Tuesday, May 8, 2012

5 Tips for Wedding Planning with Pinterest

If you’re like us and spent many teenage afternoons sitting cross-legged in your bedroom, cutting outfits and espadrilles from magazines, you will undoubtedly adore Pinterest. But chances are, you already do! Whether new to Pinterest or you’ve been Pinning for months, let us share some Wedding-themed advice on making the most out of your precious Pinning time.
1. Create Multiple Boards. Having only one Board, titled “Wedding”, is too broad. You may have Boards for hairstyles and makeup, invitations, floral inspirations and definitely a board full of gowns.  We personally like the idea of making a Board for Photography and Pinning different poses that you might want to strike. Get creative! 
2. Mind For Your Money.  When you’re mind’s already in Wedding-mode it’s even easier to “fall in love” with your amazing finds on Pinterest. Just remember: some of them you may not be able to afford. Use this to your advantage by searching keywords or having replicates created.
3. Follow The Experts. Keep an eye on the Pinterest wedding experts to see what is trending. The Knot and Style Me Pretty have a dedicated team of connoisseurs that Pin for them. They know what works and better yet, have a great deal of “Pinventory”!

4. Take Feedback. It’s your day; in the end, you will choose what you want.  But as always, feedback can be your best friend. You can even allow others (Mom, sisters, bridesmaids, etc.) to Pin to your boards. If you have ideas for Bridesmaids Dresses for example, and you’d like to share them with the ladies, this is a convenient, non-intrusive way to do so.
5. Share Your Boards. Make sure you are sharing your Boards with your planner, vendors, florist, etc.! With that being said, also jot down why you like a certain Pin. Descriptions can be helpful—especially if you may have Pinned specifically for a piece of d├ęcor, rather than the overall vibe. For example: “Candleholder, NOT tablecloth.”

 -Julie "Jewels" Morell, Northstar California Resort Sales Coordinator ~ http://pinterest.com/jewelsandella

Friday, May 4, 2012

Marissa + Brian

Check out this real Northstar wedding at Martis Valley and Dustin's Grove at our golf course! Congratulations to the happy couple and thank you to Shoop's Shutter for the fab photos!
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