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This year marks twenty-five amazing years that Perfect Wedding Guide has been helping couples plan the perfect wedding! Since 1991, we’ve covered every aspect of the planning process from ideas to execution, Perfect Wedding Guide has been there. Now that we’ve marked one quarter century, we are looking forward to the next one. We would like to thank all of the couples and wedding professionals we have worked with over the past 25 years and to those we will work with in the future!

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caterers | chocolate fountains | ice sculptures | wine

| beauty 177

| cakes & catering 180

ceremony locations | chapels | counseling | officiants

| ceremony 183

creative touches | event dĂŠcor | floral | lighting | rentals

attire | formalwear | preservation | jewelry | lingerie

financial & legal | first home | gift registry | home furnishings accommodations | bed & breakfast | destinations

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| fashion 189

| at home 191

| honeymoon & travel 193

bands | dance instruction | disc jockeys | entertainment

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photography 201

planning 205

receptions 207

unique services 225

wedding shows 227

directory of wedding professionals 229 5


Allison Silverman Market Manager Ryane Baker Sr. Show Producer Ruth Prewitt Show Marketing Coordinator Tatiana Herrera Show Producer Joseph L. Mathias IV Chairman Tammy K. Elliot President/CEO Kat Barker Director of Company Markets Jackie Warren Controller Rick Caldwell VP of Technology Namiji Suarez Creative Director Ramus Shiurna Samantha Holton Graphic Designers Susan Southerland /Just Marry!, Inc. Contributing Editor/ Wedding Planning Expert JustMarry.com National Advertising Sales 770 989 7022 Perfect Wedding Guide is published two times per year by PWG Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the express written consent of the publisher. Perfect Wedding Guide is a registered trademark of PWG Holdings, LLC™. The use of the trademark is strictly prohibited. The information contained in this publication is believed to be accurate. However, Perfect Wedding Guide does not guarantee its accuracy. Perfect Wedding Guide cannot and will not be held liable for the quality or performance of goods and services provided by the advertisers in this publication.

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bride to be:

Congratulations on your engagement! Now, what? Good news – we’ve got your go-to resource guide for all the answers to your “Now, What?”questions! Though this time can be overwhelming with decisions, the Atlanta Perfect Wedding Guide is filled with information from some of the best wedding professionals Atlanta has to offer. Additionally, you will find planning tools, real weddings for ideas and practical information to help your wedding planning process to be as fun and easy as possible. The result: the wedding of your dreams!

Allison Silverman

The Atlanta Perfect Wedding Guide has been an Atlanta institution in wedding planning for 25 years. We are the most comprehensive local resource for planning your big day in our amazing city and its surrounding areas. As you search for all of the wedding professionals you need to make your day perfect, make sure the Atlanta Perfect Wedding Guide is in your purse at all times to be your on-hand resource. Don’t forget – if there’s something you need to show your best friend or family member who lives out of town, they can also view the full guide online at www.atlanta.perfectweddingguide.com Be sure to visit www.atlanta.perfectweddingguide.com to use our interactive planning tools, to see videos and more images from the most sought after wedding professionals in the area, to win prizes, to find bridal show and event information, as well as to stay up on the latest trends for your wedding! Happy planning and congratulations again on your amazing wedding-to-be! Best Wishes,

Allison Silverman

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Jun 12 • Your Wedding Experience presented by David Tutera Georgia World Congress Center 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NW Atlanta, GA 30303 yourweddingexperience.com

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bridal shows Visit us online for the most up-to-date bridal show info!

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Jun 17-19 • Stella York Trunk Show Bel Fiore Bridal 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 138 Marietta, GA 30068 belfiorebridal.com Jun 19 • Wedding Wishes and Honeymoon Dreams Sherwood Event Hall 8610 Roswell Road #200 Atlanta, GA 30350 chicoccasions.com


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July 6-13 • Bridal Gown Sample Sale Bel Fiore Bridal 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 138 Marietta, GA 30068 belfiorebridal.com July 15-17 • Essense of Australia Trunk Show Bel Fiore Bridal 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 138 Marietta, GA 30068 belfiorebridal.com July 21 • Sip and Scan Macy’s at Lenox Square 3393 Peachtree Corner NE Atlanta, GA 30326 macys.com

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Aug 5-7 • Lillian West Trunk Show Bel Fiore Bridal 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 138 Marietta, GA 30068 belfiorebridal.com

Aug 7 • Wedding Wishes and Honeymoon Dreams Buford Community Center 2200 Buford Highway NE Buford, GA 30518 chicoccasions.com Aug 14 • The Big Fake Wedding Foxhall Resort & Sporting Club 8000 Capps Ferry Road Douglasville, GA 30135 thebigfakewedding.com Aug 28 • Bridal Ball Atlanta Terminus 330 330 Marietta Street Atlanta, GA 30313 bridalballatlanta.com

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Sept 9-11 • Essense of Australia Trunk Show Bel Fiore Bridal 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 138 Marietta, GA 30068 belfiorebridal.com

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Sept 18 • Lanier Bridal Expo Forsyth Conference Center 3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd. Cumming, GA 30041 lanierbridalexpo.com Sept 18 • T Rose International Bridal Show DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Atlanta – Galleria 2780 Windy Ridge Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339 trosebridalshows.com Sept 25 • Perfect Wedding Guide Wedding Show Westin Buckhead Atlanta 3391 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30326 perfectweddingguide.com

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Oct 21-23 • Stella York Trunk Show Bel Fiore Bridal 1205 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 138 Marietta, GA 30068 belfiorebridal.com 10

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Feb 19 • Behind the Veil Bridal Showcase Douglas Conference Center 6700 Church Street Douglasville, GA 30134 douglasvillebehindtheveilshowcase. weebly.com


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Atlanta Perfect Wedding Guide Let us help you plan the day of your dreams! Find out ďƒžrst about upcoming bridal show news and get insider info on the wedding market. Stay on budget with access to great planning tools and connect with local wedding professionals. Comment and review bridal shows and events!

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Inspiring History Unforgettable Hospitality

Hilton Marietta Hotel and Conference Center 500 Powder Springs Street 770-427-2500 www.MariettaAtlanta ConferenceCenter.com 18


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Reece Tent Rental, LLC. • 404-355-1392 www.ReeceTents.com • info@ReeceTents.com 1393 Cobb Industrial Way • Marietta

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WEDDING WEBSITE SHARE WEDDING DETAILS WITH FRIENDS NEAR AND FAR!

