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When Hiring Your Wedding Officiant

The person who presides over your wedding ceremony holds a particularly important place in your big day. If you’re not getting married by a long-time clergyman in your family’s place of worship you’ll need to hire an officiant you likely won’t know. Here are some key things to consider when making the decision about which officiant to hire:


1. Your level of comfort with them. This is probably the most important thing to consider. You want to make sure the potential officiant’s personality fits well with yours and that you feel he or she is taking your wishes into account. 2. How flexible they are. Some officiants have a standard ceremony and they don’t want to deviate from it. If you like their standard ceremony, that’s not a problem. If you want something more customized, you’ll want an officiant who’s more flexible. 3. The number of weddings they’re officiating on your wedding day. Officiants often preside over more than one wedding a day. If your officiant is one of them, find out how close to your ceremony time any other ceremonies might be performed so you’re aware of possible time constraints. 4. Their fees and what those include. You’ll want to make sure you can afford the officiant of your choice. Find out what their fees include, such as pre-marital counseling and conducting the rehearsal. 5. What other couples have to say about them. The best way to find an officiant (like any vendor) is by word of mouth. Review testimonials and go into any interviews prepared. 6. Whether or not you’re inviting them to the reception or rehearsal dinner. It’s a nice gesture to invite your officiant to either the rehearsal dinner or the reception. If you do, you’ll need to account for an extra place setting (or two, if the officiant is allowed to bring a guest). 117

Real Weddings

Edgar & Macio


Edgar and Macio married in San Jose, California at the beautiful Dolce Hayes Mansion, where their love story first began. Two years prior, at Dolce Hayes Mansion, Macio attended Edgar’s 40th Birthday party as a friends plus one. After meeting, the pair immediately hit it off. That night their relationship blossomed after they shared their first kiss. Four months later they departed for a tropical vacation in the Caribbean. After an 8-course tasting menu, Macio arranged for a ring box to be placed on a plate of crushed ice and orchids. With the ocean, the sunset and the cliffs surrounding them, Macio asked Edgar to marry him. It was one perfect night! Fast forwarding to their wedding, it is no surprise that the love they have for one another manifests through their wedding photographs. If their love story wasn’t enough, the two hosted a Veuve Clicquot Lounge before the ceremony, the couples favorite brand of champagne. 119

Venue: Dolce Hayes Mansion Photographer: Clane Gessel Photography Cinema + Video: AVR Films Linens: Fine Linen Creation Floral/Decor: Designs by Edgar Wedding Cake: Jenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cakes 120

DJ/Lighting: Gatsby Entertainment Group Tuxedos: Tom Ford Shoes: Gucci Rentals: Allure Events Lounge: Veuve Clicquot

To see more photos from this real wedding, visit {search: Edgar + Macio}. To submit your wedding for an upcoming Real Weddings feature, email us at proďŹ 121


Asking your girls to stand beside you on your wedding day is a big deal. Especially with so many different ways to do it. We’ve seen crafted boxes filled with sweet goodies, ring pops, fortune cookies, I mean the list goes on and on. In fact we’ve covered this topic in the past multiple times. So why do it again you ask? Because asking your besties to be your bridesmaids is an ever-evolving door. A door that needs fun and innovated ideas constantly. In this Facebook group that I’m a part of, I asked brides what ideas they had used to ask their bridesmaids the big question. The one that stood out most, because I haven’t seen it overly done, were longsleeve jersey shirts with custom Lily Pulitzer print names on the back. Liz Moll ordered the jersey from Pink Anchor Shop on Etsy. She requested that Stacy (the shop owner) add “EST. 2016” to commemorate the year each girl acquired their new title. So personal and perfect! 122

Now I’m sure you’ve seen proposal boxes all over Pinterest and the internet. You may even consider these ideas to be a bit overused. However this is a great way of giving your girls g super p p something personalized. Which they will love.

Labels with Love Now I am completely obsessed with these bottle labels! Whether you want to include them in your proposal box or have them at a bridesmaid luncheon, they add the perfect touch. They work on regular wine and champagne bottles, plus mini champ bottles.

Han’made Designs Nothing beats something personalized. Especially when you’re popping the question to girls. Just take a look at this adorable ivory tote made by Han’made Designs from Etsy.

To grab more inspiration, I recommend checking our Instagram and Pinterest to find completed bridesmaid proposal boxes. Perhaps whatever you find will provide you the inspiration you are looking for. 123

THE TRUTH BEHIND COMMON WEDDING TRADITIONS + RULES There are some rules that are meant to be broken. Even if you’re a traditional bride you might not always want to go by the book. Who even wrote that book? This is your wedding; be the author of your own fairytale. Here are just a few wedding traditions that’s okay to break.


It’s bad luck for the groom to see the bride before the ceremony. Truth: Traditions are constantly changing and it’s not bad luck for the groom to see the bride before the ceremony. The bride has to have someone escort her down the aisle. Truth: You don’t HAVE to have someone walk you down the aisle. Everything has to be perfect. Truth: Is anything ever perfect? You need assigned seating. Truth: It’s okay to allow your guests to sit wherever they please. You have to have an even number of bridesmaids and groomsmen. Truth: No, not true at all. You have to wear all white. Truth: Don’t feel obligated to wear bright white.

You have to have a garter and bouquet toss. Truth: This is a tradition that reveals who is getting married next. Rain is a bad thing. Truth: If you’ve learned anything from Luke Bryan it’s probably “Rain is a Good Thing.” Hiring your life-long friends as vendors is a good idea. Truth: You might think this is a good idea because it could save you a few bucks, but I don’t recommend it. Save the top tier of your wedding cake for your one-year anniversary or celebration of your first born. Truth: This is a common tradition among many newlyweds; however, storing your cake in the freezer for a year or more might not exactly make your taste buds water. To find out more about the truths behind traditions, be sure to visit Head Over Heels to continue reading. Trust us, you will want to read the rest!



Katie + Dustin • July 18, 2015 We here at Perfect Wedding Guide were thrilled to have so many fabulous entries for our Show Us Your Ring Contest! Four winners were selected for the spotlight, with one lucky winner getting a spotlight in our print publication. The big winners were Katie and Dustin, who got engaged in a rather unique and adventurous way. “Dustin and I are true adventure-seekers. When he offered to take me sky-diving for my birthday, I didn’t think anything of it. I was so excited to try something new and experience such a thrill. Well, little did I know, Dustin had planned the thrill of a lifetime! That morning, he surprised me with our cute, matching KC shirts; he claimed it would look great in pictures during the jump. He was so nervous in the car, driving to the small airport, but he played it off as being nervous to jump! After taking our training class and waiting for what seemed like an eternity, we boarded the small aircraft. I never thought that I’d be cramped in a plane with ten other men when my boyfriend would pop the question, but it was so perfect. He held out the gorgeous ring half-way up our ascent, we sealed my answer with a kiss, and minutes later, we were jumping out of a plane at 14,000 feet! What a rush! After landing, we retrieved the ring from the pilot, and I could not stop smiling! I am forever on cloud nine! “ - Katie Congratulations, Katie and Dustin! Thank you so much for submitting your engagement story to us. We hope to see many stunning photographs from your upcoming wedding! 126

Photographer: Staci Dabney Photography Location: SkyDive Kansas City Jewelry Designer: Karats Jewelers


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Whether you want to admit it or not, you’ve definitely envisioned yourself as a princess on your wedding day. The idea that most likely stemmed from watching Disney movies. The great news is you don’t have to be cliche when it comes to adding that princess touch to your big day. What do I mean by that? I simply mean you can add simple touches without picking out that yellow ballgown that is an exact replica to Belle’s. Let me show you more in-depth of what I mean. 135

My personal favorite, and the favorite of many, is Cinderella. When it comes to planning your Cinderella inspired wedding, think about utilizing the color blue in your decor items, picking a venue that is resemblance to a castle, select glittery shoes or select a old English style font for your wedding invitations. A great example of this can be seen in this image captured by RebeccaMarie Photography.


