Finding the One: 6 Tips to Choosing the Right Venue for Your Wedding

Once you and your fiancée have figured out your ideal guest count and the perfect date or time frame for your dream wedding, which supplier do you book next? There’s actually no one correct answer for this question, but what would make the most sense is booking your venue. So many decisions in wedding planning are dependent on the choice in venue, so just like with your partner in life, it’s best to choose wisely. To guide your search for the right venue for you, we asked some help from The Blue Leaf Events Spaces. Their unique venues are undeniably a popular choice for weddings in the city, thanks to their impressive facilities and the stringent safety protocols they have in place. Are you ready to start the hunt for the one? Let’s first go through these tips to help you choose the right venue for your wedding!

Explore the Stunning Sites of Spain and Portugal in This Dreamy Engagement Shoot!

Let’s look back on Pats and Alexia’s engagement shoot last November 2019. Along with their talented friends and suppliers, they packed their bags for a 2-week shoot in some of the most beautiful places Spain and Portugal have to offer. The weather was especially chilly, but the couple was unfazed as they dressed to the nines and posed against one picturesque backdrop after another. From a dreamy, riverside spot in Belem, Portugal to the incredible windmills in the outskirts of Toledo, Spain, every destination was just breathtaking! What was their secret to turning a pre-wedding activity into a fun and memorable trip? They booked Airbnb’s for the entire crew to stay in and really bonded together in between takes. As you scroll through the photos by Leftfielder Photography, take the chance to add new destinations to your travel bucket list. One day soon, you’ll again be able to safely tour the streets of a new city and get lost in its unique beauty. But for now, we have Pats and Alexia to thank for indulging our wanderlust through their stunning engagement photos. Enjoy!

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This is How You Can Shop for Your Dream Wedding Dress Online According to Brides!

Is it really possible to shop online for a wedding dress that suits your taste, is of good quality and budget-friendly? The answer is yes! While we all know that online shopping comes with risks, especially shopping for THE DRESS you’ll be wearing as you walk down the aisle, you can still set yourself up for success by taking note of some important reminders before you add to cart. We’ve had the pleasure of featuring weddings where savvy brides are able to find the dress of their dreams online and at affordable prices. But how did they do it exactly? We reached out to brides Sarah, Janine, and Alex to learn about their online shopping tips and hacks. Read on!

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Love and Sisterhood: How These Sisters Planned Three Consecutive Weddings in 11 Months!

Sisters are like your built-in-best friends. Even before you meet “The One,” you have your sister as your partner, supporter, expert advice giver, and so much more. Your sister knows your heart and soul, and though you might not agree on every little thing, you will always look out for each other! When it’s finally time for you to walk down the aisle, you’re sure to have your sister right there by your side, making sure everything goes smoothly. This is true for the Agoncillo sisters Isabel, Chiqui, and Mickey. With so much love, support, and incredible organization skills, these sisters were able to pull-off all three of their intimate weddings consecutively in a span of 11 months. We were able to learn more about Isabel, Chiqui, and Mickey’s stories, including their wedding planning experience, and we’re sharing them with you right here. We hope the Agoncillo sisters will inspire you, too!

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An Intimate Garden Wedding with Emerald Green Tones and Rustic Accents

Jaymarc and Einjel’s wedding was a stunning mix of natural and magical! Forest green shades, foliage, and wood accents gave this garden wedding a rustic feel. On the other hand, details like sparklers and fairy lights helped bring the ethereal look together. What made this wedding the most magical though, was the story behind it! Jaymarc and Einjel’s wedding was actually cancelled multiple times due to the pandemic. Although there were many difficulties and obstacles as they organized their wedding, this couple didn’t give up on their preparations. Finally, they were able to secure the date of their wedding—the day before the bride’s birthday! Both Jaymarc and Einjel were emotional as they tied the knot, having waited for this day for so long. Truly, in the end their effort and perseverance paid off in the form of this lovely intimate wedding! Bask in the magic of these photos by Jun Tagaro of TheShots Studios.

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Cheers to the Father of the Bride: 7 Simple Ways to Say Thank You on Your Wedding Day

Dad—he will always be the man who has loved you first and who will love you the longest. That is why a daughter’s wedding day can be a bittersweet affair for a dad, as it signifies she is ready to let go and move on. While the reasons to celebrate easily outweigh any unhappy thoughts, it’s always a good idea to be intentional about spreading the love on your wedding day. You might have planned for tokens for your guests and gift boxes for your entourage, but what about the OG man in your life? Don’t forget to show him some love and thanks for everything he’s done to get you where you are today. To give you a few ideas on how you can show gratitude on your wedding day, here are a some simple ways you can consider.

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