Share your history and keep your friends and family up to date with your personal wedding website! With over 100 beautiful wedding website templates to choose from, couples can: Document your Share your planning experience Add information love story on members or solicit advice with details on of your with your personal how you met wedding party wedding blog and the proposal

Chronicle your life's events with photos

Add your gift registry information

Invite friends and family to your personal site and much, much more!

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Wedding Spotlight Scott and Allegra Saunders

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Featured Professional:

Rivet Events - DJ & Photography Joshua Whitehead - Owner 470.263.1655 Wedding Date: October 31, 2015 Venue: Jacob’s Ladder Neurodevelopmental School and Therapy Center Catering: Righteous Que Cake: Publix and Costco Decor & Flowers: Bride and family (DIY) Hair & Makeup: Bride Special Touches: This day was so special. Of course, every wedding day is! But, Scott and Allegra are a one of kind couple. I had only met Allegra once before the wedding, and didn’t meet Scott until the day of the wedding. Just in the little that time that I got to spend with them, they showed so much love and kindness. Allegra was so laid back and was always smiling - she could not have been a more beautiful bride! And you could tell how ready and excited Scott was to marry her. I love how every love story is unique and always wonderful to hear about and see. These two were no exception. Here’s a little look into their big day!

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Wedding Spotlight Abigail Halim and Ross Regitsky

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Vecoma at the Yellow River 770 972 6540 www.vecoma1.com Wedding Date: September 6, 2015 Bride’s attire: David’s Bridal Bridesmaid attire: Off the Rack Cake: Apple Butter Bakery Catering: Vecoma at the Yellow River Ceremony music: DJ Kirk Ceremony location: Vecoma at the Yellow River DJ/Music services: DJ Kirk Decor: Bride DIY Floral: Unique Floral Expressions Groom’s attire: Men’s Warehouse Limousine Services: Alimena Limousine Reception Site: Vecoma at the Yellow River Photographer: Vecoma Photography Special Touches: Abigail and Ross were high school sweethearts and they went to college together at Georgia Tech. Their wedding ceremony had lots of great details including a wine ceremony and a rst look with Abigail’s parents. The bride made all of the centerpieces using wine bottles and named after all the years they have been together. Her lovely orals included succulents. Abigail and Ross had an early ceremony followed by a brunch reception with mimosa’s and bloody mary bar. 33


WEDDING CAKES

Perfect Wedding Cake Perfect Wedding Cake is a small family business with a passion for making delicious and beautful cakes. Located in Marietta, we deliver from Macon to Chattanooga and Augusta to Birmingham. Consultations are by appointment because we want dedicated time to help you create your dream cake! Whether it be a 10 tier masterpiece or a 2 tier rustic cake, we would be honored to be part of your wedding day. We love what we do and it shows! 1 34


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Arbonne by Ellen ARBONNE Skincare, Makeup and Nutrition product Lines work beautifully together for the Bride’s special day and everyday! Vegan, Kosher, no GMO and gluten free certifications. No soy and no dairy. Try our Full Size products for 3 days; 45 day $ back guarantee. Host an ultimate facial, makeover and/or nutrition party for your bridal party and/or friends! Enjoy the ARBONNE experience. Pure, safe and beneficial, always!

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RECAP SPRING + FALL 2016 COLLECTION NEW YORK It’s the time of year where all the top-notch wedding designers arrive in New York City to showcase the latest trends for the upcoming seasons. Off-the-shoulder, nearly nude and intricate beading all took the forefront throughout the Spring and Fall Collections. Join us as we revisit some of the stunning designs! 41


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CLAIRE PETTIBONE Depicting a time of opulence, exuberance, decadence and extravagance the Fall/Winter 2016 ‘Gilded Age’ bridal couture collection by Claire Pettibone showcases the era brilliantly. Diamonds, pearls and gold in all its lovely hues. Precious silks, laces and embroideries are sure to feel right at home in the grandest salon. Encompassing the imagination and artistry of a bygone era, alluding to a dream world where beauty reigns. The aesthetic is always feminine and decidedly romantic.

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MARK ZUNINO Filled with crushed crystal details and black and white dresses, the Mark Zunino Fall 2016 Couture Collection is sure to bring a smile to every bride-to-be’s face. Providing figure-loving silhouettes and classic Zunino 46

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JULIE VINO The Santorini Collection by Julie Vino, perfectly captures the essence of drama and romance with its sensual silhouettes and handmade lace and beadwork.

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INES DI SANTO The Fall 2016 Collection was inspired by light and all of its beautiful qualities. Pinned toile transformed into sheer layers that allow sparkles to shine thru Chantilly lace with delicate floral embroidery. Within the collection you will see refined silhouettes with couture like details of lace and beading to convey a subtle, light filled splendor. 55


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BADGLEY MISCHKA Old Hollywood glitz and glamour have never been more elegant than in the 2016 Badgley Mischka Bride couture collection. Channel the screen sirens of decades past while walking down the aisle in a look that is wholly unique - vintage with a gorgeously modern, fashion forward twist. Enchanting detailing finds its match in alluring silhouettes featuring illusion 58

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DAVID’S BRIDAL The Spring 2016 David’s Bridal Collection is a combination of several designers - Oleg Cassini, Melissa Sweet, Zac Posen and many more. The overall collection features tulle, lace and beautiful embroidery that the everyday bride will feel glamorous in. For more details on the different designers, be sure to check out David’s Bridal.

