Wedding Cake

An Funny Anecdote from a Beautiful Wedding... Proving Once Again Why Wedding Planners are a Necessity!

Bridey, you know that over the years I have strongly suggested that you hire a wedding planner no matter your budget, and no matter how large or small your wedding is? Well, I haven’t been blowing smoke up your ass. There are some seriously solid reasons to hire a wedding professional to help you with your wedding plans, logistics and the several other moving parts for your big day. And, as I have preached this sentiment over and over again on Bitchless Bride until I am fucking blue in the face, some of you still would rather wing it. And, I get it. I really, really do. We are not cheap. We feel unpractical. We feel superfluous. But, we are not. We are “fixers”, not in the Ray Donovan kind of way (we aren’t hiding any bodies or embezzling money), but in the true sense of the word, FIX. We clean up some pretty big messes, literally and figuratively, and we make sure that you never know there was a mess in the first place. And, frankly, that alone is worth our price, and then some.

I’d like to share an anecdote with you based on a recent wedding that went off without a hitch (pun absolutely intended)… Well, that’s what the B+G would tell you because they didn’t know what really happened behind the scenes. They didn’t know about how I re-iced part of their wedding cake after somebody literally rammed into it (before the B+G saw it), scooped dog shit off of the dance floor, filled a gaping hole in the floor of the tent with rocks so that ankles wouldn’t be broken, adjusted the diagram so that the tables matched the wishes of the bride (and people wouldn’t sit at the wrong table), and creatively hid some of the filthy linen that was provided by a third party vendor. Bridey, would these mishaps have ruined their day? Probably not. Would they have caused unnecessary drama and stress? Absolutely.

“Are you the wedding planner?”, she asked. 

Uh-oh… That was not a good question when the face staring back at me looked frightened and mortified all wrapped up into one. 

“I am.” I said confidently.

“I am SOOOOO sorry, but I just tripped and bumped into the cake.” she said with embarrassment (and fear). 

“Don’t worry, I’ll take care of it.” I said as I began heading towards the cake, not knowing what I was up against. 

HOLYSHITGODDAM. Yeah, that’s what I thought when I saw that fucking cake. I mean… She FELL into the cake. Seriously, I’m surprised she didn’t have frosting dripping from her elbow. Fuuuuuccckkkk…. So, I took a deep breath, remembered that I studied pastry a lifetime ago, and went into action. I borrowed a flat spatula from the caterer, stole icing from the extra cakes we had for service (the ones in which wouldn’t be seen by the guests), and fixed that cake. The guest was relieved and I was the hero that nobody would ever know existed. Phew!

“Is that shit?” asked the DJ. 

“Huh?” I responded.

“Is that shit on the dance floor?” he asked (again).

“Yup. That’s shit.” I said. 

SERIOUSLY? Yup. There was shit on the dance floor. Not human (THANK GOD), but dog shit. In retrospect, I really shouldn’t have been surprised. We were in a GIANT tent in a beautiful backyard and there were dogs. Not running around during the wedding, but I’m thinking they went out prior to, pooped, and were then stowed in the house. Somebody must have stepped in the poop and then headed to the dance floor. UGH. So, I got a hot, wet rag, dropped it on the floor (all very casually), and pretended to dance a little bit all while wiping the shit from the floor. Certainly a new experience for me.

“There’s a hole.” a dude from catering staff said.

“In in bucket?” I couldn’t help myself! 

“No. In the floor near that guest table.” he said pointing to a FUCKING hole in the floor next to a guest table (that couldn’t be moved at this point in game).

“Ugh.” I mumbled.

What to do? What to do? ROCKS! There were tons of rocks on the property that I could stuff into that fucking hole. I had pockets in my suit coat… So, my assistant and I filled our pockets with rocks, dropped them into the hole in the floor, stomped on them, and took care of a potential liability. Again, a hero that nobody would ever know about.

“The tables are backwards.” I said as the rental company was leaving.

