Month: October 2009

Save the Date Magnets

Categories: Invitations, Save the Date

When it came to my own DW, I decided to make my own save-the-date magnets. I figured this would be a sure way to keep the event fresh in my guests’ minds and get them thinking about booking their tickets to my wedding. To start, I asked a very creative graphic designer friend to help me create the layout. We talked about sticking with a beach/tropical theme, but staying away from something too cheesy Read More »

14 October 2009 | 1 Comment

Barefoot or Heels?

Categories: Beach Wedding

One of the biggest destination wedding debates is whether or not to wear shoes. Are you a barefoot or heels gal? Most ladies I know like shoes a lot, and your wedding is a great time to splurge on a fabulous pair. However, stilettos are not realistic for the beach and traditionally, a barefoot ceremony goes hand in hand with a destination wedding. Speaking for the ladies, sand and heels don’t mix. Read More »

13 October 2009 | 2 Comments

Your Destination Wedding Guest list

Categories: Destination Weddings

The majority of destination weddings will have a slimmer guest list than a hometown fete. And that statement is usually interpreted in a positive light by brides and grooms, as part of the allure of the Destination Wedding is being wed in an intimate setting with only a small number of your nearest and dearest in attendance. However, what happens when some of those important people can’t come? In Read More »

13 October 2009 | No Comments

The Caves

Categories: Caribbean, Jamaica

One of my favourite hotels in the world is The Caves in Negril, Jamaica. It’s a perfect place for an all-property buyout (think: total privacy and a resort all to yourself!) and a romantic, unique wedding choice for couples seeking something a bit different than the norm. The Caves is part of the Island Outpost family of hotels and it’s charming, quirky and the farthest thing from mass market. Perched Read More »

13 October 2009 | No Comments

Celebrate Romance

Categories: Destination Weddings

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at the Destination Weddings and Honeymoons Magazine “Celebrate Romance” event, which was held at the timeless Beverly Hills Hotel. Susan Moynihan, editor of the magazine, moderated the panel and I sat alongside Harmony Walton of The Bridal Bar, and Sasha Souza, of the famed Sasha Souza Events. My focus was to speak about virtual planning, which Read More »

03 October 2009 | 2 Comments