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HAYLEY PAIGE Hayley Paige showcased her signature, trendy designs in three separate shows this season. Each highlighting looks that can best be described as ultra-fun and fresh. The collections included playful details with a twist on feminine silhouettes, sequined sheaths, pastel gowns and flirty, embellished minis. 66


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<L> BRIDE: French Alençon lace on embroidered tulle sweetheart strapless trumpet gown in Ivory/Crème. Liancarlo style 5862 GROOM: BOSS T-Vincento’ Slim Fit Tuxedo Shirt, BOSS Jarett Regular Fit Sport Coat, The Men’s Store Black Bowtie, Available at Bloomingdale’s <R> Slim, corded lace gown with silk chiffon underlay and back lace applique. Nicole by Amsale

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<L> BRIDE: Italian embroidery with Swarovski crystals on illusion tulle strapless peplum ball gown in Shell, Liancarlo style 5859 GROOM: T-Vincento’ Slim Fit Tuxedo Shirt, HUGO Suit Separate, The Men’s Store Black Bowtie Available at Bloomingdale’s <R> GROOM: BOSS Sharp Fit Dress Shirt, HUGO Slim Fit Supper Black Suit, The Men’s Store Black Bowtie, Yellow Onyx Cufflinks and Stud Available at Bloomingdale’s

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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BRIDES: Alvina Valenta style AV9484 Liancarlo style 5862 Aida by Amsale GROOMS: Available at Bloomingdaleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s WEDDING BOUQUET: Featured on the far left, an arm presentation bouquet of lush white dendrobium orchids, tied with white satin ribbon makes for an elegant and sophisticated look for the contemporary bride. In the center, a hand tied bouquet of creamy white phalenopsis orchids accented with blades of bear grass, lillie grass, provides an elegant look for the most sophisticated bride.

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for most traditional weddings, the bride is the focus. That doesn’t mean that the groom and his attendants shouldn’t look their best, though! So today I thought it would be helpful to offer some wedding attire tips for men. 88


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Consider the setting.

You’ll obviously dress differently for a casual outdoor wedding than you will for a formal indoor one. Make sure your attire suits the setting. No matter how casual the event, however, do take care to choose clothing dressier than you’d normally wear. For example, opt for light khaki pants and a white collared shirt if you’re exchanging vows on the beach. This is meant to be one of the most significant days of your life, so dress the part. 90


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Handle with care.

As Hollywood has demonstrated through movies like The Hangover, much can happen in the span of 24 hours. Be sure your attire (and that of your attendants) is safely stored the night before the wedding to help avoid any wardrobe mishaps. Shawna Hinkel Photography

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Dare to be different.

According to GQ, the traditional black suit is starting to get edged out by hipper, trendier looks like khaki, gray, or even white suits. If you consider yourself a trendsetter, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t shy away from mixing things up with a unique suit style, a quirky bow tie, or a cleverly folded pocket square. 96


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MEANINGS BEHIND POPULAR

Flowers BY SAMANTHA CROTTY

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When I think of flower meanings, I immediately think back to a scene in The Wedding Planner with Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey. As the two characters are walking through a flower market, Mary (Lopez) explains that she and the bride have already selected the base for the arrangements and suggests that Steve (McConaghay) point out anything else that may jump out to him. As they walk he points out a pale pink flower with multiple hanging buds. Mary responds with one of my favorite quotes from that movie: “Interesting. This is called the Bleeding Heart, the official funeral flower of Tibet.” Immediately Steve begins to sarcastically say how he is so good at this and the scene continues. To avoid being in the same boat as Steve, I have done the leg work for you. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular wedding flowers and see their real meanings.

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The ancient Greeks and Romans associated roses with the goddesses of love, Aphrodite and Venus. Roses have been the longtime symbolism of love. Not to mention, each color has a distinct meaning.

• RED: Signifies enduring passion, the lovers rose. • WHITE: Represents humility and innocence. • YELLOW: Expresses friendship and joy. • PINK: Embodies gratitude, appreciation and admiration. • ORANGE: Means enthusiasm and desire. • WHITE LILAC AND PURPLE: Represent enchantment and love at first sight. 102


Discovered in the 16th Century by Spanish botanists in the sandy hillside of Central America. The dahlia is known to represent inner strength and creativity. When given as a gift, the flower expresses sentiments of dignity and elegance. It is also the symbol of a commitment and bond that is to last forever.

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Story has it that Paeon, the physician to the Gods, received this flower from Apolloâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mother on Mount Olympus though there are several variations to this tale. The Peony is known as the flower of riches and honor, and an omen of good fortune and a happy marriage.

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Originally discovered in Japan, Hydrangeas were later named by the Greeks. Debates still remain on the symbolism of the flower. Some suggest that the flower represents vanity and boastfulness, whereas others suggest they represent anything thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sincerely heartfelt. 105


PERUVIAN: Represents friendship and devotion. WHITE STARGAZER: Expresses sympathy. PINK STARGAZER: Signifies wealth and prosperity. First discovered in a villa in Crete around 1580 B.C., the lily has long played a role in ancient mythology. Beloved by the Greeks, they believed the lily sprouted from the milk of Hera, the queen of the gods. As a whole, the lily symbolizes humility and devotion. While white lilies symbolize chastity and virtue, other varieties became popular and brought with them additional meanings.

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Known in ancient Greece as the flower of virility, Greek women believed that by feeding either a large or small orchid tuber to their unborn childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s father, it would produce a certain outcome of gender. The symbolism for the orchid shifted to luxury during the Victorian era, and today this same sense of magnificence and artful splendor continues, with orchids representing rare and delicate beauty. 107


QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD ASK

BEFORE WRITING YYOUR VOWS by Susan s n Southerland

Writing tiing ng yo your own marriage vows can be really romantic n c - and n equally as daunting. Fear not! Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m here tto o guide g e yyo you th through this process. By answering a questions, you can craft vows that your few ew important im an q qu e guests g uests stts s (and yo your u fu future spouse) will love! 108


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As youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re beginning the process of writing your own vows, answer these questions: Question 1:

What do you remember most about the first time you met?

Question 2:

What is the one thing you love most about your future spouse? (You can list several qualities you love and then end with the top one.)

Question 3:

How has your life changed since the day you met?

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Is there anything in particular your future spouse does that makes you laugh, or picks you up when youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re down?

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When did you first know you wanted to spend the rest of your life with him/her?

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Are there any challenges you’ve faced together? If so, how did you overcome them?

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What do you want to achieve together during your marriage?

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How can you be the best spouse ever?

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What do you promise to do throughout your marriage? (These can be sweet, funny, or - even better - a blend of the two…whatever suits you as a couple!)

Once you’ve answered these questions, you should have a nice flow for your vows: how you met, what first struck you about him/her, the things you’ve learned to love about him/ her since then, what you’ve faced together and how you support each other, what you look forward to in the future, and what you personally vow to your future spouse.