“No they’re not.” he said.

“Look.” I said as I showed him the diagram that the bride worked her ass off on.

“Oh.”

Yeah. Oh! That simple mistake could have cost a shitload of confusion as guests were taking their seats. So, I fixed it, and I have a large bruise to prove it. 

Bridey… All of this happened on the day of the wedding. Quite frankly, there’s a few more details I could share, but those were the highlights. And, after all of that hard work + planning that went into this FABULOUS event, those “things” that happened ON THE WEDDING DAY, could have very well undone everything. We went round and round over the logistics, food, music, budget, YOUNAMEIT!!!! So, even if you’re working with a small budget, consider hiring a wedding planner as your “happiness insurance”. Can’t afford a full-time planner? Then hire a “day of” or “month of” planner to help you, and to be there on the day of your wedding so that you’re not faced with potential disaster. Got it? Good! Stay bitchless!!!

Photo by Aidan Hampson on Unsplash

An Amazingly Bold, Art Deco Meets Vaudeville Styled Shoot Filled with Some Seriously Awesome "Entertainment"

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Bridey, I have been DYING to share this styled shoot with you! Like DY ING to share this... Not only because it's fucking FAB U LOUS, but it's colorful and unique and striking and cool and different and kickass and contains a shitload of inspiration! And, did I mention that there's a contortionist? A FUCKING contortionist! OMG, can you imagine if you had a contortionist at your wedding? Oh, and there's a bearded lady and a burlesque dancer and a cake that makes me want to dig out my pasty bag and start decorating! I.CAN'T.EVEN.

Look, bridey, do I think it's realistic for you to incorporate all of these fascinatingly surprising elements into your wedding plans? Not at all, but I dare you to give yourself creative license to have fun, and break out of the traditional wedding planning mold. You have my permission to go a little cray... Seriously, just think about the conversations your guests would be having about a burlesque dancer or contortionist taking over the bar at your wedding? Combine that with a photo booth? Yeah... And, just like that, your wedding goes from standard to stupendous. Think about it... Enjoy, and be inspired!

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See what I mean about the cake? Totally insane!

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You'll never see a movie theater in the same way again!

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So romantic!

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A gorgeous burlesque dancer and the red carpet lady...

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Look closely... RIGHT? See the bearded lady + contortionist! WOW!

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I am in awe. Probably one of my favorite pics ever on BB!!!!

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I want to frame this pic. For real.

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Yes! A million times, YES!!!!!

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Luscious. That's the only word that comes to mind... FUCKING LUSCIOUS.

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To all of the FABULOUS industry peeps who put this incredible styled shoot together... THANK YOU for sharing with Bitchless Bride!!!!

Industry Peeps:

PhotographerTuan B & Co
Concept, Design + Event Planning: Fierce Productions
Furniture Rentals: Strangelovely
OtherNew Moon Chicago
Cinema + Video: Whitney Cinema
Place Settings: Vintage Place Settings
Hair Stylist + Make Up: We Only Do Pretty 
Cake: Bon Vivant Cakes
Invitation Designer: Spilled Ink Press 
Jewelry: Hopscotch & Soda
Groomsman Attire: Richard's Fabulous Finds
Millinery + Veil Designer: Debra Shirley
Bride ApparelEdith Elan
Floral Designer: Sprout Home 
Event Venue: Logan Theatre
Bearded Lady: Alma, Draqqueen

A Colorful, Fun and Spooktacular Halloween Wedding

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I wasn't going to do it, bridey. I wasn't going to show you a Halloween wedding today. And it's not because I'm a grump or anti-Halloween, it's just because I am lazy. You see, I usually write The Truth Hurts on Tuesday's; something real, honest and educational for your reading pleasure. And, frankly, it's much easier for me than posting the pics + posts. I put my heart and soul into everything I post on Bitchless Bride, and while I love sharing real weddings with you, they take up a ton of time, and sometimes hurt my brain. But, then I received Gia + Travis' wedding, and all of that changed! I couldn't wait for Halloween just so that I could show you how fucking awesome this wedding was! 

