Eric and Marla Rustic Wedding in Georgia | Real Weddings

The mint green color scheme of this wedding is pure refreshing to the eyes. Plus! The rustic details looked perfect especially at the reception setup! Just look at how seamlessly everything came together through the planning and coordination of Upgrade … Continue reading

How to budget?


Between the cost of your gown, the ceremony, the reception, and engagement rings, it’s hardly surprising to learn the average wedding typically costs up to $36,000.
Getting married can be an expensive business, but with a little planning and financial savvy, you can ensure you get the most bang for your hard-earned buck.

1. Try to plan in advance. Hire a good planner to help you with the logistics of planning your wedding, most important make sure you hire a planner who can help you budget and find great deals. If you hire a planner early enough, your planner can assist on finding the location of your venue with affordable pricing and vendors who are willing to work with you due to the relationship they’ve built with the wedding planner.

2. Stay on top of all your wedding expenses by creating a comprehensive budget based on your monthly income and fixed bills (bills, regular expenses etc).

3. Of course, stick to that budget!

4. Online budget planners are fantastic for helping you identify your costs and for helping you keep track of your spending. Easy Weddings’ popular Budget Calculator is free and contains a snazzy mobile version of the Budget Calculator allowing you to keep track of your wedding-related finances on the go.
Budgets work best if the couple is disciplined and consistent in their saving and spending. Of course, that’s easier said than done, especially today when so many couples want things that are outside of their budget.

“Have a budget, be disciplined and stick to it. Don’t over-capitalize”

Whichever path you choose, it’s about using your money as wisely as possible and getting the most bangs for your buck.
Over all, wedding planning is awesome and fun if you have the right team on your side. Remember, keep your budget in tack, be discipline, hire a great wedding planner, and just be creative!
Stay tuned for our Do’s and Dont’s…


Eryka & Sabas Sunflower Love| Real Wedding

After witnessing the power of love that these two hold for one another, there was no way to show their affection with a significant of a sunflower. It was never a dull moment with these two from the tasting, meeting and table trial, we were sure that Sabas will have us laughing with his crazy ideas.The bride first came to us with the ideal of having a sunflower themed wedding but wasn’t able to envision how can a rustic country feel floral arrangement turn into a formal wedding style. The bride and groom had no ideal how their wedding looked until they had their sneak peak….Check out pictures below


We love our emotional bride and groom……








The couple decided to do the God’s Knot (for more information about this unity cord click here)









Special thanks to all vendors

Venue: Westin Fort Lauderdale

Photographer: Dajo Photography

Paper and Stuff: The Inspired Note

Cake: Cake Designs by Eddas

Disc Jockey: DJ Mike Cooley

Florist: Ever After Floral Designs

Rental: Nikki’s Party World

Design and Planning: Upgrade Events by Ingrid 




Under the Sea Little Mermaid |Timmesha and Corey

When we first meet Timmesha and her mom. It was an automatic connection!Timmesha was so tiny we didn’t realize that she was the mommy to be. One thing about Timmesha she knew what she wanted and we delivered it! Baby Chloe is very  lucky to have supportive and loving family. We hope You enjoy every detail.

Thanks to all vendors that made it all happen.

Photographer- Dajo Photography

Balloon decor- Nikki Party World

Dessert- Louissa Catering

Cookies –Tscookies, Batches

Paper and Stuff- The Inspired Note

Cake: John GerardImage