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February 19, 2015

Cutting Down the Bar Tab

The bar is a pretty important component of many parties, so hosts are understandably nervous when it comes to cutting costs in this category. When the budget calls for it, here are some ways to cut down the tab without sacrificing the enjoyment of your guests. Find the right venue. Probably the most important factor in dictating the final cost of your bar tab is the venue. Choosing one that allows you to bring yo… keep reading
January 29, 2015

The Wedding Welcome Mat

[caption id="attachment_1212" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Purchase these bags at[/caption] I’m pulling up to a hotel after a lengthy flight or drive (or both) and the following thought crosses my mind, “I wonder if there’s a welcome bag waiting for me!”.   Maybe it’s not something most people think of or care about, but I’ve heard from more than a few people over t… keep reading
January 15, 2015

Getting creative with your wedding budget

Creative wedding ideas
For many couples, the venue is the first major decision in their wedding planning process. So, what do you do if you absolutely fall in love with a venue, but you aren’t sure your budget will cover it? The answer is to cut back on areas that aren’t as much of a priority to make up the difference. That’s what my clients did to create a truly magical wedding in the venue of their dreams, San Francisco’s histor… keep reading
January 6, 2015

Wedding Favors… Unfavorable?

Wedding Favors Ideas
I can’t tell you how many times I have heard the same thing from my clients. “We don’t want to spend money on silly little tchotchkes no one cares about”. I tend to agree with them. There are, however, exceptions. I thought I would feature 5 types of favors that wedding guests tend to love. Something delicious This is an obvious one. Who doesn’t love a treat? This could be a personal or family favorite … keep reading
December 12, 2014

Marin Garden Wedding featured on Project Wedding

I’m excited to see some of my work featured on Project Wedding today! Take a look at their gorgeous August wedding at Marin Art and Garden Center. Shepard hooks with signs touting sweet words like “…the best is yet to be” lined the walkway leading guests to the ceremony. As guests arrived they were treated to a trio of musicians, parasols and a bar featuring Minted Lemonade and Citrus Iced Tea. The colo… keep reading