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Are You A Guest Or A Pest?

Friday, July 11, 2014; 1:56 PM
A picture is worth a thousand words and a wedding cost thousands of dollars; don’t ruin either by pulling out your phone or tablet. Weddings are more than worthy of the photo sharing and countless “likes” you may receive but we at Donnie Brown Weddings are putting our foot down against the photo bombers, snap-happy relatives, and phone addicts. Three words: MIND YOUR MANNERS!

Who NOT to be at a wedding…

DON’T be:

The work friend that leans in the aisle to snap a shot of the bride as she makes her grand entrance ruining the groom’s reaction picture.... [More]


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Through thick and thin

Friday, June 27, 2014; 12:00 PM

Popular wedding bands vary all the time. Styles change like the seasons. For now, thin is in! After all, what better than a thin setting to make the stone look even larger!

Recently, as wedding bands become thinner, they are now being referred to as "Halos". Basically, a halo ring is a ring with smaller diamonds encircling the center stone. The term "halo" is used because the center stone looks like it has a halo.

These rings are inspired by the vintage essence they give off. A thin band with a big diamond is THE thing! Women say that the small band makes the diamond look bigger and more bold on their hand. And while vintage has made a comeback, it is not only shown in the style of our rings, but also the clothes we wear, the lingo we use, and the way we embellish our decor in our homes and offices. Well, some of us anyway! [More]


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The Rehearsal Dinner!!!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014; 10:00 AM

The dinner held directly after the rehearsal is a special evening spent with those you love most. The past several months of planning probably felt like a whirlwind. Now that it's done, savor the moment. Visit with your loved ones and happily anticipate what the next day will bring.
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Invitation Essentials Part 2:

Friday, June 6, 2014; 10:35 AM

Your wedding invitations are the first impression of your big day that guests will receive, so why not make them extra special!!! This is your time to create the “WOW” factor! The paper selection you choose will go a long way in setting the tone for the day. To make sure yours get noticed, customize your invitations with unique details like unexpected envelope liners, swoopy calligraphy, and personalized stamps.
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Invitation Essentials Part 1

Wednesday, May 28, 2014; 12:10 PM

Save the date invitations are a relatively new concept. Couples mail them well in advance, sometimes as early as a year prior to the wedding, to prevent friends and family from making plans that will conflict with their date. These early notices don't have to follow the wedding's theme or color palette. More often a reflection of the couple's humor and personality. Save - the - date cards are a refreshing departure form the formal invitation and come in a variety of creative formats, including postcards and magnets. Even if you are planning a black-tie affair, don't be afraid to have a little fun with your save - the - date card.
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The Hangover Brunch!!!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014; 12:00 PM

Having resources like Pinterest, magazines, celebrity blogs, and television shows makes it virtually impossible to host a one-of-a kind wedding! Most likely, someone will have seen something in your wedding from some place else; a simply reality. Do not fear though... One thing that will set your event apart is the guest experience. When planning, keep the guests in mind from the moment of their arrival, till right before they leave! Some ways to do this is to provide a welcome gift in their guestroom with information about the city, the wedding schedule, and transportation details. Perhaps even a hangover brunch invite!



A hangover brunch is a casual gathering where you and your groom can say proper goodbyes and possibly help your guests soothe their hangovers. This is also a great time to show your appreciation to the guests who traveled far for your big day.

To pull it off, it doesn't have to be complicated. Think simple with decor (possibly reuse decorations from the previous nights reception) and choose easy breakfast foods that everyone will love. Below are a few ideas to jump-start your brunch planning.
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Follow Donnie's journey as he tries Smartskin CO2 - Laser Skin Renewal!!!!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014; 12:00 PM
On wedding day, you want to be the best version of yourself! Beauty is not just skin deep, but since the photographer will capture moments that will remain part of your life forever, it's important to look and FEEL your best. Here at Donnie Brown Weddings, we go the extra mile to insure that our brides and grooms look and feel perfect on their big day! This includes scheduling appointments with dietitians for a healthy weight loss program, introducing clients to top fitness instructors/trainers to target trouble zones, referring and researching specialists for specific needs and finally, one of the most important things you can do, find a skin care professional! Makeup can cover a lot, but the goal is to enhance what is already beautiful! No matter the quality of the artist or products, nothing will make a bigger difference than radiant, healthy, young looking skin! [More]


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