VOILA!

YOU’VE WRITTEN YOUR VOWS.

CONGRATULATIONS!

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Located on Lake Osceola in Winter Park, the home where our photo shoot took place was designed in 1975 by famed architect, James Gamble Rogers, about whom several books have been written.

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CHANGING

NAME If you plan to change your name, be sure to contact:

Driver’s license

Contact your local DMV. Inform them you have changed your name and need the records to reflect the change.

Social Security

Call 800-772-1213, or visit www.ssa.gov for information.

Federal income taxes

Fill out your tax return with your new name. Social Security should forward the information you filed with them regarding your name change to the IRS, so confirm the IRS received the information.

Passport

Go to http://travel.state.gov/passport

State taxes (if applicable)

Contact your local tax offices. Inform them of your old name, new name and Social Security number.

Don’t forget to check:

• bank accounts • investments • credit cards • insurance • legal documents • other bills • other places your name is listed

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Finding the right music for your wedding ceremony and reception is a breeze with Perfect Wedding Guide’s new Wedding Songs! With Wedding Songs you can: • SEARCH OUR LIBRARY of thousands of wedding songs arranged by category to find song titles, lyrics, and videos. • ADD SONG SELECTIONS to your bridal profile on PWG.com • SUGGEST NEW SONGS to be added to our library and have users vote on your song selections using the Facebook Like feature!

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Honeymoon Checklist

Things you definitely don’t want to forget on your honeymoon. ___Digital Camera ___Camcorder ___Batteries ___Cosmetics ___Deodorant ___Hair Dryer ___Q-tips

___Corkscrew/Bottle Opener ___Shampoo & Conditioner ___Toothbrushes & Toothpaste ___Disposable Razors

The Beach ___Bathing Suits ___Sandals ___Coverups ___Sunglasses

___Nail Clippers/Scissors ___First-Aid Kit ___Feminine Hygiene Products ___Aspirin ___Antacids ___Extra Souvenir Bag ___Hairbrush

The Snow

___Sunscreen & Tanning Lotion ___Beach Bag ___Magazines

___Winter Jacket ___Hat ___Boots ___Gloves

___Sweaters & Sweatshirts ___Thick Socks ___Thermal Underwear

Keep all important items in a carry-on bag. ___Tickets ___Traveler’s checks/Cash ___Jewelry ___Identification (Driver’s licenses, Passports, Visas)

___Eyewear/Contact lens ___Any medication ___List of luggage contents (if lost or stolen.)

___List of lodging and transportation details ___Emergency contact ___Travel size hand sanitizer

TIP Email yourself all important information in case of lost or stolen.

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WEDDING WORKBOOK by Susan Southerland

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Susan created this easy-to-use workbook to help brides with details such as: CREATING A MEANINGFUL BUDGET INTERVIEWING AND HIRING VENDORS ORGANIZING THE WEDDING DAY and much more! Susan’s workbook takes the stress out of planning your wedding. It’s a must-have resource for all DIY brides!

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When planning your honeymoon, the destinations can seem endless and overwhelming. Here at Perfect Wedding Guide we have made the selection a lot easier. On the Head Over Heels blog we featured a series of posts that showcased the best honeymoon destinations based on different criteria. Whether you are looking for the most luxurious white sand beaches, a budget friendly trip or somewhere with delicious foods, our lists will help.

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Playa Paraiso Cayo Largo, Cuba El Nido Palawan, Philippines Baia do Sancho Fernando de Noronha, Brazil Elafonissi Beach Crete, Greece Waipio Valley Beach Big Island, Hawaii South Beach Miami, Florida Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands The Baths Virgin Gorda Turtle Beach Buck Island, St. Croix Petit St. Vincent

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The photographer described it best by saying this event was a glamorous barn wedding. From the gold accents to the twinkle lights, Rachel and Paul’s wedding had every ounce of glam mixed in the rustic backdrop. The Attire: The bridesmaids were dressed in beautiful pale pink chiffon gowns, while the groomsmen all looked dapper in suits from Men’s Wearhouse. As an added touch, the bride attached her grandmother’s brooch to her bridal bouquet. The Scene: Rachel and Paul exchanged vows in front of several family and friends on that June 26th afternoon. As the ceremony drew to an end, the Oklahoma skies delivered one incredible sunset before the couple and their guests entered the reception space.

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While all venues are beautiful, there’s nothing like having your wedding pictures taken in a unique locale. Somewhere that sparks conversation above and beyond “hey I’ve been to a million weddings there!

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At some point in the planning process, every bride wakes up in a cold sweat from a nightmare about bridesmaid dresses. Will everyone like them? Does the color match the napkins? Will they truly get to wear them again? Destination weddings typically mean a smaller wedding party, which means fewer decisions (or nightmares!) for you in the fashion department.

You’re already there! Quite literally, your honeymoon will start the second you step away from your reception. Spend your wedding night walking on the beach or taking in some nightlife - there’s no need to stress about transportation back to the hotel and preparing for your impending honeymoon trip. Let’s also not forget that many wedding destinations have great deals on wedding and honeymoon packages!

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Whether trying the knot in Italy, Hawaii or Mexico, you will always have a special place to retreat to for anniversaries, vow renewals, or just a romantic vacation together.

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Signature drinks are a fun and easy way to give your wedding a dash of individuality. As this option tends to be more budget friendly than others, more and more couples are now opting to skip the full bar altogether and instead showcase his or hers signature cocktails.

These are Something New for I Do’s top reasons to love signature drinks: Signature drinks help tie in your theme and add a trendy flare.

If your wedding is focused on a color palette rather than a theme, a great way to bring your palette full circle is selecting drinks by color, using glassware or garnishes that compliment your color choices. If you are having a brunch time wedding, consider having a bacon infused Bloody Mary served in a seasoned rimmed mason jar.

Choosing a signature drink over a full bar can help you save tremendously.

A well thought out bar with one or two signature drink options is a lot more cost effective than a fully stocked bar. Aside from the cost of liquor liability insurance and whatever fees your venue requires for bar service or BYOB packages, costs can quickly add up. When you opt for one or several cocktails, you’ll notice that you budget goes much further.

