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wedding with no local family

Planning A Wedding With No Local Family 11.9.21

Whether it was your college town, hometown, or just a special city you’ve fallen in love with, your heart might be set on getting married in a town you longer live in or you’ve only visited before. The bustling city could be appealing, or maybe it’s the town’s remoteness and bright, twinkling stars at night, […]

Top Wedding Reception Moments that Should Present Music

Top Wedding Reception Moments that Should Present Music 11.1.21

The wedding reception is arguably the best part of any wedding! Typically, there are several people that are drinking, dining, and dancing. There are different moments throughout the evening that need music and structure. One of the best reasons to hire a DJ is because they will act as the DJ but also an MC. […]

Rachel and Alex Wedding - Courtyard Marriott

Rachel and Alex Wedding – Courtyard Marriott 10.14.21

Rachel and Alex hosted their beautiful wedding on June 26, 2021. The ceremony was held at Trinity Lutheran Church and the reception was held at the Courtyard Marriott! This wedding was nothing short of romantic. We are in love with how their photos turned out and are so excited to share their beautiful wedding story.


Party like it’s for a good cause! 10.7.21

Each year, Complete Weddings + Events works to provide services to the most vulnerable in the developing world. The fundraiser for the cause (our Do Good Together initiative) has begun! We are working together for a very special cause. During the month of October, when you choose Complete Weddings + Events, 3% of your package […]

wedding themes

Timeless Wedding Themes 9.30.21

One of the best ways to start planning a wedding is with the theme. Creating a special vision for your wedding is fun, exciting, and it allows you to tap into your creative side! There are several different types of wedding themes that you can choose. For starters, there is classic, vintage, bohemian, tropical, whimsical, […]

How to Create a Wedding Hashtag

How to Create a Wedding Hashtag 9.13.21

The venue, Invites, Florals – Check, Check, Check! This next item on your wedding planning checklist can be completely cost-free! However, resources or extra brainpower can be helpful to check off a creative hashtag. You’re not alone if you’d fancy having hashtags guests can use at your wedding on social media! Wedding hashtags have become […]

Five Wedding Photo Poses That Work, bride and groom, veil shot, wedding photography, complete weddings + events photography

Five Wedding Photo Poses That Work 8.27.21

We are approaching wedding season! What a better time to bring back some amazing tips and tricks for wedding photos. Photographers spend countless hours experimenting with posing so that couples look and feel their best! Wedding professionals want to make sure these photos are something you can look back on and feel the same emotions […]


Bachelorette Party Trends for 2021 8.9.21

Planning a bachelorette party can be full of emotions, excitement, joy, stress. Some brides and bridesmaids have had ideas of what they want to plan for the bachelorette party for years! However, in times like these, trends and ideas are always changing and evolving! Check out some of these awesome trending bachelorette party ideas!

gift ideas for bridesmaids

Gift Ideas for Bridesmaids 7.22.21

Bridesmaids play a HUGE role in helping the bride prepare for her wedding day. They put so much time and effort into making sure the big day is everything the bride could ever dream of! In most cases, brides show their gratitude by creating unique and personalized gifts. Whether it’s a customized water bottle, earrings, […]

wedding planner in Columbia

Why Do I Need a Wedding Planner in Columbia? 7.12.21

When hosting your own wedding it’s typically your first time putting together an event of such grandeur, where you are both the “manager” and the key decision-maker on every aspect: budget, decor, timing, all the things! While this may naturally feel like an exciting feat, (finally you get to decide the menu!), there are tons […]

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