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An expert’s guide to your Vermont wedding

I do Vermont weddings. I had a Vermont wedding. I love Vermont weddings. Because of this love I put together a guide to planning your Vermont wedding. I’m sharing my insider tips based on over 15 years as a wedding professional. It’s free…And I hope it will help guide and jumpstart your planning process! Get it here:  10

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Vermont Wedding Flowers

Yellow, White & Green Wedding Flowers At The Ponds

I cannot help playing favorites sometimes and yellow, white & green flowers are certainly on my “love it” list. Add to this the stunning yellow peonies for this June wedding and I am totally smitten.  Combined with white roses, yellow freesia, spray roses and nigella there is a clean, fresh feeling that just makes me

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Wedding Ceremony, Burlington VT

Colorful Flowers For Summer Wedding In Vermont

I love the colors in today’s wedding. Love these colors. The scenery surrounding the ceremony is quintessential Vermont which makes it the perfect opener.  Peonies, purple delphinium, stunning orange roses, ranunculus, sweet peas and trailing greenery make an appearance throughout the designs. A reception for family and close friends was hosted at the bride’s mom’s

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Wedding Planners vs. Coordinators vs. Designers: Defining the Difference

One thing that always strikes me as funny (or adorable or sadly realistic) is when a bride or groom inquire with me and say, “this is my first time planning a wedding,” or “I’ve never done this before”.  My response is always the same, “that’s a good thing”. Since planning a wedding is intended for

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Spring Wedding at The Round Barn

Sarah and John were married at The Round Barn in Waitsfield, VT on Saturday afternoon.  It was a truly lovely day for an early spring wedding in Vermont with a super moon to finish out the evening.  The style for this wedding was vintage-inspired with a “beginning of spring” feeling.  There were so many great DIY details

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When should you book your wedding florist?

I love a good wedding magazine and they always come with a wedding check-list.  The thing I always check out is at what point they recommend a couple should contract their florist.  Most planning calendars suggest you book your florist 6-7 months before your wedding and I’ve seen sources that suggest 4 months is ample time to contract a designer–I’m going to have

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Alison’s favorite things (vol. 22)

OK, so I haven’t done any official research on this, but I’m pretty sure it’s a scientific fact that 100% of wedding bloggers love Paloma’s Nest.  I have to put their adorable ring bearer bowls on my list of favorite things.  I love the look, the size and shape, and the fact that you can use it to

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Vermont Wedding Affair at Shelburne Farms

On Saturday afternoon Vermont Vows Magazine presented the state’s most gorgeous wedding show at Shelburne Farms.  The carnival theme at the Vermont Wedding Affair was both fun and charming.  I presented the first seminar of the day on Budget Savvy and DIY Planning Tips along with Nancy of NJoy Events.  I think every good wedding has at least one DIY project, but I always caution brides against

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Vermont Wedding Affair

Newly engaged couples should be marking their calendars and ordering tickets for The Vermont Wedding Affair on November 6th at Shelburne Farms.  Vermont Vows Magazine creates this event so you know it will be incredibly beautiful and inspired.  Check out the seminars and plan to stay for the fashion show at 6:30pm.  Eat, drink, be merry and

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Kristen & Adam’s Wedding at The Lilac Inn

Kristen & Adam are my first super sweet couple of the season.  They were married on Saturday at The Lilac Inn in Brandon, Vermont and despite the pending rain not a drop fell on them!  The bride wanted a natural, seasonal & gardeny style and loves an eclectic look with a modern-vintage feeling.  Lilacs were the inspiration and I had so much

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