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What do you envision when you think of your wedding day flowers? A beautiful arrangement of centerpieces filled with gorgeous fresh flowers that have a subtle aroma that set the perfect mood. Perhaps you see your bridesmaids carrying a bouquet filled with peonies and hydrangeas. One question you may not have asked yourself is if you should substitute fresh flowers for paper ones. Now don’t shake your head just yet. We have looked around every corner of the internet to find some pretty fabulous paper flower options that may have you changing your mind. But before we jump into all that beauty, we have made a list to help you better decide which type of flower you should use.

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FSB EVENTS, PLANNING & FLORAL DESIGN FSB Events is a premier event planning company specializing in planning the wedding of your dreams, to creating an impeccable oral decor and event design. The moment we discuss your wedding vision we begin creating your love story, and help you develop the most unique tailored wedding just for you.

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755 CLUB

Envision your special day in one of the most exclusive settings in the City. Our upscale club and breathtaking views create an atmosphere as unique and special as the day itself. Your “Field of Dreams” will include one-of-a kind pictures on the track of the field, custom message boards and creative custom menus. Let our Wedding Specialist guide you through your dream day and rest assured, every detail will receive our personal and caring attention. 404-614-2363 755 Hank Aaron Dr. • Atlanta www.turnerfieldspecialevents.com lolly.holland@braves.com 208


760 WESTSIDE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER

Atlantaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s newest and most creative event space. Contact us today and begin planning your wedding in a venue meant to showcase your individual style as a couple! Our venue embraces the modern, industrial feel of West Midtown and houses a vibrant contemporary art gallery. The space is exceptionally inviting, both energizing and elegant, the first of its kind for Atlanta Wedding Venues.

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BROOKSTONE COUNTRY CLUB

Outdoor wedding ceremonies are available on our beautiful croquet lawn or under our attached covered veranda. Comfortably hosting up to 200 guests, both spots provide exceptional views of our tree-lined fairways offering a picture-perfect setting. You and your guests will dine and dance in our spacious ballroom featuring 20foot high ceilings, inlaid dance floor and decorative chandeliers. The elegant space paired with our impeccable service, ensures that your wedding will be delightful from beginning to end. 770-425-8500 x245 5705 Brookstone Drive â&#x20AC;˘ Acworth www.countryclubreceptions.com catering@brookstonecc.com 210


CARL HOUSE

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The home of ‘Extraordinary. Memorable. Events.’ A sterling reputation, lavishly appointed historic home, dramatic 4000 sq ft grand ballroom with curved staircase, gazebo, private gardens, separate bride and groom suites, inside and outside ceremony options, exquisite culinary prepared in-house chef, as well as in-house floral design services. And now, we are offering offsite catering where we will bring the party to YOU! 770-586-0095 1176 Atlanta Highway • Auburn, GA www.carlhouse.com info@carlhouse.com 211


CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA PERIMETER AT RAVINIA

It’s your day, your dream- and we can make it happen at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia. From a lavish signature affair to simple gatherings, both traditional and non, we can accommodate every wish for your ceremony. Our experienced wedding planners work with you- to inspire your vision and will accommodate your every request. They are available to help you with every detail.

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DOUBLETREE BY HILTON ATLANTA BUCKHEAD

Celebrate in style at the newly renovated Doubletree By Hilton Atlanta Buckhead. The warm and attentive staff at this intimate, boutique style hotel is sure to make your event a memorable one. For your special day we offer a choice between our two inspired ballrooms, delicious menus and well appointed guestrooms to accommodate even the most discerning bride.

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THE HILTON ATLANTA AIRPORT HOTEL

“Where Your Wedding Dreams Take Flight” • Special upgrades available by mentioning advertisement • Complimentary Junior Suite for the Bride & Groom with Breakfast • Custom Wedding Cake included in the Packages • Two Ballrooms available - one that will accommodate up to 500 guests and the other will accommodate up to 250 guests 404-559-6808 1031 Virginia Avenue • Atlanta www.atlantaairport.hilton.com David.Vasquez@hilton.com 214


HILTON MARIETTA HOTEL

Allow us to create the setting with 132 acres of authentic Southern charm found at The Hilton Marietta Hotel. From the romantic English gardens on antebellum Brumby Hall to the grand staircase and elegant ballroom of the resort, our venue encompasses tradition with modern amenities. Championship golf, fine dining and spectacular view accent the sense of gracious hospitality. Inspiring History. Unforgettable Hospitality. 678-819-3210 500 Powder Springs Street www.MariettaAtlantaConferenceCenter.com johnnollinger@remingtonhotels.com 215


HYATT REGENCY SUITES ATLANTA NORTHWEST

From the early planning to the last dance of the night, the Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta Northwest makes planning the wedding of your dreams easy and attainable. Let our detail-oriented team take care of everything so you can enjoy all of the moments and magic of your big day. Schedule or stop in for a tour todayâ&#x20AC;ŚPlanning the best day of your life starts here with Hyatt Regency Suites!

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SANDY SPRINGS HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

Expect picture-perfect venues for your special day in Sandy Springs! Host your wedding and reception at any of our upscale venues. Discover contemporary, open spaces for groups of 250 people or more at our hotel properties including the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hilton Suites, and the Westin Atlanta North. Experience the tradition of timeless, intimate elegance at Heritage Sandy Springsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Garden Room and Terrace, ideal for both small and large groups. Call us today for a free personalized consultation and more venue information. 770-206-1436 5920 Roswell Road, Suite A-118 â&#x20AC;˘ Sandy Springs www.visitsandysprings.org 217


SHERWOOD EVENT HALL

Sherwood specializes in Weddings, Social Events & Corporate Events. Our Ballroom can accommodate up to 500 Guests. We offer All-Inclusive Packages that make planning your Big Day a breeze! Call us Today to book a Tour!

