Venue Tour: The John Marshall Ballrooms

Elegant, Grand, Classic. “The Finest Hotel in the South.”  These are all words used to describe The John Marshall Ballrooms.  Your guests will be awestruck by the lobby space with it’s classic black and tan decor and it’s inviting lounge furniture.  As your guests arrive, this is a great space for some pre-ceremony cocktails and…

Venue Tour: The Virginia Cliffe Inn

If you are looking for a beautiful southern style with spacious grounds, that is still in Richmond, this is the perfect location.  Located off of Mountain Road In Glen Allen this is just a short drive from the city.  The Virginia Cliffe Inn is an actual Bed and Breakfast where your guests could stay, or…

Venue Tour: Historic Tredegar

With the city of Richmond as your backdrop and the James River streaming by this is the perfect blend of history, city, and nature.  The Historic Tredegar was built on a prime location near water power, working coal mines, and the railroad.  Originally the Tredegar was used to make locomotives, sugar mill factory pieces, and…

The Five Million Ways to Address Envelopes

Just Kidding.  I don’t think there are five million different ways on how to address envelopes.  I hope not at least. In order to be socially mobile you must know how to properly address those around you.  Knowing the proper etiquette to use when addressing envelopes shows your level of education, your awareness of social practices,…

Venue Tour: The Hippodrome

Welcome to the Hipp!  Those are Ron Stallings famous words as he escorts you into the grandeur theatre that we know as The Hippodrome.  The Hippodrome is located in historic Jackson Ward right off of Second Street.  The Hippodrome was originally opened in 1914 as an entertainment venue for African Americans.  It quickly became a…

Venue Tour: Seven Springs

I am not only a wedding planner, but I am also a match maker. You come to me as a resource. I need to know what venues will fit your budget and style, what vendors will help create the perfect atmosphere, and what will make your event spectacular. As your wedding match maker I conducted…