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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 here to read more.

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 here to read more.

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 here to read more.

Most brides have heard the wedding rhyme “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” but not all brides know why it’s tradition. The rhyme is from English origin and the “four somethings” are good luck – typically tokens of love that your mother, sister and other relatives give you. “Something old” represents continuity; “something new” offers optimism for the future; “something borrowed” symbolizes borrowed happiness; “something blue” represents purity, love and fidelity....Click here to read more.

Whitney Shaffer, Ponce de Leon Weddings and Special Events CoordinatorEver since I was a little girl I’ve been borderline obsessed with weddings. Whether it was the gorgeous dresses, the breath taking venues, the vibrant colors, the lush flowers or the beautiful people, I couldn’t get enough. Like many young girls, I was always planning my own wedding. Of course, I had roughly 20 different weddings playing out in my head – each bigger than the next.  I couldn’t wait until it was my time to start planning.

However, unlike most childhood girls, I was less interested in finding my Prince Charming and more interested in what flowers would be in my bouquet or what color table linens would look best for a garden wedding. I was so fascinated by all the intricate details that went into the planning....Click here to read more.