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Creating a Wedding Seating Chart { Advice }

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Before becoming a bride,  as a guest at a wedding it’s easy to recall the easy process of picking up your name tag and finding your seat at a wedding reception. This seemingly simple process creates months of headache for a bride-to-be. Elizabeth Clayton from Lowe House Events said one of her brides described the process “like Tetris, but with emotions”– & we couldn’t agree more. Unfortunately, a lot of the stress comes from the time frame when this to-do list item can be completed. With guests turning in RSVP’s last [...continue reading]

Lovely Lanikuhonua Ceremony { Oahu }

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We’re happy to bring you the lovely Lanikuhonua ceremony of Shannon & Neelesh capture by Rachel Robertson Photography. The beautiful couple their first year of medical school and the rest is history in a storybook romance.  Shannon recalls that one day they were assigned to interview a patient together and when Neelesh diligently began taking notes, Shannon thought he was really cute and was definitely impressed! When it came time to pop the question,  Neelesh hid the ring in an old computer battery box at Christmas time. Shannon had the flu so threw [...continue reading]

Pretty & Pink Hawaiian Ranch Wedding { Oahu }

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This Saturday, we’re so happy to bring you this pretty, pink, and gorgeous ranch wedding held on the North Shore of Oahu.  Kirsty and Matthew’s nuptials were held at Sunset Ranch and captured by the talented Rachel Robertson Photography. The couple met through work, The Royal Australian Air Force, RAAF, in 2009. “He is a pilot and took me flying on one of the P3 Orions, even let me have a go at the controls which was an amazing experience. We hit it off straight away and knew we had something [...continue reading]

Maria Elena { Bridal Jewelry Designer }

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Bridal Jewelry has been making more of a statement over the past decade. What was once an added acessory or afterthought, now has become a headliner in bridal attire. Brides are looking for unique pieces to make their wedding ensemble stand out and set their bridal style apart from the average bride. Head pieces in particular can do just that. You can’t do a google search on bridal head pieces without the name Maria Elena in just about every description. The history behind this company began as a family story and has evolved into [...continue reading]

Most Useful Wedding Registry Gifts { Tips }

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Bringing wedding gifts are customary for guests to offer as a well wish and blessing to newlyweds. Commonly these gifts are household necessities, or items that the couple would need to start their new life together. These days, most couples already have the basic necessities. Instead of getting gifts you already have or don’t need, its a great idea to register for things you want and will use. The experts at ProjectWedding.com put together a great list that we love of the “most useful wedding registry items.” These suggestions can help give you a [...continue reading]

North Shore Ranch Wedding { Video }

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  This Monday we brought you the beautiful photos from Emily & Steve’s Sunset Ranch wedding on the North Shore. Today, we’re excited to share the wonderful wedding video from that special day captured by Albiola Photography. The intimate moments from the photos come to life in this very personal and touching video. “It was an honor to capture this amazing wedding of Steve and Emily. Their passion and love for each other are true and beautiful. What an amazing group of family and friends! There were so many great [...continue reading]

How To Choose a Veil Length { Advice }

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Preparing for a wedding sometimes seems a lot like cramming for the SATS– learning tons of terminology you may never use again. From types of lace to types of bustles, wedding dress details can be overwhelming. After you “say yes to dress” more descisions ensue as the consultant then presents the idea of a veil and accessories. If you know the veil length you prefer in advance, the easier the decision will be to make! Many veils can be customized to whatever length you prefer. Here are a few of the most [...continue reading]

Elegant Ranch Wedding { Oahu }

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We’re happy to bring you Emily & Steve’s beautiful Sunset Ranch wedding on the North Shore of Oahu captured by Rachel Robertson Photography. When the couple met, Steve was living in Honolulu and Emily was living in San Diego in her 3rd year of Pediatric Gastroenterology fellowship training. They met through mutual friends who were hosting their bachelor/bachelorette parties in Vegas and in the midst of the weekend full of celebration for their friends, Steve and Emily hit it off and exchanged numbers. The rest of their story basically sounds like a [...continue reading]

Ka’a’awa Valley Wedding { Oahu }

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We’re happy to bring you Aubry & Kapano’s Ka’a’awa Valley Wedding on the North Shore of Oahu. These beautiful moments captured by Ben & Hope Weddings were taken at Kualoa Ranch and Senior Fong’s Plantation and Gardens. The couple held a beutiful DIY wedding surrounded by family and friends. The Ka’a’awa Valley at Kualoa Ranch is known for it’s dramatic, natural beauty. In fact, it’s one of the most filmed locations of Hawaii (think Jurassic Park). Although you don’t have to worry about your guests running from T-Rex, the area is [...continue reading]