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The Pros and Cons of Eloping: Is It Right for You | 2023 Edition
The article discusses the signs that eloping might be a good fit for you. Some of these signs include having a smaller budget, not being into the spectacle of a traditional wedding, wanting a more intimate ceremony, being worried about family drama ruining your day, and wanting to travel and explore. The article goes into more detail about each of these signs.
Branding Photos | Denise Brinkman | Photo Organizer, Album Creator + Educator | Jen Vazquez Photography
Denise of Denise Brinkman Creative is a photo organization educator, graphic designer, wedding album designer, avid photo taker, and mom. A giant photo collection doesn’t intimidate her in the slightest these days! When Denise’s daughter Hazel was born, it was important for her to stay on top of her baby photos — for her sanity, for the benefit of her long-distance grandparents, and for Hazel’s sake when she inherits the collection someday. So Denise developed a system to clear the junk, mark the favorites, and keep up with my photo projects. Because sharing her process on her Instagram account, this photo organization education business just fell into place!
Branding Photos of Hair + Makeup Artist Kim Baker Beauty | Jen Vazquez Photography
Kim Baker of Kim Baker Beauty became a fan of makeup as a competitive dancer in high school and found a creative outlet by doing her own. After applying makeup for her teammates during performances and her friends for school dances she fell in love with seeing their reactions of self-love. During Kim’s final two years of college, makeup became an outlet and peaceful space through emotionally trying times. While teaching preschool full-time, Kim obtained her esthetician license in 2014 and began building the Kim Baker Beauty brand.
A Ghoulish Halloween Wedding at the Brazilian Room Tilden National Park in Berkeley | Anglelica + Vincent | Jen Vazquez Photography
This blog post captures the spooktacular Halloween wedding of Angelica and Vincent at the Brazilian Room in Berkeley. Photographer, Jen Vazquez, was excited to hear that the bride would be wearing black and that the wedding would have a Halloween theme. With the help of the talented wedding planner, Leann Lane Weddings, the wedding turned out to be both gorgeous and ghoulish. The couple met on Tinder and got engaged at a pumpkin patch in October. Their favorite date was their second one where they talked for hours while walking around Golden Gate Park. They love to travel, attend concerts, go on hikes, and even visit Target together. This post showcases the unique and romantic love story of Angelica and Vincent, captured through the lens of Jen Vazquez’s photography.
3 Ways To Cut Costs When Wedding Planning
Planning a wedding can be an exciting and memorable experience, but it can also be a significant financial burden. With the average cost of a wedding in the US for 2023 being around $29,000, it’s essential to be mindful of expenses and cut costs wherever possible. In addition to shortening your guest list, there are other practical ways to reduce wedding costs. For example, consider simplifying your floral budget, choosing a practical time of year, and being mindful of peak wedding season. By making smart financial choices early on, you can ensure that your special day is not only beautiful and memorable but also financially manageable.
The Best Wedding Emergency Kit List for Brides | Jen Vazquez Photography
Wedding planning can be a challenging task, and even the most meticulous planning may not prevent unforeseen emergencies. That’s why having an emergency kit can be helpful on your wedding day. It’s like insurance for the unexpected. While not all items on the list are necessary, it’s best to be prepared for any situation that may arise. The list includes items that have been commonly used by brides over the past 10 years, and these kits are also great to keep in your car after the wedding. The emergency kit can also be divided amongst your bridesmaids for added convenience. The list contains items that cover touch-ups, wellness, wardrobe malfunctions, toiletries, and miscellaneous items. Don’t forget to print out the image provided to use as a shopping list and consider purchasing from affiliate links or dollar stores to save money. On your big day, remember to enjoy the moment and cherish the fact that you’re marrying your best friend!