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WESTIN BUCKHEAD ATLANTA

Situated in the heart of Buckhead and surrounded by the finest shopping and dining experiences in the city, the Westin Buckhead Atlanta is the perfect setting for your unforgettable day. Perfectly situated on our fourth floor, Grand Ballroom boasts 18-foot ceilings along with neutral tones and textures that provide a backdrop for every taste. Welcome your guests with a view of the Buckhead skyline in our Grand Ballroom. 404-365-6453 3391 Peachtree Road NE â&#x20AC;˘ Atlanta, GA www.westin.com/buckhead Christine.Podwoski@westin.com 219


WYNDHAM ATLANTA GALLERIA

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CHEROKEE CONFERENCE CENTER Invite Everyone To Celebrate With You! We offer large wedding receptions at reasonable prices as well as intimate gatherings in Cherokee County’s new, modern conference center at The Bluffs. Just above Atlanta, where metro meets the mountains, is a surprising venue of stone, glass and grand space. 770-721-7800 1130 Bluffs Parkway • Canton nccc.cherokeega.com nccc@cherokeega.com

CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA MIDTOWN Our renovated event space includes two large ballrooms and the SKY banquet rooms, our premier space atop the hotel featuring panoramic views of Atlanta. Whether an intimate or large wedding, we have the perfect venue to create the vision of your special day. After a consultation and tour of our hotel, you will see why couples are choosing the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown. 404-464-4812 590 West Peachtree St. NW • Atlanta www.cpatlantamidtown.com sales@cpatlantamidtown.com 221


ENVIRONMENTAL & HERITAGE CENTER A remarkable venue for a remarkable wedding experience. Enjoy scenic views, picturesque photo opportunities, and naturally elegant sophistication. Experience inspiring and unforgettable hospitality for your perfect day. Our impeccable staff will work with your wedding professionals to create a perfect romantic ambiance and memories to last a lifetime.

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770-904-3500 2020 Clean Water Dr. • Buford, GA 30519 www.gwinnettEHC.org events@gwinnettEHC.org

LE MÉRIDIEN ATLANTA PERIMETER Le Méridien’s chic spaces are perfect for your intimate wedding events, from a rehearsal dinner in our restaurant Portico to a 200 person ceremony in our Grand Salon. Our dedicated team derives joy from creating a unique and personalized experience so you can have the wedding you’ve always dreamed of.

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VECOMA AT THE YELLOW RIVER Vecoma’s lovely lodge is secluded in a 70 acre riverside forest. Guests enjoy Private Use. Riverside ceremonies with receptions inside the lodge. Very private, very special – very good value. All food, beverages and linen must be purchased from Vecoma. Close in location.

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Three-13 Salon, Spa & Boutique 2663 Canton Rd. Marietta 770-426-0313 see ad page page 26 BRIDAL CONSULTANTS A-Line Events 678-982-2239 alineeventsllc.com Enraptured Events 470-907-7685 EnrapturedEvents.com Event Exclusives 404-445-8971 eventexclusives.guru FSB Events, Planning & Floral Design 404-216-0047 fsb-events.com see ad page 206 Kaycia Rhone Events, Event Planning & Design Serving Atlanta Area 678-310-6413 kayciarhoneevents.com Love On The Fly Serving Atlanta Area 678-464-6300 loveonthefly.com see ad page 206

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Phenomenal Food 770-847-0979 phenomenalfoodbychefholly.com see ad page 182

BRIDAL SHOWS Perfect Wedding Guide Winter Wedding Show 770-989-7043 atlanta.perfectweddingguide.com see ad on page 2, 228

CEREMONY LOCATIONS 755 Club And Home Plate Weddings 755 Hank Aaron Drive Atlanta 404-614-2363 turnerfieldspecialevents.com see ad on page 208

CAKES Custom Jar Cakes By Carmen 678-789-3057 customcakesbycarmen.com Perfect Wedding Cake 869 Pickens Industrial Drive #3 Marietta 770-971-1700 perfectweddingcake.com see ad page 34 CATERING Atlanta City Catering 404-388-3006 atlantacitycatering.com/index.html see ad page 181 D.B.A Barbecue 1190 N. Highland Ave NE Atlanta 404-249-5000 dbabarbecue.com 232

Brookstone Golf & Country Club 5705 Brookstone Drive Acworth 770-425-8500 brookstonecc.com see ad on page 210 Catholic Shrine of Immaculate Conception 48 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW Atlanta 404-521-1866 catholicshrinesatlanta.org see ad page 184 Cherokee Conference Center 1130 Bluffs Parkway Canton 770-721-7800 nccc.cherokeega.com see ad on page 221 ClubCorp clubcorp.com see ad page 14

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown 590 West Peachtree Street NW Atlanta 404-464-4812 cpatlantamidtown.com see ad page 221 Elaborate Events Facility 80 Horizon Drive Suwanee 678-360-1650 elaborateevents.net Hilton Atlanta Airport 1031 Virginia Avenue Atlanta 404-559-6808 atlantaairport.hilton.com see ad on page 214 Hilton Marietta 500 Powder Springs St. Marietta 678-819-3210 mariettaatlantaconferencecenter.com see ad page 18, 215 Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta NW 2999 Windy Hill RD SE Atlanta 770-659-4023 atlantasuites.hyatt.com see ad page 216


Rhodes Hall 1516 Peachtree Street, NW Atlanta 404-885-7800 rhodeshall.org

Geri Sims Drapery, Ceilings & Decor 404-558-1300 GeriSims.com see ad on page 187

Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism 5920 Roswell Road A-118 Sandy Springs 770-206-1436 visitsandysprings.org see ad on page 195, 217, Inside Back Cover

DANCE INSTRUCTION Atlanta Learn To Dance 480 Guilford Circle Marietta 404-847-0821 atlantalearntodance.com

Vecoma at the Yellow River 4400 Vecoma Lane Snellville 770-972-6540 vecoma1.com see ad page 32, 223 CEREMONY MUSIC A Classical Touch 404-401-6942 Monica Hargrave Harpist 770-987-7581 harp411.com CREATIVE TOUCHES Atlanta Learn To Dance 480 Guilford Circle Marietta 404-847-0821 atlantalearntodance.com

International Dance Studio 1635 Old 41 Hwy NW Suite 112-346 Kennesaw 404-680-1079 intdancestudios.com see ad page 199 DISC JOCKEYS D Street Entertainment 404-578-2655 dstreetent.com see page 200 Eric Anthony Productions 4106 Graham Way SW Lilburn 678-472-9876 ericanthonyproductions.com see ad page 200

