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Sammie + Jeff – Boston Harbor Hotel Wedding

by: Jamie Podworski

Sammie and Jeff were one of those couples that just fit together. Their personalities, their silliness, their canter with one another was real and genuine.   Add to that personality, an awesome group of Boston Wedding Group Professionals and this wedding was one of a kind. We start with the

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EFD Creative – Wins WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award™ 2017 – For The 8th Year in a Row

by: efdcreative

EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design has been Honored For Excellence With 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® Boston, MA – January 13, 2017 – WeddingWire, the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and event industry, announced EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design as a winner of the

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Jeri Solomon Floral Design – Royal Sonesta New Years Wedding

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

Starting the year off right! We had a great time creating the custom floral arrangements for our first wedding of 2017 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Boston. Such a festive time of the year and a wonderful way to start the New Year. To view more from this event, please

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EFD Creative – The Knot Best of Weddings – 2017 Winner

by: efdcreative

EFD CREATIVE – EVENT PLANNING & DESIGN NAMED WINNER IN THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2017 Boston, MA /January 5, 2017 — EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design is pleased to announce that they have has been selected as a 2017 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award

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EFD Creative – Featured on Style Me Pretty – Berkshire Wedding at the Mount

by: efdcreative

We love working all over New England and the Berkshires is truly a special location for family and friends to gather for a unique wedding experience. The Mount – Edith Wharton’s Home is one of the Berkshires most romantic locations. We are honored to have our couple featured on Style Me Pretty. Below is an

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Jeri Solomon Floral Design – Holiday Tabletop Floral Decor Inspiration

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

Are you ready for your holiday entertaining? We were so excited to partner with Capers Catering & Peterson Party Center for this amazing  holiday tabletop decor inspiration photo shoot. Hope it inspires you! To view more holiday tabletop floral decor inspiration, please click here.

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Jeri Solomon Floral Design – Tupper Manor Pretty In Pink Wedding

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

We loved creating the custom floral arrangements for this Pretty in Pink wedding at Tupper Manor at the Wylie Inn and Conference Center. Aren’t the photos by Artifact Images just beautiful?!? Congratulations to Kelly & JP! To view more from this event, please click here.

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EFD Creative – WeddingWire Boston Fall Ball Event

by: efdcreative

EFD Creative’s Edna Dratch-Parker was honored to be part of the WeddingWire Boston’s Fall Ball! From WeddingWire’s Blog… Boston-area couples gathered for an evening of wedding inspiration, fun, and education at the Lenox Hotel. While sipping specialty cocktails and tasting an assortment of goodies from the gorgeous spread, guests mixed,mingled, and

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Jeri Solomon Floral Design – Exchange Center Custom Flowers

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

Just a little something for my friends at East Meets West Catering and Exchange Center Boston to pretty up their tasting room. View more custom floral event flowers from Jeri Solomon Floral Design.

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Jeri Soloman Floral Design – Boston Fall Wedding Flowers @ The Harvard Club

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

Red roses were the focus of Jessica & Mark’s beautiful Fall wedding at the Harvard Club in Boston. And boy did they have quite a view! Flowers spread joy wherever we go. Let Jeri Solomon Floral Design help you spread joy during your special event. We will spend the time, ask

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Jeri Solomon Floral Design – Colonnade Hotel White Wedding Flowers

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

Beautiful simple & classic white floral designs from Annie & Jason’s Fall wedding reception at the 5 star Colonnade Hotel in Boston.

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Jeri Solomon Floral Design – Museum Of Science Rock N’ Roll Wedding

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

Jen & Brian love classic rock, so they decided to have a rock & roll wedding at the Museum of Science. Of course the color palette was black and red. Jen’s bouquet was all red with accents of fiddleheads that look like music clefs. To view more from this event, please click here.

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Katie + Viral – A Hindu Catholic Wedding Film

by: Jamie Podworski

What does a Catholic ceremony, a Hindu ceremony and a tented reception add up to? An awesome wedding film. It all starts at the Boston Wedding Group’s Courtyard Boston Downtown with bride and groom preparations and ends at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum. This Boston Wedding film combines the timeless and

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The Illumination Aficionado: DesignLight’s Sandy Mulrey

by: designlight

DesignLight is thrilled to be part of the “Ask The Experts” section in the latest issue of Boston Weddings. What an honor! http://www.bostonmagazine.com/…/21/sandy-mulrey-designlight/

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Fairmont Copley Plaza

by: designlight

DesignLight was thrilled to be a part of this gorgeous wedding at the Fairmont Copley Plaza this past weekend. We worked closely with our good friends at Flou(-e)r Speciality Floral Events to create this beautiful room! Congratulations Hillary and Jonathan!

