Illuminating Your Outdoor Wedding Reception Venue


If you’re planning an outdoor wedding reception that will go into the evening, a major consideration is the lighting for your venue. Your lighting will serve two purposes: adding to the reception decor, mood, and ambiance…as well as helping to illuminate paths and other areas for your guests to move about. If decor at your location [...]

A Soolip Wedding 2010


This past Sunday Feb. 21 I attended the upscale Southern California bridal fair  A Soolip Wedding, held this year at the gorgeous Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles. As I mentioned last week, I’ve exhibited at and attended the event in the past and was a bit struck by how much lighter the traffic and overall size this year’s [...]

International Wedding Festival Makes San Francisco Debut


Northern California’s International Wedding Festival is a wedding expo and bridal fair with the underlying theme of celebrating cultural diversity. The intention of the show is to highlight the colors, traditions, sounds, and tastes of different cultures in weddings today. Vendors and wedding professionals of different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to participate. The event’s fashion [...]

Great Time At Wish Upon A Wedding Launch Party


Last week I introduced the launch of one-of-a-kind nonprofit organization Wish Upon a Wedding, and Crystal and I were lucky enough to attend the launch party Thursday evening. The setting was the beautiful Montalvo Arts Center, nestled in the Saratoga CA hills. It looked absolutely spectacular at night, with its Mediterranean-style architecture bathed in soft pastel lights. [...]

Vintage Gowns Featured In Vegas Bridal Show This Month


Happy 2010 everyone! I hope you all ushered in the new year safely and memorably; I had a great time myself co-hosting a local get-together, and I’m really pleased with the way everything turned out. Lots of fun, friends, and good wishes all around. This month always sees a sharp spike in traffic for WedShare [...]

A Colonial Mexican Wedding


Growing up in a small colonial town in San Luis Potosí­, Mexico, I have  such fond memories of my fair share of “bodas a la Mexicana”. I love Mexican styled weddings as they are packed with tradition, delicious food, and festive music and decorations. I wanted to make my first Mexico inspired wedding board very rustic and colonial, since that’s the [...]

Seattle-Area Reception Sites for 300 w/Free Parking


Possible reception sites that can accommodate 300 guests, have free parking and are reasonably priced. Venues listed: Spirit of Washington Event Center and University of Washington Horticulture Center