As we move into the new year, we excitedly look to all the wedding trends to come! Blush, Dusty Blue, Burgundy, Minimalism, Geo Shapes, and Sparkles (gold and rose gold) have been holding strong for the past two years, but 2019 is going to see the emergence of new trends that lean towards nature inspired pallets, decadence, and industrial space. Check out the trends … Read More 2019 Wedding Trends
2018 was such an amazing year for our business! We took on two amazing new team members, began Pop The Champagne, and had more amazing brides than ever before. We also grew in our community, made amazing connections, and stretched our wings in new and exciting ways. We setup our 2019 season to be the best yet but wanted to look back on some … Read More 2018 Year in Review
As a wedding planner, there are so many aspects of the event I get to be involved in. I get to work on the planning side, the design elements, and almost always the actual coordination of the event. I’ll admit, however, that the design aspect of weddings in which I get to really flex my creative muscles has long been a favorite. It drives … Read More Passion Project
As engagement season is in full swing we wanted to feature some of the touching engagement stories of our followers! These are the first moments that lead to the amazing weddings we are a part of and deserve just as much attention and love. Thanks to all who submitted their stories, and we hope you enjoy Whitney and Kimmie’s! Kimmie On December 17, 2017, … Read More 2018 Engagement Stories
As we head into the New Year we wanted to take the time to look back at all of our wonderful weddings in the past year! This was our first full year in business and each bride made it more special than we could have ever imagined. We were also fortunate to working with some absolutely amazing vendors teams along the way that will … Read More 2017 Raleigh Wedding Planner Year In Review
One of the things couples seem most concerned about when planning their dream wedding is staying true to who they are and their preferences. In an industry that consistently publishes articles on the right way to do everything for your wedding from seating arrangements to processional order it can be difficult for couples not to fall back on “tradition”. And while I love tradition, … Read More Wedding Couples Guide to Authenticity
Recently Elizabeth’s Event’s weddings and styled shoots have been picked up by a variety of places and we wanted to share the love! Brides and Weddings picked up our December St. Thomas wedding! Check it out here: http://bridesandweddings.com/blog/2017/3/14/cruise-wedding-in-st-thomas-real-brides-weddings Let’s Bee Together also picked up our December St. Thomas Wedding! Check it out here: http://letsbeetogether.com/lindquest-beach-wedding-st-thomas-dominican-republic-elizabeth-chris/ Glittery Bride also picked up our Decemeber St. Thomas Wedding! Check it … Read More Featured Shoot and Weddings!
April’s Styled Shoot was the largest and most incredible yet! I got the chance to work with over 13 amazing vendors from rings to decor and more. This group worked so hard to help make the vision a reality down to buying the model shoes and while it was definitely challenging at times, it was more than worth all the effort. Our theme was … Read More April Styled Shoot!
While there are many ways to go green, the last major area we will be covering is decor! “Green” decor is another area with lots of easy and affordable options for brides who want to limit the environmental impact of their event. From centerpieces to place cards and favors, green decor is in. The big current trend for centerpieces and decor is greenery. From … Read More “Green” Wedding Decor
Now that Bridal Fashion Week has come and gone, we are still seeing dreams of new gowns in our heads. Here are a few of our favorites! *Thanks to Brides.com for covering all of the new designer lines! http://www.brides.com/wedding-dresses-style/bridal-fashion-week* First up, an Idan Cohen gown with some of the most amazing bead work. The silhouette is sheer and flattering and the cape makes it … Read More Bridal Fashion Week
Another area with lots of options for brides to go “Green” is catering! From food selection, service, and leftovers, going green in this area of weddings is one of the easiest! First, when considering green food selection, brides should look for locally sourced, organic, and fair-trade options. Ask caterers that meet your food expectations if they can provide any of these options! You can … Read More Going “Green” Catering
In order to give you a real look into my abilities as a planner I want to share a little about what people think being a planner is and the reality of the job. People think I plan the perfect day and that everything goes perfectly when I share the beautiful photos and details. The truth however is not nearly so simple. This past … Read More The Kind of Planner I Am