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Charles River Museum

by: designlight

Thank you to Simi Rabinowitz Photography for capturing this beautiful wedding at the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation thatDesignLight was part of…such a beautiful couple to work with! http://www.simirabinowitz.com/2016/05/23/carson-kyles-wedding-charles-river-museum-of-industry-waltham-massachusetts/  

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Wedding Reception Lighting Basics

by: designlight

The Knot magazine just published their Fall/Winter 2016 issue and there’s a great article on lighting. I’m not surprised that DesignLight owns the same sphere chandelier that is in one of the photos. It’s a fresh, new look that we’re featuring with our 2016 brides! ‪#‎designLight‬ ‪#‎weddinglighting‬‪#‎spherechandelier‬ https://www.theknot.com/c…/wedding-reception-lighting-basics

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EFD Creative – Boston Harbor Hotel Wedding Published in Bliss Celebrations Guide Magazine

by: efdcreative

The Boston Harbor Hotel holds one of Boston’s most stunning location on the harbor for weddings. We are thrilled to have our couple Serena and Phil’s wedding featured in this stunning magazine. Here is an except from Bliss Celebrations Guide Magazine ~ Serena and Phil didn’t have a particular color palette

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EFD Creative – New England Aquarium Wedding Published in Bliss Celebrations Guide Magazine

by: efdcreative

One of our favorite venues by the water is the New England Aquarium. This unique location allows us to be creative and inspired by the unique environment. We are thrilled to have our couple Craig and Michael’s wedding featured in this stunning magazine. Here is an except from Bliss Celebrations Guide Magazine ~

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EFD Creative – Featured on Style Me Pretty – Ocean Cliff RI Wedding

by: efdcreative

We love the coast of New england and the views from OceanCliff Hotel are some of the very best in Rhode Island. We are honored to have our wedding featured on Style Me Pretty. Below is an excerpt from the blog… There is no denying it, a wedding in Newport is always magic, but

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Personalized Chocolate Gifts from EHChocolatier

by: Elaine Hsieh

Show your appreciation to your guests, bridesmaids, groomsment, best man and maid of honor with unique and delicious gifts from EHChocolatier. Our products are handmade in small batches to create a perfect balance of flavor, texture and simple beauty to leave a lasting impression. Here are three easy steps to get

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4 Ways to Celebrate Your Engagement with Chocolate

by: Elaine Hsieh

Congratulations on your engagement! If you or your fiancé love chocolate as much as we do, find special ways to incorporate it in all of the activities leading up to the big day. Here are 4 creative ways to celebrate with chocolate: Chocolate Bridal/Wedding Shower Favors Thank your guests with

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EFD Creative’s Edna Dratch-Parker – The Wedding Brander™ – Featured on Style Me Pretty – Wedding Branding Tips

by: efdcreative

Our passion at EFD Creative is the world of WEDDING BRANDING and we love personalizing each event!!! Style Me Pretty has shared below tips from EFD Creative’s Edna Dratch-Parker, The Wedding Brander™ Learn more about wedding branding and how we approach the art of weddings… From the Style Me Pretty website… Every single

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EFD Creative’s Edna Dratch-Parker receives the Spirit Award from the Boston Wedding Group

by: efdcreative

The Boston Wedding Group recently presented Edna Dratch-Parker (shown right) with the SPIRIT AWARD at the recent meeting at the Harvard Club. This award recognizes one member who has shown exceptional commitment, leadership and energy in 2015. The award presentation also honored in other categories – Jim Tomasso and Catherine Leiras

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Wedding Wire

by: designlight

DesignLight is thrilled to win Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award for 2016!

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EFD Creative Wins The Knot Best of Weddings – 2016

by: efdcreative

Boston, MA, January 4, 2016 — EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design is pleased to announce they have been selected as a 2016 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, a special section featured on TheKnot.com/BOW. The Knot Best of Weddings 2016 provides a “by brides, for brides” guide to the

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EFD Creative Wins WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2016 – For The 7th Year in a Row

by: efdcreative

Boston, MA – January 6, 2016 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, named EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® 2016. This is the 7th year in a row that EFD Creative has won this award. The WeddingWire

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EFD Creative’s Modern Gatsy-Inspired Wedding on Well Wed

by: efdcreative

Thank you to WellWed for featuring the wedding of our couple Sharon + Chris at Tupper Manor at the Wylie Inn and Conference Center! Here is an excerpt from the blog ~ Vibrant petals & modern, lucite touches offered a contemporary twist on the classic Great Gatsby theme at Sharon & Christopher’s nuptials.

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5 Winter Wedding Trends

by: uniqueweddingsbyalexis

http://blisscelebrationsguide.com/2015/11/30/5-winter-wedding-trends-to-watch-out-for-in-2016/ Check out what we had to say to Bliss Celebrations about the top wedding trends to watch for this winter!

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Glamour and Glitz at Linden Place Museum

by: uniqueweddingsbyalexis

http://www.bostonmagazine.com/weddings/blog/2015/08/13/real-new-england-wedding-nicole-gilbert-and-rich-hartman/ Such an incredible celebration, makes us want to hurry back to Bristol, RI!

