Thursday, April 21, 2011

Happy Easter Weddings!

to all the
Brides and Grooms
getting married at
this Holy time.

I hope everyone
enjoys spending
precious time
with their families
and loved ones,
no matter what you
do to celebrate the
Easter Holiday.

We are...

Have a wonderful Easter!

Friday, April 15, 2011

Networking Mixer for Brides and Vendors

This will be a really fun mixer for Brides, Grooms,
and Wedding Professionals.

Hope to see you all there! Monthly Networking Mixer

Wednesday evening, April 20th from 6:30 - 9:00

di Venue in Costa Mesa

• Brides admission is FREE!

Hosted by OC Brides

Come meet some of Orange County's best Wedding professionals.

di Venue is a beautifully restored building perfect for any wedding, reception, anniversary, quinceanera and other special events! At di Venue, historic charm meets modern elegance to create the event of a lifetime with multiple rooms that can host from 50 - 1250 seated guests or up to 3000 unseated guests.

Mix and mingle with a variety of Wedding Professionals in a relaxed atmosphere.

The evening will include:

Open Bar by Concierge di Venue

Photography by Portraits by Dawn

Entertainment by Silver Disc Entertainment

Flowers by Lavender Memory Florist

Photo booth by Photobooth Artist

Catering by Go2Girl and Concierge di Venue

Sweets by Amazing Cakes

An assortment of Raffle Prizes, including Brides Name Change Kit

Special gift from

Our Featured Vendors this month:

Marriage Matters More

His and Hers Secrets

Bryde-n-all Weddings

My Dazzling Affairs

Stephanie's Linens

Next month's mixer, May 18th at Nixon Library in Yorba Linda

featuring Jason's Catering

For reservtions or more information

Friday, April 8, 2011

Choosing Your Wedding Veil and Headpiece

Your dress,
headpiece and
veil should
all glorify you
and frame you on
your wedding day.

Choose a headpiece
which contains the
same elements as your
dress – sequins, pearls,
beads, flowers, etc.
The headpiece must have the
same kind of sparkle as your
dress. It must “balance”
with your wedding dress.

Your wedding dress is dramatically
designed and possibly heavily beaded.
It will draw your viewer’s attention.
Your veil and headpiece will raise the
focal point from your dress to your face.

Check for beading on the dress – are there
pearls or beads, ... is there a silver or
gold accent in the beads, ... what about
rhinestones, ... are there sequins, ... are
those sequins clear or iridescent? Is there
a definite type of flower on the dress?

The most beading and applique work on your
Wedding dress will be concentrated on the bodice,
across the neckline and over the shoulders of
your dress. The sparkle (from pearls, beads, or
sequins) in your headpiece and the color contrast
between the veiling and your hair, will draw
attention up to your face, and balance your dress.

Your headpiece must contain the same elements as
your dress to raise the viewer’s focal point from
your dress up to your face. It does not have to
be ornate, just contain the same elements.
Beads in your headpiece will bring out the beading
on your dress. Satin ribbon edging and the absence
of beads in your headpiece will accent the fabric of
your dress. A few discreetly placed iridescent
sequins can add a “spark” to your headpiece.

Be sure to verify the color of your dress to match
the veiling. The white satin dresses usually match
the white bridal illusion; however, the white silk
fabrics are not that same bright white color.
For these dresses you need the Diamond White,
Silk White, or Eggshell bridal illusion.
Fabric swatches are necessary to match the color.

All these details will help to create the veil and
headpiece of your dreams!

Contact Rose Marie for more information at