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Pro Insight: Yes You DO Need A Wedding Film!

Hey everyone! This week’s Pro Insight comes to us from Samm, a recent bride (you may recognize her from her wedding that was recently featured here on ELD!) who also happens to be half of the duo that is Imprint Cinema, an amazing cinematography company! I asked Samm to share some information and her own […]

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Thursday Tips: How To Have Great Vendor Relationships

Hey there everyone! So I felt like starting off today with a little explanation of why I write these Tips posts. My ultimate goal is for all of you to have BETTER weddings than I did. In fact, this is precisely the reason why I started blogging 3 years ago. In that time, I’ve discovered that […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Hire An Experienced Wedding Planner!

“Hire a reputable wedding planner that you trust! Of course we’re somewhat biased, but it really will save you so much time, energy, stress {and, believe it or not, even money in many cases} in the end. By hiring a planner who’s experienced in the industry, and that has strong relationships with other wedding professionals […]

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Tuesday Tips: Plan For Your Marriage Too!

[Editor’s note: Hey friends! So I bet you didn’t know that Kristine, one of ELD’s contributors and an ELV planner, is also a certified counselor- with a specialization in marriage preparation nonetheless! So this girl definitely knows what she’s talking about! Today she’s sharing a little Tuesday Tips all about planning for your marriage, so […]

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Thursday Tips: Can’t Afford A Wedding Planner?

Hi everyone! Wow, I seriously cannot believe that it’s August already! This year is flying by so ridiculously fast! So for Thursday Tips today, I thought I would talk about having a wedding coordinator. Yes, I know that wedding planners and coordinators are a common topic here at ELD, but after all, I did get […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Make Big Decisions Slowly

“I always say there’s a mad rush of planning at the beginning, a lull, and then a frantic dash to the finish. When you start planning make the big decisions slowly. The small details that truly give the uniqueness and personality to the day can wait until after you have chosen your venue, dress and […]

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Wedding Planning Advice: Hire A Coordinator!

“Aside from hiring photographers with which you not only connect to their images, but them as people, hire a full-service wedding coordinator so you (and your mom) can be a guest at your own wedding! Other than that, relax and truly enjoy the process. The most important part is that you are marrying the person […]

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Pro Insight: Outfits & Props For Your Engagement Session

Happy Tuesday everyone! I’ve been seeing lots of engagement sessions lately- if you’re following ELD on Facebook, I’m sure you’ve seen the stunning images from e-sessions that I’ve been sharing recently! But when I see awesome e-sessions, I always think back to when my husband and I were getting ready for ours. I of course […]

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{Thursday Tips} Dates,Times, and Cost of Weddings

Happy Thursday everyone! Today we’re going to have a little chat about choosing the date and time of your wedding. It’s something that you all have to do very early on in your planning process. You can’t really do anything without choosing your wedding date, and then shortly thereafter you have to choose the exact […]

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{Wedding Planning Advice} Book Your Photographer!

“Book your photographer right after your venue! We book really quick and we often limit the number of weddings we take in a year because of the amount of hours spent in pre-wedding work and post-processing. I’m always sad to turn brides away when I know how excited they were to use me for their […]

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