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Gold and Fuchsia Color Theory

by: uniqueweddingsbyalexis

http://blisscelebrationsguide.com/2015/09/30/gold-and-fuchsia-color-theory/ Just loved working with this couple! Their evening of gold elegance is loved by all!

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How to Get the Most Out of your Engagement Photots

by: uniqueweddingsbyalexis

This Borrowed & Blue article shares some great ideas for a guest sign in book alternatives. As well as many ideas on how to incorporate your engagement photos into your wedding! Unique Weddings by Alexis even contributed some of these fun ideas. Read full article here.

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Wedding Tip!

by: uniqueweddingsbyalexis

A huge thanks to JPod films for helping me share this tip with brides-to-be!

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EFD Creative Featured – Top Trends from International Wedding Pros – Wedding Planner Magazine

by: efdcreative

Top Trends for 2016 Excerpt from Wedding Planner Magazine ~ Love story and passions. The challenge is how to incorporate the couple’s ideas into their wedding in a way that is cohesive and special. This gives rise to one of the biggest trends shaping the wedding industry today—wedding branding, says Edna Dratch-Parker of EFD

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Anastasia + Evan – A Boston Wedding Film

by: Jamie Podworski

Anastasia and Evan’s Wedding Film tells a great story about two family driven individuals that come together to make one great couple. Anastasia and Evan’s winter wedding was a traditional, yet elegant affair in the heart of the city. It started with a traditional Greek ceremony at St. John’s the

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EFD Creative’s couple Tina + Edis – Wedding Featured on Boston Magazine

by: efdcreative

We were thrilled to see Tina and Edis’s wedding featured in Boston Magazine. We loved working with them on the design of the day and creating an event that really put their personal style into the experience. Below is the post directly from Boston Weddings Online> Photos By Brain Phillips Photography Thank you the Boston

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Wedding Tip – Vow and Ceremony Advice

by: Jamie Podworski

When a wedding professional brings over 20 years of experience, people tend to listen to their advice. Well, Massachusetts Justice of the Peace Elizabeth Gemelli has that kind of experience and she is sharing her advice in this week’s Boston Wedding Group Tip. When it comes to ceremonies, Elizabeth has

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EFD Creative – Wins Wedding of The Year 2014 – NACE National

by: efdcreative

NACE National – Wedding of the Year Edna Dratch-Parker and Kasie Blanchette of EFD Creative-Event Planning & Design has been recognized for its work as The Wedding Brander™ by the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) and was awarded the National “Wedding of the Year” for their outstanding work

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EFD Creative – Featured on Grace Ormonde Wedding Style

by: efdcreative

Thank you to all the Boston Wedding Group members who helped make this wedding so special – Invitations & Company, Jeri Solomon Florals, Ready Set Film, Rentals Unlimited, Intermezzo Chamber Players, CiaoBella Day Spa and Demiche. Photography by Life Fusion Stefanie and Danario are a super couple, interesting and dynamic!

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September Meeting Recap Film Featuring Harmony Walton

by: Jamie Podworski

The Boston Wedding Group’s September meeting was also the group’s annual open meeting where professionals from inside and outside the group have an opportunity to network together. The night featured a presentation from the Bridal Bar’s Harmony Walton, who spoke about promoting your business through collaboration and wedding blogs. Attendees of the meeting left

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EFD Creative – Kasie Blanchette Receives Two Awards from ISES New England

by: efdcreative

Kasie Blanchette of EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design was honored with two awards at the International Special Events Society New England – Heart and Soul Gala. She won The Merit Scholarship Award and the Spirit of ISES! This is her second year in a row to receive awards from

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Wedding Tip – Budgeting for a Wedding Film

by: Jamie Podworski

Boston Wedding Group members Kathy and George Horemotis of S.H. Videography deliver this week’s BWG tip about budgeting for a wedding film. It’s more than just budgeting properly. Find out what inside knowledge Kathy and George are sharing in the latest of our series of wedding tips filmed by BWG member JPod Films.

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SAVE THE DATE – September Open Meeting

by: webmaster

We are thrilled to welcome Harmony Walton of The Bridal Bar as our guest speaker for our September Open Meeting hosted at the Colonnade Hotel Boston. Our September meeting is open to all industry professionals, more details to follow – you don’t want to miss this event! Harmony Walton Harmony

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Boston Wedding Group – July Meeting

by: webmaster

This past July we hosted our monthly member meeting at the lovely Westin Copley Place in the elegant Staffordshire Room that overlooks Copley Square. We were had an excellent panel discussion on how to engage with social media and tools to market and manager your business. The Boston Wedding Group was

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EFD Creative – Great Gatsby-Inspired Wedding Featured in the KNOT New England Magazine

by: efdcreative

We are excited to share that our couple Sharon and Chris’s wedding at Tupper Manor in Beverly, MA has been published in the newest issue (Fall/Winter 2015) of the KNOT New England Magazine. Here is an excerpt from the issue – Find a copy at Barnes & Noble Bookstores – see pages

