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Looking at your wedding seating plan can feel like perusing the blueprints of a spaceship. Every move seemingly has the potential to ruin the stability you’ve so painstakingly created. Contrary to popular belief, preparing a seating plan doesn’t have to be rocket science. With the right strategies, you and your planning committee can organize the… Read More

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Everyone’s heard about supply chain issues over the past year. Unfortunately, these shortages are starting to impact weddings too. To make matters worse, the entire industry is experiencing a boom from postponed weddings on top of an already busy year. Don’t worry! Your dream wedding dress and delicious wedding cake are safe! Instead, the shortages… Read More

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Woohoo! You’re engaged! It was everything you hoped it to be and so much more! In the flurry of emotions that follow this perfect day, it’s tough to get a grip on what to do next. All of a sudden, the feelings of excitement and elation are overshadowed by anxiety and uncertainty. When will you… Read More

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In the midst of all the planning, organizing, and budgeting, it’s easy to forget that wedding should be fun! Sure, there are a lot of expectations and time pressures, but it’s going to be the biggest celebration of your life. Let’s take a look at some unique wedding ideas that will add some extra excitement… Read More

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Finding a wedding dress is one of the most exciting and stressful parts of preparing for your special day. Brides feel a lot of pressure to find their dream wedding gown that will tie everything together. To take some weight off your shoulders, let’s take a look at some insider tips for finding the perfect… Read More

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People love finding quick and unique ways to simplify their everyday lives. Whether fixing something with duct tape or finding a second use for a paper towel rolls, these hacks make a major difference with only a minimal amount of investment and effort. While most of these tweaks are aimed at commonplace activities, their reach… Read More

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This new trend of 2018 is changing the way people look at color in a wedding. Knowledge of contrast and knowing the color wheel seems like an all too important skill set now! Luckily, it does not take designer skills to learn how to make colors stand out in every area of you wedding.… Read More

“Bring the Northwest into your venue”

While Oregon could possibly be one of the most scenically beautiful places to have a wedding, it is not the most reliable when it comes to weather. Having an outdoor wedding can be wonderful, but for those who are not willing to risk the rain, there are still lots of ways to bring the beautiful… Read More

“Kick the Party up a Notch”- 6 unique wedding entertainments

The last thing you want to be worrying about on your big day is entertaining all of your guests. Instead, let them entertain themselves. More than just being the new trend of 2018, unique wedding entertainments are the perfect way to keep guests off your heels on your special day.   Fire Performance Get the… Read More

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  The Original Portland Bridal Show is proud to share some wise words from one of the 150+ exhibitors you can see at the 2017 show on January 14-15 at the Oregon Convention Center.  Contributed By Bridal Bliss   If you plan on having kids at your wedding reception, here are a few helpful ideas… Read More