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What is an unplugged wedding?
February 22, 2018
An unplugged wedding is where the guests are asked to turn off their electronic devices such as cell phones and cameras usually during the ceremony. This is to ensure that they get the professional photographs and video which they are paying for, and more importantly it guarantees photographs from your wedding don’t make it onto social media prematurely.
Nothing says Spring and Summer like Pastels.
February 9, 2018
Spring is just around the corner and it’s time for all those soft, warm, and delicate colors to come out and play. If you are to be a spring bride this is one color palette you will definitely want to consider. Soft and pretty is always a classic and timeless wedding look. You really can’t go wrong with pastel tones, with their delicate touches and natural florals.
2018 Pantone Color of the Year - Ultra Violet
February 2, 2018
Okay, all my Pinterest Brides - Get your boards ready: Pantone just announced its 2018 Color of the Year—Ultra Violet. It is best described as a dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade" that "communicates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking. Hear that, bold brides?
January 26, 2018
Choosing the right wedding Officiant can sometimes get over looked during your wedding planning, but it is an important detail not to forget. The wedding officiant you choose will not only have a huge influence on the tone of the ceremony, but act as a communicator of your style and belief system. So how do you find a wedding officiant that is right for you?
Tips for Attending a Bridal Show
January 14, 2018
Attending a bridal show can be very helpful in planning your wedding. It will give you a chance to meet and ask questions from many wedding professionals all under one roof! You will want to gather information, compare prices and services, register for prizes, see the latest fashions, get great new ideas and just have fun! Here are some tips that will help your day at the bridal show be more productive.
Five Tips for Having a Ceremony that Rocks
January 9, 2018
Your ceremony is the heart and soul of your wedding day. It is the part that makes you husband and wife. 20 minutes- that all and it will be over in the blink of an eye. Live in this precious moment. You are marrying your best friend. The rest is of little or no importance in the big picture. For couples who want to start their marriage with a heartfelt and meaningful ceremony, here are 5 tips to having a Wedding Ceremony That Rocks:
He Popped the Question and You said "Yes"
December 27, 2017
He popped the question and you said "Yes". Now that you said I will, Let A Beautiful Day by Christina help you say "I Do". Whether you want a small intimate wedding with just the two of you or one including family and friends, Christina is here to make your special day memorable and one that you will cherish forever.
Weddings by Christina is the Premier, Full Service Wedding Company located on the gulf coast of Florida that can provide you with everything you need to make your day perfect!
Planning a Vintage Wedding
December 7, 2017
Vintage weddings offer something for everyone. A touch of romance for the bride and groom. Lasting memories for everyone in the shape of beautiful photographs. Although everyone’s definition of “vintage” varies, most of us associate a vintage wedding with a ceremony and reception with a slightly old-fashioned feel. Whether you’re creating a turn-of-the century setting in a farmhouse, or if you’re going fifties-style with a cool car and a short wedding dress, there are many different ways you can take to capture that time-honored feel.
Your Ceremony . . . The Centerpiece of Your Celebration
November 7, 2017
Although your wedding day is filled with significant moments, the ceremony is the centerpiece of the entire celebration. It's the reason everyone has joined together, and it's more than just a formality. Whether you're having a religious or secular service, your ceremony is your chance to express who you are as a couple; you can personalize your readings, add rituals that have significance for you, or even infuse your love story throughout the service.
Tips for Taking the Stress Out of Wedding Planning
October 26, 2017
It’s easy to get stressed when planning your wedding. You are trying to put together the one day of your life you’ve been looking forward to for years. You are afraid if you forget one thing or make even one small mistake, it could have a negative impact on the day you’ve always imagined. The good news is you don’t have to let the stress get to you. With these tips, you can make the right decisions, while lowering your anxiety levels.
Savannah  +Russell | Kimpton Cardinal Hotel
October 18, 2017
I had the pleasure of meeting Savannah and Russell several months before their wedding and Savannah’s sweet personality stood out. She is a natural beauty both inside and out. She was in her last year of college at UNC and needless to say, didn’t have the necessary time to coordinate all the details of planning her wedding.
Leeann + T.L.
