Some couples just don’t feel like a traditional banquet room or upscale ballroom represent who they are as a couple. Instead, they’re looking for a more casual venue that will give their special day a warm and relaxed feeling; a place that they can fill with unique touches. Enter the increasingly popular “country chic” wedding!
I’ve recently been hired by a lovely couple to help them plan their 2011 nuptials to take place at The Palace Theatre in Albany. In working with them, I can’t help thinking about one of my all time favorite weddings because it too was at the beautiful and historic Palace Theatre. This wedding was particularly

Ceylane & Darren – September 25, 2010

I first met Ceylane and Darren in the summer of 2009. They had already selected 11 North Pearl Events Centre for their September 25, 2010 wedding reception. The goal in working with them was to create an uber-romantic reception as elegant as the setting in which it would take place. I think we achieved just

How-to Tie the Knot

Over 13 years ago, I planned my own wedding . . . amazingly enough I spent under $8,000 for a 125 guest affair. I was the definition of a budget bride. That’s why it is important to me that brides have access to planning services regardless of budget. During my years in the industry, I

Paris Style in Albany New York

It’s been nine months since I was contacted by a sweet woman by the name of Lynn with the most charming of southern accents. Turns out she was the mother of a groom getting married in September in Albany, but she and her son were actually from Tennessee. Her story was quite special so I