See and do more at “Engaged! A Wedding Workshop”

We wanted to introduce you to some more of our fabulous vendors that will be at “Engaged!  A Wedding Workshop” on Sunday, October 13, 2013.  We are not your typical wedding show, but a whole lot more.  Not just row after row of photographers, djs, and catering company – but vendors that are the best in their field.  Find neat NEW ideas and trends that I know you will want to incorporate into your wedding.  Plus we are doing VEIL try ons – such fun!  And don’t forget about your FREE engagement portrait.  You will need to pre-register for that ( )  We will be waiting for you.


Bliss Honeymoons

Let Bliss Honeymoons plan your honeymoon from start to finish.  They are not like your typical travel agent in that they will take the time to get to know you and then create the exact type of trip that would be most meaningful for you.  PLUS, they are giving a $500 Gift Certificate to one lucky couple at our workshop that can be applied to any honeymoon package.


Mobile Tux

What a neat idea!  This is the easiest way to rent a tux.  They will come to you, deliver and pickup!  Plus they offer a FREE fitting party.  At this party they will individually fit each gentleman in your wedding party at the time and location of your choice and they will give you $100.00 to throw the party!


Twilight Fire



Add sizzle to your wedding!  Wedding fireworks displays are becoming increasingly popular and Twilight Fire is the first fireworks company is the St. Louis area to offer affordable wedding packages.  Make your wedding the talk of the town!


Suspended in Time

Suspended in Time specializes in preserving flowers and your once in a lifetime moments from wedding bouquets and other memorabilia.  They also do Wedding Gown Preservation.  They have a large assortment of frames, boxes and globes to choose from.  Absolutely beautiful work!


Pink Lemon Studio

Girls let’s have some FUN!    Planning a bachelorette girl’s night out?  Why not have a pole party?   A 60 minute session includes warn up, sexy dance moves, pole tricks and more.   Bring your camera for some crazy photos to remember the event!  They also offer classes to get in tip top shape for that wedding dress.  Come see some demonstrations at the workshop.




Add a POP! to your party!  A POPtions popcorn bar is the perfect complement for your reception.  Choose from many unique favor sensations – Chocolate Praline Pecan, Buffalo Bleu, Chipotle Cheddar, Jalapeno, Mojito Lime, Oreo Crush plus many, many more.  So many to choose from.

Have you signed up yet for Engaged! A Wedding Workshop



Have you signed up yet for Engaged!  A Wedding Workshop?

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A great day of learning, networking and prizes awaits you at this Wedding Workshop.  Yes, there are vendors with lots of cool products (like most wedding shows), but better than that, we have EXPERTS who will share with you their knowledge and experience.  Here are the incredible speakers that you will have an opportunity to meet.

11:00 am           Open Floor Time

11:20 am           Defining Your Dream & Creating Your Budget

                            Presented by Evonne Grabauskas, Beautiful Celebrations, Wedding Planner

11:40 am          Tackling the Invitations & Your Guest List

                           Presented by Ruth Greco, Take Note, Invitations

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12:00 -1pm       Break Time to Visit with Vendors & Food Tasting 

1:00 pm             Planning Photography for the Wedding Day

                            Presented by Patrick Pope, Patrick Pope Photography

Patrick Pope Photography BSL

1:25 pm             Designing a WOW Reception

                           Presented by Lisa Messer, Landings at Spirit Airport

1:40 pm            Why great music is important for the day.

                           Presented by Darren George, Mirage Entertainment

2:00 pm            Getting that License & Legal Requirements

                           Presented by Rev. Michelle, Weddings by Michelle

Michelle and Couple from Augusta

 2:20–2:45pm  Break Time to Visit with Vendors  

 2:45 pm            Wedding Fashions – Fashion Demonstrations  

                            Presented by Jenn Glosemeyer, Boulevard Bride

3:00 pm            Questions & Answer Time, Summary

3:15-4:00pm    Engagement Photos Begin

3:30pm             Grand Prize Drawing and Other Prizes 


How can you stay home now knowing what (and who!) you will miss come October 13th.

Don’t wait to register .   Here’s the link to get your seat!


See you in Chesterfield!

A Few of our Vendors Exhbiting at Engaged! A Wedding Workshop

Here are a few of the vendors who will be showcasing their products at ENGAGED! – A Wedding Workshop this October 13, 2013.  It’s FREE!   Be sure to reserve your seat.  (Register on our home page – quick & easy.)

An amazing group of vendors will be there along with our seven guest speakers.

