Vine Balance: A Competition in the Vineyard

A few weeks ago, Mom and I were curled up in the living room watching the Olympics. We were both watching Simone Biles do her balance beam routine. Naturally, when I heard that Jesus and Martin were headed to perform some vine balance on the…

A Confectionery Tale

The wedding cake, wreathed in hand-crafted sugar roses and fresh florals, is sometimes as much of a symbol of the marriage ceremony as the bride’s dress.  Modern cake designs range from subtle (icing patterns that mirror the embroidery on…

Something old, something new

Weddings have so many fun traditions tied to them. We always find it interesting to find the impetus behind some of these traditions and to explore their relevance today. We shared a few fun traditions in an earlier blog https://www.brixandcolumns.com/wedding-traditions/,…

Fun Facts about the History of White Wedding Dresses

If you are planning a wedding, chances are you’re thinking about what your dress will look like.  With options like length, formality, and color, the choices are almost endless.  You’ve likely pictured the color being some shade of white…

It’s Trendy

Weddings are personal celebrations that showcase your individual style and ambiance. While each is unique, there are trends that influence how couples spend their energy and money. There are a few common trends that we’re seeing for 2021.  Intimate…

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 groom patiently waiting…

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…

Thanksgiving: A Wyatt’s Eye View of Gratitude

Gratitude is a funny thing. On some days it is incredibly hard to find and on others, it seems as if my heart overflows. The really funny thing about gratitude is that the more you have, the more you find - it is a magnet for itself! Despite…

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…

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…

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…

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…