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Wedding Tip – When Should I Begin Shopping for My Wedding Dress?

by: Jamie Podworski

Shopping for a wedding dress early in the wedding planning process is essential. But how early? In this week’s Boston Wedding Group Tip filmed by JPod Films, Lisa Almeida and Heidi Nicholson of Bella Sera Bridal let us know how soon you should be shopping for your wedding dress. Stay

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Who is Boston Wedding Group?

by: webmaster

Meet Boston Wedding Group Wedding Planner and Wedding Expert Edna Dratch-Parker…   Wedding Planning with Style – The Wedding Brander™ The Details:  Edna Dratch-Parker EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design, Founder Bio Bit:As the founder of EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design, Edna Dratch-Parker combines her passion for event planning

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Wedding Registry Tips….part two

by: giardinidisole

Last week we discussed the appropriate time to begin a wedding registry, this week we continue on with our series with: Where should we register? The decision on where to register for wedding gifts used to be that you went to your local department store, chose your china pattern, your

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Wedding Registry Tips….part one

by: giardinidisole

Are you newly engaged and anxious to get started with all of the planning? One part of the planning that you should get started on right now is your Wedding Registry. When is the appropriate time to begin our wedding registry? We think as soon as you become engaged is

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Boston Weddings Magazine Feature – Lighting Tips

by: designlight

  Sandy Mulrey of DesignLight Shares Wedding Lighting Tips – Vision and venue are the two most influential factors. To read about Sandy’s lighting tips please visit Boston Weddings Magazine Online.

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A Lush, Vibrant Wedding at DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts

by: decordovasculpturepark

To see photos from Sabrina and Dan’s vibrant wedding at deCordova please click here. Photography: Krista Photography Featuring Boston Wedding Group Members: Venue: DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Tent & Rentals: Peterson Party Center

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Fourth of July Entertaining in Mario Luca Giusti Style

by: giardinidisole

June 21st is the official start of summer but the Fourth of July holiday signifies summer has really arrived. We love how simple entertaining can be this time of year with the focus being all about family, friends and fun. Giardini di Sole’s showroom is full of amazing Mario Luca Giusti pieces to

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Wedding Tip – Setting Your Priorities

by: Jamie Podworski

This week’s wedding tip is advice that will tremendously affect how your wedding day unfolds. Boston Wedding Group Photography member Theresa Johnson Herlihy of Johnson Photography provides this week’s wedding tip, which talks about setting your priorities and why it is important to your wedding day timeline and the end result of

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Who is Boston Wedding Group?

by: webmaster

Meet Boston Wedding Group Photographer and Wedding Expert Laurén Killian… Beautiful Moments Deserve Person + Killian Photography The Details:  Laurén Killian Person + Killian Photography, Co – Owner Location: 251 Newbury Street, Boston MA Years in BWG: 8 years (I think!) Outside of Weddings / Work: I am a momma

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Wedding Tip – Welcome Bags for Your Wedding Guests

by: Jamie Podworski

  This week’s wedding tip is a simple one, but it will definitely have your guests feeling special on your wedding weekend. Boston Wedding Planner Alexis Eliopoulos O’Mara of Unique Weddings by Alexis provides this week’s Boston Wedding Group tip, which talks about putting together welcome bags for your guests.

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Wedding Tip – How Much Should I Spend on Wedding Flowers?

by: Jamie Podworski

In this week’s wedding tip, one of the Boston Wedding Group’s finest floral designers explains some of the key factors that will affect your wedding flower budget. Most people do not know what to expect when it comes to this part of the wedding budget, but Jeri Solomon of Jeri Solomon Floral Design has

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Who is Boston Wedding Group?

by: webmaster

Meet Boston Wedding Rental & Room Decor Member  and Wedding Expert Lisa Santoro… CORT – Style and Service Delivered The Details:  Lisa Santoro, Account Executive of CORT Event Furnishings Location: 2 R Campanelli Parkway, Stoughton, MA  02072 Years in BWG: Three {3} Outside of Weddings / Events what do you enjoy: I

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April Boston Wedding Group and ISES Joint Meeting Highlight Film

by: Jamie Podworski

The Exchange Conference Center alongside the water in Boston was the site for April’s joint meeting between the Boston Wedding Group (BWG) and the International Special Events Society (ISES) of New England. Once a year, the two leading groups of the Boston Wedding Industry come together to network and build

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Who is Boston Wedding Group?

by: webmaster

Meet Boston Wedding Group Venue Member and Wedding Expert Lovelynn Jensen… Providing Unique Events in a Historic Setting The Details:  Lovelynn Jensen, Director of Special Events Location: The Dane Estate at Pine Manor College, 400 Heath Street,  Chestnut Hill, MA  02467 Years in BWG: Three {3} Outside of Weddings / Events

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Anniversary Party Bollywood Style

by: lightmagiceventphotography

This Indian wedding anniversary party included a rich opportunity for multigenerational and multicultural fun. The green screen photo backgrounds brought the world to the party with images of India, Boston, and the iconic tulip fields in Holland.

