Monthly Archives: February 2012

Real Wedding Spotlight: Julie & Chad

Julie and Chad were married at the Canfield Casino on December 10th, 2012.  Despite it being December, Julie and Chad had beautiful weather, Joe Elario Photography was able to capture some gorgeous shots outside in Congress Park.

Julie and Chad’s ceremony took place in the parlor.  I love the set-up and decor of this ceremony facing the windows, it allows for so much natural light!  Experience and Creative Design added crystal trees that give the beautiful crystal look of winter.

Katie… Read more »

Real Wedding Spotlight: Lauren & Brad

Lauren and Brad were married at The Hall of Springs on November 26th, 2011.

The decor in the ballroom at The Hall of Springs was unbelievable! Decor by Experience and Creative Design and the always  Sparkly Wedding Coordinator Katie O’ of Katie O’ Events transformed the hall into a beautiful ceremony location as well as reception location.  It is best illustrated in this video and photos from Clark + Walker Studio, in a word, amazing!

What a beautiful cake by Gio… Read more »

Traditions: The History of The White Wedding Dress

The history of the white wedding dress is one that has many versions of it, yet, they almost all are rooted in Queen Victoria.

In the 18th century and earlier weddings were about political alliances and the transfer of wealth as opposed to romance like they are today.  In that time, one of the most blatant ways that people could signify wealth was in textiles and the garments worn by members of society.  The richer the fabric, the more elaborate… Read more »

Fun Find: Bridesmaids Glasses!

What a cute a fun thing to do for your bridesmaids! I love these glasses that were found on Pinterest.

What a great way to give a gift to your girl’s when you ask them to be your bridesmaid! Then bring them all together for a fun bachelorette party or bridal shower!  Have to have them? Get them here.