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How to Plan Two Wedding Ceremonies in One Day

How to Plan Two Wedding Ceremonies in One Day

In this post, I'll be walking you through the wedding day timeline involving two wedding ceremonies in one day. The couples I tend to work with are a little more reformed and modern but still want to preserve elements from their heritage. This most often times means that there will be two ceremonies on one day.

What to Expect When Planning a Multicultural Wedding

What to Expect When Planning a Multicultural Wedding

You would think that today it would be easier than ever to integrate someone of a different faith or culture into your family. I’m finding that the opposite is true. In working with my cross-cultural clients I’ve discovered that while we’re exposed to other cultures more than ever, some families still experience a hard time accepting your relationship.

How to Reduce Wedding Planning Stress

How to Reduce Wedding Planning Stress

In this post, I'm going to explain how to avoid your wedding nightmare by outlining what it's like to partner with a professional planner to help reduce wedding planning stress.

Wedding Website Must-Haves

Wedding Website Must-Haves

Your wedding website should not be an after-thought because it plays a BIG role in creating that enjoyable experience you're investing so much energy and money into. Here is what your wedding website should have.

How to Plan Your Multicultural Chinese Wedding Tea Ceremony

How to Plan Your Multicultural Chinese Wedding Tea Ceremony

The Chinese Wedding Tea Ceremony remains the most popular request amongst my Chinese and Asian clients marrying into multicultural families.

10 Emotional Stages of Planning a Multicultural Wedding

10 Emotional Stages of Planning a Multicultural Wedding

A lot of times when emotions take you by surprise it leads to overwhelm. This inevitably leads to paralysis and you start to ignore your responsibilities to your wedding. As the clock keeps ticking the overdue tasks will only start to weigh you down. Having a planner by your side will make each stage easier to navigate through as well as will keep the planning moving along even if you aren’t quite ready to hop back into the process.

Jess and Cody's Modern Downtown Loft Wedding

As cross cultural wedding planners we see that there is an added level of stress to the already overwhelming wedding planning process when it comes to artfully incorporating different backgrounds. Today I want to share about Jess and Cody that planned a biracial wedding in Southern California.

Wedding Planning Blog - A Resource for Cross Cultural Couples Planning their Wedding

Wedding Planning Blog - A Resource for Cross Cultural Couples Planning their Wedding

We ran a poll a few weeks ago with our followers and many of them didn’t know our blog existed as a resource for planning a wedding. Every week on Tuesday we post a new blog and every other week you get a round up of the blogs when you sign up to our newsletter, which you can do here.

Most Popular Reasons for Doing the First Look

Most Popular Reasons for Doing the First Look

In this post I’m going to share my insights from dozens of weddings I’ve produced, some with a first look and some without. I’ll be going over what the first look is and why some have opted for it and why some haven’t. It honestly, comes down to...

Wedding Day Prints List

Wedding Day Prints List

Everything from your Welcome Sign to your Name Cards are listed here. In this post I’m going to outline how my team and I wrap up the final stages of the stationery planning and production. These are left to the end because you can’t really order them until you know your final guest list.

What is an Engagement Session

 What is an Engagement Session

In this post I’ll explain what your wedding engagement pictures are and the purpose in doing them aside from the incredible photos you get as a result. There is nothing to hide about being in love and relishing in the fact that you’ve made one of the most sacred decisions you can make as a couple is something to be proud of. You’ll be spending forever together and why not document that incredible commitment.

How to Plan a Korean American Wedding Ceremony

How to Plan a Korean American Wedding Ceremony

In this post I’m going to explain how to incorporate Paebaek-- the traditional Korean ceremony--into your western style wedding day. We are cross-cultural wedding planners, which means we help couples from diverse backgrounds infuse traditional elements into their American wedding.

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Venue

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Venue

Venue research can quickly get overwhelming without a system in place. You can expect decision fatigue to creep in when the vast amount of information starts pouring in. In this post I’m going to help you find the perfect wedding venue by taking you through the process I take with my clients. There is a freebie included in the form of a spreadsheet so you can get organized in your search.

Real Wedding: Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, CA Jason & Marisa

Real Wedding: Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, CA  Jason & Marisa

California is no doubt one of the prettiest places to have a destination wedding, which is why Marisa and Jason’s relaxed and elegant wedding at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu is such a treat. Their colorful day was beautifully designed from beginning to end with fresh florals, rustic decor, and vibrant citrus + blush hues throughout. 

Thanksgiving from Michelle Isabel & Co

This year has been so crazy for me. Wedding planning sounds like a lot of fun but trust me, it can be a dirty job 85% of the time. However, for my couples whom I love with all my heart, I’d gladly do it over and over again. I’m so thankful to my clients for believing in me and my business and trusting me to act...