Another great Disney princess to draw inspiration from is Belle from Beauty and the Beast. Think of using Belleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s love of reading by using books as your table numbers, having your bridal party wear pale yellow dresses, using red roses in your centerpieces or on your wedding cake, of beautiful glassware to signify Mrs. Potts and Chip.


Who doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t love the little mermaid? Similar to all Disney movies, a young girl meets her dream man but faces a large obstacle that keeps them at a distance (she lives in the ocean and heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a human). But through love and a little help from her Father, they end up getting married and living happily ever after. But how can you add this idea into your wedding without wearing a shell bra and dying your hair red? Easy! Ariel and the Little Mermaid are all about pastels, the ocean and seashells. 138

Using Tiana as your wedding inspiration is fantastic! Solely because of the New Orleans touch you can incorporate. The most obvious thing to include is a Louisiana location, think one of those stunning column lined Plantation homes. Then add in industrial lighting that hangs or simple bulb lights, lots of green and cajun food will add to the theme as well. All of these elements will keep the Princess and the Frog in your mind without going overboard.



By Shannon Grogan


If you and your future spouse already have a “song,” choosing your first song to dance to as a married couple will be a breeze. If you don’t have a song or your song isn’t really meant for dancing, you might be able to use one of these romantic song options: 1. “Amazed” by Lonestar 2. “Love Song” by Sara Bareilles 3. “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong 4. “All I Want is You” by U2 5. “It Had to be You” by Frank Sinatra 6. “Love Story” by Taylor Swift 7. “Lucky” by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat 8. “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS 9. “You are So Beautiful” by Joe Cocker 10. “Lucky Man” by The Verve 11. “The Power of Love” by Celine Dion 12. “Crazy in Love” by Beyoncé 13. “Endless Love” by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie 14. “At Last” by Etta James 15. “Everything” by Michael Bublé 16. “I’ll Make Love to You” by Boys II Men 17. “Wild Horses” by The Sundays 18. “The Luckiest” by Ben Folds 19. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley 20. “I Knew I Loved You” by Savage Garden Be sure to visit Head Over Heels for even more song options. Whether you’re looking for first dance songs or Father/Daughter songs, we’ve got quite a few to choose from. 141



We are currently entering wedding season and if you’re like me you have 4 save the dates on your refrigerator. With weddings, come receptions. With receptions, comes alcohol. We’ve all seen the girl that should’ve been cut oƤ three drinks ago. You don’t want to be her of the one that is falling all over the place and puking in the background of pictures or the reason the bride thinks her reception was ruined. Make it to the rest of your friend’s weddings without being embarrassed of the amount of alcohol you had at the last one. Prepare yourself. Food is the best way to soak up all the alcohol you’re going to be drinking later. Start your day eating a high-protein breakfast and drink plenty of �uids (water, not bellini’s, mimosas, or Bloody Mary’s).

Stay true to you. Know what you drink and stick to it. If there is liquor and you don’t normally drink liquor, don’t let a wedding be the place you try it out. If you like wine, drink wine. If you like beer, drink beer.

Drinking is not a competition. Your tolerance might not be as high as your best friends. Know your pace and stick to it! If your bestie is going to a bar for her next drink, don’t feel obligated to keep up. Also realize that wine has a higher alcohol content than most beers.

Equal parts. For every glass of alcohol drink a glass of water. This will keep you hydrated allowing you to take a few more trips to the bar.

Take care of the bartenders and they will take care of you. Yes the bartender will get paid a nice percentage of the bar tab but you’re an adult and they are dealing with a lot of drunk people. Consider dropping a nice chuck of change at the beginning of the reception and the bartender will make sure to take care of you the rest of the night.

Go for the gold. But BE. CAREFUL. This isn’t the Olympics, this is a wedding. When popping the bubbly, remember it will get you when you least expect it. So don’t over do it! So hot it hurts. No, really. If you know you will be sitting outside for the wedding ceremony in the dead heat of summer, you are going to need to hydrate. If you don’t, you will be hurting. If you plan to beat the heat, be sure to drink a lot of water.

Now you don’t have to be THAT girl and can attend all of the weddings you’ve been invited to. Happy Wedding Season!

by Shannon Grogan





elieve it or not, wedding stationery doesn’t just mean wedding invitations. Today with some help from Statistic Brain, we’re going to give you a stationery primer to make sure nothing gets overlooked as you set your budget for this wedding service.

The main wedding stationery items include:


Engagement announcements. Average cost: $150 plus postage. Not every couple opts to send out formal engagement announcements, but it’s generally expected if you’re having a larger wedding with a lot of guests who will likely be attending.



Save the Dates. Average cost: $125 plus postage. You’ll want to choose a theme that reflects the overall feel of your wedding. Some couples opt to get engagement photos to use on their Save the Dates, which will add to the cost by at least a couple hundred dollars.

Invitations and Reply Cards. Average cost: $255 plus (extra) postage. This is the stationery item with the highest swing between costs. Some couples go the ultra-simple DIY print-it-yourself route while others go to custom stationers and design one-of-a-kind invitations brushed with gold leaf. Price these out carefully, accounting for more postage due to heavier weight.


Ceremony Programs. Average cost: $110. Today’s couples are getting creative with their programs, sometimes making them into custom games or keepsakes. These types of programs can as much as double the average cost.

Place Cards. Average cost: $84. If you’re doing anything beyond a typical folded card with the guests’ names printed on them, such as placing the cards in special stands or having a calligrapher write the names, the cost of your place cards will definitely increase. It should be noted that Statistic Brain combined this expense with that of table names.

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Menus. Average cost: $119. Reception menus are an option that not all couples opt to include, but it makes a lovely touch at each place setting. If you have to cut something out in your stationery budget, you could consider forgoing individual menus and setting up a large menu board at the reception entrance that everyone can see.

Thank You Notes. Average cost: $94 plus postage. Next to the wedding invitations, these are among the most important stationery items you’ll buy. Keep them within your wedding theme and send them within a few weeks of when you receive a gift. Don’t forget that you’ll need thank you notes for any engagement or shower gifts as well as wedding gifts.



hese are the most standard stationery items you’ll need for your wedding. Couples also sometimes pay for their own shower invitations, bachelor/bachelorette invitations, favor labels, and other miscellaneous items. Don’t overlook the cost of postage for any wedding stationery you buy so you can be sure to stay within your budget


LAUNCHES BRIDESMAIDS COLLECTION THEIA, an evening wear and bridal collection inspired by the Greek Goddess of light just launched their bridesmaids collection. The collection features twelve styles, available in either tulle, chiffon, sequins or lace.


