Entries by Stephanie Pence

Suit Yourself

When we imagine a wedding, we picture a day of celebration of two people meeting their soulmate and choosing a lifetime of happiness together.  We see the bride walking down the aisle, in her beautiful gown, to meet her fiancé patiently waiting for her at the altar.   And even though the main focus is on […]

The Tall and Short of it

Your wedding day can be a time to show off your decorating sense in addition to your fashion sense. Creating a gorgeous space with ambiance can contribute to the feeling of joy, celebration, and happiness at your reception. Centerpieces are an essential part of wedding décor, giving your wedding a personal touch that makes it […]

Circle of Love

“With this ring, I thee wed” is commonly heard during the exchange of vows at a wedding ceremony.  The wedding ring has been an emblem of love through time, an agreement between two parties to love and cherish one another for the rest of their days.  A round ring, with no end and its opening representing […]

Little and Loved

Practically everyone has been to a wedding where the charming little ring bearer or flower girl steals the show as he or she walks down the aisle in their adorable outfit. What many of us do not know, is how these traditions began. While there are many different explanations, each having its roots in various […]

The Beautiful Bridal Bouquet

Planning a wedding is exciting, time-consuming, and sometimes stressful. Since all eyes will be on you, in your wedding dress as you walk down the aisle, brides put a lot of thought into what kind of bouquet to carry. After all, a stunning bouquet can complement your dress, tie in with your décor, match the […]

Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Grooms and their groomsmen are starting to show their fun side by accessorizing their tuxedos or suits with funky socks. Traditionally the groom and groomsmen match their sock color to their suit or tuxedo.  But lately we’re seeing an uptick in mixing colors and adding a pop of pizzazz with fun and festive socks. From […]

Walk Into Your Wedding in Style

We all remember the magic of those glass slippers that the beautiful Cinderella wore to the ball.  But do we think those glass slippers were really as comfortable as the movie portrays?  The story certainly confirms the connection between a woman and her footwear.  And while a bride’s wedding dress may get all the attention, […]

Rainy Days and Rainbows

After months and sometimes years of careful planning, a rainy forecast on your wedding day can feel like a major annoyance.  This is especially true if you have been planning an outdoor wedding.  However, there are some superstitions and various cultures that recognize rain on your wedding day as a sign of good luck.   One […]

To Veil or not to Veil

There are many aspects of a wedding that give us goosebumps here at Brix and Columns Vineyards. One of those is a glowing bride with a beautiful, traditional-style veil, flowing in the breeze, as she heads down the aisle to say her wedding vows. Of course, there are many brides who choose to not wear […]