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Wedding Tip – Should I have a First Look?

by: Jamie Podworski

Courtney Graham, Lead Event Planner for BWG member Marrero Events, has several very solid reasons why you should have a first look.  It may break old traditions, but you have only one wedding day and the first look enhances your wedding day in so many ways. At JPod Films, we love

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EFD Creative – Modern Gatsby Inspired Wedding Featured on the Knot

by: efdcreative

Our summer wedding of Sharon & Chris was published on the Knot online. It highlights our Great Gatsby inspired wedding with a modern twist at Tupper Manor in Beverly, MA. Thank you to the participating Boston Wedding Group vendors – Tupper Manor, Jeri Solomon Floral, Bells Sera Bridal Salon, CiaoBella Day Spa, Shoes to Dye for,

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EFD Creative – Published in Bliss Celebrations Guide Magazine

by: efdcreative

We loved our Newport, RI wedding of Charlene and Max, located at the Chanler at Cliff Walk and were thrilled to see it published in the pages of Bliss Celebrations Guide. Here is what it says in the pages > While driving around Newport the sun was setting, Charlene and Max were stunned

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EFD Creative – Mad Men Style Wedding Featured on the Knot

by: efdcreative

EFD Creative was featured on the Knot online – The Omni Parker House was the backdrop for the wedding of Will and Alex. This Mad Men inspired wedding had all the touches of modern mid-century Americana. It was so fun creating all the special touches that created the feel of the era. Thank you

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Wedding Tip – Dietary Restrictions on Response Cards

by: Jamie Podworski

Do any of your guests have a nut allegry? Are they gluten-free? Lovelyn Jensen of Dane Estate at Pine Manor College begins a new series of wedding tips from some of the top wedding professionals of the Boston Wedding Group. Her tip is something couples should be considering when creating their invitations

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4 Ways to Turn Your Wedding Green

by: espressodave

Everyday is Earth Day. As a company, we embrace eco-friendly options. We’re working to reduce our waste stream and increase our recycling efforts at weddings. We offer a range of green options with our specialty coffee beverage catering service because the choices we make today, no matter how big or

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7th Annual Wedding Open House at Tupper Manor

by: tuppermanor

Join us for our 7th Annual Wedding Open House on March 22nd 2015, 1 pm – 4pm featuring Boston and North Shore’s finest wedding professionals. RSVP by March 1st to cmagliaro@wyliecenter.com or 978-867-1987 Hope to see you there!  

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Weddingwire Couples’ Choice Award 2016!

by: designlight

We are thrilled to have won The Weddingwire Couples’ Choice Award for the 4th year in a row!  Thank you to all our clients who reviewed us!  We appreciate your kind words!

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EFD Creative Partners with Marriott Courtyard Grand Re-Opening – Roaring 20’s Gala

by: efdcreative

EFD Creative was honored to be part of the Grand Reopening of the Marriott Courtyard Boston this past October. This property has held so much history – originally the Elks Lodge & Hotel built in 1925 it was one of the most expensive and opulent venues in the country. In the 1930′s It became Boston Lodge

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EFD Creative Featured on Style Me Pretty – Newport, RI Mansion

by: efdcreative

One of the most beautiful days of the year happen to fall on Charlene & Max’s wedding…it was a picture perfect day! We are very happy to have this wedding featured on Style Me Pretty! Here are a few words from the post… From EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design… The

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Our Fall Coffee Bar—Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

by: espressodave

That’s what an Espresso Dave’s fall coffee bar is made of! If you’re hosting a wedding during the months of Autumn, your guests will be delighted by our seasonal coffee bar featuring made-to-order, rich espresso-based beverages infused with the robust flavors and classic scents of the harvest season, including pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger,

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EFD Creative – Boston Wedding Group Annual Industry Meeting 2014

by: efdcreative

Thank you to the Courtyard Boston Marriott for hosting the Boston Wedding Group’s annual industry meeting. We at EFD Creative were very excited to be the planning and designing team on this event! The food was excellent along with the live music from Bo & Bill Winiker Bands. The evenings

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EFD Creative’s Kasie Blanchette Receives Rising Star Award from ISES New England

by: efdcreative

Kasie Blanchette of EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design recently won the RISING STAR award at the June 17, 2014 Heart & Soul Award Ceremonies from ISES New England.

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Insider’s Guide to Signature Coffee Drinks for Summer Weddings

by: espressodave

Summer wedding in your future? Here’s the Espresso Dave’s insider’s guide to signature coffee drinks for summer weddings. 1. Hire an espresso bar service to provide the handcrafted, gourmet coffee your guests have come to expect (and love!) Like a bartender, a barista adds style and entertainment to your event.

