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!
One of the prettiest parts of a wedding day (besides the bride, of course) are the flowers. But, deciding how to use flowers and what types of flowers will fit with your wedding style can be tricky. A florist can help guide you through these difficult decisions and offer priceless inside info into what flowers … Continue reading Vendor Expertise: What your florist wants you to know
There are so many decisions you have to make when planning a wedding...Do we make programs? Should we get favors? Will people like a salmon option? How many cupcakes should we order? A seemingly endless list of questions and decisions you have to figure out. Well, I am going to let you in on a … Continue reading Vendor Expertise: What Your DJ Wants You To Know
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
When it comes to prioritizing your budget, and deciding where to spend and where to save, do not, I repeat, DO NOT- scrimp on hair and makeup for the bride. Not only will you look back in photos for years to come, but it affects your confidence the whole wedding day. Not to mention … Continue reading Vendor Expertise: What your Hair and Make Up Artist Wants you to Know
I know a lot of couples feel a ton of pressure when it comes to choosing a wedding photographer. It is a big investment, and let's face it- your photos are the only thing you're left with post-wedding (besides the lifetime of happy memories and a much smaller bank account balance of course!) There are … Continue reading Wedding Vendor Expertise: What your Photographer Wants You To Know!