Art That Inspired Us This Month – January 2020

Art That Inspired Us This Month – January 2020

This has been the busiest engagement season I’ve ever had, which is a great problem but also reduces the amount of reading I can do. I try to meet a goal of 50 pages per day, which sounds harder than it is. I’m the kind of person that will search for pockets of time...

Art That Inspired Us This Month — December 2019

The only way to be creative is through inspiration from the world around us. There are endless amounts of music, books, and art that drive creativity and passion for writing. When I sit down to write a wedding ceremony, I’m always inspired by something I’ve seen,...

Actually Useful Tips for Writing Your Own Vows

Actually Useful Tips for Writing Your Own Vows

Writing your own vows is an extremely intimidating process, even if you are a natural writer. It involves reflecting on all of the time you shared with someone and figuring out how to narrow every experience down into just a few paragraphs or pages. On top of all that...

Freakin’ Cool Weddings with Bre is Fun

Freakin’ Cool Weddings with Bre is Fun

Even after having been in the wedding business for many years, it wasn’t until a few years ago when I connected with Bre from Bre is Fun at the Neu Neu (previously 514 Studios) in Minneapolis during, obviously, a wedding. Most of the time, planners and coordinators...

Should You Get Married in Winter?

I’m not going to lie -- I love winter weddings. I love all weddings, but especially winter weddings. There’s something so magical about having a wedding in the offseason. If you’re lucky enough to live in a colder region, snow falls from the sky, capturing the most...

We Are So Thankful For You

We Are So Thankful For You

We definitely know it’s absolutely cheesy and cliche to write a post about being thankful and giving thanks this holiday time. But honestly, we don’t care! There isn’t enough cheesiness in the world right now, and everyone can use a little more cheese in their lives....

What is Wedding Season and Does it Ever End?

What is Wedding Season and Does it Ever End?

Anyone that knows me (Liz) knows that I’m constantly talking about this mysterious “wedding season.” I plan for it year-round, remind my friends when I’m in the middle of wedding season, take more naps and sleep less full nights in the height of it. So what the heck...

Joy Studios Introduction

Joy Studios Introduction

Something we’ve wanted to do for a long time is share the stories of other vendors we have worked with at weddings or know from our personal connections. We launched a subsection of our website called Vendors We Love, and we are so excited and honored to write about...