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Jimmy Tran and Camela Bulacan

April 19, 2017

Cultural traditions are what make weddings so incredibly meaningful. They tie the past to the present, and the traditional tea ceremony is the perfect example.We couldn’t think of a better way to spend the beginning of your Big Day taking a look at todays real wedding with this gorgous and relaxed couple! Todays classic elegant D.C. wedding took the time to honor their famlies and their elders by doing a traditional tea ceremony and tying the knot at the well known Dahlgren Chapel where they were able to include some of their Filipino traditions! Their elegance and styled day ended on the dancefloor with the ultimate dance party!



Event Planner: Elizabeth DuncanEvent Catering: Spilled Milk Catering | Florals: Blooms Reston FloralReception Location: DAR Ceremony Location: Dahlgren ChapelRentals: DC Rental Photographer: Elizabeth FogartyCake + Desserts: Breeze Bakery Hair + Makeup: Red Door Spa Invitations and Day-Of Paper Company + Brand: Wedding Paper DivasEntertainment Company + Selected Entertainer: DJ DMAC 

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  • Elizabeth Fogarty Photography

Bridesmaid Hues

April 17, 2017

Which bridesmaid hue is for you?

One of the most daunting tasks for a bride is selecting what to dress her best friends in. There are so many opitions out there and of course everyone has an opinion. Support your bride/friend in the process and be flexiable with whatever she selects! Today, we have some of the most popular hues from our favorite dress designers!

via Dessy 

via Amsale 
via Joanna August

via Monique Lhuillier

via Jenny Yoo

Classic Real Wedding of Meghan Hughes & Mark Rosenow

April 12, 2017

Talk about a captivating couple! You can see the love between them with just a look. Meghan & Mark said they wanted an elegant but effortless wedding with timeless attributes mixed with the ultimate dance party for their dearest friends and family! Today, we are swooning over these timeliness images via Deb Lindsey! 

 

Event Planner: Social Scene Events  | Florist: Duran Floral Design |  Reception Location: The Decatur House | Ceremony Location: St. Dominic Catholic Church | Rentals: Perfect Settings | Lighting/Tenting: Sugarplum Tent Company | Valet + Transportation: Fleet Transportation & Unipark Valet | Catering: Occasions Caterers | Hair + Makeup: Hair – Sue Volans & Make-up Julie Page Make-up | Invitations and Day-Of Paper Company + Brand: Paperzest – Christina Barbour | Entertainment Company + Selected Entertainer: Bialek’s – Kaliedscope |

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  • Deb Lindsey

Traditional Country Club Wedding – Real Wedding of Sara + Skip

April 5, 2017

Sara and Skip’s first date was to a Michael Buble concert at the Verizon Center, after being introduced through a mutual friend who was actually one of Sara’s bridesmaids. Months later, Skip surprised her with an engagement celebration over 4th of July weekend. Just like their first months together, their wedding was also remarkable. Skip’s favorite moment of the night was seeing Sara walk down the aisle with a big smile on her face. Sara’s favorite moment was dancing to”Stand by Me” with her Dad.
The wedding colors were lilac and gold and the wedding decor incorporated the bride and groom’s personalities: romantic, classic, modern, and fun. On the day of the rehearsal, Sara enjoyed taking her bridesmaids to Yoga and then Color Bar to make and design their own earrings to wear with the bridesmaids dresses they had all picked out. It was incredible to see how their different earring designs matched their fun and unique personalities. Although the couple contemplated a destination wedding, they were happy to have decided on Congressional Country Club because it is a meaningful place to them in which they will continue to create and share special memories as a married couple.
Ceremony Location: Annunciation Catholic Church | Reception Location: Congressional Country Club | Planning + Coordination: Kaitlin, Cheers Darling Events | Florist: Edge Floral Design | Band: Jump Street, East Coast Entertainment | Catering/Cake: Congressional Country Club | Paper Goods: Paperzest | Linens: Select Event Group | Hair: Bridal Artistry | Make Up: Leah Margosis | Transportation: Limos Inc.

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  • Photographer
    Anna Marie Akins Photography

Anniversary Session

April 3, 2017

Tracy and John have been together for 14 years, married for 8 and are now a beautiful family of 5! This anniversary session is super special to them because not only were they were able to really take some time to celebrate each other, they were able to revisit the beautiful venue in which they got married. Life with 3 little ones is fast-paced and super rewarding, but Tracy & John don’t lose sight of the importance of slowing down and having some quality alone time. You just know you’re with the right person when your love for each other only grows stronger and stronger.

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  • JenS Photography

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