• Ceremony Here, Reception There

    When your ceremony takes place at a different location than your reception, there are a few things you need to consider.  If you skip out on planning this one you could potentially lose of a few guests due to confusion, so let us help you think it through and keep all your guests present and happy! When …

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  • But I’m Getting Married on the Beach!

    It’s pretty common for couples to opt for a so-called “destination wedding”, which quite possibly could involve a beach.  The thing is, everyone has a certain style they lean toward…Classic, Hollywood Glam, Rustic, Boho, and the list goes on.  Well surely, the rule of thumb states that a destination wedding needs a destination style gown. …

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  • Alterations…a Must Have!

    The fact is, unless you hire a designer to custom make your wedding gown from scratch, you have a 99% chance of needing alterations.  We know, it’s another “cost” to add to the ever-growing list of wedding expenditures, but if you want your dress to fit you like a glove (and you do, of course!), …

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  • Trusting Your Stylist

    Every bridal store has their own system of how gowns are pulled for their customers.  Some stores have a few gowns on display, either on mannequins or small racks, with the remainder in a back room where the consultants pull styles for the bride after finding out about her preferences.  Other shops, like here at New Beginnings Bridal …

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  • Subtle Colors

    We’re talking wedding gown colors now!  White has been with us for decades, and quite honestly, has been the least ordered “color” choice these past few years.  Ivory has been, and remains to be, the most popular standard color among traditionalists.  Champagne and light gold are pretty popular, but there are some new tones in …

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  • Live In the Moment

    All of the plans have been made and executed…your wedding day has finally arrived!  So, with all the months of anticipation and preparation behind you, are you now going to fret and worry over every detail?  We should say not!!  THE day of your life is here…LIVE IN EVERY MOMENT! Sure, there may be a …

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  • I Need a Wedding Dress…YESTERDAY!

    Ok…for starters, PLEASE don’t procrastinate this badly when it comes to your wedding gown!  Getting the perfect dress is a process that takes time…a process that is meant for you to enjoy and savor…not to panic in and dread.  With that said, there are situations in life (deployment, illness, pregnancy) that spring up and you …

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  • DIY Weddings?

    Are there really such things as DIY weddings?  There is no way any one single person can possibly pull off an event with as much significance as a wedding all on their own.  When people say they are “doing their wedding themselves”, what they really mean is that they have requested assistance from many a …

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  • Do Couples Still Register?

    YES!!!  Couples still register, but what has changed in the past few years are the options available that provide this service.  Gift registries give you the ability to provide well thought out information about your needs and wants, and guests appreciate knowing the things you would really love to have.  It gives them assurance and confidence that what …

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  • Reception Thoughts

    Let’s face it.  The reception is going to be the largest spend of your wedding.  Gone are the days of serving nuts, cake and punch in the church gathering hall…although there’s something enticing about the simplicity of the suggestion!  Keep these thoughts in mind during your planning process if the previous suggestion wasn’t up your alley! Cut …

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