You will also notice dramatic cowl back gowns, micro sequins and mix and match toppers. Each gown offers a soft color palette of neutrals, pastels and metallics, which evokes a romantic ethereal vibe with a hint of boho chic. Prices for this collection are to range from $260-$290, and will be available in sizes 0-28. Standard production lead time will be eight weeks. However six week rush options will be available for bridal parties who wish to receive the gowns sooner.








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“Bringing Inner and Outer Beauty Together as One”. We offer a full range of services to beautify and soothe you from head to toe, inside and out. From tanning, waxing, and massage, to hair, nails, and make-up, our talented and experienced staff are here to provide you with complete BLISS. Bliss welcomes bridal parties for spa days or mani/pedi parties. Don’t fret! Our beauty team is available for on location services.

505-898-9707 3741 Hwy 528 NW • Albuquerque 160


Let Ric create a stunning, celebrity quality look for your wedding. Offering high def/ camera ready makeup. Choose from traditional or airbrush application. Performed in studio or on location. Ric can create anything from a soft romantic up-do to a sexy loose cat walk look. Great Lengths hair extensions, clip in hair extensions, and hair pieces are available. All to create that ďŹ&#x201A;awless look that every bride dreams of.

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BEAUTY FOR LASHES & SPECIALIZED MAKEUP Beauty for Lashes offers Beautiful Semi-Permanent Eyelash extensions to extend your beauty with no need for mascara from your rehearsal dinner through your honeymoon. We also offer personalized makeup at your doorstep the day of your wedding to give you the “Bridal Glow” every bride desires. 505-264-3294 100 Sun Ave. NE Ste 647 • Albuquerque

RIVERSIDE DENTAL It is your day. A day you want to remember for the rest of your life. You want your smile to be perfect! Riverside Dental takes great pleasure and pride in perfecting the smile of the bride and groom. Through both whitening and cosmetic smile makeovers, we can provide your dream smile permanently or just for the day! Bridesmaids, maid of honor and mothers and fathers are also welcome. 505-922-6000 6330 Riverside Lane NW #165 • Albuquerque 162



At The Cake Boutique, we specialize in creating the perfect cake for your special day. We can work with any style and budget to make sure your wedding day is uniquely yours. Locally owned and operated we are the one stop boutique for decorating your sweet dreams. Consultations are by appointment only, call to schedule yours today.

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Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s about two coming together with hope, love and dreams. The Sassy Apron understands the importance of your unique style and we will customize a menu as unique as you are. Whether your wedding is elegant or casual, The Sassy Apron can help make it special. We can cater your reception, bridal shower, bachelor and bachelorette parties, bridesmaid luncheons, rehearsal dinner, and even the day after brunch. 505-225-9293 3705 Ellison Street Ste B â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 165

CAKES BY NICOLE ABQ All Wedding, Bridal Shower, Bachelor, Special Occasion cakes and treats are made to order. Nicole enjoys meeting with each couple to discuss and plan the design of the cake for your special day. We can work with any budget and ideas to make your day as special as can be. Call today to schedule an appointment. Stay in touch with us through Instagram and Facebook @cakesbynicoleabq 505-903-2003

THE CHOCOLATE MAVEN The Chocolate Maven’s World Class Wedding Cakes combine visually stunning designs and workmanship with old-fashioned gourmet taste. We use only the finest ingredients, never mixes or shortenings. Vegan and Gluten-free available. From a traditional design to something from your wildest dreams, a wedding cake from the Chocolate Maven will bring rave reviews from your guests. 505-984-1980 821 W. San Mateo Rd. • Santa Fe 166

GENESIS DECORATIONS AND CAKES Genesis offers a wide range of cake and filling flavors to satisfy every taste. One of the most memorable days of your life will be your wedding; this special occasion needs a sweet touch. Bring your wedding cake ideas to us and we will help you design it to match your event. 505-450-3845 4322 4th Street NW Ste C • Albuquerque



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Located in Historic Old Town, the Albuquerque Country Club offers a unique venue for indoor or outdoor weddings & receptions. With two event rooms, we can host an intimate wedding or a larger event for 200. Our ACF Certified Chef is here to prepare your perfect dinner for your special day. We offer a bride’s room for early relaxing and preparing for your day with your bridal party. There is plenty of free parking.

505-247-4111 x 3752 601 Laguna Blvd SW • Albuquerque 169


Ideally located in the uptown area, we offer a spectacular venue and Marriott CertiďŹ ed Wedding Planner to create your dream day. Wedding packages include: cake cutting, custom menus, champagne toast, ballroom setup, and bridal suite for your wedding night. Offering discounted rates for Friday and Sunday events. 20% Discount for wedding related events when you mention this page (rehearsal, luncheon, brunch, etc.). 505-837-6687 2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 170


No other location in Albuquerque offers the Mediterranean ambiance of our Atrium. With mini-lights in the lush greenway, Saltillo tiles, and the gently tumbling water of our courtyard fountain, this is the perfect site for your special event. With four meeting rooms to suit your needs, we assure you that your event will be hassle free. We are sure you will enjoy your stay at the Barcelona Suites Hotel.

505-255-5566 900 Louisiana Blvd. NE â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 171


The journey of your lifetime starts the day you walk down the aisle. From that first step to the final send off, Canyon Club at Four Hills and our expert staff are here to help you create that memory and make it last a lifetime. Membership is NOT required, so come tour our beautiful club and create romantic memories to last a lifetime.

505-299-9555 • ext:131 911 Four Hills Rd. SE • Albuquerque 172


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Casa Rondeña is one of the most beautiful and elegant venue’s in New Mexico. Our three venue spaces offer a combination of indoor and outdoor space, which can accommodate large and small events alike. We also offer packages for your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and wedding photo sessions. Casa Rondeña is proud to offer full service one of a kind wedding packages. Call us to schedule your initial consultation. 505-278-0506 Exactly half a mile West of Osuna & 4th St. 173


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Club Rio Rancho invites you and your guests to experience classic country club service and elegance at its finest. Surrounded by majestic views of the Sandia Mountains and our eighteen holes of Championship golfing green, no matter the size or scope of your event, our highly professional banquet staff and quality food service will assure that your function is orchestrated to perfection.

505-896-5004 500 Country Club Dr SE • Rio Rancho 174


Situated on a 14-acre oasis, surrounded by the spectacular high-desert landscape of mesas, volcanoes and the Sandia Mountains, the Crowne Plaza Albuquerque offers a beautiful backdrop for your dream wedding. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a grand reception of up to 650 guests, our wedding planners will help assist you in making your dream wedding day a reality.

505-998-6420 1901 University Blvd. NE â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 175


We are committed to making your dreams come true — with seemingly limitless venue options and an impeccable staff that sees to you and your guests’ every need. Express your individuality. Honor your cultural heritage. Observe the rituals of your faith. Our wedding services provide for the trendy to the traditional, the extravagant to the tastefully modest. We will be there to ensure everything goes well along the way. To make your “Sweet Dreams” come true contact our Special Events Coordinator. 505-247-7000 201 Marquette Ave. NW • Albuquerque 176

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The professional, dedicated and friendly staff at the Embassy Suites Hotel are here to help you plan the perfect wedding! With 30,000 square feet of event space, we offer flexible accommodations for your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception. We offer several customizable wedding packages to meet your needs, all while helping you achieve the wedding you’ve always dreamed of. Contact us today, and let’s start planning! 505-353-5363 1000 Woodward Pl. NE • Albuquerque 177


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Hacienda Vargas is an unforgettable destination for your wedding, whether it’s just the couple, an intimate gathering or celebration with your friends and families up to 150. We can joyfully take care of everything for you, so all you have to do is relax and have a wonderful time, or we can help you as you personally take charge of all the details. Experience the romance and history of New Mexico at Hacienda Vargas.