This B+G rocked the shit out of their wedding! I mean, anybody who has the balls to host a Halloween wedding is a hero in my book, but more than that, you really can't NOT (I know, double negative!) have fun at a wedding in which you can go as a zombie!! Right? Right! And, the OMFG wait until you see the décor and the wedding cake! A MAZ ING! Bridey, enjoy this kickass wedding, and Happy Halloween from Bitchless Bride!

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In my opinion, every.single.bride. should have a cape to wear on her wedding day!

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Gia! I love everything about you! The dress, the gloves, the veil! Oh my!

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Awwwwwwww....

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How super cute is this? I love seeing all of the places they've been together! Gia! Love the purple hair!

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Totally amazing...

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Yes she fucking did! LOVE THIS!

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This pic is so special. It's the quiet after the storm....

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Bright and colorful paper bouquet!

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This photograph is EVERYTHING! 

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Holy fuck with this pancake cake and the incredible cake toppers!!! Right? Please, somebody, anybody, get me a fork ASAP!

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SHUT the front door... I can't even!

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Utterly fabulous + gorgeous!

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Gia + Travis, thank you for sharing your kickass Halloween wedding with Bitchless Bride!

Industry Peeps:

Photographer: Ryan Horban Photography
Event Designer: Temecula Wedding House
Photo Booth Equipment: Rock This Moment
Submitted Via Two Bright Lights

A Smashingly Fabulous, Insanely Bright, and Totally Stunning Styled Shoot

Seriously, can I get a HolyShitGoddamn? OMG, I have been DY ING to share this fucking amazingly incredible, same-sex styled shoot with you, bridey! I mean... I drank the Kool-Aid and it's 100% contagious... Just look at the color on that menu! Right? And the green, sequined napkin? I'm totally ready to have a seat! Obviously, the décor is rockin', but there is some unbelievable cake porn + super creative usage of balloons (in the non-porn kinda of way!!)... Honestly, I really don't know what else to say, which is definitely a change for me, so I think I gotta just let you go and scroll... ENJOY this one, bridey! It's SO SO SO good!!

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I am completely in love with this suite of invitations! Like IN-FUCKING-LOVE. If I was a note-writing kind of girl, I would need to have these...

OMG! Just look at this table!!! Love the carnations!!! And, the mismatched chairs? Amazing! Such a happy table...

WOW.

Gorgeous brides! Love the hair and makeup!

So sweet! Ready for some cake porn? Okay... Look down! I kinda made a collage!

Totally amazing!!

See what I mean about the balloons? Clever and bright!

Great hair!

Love these shots! Thank you for sharing this fantastic styled shoot with Bitchless Bride! I clearly loved every second!

Industry Peeps:

Photographer:  Julie Mackinnon Photography 
Design & Décor: Magical Moments Inc. 
Dress Designer: Beth Anne Couture
DIY or Handmade Goods Designer: Brickbubble
Floral Designer: Calyx Floral Design
Event Venue: Canyon Ski Resort
Design & Décor: Elegant Event Designs & Décor
Hair Stylist: Jasmin Hebert
Models: Jenaya Niessen + Morgan Vercholuk
Makeup Artist: Makeup by Tamara Lynn
Apparel: Novia Mia Bridal
Invitation Designer: Paper Blush
Bakery: Sugar by Tracy 
Submitted via Two Bright Lights

My Enormous Bridal Hangover, and the Stunning Pics to Prove it!

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I am 100% hungover. Not in the traditional sense, but in a bridal kind of way... You see, bridey, I am coming off of an exceptional wedding weekend, and although I am pretty exhausted, my head hurts, and I'm achy, definitely signs of a massive hungover, I'm not. It's just how I feel after a successful weekend of wedding "debauchery".  I was lucky enough to spend an amazing weekend in Newport, RI, with my kickass B+G, and now that it's over, I feel blah... I feel empty... I feel hungover.

