Press: Wedding Insiders Share the 9 Biggest Save-the-Date Faux Pas

Photo Credit: Julie Mikos Photography A few of the wedding industry's best, including our very own Amy, share the biggest save-the-date mistakes couples often make. Amy says: "Be sure that you have a really great handle on your budget before sending your save-the-dates. By understanding what you can spend as well as how many guests you can accommodate, you will avoid a potential budget issue if you need to cut corners. You don't want to send an over-the-top save-the-date and set one expectation for the type of wedding you're having, only to follow up with less...

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Press: How to Throw a Wedding at a Vineyard from Brides

Press: How to Throw a Wedding at a Vineyard from Brides

Jessica Burke Photography

Rolling fields, saturated colors, and plenty of natural light are just a few of the perks of hosting your wedding at a vineyard. If you and your soon-to-be spouse are thinking of tying the knot in wine country, make sure you consider some of the non-negotiables that are often accompanied by vineyard venues.

To guarantee your brilliant and delicious wine-filled day, Brides reached out to wedding experts (like our very own Amy!) experienced in vineyard weddings. From tips like using a staying on theme with small details to planning ahead for the terrain, click here to read all the tips!

Featured Photo: By Leah

Press: 8 Fall Dinner Party Ideas for a Pre-Wedding Event from Brides

Press: 8 Fall Dinner Party Ideas for a Pre-Wedding Event from Brides

Jenny Haas Photography

“Fall is one of the most celebrated seasons—it’s no wonder it’s the most popular time for weddings! Just think: cozy weather, comfort cuisine, and rich color schemes—the perfect ingredients for a spectacular fall wedding. When planning your big day around the chillier months of the year, decide early on if you want to embrace an autumnal theme or go more neutral. Whether you prefer color palettes of burgundy, burnt orange, and deep grays, or want to stick to a style that embraces blush, cream, and ivory, we’ve tapped the minds of some of the wedding industry’s best for dinner party ideas fit for a range of fall celebrations.”

Over on Brides, Amy and other top wedding industry experts are chatting about keeping your pre-wedding events cozy and casual. Click here to see their tips on everything from setting up a tasting bar to serving dinner family style.

Featured Photo: Rodeo & Co.

Rescue Flats

Rescue Flats

If you want a lively reception and you want to make sure EVERYONE is on the dance floor, we can’t recommend Rescue Flats enough! These premium genuine and faux leather flats will help your female wedding guests literally kick off their heels and boogie down. They are also SO comfortable, really cute, and this company is constantly supporting and empowering women and female-led charities!

Need more reasons?

10 simple reasons why Rescue Flats are your perfect wedding detail:

1. Thrilled Guests

Your guests will love wearing their Rescue Flats on the dance floor and even at brunch the next day. They will surely rave about this thoughtful detail for months to come.

2. Timeless Memories

Your big day happens once in a lifetime, so make it last. Dance all night and celebrate with your closest family and friends.

3. Easy Setup

Our display box is elegant and effortless. Decide where to place your Rescue Flats, open your box and just like that, you’re ready for your best night ever.

4. We’re All About The Details

Details you’ll love: heel bags, satin ribbons, non-scuff soles and an effortless display box that makes size selection for your guests simple.

5. Beautiful Colors

Our gorgeous color selections are on-trend and updated each wedding season.

6. Made For Dancing, Not The Beach

Elegant ballet flats made for dancing are a detail that will enhance your formal celebration. Flip flops just won’t do.

7. We’re Always Here To Help

You’ll receive attentive, thoughtful customer service and a 365 day return policy. We love to talk weddings and our team is here to answer any questions you might have.

8. Designed By Women, For Women

You’re supporting a female-led company that believes in the power of women. Rescue Flats are designed by women, for women. Let’s face it, if you have never spent a night in stilettos, you just won’t get it.

9. Customer Love & Awards

“You just don’t get customer service like this anymore.” – Jenni. We’ve received the wedding industry’s top two awards based on independent customer reviews, several years running: The Knot, Best of Weddings 2018 and the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award 2018.

10. We Ship Worldwide

We’ll deliver your Rescue Flats anywhere in the world your celebration takes you. Our warehouses are located in Lancaster, PA, U.S.A. and Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Press: Bridal Shower Favors from Town & Country

Press: Bridal Shower Favors from Town & Country

Merari Photography

Bridal shower favors can be as sentimental or as whimsical as you desire, and one of the many ways to show appreciation for your loved ones throughout the pre-celebrations of your big day.

From sugary treats to DIY bouquets, Town & Country reached out to industry experts (like Amy!) and compiled a great list of favor ideas that your guests will enjoy just as much as your shower.

Featured Image: Gertrude and Mabel Photography

Press: How Much Time Does It Really Take to Plan a Wedding from Martha Stewart Weddings

Press: How Much Time Does It Really Take to Plan a Wedding from Martha Stewart Weddings

Photo: Carrie Patterson Photography

A Professional Planner (our very own Amy!) Tells All: How Much Time Does It Really Take to Plan a Wedding?

At the best of times, planning your wedding can feel like no big deal, but at the worst of times, it can feel like a full-time job. Why? Because it kind of is. If you sat down and tracked every single hour you and your future husband or wife spent organizing the details of your big day, you’d probably be surprised by the findings. How many hours do most couples really devote to planning their ceremonies and receptions?

In this article over on Martha Stewart Weddings, Amy lays it all out for you.


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