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Bluebell Events /// Mon, 26 September 2011 /// Wedding Fashion

Shoes, Shoes, Shoes!

What girl doesn't love a gorgeous pair of sparkling shoes, especially on her wedding day. I just wanted to share some fabulous shoes that my brides have  worn this summer.
Kathy Wright Design /// Fri, 4 February 2011 /// Decor

Kathy Wright & Co. February Newsletter

Our February newsletter has just been sent out. Click HERE to take a look, and don't forget to add yourself to our mailing list!
Paul Barnett /// Wed, 16 June 2010 /// Photography

Fly on the Wall

A few months ago, a nervous bride and her mother sat down with me for the imperative final meeting just a few days before the wedding. Well prepared with itineraries, schedules, and invoices the bride opened a three ring binder labeled "Wedding Day" and handed
Mary Dann-McNamee /// Thu, 10 June 2010 /// Consulting

Luxury Hotels/Resorts that Require Wedding Planners in Los Angeles and Orange County

I recently surveyed eleven luxury hotels and resorts in Los Angeles and Orange County to find what their policy is with requiring a professional wedding planner for their brides. I hope my research will inspire more partnering and collaboration with professional planners.
Chameleon Chair Collection /// Sun, 9 May 2010 /// Rentals

Inside Weddings: Spring, 2010

Amy Child Marella /// Fri, 7 May 2010 /// Floral Design

Napkin Treatments

The key to beautiful tabletop  décor is all in the details. There are so many decisions to be made: linens, china, silverware, stemware, centerpieces, candles, napkin folds, etc. With so much to think about it helps to imagine each place setting as a "hang
Paul Barnett /// Wed, 21 April 2010 /// Photography

Fly on the Wall

Slow Down! What’s the hurry?   It never ceases to amaze me the speed in which some Brides walk, or should I say run down the isle. The Music starts, the church doors open and bam!! There’s the Bride sprinting towards her Groom!  
The Hidden Garden /// Fri, 16 April 2010 /// Floral Design

What to do with Centerpieces after your Big Day

Even though you hate the idea of your flowers being thrown away at the end of the wedding night, it's important to remember that they have been "opening" all week at your florist's studio so they are at "peak bloom" on the day of your wedding. They aren't
Amy Child Marella /// Fri, 9 April 2010 /// Floral Design

Parasols

The month of April means April showers, which must explain why I can't stop thinking about parasols! We recently changed our window display at The Hidden Garden to feature parasols and I think, just like flowers, they are beautiful wedding accessories. 
Amy Child Marella /// Fri, 2 April 2010 /// Floral Design

Preserving Your Bouquet

Flower arrangements are gorgeous any day of year and especially on your wedding day. A lot of time, thought and money is invested into a bride's bouquet. Not to mention, the sentimental value. So, it is not surprising that brides want to capture that moment for decades by
The Hidden Garden /// Fri, 26 March 2010 /// Floral Design

How to Add a Little Color to an All White Wedding

White weddings will never go out of style, they are gorgeous and classic, yet many couples still want to mix it up a bit.   An all-white wedding is classicly elegant, however when you consider you are planning decor for a ceremony, cocktail hour and a reception,
Amy Child Marella /// Fri, 19 March 2010 /// Floral Design

Back From Wedding 360!

This past week I attended my first Wedding 360 Academy in San Francisco. It was a whirlwind of parties, showcases, seminars and panels - one of which I actually led. It was an honor to be a part of the inaugural Floral Summit with Sean Low and Nancy Liu Chin. So much inspired