How To Make Your Wedding Cake Match Your Personality

Everyone loves dessert – especially when it comes to celebrations.  And nothing’s worth celebrating more than your Big Day. Weddings are all about the love of two people coming together as one in matrimony and making a commitment to each other.  Of course, as the bride and groom, you want to make sure that the dessert served at your wedding is delicious. And you also want to make sure that your dessert looks good and shows off your personality too! Wood-grained cake by Cakes by Wanda How can you do...

What’s all this we’re hearing about Virtual Décor for Weddings?

If you’ve seen any recent posts on Instagram featuring images of amazing looking wedding receptions, you’ve probably noticed how great the décor looks.  Well, one of the big differentiators in those images is the lighting.  But that colorful light scape against the wall, and those bright pin spots highlighting the centerpieces are NOT normally something that comes as part of the venue rental.  They’re actually a whole new class of décor called “Virtual Décor”. So why should you consider allocating some of your wedding budget on lighting?  Simple –...

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...

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...

How to Achieve Work-Life Balance When Planning the Wedding

Let’s face it: planning a wedding can be really, really difficult, especially when you put a lot of pressure on yourself to make sure everything is just perfect, from A to Z. Of course, that’s normal, to want everything about the Virginia wedding you’re planning to be dreamy – but you shouldn’t allow wedding planning to interfere with your personal and professional life. How to achieve work-life balance when planning the wedding? We have some tips for you – so read on and find out more. Do wedding planning...

The Backyard Wedding Tips You Absolutely MUST Know

Summer is almost here – and that means all the splendid outdoor weddings of Virginia are on their way as well! Here at Hunt Country Celebrations, we couldn’t be more excited about the amazing wedding season ahead of us! If you want to have a summer wedding, and if you want your event to be sweet and intimate, you might be considering the idea of a backyard wedding. That’s really amazing, and it can be a real success! To help you out with this, we have gathered some of the...

Salon Montage – Because Brides Deserve the Very Best

A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes. There are different events where the Bride would want to look her best. Most wedding ceremonies involve an exchange of marriage vows by the couple, presentation of a gift (offering, ring(s), symbolic item, flowers, money), and a public proclamation of marriage by an authority figure or celebrant. Special wedding garments are often worn, and the ceremony is sometimes followed by a wedding reception. We are very...

Top Things You Can Do with the Bouquet After the Wedding

Your wedding is bound to be one of the most amazing days of your entire life – right? So, it’s completely natural if you want to keep every single keepsake and memory alive – especially your bridal bouquet, such a delicate and beautiful part of the entire Big Day. What are some of the things you can do with your wedding bouquet after the wedding? We have some tips for you – so read on and find out more. Hang it to dry. Drying your bouquet upside down will...

This Is How You Get a FUN Wedding!

Your wedding is supposed to be fun – right? After all this is the happiest and grandest event of your life so you definitely want to make sure everyone invited is having a great time. How do you get a FUN wedding in Virginia? We have some tips and ideas for you – so read on and find out more. Prepare something for the kids. They may be young, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have to be entertained. On the contrary, actually – the more entertained your youngest...