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Are you dreading the idea of organizing your guest list? While this task might not be as much fun as dress shopping or cake tastings, it is a critically important step in the wedding planning process. Your guest count will directly affect your overall budget. So while the thought of having to “cut” people out […]

Prioritizing your Guest List

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So, your best friend asks you to be in their wedding and now you’re asking yourself, what’s next? While we all know planning a wedding can be stressful, being a wedding party member can be too. Here are our top 5 tips to help ensure you are the best wedding party member possible.  Tip #1. […]

5 Tips on How To Be a Good Wedding Party Member

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So your friends are getting hitched, and you’ve been invited to celebrate, woohoo! But you’re worried because you’ve never attended such a swanky event. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here are our top 10 tips on how to make sure you’re not the standout guest for all the wrong reasons. Here’s our Director’s guide on how […]

Directors Guide: How to be a Good Wedding Guest ~

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How They Met Barb and Jason first met in October 2018 through mutual friends at a bar that Jason owned in Gainesville named Eclipse.  Barb remembers thinking that Jason was cute and a little shy when they first met. Jason remembers thinking that Barb was beautiful, smart, and easy to talk to.  After that meeting […]

Proposal Story: Barb & Jason

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Congratulations, you said YES to the person of your dreams! Now you’re officially engaged, and it’s time to start planning your big day. For most, that journey begins with finding the perfect venue to host your nuptials. While the obvious things like cost and catering options come to mind, here are eight maybe not so obvious things […]

8 Tips for Choosing your Dream Wedding Venue ~

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How it all began #swiperightforlove Like so many, Julia & Moses began their search for love on a dating app, Bumble, to be exact. At the time, Julia was living in Washington, D.C., while Moses was living in Virginia. However, they knew they wanted to meet up again after their initial first date, so they […]

Lucky Number Three ~ Julia & Moses 10.4.19

Handcrafted by The Osprey's

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Weddings create a unique opportunity to make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. We wanted to create something exceptional that our couples could take with them and continue to recall the memories made on their special day. That’s why we created these beautiful, custom farm tables. Each beautiful pinewood farm table is handcrafted with […]

Handcrafted by The Osprey’s ~ Custom Farm Table

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How it all began: Kathleen and Jesse’s love story began 6 years ago when they first met at a happy hour event in Springfield, VA. It was then discovered that Kathleen worked with Jesse’s mom as a teacher. However, it would be two more years before their paths crossed again. Kathleen was the nanny for […]

A Vibrant Summer Wedding on The Water ~ Kathleen & Jesse 7.6.19

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Wedding websites are one of the many modern-day wedding planning innovations that make updating and managing your wedding plans easier. You may be wondering why you should go through the process of creating a custom wedding website, well we’re going to lay out all the reasons why you should and share our picks of the top 5 free website with you!

Top 5 Free Wedding Websites

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During the COVID-19 crisis, people have been forced to cancel events, plans, trips, and experiences. Weddings have been cancelled or rescheduled due to regulations not allowing gatherings of 10 or more people. While couples that are wedding planning are adapting to this new normal, there are things that cannot be canceled, and celebrating love is one of them!

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