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Press: What To Eat And Drink At a Fall Engagement Party from Brides

Brooke Images You’ve put away your giant flamingo pool float, you're slowly making the transition from mojitos to mulled wine, and your bridal party is donning all of their beloved scarves. Fall is finally here. For a bride looking to embrace the autumn season for all of her pre-wedding events (bachelorette party, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, etc.), we got some advice from the experts on how to execute a fall-centric party. Brides gathered top wedding experts around the country (and so, of course, Amy was included!) to put together a unique fall-inspired...

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Press: Minimalist Decor Inspiration from Brides

Press: Minimalist Decor Inspiration from Brides

Sarah Carpenter Photography

“More and more brides and grooms have chosen to go in a minimal, less over-the-top direction for their wedding decor than in years past. Minimalism doesn’t mean eliminating all decorations completely, but rather, it’s a matter of elegant simplicity.”

Brides gathered top wedding professionals from all over the country (including Amy!) to get tips on how to incorporate a minimalist design into your wedding. They recommended everything from ghost chairs to understated ceremony backdrops to metallic flatware atop a clean table display with low-lying floral arrangements, but we definitely suggest checking out number 11, it’s our personal favorite.

Featured Photo: By Leah // Florals: Natalie Bowen Designs

Press: How to Host a Wedding at Home from Brides

Press: How to Host a Wedding at Home from Brides

Rachel Havel Photography

Our fearless leader, Amy, was just featured on Brides as they offered 17 tips for gracefully adapting your home environment for I dos.

There are so many benefits to hosting a wedding in the privacy of your own home—sense of familiarity, undeniable charm and unique sentiment make for a day that’s original and noteworthy. Inviting your loved ones into a space that holds some of your most cherished memories—as a child, an adult, or both!—nothing says love like a wedding fit with a “home sweet home” welcome mat. Since residences are rarely suited for events and large gatherings, private homes need considerable attention when it comes to finalizing logistics like lighting, parking, and additional rentals.

We love the tips on using spaces that have special meanings and not skimping on the entertainment space, but number 13 is our favorite!

Press: How to Plan a Countryside Wedding from Brides

Press: How to Plan a Countryside Wedding from Brides

Countryside weddings are known for being lovely and idyllic, full of comfort and warmth, but can be tricky to plan. A spotlight for all things natural and ethereal, weddings showcased in the heart of the countryside emphasize a couple’s love for nature and simplicity. With design styles ranging anywhere from romantic to rustic, casual elegance is the cornerstone of a countryside wedding.

Brides gathered 15 of the top wedding professionals in the country (including Amy!) to get tips on how to plan a countryside wedding. They recommended everything from showcasing the property to integrating hints of greenery, but we definitely suggest checking out number 9, it’s our personal favorite.