Nanette and Alex's gorgeous wedding day was recently featured over on the 7x7 blog. Click here to browse the beautiful day!
"If you follow San Francisco–based @nantuck3t on Instagram (with 50,000 followers, it's likely you do), you would expect that the wedding of the photographer and social media maven, aka Nanette Wong, would be all flowers and pastel hues with DIY romance. And you'd be right. When Wong married her sweetheart, Alex Lai, in November of last year, her celebration, held at Deer Park Villa in Fairfax, was worthy of a wood nymph."
Did you miss Dani and Taylor's stunning affair that was published on Wedding Chicks? Click here to browse their beautiful day! We’re talking sparkle, flowers, and gold gilded details everywhere! They even had a fog machine for their first dance, does it get more romantic than that?
Taylor passed by Danielle's house every day and had such a crush on her. One day he left his phone number in her mailbox and the rest is history. As a special event florist herself, Danielle felt the flowers and decor were one of the best ways she could tell their love story to their guests, as Taylor had helped Dani over the years with building her business.
Head on over to the link to read more about this real-life fairytale!
Coordinator: The Poppy Group
Photographer: Michelle Walker
Florist, Designer, Stylist: Amy Burke Designs
Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
Cake: Elegant Cheese Cakes
Videographer: Weddings on Film
Hair + Makeup: Wow Pretty
One of our co-founders, Amy Nichols was recently highlighted by Brides.com as The Best Wedding Planner in San Francisco!!! Her company, Amy Nichols Special Events, along with The Poppy Group received a shout out along with the best of the best in the Bay Area! Click here to read the entire article.
Our very own Amy Nichols (co-founder of The Poppy Group and owner of Amy Nichols Special Events) was recently quoted on Brides.com for a great article about ways to make your single guests feel included when your venue or budget can't accommodate plus ones! "'Don't relegate your single friends to a table that’s made up of all single people they’ve never met,” says Amy Nichols of Amy Nichols Special Events and Thumbtack Pro. Whether you serve the dinner plated or from unique food stations, seat single friends with others they may know or have heard about. “If you have a single friend from college, seat her with other friends she knows from school, regardless of whether those friends are also married or part of a couple,” says Nichols." Click here to read the rest of the tips!
Are you wanting a small wedding and no reception? Do you keep putting off your reception? In this InStyle article, they are chatting with wedding planners who share how to have a wedding without the ceremony. Our founder Amy Nichols was featured where she shares about having a dessert-only get together, after you tie the knot. Read more ways here.
Have you ever moved and realized that you have photos galore? We don't want you to feel like that with your wedding album too, so here are some unique alternatives to hard copy albums. We are excited because one of our founders, Amy Nichols, was featured in this article as well talking about embracing technology; "Use technology to your advantage and put a selection of your favorite wedding weekend and honeymoon photos on an iPad mini in a spot where visitors can see such as your kitchen or living room." Check out the full list here, on Martha Stewart Weddings.
Some weddings trends just don’t stand the test of time as well as others. If you’re not sure what trend is hot or what trend is not in the wedding world, simply take a look at 10 Wedding Trends the Pros Would Love to See Die, Amy‘s latest contribution on Brit + Co. Wedding planners know wedding trends very well and our founder, Amy, has compiled their opinions on which trends to ditch. She offers new suggestions to get out with the old and in with the new! If you want a fresh, stylish wedding, this great article is for you!
We are so excited to announce that Amy was featured in InStyle Weddings article about making your escort cards, a design focus. Escort cards are a nice way to let guests choose their seat, while you are still choosing their table for them. Making this small detail into a design focus can be fun too! Read about the 13 different ways here.
Are you looking for wedding tips for that perfect spring weeding? Look no further! Our founder Amy Nichols is over on Martha Stewart Weddings with other wedding planners giving sound advice. Check out the article with tips here.
We're so pleased that Sydney & Timothy's wedding has been featured on Borrowed & Blue! This wedding was held at the gorgeous Sunnyside Conservatory with palm groves and beautiful surrounding gardens. The photographer was Sarah Peet of Sarah Peet Photography and the floral designer was Church Street Flowers.
From the second you get engaged, it seems like everyone has advice to share about planning a wedding. Whether they're currently engaged, happily married, have walked down the aisle more than once, or are totally single, everyone has something to say! And — fair warning — not all of that advice is very good. The best sources for planning advice are the experts themselves, but even wedding planners get an earful of tips you should really forget. We've shared some of the worst wedding planning advice we've ever heard on Brides — and even shared tips on what you should do instead.
Wedding toast givers, we get it: There's a lot of pressure to spin the perfect speech. What should be left out? Read our answer over on Brides regarding seven things that should never make it into a wedding toast.