March  2017

Location, Location, Location
How to Choose the Best Location for Your Wedding Reception
A big trend in weddings in 2017 is embracing nature! From luscious greenery to wood accents, couples are embracing wedding decor that is natural. Why not let your wedding venue do some of that for you? Hampton Roads has so many excellent venues for your ceremony and reception that offer a backdrop that doesn't require much more than to show up! Here are some of our favorites:

Will Hawkins Photography
Will Hawkins Photography
Upcoming Events
Join us at these upcoming events throughout Hampton Roads

March 24th:  The Wedding Party
March 26th:  Spring Fling Bridal Expo

Chelsea Anderson Photography
Featured Vendor
Norfolk Botanical Garden

Norfolk Botanical Garden has five different wedding reception packages, giving you so many different choices for a gorgeous natural backdrop for your ceremony and reception. Whether your vision is rustic chic or whimsical, Norfolk Botanical Garden has something for every bride. 

Visit their website to learn more about their packages and how beautiful your garden wedding can be in one of their spaces!

Choosing the Right Gown for Your Venue
Virginia Wedding Week

The venue you choose can have a huge impact on the gown you get for your big day. If you're planning a beach wedding, you probably don't want a big ball gown with a long, cathedral train. Likewise, if you want a formal, church ceremony with an elegant reception, a dress that is too revealing might not be appropriate. Martha Stewart Weddings has a great article with tips about how to choose the right gown for your wedding.

Daissy Torres Photography
Real Weddings
Jennifer's Essence of Australia Gown

When Jennifer & Sean got married at The Signature at West Neck, Jennifer opted for a strapless, drop waist Essence of Australia gown from Maya Couture. Her gown, while glamorous, was also understated and classic which fit her venue perfectly. Because her dress wasn't covered in embellishments, it went with the natural, outdoor venue they chose.