Advice & Planning

Wedding Video Trends in Milwaukee – Should I?

07/18/13

What’s a common complaint we hear from our Milwaukee brides and grooms after their wedding? “It all went so fast!” Investing in a high quality wedding video lets you revisit the sights and sounds of your special day for years to come. These memories in motion are priceless, so plan to spend the time and...

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PBtip – Table number nostalgia

04/23/13

Turn your table numbers into something sentimental! Create numbered, blank booklets and invite the guests at each table to leave a note (be it well-wishes, advice, or something silly courtesy of the open bar). When the wedding is over, seal each booklet in a numbered envelope — and don’t open it until the corresponding anniversary....

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Lash Extensions…..a Personal Experience

03/28/13

I had heard about Last Extensions, but never seriously thought about having them applied.  That is, until a quick “flash” starting my gas fireplace, singed my hair and eyelashes.  Luckily, it was not much hair and not very noticeable once I removed all the burn curly ends, but my lashed we half gone on both...

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Beautiful and Personal Brooch Wedding Bouquets

02/07/13

Though real flowers are traditional and timeless, brooch bouquets are becoming increasingly popular for nostalgic brides who value sentiment over spray roses. One such bride, Barbie Smith Simmons, shared the story of her brooch bouquet with us. Barbie was out and about with girlfriends when she walked past a bridal shop window and first saw...

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Glamour in Wedding Shoes

11/27/12

Wedding ShoeTrends for 2013 are lace covered platform shoes, round toes, color and sparkle.  Consider accenting your bridal look with a bold color for your shoes.  Perhaps a shade pulled from your sash or flowers. If you’re not comfortable with the look for your ceremony, a quick change for your reception or after dinner dancing will work...

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Open Palette for Color with Black & White Attendants Attire

11/26/12

A black and white palette gives you an open canvas for creative color selections, shown in these beautiful images by Spottswood Photography.  Lizzy and Josh had a glorious wedding at the Wisconsin Club, accented by striking flowers, created by Bank of Memories.  The wedding flowers were the perfect combination of bright flowers for the setting,...

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Wedding Flowers Enhance Outdoor Setting

11/08/12

We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to showcase these beautiful wedding flowers created by Bank of Memories.  Jill & Eric’s wedding took place at Western Lake Golf Club in Pewaukee.  They were married right on the golf green and her beautiful color combination of flowers just popped off the bright green grass. Jill’s wedding bouquet had an orange pin cushion...

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Beautiful Wedding Cakes created for the WI Restaurant Expo

10/22/12

These images were taken at the WRA-Wisconsin Restaurant Expo. We thought you’d enjoy seeing a few of the entries for Wedding Cakes, inspired and created by                   Local Wedding Cake Bakeries.

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The Perfect Gifts for Bridesmaids and Groomsmen

08/29/12

Some new and exciting gift ideas for your bridesmaids and groomsmen. It also includes some exciting options to promote the local flavor of Milwaukee

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Selecting Music for your Wedding

05/21/12

A good band or versatile DJ will reach out to all ages and tastes, with showmanship and energy to keep the party in high gear. Ask the right questions: What packages do you offer? What do they include? May I see your references and a demo CD? May I see you perform at an event...

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Selecting a Caterer for your Wedding Reception…

05/15/12

Ask the right questions: What packages do you offer? What do they include? Have you worked at my reception site before? Do you provide beverage service or bar service? Do you have opening or corking fees? When is the deadline for the final guest count? When will we need to finalize the menus? Can you...

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