St. Thomas and St. John Hotels, Airbnb’s, Villas, Condos and more

Wondering where to stay while on island? We have a complete list for you! Contact us for more up to date information at info@islandblissweddings.com Hotel & Villa Recommendations   Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Maria had devastating effects on our islands. Two Category 5 hurricanes within the span of two weeks was truly unprecedented and heartbreaking.Continue Reading

Welcome Back Carnival!

    Welcome back Carnival Cruise Lines! I was very excited to receive an email from a spring bride that she was informed by Carnival that they will return to their regularly scheduled itineraries in January 2018! This is great news for all 2018 Carnival Brides! No need to reschedule your cruise ship wedding.  Continue Reading

Island Bliss Weddings: Hurricane Updates

Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Maria had devastating effects on our islands. Two Category 5 hurricanes within the span of two weeks was truly unprecedented and heartbreaking. However, as each day goes by, the islands become more and more green. The beaches still have white sands, the water is still that gorgeous turquoise blue. The islandsContinue Reading

Hurricane Irma

EDIT: Please post to social media that WE NEED MORE MEDIA COVERAGE! Please hashtag CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, anyone you can of that can help. The islands are in dire need of assistance! Hurricane Irma has left a devastating effect on the US Virgin Islands are our neighboring islands. If you are a current bride,Continue Reading

Unique Guest Book Ideas

By Allison Williams We all like keepsakes in life. Some of us have memory boxes while others have a memory corkboard that grows and grows. Guest books are a common keepsake item at weddings, but people are coming up with new and different ideas of how to have guests “check in” at their wedding. BelowContinue Reading

Sand Dollar Estate Wedding shot by Jasmine Lee Photography

Our bride Fedra brought her photographer with her to shoot her Sand Dollar Estate wedding this past July. I’m blown away by these gorgeous images, shot by Jasmine Lee Photography.

Remembering loved ones…

by Allison Williams “It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, and a day to love them, but it takes an entire lifetime to forget them.”  – Anonymous   We all have special people in our lives, some who are with us in the present and others who areContinue Reading

How will you make your reception tables stand out?

My very favorite part of my job is the design work. After college, I attended the Rhode Island School of Design, thinking that I would become an interior decorator. Then I met the love of my life and we decided to move the Caribbean (ah to be young and make rash decisions! However, this wasContinue Reading

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 andContinue Reading

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