Venue Tour: Burlington Plantation

There is a new venue in town, and it’s a looker. Burlington Plantation is technically located out in Charles, City, but I’m pretty sure we can group that in with Richmond Venues.  This venue is gorgeous.  The stables have been converted into a gorgeous ballroom.  High ceilings, natural light, chandeliers, I could go on.  There…

How to Be The Best Wedding Guest

1. RSVP on time: For anyone who has ever planned an event, whether it be a birthday party or a full size wedding, you know the struggle.  People just don’t respond to RSVP’s anymore.  As our culture moves toward more casual interactions, RSVPs are being caught in the crossfire.  If you receive an invitation you…

Why You Should Say “Yes” to a Styled Proposal

Asking someone to marry you is a MAJOR life moment.  You are asking someone to promise their life to you.  A marriage proposal is something that should be celebrated and executed flawlessly. This is the beginning of your journey to marital bliss. Most weddings are planned and executed by the bride, her family, and her…

All of the Wedding Abbreviations You Need to Know

Soon after you start planning a wedding you will realize that you have just entered a whole new world. There is so much to learn.  Most couples turn to message boards, forums, blogs, social media, and other online sources for their inspiration and vendor referrals. There is a shorthand that is used in this space. …

Seven Things to Consider Before You Propose

    The Date Matters: Weddings take about 12-18 months to plan.  If your soon to be fiancé has been dreaming of a spring wedding, time your proposal accordingly.  Also, take into consideration other important dates. Decide if you want to “share” your special day with a holiday or birthday. Find out if there is…

How To Choose The Perfect Venue:

There is so much that goes into wedding planning.  So much. However, nothing can be done without a venue.  The venue will determine your date, create an atmosphere, and will set the pace for the rest of the budget.  Figure out the basics: When you start planning your wedding you should have a general idea…