Why You Should Plan a Destination Wedding in Wine Country

Why You Should Plan a Destination Wedding in Wine Country There are so many reasons to plan a destination wedding. It’s a memorable way to say “I do” among family and friends in a beautiful setting. Some may think a “destination wedding” means planning a wedding abroad, but there are so many beautiful destinations stateside with the added benefit of not having to worry about travel restrictions. Perhaps it’s time you considered our very own back vineyard. Hunt Country is home to DC’s wine country and has breathtaking venues...

What to expect if you’re planning a micro wedding

Photo: Brittany Dunbar Photography; Micro wedding: A Styled Wedding; Coordination & florals:Wildflower Hill Co. Although restrictions on gatherings will ease in Virginia beginning April 2021, many couples are still planning small wedding gatherings, also known as micro weddings. Don’t let the word “micro” fool you into thinking you need to downplay the details. Recent celebrations throughout Hunt Country have shown that these micro weddings can be upscale celebrations. Here’s what “less is more” looks like. . . It’s all in the details. . . Lavish ceremony backdrops including picture-perfect moongates and stunning...

Five Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

Five Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

Hiring a wedding planner during the best of times makes sense. But hiring a planner during uncertain times? Crucial. Under normal circumstances, planning a wedding is difficult. But imagine planning a wedding during a pandemic. The last year has been challenging for so many engaged couples who have faced unprecedented challenges; wedding postponements, last minute event changes, lost deposits, and steering through COVID regulations. Glory Barbaris, Founder, Lead Planner and Designer at Wildflower Hill Co. says, “It has never been so important to hire a wedding planner than it is...

Planning a Wedding During a Pandemic

Planning a Wedding During a Pandemic

The pandemic has NOT cancelled love. However, it has brought upon new ways to celebrate. For couples planning a wedding in 2021, it’s important now more than ever to work side-by-side with trusted wedding specialists to help you navigate these uncertain times. As of February 2021, Virginia, including Loudoun County, has limited social gatherings to no more than 10 people for indoor weddings, and effective March 1, 25 people for outdoor weddings. However, as vaccinations are rolled out and the number of cases continue to drop, we’re hopeful this...

Engaged Couples Valentine's Day

Your First Valentine’s Day as an Engaged Couple

Congrats to making it to your one of your first milestones as a newly engaged couple. . . Valentine’s Day. While in the past you may have celebrated with chocolate and flowers, this year is different in a very exciting way. So, here are a few ideas on how to enjoy Valentine’s Day with your fiancé. Establish a tradition There are so many unique aspects about your relationship. So why not pick one and turn it into a fun tradition that you get to relive year after year. For instance,...

Wedding Ideas

4 Ideas for Your Creative Wedding Theme

Wedding themes are in vogue now more than ever. Even with the pandemic, you and your partner can still decide on a wedding theme that is fitting and exciting! Themes allow you to bring in your unique taste and explore beyond the ordinary. Here are a few wedding ideas to give you a little push to make a choice. Garden-Themed Wedding This can be held in your back garden or a rented outdoor space. The theme here is the scene. Greens and flowers make it aesthetically pleasing. The bride’s dress may...

How to Plan the Perfect Fall Wedding

Many will agree that fall is the most beautiful time of the year. However, this is relative. But there is no doubt that fall is one of the most beautiful seasons, making fall weddings a lot easier to plan. Despite this, it is essential to plan intricately still to make it spectacular. Here are some essential tips to know when planning a Fall wedding. Use All the Colors There is no doubt that some of the most beautiful colors come out during fall. Planning a wedding around this time can be...

Choosing a wedding venue

4 Important Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue Vendor Before Hiring

It is essential to know that your venue is the first thing to be on the lookout for when planning your wedding. Venues aren’t relatively easy to find because there are options, but there are factors to consider, such as cost, location, and size. Even after you find a wedding venue, you will need to ask the vendor to break the ice and create a connection to move smoothly. Here are some essential questions to ask your vendor before choosing a venue. Is the Venue Available for the Date You Have...

Decorating Wedding Venue Tips

4 Ways to Decorate Your Wedding Hall

Although most wedding arrangements should be left to the appropriate vendors, knowing how things work makes you decide what you think is suitable for the theme and what isn’t. Here are tips on getting the most critical decorations done at your wedding venue. The Table and Chair Arrangement Depending on your theme, your chairs and tables are either organized in rows or circles. However, be aware that this could change depending on the space the venue hall allows to provide unrestricted movement and overcrowding or even under-crowding. If a rearrangement is...

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4 Ways Your Venue Can Make or Break Your Wedding

Music, food, flowers, and even the décor may not salvage your wedding if you get the wrong venue. Choosing a wedding venue is not always easy, mainly because it can be a bit expensive, and it is often the first thing to consider after picking a wedding date. Once you get the venue right, everything else slowly comes together to make sense. You need to carefully consider your options and pay close attention to details when choosing a venue for your wedding. Here are some ways your choice of...