A Transformed Family Farm Sets the Stage for a Dream Wedding

  Olivia & Hal October 1st, 2016 Hope, Indiana  Olivia and Hal met in 8th grade and reconnected in college to become inseparable.  Honoring his late grandmother, who saw the seriousness of their relationship, Hal proposed to Olivia in an emotional night, providing Olivia with a day she will never forget. A lavender farm in Indiana…

Wedding Planning Tool Kit: Guest List Manager

Whether you are having 50 guests or 400, when two families are joining together to celebrate becoming one, crafting the guest list can get out of control. We have all been there. You and your fiancé sit down to craft what you think to be a great guest list, then your mom wants to invite aunts…

A Simply Elegant Celebration Of Love

Ashley & Marcus February 4th, 2017 Blue Ash, Ohio Wedding Colors: Navy, Ivory, and Gold Wedding Budget: $30,000 Number Of Wedding Guest: 218   What Was Your Favorite Detail of Your Wedding? My dress and venue! I always wanted a long sleeve wedding dress and found the perfect one at the first bridal store I went…

Wedding Planning Tool Kit: 4 Steps to Owning Your Venue Search

It seems like as soon as you get engaged people IMMEDIATELY start asking you “Have you set a date?” What people do not realize is that setting a date is not only about some fictional date you have set in your head or what time of year you want to get married in, but WHERE you…

Wedding Planning Tool Kit: Wedding Budgeter

Getting engaged is exciting, but planning a wedding can quickly become overwhelming. There is so much to do and really since the day is all about you, there is really no clear direction on how to do it. Here at Bridal Gush, I understand. Thats why I have developed a  wedding planning tool kit blog series…

Vendor Spotlight: Sherry’s Petals

Sherry’s Petals 209 Main Street Hamilton, Ohio Sherryspetals.com (513) 312-4904•Follow: @SherrysPetals It takes the vision of a creative person like Sherry, from Sherry’s Petals, to take something so ordinary as a baseball and make it into a lovely bridal bouquet. When I met Sherry, I saw that she was doing something so unique that I needed to…

3 Gush-Worthy Bridal Shower Outfits

Bridal showers are a  fun time spent with friends and family playing silly games and wishing the you well in your marriage. Often times with all of the panning activities on your plate, picking an outfit to wear for your bridal shower can get left to the last minute. Here are our picks for 3 summer…

Hidden Gem: The Windamere Event Venue & Art Gallery

The Windamere Event Venue & Art Gallery 2 South Main St.  Middletown, OH 45044 (513) 818-5174 • info@TheWindamere.com A true Hidden Gem lies in the cornerstone of Middletown, Ohio. The Windamere Event Venue and Art Gallery was once the site of the Ogelsby-Barnitz Bank, which started in the 1800’s. The structure that stands today was originally built in…

Vendor Spotlight: 44th and Luxe Events

44th and Luxe Events 44thandluxevents.com 3193 Griest Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208 Phone: 513-832-7635•Email: hello@44thandluxevents.com•Follow: @44thandluxeevents When I first meet Heidi, I could tell she had an eye for great design just from the set up of her booth at a bridal show.Talking with Heidi I could see that wedding planning was her passion and she…

These Shoes Were Made for Walking Down the Aisle

Looking for shoes to go with your gorgeous wedding dress. Check out these gush worthy bridal shoes: Lovely Lace Imagine by Vince Camuto, Style: ‘Ophelia’ Pointy Toe Pump, Price: $159.95, Available at Nordstrom Imagine by Vince Camuto, Style: ‘Olivia’ Macramé Pointy Toe Pump, Price: $149.95, Available at Nordstrom Fun Flats Badgley Mischka, Style: ‘Gigi’ Crystal…

Wedding Planing 101: Budgeting

Today we are going to talk about the dreaded B-Word…thats right BUDGET! When planning your wedding, coming up with a budget for what to spend and how to spend it can be hard. Defining the wedding budget is THE MOST IMPORTANT planning step.  Your budget will be the guide for everything from  how many guest…

Hidden Gem: Bellissima Veils & Headpieces

Bellissima Veils & Headpieces 8880 Cincinnati Dayton Rd West Chester, OH 45069 (513) 919-1967 • Bellissima@cinci.rr.com Nestled in the city of West Chester, Ohio there lies a small bridal accessories shop filled with sparkle and glitz called Bellissima. Bellissima specializes in custom designed bridal accessories from hair combs, belts, earrings, tiaras, to birdcages, cathedra length veils and everything in…