Meet real mid-life bride and groom, Tim and Colleen Ray, they married in 2011. Tim was 58 and Colleen was 50. Tim and Colleen are fun, easy-going and you can tell they enjoy each others company. There is a playfulness about them, a sparkle in their eyes and an appreciation for life that is contagious. They live part of the week in Sacramento, California and part of the week outside of Truckee, California. Tim and Colleen are the… Read more »
Cruising through Pinterest today there were some fun new wedding signs that popped up. Specifically chalkboard signs. It is a trend right now but one that I happen to like. The idea is easily adapted for many areas of your venue and whether you are using chalkboards other materials, like burlap or old boards it is a great leaping off place. There are many videos available on You Tube on creating Chalkboard signs. The one above shows an easy project… Read more »
Here are some fun decorating ideas a Fall Wedding. You can also find them on my Pinterest page. Enjoy!
The positive aspect of a Friday evening wedding is simple; it can be less expensive. Many venues are willing to waive their catering and guest minimums for a Friday evening wedding. This can make Friday a smart choice for those brides looking for venue options to host smaller and more intimate gatherings. Even smart choices result in the law of unintended consequences kicking in. Here are 8 challenges of Friday Weddings you may encounter: Your vendors will probably have another… Read more »
Every bride wants the perfect wedding. Older brides bring a level of confidence and shall I say it, a take charge attitude to the planning process. This attitude should not be confused with control issues, which we also probably have! However you want to categorize it, implementing these 11 items will make your wedding day a success. 1. Unplug Your Guests! Yep, that’s right have them turn off their smart-phones, I-pads and any other device that has a screen,… Read more »
Browsing today for more age appropriate dresses and came upon these by Cymbeline. (Okay I might have put a couple of other designers in there so go over to my Pinterest link to see then all and get which designer they are!) Pricey….as they are designer gowns. But they do offer some nice ideas for style. Have a look and tell me your thoughts!
Jenny Packham of London has some interesting bridal gowns with some styles appropriate for the Older Bride. Designer prices but still very lovely and gives some great style ideas.