Detroit Weddings

Finalizing your Guest List – Who Gets a Plus One

Finalizing your Guest List - Who Gets a Plus One

Finalizing your guest list can often be a bigger challenge than many couples anticipate.  Some questions you should consider when choosing this list of individuals are: how many people can your venue fit, how many people do you want in attendance, who gets a plus one, and how you may narrow down your list. This task may seem tedious at first, but we can assure you that it is easier than you think.  This list will help you conquer these questions to make the process fun and free of stress, as it should be! 1.) How many people can your

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Vendor Spotlight – BTW Photography

Vendor Spotlight - BTW Photography

We had the tremendous opportunity to speak one on one with a Metro Detroit photographer, Brian Weitzel, owner of BTW Photography. For more information about BTW Photography and its services, please take a look at our Q&A session we had with Brian below. 1.)  Tell me about how you got into photography and how BTW Photography started? “I have always been interested in photography.  I have so many stories of how photography played a role in my youth: My earliest memories were of me sitting in the corner of my aunt’s house for hours at a time, looking through her stacks of

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Vendor Spotlight – Two Penny Productions

Vendor Spotlight - Two Penny Productions

A videographer is essential to capturing the emotional components involved in your wedding day. We were given the opportunity to speak with Adam from Two Penny Productions, a Metro Detroit videographer. For more information about Two Penny Productions, please take a look at the Q&A session below. 1.)  Tell me about how you got into videography and how Two Penny Productions started? “Hyun and I (Adam) both got our start in Film/Videography at MPI (Motion Picture Institute of Michigan) 11 years ago.  We quickly became friends, and worked on each other’s thesis films.  We came up with the name “Two

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Lauren & David’s Detroit Yacht Club Wedding

Lauren & David's Detroit Yacht Club Wedding

The Detroit Yacht Club is one of the few wedding venues in the city that is not only on the waterfront, but also give you a stunning view of the skyline.  Lauren & David celebrated their wedding at there this past July surrounded by.  These photos by Mike Staff Productions definitely have us dreaming of summer weekends again! Reception: DETROIT YACHT CLUB Photography, Videography, & Entertainment: MIKE STAFF PRODUCTIONS Florist: VIVIANO’S Planner: PAM AT PURPLE CLOVER EVENTS Transportation: TRINITY TRANSPORTATION & A-LIST LIMOUSINE Travel & Accommodations: MARRIOTT RENAISSANCE CENTER Beauty: PRIMP BEAUTY CONCIERGE Cake & Desserts: SORELLA BAKERY  

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What to Know Before Meeting with Vendors

What to Know Before Meeting with Vendors

Choosing the correct vendors is an essential component to ensuring that your big day runs as smooth as possible. Prior to meeting with your vendors, we encourage you to take a look at these tips so you know what to expect during vendor meetings. 1.)      Know, Embrace, and Stick to Your Budget Your budget is a huge factor when determining what services you will need from your vendors. By prioritizing your budget based upon your wants and needs from your vendors can allow you to narrow down which services you may need more of or less of. 2.)      What is

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Wedding Band vs DJ: What’s your style?

Wedding Band vs DJ: What's your style?

Many couples have the debate of wedding band vs DJ during the first few months of wedding planning. No doubt about it: Music can make or break a wedding celebration—think of it as the heart and soul of a reception. When considering your choice, it starts with asking yourself some basic questions, specifically what type of entertainment suits your personal taste, budget, space allowances, and guest demographics. Here, I list some things to consider while you make your music choice. Things to consider: Vibe: the kind of music you pick can set the tone of your wedding and create a theme. The

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Carrie and Brad

Carrie and Brad July 10, 2010 I’ve been lucky enough to be helping couples get married for over 6 years now, but this summer I had the opportunity to see things from the other side…as a bridesmaid! I had such a great time working with one of my best friends that I’ve known since elementary school, and it really was an honor to stand up with her on her wedding day! We were blessed with absolutely gorgeous weather, and an amazing venue and vendors that made my experience as a bridesmaid wedding planner as stress free as I hope to

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