Guest Post: Wedding Invitation Addressing Styles

This is a featured guest re-blog from from Art by Ellie, a Dallas graphic design firm specializing in custom wedding invitations and modern calligraphy. Admin, letterer and instructor Brittni will be teaching at our AACWP members-only Calligraphy & Lettering course on October 18th, 2016. ...

Member Feature: Soft, Colorful Garden Wedding by Grit + Gold

What a treat to see this wedding in our inbox from AACWP member Lottie Fowler of Grit and Gold Weddings! From the wedding planner: Sarah and Chris married in the Women’s Garden at the Dallas Arboretum, where Bows & Arrows hand crafted an altar of birch wood logs, twisted chiffon and loose...

AACWP Member Jets to Destin, Florida!

We are so excited when our AACWP members grow in their careers!   Congratulations to AACWP member Kristi Rustin, who in September journeyed across the country to Destin, Florida to become Private Events Director at Vue on 30a at Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club. "It has been a dream o...

Event Recap: Gay Weddings 101 with Christy Matthews

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that ma...

Vendor Love: September 20th Education

We're so excited for our Gay Weddings 101 industry education event coming up tomorrow, September 20th, with LGBT weddings expert Christy Matthews! When we host events at AACWP, many wedding and event professionals pitch in their efforts to create a beautiful and comfortable environment. We'd lik...

Teacher Feature: Brooke Millis

This post is part of a series highlighting the talented instructors who will be part of the leadership at our wedding planner training course September 19-22 at The Laurel Venue in Dallas, Texas. We hope to see you there! About Brooke Brooke Millis, CWP is an associate planner with Each & ...


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