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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Valentine's Day Promotion at Blumz




Hey there, our friends over at Blumz are running a special that if you pre-order flowers for delivery on or before the 12th of Feb thy will include a free box of chocolates and a balloon!

They are also running a hashtag contest. If people post pictures using the hashtag #blumzforgetmenotfriday they will be entered to win prizes. They will be drawing winners the three Fridays leading up to the 12th! 

You can post pictures of anything on any social media outlet and Blumz will search the hashtag to choose the winners! 

Here is a link to all the information and details! Good luck !


http://blumzbyjrdesigns.blogspot.com/2016/01/celebrate-blumz-forget-me-not-friday.html


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Monday, January 11, 2016

Groom and Groomsmen Attire and Tips for Detroit Weddings






It seems like we give a lot of attention to what the Bride and her maids are wearing so I thought it
would be nice to give some tips that would help the guys out when ordering their tuxes.

Click here to watch the periscope video


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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Penna's ~ Kelly + Tom 9/26/15

Kelly was referred to us by a Mother of the Bride that we worked with about seven years ago. We were delighted as was the bride that we had the date open with only a month to go! Kelly and I (Tracie) met very quickly to get brought up to speed on the details so I could begin to reach out to her vendors and prepare a wedding timeline for the day.  




This church was amazing!




Kelly and her Maids looked beautiful !




Kelly sure was a gorgeous bride and I love her bouquet made by our friends at Viviano's.


The new happy couple!






The Bridal Party having a little pre-reception fun ! 




This was my favorite part of the evening. Dave Santia  is a Speed Painter and was a Usher in the wedding as he is a friend of Tom, the groom. He had an awesome surprise in store for the newlyweds. 



Dave created this masterpiece while painting it upside down! He is amazing! Hoping other clients of mine are interested in this unique treat!



The tables were so elegant with the 3 different looks that Kelly chose.  We placed menu cards and personalized toasting flutes at each place setting, table numbers, set up placecards, Jordan almond favors, lit the centerpiece candles and made sure the room was perfect before guest arrival. 


The final room set-up looked great with champagne linens and black bows. 


Samantha and I set up this really fun candy buffet for the guests. Kelly brought in all of the glass holders and purchased so many different varieties of candy. The guests of course loved it!



I was excited when I heard the Killer Flamingos were the wedding band for the night. I have watched them a few times out and about but it was great to get to meet and work with them. They are so fun and the crowd loves them. If you are looking for a band give them a call you won't be sorry!

Congratulations Kelly and Tom!
You're The Bride is so happy to have been part of your special day!

For help planning your perfect wedding contact tracie@yourethebride.com or call 248-408-4602

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Vendors

Venue- Penna’s of Sterling
Old St. Mary’s Detroit
Hair and makeup- Bride
Flowers: Viviano’s 
Photographer- Sam Sarkis Photography
Wedding Planner- You’re The Bride / Tracie and Samantha
Officiant:  Father Stanley
Band: Killer Flamingos 
Bakery-Manino’s  
Elysium- Lighting 
Hotel-Hampton Inn 
Chaircovers-Friend Gigi 

You're The Bride Wins 2016 Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award



You're The Bride Reviews



Livonia’s Own You're The Bride Wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2016


Livonia, MI – January 6, 2016 – WeddingWire, the leading global online wedding marketplace, named You're The Bride as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016 for Wedding Planner in Livonia!

The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016 recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The esteemed awards are given to the top local wedding vendors in more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding florists, based on their professional achievements from the previous year.

While many industry award winners are selected by the host organization, the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® winners are determined solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with You're The Bride. Award-winning vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients.

“We are thrilled to celebrate such a high-caliber, committed group of professionals for the Couples’ Choice Awards’® eighth year,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “We are proud to continue to serve as the industry leader, with over 2.5 million consumer and peer reviews, and feature award-winning merchants such as You're The Bride who understands the impact reviews have on their successful businesses.”

As a Couples’ Choice Awards® winner, You're The Bride is highlighted within the WeddingWire Network, which is comprised of more than 400,000 wedding professionals globally.

You're The Bride is proud to be one of the top Wedding Planners in Livonia-Detroit Metro Area in the WeddingWire Network. We would like to thank our past clients for taking the time to review our business on WeddingWire. We value all of our clients and truly appreciate the positive feedback that helped us earn the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016.

For more information about You're The Bride, please visit our WeddingWire Storefront today at http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/youre-the-bride-livonia/7a7713395b0c5c95.html.

To learn more about the Couples’ Choice Awards®, please visit www.weddingwire.com/couples-choice-awards.

About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire, Inc. is the leading global online marketplace connecting consumers with event and creative professionals. Operating within a $200 billion industry, WeddingWire, Inc. hosts 10 million monthly unique users across its mobile and web platforms. Consumers are able to read over 2.5 million vendor reviews and search, compare and book from a database of over 400,000 businesses. Globally, it provides these businesses the technology they need to serve their clients through advertising, marketing and business management tools such as websites, payment processing, invoicing and contracts. Founded in 2007, the WeddingWire portfolio of sites serves couples and businesses across 14 countries in North America, Latin America and Europe, making it the worldwide leader in weddings with brands including Bodas.net, Casamentos.com.br, Matrimonio.com and more. The company employs more than 650 and maintains global headquarters in Washington, DC and international headquarters in Barcelona, Spain.

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

The Jam Handy Detroit ~ Hong Joo + John 9/5/15


Barbara, the Mother of the Groom contacted me (Tracie) upon the recommendation of Simeon the owner of the Jam Handy in Detroit. She was planning a Korean Dance Party Wedding Reception for her son John and his new bride, Hong Joo. The couple wed in Korea a few months prior and wanted to have a celebration for their Detroit family. I was excited to work with Barbara on helping her secure a caterer, rentals, floral/decor and all of the details together for the special event!

The event took place in an old movie studio in Downtown Detroit which is a completely blank space so everything has to be brought in.  Crisp Khaki linens, a mix of figi mums, succulents, green tric, blue thistle and assorted foliages adorned the space and offered the guest tables a textured look.



Barbara is quite the party planner herself and owned these cute little burplap holders and blue glassware so to trim down on costs we incorporated them into the design.


Notice the beautiful photos taken in Korea from the couples wedding day that Simeon and Georgie from Blumz hung on the wall as a focal point when guests entered the room. The hanging ferns embellished and completed the look along with the theatrical lighting. 



 

What is a Detroit party without offering the guests some Better Made Potato Chips?


We had a variety of delicious food coming from a local caterer that was served at stations to include Eastern Market, Middle Eastern and of course Korean not to mention delectable signature Detroit desserts! 








Barbara and her two handsome sons!
















The back alley was the perfect place to take a break and cool down from all that dancing!





Encore Event Group mixed some great beats all night long and it was quite the party!


Congratulations Hong Joo and John
You're The Bride is so happy to have been part of your special day!

For help planning your perfect wedding contact tracie@yourethebride.com or call 248-408-4602

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Vendors
Venue: The Jam Handy 
Flowers and Linens: Blumz  
Photographer:Dustin Johnson Photography
Videographer: Friend Eric  
Wedding Planner: You’re The Bride, Tracie, Lisa and Lindsay
DJ: Encore Entertainment 
Restroom Trailer: Outdoor Event Services 
Caterer: Holiday Market 
Rentals: Display Group