The anticipation that leads up to seeing your partner for the first time on your wedding day is something you can only experience once. Whether you see that person for the first time alone or in front of all your family and friends is an important decision and each way leads to an entirely different … Continue reading Should We Do a First Look? Part 2…Not To Look!
The idea of a "first look" became popular a few years ago along with Pinterest and the explosion of wedding blogs, and was clearly invented by a very clever wedding photographer. For all you wedding vocab newbies it just means, does the couple see each other before the ceremony, or do you wait until the … Continue reading Should we do a First Look? Part 1…To Look!
A couple of months ago, Pop the Champagne did something we have never done before - we created a styled shoot! As opposed to other styled shoots that give beautiful inspiration but pretty unrealistic price tags, we wanted to show couples what a reasonably priced table actually looks like. We wanted to create a tablescape using … Continue reading Dollar Store Decor
“Where am I supposed to sit?” Oh, Cousin Bob, I am sure there is a very special seat assigned to you so let's go find it before you fall over ya old drunk. Wedding guests like to sit down - that’s a fact, trust me. So when it comes time for your guests to take … Continue reading Take a seat, stay a while
You know what question I get asked most often after a newlywed couple has finished their ceremony and sat down for the first time in a few hours? “Can I get a drink?” Yuuup, I feel the same way and, let me tell ya, so do your guests. Alcohol is one … Continue reading #TurnDownForWhat – Tips and Tricks for Supplying the Booze
Another confusing wedding topic couples ask us about all the time- Marriage Licenses. How do I get it? What do I do with it? Where does it go later? Here are the basics you need to know (disclaimer: this is information about California, specifically Orange and LA County- Please check your local county laws. Also, … Continue reading How to Get Your Marriage License