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Top 12 Blog Posts of 2019

I do love the end of the year, as it allows me the perfect opportunity to look back and look for trends in my work. Looking at the most popular blog posts from 2019 was fun and somewhat surprising. I hope you enjoy this round up of my top 2019 wedding blog posts!

Bachelorette Party Invitations and Favors

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I’ve been pleasantly pleased with the popularity of my post on Bachelorette Part Invitations and Favors. I love everything I put on this list and I would happily throw someone a bachelorette party ASAP. I also really appreciated the well-designed inclusive items I could find on Etsy – that is not always the case with wedding items on this site.

Mother of the Bride Gift Ideas

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No surprise here, mothers of the bride can be hard to shop for. I mean, I just give my mom Nats tickets, but I understand that is not as universal as I’d assume it is. Also don’t miss my mother of the groom gift ideas (it is feeling left out of this list!)

How to Write Your Own Wedding Ceremony

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Procopio Photography

I am pleased with the success of my “how to write your own wedding ceremony” post because so many couples write their own ceremonies and I like to be helpful.

Groomsmen Gift Ideas

While I fully support buying these guys the ties, socks and other items they might require on your wedding day, these groomsmen gift ideas take shopping to your squad to the next level.

Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

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29 ideas for gifts for your bridesmaids. Everything from asking them to join your party to thanking them for their wedding day participation. What is your favorite idea?

Bridesmaid Robes and More

The trend of bridesmaid robes or PJs isn’t going anywhere. So check out these cool wedding morning robe and PJ ideas. And make sure you plan your wedding morning schedule to take group photos in these, after everyone has hair and make up completed!

DAR Wedding Budget

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Kurstin Roe Photography

I really hope to expand on this post, and make it a series for my favorite DC-area wedding venues. I’m glad to see that my tips on DAR wedding costs are so helpful to couples!

Small Wedding Venues

Stephanie Dee Photography

If you are planning a wedding for less than 100 guests in the DC area, it can be hard to find a venue that fits your guest list size and possibly also your budget size. Here are some of my favorite smaller DC area venues.

New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

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I love NYE parties and weddings. The color palettes are supreme. The guests are super excited to be there. The attire is top notch. Let’s plan a NYE wedding for 2020. Enjoy my New Year’s Eve party ideas!

Emerald Wedding Ideas

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I loved Princess Eugenie’s wedding, and I love these emerald wedding ideas. Though, I am super excited about Pantone’s Classic Blue for 2020.

Wedding Guest Book Ideas

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Most of my clients still do some sort of guest book, but all of them want something interesting and personal. Here are some great guest book ideas from Etsy!

DC Area Wedding Venues with a View

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So many couples come to us with the goal of having a venue with a view – some of the water; others of the DC sights. Here is a helpful list of DC area venues with a view.

What should I write about in 2020? What are your burning wedding planning questions? What gift-getting areas could you use some help with? I am here to be of assistance and I am always looking for #content ideas!

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