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Best Whidbey Island Wedding Venues

Planning a wedding? Look at Whidbey Island wedding venues! Are you looking for a really special place for your wedding? Have you considered Whidbey Island? It’s a great choice! Of course, I […]


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Whidbey Island Rehearsal Dinner Venues

Looking for a rehearsal dinner option on Whidbey Island? I’ve got lots of ideas for you! Whether you are interested in something super casual or something more upscale, there are plenty of […]


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When To Send Wedding Invitations?

When should we send our invites out? When you send wedding invitations can have a big impact on attendance, especially for destination weddings and weddings on Whidbey Island.  The general rule of […]


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Calculating Your Guest Count

Click the links for more info on how to manage your rsvp list, where to source great invites and when to send them out, how to tactfully express “no kids allowed”.  I […]


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Urban Chic LGBT wedding

To celebrate the upcoming anniversary of the legalization of same sex marriage, a bunch of Seattle and north Puget Sound wedding pros got together for our own kind of fun – a […]


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A Wedding at Home on Whidbey Island

There’s something really special about a home wedding.  Last July I had the honor of helping Cathy & Jon plan theirs at Cathy’s family home on South Whidbey Island. A backyard wedding always […]


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Whidbey Island Backyard Wedding

Last weekend was the culmination of several months of work helping plan this backyard wedding overlooking Holmes Harbor in Freeland on Whidbey Island.  These are not stellar pictures but you can still […]


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Elegant and natural wedding at Fireseed Catering

Last July I helped a great couple with the flowers and event design for their Whidbey Island wedding at Fireseed Catering.  They wanted the event to feel elegant but  approachable, natural and ethereal, simple […]