Wedding Invitations

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With your fall wedding approaching it is time to start sending out your invitations! The invite is one of the first things your guests will see that dictate your wedding style. Whether it’s elegant, modern, shabby chic, or simple, the invitation sets the tone of your wedding. 123Lucky for you there are so many different tools and options to not only help in the selection of the style but also in invite etiquette. Recently, Wedding Paper Divas posted a “How to” in addressing your wedding invitations. Instructions on addressing a married couple, unmarried couple, married couple with different last names, doctors and more are in the article as a guide for your addressing needs. For the titles that you are unsure of, there is a generator on their website that creates the address for you! (wow, how did they do it back in the day??) 11 10

Typically, your invites are sent out 6-8 weeks before the wedding. Gather your guest list and addresses well before then, and even keep a record of the labels so you can use for future thank-you notes, holiday cards, etc. After all of the effort you put into the invitation selection and wording, I promise you one of the best feelings is receiving your first RSVP card back in the mail! It’s a confirmation that, yes, this is happening; you are getting married!

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Happy Planning!

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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

Wedding Wednesday

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Happy Wedding Wednesday! To celebrate, we’ve put together some great ideas for your welcome table at your wedding! The welcome table is typically the first thing the guests see that indicate your theme/style. There are many ways to display this table; here are a few for your inspiration!

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There are so many perfect ways to display your table! And it can include any of the following: guest book, cards, pictures, sign, program, etc… Happy Planning!

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