Put Your Signature on Your Wedding Day

Cristie Woodard For the Brides 0 Comments

I seem to always have couples that like to follow their own style regardless of what is current. I LOVE this!!!! We are so inundated these days with social media and visions of what a bride should be doing for her wedding day; everything from decor to invitations follow a fashion trend in the wedding world. If you are a …

Did You Say Yes??

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The holidays bring all kinds of wonderful gifts for many people but for some women, the best present comes in the form of four words: “Will you marry me?”  (and for the future groom it is the much anticipated “Yes” he hopes to hear!) So as it goes many couples do get engaged over the holiday season- I did….(10 years …

What If…

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Life has many “what ifs” but if you are a bride to be you may not want to have to think about finishing that sentence! My professional recommendation for your big day is, of course, to see the value in a wedding planner and of course, hire one. Now if you cannot afford a full service coordinator then try and …

For the DIY Bride

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As Summer approaches the bridal season is upon us.  Many weddings happen just in the month of June alone. As we continue to be in tough economic times I am reminded often that so many couples cannot afford the services of a wedding planner. With that said I have a few quick tips for those planning an upcoming nuptial event. …

Elegantly Inexpensive

Cristie Woodard For the Brides 2 Comments

I am often asked of late from my bridal clients what they can do to have an elegant affair without dropping a ton of money. In my mind as a professional planner, attention to detail is what makes one wedding (or any event) stand out from the others.  For a small amount of money, (or none in some cases), a …