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Getting married next summer? Clueless about what to do once all your gal pals have arrived in town? Try to squeeze in at least one of these activities in between updos, nails and final dress-fits to ensure you’ll create memories only found in St. Augustine with your friends! You can clearly see we had a lot of fun ourselves playing “bridesmaid tourist” for a day in order to bring you some ideas and take the guess work out of your pre-wedding plans....Click for to read the rest of the post.

Faces and Places of St. AugustineI am new at Flagler College. I am new in my position. However, I am not new to St. Augustine, the wedding industry here or the excitement of a St. Augustine bride-to-be. I, too, was married here in our magical city we call home. Now, I get to help brides make their fairy tale wedding a reality by hosting them and their guests at Flagler College’s spectacular venues as part of the Ponce de Leon Weddings program.  Nowhere else in town can you experience the grandeur of the Gilded Age quite like you can here. And if we’re talking about the splendid windows, nowhere else in the WORLD can you be in the same room with the largest in-tact collection of Tiffany stained-glass! Brides, if you’re looking for a memorable venue that no one would soon forget, this is the place for you!...Click for to read the rest of the post.

Kate GardinerThe key to having gorgeous, Pintrest-pinable portraits of you and honey is time and planning. Most of my couples choose to get married in St. Augustine because of its history or because of fond memories they have as a kid coming to the Ancient City on a field trip or with their family. They remember the red tiled buildings, the Bridge of Lions, the Castillo de San Marcos and the horse drawn carriages. 
So here are a couple of tips to think about when booking your venue and planning out your wedding time line so that you can make the most of the city:...Click for to read the rest of the post.

Every year Flagler College hosts a gala in the ballroom on New Year’s Eve. I had the pleasure of helping plan this year. What an incredible learning experience.  This year’s theme was The Roaring ‘20’s – one of my favorites!

Flagler College Ballroom

Flagler College Ballroom...Click for to read the rest of the post.

In my day to day life I don’t wear a lot of color. I opt for staple pieces in neutral colors – blacks, whites, tans, creams – and then accent with a single splash of color. However, when it comes to weddings, I view color a little differently. I love seeing fun, vibrant color everywhere with small subtleties of neutrals. My favorite color combinations tend to change with the trends, but right now these are my top five favorites:...Click for to read the rest of the post.