A blog with planning tips, fun new trends, and info related to Ethereal Events.
Photo by Barbie Hull
"Today I am marrying my best friend, the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, and love."
~ Erin & Forrest Pangborn

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Postage Increase

*POSTAGE INCREASE HAPPENING AGAIN SUNDAY 1.26.14*

The blog post below is from March 2009 and has been updated with the newest info about the date and increase of postage!  Please take note!




It's important for all of you planning on sending out invitations to your guest for your spring/summer wedding, to note, that the price of postage is going up on Sunday 1.26.14 from $0.46 to $0.49. You can combat this price increase by buying forever stamps at the $0.46 price. These "forever" stamps will work no matter how high the cost of postage gets. I recommend buying far more than you need so you can use them on your RSVP envelopes or postcards and thank you notes too! With the Forever stamp you won't have to worry about not receiving an RSVP due to inadequate postage. Saving money and stress anywhere you can adds up to a lot of savings!

Friday, January 24, 2014

Get Hitched Give Hope - Hope Chest!!!

Recently married? Full up on stuff? This goes for you, vendors, and you, brides and grooms! Do you have perfectly good wedding decor, DIY projects, or leftover supplies that are piling up and collecting dust?

 DONATE TO HOPE CHEST WEDDING RUMMAGE SALE!!

Hope Chest Seattle wedding rummage sale drop-off event 2014

 During the Hope Chest Drop-Off Event, we will be collecting new and gently used wedding items. Gowns – Veils – Apparel – Accessories – DIY Decor – Signage – Paper Goods – Centerpieces – Props – Antiques/Vintage – Napkins/Linens – Favors — Vases – Sparklers – Candles. You name it, we want it.

 THE DROP-OFF EVENT IS AT PUBLIC STORAGE SOUTH LAKE UNION 700 FAIRVIEW AVE N, SEATTLE, WA
 DAY ONE :: 01.31.2014 FROM 3PM TO 8PM
 DAY TWO :: 02.01.2014 FROM 9AM-2PM

 Your items will go up for sale at the Hope Chest rummage sale on Feb 23, 2014, where happy couples will pick up some great pre-loved stuff for their wedding while saving serious coin. It’s fabulous for your closets, lovely for their wallets, good for the environment, and great for our hearts because it’s all for charity. Proceeds will benefit Dream Foundation, to grant wishes to those given a terminal diagnosis, and Young Survival Coalition, to provide support to young women with breast cancer. Please RSVP for the Hope Chest Drop-Off Event on Facebook.

 Want to donate, but can’t make it? Email :: donate@gethitchedgivehope.com Check out this spot on KOMO news about Hope Chest! Blog post from Get Hitched Give Hope's website

Monday, January 20, 2014

Weddings in Woodinville, Wedding Show Tips

The below post is from the Weddings in Woodinville Blog. I't is a wonderful event! I'm participating at Willows Lodge this year. Please come by and see me!

 Weddings in Woodinville attendee tips
SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014 AT 6:01AM 

We are so excited! The tour is just a week away and we can not wait for you to come Eat. Drink. and Plan Your Wedding! with us.

 Here are a few tips on how to make the most out of our show & what you can expect:

 ▪ Check-in begins at 11:30am. If possible, try to arrive with your entire party so that you can be transported together. ▪ Dress for the Northwest! Please plan on experiencing all the seasons during the tour. Many of the venues have outdoor spaces decorated for you to experience the entire venue and although they all offer covering and heaters (thanks to our fantastic rental companies who know how to plan for our wet & cold weather better than anyone) it still can get cold. Please bring a jacket, scarf and walking shoes that can hold up to the many surfaces you’ll experience between the venues that range from loose gravel to paved concrete.

 ▪ Transportation is designed to take you to each venue during the 4+ hour tour so there is no need to create a list of who to see as our tour is designed to give you ample time at each venue to meet & greet all the vendors. ▪ Be sure to take a program at registration. Each venue will offer their own program that will highlight the vendors you will see at that location but the main program is a fantastic reference guide for future use that lists the 100 vendors who participated in the show. ▪ Please bring your ID. The tour is a wedding show that is also a wine tour as it features over 20 wines from Woodinville Wine Country. Redhook Brewer will also be served at Novelty Hill-Januik Winery. Since we do serve alcohol at each location, this is a 21 or older event. Wine will also be available to purchase at each winery if you can’t leave without getting a bottle (or 2) for later. ▪ Every vendor in our show offers a product or service that directly relates to your wedding day. There are no unrelated companies. ▪ Bring already printed out labels with your name, email and wedding date to hand to vendors who you would like more information on. Weddings in Woodinville does not sell or distribute your contact information to anyone.

 ▪ You will not be hungry after this tour! Each venue will have a full-range of appetizers, passed bites and sweets for you to munch on. Between the 6 venues we have over a dozen caterers sampling their savory to sweet bites. ▪ Be sure to pick up your complimentary Banquet & Event Wedding Resource Guide. This book isn’t called the “bridal bible” for nothing! ▪ Parking is FREE! There is plenty of free parking available at Woodhouse Wine Estates and Butler Valet will be on hand to help direct you to the perfect spot. ▪ Budget your time at each venue, as all transportation will return to Woodhouse Wine Estates by 5pm when the show is over if you've visited all venues are not. We suggest leaving yourself around 30 minutes at each venue to allow plenty of time to see each location.

