Virtue nominated as Best of Durham’s Event Planner 2013

 

 

Hey Everyone,

Guess what?! That’s right we’ve been nominated for “The 2013 Best of Durham Event Planner“. We are super excited about bringing creative and upbeat events to the Durham community, and we are even more excited that Durham appreciates us for it. Being born and raised in Durham, our goal when we started Virtue was to have an office space in Downtown Durham and now we have one right on Main Street, so that Virtue can represent Durham from the […]

How to Select Linens that Rock your Event!

Choosing the right rental company is an important factor to think about if you want your event to be perfect. You want to choose the company that will deliver  top quality products and services, thus meeting your expectations.  In today’s blog, Paula Hunter from Party Reflections, gives us tips on how to change the face of your event by selecting linens and party supplies that rock!

Here’s what Paula had to say. ..

Getting started:

Picking the right linens for your […]

Virtue Bridal Beauty Bar

 

Apart of your planning process is creating a signature look for you and your bridesmaids on your special day. It’s important to take the time prior to your wedding day to design exactly how you want to look and which make-up you want to use. We will be hosting the first of multiple events for Brides and their bridal party to get a master class from the makeup experts at MAC in Nordstrom at Southpoint.

 

Seats are limited, so register quickly!

If […]

Bridal Party Brilliance

Photo courtesy of Doug Palme Photography

Today is all about you, your fiancé knows this, your parents know this, and so do your friends…but ladies, let’s be serious, what would your special day be like without those special girlfriends of yours that have been your shoulder to cry on when you’ve hit rock bottom, your partners in crime when you were living life on the edge, and your first 5 phone calls made 5 minutes after you’ve gotten proposed to…? […]

Organizing R.S.V.P’s

 

Get Organized!

Keeping organized when there are RSVP’s flooding your mailbox can be extremely overwhelming. That’s why there are 5 easy, affordable, and practical ways to keep track without having a heart attack!

1.  Create An Excel Spreadsheet:

Before even sending out your invites, create a spreadsheet!  You are going to label each column accordingly: Name of Guest, Address, # in Party, Yes, No, Unknown, Meal and Gift.  When the RSVP’s start coming, all you have to do is start plugging! It’s as […]

Ten Tips for Smooth Wedding Day Photography

One: Build in extra time for pre-ceremony preparations.

Ask any officiant for the most common reason weddings start late and I’ll guarantee you he or she will answer with one word hair. I’ve seen it happen many times myself: the hair appointment takes longer than anticipated. If your stylist says it will take one hour to do your hair, allow for an hour and a half. Same thing for nails and make-up. Get it done early! Hair can be re-pinned, make-up […]

Delegate to Your Wedding Party

 

Have you ever wondered what a bridal party is responsible for? We often hear about the MOH (maid of honor) and FOB (father of the bride) or the BM (best man) but after that what are the other members of the bridal party suppose to be doing, definitely not sucking up the food and boos. Before you select your wedding party, read this blog and start delegating wedding tasks to your wedding party.

Maid / Matron of Honor

Brides usually choose a […]

Are you following us on Pinterest?

Hey Guys,

Are you following us on Pinterest? I recently starting using this social media site to pin event design ideas, and wedding themes that I may integrate in my events. If you haven’t joined yet, you must join to see where we pull some of our creative ideas from.I will warn you it’s totally addicting!

It doesn’t take too much thought to design your own custom event. You just have to find out pictures and illustrations of what you like and […]

Wedding Planning Myths….Exposed! Pt.1

“Do all things with love.”   Og Mandino

 

Valentine’s Day just past and either you ran into people who were head over heels in love or people that are cynical about the holiday altogether. I happen to be a hopeless romantic and I am in love with the idea of being in love, which is one of the reasons that I am passionate about designing weddings. I wanted to take this time send my well wishes to all of […]