505-867-9115 1431 Highway 313 • Algodones 178


Celebrate your wedding at the historic Hotel Andaluz. Offering an idyllic blend of historic charm and modern elegance, Hotel Andaluz is the perfect backdrop for every aspect of your special day. Our attentive staff and event specialists will ensure each detail is executed flawlessly while you revel in your first moments as a married couple. Indulge in our menu with culinary influences from our award winning chef or consult with our team to create a menu that is uniquely “you”. 505-242-9090 125 Second Street NW • Albuquerque 179


At Hyatt Regency Albuquerque you’re the center of our attention. Versatile spaces, impressive staff, creative cuisine, exceptional accommodations, all designed to impress and indulge you every step of the way. For more information, contact our wedding professionals by calling us directly or visiting us online. We can’t wait to speak with you!

505-843-2646 330 Tijeras NW • Albuquerque 180


From the very beginning stages, all the way up to the “I do’s,” our team of wedding professionals will take care of all the details and ensure that your special day is just as you’ve imagined. Whether you’ve dreamt of a small intimate gathering or an overthe-top extravaganza, we have exible space to accommodate a group of any size. Our award-winning chefs offer custom menus and will prepare everything from the hors d’oeuvres for your cocktail hour, to the entrée and wedding cake. 505-244-8200 11000 Broadway SE • Albuquerque 181


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Experience Los Poblanos, an ideal setting for the perfect New Mexico wedding, hosted amongst 25 acres of lavender fields, beautiful architecture, and an organic farm. The elegant historic cultural center, designed by famed architect John Gaw Meem, and formal Spanish-style gardens create a captivating atmosphere of romanticism. Our award-winning field-to-fork dining is seasonally driven, influenced by fresh ingredients right off the farm, which we call Rio Grande Valley Cuisine. 4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW Los Ranchos De Albuquerque 182


Let the creative Catering Professionals at the MCM Eleganté plan the wedding of your dreams. Our experienced and friendly service team will pamper you and your guests, while our Executive Chef designs a custom menu that will make yours an event to remember. From the events that accent your wedding to the Ceremony & Reception, we are the affordable choice that doesn’t sacrifice quality and service on this most important of days! 505-884-2511 ext. 607 2020 Menaul NE • Albuquerque 183

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Nature Pointe, 13 minutes east of Albuquerque, has amazing panoramic views of the Sandia Mountains and glorious sunsets. Surrounded by pinion and ponderosa forest. Inside/outside ceremony and receptions. Our 18,000 square foot resort venue treats your guests to our lovely Anasazi Ballroom with 50â&#x20AC;&#x2122; vigas, wrap-around patios, pond, stream, waterfalls, fountains, ďŹ replaces, and our 6000 sq. ft. concourse lawn. We make your dream wedding possible. 505-286-4971 Tijeras 184


NOAH’S is a classically beautiful event venue that was built with you in mind. NOAH’S includes all of your essentials—tables, chairs, tablecloths, setup, take down—as well as many other included options that you can customize to t your style. Choose from multiple colors of tablecloths and uplights for no extra cost, or utilize our patented movable ceiling technology that allows for decorations to be suspended.

505-358-0299 4591 Vista Fuente Rd. NW • Albuquerque 185


Creating a Moment in Time... Nestled in the quiet serenity of the Santa Ana Pueblo and surrounded by the rolling green hills of the Santa Ana Golf Course lies one of the most popular locations for couples to exchange their marriage vows and celebrate new beginnings under the stars at the Prairie Star. Hosting ceremonies and receptions from 20 to 400. Let us awaken your senses and show you the magic that is Prairie Star. 505-867-3327 288 Prairie Star Road â&#x20AC;˘ Santa Ana Pueblo 186


Romanza Falls is one of New Mexico’s newest and premiere wedding venues, offering an array of services from basic venue rental to all-inclusive planning, catering, flowers and decorations. We can host your ceremony in an outdoor courtyard with the magnificent views of the Sandia Mountains and it has two monumental and elegant indoor and outdoor waterfalls. It is conveniently located near the Cottonwood Mall.

505-261-1470 3771 NM Highway 528 • Albuquerque 187


Why gamble with your wedding? With over 8,000 square feet of space and a private outdoor patio, Route 66 Casino Hotel will create your ultimate wedding experience. We offer VIP treatment for all our guests with the best planners and the cleanest, classiest venues. Contact us today to book your dream wedding.

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Your guests will enjoy an unforgettable, beautiful event. Lavish banquet rooms will help create storybook memories that last a lifetime. The catering staff can handle all the planning details, from an intimate reception to a lavish gala event. Discover an unforgettable setting for your wedding that you will want to revisit again and again. Sandia Resort and Casino â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Close to home . . .Far from Ordinary.

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Celebrate your wedding in true Uptown Posh Fashion when you book your ceremony and/or reception at the Sheraton Uptown Hotel. With its timeless elegance and modern chic look; your wedding is sure to be the talk of the town. Our elegant ballroom with its crystal chandeliers can host up to 450 guests in style. Our smaller Roxy and Baldwin rooms give the perfect intimate settings accommodating your closest family and friends. Weddings of a Lifetime at Sheraton Uptown. 505-881-0000 2600 Louisiana Blvd â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 190

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Nestled in the NE Heights, our private Country Club is ideal for your wedding day. Our Ballroom and outdoor ceremony patios feature panoramic views of our golf course, the Sandia Mountains and sparkling city lights. Packages include a complimentary custom wedding cake, champagne toast and an array of linen colors. Schedule your tour and experience Country Club elegance at an affordable price.

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Two truly unique venues have just become available for Weddings. The Villages at Expo NM oďŹ&#x20AC;er everything a discerning bride could want. Imagine your perfect wedding in this Spanish-styled courtyard setting where shaded tree-lined walkways, lush grass and traditional colonnades all coalesce into a partially covered open-air venue that can accommodate enchantingly intimate weddings or larger celebrations up to 1,200 guests. 505-222-9718 300 San Pedro Drive NE â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 192

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Two truly unique venues have just become available for weddings. The Villages at Expo NM offer everything a discerning bride could want. Choose a shimmering cultural gem that can be personalized to meet your specic needs, intimate weddings or large celebrations. Enhancements such as a traditional hogan and orno along with dozens of cottonwood trees and shady portals create an unforgettable ambience. Call for more information. 505-222-9718 300 San Pedro Drive NE • Albuquerque 193

ABQ PARTY SPACE You may choose from two beautifully appointed rooms seating 116 and 144 respectively. A Friday night 5 hour reception is only $399 for the room seating up to 116 and $549 for the room seating up to 144. Saturday night receptions range from $699 to $999 in our larger room. Bring your own food or have your event catered. Bring your own DJ or hire one of ours. 505-250-5807 300 Menaul Blvd NW #200 • Albuquerque

YANNI’S & LEMONI LOUNGE Yanni’s restaurant offers a sense of intimacy and airiness with its multiple room floor plan, separate full-service banquet and private dining. All of these aspects come together to set the tone for the true highlight at Yanni’s: the food. Yanni’s offers extensive lunch, dinner, brunch and catering options featuring exquisite gourmet entrées with a specialty in fine seafood, steaks, chops, and Mediterranean cuisine. 505-268-9250 3109 Central NE • Albuquerque 194



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YOUR wedding matters most of ALL. As a concierge pastor, Dr. Paul Martinez will provide you with unparalleled care and professionalism as your wedding officiant, crafting a ceremony that reflects your unique relationship. With 25 years of training and experience, Paul also offers pre-marital coaching, so your wedding will be memorable AND you can obtain the tools needed to build a strong, secure marriage for a lifetime.

