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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Every year comes with its own wedding trends, and 2024 is no different. It’s always exciting to see not only what is popular, but how each couple will make the trends their own! Since we are fortunate enough to be a part of a lot of different weddings, we get to see a wide variety […]

Inspiration, Planning Tips

January 23, 2024

6 2024 Wedding Trends We Are Excited About

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Having a European-inspired wedding starts with the venue. You are looking for a place with character, charm, and grounds that combine nature and architecture. European style wedding venues have sophistication and vintage details, and play into this romantic and timeless trend. If you’re planning a VA wedding and need European style wedding venues in Virginia […]

Planning Tips

December 27, 2023

5 Beautiful European Style Wedding Venues in Virginia

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A good wedding timeline is the thing that ensures a stress free wedding. Timing is everything! It keeps everyone organized, sets expectations with vendors, and lets everyone know where they should be and when.  Let’s dive right into some tips that you want to make sure you keep in mind when planning out your wedding […]

Planning Tips

September 26, 2023

7 Important Wedding Timeline Tips You Need

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There is no shortage of Charlottesville wedding venues, which makes being a wedding planner in Charlottesville, VA exciting! Many of the wedding venues people know of in this town are wineries, but there are lots of others that deserve love, too. Let’s talk about them! 1. The Wool Factory This venue is located at a […]

Planning Tips

September 5, 2023

6 Charlottesville Wedding Venues You Need To Know About

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