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Travel Guide: Beach Lover's Honeymoon Ti...

By Bustld Pro Team | Jun 28 2016

Travel Guide: Beach Lover's Honeymoon Tips

Dreaming of your honeymoon is just one of the many fun parts of planning a wedding! If your a beach lover, you are going to love some of these top spo...

Ciara Marries NC State's Russell Wilson

By Bustld Pro Team | Jul 14 2016

Ciara Marries NC State's Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson and Ciara tied the knot last Wednesday at Peckforton Castle in England. The adorable couple looked to be having the time of t...

Trend Alert: Muted Color Palettes

By Bustld Pro Team | Jul 22 2016

Trend Alert: Muted Color Palettes

Fall season has arrived and with that means new color trends. This season, muted color palettes are reigning supreme. Couples are choosing ivories, cr...

Bridal Portraits: Yea or Nay?

By Bustld Pro Team | Jul 25 2016

Bridal Portraits: Yea or Nay?

If you’re a born and bred Southern, you probably know what bridal portraits are. If you are from up North, it’s probably a foreign concept...

Choosing Your Wedding Food Stations

By Bustld Pro Team | Jul 26 2016

Choosing Your Wedding Food Stations

Food stations are a hot new trend for Charlotte weddings that the Bustld team loves! A station style reception offers a variety of different...

Hot Trend Alert: Pineapples

By Bustld Pro Team | Aug 04 2016

Hot Trend Alert: Pineapples

If you haven’t heard, pineapples are making a serious statement in weddings right now and it’s not just beachside affairs. Lots of Charlot...

Trend Alert: Convertible Wedding Dresses

By Bustld Pro Team | Aug 25 2016

Trend Alert: Convertible Wedding Dresses

What’s better than one wedding dress? Why, two of course! Enter the convertible wedding dress, a hot trend right now! Most people can’t...

Honeymoon Guide: Paris, France

By Bustld Pro Team | Sep 08 2016

Honeymoon Guide: Paris, France

Paris is the known as the “City of Love” for a reason! This romantic destination is a perfect spot for a honeymoon. Check out our guide be...

The Ultimate Wedding Destination: Charlo...

By Something Perfect Weddings | Oct 24 2016

The Ultimate Wedding Destination: Charlotte

I’m sort of from Charlotte, which is something that I think so many people can relate to. I’ve been here long enough that it’s home...

Trend Alert: Why You Should Namaste Befo...

By Carianna Lynne Yoga | Oct 21 2016

Trend Alert: Why You Should Namaste Before Nuptials

It’s finally the morning of your wedding (yikes and yay!). There is likely still so much to do, but at this point your role is to just be the br...

Black Tie Wedding at a Farm? Yes You Ca...

By We Tie The Knots | May 18 2017

Black Tie Wedding at a Farm?  Yes You Can!

Imagine a bride and groom that want a formal, black tie wedding but their favorite venue is a farm?  Farm venues have been a popular trend for we...

What’s Your Cake Style

By Amanda Moss Photography | May 23 2017

What’s Your Cake Style

If you are planning a wedding, you have probably seen hundreds of pictures of cakes and you are probably overwhelmed with all the ideas and options. T...

The Power of Flowers

By Bustld Pro Team | Jan 31 2018

The Power of Flowers

Linda at Flora-Ly is a true artist. She creates custom botanical collages with wedding flowers that honor love and hope for the future. The artwork sh...

Why You Should Ditch that Sparkler Exit

By Three Region Photography & Lifestyle | Mar 14 2018

Why You Should Ditch that Sparkler Exit

You’ve probably seen hundreds, if not thousands, of wedding photos of a couple running through a sea of sparklers at the end of their wedding ni...

Bachelorette Party Ideas

By The Bradford | Apr 11 2018

Bachelorette Party Ideas

Are you trying to decide what you should do for your bachelorette party? We have some fabulous ideas that will help you find the perfect theme for you...

Spring and Summer 2018 Makeup Trends for...

By Makeup by Norelle B | Apr 25 2018

Spring and Summer 2018 Makeup Trends for Brides

Goodbye winter, hello spring (finally)! Spring and summer bridal trends have evolved this year for both color and complexion. Let's take a deeper...

A Styled Shoot v. A Real Wedding

By Bustld Pro Team | Jun 06 2018

A Styled Shoot v. A Real Wedding

Oh how we love Pinterest and all the pretty images it produces. But have you ever stopped to think about what exactly you are looking at? Are the imag...

Uplighting Questions… And Answers!

By High Impact Entertainment | May 09 2018

Uplighting Questions… And Answers!

Uplighting is one of the newest trends and buzzwords in the wedding and event industry. But you might be wondering… What is it? Why have it? Ho...

Unique Food Bars

By The Bradford | May 16 2018

Unique Food Bars

Step aside cocktail bar, food bars are making their way into the wedding scene. Couples are able to create personalized menu options that are interact...

