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Real Bride Blog: Katherine M.

Real Bride Blog: Katherine M.

“Classic, elegant and fun” was the feeling our real bride Katherine and her groom Joe were aiming for on their wedding day and ultimately achieved. Described as the “socialite couple” and donned John and Jackie by their friends, the classic style of Jackie was captured by  Katherine perfectly!  The bride is a self described “shopaholic” and…

Real Bride Blog:  Michelle G.

Real Bride Blog: Michelle G.

They say “ the devil is in the details”  but the details throughout our latest real bride Michelle’s wedding are part of what made the day unique and unforgettable and as sweet as dessert!   Michelle and  Sam’s individual and shared passions were integrated throughout their wedding day from her love of color and animals to a…

Real Bride Blog: Sarah

Real Bride Blog: Sarah

All of our brides at Altar hold a very special place in our heart. We love to be there every step of the way and to watch our brides assemble their uniquely individual bridal look; from the perfect dress, the touch of sparkle and any other finishing touches our brides can dream up! Recently one…

Real Bride Blog: Krystan

Real Bride Blog: Krystan

At a wedding celebrating the love of two mutual friends, our real bride Krystan and her fiancé Greg met and began a journey that spanned over 8 years. They say all great things take time and patience. The great love of Krystan and Greg was celebrated with their own wedding this May. All their closest…

Real Bride Blog: Kayli

Real Bride Blog: Kayli

Pretty pastels and beautiful bridesmaids, a stunning unique gown by Modern Trousseau and plenty of elegant charm with the picturesque setting of Loose Mansion make this spring celebration one you won’t soon forget. Mary Beth Russell with Epaga photography captured it all, from sun up to last kiss, all packed into this gorgeous gallery for…

Real Bride Blog: Erin

Real Bride Blog: Erin

In terms of communication it tends to be a pretty simple equation A+B= C; A and B being each persons perspective and C being the actual truth. Our latest real bride, Erin and her fiancé John were sweet enough to share their engagement story from both views ending in their ultimate truth which is love!…

The Perfect Wedding Timeline

The Perfect Wedding Timeline

So, you are newly engaged, Congrats! Are you wondering what comes next for planning the wedding of your dreams? The hardest part of the wedding is making sure everything is completed in a timely manner. Many girls come in with questions about their wedding planning and we are here to help! We created this timeline…