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Glam Up your Look!

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No Bride is complete without her accessories! And with the world today, the options are endless! Accessories will bring your look together and it’s the details that make you shine bright.

Hair Bling: Headbands and hair pieces draw the eyes up to your face. hair Hair Flowers: The perfect touch of romance to a soft look. hair flowers  Hand Candy: Obviously your ring will bling, so glam up your nails or wear a bracelet. hands  Veil: Not only for traditional purposes, the veil also completes the bridal look. Fun fact: almost all Groom’s picture their Bride with a veil, regardless of what the dress looks like!veil  Earrings: Dangling or studs, earrings brighten up the face!earrings Shoes: No Bride is complete without her bridal shoe! Have some fun and splurge because you will always remember what occasion your wore them too. 😉shoesshoes and socksUse your accessories to throw in some colors!

Happy Planning!

XOXO,

Your VIP Team

Wedding Wednesday: Nico and Chantal

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Nico and Chantal pledged their vows to each other at the classic VIP Mansion and had the whole audience in tears. Their personal vows sounded like that of pure poetry. Lucky for us Brian Perry captured the love between them perfectly in this wedding video.

Congratulations Nico and Chantal! We wish you nothing but happiness and love!

XOXO, Your VIP Team

Old Tradition with a Modern Twist

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Let’s face it, there are not many couples looking to wed in a traditional church anymore. With this boom of modern weddings, more and more Brides and Grooms are tying the knot  in outdoor ceremony venues. We are not knocking those beautiful church weddings (#katemiddleton), just stating the facts. Speaking of this new age, many Brides are opting to bring tradition to this “modern” ceremony.  One way to do this is to bring the church outside! By bringing in church pews to an outdoor ceremony, you create the perfect blend of creativity and time-honored seating.

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weddingRecently, VIP Events and Weddings was fortunate enough to provide these beautiful church pews for a featured wedding on the Hallmark Channel. Are you familiar with those three little words that made so many of us ball like a baby and use a whole box of tissues?? “MOVE…THAT…BUS!” Extreme Home Makeover designer and carpenter, Paige Hemmis, had us swooning over the amazing houses the team would create and build. Now she is flipping houses with her fiancé Jason Short in Las Vegas, NV.

Our VIP Team had a great time at the Universal Studios in California delivering and setting up for Paige and Jason’s big day! Here are some sneak peak photographs of the wedding setup. The wedding airs June 22nd, 2015 @ 8:00PM on the Hallmark Channel. onset onset3 onset2 onset4Click here for Paige and Jason’s Wedding Website, which has more info and videos.  Tune in on Monday to see this traditional, DIY wedding with lots of twists!

XOXO,

Your VIP Team

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Weddings in Movies

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Today’s Throwback Thursday is dedicated to all of those magical movie weddings that gave us butterflies and had us crying into our pillow! Hollywood sure knows how to design a great wedding, and what better than beautiful celebrities as the Mr. and Mrs.?! Today we go back to remember some of the special moments really stand out to us.

1. Father of the Bride (1991) This movie will make you laugh, cry, and love everything about the traditional wedding ceremony! Amazing that they fit the entire reception in their house; I’ve always wondered exactly how they did that under that gorgeously lit white tent! And who doesn’t want swans at their wedding? Movie FOB

2. Runaway Bride (1999) Julia Roberts is a master at the romantic comedy; we just can’t get over how stunning she looks in a wedding gown! In Runaway Bride she has the pleasure of wearing multiple, but the last one is our favorite.  Movie Runaway bride

3. Bride Wars (2009) Remember when we all wanted to get married on June 5th at The Plaza? It was a popular day, especially in this movie of two best friends that taught us your wedding should be better than everyone else’s and you altar yourself to fit Vera. (just kidding) We just can’t forget the way The Plaza looked while Liv (Kate Hudson) walked down the aisle in that gorgeous Vera Wang! Movie Bride wars

4. Mamma Mia (2008) We sang ABBA all the way till the end of the movie. Even though, Amanda Seyfried and her beau don’t end up being the ones to get hitched, we cannot take away the fact that their wedding was spectacular! In a church, on a hill IN GREECE! Reception under the evening stars. Movie mamma mia

Burst of Color!

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One of our favorite things about weddings is that they all have a unique character. We love when the Bride and Groom choose to be bold and use everyday things we see to inspire their wedding. This gorgeous wedding was inspired by the natural burst of color, flavor and sweetness of the “clementine.” If you are scratching your head, picture a mini orange. The bright and bold colors of this wedding, accented with indigo, is the perfect combination at The Villa Contempo Mansion.

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Sometimes Brides can be cautious in using bright colors for their wedding, however, the pops of color make it unique and unforgettable. So even if you went with a neutral palette, add lots of greenery to your flower arrangements; it will keep that classy feel but add a little something “extra.”

Happy Planning!

XOXO,

Your VIP Team