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Our blog is the place where you will find our team putting their pens to paper (or fingers to the keyboard!) and giving you all the latest tips, trends, and inspiration from the wonderful world of weddings. We will also be sharing with you highlights from our very own Dainty Details couples and spotlighting some of our favorite Virginia wedding vendors.


Congratulations, you’re engaged – now it’s time to get to work! You know you need wedding vendors, but let me guess, you don’t even know where to start? Before you start booking any vendor, you need to figure out a few things first: guest count, budget, and date. Guest count is important as the size […]

Planning Tips

July 9, 2024

5 Wedding Vendors You Should Lock Down First in Wedding Planning


Photo by Photography Du Jour There are a lot of elegant wedding venues to choose from when it comes to a wedding venue in Virginia. As a Virginia wedding planner I have to say, Great Marsh Estate is one you shouldn’t miss out on. Grand, timeless, rustic, and elegant are all words that can be […]

Planning Tips

June 25, 2024

Elegant Wedding Venue in Virginia | Great Marsh Estate


Lea & Mike’s DC wedding made perfect sense with their DC love story. They met working for a Congressman on Capitol Hill, got engaged in front of the Capitol, and said “I do” in the DC War Memorial. Their reception at the Spy Museum wrapped up the perfect DC wedding day! The DC War Memorial […]

Real Weddings

June 4, 2024

Timeless DC Wedding at The DC War Memorial | Lea + Mike


There are a lot of reasons a couple may choose to have an at home wedding, whether it’s the sentimental feel of having their wedding in a familiar, meaningful place, privacy, or the freedom to choose any date. Even with all of its perks, an at home wedding does take some extra planning to make […]

Planning Tips

May 21, 2024

7 At Home Wedding Planning Ideas You Cannot Forget


Meagan + Ben’s Charlottesville wedding was as picturesque as it gets. From their gorgeous venue to all of the sustainable wedding details, we are so honored to have been a part of it all. Meagan + Ben’s love story with us at All The Dainty Details started a year and a half before their big […]

Real Weddings

May 7, 2024

Sustainable Wedding in Virginia | Veritas Vineyard Wedding


When it comes to planning your wedding, most of your attention has gone to the big day – we get it! You don’t want to forget about the pre-wedding events, though. As wedding planners, we are always paying attention to these smaller details that help round out your wedding as a whole, so today we’re […]

Planning Tips

April 23, 2024

6 Charlottesville Wedding Rehearsal Dinner + Welcome Party Ideas | Charlottesville Venues


Logan + Ben’s garden party wedding was such a great day full of love. Their families played a huge part in their event, making it that much more special! The original plan was a December wedding in a more industrial space. But, after seeing a post of ours about Airlie, they decided to tour that […]

Real Weddings

April 9, 2024

Garden Party Wedding at Airlie | Outdoor Virginia Wedding | Logan & Ben


Spring is upon us and we are rounding up the perfect spring wedding guest outfit ideas. As wedding planners, we’re obviously well versed in what’s in and what’s out, and what will fit in a wedding dress code. This post is going to be all things spring wedding guest outfit ideas, from specific dress options […]

Inspiration, Planning Tips

March 21, 2024

6 Spring Wedding Guest Outfit Ideas + Wedding Dress Code Tips

spring wedding guest outfit ideas


The floral garden wedding style is getting more and more popular, and Anna & Tom dove right in! Their vision was something colorful and fun, gardenesque and whimsical. Bringing this vision to life for them was an honor. We have had many weddings at Airlie in Warrenton, VA, and it’s the perfect wedding venue for […]

Real Weddings

March 5, 2024

Colorful & Intimate Garden Wedding in Virginia | Anna & Tom


If you’re on the hunt for a Virginia winery wedding venue, Veritas Vineyard and Winery is the spot for you. From the mountain views and wonderful staff to their delicious on site restaurant and wines, Veritas has it all! Aside from being my go-to winery to hang out with girlfriends, Veritas Vineyard and Winery is […]

Planning Tips, Vendor Spotlight

February 20, 2024

Virginia Winery Wedding Venue Spotlight | Veritas Vineyard and Winery


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