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50 Things your wedding planner thinks about

The mind of a planner is always on. We’re always looking at how to improve logistics, flow, design elements, timing, and so much more. Here are 50 things your planner is thinking about so you don’t have to!  PS - this is just considering coordination and doesn’t even touch all of the additional items that go into full service wedding planning along the way.  Where will each part of the wedding take place at the venue?  How will you get to each part of the venue?  What shoes are [...]

What does value based planning mean?

Misty Mclendon Photography We describe ourselves as value-based planners, so what does that really mean?  It means that at each step of our process from discovery to the wedding day, we take into account your values, your big picture, that feeling that you want your guests to walk away with into mind.  This can mean a few different things depending on your values as a couple, a few examples are below, but these are endless. Sustainability - we commit to make the world a better place in [...]

Wedding Planning with the unknown of Coronavirus

We are all in unprecedented times right now. There are so many unknowns and we all wish that we could have a crystal ball to understand what's coming. In all the uncertainty, we understand that planning a wedding can be a difficult concept at the moment. We wanted to share a few things we've been working through with our couples to help bring back the tangible logistics of planning. We do our best to try to take emotions out of some of the hard decisions. Our rain plan revolves [...]

5 things to remember when hiring a band for your wedding

So you’re thinking about having a band at your wedding - how fun! Bands bring a lot of energy and entertainment to your reception! Here are 5 things to remember when you start looking for a band!  Band: Marmalakes / Twinty Photography 1. You need a music plan for all of your wedding Okay, so we love a great band! That checks off what you need for your reception - but what about all the other times? Be sure to consider that your band generally [...]

Watch BBF’s Cassie on The Austin Wedding Show!

I was invited to speak about a truly remarkable wedding on The Austin Wedding Show. This series is hosted by my friends Jordan Bunch & Taylor Juarez of Austin's Ladybird Studios. After watching, check out our portfolio of this wedding!

Tips for hosting a private residence wedding

Have you always had a dream to get married at your family home or vacation home? It sounds perfect! If you are considering utilizing a residence as your wedding venue, look no further for tips on how to make your day incredible! It is important to understand that anywhere you want to get married can become a wedding venue -- but the proper planning can really elevate the space from acceptable for a wedding to downright amazing!   Seating and tables While some venues offer tables and chairs as [...]

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