Bride and Groom


Full House Productions

Fullhouse Productions is the premier choice for DJ services in St. Louis serving Missouri and other states.  You will receive top quality entertainment that will exceed your needs and expectations.  They specialize in DJ services, High Power Federal licensed laser light shows, special accent lighting effects, projection screens, and projectors.  (

Worn Vintage

            Worn Vintagewas founded by two best friends with a knack for “picking” and a creative free spirited approach to design and offers the first and largest vintage rental.  They have styled and provided décor for well over 50 different events.  Whether it is their tattered farmhouse arbor, an elegant French settee or their extensive collection of vintage china, these two will display it in a way that you will not soon forget.  Worn Vintage is for brides interested in throwing an unforgettable and unique party. (


Celebrating Life Cakes

Celebrating Life Cakes designs creative, whimsical, artistic cakes to make your wedding cake unforgettable.  They use the freshest ingredients and they all cakes, fillings, and icings from scratch.  After all, the best part of any cake is how it tastes!  (

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Pampered Chef

The Pampered Chef is the premier direct seller of high quality kitchen tools and part of Berkshire Hathaway.  At in-home Cooking Shows, guest can see and try products.  (

Chloe & Isabel

Chloe & Isabel is a fashion jewelry lifestyle brand that is exclusively designed in their New York City sudio.  It is hypoallergenic, nickel-free and lead safe.  It is packaged in keepsake pouches for perfect gift giving.  They offer a lifetime replacement guarantee on all pieces.  Quality is a beautiful thing!  Stefani Jacobsmeyer will bring a wonderful selection for your personal viewing. (

Origami Owl

            Origami Owl lets you personalize your jewelry with the things that are the most important to you.  Different charms allow you to tell the story of you or your loved ones.  Tracy Wichmer will help you create something special that you will cherish forever.  (

SAVVI Formalwear

          Savii Formalwear is the premier provider of men’s tuxedos and men’s formal wear.  They offer the broadest selection of tuxedos, vests and accessories in the industry.  (

Wish Upon a Dove

         Wish Upon a Dove is dedicated to spreading love and joy to the world.  The Flight of the Dove symbolizes Peace, Love and the hope for a bright future.  As the doves rise above it is a breaktaking experience of remembrance.  (

Covergirl – Linen Rentals & Design

           Covergirls Linen Rentals & Design provides high end venue styling services and event planning services with the highest quality items and personnel.  They help you achieve the wedding of your dreams no matter what the budget.  They offer a simple, cost-effective way to transform your venue.  Talk to Eileen for Event Planning/Day of Coordinating, Linen Rentals, and Custom Wedding Favors and Candy Bars. (

Weddings to Remember

          Weddings to Remember specializes in personalized wedding ceremonies that make your wedding unique and special.  Your choice of locations.  Your choice of vows.  Affordable yet truly memorable.  (

Come See Us This Sunday

Come see BRIDE ST. LOUIS at this show this Sunday.

July 14, 2013

St. Louis’ Best Bridal Show

8th Annual Cake Dive

Orlando’s Event Centers

Maryland Heights, MO

Time:  Noon to 4pm


$100.00 Drawing for all Brides who Opt-In to the Newsletter

FREE Gifts for all Brides.


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Wedding Show Recap – Hermann Hill April 28 2013

Just a quick welcome to all the Brides who registered with us Sunday.  If you have never attended the Wedding Trail in Hermann, you are missing a great opportunity to visit with some very fine vendors who hosted a huge Open House.  Some of the many locations available to tour included Stone Hill Winery, Hermann Hill Village, Valentine Hall, and Little Piney Lodge.  At Hermann Hill Village you could visit a number of vendors including Wine Town Designs, All About Cakes, Patrick Pope Photography, and many others.  This event will be repeated this fall in September so be sure to check our Events & Shows Page for information as to date and times.   Here are a few photos from the day.










Something New Bridal Fair Recap

Sunday was the Something New Bridal Fair at the Moulin off of Chouteau in St. Louis.  For those who missed this terrific show I wanted to showcase some of the new vendors that I had a chance to meet.   Unfortunately I can’t include all 45 vendors who were at the show, but here are a few that I think you will want to know about.


The cake dive where one lucky bride won a Honeymoon package)


Origami Owl, Amy Reckmann, 618-223-2634 –

Origami Owl has these charming lockets that you can purchase.  You select charms that have meaning to you and insert them inside the locket and then add some personality with handstamped metal dangles.  These make wonderful bridesmaids gifts and they are so unique.

M.J. Event Masters, Mary Brownlee, 314-749-6635-

Mary Brownlee does is all.  She can handle all your wedding planning with just one call.

Bliss Honeymoons & Destination Weddings, Veronica White, 314-298-9878 –

See Veronica for the perfect getaway after the wedding.  She has some great travel packages that you will love.

Gail’s Sweet Beginnings, Gail Longo, 314-409-2160 –

Remember last week when we talked about food stations.  At the show they presented a Smores Buffet that was a hit with everyone.

Deluxe DJs,  Brian & Chris,  314-266-9327 –

These two partners will bring fun to your party.  They offer very personalized service.


Kym’s Confections,  Kym, 636-916-0318 –

Cake and Cupcakes.  Have fun with these mini cupcakes in which you add your own topping!



Elegance In Bloom,  Angie, 314-651-3740 –

Angie had beautiful displays at the show.  She is so creative and she will work within your budget.  Below is a great example of a custom candle/flower centerpiece that she created for one of her brides.

Jeremy and Chrissy Wedding 10-27-12


Wedding Bouquets Forever,  Bob,  314-686-5603 –

Preserve your flowers in a custom made keepsake box that is SEALED to keep out any unwanted pests and keep your flowers dry.

Shaggy Sounds,  Mike,  314-221-5554 –

You will like Mike.  Personality Plus.  And this is just what you want for a DJ.