Tips for the Brides by Salon Montage

When we talk about wedding hair styles and make up, there are many different thoughts we hear from our clients. They often feel it is the most nerve wracking part of their preparations; they often wait until the last moment and only squeeze it into their plans at the very end. We at Salon Montage believe and tell all of our brides that on your special day you should look like yourself at your most beautiful. A bride's wedding day should be one of the best days in...

Cute Ideas for Your Engagement Announcement

Getting engaged is, without doubt, one of the most amazing moments in one’s life. There’s magic and hope and promise in the air – the kind you just cannot compare with anything else. Of course, once you say YES to that ring, you will want the whole world to know that you are about to get married. But how do you make the engagement announcement, the best way? Well, we have some tips for you – so read on and find out more. Say it in person. This is more than...

Everyone Did These Wedding Trends in 2018 – So You Might Want to Avoid Them!

Wedding trends come and go – what stays are your dreams, your hopes, the way you felt on the Big Day with all its ups and downs and with all its tears of joy and dances. In 2018, we have seen some pretty amazing wedding trends rise – and, as the year is heading to an end, we’re also starting to see some of them fall. What were some of the most overused wedding ideas in 2018 – the ones you should definitely avoid? We have some tips for you...

How to Add Personality to Your Wedding Ceremony

Walking down the aisle, saying your wedding vows, spelling out the big two words “I Do” – those are the moments you’re planning the entire wedding for. Those are the memorable, magical minutes of pure bliss you will remember again and again as years fly by. Of course, you want to make sure your wedding ceremony is perfect from all points of view. But more importantly, you will want to make sure that these 15-20 minutes are absolutely unique, and that they truly reflect your personality. How to add personality...

These Wedding Day Disasters Are Common, But Here’s How to Avoid Them

Planning a wedding in Virginia (or elsewhere, for that matter) can be a tough task – especially if you have never planned anything this big before. With attention to detail and imagination, you can really pull off an amazing event – but even so, there still are some “wedding disasters” you should be completely aware of if you want to avoid them. What are some of the most common wedding disasters out there and how to make sure they stay away from your Big Day? We have some tips...

4 Beauty Tips to Start Following Six Months before the Big Day

As a bride, your beauty on the Big Day is important to you. We’re more than certain that your happiness will shine through your skin making you look absolutely flawless with absolutely no makeup on – but even so, we know how anxious you must feel right now and how you definitely want to make sure everything is well planned ahead of time. What are some of the beauty tips you should start following about six months before your Big Day in Virginia? We have gathered them right below –...

Top Your Cake With Any of These and Everyone Will Love It!

Your wedding cake is such a beautiful symbol of your love! Yes, everyone will be looking forward to dessert and yes, your wedding cake should definitely fit your wedding color scheme and style. Beyond all that, though, your cake sends out a powerful message: you are committed to building a sweet life together. Why not bring that into your wedding cake topper too? We have gathered some of the best wedding cake topper ideas of the moment – so read on if you want to find out more and steal...

A group of Loudoun County wedding professionals have joined forces to provide a free wedding to a deserving military couple.

Many of the vendors are members of Hunt Country Celebrations including; Ann Fortin who will be hosting the event at Kalero Vinyard in Purcellville, Virginia.  Tony Stafford of Ford’s Wicked Catering will be providing the food, Matt Warschaw of Pure Perfection Catering the desserts, and Amy Thunell from Bluemont Vinyard, will be the wedding coordinator.  Michael Stump from Tip Top Photobooths will provide a photo-booth, and Seema Dubay of Salon Montage will take care of the wedding party’s hair and makeup. Robert Holley will be the photographer, flowers will...

A Surprise Engagement Proposal

Luis called and said he wanted to do a surprise proposal in front of family and friends.  He and his long-time girlfriend had just bought a house and they were throwing a house-warming party. He would gather everyone together to toast the new house and then pop the question.  I would be an old army buddy he invited to the party.   It went perfectly!  She never suspected that I was a photographer as I mingled with the guests.   As Luis was thanking everyone for coming to the party he got down on his knee.  It...

Leaves Are So Perfect for Weddings!

Finding a wedding theme that suits you and your personality is important – but so is finding a motif that works with your theme, your color scheme, and, of course, with who you are as a couple. For instance, country chic weddings, garden weddings, boho-chic weddings and many other wedding themes work very well with leafy motifs. How to include leaves in your wedding décor? There are so many ways – and we’ve gathered a few of the most amazing ones right below, so read on if you want to...