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Wedding Coordinator VS Venue Coordinator

I’ve heard it SO many times- “Oh the venue coordinator will handle everything, I don’t need a wedding planner/coordinator.” What most brides don’t quite understand is that the venue coordinator is just there for the VENUE, not you. (Nothing against venue coordinators- I love them and they’ve helped me out a lot before!) If they tell you […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Take A Moment

“Take a moment. Your wedding planning process can quickly turn into a whirlwind of to do lists, parties, shopping, decision making, cake tastings…it’s easy to lose track of what brought the two of you together. Plan date nights every month or so where wedding talk is off limits and just spend time together laughing and […]

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5 Reasons To Have An Atlantis Wedding

A few weeks ago, we talked about how to know if you should have a destination wedding or not. I think destination weddings are awesome for the right people and the right destination, so I thought today would be the perfect time to tell you about one of my favorite destination wedding locations- Atlantis! My husband […]

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The Biggest Wedding Planning Mistake You Can Make… and How To Avoid It!

I may be a wedding blogger, but I do know a thing or two about weddings, since I used to plan and design weddings. I worked with brides, parents, and even grooms, and yes, it was trying and stressful at times… but it always ended up being more rewarding than anything else! And through it all, […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Get To Know Your Vendors

“Take the time to get to know your vendors. Only hire vendors that you trust and that understand your aesthetic and needs. After you have signed their contract, trust them to do their job. Your wedding will run smoother when you allow your vendors to do what they do best!” – Amanda Ready of Atlanta […]

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4 Things you don’t know about working with a wedding planner

Deciding whether or not to hire a planner is a big decision, and here at ELD, it’s our goal to provide you with information that will help you make those hard wedding planning decisions. In my experience, I have noticed there are a few things that couples usually don’t know about working with a planner. Today, I hope to […]

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A Fun New Way Of Choosing Bridesmaid Dresses!

I’m not going to sugarcoat it- choosing bridesmaid dresses is a pretty daunting task. One of my big “musts” in choosing dresses for my bridesmaids was making sure they would be able to wear the dresses after the wedding. Well let me tell you… that is a pretty hard requirement to fill! A more popular option now is to […]

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5 Tips For Inquiring With Wedding Vendors

My-oh-my I have some excellent tips for you all today! One of the things that I had NO clue about when I was planning my own wedding was inquiring with vendors. To tell you the truth, I was actually afraid of it- which is probably why I ended up not quite having the best wedding I […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Get To Know & Trust Your Vendors

“Take the time to get to know your vendors. Only hire vendors that you trust and that understand your aesthetic and needs. After you have signed their contract, trust them to do their job. Your wedding will run smoother when you allow your vendors to do what they do best!” – Amanda Ready of Atlanta […]

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How To Plan A Bridal Shower

The bridal shower is one of the events surrounding your wedding that you may be anticipating but not know too much about- which is why I am so excited to share this post about how to plan a bridal shower from my friend Carly of Carly is Inspired! She designed some beautiful vintage bridal shower inspiration that Amanda Young captured, and […]

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