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Weddings, Celebrations, and Ceremonies Your wedding is recognition of a life changing event. Weddings are celebrations and ceremonies, a new beginning, a moment in time to be treasured. We offer ministerial and officiant services designed to reect your desires and dreams; delivering ceremonies with deep meaning, a cherished memory for many years to come.

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Elegant in its southwestern simplicity, The University of New Mexico’s Alumni Memorial Chapel is a placeholder of significant events in the lives of Alumni. The Chapel is non-denominational and available to students, faculty, staff and alumni as a place to celebrate, remember and commemorate. Its simple elegance complements any occasion, public or personal. We would be truly honored to have you as part of the Chapel’s timeless history. 505-277-6040 1889 Central Ave NE • Albuquerque 198

CEREMONIES BY RAB Choosing the right minister to officiate your wedding is important. At Ceremonies by Rab, my goal is to design a ceremony that fits your relationship and spirituality. It’s your wedding, and the ceremony is the most important part of your day. I have the expertise to help you with vows that are authentic, heart-felt, and personal as well as to make your day joyful and stress free. Dry Heat Photography

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Albuquerque Florist provides superior quality, award-winning, fresh floral artistry and the very best floral decor for weddings. No matter what the size of your wedding or budget is, our creative and experienced floral designers will work with you to select the flowers you have always dreamed of. At Albuquerque Florist only the freshest, highest-quality flowers are used to help make your day picture perfect.

505-881-3336 3121 San Mateo, NE • 1416 Juan Tabo, NE 201


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Black Swan Events offers complete event design services including planning/ management, exquisite floral and décor, and beautiful custom paper goods. As a full service event firm, we work together with the two of you to create a day that reflects your personal vision and style. At Black Swan Events we believe in “The Art of the Occasion.” Come visit us and experience the luxury. By appointment only.

505-263-6519 10300 Menaul Blvd. NE Ste 16 • Albuquerque 202


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At Estella Floral Design, our love and passion for flowers shows through our arrangements. We strive to make every event memorable and unique! From small and intimate to big and extravagant, we will make your dream wedding come true. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook! @estellaflowers / 505-333-8684 201 3rd Street NW Ste P, Albuquerque 203

CHARLOTTE’S FLOWERS Full wedding package only $198! Go green and save! Exquisite silk flowers for weddings and other special occasions. Look real and are worry-free! Created ahead of time and custom-dyed for a perfect color match. Rentals also available. High quality. Reasonable prices. Personal service. Call Charlotte for an appointment. 505-256-9471 424 Carlisle SE • Albuquerque

CLASSIC EVENT + TENT RENTALS At Classic Event + Tent Rentals, our growing network of 2,000 event professionals can turn any occasion, large or small, into a great occasion. It’s no wonder we’re ranked number one by the esteemed Zagat Survey. No matter your event needs, we’ll make sure it’s perfect every time.

505-344-9907 8615 Alameda Park NE • Albuquerque 204

GENESIS DECORATIONS AND CAKES Let us help you have a beautiful and stress free event, we are professional decorators and can assist you on the most important day of your life. Our services include complete ceremony and reception table and chair decor, backdrop and ceiling treatments, as well as unique rentals.

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NJR EVENT PLANNING NJR Event Planning is a locally owned and operated full service event rental specialist. Naomi J. has been recognized locally for her one of a kind events. To provide our clients the ďŹ nest in one stop shopping we offer a vast selection of special event and party equipment. Tenting, Custom Decor, Tables, Chairs, Linens, China, Silverware, Stemware, Flatware, Lighting and Event Solutions. Tent Rentals are our specialty. 505-263-7505 or 505-948-0311 Serving the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas

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Offering the most unique and enchanting locations in New Mexico to say “I Do”, Heritage Hotels & Resorts Inc. has an array of stunning wedding venues to choose from. Each of our properties reflect the culture, heritage and beauty of New Mexico. A perfect event needs the perfect location, pair that with the knowledge and expertise of our Special Event Managers and you’ve got a wedding that dreams are made of! Our newest luxury property, Hotel Chaco, complete with rooftop terrace and panoramic views, opens in the Spring of 2017. 505-836-6700 10 New Mexico Wedding Locations 207


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A Multi Denominational Minister officiating ceremonies for all faiths and traditions, Rev. Andrea creates intimately personalized Wedding and Vow Renewal Ceremonies. Designing traditional and non-conventional ceremonies - even horseback riding and trail trekking with adventurous couples - Rev. Andrea includes children, custom vows, and symbolic rituals fulfilling your every desire. 505-699-5066 Serving Destination and Local Weddings

LA FONDA ON THE PLAZA Begin a lifetime of beautiful memories with a romantic wedding at La Fonda on the Plaza. The rooftop La Terraza room has glass doors that look out onto a private garden terrace with exquisite views of the Cathedral and the mountains. Our experienced staff is passionate about weddings and we will help you transform your wedding dreams into a memorable reality. Contact our wedding specialist, Samie Doerfler. 505-995-2322 100 E. San Francisco St. • Santa Fe 208



Bridal Elegance has become a showcase for top selling bridal designers offering elegant style, sophistication, and exceptional service. We have captivating and exquisite wedding and special occasion gowns to dress your wedding party. Friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you ďŹ nd your perfect gown. Making an appointment is highly recommended to begin everything you need for the most important day of your life! 505-830-2110 4100 Menaul Blvd. Suite 1 B â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 210


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I am all about customizing wedding panties and corsets. We have sexy red and black panties available, crafted with beautiful lace stretch fabrics, real crystals and your wedding colors! Panties sizes small to 32/43, corsets small to 6xl. Gift certiď&#x192;&#x17E;cates are available! Appointments are free, with no obligation to buy. Look beautiful and classy on your wedding day and night with Glamour Lingerie.

505-710-7362 Albuquerque 211


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Locally owned and operated since 1964, Mr.Tux Formalwear proudly serves local families with two locations. We own more tuxedos than any other formalwear specialist in NM, dressing the “best-dressed” in NM. Mr.Tux offers various types of wedding packages. With our huge inventory, we can have a groom try on several coats in a snap. Your wedding memories should last a lifetime. It’s our job to make it happen!

505-255-7463 • 505-292-7525 Eubank & Candelaria • Lomas & Monroe 212


Suits Unlimited is a local, family owned and operated, full service menswear store to the New Mexico area. We are experts in all areas of men’s fashion and customer service. It is our goal to offer you the best selection in everything from tuxedos to business wear. If you allow us to be your formal wear choice, we guarantee that aspect of your wedding will be problem free. Leave the groom to us today!

