10 tips to get the cake you want

by Brooke Rester | Dolce Bakeshop, Long Beach When planning a wedding, a bride’s mind turns to flower arrangements, music, venues and even table settings. With so much to consider, it’s no wonder that one of the final items checked off the list is the cake. Your cake, just like your dress, should be a…

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How to Find the Right DJ

by Marcel Lanoux | Nightshift Sounds Entertainment Your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime day, and finding the right DJ is essential to having a great wedding reception. Hire the wrong one and it can ruin your whole day, so this really is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make during the planning process. It’s definitely not…

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What to expect from a professional makeup artist

by Jackie Merlau | jmerlaumakeup.com You may already know you want to hire a makeup artist for your wedding, but do you know what should be expected from a professional artist on the most important day of your life? Here are some tips to help!   THE SEARCH You should find a makeup artist who…

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Summer/Fall 2017 Hair Lookbook

An essential part of the bride’s look on her wedding day is a fabulous hairstyle to complete that head-to-toe glamour! Whether it’s a modern and organic upstyle, a classic chignon or soft vintage waves embellished with a stunning hairpiece, the options are endless and can be perfectly tailored to accent face shape and the dress…

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COLOR TRENDS: All about metallics

One the hottest trends in wedding décor and bridal party attire is metallics! Whether it’s a splash of pink, gold or rose gold in the table design or on a bridesmaid dress, this classy element gives some extra pizzazz for a special occasion. As the saying goes, “She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes.”…

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Getting the most out of your floral consultation

Getting the most out of your floral consultation by Rachel Bond   Flowers are a memorable part of any wedding, so planning for it should be fun and enjoyable. Who doesn’t love looking at beautiful blooms? The most important factors to keep in mind when meeting with a potential wedding florist are color scheme, style…

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Choose a honeymoon destination as unique as you!

Choose a honeymoon destination as unique as you! By Michele Kirsch Here’s a classic conversation between a couple planning their honeymoon: Bride-to-be: “Where do you want to go?” Groom-to-be: “I don’t know where do you want to go?” Figuring out what type of honeymooner you are is where the help of a travel agent/advisor would…

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