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EFD Creative – Featured in Bliss Celebrations Guide

by: efdcreative

Edna Dratch-Parker was quoted in the recent issue of Bliss Celebration Guide when asked what her thoughts were on rustic designs for weddings. Shown in the magazine is one of her table designs. Click here to see more images from this rustic event. “Rustic style continues to be a popular

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BWG at The Endicott Estate

by: endicottestate

Twas a cold winter’s night and all through the house, not a creature was stirring… except the members of the Boston Wedding Group. At The Endicott Estate, we had the pleasure of hosting the February meeting of the BWG. It was a great success and we want to thank all

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Tupper Manor Open House!

by: tuppermanor

It’s that time of year again and we would like to cordially invite you all to join us for our Annual Open House! Come in and enjoy hors d’eourves, meet our vendors and enjoy the view as you plan your upcoming wedding. We can’t wait to meet you!   Sunday

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EFD Creative – Published in Bliss Celebrations Guide 2014 Issue

by: efdcreative

EFD Creative is excited to share that we were recently published in the Bliss Celebrations Guide 2014 Issue. The Guide features weddings as well as parties including anniversaries, baby/child parties, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, and any celebration you can imagine. It is chock-filled with great ideas and resources! Here is the except

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EFD Creative – Wedding Featured on Carats & Cake

by: efdcreative

EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design is excited to share that are couple Kate and Dan’s Wedding was featured on the blog Carats & Cake. It was fun to see their beautiful day in June at the Seaport Hotel Boston highlighted on this new popular site. Pink was Kate’s

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How about a virtual trip to Downton Abbey?

by: lightmagiceventphotography

With green screen we can transport your guests to your favorite destination and send them home with the pictures to prove it.

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Pretty in Pink Wedding Coffees

by: espressodave

Pink is always in style for spring and summer weddings. From bridesmaids’ dresses, to flowers, to linens, there are many ways to incorporate a color scheme on your wedding day. As you plan your reception, consider a Pretty In Pink specialty coffee station or bar to accompany your dessert course. Your

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A Special Save-the-Date Promotion

by: invitationsandcompany

Every spring Arlene from Invitations & Company travels to New York for the National Stationery Show, and she never comes home empty handed. Two years ago she returned to Boston with a beautiful new line of custom wedding invitations from Smock Paper, and since then we have become true Smock-aholics!

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EFD Creative – Wins WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014 – for the 5th Year in a Row

by: efdcreative

Boston, MA – January 23, 2014 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, named EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014 for Wedding Planning in Massachusetts! The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014 recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire

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EFD Creative – Recipient of the Knot Best of Weddings – 2014

by: efdcreative

Boston, MA, January 22, 2014 — EFD Creative – Event Planning & Design is pleased to announce they have been selected as a 2014 ­­winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, a special section featured on TheKnot.com/BOW. The Knot Best of Weddings 2014 provides a “by brides, for brides” guide to the

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Who invited the Bear to the wedding?

by: lightmagiceventphotography

From the Mother of the Bride: My daughter and her husband had their wedding at Fenway Park (where they met 3 yrs ago). Although the bride and groom were reluctant to have a photo booth, they agree that Light-Magic (a green screen) was a HUGE HIT! It gave the guests

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Wedding Inspiration Board for Coffee Loving Engaged Couples

by: espressodave

Congratulations to all the newly engaged couples in the Boston area and throughout New England! As you begin planning one of the biggest events of your lives together, remember to do your research on all aspects of your special day. You want the best, right?  The Boston Wedding Group blog

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Rockin’ Around the Espresso Bar

by: espressodave

Infuse your Christmas celebration with the warmth and sweetness only a coffee or hot chocolate bar manned by your personal barista can offer. It’s the perfect way to spread holiday cheer and goodwill. For details on vendors featured in this inspiration board, go to the Espresso Dave Blog.  

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EFD Creative – Wedding Branding Featured on MA Wedding Guide

by: efdcreative

One of New England’s very favorite blog; Massachusetts Wedding Guide featured an article written by EFD Creative’s owner and wedding branding expert, Edna Dratch-Parker (The Wedding Brander™) called “Trending Alert – Wedding Branding”. Wedding Branding is a very popular trend that brides are incorporating into their wedding planning! Creating a personalized look and

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EFD Creative – Cuban Style Wedding Featured in Wedding Planner Magazine

by: efdcreative

EFD Creative was featured in the September/October issue of Wedding Planner Magazine’s Real Wedding profile. Wedding photo credit: Allegro Photography To see more photos from this wedding click here Excerpt from the publication… Katie and Mark’s wedding concept was a bit different than most…the wedding became a tribute to her grandparents and her maternal

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The bride was elegant – even in the lobster hat.

by: lightmagiceventphotography

The lobster hat was a big hit with the wedding party.

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A Special Wedding Guest

by: lightmagiceventphotography

Fenway Park is a great wedding venue!