505-883-1060 5406 Menaul Blvd. NE • Albuquerque 213



Celebrating; food, fun, life and healthy cooking. Dinner4Two by Kitchen Charmâ&#x201E;˘ has been providing premium chef quality kitchen tools since 1959. Our products are crafted with attention to detail to enhance your cooking experience. We provide culinary support one meal at a time with delicious recipes, photos and kitchen tips and tricks. Be our guest at one of our culinary demonstrations. Message us on Facebook and join the fun, Life is Delicious! 845-497-7726 215

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY - JACOB POINTER Welcome home! I’m here to help take the mystery out of the home buying experience by helping you understand why, what, and how to make the most of your home ownership opportunity. Homes that meet your preferences can be sent directly to your email or cell phone for your perusal through your wedding planning process. When you’re ready to buy, I’ll be here to help you find the perfect home to start your next chapter.

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505-610-1524 6703 Academy Rd. NE • Albuquerque






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CON MUCHO GUSTO TRAVEL We are vacation planner advisors who offer personalized travel services, and we LOVE what we do. Let us help you find and plan the ultimate romantic indulgence for your wedding destination and/or honeymoon. From an all-inclusive luxury resort in the Caribbean to an exotic luxury escape in the South Pacific, or anywhere else in the world. 505-670-1265 Serving ABQ, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe






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We do things DIFFERENTLY! Here at Differently Designed, we create and design unforgettable, personalized event stationery for that couple desiring to have their wedding standout from the rest. We are your themed event specialists, who are always ready to keep pushing the envelope.

505-453-9821 10701 Lomas Blvd NE Suite 211 â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 220


Celebrating life on paper for over 30 years, Pennysmiths Paper offers a variety of established invitation brands as well as many boutique designer lines. We also love working with you to create completely custom designs. Our invitation consultants are available to discuss the full range of design possibilities to best express your style and the spirit of your wedding day. Open 7 days a week. Consultations by appointment. 505-345-2353 4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 221



Complete is all about action. It’s creating a complete plan for your special day. It’s coordinating to make sure you’re getting a unique event. It’s shooting great photos, capturing compelling video and providing the perfect soundtrack. “We Do” is Complete’s vow to its clients. Photography, DJ, photo booth, videography and uplighting are available together or seperately. “Don’t worry about the details. Leave them to us. We’re your all-encompassing, event services provider.” O: 505-275-7800 • F: 505-341-3200 4600 Lincoln Ave NE, Suite 6 • Albuquerque 223



Creating memories to last a lifetime isn’t just a slogan; it’s exactly what the right Entertainer/DJ can do for your wedding. Over 80% of brides say they regretted not making the Entertainment their most pressing priority. Simply put, your DJ is just that important! Our goal is to create the most memorable day through music, interaction and fun. If it the biggest day of your life… why not choose the best?

505-550-4183 Albuquerque 224

ABSOLUTE ENTERTAINMENT Absolute Entertainment is a boutique music company providing exciting wedding music of all kinds in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Taos since 1996. Featuring Soulstice, Absolute DJs, Ceremony, and Rehearsal musicians. With an unrivalled reputation for outstanding talent, meticulous planning, professionalism and expertise, let Vicky and Chris realize your vision and exceed your expectations. 505-986-5882 Santa Fe

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With our reputable name, veteran staff, and diverse clientele, Bryan’s Photography has become one of the leading professional photography studios in New Mexico. We strive to capture and preserve the best images possible while doing so with your personality and needs in mind. After thirty years in photography, the value of what we offer is unbeatable because each wedding is as unique as your own personality.

505-890-0179 1515 Golf Course Rd. SE • Rio Rancho 227


Dolores McDuffie, founder of Creative Portraits by Dolores, has been behind the camera for more than 30 years and has the experience and fortitude to preserve your special day with beautiful portraits. She makes the photography element of your wedding day smooth and confident. Our studio knows you have many choices available to you for your engagement and wedding photography but here, we offer personal quality photography. 505-922-8813 • 505-363-4510 4131 Rancho Encanto Rd. NW • Albuquerque 228


As a husband and wife team who meticulously planned our own wedding, we completely understand how important your wedding day is to you. Every couple has a love story. We’d love to help you tell yours. “There is no other choice if you want the best.” - Kellan G., November 2015 Groom

Matt & Amy Blasing 505-489-4682 Serving Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Beyond 229


We specialize in environmental portraiture which suits itself perfectly to wedding photography. Your wedding location and details you have selected are part of what makes your day unique to you! Your wedding is guaranteed to be photographed by Sandra and John, which ensures a consistent quality. We strive to create artistic portraits which will become your family treasures.

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A CONTRAST IN LIGHT Imagine the month after your wedding, snuggled up to your spouse or sitting with your beautiful family and close friends. Imagine viewing the stunning, well-designed, visual story of your wedding day expressed through a lens. That’s what we envision when we shoot your day. Your wedding is precious to us. 505-417-7706 Serving the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas

ALICIA LUCIA PHOTOGRAPHY We live for the in between moments, for those who appreciate mood and connection captured over “technicality”. We will forever love the brave, adventurous couple who chooses the unordinary and whimsical over traditional. At our studio, we aim to deliver captivating photographs and proudly serve New Mexico with a moment driven approach to authentically tell YOUR love story. 505-459-7791 282 S. Camino Del Pueblo Suite 1D • Bernalillo o 231

FIZELWINK PHOTOGRAPHY We strive to unleash the daring, the dramatic, the joy, the laughter, the unique and the extraordinary in every shot. We want your pictures to not only reflect where you were and what you were doing but also who you are and what you feel. We capture the imagination! 505-307-1383 1751 Bellamah Ave. NW Ste 2111 â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque

MAURA JANE PHOTOGRAPHY Maura Jane Photography is a destination wedding and portrait photography business located in Albuquerque, New Mexico servicing the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas and beyond. With a whimsical and romantic style, Maura Jane Photography adores documenting all things love and is here to help capture your most cherished moments. 505-310-5385 232



Natural Touch Photography

ABQ Trolley Co

Martin Saenz

AT&SF makes your wedding even more memorable. Transport 34 guests aboard the Trolley in uniquely-ABQ style. For smaller celebrations, the Trolley X seats 11 in climatecontrolled comfort. Mother Road Bike Taxi provides the perfect seat for snuggling as you or your guests travel between event sites. Prepare for the big day with a bachelor or bachelorette party on board the Duke City Pedaler or ABQ Trolley.

505-200-2642 219 Central Ave NW Ste. 102 â&#x20AC;˘ Albuquerque 234


Selfie Sensations is a family owned and fun loving company who would love to share in your special day. Let us come with you and capture all the fun and silly moments that you will cherish for years to come. We would like to thank all those that serve our country and community by extending a 10% discount to first responders and those who serve in our military. Pick a prop strike a pose and let the fun begin.

505-306-4274 Serving all of New Mexico and Southern Colorado 235

ENCHANTING WHITE DOVES Our white doves will add a beautiful touch of feathers to the clear blue sky, with the fluttering grace of their wings, carrying hope and promise toward the heavens. A tradition that was once worthy of royalty. We offer both traditional and custom releases. We have various beautiful decorative breeds of doves, that can be set up in decorative display cages for the reception or book signing table.

