What Makes a Good Bridesmaid

It's finally happened-one of the most important people in your life has gotten engaged-and they asked YOU to be a bridesmaid! But now…what do you have to do? You just get a dress, show up, then enjoy the open bar-right? Well...not exactly. But luckily, I'm here to tell you what it takes to be a good bridesmaid:

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5 Ways to Have an Eco-Friendly Wedding Day

Most people are trying to be more environmentally conscious these days-I know I am! And while we are recycling and choosing paper straws over plastic, you may not realize that there are ways you can make your wedding more eco-friendly too. These are my top 5 ways to make your wedding more enviromentally friendly:

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How to Find the Right Photographer for You

Most people can agree that one of the most important decisions-and investments-you make for your wedding day is your photographer. They are pretty much single-handedly responsible for capturing all the memories of your big day and will provide the images that you look back on for the rest of your lives together-the pictures you hang on the wall or put into an album to show your children. Not to mention, photographers frequently have a hand in making certain aspects of the day run smoothly (although if you hire a wedding planner that's not as necessary!)

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Gift Guide for the Bride-to-be

Over the holidays, I’m guessing someone close to you got engaged, and is now planning their wedding! How exciting for them! You probably have engagement parties, bridal showers, bachelorette parties, but you have no idea what to get them! Well look no further! I have compiled a list of great LOCAL Northeast Ohio companies for you to support, while you spoil that special lady in your life.

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Venue Coordinator vs. Day of Coordinator

You've found the perfect venue! And, even better, they have a venue coordinator who will take care of you on your big day. That's amazing! You're probably wondering, though, if I have a venue coordinator, why would I need a day of coordinator? Don't they do the same thing-make sure everything on the wedding day runs smoothly? Yes...and no. 

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Industrial Cleveland Styled Shoot

I am thrilled to FINALLY share our beautiful industrial Cleveland styled shoot from the beginning of May! This shoot was a big dream of mine, and I couldn’t believe when I finally saw it all come together at Red Space! It turned out even more amazing than I could possible imagine. I got to work with the BEST vendors, at the coolest venue, with the most lovely couple ever. Seriously how beautiful are they?!

I hope you enjoy! 

All pictures courtesy of mann and wife- visual storytellers 

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