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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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