Looking Back at 2012 Weddings

As a wedding planner, I see so many great ideas. I love it when a bride and groom make their wedding unique and special to them. Maybe they tell a story with their table numbers, or show a picture slideshow. I saw a lot of great things in my 2012 weddings and I thought it … Continue reading


Drew & Katy’s wedding

I wanted to share some lovely photos from Katy and Drew’s wedding reception at Old Salem this August. The photos are from Albright Shotz Photography, a vendor I had not known. I was pleased to work with these ladies, as they take lovely photographs and are very professional. You can see from these pictures below … Continue reading

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Crazy about Pinterest

By now, I’m sure you’ve discovered Pinterest. If for some reason you’ve been without the internet for the past year and have missed this craze, let me explain: Pinterest is a website that allows you to build a virtual bulletin board to share ideas for crafts, recipes, and oh yes, weddings! When you’re surfing around … Continue reading

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Beautiful Weddings at Old Salem

We are fortunate in Winston-Salem (and the surrounding area) to have so many great wedding venues — whether it’s somewhere new and breathtaking like WinMock, somewhere elegant and classic like Graylyn, or somewhere sleek and contemporary like The Proximity, there truly is a wealth of locations for a wedding in the Piedmont Triad. I love … Continue reading

Photo by Triad DJ. Cat & Alex French wedding June 2012 at Old Salem. Triad DJ and I worked on this wedding together.

Interview with Triad DJ

Big thanks to Chris Fletcher at Triad DJ & Events for featuring an interview with me for their blog recently. I love working with Triad DJ. They always have the bride and groom in mind and are very organized and professional. I love working with good and reliable vendors and don’t recommend them if I … Continue reading

Ceremony & Reception – Part 1

There are two main aspects to consider in planning a wedding — the ceremony and the reception. Reading that, it seems pretty obvious. Of course, things get more complicated from here, but it does help to start the planning process by breaking everything down into what’s needed for the ceremony and the reception. This is … Continue reading

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Wedding Trends: Just Because It’s Popular, Doesn’t Mean You Need It

People love to “predict trends,” especially in the wedding business. Analysts and economists predict trends that help shape our financial forecast, so why should it be any different for the big names in the nation’s wedding industry to do the same thing? If The Knot told you big hats were all the rage in 2012, would … Continue reading

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