Palm Wedding Films: Slo-Mo Video Booth

We know photo booths are all the rage but have you seen Slo-Mo video booths? When Michelle told me she booked this with Palm Wedding Films, a videography company that we work with often, I had to ask….”you booked a what?”. I didn’t even know these were a thing! Michelle provided all the props and Tim from Palm Weddings provided the magic. I just LOVE how this turned out! Michelle posted this in our private Island Bliss Brides Facebook account and Tim also posted it on his Instagram account (@palmweddingfilms) and so many people commented on how much they enjoyed that…you don’t always get that reaction from strangers watching your wedding video!

Top 10 Destination Wedding Dresses

Thank you Brittany for this amazing piece! As a destination wedding planner in the US Virgin Islands, we see a wide variety of wedding dresses in all shapes, colors and styles! Shopping for the perfect wedding dress can already be tricky – adding in a destination wedding and a sandy beach can further complicate thisContinue Reading

Two really long days, or many years too short…

I had the pleasure of shooting for Simple Island Photography on Sunday morning for Stuart, The St. Thomas Wedding Officiate. Stuart does such a great job with personalizing the ceremonies and I know just when to point the camera at the bride because I know when he’s going to say something funny or sweet aboutContinue Reading

Instax Polaroid Guest Book

  My daughter recently had a birthday party and the biggest hit of the event was our new Instax Instant Film Camera I set up a little photo booth table with inexpensive props found on Oriental Trading Co. That little pink chalkboard I picked up at Target when I was in the states last monthContinue Reading

Bridesmaid Bouquet Alternatives

A bride asked me yesterday with assistance on helping her cut some costs from her wedding budget. One idea I had was to reduce the cost of flowers and bridesmaids bouquets immediately came to mind. If you have a big wedding party, this can really add up. I have had brides in the past choseContinue Reading

Windy Level: A New St. John Wedding Venue

I’ve been meaning to tell you all about this for awhile now but with vacation last month and getting back into the groove of things, it kept slipping on my to do list. Our friends at St John Catering reached out to let me know about their new venue: Windy Level. Here are some photosContinue Reading

Wedding Spotlight: Candi & Jake

I’ve been planning weddings for a long time, so it surprised me when I got chocked up watching this video! Candi + Jake from Palm Wedding Films on Vimeo. I mean, how beautiful are these vows? They hired their photographer for multiple days, which meant many gorgeous photos throughout the island. I mean, why not??Continue Reading

My first wedding back from vacation…

My first wedding back after returning from vacation was super sweet! The best way to ease back into work. I just loved their flowers… And their romantic arch… But most of all, I loved their little ring bearers! This was a simple elopement but mom & dad brought along the little ones to help themContinue Reading

Welcome 2017!

I’m only three dates late in welcoming the New Year! I’ve seen so much negativity in regards to 2016, it seems a lot of people had a bad year. But this is the time of year for new beginnings and I’m hoping everyone feels refreshed and ready to start 2017 strong! I know my 2017Continue Reading

A small touch of beachy elegance…

A few years ago I had a bride tell me she would be bringing oyster shell salt & pepper cellars. I honestly had no idea what this was! She talked about finding tiny wooden spoons and cracked pepper and sea salt. After a google search, I was still skeptical of how this would turn out.Continue Reading