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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.


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


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


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


Kaz and Dave’s timeless DC wedding was a regal affair we won’t be forgetting any time soon. With the ceremony at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, the reception at The Mayflower Hotel, and all of their personal touches, their big day was perfect! DC is where these two met, had their first date, […]

Real Weddings

March 14, 2023

A Timeless DC Wedding Love Story – Kaz + Dave


Natalia + Douglas’ luxurious DC wedding had a few bumps along the way. But neither venue cancellations nor road construction could stop this multicultural love story! When N+D originally booked with us, they had their venue and date set. Two months after we started planning, we found out that their venue was proceeding with renovations […]

Real Weddings

January 17, 2023

Luxurious DC Wedding At The Larz Anderson House


You wouldn’t think of “whimsical woodland wedding” and “modern art gallery” in the same sentence, but Elizabeth and Nick knew what they wanted! We were thrilled to work with them from the beginning to create the wedding of their dreams! With Long View Gallery in DC as their venue, Elizabeth wanted to bring the outdoors […]

Real Weddings

January 3, 2023

An Unexpected Whimsical Woodland Wedding in a Modern Art Gallery


There are so many amazing wedding venues in DC and Virginia that we’ve had the pleasure of having weddings at. Even so, there are a few dream wedding venues around here that we’d love to check off our list. Each of our fabulous wedding planners picked their top dream wedding venue to share, so if […]


December 20, 2022

Our 3 Dream Wedding Venues in DC and Virginia


Working with Krissy & Max was a treat! These two are incredibly sweet and so relaxed and down to earth.  They met 7 years ago at Wake Forest University through mutual friends. It is evident from the words spoken by the guests at their chic and romantic wedding that everyone knew very quickly that they […]

Real Weddings

September 27, 2022

Chic and Romantic Wedding at Sequoia | Washington, DC | Krissy & Max

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Have you heard the phrase “Exactly Like Nothing Else”? If not, perhaps you are not too familiar with one of Washington, D.C.’s historic hotels, The Mayflower. Lovingly referred to as D.C.’s “Second Best Address”, this luxury hotel is the longest continuously operating hotel in the D.C. area, opening back in 1925. A venue known for […]

Vendor Spotlight

July 8, 2022

The Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. | A Wedding Venue Highlight


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