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Is it “greedy” to register for gifts? What should be the limit on the number of registries? It is most certainly not greedy to register for gifts. Registries are a great way to relay what gifts you actually want to your wedding guests. Most guests find registries a very organized and efficient way to select […]

Introducing…Brittany! Above and beyond is Brittany’s second name! A desire and joy for all things glam is what helps her fit right into the world of wedding planning. No detail is left untouched during her planning process. She creates magic in her Dallas weddings, and helps her clients craft their perfect evening. “Brittany is the first […]

Christina and William had been engaged and planning their Dallas wedding for two years. So, you can only imagine that, when the big day finally came around, there wasn’t a detail left untouched. Both the ceremony and reception were held at the Milestone, a grand white mansion in Denton, Texas. The lush, 15 acre estate […]

Introduction: We are excited to say this month’s Dallas Wedding venue is one we have worked at for 5 years: Hickory Street Annex. Hickory Street Annex is a collection of rustic Dallas buildings in the heart of downtown. We spoke with Michelle Meyer, who has been at the Annex since 1999. The Interview: Q: What […]

Have you ever been invited to “High Tea?” High Tea actually refers to the height of the table. It’s an afternoon meal served at a dining table height vs. a lower coffee table height. And get this. The high tables are actually where the working class sat to eat. If you’re saying you’re having “High […]

The big day is finally here! Guests are coming in from all over to attend the most important event in your life thus far. While you would love to greet everyone personally upon arrival, it’s just not possible. Assembling a thoughtful pre-wedding goody bag is the perfect welcome gift for your guest! Here are some […]

Magnolia Rouge is a fabulous magazine and blog that focuses on wedding inspiration. They featured a shoot I styled s little bit ago at the gorgeous Monet Vineyards in Oregon, pictured below. I spoke with them on the inspiration behind the shoot, most of which came from the vineyard itself. I had to design something […]

Introduction: I am so very excited to feature this month’s vendor: Melisa J Beauty. ________ is a hair and makeup artist based in North Dallas and has a killer talent for bringing out a women’s natural beauty. Natalia and I have become great friends over the last two years and I was so thrilled when […]

I can’t wait to tell you all about our Austin girls trip today! Recently, myself and two of my girlfriends, Loundry and Melissa, decided to go on a girls only trip. This was our first official girls trip and was the best to date! There was lots of drinking, laughing, and cheese boards. Honestly, what’s […]

Couple: Monica and Johnathan Jordan Date: 9/21/19 Venue: Church of the Incarnation and Old Warsaw Monica and Johnathan tied the knot last September in an elegant church setting. The couple wanted a traditional wedding that reflected their timeless style. Through the months leading up to the big day, we worked together to create an event […]