Rivet Events 10247 Highway 92 8-103 Woodstock 470-263-1655 rivetevents.com see ad page 22, 30 EVENT DĂ&#x2030;COR Boykin Staging Productions 404-839-1677 boykinstagingproductions.com Chuck Milne 2095 D General Truman St NW Atlanta 404-932-5405 chuckmilne.com see ad page 186 Geri Sims Drapery, Ceilings & Decor 404-558-1300 GeriSims.com see ad on page 187 Mara Nichole Creations 770-549-6705 maranicholecreations.com

Exquisite Sounds Entertainment 678-568-9319 exquisitesoundsent.com see ad page 198 233


FLORAL DESIGN & DECORATIONS Chuck Milne 2095 D General Truman St NW Atlanta 404-932-5405 chuckmilne.com see ad page 186 Designz Galore 1785 White Circle, #106 Marietta 678-524-4929 designzgalore.com JL Designs 120 N. Wayne Street Monroe, GA 30655 770-267-5061 jldesignsweddings.com see ad page 188 Milestones Floral Decor for Events 3246 H Atlanta Rd SE Smyrna 770-435-9393 milestonesfloral.com FORMALWEAR Bravura Fashions The Collection at Forsyth 410 Peachtree Pkwy Cumming 770-977-8916 ext. 2 bravurafashion.com see ad on page Insert 234

Menguin 844-636-4846 menquin.com Sweet Elegance Bridal 1652 Church Street Suite C Decatur 404-292.8424 sweetelegancebridal.com see ad on page 25 GIFT REGISTRY Bridal Registry 845-782-8730 see ad page 192 GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta-Buckhead 3342 Peachtree Road Atlanta 404-238-0015 doubletreebuckhead.com see ad on page 213 Explore Gwinnett 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy Suite 200 Duluth 888-494-6638 exploregwinnett.org see ad page 16 Hilton Atlanta Airport 1031 Virginia Avenue Atlanta 404-559-6808 atlantaairport.hilton.com see ad on page 214

Hilton Marietta 500 Powder Springs St. Marietta 678-819-3210 mariettaatlantaconferencecenter.com see ad page 18, 215 Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism 5920 Roswell Road A-118 Sandy Springs 770-206-1436 visitsandysprings.org see ad on page 195, 217 , Inside Back Cover Sonesta Gwinnett Place-Atlanta 1775 Pleasnt Hill Rd. Duluth 770-658-3990 sonesta.com/gwinnettplace see ad page 23 Westin Buckhead 3391 Peachtree Road NE. Atlanta 404-365-6453 westin.com/Buckhead see ad page 28, 219, Inside Front Cover


Wyndham Atlanta Galleria 6345 Powers Ferry Road Atlanta 770-955-1700 wyndhamatlantahotel.com see ad on page 220, Back Cover

Premier Romance Travel 904-710-9170 premierromancetravel.com

HEALTH & FITNESS Bridal Nutrition & Wellness 2652 Bull Run Drive Decatur 770-696-0588 tequilamills.isagenix.com

White Sand Travel 770-469-7370 whitesandtravel.net

HONEYMOON & TRAVEL Bella Travels 770-317-1574 bellatravels.biz see ad page 194 Expert Honeymoons 3168 Peachtree Rd. Atlanta 678-904-8008 experthoneymoons.com see ad page 17 Four Corners Travel 678-770-8872 thefourcornerstravel.com Luxury Travel Outlets 4490 Veterans Memorial Hwy Atlanta 678-354-3550 LuxuryTravelOutlets.com see ad page 196

SOM Travel 404-510-3566 sourcingoptionmgnt.com

INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIES Naomi's Paperie 204-B Johnson Ferry Rd. NE Atlanta 404-600-5173 JEWELRY Goldsmith Jewelers 430 W. Pike Street Lawrenceville 770-963-8562 davidthejeweler.com Rubin Brothers Diamonds 7601 North Point Parkway Suite 200-A Alpharetta 770-200-1600 rubinbrothersdiamonds.com

Sweet Elegance Bridal 1652 Church Street Suite C Decatur 404-292.8424 sweetelegancebridal.com see ad on page 25 KITCHEN & COOKWARE Bridal Registry 845-782-8730 see ad page 192 LIMOUSINES & TRANSPORTATION Georgia Trolley Services Serving Atlanta Area 770-652-3453 georgiatrolleyservices.com LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Southern Music Entertainers 100 Pear Drive Carrolton 706-329-5047 PHOTOBOOTH Birch Media Services 6501 Sims Dr Sterling Hts, MI 48313 586-264-3400 birchphotographers.com

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Rivet Events 10247 Highway 92 8-103 Woodstock 470-263-1655 rivetevents.com see ad page 22, 30 ShutterBooth 1500 Southland Circle Suite C Atlanta 404-907-1409 shutterbooth.com see ad page 226 PHOTOGRAPHY Andie Freeman Photography 83 East North Ave. Comer 706-296-7753 andiefreemanphotography.com see ad page 202 Andre Brown Photography 818-307-3369 andrebrown.com Carl Nelson Photography 770-403-8870 carlnelsonphotography.com Images by N'neka 678-551-2933 imagesbynneka.com

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Manuel Llaneras 404-577-2474 mlphotography.com see ad page 203 Paul Marcus Photos Serving the Atlanta Area 404-500-8605 paulmarcusphotos.com see ad page 204 Rivet Events 10247 Highway 92 8-103 Woodstock 470-263-1655 rivetevents.com see ad page 22,30 Robynography Serving Atlanta Area 404-587-4088 robynography.com Viridian Images Photography Serving the Atlanta Area 678-905-7545 virimages.com XOXO by Cortni Serving Atlanta Area 678-262-7201 xoxobycortni.com

REALTOR Richard Newton - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 3050 Peachtree Road NW Suite 500 Atlanta 404-309-3116 RichardNewtonHomes.com RECEPTIONS 755 Club And Home Plate Weddings 755 Hank Aaron Drive Atlanta 404-614-2363 turnerfieldspecialevents.com see ad on page 208 760 Westside Cultural Arts & Events Center 760 10th St NW Atlanta 678-218-3740 westsideartscenter.com see ad on page 209 Atlanta National Golf Club 350 Tournament Players Drive Milton 770-407-1433 atlantanationalgolfclub.com see ad on page 14 Brookstone Golf & Country Club 5705 Brookstone Drive Acworth 770-425-8500 brookstonecc.com see ad on page 210


