capture one of Portland’s iconic bed and breakfasts, The Portland White House, in an elegant and romantic way. Working together to create a look featuring a soft blue color with silvers and soft golds as accent colors Photographer Joie and Planner Danielle show just how perfect the venue…

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Island Glam Styled Shoot

When Los Angeles-based wedding and event planner Dee Lee hopped on a plane bound for Hawaii amid the pandemic, she was on a mission. Her goal? Convince her clients that an intimate destination wedding could be the perfect solution to their spoiled plans for a large local wedding. If COVID19 was going to take away so…

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World’s Best Wedding Photos Pt 2

When it comes to finding the most epic places on earth to elope it is best to turn to top photographers who’ve seen them from every angle. From the mountain tops of China and the U.S. Rockies to the beaches of Mexico and Bora Bora, we’re giving you a peek at the most beautiful backdrops…

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Something Blue Styled Shoot

In this stunning shoot, a team of vendors led by Hallea Events aims to inspire couples to bring in fashion-forward designs to their wedding. Find out the thought behind each element and how the picture-perfect setting all came together from the team of planners themselves. (See below.) Going along the lines of the “something blue” tradition,…

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North Carolina Real Wedding

Floral Design

When searching for a destination wedding location that both partners love, many feel a draw to go back to a place where many fond memories were made. This couple attended the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, and the idea of incorporating their old stomping grounds enticed them to start envisioning their Carolina wedding.…

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