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Tips for Beach Weddings: Picking Your Beach (second in a series)

{{This is the second in a series of blogs about beach weddings. Other topics covered include “Is a beach wedding for you?” and “Planning the perfect beach wedding”. If you’d like to have a wedding on the beach in St. Augustine, please call one of our wedding specialists at 904.824.4301–we’d love to help you plan your … Read More

Tips for Beach Weddings: Is it For You? (the first in a series)

{{Note: This blog is the first in a series on beach weddings. For information not covered here, please see our other posts, or call us at 904.824.4301 and ask to speak with one of our wedding planners. We look forward to working with you!}} Are you thinking about a beach wedding? You may love the … Read More

Silver and Grey Wedding Decor

When we first saw our St. Augustine bed and breakfast, it was painted grey. Between then and the time that we purchased it in 2010, the original owners had painted the inn a soft buttery yellow. But there were still lots of grey accents–like the floors, and stairs, and some of the spindles. That’s why … Read More

Tiffany Blue Wedding Decor

Tiffany blue is such a beautiful color, and it lives easily with many other colors. Add pink and it’s sweet and girly, add a citrine green and it’s a shot of spring. Add brown and it’s a modern masculine statement. We had a wedding last weekend and paired it with burnt orange flowers, for a fresh … Read More

Save Money on your St. Augustine Wedding!

The hub and I will have been married 20 years on December 4. Even as I type it, that seems impossible. When we got married, the average cost of a wedding was around $19,000. The hub and I got married at my family’s church (I have pictures of my great-grandmother getting married there), and then … Read More

Photo of the Day: Pre-Wedding Preparations

We love getting the inn ready for weddings. Some of the things we do are easy, and they’re part of our wedding routine: we hang the sheers from brass rods, we sweep all of the walkways, and we take the tables out of the gazebo. But beyond that, we kind of wing it. We usually … Read More

Ombre Wedding Cake

When I got married, wedding cakes were white. The cake was white, the icing was white and the decorative icing was white too. Sometimes, if you were crazy (and I was) you added a little color in a fruit filling between the creamy white layers (I opted for raspberry to cut the sweetness a little). … Read More

Beach Wedding: Use What You’ve Got for Photography

One of my favorite photos at any wedding is the shot of the wedding rings, dress and jewelry. It’s a great opportunity to evoke the mood of the day by focusing on the details. This photo is from a beach wedding in St. Augustine at our Beachcomber Cottages. The Oceanview cottage has a beautiful piece of driftwood on … Read More

Beach Wedding: Not just Neutrals

I’ve gotten so many comments on the colored beach decor I shared yesterday (thanks to everyone who repinned it from our Pinterest board!), I thought that I’d share a shot from another recent event with a colorful beach theme. Shannon and Dave got married with us in June. They rented our entire inn, and planned … Read More

Boho Wedding Decor at the Beach

Weddings should reflect the couple getting married. For some people, that means an all-white sophisticated affair; for others, it means casual elegance with khaki pants, white shirts and a dress with flip flops. For Mary Ann and Matt, it meant a colorful, fun vibe with an emphasis on happiness. Mary Ann chose a palette of brights–including … Read More