Monday, May 17, 2010

Ready For Your Close-up?


In the midst of your fun, candid, fairy tale engagement photo shoot, be sure to get a solid close-up of the two of you. You'll be sending your invitation to folks who'd like to see what you and your honey look like, so engage, smile, and give the people what they want!

PHOTO BY Studio Lush (

Friday, May 14, 2010


WE DO ... Those shots of pure, candid joy. It makes us all kinds of happy. 

PHOTO BY Lindsay Jane Photography (

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Play On

WHAT TO LOVE Who knew sports could get us all smitten? (Oakstream Photography, that's who.)

WHAT TO LEARN If you or your fiance is a sporty soul, incorporate it into one of your wedding photo shoots (be it engagements, bridals or groomals). For love of the game, folks. For love of the game. 

Tennis Anyone?
BRIDE & GROOM Meagan & Nate
PHOTO BY Oakstream Photography (

Hey, Batter, Batter, Batter
BRIDE Brianna
PHOTO BY Oakstream Photography (

Monday, May 10, 2010

On The Move

Have you heard? The lovely Abella Bridal has moved. It's new address is 3376 N. University Avenue, Provo.

We'll follow dresses like these anywhere. 

PHOTO BY InStudio by Kenneth Linge (

Friday, May 7, 2010

Jump For Joy

PHOTO BY Photography by McKenzie (

It's the weekend ... now go forth and plan your wedding, lovebirds. 

Don't know where to start? Just try ... 

... flipping through Utah Valley Bride

... perusing local vendors' blogs/Web sites. 

... scouting out the next local bridal expo. 

... deciding on your colors. 

... visiting local reception centers. 

... having long talks with your mother and/or girlfriends and/or hubby-to-be.

... having the most fun. Ever.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Just What The Doctor Ordered

Running away from the premarital exam? There's no need, Mrs.
PHOTO BY Annalisa Photography (

What? The premarital exam ISN'T your favorite part of planning your wedding? 

We're, like, totally shocked.

But in all seriousness, the absolutely essential appointment needs to make its way onto your calendar of frocks and flowers. 

So click here, select the "Premarital" tab on the bottom left and find out 12 things you need to know about the premarital exam. 

No. 1? Scary-schmary.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Simply Divine

TOMATO BASIL SHOOTERS BY Marvellous Catering (
PHOTO COURTESY OF Marvellous Catering

SAGE ADVICE When it comes to food at your reception, consider taking something simple and adding a twist to it. 

"We've done things like tomato basil shooters with mini paninis — and they were a huge hit whether the guests were 5 or 80 years old," says Robynn Marvell, co-owner of Marvellous Catering. "People love familiar foods, so we take those classics and turn them into something classy and unique."