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Bat Mitzvah: Broadway Theme at The Hippodrome Richmond Virginia

  We found ourselves back at The Hippodrome with another fun filled Bat Mitzvah. This family really wanted to focus on their love of Broadway and their New York City roots.  Hannah has been going to broadway shows since she was just a little girl, and it was something that they really cherished as a […]

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Hotel Room Blocks for Weddings and Events

If you are hosting an event and have invited out of town guests, setting up room blocks is a good idea.  It is a nice gesture for your guests, but it also helps organize transportation, after parties, brunches, and welcome bag drop-offs. Room blocks do make scheduling transportation easier.  We will know where the majority […]

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The Best Richmond Virginia Wedding Venues

Richmond is such a unique and fun city with a huge personality.  There is always something going on.  We are a southern city with a foodie and artsy vibe.  Depending on what you are looking for there is something for everyone.  Richmond is about an hour and a half from Washington DC, and about an […]

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The Masculinity of Florals- Dover Hall Richmond Virginia

The Masculinity of Florals at Dover Hall in Richmond Virginia  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  Our editorial shoot is finally live and I can now share all of the dets.  This was a shoot that I had been thinking about for a while.  I ran through several concepts, watched several vendors, and edited, edited, edited.  […]

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Wedding Venue Tour Virginia: Pharsalia

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Pharsalia is a little oasis of beauty nestled in a valley of the Blue Ridge mountains between Charlottesville and Lynchburg.  Saying that this wedding venue is gorgeous and unique isn’t doing it any justice.  If you are looking for an outdoor, private, wedding venue with character and 360 mountain views then […]

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Team Spotlight: Lauren Purcell

We ask our clients and our vendors a TON of questions during the planning process.  I figured it was about time we started answering some of them ourselves. We are sharing a fun Q & A, and some photos taken by Kir Tuben.  Lauren is the owner and lead designer/planner of Swoon Soiree. What's on [...]

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Venue Tour: Oak Ridge Estate

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Oak Ridge Estate is an 1802 estate out in Arlington Virginia.  The estate was acquired at the turn of the 20th century by Thomas Fortune Ryan, a Nelson County native who had become one of the 10 wealthiest men in the nation. He made several alterations to the buildings and grounds […]

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Real Wedding: Voodoo Wedding at The Congressional Cemetery Washington DC

We create experiences for our clients and their guests.  We have often said that “we create events where weddings just so happen to take place.”  When Kelly was referred to us from another planner I was so excited to see what she had cooked up. Kelly is an event specialist with The Smithsonian Museums in […]

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Seven Ways to Cut The Guest List

There are so many things to consider when planning a wedding.  It’s pretty universal that one of the largest pain points when planning an event of this magnitude is the guest count.  You would love to invite everyone you have ever shared part of your lives with.  Your college roommates, your friends from back home, […]

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Groom’s Details

With all of the focus on the Bride and all of her details, it’s easy to overlook the Groom.   Groom’s details play a large part in telling the narrative of a wedding day.  They spend time curating their look and putting their details together too.  Those items should be showcased. Here is a list […]

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