New Website, New Blog

1 11 2011

Welcome to November! New month = new website. Let us know what you think!  We also have a new blog. To continue to receive updates from our blog, don’t forget to update your feed. — Vicky

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Featured on Wedding Pickle

18 07 2011

The photographs from one of our Arlington weddings a while back were featured in an article by Jan Michele Photography in Wedding Pickle on choosing the photographer that fits you best.

Photo: Jan Michele Photography

 





Featured in District Weddings!

14 07 2011

One of our May weddings is featured in District Weddings blog! The groom happens to be the brother of one of our previous clients from a few years back. Love it when the family call us again! Now we just need the bride’s brother to be married 🙂

A sneak peek at one of the great images by Michael Connor and his team at Connor Studios.

 





Real Wedding: Champagne & Pearls, a Fall Wedding in Arlington (Part 2)

22 06 2011

Go back for Part 1 if you missed it. I wanted to share with you a few more great images from this wedding.

Cakes by Linda Arlington VA wedding

Photo: Renee Cobb

Rehearsal Dinner: Union Street Public House, Alexandria, VA.

Ceremony: Old Post Chapel, Ft. Myer

Reception: Washington Golf and Country Club, Arlington, VA. Molly Jones Radigan (Events Coordinator)

Ceremony Music: Dolce Quartet.

Band: Adrian Duke Project (booked through Sam Hill). Funny story — the band arrives and at some point during the evening, I realized that I knew the saxophone player from somewhere. Well, we both figured out that he was the DJ from one of our weddings in 2007. Very random.

Floral Design, Lighting, Linens: The City Florist. Jim Gray.

Photographer: Renee Cobb Photography.

Wedding Cake: Cakes by Linda.

Groom’s Cake: Sweet Ladies Bakery.

Transportation: ING Limousine

Guest Hotel: Hilton Arlington

I will leave you with this image of the guests dancing the night away! Looked like fun! — Vicky

Washington Golf and Country Club Arlington wedding

Photo: Renee Cobb





One of our Meridian House weddings featured in Emmaline Bride

20 06 2011
Washington DC Meridian House wedding fall

Washington DC Meridian House wedding fall

Remember Aubrey and David’s fall wedding (and here) at the Meridian House in Washington, DC? More of their story on Emmaline Bride blog. Check it out! — Vicky





Real Wedding: Champagne & Pearls, a Fall Wedding in Arlington (Part 1)

15 06 2011

Remember this sneak peek? The rest of this wedding story …

I’m a true believer in that inspiration for a wedding can come from anywhere. For this wedding, the whole look and feel came from the bridesmaids’ dress. A Priscilla of Boston brocade knee-length dress with empire waist and pleated bodice in a gold and silvery tone.

Priscilla of Boston bridesmaid dress PB134
Pretty, right? All the bridesmaids looked great in the dress, including the bride’s sister who was very pregnant.

Ft. Myer Old Post Chapel Washington Golf and Country Club wedding Priscilla of Boston bridesmaid dress

Photo: Renee Cobb Photography

The whole look followed the champagne and pearls look and feel.

Washington Golf and Country Club wedding white champagne The City Florist centerpiece

Photo: Renee Cobb Photography

One thing I love about this wedding was that there were quite a few surprises! Keeping them straight and remembering not to put them on the timeline were a struggle, but very fun in the end. One of the surprises was the groom’s cake, designed to look like a fire truck as the groom is a fire fighter in New York. How cute is this?

Sweet Ladies Bakery Fire Truck grooms cake

Photo: Renee Cobb Photography. Cake by Sweet Ladies Bakery

More next week — Vicky





Real Wedding: Coppery Fall Jewish Wedding at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens (Part 3)

23 02 2011

Missed anything? Go back and check out Part 1 (sneak peek) and Part 2 (concept).

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Jewish Wedding in the fall under chuppah

Love the early afternoon light in the fall. So pretty. Photo: Elaine Studley, Hay McKenna Photography.

Venue: Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

Music: Michael Kolmstetter classical guitarist. A classical guitarist is a great music choice for a lunch reception where you don’t expect much dancing. It provides a nice background mood. Michael had a small set up that allowed him to play recorded music for the first dance, John Denver’s Annie’s Song (I hummed that song all week).

Photographer: Elaine Studley, Hay McKenna Photography

Floral Designer: Growing Wild Floral Company

Catering + Cake: Windows Catering Company (Nicole Gutierrez)

— Hope you enjoyed this one, Vicky