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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.


Picture this – a bar in the West Village in NYC. Girl sees boy, asks him to buy her a drink, and the next thing you know they’re having a Virginia winery wedding at the peak of summer. Okay, so there’s a little bit more to the story, but that’s the gist of Sophie and […]

Real Weddings

October 25, 2023

Beautiful Virginia Winery Wedding at Stone Tower Winery | Sophie + Zarek


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


Cassie & Sam’s outdoor winery wedding at the Eastwood Farm & Winery was gorgeous and such a wonderful day. Beautiful views, lots of personal touches, and only one minor veil issue added up to a pretty perfect summer wedding! Cassie & Sam’s love story started at Virginia Tech and has brought them to their current […]

Real Weddings

August 22, 2023

The Perfect Outdoor Winery Wedding In Virginia | Cassie & Sam


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


Rachel and Tommy’s waterfront wedding in Northern Virginia was the classic and chic wedding they always wanted. In classic spring wedding fashion, there was some rain, but these two lovebirds didn’t let that ruin their day! Rachel reached out to us back in December of 2021 right after they got engaged. They wanted to get […]

Real Weddings

July 18, 2023

Springtime Waterfront Wedding in Northern Virginia | Rachel & Tommy

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Not even a little rain could stand in the way of Kelly and Danny’s dream garden wedding. From their picturesque proposal, to finding the perfect Virginia wedding venue and having the best team of wedding vendors, everything seemed to be working toward making this an unforgettable day! Kelly and Danny met on Hinge in 2019 […]

Real Weddings

July 5, 2023

A Dream Garden Wedding Come True | Outdoor Virginia Wedding


Are you looking for an outdoor wedding venue in Virginia? As a Virginia wedding planner, I have the scoop on all the best wedding venues in VA. It was very hard to narrow this list down to 5, but let’s talk about 5 of my favorite Virginia outdoor wedding venues! The Seclusion If you’re in […]

Planning Tips

March 28, 2023

5 Virginia Outdoor Wedding Venues You Need To Know


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