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How do I choose my Bridesmaids?

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What is one of the most important decisions in the wedding planning process?  It's choosing your bridesmaids. You want to celebrate the big day with your closest friends. There are no hard and fast rules. It's all up to you. What's important is that you choose people you are closest to at this point in your life. 


It's not the time for quid pro quo. Don't ask because they asked you. Or ask a college roommate you haven't spoken to in five years. Give yourself at least a month to think about it. Once you ask someone, there is no going back.




Bridesmaids have responsibilities, so think of people who are the best fit. What role do you want them to play? Do you want them to address wedding invitations and attend pre-wedding parties? Help you shop for your wedding gown?  It may not be the best idea to ask family and friends who live far away or have very hectic schedules.




A good place to start is with your siblings. You want to include your sisters. Even though you may n…

Tips for a Winter Engagement Session

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Don't let the winter chill keep you from planning your engagement session. The season is a perfect excuse to cuddle up close to your fiance. Plus, you can't beat the flattering natural light of winter. Your engagement session is the time to celebrate your commitment and love for each other. It's also a time to practice being in front of the camera with your wedding photographer before the big day. The shoot will show your personalities. Are you playful, silly or romantic?
These details will help your photographer capture the moments on your wedding day that are unique to the two of you. It'll help him bring out your best. 


Teshia and Timothy wanted an outdoor location that reflects who they are. They're a laid back and relaxed couple. We chose Daveste Vineyards in Troutman. The first winery in Iredell County. A hidden gem located 35 miles north of Charlotte. It's charming pastoral setting with a rustic wine-tasting room, pond, bridge and waterfall offers a variet…