SUPERBOWL BOUND!!!!


Weddings In Woodinville


Weddings In Woodinville



Weddings In Woodinville is coming up THIS weekend 1.26.14!  I can hardly wait!  The planning and anticipation of this event is months in the making!  I am thrilled with my team and the hard work that has gone into this event!  I have the honor of being at Willows Lodge with an amazing team of vendors:

14580 NE 145th Street Woodinville,
Washington 98072 425.424.3900
 www.willowslodge.com 
mail@willowslodge.com

 Located in the heart of Woodinville Wine Country, Willows Lodge offers you an intimate and unique special occasion site featuring award-winning herb gardens and a quintessential Northwest ambiance. Simple elegance, natural beauty and inspired cuisine provided by the Barking Frog restaurant along with the expert knowledge of our seasoned catering/event professionals are just a few of the elements that make Willows Lodge one of the most sought-after venues in Western Washington. Let us help you create memorable experiences for all of your guests and offer you a seamlessly perfect day! Accommodates 10-200 guests. 

2014 Theme - Cloud Garden Our theme 'Cloud Garden' is inspired by the ethereal light filtered through the windows and gardens at Willows. We want to exude light and dreaminess both in visual effect and in the feeling our guests will experience. The palette is comprised of whites, warm greys, and natural wood tones for a cohesive palette that will allow our guests to focus on the details and cohesiveness of the design. Pops of deep turquoise and pear will add interest here and there. The Cloud Garden theme is whimsical but elegant, fantastical but connected. We want our guests to feel that they are in a place where wonderful, surprising things happen.

 Planner:
Ethereal Events
Wendi Hroncich
206.920.2658
www.etherealevents.com
info@etherealevents.com
 Ethereal Events is a full service wedding and event planning company! We offer day-of, month of, partial, and full planning services. Let us be your friend and ally in the wedding planning process! We help make our client's wedding truly heavenly!

 Vendors:
 321 FOTO | Photo Booths 
360.878.7622
www.321foto.com
 info@321foto.com
 321 FOTO offers the highest quality photos ever found in a photo booth. We blend studio portrait photography in a traditional photo booth setting. Designed for weddings & special events our booths have integrated fun with style.

 Annemarie Juhlian, Wedding Officiant & Minister
425.922.1325
www.marriedbyannemarie.com 
anne@marriedbyannemarie.com
 Annemarie Juhlian, Non-Denominational Wedding Officiant & Minister. Unstuffy, creative, inclusive, respectful and fun! All faiths and traditions. Let's create a personal and romantic wedding ceremony that fully celebrates your loving relationship!

 Braden Landon 
425.770.5952
www.bradenlandon.com 
djvyyv@yahoo.com
 Professional DJ & MC, Audio and Lighting Design services for Weddings, Private Events and Corporate Events.

 dianne's Delights
 425.879.9379
www.diannesdelights.net 
hello@diannesdelights.net
dianne’s Delights delivers what every event really needs—a dose of sweetness. As dessert-catering company we bake a kaleidoscope of sweets and treats. Whether you are looking for more traditional treats or want a more modern morsels dD's bakes it all.

 Lola Event Floral & Design 
206.271.7269
www.lolafloral.com
hello@lolafloral.com
 Lola offers full event design and floral design for clients looking to wow and delight their guests. Services include rental coordination, drapery, linens, flowers, paper details, backdrops, chandelier pieces, and concept studies.

 Mark Ryan Winery 
425.415.3865
www.markryanwinery.com 
Alex@markryanwinery.com
 In the Hollywood Vineyard complex, 5 doors down from the Purple Cafe in Woodinville. Open 7 days a week, 12-5pm daily.

 Salon Maison 
425.492.4920
www.salonmaison.net 
details@salonmaison.net
Specializing in weddings for over 20 years, Salon Maison is at the forefront of wedding beauty and style. Referred by top wedding coordinators and venues, their clientele includes a host of celebrities and distinguished personalities. Count on them to create the perfect look for you.

 Stephanie Cristalli Photography 
206.783.8985
www.blog.stephaniecristalli.com 
stephanie@stephaniecristalli.com
I strive to create moments that are fresh, natural and sophisticated with a look that lasts for generations. My clients are my friends and our relationship usually moves to babies and family portraits after the wedding. Can't wait to meet you!


Come check us out this Sunday!  1.26.14 - 12:00 to 5:00pm

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Weddings In Woodinville

Still on the fence about whether or not to attend the best Wedding Show the Eastside has to offer? Well, there are less than 100 tickets left, and they are selling fast...This event in it's 5 year history has SOLD OUT every year! Check out the highlights from last years event!


Weddings in Woodinville 2013 from Bogle Productions on Vimeo.
If you are getting married, helping to plan a wedding, looking for a fun "something" to the weekend before the SUPER BOWL and like to eat and drink, THIS is the event for you! I'll be at Willows Lodge, so please come by and say "HI!"
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