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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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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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As wedding planners, we see a lot of different wedding design ideas. Whether it’s an idea our couples bring to the table or designs we’ve seen throughout the industry, we can’t help but have a few favorites. From colors and patterns to being mindful of your carbon footprint, our top 6 list really runs the […]

Inspiration, Planning Tips

August 1, 2023

6 Wedding Design Ideas That Will Really Wow Your Guests

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Having a first look on your wedding day is a modern tradition and is becoming more and more popular. This intimate moment for the bride and groom to see each other before the wedding ceremony versus seeing each other walking down the aisle for the first time has become a bit of a hot topic.  […]

Inspiration, Planning Tips

June 20, 2023

First Look vs No First Look: The Pros and Cons

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Last month I shared my favorite Virginia outdoor venues, so it’s only right to follow up with my favorite DC outdoor venues! With many weddings under my belt as a DC wedding planner, I have 5 amazing DC wedding venues I want to share with you today. 1. Dumbarton House This historic home sits on […]

Inspiration, Planning Tips

April 25, 2023

5 DC Outdoor Venues You Need To Consider For Your Wedding

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Having a wedding website has become just another part of the wedding world, for good reason! They are an easy and convenient way to communicate essential wedding day details. All of your event information can be stored in one place that guests can easily reference for many months ahead of the wedding. Wedding websites are […]

Inspiration, Planning Tips

April 11, 2023

How To Make a Fun and Helpful Wedding Website

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