And although the B+G and I have been planning their wedding for only seven short months, we pulled off a serious masterpiece. Like, serious-fucking-masterpiece. Bridey, the pics I'm sharing with you are certainly not professional (taken on a iPhone) but, I believe them to be pretty fantastic. I'll share the actual, professional photographs in the near future, but for now, please enjoy... Trust me, they're so good that you might feel hungover too! 

The harpist was amazing! Look in the corner... She was completely enchanting!

The room was flipped from the ceremony to the reception...

Sequins, lighting and flowers! OH MY! 

Yeah... They're a HOT couple! Right? She's wearing an Oscar de la Renta wedding gown, and if he looks familiar to you, it's probably because he is the drummer for Rev Theory

It was a small, ceremonial wedding cake because we served a plated dessert and had Ben + Jerry's come and set up an ice cream sundae bar! I mean, who doesn't love ice cream?!!

When a Rockette Gets Married... A Sensational Choreographed Dance, Lots of Legs and Plenty of Sparkle!

First of all... Look at Alina's silver, sequined and sparkly wedding dress! Isn't it stunning? Like show-stoppingly beautiful ? Although I'd expect nothing less from a Radio City Rockette! Right? Gotta have tons of sparkle and break the white wedding dress tradition! And, that's just the first wedding dress of the evening! Anyway... Alina and Geoff met and fell in love in NYC, and decided to have a destination wedding in the fabulous Nashville.

Bridey, the details encapsulated in this wedding are completely astonishing! Like... So fucking good that I truly love every single detail. Considering that I have been in a serious glitter/glam place these days, A+G's wedding does not disappoint! Even with a slight hiccup which could have been catastrophic (scroll down to see), this B+G continued to have an amazing day! Enjoy this wedding! It's absolutely exquisite!

That's Alina's wedding dress number two! Love the color and the cut!

Love this shot... Amazing train and am completely dying over the shoes! 

Seriously, could they get any cuter?! Actually, they can! Keep going...

Hey girl! Bring it! Love your Statue of Liberty...

Gorgeous bouquet! OMG!

OMFG. WOW! That is a beautiful chuppah! I am completely obsessed with the chandelier and the stunning draping! 

Flowers + feathers = AWESOME!

Wait... Wait... Wait... The chuppah is falling down! 

Yikes! Thank goodness for friends and family! This is a big deal, bridey, and like I said, shit will go wrong on your wedding day... But, luckily it all worked out(ish)! And, the B+G didn't let it put a damper on the day!

Seriously, LOVE that train!

Such a great photograph!!

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 Great use of stamps for entrée selection! See the chicken? See the cow? Awesome!

Hello sparkles!!!!

Warm and romantic...

Um. I can't... I really can't. This cake has FIVE tiers! FIVE! And, sparkle confetti? A FUCK ING MAZING! WOW!

And the desserts!!!! So yummy!!

These guests totally know how to party!

Look up! Now, look down! Never seen the splits at a wedding!!

And we out... Thank you for sharing your beautiful and fun wedding with Bitchless Bride!

Industry Peeps:
Photographer: SheHeWe Photography
Caterer: Infinity Events
Specialty Foods: Nashville Sweets 
Floral Designer: PS Designs Inc.
Event Venue: The Bridge Building

Real Wedding Wednesday ~ A Super Glamorous, Super Luxurious Australian Wedding

Can I get a "OH MY GOD"? I mean... Just look at this photograph!! It's absolutely, insanely gorgeous! Right? I don't even know where to begin with what I love most about this stunning table and décor! Bridey, did you happen to see the wedding favors? Each guest got a bottle of Moët! Kinda beats a wedding cake shaped cookie, doesn't it?! Look, don't get me wrong, I love a good cookie wedding favor, but I love a delicious French champagne much, much more! Anyway, it was truly hard for me not to showcase every picture in the album, but, somehow I managed.

