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INTERVIEW with Percy Sales of Percy Sales Events

We are excited to be interviewing Percy Sales from Percy Sales Events today and Happy Birthday Percy.  Today also happens to be his special day! Percy is a highly sought after destination wedding and special event planner from Santa Barbara, CA.   He is full of life and color and has been sought after not only by many destination brides but also donates his time to charity and has made many TV appearances.  To start off, a little birdie told us that you...

2016’s Artistic Trends in Cake Design

You have obsessed about your table arrangements, the seating plan and your dress (obviously!). That is unless you went full-on bridezilla. In that case, you obsessed about every. single. thing. On a side-note while it's easy to become persnickety about the details, please don't turn into one of those people. In our book, there is one thing that is definitely worth obsessing about. The delicious, delectable, scrumdiddlyumptious Wedding Cake! (like you even had to ask). Pardon us, while we soothe our sweet...

When Wedding Photos Go Viral — Alaskan Glacier Bride

Josh Martinez, a thrill seeking photographer with a love for indigenous Alaska, first had the idea of photographing a bride in a glacier pool while piloting a helicopter over Knik Glacier. Eventually, a courageous couple came looking for a photographer who would produce out-of-this-world wedding photos. Alas, the viral sensation "Glacier Bride" was born. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyN-VrnWX8c Martinez, who has shot all over North America, says nothing compares to Alaska. After seeing the Glacier Bride photos, we have to agree! A talented and innovative photographer alone wasn't enough to...

FLORIOGRAPHY – A Flower’s Secret Meaning

Floriography - the language of flowers - is an art that flourished in the Victorian Era under a mix of writers, poets, and publishers.  The language quickly gained favor in the 1800’s and became a favorite of royalty.  In addition to being a wonderful way to communicate one’s feelings for a lover without one’s royal court knowing their business.  It was also a discrete way for a lover to communicate their intentions without the awkwardness of words or the...

Fall Fashion — From the Runway to the Altar

Happy Fall, fancy ladies! A new season is always so exciting but there's something extra special about this time of year. Every Fall you can count on cooler climates, colorful leaves, cozy sweaters and of course pumpkin spice lattes. What we can't predict though, (until Spring Fashion Week) is the Fall fashion! Every year is different, even if some of the trends are borrowed from decades past. We know you're eager to don this year's Fall's fashion trends and...

Breaking Down Bridesmaid Dresses: Symmetry vs. Deconstruct

Photo Credit  Jennifer Jeanne Events The evolution of bridesmaid dresses has been rapidly changing since the beginning of the 21st century. Bridesmaid's have now taken center stage and are sharing the spotlight with the entire bridal party. We can all remember the time we were asked to be a bridesmaid for one of our friends and our first thought was "here we go again with the matchy-matchy dresses". Today, that may no longer the case for some brides. Although the symmetrical look...

10 Unusual Marriage Customs From Across The Globe

If you switched on the news lately, it is easy to think of all the things that divide us. It could be something complicated like faith or politics. It could be something less complicated, after all Internet wars erupt over the silliest of topics. But one thing humans share across cultures, countries, continents? People getting married. Call us optimists, but we would rather focus on things we have in common. Do remember - while some of the customs described...

14 Gift Ideas That Your Bridal Party Won’t Re-Gift

What better way to show your appreciation for your bridal party than with a well thought-out gift? Obviously you want to give them something they will cherish forever. But it can be a daunting task to choose something timeless. Fret not. Here is a selection of gifts that your bridal party guests will be thrilled to receive.  Cuyana Leather iPad Sleeve Image via Cuyana How gorgeous are these Cuyana leather iPad sleeves? Made from supple pebbled Italian leather and with padded...

Fashion For the First Man You Ever Loved

DEAR 'OL DAD — He wiped your bum before you could, he carried you on his shoulders before he couldn't and he probably even dressed you from time to time (bless him for trying, anyway). He may not be the most fashionable family member, but the father of the bride deserves to feel great on the big day too! Read on for eight charming touches to keep your dad looking dapper. WHITE ON WHITE  We love the classic look of a white tie on...

Top 10 Trends from Bridal Fashion Week

This year, Bridal Fashion Week coincided with Tax Day and Earth Day. Unless your job depends on it, you may have missed the lavish event. Were you buried in old receipts? Busy wondering if you want to attempt taxes yourself? Maybe you went green for the day and turned off the tele. Lucky for those who missed out, following anything and everything wedding IS our job; so we listened, we watched and we Instagram stalked. Alas, we present you,...