Wedding Tips and Tricks for Future Brides and GroomsPlanning a wedding can be a time consuming and stressful endeavor. Your wedding doesn’t need to be a source of contention for both of you. As future brides and grooms, there are many things you can do to have the wedding of your dreams and not feel stressed out about it. Check out some of the best tips and tricks future brides and grooms...
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Where do I begin with Janeen + Bob? 

When I first met these two, I knew right off the bat this was going to be one of my favorite weddings of 2019. And I was right, it was one of my top weddings of 2019! 

Janeen + Bob got engaged, hired Grace and...
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Katie + Ryan got married at Saddlerock Ranch this summer in Malibu and it was every bit of magic you could imagine! Our Lead Coordinator Erin worked so hard in making sure every detail was in place, all the vendors were up to date on changes, and...
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Jessica + Gilen might be one of the sweetest couples we have ever had!

They hired Grace and Gold Events nearly a year out from the wedding and our team couldn't be more excited to be back at one of our favorite venues Indian Wells Golf Resort!

When...
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There engagement story might be one of my favorites to date. 

Jenna walked into a room with a large screen that projected a video of everyone in her life. Dane had gotten Jenna's friends and family involved to create a video that would end with him asking her to marry him. There was dancing, laughing, silly photos the whole shabang With the song "Shutup and Dance with Me" in the background. The...
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Caroline + Will's wedding was by far one of my favorite 2018 weddings and Laura from Walking Eagle Photography captured it beautifully! 

Caroline + Will are from my hometown of Lexington, Kentucky and moved to Carlsbad for Caroline's job about 2 years before they got married. The choose the venue Carlsbad Inn because the views were breath taking but it also allowed their family and friends to...
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Katie + Ashley got married at Ace Hotel in Palm Springs this past January and to say it was perfect is an understatement. 

Katie + Ashley found Grace and Gold Events on the Ace Hotel Preferred list and when we first spoke it was magic and we hit...
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What I loved most about Crystal and Roy is they knew exactly what they wanted for their wedding. They were so easy going and they just wanted their closest family and friends to eat amazing food and dance all night! Crystal hired me a little of a...
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Carissa + Kyle are a dream couple I got to work with! They were so kind, always organized and so excited to get married! They said I do in Indian Wells at the Indian Wells Golf Resort in front of their closest family and friends! Carissa knew...
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There aren't enough words to describe how amazing this couple is. From the first time we talked on the phone to their wedding day Brianna + Edem were so kind and so excited to get married. I was introduced to this couple by the bride's aunt who I...
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What is a styled shoot you may ask? A styled shoot tells a story through photography. While this may sound simple, they are typically quite complex. The premise behind these shoots is to showcase the skills and services of the wedding business....
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Your guest book is a wedding detail that should feel special and personalized. You want your guests to leave you a sweet note, or look back and see all the friends and family that gathered for your special day. 
1. Wine Bottle Guest Book  Photo credit: The Knot
Your guests will love getting to sign these unique bottles! You can find personalized labels or create your own to allow your guests...
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Ah, the time has come! You are officially engaged and now your Pinterest Wedding board can come true! The whole experience starts to feel real for both you and your guests and you can finally start your countdown until the big day. But what do...
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Planning for a big event, especially your wedding day, the last thing you want to think about is what disasters can strike and how to combat them. From a cancellation last minute to gifts being stolen, or worse...a damaged wedding dress? Yeah, no fun. Wedding insurance can help to protect you against these things, and many others that you might not foresee. So let's talk about what wedding...
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Wedding planning takes a lot of moving parts to make the whole thing come together at the end. Similar to a puzzle, each piece needs to work together to make the whole thing come together.   First, you have to evaluate what you and your spouses' priorities are and plan around that. If there is a specific photographer or DJ you want then booking them may be more important than the venue....
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So what is a first look, you may ask? Well, baring tradition, it is when you decide to see each other and typically take pictures before the ceremony. Some like this as it takes the edge off, or helps with the anxiety. In a traditional sense, you...
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Estate wedding planning can seem glamorous and above the top! Think wrap-around porches, acres of trees or beachfront property! But it can also be tricky to navigate and lots to bring on site to make your special day happen! Especially depending on the owner’s requests and potential noise or weather restrictions. So today we will share our top 7 things to consider when planning your soiree.

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Wedding planning can be a wonderful and stressful experience! Especially if you are in a time crunch or just want a short engagement.  Now depending on what you want this may not be possible. If you have a specific venue in mind this may not be...
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There are plenty of expenses that come along with a wedding. But I bet there are a lot of things you never even considered because they can seem so small, yet add up quickly! Below I am going to outline for you some of the major costs that are easy to miss and how to plan for them in your budget. Photography By Brooke Merrill Photography 1.     Bridal Party. Yes, you know those adorable...
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You are now down to the final month or so before your wedding! It’s getting all so real and exciting! Now it’s crunch time in making sure all the little details are worked out and all your ducks are in a row! Making sure you get your marriage...
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I don't do Elopements often but when I got the email from Sabrina that she was looking from a coordinator for her elopement I just couldn't say no. Sabrina + Luke live in London but decided to get married at The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs in June. 

Sabrina had planned her entire wedding from London and I always loved her emails as you could just feel her excitement to marry her best friend. She...
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Planning a wedding has a fun, crazy, exciting vibe to it all. So it’s easy to forget the tiny details or remember to ask everything. Today we are going to talk about what you should absolutely ask your venue before you book with them.   The first step you need to take is understanding what size venue you need and what does your dream venue look like. Do you want outdoors, do you want...
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1. Getting Ready + Details
This information should be at the beginning of your timeline. I personally like to start with the first vendor that will be apart of your wedding day which is generally the Hair + Makeup gals. When you have bridesmaids, flower girls + mothers getting ready you want to work with your Hair + Makeup artist about a timeline on which girl will get what done and when. This...
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