Bridey, I can hardly put into words how I feel about the totally fucking GORGEOUS flowers (more than 2,000 individual flowers were used in Kristi & Steve's wedding) or the metallic gold wedding cake or the two wedding dresses Kristi wore or the black dance floor, or or or!!!! The list goes on and on!!! I will let Kristi, the cool and beautiful bride, tell you a little bit more about the inspiration for this A MAZ ING wedding. Enjoy!

WOW! Look at those two dresses!

D.A.M.N.

Confetti.

That is one hell of a train!

Bridey, you know I am a sucker for how the B+G look at each other during the ceremony. And this is completely tear jerking! All the way from childhood sweethearts to the altar...

Super sexy!!

My dream car (although I really just picture it in the kickass chase scene in The Bourne Identity!)...

Kristi: I wanted our guests to be blown away, by everything! With this in mind we really had no limits set; the more glitz the better! Thousands of flowers and hundreds of candles, we wanted every element of our wedding incomparable and unforgettable.

Don't you love how the cake is reflecting the lighting?? Amazing!!

Kristi: Our wedding was glamourous! The fact that I wore multiple different dresses on the day probably showcased that. We also focused our wedding décor around the contrast of gold and different shades of red. Our reception included over 2,000 individual flowers which really popped against our clear glass furniture and gold detailing. I really do think that glamourous is the best description.

Um. OMotherFuckin'G!!! I can't... It's too good... W.O.W. FIVE layers of gold...

I mean... Kristi! You look sensational! I can't keep my eyes off of your bum!

Kristi: My dresses were very important to me; I couldn't decide between having a big princess dress, or having a more sexy, fitted dress... So in the end I decided to combine both! I also wanted to wow our guests with ANOTHER dress for the cutting of the cake, so I chose to literally match my dress with the cake and have gold detailing throughout. 

Thank you Kristi and Steve for sharing your utterly breathtaking, glamorous wedding with Bitchless Bride!

Industry Peeps:

Photographer: Blumenthal Photography

Wedding Dress: George Elsissa 

Bridesmaids Dresses: Sweethearts Bridal

Shoes: Stuart Weitzman

Stationery: Adorn Wedding Invitations

Flowers: Sydney Wedding Flowers

Groom(smen)’s Suits: Hugo Boss

Jewellery: Nader Jewellers

Cake: Sweet Passion

Make Up & Hair: Natalie Anne Hair

Film: Untitled Film Works

Venue: Ivy Merivale

The Truth Hurts Tuesday ~ The BEST Advice from the BEST Wedding Vendors in Boston!

Bridey, today's post is like hitting the jackpot of wedding planning. SERIOUSLY. If you are recently engaged or are in the midst of planning your wedding, stop what you're doing, and focus because you are about to be educated by the BEST in the wedding biz! I asked some of my absolute FAVORITE vendors in the Boston area to share the best piece of advice about planning a wedding, and these peeps? Well, they completely spilled the beans. I mean... There is so much wedding planning goodness in this post, that I could fucking chew it!!!

I rarely say cheesy shit like this, but this is a must read!! So, are you ready to learn? Ready to say, "Thank you, Bitchless Bride!!" Good! You're welcome! 

Wedding Planners:

When you are newly engaged, you tend to become inundated with information overload and it can be daunting to say the least.  My advice to newly-engaged couples is to forgo the route of hiring all of your vendors until you’ve secured the right, professional, experienced wedding planner. Some couples feel it’s best to hire a “day of” coordinator and do the rest themselves, only to learn how much money could have been easily saved by avoiding costly mistakes and uneducated decisions along the way. The right planner should be your guide, your educator, your confidant, your representative along the way and you need to put your trust into this person as they do this every day and truly look out for your best interests from the start. 

