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Over at Southern Weddings…

A few months ago I had the privilege of working along side Lara Casey and Emily Ayer from Bliss Event Group and . The wedding took place over at Park Tavern by Piedmont Park. The bride and groom as well as the details were just to die for!  Melissa Schollaert did an amazing job with the images. It was such a pleasure to watch how the girls connected with their clients and guests. It was also great to spend additional time with my dear friends.

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Thank you for allowing me to assist Lara and Emily. As well as the shot out Southern Weddings for the mention.

ellyB Couples – Carol and Kesha engagement pictures

We are so giddy to receive the engagement pictures of Carol and Kesha from the talented photographer Amy Aragon. We are so excited for their spring commitment ceremony here in Atlanta at the Greystone.

I affectionately name all of my brides. I always pick a name that  sticks with me throughout the planning process and will remind me the things they cherish most. It is a name that we share that shows exactly who they are as individuals and how they will be on their wedding day. Carol and Kesha are my Serenity Brides. When I entered their home, there was such a calming and peaceful presence that was throughout the air that we will be replicating on their big day.  There will be heavy use of candles and other romantic elements for their guests to experience.

Here is some imagery from their spring engagement shoot

It may be the city living kid in me but I just love when couples use graffiti walls as their backdrop! Way to b unique and chic!

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Bridal Bar Atlanta presents The Engagement Party – Brides Enter to Win!

We are so excited about this event! Along with Bridal Bar Atlanta, we present to you the Engagement Party.  This weekend long event will be dedicated to newly engaged Atlantans to enjoy a weekend of pampering, fun and mix and mingle with the best vendors in Atlanta.  Here is a full synopsis and schedule:

Who: Atlanta’s recently engaged couples

What: A weekend long wedding planning experience unlike any other.  A chance for couples to enjoy the celebratory process along with friends and family as they taste, touch, see, and explore all the best that Atlanta bridal has to offer.  (Please see schedule attached)

When: Friday, March 19 – Sunday, March 21, 2010

Where: The W Hotel Midtown, Ventanas,103 West, STATS, The Ritz-Carlton Downtown

Why: Make planning your BIG day a celebratory experience that you can share with one another and your friends and family. The Engagement Party is a weekend full of events highlighting many unique event professionals who can help make your wedding planning process seamless and fun while engaging with your closest friends and family and meeting a few new ones along the way. Exclusive weekend incentives will be offered from each participating event professional at the completion of the weekend for couples.

Schedule of events:

Friday: At your leisure throughout the afternoon/evening check in to The W Hotel, Midtown location where you will be welcomed with a swag bag full of surprises and spend the weekend reconnecting as a couple and/or indulging with your best of friends. Kick off private party to welcome guests with runway show at the Princess Diana exhibit with one of the hottest bridal designers in the business!

Saturday: Morning: Power breakfast followed by Pure Energy bridal workout with Dolvett Quince, celebrity trainer and owner of Body Sculptor, Inc. Designed for guys and gals, Pure Energy is a FUN full packed hour of form fitting, pound dropping, and inch losing intensity with a live DJ spinning high power dance music!

Lunch: For the ladies, a bridal luncheon at 103 West including a panel discussion with the best of the best in event planning, décor and floral design, photography, food, budget, etc.

And for groom’s, lunch at STATS including big screens and information on honeymoon planning, tuxedo’s and bachelor party 101.

Afternoon opt-in sessions to include: Boudoir shoot with Risqué Boudoir Photography; couples massage with Atlanta Mobile Massage; custom gown design with Heidi Elnora &Chaviano Couture; cake tastings; dance lessons and so much more.

Evening: Cocktail party at Ventana’s, Atlanta’s newest reception hot spot, showcasing event professionals in every field of expertise, combining their efforts to throw you The Engagement Party of the year!

Sunday: Indulgent brunch and closing ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton Downtown.

Amazing give-aways will be awarded at each event throughout the weekend including: A Smilebooth, jewels, custom tuxedo, Braves suite, bachelor party, weekend Stay at The W Hotel, helicopter ride over Atlanta, and custom cocktail dress and of course, the BIG engagement party and honeymoon give-aways!

Ticket Costs:


$289/per couple for entire weekend activities, including hotel stay with an amazing swag bag full of surprises!

     *Eligible for 2 entries to all give-aways with participation*

$149/per couple for entire weekend activities, excluding hotel stay

     *Eligible for 1 entry to all give-aways with participation*

$89/per couple for The Engagement Party only

     *Eligible for 1 entry to the engagement party give-away only*

**tickets for each event will be available for purchase by friends/family accompanying a couple’s registration**

The top three photos will be chosen March 10th and posted to our facebook page for you to vote on!

Be sure to visit the website to keep up to date with all the fun activities HERE.  We have been planning away to ensure that you will have the time of your life. Think of it as an opportunity for a short getaway that is not too far from home. Oh and we will be running a contest for the attendee with the cutest cocktail dress. Stay tuned!

Alvin and Nikki are married!

On Saturday the beautiful Nikki and Alvin were married at the Whitewater Creek Country club in Fayetteville, GA. Here are some beautiful pictures from the big day.

The bride and groom.

Picture of the couple.

BM BO’ks.

Ceremony location.

Grooms cake.

Cake by Eileen the Cake Lady.

Reception Decor

I will be sure to share more once the pro pictures are available.

ellyB Weddings – Aja and Justin

On June 6th, 2008, I had the pleasure of coordinating Aja and Justin’s wedding. I am so excited to learn that the wonderful photographer Shannnon Wright was able to post pictures of the wedding this week.

Aja and Justin were surrounded by family and friends from all over the Southern region. Fraternity and sority brothers and sisters paid several tributes to the honored couple. The wedding went from a sweet enduring ceremony to a fun filled reception that kept everyone on their feet.