New “Month Of” Service!

We are excited to announce a new “Month Of” service and proud to introduce our month-of planner, Julia Dorr, to the Mariée Ami team. Julia, a lifelong Vestavia Hills resident and recent graduate of the University of Alabama, has been working … Continue reading

Valentines Gift Guide from the Experts

It’s pretty easy to guess what a wedding planner’s favorite holiday is. That’s right — Valentine’s Day! So, for Neillie’s husband Tom, he has double the pressure on February 14th. Not only does he have to get Neillie the right gift(s), … Continue reading

Earth Friendly Wedding Ideas

In honor of Earth Day 2016 we’re sharing some of our favorite ways to be a little more eco-friendly on your wedding day! (cover photo) Don’t let all those beautiful flowers go to waste! Donate them to a local charity … Continue reading

Top 10 Destination Wedding Spots

Part two of our collaboration with Brownell Travel, their picks for the best destination wedding locations! From Brownell… The first step to planning a destination wedding (after saying “yes!” of course!) is to narrow down where you want your wedding … Continue reading

Destination Wedding Planning Tips

An increasingly popular trend for 2016 is to have a destination wedding.  If you’re considering this there are a lot of factors to account for aside from the normal wedding planning tasks. We love the folks at Brownell Travel and are … Continue reading

The Registry: What you missed

Everyone knows of the normal registry items…china, sheets, mixers, etc….but there are a lot of things you might want or need that most don’t think about.  Whether you’re the one registering or trying to find something a little unique for a couple, … Continue reading

2016 Wedding Trends

With a new year brings new and fresh ideas.  Although we can’t predict the future for certain, here is what we are forecasting for 2016! cover photo: A Bryan Photo Au Naturale Think stone, wood, cement, greenery and linen textures … Continue reading

Top 5 Things to do after Getting Engaged

This time if year is known for lots of proposals.  Now that you’ve said “yes” – what should you do first?  Today we’re giving you a quick rundown of what’s important to check off the list to stay on track … Continue reading

Bustle + Irrelephant

Bustle Gowns in Homewood is teaming up with the talented ladies of Irrelephant Blog and you don’t want to miss it! What: Highlights | The Basics When: Monday November 16th Where: Bustle Deets: A hands-on class :: Basics Edition! In … Continue reading

Magic City Rehearsal Dinner Spots

Often we are asked where to have a great after rehearsal dinner in Birmingham.  This can set the tone for the wedding day and after all that planning we understand wanting it to be just as nice.  There are a range of options … Continue reading