Fall is here, and it’s starting to feel a little like it outside. There’s something about the cooler weather that makes me want to crawl up on the porch and inhale a good book for an entire day. Iced coffees are swapped for steaming hot ciders. Ice cream is exchanged for hot, gooey pies. And plans are being made to spend the holidays with family. But what if you are wanting to throw a fall party? Maybe you’re wanting to have some friends over for a fall dinner and game night? Or maybe you’re wanting throw an adult Halloween party. I’ve gathered some ideas to make your fall party next level.Read More
About this time every year, I start looking for holiday cards to send out. And every year I would get so overwhelmed by the sheer amount of options (and the expensive costs) out there that I would throw in the towel and give up. And thus, never sent out cards. Until last year. Last year I used Minted to send out holiday cards from Bespoken. And to say I was thoroughly impressed is an understatement.Read More
As mentioned in this post, one of the things we love most about wedding and event planning is the design aspect. We love design, and we love creating inspiration boards and mood boards for each design project we direct, whether it’s an inspiration photo shoot, a wedding, or even helping someone with the design of a room in their house.
Coming up with inspiration can be daunting and overwhelming if you don’t have a plan. So today, we’re going to let you peek in on our inspiration process.Read More
If you aren’t in the weddings and events industries, you probably don’t know all of the different roles that exist from this side of things. So one of the conversations I try to have with every single potential Bespoken Bride or Client is the differences between the many roles that exist in my field as a wedding and event planner. Being able to understand the differences and what role each person plays is super important when making sure you are receiving the services you want and need.Read More
One of the most stressful tasks when planning your wedding is creating your guest list. So many brides and grooms have questions on what's appropriate, who they should invite, who they shouldn't invite, and how many they should invite. Most aspects of your budget will depend on your guest count, so that just adds to the level of stress. But today we're here to help you when creating and curating your wedding guest list so that hopefully it's not as stressful for you.Read More