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January 12, 2017

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Bridal Shows Are In Full Swing

There is a lot of prettiness on my blog today and just working on this post brighten my day!

Over 25 percent of marriage proposals happen  holiday season.   It is by far the most popular time of year to propose.  If you just got engaged, CONGRATULATIONS!!! I wrote a blog post a while back about “12 Tips You Can Do After You Get Engaged” and you can find the blog post here.

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays behind us, January is here which mean one thing…wedding season as well as bridal shows are in full swing. It’s that time of year when couples go into planning mode and start planning their dream wedding.  Bridal shows are a great place to start with. Not only do you get to meet some amazing vendors who would love to help YOU with your dream wedding, you will also get some great ideas with all the latest bridal fashion trends under one roof!

A few Tips if you are attending a bridal show.

  1. Bring a family member or a friend who you value their opinion. They can help you be selective.  Leave your clan behind.  Too many people calls for too many opinions and this will overwhelm you instead of helping you.
  2. Bring comfortable shoes.
  3.  Bring adhesive address labels. This will save you a lot of time when you register for prizes at individual booths. Make sure you have this information on you labels:   your name, wedding date,  e-mail, phone number and venue if you already have one confirmed.
  4. Bridal shows can be overwhelming, try to have fun and don’t feel pressure to make a decision on the spot.  If you like a vendor schedule a consultation with them and instead.  Get to know them and their service and make sure it’s what you want.

I will be an exhibitor at the Oregon Wedding Showcase.  This year I will be at the Eugene and Salem show and I would love to meet you, hear your love story and the vision you have for your wedding

Here are the dates and times:

Eugene at the Lane Events Center.  Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday the 15th from 11 am to 4:30

Salem at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 11 am to 4:30 pm.

I have some complimentary tickets to give away.  Comment below to let me know you want one and I will get one to you.  I only have a few so don’t wait.

Enjoy these beautiful images I took at the Shadow Hills Bridal event.   This stunning creation is by my friend Andy from The Perfect Occasion and Lorna from Poppies and Top Hats Specialty Event Rentals.  They are both going to be at the Eugene Wedding Showcase so make sure to stop by and say hi to them as well.
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LYDIA GILLIS PHOTOGRAPHY is Eugene based and Destination Wedding Photographer. We specialize in Weddings and High School Seniors.



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