Kara and Shawn’s Wedding: A Classic Ballroom Setting with Vintage Touches

Kara and Shawn’s Wedding: A Classic Ballroom Setting with Vintage Touches

The bride’s classic wedding upheld classic traditions. The bride even doubled up on her "something borrowed"! A vintage cameo brooch in her hair was lent by the groom’s grandmother and a vintage diamond and pearl bracelet was courtesy of her dearest friend. The bride treated herself to a pair of rose gold and crystal earrings as her ‘something new’. The entire wedding party embraced the concept of ‘something blue’ by popping a bottle of blueberry scented bubbles pre-ceremony!

 

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Another Jewel Member is Getting Married: Kara and Shawn’s Fabulous Engagement Shoot!

Another Jewel Member is Getting Married: Kara and Shawn’s Fabulous Engagement Shoot!

With wedding season just around the corner, the Jewel Hospitality staff is excited to be producing not one, but two beautiful management staff weddings this summer! We already shared Cybal and Ben’s spectacular engagement photos, but now we are excited to be sharing Kara and Shawn’s!

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Stunning Watercolor-Inspired Wedding Photoshoot at the Ballard Bay Club

Stunning Watercolor-Inspired Wedding Photoshoot at the Ballard Bay Club

Last month, Jewel Hospitality had the opportunity to work with some fabulous Seattle vendors to create a styled wedding photo shoot at the Ballard Bay Club. This shoot was scheduled months in advance, so we were thrilled when it ended up being clear and sunny. It was the perfect weather and setting for an outdoor wedding! After hours of creating floral bouquets, doing hair and makeup, styling the shoot, and taking photos, the result was an incredibly gorgeous and colorful styled shoot. We are absolutely in love with how the photos turned out!

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Tips for Choosing the Best Wedding Party

Tips for Choosing the Best Wedding Party

The big question has been asked, a perfect venue and date have been secured, and now it’s time for one of the most exciting parts of the wedding planning process - picking out your wedding party! While choosing the people that will stand by you as you celebrate one of the most important days of your life can be very exciting, it can also be a bit stressful.

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Real Jewel Wedding Inspiration: How to Have an Elegant Winter-Themed Wedding

Real Jewel Wedding Inspiration: How to Have an Elegant Winter-Themed Wedding

When planning a traditional or themed wedding, remember that the beauty lies in all those fabulous details. Having a winter or holiday themed wedding can be a very sweet and elegant concept with lots of tasteful decor. This past February, we had a winter-themed wedding at the Canal full of lovely winter-themed ambiance, including a pinecone bride and groom cake topper! If you are looking to plan a winter wedding or event, here are some tips and some exquisite photo inspiration!

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Summer Wedding Centerpiece and Décor Inspiration

Summer Wedding Centerpiece and Décor Inspiration

Summer is one of the most beautiful times of the year in Seattle, making it the perfect season for a wedding at one of Jewel Hospitality’s beautiful venues! Summer offers a multitude of different flower types and colors, allowing brides to get creative with their centerpieces and décor.

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Tips for Picking out Your Perfect Wedding Dress

Tips for Picking out Your Perfect Wedding Dress

Picking out the perfect wedding dress (along with the venue!) is one of the most important and fun aspects of your wedding. On your wedding day you want to feel gorgeous and comfortable. In order to have a stress-free wedding dress experience, here are a few steps to assist in picking out your perfect gown!

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Wedding Invitation Etiquette and How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Stationary

Wedding Invitation Etiquette and How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Stationary

Your wedding invitation is truly one of the most important aspects of your wedding. After all, it is the first thing your guests see! Once the date, theme, and color scheme has been decided – it’s time to get to work on your lovely invitations. Read below for tips and etiquette for sending out proper wedding invitations and save the dates.

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Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration

Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration

With Valentine’s Day falling on a weekend this year and next – it is a popular day to tie the knot! Take the most romantic day of the year and kick it up a notch with these 7 tips for creating a beautiful and elegant Valentine’s Day wedding:

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2015 Wedding Trends

2015 Wedding Trends

With a new year comes new wedding trends. Wedding styles are always changing throughout the years. At one point it was popular to have long and patterned bridesmaid dresses - now brides are going the mismatched route! Below are some of the predicted wedding trends of 2015 – which ones are your favorite?

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7 Tips for Planning a Stress-Free Wedding

7 Tips for Planning a Stress-Free Wedding

Planning a wedding can be stressful – but it doesn't have to be! It’s all about making good decisions, giving yourself enough time to do everything, and sticking to a budget. Jewel Hospitality makes it easy for brides to have a stress-free wedding. All you have to do is pick a florist, photographer, and DJ – and you’re all set!

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The Pros and Cons of an “Unplugged” vs. “Plugged In” Wedding – Which One is Right for You?

The Pros and Cons of an “Unplugged” vs. “Plugged In” Wedding – Which One is Right for You?

You have probably seen a lot of wedding photos in your Facebook feed this summer. Some accompanied custom hashtag such as #smithwedding14 or #DaveAndKateWed. With the rise in social media popularity, some couples have decided to either embrace social media or completely banished it from their wedding. 

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