Many people dream of their big day. They picture a wedding ceremony that is a large affair with all their favorite family and friends. However, they may not imagine all of the planning involved in a large ceremony. 

From seating arrangements to food and catering, it is easy to get bogged down with intricate details. Many find they are so tired from planning they are just ready to get it all over with by the time the date arrives. 

To avoid the stress of planning a large ceremony, many couples opt for a micro wedding, minimony, or elopement. Here is what you need to know about smaller ceremonies and how to make sure your hair and makeup still look great. 



When planning for the perfect bridal shower, you need a solid checklist to get you started and keep you organized. Having a bridal shower checklist will help you keep track of your growing list of things to do leading up to the bride’s special day. 

A checklist will also help you from worrying about forgetting anything. That is why we have created a list of tips that should be included in your bridal shower planning checklist. 



Planning an outdoor wedding means you have to accept all kinds of nature, including rain. Although you can’t control the weather or how you feel about it, trading vows in the rain with your significant other makes your wedding day an unforgettable moment. At the end of the day, you are getting married to the love of your life, whether it's rain or shine. 

For most, rain might not be ideal, but if planned correctly, it can offer you beautiful, romantic photographs and special memories of your day even greater than you could imagine. 

It’s believed that rain on your wedding day symbolizes good luck, and there to help you embrace any possible showers, we’ve listed some of our best rainy-day wedding tips to share. 



Summer is the most favorite season to get married outdoors in Asheville, NC. However, with the sun shining through the Blue Ridge Mountains, some gorgeous brides are concerned about the hot temperatures wreaking havoc on their hair and makeup look. 

When it comes to warm weather here, it tends to be humid, which makes your hair frizzy and causes your makeup to run, smear, or melt.