Tips for Writing Your Vows

Just the idea of writing down how you feel about someone and how they make you feel is daunting enough. Here are some tips to help you write your vows. Record your words-  Sometimes what flows out naturally is the most honest pure and best things to say. If you can set your phone to record video and have it record your audio. Go back and listen to it, you may be surprised how eloquent you are.  Write them down- Trust us, there are a whole lot of things that are going on leading up to your ceremony.  We all know…Read More

How to incorporate your pets in your wedding

We love when you incorporate your fur babies into your special day! They are a part of your family and should be with you, some way or another on the wedding day. Make sure to check with your wedding venue the guidelines and restrictions on bringing in pets before you make plans! A flower girl or ring bearer Having your pet as a ring bearer or flower girl is a cute take on a classic wedding role. Walking down the aisle means you are special to the happy couple, so why shouldn’t this include your fur babies? Although we don’t…Read More

Tips on Being a Great Wedding Guest!

The day is here, you have received an invitation to your friend’s wedding. You’re very excited and ready to start planning your day. Before you get into your details here are a few tips to being a great wedding guest! Arrive on time! We all know traffic can really mess up timing but if you can try to allow plenty of time for travel and incidentals. You’ve been invited to an event that has taken a lot of time and energy to plan. Being on time is the best way to start everyone’s day.    Dress appropriately. We all have an…Read More

Grand Exit Ideas

Cold sparks Cold sparks are a great grand exit idea and probably the most popular here at Villa de Amore. On our property you can easily rent them from our fantastic DJ, Ross. Cold sparks are fire safe and there is no actual flame. This means they are safe, beautiful, and fun! Cold sparks make for phenomenal pictures and can be used at grand entrance, your first dance, and grand exit to add some flare! You can use these as the prop for the exit or pair it with the addition of any other idea below. Fiber optic wands This…Read More

Wedding Memorial Ideas

Weddings are a joyous event! There are many things we are looking forward to on your wedding day. Unfortunately, there will be some who can only make it in spirit. Here are a few ideas to honor that guest during your wedding day.  Memorial photos- Displaying photos of your loved ones together in 1 spot is a beautiful way to remind everyone who else would be here if they could. Your guests can come and view at their leisure and This is perfect for a few or for many members who have passed.  Reserving a seat- Reserving a seat up…Read More

Who’s in the Wedding Processional

The wedding processional is a tradition almost as old as time. The traditional wedding processional varies by culture and religion. All these traditions are beautiful and meaningful; however, many couples today differ or vary from the traditional. Your wedding processional should be as special and tailored to you as all the other elements of your big day, so here is a step-by-step of how to go about including all the special people in your life in your wedding processional! Step 1: Make a list of everyone you want to walk down the aisle. Don’t be afraid if it is uneven…Read More

Party Favors Ideas

Party Favors are a great little way to say “Thank you” to your guests for coming and partying with you on your special day. they are not mandatory but are a nice gesture. Many of these ideas are either favors your guests can use while at your event or items they should enjoy on a later date to remind them of your lovely day. Try to plan for this early to make room for this in your budget as you will be purchasing one per guest or family.  Sweet and Simple- A very easy simple party favor is Jordan almonds…Read More

What makes Villa de Amore different? 

All inclusive             When you book your wedding at Villa de Amore, you don’t have to look much further for vendors! Included in our package is a coordinator, designer, florists, caterer, photographers, DJ and even an officiant! All our vendors are amazing at what they do. The vendors included in our wedding package know our venue! We work together frequently and effectively, which makes our team more like a family than a collection of vendors. This makes booking Villa de Amore for your wedding easy. So from our family to yours, let’s make your wedding amazing! Taco cart             Our late-night taco…Read More

Tips on Giving a memorable Toast

Have you said yes to giving a toast at a wedding? Are you nervous and not sure where to begin? You’re not alone. Public speaking can be nerve racking, but luckily you know this public! However, if you’re still nervous here are a few tips to help you out! Introduce yourself. Everyone knows the Bride and Groom but not everyone knows their friends or family. You can start by letting everyone who you are and how you know the couple. It is a very easy way to begin your speech and allows you to roll into the next thing you…Read More

5 unique Guest Book Ideas

Are you wondering how to make your guest book personal and memorable? Maybe you are even thinking that the traditional guest book isn’t your style. Here at Villa de Amore, one of our favorite things is seeing how each beautiful couple tailors the venue and day to their specific story. One easy way to do that is to bring in a unique guest book! We have seen everything from the traditional book, to a set of skis, and even custom surf boards! Here are some of our favorites: Traditional guest book, but with a twist: A traditional wedding guest book…Read More