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Pink Infusion

by: artisticblossomsfloraldesign

Vibrant pinks in the Spring are just the thing!

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Espresso Dave’s Coffee Catering Warms-Up Your Winter Wedding Guests

by: espressodave

For couples planning a Winter Wonderland Wedding, New England’s harsh, unpredictable climate may create a few challenges, including keeping your guests happy and warm as they attend an outdoor ceremony or travel outdoors from the church to the reception. We’ve offered brides a wonderful solution: a strategically-located espresso cart featuring

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Winter Wonderland

by: tuppermanor

The best part of New England is the seasons changing, and our brides have it best. The falling snow over the Atlantic Ocean creates a romantic backdrop for our winter brides. There is nothing like saying “I do” on a brisk winter night surrounded by the warmth of your family

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We are pleased to announce Peter D’Antonio as our new Executive Chef

by: Jessica Perkins

Chef D’Antonio graduated from the renowned Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY and has put his knowledge and skills to great use working in restaurants and hotels in the New England area for the last 13 years. Peter joins us from the Sheraton Boston where he has spent

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Our newest chuppah!

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

Last week we debuted our newest chuppah at the Ritz Carlton, Boston Common. Marci, the bride wanted a very simple, soft fabric that would drape beautifully. We chose and off white chiffon and then accented it with sprays of dendrobium orchids in the corners. It is so elegant. We can’t

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The Bride’s Vision

by: designlight

I love when brides share their vision! Each bride is unique and designing your lighting and decor around your vision is the best way to make your wedding day your own. Gather all the pictures you can and consult with your lighting professional. They can help you determine the best

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Wedding Gown Specialists

by: dependablecleaners

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KJ3_0F0OUHI Our head of bridal services shows how we ensure a brides gown is always looks and fits fabulously. Just one of the reason we have been named Bostons Best dry cleaners!

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Weddings at the Washburn Pavilion, Museum of Science!

by: museumofscience

https://vimeo.com/48849407 As the only event setting located directly on the Charles River, it’s no wonder the Museum of Science was voted best reception venue by Improper Bostonian, best outdoor venue by the Knot, and 5 star client reviews online. Sip on champagne and dance under the stars both indoors and

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Creating a home together…..

by: giardinidisole

One of the fun challenges of starting a new life together is building a home that reflects your shared sense of style. As you create this new shared space, make it as special as you are. At Giardini di Sole we offer ceramics, tableware and home decor made exclusively by

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Harvard Club

by: harvardclub

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA_pus2tuVQ I LOVE WEDDINGS! I love hearing your stories, I love helping you plan, and I love seeing your faces when you see Harvard Hall for the first time and then again on your wedding day when your vision has come to fruition. I am so lucky to be part

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Rain on your wedding day?

by: massachusettshorticulturalsociety

Memorial Day Weekend 2013 – while everyone is thinking the ‘unoffical’ start of summer, Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating, as reports of rain and unseasonably cool termperatures were discussed. As one of the most popular wedding weekends, what do you do? Throw on some galoshes, grab a large umbrella and get

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Boston Public Library Wedding of Mia + Michael

by: personandkillianphotography

http://www.personkillian.com/2013/05/boston-public-library-wedding-of-mia-michael/ The outdoor courtyard at the Boston Public Library is one of our favorite ceremony locations in the city! The beautiful gardens and Italian-inspired fountain make for a perfect backdrop to a warm-weather wedding. We loved being back in the courtyard for our first Boston Public Library wedding of the

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2013 Engagement Celebration

by: hampshirehouse

http://vimeo.com/66181534 Each year we welcome soon-to-be brides and grooms to our Bostonian mansion to mingle with some of Boston’s best wedding vendors. We showcase our space and our in-house food and beverage while guests meet and chat with numerous great wedding professionals. Many of those vendors get to showcase a

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Summer Weddings

by: johnsonphotography

Summer in New England is

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Presentation is Everything!

by: offthevinecatering

Having great tasting food is important. Having great tasting food that LOOKS good is an ART! Presentation should always be completely edible, clean, accessible and FUN.

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Harvard Club of Boston

by: bwg

Our latest featured member, found in our “Venues” category… Harvard Club of Boston! “Since 1913, the Harvard Club of Boston has enjoyed hosting wedding ceremonies and celebrations in beautiful Harvard Hall. Accommodating 150 – 280 guests for a sit down dinner and dancing, Harvard Hall radiates sophistication and elegance. Our

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The Beauty of Travel

by: Nancy Morgan

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open….Jawaharal Nehru

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Seating Guests For a Wedding

by: Jessica Perkins

Before you send out the invitations, write each guest name on a post it and attach it to a paper plate which represents a table so you can start to have an idea who the guests might sit with. As the regrets start to arrive in the mail, remove the

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Something Blue? Make it your shoes!

