I find wedding trends quite amusing. I used to work as a consultant at a wedding dress boutique and I remember predicting trends. I remember talking about different colors falling in the mix, deep necklines, satin making a comeback, extensive bead work and off-the-shoulder. At first, I was given looks like, ‘are you certain?’ and sure enough the next season these dresses would appear on the runway. I love it even more so when I am decorating and throwing around ideas to a bri
[if !supportLists]1. [endif]Invest in what’s most important, spend where its most visible not in the details easily missed. For example, invest in your décor and perhaps to something unique with the cake, or keep the chairs simple. 2. [endif]Cake or no cake? Consider doing donuts, pies or mini desserts. Also, if you still want wedding cake, perhaps go to a bakery such as Whole Foods, The Fresh Market or Publix and get 3 separate cakes and put them on beautiful platters.
Most of the time, people think that they are saving money by not hiring a planner, and in some form, maybe. Here at Elena Events we want to save you money and yes, hiring a wedding planner can help with that. HOW? 1. Network with vendors and negotiate rates. 2. Know the best deals around, and how to make the most of every item purchased or rented . 3. Know the ins and out of capitalizing on your decor, and what to spend money on. 4. Design and color speak loud. With the right
Sam approached me wanting to surprise his wife of 7 years with a vow renewal wedding celebration. They had run off to Mexico and eloped and she had not had the opportunity to have her family there, to be walked down the aisle by her father & have a wedding cake. It was a fun planning endeavor.Of course I had to find ways to gather information on what type of cake she wanted without giving anything away. The day finally came and she was told that they were going to do a weddin
When I first began planning Sarah's wedding it was like unpacking a room of ideas. She wanted something romantic, ethereal, even bohemian and then she found her wedding dress. A tulle ballgown with a heavily beaded bodice full of sparkling crystals. It was stunning. She then threw in navy bridemaids dresses- one of the most classic colors you could think of. Certainly the opposite of all things bohemian and ethereal. However, as the design began to evolve it became something