Two Brunos

505-250-9525 Serving the greater Albuquerque areas

LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION PHOTOBOOTH RENTALS You provide the wedding reception...we provide “the memory fun”! Rent our state-of-the-art photobooth with all the silly props to get your party started. Your photo strips will be personalized with your names and date in your wedding colors...not to mention the scrapbook we make for you at the reception. Mention this ad to receive $50 off your photobooth rental. 505-250-8955 Albuquerque 236

SANTA FE ART CLASSES Robbi Firestone’s Santa Fe Art Classes offer a 2 hour step-by-step, guided painting class to inspire your inner artist! Bring friends and loved ones for an unforgettable, creative adventure. Laugh and paint while you joyfully deepen your connections, and take home mini-masterpieces as your wedding souvenir. All supplies included. Bring a bottle of wine to your private party. 575-404-1801 • 310-990-4018 621 Old Santa Fe Trail #16 (red french doors) • Santa Fe

WEDDING CRASHERS PHOTO BOOTHS We know that adding a photo booth to your event should be an easy and painless process. That’s why our goal is to provide an experience second to none. We do this by having great communication, flexibility, and consistency with our services. Having a photo booth for your guests provides a fun and memorable addition that they can remember for years to come! 505-573-1727 Albuquerque and Surrounding Areas 237


ALTERATIONS Alterations 227 Don Gaspar Santa Fe 505.690.9609 BACHELOR/ BACHELORETTE PARTIES Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory 219 Central Ave NW Ste. 102 Albuquerque 505.200.2642 see ad on page 234 Pure Romance by Emily 505.274.1917 emilygallo Santa Fe Art Classes 518 Old Santa Fe Trail #588 Santa Fe 575.404.1801 see ad on page 237

BRIDAL ATTIRE Bridal Elegance by Darlene 4100 Menaul Blvd. NE Albuquerque 505.830.2110 see ad on page 33, 210 Empire Boutique 4616 Central Ave. SE Albuquerque 505.399.9992 BRIDAL BEAUTY Beauty for Lashes & Specialized Makeup 100 Sun Ave. NE Ste 647 Albuquerque 505.264.3294 see ad on page 162 Bliss Salon & Spa 3741 NM Hwy 528 Ste B Albuquerque 505.898.9707 see ad on page 160

Mary Kay Cosmetics, Erin Oleson 505.205.0238 Ric Kent Hair & Makeup Artist 505.890.0206 see ad on page 161 Studio N 10700 Corrales Rd. NW Suite A Albuquerque 505.890.0700 SunCare Spray Tan & Skin Care Salon 3 locations in Albuquerque and surrounding areas 505.883.8090 The Back Porch Day Spa 8525 Indian School Rd NE Albuquerque 505.822.9700


The Hair Care Center 1207 Golf Course Rd. SE Suite D Albuquerque 505.896.4247 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy 2122 Central Ave. SE Albuquerque 505.842.8767 BRIDAL CONSULTANTS Mary Me LGBT Weddings 505.600.1588 BRIDAL PARTY GIFTS Thirty-One Gifts Independent Senior Director Jennifer Rodgers 505.514.5356 jenniferrodgers


BRIDAL SHOWS Brideâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Night Out June 1, 2017 6:00pm-8:00pm Hotel Andaluz 505.797.2749 see ad on page 86, 87 Diamond Dash Wedding Shows November 13, 2016 + March 5, 2017 1:00pm-4:00pm Hyatt Regency Albuquerque 505.797.2749 see ad on page 50, 51

Chocolate Maven 821 W. San Mateo Rd. Suite C Santa Fe 505.984.1980 ext 3 see ad on page 166 Genesis Decorations & Cakes 4322 4th Street Ste C Albuquerque 505.450.3845 see ad on page 167, 205 Smallcakes A Cupcakery 8101 San Pedro NE Ste G & H Albuquerque 505.404.1800

CAKES Cake Fetish 2665 Louisiana Blvd. NE Albuquerque 505.883.0670

The Cake Boutique 505.833.1170 see ad on page 164

Cakes by Nicole 505.903.2003 see ad on page 166

CATERING Atrios Catering 417 Tramway Blvd. NE Ste 12 Albuquerque 505.298.4800

The Sassy Apron and Delish 3705 Ellison Road NW Ste B Albuquerque 505.225.9293 see ad on page 165 CEREMONY LOCATIONS A Celebration of Love Wedding Chapel 106 Wellesley SE Albuquerque 505.243.LOVE (5683) Hacienda Vargas 1431 Highway 313 Algodones 505.867.9115 see ad on page 38, 178 Nature Pointe 30 Nature Pointe Drive Tijeras 505.286.4971 see ad on page 42, 184, Back Cover

UNM Alumni Memorial Chapel 1889 Central Ave NE Albuquerque 505.277.6040 see ad on page 198

CREATIVE TOUCHES Enchanting White Doves 505.250.9525 see ad on page 236

CEREMONY MUSIC Ya Gotta Have Harp 505.350.9660

DANCE INSTRUCTION The Arthur Murray Dance Studio 2801 Eubank Blvd. NE Ste K Albuquerque 505.296.6112

CHOCOLATE / CANDY BUFFET C.G. Higgins Confections 847 Ninita Street Santa Fe 505.820.1315

The Arthur Murray Dance Studio 3301 Southern Blvd. SE Ste 605 Rio Rancho 505.892.4100

COSMETIC/DENTISTRY Riverside Dental 6330 Riverside Lane NW #150 Albuquerque 505.922.6000 see ad on page 162

DESTINATION WEDDINGS Hotel Parq Central 806 Central Avenue SE Albuquerque 505.242.0040


DISC JOCKEYS Complete Weddings + Events 4600 Lincoln Ave. Ste 6 Albuquerque 505.275.7800 see ad on page 10, 11, 223 Cutmaster Music 505.269.5585 King Mobile Music 505.550.4183 see ad on page 41, 224 EVENT DÉCOR Black Swan Events 10300 Menaul Blvd. NE Ste 16 Albuquerque 505.263.6519 see ad on page 202, Inside Back Cover


Genesis Decorations & Cakes 4322 4th Street Ste C Albuquerque 505.450.3845 see ad on page 167, 205 Vintage Market & Design 5901 Lomas BLVD NE Albuquerque 505.266.7777 FAVORS Edible Arrangements 6001 Winterhaven Rd. NW Albuquerque 505.899.3333 Edible Arrangements 825 Cerrillos Rd. Santa Fe 505.989.9770

FLORAL DESIGN & DECORATIONS Albuquerque Florist 3121 San Mateo NE and 1416 Juan Tabo NE Albuquerque 505.881.3336 see ad on page 201 Charlotte’s Flowers 424 Carlisle SE Albuquerque 505.256.9471 see ad on page 204 Estella Floral Design 201 3rd Street NW Ste P Albuquerque 505.333.8684 see ad on page 203 FORMALWEAR Mr. Tux Formalwear 2 Locations in Albuquerque 505.255.7463 see ad on page 40, 212

Suits Unlimited 5406 Menaul Blvd. NE Albuquerque 505.883.1060 see ad on page 213 GIFT REGISTRY Celebrity China & Crystal 800.729.6346 see ad on page 35 Dinner4Two see ad on page 215 HONEYMOON & TRAVEL Con Mucho Gusto Travel 6300 Riverside Plaza Lane NW Ste 100 Albuquerque 505.670.1265 see ad on page 218

INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIES Differently Designed 10701 Lomas Blvd. NE Ste 211 Albuquerque 505.453.9821 see ad on page 220 Pennysmiths Paper 4022 Rio Grande Blvd Albuquerque 505.345.2353 see ad on page 221 KITCHEN & COOKWARE Dinner4Two see ad on page 215 LINGERIE Glamour Lingerie DBA Crystal Heart 505.710.7362 see ad on page 211

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Absolute Entertainment 8 Tano Vida Santa Fe 505.986.5882 see ad on page 225 LUNCHEONS The St. James Tearoom 320 Osuna NE Albuquerque 505.242.3752 Yanniâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mediterranean Grill and Lemoni Lounge 3109 Central Ave NE Albuquerque 505.268.9250 see ad on page 194 OFFICIANTS Amor Ceremonies 505.453.8602 Awakening JOY Ministries 926 Baca St. Ste 5 Santa Fe 505.699.5066 see ad on page 208 243

Ceremonies by Rab 505.341.4474 see ad on page 199 De Novo Pastoral Services 505.400.1619 see ad on page 196 Life’s Moments 505.328.7397 see ad on page 197 PHOTOBOOTH Complete Weddings + Events 4600 Lincoln Ave. Ste 6 Albuquerque 505.275.7800 see ad on page 10, 11, 223 Lights Camera Action Photobooth Rentals 505.250.8955 see ad on page 236 244

Selfie Sensations Photobooth by Wimberly Productions 505.306.4274 see ad on page 44, 235 Wedding Crashers Photobooths 505.573.1727 see ad on page 237 PHOTOGRAPHY A Contrast in Light, LLC 505.417.7706 see ad on page 231 Alicia Lucia Photography 282 S. Camino Del Pueblo Suite 1A Bernalillo 505.459.7791 see ad on page 231 Bryan’s Photography 1515 Golf Course Rd. SE Suite 102 Rio Rancho 505.890.0179 see ad on page 34, 227

Complete Weddings + Events 4600 Lincoln Ave. Ste 6 Albuquerque 505.275.7800 see ad on page 10, 11, 223 Creative Portraits by Dolores 505.922.8813 see ad on page 37, 228 Fizelwink Photography 1751 Bellamah Ave. NW Ste 2111 Albuquerque 505.307.1383 see ad on page 232 Matt Blasing Photography 505.489.4682 see ad on page 229 Maura Jane Photography 505.310.5385 see ad on page 232

Photographic Perspectives 276 Trosello Rd. Corrales 505.363.4284 see ad on page 20, 21, 230 Vivi Photography 808.729.2651 REALTOR Keller Williams Realty Jacob Pointer 6703 Academy Rd. NE Albuquerque 505.610.1524 see ad on page 216 RECEPTIONS ABQ Party Space 300 Menaul Blvd. NW #200 Albuquerque 505.250.5807 see ad on page 194

Albuquerque Country Club 601 Laguna Blvd. SW Albuquerque 505.219.3752 see ad on page 169

Canyon Club at Four Hills 911 Four Hills Rd. SE Albuquerque 505.299.9555 see ad on page 172

Albuquerque Marriott 2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE Albuquerque 505.837.6687 see ad on page 170

Casa Rondeña Winery 733 Chavez Rd. NW Los Ranchos de Albuquerque 505.278.0506 see ad on page 173

Barcelona Suites 900 Louisiana Blvd. NE Albuquerque 505.255.5566 see ad on page 32, 171

Club Rio Rancho 500 Country Club Dr SE Rio Rancho 505.896.5004 see ad on page 36, 174

Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn 1015 Rio Grande Blvd. NW Albuquerque 505.843.9500

Crowne Plaza Albuquerque 1901 University Blvd. NE Albuquerque 505.884.2500 see ad on page 175


DoubleTree by Hilton Albuquerque 201 Marquette Ave. NW Albuquerque 505.247.3344 see ad on page 176 Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel & Spa 1000 Woodward Pl. NE Albuquerque 505.245.7100 see ad on page 12, 13, 177 Hacienda Vargas 1431 Highway 313 Algodones 505.867.9115 see ad on page 38, 178 Heritage Hotels & Resorts 505.836.6700 see ad on page 14, 15, 207


Hotel Andaluz 125 Second St. NW Albuquerque 505.242.9090 see ad on page 39, 179 Hyatt Regency Albuquerque 330 Tijeras NW Albuquerque 505.842.1234 see ad on page 16, 17, 180 Isleta Resort & Casino 11000 Broadway SE Albuquerque 505.848.1953 see ad on page 181 La Fonda on the Plaza 100 E. San Francisco St. Santa Fe 505.995.2325 see ad on page 208

Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm 4803 Rio Grande Blvd. NW Los Ranchos de Albuquerque 505.938.2183 see ad on page 18, 19, 182 MCM Elegante Hotel and Event Center 2020 Menaul Blvd. NE Albuquerque 505.884.2511 see ad on page 183 Nature Pointe 30 Nature Pointe Drive Tijeras 505.286.4971 see ad on page 42, 184, Back Cover NOAHâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S Event Venue 4591 Vista Fuente Rd. NW Albuquerque 505.358.0299 see ad on page 43, 185

Prairie Star 288 Prairie Star Rd Santa Ana Pueblo 505.867.3327 see ad on page 22, 23, 186 Romanza Falls Event Center 3711 NM Highway 528 Albuquerque 505.261.1470 see ad on page 187 Route 66 Casino Hotel I-40 exit 140 Albuquerque 505.352.7866 see ad on page 24, 25, 188 Sandia Resort & Casino 30 Rainbow Blvd NE Albuquerque 505.798.3970 see ad on page 26, 27, 189

Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel 2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE Albuquerque 505.881.0000 see ad on page 28, 29, 190 Tanoan Country Club 10801 Academy Rd. NE Albuquerque 505.822.0422 see ad on page 30, 31, 191 The Villages at Expo NM 300 San Pedro Drive NE Albuquerque 505.222.9700 see ad on page 192, 193 Yanni’s Mediterranean Grill and Lemoni Lounge 3109 Central Ave NE Albuquerque 505.268.9250 see ad on page 194

REHEARSAL DINNERS The Daily Grind 4360 Cutler Ave NE Albuquerque 505.883.8310 The Sassy Apron and Delish 3705 Ellison Road NW Ste B Albuquerque 505.225.9293 see ad on page 165 Yanni’s Mediterranean Grill and Lemoni Lounge 3109 Central Ave NE Albuquerque 505.268.9250 see ad on page 194 RENTALS Albuquerque Tents 2900 2nd Street NW Albuquerque 505.873.6190


Classic Event + Tent Rentals 8615 Alameda Park Drive NE Albuquerque 505.344.9907 see ad on page 204 NJR Event Planning 505.263.7505 see ad on page 205 SPAS Planet Beach Contempo Spa 8201 Golf Course Rd. NW Ste A4-A Albuquerque 505.890.4070 SunCare Spray Tan & Skin Care Salon 3 locations in Albuquerque and surrounding areas 505.883.8090


VIDEOGRAPHY Complete Weddings + Events 4600 Lincoln Ave. Ste 6 Albuquerque 505.275.7800 see ad on page 10, 11, 223 WEDDING CENTERS 12 Months of Giveaways Register now through April 2017 505.797.2749 see ad on page 54, 55 WEIGHT LOSS Fitshop/Nutrishop 5010 Cutler Suite D2 Albuquerque 505.872.3348


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