Carl House 1176 Atlanta Highway Auburn 770-586-0095 carlhouse.com see ad on page 211 Cherokee Conference Center 1130 Bluffs Parkway Canton 770-721-7800 nccc.cherokeega.com see ad on page 221 ClubCorp clubcorp.com see ad page 14 Country Club of the South 4100 Old Alabama Rd. Johns Creek 678-297-5951 see ad on page 14 Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown 590 West Peachtree Street NW Atlanta 404-464-4812 cpatlantamidtown.com see ad page 221 Crowne Plaza Perimeter at Ravinia 4355 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. Atlanta 770-677-0242 cpravinia.com see ad page 212

Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta-Buckhead 3342 Peachtree Road Atlanta 404-238-0015 doubletreebuckhead.com see ad on page 213

Flat Creek Country club 100 Flat Creek Road Peachtree City 770-487-8140 canongateoccasions.com see ad on page 14

Eagle's Landing Country Club 100 Eagles Landing Way Stockbridge 770-389-2000 X110 eagleslandingcc.com see ad on page 14

Grace 17:20 5155 Peachtree Parkway Suite 320 Peachtree Corners 678-421-1720 grace1720.com

Elaborate Events Facility 80 Horizon Drive Suwanee 678-360-1650 elaborateevents.net Environmental & Heritage Center 2020 Clean Water Dr. Buford 678-765-4664 gwinnettehc.org see ad page 222 Explore Gwinnett 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy Suite 200 Duluth 888-494-6638 exploregwinnett.org see ad page 16

Hilton Atlanta Airport 1031 Virginia Avenue Atlanta 404-559-6808 atlantaairport.hilton.com see ad on page 214 Hilton Marietta 500 Powder Springs St. Marietta 678-819-3210 mariettaatlantaconferencecenter.com see ad page 18, 215 Hyatt Regency Suites Atlanta NW 2999 Windy Hill RD SE Atlanta 770-659-4023 atlantasuites.hyatt.com see ad page 216

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Le Meridien Atlanta Perimeter 111 Perimeter Center W Atlanta 770-396-6800 LeMeridienAtlantaPerimeter.com see ad page 19, 222

Sonesta Gwinnett Place-Atlanta 1775 Pleasnt Hill Rd. Duluth 770-658-3990 sonesta.com/gwinnettplace see ad page 23

Polo Golf & Country Club 6300 Polo Club Dr. Cumming 770-887-7656 pologolfcc.com see ad on page 14

The Georgian Terrace 659 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta 404-898-8300 thegeorgianterrace.com

Rhodes Hall 1516 Peachtree Street NW Atlanta 404-885-7800 rhodeshall.org

The Manor Golf & Country Club 15952 Manor Club Drive Alpharetta 678-366-3886 manorgcc.com see ad on page 14

Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism 5920 Roswell Road A-118 Sandy Springs 770-206-1436 visitsandysprings.org see ad on page 195, 217, Inside Back Cover Sherwood Event Hall 8610 Roswell Rd. Ste. 200 Atlanta 678-643-9324 sherwoodeventhall.com see ad page 218

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The Morrow Center 1180 Southlake Circle, Morrow 678-489-5161 morrowcenter.com Vecoma at the Yellow River 4400 Vecoma Lane Snellville 770-972-6540 vecoma1.com see ad page 32, 223

Westin Buckhead 3391 Peachtree Road NE. Atlanta 404-365-6453 westin.com/Buckhead see ad page 28, 219 Inside Front Cover Whitewater Creek Golf Club 175 Birkdale Drive Fayetteville 770-460-0877 X4 clubcorp.com/Clubs/Flat-CreekWhitewater-Planterra-Braelinn see ad on page 14 Woodruff Arts Center | High Museum 1280 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta 404-733-5283 woodruffcenter.org Wyndham Atlanta Galleria 6345 Powers Ferry Road Atlanta 770-955-1700 wyndhamatlantahotel.com see ad on page 220, Back Cover


REHEARSAL DINNERS 755 Club And Home Plate Weddings 755 Hank Aaron Drive Atlanta 404-614-2363 turnerfieldspecialevents.com see ad on page 208 Brookstone Golf & Country Club 5705 Brookstone Drive Acworth 770-425-8500 brookstonecc.com see ad on page 210 Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta-Buckhead 3342 Peachtree Road Atlanta 404-238-0015 doubletreebuckhead.com see ad on page 213 Grace 17:20 5155 Peachtree Parkway Suite 320 Peachtree Corners 678-421-1720 grace1720.com Hilton Atlanta Airport 1031 Virginia Avenue Atlanta 404-559-6808 atlantaairport.hilton.com see ad on page 214

Rhodes Hall 1516 Peachtree Street NW Atlanta 404-885-7800 rhodeshall.org Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism 5920 Roswell Road A-118 Sandy Springs 770-206-1436 visitsandysprings.org see ad on page 195, 217, Inside Back Cover

Reece Tent Rentals 1393 Cobb Industrial Way Marietta 404-355-1392 reecetents.com see ad on page 21 TRAVEL AGENCIES Expert Honeymoons 3168 Peachtree Rd. Atlanta 678-904-8008 experthoneymoons.com see ad page 17

Vecoma at the Yellow River 4400 Vecoma Lane Snellville 770-972-6540 vecoma1.com see ad page 32, 223

Luxury Travel Outlets 4490 Veterans Memorial Hwy Atlanta 678-354-3550 LuxuryTravelOutlets.com see ad page 196

RENTALS Boykin Staging Productions 404-839-1677 boykinstagingproductions.com

Mickey Vacations/ Academy Travel 770-757-7109 mickeyvacations.com/darlene

Bridal Sense 6600 Roswell Rd NE Suite J Sandy Springs 404-256-4696 bridalsense.com see ad on page 190

VIDEOGRAPHY Rivet Events 10247 Highway 92 8-103 Woodstock 470-263-1655 rivetevents.com see ad page 22, 30

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Perfect Wedding Guide Atlanta Summer/Fall 2016  

Perfect Wedding Guide Atlanta Summer/Fall 2016

Perfect Wedding Guide Atlanta Summer/Fall 2016  

Perfect Wedding Guide Atlanta Summer/Fall 2016