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...

How to Replace Peonies if You’re Having a Cold Season Wedding

Everyone loves peonies. They are romantic, they come in a lot of colors, and they work with an impressive array of wedding styles. What they don’t do, however, is bloom during the winter season – or not naturally, at least. This makes them quite scarce between September and March – and consequently, it makes them quite pricy as well. How to replace peonies if you’re having a cold season wedding? We have some tips for you – continue reading if you want to inspire yourself. English/ David Austen roses....

Choose the Right Time of the Year for the Big Day

Your wedding should be thoroughly planned from A to Z – and choosing a wedding season is most definitely among the first big steps to take towards your dream wedding. How to choose the right time of the year for the Big Day? Read on – we’ve gathered some tips to help you with this. Love it. If you have a favorite season that inspires you and is representative for your personality, or even for your love story, go for it. Setting this as your wedding season will...