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Just Engaged?  Save 20% Off Your Save-the-Date Announcements in January

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

If a good portion of your wedding guests are traveling to Nashville (or you're having a destination wedding), you'll want to send a save-the-date announcement well in advance of your big day to alery your guests to the date and location of your wedding.  You'd be surprised at how fast everyone's calendars fill up, especially for popular dates!

Save-the-date announcements are also a fun way to introduce your guests to your "couple" personality.  And with 15 different paper collections, all offering different styles of save-the-date announcements, you're sure to find the perfect announcement at paperKuts studio, a super cute paper boutique right here in Nashville.

For the entire month of January, paperKuts Studio, will take 20% off your save-the-date sale order so now's an ideal time to start shopping for your announcements.  Contact owner Kim at 615.885.0231 to schedule your appointment before the sale ends.  

paperKuts Studio is located at located at 2545 Lebanon Pike.

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Posted by Ashley King | Filed under: Contests, Giveaways, Specials, Invitations & Paper Goods, 0 comments »

Spread the Word: 2 Days to Win a Custom Planned Proposal or an Engagement Photo Session!

Monday, December 21, 2015

Are you planning to pop the question soon and want to make sure it's perfectly planned?  The event planning pros at Music City Events are giving away a custom planned proposal (meaning they will PLAN your entire proposal).  Already engaged? There's an option for you too: an engagement session provided by one of Nashville's best, The Collection.


To enter the contest, simply follow these instructions: 1) follow @MusicCityEvents 2) follow @TheCollectionNashville 3) "like" the free proposal post on Instagram.

The contest ends December 23 at 11:59pm so hurry and enter or spread the word to everyone you know.

Posted by Ashley King | Filed under: Contests, Giveaways, Specials, Photography, Wedding Planners & Coordinators, 0 comments »

The Big Fake Wedding Returns to Nashville on May 28th. Get Free Tickets Now!

Monday, May 11, 2015

The Big Fake Wedding returns to Nashville on May 28, 2015.  The event, held at One Cannery Ballroom, will open at 6:30 p.m. and the ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m.

The Big Fake Wedding is a bridal show alternative in the form of a big, fake wedding.  “Wedding guests” are brides- and grooms-to-be who enjoy an emotional vow renewal ceremony, a tasty dinner and a dance-party reception while truly experiencing the wedding vendors in action.

Those attending will experience a perfectly planned “wedding” and have the opportunity to meet the vendors behind the production.  The couple featured throughout the event is actually a married couple from the Music City area who will be using the event to renew their wedding vows.

Tickets include an emotional (fake) wedding ceremony, a delectable cocktail-style dinner, and a reception full of sparkling wine, dancing, and dessert as well as an attendee swag bag.  The Big Fake Wedding also boasts a hand full of surprises planned for guests throughout the evening.


The inspiration for the upcoming fake wedding is below.  We can't wait to see how Nashville wedding pros take this robust theme to design a wedding ceremony and reception.  For free tickets, email When they're gone, you can buy tickets via this link. 


Posted by Ashley King | Filed under: Bridal Shows & Events, Contests, Giveaways, Specials, 0 comments »

Brides Against Breast Cancer Gown Tour Is May 16 & 17; Support & Save Up To 85% Off Designer Gowns

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Brides Against Breast Cancer Gown Tour will take place at The Lodge in Nashville, TN.  Aside from being able to buy a designer wedding gown at a discount, the gown tour benefits a very worthy cause.  The VIP event will be held on Friday, May 16th, followed by the Gown Tour Sale on Saturday, May 17th.

Here are some of the details about the event:

Say “I DO” to Brides Against Breast Cancer

(NASHVILLE, TN) -- Brides Against Breast Cancer and its Nationwide Tour of Gowns is making a tour stop in Nashville, TN at The Lodge on May 16th & 17th. Brides Against Breast Cancer offers hundreds of new or lovingly worn bridal dresses so that brides-to-be can find their dream gown at a greatly reduced cost, and pay it forward for those impacted by cancer. The organization funds FREE online education, exercise, stress reduction and other programs for cancer patients and their families.

Each year, Brides Against Breast Cancer takes its Nationwide Tour of Gowns event to more than 150 cities hosting bridal events and a pop-up bridal gown boutique featuring hundreds of bridal gowns and wedding accessories in all sizes and styles. Discounted gown prices average around $600 and range from $75 to $1,800. Brides-to-be will enjoy one-stop shopping with the many local businesses represented during the events.

“One in every 4 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. These women may have taken that walk down the aisle, or may never have the chance. Cancer does not discriminate. It does not care if your dress fits, if your hair is in place or if you are smiling enough,” said Amy Paulishak, senior vice president, Brides Against Breast Cancer. “We raise funds to make sure that no one, anywhere, has to face cancer alone.”

78 cents of every dollar raised by Brides Against Breast Cancer funds free programs through The Health Support Network provides free online education, exercise, stress reduction and nutritional programs for patients, families and caregivers impacted by cancer.

Here’s how you can help:

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Click to attend

Click to volunteer

Posted by Ashley King | Filed under: Bridal Gowns, Wedding Dresses & Accessories, Contests, Giveaways, Specials, DIY & Budget Wed Finds, 0 comments »

Planning Your Own Wedding?  See This Free Wedding Planning Video Series This Week!

Monday, January 12, 2015

In case you hadn't heard, Regalo Design just released and amazing FREE three-part wedding planning video series last week. This series gives brides some amazing insight into the world of a wedding planner.

The first video in the series discusses the major questions you should be asking when you first get engaged. What date are you going to choose, and where is your wedding going to take place. Those may seem like easy questions to answer, you've probably been thinking about them for a long time. However, before you make that decision, I urge you to watch the first video and I'd be willing to bet you'll walk away with insight you didn't realize you needed.

The beauty of a wedding planner is that they do this every day. And Regalo Design has planned hundreds of weddings. Normally you would have to hire a wedding planner to have someone walk you through these questions, but Sarah from Regalo Design is giving you this information for free.

When I asked her why she was doing this she said, "My husband, Damon, and I had the most amazing wedding day you can imagine. I get to give that gift to our clients on a daily basis. But there are people out there, regardless of the reason, that are going to plan their own wedding. I did! So I wanted to give them some tips while they're in the middle of it."

Planning your own wedding can be a daunting task. The good news is that now, you can have advice from a pro that does it every day. And it's 100% free!

The next two videos in the series (one is releasing today!) are going to cover even more topics. One is a question that every bride faces... who are the vendors you're going to hire to make your day amazing? Sarah has some great questions that you need to make sure you know to ask for everything from photographers to bakers. The final video in the series will reveal the "wedding planner's secrets.

UPDATE: The video series has expired.  Starting January 20, you can re-access the videos for a very limited time, here.

Posted by Ashley King | Filed under: Advice & Planning, Contests, Giveaways, Specials, DIY & Budget Wed Finds, Wedding Planners & Coordinators, 0 comments »

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