Paula Marrero ~ Marrero Events 

My advice to new brides: Don't panic, it's all overwhelming at first but it's important to book the top 3 first-top priorities (if you're not working with a planner) are to find your venue, photographer and band--then breathe!  I also advise brides to wait to design the space until about 6 months before the wedding... You'll be able to have a couple months thinking about ideas, pinning on Pinterest , etc... I find that so many of my clients go in with one idea and once they've relaxed and see what is out there or trending in their wedding year they change their idea of what their wedding looks like--so ultimately they get what they want instead of what they thought they wanted--big difference! 

Amy Kimball ~ Amy Kimball Events 

Invitations:

Invitations are the introduction of your wedding to your friends and family; they set the tone for the event. You can’t just get a quote as there are a lot of factors to consider such as quantity, quality, type of inserts, type of print, etc. There is a lot more involved then most people realize. So, plan accordingly.

Mara Weiner ~ Allure Invitations

Cake:

Be your own "bride" ...don't worry about what family, in-laws, friends & co-workers want for YOUR WEDDING. Follow what YOU have wanted & dreamed about. 

Paula Kirrane ~ Icing on the Cake

Entertainment:

Once your venue is booked, the next step is to lock in your entertainment. In order to get the best DJ or band out there, you have to book well in advance. Remember, first and foremost? Your guests are going to remember if they had a good  time. That’s why good entertainment is vital.

Always ask your entertainment vendor about their other recommended services. This is how you get the best deals without making a laundry list of phone calls. They may already have what you need and could save you time and money without sacrificing quality.

Mike Amado ~ Entertainment Specialists

Photographers:

Lately couples are asking me if they should do the "first look". My answer is always YES! The first reveal is always so sweet. The moment is far more emotion and allows for a more intimate/private moment with just the couple. 

Some brides envision this grand moment when they are walking down the aisle, and the groom is sobbing… However, in reality, in a traditional formal setting with 200 people looking at you… The groom often looks like a deer in head lights. Not at all the magical moment you think it will be! So yes, do a first look! 

Lauren Killian ~ Person + Killian Photography

Don’t do a winter e-session! People look freezing, and are super uncomfortable. Nothing like having dirty snow and branches coming out of everyone's heads! Wait until the spring when the temperatures are higher, and the trees start to bloom. I highly suggest April-November.

~ Anonymous Photographer

Cinematography:

1. Make sure that your photographer and videographer work well as a team. Even better, choose a team where your photographer and videographer have worked together and enjoy the experience.

2. Ask your prospective wedding film maker how they operate during the wedding day. Will they have lights on their cameras? Will they be on the dance floor circling the couple during the first dance? Will they stand behind the officiant during the ceremony - Or will they stake out spots based on experience and fade into the decor?

3. Ask your toasters to limit toasts to under 5 minutes. 3 is even better. There’s not much they can say (that won’t be dumb or embarrassing) after a couple of minutes.

4. Invite your guests to leave their phones and cameras in their pockets or purses. You’re paying for pros to document your wedding - don’t let the amateurs get in the way!

5. When considering wedding cinematography, check out the sound  as well as the images of potential pros. Capturing pristine sound of your grandfather’s blessing and knowing how to integrate it with music and image, is a complex art form. Don’t settle for pretty pictures if you already have a photographer you love. When it comes to film making, sound is 60% or more.

6. If you desperately want a top notch film maker to capture your wedding, and have a limited budget, consider one of the following:

a. Grab pics from the HD / 24 Frames per second of the video capture and forego the photographer.

b. Hire the film maker you want and see if you can work out a payment plan that works for you.

c. Opt for the best film maker you can afford, ask them to produce a short highlights now, and wait until you’ve financially recovered to have them edit the feature film.

Naomi Raiselle ~ Generations Cinemastories 

Florist:

The Best way to trim your budget is to trim you guest list (it literally makes every line item more affordable - period, the end)! (AMEN!!!!!!)

If you "absolutely love and have to have peonies" - know that you absolutely MUST select a wedding date in May or early-June!

Bring as few people to each and every appointment that you book ... the less opinions, the less stressed out you will be!

