Today we have awesome decorating tips from Dallas, Texas based special event planner Reytheda Jackson of Simple and Chic Events that will make your wedding day more memorable without hurting your wallet. Keep reading for expert advice on affordable yet picture-perfect tablescapes, how to incorporate fruit into your reception and why eBay should become a planning brides BFF!
Happy 2011! Kicking things off this glorious first Monday of the year is veteran bridal designer, Therez Fleetwood. Fleetwood, who began designing wedding dresses over a decade ago has caught the attention of major media outlets such as The Today Show and ESSENCE magazine. Brides from all over the world trust her to create one-of-a-kind gowns inspired by Egypt, Morocco, India and South Africa.
Please enjoy this post from me today — the final post from BlackBridalBliss.com for the year. Nadine will return next Thursday with her Road to Mrs. blog.
“How can you give advice on marriage or weddings if you’ve never been married?” she asked with a tinge of attitude while she flashed her colossal platinum diamond ring and matching wedding band. She was an on-air reporter for CNN and we were at a networking reception during the National Association of Black Journalists Annual Conference in San Diego last summer. Triple B was just four months young at the time and I was eager to spread the word about my baby. But honestly, her question stung. Okay, it stung a lot. [Read more...]