Monday, August 6, 2012

PC Bridal Exhibit Fall Show 2012

It is that time again! Events by Joann owns and produces Polk County's largest bridal show, The PC Bridal Exhibit. Our Fall Show is right around the corner! We can't wait! Planning these shows is a big process and we want to make sure that you don't miss it! Make sure to go to our website to sign up for FREE Admission! We take pride in our show and our proud to offer the free early bird admission to our brides, unlike some shows that charge the brides admission fees and even charge for prizes! So what are you waiting for? Go sign up and share this with your friends! Pin It

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Blog Facelift

As you can see the blog got a small facelift! We added a new header and background! Another new addition is a new button you see after each post! The pin it button! Those of you that have a pinterest account will love this!

Stay tuned for more updates and posts of some of our past and recent events! We would love any feedback and any ideas for posts you would like to see! 

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Looking for some tips???

Events by Joann is gearing up once again to take part of the PC Bridal Exhibit (Polk County's Largest Bridal Show). At the show you will be able to meet with all kinds of wedding vendors such as ourself. We love to show off all the exciting new trends in the event planning industry, and we want to help you be prepared with some of them. I wanted to share about a site I found that has some great wedding tips. These tips come from the Contemporary Bride Magazine.

One of the tips that I though was great was:
Check them out and don't forget to register to come to the show. =)

Registration in advance is free! $8 at the door.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Are you Obsessed with Twilight?

Want to have a twilight themed wedding? Well now you can even down to the same dress that Bella wore  in the Breaking Dawn part 1 of the Twilight Saga. 

The original dress that Kristin Stewart wore was custom made for her by top designer Carolina Herrera. The dress was hand made and took over six months to complete. Bella's dress was valued at over $35,000. Don't have that kind of money laying around? I did not think so, who does?

Well Alfred Angelo got the rights to start selling replicas for around $799. That price is more like it. 

So now you can marry your own Edward dressed just like Bella. 

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Monday, January 2, 2012

Top Wedding Trends expected for 2012

2012 Wedding Trends
Weddings are so much fun and, just when you think you’ve seen it all, new wedding trends pop up that surprise and excite all over again. The year 2012, will prove to be no different. Some of the following top 10 wedding trends are new, some are the resurgence of an old idea and others are a unique twist on an old favorite.

1.             A Royal influence is expected in 2012. From Kate’s dress, her sister’s white bridesmaid’s dress and a revival of hats, everything and anything related to the royal wedding will be a popular wedding trend. Americans have long been enthralled by everything Royal and this latest royal nuptial will surely influence wedding trends for years to come.

2.             A popular wedding idea for the reception is specialty stations. We have seen them in the past, but they will explode in 2012. From liquor tasting stations to coffee bars with baristas, what type of specialty station to have at your wedding is only limited by your imagination. In fact, depending on your theme, you could even venture to include a cigar bar or have an entire reception centered on the idea of hosting wine and cheese sampling.

3.             Jewels are another fashionable new wedding trend yet not in the way that you’d think. Jewels sparkle everywhere in the seasons to come. They adorn everything from the bride’s hair to the bouquet. Some creative bakeries are even adding a little bling to the wedding cake for a unique look.

4.             Wedding themes are back with a vengeance. And, why not? Themes are fun for everyone involved, from the wedding party to the guests. There really is something to be said about hunting down the perfect wedding reception site or favor for your chosen theme. A winery would be the perfect setting for a themed wedding. Likewise, a beachfront ceremony lends itself to a sea theme. You can even go for a non-traditional theme like Christmas in July or a medieval themed wedding held at a Shakespeare Festival. It’s your wedding; have fun.

5.             The dessert table gains more ground over the traditional cake again in 2012. In fact, it has now expanded to include a variety a specialty items. Guests love the idea of getting up when they’re ready and picking out one or two special treats. Thoughtful brides love being able to offer everyone’s favorite with this option. Miniature cheesecakes, single-serve key lime pies and ice cream sundae bars with a plethora of toppings all fit the bill and satisfy the sweet tooth. Believe it; no one will be watching the calories on the day of the event.

6.              Your wedding is a once in a lifetime event. Whether you choose one of the above wedding trends or prefer to stick with tradition, make your wedding day memorable.

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Meet the newest little event planner in training!

Meet  Annabella!

Sorry my last post was on Oct 27th. I have some updates for you! 
On Oct 28th I gave birth to my sweet little girl, by emergency c-section. She was 3 weeks early and weighted 4 pounds 5 ounces and was perfectly healthy, just small.  She was able to come home with me on Oct 31st. 

She is now 2 months old and weighs a healthy 9 pounds. I am loving being a mom. 

I am getting into a routine now that the holidays are over and will be keeping the blog up to date. 
Please stay tuned for my next posting on the expected top wedding trends for 2012. 
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Thursday, October 27, 2011

I found a new love... I will Pin it!

Still looking for wedding ideas or yummy recipes? Well I have become in love with this site.

It is free to join and so much fun. I have spent hours and hours just searching for great new ideas. There are ideas for home decor, beauty, food, crafts, events, and so much more. Like, did you know that you can make a single serving dessert in a coffee cup in the microwave in 1 minute?? Bet you didn't. But I followed someones recipe for this and it was so yummy. 

Check it out and see what I am talking about. 

Trust me, you will get hooked, or should I say Pinned! lol (Okay, stop me, I am going crazy) 

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