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Category Archives: Ceremonies

You’re engaged! That’s wonderful! Now here are some reasons to elope!

Engagements are exciting. Did he take you to the place you met and get down on one knee with a secret photographer? Did he ask you at a baseball game on the jumbotron in front of thousands of people? Did he wait until the two of you were watching Pacific Rim in your living room … Continue reading You’re engaged! That’s wonderful! Now here are some reasons to elope!

Wedding Trends 2017

Watching the ebb and flow of wedding trends over the years is one of the best parts of our job.  In years past, it seems trends would last 5-10 years for most not working in the biz.  Now, we can virtually attend hundreds of weddings in one sitting, thanks to our little ol’ friend Pinterest, … Continue reading Wedding Trends 2017

Hankies for Happy Tears

We’ve all been to weddings where those tiny packs of kleenex tissues were at the ceremony site, available for your happy tears.  A sweet touch we’ve seen recently was a basket of vintage handkerchiefs, tied together with twine, for guests to take.  This is one of those fun yet completely doable DIYs; an afternoon with … Continue reading Hankies for Happy Tears

Cord of Three Strands

  Rather than lighting the traditional unity candle, couples are opting for other ways to unite themselves symbolically at their weddings. Here is a recent “Cord of Three Strands” tied at Heather’s Glen. The image below describes the meaning of each color and was handed to guests as they entered the ceremony.   A very … Continue reading Cord of Three Strands

Blushing Bride

Fall is just a few weeks away and a surprising color is in trend- pink! When thinking of pink in a wedding, doesn’t everyone usually think of spring? I know I do. It’s just not the case this year! Now, not every shade of pink can be used during the cooler seasons. This fall it looks … Continue reading Blushing Bride

Minister vs. Photographer

Your wedding photographer may ask you if there are any restrictions at your ceremony for pictures.  Usually ceremony venues don’t have any restrictions, and sometimes churches do.  But even if you’ve cleared it with the actual ceremony site, be sure to double check with your minister if you don’t happen to know him or her … Continue reading Minister vs. Photographer

Bride Honors Deceased Father with Tiny Shoe Photo

Last weekend Lela noticed that one of our brides, Katherine, had a charm sewn on to her shoe.  She asked the bride about it, and Katherine told her it was a photo of her father, who has passed away; having his picture sewn on to her shoe was a way for her father to still … Continue reading Bride Honors Deceased Father with Tiny Shoe Photo

Wedding Readings from Literature

While many couples opt to have a reading at their wedding, not everyone chooses scripture.  Some select poetry (as seen in this post), and some choose literature excerpts.  Here are some beautiful literature readings that can be read at a wedding ceremony. In One Another’s Arms by Rumi The moment I heard my first love story I … Continue reading Wedding Readings from Literature

In Her Shoes

A while back I posted about the clip from In Her Shoes, when Cameron Diaz has a surprise at her sister’s wedding. I couldn’t find it then, but I found it today! Grab some kleenex and enjoy!  

Vow Renewals at Heather’s Glen

Did you know that Heidi Klum and Seal renew their vows each year on their anniversary, and then throw a themed party afterwards?  Neither did I until today.  This past Saturday, she and Seal said “I do” again and then partied with friends and family in Palm Beach, Florida.  Have you thought about renewing your … Continue reading Vow Renewals at Heather’s Glen