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Fall’s Must-Have Cocktails At Your Wedding

Fall's Must-Have Cocktails At Your Wedding

Ah, Fall Wed­ding Sea­son. The brides, bou­quets, and bars are among us. This fall, we have com­piled a list of the favorite wed­ding cock­tails that are sure to be a big hit. Whether you are lucky enough to still have the warm tem­per­a­tures on your big day, or the cool wind has already tak­en over, we’ve got you cov­ered with this sea­son­al list of Must-Have Fall Wed­ding Cock­tails. Blue­ber­ry Moji­to                 We’ve got the “some­thing blue” part under con­trol, here. Get the recipe at New York Restau­rants. Apple Champagne […]

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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 Your Style? […]

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Irish Wedding Traditions — The Lucky Horseshoe

Irish Wedding Traditions - The Lucky Horseshoe

Hap­py St. Patrick’s Day!   Horse­shoes have always served as good luck charms for many peo­ple, Irish brides have brought the cus­tom into their wed­dings in a cou­ple dif­fer­ent ways. One tra­di­tion­al way is to tie a porce­lain horse­shoe to the bridal bou­quet or the brides wrist. Some brides will even stitch a horse­shoe charm into her gown to be with her for good luck the entire day. If you’re look­ing for a wed­ding gift for an Irish cou­ple, a real iron horse­shoe for them to hang in their home would be a way to keep the luck with them […]

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Irish Wedding Traditions — Handfasting (Tying the Knot)

Irish Wedding Traditions - Handfasting (Tying the Knot)

  Hand­fast­ing is an ancient Celtic cus­tom com­mon in Ire­land in which a man and woman come togeth­er at the start of their mar­riage rela­tion­ship.  Dur­ing the rit­u­al, the cou­ple holds hands, right hand in right hand, and left hand in left with their wrists crossed.  A rib­bon or cord is then wrapped around their wrists in a fig­ure 8, sig­ni­fy­ing infin­i­ty.  Many peo­ple say this is where the say­ing “tying the knot” orig­i­nat­ed from.   I’ve had a few cou­ples that have includ­ed hand­fast­ing in their cer­e­monies, but I want­ed to learn a bit more about the his­to­ry of the […]

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WeddingWire Couplesl Choice Award

WeddingWire Couplesl Choice Award

Super proud to receive the Wed­ding­Wire Cou­ples’ Choice Award for the 8th year in a row!  Wed­ding­Wire gives this award each year to the top 5% of #Wed­ding­Pro­fes­sion­als, and we’re so hap­py to be a part of that amaz­ing group!  Thank you to all of our clients who have tak­en the time to sub­mit your reviews, which allows us to stay on top! 

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Wedding Monogram

Wedding Monogram

Are you think­ing about includ­ing a mono­gram into your wed­ding decor?   Check out this guide from Sim­ply Bridal for tips on how to incor­po­rate them properly! 

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We’d love your review!

We'd love your review!

Call­ing out all Pur­ple Clover Events clients!  We’re look­ing to build up our pro­files on The Knot and Wed­ding­Wire, and we’d love your help!  Fol­low the links below to the site of your choice, or feel free to copy and paste the same review on both.  Thanks so much for your help! 🙂 

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Flower girl grandmas!

Flower girl grandmas!

How sweet is this sto­ry we saw on The Today Show? 🙂 These grand­mas show there’s no age-lim­it for flower girls at Con­necti­cut wed­ding Aug. 25, 2015 at 3:33 PM Alexan­dra Zaslow TODAY Who said you have to be young to be a flower girl? Rachel and Patrick Givens decid­ed to change up the rules and asked both of their grand­moth­ers, Renee Ruben and Joanne C. Reich, to be flower girls in their wed­ding on Aug. 8 in Mid­dle­town, Con­necti­cut. “We’re both real­ly close with our grand­mas, so we want­ed to give them their chance to shine,” Rachel Givens told TODAY.com. […]

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We have some very exciting news!

We have some very exciting news!

We are so very excit­ed to be the newest mem­bers of Bou­tique Blu, a Birm­ing­ham based col­lab­o­ra­tive of wed­ding pro­fes­sion­als.  The beau­ti­ful stu­dio space gives us an amaz­ing loca­tion to meet clients, and is con­nect­ing us with some oth­er amaz­ing ven­dors in the area. While we’re excit­ed to work with some of our new friends at Bou­tique Blu, please note that we are all indi­vid­ual busi­ness­es, and we will all con­tin­ue to work with our exist­ing pre­ferred ven­dors out­side of the group. Because we can’t get enough of the space, we would love to show you around!  Give us a call today […]

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Happy Christmas to all!

Happy Christmas to all!

 Wish­ing a very Mer­ry Christ­mas to every­one this hol­i­day season!

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