Wedding Planning Advice


Tips on Saving Money - Wedding Planning

You are the wedding planning starts!  One of the most popular topics of conversation is how brides and grooms can save money when they are planning their wedding.  It is important to understand, you don’t have to sacrifice hiring quality wedding vendors to save money!  Remember, it's one of the most important days of your life so make it meaningful and special to you!

16 Tips on Pre-Wedding & Engagement

1.      Consider your engagement as the beginning of your lifelong commitment!

Midnight Masquerade - Wedding Theme

It is fun to pick a wedding theme!  Since we live in the South, we love Mardi Gras and here is our take on how you can decorate your wedding with this theme! 

A bride might not want a full on Mardi Gras theme…so we toned it down a bit calling it “Midnight Masquerade.”  This allows you keep the feel of Mardi Gras but change the colors and the tone of the event. 

Wedding Reception Venues in St. Augustine

Are you following the “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” tradition on your wedding day?  If so, think about making St. Augustine  “Something Old.”  Considering it is the oldest city in America it is a perfect fit. 

St. Augustine is the perfect setting for a wedding.  The old Spanish feel gives off a historic and romantic feel if you get married in the city.  St. Augustine Beach provides the Florida beach backdrop with sand dunes, wide beaches, and piers.   St. Augustine also offers golf club and country club wedding venues.   


Wedding Invitations in Jacksonville and St. Augustine

Wedding invitations can set the tone for the wedding!  They are the first experience your guest is going to have with your wedding day.  Putting in some extra thought and creativity can wow your guests!


Luckily at the bridal shows Premier Bride or Jacksonville has sponsored  – we have some fantastic Invitations and Stationary vendors.  If your wedding is in Jacksonville or St. Augustine; check out Kouture Kreations, Pineapple Post, Impressions or Cadeau. 


Here are some tips for your invites;


Choosing the Best Wedding Photographer

Twenty years after your wedding, all you will have left of your actual day is the memories and your pictures.  The Premier Bride only recommends professional wedding photographers that will help brides and grooms capture their precious moments for generations to come. 


At the bridal expos, brides and grooms will get the opportunity to meet 8-12 wedding photographers at the expo.  We carefully select our photographers and make sure that we offer brides and grooms a variety in photography styles, price points for all budgets, experience and packages.


6 Tips to Planning a Less Stressful Wedding

You’re engaged – hooray! Now the fun begins of planning a lovely wedding… trying on wedding dresses, registering for gifts, choosing the perfect party favor and so much more. Then reality sets in, and you discover that planning a wedding takes an incredible amount of work. It requires making countless decisions, handling thousands of details, juggling endless tasks and errands, and doing it all while also maintaining your relationships, job, life and sanity. What’s a stressed-out bride-to-be to do?