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French Inspired Styled Shoot

This French Inspired Styled Shoot brought a magical shoot to life by using a vibrant palette of blush pinks, pure white and rich greenery. Also, subtle details like macaroons and croissants helped create sweet, delicate French vibe. The result was a French-European inspired feel that showcased the love between two people. A perfect reminder for couples that everlasting love is about the small, kind gestures more than anything.

Romantic French Inspired Wedding

Photo Credit: sephoryphotography.com.au/

             Wedding Invitations: @invitationbweddings www.bweddinginvitations.com/

Photography & Concept: @sephoryphotography sephoryphotography.com.au/

Hair & Make up: @suzyselamakeup www.suzysela.com/

Menu & Place Cards: @adorninvitations www.adorninvitations.co.uk/

Stationery Design: Catsy Creative www.catsycreative.com.au

Printing: Inktank Printing www.inktankprinting.com

Flowers: @chloelashay_florist www.chloelashay.com/

Dresses: @raffaeleciucabridal www.raffaeleciuca.com.au/ and by @heleneconstancebride | @berta

Cakes: @maryeatscake www.maryeatscake.com.au

Jewellery: @loveonjewellery www.loveonjewellery.com.au/

Model: @oliviaa.williams from @giant_mgmt

Venue: @montdusoleil

Getting Started

Congratulations! You’re engaged! Now, what are you are supposed to do? The wedding planning has officially begun, but deciding where to start can be overwhelming. Here are 7 big things to consider in order to get the wedding plans started…

Choosing Your Wedding Date: How long of an engagement period do you want? What time of year do you want to say “I do?” Are there any major family events, vacations, or milestones already on the calendar that you’ll need to avoid? Ask yourself these questions as you begin considering what day you’d like to have your wedding. Setting a date is probably the most important decision you’ll make as it will determine what venues are available and how the season will influence your style, color, and flower choices.

Dress: It’s never too early to begin shopping for a wedding dress! Choosing the right gown takes a lot of time and patience so get started early to ensure you have ample time to have a dress ordered, shipped, and tailored. Custom wedding gowns take even longer than purchasing a dress off the rack, so begin scheduling appointments with designers and boutiques to guarantee you’ll have the perfect dress.

Style: Do you want a cozy, rustic affair or something elegant and glamorous? Start collecting ideas from bridal magazines and websites to determine your wedding style. Deciding what you want early on will save you the stress and cost that comes from changing your mind along the way.

Size: It’s never too early to begin working on a wedding guest list. Put together a preliminary idea of invitees to gauge just how large or small your wedding will be. The number of guests affects everything from the venue size to the catering costs, so be sure to get a ballpark figure before you start making any major decisions.

Attendants: How large do you want your bridal party to be? Do you want an intimate gathering of immediate family or a large parade of cousins, coworkers, and friends? Talk to your fiancé about the ideal size of the wedding party before you begin asking friends to be bridesmaids. Once you settle on a number, go ahead and ask your guys and gals to make sure they can save the date.

Budget: There’s nothing less fun than setting a wedding budget, but it’s a crucial responsibility that should be attended to as soon as possible. Figuring out how much money you have to work with will help direct your wedding plans and determine how elaborate or simplistic the day’s festivities will be.

Photos: Celebrate your engagement with a photo shoot! Wedding photographers often offer packages that include an engagement session, providing you with great prints to capture this exciting season of life. As an added bonus, engagement photos can be used for save-the-date cards, wedding announcements, or invitations.

 

Choosing Your Wedding Date

Choosing Your Wedding Date

Choosing Your Wedding Date

choosing your wedding date

Before you make any decisions about your Chicago Wedding DJcaterers, venues, or photographers, you need to start choosing your wedding date. This is the day you’ll celebrate for years to come so choose wisely. To make this weighty decision a little easier and to help you narrow down the date, consider these five factors;

Length of Engagement: Do you have a pre-set idea on just how long you want to be engaged? Did you always envision a lengthy engagement period or are you dying to become Mr. and Mrs. as soon as possible? Whatever the case, determining how long you want your engagement period to last can help you narrow down a specific month or season for the wedding.

Season: Do you dream of a rustic fall wedding or a flowery garden party in the spring? If your dream wedding style rests heavily on a particular time of year, pick a wedding date that works. Granted, this could mean having a very short or incredibly long engagement, but if you have your heart set on seasonal flowers, colors, or seasonal motifs, figure out a way to make it work!

Venue: Popular wedding venues book up fast so if you are determined to get married in a particular locale, you might need to schedule your wedding date around their availability. If you know upfront where you’d like to exchange vows or hold your reception, contact the venue and find out what dates they have openings. Talking to the venue before setting your date in stone can ensure you nab the location of your dreams and pick a wedding date in the process.

Significant Date: Maybe you want to honor your grandparents by getting hitched on their anniversary, or celebrate your own relationship by saying “I do” on the same day as your first date. A meaningful day, such as a holiday, birthday, or anniversary, can provide a great option for choosing your own wedding day.

Other Events: Are there already events on the calendar that your wedding will be rivaling with? Before choosing a wedding date, check with family and close friends about upcoming vacations, events, or other weddings so that your nuptials don’t end up conflicting with another important occasion.