International Wedding Trends

The world of weddings has changed dramatically over the last decade and we are no longer at the mercy of traditions. There is an almost anything goes feel to many celebrations in the 21st century with the personality of the couple in question being at the forefront of the design. Nevertheless, we do live in… Read More »

Planning a Wedding Abroad with Nomad Republic

Europe is where romance was born, let us take you there… Europe has always been appealing to American folks. It has the romance, the lifestyle, a rich tradition and a tangible connection to the past that draws you in. France and Italy are two of the most popular destinations among couples-to-be-married and honeymooners, not only… Read More »

What’s Your Style with Wedding Paper Divas

Today, we are so thrilled to collaborate with the one and only Wedding Paper Divas and share this wedding style quiz with you. As planners, honing on on a couple’s particular style is such an important part of our job. While a bride may not know how exactly to describe her style, she’ll likely have a number… Read More »

Finding Inspiration as a Professional Creative

I wish I could say there is a perfect formula for finding inspiration. Especially as someone who makes of living off of that very thing – you’d think I’d have that nailed down by now. I’ve certainly tried my hardest, recreating the perfect scene every time I’m in need of a moment of creative genius…. Read More »

Creative Leadership: Mary Phan of The Sketchbook Series

Have you heard? Aisle Planner is the national sponsor for The Sketchbook Series 2016 tour! We are thrilled to be a part of this event that helps creatives grow through the art of sketching. Mary and her team will be making 10 stops across the country (including a stop here in San Diego!) teaching and inspiring… Read More »

An Interview with Oatmeal Lace

Earlier this fall I asked our community of Aisle Planners “How do you all keep from misplacing your keys, phone and all of your other tiny tools during wedding set up?” And, very quickly, there was lots of love being shared about Oatmeal Lace aprons. So, naturally, I reached out to its Founder and Designer,… Read More »

Creating an Inspiration Board

The practice of setting the mood is something we do all the time. The deep breath you take in the kitchen when your morning coffee is brewing. When you light your favorite candle on your desk before sitting down to work. The time you take to create the perfect playlist for your dinner party. It’s… Read More »

Menu Planning with Waters Catering

Let’s be totally honest here for a second — wedding food does not have the reputation of knocking people’s socks off. And even though we have had some amazing meals at weddings, it is not one of the places where couples take risks. Catering and menu design is one of those wedding elements that truly… Read More »

Art of Planning: Jennywennycakes

Today, we are so thrilled to continue our “Art of Planning” series—where we give you a behind-the-scenes look at different design elements from some of our favorite weddings—with a super sweet treat. Jennywennycakes created this clean, floral-inspired tiered treat for Diana and John’s museum wedding, and we are excited to share their design process with you…. Read More »

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