October 17, 2017
The Gambill Estate in Roaring River, NC set the stage for Leeann and T.L.'s fall vintage wedding. The Gambill Farm is nestled in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With it's natural beauty and pristine mountain vistas, it was the perfect setting for this couple to begin their next new adventure as husband and wife.
October 6, 2017
Brides Against Breast Cancer is a charity wedding gown tour that goes “on the road” to approximately 40 cities per year with truckloads of discounted wedding gowns for sale. BABC events give local brides-to-be the opportunity to find their dream gowns while making wishes come true for stage IV breast cancer patients.
What Do We Mean by Love?
September 26, 2017
When we love, we see things other people do not. We see beneath the surface to the qualities, which make our beloved special and unique. To see with loving eyes, is to know inner beauty. And to be loved is to be known, as we are known to no other.
Your Perfect Day begin with Your Ceremony
September 20, 2017
Your perfect day begins with your ceremony. At A Beautiful Day by Christina, Christina’s goal is to give you the wedding you’ve always dreamed of – a ceremony that is infused with love and joy and most of all - uniquely yours.
Hannah + Matt | North Carolina Barn Wedding
September 14, 2017
Hannah and Matt held their spring wedding at Starlight Meadows, one of my favorite wedding venues in Burlington, North Carolina. It was the most beautiful day - with lots of sunshine and white, puffy clouds in the sky and capped off with a beautiful sunset.
Love Heart Lock and Key Ceremony
August 31, 2017
If you are looking for a unique add-on ceremony to include in your wedding, the Love Heart Lock Ceremony may be the perfect one! I had the opportunity to include this in a recent wedding that I performed and thought it was a visually beautiful way for a couple to symbolize the strength of their commitment to their marriage.
What Exactly Does A Planner Do?
August 10, 2017
What does a wedding planner do? Well, that is a tough question to answer. From wedding to wedding, the job of a wedding planner is never the same. But the goal always is. Our goal is to help the bride and groom have the best wedding experience possible.
To Invite or Not to Invite . . . That is the Question
July 31, 2017
So the word is out and everyone knows you are engaged and they are ALL waiting for their invite to your panic setting in yet? Here are a few things that you need to consider before sending out your Save the Dates and Invitations:
July 12, 2017
Much like a movie, a wedding has to be produced, scripted, edited, and directed. As a visual feast for the eyes, a wedding has to have a flow and a tempo. It needs to be as pleasing for your guests as it is for you. As the star of your movie, can you envision yourself being the central character plus the producer, editor, director, and handle all the minor details on your wedding day?
Your Perfect Day Begins with your Ceremony.
June 29, 2017
Your perfect day begins with your ceremony. At A Beautiful Day by Christina, Christina’s goal is to give you the wedding you’ve always dreamed of – a ceremony that is infused with love and joy and most of all - uniquely yours.
What kind of ceremony are you looking for? I welcome your ideas and together we will bring them to life. From the traditional to the something a little different, I will help you create a memorable, loving ceremony that fits you perfectly. Unsure about the kind of ceremony you want, or perhaps have no idea how to begin? Together we will figure it out.
Do I Need a Wedding Planner/Coordinator?
June 18, 2017
You are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and generally wishing that you had decided to elope
After reading online wedding advice, you still wish that you had someone to give you personal advice and leadership
You're Engaged . . . What Comes Next?
June 2, 2017
This is an exciting time in your life. You’ve done the hard part; you have found that perfect partner to spend your life with. So what’s the next step . . . planning your wedding. Here are a few first steps you should take now that you are engaged.
Food Truck Catering at Your Wedding
May 24, 2017
Food trucks are emerging as a fun and accessible trend for the couple who care about food. For many of your guests, it may be the first time they’ve had the food truck experience since the summers of their youth, when they reached up for a cool frozen treat. They are ideal to have at your Rehearsal Dinner, Cocktail Hour and Late Night/After-Party snacking.
Do I Need a Wedding Rehearsal?
May 12, 2017
One of the questions I am often asked, when I meet with couples the first time about their wedding ceremonies is “Do I need to have a rehearsal?” My answer is - it depends. If you are having a bridal party with bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girls, ring bearers, etc. a rehearsal is strongly recommended.

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