~ Anonymous Florist

And there you have it... You're welcome, bridey!!! Now, all you have to do is listen to the professionals trying to help you.

Image via The Perfect Job

Real Wedding Wednesday ~ Timeless Beauty, Amazing Wedding and a Cake to Die For...

Wow. I mean... just look at Angela... She is STUN NING LY beautiful. Her dress, her flawless skin, her amazing figure... Seriously, some girls just have it all, right? And that strapless dress looks like it was absolutely made to fit her body. Talk about a bride who can wear a strapless dress and own it!! If you missed the post I wrote about strapless dresses, then go educate yourselves, brideys. Because Angela is absolutely fabulous in strapless. 

But, besides her amazing figure and her amazing wedding dress, this is a beautiful wedding. But, I would be lying if I said that outside of the dress, the babe and the cool deets of this post, I was particularly drawn to the cake. It's unbelievable. Like, totally breathtaking. And if you know me at all, then you know that I am a sucker for cake. So I invite you to breathe this one in, bridey. Because it's pretty fucking fabulous. Enjoy!

Would you check out the jewels... I love sapphires. I've seriously been considering a new wedding band, and this time around, it's GOT to have sapphires in it!Absolutely LOVE the headpiece this little girl is rockin'.Pin-up or what? Angela, you really are gorgeous!I cannot get over this pic.Unadulterated happiness.

Fantasy Friday ~ The Rainbow Connection

I am in a mood... A whimsical mood... A happy mood... An almost childlike mood... No, really I am! I can't figure out if it's because I am working with some great brideys lately or because Spring is finally in the air, but BB has the fever! And when you have the fever, you just have to go with it. Right? So why not be happy? Like deliriously fucking happy? And you know what is a happy color? RAINBOW! Which of course got me thinking about two things... The Rainbow Connection, by Kermit (be sure to watch the video... you'll thank me later for that stupid grin of yours), and how cool it would be to plan an over-the-top rainbow wedding!

Soooo... welcome to Fantasy Friday!! I am drooling over these photographs, and feel so inspired to push the limit with any bride who will allow me to do so... So c'mon, bridey! Get into the rainbow mood with me and let's have some fucking fun! 

Gorgeous. Stunning. Ballsy. 

Yes, I think it's real fur, but please don't kill the messenger (she says quietly). I wanted to share it because I think it's fabulous, not because I am taking a stand one way or another regarding animal rights (however, you all know that I have two cats, so I too am hoping it's faux!) Anyway....

Um, walk down the aisle in your Jimmy Choo's and then change into some rainbow Vans? Sounds good to me!

Yeah... There are no words... Well, except that the spotlight just might be off of you, bridey, for a little while as your guests take in the cuteness of the flower girls!

No words... None. Other then FUCKING FANTASTIC!

Trust is NOT a Four Letter Word

I’m still in vacation mode, so this is gonna be short and not so sweet. I am pissed off and ready to FIGHT! I'm pissed because this bitch bride keeps putting my brain back in work mode while I’m supposed to be enjoying some boozy fun in the sun! But mostly I am super annoyed because I am like two shakes away from yelling, “WHY DID YOU HIRE ME IF YOU AREN’T GOING TO TRUST ME AND MY NETWORK OF VENDORS?” Seriously! What the FUCK?

Cupcakes: Time to Climb Down from that Tree

Maybe it’s because I want to be alone with a pile of cupcakes at this moment (yeah… BB is nursing a gin hangover, and clearly the best remedy is something sweet and possibly even something greasy), or maybe it’s because I’m currently working with some cool-ass brides and have nothing to share with you this second, but I feel like I owe it to the world to write about cupcakes. You see, Bitchless Bride is absolutely obsessed with cupcakes and anything cake related, and when it comes time for your cake tasting, I (as your planner) always find a way to be present whether my opinion is needed or not. But here’s the thing… BB is not a fan of replacing your wedding cake for a cupcake tree.