by: shoestodyefor

Still looking for “Something Blue” for your big day? Look no further. Check out these stunning ivory silk 4 1/4″ pumps from Benjamin Adams. The Charlize, is the perfect choice for the bride looking to make an entrance. This high heeled peep-toe pump is encrusted with Swarovksi Crystals and looks

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Modern and Sophisticated Work of Art Wedding Featured in Bliss Celebrations 2013

by: uniqueweddingsbyalexis

This wedding was truly an unforgettable one. The couple tied the knot at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, MA. A breathtaking ceremony was held on the dock behind the ICA, overlooking the Boston Harbor to the music of The Gilded Harps. Following the ceremony, guests enjoyed an outdoor

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Weddings with Bo & Bill Winiker Bands: Here Comes the Bride!

by: winikermusic

The Winiker Bands are thrilled to have been named two of New England’s top wedding bands for four consecutive years by the esteemed Wedding Wire. Bo and Bill Winiker orchestrate each unique wedding with unparalleled expertise. From cocktails to dinner and dancing to cutting the cake, Weddings flow seamlessly with

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Incorporating Old Traditions into New Celebrations

by: artisticblossomsfloraldesign

Every bride knows the classic saying, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” It’s been tied to wedding day luck since we can remember! But how can you incorporate all of these things: old, new, borrowed, blue into your wedding day in an original and creative way? …Flowers, flowers,

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Julie and Frank at the Lyman Estate

by: intermezzochamberplayers

Veronica, from Blue Ivy Events (veronica@blueivyevents.com), contacted me to see if our string quartet was available to play for a wedding she was planning at the beautiful Lyman Estate in Waltham. We love performing there and were excited to be included in this lovely outdoor wedding. There are several spots

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Weather Won’t Stop Us!

by: offthevinecatering

One of the most common questions we are asked as off-premise caterers is: “what if it rains?”. The answer? “The show goes on!” Off premise catering is a unique niche in the food service industry. We are like snails, in that we carry all we need with us, and we

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The Versatile Harp

by: theguildedharps

When most people think of harp music they imagine soft, melodic strumming as the bride slowly glides toward the alter. Well, that is a true image, no doubt. But it’s not all there is! Yes, the harp is a wonderful instrument for wedding ceremonies and receptions, dinners and cocktail parties.

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Top 10 Reasons to Have an Espresso Bar at Your Wedding

by: espressodave

1. Coffee stimulates conversation and camaraderie. Think about some of the fantastic discussions you’ve had with friends chatting over a latté or frozen mochaccino at your favorite coffee house. 2. Espressos, cappuccinos and other specialty coffee drinks are elegant. An espresso bar adds sophistication and flair to your event. 3.

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It’s Peony Season!

by: jerisolomonfloraldesign

June is peony season! And many couples plan their weddings this month just so they can have this romantic, fragrant flower in bouquets and centerpieces. They come in shades of white, pink, red and coral. For this bouquet we used four varieties including Festiva Maxima (white) Gardenia (blush) Sarah Bernhardt

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EFD Creative Wins “Wedding of the Year” New England NACE

by: efdcreative

Founder Edna Dratch-Parker Honored by the New England Chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events BOSTON, May 15, 2013 –- EFD Creative-Event Planning & Design today announced that it has been recognized for its work as The Wedding Brander™ by the New England Chapter of the National Association

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Retro/Mod Placecard Table

by: mimosafreshflowerdesign

We love taking ideas from the past and giving them a facelift. For this placecard table arrangement we took the retro idea of the carnation pillow to give a luxe backdrop for the placecards and paired it with the mod arrangement of stemmed vases with white and purple florals for

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Justice of the Peace

by: eleanorjcollins

Customized wedding services and planning to make your day a memory for a life time. Meet with brides and grooms to help them to get to know me and I to know them. Incorporating their love story for the wedding of their dreams. Also, walk them through all of the

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Wonderful Wedding at the Beautiful Hampshire House!

by: Nanette Kenney

Photobooth Favors had a great time at the Hampshire House this weekend. Non-stop use of the photobooth and the fun props were a huge hit!

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Invitations & Company

by: bwg

Our latest featured member, found in our “Invitations” category… Invitations & Company!   “Make your event one to remember before it even begins. Beginning with your invitations. Your event deserves special attention and so do you. Arlene Cronk, owner, believes that planning a wedding should be as much fun as

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Intermezzo Chamber Players

by: bwg

Our latest featured member, found in our “Music: Ceremony & Cocktail Hour” category… Intermezzo Chamber Players! “Classical string music is the perfect accompaniment for every wedding. Our repertoire includes popular music, show tunes, and ethnic favorites as well as classical wedding music. The Intermezzo Chamber Players are conservatory-trained professionals who

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Hilton Back Bay

by: bwg

  Our latest featured member, found in our “Venues” category… Hilton Boston Back Bay! “An intimate boutique hotel centrally located in historic Back Bay, the Hilton Boston Back Bay is the perfect location for your Boston wedding or other special event. Your guests will be steps away from fashionable Newbury

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