Today on the blog, I wanted to talk about some of my favorite magazines that I gather my inspiration and love from. Whether it is a popular wedding magazine,  a newer, more localized publication, or a design journal, I learn things from every periodical I pick up. I always enjoy the light and airy pictures filled within Weddings Unveiled. They feature some of the most classic and beautiful weddings that the South has to offer as well as create their own inspiration shoots. I have never missed an issue of this magazine's! Carolina Bride contains some...

As you can imagine, when Modern Trousseau invited the ladies of Ooh! Events into their shop for a champagne visit filled with dresses from their new bridal, I was THRILLED! I will take any excuse I can to step into bridal shops. Seeing as I am not married, or currently with man, I have no real reason to enter these boutiques, but they are practically my paradise. And Modern Trousseau was no exception. Having not known anything about this company, I was shocked to find that they are unique because they...

Each month, the wedding coordinators of Charleston get together for a luncheon to chat about what is happening in the world of weddings. And this past week, it was hosted in our very own showroom at Ooh! Events! It was a pleasure to be able to meet other planners from in the area and to discuss things we have learned from the past weekends full of weddings. My favorite part of the luncheon was at the end of the meeting where the group's leader introduced us to new vendors in the area...

A question that comes up often in our industry from newly engaged couples is when do we send out the invites! A fellow colleague (and planner extraordinaire) of mine at Ooh! Events, Megan, gave me a couple of rules that she always suggests her brides to follow. And only to be fair, I thought I would share them with you! For those brides who are looking to send save the dates, because not everyone chooses to do so, we suggest sending them out 6 months in advance of your wedding with an invitation to...