"Love does not consist of gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together
in the same direction."

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Photo by Alea Moore Photography

Love Notes

Bright ideas, wisdom and musings about weddings,
celebrations, ceremonies and life in general, from
Daria's 17 years of planning, coordinating and officiating.


Bright Idea: Stop By and Say Hi

Happy Candlemas and Groundhog Day! Winter is turning toward spring, I’m seeing daffodils blooming (so early!) and today I’m thinking of this beautiful February wedding at Summerour Studio in Atlanta, Georgia. In the dark of

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Bright Idea: Seating Chart Board

Bright idea of the week: an artistic seating chart board with names listed by table on cards attached to a fabric-covered board inside the frame. The twist? A monogram or pattern to coincide with the

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Bright Idea: A Note Of Gratitude

This is by far one of our favorite thank you note ideas from one of our beautiful couples, Sam and Joey! At their wedding, they added these lovely little notes of gratitude to each place

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Your Love Story As A Work Of Art

Whether you are looking for the perfect wedding gift or want to surprise your spouse with a precious memento, look to Love Notery. They specialize in custom pieces of art centering around your love story

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Bright Idea: DJ Songlist App

Have you ever wondered what songs people want to hear at a wedding? There’s an app for that! One of our DJ friends is a genius. He has come up with an app to help

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Love Wins!

My heart is full today as we celebrate the Supreme Court’s landmark decision, which makes same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. At long last, a victory for compassion, equality and love. I dedicate this

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A Word On Hiring Vendors

As we work with our couples to hire their wedding vendors, we hear lots of agonizing over how to pick the right ones. There’s a simple test: if it’s the right vendor for you, you

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I Love...

My husband

How lucky am I to have found the love of my life?


My husband and I speak to every pup we pass on the street. Every single one.


What else brings people together so well?


Forever an English major at heart


New places and cultures thrill me

My family

We’re always there for each other


My escape and my relaxation


The cycle of life through the seasons never ceases to amaze me

The beach

The sea recharges my spirit


Songs and lyrics are integral to my life


For real…always have, always will!