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Pantone Mood Board Competition

As a wedding planner, mood boards play a huge part in my overall planning process. I can chat with clients all day long about the style they want to convey, but it’s not until I see this aesthetic laid out in an all-encompassing, cohesive format that I’m able to truly get a feel for the… Read More »

BHLDN

Not going to lie, we did a little happy dance when we found out that BHLDN was opening a storefront in our backyard! We are quite literally obsessed with all things Anthro and knew that the opening party was going to be a fantastic night for the San Diego wedding industry. The team had such… Read More »

Wedding Emergency Kit Essentials

As we dive head-first into the middle of October (holy cow!), we’re continuing on with this month’s theme of organization. We couldn’t talk about organization, though, without touching on the good ol’ wedding emergency kit. Every planner has one, and chances are you’ve tweaked and perfected yours over the years, but we still get tons… Read More »

How to Run a Wedding Ceremony Rehearsal

As wedding planners, the wedding rehearsal is kind of a big moment. It is often the first time you meet most of the couple’s family and, maybe more importantly, it is one of the few times that you really get to show off your expertise with everyone’s full attention! So today, we wanted to talk about how to… Read More »

How to Style an Invitation Suite

I haven’t met a wedding professional that doesn’t get excited about invitations.  Since it is one of the first details to get finalized, it really sets the tone for the entire wedding planning process. From color palettes, to detail themes, wedding invitations capture the personality of the couple as well as the mood they want to set for… Read More »

Wedding Budget Management: Before They’ve Booked

As a wedding planner, one of your main responsibilities is managing the budget for your couples. But, in addition to being a master of finances, you also need to be a master of setting expectations and walking the line between what the budget will support and what the couple wants. Budget planning starts the moment… Read More »

Excellence in Education: LVL Academy

Learning how to be a professional wedding planner can be overwhelming. But, it doesn’t have to be if you arm yourself with the education you need before jumping head first into the deep end. Building a foundation is an important first step on anyone’s journey to success and helping aspiring planners gain just that is what LVL Academy is… Read More »

How to Calculate Beverages for a Wedding

With signature drinks and craft cocktails just about taking over the world, sometimes stocking the bar ends up on your to-do list. And while caterers or bar service providers usually offer assistance with beverage calculations, if your clients are providing their own beverages, you can expect to be asked how much of everything needs to be… Read More »

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