First Looks

By Victoria Grace Photography | Jun 13 2018

First Looks

Every time I bring up “first looks” with a couple I get the same question, “Won’t that make walking down the aisle less specia...

Dear Bride-to-Be: An Encouraging Letter...

By Michelle & Sara Photography | Jun 13 2018

Dear Bride-to-Be: An Encouraging Letter During Wedding Season

Michelle and I know, as well as you do, that planning a wedding takes longer than the actual wedding day. But it should be like that; by putting into...

Lovin' Your Bridesmaids and their Dresse...

By The Bradford | Jun 20 2018

Lovin' Your Bridesmaids and their Dresses

A bridesmaid is so important at a wedding. She is the one who has been by the bride's side through the ups and downs and gets to stand next to her...

Selecting a Holiday Weekend for Your Wed...

By Bustld Pro Team | Jul 04 2018

Selecting a Holiday Weekend for Your Wedding

It’s July Fourth which means you are most likely gearing up for time with friends and family, complete with a barbeque and fireworks! But what i...

Should you use a film photographer for y...

By Radian Photography | Jul 11 2018

Should you use a film photographer for your wedding?

A few years into our business, we both felt the pull to go back to our roots in photography: film. We took dark room classes in high schools 50 miles...

(Re)Defining the Destination Wedding

By 128 South | Jul 30 2018

(Re)Defining the Destination Wedding

What comes to mind when you think of a “destination wedding?” Most people think sandy beaches and palm trees… or some exotic foreig...

Weddings and Social Media

By Bustld Pro Team | Sep 05 2018

Weddings and Social Media

From Pinterest to Facebook to Instagram, and everything in between, social media has become an ever present part of life. So when it comes to big life...

“I Do” or “I Will”?

By Personal Weddings of NC | Oct 11 2018

“I Do” or “I Will”?

When Prince Harry married Princess Meghan, many people witnesses a “real” wedding instead of one scripted for TV or a movie. I wonder how...

The Perfect Wedding Favor

By Shay Brown Events | Oct 08 2018

The Perfect Wedding Favor

Choose a wedding favor that’s personal and custom to your wedding day to really make an impression on your guests   What will your gu...

Not Your Average Wedding Desserts

By Bustld Pro Team | Oct 10 2018

Not Your Average Wedding Desserts

Refresh the Wedding Cake Tradition With New Dessert Options When the word wedding comes to mind it is followed by, white dress, sparkly ring and a...

To First Look or To Not?

By Something Perfect Weddings | Oct 17 2018

To First Look or To Not?

This seems to be a question more and more brides are asking. With the “bad luck” faux pau of seeing one another before the ceremony in the...

Color is Back!

By Bustld Pro Team | Oct 19 2018

Color is Back!

Keep up with the trend and incorporate color into wedding day the right way Blues and pinks and purples and corals and everything in between! Good...

Proposing to Your Bridal Party

By Bustld Pro Team | Oct 24 2018

Proposing to Your Bridal Party

The groom isn’t the only one who gets to do the proposing! Once you’ve got that ring on your finger, it’s now your turn to ask a big...

Take Care Of Your Guests

By Bustld Pro Team | Nov 07 2018

Take Care Of Your Guests

Go that extra mile for your wedding guests and leave them wowed by your hospitality. Whether you have out of towners or local guests, there are certai...

Writing Your Own Wedding Vows

By Bustld Pro Team | Dec 05 2018

Writing Your Own Wedding Vows

One of the sweetest ways to personalize your wedding ceremony is to write your own wedding vows. When you write your own vows to read at your cer...

How to Plan an Elopement

By Bustld Pro Team | Dec 07 2018

How to Plan an Elopement

If the mere thought of planning a wedding is already stressing you out, then maybe it isn’t right for you to throw a large-scale wedding. Maybe...

Flowers on a Budget: Flowers, Fresh or S...

By jHagan Photography | Dec 14 2018

Flowers on a Budget: Flowers, Fresh or Silk?

We all have a budget when it comes to planning our wedding, and sometimes hiring a florist for the florals we envision might break that budget. I...

Creating a Signature Cocktail that Will...

By Bustld Pro Team | Dec 19 2018

Creating a Signature Cocktail that Will Stand Out

One of the first things you think about when planning for your bar is whether you will offer wine and beer only or a full bar. Either way, you ma...

Three Ways to Find the Warmth in Your Wi...

By Shay Brown Events | Dec 20 2018

Three Ways to Find the Warmth in Your Winter Wedding

Winter is often considered an off-season for weddings. From unpredictable snowfall to setting a date during the holiday season, the qualities of winte...

2019 Wedding Trends

By Something Perfect Weddings | Jan 11 2019

2019 Wedding Trends

A new year means new wedding trends. From new colors and flavors to new looks, we couldn’t be more excited to see some of these in 2019! &nbs...

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