Real Wedding Rehash: A Night at The Boathouse

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Have you ever wondered what really goes into the planning process and wanted to hear an account from someone who has been through it before? Well now you can! We’re back with our 2nd Real Wedding Rehash from my clients, Keon and LaKeyia Piper, who got married this past September. Let’s see what the Pipers had to say about their wedding planning experience. Continue reading

WAID Holiday Party Prep: Holiday Fabric Backdrop

Holiday Fabric Backdrop

Here at With An I Do, we’ve had a little fun with the holidays and created a holiday fabric backdrop inspired by a woodland-themed occasion.  This is a perfect focal piece to feature behind design elements like your appetizer display or your gift table. Continue reading

Real Wedding Rehash: A Romantic Affair in Virginia’s Capital

Photo by Seth Roberts Photography

Photo by Seth Roberts Photography

Have you ever wondered what really goes into the planning process and wanted to hear an account from someone whose been through it before?  Well now you can!  Today we have a Real Wedding Rehash from a good friend of mine, Catherine Soucie, who got married this past May.   Let’s see what Catherine had to say about her experience planning a wedding. Continue reading

A Fairytale Encounter (…Dress Crush!)

For all of you fairytale dreamers out there, this dress is a perfect blend of whimsy, femininity, and sophistication. I can’t decide if my favorite part of this dress is the dreamy, blush pink tulle or the adorable rosette details.

New Designer Collection for David’s Bridal!!!

I can’t contain my excitement any longer–I HAD to share the news! I’m sure I’m late on the news but David’s Bridal is launching a new designer collection with the one and only Zac Posen!  This collection is sure to have all the elegant and sophisticated qualities a Zac Posen-lover could ask for. Continue reading

The Undercover Floral Stunner

The floral elements of an event are often one of the most expensive components of the occasion.  We often see GORGEOUS photos of multicolored arrangements and plush bouquets that we set our hearts on–and then we go to the florist and see the price.  For example, bride and bridesmaid bouquets can be as pricey as $300 per bouquet, which is definitely quite a large chunk of change.  Sometimes these realizations can cause brides to panic, but I promise there is light at the end of the tunnel!  For those that are open to other options, there is a type of flower that can create absolutely, beautiful bouquets and decorations–and it has a much more budget-friendly price tag.  This undercover floral stunner is the well known flower referred to as baby’s breath.

A simple, chic baby’s breath addition to ceremony chairs. (Photo from

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Dress Crush.

I don’t know about you, but I’m a total sucker for any dress that gives off a fairtytale vibe. Not only is this gown absolutely gorgeous,. Continue reading

2014 Trend Spotlight: Cap Sleeves

Many brides envision themselves in a beautiful, strapless gown with a sweetheart neckline–others envision themselves in a dress that may not require the always necessary occassional strapless-dress-pull-up.  The 2014 wedding runways spotlighted one of these non-pull-up-required options–a cap sleeved wedding dress.  These cap sleeves ranged from sleek, sheer fabrics to ornate, dainty laces.  It’s a sleeve style that can add almost any mood to an ensemble.  The dress could be classic and 50s-inspired, an uber femine piece, or even simply add a desired air of modesty. Continue reading